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Grumman A-6E Intruder

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Lexington Park, Maryland.
All-Weather Attack, Day or Night Grumman's A-6 Intruder was designed around a powerful air-to-surface radar. The final version, the A-6E, also featured an infrared/laser multi-sensor. In adverse conditions, these radar and . . .

(Air & Space • Military • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler

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Lexington Park, Maryland.
Electronic Warfare First fielded in 1971, the EA-6B Prowler was derived from Grumman's A-6 Intruder attack aircraft. The long-range, all-weather EA-6B was flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps squadrons, but never sold to . . .

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

6th Ohio Battery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Text on the First Tablet: 6th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery 4 10 Pounder Parrotts, 2 Napoleons. Harker's Brigade, Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. September 20, 1863. Captain Cullen Bradley, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Orangetown American Revolution Bicentennial

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Orangetown, New York.
Town of Orangetown Rockland County, N.Y. Settled 1639 by David De Vries; County seat of Orange County 1683-1764; Established by New York State 1788 from parts of Lockhart (1685), Tappan (1686) and Kakiat (1696) Patents: Home . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

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Lexington Park, Maryland.
Heavy Lifting Sikorsky's CH-53 series started big and just kept growing. The first major leap came with the CH-53E Super Stallion, which added a third engine (the first generation CH-53A before you has two) and considerably . . .

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

Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey Test Aircraft No. 8 ("Eight-ball")

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Lexington Park, Maryland.
Display Aircraft: MV-22B, Bureau Number 164940, is one of four Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) test aircraft and the 8th Osprey built. Manufactured in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Arlington, Texas. Its . . .

(Air & Space • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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Lexington Park, Maryland.
The First of Its Kind The McDonnell Douglas/Boeing AV-8B Harrier II evolved from the British Hakwer Siddeley Type Number P.1127 (1957). Together, the United Kingdom, United States and Germany funded the evaluation of nine . . .

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

Maryland's First Capital

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St. Mary's City, Maryland.
In 1634, Governor Leonard Calvert and a group of about 140 English settlers established their colony's capital here on the site of an American Indian village. Archaeologists and historians are recovering traces of the . . .

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

Early Signs of Industry

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St. Mary's City, Maryland.
The Mill Dam Road that extended from Leonard Calvert's house in the town center to the mill dam served as a causeway over Mill Creek. From there, the road joined Mattapany Road, which grew from an Indian trail along the . . .

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

Horse High, Pig Tight, and Bull Strong

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St. Mary's City, Maryland.
Fences were a necessary feature of the 17th-century landscape. Laws often mandated the standards for fence design and maintenance. Construction [unreadable] depended on the intended use. Paling fences (picket fences) . . .

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

"...once the Metropolis"

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St. Mary's City, Maryland.
St. Mary's City was Maryland's capital from 1634 until 1695. Lord Baltimore wanted a typical European-style town with closely placed dwellings. During its early year, however, St. Mary's was a mere cluster of houses and . . .

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

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

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Little Falls, New York.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, . . .

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

Willich's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Willich's Brigade Johnson's Division - McCook's Corps Brigadier General August Willich September 19, 1863, 1 p.m., 1st Position. 89th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Duncan J. Hall. 32nd Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Frank . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Near Offices of "Rains County Leader"

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Emory, Texas.
Only newspaper in county. Founded 1887 by H. W. Martin as "The Argus." By 1900 was renamed "Leader." Sold 1904 to Tom W. Hill, Sr., editor until 1937. Earl Hill, Sr., was editor 1937-1960; Earl Hill, Jr., 1960-1962; since . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wood County

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near Quitman, Texas.
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(Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1st Ohio Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
1st Regiment Ohio Infantry, Baldwin's Brigade. 12:35 P. M. September 19, 1863.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Napanoch Station

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Napanoch, New York.
Site of N.Y., Ontario & Western Railway Ellenville & Kingston Branch 1902-1957. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places 1999. Erected by Eastern N.Y.C.F.

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

49th Ohio Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
49th Regiment Ohio Infantry, Willich's Brigade. 12:30 p.m. September 19, 1863.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Willich's Brigade. 12:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Framing the Past

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St. Mary's City, Maryland.
As a colonial capital, St. Mary's City once boasted several hundred structures. It welcomed trading visiting traders, trappers, planters, and lawmakers who did business with the city's innkeepers, lawyers, merchants, and . . .

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