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  • 01/14/19--11:27: Charles Bellinger Stewart
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Came to Texas 1830. Secretary of State, Nov. 1835-Feb. 1836. Signed Declaration of Independence; helped to write Constitution of the Republic in 1836 and the State in 1845; served Montgomery County as District Attorney and . . .

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

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    Montgomery, Texas.
    Baptists in Montgomery organized a fellowship in 1850 and purchased land at this site the same year. In 1853, the Rev. Thomas Chilton became the church's first full-time pastor. This vernacular Gothic revival sanctuary was . . .

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

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    Montgomery, Texas.
    Isaac L.G. Strickland established a Methodist congregation in Montgomery in 1838, under the direction of Elder Littleton Fowler of the Mississippi Methodist Conference. The church was one of the first in the Republic of . . .

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

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    near Livingston, Texas.
    Alabama and Coushatta Indians of Polk County were trained as cavalrymen in 1861 by Indian Agent Robert R. Neyland as the war between the states advanced. In April 1862, nineteen Alabama and Coushatta, including Chief John . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--11:49: Lake Creek Settlement
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Long before the arrival of Stephen F. Austin's colonists, the Coushatta Indians traveled through the lands that would become the Lake Creek Settlement upon the Coushatta Trace, a trade road from Louisiana into Texas. Located . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--12:15: Clarence Center
  • Clarence, New York.
    Clarence Center ———— David Vantine opened a store on this site in 1829. The settlement was called Vantine's Corners. When first Post Office was established June 26, 1849 with Mr. Vantine as Post-Master, the name was changed . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--12:30: Dennis E. Nolan
  • Akron, New York.
    Dennis E. Nolan 1872 - 1956 West Point grad & Major General lived here as a child. WWI veteran who organized Military Intelligence Service

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--12:41: Dr. Frederick Wilson Popenoe
  • , Guatemala.
    La Asociacion de Graduados de la Escuela Agricola Panamericana El Zamorano, Honduras agradece a Dr. Wilson Popenoe 1er. Director y Fundador Distinguido científico y educador Tu legado plasmado en la educación Zamorana ha . . .

    (Agriculture • Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--14:47: The Railroad in Montgomery
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Problems with transporting farm crops to market, along with the growing importance of rail transportation were major factors that prompted area businessmen to organize the Central and Montgomery (C&M) Railroad in 1877. . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--14:48: John M. Wade
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Born in New York City, John Marshall Wade left his home as a youth. On the advice of Sam Houston, he came to Texas in 1835 from the Western Creek Nation in present-day Oklahoma. He joined the Texas army during the War for . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--14:49: Methodist Parsonage
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Site of First Methodist Parsonage of Texas Erected 1842

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--14:50: William S. Taylor
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    A San Jacinto Veteran Died February 2, 1869

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

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  • 01/14/19--14:52: Reuben Jonathan Palmer
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Born in Appomattox County, Va., son of Reuben DeJarnette and Martha P. (Christian) Palmer; he was educated at Randolph-Macon College. Moved to Texas in 1856. A Montgomery lawyer; served in 9th Legislature, State of Texas, . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--14:53: The Old Methodist Churchyard
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    In Jan. 1839, the Rev. Isaac Strickland organized a Methodist Church whose members soon built a log meetinghouse on this site donated by founders of the town of Montgomery. The churchyard came into use for burials during the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Guatemala.
    Secretaria de la Paz Presidencia de la Republica Que los pueblos tengan paz, mucha paz y que sean felices, dadnos buena vida, vida útil y existencia. Pop Wuj En conmemoración del X Aniversario de la Firma de la Paz Licda. . . .

    (Peace • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--15:55: St. Mary's Catholic Church
  • near Plantersville, Texas.
    The first recorded visit of a Catholic priest to Plantersville occurred in the summer of 1860. Infrequent worship services subsequently were held at the home of James Kelly Markey until the first church building was . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--17:35: Monument to Benito Juárez
  • , Guatemala.
    Monumento a Benito Juarez Nació en San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, el 21 de marzo de 1806 y murió en la Ciudad de México, 18 de julio de 1872 fue un abogado y político mexicano, de origen indígena zapoteca, presidente de México . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Montgomery, Texas.
    West Face: Site of Methodist Church Organized by Littleton Fowler 1838 Isaac L.G. Strickland 1st Pastor South Face: 1839 - 1840 Moses Speer Born in Maryland Sept. 29, 1768 Died Robinson Settlement July 11, 1840 1850 - . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--18:06: Safety Follows Wisdom
  • Humboldt, Kansas.
    . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--18:21: Abraham De Peyster Statue
  • New York, New York.
    Abraham De Peyster Statue Thomas Paine Park This impressive bronze statue, created by American sculptor George Edwin Bissell (1839-1920), depicts mayor Abraham De Peyster (1657-1728). Born in New Amsterdam (now known as . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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