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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVJA_catheys-valley_Catheys-Valley-CA.html
[This marker is composed of several panels][Left Panel:]Origin of the Name of Cathey's ValleyIn 1739, the Catheys immigrated from Clones, Ireland to America. Andrew D. Cathey a native of North Carolina, his wife Mary Mariah Deaver and their seven …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14O7_significant-dates-in-fayetteville-history_Fayetteville-AR.html
Significant dates in Fayetteville history include: Incorporated town in 1836; Old Wire road from Jefferson City, Mo. to Ft. Smith cut in 1835; Washington County Fair first held on the Square in 1856; first telegraph installed around 1860; Butterfi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15WF_the-lewis-and-clark-expedition-across-missouri_Marthasville-MO.html
"Camped at the mouth of a Creek called river a Chauritte, above a Small french Village of 7 houses and as many families... The people at this Village is pore, houses Small, they Sent us milk & eggs to eat."William Clark, May 25, 1804 On May 25,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM12IZ_town-of-saratoga_Schuylerville-NY.html
Mother town of Saratoga CountyFirst European settlers 1688Established March 7, 1788Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyneto Gen. Gates Oct. 17, 1777 Revolutionary War Turning Point
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJPS_home-of-adolphus-sterne_Nacogdoches-TX.html
A pioneer citizen of Nacogdoches. Born in Cologne, Germany, April 5, 1801. Alcalde at Nacogdoches under the Mexican Government, member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas. Died March 27, 1859. Buried in Nacogdoches. Here General Sam Houston m…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1H0U_rumley_Anna-OH.html
Rumley was a colored community, platted in 1837 by Joel and Wesley Goins, who purchased 400 acres of land. They were freemen from Baltimore, Maryland. The deed to the land was granted and signed by President Van Buren. Over 500 Negroes lived in th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMHT1_martin-shofner_Shelbyville-TN.html
Son of Michael, an immigrant from Frankfurt on Main, Germany in 1760. Migrated by covered wagon, horseback and afoot from North Carolina in 1808 with his family and settled this tract of land on Thompson's creek. The land was granted to him by the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14OT_mesa-cleaners-1926-c_Costa-Mesa-CA.html
Costa Mesa Historical SiteCosta Mesa MesaCleaners1926(c)
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10BH_rockport_Rockport-TX.html
The town of Rockport was founded by cattlemen J.M. and T.H. Mathis in 1867. Originally a part of Refugio County, it became county seat of newly formed Aransas County in 1871. Shipping and fishing provided the primary economic base of the town in i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM876_the-founding-of-worthington-worthington-a-planned-community_Worthington-OH.html
The Founding of WorthingtonThe Scioto Company, led by James Kilbourn (Kilbourne) of Granby and Berlin, Connecticut, founded Worthington in 1803, the year that Ohio became a state. The Scioto Company was organized as a land company in 1802 with 38 …
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