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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28H2_historic-waynesborough_Paoli-PA.html
Historic Waynesborough Birthplace and Ancestral Home of Major General Anthony Wayne 1745-1796
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM282S_the-john-schaffer-tavern-and-inn_Duncannon-PA.html
This imposing three story, twelve room structure was built in 1828 by businessman John Schaffer who housed his family and offered food and rest to Pennsylvania Canal construction workers and later canal boatmen and passengers. Travel conditions we…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM282R_tuscorora-path_Mifflintown-PA.html
Used by the Five Nations Iroquois in raiding tribes to the south, and later by early traders and settlers. It began one mile west of here and terminated in the Tuscarora region of North Carolina.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM282P_col-william-patterson_Mifflintown-PA.html
In memory of their eldest son Col. William Patterson Born 1737 · Died 1782 Builder of the second Patterson's Fort near this spot A brave soldier in the service of Pennsylvania during the French and Indian Wars. A judge of the bench o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27HX_united-states-air-force_Towanda-PA.html
1909 1909 — US Army Signal Corps accepted its first airplane from the Wright Brothers. Named the 1st Aero Squadron a small group of Army Airmen became the genesis of our modern day Air Force. —————&mdash…
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1775 - 1917 John Paul Jones captures the HMS Drake. Battles of Lake Champlain & Lake Erie — Francis Scott Key writes our National Anthem during the bombing of Fort McHenry 09/13/1834 [sic - 1814] War of 1812 — 2nd Seminole War …
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1775 - 1917 New Providence, Bahamas Tripoli War of 1812 Battle of Chapultepec, Mexico - Spain China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) Battle of Peking - Nicaragua Vera Cruz - Haiti ———————&mdash…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27EN_a-formal-promenade-across-the-river_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
"The bridges have symbolized man's battle for commerce, growing and enlarging, always moving forward." Constance Reynolds, "The Market Street Bridges at Wilkes-Barre, PA," lecture before the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 26 October 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27EI_what-on-earth-is-a-levee_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the river w…
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"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, 1879 While few do…
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