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  • 07/24/19--15:47: Fix Bayonets, Charge!
  • near Nancy, Kentucky.
    It was midmorning and the battle was raging when directly across the road Union Colonel Robert McCook ordered the 9th Ohio Infantry to charge the enemy. It was one of the few successful bayonet charges of the Civil War and . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--17:07: Melee at the Fence
  • Nancy, Kentucky.
    Colonel Speed Fry, commanding the 4th Kentucky Infantry (U.S.), pulled his men back to a split-rail fence on a hill east of the road. As the Union soldiers deployed, the Confederates regrouped in the ravine. They had learned . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--17:36: Battle on a Sabbath Morn
  • near Nancy, Kentucky.
    You are near the center of the battlefield east of the road. Union and Confederate forces clashed violently here Sunday morning, January 19, 1862. The Union line stood to your left, behind a split-rail fence at the edge of . . .

    (Landmarks • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--18:04: Victory!
  • near Nancy, Kentucky.
    The Last Minutes of the Battle Union commander General George H. Thomas described the last minutes of the battle: "The 12th Kentucky . . . and the Tennessee brigade reached the field to the left of the Minnesota regiment, . . .

    (Landmarks • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--18:28: Múseum / Museum
  • , Ireland.
    Múseum (Teach na Cúirte) Teach na Cúirte atá anois air ach be é Teach an Mhargaidh é ar dtús, croilár tráchtála an bhaile áit a mbítí ag trádáil sna háirsí ar urlár na talún. Tógadh é thart ar 1600. Dúnadh roinnt de na . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    The Kinsale Tidy Towns project for 2018 was for the erection of this sign which details a number of nautical items which are stored here at the back of the Museum (see photos No's 1,2 & 3). It entailed some restoration work . . .

    (Disasters • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--19:44: Kinsale Town Wall
  • , Ireland.
    History: Kinsale Town Wall In the year 1381, King Richard II of England declared that the town of Kinsale being situated on the sea shore and of late having recieved [sic] insult and attack from Spanish and Irish enemies . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    North Monmouth, Maine.
    The land for the Library was donated by the Winthrop Mills Company and it was designed by the Hon. Harry H. Cochrane. Construction started in 1926 under the direction of Victor King of North Monmouth. Dedication exercises . . .

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

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  • 07/24/19--19:53: Webb House, circa 1830
  • Bridgton, Maine.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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    Greene, Maine.
    Portland to Augusta Highway was opened 1793. Post-riders carried mail on horseback 1794. Greene was first Post Office in Androscoggin, established 1796. Pejepscot Claim and Plymouth Company disputed this section.

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

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  • 07/24/19--20:15: Rutledge's Battery
  • near Nancy, Kentucky.
    Rutledge's Battery, a Confederate artillery unit, fired from this position during the Battle of Mill Springs. This gun is a reproduction of those the battery used—1841 model six-pounder smoothbore cannons. Captain Arthur . . .

    (Landmarks • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/19--21:02: The Dixmont Town House
  • Dixmont, Maine.
    The Dixmont Town House was built in 1836, probably by Rowland Tyler (1780-1872), one of Dixmont's original settlers. Mr. Tyler is the documented builder of the Dixmont Corner Methodist Church, formerly known as the Union . . .

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

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  • 07/24/19--22:06: Congregation Chaim Josef
  • Calais, Maine.
    A Synagogue near this site in 1924-1987 was the home of the Congregation of Chaim Josef named in honor of Henry Joseph Unobskey This was the only Jewish Congregation to exist in Washington County. Its members included . . .

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

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  • 07/25/19--07:06: Newburgh Mill
  • Livonia, Michigan.
    The Newburgh Mill factory was built on the site of an earlier mill, like other Ford "Village Industries." Bovee Cider Mill used to operate here along the Middle Rouge River, within the thriving village of Newburgh. In 1934, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/19--09:07: The Mills of Gates Mill
  • Gates Mill, Ohio.
    The village of Gates Mills derives its name from its founder, Holsey Gates, and from the importance of mills in the agricultural community. In 1826, the year of Gates Mills’ founding, a sawmill was constructed to increase . . .

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

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    near Willoughby Hills, Ohio.
    This single lane Pleasant Valley Road Bridge was constructed in 1881 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, and is a 163 foot-long Whipple Truss double intersection Pratt through truss). It replaced a wooden . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/19--10:03: Mormon Community
  • Kirtland, Ohio.
    Kirtland in the 1830s became an early gathering place and headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which had been organized under divine inspiration by Joseph Smith in western New York in 1830. Here . . .

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

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    South Russell, Ohio.
    From east to west, the Chagrin Falls and Eastern Interurban Railway crossed the Muggleton Farm (now South Russell Village Park) at this location and connected the Chagrin Valley with Hiram, Garrettsville, and Middlefield. . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/19--12:13: Hiram House
  • Moreland Hills, Ohio.
    Hiram House was Ohio’s first settlement house and among the earliest in the nation, opening in October 1896 in Cleveland’s Whiskey Island neighborhood. Representing the ideals of a late-1800s urban progressive movement, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/19--13:13: Pioneers of Mustang Branch
  • Farmers Branch, Texas.
    During the early days of settlement in the northwestern part of Dallas County, the creek that runs nearby was known as Mustang Branch. Most likely named for the Mustang horses that frequented the area or for the Mustang . . .

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

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