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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    October 15, 1650 - Sisters of St. Joseph are founded in Le Puy-en-Velay, France September 2, 1866 - First colony of eight Sisters from Le Puy reach Picolata Landing on the St. Johns River on their journey to St. Augustine . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--08:38: Trigg’s Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Trigg’s Brigade. Preston’s Division – Buckner’s Corps. Col Robert C. Trigg. Sept. 19, 1863 – Noon, 1st Position 1st Florida Cavalry (Dismounted) – Col. G. T. Maxwell. 6th Florida – Col. J. J. Finley. 7th Florida – Col. . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:40: Preston's Division
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Preston's Division, Buckner’s Corps. Brig. Gen. William Preston. Col Robert C. Trigg. Sept. 19, 1863 – Noon. Gracie’s Brigade, Brig. Gen. Archibald Gracie, Jr. Trigg’s Brigade, Brig. Gen. Robert C. Trigg. Kelly’s . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:42: Jeffress’ Virginia Battery
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Jeffress’ Virginia Battery. 1 12 Pdr. Blakeley, 4 10 Pdr. Parrott’s Leyden’s Arty. Batt’n, Preston’s Division, Buckner’s Corps. September 19 and 20, 1863. Capt. William C. Jeffress, Commanding. 1st Lieut. Bernard H. Todd. . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:46: Merci Train Boxcar
  • Scottsdale, Arizona.
    This boxcar is one of 49 that comprised the French Gratitude Train. Once filled with 50 tons of gifts, the Gratitude Train was a way for the people of France to say “Thank You” to the American people for their help during . . .

    (Notable Events • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Ozona, Texas.
    Although Indians, Spaniards, wagon trains, and military expeditions crossed through this area earlier, the first permanent settlers in present-day Crockett County were native Texans Laura (McNutt) (1862-1941) and William . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:51: Milton Garrett York, Sr.
  • Giddings, Texas.
    Milton Garrett York was born in East Texas (San Augustine County) on Sept. 5, 1843. After the death of his parents, Aaron and Ruth (Lucas) York, he went to live with an uncle in Arkansas. Milton returned to Texas about 1860 . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:53: Peoria Train Depot
  • Scottsdale, Arizona.
    The Peoria train depot was constructed in 1895 at a cost of $1,455 by the Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway Company. The wood-frame structure served the agricultural and ranching interests in Peoria and areas west of . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:55: Fletcher Home
  • Giddings, Texas.
    Built by August W. Schubert, 1879. Bought 1894 by Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, to house a ministerial college, which closed prior to 1900. Sold to Baylis J. Fletcher, Lee County Treasurer and legislator. Presently owned . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:56: 2nd Georgia Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    C.S.A. Georgia. 2d Infantry. Lieutenant Colonel William S. Shepherd. Major W.W. Charlton. Benning's Brigade. Law's Hood's, Division. 4 P.M., September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    This 2,000 seat theater is built on the site of the royal Spanish quarry, where the native shellstone called coquina was dug and ferried across Matanzas Bay for the construction of Castillo de San Marcos and many other early . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--09:12: Herndon's First Church
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    Constructed in 1872 for a North Methodist Episcopal congregation, this building ushered in a church building period in Herndon. By 1915 six churches served Herndon's growing population around its historic center. After 67 . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--09:19: Laura Ratcliffe
  • near Herndon, Virginia.
    Laura Ratcliffe, a spy noted Confederate officers J.E.B. Stuart and John S. Mosby, lived here at Merrybrook after the Civil War. It is the only known remaining house associated with her. During the war, she lived . . .

    (War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--09:23: Herndon's Pine Street
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    Pine Street was already established when Herndon became a Town in 1879. Its historic mix of uses demonstrated the importance of downtown in providing local services to residents. in the 19th and early 20th centuries it had . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oak Hill, Virginia.
    13614 Coppermine Road, Herndon, Virginia Owned & Occupied 1882-1982 Moved to second edifice September 19, 1982 at 13615 Coppermine Road, before moving to third edifice located at 2516 Squirrel Hill Road on May 1, 1999 Mt. . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--09:35: Grist and Saw Mill
  • Freeport, New York.
    Site of Grist and saw mill of Daniel Raynor. Raynortown settled by Edward Raynor or his children, 1659

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

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    Citronelle, Alabama.
    On April 30, 1865, C.S. General Richard Taylor, by then back in Meridian, received a wire from U. S. General Edward Canby. The truce negotiated at Magee Farm, Canby informed him, must end in 48 hours, because Washington had . . .

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

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    Bastrop, Texas.
    (Front) Born Mississippi. Came to Texas 1851. Enlisted here as private 1861. Adjutant 5th Texas Cavalry in Arizona-New Mexico Campaign to make Confederacy an ocean to ocean nation. At age 20 made captain for gallantry in . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--10:24: World War II Memorial Tree
  • Lake Ronkonkoma, New York.
    By proclamation: The "WWII Memorial Tree” stands in honor on the former Girardet property corner. Planted By Commodore Bunny Gubner circa 1945. It memoralized ENS David Girardet USN, and all WWII Veterans living in Lake . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--10:30: 65th Georgia Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    C.S.A. Georgia 65th Infantry Col. R. H. Moore, Kelly’s Brigade. Preston’s Division, Sunday, Sept. 20, 1863.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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