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  • 08/23/19--19:42: James B. Baker House
  • Aberdeen, Maryland.
    [Top plaque:] 1896 Baker House [Center plaque:] This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Lower plaque:] Aberdeen, MD 1892 - 1992 100 . . .

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

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  • 08/23/19--19:56: The River Town
  • Port Deposit, Maryland.
    The history of Port Deposit begins in the 17th Century, when the Lords Baltimore began granting land patents for the upper reaches of the Chesapeake Bay above its confluence with the great Susquehanna River. By around 1800, . . .

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

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  • 08/23/19--21:17: Deas' Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Deas' Brigade. Hindman's Division -- Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Zach. C. Deas. September 20, 1863, 7 a.m. 19th Alabama - Colonel Samuel K. McSpadden. 22d Alabama - Lieutenant Colonel John Weedon. 25th Alabama - Colonel . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--02:46: 68th Indiana Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Sixty Eighth Regiment Infantry. (Espy) Second Brigade. (King) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M.

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

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  • 08/24/19--02:55: 101st Indiana Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. One Hundred and First Regiment Infantry. (Doan) Second Brigade. (King) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 19th, 1863, 2 P.M. to 3 P.M.

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

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  • 08/24/19--03:02: 44th Indiana Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Forty-Fourth Regiment Infantry. (Aldrich) Second Brigade. (Dick) Third Division. (Van Cleve) Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 2 P.M. To 3:30 P.M.

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

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  • 08/24/19--03:22: 59th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 59th. Ohio Infantry, Dick's Brigade, Vn Cleve's Division, 21st. Army Corps Text on the Back Side of the Monument: The 59th Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 12 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Exeter, Rhode Island.
    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/24/19--09:39: Old Hess Building
  • Jacksboro, Texas.
    Built in 1898 by Crummel Oric Hess (1853-1945). Native sandstone. Contained the Hess furniture and undertaking business 43 years. Hess came to Jacksboro in 1882. Married Miss Lizzie Longmire in 1885. Was one of first . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--09:46: Granbury Opera House
  • Granbury, Texas.
    Pressed tin detailing decorates this stone structure, erected in 1886. Kerr's Opera House, which featured Vaudeville acts, dramatic productions, and musical programs, occupied the top floor until 1911. The lower floor housed . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--09:57: J. F. and J. Nutt Building
  • Granbury, Texas.
    Erected for Jesse and Jacob Nutt, blind brothers who aided in establishing county seat at Granbury. Their first (1866) store had been a 16 by 12 log house, with a wagon yard in the rear. This structure of hand-hewn Hood . . .

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

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    Jacksboro, Texas.
    Removed 1885 from third Jack County Courthouse when building was razed. Mounted here in 1966. Old Courthouse was of native limestone, quarried in Jacksboro. For its day, workmanship and stone of finest quality. Bell is also . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--10:23: Nellie Gray Robertson
  • Granbury, Texas.
    Born in 1894 as the sixth and only daughter of William Jarrett Robertson and Arminda Barton Robertson, Nellie Gray Robertson grew up amid financial hardships in Hood County. She entered the University of Texas in the fall of . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--15:56: Algrunix Building, 1894
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    This Victorian Gothic structure with its onion-domed turret was named "Algrunix" for its three owners: Edward Allen, building contractor; Samuel Grumbine, self-trained attorney; and Hattie Nixon, wife of another building . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--18:00: Second National Bank, 1865
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    In 1955, the Second National Bank was the oldest bank in Crawford County in continuous operation. The 90th anniversary celebration featured displays of real and counterfeit bills for comparison, and currency dating from . . .

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

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    Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    Titusville by 1870 had become the commercial capital of the developing oil industry. Oilmen realized an organization was needed to keep track of business transactions. "In January 1871 one hundred and sixteen dealers, . . .

    (Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
    When World War I started in 1914, Poland was divided between the empires of Prussia, Austria, and Russia. In 1917, a Polish National Committee organized regiments of Polish-American men to fight under a Polish flag in . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/24/19--19:15: Corinthian Hall, 1865
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    A dedication ball, held in early December in spite of nearly impassable muddy streets, was attended by a "very select and brilliant assembly." There were tasteful decorations of flags and evergreens, "exceedingly good" . . .

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

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    Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/24/19--19:44: Kent Island
  • near Stevensville, Maryland.
    First English Settlement Within Maryland August - 1631

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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