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  • 08/06/18--22:01: WWII Killed in Action
  • Blanchester, Ohio.
    WWII Killed in Action Luther D. Johnson Normandy 1944 Army William Don Brumfield Italy 1944 Army Robert Glen Fox Germany 1945 Army Richard A. Constable Phillipines 1945 Army Andrew Long Bataan Death March 1942 Army Edward . . .

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

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  • 08/06/18--22:09: Medary
  • near Brookings, South Dakota.
    . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/18--22:24: Mary Jemison
  • Orrtanna, Pennsylvania.
    During the French and Indian War, Mary Jemison was kidnapped from this valley on April 5, 1758 by a band of Frenchmen and Shawnee Indians. Taken to Fort Duquesne, now Pittsburgh, she was adopted by Seneca Indians who named . . .

    (Native Americans • War, French and Indian • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/18--22:32: Otsego Hall
  • Cooperstown, New York.
    On This Site Stood Otsego Hall, Bvilt By William Cooper, The Fovnder Of Cooperstown, in 1798. The Home Of James Fenimore Cooper Where He Lived From 1834 To The Day Of His Death September 14th, 1851. Destroyed by Fire in . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--03:35: 15th Kentucky Infantry (USA)
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    15th Kentucky Infantry U.S. Volunteers

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

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  • 08/07/18--07:19: 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA)
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    6th Kentucky Infantry C.S.A.

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

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  • 08/07/18--08:50: Corrine Saucier Birth Site
  • Marksville, Louisiana.
    Author of History of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana published in 1943. Was an Asst. Professor of Spanish and French at Louisiana State Normal College, Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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

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    Marksville, Louisiana.
    Congregation established in 1881 as a mission from St. James Church in Alexandria. Rev. W.S. Slack was pastor of the church on this site in 1902.

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

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    Calhoun, Arkansas.
    One of the very oldest settlements of this county. Here in 1840–1850 settled the Bakers, Barnetts, Booths, Couches, Deeses, Dixons, Garretts, McDonalds, McWilliams, and other pioneer families Near this point Harvey Crowley . . .

    (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--09:55: Little River County
  • Ashdown, Arkansas.
    Rocky Comfort, made the County Seat of Little River County in 1868, continued as such until 1880, when it was moved to Richmond and from there the Seat of Justice was moved to Ashdown.

    (Government • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--09:55: Little River County
  • Ashdown, Arkansas.
    Birthplace of the twentieth Governor of Arkansas, one of the state's most colorful personalities.

    (Notable Persons • Politics) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alleene, Arkansas.
    Little River County was formed 1867 out of lands taken from Hempstead and Sevier Counties by Act 104 of the Arkansas Legislature approved March 7, 1867. The Act fixed the temporary county seat at the home of William M. . . .

    (Government • Notable Places • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--12:40: Anderson Ferry
  • Alleene, Arkansas.
    Anderson Ferry, on Little River 2 miles north of this point, was in operation during the early 1800's. It served the pioneers traveling to southwest Arkansas and Texas on the Old Southwest Trail. Anderson Ferry provided a . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--13:07: Lyric Theatre
  • , United Kingdom.
    Built by C.J. Phipps The Lyric Theatre opened in 1888 with the comic opera Dorothy and has since developed a tradition of drama, light comedy and popular musicals The great Italian actress Eleonora Duse made her debut here . . .

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

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    near Foreman, Arkansas.
    The Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1868 located the permanent county seat at Rocky Comfort, where it remained until 1880. The first term of court was held there August 4, 1868. A frame court house was erected with . . .

    (Government • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    De Queen, Arkansas.
    Belonged to a family of wealthy coffee merchants. He became interested in financing the completion of the Kansas City Southern Railway. A town on this railway was named for him and he personally selected De Queen. 1897

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

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  • 08/07/18--14:24: McBryde Cemetery
  • near Killeen, Texas.
    Mancel T. McBryde (1821-1896), who brought his family here from Georgia in the early 1860s, began this family cemetery in 1885 upon the death of his wife, Jane W. Goar McBryde (1826-1885). A farmer and rancher, McBryde . . .

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

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  • 08/07/18--14:27: Maxdale Cemetery
  • near Killeen, Texas.
    Established in the 1860s to serve the rural community of Pleasant Grove, this cemetery is one of the oldest in Bell County. Land for the graveyard was given by Frank N. McBryde, Sr., whose 1883 application for a post office . . .

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

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  • 08/07/18--14:28: Merritt Austin Edson
  • Chester, Vermont.
    {North Side} Was born in Rutland Vermont on April 25, 1897. Soon after his birth, the Edson family returned to their native Chester. In 1915 he graduated from Chester High School. While attending the University of Vermont, . . .

    (Military • Notable Persons • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Killeen, Texas.
    The first burial in this graveyard, that of Wilhelm Wolf, took place in 1891, two years after the German Evangelical Lutheran Emmanuel Congregation was formally organized. The Rev. H.F. Daude (1850-1924), who served as first . . .

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

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