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Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis

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near Waddy, Kentucky.
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky William Clark, coleader of the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific, spent the night of October 28, 1809, at John Shannon's Tavern near present Graefenburg. That day he read that . . .

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

The National Carbon Company / GrafTech International

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Lakewood, Ohio.
On April 29, 1879, using arc carbons from the forerunner of The National Carbon Company, the City of Cleveland was illuminated by the world’s first practical electric street lamp. The National Carbon Company was established . . .

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

The West Park African American Community

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Cleveland, Ohio.
The West Park African American community began in 1809 with the first black settler and one of the earliest residents of the area, inventor and farmer George Peake. With the growth of the railroad industry, African Americans . . .

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

Elihu Burritt

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New Marlborough, Massachusetts.
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(Notable Persons • Peace) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery

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Midway, Kentucky.
Land bought in 1876 by 8 members of “Midway Sons & Daughters of Relief,” community org. & lodge. Final resting place of veterans as well as former slaves who became great leaders in Midway’s African American community. . . .

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

Midway Presbyterian Church

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Midway, Kentucky.
Harmony New School Church met near here in 1841 at the home of Bro. Thos. Martin. Rev. John Fee, founder of Berea College, and Edward Troye, noted equine artist, were associated with the early church. In 1846, a frame church . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brookside Stadium

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Cleveland, Ohio.
For more than 120 years, the natural amphitheater of Brookside Stadium has been a place of recreation for visitors to enjoy community events, festivals, and even a concert by John Philip Sousa. Engineered by William . . .

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

The Colles Horse Trough

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, Ireland.
Trach Capall Colles Ba é Cumann Chill Chainnigh um Fhóirithint ar Ainmhithe a choimisiúnaigh an trach ólacháin aolchloiche seo in 1902, ar chostas caoga ocht punt agus cúig scilling. Ba é an tUasal Colles ó na hOibreacha . . .

(Animals • Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

New Marlborough: The Stagecoach Era

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New Marlborough, Massachusetts.
In the year 1834, a handsome coach of the “Red Bird” line drew up here and set down its passengers for an overnight stay at the Village Inn. With this event, thereafter a daily occurrence, new Marlboro became the bustling . . .

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

Teach Déirce Shee / Shee Almshouse

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, Ireland.
Sir Richard Shee a thóg an teach déirce do bhoicht Chill Choinnigh 1581 agus d'fhág sé maoin le huacht aige 1603. Tugtaí iostas do dhaoine bochta ann go dtí an 19ú aois nuair a bhí droch - bhail air. This almshouse was . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Second Christian Church, Midway

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Midway, Kentucky.
Early African American Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregation established before the Civil War. While still a slave, Alexander Campbell served as first pastor. A log building on property of the Kentucky Female . . .

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

War and Peacekeeping Memorial

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, Ireland.
In Honour Of all those Kilkenny Citizens who died In Past Wars or on service with The United Nations ——————————— In Ómós Shaoránaigh uile Chill Chainnigh a Fuair Bás I gCogaí nó ar seirbhís leis Na Náisiúin Aontaithe . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Smithwick's

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, Ireland.
First brewed in Kilkenny in 1710. Still enjoyed at Tynan's Bridge House in 2010.

(Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Midway

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Midway, Kentucky.
First Kentucky town established by a railroad. In 1831, Lexington and Ohio Railroad Co. began railroad between Lexington and Frankfort. First train reached midway point, 1833. L&O bought John Francisco farm in 1835. R. C. . . .

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

Roadside Development

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near Plymouth, Michigan.
This comfort station was one of the early public rest stops, and it was a prototype for roadside development. When originally constructed in 1937, this station had a full-time attendant, an information booth and concession . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Midway Christian Church

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Midway, Kentucky.
Early members of this church met on Main St. soon after the town was founded in 1833. Dr. L .L. Pinkerton dedicated first building on this site, Christmas Day, 1844. Pinkerton & members of the church founded the Kentucky . . .

(Churches & Religion • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Matthew A.M.E. Church

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Midway, Kentucky.
St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church. Est. in 1860. Served as a recruitment office during Civil War. Lot was purchased May 9, 1854, for location of first church building. Rev. Moses Burks was 1st minister of the . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

U.S.C.T. Burials in the National Cemetery

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
U.S. Colored Troops Beginning in March 1863, the federal government began actively recruiting black men for the Union Army. A few months later, the War Department created the Bureau of United States Colored Troops (USCT). . . .

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

Forest Retreat

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near Carlisle, Kentucky.
Built in 1820 by Thomas Metcalfe, born Va. 1780, died 1855, buried here. Capt., War of 1812; member Congress 1819-28; Governor 1828-32; Ky. Senate 1834-38; U.S. Senate 1848-49, completing Crittenden's term. "Old Stone . . .

(Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Col. Daniel Boone

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near Carlisle, Kentucky.
Daniel Boone's last home in Ky. In spring of 1795, Daniel Boone and his wife returned from Va. and built log cabin. Restored cabin. ? Boone and family lived here until they moved to Louisiana Territory (Missouri), 1799. . . .

(Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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