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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/HM1BTZ_jennie-b-nichols-building_Yreka-CA.html
Roman's Bookstore and Newspaper Emporium was the first business to inhabit a building that was constructed on this site in 1859. The building burned, along with much of the town, on July 4, 1871, when a fire was started in this block by careless h…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQX7_ingram-richardson-manufacturing-company_Beaver-Falls-PA.html
During 64 years, "Ing-Rich" became one of the leading producers of porcelain enamel products in the United States. Noted for durability, the company's output included outdoor advertising signs and "porcel panels" for building exteriors; it also ma…
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/HM1A0O_georgetown-hotel_Georgetown-CA.html
Built 1856Destroyed twice by fireand rebuilt in 1896
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14S3_de-martini-winery_Clayton-CA.html
Paul De Martini built Clayton Vineyards Winery in 1885 on land formerly owned by Joel Clayton, the area's first vintner. An Austrian stone mason directed construction, using stone quarried on Mount Diablo and hauled here by wagon teams. This was t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11C1_mcabee-beach_Monterey-CA.html
Portuguese whalersFrom the California Gold Rush to nearly the turn of the century, Portuguese whalers launched boats from this beach and rowed them out into the bay to intercept whales migrating along the Monterey coastline. Once harpooned, the wh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14OT_mesa-cleaners-1926-c_Costa-Mesa-CA.html
Costa Mesa Historical SiteCosta Mesa MesaCleaners1926(c)
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11TK_lakeview_Foxborough-MA.html
Hervey Pettee built a thread mill at this site in 1813. A spring freshet in 1831 washed out the dam and ruined the factory. A stone structure soon replaced it. Charles Freeman & Son later operated a wool scouring mill. The flood of Feb. 2, 1886 to…
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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