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  • 05/25/19--19:31: Shenandoah's Centerpiece
  • near Luray, Virginia.
    Decades before Shenandoah National Park was established, vacationers traveled to Skyland Resort seeking respite from urbanized, mechanized city life. Just as you have, they found rustic, natural surroundings, a slowed pace, . . .

    (Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--20:00: C S Missouri Sixth Infantry
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Repulse of Union Assault May 19, 1863 Casualties not separately reported

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

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  • 05/25/19--20:06: Long Leaf Depot
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The depot was built on this site about 1906 as a joint agency of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern RR and the Red River and Gulf RR. Both shared expenses equally, and the RR&G provided housing for the agent in the . . .

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

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  • 05/25/19--20:29: William James Pirrie
  • , United Kingdom.
    In loving and most grateful memory of my beloved husband William James Pirrie 1st Viscount K.P. P.C. H M.L. Born 31st May 1847 - Died 7th June 1924. Only son of James Alexander Pirrie and Eliza Swan Montgomery Married 17th . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--20:35: Across The Tracks
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    This Building is the Second Long Leaf post office It was built in the 1918-20 expansion, and was located across the railroad tracks from this spot. Also on the other side of the tracks were located a hotel, barber shop, and . . .

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

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  • 05/25/19--20:46: Tennessee Smith's Division
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Tennessee Battery Captain Thomas F. Tobin Casualties not separately reported Vaughn's Brigade Brig. General J.C. Vaughn 60th Infantry Colonel J.H. Crawford Lieut. Colonel N. Gregg Captain J.W. Bachman 61st Infantry Colonel . . .

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

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  • 05/25/19--21:01: The Railroad Era and Hotels
  • Friendsville, Maryland.
    The Confluence and Oakland Railroad (C&O) was completed between Confluence, PA and Friendsville. Upon completion, it was leased to the B&O Railroad for 99 years. In Confluence it connected with the B&O Baltimore, Pittsburgh . . .

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

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    Friendsville, Maryland.
    Quincy Murphy built the Yough Motor Company in the early 1900's as a full service auto repair shop offering parts and painting. Quincy's sons Ralph and Robert worked in the business as mechanics in the business as mechanics . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--21:26: The Unique Milling Company
  • Friendsville, Maryland.
    From the beginning of recorded time people have milled grain as an important part of their diet. Along Bear Creek and the Yough several mills operated in the 1800's, using water as the power source to turn the mill stones. . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--21:38: Lumber Transfer
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The stacker machine filled low, wheeled carts with green lumber. The loaded carts rolled on rails onto the "transfer" which moved them over to the rails entering the Dry Kiln. The overhead wires carried electricity for the transfer's motors.

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

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    Friendsville, Maryland.
    Leslie Friend built the largest department store in the county in the 1890's where the First United Bank now stands. Leslie also helped charter and built the First National Bank of Friendsville in 1902, now the Friend Family . . .

    (20th Century • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--21:44: If These Walls Could Talk
  • near Luray, Virginia.
    "The hand-cut walls have stories to tell for those willing to listen." Reed Engle, The Greatest Single Feature… A Sky-line Drive May 15, 1933 saw the first Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps established in Shenandoah at . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--21:44: Friendsville Honor Roll
  • Friendsville, Maryland.
    In honor and memory of all men and women of the Friendsville area who served their country in all its wars.

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

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  • 05/25/19--21:48: Locomotive #400
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    Baldwin 4-6-0 Standard-gauge steam engine. #400 hauled log cars to the Long Leaf sawmill. Its last run was December 9, 1952. 4-6-0 means: 4 Wheels (2 pair) in front, 6 driving wheels, and 0 wheels under the cab.

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

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  • 05/25/19--22:14: Clyde Log Skidder
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    Wood burning, steam powered, 4 line, re-haul skidder on wheels. A wire rope was run from its metal booms to the woods where logs were hooked and hauled into piles near the tracks. This is the only double-end skidder known to exist!

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

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    Friendsville, Maryland.
    As Friendsville branched out from the river, Walnut Street became the site of Frederick Fox's planing mill, then hardware store, the Post Office and a tin shop. Fred Fox was also a builder and many of the old buildings . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Communications • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Friendsville, Maryland.
    When the River Road connected Selbysport and Friendsville, the original way into town was past the cemetery, across Bear Creek, at the cement arch bridge location; and down Walnut Street to Morris Avenue. The more daring . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--06:06: The Legend of Johnny Friend
  • Friendsville, Maryland.
    In the mid-1700's, Neil Friend and his sons held land on the Virginia side of the Potomac River, where the North and South Branches join. A good location for trade with Indians but prone to flooding. A decision was made to . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Friendsville, Maryland.
    Drawn by the rich forest timberlands of Garrett County, John W. McCullough arrived in the Friendsville area in the 1890's and figured prominently in the expansion of the town. He constructed several sawmills in the area and . . .

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

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  • 05/26/19--06:28: In Memoriam
  • Accident, Maryland.
    World War I Robert R. Glotfelty William Hockman Ray M. Silbaugh Albert M. Enlow Owen F. Friend Oren H. Friend John H. Oester William P. Smith Harry E. Enlow World War II Mason R. Coddington Reed S. Wilburn Earl F. Smith . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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