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Kansas Indian Treaty

Kansas, McPherson County, near ElyriaIn 1825 President James Monroe approved a bill providing for the survey of the Santa Fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico and the making of treaties to insure...

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Sora Kansas Creek

Kansas, McPherson County, near ElyriaNear this spot August 16, 1825 the treaty was made with theKansas Indians for the Right of Way of the trail (Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Native...

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Concord United Methodist Church

North Carolina, Forsyth County, LewisvilleFounded in 1782. Called Waggoner's Chapel by Bishop Asbury. Present sanctuary built in 1908. Oldest Methodist congregation in Forsyth County, according to...

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The Wildes Massacre

Georgia, Ware County, WaycrossHere, on a Sunday morning in July, 1832, seven members of the Wildes Settlement were murdered by an Indian raiding party from the Okefenokee Swamp. Six of the victims were...

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Okefenokee Swamp

Georgia, Ware County, WaycrossOkefenokee Swamp, 400,000 acres of waterways, swamp prairies and floating islands is a region of many legends. Here DeSoto’s men told of trees that turned to warriors,...

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Western Hotel

California, Los Angeles County, LancasterThis buiding, erected by the Gilroy family in 1876, this building was purchased in 1902 by George T. Webber, who operated it as the Western Hotel. The Lancaster...

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Wesley

Tennessee, Haywood County, StantonNamed for John Wesley, this town was laid off northwest of its Methodist Church in 1829, on property of Samuel Ashe, son and grandson of North Carolina governors. Town...

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Willett S. Main Building

Wisconsin, Dane County, MadisonBelieved to be the oldest commercial building facing Capitol Square, this striking edifice is designed in the Italianate Style by Madison master architect Stephen...

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"A World Apart"

Georgia, Chatham County, Savannah World War II Memorial Honoring all veterans of Chatham County who gave their lives to retain the freedom of the United States of America and saved the world from...

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Montello Historical District

Wisconsin, Marquette County, MontelloOnce home to the Mound Builders, the Winnebago and the Menominee, destination of the voyageurs, a pioneer settlement harnessing diverse natural resources, today a...

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The Kissing Circle

Ohio, Athens County, AthensThe Kissing Circle holds fond memories for decades of Ohio University Alumni, and symbolizes our affection and dedication to one another. May it remind future students, as it...

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Corwin Farm

New York, Orange County, OtisvilleCorwins were early settlers. Silas G. Corwin built brick home c. 1863 Mount Hope Supervisor, Joseph K. Corwin was born here May 25, 1869.Includes location, directions,...

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Camp Site

New York, Orange County, near Port JervisSecond N. Y. regiment, on way to Stroudsburg May 7, 1779 to build road to Wyoming for Sullivan's march against Indians. (War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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Neversink Drive (Horn Road)

New York, Orange County, near Port JervisAlong this old road are scenes of events in the raid by the Mohawk Chief, Joseph Brant, July 20, 1779 (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, near Port JervisRoute taken by N. Y. and N. J. militia in pursuit of Col. Brant for raid on Minisink (Port Jervis) July 21, 1779 (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location,...

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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, Port JervisSchool here was burned by raiders July 20, 1779. Teacher scalped, boys made prisoners; girls saved by Brant's mark on aprons. (Native Americans • War, US...

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Decker Fort

New York, Orange County, Port JervisMajor Decker's stockaded house on this site burned by Brant's raiders, July 20, 1779. Militia pursuing Brant rallied here. (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary)...

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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, near Port JervisGrist mill on this stream built by Solomon Davis, about 1730, was burned in Brant's raid, July 20, 1779 (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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Wihlahoosa Cave

New York, Orange County, Port JervisMajor Johannesa Decker, wounded by Indians of Brant's raiding party, escaped by hiding in the cave above July 20, 1779. (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location,...

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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, HuguenotRoute taken by N. Y. and N. J. militia in pursuit of Col. Brant for raid on Minisink (Port Jervis) July 21, 1779. (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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