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Andrew Jackson

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinOn his return from New OrleansAndrew Jackson gave a brass cannon to Franklin A part of his soldiery camped here on their way to New Orleans. (War of 1812) Includes...

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Williamson County

Tennessee, Williamson County, Franklin Dedicated to the men and women of Williamson County who served their country in time of need October 26, 1799 • October 26, 1999 (Military) Includes location,...

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Bank of Leiper's Fork / Hillsboro Methodist Church

Tennessee, Williamson County, Leipers Fork(side 1)Bank of Leiper's Fork The Bank of Leiper's Fork was organized in 1911 with a capital stock of $10,000. Bank officials included President Bennett...

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18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery 6 3" Rifles. Whitaker's Brigade, Steedman's Division, Granger's Corps.September 20, 1863.Capt. Charles C. Aleshire,...

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Passants, Recueillez-vous

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Var, near Pontevès(This marker/monument has two panels) Ici, le 27 Juillet 1944, dix patriotes Résistants enfermés à la prison de Brignoles furent emmenés et...

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L’insurrection de 1851

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Var, Aups(This marker and monument has three parts; The L'insurrection de 1851 marker, the monument to the insurrectionists, and a monument to the local Aups' victims...

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White House Kitchen Garden

District of Columbia, Washington, Downtown”. . . Now I shall plant, if at all, more for the public than for myself.” John Quincy Adams, diary entry for July 5, 1826, shortly before beginning the first...

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William Clark Monument

Missouri, St. LouisBorn in Virginia August 1, 1770, entered into life eternal September 1, 1838. Soldier, Explorer, Statesman and Patriot. His live is written in the history of this country....

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Present Site of The Gray Family Cemetery

Illinois, White County, Grayville The first Presbyterian Church in Grayville was organized in 1850 under the leadership of Mrs. Thomasann Gray. In 1868 the members built a small wooden Church on this...

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The Gray Family Cemetery

Illinois, White County, Grayville Established by James R. Gray First Internment - 1831 Obelisk Erected - 1901 Church Plaza Constructed - 2005 Memorial Plaza and Fountain Dedicated - 2007 (Cemeteries...

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Thomasanne Payne Home Site

Illinois, White County, Grayville On this site was the home of Thomasanne Payne, Authoress of the Song 'Sleep Soldier Sleep' which she wrote in honor of James Bethel Gresham from Evansville, Indiana....

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Gray Opera House

Illinois, White County, Grayville This building was erected in 1895 by the Gray Family for their Gray Bank on the bottom floor and the Gray Opera house on the second floor. The Opera House was the...

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"Empire Corner"

Illinois, White County, Grayville The first trading post was established here in 1830 by James Gray and Robert Waldem. A post office was opened here in 1836. Later, a two-story frame building was...

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Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line

Illinois, White County, Grayville On July 1, 1838, the Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line began operations and made regular stops at a log cabin hotel located on this corner. The stage carried...

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Magnolia Cannon

Texas, Navarro County, Coriscana  Fires were a major concern of oil fields. This cannon stood at the Magnolia Petroleum tank farm in Corsicana. It was used to shoot a hole in the bottom of the cyprus...

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James Gray's Stables and Slave Quarters

Illinois, White County, Grayville In the 1830's, James Gray's Stables and Slave Quarters were located here. Later, he donated the barn to the city to use as a city hall and police station. In 1866, the...

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Veterans Memorial

Illinois, White County, Grayville Donated toCity of Grayville and dedicated toThe Veterans of All Wars September 1969 (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes...

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First Lieutenant Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr.

Virginia, RichmondCommemorating the beautiful life ofFirst Lieutenant Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr. He died June 6, 1944 on the shores of Normandy and lies buried at St. Laurent, France. Age 26 years. A...

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Hippolyte Grignon

Wisconsin, Outagamie County, AppletonIn 1835, just west of this marker, Hippolyte Grignon, the first white settler in what was to become Appleton, built a log house known as “White Heron” with two...

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Parc Aux Vaches

Michigan, Berrien County, near BertrandKnown as Parc aux Vaches, or “cow pasture,” this area was named by the French for the wild buffalo that once grazed here. Two major Indian trails crossed here:...

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