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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVJA_catheys-valley_Catheys-Valley-CA.html
[This marker is composed of several panels][Left Panel:]Origin of the Name of Cathey's ValleyIn 1739, the Catheys immigrated from Clones, Ireland to America. Andrew D. Cathey a native of North Carolina, his wife Mary Mariah Deaver and their seven …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14S3_de-martini-winery_Clayton-CA.html
Paul De Martini built Clayton Vineyards Winery in 1885 on land formerly owned by Joel Clayton, the area's first vintner. An Austrian stone mason directed construction, using stone quarried on Mount Diablo and hauled here by wagon teams. This was t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDJG_former-site-of-berlin-school_Delaware-OH.html
Berlin School stood on this site from 1915 to 1975. The first graduating class was in 1916, with the first graduate being Mildred Schanck. The last graduating class was in 1953 with 14 members. Over these 38 years, 472 students graduated from Berl…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1C1D_scherren_Mansfeld-Saxony-Anhalt.html
Im Volksmund sp?ter auch Murre genannt.Als Scherren bezeichnete man im MittelalterVerkaufsst?nde an denen frische Lebensmittel gehandelt wurden.Dies waren vorwiegend Fleisch und Brot.Daher werden sie in der Chronik auch als Fleisch und Brotb?nke b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQIA_pawleys-island-waccamaw-neck_Pawleys-Island-SC.html
Pawley's Island:This island, located about ½ mile east, was used by plantation householders who lived on the seashore from May to November to escape malaria, or "summer fever." A number of houses built about 1850, and the summer academy and recto…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVC6_historic-sugar-cane-machinery_Port-Orange-FL.html
Animal powered rollers, used to crush sugar cane, came from the Samuel Williams Plantation. This Plantation was destroyed by the Indians and never rebuilt.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MD_the-business-of-agriculture_Gaithersburg-MD.html
As the area's agricultural community flourished and the railroad was introduced, Gaithersburg soon became the commercial hub of the mid-county region. The Gaithersburg town center shifted from Frederick Avenue to Diamond Avenue near the train stat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ7M_schramsberg_Calistoga-CA.html
Founded in 1862 by Jacob Schram. This was the first hillside winery of the Napa Valley. Robert Louis Stevenson, visiting here in 1880, devoted a chapter of his "Silverado Squatters" to Schramsberg and its wines. Ambrose Bierce and Lilly Hitchcock …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQWL_clover-hill-farm_Manassas-VA.html
In 1770 Patrick Hamrick sold this land to Rutt Johnson who used the land for crops and fruit trees and later added livestock. This property became known as CLOVER HILL FARM prior to 1852. During the Civil War the Johnson family left the area. When…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMM2H_historic-site-of-orchard-ranch_Tampa-AZ.html
In 1890 James and Adeline Hall purchased 130 acres here above the junction of the Agua Fria River and Lynx Creek. The Halls named their homestead "Orchard Ranch" and, with the help of their children, Sharlot and Ted, produced apples and beef. L…
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