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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Battery D, First Michigan Artillery Morning September 19, 1863

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--20:11: Mount Le Conte
  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
    Here on top of Mount Le Conte you are standing more than one vertical mile above the valley below. Although other peaks in the park rise higher, Mount Le Conte boasts the tallest face (distance from base to summit) of any . . .

    (Natural Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/19--20:31: Connell's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Connell's Brigade. Brannan's Division ... Thomas' Corps. Colonel John M. Connell. September 19, 1863 - 10 a.m. 1st Position 82nd Indiana - Colonel Morton C. Hunter. 17th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Durbin Ward. 31st Ohio - . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    U.S.A. Church's Michigan Battery, 6 Guns. Connell's Brigade, Brannan's Division September 19, 1863. 11 a.m. Captain Josiah W. Church.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery. 4 James, 2 Napoleons. Croxton's Brigade, Brannan's Division, Thomas' Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant Marco B. Gary, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant Hiram W. Turner. 2d Lieutenant . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Blacksburg, South Carolina.
    In honor of the three known African American patriots and others who participated in the Battle of Kings Mountain Esaias Bowman John Brody Andrew Ferguson Marker placed by The Col. Frederick Hambright Chapter, NSDAR October . . .

    (African Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--06:37: All Veterans
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    For God – Honor – Country the flag flying today is in honor and memory of All Veterans

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--07:07: Roadside Refreshment
  • Northville, Michigan.
    It has been a Northville landmark for generations. As far back as 1913, city residents enjoyed cold spring water from the artesian well here, and visitors traveled here to fill their bottles. On the other side of the nearby . . .

    (Environment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Clermont, New York.
    First church on this site 1861 destroyed by fire 1901. N.Y.S. & National Historical Registries

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

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  • 08/15/19--08:11: James Edwin Craig
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    The James E. Craig Memorial pavilion is dedicated to the memory of Jacksonville native, James Edwin Craig, the namesake of Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport. He served his country with honor. After becoming an aviator . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Levelland, Texas.
    In 1921, thirteen area residents, under the leadership of a Rev. Curry, organized a congregation, originally known as First Missionary Baptist Church. This was the first church in the newly established Hockley City (now . . .

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

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  • 08/15/19--08:16: McCarthy Square
  • New York, New York.
    The 1811 Commissioners’ Plan, the far-reaching gridiron pattern which laid out the streets and avenues of Manhattan, had little immediate impact on the western part of Greenwich Village. The grid was intended to provide a . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--08:19: Calendar House
  • near Elizaville, New York.
    Built by Samuel Ten Broeck in 1773. Later purchased by Gen. Harry Livingston whose descendants held it until 1861.

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

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  • 08/15/19--08:21: Livingston - Greenport Line
  • near Hudson, New York.
    Livingston a manor 1686, a dist. 1772, included Ancram, Taghkanick, Gallatin, Copake, Clermont. Town 1788. In 1837 Greenport formed from Hudson

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

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  • 08/15/19--08:23: The King’s Highway
  • Schenectady, New York.
    “We rode over a fine sandy cart road through a woods of nothing but beautiful evergreen or fir trees.” Dankers and Sluyter 1680

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

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  • 08/15/19--08:28: Studio and Viewshed
  • near Hudson, New York.
    Although Frederic Church painted at his Hudson Valley farm from the time he purchased it in 1860, he did not build a studio here until about 1864-65. On the site where you are standing, he erected a "plain but ample” . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--08:34: Powel House
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    He was the enemy of all exorbitants Powers and a sincere Friend to the Liberties of his Country. To all this was added a Taste for Science, for the Fine Arts and for all the Improvements of Civil Life. Epitaph of Samuel . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    When the Powel House was threatened with demolition to make way for a parking lot in 1931, Frances Anne Wister, a prominent Philadelphia citizen, and Herman Leis Duhring of the American Institute of Architects set to work to . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--08:45: Neck Bridge
  • Lancaster, Massachusetts.
    Before the building of the center bridge road in 1800, the road from the center to the old common continued south from this point across the Neck Bridge, which was located 60 rods below the present center bridge. It is shown . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--09:22: Fort Scammon
  • Charleston, West Virginia.
    With a commanding view of the area below, present-day Fort Hill was used by both Civil War armies. The Confederate push into the Kanawha Valley in 1862 relied on artillery on the heights, and Union troops created a more . . .

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

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