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  • 07/17/18--08:47: Kingston
  • Natchez, Mississippi.
    8.8 Miles to KINGSTON First Protestant Settlement In Mississippi Territory 1773. Dedicated 1955 by The National Society Of The Colonial Dames of America In The State Of Mississippi.

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--08:55: 74th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side: 74th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Post. 1st Division - Davis. 20th Army Corps - McCook. This regiment was engaged in guarding trains September 19th and acted with Mitchell's Cavalry Corps at Crawfish . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
    From Vision to Reality Glenwood Canyon has been a critical link in the nation's ground transportation network ever since the completion of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1887. Later, Taylor State Road, a continuous . . .

    (Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    About the Area With its Italian Renaissance-style buildings nestled amongst the stately oaks and broad magnolias made famous in its Alma Mater, LSU is truly a joy to behold. The 2000-acre campus, bordered on its western . . .

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

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  • 07/17/18--10:02: 59th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side: 59th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Post. 1st Division - Davis. 20th Army Corps - McCook. This regiment was engaged in guarding trains September 19th and acted with Mitchell's Cavalry Corps at Crawfish . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    About The Area Stretching from Milford Wampold Memorial Park, affectionately known as "Baton Rouge Beach,” to the City-Brooks Community Park golf course, the LSU lakes-University Lake and City Park Lake-lie on LSU''''s . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Colorado City, Texas.
    Founded as a mission station in 1881 by The Rev. George W. Baines (1809-1882), a former President of Baylor University and in 1880s a Baptist State Convention agent. The Rev. Peter Turner, an Englishmen, organized the church . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--11:04: Post's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Post's Brigade Davis' Division - McCook's Corps. Colonel P. Sidney Post. September 19 and 20, 1863. 59th Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel Joshua C. Winters. 74th Illinois, Colonel Jason Marsh. 75th Illinois, Colonel John E. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--11:07: John C. Prude Home
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    A prominent rancher and banker, John C. Prude (1856-1924) came to Mitchell County before the turn of the century. In 1907 he hired J.E. (Gene) Pond to construct this spacious brick house. The wide overhangs and other . . .

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

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    Colorado City, Texas.
    On the second Sunday of January, 1881, The Rev. O.F. Rogers, a Presbyterian minister and school teacher from Mississippi, preached the first sermon ever heard in Colorado (City). The congregation met in a saloon, only large . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--11:33: Old D.N. Arnett Home
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    Built in 1899 by rancher F.E. McKenzie; Victorian architecture features porch columns with spool trim and decorative wood "awnings" over the windows. Sold in 1900 to A.B. Robertson, rancher; in 1912, to D.N. Arnett, retired . . .

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

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  • 07/17/18--11:40: Majors Home
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    One of first brick houses here. Built 1883 by Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Hodgson, son-in-law and daughter of Gen. Tom Green, Texas hero. Later the home of Winfield Scott, millionaire rancher, and W.T. Scott, a promoter, T. & P. . . .

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

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  • 07/17/18--11:47: Colorado Opera House
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    Built by Colorado Opera House Company, 1899-1900; second opera house in city, then cultural center of West Texas. Staged light opera, vaudeville, silent movies (after 1911); also hosted school programs. Converted to boarding . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--12:18: Beatty's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Beatty's Brigade Negley's Division - Thomas' Corps. September 20th, 9:30 a.m., 1863 104th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hapeman. 42d Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel William T. B. McIntyre. 88th Indiana - Colonel George . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--15:33: Veterans Memorial
  • Troy, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of All Who Served their country in time of need. [Dedicated] Nov. 11, 1971

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--15:37: Captain W. M. Cockrum
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    September 20th, 1863, 9:30 a.m. Captain later Lieutenant Colonel W.M. Cockrum Forty Second Indiana Infantry was desperately wounded at this point.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Montrose, Colorado.
    The Utes An Abundant Earth The bountiful food resources of the Uncompahgre Valley normally allowed the Tabeguache Utes a life free from hunger. Elk and deer ranged through the valley in profusion, as did antelope, mountain . . .

    (Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Troy, Pennsylvania.
    This Bell cast in 1874 hung in the Old Firehouse of the Oscoluwa Engine & Hose Company and for over half a century sounded the alarm when fire threatened this community Erected on this site in honor of Troy Firemen Past, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Communications • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Watertown, Connecticut.
    In Memory of the Sacrifices And the Efforts of the Citizens of This Town Who Served in World War II ( 1236 names are listed. The following were Killed In Action ) Atwood, Ellsworth B. ? Baculus, Edward ? Baldwin, Stephen . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Athens, Georgia.
    Erected by the Ladies’ Memorial Association. 1871. True to the Soil That gave them Birth and reared them Men: True to their Ancestors of High Renown And Hallowed Worth: Cherishing the Sentiments of Home and Country And the . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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