Colonial Beach Roll of Honor

Colonial Beach, VA

Ferry Site

Hopewell Township, NJ

Officers' Quarters—B

Fairfax, MN

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Register, Georgia

Register, GA

Side 1: Register, Georgia, a small turpentine community with a largely agricultural heritage, grew into fruition at the turn of the twentieth century. Originally settled in 1855, the town was earlier known as Bengal, then Herschal. The… more »

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Darby

Trenton, SC

(Side 1) This Greek Revival House was built for Nathan L. Griffin (1903-1853), lawyer, planter, and member of the S.C. House 1838-39 and S.C. Senate 1846-1853. Griffins son-in-law Milledge L. Bonham ( 1813-1890) lived here with his wife… more »

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Hoover Historical Center

North-Canton, OH

This house, built in 1853, was the boyhood of vacuum cleaner entrepreneur William Henry "Boss" Hoover (1849-1932), whose grandparents came to Stark County from Pennsylvania in 1827 and established a leather tanning business. "Boss" Hoover b… more »

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