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  • 09/06/19--18:28: Richard Malcolm Smith
  • Mineola, Texas.
    Born in Kentucky, Richard Malcolm Smith came to Texas in his youth. He found work as a journalist with the Galveston News and the Brazos Pilot. Smith attended his first Democratic state convention in 1878. He became a lawyer . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--18:28: Robert N. Stafford
  • Mineola, Texas.
    A Georgia native and son of a Methodist minister, Robert N. Stafford moved to Mineola in 1880. He was county attorney from 1880 to 1882, served two terms as district attorney, and was elected to the Texas Senate in 1894. He . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Government • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--18:34: Vietnam Memorial
  • Lonaconing, Maryland.
    With pride, we honor all those who served and those who died during the war in Vietnam 1959 to 1975

    (War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    (English:) Originally built as the Gibson House in 1873 by Alex Gibson and his son, John, it stood on Connell St. Following the 1881 fire that wiped out most of the buildings on Main St., the Gibsons built a new hotel at the . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--18:38: Seth Thomas Clock
  • Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Communications • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--18:44: Robert Moses (Lefty) Grove
  • Lonaconing, Maryland.
    A native of Lonaconing, Lefty Grove was one of baseball's all-time great pitchers. In 17 seasons (1925-1941) as a Major Leaguer, he won 300 games and lost 141 for a .680 percentage. Pitching for Philadelphia and Boston, he . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:00: Point Pleasant
  • Clarksville City, Texas.
    From about 1850 until 1871, a post office, which served the Point Pleasant community, operated near this site. The area was known as Gilead under the first postmaster, L. B. Camp, who earlier had established a ferry crossing . . .

    (Notable Places • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lonaconing, Maryland.
    Midway between the towns of Frostburg and Westernport stands the Lonaconing Iron Furnace - a mute reminder of a once important industry in the George's Creek valley. The George's Creek Coal & Iron Company was founded in . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:06: The Chaseway...
  • Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
    This nine-tenths of a mile pathway leads to the beach and Eagles Mere Park. The Chaseway honors Captain Embley Shafer Chase, general manager of the Eagles Mere Syndicate (1886 to 1919), and the originator of much that is . . .

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

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    Lonaconing, Maryland.
    Named to the National Register of Historic Places — June 19, 1973 Presented by the Preservation Society of Allegany County, Inc. May 1974

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

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    Escanaba, Michigan.
    This tablet marks the site of the first public schoolhouse erected in Escanaba. 1867 Placed by Lewis Cass Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1934

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--19:17: Dedicated to Mary E. Myers
  • Lonaconing, Maryland.
    Mary led the effort in forming the Lonaconing Furnace Park Association for preserving the Lonaconing Iron Furnace, now a historic landmark, and in establishing the community park at this location. Revered and beloved as a . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:19: Vinton Station
  • near McArthur, Ohio.
    The loss of their baggage train and artillery at Buffington Island allowed Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and cavalrymen to travel cross-country in an effort to shake their Union pursuers and avoid revealing . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:21: The Allegheny Hotel
  • Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
    On this site stood The Allegheny Hotel Built in 1885 Owned and operated by generations of the Peale family Torn down 1978-1979

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:23: Turnbull Mine Car
  • Lonaconing, Maryland.
    Bill Turnbull was the original owner of the coal car. The car was removed from the Turnbull mine in 1985. Second owner of the car was Bob Phillips. The car was then used as a decorative yard item. In 1987 the car was moved . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--19:39: Picket Post No. 1
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    In the predawn darkness of February 21, 1865, Confederate Lt. Jesse McNeill and his Partisan Rangers approached Cumberland from the west on this road. Unlike most guerrilla raiders, who targeted the Baltimore and Ohio . . .

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

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  • 09/06/19--19:49: Allegany County Academy
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    During the Civil War, enormous numbers of sick and wounded soldiers overwhelmed both medical science and available hospitals. Approximately fifteen buildings in Cumberland were pressed into service to care for the maimed and . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--20:06: Rosedale Cemetery
  • Gladewater, Texas.
    When John Kettle Armstrong and his wife Sarah bought 160 acres here in 1844, they were among the first settlers. Sarah died in 1856 and Armstrong set aside this tract for a cemetery. Tradition says the Armstrong slaves were . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    (English:) Completed in 1884, St. Luke's Anglican Church is the third Anglican Church to be erected on this site, its uncompleted predecessor having been destroyed by the Woodstock Fire of 1881. The first church erected on . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/19--20:59: Cherokee Trace
  • White Oak, Texas.
    In 1821 near this site, Cherokee Indians blazed a trail from near Nacogdoches, Texas, to their home reservation at White River, Ark. They slashed trees, cleared path, planted "Cherokee" roses, and established camps at . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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