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Stephens County Confederate Monument

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa1861-1865 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Stephen County Fallen Veterans Monument

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaWe dedicate this symbol to keep forever living the freedom for which these men gave their lives. (Military) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Stephens County Revolutionary Soldiers Monument

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaPlaced here in honor of the Revolutionary soldiers buried in Stephens County by the Toccoa Chapter Daughter of the American Revolutionary. (War, US Revolutionary)...

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Stephens County World War I Monument

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaFor those who served World War I 1917 - 1918 (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Toccoa City Hall

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaThe Toccoa Municipal Building was originally built to serve as a post office in 1932, as a Works Progress Administration project. Designed in the Neo-Classical Style,...

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Capt. A.H. Ramsay, C.V.

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaErected by Stephens County Historical Society in Memory ofCapt. A.H. Ramsay, C.V. who built the first house in Toccoa from these stones. (Settlements & Settlers)...

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Toccoa Korean War Monument

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaIn memory of and with deep gratitude for the men and women who served during the Korean Campaign to preserve our freedom. (War, Korean) Includes location, directions, 2...

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Peter Skene Ogden

Oregon, Malheur County, near JunturaPeter Skene Ogden, leading a party of Hudson’s Bay Company trappers, camped near here on October 10, 1828. On this Ogden’s fifth and final expedition into the "Snake...

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Fort Harney

Oregon, Harney County, near BurnsFort Harney, on the former Malheur Indian Reservation, was named for Gen. Wm. S. Harney, who took command of the Military Department of Oregon, Sept. 13, 1858. The fort...

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The Custom House

California, Monterey County, MontereyThe Custom House is the oldest government building in California. From 1822 through 1846, Monterey was both the capital city and primary port of entry for Alta...

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Fuller Park

South Carolina, Barnwell County, BarnwellThis park, built and opened in 1933 with funding from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), was named for Cornell G. Fuller (1895-1972), mayor of...

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Discover: Vienna Heritage

Maryland, Dorchester County, ViennaWelcome to Vienna, Maryland. Situated on a bend in the Nanticoke River, Vienna has been a crossroads, a trading center, and a gateway to the Chesapeake Bay for...

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Discover: The Nanticoke

Maryland, Dorchester County, ViennaIn 1608, English Captain John Smith's explorations of the Chesapeake Bay led him up the Nanticoke River. He may have felt as if he were exploring the New World, but...

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Slave House

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fair Lawn On this site stood what was known as "The Slave House" Part of the Acker estate "Fair Lawn" from which the borough received its name. The "Slave House" was built...

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Discover: Vienna

Maryland, Dorchester County, ViennaIn 1608, when English Captain John Smith sailed up the Nanticoke River in a small, open boat, he met and traded with the native people near here. Today Vienna is a...

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Elgin's Masonic Temple Cornerstone

Illinois, Kane County, ElginIn 1926 a grand hall was erected as the new home for two local Masonic organizations -- the Elgin Lodge #117 and the Monitor Lodge #552. At the time, the new Masonic Temple...

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John Smith Explores the Chesapeake

Maryland, Dorchester County, ViennaCaptain John Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay in the early 1600s seeking metals and a passage to Asia. He traveled the James, Chickahominy, and York rivers in 1607,...

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Site of Original Flagstaff

California, Monterey County, MontereySite of original flagstaff where the American flag was first raised by Commodore John Drake Sloat on July, 7th 1846 taking possession of California in the name of...

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Sparta

New Jersey, Sussex County, SpartaA colonial villageraided in 1781 byJames Moody’s Tories.The band plunderedthe home ofa patriot leader,Robert Ogden, Sr. (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location,...

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Andover Furnace

New Jersey, Sussex County, AndoverNamed for Andover, England.Begun in 1760 by Allenand Turner. Pig iron fromhere made fine steelfor Continental Army. (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • War, US...

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