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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM18Z0_the-smoky-hill-river-valley-buffalo-country_Oakley-KS.html
The death knell of the buffalo sounded when men got to hunting them for their hides only.., and they did, recklessly, ruthlessly.- William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody There may have been as many as 30 million bison on the North American plains at th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMKZH_mary-sawyers-birthplace_Sterling-MA.html
Mary had a little lamb?.?.?.—Birthplace ofMary E. Sawyer(and her lamb)1806 - 1889—Sterling, Ma.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM13KZ_john-s-knight_Lexington-KY.html
Adjacent to this park is the building of the Lexington Herald-Leader, one of the large Knight-Ridder chain of newspapers. Both Messrs. Knight and Ridder were longtime owners and breeders of racehorses. John S. Knight started with the Akron Beacon …
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/HMVZ6_the-first-pony-express_St-Joseph-MO.html
This monument erected by theDaughters of the American RevolutionandThe City of St. Josephmarks the place where the firstPony Express started on April 3, 1860
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM199M_largest-fish_Ocean-City-MD.html
This record 1,210 pound Tiger Shark was caught in the waters off Ocean City, Maryland by Grace Czemiak of Buffalo, New York. The shark was caught on July 9, 1983 while fishing aboard the LISA with Captain Stuart Windsor and Mate Jim Liberto. Mr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1EIH_woody-stephens-and-forty-niner_Stanton-KY.html
Born Woodford Cefis Stephens in Powell County near Stanton on Sept. 1, 1913. Woody rose to become one of the most talked about, most honored, and winningest race horse trainer's in thoroughbred history. Major events in Woody's life; voted into the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM199O_the-white-marlin-capital-of-the-world_Ocean-City-MD.html
Ocean City, Maryland has long been known as the "The White Marlin Capital of the World." Of all the thousands of white marlin caught off the Maryland coast, the one encased here is the largest. The Maryland state record white weighed 135 pounds an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1C7N_get-over-it_Arco-ID.html
"To understand the West, you have to get over the color green; you have to quit associating beauty with gardens and lawns?" Wallace Stegner. What was drinking up 80% of the water used in this park? Lawns. *Planting lawns encourages non-nativ…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM119L_pacolet-river-heritage-preserve_Spartanburg-SC.html
Pacolet River Heritage Preserve, owned and managed by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, covers 278 acres in Spartanburg County, SC. Come to bird-watch, take photographs, fish or simply enjoy the woods and Pacolet River. Leave with a sense …
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