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  • 07/25/18--07:28: 2nd Tennessee Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee 2nd Regt. Infty. Polk's Brigade Cleburne's Division 10:30 A.M. September 20, 1863

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--08:27: Lewis and Clark
  • Clarkston, Washington.
    1805 William Clark recorded in his journal that on this date: “I can observe at a distance... a high ridge of thinly timbered countrey the water of the south fork is greenish blue, the north as clear as crystial.” Clark’s . . .

    (Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--08:55: Semple's Alabama Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Semple's Alabama Battery. 4 Napoleons. Wood's Brigade, Cleburne's Division, Hill's Corps. September 20, 1863. 1st Lieutenant Richard W. Goldthwaite,Commanding. 1st Lieutenant E. C. McLelland. 2d Lieutenant C. M. Dowd. The . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--09:43: General Charles Clark
  • Lebanon, Ohio.
    (side 1) Charles Clark was born in 1811 in Lebanon, Ohio. He graduated from law school in Kentucky and was given a river trip to New Orleans in 1831. When Clark stopped in Natchez, Mississippi, he was attracted to the old . . .

    (Politics • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bay City, Texas.
    1861-1865 To the memory of our Confederate Soldiers. "Lest We Forget."

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--09:49: Lewis and Clark Trail
  • Ilwaco, Washington.
    November 18, Monday 1805 William Clark recorded in his journal that on this date: "I set out with 10 men and my man York to the ocian by land.... (later in the day) … I found Capt. Lewis name on a tree. I also engraved my . . .

    (Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--09:55: Nuclear and Atomic Veterans
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    In memory, honor and recognition of the Nuclear and Atomic Veterans. Those that risked their lives to the experimental testing of nuclear weapons and exposure to radiation. National Association of Atomic Veterans (NAAV) . . .

    (War, Cold • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:01: The Great Camel Experiment
  • near Indianola, Texas.
    No immigrants arriving in Indianola were quite as exotic as the seventy-five camels that came ashore in 1856 and 1857 from Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey. As early as 1836, politicians, diplomats and the military were . . .

    (Animals • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:09: The Chihuahua Road
  • Indianola, Texas.
    Between 1844 and 1887, Indianola grew to become a cosmopolitan port city that was second only to Galveston. Indianola became a port for trade and was the eastern terminus of the Chihuahua Road that traveled overland from the . . .

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

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    Indianola, Texas.
    First called by German immigrants Karlshaven, an important port of Texas. Cargoes of ships were hauled to and from points in Texas and Mexico by carts until 1860 when the San Antonio and Mexico Gulf Railroad and the . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--10:20: Zimmerman Cemetery
  • near Magnolia Beach, Texas.
    The earliest marked grave in the Zimmerman Cemetery, that of Georchim Wedig, is dated 1852. In 1863, Wedig's daughter Katherine married John Gonzales (1838-1918), who had come to Indianola in 1858 with Joseph Mendez (d. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:27: Olivia
  • Olivia, Texas.
    Established in 1892, the community of Olivia was named for Olivia Haterius, wife of the Rev. Carl J.E. Haterius, a Swedish Lutheran minister who bought land in the area and advertised a new settlement to other Swedish . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--10:30: Olivia Cemetery
  • Olivia, Texas.
    In 1892, the Rev. Carl J.E. Haterius of Galesburg, Illinois, acquired land at this site with the intention of establishing a community for Swedish settlers. He named the settlement for his wife, Olivia. When the townsite was . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:32: Clemville
  • Clemville, Texas.
    Originally part of land granted to early colonist Henry Parker, this was a rural farming and ranching area until 1908 when F.J. Hardy discovered oil and formed the Hardy Oil Company. By 1911, F.J. Clemenger had settled in . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--10:35: The Kyle Auction Oak
  • Kyle, Texas.
    When Kyle was founded along the International & Great Northern Railroad in 1880, this giant liveoak was site of a public auction of town lots. The railway was given 200 acres of land by Fergus Kyle (1834-1905), state . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:37: Cora Jackman Donalson House
  • Kyle, Texas.
    Cora Frances Jackman (b. 1853) was the daughter of Sidney Drake and Martha (Slavin) Jackman. Her father, a Confederate general during the Civil War and later a state representative and U.S. Marshal, settled his family in . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--10:40: Old Bay City Bank
  • Bay City, Texas.
    Established 1898, four years after founding of Bay City. Private bank. Owners: Henry Rugeley, Frank Hawkins. This building erected 1903, site of many investment transactions important to Texas Gulf Coast development. . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--10:42: Bay City Library
  • Bay City, Texas.
    Organized in 1912, the Bay City Public Library was first housed in the J. P. Keller Insurance Company office. The non-profit Bay City Library Association, also formed in 1912, spearheaded community fund raising efforts to . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Colonel Frank Scott was born in Greenville, NC in March 1919. He graduated from Belvior Folkland High School in Pitt County, NC and attended Carolina Teachers college at Greenville, NC prior to entering military service. In . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--11:00: Base Operations
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Base Operations, building 362, housed the functions associated with the operations of transient aircraft arriving and departing the base. It maintained a full complement of flight planning services for transient pilots, . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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