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NWNW15.9 km

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BattlefieldsBattle of Fort Necessity (1754)

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Visit Fort Necessity National Battlefield to learn about the opening salvos in the French and Indian War. Coordinates are for the Fort itself, the center of the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/1/2008

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesOakland - Oakland, Maryland

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The Oakland Civil War Discovery Trail Marker is located at the restored Oakland Train Depot on East Liberty Street in the Town of Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrady's Crossing (Cresaptown) - Cresaptown, Maryland

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The Brady's Crossing CWDT Marker is located on Darrows Lane in the village of Cresaptown, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesStrategic Center - Cumberland, Maryland

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Civil Wars trail marker giving information about the role Cumberland, Maryland played during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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WW61.3 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesGraves of the Pierponts

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Known as the "Father of West Virginia", Frances H. Pierpont and his wife, Julia Augusta Robertson Pierpont are buried together in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/31/2010

last visited: 6/23/2011

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EE61.3 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War In Allegany County - Cumberland, Maryland

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Two side by side Civil War Discovery markers giving different aspects of history of Civil War in the Allegany County. Located in the Canal Place Heritage Area in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Raid - Cumberland, Maryland

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This marker is located at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Queen City Drive in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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SWSW61.6 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFrancis H. Peirpont Home

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Near here stood the home of Francis Harrison Pierpont, governor of the Restored Government of Virginia and the "Father of West Virginia."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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SWSW61.8 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle for the Bridge

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Detachments from several Union units stationed in Fairmont attempted to prevent Confederate raiders from crossing the suspension bridge over the Monongahela River but were ultimately overcome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 5/19/2011

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SWSW61.8 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAttack on Fairmont

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Trails sign describes the scene as Confederate Gen. Jones sent two columns of men through Fairmont. Part of the raiding party attacked a suspension bridge here then headed for the nearby B&O Railroad bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 5/19/2011

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SWSW62 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesA. Brooks Fleming House

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This is the home that Aretas Brooks Fleming lived in during the war, and later became the 8th governor of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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SWSW62.4 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAttacking Fairmont

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Confederate cavalry under the command of Gen. William E. Jones attacks Fairmont on April 29, 1863. His prime mission is to destroy the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Ligonier - Ligonier, Pennsylvania

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Fort Ligonier is a British fortification from the French and Indian War located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/11/2017

last visited: 6/3/2017

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFolck's Mill - Cumberland, Maryland

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This marker is located at Shriner's Hall - 13100 Ali Ghan Road NE in the City of Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member outdoorboy34

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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NWNW67.6 km

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersU.S. Post Office - Monongahela, Pennsylvania

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While built in 1915, the basement of this post office was likely modified to be "suitable" as a Cold War fallout shelter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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NWNW93.5 km

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersJoseph F. Weis Jr. Courthouse - Pittsburgh, PA

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A large courthouse and post office in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/24/2017

last visited: 11/24/2017

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WW113.6 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Athenaeum - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker for historic former theater building which served as a prison during the Civil War in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

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WW113.6 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe First Campaign - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Civil War Trails marker giving history of early portion of Civil War in "western" Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesIndependence Hall - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Former customs house which served as the site of important meeting which led to the formation of the State of West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

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SESE120.9 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Battlefield

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Site of the 1864 battle between Union General Philip Sheridan and Confederate General Jubal Early. This is a self-guided walking tour (about 1/2 hour) in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arby Geo

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/25/2006

last visited: never

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NWNW121.2 km

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Historic FortsFort Steuben - Steubenville, Ohio

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Fort Steuben was a fortification erected in present day Steubenville, Ohio in the 18th century to provide protection from Indians for the first surveyors to venture into the Northwest Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 10/19/2015

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NWNW121.3 km

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersJefferon County Court House - Steubenville, Ohio

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This shelter sign can be found on the right side of the front door of the court house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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SESE123 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSecond Battle Of Winchester

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Virginia Civil War Trail. Second Battle Of Winchester - Louisiana Tigers capture West Fort. The Gettysburg Campaign

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/16/2009

last visited: never

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SESE125.4 km

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEdinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA

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This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: never

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SESE126.5 km

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U.S. Civil War SitesOld Taylor Hotel, Winchester, Virginia

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Hotel occupied by both Confederate and Union officers during the Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/26/2006

last visited: 9/13/2009

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