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Old Continental Road

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near Greenwich, New York.
Over which a detachment of Burgonye’s army under Col. Baum passed on its way to Bennington, VT Aug. 13, 1777.

(Roads & Vehicles • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bullard Paper Company Chimney

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Stillwater, New York.
Here 1880 while excavating for Bullard Paper Mill chimney, the remains of an unknown soldier and his horse were exhumed

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Pack's Ferry

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near Hinton, West Virginia.
During the Civil War, Pack's Ferry was a strategic river crossing for Federal troops in the area. On the morning of August 6, 1862, 900 men and 2 artillery guns of Confederate Col. G. C. Wharton's command fired on 23rd Ohio . . .

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

Lilly Bridge

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near Hinton, West Virginia.
The Lilly Truss Bridge was determined to be eligible for the National Register of Historic Places for its association with the creation of the Bluestone Dam and Bluestone Lake. It was built to provide a transportation link . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

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Cuero, Texas.
The great Gulf storm of 1875 in Indianola brought many Lutherans to Cuero. By 1880 German Lutherans were meeting for services conducted by pastors from nearby communities. The 1886 destruction of Indianola brought more . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Old Saint Mary's

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San Antonio, Texas.
After the Texas War for Independence, numerous immigrants, notably from Ireland, Germany, and the Eastern United States, arrived in San Antonio. The need to minister to these non-Hispanic Catholics prompted the Rt. Rev. John . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Military Headquarters

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San Antonio, Texas.
In a 2-story stone building, afterwards a hotel, Vance House. Established as administrative offices for U.S. Army during the Mexican War, 1846-1847. At this site on Feb. 16, 1861, Gen. David E. Twiggs surrendered $1,600,000 . . .

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

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church

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San Antonio, Texas.
Established on what was a part of the Alamo lands, Saint Mark's Espicopal Church traces its history to Trinity Church, a mission established in 1850 and disbanded in 1858. Saint Mark's church was organized in 1858 with the . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pipestem Falls

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Pipestem, West Virginia.
Name derived from the hollow stemmed shrub Spiraea alba which grows profusely along Big and Little Pipestem creeks. The first white man to see Pipestem was Christopher Gist, 1750, while exploring for the Ohio Land Company. . . .

(Exploration • Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Olive Furnace

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near South Webster, Ohio.
Olive Furnace in Lawrence County was one of the 83 blast furnaces in the Hanging Rock iron-making region of southeastern Ohio and northern Kentucky. John Campbell (1808–1891), the “Father of Ironton,” and others established . . .

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

Cuero Land and Immigration Company

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Cuero, Texas.
On Dec. 25, 1871, Cuero Land and Immigration Company was formed to develop 4,128 acres of land from J. A. Valdez y Gonzales League (granted 1833 by Mexico). Company charter was issued Feb. 7, 1872. There were four founders . . .

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

Brayton Flying Field

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Cuero, Texas.
In 1939 when the Nazis threatened world conquest, the United States had immediate need for thousands of pilots - more than could be trained at military fields alone. Aid was enlisted from civilian flying schools. One field . . .

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

Travis Park United Methodist Church

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San Antonio, Texas.
Founded by the Rev. John Wesley DeVilbiss (1818-83), missionary to Republic of Texas, who in 1844 preached first Protestant sermon ever heard in San Antonio and in June 1846 organized his congregation in the courthouse. . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Early Texas Bandstands

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Cuero, Texas.
This bandstand, successor to earlier ones in Cuero, is a replica of the first one erected in this park - used for concerts, patriotic meetings, bazaars, ice cream socials, political rallies, street dances. Cuero musicians . . .

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

Jordan's Chapel

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Pipestem, West Virginia.
1st frame church in the area, located .8 mi, NW. Built 1852 in the Greek Revival style, Prominent local brothers Gordon & Thomas Jordan gave land and lumber. Used by the Methodists many years.

(Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mercer County / Summers County

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near Pipestem, West Virginia.
Summers County Formed, 1871, from Monroe, Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer. Named for the distinguished jurist of Kanawha, George W. Summers. Dr. Thomas Walker and companions explored the Greenbrier Valley, 1750, for the . . .

(Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Neely "Plantation"

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Pipestem, West Virginia.
John "Buttermilk” W. Neely, Sr. (1780-1865) & Delilah Sweeney Neely (1784)-1851) settled here in 1822 on 3,000 acres and reared 10 children. Property comprised total area of Pipestem St. Park. Nearby, Pipestem Knob is site . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1869 Lighthouse

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Saugerties, New York.
Situated 0.5 mi east. Marks Hudson River shoals and the entrance to Saugerties Harbor on the Esopus Creek. Replaced 1835 lighthouse

(Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Glasco Turnpike

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near Saugerties, New York.
Road from early glass works on the upper Sawkill, to shipping point on Hudson, above Rondout. Named for sign on company's warehouse.

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Goliad Lodge No. 94 A.F. & A.M.

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Goliad, Texas.
First met on Aug. 18, 1851. Chartered Jan. 24, 1852. First Worshipful Master was A. H. Biscoe. All meetings have been held in this rubble stone building since it was erected in 1854. Post office and city hall occupied the . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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