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Waldschmidt Cemetery

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Camp Dennison, Ohio.
Waldschmidt Cemetery is located on land purchased from former New Jersey judge and Congressman John Cleves Symmes in 1795 by Christian Waldschmidt, one of the first settlers in the Little Miami River Valley. Waldschmidt, . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Robert Birdwell

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
A Knoxville native, Robert Birdwell grew up in the Lonsdale area before moving to Kingsport, Tenn. The GI Bill allowed him back to move back to Knoxville to study at the University of Tennessee and from there he attended the . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Suburban Park 1895-1905

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Unionville, Connecticut.
Also known as Rainbow Park, Suburban Park was owned and operated by the Farmington Street Railway Company, which charged fifteen cents for the one hour and fifteen-minute ride from Hartford. At thirty-five acres, the park . . .

(Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Internment Camp     Lochry’s Expedition, 1781

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near Cleves, Ohio.
side A Border warfare characterized the American Revolution on the northwest frontier. Between August 26 and September 15, 1781, sixty-four survivors of Lochry's Expedition were held captive by "Butler's Rangers" . . .

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

Frisco No. 4018

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Birmingham, Alabama.
"No. 4018 made it's last run from Bessemer, Alabama to Birmingham, Alabama on February 29, 1952 and was given by the railway to the City of Birmingham on May 29, 1952"

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Trading Path

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Charlotte, North Carolina.
Colonial trading route, dating from the seventeenth century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to the Catawba Indians in Carolina, passed nearby.

(Colonial Era • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

RMS Titanic Keel Laying Centenary

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, United Kingdom.
This plaque was unveiled on 31st March 2009 by John M Andrews, great nephew of Thomas Andrews, Chief Naval Architect, Harland & Wolff to commemorate the centenary of the keel laying of RMS Titanic Built on this slipway . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Findlay Market / General James Findlay

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Cincinnati, Ohio.
Findlay Market. Ohio’s oldest surviving municipal market house, Findlay Market was designed under the direction of City Civil Engineer Alfred West Gilbert (1816-1900). It was listed,on the National Register of Historic . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Catherine Wiley

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
Recognized as one of Knoxville’s most influential artists of the early 20th century, Catherine Wiley was born near Knoxville in Coal Creek (later Lake City, now Rocky Top). Her father worked in the coal industry before . . .

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

Charles Christopher Krutch

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
Born of German parents who settled in the area before the Civil War, Charles Christopher Krutch spent most of his life in Knoxville, the family home not far from here at 914 East Hill Avenue. Without formal training, Krutch . . .

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

Sag Harbor Whalers Memorial

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Sag Harbor, New York.
(First panel:) John E. Howell, born March 2, 1813, died July 23, 1840, while engaged in the whale fishery in the Pacific Ocean, in command of the ship France. He lost his life in an encounter with a sperm whale in the 28th . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

C. Kermit "Buck" Ewing

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Kermit "Buck" Ewing graduated from Carnegie Mellon University where he later taught art. Ewing started the University of Tennessee's visual arts program after moving to Knoxville in 1948. The . . .

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

The Trial of 1706

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Virginia Beach, Virginia.
At Witchduck Point, 10am July 10th 1706 Grace Sherwood, the daughter of a carpenter and the wife of a planter in the County of Princess Anne, was accused by neighbors of witchcraft. Grace was tried in the Second Princess . . .

(Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

“Fruit Brandy” Still

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Camarillo, California.
This "Fruit Brandy” still was donated by the Robert E. Nunn family. It had been on a ranch in the Santa Barbara area when Wm. Templeton [father of Beth Nunn, grandfather of Kevin and Kyle Nunn] rescued it. On display at the . . .

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

The Couey House

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Summerville, Georgia.
Built in the early 1840’s by Andrew McSelland Couey, this log house was one of the earliest pioneer homes in Chattooga County. As the land was cleared, the house was constructed of huge logs which were hoisted into place and . . .

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

Unionville

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Unionville, Connecticut.
Located at the west end of Farmington, the village of Unionville was first recognized as such by the U.S. Postal Service in 1834. Earlier it was called Langdon’s Quarter and then Union District. Residents took full advantage . . .

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

Racine's Underground Railroad Maritime Link

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Racine, Wisconsin.
In the mid-1800s, fugitive slaves traveled to Racine, hid in local sanctuaries, and embarked on the maritime connection of the Underground Railroad. Ships of abolition-friendly Great Lakes captains took them to Canadian . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1866 Penacook Academy 1875

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Boscawen, New Hampshire.
To honor and perpetuate the memory of those who actuated by their faith in education and their love for their community, by their wisdom, their courage, and their sacrifices, founded these schools, and with their associates . . .

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

Stearns and Foster Company

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Wyoming, Ohio.
The Stearns and Foster Company was co-founded by George S. Stearns, one of the founding fathers of the City of Wyoming, and Seth Foster. Family-owned for 139 years, the company saw the nation through three wars and the Great . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civilian Conservation Corps Camp

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near Hot Springs, South Dakota.
Camp NP-1 (DNP-1): located southeast of the cave entrance in Wind Cave Canyon Companies: 2754 - - 7/16/34-11/1/39 2757 detachment - - 4/18/40-8/1/40 The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal work-relief program during . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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