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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CRG_global-war-on-terrorism_Huntsville-AL.html
The Global War on Terrorism and Afghanistan War commenced on 11 September 2001, after Islamic terrorists hijacked and deliberately crashed four airliners in New York city, Washington D.C. and Shanksville, Pa. The following month, American air and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CRE_persian-gulf-war_Huntsville-AL.html
Following Iraq's invasion of its neighbor Kuwait on 2 August 1990, the United States rushed troops to the Middle East to defend Saudi Arabia and liberate Kuwait. After a build-up of forces, and the expiration of a UN Mandated ordering Iraq to leav…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CRD_vietnam-war_Huntsville-AL.html
What began as an effort to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam evolved into the most divisive war in American History since the Civil War? Starting with American Troops serving as advisors, the war escalated until over 500,000 United Sta…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CRB_world-war-i_Huntsville-AL.html
Known by many as "the War to end all Wars," 
World War I broke out in Europe in the summer
 of 1914 between the allied powers (United Kingdom, France, Russia, Italy) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungry, The Ottoman Empire).…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CR8_world-war-ii_Huntsville-AL.html
The most devastating war in history originated from unresolved issues of World War I, the Punitive Peace that ended it, and a worldwide economic depression that provided conditions that allowed the rise of Fascism and Nazism in addition Imperial J…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CQ6_vienna-new-hope_New-Hope-AL.html
Originally known as Cloud's Town, this community was incorporated in 1832 as Vienna. It prospered as a market town before the Civil War. On May 29, 1864, the 12th Indiana Cavalry, commanded by Lt. Col. Alfred Reed, seized the town. They built a st…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CQ2_walnut-grove-cumberland-presbyterian-church_New-Hope-AL.html
Side AOn July 19, 1847, Chistopher and Mary Harless Sears deeded two acres (with meeting house, brush-arbor, and camp-stand) to the Elders of the Walnut Grove Society of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for one penny. The Union Army burned the o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CQ0_whitaker-cemetery_New-Hope-AL.html
John Whitaker, born 1761 in Pitt County, NC, was a Revolutionary War Soldier and established this cemetery. He and his second wife Winnie sold their land in Pitt County in 1801 and migrated to Rowan County where Winnie died, then to Mulberry, TN a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BY1_triana-alabama_Madison-AL.html
Originally called "The Prairie" by the Chickasaw Indians who settled here, Triana was incorporated November 13, 1819 as the second town in Madison County. The community purportedly was named after Rodrigo de Triana, the crewman who first sighted l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BLP_cernan-middot-evans-middot-schmitt_Huntsville-AL.html
Commander Gene Cernan spoke these words as the last man to walk on the Moon. Apollo 17 was the final Apollo mission and the crowning achievement of the entire Apollo program. The mission set numerous Apollo programs records: the longest mission…
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