Columbia, Connecticut. In Honored Memory Of the Men from Columbia Who Served During The World War 1917 1919 Henry A Brown · Herman T Brown · George A Cobb · Herbert C Collins · Charles A Friedrich · Cyrus Hilton · Stanley D Hunt · Philip H . . .
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Columbia, Connecticut. Town of Columbia Honor Roll World War II Albert Anderson · Louis Axelrod · Alfred Barrett · Howard Barrett · Henry M. Beck · Elio Belli · Mario Belli · Fred L. Bellows · Frederick Bertsch · Edward Bjork · Russell Bjork · . . .
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near Meadow Bridge, West Virginia. Fayette County. Formed in 1831 from Nicholas, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Logan. Named for General Lafayette. On New River, 1671, Batts and Fallam officially claimed Mississippi Valley for Great Britain in opposition to the claim . . .
near Alta, West Virginia. The resistant Droop Sandstone in this quarry is the “Maxon Sand” of the driller, and shows southerly dipping cross laminations. This Sand yields oil and natural gas at depths of over 1000 feet in southern and central West Virginia.
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, Spain. (Catalan:) Miquel Llobet i Solés (Barcelona 1878 - 1938) Guitarrista i Compositor En aquesta casa va néixer el virtuós músic català, precurso de l'escola moderna de la guitarra clàssica - (English translation:) In this . . .
Fletcher, Ohio. Commemorating Passage of the Lincoln Funeral Train On its 13 day journey, carrying the body of Pres. Abraham Lincoln to Springfield, Ill. The train passed through Fletcher at midnight April 28, 1865
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Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria, occupied by Union troops in 1861, attracted many African Americans escaping slavery. In Jan. 1864, a group of formerly enslaved people organized Third Freedmen's Baptist Church (later Third Baptist Church). The . . .
Cahokia, Illinois. Cahokia was Lewis and Clark's host community for much of their six month stay in Illinois. Meriwether Lewis was often found in Cahokia on expedition business through the winter of 1803-04. During this important period of . . .
Alexandria, Virginia. The Douglass Cemetery Association was founded in 1895 as a non-denominational, segregated cemetery for Alexandria's African American community. The Douglass Cemetery is named in memory of Frederick Douglass, who was an . . .
, Spain. (Catalan:) Aquí visqué i escriví (1930) Rómulo Gallegos Novelista eminent President de la Republica de Venezuela Caracas 1884-1969 - (English translation:) Here lived and wrote (1930) Rómulo Gallegos, eminent novelist . . .
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near Rigby, Idaho. March, 1879, the first of many hardy, courageous pioneers to settle here were Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Fisher and son Will, Mr. and Mrs Albert Richardson and Joseph Fisher and family. First white child born, H.J. Fisher 16 December . . .
Rigby, Idaho. Bybee-Centerville, also known as Sayer, was located between Lewisville and Rigby, the Drybed Channel of the Snake River (Great Feeder Canal) and the Burgess Canal. It was settled 1883-84 by John A. Cuthbert, Alexander . . .
, Spain. (Catalan:) En aquesta casa va néixer Jaume Fuster (1945-1998) i aquí va iniciar-se com a escriptor d'una obra àmplia i ambiciosa, en molts gèneres i per a tota mena de lectors. 24 d'Abril de 2003 - (English translation:) . . .
Rexburg, Idaho. Arthur Porter, for whom Porter Park is named, was born in Auckland, New Zealand, April 20, 1876. He came to the United States with his parents at the age of nine. He died December 30, 1967, in Rexburg, Idaho. Porter was an . . .
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Rexburg, Idaho. A tithing barn was built on this property in the summer of 1885, two years after the first settlers arrived in Rexburg. The barn was built of 1x10 inch rough lumber and put together with wooden pegs. It was sixty feet long . . .