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    Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    [Honor Roll of Veterans] [not transcribed]

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

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  • 08/25/19--09:49: Tucker House
  • Centreville, Maryland.
    Built circa 1794 on the second lot to be sold in Centreville, the Tucker House is a good example of what many of the earliest homes in the town were like. It originally was two rooms deep and one room wide, a popular style . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--09:52: Female Seminary
  • Centreville, Maryland.
    This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Female Seminary 1876

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Centreville, Maryland.
    In 1876 The Centreville National Bank of Maryland (predecessor to CNB) was established, and in 1904 constructed this building, its headquarters, to replace the one nearby that was destroyed by fire.

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

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  • 08/25/19--10:18: She Fought for Equal Access
  • Centreville, Maryland.
    Lucretia Kennard was a woman who knew how to make a difference. Arriving in Queen Anne's County in 1903, she was appalled by the poor quality of education for black students. In those days, schools were segregated by race, . . .

    (20th Century • African Americans • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--10:19: Mullens
  • Mullens, West Virginia.
    Settled by A.J. Mullins, 1894. Change in spelling by failure to dot the “i”. Center of Smokeless coal field. First commercial coal mine in this county was opened here in 1908. The Virginian Railroad reached the town, 1906. . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--10:36: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Centreville, Maryland.
    St. Paul's Parish was officially established as a result of the Vestry Act and the formal record of the vestry proceedings began on May 8, 1694. On May 1, 1834, the cornerstone for the church was laid by the Rev. Robert . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--10:47: Mullens
  • Mullens, West Virginia.
    Settled by A.J. Mullins, 1894. Change in spelling by failure to dot the “i”. Center of Smokeless coal field. First commercial coal mine in this county was opened here in 1908. The Virginian Railroad reached the town, 1906. . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--10:49: Thomas' Chapel
  • Marydel, Delaware.
    The site of one of the earliest Methodist Churches in America, the first structure was built in 1761 as an Episcopal Church. Built of logs, the church was referred to as the Log or Forest Chapel. According to tradition, . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--10:59: Rescue House of Prayer
  • Felton, Delaware.
    Organized on December 9, 1877, the Felton Methodist Protestant Church originally held services for several years in the Knights of Pythias Hall. In 1880, a parcel of land on High Street was deeded to the church trustees by . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--11:04: Honor and Remember
  • Felton, Delaware.
    World War I William Kendall Frampton World War II Loran Charles Adams Caleb Oliver Simpler John Albert Ware Ernest Thomas Roe Robert James Seward Russell Louis Brittingham Nathaniel Luff Warrington Carroll Franklin Norris, . . .

    (Military • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--11:07: Veterans Memorial
  • Seaford, Delaware.
    In honor of those that served and are serving

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--11:10: Killed in Action Memorial
  • Seaford, Delaware.
    In honor of those who gave up their life for freedom

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Seaford, Delaware.
    In October 1856, famed Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman organized what is considered by Tubman scholars to be "one of her most complicated and clever escape attempts." Working at the request of a fiancé who had . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--11:30: Hiram Lodge No. 21 A.F&A.M.
  • Seaford, Delaware.
    Hiram Lodge No. 21 was granted a charter by the Masonic Grand Lodge of Delaware on June 27, 1866 making it the first lodge chartered in Delaware after the Civil War. Members held meetings in the adjacent Odd Fellows Hall . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--11:42: Town of Blades
  • Blades, Delaware.
    Situated on the banks of the Nanticoke River, the town of Blades was first known as "Bladesville" and named for the Blades family. James Blades, an early railroad pioneer, purchased a tract of land which extended to present . . .

    (Politics • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--11:48: Armed Forces Memorial
  • Blades, Delaware.
    . . .

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

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    Seaford, Delaware.
    Since its founding in 1901 by 50 concerned citizens, a volunteer fire department has served the Seaford Community. Although independent of the City of Seaford, the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department has worked closely with . . .

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

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    Seaford, Delaware.
    This tribute stands to honor our past, present, and future members of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. (LASVFD) On February 18, 1935, fifteen charter members met to establish the Ladies . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--12:20: Bethel Church
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    In the 1780s, African American Methodists in Philadelphia and Baltimore walked out of white-controlled Methodist churches to protest discriminatory treatment. In 1816, these independent black Methodists from Philadelphia, . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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