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    Carroll, Ohio.
    This area was set aside in 1829 by Carroll's founder, William Tong, for a market house, a place where goods were bought, sold, and traded. Neighboring Market Street got its name from the planned structure. However, Tong . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--06:56: Packard Proving Grounds
  • Shelby Charter Township, Michigan.
    There were wide open spaces here when the Packard Motor Car Company purchased almost a full square mile of land to the west for a new testing facility. The site opened in 1928 with a high-speed 2 1/2-mile oval track with . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Illinois Two Companies 96th Infantry. Whitaker's Brigade. 3 to 6 P.M. September 20, 1863.

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

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  • 08/07/19--09:09: Deas' Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Deas' Brigade. Hindman's Division -- Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Zach. C. Deas. September 20, 1863, 4:30 p.m. 19th Alabama - Colonel Samuel K. McSpadden. 22nd Alabama - Captain Harry T. Toulmin. 25th Alabama - Colonel . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--09:57: Johnson's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Johnson's Brigade Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps. Colonel John S. Fulton. September 20, 1963, 3 P.M. 17th Tennessee, - Lieutenant Colonel Watt W. Floyd. 23d Tennessee, - Colonel R. H. Keeble. 25th Tennessee, - . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Forsan, Texas.
    On Nov. 9, 1925, this wildcat well "No. 1 H.R. Clay" drilled by Fred Hyer, began pumping oil in a venture that hinted at vast oil resources in West Texas. The well on Clay's land hit pay dirt at 1,508 feet. Soon oil land . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--10:46: Tenessee
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    On a November afternoon in 1864 brave Confederate sons of Tennessee moved forward into battle against Federal lines entrenched two miles north. Winstead Hill served as the place of assembly and was an observation point . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--10:49: Manigault's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Manigault's Brigade Hindman's Division, -- Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Arthur M. Manigault. September 20, 1863, 3 p.m. 24th Alabama, Colonel N.N. Davis. 28th Alabama, Colonel John C. Reid. 34th Alabama, Colonel John N. . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--13:19: In Times of War
  • Shelby Charter Township, Michigan.
    Packard answered the call to arms, turning its automotive expertise to the production of thousands of trucks and Liberty aircraft engines in World War I. The world again turned to Packard's "Master Motor Builders" during . . .

    (Air & Space • Roads & Vehicles • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--14:48: 4022 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Built as a hotel by George Weygandt for Wm. Blackburn. Wm. & Ida Voelkel added a biergarten on the north side. The Endres family then operated the tavern for over 75 years.

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--14:49: 3968 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Site of Wm. Breck's 2nd Store & Pilgar's Harness & Saddle Shop. Built as First National Bank of Grove City, the Women's Civic Club established first public library in the Director's Room. The Telephone Company was on the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--14:50: 3974 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--14:57: 3989 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    First building on west side of Broadway. Built by H. J. Mayer as garage/showroom. Site of first elevator in GC, used exclusively for autos! First bowling alley on 2nd floor. Home of various markets & restaurants, the post . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--15:03: 3995 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--15:10: 3999 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--15:17: 4002 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/07/19--16:21: Harker's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text from the First Tablet: Harker's Brigade. Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel Charles G. Harker. September 20, 1863, 11:30 a.m. 3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap. 64th Ohio - Colonel Alexander McIlvain. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sacramento, California.
    California State Capitol Park History When Spanish governors ruled the California territory, its capital was moved from town to town between San Diego and Monterey. San Jose had already been designated the capital by the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--17:18: Kershaw's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Kershaw's Brigade. McLaws' Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Joseph Brevard Kershaw. September 20, 1863, 1 p.m. 2d South Carolina, - Lieutenant Colonel Franklin Gaillard. 3d South Carolina, - Colonel James D. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--17:20: Shelby County WWI Honor Roll
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    This tablet is dedicated in memory of the boys of Shelby County who gave their lives and were wounded in the World War. Those Who Gave Their Lives {List of names} Those Who Were Wounded {List of names} "The right is more . . .

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

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