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    near Russell, Kentucky.
    Amanda Furnace. A stone stack 35 feet high, 10 feet across inside, built in 1829 by James E. McDowell, John Culver, John H., Edwin P., Robert C., and William L. Poage; later owned by the Paull family, buried on the hillside . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bellefonte, Kentucky.
    Bellefonte Furnace. The most successful of pioneer Kentucky charcoal furnaces in the Hanging Rock Iron Region. Built by Archibald Paull, George Poague and others in 1826. Its stone stack was 34 feet high with a maximum inner . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--05:27: Gov. Simeon Willis
  • Ashland, Kentucky.
    Judge on Kentucky’s highest court 1927-1933; Governor 1943-1947. His administration extended State Park System, increased funding for education, expanded TB hospitals, ended most toll bridge charges, founded Postwar Planning . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--06:00: Indian Mounds
  • Ashland, Kentucky.
    One and one half miles NE in Central Park is an irregular row of mounds, part of a chain built by prehistoric men who were the forerunners of American Indians. Many of remains of that ancient people which once dotted this . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Landmarks • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--13:03: Church of Saint George
  • , Greece.
    The church of Saint George was built during the period when the island was a British Protectorate (1815-1864). Construction began in 1840 in accordance with the design of the English military architect Anthony Emmett, so . . .

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

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    , Greece.
    The texts on this marker are written in Greek (top) and English (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek, text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. STPATONAS ?ASXA?IGOY/ STPATONAS . . .

    (Architecture • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--15:14: Gano'so:d
  • Victor, New York.
    This full-size model stands upon the remains of a wooden house built by the Seneca in the 1670s or 1680s. The modern tubes have been erected over the location of postmolds discovered through archaeological excavation in . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--16:32: Clyde R. Hoey Building
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    Administration and classroom centerpiece for New Georgian Style campus of North Carolina College for Negroes. Designed by the local architectural firm, Atwood & Nash. No. 9 North Carolina Central University Historic . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--16:35: American Tobacco Trail
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    Durham was established in the 1850's when the North Carolina Railroad extended its tracks westward across the state. The new town became the destination for farmers in the area to bring their tobacco crops for sale and . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--16:43: Gales Family
  • Raleigh, North Carolina.
    Joseph, Raleigh Register founder, 1799; his wife Winifred, early novelist; sons Joseph and Weston, editors, lived 2 blks. E.

    (Communications) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--16:46: U.S. Fort Duffield
  • near West Point, Kentucky.
    This original 1,000-foot long earthen wall was approximately 17 feet from the bottom of the ditch to the top of the wall. The top of the wall was approximately 9 feet wide. Time has eroded the walls to today’s present height . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--16:49: Redoubt
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    This Bowl like area was part of Fort Duffield and was built to give the infantry guarding the fort added protection from the Confederate forces. There is another redoubt in the woods at the left end of the fort. Funding for . . .

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

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    near West Point, Kentucky.
    The railroad track you crossed entering Fort Duffield Park was built in 1893 as the “Texas Route” to connect Louisville and St. Louis. A few years later it was renamed the Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Railway. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--16:54: Woodbridge Golden Bears
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Woodbridge Golden Bears Formed in 1940, the Woodbridge Alumni Golden Bears was a semi-pro football team in the Raritan Valley Conference composed of former local high school standouts. The Golden Bears played 11 seasons . . .

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

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    Staten island, New York.
    1917 - In Commemoration – 1918 of the boys of Saint Peter’s Parish who gave their lives and services in the World War that Liberty might live Most Rev. P.J. Hayes, D.D. Chaplin Bishop Monsignor Charles A. Cassidy, LL.D. . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--17:01: Historic Green Street
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Historic Green Street Originally called Woodbridge Avenue, Green Street was a popular thoroughfare from the early 1800s and served as the address of many prosperous Woodbridge citizens. Perhaps named for the adjacent green . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--17:03: Lamont Community
  • Lamont, Florida.
    Lamont began existence in 1848 when a U.S. post office was established at Beasley's Store which also served as a horse changing station on the stagecoach line between Tallahassee and St. Augustine. After the Civil War, the . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--17:06: Land of the Apalachee
  • Tallahassee, Florida.
    On September 30, 1539… Hernando de Soto’s army crossed into the land of the Apalachee. Its borders ran from southern Georgia to the Gulf of Mexico, and from the Aucilla River to the waters of the Ochlockonee. A Complex . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--17:11: Constant Attack
  • Monticello, Florida.
    It’s October 3, 1539… Hernando de Soto’s army has crossed a large swamp to the east of here and is attacked by Apalachee warriors – Our cavalry proved useless against this attack, as the trails are too narrow. We were forced . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--18:27: Danish Seamen’s Club
  • , United Kingdom.
    Danish Seamen’s Club From 1940 to 1945, Newcastle was the official home town to 3,000 Danish sailors, serving in the British Merchant Navy. St. Nicholas buildings housed their unions, clubs and the Danish Merchant Navy 1995 . . .

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

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