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Golden Pond

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Golden Pond, Kentucky.
A town from 1882-1969. Named for nearby pond which gives a golden reflection from the sunrays. It was originally two settlements, Fungo and Golden Pond, later becoming one. Twice destroyed by fire and rebuilt, 1898 and 1936. . . .

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

St. Joseph's Parish

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Golden Pond, Kentucky.
Settlement of German immigrants founded the first Catholic Church in the county, 1882, a mission of the Louisville diocese. Prussian agriculture, architecture, and traditions flourished under their influence. Due to . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Sniper

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near Aurora, Kentucky.
In 1862 Jack Hinson swore revenge against Union Army when two sons were executed as bushwhackers. From ambush he picked off men in blue uniforms on gun boats and on land. With a price on his head, he continued his vendetta . . .

(War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Le quai et la Villégiature / The Quay and Village Life

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Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec.
Au XIXe siècle, tout le long de la rive sud, des quais sont construits pour répondre aux besoins du transport maritime. En 1853, on construit un quai à Berthier-en-Bas. Plusieurs quais de la région possèdent une salle . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

La seigneurie de Berthier / The Seigniory of Berthier

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Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec.
La seigneurie de Berthier accordée, le 29 octobre 1672, au sieur Berthier, officier de Carignan, passa à la famille des Bergères de Rigauville. ————————————————— The seigniory of Berthier, granted to the Sieur Berthier, of . . .

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

Inundated Site

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Fairdealing, Kentucky.
Birmingham, six miles north, was one of the oldest settlements in Marshall County and a major early boat landing. Settled 1849; named by British settlers for Birmingham, England. Town covered as Kentucky Lake formed; . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Shelby McCallum

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near Benton, Kentucky.
Born in Tn. in 1917, he moved to Benton in 1939 to manage the old Benton Theater. He served in the Army during WWII, then returned home & opened several drive-in theaters. He founded WCBL AM, Dec. 1954 and operated it for . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

James R. Lemon (1848-1919)

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Benton, Kentucky.
Owner and editor of Benton Tribune and Mayfield Messenger and author of a Marshall County history lived here. Lemon, in 1884, also founded Big Singing Day. This evolved from Southern Harmony, a hymn-singing custom popular in . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Action

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Benton, Kentucky.
On March 23, 1864, two days before the Battle of Paducah, detached forces of Confederate Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's cavalry coming up from Columbus, Miss., and Union troops, both searching for horses, met by accident near . . .

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

Dr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp Park

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Salt Lake City, Utah.
When Dr. Ellis Reynolds Shipp graduated from Women's Medical College in Philadelphia with a specialty in obstetrics and diseases of women and children, she returned to Salt Lake City to practice medicine and open her School . . .

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

Welcome to the Cottonwood Heights Historic Walk

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
The history of Cottonwood Heights is quite unique. Unlike so many of the older cities in Salt Lake County, our city is comprised of areas that were once several different communities. Among these were Cottonwood, Big . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

South Butler School

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
The South Butlerville School was build about 1892 at 2235 East on the north side of Creek Road (8200 South). The school was built of brick, and the foundation was granite rock. Using a team of horses and a wagon, David Alma . . .

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

Agriculture

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
During their first 20-plus years in the Salt Lake Valley, people who settled this area did so at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. They depended on the sawmills and later the mines as a means of support. Following the . . .

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

Charles "Chalou" Trepagnier Building

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Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
This building built in 1868 served as the Ascension parish Courthouse and jail. On June 1, 2017, the Ascension Parish Council officially changed the name to Charles "Chalou" Trepagnier Building in honor of his 51 years as a . . .

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

The Bluff

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Carmen, Idaho.
"On August 21, 1805, Captain Clark and party camped near this spot. Clark wrote "crossed the river and went over a point of high land and struck it again near a bluff on the right side...those two men joined me at my camp on . . .

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

First Irrigation Project

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Tendoy, Idaho.
Arriving at the headwaters of Lemhi River, a company of Latter-Day Saint men who had been called to establish a mission among the Indians proceeded approximately 30 miles downstream, selected a site for a fort and a tract of . . .

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

Salmon River Mission

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Tendoy, Idaho.
On April 7, 1855, at the conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Pres. Brigham Young called 27 elders to found a mission among the Indians of the Salmon River Country, Oregon Territory, with Thomas S. . . .

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

The Salmon River Mission

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near Tendoy, Idaho.
There are four plaques, one on each side, of this monument.) The Indian Mission Call: Issued by Brigham Young to 27 elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) at Salt Lake City, April 6 1855. "Go into . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sacajawea

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near Salmon, Idaho.
The Indian woman who guided the Lewis and Clark Expedition through this territory in 1805, was born near this spot in 1786.

(Exploration • Native Americans • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kentucky Writer

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Benton, Kentucky.
Born in Benton, 1918, Joe Creason often spoke of his birthplace as "the only town in Kentucky where I was born." He became an outstanding journalist. His daily column, "Joe Creason's Kentucky," in Louisville Courier-Journal . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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