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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11GX_sanfords-first-residents_Sanford-FL.html
Over 1,000 years ago, the Timucua (tee-MOO-quo) people established villages in this area. They fished, hunted, and grew crops such as maize, squash, and beans. By the 1700s, the Timucuans began to disappear as they succumbed to war and disease …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQCM_hale-mua_Kailua-Kona-HI.html
This archaeological site has been identified as a men's house associated with a person of chiefly rank who resided at the Lonoikamakahiki Residence. Hydration-Rind dating performed by the Bishop Museum indicated that the major portion of this site…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMT9L_maney-ridge-prehistoric-effigy-mounds_Big-Bend-WI.html
On the ridge above this road and the Fox River lies a series of prehistoric earthworks. They represent visible remnants of both social and ritual behavior of one of Wisconsin's unique prehistoric cultures, the Effigy Mound Indians. The conical…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FMU_cahawba_Marion-Junction-AL.html
Site of Alabama's first permanent capital 1820-26. County seat Dallas County, 1820-66. Prison for Union soldiers during the War Between the States 1863-65. Indians were the first inhabitants over 4000 years ago. Their large fortified village could…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1EIU_the-gaitskill-mound_Mt-Sterling-KY.html
Indian Mound attributed to Adena people who inhabited Ohio Valley ca. 800 B.C. to 700 A.D. They began cultivating simple crops, bringing about a mixed hunting and farming economy. Central to Adena life were rituals involving cremation and mound bu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14Z7_historic-spanish-point_Osprey-FL.html
Front Side of Marker: This 30-acre preserve includes prehistoric shell middens and a burial mound dating from 3,000 B.C. to 1,000 A.D., buildings from the homestead of John Greene Webb, and gardens from the winter estate of Mrs. Potter Palmer. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMF9A_vojta-naprstek_Prague-Hlavni mesto Praha.html
In Czech: V tomto dom? žil a zem?elVojta Náprstek1826-1894Bojovník za kulturnía spole?enský pokrokR 1862 položil základyNáprstokova Muzea Translated, the marker reads: In this house lived and died Vojta Náprstek (1826-1894). A champion…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM18F7_doors-of-burial-caves-burial-customs-sarcophagi_Tiberias-IL.html
[Text at the top of the marker]: Doors of Burial Caves Burial caves were frequently sealed by stone doors in order to prevent bad smells and looting. In 2nd-3rd centuries CE Tiberias, basalt doors were used in mausolea and decorated with relief…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM181E_tel-megiddo-national-park_Caesarea-IL.html
The biblical tels of Megiddo, Hazor and Beer Sheba were inscribed in 2005 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as World Heritage Sites with outstanding universal value. They are fitting representatives o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1FBJ_tlikwaynung_Victoria-British Columbia.html
This small islet and the adjacent shore were once an indigenous encampment connected with the village at McNeill Bay, Chikawich, to the west. The people living here ate over 20 species of fish and 15 species of birds, as well as deer, sea mammals,…
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