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Huron

Texas, Hill County, near WhitneyThe U.S. Army established Fort Graham in this area in 1849. Although the fort closed in 1853, the presence of the troops stationed there had prompted the development of...

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Battle for the Mississippi: The Vicksburg Campaign

Louisiana, Madison Parish, Taliulah  The fall of New Orleans in April1862, capped the beginning of an 18-month drive to control Vicksburg and the Mississippi River. The fight for this strategic...

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Grant's March Thru Louisiana

Louisiana, Madison Parish, TaliulahGrant's March Map includedWinter Quarters (Picture included) Winter Quarters, the country home of Haller and Julia Nutt, is the only plantation home along Lake St....

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Chester, New York

New York, Orange County, ChesterWhen the first train entered Chester, New York on September 23, 1841, few realized exactly what kind of an impact the railroad would have on the town. Before the New...

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Greycourt - Orange Co., N.Y.

New York, Orange County, ChesterThe origins of a railroad in this area date back to 1836, when the Hudson & Delaware Railroad was chartered to build a rail line from Newburgh, New York to...

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Monroe, New York

New York, Orange County, MonroeBefore the railroad came to town, Monroe had been an isolated community, composed mainly of farmers. When the New York & Erie Railroad (later reorganized as the Erie...

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Soldiers' Memorial Fountain

Massachusetts, Dukes County, Oak BluffThis monument depicting a Union Soldier was erected in 1891 by Charles Strahan, a former Confederate who relocated to Martha's Vineyard after the Civil War. Due to...

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Marine Railway Gears

Maryland, Calvert County, SolomonsGift: Gorman A. Buckler CMM74.521 Set of cast iron gears formerly used to operate the marine railway at M.M. Davis and Son shipyard on Mill Creek, Solomons, Maryland:...

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Drum Point Lighthouse

Maryland, Calvert County, Solomons“The necessity of a light at this point is very great, as all vessels bound up or down the Chesapeake put in at this place during the winter to seek protection from...

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Wm. B. Tennison

Maryland, Calvert County, Solomons Wm. B. Tennison was built in 1899 by Frank Laird at Crab Island near Oriole, Maryland. Her hull is constructed in traditional Chesapeake log canoe fashion-nine large...

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Lawrence Lafayette Richardson, M.D.

South Carolina, Greenville County, SimpsonvillePhysician 64 Years. Mayor of Simpsonville 38 Years: 1917 • 1923 • 1928 • 1958; Chairman Simpsonville School Board 20 Years (Notable Persons) Includes...

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Cambridge

Alabama, Limestone County, near AthensNorth SideThis marks the site of Cambridge, a small town established in the earliest years of Limestone County. In 1818, it consisted of several business houses,...

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Great House

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownHistory and Archaeology In the 1900s, as part of the major highway reconstruction project that built the tunnels beneath this park, a team of archaeologists...

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Deacon Larkin House

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownThis 1790s Georgian residence was built for Deacon John Larkin, a patriot best remembered for his role in Paul Revere's legendary midnight ride. It was...

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Oklahoma State Seal

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City"This state seal was displayed at the entrance of the Oklahoma exhibit at the New York World's Fair 1964-1965" (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •...

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City Square:

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, CharlestownNative American Settlement Native American occupation of the Charlestown peninsula predates European settlements by approximately 10,000 years. Archaeological...

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Site Of Wesley Park's Home

Indiana, DeKalb County, AuburnOn this site stood the log home of Wesley Park, co-founder with John Howe of the City of Auburn in 1836. Park's cabin was an important social and government center,...

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Point Lookout Prison

Maryland, St. Mary's County, ScotlandThis memorial plaza is to honor the sacrifices of the 52,264 Confederate soldiers, sailors and civilians imprisoned near here during the War Between the States....

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As Long As The Waters Flow

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City Honoring the centuries-old presence and contribution of Native Americans to Oklahoma State Capitol Rotunda Sunday, June 4, 1989 Master of Ceremonies State...

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The Attar Center

West Virginia, Raleigh County, BeckleyGeneral Alfred Beckley, founder of the city of Beckley, shows this corner location as land lot 29 on his 1838 map. Reverend Matthew Ellison, founder of the First...

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