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  • 09/16/18--09:59: Crockett's Station
  • near Springfield, Tennessee.
    Samuel Crockett, Revolutionary War veteran from Pennsylvania built a fort east of here in 1788. During an attack by Indians in 1789 Rev. Patrick Martin was wounded and the daughter of Thomas Norris killed. Crockett lived to . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--10:35: Northwest Passage
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Since the late 1400s and the time of Columbus, explorers from all over the world eagerly sought to discover the legendary water route, or "Northwest Passage," that was rumored to bisect the resource-rich interior of the . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--10:46: A Shortcut
  • Missoula, Montana.
    On the morning of July 3, 1806, Lewis and Clark set in motion a dangerous plan to separate, and explore different routes on their return journey to the Missouri River. As he was both excited and anxious to pursue a rumored . . .

    (Environment • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jasper, Florida.
    First Methodist Church of Jasper Built 1878 Placed on National Register of Historical Places September 29, 1978 Presented by Hamilton County Historical Society

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--10:59: Name That River
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Long before railroads and highways, rivers were the lifelines of travel and trade. The Lewis and Clark Expedition named and described hundreds of rivers as they mapped their way west. While the expedition camped about 10 . . .

    (Exploration • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--11:23: Danger Ahead!
  • Missoula, Montana.
    The narrow river canyons upstream from here have a long and bloody past. As the Salish, Nez Perce and other western mountain Indian tribes passed through these canyons enroute to buffalo hunting grounds east of the Rocky . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--11:58: When Oysters Were King
  • Houma, Louisiana.
    European settlers found oysters abundant in coastal Louisiana. By 1890, enterprising Houma oystermen saw opportunity in the availability of ice, expanding railroads, and advances in canning. Oysters could now be shipped . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--12:00: Free Speech Corner
  • Missoula, Montana.
    In autumn 1909, Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizers Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Jack Jones arrived in Missoula, soon followed by there comrade Frank Little. After renting space for a union hall, they took to the . . .

    (Civil Rights • Labor Unions • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--12:25: Boyhood Home, 1793-1802
  • Adairville, Kentucky.
    Rev. Peter Cartwright, 1785-1872. A dedicated itinerant Methodist preacher in Kentucky for 22 years. Saved from "sins of his youth" and “licensed to exhort" during the Great Revival of 1800. Ordained 1808. He was presiding . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--12:25: Jackson-Dickinson Duel
  • Adairville, Kentucky.
    On the Jeff Burr farm in Second “Poplar Bottom” is site of the duel fought May 30, 1806. Andrew Jackson was wounded. half mile west of site is Will Tyler farm where Charles Dickinson died. Millers “Buttermilk Spring" is . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--12:26: Dromgoole's Station
  • Adairville, Kentucky.
    Site of station, built 1788, one of several erected in this area. James Dromgoole came from Tenn. with Philip Alston, whose daughter he had married, and settled at Alston's Station, on the Red River, about 1785. After three . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--13:15: Red River Meeting House
  • near Adairville, Kentucky.
    Three miles east on Hwy. 663 is the site of this early pioneer church which was organized by "A Society of Presbyterians" before 1789. Rev. James McGready took charge of the congregation in 1797. It was the site of the first . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--15:34: Bayou Terrebonne
  • Houma, Louisiana.
    In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the bayou in front of you was Houma's busiest thoroughfare. You might have seen hunters, trappers and fisherman bringing seafood and animal hides to market. Boatmen hauled crops to inland . . .

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

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    Russellville, Kentucky.
    Bibb, a Revolutionary War soldier was born in Va., 1752. He came to Lexington, Kentucky in 1798; moved to Logan Co. the next year where he built Bibb's Chapel. Later erected this house for his wife. Maj. Bibb freed 29 of his . . .

    (African Americans • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Russellville, Kentucky.
    Bethel College The school began as a Baptist-sponsored high school for boys in 1854 and was chartered as a college in 1856. It closed in 1861 due to the Civil War but reopened two years later. It continued as a four-year . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--16:33: United Methodist Temple
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Church became known as a temple after a news story praised its windows during 1917 renovation. Its first pipe organ was provided by matching funds from Andrew Carnegie. Here, on Christians Heritage Day 1965, Logan Countians . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--18:14: Sugar Row Plantations
  • Schriever, Louisiana.
    Sugarcane cultivation brought wealth to planters here along Bayou Black and present-day highway 311. A handful of mansions remain standing, flanked by majestic trees. The Sugar Row Plantations thrived during the decades . . .

    (Antebellum South, US • Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--18:54: Wooden Wheels
  • Romeo, Michigan.
    Romeo was a world of wheels, long before the automobile. In the mid-1800s, a carriage industry developed here which was responsible for much of the prosperity of the Village of Romeo. This is still seen in the beautiful old . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--19:20: Old Bank, Robbed 1868
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Part of building erected about 1810 by Wm. Harrison, used as a residence by him and later by the Nortons. In 1857 front part built for Southern Bank of Ky. Building owned by Judge Hardy family sixty yrs. (1966). Mar.. 20, . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--19:20: Governor's Corner
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Home of Gov. John Breathitt, born 1787, Va. Came here, 1800. Lawyer, Legislator. Elected Lieut. Gov., 1828, and Governor, 1832. He was advocate of need for preserving Kentucky's valuable documents. He wrote: "There is a . . .

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

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