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  • 08/21/19--22:15: Citizen Genet
  • East Greenbush, New York.
    Settled two miles west of here about 1800 Grave behind this church

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--03:19: Clayton's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Clayton's Brigade. Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General Henry D. Clayton. September 20, 1863, 11 A.M., 1st Position. 18th Alabama - Lieutenant Colonel R. F. Inge. 18th Alabama - Major P. F. Hunley. 36th . . .

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

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  • 08/22/19--07:50: Nassau Academy
  • Nassau, New York.
    Built in 1835 as a private preparatory school. Alumnus V. Colvin surveyed the Adirondack State Park.

    (Education • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--08:02: 84th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side: Illinois 84th Infantry, 3rd Brigade - Grose, 2nd Division - Palmer, 1st Army Corps - Crittenden. Text on the Front Side: Commanded By Colonel - Louis H. Walters. September 19-1863. 1 p.m. to 4 . . .

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

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  • 08/22/19--08:53: Kiton
  • New York, New York.
    This neo-Italian Renaissance style townhouse was completed in 1900 by McKim, Mead & White, as the New York home for William H. Moore, a Chicago industrialist active in the founding of the US Steel Corporation, American Can . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--08:57: Jack-O-Lantern Branch Trail
  • Hardy, Virginia.
    To the slave, the forest offered more than hunting, fishing, or food. The woods were a place to meet, to rest, even to worship, away from the owner's gaze. Today, as in Booker Washington's childhood, half of this farm is . . .

    (African Americans • Agriculture • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--09:03: Carry Me Home
  • Hardy, Virginia.
    A slave has died. As in Africa, mourners keep all-night vigil, chanting loudly and praying. When the next day's work is done, friends of the dead slave gather from surrounding farms. Then the long procession marches . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--09:06: 8th Tennessee Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee 8th Regiment Infantry Wright's Brigade Cheatham's Division 1:30 p.m. September 19, 1863

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

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    Columbia, South Carolina.
    Side 1 Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital, created in 1938 by the merger of two older hospitals, served the black community in Columbia for 35 years. It merged Good Samaritan Hospital, founded in 1910 by Dr. William S. Rhodes . . .

    (African Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--11:07: Brown's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    No.41. ............................................. C. Brown's Brigade. Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General John C. Brown. September 19, 1863, 2:30 P.M., 1st Position 18th Tennessee - Colonel Joseph B. . . .

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

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  • 08/22/19--12:10: Clayton's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Clayton's Brigade. Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General Henry D. Clayton. September 19, 1863, 1:30 p.m. 18th Alabama - Colonel J. T. Holtzclaw. 36th Alabama - Colonel Lewis T. Woodruff. 38th Alabama - . . .

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

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  • 08/22/19--12:20: Alfred Beckley / Wildwood
  • Beckley, West Virginia.
    Alfred Beckley. Born May 26, 1802. Beckley was a graduate of West Point and served in the army 13 years before moving to present-day Raleigh County in 1836. He pushed formation of the county and named its seat after his . . .

    (Architecture • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--12:43: Beckley Mill
  • Beckley, West Virginia.
    Alfred Beckley built a mill along Piney Creek (1838-1840) to spur economic growth on his wilderness landholdings. Union Commander and future U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes visited site in 1862. It was destroyed in the . . .

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

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  • 08/22/19--12:46: Hilton Hotel
  • Dallas, Texas.
    Designed by the architectural firm of Lang and Witchell, this hotel was built in 1925 for Conrad Hilton, and was the first to bear the Hilton name. The hotel advertised comfortable guest rooms and superior service at . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--13:26: Raleigh County
  • Beckley, West Virginia.
    Formed, 1850, from Fayette. Named for Sir Walter Raleigh, who planted the first English colony in America. Beckley, the county seat, was founded by Alfred Beckley, and named for his father, John, first clerk of the House of Representatives.

    (Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--13:49: Wright's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Wright Brigade Cheatham's Division, - Polk's Brigade. Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright. September 19, 1863, Noon 1st Position. 8th Tennessee, - Colonel John H. Anderson. 16th Tennessee, - Colonel D.M. Donnell. 28th . . .

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

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    Beckley, West Virginia.
    An explosion underground at Montcoal in western Raleigh County on April 5th, 2010 took the lives of 29 miners listed below: Deceased Miners Carl C Acord, 52, Roof Bolter Operator Jason M. Atkins, 25, Roof Bolter Operator . . .

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

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    McAlpin, West Virginia.
    From 1921-65 school served students from coal towns Hot Coal, Big Stick Woodbay, McAlpin, Stotesbury, Tams, Ury, Helen, Amigo, Sophia and Slab Fork. Robert C. Byrd, valedictorian, Mark Twain High School class of 1934, served . . .

    (Education • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/19--15:01: 15th Missouri Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    15th Missouri Infantry U.S.A.

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

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    , Mexico.
    La Función Social del Arte Rupestre El verdadero significado de los motivos pintados es incierto, pues en la tierra del nómada se libró una lucha a sangre y fuego que se prolongó por casi tres siglos aniquilando las . . .

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

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