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  • 08/10/18--19:25: Stage Coach Inn
  • near Crockett, Texas.
    Built as a home by Joseph D. Rice, Sr., who came to Texas in 1828. In 1838 it was designated as a stopping place for the stage coach from Nacogdoches to Crockett.

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

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  • 08/10/18--19:27: Unknown Soldier
  • Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania.
    Killed in the Battle of Minisink July 22 1779

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Weches, Texas.
    Was founded in this vicinity Summer 1690 "on the banks of the Arcangel San Miguel" (Neches) River. Erected A.D. 1934 by De Zavala Chapter, Texas Historical and Landmarks Association. Located by: Dr. Albert Woldert, Tyler, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Poland, Ohio.
    Side A Little Red Schoolhouse in Poland Township Poland Township's school board built the Center School- the "Little Red Schoolhouse"- in 1858. The brick school replaced a previous wooden building dating to the early 19th . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--19:30: Community of Weches
  • Weches, Texas.
    Located near site of 17th-century Spanish missionary activity, this farming community had its beginnings with the settlement of the McLeans, Conners, Patton, and Gregg families, who had all arrived in the area by 1840. . . .

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

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    Wilmington, Ohio.
    Dedicated to all veterans of Clinton County who have faithfully and courageously served their country in times of war and peace

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

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    Youngstown, Ohio.
    Side A Central Square (1900-2004) Steel-frame skyscrapers and retail buildings replaced wood-frame residences as the downtown evolved into a commercial district. A small public library branch occupied the north side of the . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Crockett, Texas.
    Founded about 1881 as sideline in mercantile store of W.E. Mayes (1837-1915), who aided customers by keeping cash and currency in his safe, issuing loans and credits. In 1892 H.F. Moore (1854-1926) came here from Galveston . . .

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

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    near Pocahontas, Mississippi.
    Borrow Pits At the Pocahontas site, dirt was dug in prehistoric times from some areas, referred to by archaeologists as borrow pits, for two uses. One was to fill in along the edges of a narrow ridge to make a larger flat . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pocahontas, Mississippi.
    Midden Mounds A midden mound is another type of "mound" frequently found where American Indians once lived. Unlike ceremonial mounds, midden mounds were not purposely constructed for a specific use, but rather were created . . .

    (Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pocahontas, Mississippi.
    The time during which American Indians lived at the Pocahontas site can be split into two periods: the period before Mound A was built and the period after. Before Mound A was built there appears to have been a relatively . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/18--20:01: Early Bank Building
  • Crockett, Texas.
    A typical late 19th Century Texas commercial building, with cast iron front and pressed tin ornamentation. Erected for bank developed in mercantile store of W.E. Mayes (1837-1915). To aid his customers, Mayes in 1880s took . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:07: The Barnhisel House
  • Girard, Ohio.
    Built circa 1840 by Henry Barnhisel Jr. in the Greek Revival architectural style, the Barnhisel home is one of the oldest remaining structures in Girard. Henry and Eve Anna Barnhisel purchased the land where the house stands . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:16: James Heaton
  • Niles, Ohio.
    1806 - Built his log cabin home in Heaton Park, Vienna Avenue. 1806/07 - Constructed a grist mill, dam and mill race along Mosquito Creek. 1809 - Manufactured first bar iron in Ohio. 1812/13 - Constructed "Maria" blast . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:20: Environmental Archaeology
  • Pocahontas, Mississippi.
    Picture yourself standing at this spot, centuries ago, long before cars and highways parking lots and interpretive trails. It is springtime. You stand in an Indian village dotted with clay-walled houses; there is smoke . . .

    (Anthropology • Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/18--20:22: County Named, 1860
  • Salyersville, Kentucky.
    For Beriah Magoffin, born 1815, Harrodsburg. Centre College, 1835; Transylvania Law School in 1838. State Senate, 1850-52. Governor of Ky., 1859. Disagreement with the legislature over enforcement of Ky. armed neutrality act . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:25: Wm. "Uncle Billie" Adams
  • Salyersville, Kentucky.
    Town founder "Uncle Billie" Adams owned extensive farm land, a hotel, gristmill, tannery and blacksmith shop. The village which grew up around his home and businesses was called Adamsville until 1860. It was then renamed . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brookfield, Ohio.
    Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts purchased township 4 range 1 from the Connecticut Land Co. on September 14, 1799 and named it Brookfield. He paid $12,903.23 for 15,304 acres.

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:28: The Pastime Theater Disaster
  • Winchester, Kentucky.
    (side 1) On March 9, 1918, at 7:45p.m., a wall of a burned-out building collapsed onto The Pastime Theater near the end of the first showing. Eleven people were killed instantly and scores of others were injured. Eight of . . .

    (Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/18--20:32: Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
  • Mount Sterling, Kentucky.
    Founded by Hugh Forbes and Enoch Smith, Mt. Sterling was originally called "Little Mountain Town" before being named after the city of Stirling, Scotland. Mt. Sterling is rich in history. Our city was the site of several . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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