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    Farmingdale, New York.
    In honored memory of the Farmingdale area residents who served during the American Civil War 1861-1865 John Allen · Thomas Brawley · Andrew Conklin · Josiah Howell Culver, M.D. · Philip Darby · William Fleet · John Gannon · . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--22:11: Playland Park
  • Freeport, New York.
    A small scale Coney Island flourished from the 1920's until destroyed by fire in the early 1930's

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

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  • 11/27/18--22:14: Preston’s Division
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Preston’s Division – Buckner’s Corps. Brig. Gen. William Preston. Sept. 20th until 2:00 P. M. Gracie’s Brigade – Brig. Gen. Archibald Gracie, Jr. Trigg’s Brigade – Col. Robert C. Trigg. Kelly’s Brigade Brigade – Col. John H. . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--22:38: Roseneath Cottage
  • Smithtown, New York.
    Today, the Roseneath Cottage is the center of operations for the Smithtown Historical Society. Built in 1918, it originally was home to Col. Verne La Salle Rockwell and his wife Marcia Lawrence Rockwell. It bears some . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--22:40: Kelly’s Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Kelly’s Brigade. Preston’s Division – Buckner’s Corps. Col. John H. Kelly. Sept. 19th, 1863. 65th Georgia, Col. R. H. Moore. 5th Kentucky, Col. Hiram Hawkins. 58th North Carolina, Col. John B. Palmer. 63rd . . .

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

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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Cheatham’s Division – Polk’s Corps. Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham. Sept. 19th, 1863, 10 A.M. Jackson’s Brigade, - Brig. Gen. John K. Jackson. Maney’s Brigade, - Brig. Gen. George Maney. Smith’s Brigade, - Brig. Gen. Preston . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--22:46: Dr. James F. Barnwell
  • Johnson City, Texas.
    James Franklin Barnwell was born on October 23, 1874 in Bowdon, Georgia. His family had a tradition of doctors, including his grandfather and three uncles. Following completion of his medical education at the University of . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--08:43: Plummer House
  • Calabasas, California.
    Known as the “Oldest House in Hollywood”, this house was built in the 1870’s by Eugene Raphael Plummer.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--09:15: City of Junction
  • Junction, Texas.
    County seat of Kimble County. Townsite platted 1876 (year of county organization) as "Denman" Soon had named changed by voters to denote site at confluence of North and South Llano Rivers. Growth was steady. By 1882 had 300 . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:20: First Post Office
  • Junction, Texas.
    Across the street, south, was the first building erected to house the Junction post office. Junction's first postmaster, Mrs. Harriet Kountz, appointed 1876, at first kept the mail in her home. In 1879, her husband Dr. . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:21: Kimble County
  • Junction, Texas.
    Jumano and Apache Indians inhabited region when Spanish explorers traveled across it in the 17th and 18th centuries, and were displaced by the Comanche tribe by the mid-19th century. Area was under military jurisdiction of . . .

    (Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--09:22: Old Rock Store, 1879
  • Junction, Texas.
    Built for general merchandise of G. W. Ragsdill, who owned and operated a nearby hotel and wagon yard. Later used for many other businesses. The top floor has been hall for W.O.W., A.F.& A. M. and I.O.O.F. Lodges, and in . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:24: Site of First Livery Stable
  • Junction, Texas.
    Busiest spot in early Junction. Fed and housed visiting ranch teams. Had horses and buggies for public hire. Men collected here to gossip, trade. Built 1879 by John Allen on this lot where public corral operated as early as . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:24: First House at the Branch
  • Smithtown, New York.
    On this site stood the first house at the Branch: built by Joseph Blydenburgh, who married - 1688 - Deborah - daughter of Jonathan - eldest son of Richard Smith - "Bull Rider" - patentee of Smithtown - the property belonged . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:25: O.C. Fisher
  • Junction, Texas.
    Author, attorney and politician Ovie Clark Fisher (1903-1994) was born at the Kimble County ranch home of his parents, Jobe and Rhoda (Clark) Fisher. He graduated from Junction High School and received a law degree from . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Nissequogue, New York.
    Near this site the original settlement of Smithtown was established in 1665 including the homestead of Richard Smythe, the patentee, and the First Presbyterian Church founded in 1675.

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

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  • 11/28/18--09:57: Mexican Surrender
  • near La Porte, Texas.
    Many of the Mexican soldiers who escaped the initial bloodshed were taken prisoner. After the Texans won the battle, they continued chasing down and killing Mexican soldiers. Few were allowed to surrender in the immediate . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--09:58: Almonte Captured
  • near La Porte, Texas.
    No 17 Almonte captured and greatest carnage of battle occurred.

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--10:01: Watkins Museum
  • Taylorsville, Mississippi.
    Constructed in 1901, this rectangular wood-frame building served as the Taylorsville Signal newspaper office until the late 1960s. Hattie and Marie Watkins took over the newspaper in 1930 after the death of their father, . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--10:11: Bethel Cemetery
  • near New Hope, Alabama.
    (front) On October 11, 1823, Bethel Church joined the MUD Creek Association of Primitive Baptist Churches. Frank P. and Nannie Butler Ivy deeded Bethel Cemetery to Bethel Church on May 25, 1891. On June 5, 1982 the Bethe . . .

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

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