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  • 07/11/18--12:05: Norseland Community
  • near St. Peter, Minnesota.
    In 1854 the first settlers from Norway and Sweden arrived in the area. By 1858, the village of Norseland had formed, with the Norwegians gathering for church east of town and the Swedes to the west. That year, the Burke . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:06: Miners Meet 1875
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    Historic Site Miners Meet The miners of the Black Hills held their first meeting to pass mining regulations at this location in 1875

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:11: Cumberland College
  • Williamsburg, Kentucky.
    Founded as Williamsburg Institute in 1889 under the leadership of General Green Clay Smith and R. C. Medaris to provide affordable Christian education for mountain people. Early supporters were James P. and Thomas B. Mahan, . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:15: First White Men Here
  • near Williamsburg, Kentucky.
    Dr. Thomas Walker, employed by Loyal Land Co., in 1750 led five Virginians through Cumberland Gap. Built cabin at Barbourville site. Walker and two others went on to Rockcastle River, thence southwest to Young's Creek, up . . .

    (Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:20: Roburn Hall
  • Williamsburg, Kentucky.
    Built in 1888 as the first building of Williamsburg Institute. First known as the "Institute," then an "Old Recitation Building." The land purchased for $800; contractor was J. A. Cooley. The $12,500 building served 200 . . .

    (Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Williamsburg, Kentucky.
    This building was constructed in 1906 at a cost of $20,000 and known as the Reuben D. Hill Building. Name was changed to the Gray Brick Buidling when it was purchased, along with two other buildings, by the Williamsburg . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:26: District 6 School
  • near St. Peter, Minnesota.
    This 1.1 acre site represents the history of public education in rural United States. It was one of 68 rural school districts organized in Nicollet County. The first school building on this site was built in the early . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--12:51: Sharp School Bell
  • Lima, Ohio.
    This original alloy steel school bell rang for the children attending the Sharp School located on Delong Road. The Sharp School was built in 1870 and was one of eleven one-room school houses in Shawnee Township by 1874. In . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--15:23: Fallen But Not Forgotten
  • , Iceland.
    Bandaríska B-24 Liberator - sprengjuflugvélin Hot Stuff, var fyrst flugvéla 8. flughersins til að ljtúka 25 árásarferðun frá Bretlandi yfir meginland Evrópu í heimsstyrjöldinni síðari. The B-24 Liberator Hot Stuff was the . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Minden, Louisiana.
    Minden Historic Residential District In 1836 Charles Veeder, a German-American born in New York State, built an inn on a hilltop a few miles from Bayou Dorcheat. Legend has it, the inn was constructed on a salt lick that . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--17:00: Site of Chapel Hill College
  • Daingerfield, Texas.
    Chartered 1850. Opened 1852 in brick building on land donated by Allen Urquhart, Republic of Texas surveyor. Founded by Marshall Presbytery of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, to educate ministers. Also offered courses in . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Daingerfield, Texas.
    Congregation traces its history to 1849, when area Presbyterians formally organized and began holding worship services in private homes. From 1852 to 1880, services were held in the Chapel Hill College building at this site. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Mitchell, Alabama.
    Cultural Exchange and Cooperation Though significant cultural conflict characterized Creek-American relations in the Chattahoochee Valley, and Creeks faced numerous forms of exploitation, not all relationships between Creeks . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--18:01: Snow Hill Baptist Church
  • Snow Hill, Texas.
    Settlers began moving to this area, which they called Snow Hill, by the early 1840s. In 1852, local residents organized this congregation under the direction of the Rev. Samuel Morris. The first sanctuary, which also served . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--18:02: Snow Hill Cemetery
  • Snow Hill, Texas.
    Snow Hill Cemetery Established 1870 Historic Texas Cemetery

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--18:43: Dellwood Park
  • Mount Pleasant, Texas.
    Before 1830, Caddo Indians had campgrounds here around mineral springs flowing red, white, and blue waters. First home at future Mount Pleasant was built here in 1830s by Benjamin Gooch. A health-recreational resort by 1895, . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
    Samuel D. Sturgis, born in Shippensburg in 1822, was the son of hat-shop operator "Squire" James Sturgis who later constructed this elegant Greek Revival dwelling. After graduating from West Point in 1846, Samuel Sturgis . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--18:45: Marietta National Cemetery
  • Marietta, Georgia.
    Marietta National Cemetery Atlanta Campaign During the Civil War, the fight for Atlanta began in early May 1864 in north Georgia. It ended when Union troops marched into the state capital on September 2. Over four months, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/18--19:10: Titus County C.S.A.
  • Mount Pleasant, Texas.
    Created and organized in 1846. Named for pioneer resident Andrew Jackson Titus (1814-1855), who opened county's first road, to river port in Jefferson. Until after the Civil War, Titus County also included areas of . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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