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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DY_the-lake-at-boiling-springs_Boiling-Springs-PA.html
This seven-acre, man-made lake was created in the 1750s to power the iron works once located at the lower end. The lake is fed by about 30 natural springs clustered behind the tavern and at the upper end of the lake. The daily output is approximat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DX_dewey-w-wills-wildlife-management-area_Jonesville-LA.html
Dewey W. "Jakie" Wills (May 15, 1930 - March 17, 1993) was born and raised in Pollock Louisiana. He graduated from Pollock High School, Southwestern Louisiana University and Louisiana State University. In June 1955 he began his career as a Distric…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DW_richard-k-yancey_Vidalia-LA.html
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a resolution on May 2, 2013, to rename the Red River-Three Rivers Wildlife Management Areas the Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area in honor of distinguished conservationist Richard K.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DV_mahan-hall_Williamsburg-KY.html
Mahan Hall was constructed in 1906 for use as a dormitory for men at Cumberland College. Originally named Felix Hall in honor of board of trustees member, Dr. W. H. Felix of Lexington, Ky. Named changed to Mahan Hall, May 1954, in honor of E. C. M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DU_thomas-johnston-grier_Lead-SD.html
To the Memory of Thomas Johnston Grier Born at Pakenham, Ontario, Canada, May 18th, 1850 Died at Los Angeles, California, September 22nd, 1914 Superintendent Homestake Properties 1884 to 1914
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DT_commercial-historic-district_Watertown-SD.html
Watertown was platted by the Winona & St. Peter Railroad. The uptown district, consisting of six square blocks, was divided into narrow lots intended mostly for commercial use running parallel to the railroad tracks. Important noncommercial buildi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DS_on-the-path_Washington-DC.html
The wooden chapel here was completed in 1857 as a mission of the McKendree Methodist Church. Known as Fletcher Chapel, it may have been a stop on the Underground Railroad. Washington's Anti-Saloon League began meeting at Fletcher Chapel in 1893…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DR_to-market-to-market_Washington-DC.html
After this neighborhood's original Northern Liberty Market on Mount Vernon Square was razed in 1872, a new Northern Liberty Market was built along Fifth between K and L streets. When owners decided that fresh farm products weren't drawing enough c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DQ_isaac-shelby-cemetery_Stanford-KY.html
Isaac Shelby, soldier, statesman, and surveyor, was Kentucky's first governor. He served from 1792 to 1796 and was re-elected in 1812. Shelby came to Kentucky in 1774 when he was hired by the Transylvania Company to survey the new Kentucky terr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29DP_this-cannon_Natchez-MS.html
This Cannon Was Taken From The Defenses At SANTIAGO De CUBA1898
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