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Hiestand Saw Mill and Dam

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near Columbia, Pennsylvania.
From the colonial times through the early 1900, water-powered mills were a backbone of industry in the United States. The lower Susquehanna Valley was a popular location for the construction of saw mills. Large timber rafts . . .

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

Chickies* Mansion and Chickies* #1 Furnace (*Chickies - also Chiques or Chikis)

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near Columbia, Pennsylvania.
In 1828, Henry Haldeman, patriarch of a well-to-do local family, purchased mills (including a saw mill, chopping mill, and a hemp mill) at the mouth of Chiques Creek and set up two of his sons in business there. The eldest . . .

(Architecture • Education • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Musselman/Vesta Furnace

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near Marietta, Pennsylvania.
The Musselman/Vesta Furnace was built in 1868 by Henry Musselman and H. M. Watts from Marietta. It was the last of eight anthracite-fired iron furnaces built on Susquehanna floodplain between Columbia and Marietta. Located . . .

(Industry & Commerce • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Scotchtown

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Scotchtown, New York.
George Houston settled in 1787. In early 1800’s a thriving community with church, store, wagon & blacksmith shops, a post office and schoolhouse. Memorialized 1996 Town of Wallkill

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Watts Railroad Station

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near Marietta, Pennsylvania.
This station located at Furnace Road and Donegal Place was built in 1871 by the Pennsylvania Railroad to their specifications for rural/freight stations. It was smaller than the Marietta Upper Station (Perry Street), that . . .

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

Musselman/Vesta Iron Furnace Office Building

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near Marietta, Pennsylvania.
Henry Musselman and Henry Watts built the Musselman Furnace in 1868. It was the last of eight anthracite furnaces built on the river floodplain. Later known as the Vesta Furnace, it was remodeled several times. In 1917, E.J. . . .

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

Donegal Place

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near Marietta, Pennsylvania.
The homes of Donegal Place were erected as part of the Mussleman/Vesta Furnace complex to provide affordable company-owned housing for employees. This row of tenant housing was identified as Brick Row. Each of the houses . . .

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

In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice World War I Linny Coffey Milton Greene Harley Hampton Lloyd Hampton Daniel Teague Albert Walser World War II Frank Baldwin Ralph M. Brown John H. Calloway O. D. Greene J. B. . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Track

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Goshen, New York.
Made famous by Hambletonian (1849-1876) sire of trotters State Education Department • 1950

(Animals • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Federal Transient Bureau Fire

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Lynchburg, Virginia.
The deadliest fire in Lynchburg history occurred here at a Federal Transient Bureau shelter on 24 March 1934. The Bureau, opened by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration as part of the New Deal, housed out-of-work men . . .

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

First Baptist Church

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Reidsville, North Carolina.
The First Baptist Church was established in 1874 and is the oldest African-American congregation in the city of Reidsville. The Gothic revival-style architectural building was located at 401 South Scales Street adjacent to . . .

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

Saint Paul United Methodist Church

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Reidsville, North Carolina.
Saint Paul Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in 1875 in a weatherboard building on Church Street near Holderby Street. Over the years, the building became dilapidated beyond repair. The new site was located on the . . .

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

The Clermont

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Clermont, New York.
Since and prior to its incorporation in 1788, Clermont has played a significant role in the history of America. Clermont’s history includes: home of Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of Louisiana Purchase and a drafter of the . . .

(Colonial Era • Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Academy

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Clermont, New York.
As a seminary of learning The land was given by Edward P. Livingston

(Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Town Hall Clermont

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Clermont, New York.
Built in 1894 as a Grange Hall

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

Sisters of Mercy

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, Ireland.
A Tribute to the Sisters of Mercy in Leighlin in Appreciation of their service to the community since 1910

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tornado / Forest Succession

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Red House, New York.
The Tornado On August 28, 1990, at approximately 6:15 PM, an F1 tornado swept through the Quaker Run drainage of Allegany State Park. This tornado was one of four that occurred in Western New York on that date. The tornado . . .

(Disasters • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brian Mulroney Ancestral Home Visit

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, Ireland.
Planted 12 July 1991 by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Prime Minister of Canada to mark the occasion of his visit to his ancestral home. ———————————— Chum brian fior Onorach O Maolruanaidh Príomh-Aire Cheanada an crann . . .

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

Arrival of the Carmelite Order

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, Ireland.
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(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nurse Margaret Kehoe

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, Ireland.
In Memory Of Nurse Margaret Kehoe Orchard, Leighlinbridge. Born on 17th March 1867 who was shot dead while carrying out her duties at The South Dublin Union (St James Hospital) on Easter Monday April 24th 1916. —————————— Ar . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine • Wars, Non-US • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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