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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJN_11th-tennessee-infantry-regiment_Fort-Oglethorpe-GA.html
11th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. Tennessee 11th Reg. Infty. Smith's Brigade Cheatham's Div. 1:30 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863 var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById('i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJM_1756-french-saw-mill-on-la-chute-river_NY.html
1756 French Saw Mill on La Chute River. In 1756 the French erected a mill on the river opposite this spot for sawing and preparing timbers used in Fort Carillon, renamed Fort Ticonderoga when captured by General Amherst in 1759. . . General Aber…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJL_late-jurassic-time_Morrison-CO.html
Late Jurassic Time. This is part of the Morrison Formation accumulated around 150 million years ago. Monsoonal (seasonal) rains caused flooding which dotted the terrain with small lakes, ponds, and braided streams. These served as watering holes …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJK_swing-gate-locks_Cabin-John-MD.html
Swing-Gate Locks. Most canal locks were "swing-gate" locks, opened by pulling or pushing long balance beams that projected from the gates. . . Stone for the Seven Locks (locks 7 through 14) was cut and finished by stonemasons who were paid by t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJJ_fort-crawford_Prairie-du-Chien-WI.html
Fort Crawford. The War of 1812 convinced America that in order to control their vast country they must occupy and develop it. In Prairie Du Chien this process began with the construction of Fort Crawford in the summer of 1816 Symbol of govern…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJI_town-of-cummins_Sterling-City-TX.html
Town of Cummins. The pioneer settlement of Cummins developed at this site about 1890 around the saddle and harness shop of the earliest permanent settler, Mississippi native Robert Benjamin Cummins (b. 1848). A post office opened here in 1890 with…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJH_by-foot-and-horseback-stagecoach-and-car_Waterville-Valley-NH.html
By Foot and Horseback, Stagecoach and Car. . Generations of visitors have followed this trail . According to local historians, Native Americans once traveled a path through the area to hunt and fish. . . During the nineteenth century, writers…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJG_imagining-the-settlement-la-colonie-telle-qu-on-l-imagine_Calais-ME.html
Cette maquette montre la colonie de l'île Sainte-Croix telle qu'illustrée par Samuel Champlain. Son illustration est idéalisée. Les recherches archéologiques révèlent des différences quant à l'é…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJF_4th-5th-tennessee-infantry_Fort-Oglethorpe-GA.html
4th & 5th Tennessee Infantry. Tennessee 4th & 5th Reg. Infty. Strahl's Brigade Cheatham's Div. 2:30 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863 var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementById(…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJD_ole-bornemann-bull_Cross-Fork-PA.html
Ole Bornemann Bull. The famous Norwegian violinist located a colony of fellow Norwegians near this site in September of 1852. From this vantage point, Ole Bull started to build his castle. This large wooden cabin was never completed. All that rema…
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