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  • 04/15/19--18:02: Packet Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    John H. Packet (1790-1820) was born in Virginia. He was commissioned as a midshipman in 1809, serving aboard the Constitution. Midshipman Packet arrived in Erie in 1813 and was promoted to lieutenant a few days prior to the . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--18:07: Alonzo Hereford Cushing
  • Fredonia, New York.
    Resident of Fredonia, NY who graduated from Wet Point in June of 1861 and died defending "The Angle" at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Grandson of Twon of Pomfret founder Judge Zattu Cushing "Faithful unto death" . . .

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

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  • 04/15/19--18:18: Ariel Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Launched at Presque Isle in the spring of 1813, the schooner Ariel was commanded by Lieutenant John Packet during the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. She carried a crew of 36 and was armed with four 12-pounders. . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--18:25: Champlin Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Stephen Champlin (1789-1870) was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. A cousin of Commodore Perry, Champlin left home at the age of 16 to join the US Navy. In July 1813 Sailing Master Champlin was placed in command of the . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Palestinian Territories.
    "After he has entered the council of the community ... he shall not have any share of the property of the congregation ... and if it be his destiny to enter the company of the community ... his property and earnings shall be . . .

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

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  • 04/15/19--18:33: Scorpion Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Launched at Presque Isle in the spring of 1813, the schooner Scorpion was commanded by Sailing Master Stephen Champlin during the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. She carried a crew of 35 and was armed with two . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--18:40: Elliott Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Jesse Duncan Elliott (1782-1845) was born in Maryland. Originally a law student, he joined the US Navy and was a midshipman in 1804. Promoted to lieutenant in 1810, he was placed in command of the brig Niagara during the . . .

    (War of 1812 • Wars, Non-US • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--18:47: Yarnall Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    John Joliffe Yarnall (1786-1815) was born in Wheeling, West Virginia. Enlisting as a midshipman in the US Navy in 1809, he performed blockade duties during the Napoleonic Wars before being assigned as a first lieutenant on . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hamden, New Jersey.
    In 1759 Phillip and John Grandin acquired 1,000 acres known as the Hamden Tract. Hamden was home to the Grandin Grist & Fulling-Mills, a Blacksmith Shop, and Abbott's Tavern. Dr. John Grandin's house was built in 1775 with . . .

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

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  • 04/15/19--18:54: Somers Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Originally named the Catherine, the ship was purchased in 1812 by the US Navy and renamed Somers. The schooner was commanded by Sailing Master Thomas C. Almy during the Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813. She carried . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--18:59: Caledonia Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Built in 1807 near Amherstburg in Upper Canada, the Caledonia was a British naval vessel prior to her capture in 1812 by a boarding party led by American naval officer Jesse D. Elliott. The Caledonia had a crew of 53 men and . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--19:01: Osceola
  • Silver Springs, Florida.
    October 23, 1834, the Seminole Indians met in council at these springs to discuss demands of the United States for their removal to the West. Osceola, then an obscure sub-chief, swayed the council with his oratory and set . . .

    (Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--19:06: Turner Hall
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Daniel Turner (1794-1850) was born in Staten Island, New York. Appointed a midshipman in the US Navy in 1808, he quickly rose through the ranks, being appointed a lieutenant in 1813 and assigned to command of the Niagara. . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--19:11: Olivebridge
  • Olivebridge, New York.
    United Methodist Church. Congregation formed circa 1810, building erected 1823. Rebuilt 1867, after a fire. We welcome you to attend!

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

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  • 04/15/19--19:12: Shokan Reformed
  • Shokan, New York.
    Church organized in 1799. Original site now below Ashokan Reservoir. Present ediface dedicated on September 14, 1913.

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

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  • 04/15/19--19:14: Middletown Settlement
  • near Margaretville, New York.
    Three Hudson Valley Dutch families arrived in 1763 to settle the Delaware Valley where the Lenni Lenape first hunted and fished.

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

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    Shokan, New York.
    Church organized in 1799 as the Tongore Baptist Church of Christ. Present ediface erected in 1857.

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

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  • 04/15/19--19:24: Margaretville
  • Margaretville, New York.
    Hamlet developed in 1840s. First hotel opened at this site 1845. Village named for Margaret Livingston when it incorporated in 1875.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/15/19--19:39: Salt Lake Temple
  • Salt Lake City, Utah.
    The temple is used by Church members for marriages and other sacred ordinances designed to strengthen families, both now and for eternity. Begun in 1853, it was completed 40 years later. Granite rock used in its construction . . .

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

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  • 04/15/19--19:44: George C. Hupp
  • Brandy Station, Virginia.
    George C. Hupp, Sergeant in K Company, 8th Illinois Cavalry, was wounded at Brandy Station Battlefield on June 9, 1863. In his Memory Great-Great-Great Grandson William J. Hupp, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Happily made a . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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