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Atlantic to Gulf Railroad

Florida, Levy County, Cedar KeyFlorida was provided with its first cross-state railroad in 1861 when the Florida Railroad Company line reached Cedar Key. Overcoming early financial troubles, the line...

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The Jackson Trail

Florida, Dixie County, near Horseshoe BeachOn December 26, 1817, U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun directed General Andrew Jackson to protect citizens trying to settle in Florida. Jackson arrived...

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Ramah Baptist Church

Georgia, Fulton County, PalmettoThe first Baptist Church established in Campbell County in 1828, it became the mother church for many Western and Fairburn Baptist Association churches. James Rainwater...

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Historic Harpersville

Alabama, Shelby County, HarpersvilleHarpersville is one of Shelby County’s oldest communities. Its existence precedes that of Shelby County and the State of Alabama. Big Springs, as Harpersville was...

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Confederate Forts

Alabama, Shelby County, WilsonvilleNear this site are the remains of three forts built in 1863 by Confederate troops under the command of Major W.T. Walthall, commander of the military post at...

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History of Wilsonville, Alabama

Alabama, Shelby County, WilsonvilleWilsonville, nestled near Lay Lake in Shelby County, was named for Adam Wilson. The town was incorporated in 1897. Wilsonville was of great importance in the late...

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Santa Fe Trail

New Mexico, Santa Fe County, Santa FeThis marks the route of the Santa Fe Trail, Kansas City to Santa Fe. 1822–1880. (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3...

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Beulah Chapel

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, ChurchillThis historic chapel, a landmark in the Pittsburgh area since 1837, is the third building occupied by the congregation of the Beulah Presbyterian Church, which...

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Veterans Memorial

Kentucky, Licking County, LaGrange "Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them." Franklin D. Roosevelt Dedicated 5-25-1992 by the V.F.W....

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John Smith Captured by Virginia Indians

Virginia, Charles City County, near Providence ForgeJohn Smith explored the upper Chickahominy River in December 1607. He left his boat and seven of his crew at Apocant, the highest town on the river...

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William Berry Taylor of Spring Hill

Kentucky, Oldham County, LaGrange 1827 - 1927 Upon the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the town of LaGrange as county seat of Oldham County Kentucky this stone is placed in honour...

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Arnold Stansley

Virginia, New Kent County, TalleysvilleOctober 12th of 1994 Stansley Racing Corp. was awarded the first pari-mutuel license for the state of Virginia. The facility you see is a concept of his son,...

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Town of Vincent

Alabama, Shelby County, VincentThe Town of Vincent is located on land that was granted to the Kidd family by the Governor of Alabama in the 1800's. In 1859, the land was willed to three Kidd daughters,...

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Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, U.S.A.

Georgia, Richmond County, AugustaOne of two native Georgians who served as generals in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, Montgomery C. Meigs was born here on May 3, 1816, grandson of a University of...

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A Debt Repaid

Virginia, Prince William County, near ManassasThe stone rubble is all that remains of Christian Hill, the postwar home of Amos and Margaret Benson. Following the First Battle of Manassas, the Bensons...

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Masonic Temple

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinThis Masonic Temple, home of Hiram Lodge No. 7, built in 1823, was the first three-story building in Tennessee, and was at that time, the tallest building west of...

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinThis "Mother Church of the diocese of Tennessee," was begun in 1831, four years after its congregation was organized in 1827. Here James H Otey, its first rector,...

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Twiggs Cemetery

Georgia, Richmond County, AugustaIn the cemetery about 300 yards from here are buried Major-General John Twiggs, a hero of the American Revolution, for whom Twiggs County is named, and his son,...

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Jesup Blair House

Maryland, Montgomery County, Silver SpringFrancis Preston Blair brought his family to Washington from Kentucky at the invitation of President Andrew Jackson to publish a newspaper supporting his...

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Camp X

Ontario, Durham Region, WhitbyUpper PlaqueOn this site British Security Co-Ordination operated Special Training School No. 103 and Hydra.S.T.S. 103 trained allied agents in the techniques of secret...

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