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  • 08/15/19--21:57: Middle Granville
  • Middle Granville, New York.
    Established in 1778 as an early business center First slate quarry opened by William R. Williams in 1853 attracting many Welsh settlers By W.C.H.S., 2002

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/19--23:03: East Beekmantown
  • East Beekmantown, New York.
    Here lie buried Revolutionary Soldiers and sons who resisted invading southbound British forces in this forested area September 6, 1814 East Beekmantown Cemetery Corp.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mayport, Florida.
    0 This is the site of the Historic Old Mayport Cemetery, on Navy, City of Jacksonville and nearby private properties, covered beneath considerable fill material, roadways and private development. The names of some who are . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--09:21: Pocatalico River
  • Walton, West Virginia.
    The Pocatalico River keeps alive the Indian word which meant “Plenty of Fat Doe.” Here early hunters and trappers brought their furs and by canoe made their way down this stream to Great Kanawha River and markets.

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

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  • 08/16/19--10:46: Williams Plains
  • near Bowie, Maryland.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1813

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

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  • 08/16/19--10:53: Linthicum Walks
  • near Gambrills, Maryland.
    Part of 1672 Land Grant to Evan Davis. House begun c.1780 by Thomas Linthicum Enlarged c.1840.

    (Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--11:01: Suffrage Motorcade
  • Hyattsville, Maryland.
    On July 31, 1913, "Couriers to Congress" from across the nation converged at the nearby Hyattsville baseball park. Carrying 75,000 signatures demanding immediate action on a constitutional amendment enfranchising women. . . .

    (Civil Rights • Notable Events • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    North Brentwood, Maryland.
    Gwendolyn Britt Senior Activity Center Opened in 2009 and located in the North Brentwood Municipal Center, The Gwendolyn Britt Senior Activity Center was carefully planned and designed for those aged 60 and over. The Center . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--15:46: Capture of Spencer
  • Spencer, West Virginia.
    On September 2, 1862, during the Jenkins Raid, Union Col. Rathbone (11th West Virginia Volunteers) surrendered the town of Jenkins without firing a shot in its defense, much to the disdain of men under his command. As a . . .

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

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Philemon P. Baldwin, Colonel 6th Indiana, Commanding 3d Brigade, Johnson's Division, Killed Here About 7 p.m. September 19th, 1863

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--16:20: Battery A, 1st Michigan
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    U. Battery A, 1st Michigan Light Artillery. 6 10 Pounder Parrotts. Scribner's Brigade, Baird's Division, Thomas' Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant George W. Van Pelt, Commanding (Killed). 2d Lieutenant Almerick W. . . .

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

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Warren Mississippi Light Artillery. 2 Napoleons, 2 James. Govan's Brigade, Liddell's Division, Walker's Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant H. Shannon, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant W. P. McDonald. This battery was also . . .

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

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  • 08/16/19--16:21: Starkweather's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Starkweather's Brigade. Baird's Division - Thomas' Corps. Brigadier General John C. Starkweather. September 19, 1863. 4:30 p.m., 3rd Position 24th Illinois - Colonel Geza Mihalotzy. 24th Illinois - Captain August Mauff. 79th . . .

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

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  • 08/16/19--18:09: Starkweather's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Starkweather's Brigade. Baird's Division -- Thomas' Corps. Brigadier General John C. Starkweather. 1st Position 24th Illinois - Colonel Geza Mihalotzy. 24th Illinois - Captain August Mauff. 79th Pennsylvania - Colonel Henry . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--19:09: Scribner's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Scribner's Brigade. Baird's Division - Thomas' Corps. Colonel Benjamin F. Scribner September 19, 1863, 4:30 p.m., 3d Position 38th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Daniel F. Griffin. 2nd Ohio - Major William T. Beatty. 33rd Ohio . . .

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

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  • 08/16/19--19:11: Daniel Green
  • Dolgeville, New York.
    Built 1882-95 by A. Dolge entered Sept. 17, 1974 on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial ‘76

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--20:21: "Veterans Plaza"
  • Independence, Ohio.
    Army ? Navy ? Air Force ? Marine Corps Coast Guard ? Merchant Marines ? All Reserve Forces This plaza is dedicated to the sons and daughters of the City of Independence who have fought to preserve liberty and the democratic . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/16/19--20:25: “Hi-N-Dri”
  • Day, New York.
    At Brooks Bay, home of Ira “Adirondack Ike” Gray 1886-1982 noted woodsman, author community-minded individual Town of Day

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

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  • 08/16/19--20:28: Polk's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    No. 36-A. ....................................... C. Polk's Brigade Cleburne's Division - Hill's Corps Brigadier General Lucius E. Polk September 19, 1863, 6:30 P.M., 2d Position 1st Arkansas - Colonel John W. Colquitt. 3rd . . .

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

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  • 08/16/19--21:46: Beecher Hollow
  • Edinburg, New York.
    Methodist Church built in 1836 due to strong influence of early Beecher Hollow settler Jesse Barker II a Revolutionary War Veteran.

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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