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Mayos Bridge

Richmond, VA

"The Union soldiers would put out the fires and push into the city within hours of the Confederates passing over the bridges. Among the first Union soldiers to put down their muskets and pick up fire hoses and axes would be several regiment… more »

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Missisquoi Village and Mission

Swanton, VT

The ancient Missisquoi / Mazipskoik Abenaki village was the regions focal point into the 1760s. In 1744, Jesuits built a cabin which served into the 1790s as the first longterm Christian mission in Vermont. Speculators took much of the A… more »

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The Lititz Pharmacopoeia

Lititz, PA

For the use of Medical Department of the "Army of the Federated States of America," was compiled by Physician-General William Brown in Lititz, and published in Philadelphia, in 1778. It was the first American Formulary and a pioneer effort … more »

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