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    Newellton, Louisiana.
    To facilitate the concentration of the Union Army at Hard Times, Gen. J.A. McClernand ordered his troops to reconnoiter a road from Somerset along the western shore of Lake St. Joseph. Col. J. Keigwin was placed in charge of . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--13:38: Ordnance Plant
  • South Charleston, West Virginia.
    This plant was built by the United States Government during the World War at a cost of over ten million dollars to supply armor plate for our navy. Nearby is one of the largest Indian mounds in the State.

    (Industry & Commerce • Military • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    With 24 acres under one roof, this sprawling complex of buildings was erected for what has become the largest indoor agricultural event in North America, the Pennsylvania State Farm Show. In 1851, the first statewide . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--18:15: The Romberger-Stover House
  • Berrysburg, Pennsylvania.
    The Romberger-Stover House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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    Halifax, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of our boys of Halifax and Vicinity who served the American colors in The Great World War for liberty and humanity

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/02/19--18:38: Keystone Hotel
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    Having served Hummelstown for over 150 years as a primary hostelry, the Keystone House lives on; albeit serving the town's citizenry in a different capacity. This historic landmark, built in 1839 by George Fox as a two and . . .

    (Anthropology • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/02/19--18:49: Dr. William Henderson House
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    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, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/02/19--19:07: On The Square
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    From the founding days, Hummelstown's Square has been the center of business and social activities as well as a visual focus and a transportation crossroads. These photos depict various time periods and features of the . . .

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

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    near Alum Creek, West Virginia.
    On September 21, 1833, an arm of Upper Falls of Coal River Church met at the forks of Coal River. The group petitioned, May 1834, and on June 21, 1834, became a distinct church, Forks of Coal River Church, with 25 members. A . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--19:55: Alum Creek
  • Alum Creek, West Virginia.
    In 1881, the community of Rome was established at the forks of the Coal River. Named for local landowner Rome Pickens. Renamed Alum Creek after nearby stream on December 7, 1910. The stream was named for alum found along its . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--20:08: Then And Now
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    Hummel Property 13-15 East Main Street Originally this was the home of Joseph Hummel and Elizabeth Leebrich, both from Hummelstown, Joseph being the grandson of founder Frederick Hummel. They moved into the house in 1817, . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/02/19--20:20: Hummelstown
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    Hummelstown was laid out in 1762 on the same tract originally patented by Robert Chambers in 1744 and deeded to Frederick and Rosina Hummel. At the same time, it was called Frederickstown. Hummel's original draft of . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--20:31: The Developing Years
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    This map, from a Dauphin County Atlas, depicts the development of Hummelstown as of 1875. Hummelstown was incorporated as a Borough in 1874. By this time, the population had grown to 2,900. The erection of bridges across the . . .

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

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  • 08/02/19--20:44: Hummelstown
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    These photos depict businesses and properties which will be familiar to many, despite changes in location and appearance. By 1950 the Borough's population had grown to 3,789 and is currently 3,981. Development in surrounding . . .

    (20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    El Convento de los Betlehemitas El antiguo convent de Betlehemitas del siglo XVIII establecido por Pedro de Betancourt, fue desde su origen convento-hospital, con el nombre de los Santos Reyes o el de Nuestra Señora de . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/02/19--22:00: The Bastion of Santiago
  • , Mexico.
    Baluarte de Santiago 500 Años Veracruz · Puerta de Mar · 1519-2019 El Baluarte de Santiago es el principal vestigio que queda del Veracruz amurallado. Fue edificado en el siglo XVIl cormo uno de los nueve baluartes que . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    A los Heroicos Hijos de Veracruz, primeros en sucumbir por la independencia de la patria. 29 de julio de 1812. · 15 de septbre de 1910. Cayetano Perez. · José Evaristo Molina · Bartolome Flores. · José Nicasio Arismendi · . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/03/19--05:00: The Fountain
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    The "Fountain" came into existence in the center of Hummelstown's Square in 1910 as a memorial to honor Henry Hershey and Nancy Landis Hershey. It was erected by their son, Henry Landis Hershey. It should be noted that by . . .

    (Animals • Man-Made Features • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/03/19--05:15: Hotels of Hummelstown
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    Hotels and taverns have a long-standing presence in Hummelstown. For Hummelstown—a town along stagecoach routes, the Union Canal, railroads, and later, roads—the provision of facilities for travelers was an active business. . . .

    (Architecture • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/03/19--05:29: Square Project History
  • Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.
    The 1997 Square Project is the culmination of nearly 20 years of discussions, studies, and efforts to improve traffic safety and pedestrian amenities at the center of town. As early as 1950, there were discussions at Borough . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Government • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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