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A Changing Nation

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceBy the end of the Revolutionary War, the center of town had moved to several blocks south of this point. From 1820 to 1850 the Blackstone Canal and Providence...

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Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard

Massachusetts, Bristol County, SwanseaHere were built about 200 ships from small sloops to vessels of 1060 tons which sailed from the Atlantic coast to the China seas. Dedicated to their memory by...

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Myles Garrison House Site

Massachusetts, Bristol County, SwanseaNear this spot stood the John Myles Garrison House. The place of meeting of the troops of Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth colonies. Commanded by Majors Thomas...

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The Site of the First House in Norton

Massachusetts, Bristol County, NortonThe Site of the First House in Norton Built by William Witherell A.D. 1669 (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS...

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King Philip's Cave

Massachusetts, Bristol County, NortonThe Native American Sachem, Metacomet of Pokonoket, called King Philip by the English, Sachem or chief of the Wampanoag people is reported to have used this area as...

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Richmond-Andrus Mill Site

New York, Wyoming County, PerryThis site marks The Richmond Mill, constructed in 1822 as a sawmill. The Andrus family first became involved with the mill in 1872. The 1915 History of Perry reports that...

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Warsaw's First House

New York, Wyoming County, WarsawNear this site Elizur Webster erected the first dwelling in Warsaw in the Summer of 1803 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS...

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1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteThis stone marks the site, and commemorates the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Heroic Defense, of Fort Harrison by a small body of United States Soldiers, assisted by...

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North Carolina

North Carolina, Durham County, DurhamNorth Carolina’s Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. The Outer Banks and coastal rivers saw action early in the war, as Union forces occupied the...

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Unity

North Carolina, Durham County, DurhamOne hundred feet east of this spot in the Bennett House General Joseph E. Johnston and Major General William T. Sherman met at noon, April 17, 1865, to discuss...

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Crockett

Tennessee, Washington County, Limestone Davy Crockett Pioneer Patriot Soldier Trapper Explorer State Legislator Congressman Martyred at the Alamo 1786 – 1836 [ Back of Monument : ]Original monument...

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Davy Crockett’s Birthplace

Tennessee, Washington County, LimestoneOn this spot Davy Crockett was born Aug. 17, 1786 (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Whitson’s Fort

Tennessee, Cocke County, NewportAbout 2 miles northeast, south of the mouth of Cosby’s Creek, William Whitson, Jr., established a fort on the east bank of Pigeon River in 1783. It was an important...

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Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Missouri, Clay County, Kansas CityThis historic aviation facility is named in honor of longtime medical pathologist, Jackson County coroner, judge, and Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, Charles B....

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Lou E. Holland

Missouri, Clay County, Kansas CityIn 1927 led the city's airport development program and personally laid the framework for the network of air transport routes which today make Kansas City the Air Hub...

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Andrew Johnson National Cemetery

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleAndrew Johnson chose to be buried atop this hill, then known as “Signal Hill,” which he owned. His family members continued to be buried here in the family plot...

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Richards & Conover Hardware Company Building

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Iowa State Monument

Tennessee, Hamilton County, Chattanooga[Text on the Upper Front (South) Side of Monument]:Iowa dedicates this monument In honor of her sons Who on this and other fields Proved themselves worthy sons of...

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City Market

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas CityFrom 1857 to the present, town activities have revolved around the "City Market", an integral site for commerce, political rallies, medicine shows, circuses,...

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Abraham Lincoln Lewis Mausoleum

Florida, Duval County, JacksonvillePioneer Abraham Lincoln Lewis (1865-1947) and others founded Florida’s oldest African-American insurance company, Afro-American Life in 1901, which spread throughout...

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