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Abraham Lincolntraveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ???1847 - 1857
Since the formation of Mono County in 1861, six facilities have served as the county jail. This stone building was placed into service by Sheriff C.F. McKinney, Dec. 5, 1883, and became the 5th Mono County Jail. It replaced the wooden jail facilit…
Congressman. A State legislator and political leader. Died in 1828 at the age of 42. His home and grave are here.
From this spot N. 20? W. 220 ft.stood the First Court Houseof Fairfax CountyBuilt in 1742abandonedbecause Indian hostilitiesabout 1752
Endowed by Congress 1819Ordained by State constitution 1819And established byGeneral Assembly 1820Instruction Begun 1831Unofficial Training SchoolConfederate Officers 1861-65Destroyed by Federal ArmyApril 4, 1865, Rebuilding Begun 1867and Reopened…
In 1875, Congress approved funding to build several lighthouses along this segment of the Delaware River. This site was purchased in April 1876, and by December the Port Penn Front Range Light was completed. Constructed under the direction of the …
The Old Courthouse has been, since its erection in 1878, a landmark in Lake County, Indiana. Construction of the central portion, including the clock tower, began with 500,000 hand-kilned bricks from the Henry Wise Brickyard in Crown Point, combin…
James Buchanan, a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania and the 15th President of the United States; born at Cove Gap, near Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pa., April 23, 1791; moved to Mercersburg, Pa. with his parents in 1796; was private…
The explosion in the growth of Uptown Harrisburg in the last two decades of the 19th Century required the construction of a new fire station, the first to be located north of Reily Street. On July 11, 1885, the Reily Hose Company was organized and…
Colonel Hardin was born in Virginia but moved to North Carolina in 1772. During the Revolutionary War, he fought at King's Mountain and elsewhere in the South. He was Speaker of the House of the State of Franklin in 1785 and a member of the Territ…
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