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Last Indian Battle
fought March 16, 1792 on the south
bank of East Fork Creek near the mouth
of Grassy Run Clermont County
Tecumseh Shawnee Chjef, known as
"Blazing Star", and Simon Kenton, a scout,
were engaged in a sharp conflict.
This trail, also know as the Old war trace,
connected Upper Sandusky and Mt. Vernon
through Caledonia, Mt. Gilead, and Fredericktown.
The route continued to Newcomertown by way
of Owl Creek (Kokoshing River) and White
Woman (Walhoning) River. The tra…
The area around the swamp was settled over 200 years ago. This 101 acre Louisiana swamp and surrounding highland terrace escarpment is preserved for education and recreation.
Site of the originalGeorgetown Reservoir1859-1932Stone wall and iron fence1871
Training troops in desert warfare in preparation for Operation "Torch." The invasion of German held North Africa. The world's largest military installation, training 60 divisions and more than one million soldiers.
In Honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
The First White Men to Pass Through the Chicago River
This Tablet is placed by the Illinois Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Under the auspices of the Chicago Historical Society …
Near here Hernando DeSoto with his men landed May 30, 1539 and began his march westward to the Mississippi River. This marker commemorates the 400th anniversary of his arrival on the shores of Florida.
In Commemoration of
Hernando De Soto
and his men who spent the winter of
1540 — 1541
in North East Mississippi prior to his
discovery of the Mississippi River
On Corn Island, 1778.
A group of pioneers,
under the military protection
of General George Rogers Clark,
made the original settlement
of the town of Louisville
in May, 1778 on Corn Island,
then about one hundred fifty yards
In this House Lived
First American Minister to GREAT BRITAIN, May 1785 to
March 1788 afterwards Second President of the UNITED STATES
From here his Daughter ABIGAIL was married to
COLONEL WILLIAM STEPHENS SMITH, First Secretary
of the L…