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  • 11/12/18--13:00: Last Home of Squire Boone
  • near Maukport, Indiana.
    Four miles northwest, Squire Boone, wilderness scout, brother of Daniel, settled on Buck Creek in 1804. He built Harrison County's first mill. Squire Boone died in 1815.

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

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  • 11/12/18--14:06: Battles at Sabbath Day Point
  • Hague, New York.
    In 1757, some 350 NJ Provincials, paddling from Fort William Henry, were ambushed near this site by Native Americans and Canadians, suffering 70% casualties. In 1758, General Abercrombie camped here with 15,000 men. Both . . .

    (War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    In 1884, the Lititz Moravian Congregation, who owned Lititz Springs Park, entered into a ninety-nine year lease with the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company for the location of a new Passenger Depot & Express Station to . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    On this site in the 1940s, a young R. Ronald Reedy and his uncle would sit on a bench and watch railroad workers and engineers switch the freight cars bound for Wilbur Chocolate and the nearby lumber yard. And, at certain . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Rockdale, Kentucky.
    Clinton Furnace. Stood one mile east. Its stone stack was 10 ft across inside, about 35 ft. high, built in 1832 by George, William Thomas H. and Hugh A. Poage. In 270 days of 1838 it used 2992 tons of ore, 247,000 bushels of . . .

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

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    Princess, Kentucky.
    Princess Furnace. Built here in 1876-77 by Thomas W. Means (1803-90), for 50 years the leading figure in the iron industry of this area, owner of furnaces in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, Alabama. This iron-jacketed stack burned . . .

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

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  • 11/12/18--16:15: 1895 Drinking Fountain
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    This fountain was part of the lower piece of one of the three original gas lights that were located at the "Roebuck Memorial Fountain," in Lititz, which was dedicated October 3, 1895. It was saved and has since been rebuilt . . .

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

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  • 11/12/18--16:52: Cliff Seat
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    Birthplace & home of Joseph Cook, world famous lecturer and Ticonderoga’s foremost town historian. Cliff Seat, a magnificent 19th century mansion, burned in 1991.

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The nine markers placed throughout the Park are both a memorial to "Sketch" Mearig, and also an educational platform of the history of Lititz Springs Park. Robert "Sketch" Mearig was born in Lititz in 1923. He spent many . . .

    (Education • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The first entrance to Lititz Springs Park was a small walking path leading off of Maple Street opposite the old brewery. In 1844 a new visitor entrance to the Park was opened at Broad Street. It was located on the south side . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--17:24: Round House
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The Round House is thought to have originally been built as a grandstand on the grounds of the Warwick Racing Track located northeast of Lititz. It was dismantled and reconstructed on its present site in the early months of . . .

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

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  • 11/12/18--17:44: Music Pavilion
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    On July 4, 1906 a Music Pavilion was dedicated to accommodate Beck's Concert Band, a well respected band in Lititz. An octagonal shaped, gazebo style bandstand with latticed sides, designed by Paul E. Beck, Band Director, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--18:01: Springs Head-End
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    In 1855 the steep bank around the spring head was contoured. Three springs were uncovered flowing from caves to the west. From the bubbling spring, water gracefully flows eastward and is the source of the Lititz Run stream. . . .

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

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The lion's head has been a prominent icon to Lititz Springs Park since 1857. In addition to its beautiful stream, its shaded walkways and its well-kept natural environment, Lititz Springs Park was enhanced by an elegant . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--18:29: "Steps of Progress"
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    These "Steps of Progress" to the Lititz Boy Scout Pavilion were provided and built by Boy Scout Ryan Haines of Lititz Boy Scout Troop 142 as his Eagle Scout Project

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--06:03: First Sawmill
  • Westport, New York.
    in the town of Westport stood here. Built 1770 Boards from mill used in building barracks at Crown Point & Ticonderoga

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brandenburg, Kentucky.
    Our Confederate Dead 1861-1865 Tribute to the Rank and File of the Armies of the South by the Kentucky Women's Confederate Monument Association. 1895

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    [Front] The Confederate States of America 22 February 1862 Deo Vindice In Memory of "The Boys who Wore the Gray" 1861 - 1865 [Left side] Dedicated May 10th 1924 [Right side] This memorial erected by the people of . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mertzon, Texas.
    (Front) Dove Creek Battle On January 8, 1865 eight miles east of here Confederate troops and Texas militiamen engaged a large party of Kickapoo Indians. The Indians, formerly hostile to the South, had entered Texas . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--08:51: The Cemeteries of Delphi
  • , Greece.
    The texts for this marker are written in Greek (left), English (center) and French (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek and French texts, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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