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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24L2_jt-kw-railroad-indian-river-steamboat-wharf-1885_Titusville-FL.html
Arriving in 1885, the first railroad to Titusville was a 35-mile stretch of track from Enterprise on a line of the Jacksonville, Tampa, and Key West Railroad, the JT&KW. The tracks ran down the middle of Broad Street's right-of-way, and out onto a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24IG_project-mercury-memorial_Titusville-FL.html
Mercury Project Initiated in 1958, completed in 1963. Project Mercury was United States' first man-in-space program. Over 2,000,000 people from many government agencies and aerospace corporations combining their skills and experiences into the na…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24ES_malcom-scott-carpenter_Titusville-FL.html
Second American to orbit the earth Born: Boulder, CO May 1, 1925 Mercury Flight-May 24, 1962 4 Hours 56 Minutes - 3 Orbits Launch Vehicle - Mercury-Atlas7 Spacecraft - Aurora 7
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24CR_jules-verne-vs-nasas-apollo-11_Titusville-FL.html
Jules Verne's mythical journey to the Moon in the 1880's was similar to the Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969 Both had three man crews Both landed in the Pacific Ocean Both used retro-rockets for descent Both flights blasted off from C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24CQ_robert-h-goddards-first-liquid-fueled-rocket_Titusville-FL.html
The first flight of a liquid oxygen - gasoline rocket occurred March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Mass. Traveling a distance of 184 feet in 2.5 seconds with an average speed of 60 miles per hour.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24CH_mercury-project_Titusville-FL.html
Initiated in 1958, completed in 1963. Project Mercury was United States' first man-in-space program. Over 2,000,000 people from many government agencies and aerospace corporations combining their skills and experiences into the national effort. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ZKV_saturn-v_Titusville-FL.html
Saturn V, the United States' largest and most powerful launch vehicle, was designed to hurl American astronauts in an Apollo capsule to the Moon. Composed of three stages and an instrument unit, the Saturn V, which stood 111 meters (363 feet) tall…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XIT_hernandez-trail-historical_Titusville-FL.html
Hernandez Trail 1837-1928
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WWL_scobie-fish-oyster-company-1885-historical_Titusville-FL.html
George W. Scobie sailed his 50-foot oyster boat Sophie Fry to Titusville in 1885 and founded the Indian River commercial fishing industry. When rail service arrived, he began shipping large quantities of oysters and fish north. Before long, the Sc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WWK_titus-house-the-indian-river-hotel-c-1869-historical_Titusville-FL.html
The Titus House was one of the earliest hotels on the Indian River. It was built by Henry Titus, founder of Titusville, on the site across the street. Col. Titus had a colorful career that included blockade running during the Civil War. He became …
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