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Malta Ridge Cemetery

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Malta, New York.
Earliest recorded grave 1805. Some early family graves are Arnold, Baker, Brown, Chase, Crouch, Fish, Hill, Ireland, Millard, Phillips, Ramsdale Reno, Riley, Rowley, Wiggins.

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

In Memory of Robert Crain

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Newburg, Maryland.
It was the wisdom and farsighted vision of Robert Crain, with his public spirit and progressive purpose, that resulted in the building of the first highway connecting southern Maryland to the rest of the state. With energy, . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Early Days in Ephrata

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Ephrata, Washington.
Ephrata was a summer Indian camp. Hundreds of Indians spent weeks gathering roots at the springs west of here. Ephrata was the gateway between Walla Walla & Okanogan. Indians, military expeditions, and wagons traveled here . . .

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

Riverside Drive Bridge

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Glendale, California.
Originally known as the Victory Boulevard bridge, the Riverside Drive bridge was constructed in 1938 to improve a bottleneck caused by an earlier wooden bridge. It was partially funded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s . . .

(Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rich Hill Through the Years

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Bel Alton, Maryland.
) 1666 Hugh Thomas receives a 600 acre patent to "Rich Hill." ) 1666—1714 Beginnings ) 1714—1807 Brown Family Era ) (Image of Dr. Gustavus Brown) ) Scottish immigrant Dr. Gustavus Brown builds the house. 1729 ) 1807—1971 Cox . . .

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

The First Completed Monument Dedicated to the Memory of George Washington

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near Zittlestown, Maryland.
In commemoration of the first completed monument dedicated to the memory of George Washington. Citizens of Boonsboro on July 4, 1827 marched behind the Stars and Stripes to this site and built the tower to 15 feet. They . . .

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

Wiliam Clayborne Memorial

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Alexandria, Virginia.
Artist David Hess created this transept of found and cast materials. His design is in recognition of William Clayborne, the colonial surveyor and is based upon the artist's personal research into tools of the surveying trade from that period.

(Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Riley-Allen Cobblestone House

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Ballston Spa, New York.
C.1830. Type of structure rare in this area. Owned by Philip Riley & heirs 1857- 1971. Home of Robert R. and Melinda A. Allen since 1974.

(Architecture) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dunning Street Common

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Ballston Spa, New York.
Given by Michael Dunning. Parade ground for militia training in the Revolution. Preserved as village green for grazing, horse races and other town festivities.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Bartlett House

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Malta, New York.
C. 1834, one of oldest Greek Revival farmhouses in Malta. Families here were Tompkins, Patrick, Riley, Bryan, Blackburn, Slade, Bartlett since 1971

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

Ways to Explore Southern Maryland’s Scenic and Historic Routes

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Newburg, Maryland.
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail This unique trail is designed for you to experience by boat. It is America’s first waterway national historic trail and includes more than 3,000 miles explored by Captain . . .

(Colonial Era • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Schauber House

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Ballston Lake, New York.
1806 Federal home of David (1773-1843) and Maphlet Schauber and their 12 children.

(Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of First Court

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Malta, New York.
Courts of Common Pleas and General Sessions, held in the residence of Samuel Clark, later first Supervisor of Malta

(Government) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Malta West Ridge Cemetery

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Malta, New York.
Formerly Collamer Cemetery. Oldest recorded grave 1796. Veterans’ graves from World Wars I and II, Civil War, War of 1812 and Revolutionary War.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wiggins-Brown-Nolen

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Malta, New York.
Vernacular Greek Revival farmhouse of David Wiggins and wife Mary A. 1840-1874 Charles H. Brown family home 1900-1965. Purchased 1970 and restored Thomas V. & Juanita Nolen

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

Marvin Homestead

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Malta, New York.
Home of William Marvin and Susanna (Wright) Marvin his wife, pioneer settlers in Town of Malta. Land purchased April 2, 1772. House built circa 1790.

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

Explore your Cheaspeake

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Newburg, Maryland.
Welcome to the Chesapeake region, a place that celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers. Discover our proud traditions and precious resources at Chesapeake Bay Gateways. The . . .

(Colonial Era • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Discover Southern Maryland’s Amazing Stories of Exploration, Hope, and Courage

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Newburg, Maryland.
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail “Passing along the coast, searching every inlet, and bay, fit for harbours and habitations…” Captain Johns Smith, describing his explorations of the Chesapeake region in . . .

(Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tension of Liberty

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Port Tobacco, Maryland.
A working farm provided a refuge for religion at the cost of freedom for enslaved laborers. The history of Saint Ignatius Church reaches back to the English colony of Maryland. Lord Baltimore, the colony's founder, recruited . . .

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

Remembrance

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La Plata, Maryland.
This monument is dedicated to all the men and women who have honorably served in the armed services of the United States during conflict and in peace. Dedicated November 11, 1991 La Plata, Maryland (Small marker at base.) To . . .

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