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Meade County Monument

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Brandenburg, Kentucky.
Meade County 1823 Brandenburg 1825 Brandenburg Ferry operated 1804 – 1966 January 1937 Major flood occurred April 3, 1974 Series of tornadoes devastated Brandenburg area Gen. John Hunt Morgan and apprx 3,000 troops of the . . .

(Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Morgan ~~ On To Ohio

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Brandenburg, Kentucky.
July 7, 1863, Morgan’s CSA Cavalry arrived here, captured the steamers JOHN B. MCCOMBS and ALICE DEAN. Next day they began crossing river. Indiana militia fired on them but fled under return fire. ALICE DEAN burned after . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Robinson Cottage (1926)

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Sayville, New York.
The stucco cottage was built by George Robinson and was located on the northwest corner of Main and Greene Streets in Sayville. Used by Lillian Robinson as a real estate sales office and as the Bicentennial Cottage in 1976. . . .

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

Early Meade County Leader / Meade County Courthouse

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Brandenburg, Kentucky.
(side 1) Early Meade County Leader Most of the original plot of this town owned by Solomon Brandenburg, an early settler who served in War of 1812. He built the Old Walnut Log Tavern, a double log house which served as . . .

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

Morgan's Headquarters

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Brandenburg, Kentucky.
This house, built 1832, owned in 1863 by Col. Robert Buckner, War of 1812 veteran, was headquarters, July 7-8, of CSA General J.H. Morgan. Raiders crossing river on captured steamers interrupted as US gunboat ELK arrived. . . .

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

Woodstock

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Woodstock, Connecticut.
Front Near this place, in 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is now Hartford. In 1674 John Eliot, Apostle to the Indians, Pastor of the First Church in . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tuthill Case House (1850)

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Sayville, New York.
This Greek-Revival structure was built by Captain Benjamin Tuthill in 1850 and was located in Sayville, NY. It was sold to John F. and Lizzie Case in 1907. Lillian Robinson purchased it from Case descendents in 1946. The . . .

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

American Farm Windmill

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Sayville, New York.
This windmill was used for pumping ground water on the Powell Estate in Sayville, L.I., N.Y. It was located at the foot of Handsome & Greene Aves on the Great South Bay. It was moved by Arthur O’Dell in 1914 to his farm on . . .

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

Carriage Shed

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Sayville, New York.
This structure is a replica of one found in St. James, NY. The lean-to roof line on this shed is characteristic for 1860 construction, which included board and batten siding seen here as well.

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Percy Williams Cottage (1901)

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Sayville, New York.
This wood structure was located in East Islip on the grounds of Pineacres, the estate of Percy Williams (1857-1923) a medicine man, comedy star, land developer, vaudeville theater owner, and philanthropist. Pineacres had 48 . . .

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

Birthplace of Hines

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Woodbury, Kentucky.
Capt. Thomas Henry Hines enlisted in the Confederate Army, 1861. With Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan, 1862-63. Captured, July '63, in Ohio with Morgan. Led escape from Federal prison, Nov. '63. Leader of northwest conspiracy '64. . . .

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

Crowley Louisiana Post Office 1913

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Crowley, Louisiana.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Making Linsey-Woolsey

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near Traphill, North Carolina.
Caroline Brinegar had to plan ahead for many months to make a garment. She made her family's clothes from a fabric called linsey-woolsey that she wove on her loom. Linsey-woolsey is woven from wool yarn and linen (flax) . . .

(Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Mountain Home

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near Traphill, North Carolina.
All the materials Martin Brinegar needed for building a cabin were here on this farm—trees, rocks, even clay. Martin Brinegar began building this cabin in 1886. Working in his spare time, it took him three years to finish . . .

(Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Brinegar Family

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near Traphill, North Carolina.
The Brinegars were not famous or rich, but they were important to their families and neighbors. In 1876 Martin Brinegar purchased this 125 acre farm from Henderson Crouse, Caroline Joines' uncle, for $200. Two years later . . .

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

Marine Life

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Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
When the first Polynesians landed in Hawaii, most of the life they found here was unique to this place. Organisms found only in one place are called endemic — and Hawaii has one of the highest rates of endemism on the . . .

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

Ships Bell

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Coronado, California.
Presented on Behalf of Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet by Rear Admiral W.L. Friedell Commandant, Eleventh Naval District 24 November 1945 H.I.J.M.S. Junyo Built Nagasaki Commissioned 6 May 1942 . . .

(War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kauila and the Sea Turtles of Punalu'u

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Naalehu, Hawaii.
The mystical turtle, Kauila, makes her home in the Ka’u District at Punalu’u Bay. According to Hawaiian mythology, Kauila was empowered with the ability to turn herself from turtle into human form and would play with the . . .

(Animals • Churches & Religion • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ki'ope Pond

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Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
This sacred pond was built with lava rock and coral mortar in the mid 1800's. It once served as a bathhouse for the royal families. Fresh water empties into Ki’ ope pond through underground springs along the edges of the . . .

(Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Shaw's Station / Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church

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Leitchfield, Kentucky.
Shaw's Station Named for Benham (Bonum) Shaw, this pioneer settlement (today's Leitchfield) was located at the headwaters of Beaver Dam Creek. This station was a stop along the important trail which ran from settlements at . . .

(Churches & Religion • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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