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Gaps in the Story

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near Luray, Virginia.
Imagine it’s 1740. You're traveling west, and you've arrived at this point on Pass Mountain. You have to cross that next mountain on the other side of the valley, and there are no roads to guide you. Where will you cross? . . .

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

Canada Hose Company No. 1

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Built by volunteer firemen 1845 Canada Company organized 1830 Cumberland Hose Company organized 1839 Equipment included : Gooseneck fire engine – four ladders – three hooks – three axes and 30 dollars a gift of the city . . .

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

Church of St. Patrick, Cumberland

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Cumberland, Maryland.
A log chapel dedicated to St. Mary was built on this site in 1791. The first parishioners were mostly English Catholics from Southern Maryland. A brick church replaced the log building in 1939. Cumberland became a major . . .

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

Church of Saint Patrick

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Cumberland, Maryland.
The Cumberland Roman Catholic Parish was established in 1790 by Father Dennis Cahill, a missionary working in Western Maryland. A log church dedicated to Mary the Mother of God was soon erected in 1791 at the front of the . . .

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

Cumberland City Hall

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Cumberland City Hall Named to the National Register of Historic Places March 1973

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

First Federal Court and Postoffice

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Cumberland, Maryland.
First Federal Court and Postoffice Named to the National Register of Historic Places May 1973

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

Bell Tower

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Bell Tower First Jail and Police Station Erected 1886 Named to National Register Feb. 20, 1973

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

213 Washington Street

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Built ca. 1845 National Register Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

217 Washington Street

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Built ca. 1900 National Register Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

222 Washington Street

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Built ca. 1894 National Register Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

Shriver House

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Shriver House ca. 1859 National Register of Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

301 Washington Street

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Built ca. 1860 National Register Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

Bane House

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Cumberland, Maryland.
Bane House 1922 National Register Historic Places Washington Street Historic District

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

William Edward Shuck, Jr.

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Ridgeley, West Virginia.
In grateful memory of William Edward Shuck, Jr. who died in service of his country on 3 July 1952 in Korea He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live, and grow, and increase its . . .

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

Ridgeley Honor Roll

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

In Memory

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Ridgeley, West Virginia.
Kenneth Baker William Cline Richard Duer Frederick Digman John Derosa Robert Galford Richard Spence William Shuck Jr. Charles Woods Alva Diehl David Bootman Myrle Zimmers John Sensabauch Lewis Pryor Roland Showers Jr. . . .

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

Combined Veterans Memorial

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

West Virginia

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Wiley Ford, West Virginia.
"The Mountain State"—western part of the Commonwealth of Virginia until June 20, 1863. Settled by the Germans and Scots-Irish. It became a line of defense between the English and French during the French and Indian War, . . .

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Flintstone Veterans Memorial

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Flintstone, Maryland.
A memorial to our veterans both living and dead who served in the Armed Forces of the United States In honor of SPL 4 Donald Klinton awarded the bronze star with V Device for heroism 1967 Killed Mar. 25, 1968 while serving . . .

(Military • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McCausland's Raid

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near Flintstone, Maryland.
During the Civil War, retribution by one side for "atrocities" committed against civilian by the other quickly escalated. Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early, during his 1864 Maryland invasion, demanded that several towns pay . . .

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