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  • 09/06/18--13:37: Deas’ Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Deas' Brigade. Hindman's Division -- Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Zach. C. Deas. September 20, 1863, 11:30 A.M. 2d Position 18th Alabama - Colonel Samuel K. McSpadden. 22nd Alabama –Lieut. Col. John Weedon. Captain Harry . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--15:22: Join the Voyage of Discovery
  • near Saltese, Montana.
    Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--15:40: A Lost World
  • near Saltese, Montana.
    Imagine a world very different than we know today. About 1.5 billion years ago during the Precambrian Era, the earth's environment was desolate, with no trees, fish, animals or birds. Shallow seas with extensive near-shore . . .

    (Natural Features • Paleontology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Saltese, Montana.
    "Our work ... from the 16th of August to the 4th of December, 1859 consisted of cutting through this densely timbered section of one hundred miles, building small bridge were required, and grading thousands of places.... the . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--16:07: The Homestead
  • near Rio Grande, Ohio.
    The Homestead was built in 1820 by Nehemiah Wood with an addition completed in 1822 by his son, Harrison. The Wood family, a pioneer family of Gallia County, arrived in 1805.The Homestead remained in the Wood family for over . . .

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

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    Haugan, Montana.
    Creation of the National Forest Service in 1905 brought Elers Koch, one of the nation's first professional foresters, to inspect and evaluate the Forest Reserves of Montana and Wyoming. Appointed Forest Supervisor of the . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--16:51: Superior School
  • Superior, Idaho.
    Travelers along the Mullan Road and prosectors lured by the 1869 discovery of gold on Cedar Creek opened the way for settlement of this area. After the placer gold played out and other mining camps became ghost towns, the . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--17:14: Gideon Bibles
  • Superior, Montana.
    This marker commemorates the placement of the first 25 Bibles in November 1908 by the Gideons in the Superior Hotel, Superior (formerly Iron Mountain), Montana then located on this spot. From that small beginning, The . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--17:42: Wise's Gap 1816
  • Wise Gap, Mississippi.
    The first community in N. Miss., begun here by John Wise in 1816, had stores, a cemetery, a camp ground, a church called "Uncle Jimmy Wise's Meetinghouse," a blacksmith shop in which future Gov. Tucker worked.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--17:50: William Drum
  • Québec, Quebec.
    Ici vécut William Drum (1808-1876) Manufacturier, il a fait construire en 1867 la plus importante fabrique de meubles au pays sur le site de l'actuel marché du vieux-port [English translation] Here lived William Drum . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--17:56: Joseph Dunman
  • Humble, Texas.
    Joseph Dunman Republic of Texas Early Humble Pioneer Born 1794 Louisiana Died 3 April 1859 Harris County Texas Born in Louisiana in 1794, Joseph Dunman served as a private in De clouet's Regiment in the Louisiana Militia . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--17:58: Trees of Knowledge
  • Humble, Texas.
    These two trees were grown from acorns in slop jars, by Uncle Dick Hatcher. He planted them not long after the courthouse was built in 1928. They received their name from Judge Wise's habit of using the benches beneath the . . .

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

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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Humphreys’ Arkansas Battery. 2 Napoleons; 2 12 PDR. Howitzers. Clayton’s Brigade, Stewart’s Division, Buckner’s Corps. September 19, 1863. Capt. John T. Humphreys’ Commanding. 1st Lieut. John W. Rivers. 2D Lieut. Oliver P. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--18:24: Life on the High Line
  • Climax, Colorado.
    The sound of a train whistle was music to the ears of a miner spending the winter on Fremont Pass. Up until just before World War II, Colorado 91 was a dirt track that was closed six months a year, and the railroad was the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--18:32: Highway in the Sky
  • Climax, Colorado.
    Colorado 91 is now a well-engineered modern highway, but driving over Fremont Pass wasn't always as safe or convenient as it is today. The silver mining boom created a population of more than 30,000 people in Leadville by . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--18:34: Ellis Benson
  • Houston, Texas.
    Ellis Benson (1813-1896), a veteran of the Texas Revolution and participant in the Battle of San Jacinto, was born in Vermont. Before immigrating to Texas, he fought in the Black Hawk War (1832) in Illinois. By 1835, Benson . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--19:18: James S. and Alfred T. Lucas
  • Houston, Texas.
    James Sherwood Lucas (1836-1888) and his son Alfred T. Lucas (1863-1922) immigrated to the United States and became influential brick masons and contractors who helped develop the city of Houston. James Lucas was born in . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--19:20: Place Jean-Pelletier
  • Québec, Quebec.
    L'année 2014 marque le trente-cinquième anniversaire de l'Association internationale des maires francophones, créée en 1979 à l'initiative conjointe des maires de Paris et de Québec, messieurs Jacques Chirac et Jean . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--19:44: Archibald Wynns
  • Houston, Texas.
    Archibald Wynns was born in Henry County, Tennessee to Thomas Henry and Winniford (Outlaw) Wynns. Archibald married Martha Elizabeth Edmunds in January 1836, and the couple soon set out for Texas. The Wynns constructed their . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--20:04: Edwin Fairfax Gray
  • Houston, Texas.
    . . .

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

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