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  • 11/15/18--08:52: Civil War Fort Duffield
  • near West Point, Kentucky.
    Before you are the remains of Kentucky’s oldest and best preserved earthen fortification. The earthen walls were designed to stop cannon balls unlike wooden stockade fortifications of earlier periods. This original 1,000 . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--08:58: Fort Duffield
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    Work on the fort began in the Fall of 1861 by the 9th Michigan Infantry Regiment commanded by Colonel William W. Duffield and the 37th Indiana Infantry Regiment commanded by Colonel George W. Hazzard. The build of the work . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Leota, Indiana.
    This located provides a scenic overlook of the Scott County area. Morgan’s raiders passed here on the afternoon of July 10, 1863. Temperatures were in the 90s and the Raiders were loaded down with much booty. Stolen items . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--09:10: "Meeting Oak"
  • Monticello, Florida.
    . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--09:17: Spring
  • Victor, New York.
    Chief Blacksmith says that the whole village was supplied by one spring, which issued from the side of a hill. To procure the water more conveniently, the Indians made troughs or conductors of basswood bark, which, when . . .

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

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Mechanics and Farmers Bank, the Mutual Building and Loan Association and North Carolina College were model financial and educational institutions devoted to entrepreneurship . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--17:50: Morales Ranch
  • near Junction, Texas.
    350 yards southwest stands a small rock house built in 1881 by settler Meliton Morales (1837-1924). Born in Mexico, Morales was kidnapped by Indians as a youth and spent 9 years in captivity. Moved to Texas in 1855. Came . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--17:52: Falling Creek Falls
  • near Lake City, Florida.
    Falling Creek Falls Park is a cooperative venture between the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) and the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners. The SRWMD acquired the land through the Preservation 2000 . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--17:58: Malbourne A Angier
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    Member of the General Assembly of the State Mayor of Durham Chairman of the Commissioners of the County Justice of the Peace for Fifty Years His life was given to the service of his neighbors to whom he was ever a symbol of . . .

    (Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--17:59: 8th Kansas Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Position of the 8th Kansas Vol’s Sept. 19th, 1863 At 12:30 P. M.

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

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--18:05: Polly Strong Slavery Case
  • Corydon, Indiana.
    Polly Strong was born into slavery circa 1796 in the Northwest Territory. Vincennes innkeeper Hyacinthe Lasselle purchased her circa 1806. Although the 1816 Indiana Constitution prohibited slavery and involuntary servitude, . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Segovia, Texas.
    Supply line from U.S. Army headquarters in San Antonio to Fort Terrett, 1852-1854. In the 1850's two-thirds of Texas was held by Comanches or threatened by raids. Posts such as Fort Terrett stood from Red River to the Rio . . .

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

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    Hillside High opened as a school for black students in 1921 at Pine and Umstead streets on land donated by John Sprint Hill. It moved in 1950 to a larger building, the former Whitted Junior High School, at this location. In . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--18:12: The Inverness Woman's Club
  • Inverness, Florida.
    This building was reportedly constructed in the early 1900's as a library. It was later occupied by School Superintendent R.L. Turner until the 1912 Courthouse was constructed and his office moved there. In 1917 the Woman's . . .

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--18:14: The B. R. Brigham Monument
  • near La Porte, Texas.
    North Side: Two Days Before the Battle This morning we are in preparation to meet Santa Anna. It is the only chance of saving Texas. From time to time I have looked for reinforcements in vain: We will only have about seven . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--18:15: Stephen Collins Foster
  • Live Oak, Florida.
    To honor Stephen Collins Foster 1826-1864 Creator of American Folk Song Singer of the simple joys of home and family and poet who immortalized the Suwannee River This memorial was placed in 1949 by The Woodmen of the World . . .

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

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    Roll of the Honored Dead Andrews, Junie Blame, Carl Brafford, Albert Clark, Willard Cole, Norman Cullon, James Denny, Hoyt Ewing, Arthur Faucette, John M. Ferrell, G.G. Fuller, Roy H. Haithcock, Sidney Hamelt, George D. . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--18:16: War Memorial
  • Clayton, New York.
    Erected by the Citizens of the Village of Clayton and dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and all who served in defense of their country May God grant them the Revered Dead eternal rest and us . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--18:25: Pioneer Homesite
  • Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
    Joseph Price Born 7 July 1785 SC - Died 30 September 1875 MS Married ca 1808 MARY HART Born 9 October 1790 SC - Died 1822 MS CHILDREN Uriah 1809-1864 John 1815->1860 Elizabeth 1811-1848 Mary 1817- Alexander 1813 - 1889 . . .

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

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