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  • 09/17/18--12:49: County Named, 1792
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    For Gen. Benjamin Logan (1743-1802), pioneer and Indian fighter who called the Danville Assembly, 1784, leading to ten conventions preceding Kentucky's separation from Virginia, 1792. Logan served as a delegate in all ten, . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--12:49: Logan County Jail, 1874-1977
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    This building replaced an old jail three blocks east which burned. To finance construction of new jail, a property tax was passed, 1869. By December 1874, jail operated on this site. Jail restored, 1979-1980. County records . . .

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

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    Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec.
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    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--13:56: Sieche Hollow
  • near Sisseton, South Dakota.
    Has been designated a Registered Natural Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955 This site Possesses Exceptional Value In illustrating the Natural History of the Untied States U.S. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--13:59: Greenwell Store
  • Kealakekua, Hawaii.
    Greenwell Store circa 1875 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Kona Heritage Store Greenwell Store est. ca. 1875 Kona Historical Society & Pulama . . .

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

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    Sainte-Pétronille, Quebec.
    Avant les années 1950, c'est sur le rivage que l'on marchait, deux mètres plus bas! Débarquée vraisemblablement en ce lieu au printemps 1648, la famille du seigneur François de Chavigny et d'Éléonore de Grandmaison . . .

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--15:17: Governors from Logan
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Seven residents of Logan County became governors in four states: KY. John Breathitt 1832-34 James T. Morehead 1834-36 John J. Crittenden 1848-50 Charles S. Morehead 1855-59 FLA. Richard Call 1836-39, . . .

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

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    Russellville, Kentucky.
    A Civil War Skirmish On September 30, 1862, 600 Union troops led by Colonel Benjamin Harrison came here and surprised an element of Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s cavalry, led by Captain John Baker Dortch. After a . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--15:18: John Littlejohn Cemetery
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Burial place of John Littlejohn, esteemed Methodist preacher. He came to Russellville in 1822 and conducted camp meetings, services, & ministered throughout Logan Co. While he was a sheriff in Virginia, during the War of . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Veblen, South Dakota.
    In Honor of Those Who Gave Their Lives World War I & World War II Edward H. Robertson Post 76 Gordon Brubakken Godfrey Halverson Donald Hill Richard Hilliard Louis Labelle Conrad Dickinson Selmer Langager Knute Myhren Robert . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sainte-Pétronille, Quebec.
    L'hiver, un pont de glace partait de ce rivage, en direction de Montmorency ou de Québec. Parmi les bénévoles qui le traçaient et l'entretenaient, Barthélemy Noël et les siens s'en chargeront durant un demi-siècle. Les . . .

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

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    Sainte-Pétronille, Quebec.
    Au tournant du XXe siècle, le peintre Horatio Walker fait ériger un mur de pierre au-dessus du rivage, pour protéger son domaine des fortes marées et garder à distance les nombreux baigneurs qui fréquentent alors la « plage . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--19:06: Mathieu d'Amours
  • Québec, Quebec.
    Hommage et reconnaissance à Mathieu d'Amours à l'occasion du 350e anniversaire de son arrivée à Québec Mathieu d'Amours, sieur de Chaufours, né à Paris en 1618, arrive à Québec en 1651 en compagnie du gouverneur Jean de . . .

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

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  • 09/17/18--19:16: Cedar House
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Site of the seat of justice for all Western Ky., 1793-1798. Logan Co. citizens erected two-story, four-room house of cedar logs, 1792, for first Logan Co. sheriff, Wesley Maulding. First court was held here, 1793. Also used . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--19:16: Revolutionary War Widow
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Abigail, wife of General Daniel Morgan, died in 1816 and was buried in family cemetery ½ mi. south. Her husband, one of Washington's chief strategists during the Amer. Revolution, campaigned from Boston and Quebec, 1775, to . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--19:46: The Shaker Tavern
  • South Union, Kentucky.
    Built 1869, nine years after the completion of the Louisville and Nashville railroad thru South Union land. Members approved tax to build line thru here, furnished material and constructed depot. Visitors increased and . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Cette église, qui occupe le site de l'Habitation de Champlain, a été érigée à la fin du XVIIe siècle. L'édifice actuel porte la signature d'architectes aussi réputés que les Baillif, Maillou et Baillairgé. Son nom rappelle . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/18--20:48: Shaker Colony
  • South Union, Kentucky.
    Organized 1807, as Gasper Society of United Believers in Christ's Second Appearing. Building program started and trade established in textiles, seeds, mill products, and purebred cattle. Peak membership 350; acreage 6,000. . . .

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

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  • 09/18/18--07:45: Town of Islip Grange
  • Sayville, New York.
    This 12-acre site was set aside by Islip Town in 1974 as a repository for 19th century structures that were threatened with demolition. Islip Town garnered the support of community groups to create a rural, pre-Civil War . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sayville, New York.
    These buildings once stood on the north side of Montauk Highway in Oakdale on what was the Newton-Benjamin property which dates back to 1800. Mid-century, the property was sold to Henry Ocker’s, a Dutch immigrant, and his . . .

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

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