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U.S.D.1812

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinThis Monument memorializes War of 1812 soldiers buried along the Old Natchez Trace, and it honors the service of all brave volunteers who marched on the Natchez...

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BMI

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleBMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), an organization that collects performance royalties for songwriters and music publishers in all genres of music, opened its doors in...

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Scott Mansion

Tennessee, Monroe County, Tellico PlainsBorn in Johnson County, Tennessee, Charles A. Scott came to Tellico Plains ca. 1890 and was actively involved in its development. During his life, he sold off or...

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Chief Truckee

California, Nevada County, TruckeeThe legendary Paiute leader; friend and guide; breveted a “Captain” by John C. Fremont; gave his name to this valley, river and town: died near Payton, Nevada, in...

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Sequoyah

Tennessee, Monroe County, VonoreAbout 1½ mi. E., in the town of Tuskegee, this son of Nathaniel Gist, an emissary to the Cherokee from George Washington, and Wurteh, daughter of a chief, was born about...

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Death of the California Grizzly

California, Orange County, SilveradoThe Santa Ana Mountains, which encompass the canyons of Silverado, Modjeska and Trabuco, provided one of the last refuges for the state symbol, the Grizzly Bear. At...

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Cherokee Villages

Tennessee, Monroe County, VonoreAlong the south side of the Little Tennessee River for about thirteen miles were ten villages of the Overhill Cherokees. They were Mialaque, Tuskegee, Tomotley, Toquo,...

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John Crawford Vaughan

Tennessee, Monroe County, MadisonvilleBorn in a house which stood here. Captain in the 5th Tenn. Inf., Mexican War; organizer and first commander of the 3rd Tenn. Inf., CSA, whose first action was the...

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Salem Church

Michigan, Washtenaw County, ManchesterThe Reverend Edward Weiss, a Washtenaw County circuit rider, organized an Evangelical class of fifteen members in 1874. They met in a school located two miles east...

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Delhi Bridge

Michigan, Washtenaw County, near Dexter(side 1) The Delhi Bridge was one of many Pratt through truss iron bridges built to order by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, between 1876 and...

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Cook Homestead

Minnesota, Becker County, AudubonThis plot marks the site of the home of John Cook, pioneer settler, who with his wife Diantha J., and children Freddie W., Mary E., and John W., were murdered by...

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French Trading Post

Texas, Jefferson County, BeaumontBuilt 1845 by John J. French (1799-1889), merchant and tanner who came from Connecticut and New York to Texas in 1830s. Served as home and store, with tannery nearby....

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Chambers County Youth Project Show

Texas, Chambers County, near AnahuacOn July 30, 1955, members of the East and West Chambers County Farm Bureaus and their families held a picnic in Fort Anahuac Park (4 mi. S) which included a variety...

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Turtle Bayou Resolutions

Texas, Chambers County, near AnahuacNear site of the signing ofTurtle Bay Resolutions Drafted and signed at Turtle Bayou on June 13, 1832; this first formal protest of Texas colonists against Mexican...

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Lewis and Clark in Illinois

Illinois, Gallatin County, Old ShawneetownIn the fall of 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed this place with about twenty men on their way westward. At the confluence of the Wabash...

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Marshall House

Illinois, Gallatin County, Old ShawneetownThis was the original site of the home of John Marshall, one of the founders and president of the Bank of Illinois, the first bank chartered by the Illinois...

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Illinois in the American Revolution

Illinois, Massac County, MetropolisGeorge Rogers Clark arrived at Fort Massac on June 30, 1778, with about 175 men, under orders from Virginia to capture the British outposts in Illinois. British...

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First Log Cabin

California, Nevada County, TruckeeErected by Joseph Gray at S.W. corner of present day Bridge and Spring Streets to serve Dutch Flat Wagon Road traffic over Donner Pass. (Notable Buildings) Includes...

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Simpsonville Cotton Mill / Woodside Mill

South Carolina, Greenville County, SimpsonvilleSimpsonville Cotton Mill This mill, opened in 1908, was built after several leading men of Simpsonville asked Edward F. Woodside of the Pelzer...

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Sierra Mountain Cemetery

California, Nevada County, TruckeeThe Masonic and Odd Fellows Lodges each established cemeteries here in 1869 or 1870 to provide a burial place for their deceased. Catholics established a cemetery to...

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