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Grass Hills

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near Sanders, Kentucky.
Home and family cemetery of Lewis Sanders, 1781-1861. House built 1819, on land wife inherited from Col. George Nicholas, key drafter of Kentucky Constitution and the first state Attorney General. Sanders organized first . . .

(Animals • Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sanders

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Sanders, Kentucky.
Gen. George Rogers Clark used route through here, circa 1780s, called Clark’s War Road, Drennon’s Lick to Ohio River. First called Rislerville, then Liberty Station. In 1874, renamed Sanders, for “Wash” Sanders, local . . .

(Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Peter Wunderlich Home

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Klein, Texas.
Peter and Sophie Krimmel Wunderlich built this original home in 1891. Peter was the son of Johann Peter Wunderlich, the first German Wunderlich to settle in Texas. This house is made of pine lumber without knots and came . . .

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

Ghent

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Ghent, Kentucky.
Known as McCool’s Creek Settlement it was laid off in 1809 on land of Samuel Sanders, whose father was here early as 1795. Thirteen families came from Virginia, 1800. Traditionally, on visit here about 1816, Henry Clay a . . .

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

Gospel Hill Cemetery

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near Silver Lake, Indiana.
A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and Lake Township Trustee Molly Bradford

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

Site of Pomeroy Houses

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near Copake Falls, New York.
Maps dating to the mid-19th century indicate that two dwellings once stood in this location. The homes were probably built in the early 1850's. One of the houses belonged to the first owner of the Copake Iron Works, Lemuel . . .

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

Blowing Engine House

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Copake Falls, New York.
This brick building once housed bellows to drive air into the blast furnace. The Blowing Engine House , an addition to the 1840's/1850's Machine Shop, is depicted on an 1888 property map. The building's brick buttresses were . . .

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

North Highlands

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near Cold Spring, New York.
ME church est. here 1812 Rebuilt 1851 & 1878 Active through 1949 Demolished 2006

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Native American Fishing on the Turtle River

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near Turtle River, Minnesota.
Near this spot, archaeologists found evidence for a Native American fishing camp. Pottery from the camp indicates that people lived here at various times between 3,000 and 600 years ago during what is known as the Woodland . . .

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

Lincoln in Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin.
As Commander in Chief, Abraham Lincoln was largely responsible for the successful outcome of the Civil War (1861-1865), presiding over an army of unprecedented size - 2.3 million men. About 91,000 of these soldiers were . . .

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

James Tandy Ellis

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Ghent, Kentucky.
Birthplace of poet, humorist, columnist, raconteur, soldier. He brought pleasure to thousands with his dialectal stories and banjo songs of the Blue Grass, and his unique fictional character of “Uncle Rambo.” For 20 years . . .

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

Benjamin Craig

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Carrollton, Kentucky.
Grave of one of founders of Port William (now Carrollton). Craig laid off town on 613 acres which he and James Hawkins owned; the legislature incorporated it in 1794. He erected the first brick house in county, 1792. Born in . . .

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Alexandria National Cemetery

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Pineville, Louisiana.
Civil War Alexandria Alexandria, Louisiana, served briefly of the Confederate Department of the Trans-Mississippi, as the headquarters a vast area encompassing states and territories west of the Mississippi River. In . . .

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

Lafayette College Civil War Memorial

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
These Died For The Union 1861-1865 Class of 1836 Richard A. Oakford Sidney M. Layton Class of 1837 Daniel J. Carey Class of 1840 Horatio S. Howell Class of 1852 Walter Scott Briggs Class of 1856 Robert M. Mc Cormick . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nightriders

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Geaorgetown, Louisiana.
The Harrisonburg Road was a wagon trail in the 1800s that connected the Natchez Trace to the El Camino Real. This section of the road, along the border of Grant Parish and Winn Parish, is where the West Kimbrell Clan-other . . .

(Law Enforcement • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Ky. River Toll Bridge

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Carrollton, Kentucky.
The Old Kentucky River Toll Bridge first surveyed November 1897 and incorporated Nov. 1898. J.F. Jett, M.I. Barker, John J. Orr, and Martin L. Downs were instrumental in obtaining bridge. Contract was let to Indiana Bridge . . .

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Lafayette

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
"I read·I study·I examine I listen·I reflect·and out of all this I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can" Dec·16·1777

(Education • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

• G. Herbert McCracken Gate •

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
G. HERBERT MCCRACKEN coached Lafayette for 12 seasons (1924-35) and guided the Leopards to the 1926 National Championship with a perfect 9-0 record. His place in football history will forever be known as the inventor of the . . .

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

Thomas B. Holloway, M.D.

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
The flag staffs on this stadium were erected in memory of Thomas B. Holloway, M.D. Designer of the college flag by his classmates of the Class of 1898

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• Edward E. "Hook" Mylin •

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
EDWARD E. "HOOK" MYLIN COACHED Lafayette for seven seasons (1937-42, 1946) and guided the Leopards to undefeated seasons in 1937 and 1940. What he accomplished in his first year at Lafayette is likely his greatest single . . .

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