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"Three Chopped Way"

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Liberty, Mississippi.
This road, marked in 1807 with three notches on trees and used as a post road, ran from Natchez to Milledgeville, Georgia. Here Sam Dale became famous as a scout and guide. Dedicated by Mississippi State Society Daughters . . .

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

Samuel Gibson House

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
This brick structure is thought to have been built ca. 1805 as a residence for Samuel Gibson, the founder of Port Gibson. It was moved from its original site to this location in 1980. Typical of the dwellings built during . . .

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

Van Dorn House

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
Originally named "The Hill," this house was built by Peter Aaron Van Dorn, ca. 1828. Located on one of Port Gibson's highest hills, the brick and cypress house was constructed from the resources presumed to be local. . . .

(Architecture • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dependency

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
An outbuilding in size and architectural detail to this one was constructed by Samuel Gibson, apparently at the same time as his residence circa 1805. The original dependency was probably used as a plantation office, school . . .

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

Idlewild

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
Ca. 1833 Greek Revival. Idlewild's interior is noted for its twelve foot doors and windows. Henry Clay made a speech from the front porch during his presidential campaign in the 1840's.

(Architecture • Notable Buildings • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Church of Santa Lucía

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, El Salvador.
La Iglesia Santa Lucía: La Iglesia de Santa Lucía, fue construida en 1853, su estilo es de la época Republicana, siendo este uno de los principales atractivos de Suchitoto. Dento de las características arquitectónicas más . . .

(Churches & Religion • Environment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

El Niño Canillón (The Tall Boy)

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, El Salvador.
El Niño Canillón. Este coche es conocido por los ferrocarrileros como el "niño canillón", dado que su altura sobrepasa el de los demás coches. De manufactura estadounidense, fue importado por la IRCA cerca de los años . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Boonville Historic District

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Boonville, New York.
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2013

(Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Black River Canal

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Boonville, New York.
Site of Lock 71, Summit Level; 710 feet above Rome; from here water flowed north to St Lawrence, south to Mohawk. State Education Department 1938

(Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Post House, 1817

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Boonville, New York.
First used as a school, later bought with large tract of land by John G. Post. Passed from family in 1905. Oneida County D.P.W. 1969

(Education • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Presbyterian Church

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Boonville, New York.
Society organized 1805 Present edifice built 1855-56 Re-dedicated 1955 State Education Department 1955

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

Baldwin's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Baldwin's Brigade Johnson's Division -- McCook's Corps. Colonel Philemon P. Baldwin. Colonel William W. Berry. 1st Position. 6th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Hagerman Tripp. 5th Kentucky - Colonel William W. Berry. 5th . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

5th Indiana Battery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
5th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery. 4 James, 2 Napoleons Baldwin's Brigade, Johnson's Division, McCook's Corps. September 19, 1863. Captain Peter Simonson, Commanding 1st Lieutenant Alfred Morrison. 2d Lieutenant George H. . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

4th Indiana Battery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Fourth Battery, Indiana Light Artillery. 2 Napoleons, 2 12 Pounder Howitzers, 2 James Rifles. Starkweather's Brigade, Baird's Division, Thomas' Corps. September 19, 1863. 1st Lieutenant David Flansburg, Commanding (Wounded . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chamberlain-Hunt Academy

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
Church and Miss 547. 1900 Queene Anne. Chamberlain-Hunt was an outgrowth of Oakland College, which moved here from Alcorn, and has been operational since 1879. Damaged severely by the fire on 1924.

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

Moreland

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Bethesda, Maryland.
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Solomon Osborne

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near Bickmore, West Virginia.
Solomon Osborne was born circa 1814 on a Cherokee reservation in North Carolina. Served as guard on the “Trail of Tears,” and fell in love with Seaberry (Martha Arms), daughter of Chief Running Bear (Robert Arms). They . . .

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

Wintergreen Cemetery

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
Greenwood Street. 1807. This is one of the oldest cemeteries in Mississippi. Originally the burying ground of Samuel Gibson, founder of Port Gibson, and his family. Confederate General Earl Van Dorn is also buried here.

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

French Retaliation & the Second Fort Rosalie

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Natchez, Mississippi.
English French retaliation for the uprising was swift. In 1730, the French engaged with Choctaw warriors to pin down the Natchez in two fortifications that they had constructed near the Grand Village ceremonial mound site . . .

(Colonial Era • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Natchez Revolt

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Natchez, Mississippi.
English Early on the morning of November 28th, 1729, a group of 30 Natchez Indians with their hereditary chief, the Great Sun, arrived at Fort Rosalie armed with muskets and announced their plan to brinq meat back to the . . .

(Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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