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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7U6_abraham-lincoln-eighth-judicial-district_Havana-IL.html
Abraham Lincolntraveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ???1847 - 1857
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMN01_miami-county-history_Paola-KS.html
1803 - Louisiana Purchase, Native American Lands 1854 - Kansas Territory established & open settlement began 1861 - Kansas Statehood - Miami County renamed from Lykins County 1873 - First courthouse on this site converted from a former pu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMIYU_village-of-pomeroy_Pomeroy-OH.html
Since it was formed in 1819, Meigs County was fostered by its location on 57 miles of the Ohio River, named by the Indians"Oyo," meaning beautiful river. Pomeroy, the county seat, was named for Samuel Wyllys Pomeroy, an early landholder. His compa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMIHW_the-old-lake-county-courthouse-1878_Crown-Point-IN.html
The Old Courthouse has been, since its erection in 1878, a landmark in Lake County, Indiana. Construction of the central portion, including the clock tower, began with 500,000 hand-kilned bricks from the Henry Wise Brickyard in Crown Point, combin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7H2_roane-county-jackson-county_Leroy-WV.html
Roane County. Formed in 1856 from Gilmer, Jackson, and Kanawha. Named for Judge Spencer Roane of Virginia. Land grants to Albert Gallatin and friends in 1787 and 1795, and to the Tiersons and Samuel Hopkins, included most of the county. Jackson…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBCZ_disposal-of-land-in-plain-township_New-Albany-OH.html
Side A:Because three distinct survey methods were used to survey Plain Township lands and are still meaningful, the township can be thought of as a surveyor's museum. The township came into existence by a 1796 act of Congress in which the federal …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMX6P_county-named-1843_Beattyville-KY.html
For Judge William Owsley, who was prominent in the Old Court - New Court Controversy, 1823. Born in Virginia, 1782. Came with parents to Lincoln County, 1783. Studied law with Judge John Boyle. State Legilature, two terms. Appointed Court of Appea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMGC1_1749-french-claims-to-ohio-river-valley_Newport-KY.html
Side A:In 1749, the French in North America perceived a threat by British expansion west of the Allegheny Mountains to the Ohio River Valley and beyond. The French commander, Pierre Joseph Celeron, sieur de Blainville, with 250 men, left Montreal,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM5B9_cherokee-boundary-1767_Greer-SC.html
[Front]:In 1766-67 S.C. & N.C. negotiated with the Cherokee to establish a boundary between Indian land to the west and new settlement to the east. This north-south line ran past this point to N.C. and on to Va. In S.C. it ran north from near pres…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLR0_venezia-park_Venice-FL.html
[South Side of Marker] John Nolen, world-renowned city planner from Philadelphia, created the overall design for the City of Venice. Venezia Park Subdivision helped illustrate Nolen's concept for a model city. Dr. Fred Albee, early developer…
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