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Lookout Mountain Hero

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West Irvine, Kentucky.
In that crucial battle of the Chattanooga campaign, Nov. 25, 1863, Capt. John C. Wilson and 5 others from Estill Co., of 8th Ky. Inf., answered call for volunteers to plant U.S. flag on Lookout Mtn. Reaching summit in sight . . .

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

Rainbow Falls Hydroelectric Plant

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near Ausable Chasm, New York.
Mechanics have known how to run machinery using the weight of falling water for centuries, but this sixty-foot drop at the head of AuSable Chasm proved difficult to harness. Early mills had to perch on the brink of the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Irvine

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Irvine, Kentucky.
Named, 1812, for Col. Wm. Irvine, member from Madison Co. of 1787 and 1788 conventions that sought separation from Va. and statehood for Ky.; member of Constitutional Convention, 1799. "He had strong hold on affection of . . .

(Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Vietnam Veterans

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Ormond Beach, Florida.
Henry L. Allen * Charles R. Beall * George A. Birdwell * David W. Branch * Daniel S. Brooker * George K. Brown * William L. Brown * Ceasar Bryant * Charles E. Cherry * Billy M. Crawford * James E. Cummings * William J. . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Atlas F Missle Silo Site in Lewis, NY and War Veterans

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Lewis, New York.
Cold War- In 1962 the United States constructed 12 Atlas F Missile Silos in the mountains of upstate New York. They were designed to strike Russia in the event of nuclear war. One was installed in Lewis, NY. At 52-feet wide . . .

(Military • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Evergreen Cemetery

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Keeseville, New York.
Est. 1849. Final resting place of veterans, members of U.S. Congress & citizens who were critical in Keeseville's history

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

Peru’s First Settler

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Peru, New York.
William Hay, a Scotsman, was Peru's first settler. He built his house in this vicinity in 1772. Hay had a friendly relationship with Benedict Arnold and witnessed the "Battle of Valcour.” The town's first marriage was . . .

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

World Trade Center

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Palm Coast, Florida.
World Trade Center New York, NY *0846 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight #11 is crashed into the World trade Center Tower #1 *0903 – Hijacked United Airlines Flight #175 is crashed into the World Trade Center Tower #2 *0959 . . .

(Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

County Named, 1808

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Irvine, Kentucky.
For Captain James Estill, gallant soldier and frontiersman. Fought one of bloodiest Indian battles, Estill's Defeat, on March 22, 1782, in what is now Montgomery County. He and 7 of his 25 pioneers were killed in violent . . .

(Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fenner Farm

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near Middleville, New York.
Deed 1788 to "Major” Daniel Fenner of Adams, Mass.; wife Lydia Arnold. Later owners, George Fenner, Anson Fenner, Charlotte (Fenner) Arnold.

(Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Burt Home Infirmary

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Clarksville, Tennessee.
Established in 1906 by Dr. Robert T. Burt for African-Americans but open to all races, it was Clarksville's first and only hospital until 1916. Burt, born of ex-slave parents in 1873, died in 1955. He was a graduate of . . .

(African Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Flight 93

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Palm Coast, Florida.
Flight 93 0842 – United Airlines Flight 93 departs Newark Airport for San Francisco. 0930 – Passengers using cell phones call family members and inform them the plane they are on has been hijacked, their families tell . . .

(Air & Space • Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute

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Irvine, Kentucky.
Estill Seminary This site approved for Jefferson Seminary by act of Ky. General Assembly in February 1798. Name was changed to Estill Seminary, February 3, 1816. Trustees given authority to sell half of unclaimed lands, . . .

(Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Diefendorf Hall

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Fort Plain, New York.
Woman's rights leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke here March 25, 1867 on universal suffrage.

(Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Passaic County Court House

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Paterson, New Jersey.
Built in 1904 on the former Roswell L. Colt estate, the Passaic County Court House was designed by New York Architect, Samuel Burrage Reed in the late Italian Renaissance Revival Style. The project was awarded through a . . .

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

Great Western Furnace

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Bumpus Mills, Tennessee.
For more than a century Stewart County, Tennessee, was an active industrial iron producer in an agricultural south. The ruins of this limestone slab furnace are all that is left of the Great Western Iron Works, once one of . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Loramie's Store 1769 & Fort Loramie 1794

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near Fort Loramie, Ohio.
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(Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Loramie

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Fort Loramie, Ohio.
Fort Loramie Site of Loramie's Trading Post and General Wayne's Fort Loramie 1795

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pioneer Portage

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Fort Loramie, Ohio.
Pioneer Portage Here, at the headwaters of the Miami, St. Mary’s and Auglaize Rivers, was the only land travel necessary in early days between the Lakes and the Ohio River.

(Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Indian Agency House

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Pique, Ohio.
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(Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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