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  • 09/16/18--19:20: John Littlejohn
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Born Eng., 1756, came America, 1767. Became Methodist preacher at age 20, riding the circuits in Md., Va., Ky. Came to Louisville from Leesburg, Va., 1818. Moved Warren Co., Ky., and then 7 miles south of Russellville in . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Persons • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    L'anse du parc de la Chute-Montmorency a été mise en lumière pour la première fois le 24 mai 2008, a l'occasion du 400e anniversaire de la fondation de Québec ————————————————— The Cove of Montmorency Falls Park was first . . .

    (Environment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Russellville, Kentucky.
    Civil Rights Activist Author In 1948, Alice Dunnigan was first black reporter on campaign trail with a president--Truman. Under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, she was member of President's Committee on Equal Opportunity. . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--20:48: Village of Romeo
  • Romeo, Michigan.
    Originally known as Indian Village, Romeo was platted in 1830 on the former winter campgrounds of a band of Chippewa Indians. Nathaniel Taylor, Ashael Bailey and a Major Larned laid out the village, which was incorporated in . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--20:50: Confederate State Convention
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Here November 20, 1861, Confederate leaders from 64 Kentucky counties seceded from the Union. The state was admitted as the 13th into the Confederate States of America Dec. 10, 1861.

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

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  • 09/16/18--20:50: Bowie, A Kentuckian
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    James Bowie, Col. of Texas Rangers and co-commander at the Alamo, was native of Logan Co. With 187 others-P. J. Bailey, D. W. Cloud, W. Fountleroy of Logan Co. among them-he chose death rather than surrender. "Remember the . . .

    (Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Le Sault de Montmorency, tel est le nom originel de la cataracte, celui que Champlain lui a donné en l'honneur d'Henri II, duc de Montmorency, son protecteur, vice-roi de la Nouvelle-France en 1619. Le chute figure parmi . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/18--21:35: McCutchen Meadows
  • near Auburn, Kentucky.
    Earliest land grant to property is dated 1798 and signed by James Garrard, 2nd gov. of Ky. Issued to Elizabeth, widow of John McCutchen. Built by 1825, mansion originally had four rooms and wide central hall upstairs and . . .

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

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  • 09/16/18--22:02: Gasper River Meeting House
  • near South Union, Kentucky.
    One of three churches of Rev. James McGready, a Presbyterian minister, in Logan County-Gasper River, Muddy River, and Red River-around which the great frontier revival of 1797 to 1805 began.

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

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    Russellville, Kentucky.
    Lewis and Clark in Kentucky William Clark's 1809 Visit William Clark, coleader of the famous Lewis & Clark Expedition, visited Russellville with his family October 3-7, 1809, while traveling to Louisville and farther east. . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--09:31: Electric Streetcars
  • Romeo, Michigan.
    On November 18, 1899 the first electric streetcar arrived in Romeo. It moved up a track in the center of Main Street, connected by long rods to overhead electrical lines. Later, it turned west on St. Clair Street to the new . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Lolo, Montana.
    Since Coyote first prepared this place for human beings, the Bitterroot Valley has been the homeland of the Salish-speaking peoples of western Montana -- the Qlispé (Kalispel or Pend d'Orielle) and the closely- related Selíš . . .

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

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    near Lolo, Montana.
    The Lewis and Clark Expedition camped near here September 9 through 11, 1805, while traveling through the ancient territory of the Salish and Pend d'Orielle people. Since time immemorial, the tribes have known this place as . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--10:29: Gleason Building
  • Stevensville, Montana.
    When the Gleason Building was built on the southeast corner of Main and 2nd Street, a furniture store was an opportune investment. The Gleason Furniture Company occupied the first floor of this building. Later in the 1920s, . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--10:37: Quarters 3
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
    "Capt. Pratt and his two clerks [and others] … have moved their office quarters to the new and handsome building situated where the old chapel stood,” read the 20 November 1891 issue of the Indian Helper, a Carlisle Indian . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--10:37: Thorton Building
  • Stevensville, Montana.
    The Thorton Building is associated with Dr. W.T, Thorton, a well-known physician in western Montana who started the Thorton Hospital on Main and 3rd Street. This fireproof structure was originally built as a doctor's office . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--10:40: Pratt Hall
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
    Pratt Hall B.G. R.H. Pratt, Supt Carlisle Indian Industrial School 1879-1904 In 1879, Pratt successfully lobbied the Departmernt of the Interioir and the War Department for the establishment of an Indian school at the . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--10:44: The Soldiers' Monument
  • Crown Point, New York.
    To the memory of the Brave volunteers of Crown Point, who gave their lives as a sacrifice for their country and humanity in suppression of the Great Rebellion of 1861-1865. This monument is erected by their grateful fellow citizen, C.F. Hammond

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--10:50: IOOF Hall
  • Stevensville, Montana.
    The Independent Order of Odd Fellows building was built during the period of optimism and growth in Stevensville. The IOOF Hall played a significant humanitarian and social roll in the community. The upper level was used for . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--10:51: Hunter Building
  • Stevensville, Montana.
    The is one of the first and oldest brick buildings in town. In 1893 the Hunter Building was used as a saloon. Due to the Temperance movement in the early 1900s the saloon's license was revoked. After this time it went . . .

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

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