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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Henry Thomas - Troy NY

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Civil War Union Major General. When all seemed lost at the battle of Chickamauga Creek and his commanding generaL retreated, he dug in with his men and led them to safety after nightfall. The feat earned him the nickname of “Rock of Chickamauga.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrancis Bellamy - Rome NY

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An American Christian socialist minister and author,[1] best known for writing the original version of the US Pledge of Allegiance in 1892.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Cash Penney, Jr. - Bronx NY

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Businessman. He was the founder of the J C Penney Company. He was raised to be a devout Christian, a man whose foundation was the Golden Rule, to be self-reliant, self-disciplined, and with a strong concept of personal honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Paterson - Menands NY

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Signer of the Constitution of the United States, Governor of New Jersey, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarlisle D. Graham - Niagara Falls NY

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First person to go through the Whirlpool Rapids (below the falls) in a barrel and live, in July 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonBenjamin John Mooers - Plattsburgh NY

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Major General War of 1812. He commanded the State militia at the battle of Plattsburgh on September 11, 1814 commanding a total of six brigades extending from Franklin to Albany counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnnie Edson Taylor - Niagara Falls, NY

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American Folk Figure. A teacher in Bay City, Michigan, was the first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, accomplishing this feat on her birthday in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam B. (Bat) Masterson - Bronx NY

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American Western Frontier Figure, Journalist.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTombeau de Jules Vernes - Amiens, France

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[FR] Jules Verne est un écrivain français dont l'œuvre est constituée de romans d'aventures. [EN] Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDebs Garms - Squaw Creek Cemetery - Rainbow, TX

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Debs Garms played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball as an outfielder and third baseman for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTad Mosel - Amherst, MA

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The grave of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tad Mosel is located in Wildwood Cemetery at 70 Strong Street in Amherst, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn William MacKay - Brooklyn NY

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Businessman. A mining magnate and transatlantic cable-layer, he developed the Big Bonanza Silver Mine in Nevada in the 1860s, and the famous Comstock Lode beginning in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonÉtienne Nicolas Marie Béchet, Sieur de Rochefontaine AKA Stephen Rochefontaine - New York, NY

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American name Stephen Rockefontaine. Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer. Born Etienne Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine in Rheims, France, he served during the Revolutionary War as a Captain in the Continental Army's Corps of Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Selden Garnett

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He was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army until the American Civil War, when he became a Confederate States Army brigadier general. He was the first general officer killed in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Francis Meagher - Brooklyn NY

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. During the Civil War, he organized the famous "Irish Brigade" from Irish immigrants in New York. The Irish Brigade took part in all of the major engagements in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Brooks Henderson - Brooklyn NY

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Civil War Union Militia General, US Senator. He co-sponsored the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution permanently prohibiting slavery in the United States. On January 31, 1865, the 13th Amendment was approved by the US Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEli Long - Scotch Plains, NJ

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Civil War Union Major General. He served with distinction in engagements through Tennessee and Alabama. For his services during the war, he retired with the full rank of Major General in August, 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Anderson - Brooklyn NY

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Tobacconist John Anderson hired Mary Cecilia Rogers, in 1838, to work in his thriving Broadway tobacco shop, which was located across from City Hall and specialized in "fin cut" chewing tobacco which was packaged as "Anderson's Solace Tobacco."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Glasgow Farragut - Bronx NY

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Civil War Union Navy Admiral. The Union's most renowned naval figured, he was the first United States Navy officer to be promoted to the rank of Admiral.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward "Major" Bowes - Sleepy Hollow NY

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In the early 1930s, he branched into radio as the creator of New York WHN-Radio's "Major Bowes and His Capitol Family Show", which featured a variety amateur talent.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Bergh - Brooklyn NY

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Social Reformer, US Diplomat. In April 1866 the ASPCA was legally organized, with Henry as president. When Henry began his work, no state or territory of the United States contained any statute relating to the protection of animals from cruelty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Garrison Harker - Swedesboro NJ

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. While rallying his men he was shot off his horse, and, after being brought behind Union lines, died later in the day. His remains were sent back to his hometown of Swedesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Streatfeild Clarkson, III - Potsdam NY

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He was an American businessman and Philanthropist. The Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial School of Technology (now Clarkson University) was founded in Thomas S. Clarkson's memory in 1896 by his sisters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLouis "Satchmo" Armstrong - Flushing NY

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Jazz Musician. His posthumous honors included a record star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a 1978 Charter induction into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAaron Burr, Jr - Princeton NJ

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United States Vice President. After serving as a Major in the Continental Army under General George Washington in the Revolutionary War, he became a successful lawyer and politician.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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