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Hojack Railroad

New York, Monroe County, HiltonOpened as Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg RR, 1876. Fruit shipments by rail made Hilton prosper & grow. Last train ran March 31, 1978. (Railroads & Streetcars)...

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This Column Stands on Union!

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownIn the years following the battle, this hill became sacred ground. A new patriotic spirit swept the nation in the 1820s. Americans looked to honor the...

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The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends...

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownThis high ground of Breed's Hill bound the American colonies to the cause of independence. An open field once located here commanded this entire area. On the...

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Town of Gates

New York, Monroe County, GatesTown of Gates Named in 1813 Last remnant of old town of Northampton (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Gates

New York, Monroe County, GatesEstablished March 30, 1802 as part of Northampton. June 10, 1812 named for General Horatio Gates, hero of Saratoga, 1777. Subdivided into Gates and Greece March 22, 1822....

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You are now my enemy and I am yours...

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownThe British Army was one of the most powerful military forces of the day. Their leaders were career officers. The troops were regularly trained and well...

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Scarritt College for Christian Workers

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleEstablished in Kansas City in 1892 by the Methodist Episcopal Church South and moved to Nashville in 1924, Scarritt trained laity in Christian education, music, and...

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A Tale of Three Jurisdictions

Virginia, AlexandriaDid you know that you traverse the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia when you cross this bridge? The brass lines in the walkway mark the boundaries. They also commemorate...

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The Jones Point Lighthouse

Virginia, Isle of Wight County, AlexandriaIn the 1850's, Alexandria was one of the busiest seaports in the Chesapeake region. To help guide Potomac River ship traffic, the federal government built the...

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Porter Wood Burning Locomotive

Florida, Duval County, Jacksonville BeachPorter wood burning locomotive representing type of engine employed during the 1880's on the St. Johns Railway, St. Augustine's first passenger line - chartered...

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Old Ridge Road

New York, Monroe County, GreeceMolded by the great glacier and long an Indian trail. Traveled by pioneers' oxcarts, covered wagons, stagecoaches. Town of Greece founded 1822. (Native Americans • Roads...

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Gertrude A. Williams

New York, Chautauqua County, Kennedy First woman justice of New York State Gertrude A. Williams Years of service 1920 to 1924 Site of her former residence where she held court. (Government) Includes...

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Kennedy Mills

New York, Chautauqua County, Kennedy First commercial enterprise in southeastern Chautauqua County Doctor Thomas Ruston Kennedy built first mill October 1805 after purchase of 3000 acres in the area...

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Evelynn M. Crandall

New York, Chautauqua County, Kennedy First woman to serve as a Chautauqua County Legislator Evelynn M. Crandall Elected from District 7 Years of service 1978-1981 & 1984-1989 Remembered for her...

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First Frame House

New York, Cattaraugus County, EllicottvilleIn Ellicottville, 1817 Early Courts of County and meetings of Board of Supervisors held here (Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location,...

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Ellicottville Town Hall

New York, Cattaraugus County, EllicottvilleEllicottville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. was entered on the National Register of Historic Places April 4, 1973 (Government) Includes location, directions, 6...

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In Memory of Those From Ellicottville

New York, Cattaraugus County, EllicottvilleIn Memory of Those from Ellicottville who served in World War I and World War II and especially the following who paid the supreme sacrifice Egbert L....

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The Settlement of Knapp Creek

New York, Cattaraugus County, Knapp CreekThe Settlement of Knapp Creek, formerly known as Knapps Creek, was a genuine boomtown in the early days of the Bradford Oil Field, beginning about 1877. It was...

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1804-2004

New York, Cattaraugus County, OleanIn recognition of Olean's 200th birthday, we dedicate this prehistoric Olean conglomerate rock. In 1804 Major Adam Hoops bought a large parcel of land at Olean Point...

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Major Adam Hoops

New York, Cattaraugus County, OleanIn Memory of Major Adam Hoops A soldier of the Revolution and founder of Olean, N.Y. 1804 and to keep in remembrance the patriots of the War for Independence who are...

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