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3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
3rd, (James) Battalion South Carolina Infantry Commanders Captain Joshua M. Townsend (Killed) Captain B.M. Whitner.

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

Railroads in Long Eddy

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Long Eddy, New York.
The Erie Railroad provided service to Long Eddy from the late 1800's to 1962. Freight such as milk and bluestone were picked up at sidings along the way and brought to market in New York City. Passenger service ranged from . . .

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

James A. Garfield

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Hiram, Ohio.
James A. Garfield was a student, faculty member and then served as Hiram College's Principal (then the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute) from 1857-63 and as President of the United States from 1880 until his assassination . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Education • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Long Eddy Ferries

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Long Eddy, New York.
In the 1800's, Long Eddy had two ferries crossing the Delaware River, one located at the end of Ferry Street and the other at the end of the Long Eddy. The ferries were guided across the river by a cable and were powered by . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Logging

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Long Eddy, New York.
Logging was done throughout the area. Loggers would cut the trees during the winter and skid them close to streams to float them down to the Delaware in the spring. Once in the river, hundreds of logs were fastened together . . .

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

Fort Duffield

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West Point, Kentucky.
(side 1) During the Civil War, Louisville was an important supply depot for the Union army. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N), which ran east of West Point, was vulnerable to Confederate attacks. Needing to protect . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Great Raid and West Point

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West Point, Kentucky.
Morgan, approaching the Ohio River, sent Captains Samuel Taylor and Henry Clay Meriweather and 130 men ahead to Brandenburg to secure boats for the crossing. It is unclear when Morgan’s men entered the town of West Point. A . . .

(Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History of Koritansky Hall

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Hiram, Ohio.
The Mecca Community Church was constructed on what is now State Route 46 in Mecca, Ohio and dedicated in the fall of 1842. Identified as a place where James A. Garfield preached, it was purchased by Hiram College in 2007, . . .

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

Jules Coco Building

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Marksville, Louisiana.
Left section of this building was built in 1899 and the right section was added in 1918 by Jules Coco, a local merchant. This building has housed general merchandize (sic) stores, a Ford dealership, photo studio, hat shop, . . .

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

Hiram College

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Hiram, Ohio.
Founded in 1850 by the Disciples of Christ, or "Campbellites," this institution of higher education was chartered as Hiram College in 1867. The College's original charter provided for instruction for both men and women, and . . .

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

Oliver and Rosetta Snow

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near Mantua, Ohio.
Oliver and Rosetta Snow, who built this home in 1815, immigrated to Mantua from Becket, Massachusetts, in 1805 with two daughters and raised five more children here. Oliver prospered as a farmer, served Portage County in a . . .

(Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mantua Center Historic District

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Mantua, Ohio.
Side A The most notable feature of Mantua Center is the "Village Green," which harkens back to the New England heritage of Mantua Center's early settlers. The Green sets upon land donated by Hezekiah Nooney Sr. and was . . .

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

La Bahía Cemetery

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Goliad, Texas.
La Bahía Cemetery is located in the community of La Bahía and was established in conjunction with the chapel of Presidio Nuestra Señora Santa María de Loreto de La Bahía. The presidio had been relocated in 1749 to the banks . . .

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

Battle of San Patricio

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San Patricio, Texas.
The battle of San Patricio was fought in the streets of Old San Patricio at 3:00 A.M. on February 27, 1836. The general council of the provisional government of Texas had instructed Francis W. Johnson and Dr. James Grant to . . .

(War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Judge James Arthur White and the Civilian Conservation Corps at Goliad State Park

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Goliad, Texas.
Mississippi native and Goliad County Judge James Arthur White (1878-1953) possessed a fervent interest in Texas history, notably that of his adopted city of Goliad. He began in 1928 to organize support for a state park to . . .

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

Mt. Zion Covered Bridge

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near Springfield, Kentucky.
The covered bridge over Little Beech Fork is 211 feet long and 16 feet wide. It utilizes the Burr truss design and is one of the longest multi-spans in Ky. The contractors were H. I. and William F. Barnes of Mount . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Weser

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near Weesatche, Texas.
Many German and Polish immigrants came to Texas in the 19th century on a ship named Weser. Arriving at the Port of Galveston, a number of the pioneer settlers made their way overland to this area, establishing a community in . . .

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

Isaac Shelby

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Danville, Kentucky.
First governor of Kentucky 1792-1796 Fifth governor of Kentucky 1812-1816 One of Shelby’s first acts as Governor was to call for and help design the Great Seal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The figures of a pioneer and . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

War Memorial

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Springfield, Kentucky.
World War I 1914-1918 Alvin L. Bottom Roy Cocanougher James Ellery Robert Sterling Ensor George Lloyd Haydon, Jr. John Peters James Lloyd Parrott Stephen Ormsby Parrott, Jr. Sammy Reed John Manning Simms John Spaulding . . .

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

Korean War Marker

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Springfield, Kentucky.
Service Battery 623 F.A. BN. Kentucky National Guard Ordered Into Service Jan. 23, 1951 Sailed for Korea Dec. 4, 1951 2nd Korean Winter Korea – Summer / fall 1952 3rd Korean Winter Korea – Summer 1953 Men from Washington . . .

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