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Fruitland

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Fruitland, Maryland.
Originally called Disharoon's Cross Roads, Fruitland developed at this intersection of roads leading to Princess Anne, the Pocomoke River, and Salisbury. In 1742 the north and east roads became borders of Worcester County. . . .

(Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Federalsburg Hometown Veterans Memorial

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
Dedicated to honor the sacrifices of all men and women who served our country God of compassion, God of dignity and strength, Watch over our veterans In recognition of their loyal service to our nation Bless them with . . .

(War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Paradise For Smugglers

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
During the Civil War, Maryland's Eastern Shore became a "smuggler's paradise," as coasting vessels from New York made daily runs with contraband goods to the unguarded rivers of Delaware. Cargoes were then carried by wagon . . .

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

The Royal Canadian Mint / La Monnaie Royale Canadienne

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Ottawa, Ontario.
English: Constructed in 1905-1908 to house a branch of the British Royal Mint, this building was one of several designed in the late gothic style by the Department of Public Works in the first part of this century. The . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

James Colledge Pope

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Bedeque, Prince Edward Island.
English: James Colledge Pope was born in Bedeque. A successful merchant and shipbuilder, he entered political life in 1857. Premier of the Island on two previous occasions (1865-7 and 1870-2), he again assumed that office in . . .

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

Scribner's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Scribner's Brigade. Baird's Division - Thomas' Corps. Colonel Benjamin F. Scribner September 20, 1863, 2 p.m., 2d Position 38th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Daniel F. Griffin. 2nd Ohio - Major William T. Beatty. 33rd Ohio - . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Smith's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Smith's Brigade. Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Preston Smith. Colonel Alfred J. Vaughn, Jr. September 19, 1863. 6 P.M. 11th Tennessee - Colonel George W. Gordon. 12th Tennessee - Colonel William M. . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Starkweather's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Starkweather's Brigade. Baird's Division - Thomas' Corps. Brigadier General John C. Starkweather. September 20, 1863. 2 p.m., 2d Position. 24th Illinois - Colonel Geza Mihalotzy. 24th Illinois - Captain August Mauff. 79th . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church

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Lancaster, Ohio.
Fairfield Heritage Association Historic Landmark Recognized by the National Register of Historic Places

(Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

West Virginia Coal Mine Disasters

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Whitesville, West Virginia.
1907 Fairmont Coal Company Monongah No. 6 and No. 8 Mines Monongah, West Virginia At 10:20 a.m., December 6, 1907, explosions occurred at the No. 6 and No. 8 mines at Monongah, West Virginia. The explosions ripped through . . .

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

Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial

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Whitesville, West Virginia.
This memorial is dedicated to twenty-nine miners who lost their lives in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine on April 5th, 2010 and to all miners who have suffered injury, illness or death as a result of working . . .

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battle of Coal River

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Whitesville, West Virginia.
War comes to the Big Coal River. Emboldened by a resounding victory against Confederates at Boone Court House (Madison), Union General Cox ordered Federal troops back into the Coal River Valley. This time the target was the . . .

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

The Historic Nanticoke Lodge Masonic Temple

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
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(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former Clubhouse at Federal Field

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
This building is the former clubhouse at Federal Field, and home to the Federalsburg Athletics of the Class D Eastern Shore League, which was a minor league affiliate of Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics. Fifteen ball . . .

(Notable Buildings • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
In Memoriam Dedicated to Veterans of all the wars of the United States

(Military) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Memorial

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
In memory of the soldiers of the Civil War buried in this cemetery

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Exeter / Idlewild Mill

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Federalsburg, Maryland.
Exeter Exeter is one of the oldest remaining structures in the southern part of Caroline County. According to land records, the Reverend Thomas Dill (Dell) was granted a survey certificate and patent for 50 acres of land in . . .

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

Bell from First Methodist Church

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Denton, Maryland.
This bell was originally located in the First Methodist (M.E.) Church on Market Street. It is believed the bell was installed during its construction in 1867.

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

"29, Let's Go!"

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Denton, Maryland.
"29, let's go!" "To All Who Serve" A Living Tribute to Our Caroline County Veterans and their Families In Honor of their Dedication and Sacrifice For this Nation's Freedom [Engraving on nearby bench:] Remembering Caroline . . .

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

Denton Schoolhouse

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Denton, Maryland.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Additional plaque nearby:] This 1883 schoolhouse and the colonial garden was owned by the Woman's . . .

(Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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