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    Historic Moore Homestead -- Mooresville

      Jennings Trail

      JENNINGS TRAIL MINUTEMAN THE WORK OF WESTPORT ARTIST DANIEL L. WEBSTER DEDICATED IN 1910. STATUE IS A COMPOSITE. PORTRAIT OF LOCAL PEOPLE DESCENDED FROM COLONIAL PATRIOTS. WESTPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ...

      JENNINGS TRAIL MINUTEMAN THE WORK OF WESTPORT ARTIST DANIEL L. WEBSTER DEDICATED IN 1910. STATUE IS A COMPOSITE. PORTRAIT OF LOCAL PEOPLE DESCENDED FROM COLONIAL PATRIOTS. WESTPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ...

        Oregon Dune Mushers

          Alsea Bay Bridge

            Newport Oregon

              Newport Centennial

              NEWPORT CENTENNIAL OCTOBER 23.1982 THIS PLAQUE DEDICATES THE FIRST 100 YEARS O THE CITY OF NEWPORT AND IS PLACED HERE BY THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR INSPIRATION, LOVE AND ENERGIES TO THAT GROWTH THE ...

              NEWPORT CENTENNIAL OCTOBER 23.1982 THIS PLAQUE DEDICATES THE FIRST 100 YEARS O THE CITY OF NEWPORT AND IS PLACED HERE BY THOSE WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR INSPIRATION, LOVE AND ENERGIES TO THAT GROWTH THE ...

                Point Arena Lighthouse

                POINT ARENA LIGHTHOUSE THIS SITE AND NATURAL LANDMARK HAS BEEN A WELCOME GUIDE TO SAFE NAVIGATION FOR SHIPS ALONG THE RUGGED MENDOCINO COAST SINCE 1870, DESTROYED BY 1906 EARTHQUAKE, TWO YEARS LATER ...

                POINT ARENA LIGHTHOUSE THIS SITE AND NATURAL LANDMARK HAS BEEN A WELCOME GUIDE TO SAFE NAVIGATION FOR SHIPS ALONG THE RUGGED MENDOCINO COAST SINCE 1870, DESTROYED BY 1906 EARTHQUAKE, TWO YEARS LATER ...

                  Here Lived Joe Specs Uncommercial Traveller

                  Here Lived Joe Specs Uncommercial Traveller Submitted by @curious_kent

                  Here Lived Joe Specs Uncommercial Traveller Submitted by @curious_kent

                    Ebenezer Baptist Church

                      On May 9, 1806, eleven individuals met together with Rev. Richard Curtis, Jr. and Rev. Thomas Mercer to organize Ebenezer Baptist Church in Amite County. Services have continued there for over 200 ...

                      On May 9, 1806, eleven individuals met together with Rev. Richard Curtis, Jr. and Rev. Thomas Mercer to organize Ebenezer Baptist Church in Amite County. Services have continued there for over 200 ...

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                    Baptist Churches Constituted After Territory Acquired By U.S.A.

                    Until 1798, The Mississippi Territory was under Spanish rule. Threatened with banishment to the silver mines of Mexico because of preaching, Richard Curtis, Jr. returned to South Carolina until there ...

                    Until 1798, The Mississippi Territory was under Spanish rule. Threatened with banishment to the silver mines of Mexico because of preaching, Richard Curtis, Jr. returned to South Carolina until there ...

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                    Mississippi- Fertile Ground for Leadership Development

                      Mississippi has proven over the years to be fertile ground for seeds of faith planted by the state's early Baptists. From those seeds have sprung numerous state, national and international leaders. ...

                      Mississippi has proven over the years to be fertile ground for seeds of faith planted by the state's early Baptists. From those seeds have sprung numerous state, national and international leaders. ...

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                    Woodville Baptist Church

                      On the first Saturday of October 1798, William Thompson, Richard Curtis, Jr. and Joseph Willis met with families on Bayou Sara Creek, four miles southwest of Woodville, and organized a church under ...

                      On the first Saturday of October 1798, William Thompson, Richard Curtis, Jr. and Joseph Willis met with families on Bayou Sara Creek, four miles southwest of Woodville, and organized a church under ...

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                    Mississippi College

                     - A Christian University -  Mississippi College, in Clinton, MS, was established as Hampstead Academy in 1826. The name was changed to Mississippi College in 1830. MC became the oldest university in ...

                     - A Christian University -  Mississippi College, in Clinton, MS, was established as Hampstead Academy in 1826. The name was changed to Mississippi College in 1830. MC became the oldest university in ...

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                    Blue Mountain College

                      Blue Mountain College was founded in 1873 as a Christian liberal arts college for women. Significant events at the College since its founding include affiliation with the Mississippi Baptist ...

                      Blue Mountain College was founded in 1873 as a Christian liberal arts college for women. Significant events at the College since its founding include affiliation with the Mississippi Baptist ...

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                    Baptist Building

                       As the twentieth century's second decade was drawing to a close, explosive growth in the churches and the work of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board led to the 1919 purchase of the Harding ...

                       As the twentieth century's second decade was drawing to a close, explosive growth in the churches and the work of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board led to the 1919 purchase of the Harding ...

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                    The Baptist Record

                      One of the many privately-owned Baptist newspapers circulating in Mississippi in the mid-to late-nineteenth century, the Mississippi Baptist Record was founded in 1877 in the Clinton residence of ...

                      One of the many privately-owned Baptist newspapers circulating in Mississippi in the mid- to late-nineteenth century, the Mississippi Baptist Record was founded in 1877 in the Clinton residence of ...

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                    Richard Curtis, Jr.

                      May 28, 1755 - October 28, 1811    Mississippi's First Baptist Preacher  Curtis migrated to Cole's Creek in Natchez District from South Carolina in 1780 and encountered Indian attacks, disease and ...

                      May 28, 1755 - October 28, 1811    Mississippi's First Baptist Preacher  Curtis migrated to Cole's Creek in Natchez District from South Carolina in 1780 and encountered Indian attacks, disease ...

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                    William Carey University

                      In 1906, William Carey University began in Hattiesburg as South Mississippi College. Noted educator W.I. Thames served as president. A devastating fire destroyed the college in 1910. W.S.F. Tatum, ...

                      In 1906, William Carey University began in Hattiesburg as South Mississippi College. Noted educator W.I. Thames served as president. A devastating fire destroyed the college in 1910. W.S.F. Tatum, ...

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                    The Baptist Children's Village

                     - Caring for Mississippi Children since 1897  -    Reverend L.S.Foster of Senatobia, the Founding Father of The Baptist Children's Village, sought the Lord's direction in providing a safe place for ...

                     - Caring for Mississippi Children since 1897  - Reverend L.S.Foster of Senatobia, the Founding Father of The Baptist Children's Village, sought the Lord's direction in providing a safe place ...

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                    Mississippi Baptist Health Systems, Inc.

                      In 1908, two physicians purchased an eight-room frame home on the corner of North State and Manship streets in Jackson, Mississippi, with the vision of converting it into a small hospital. After ...

                      In 1908, two physicians purchased an eight-room frame home on the corner of North State and Manship streets in Jackson, Mississippi, with the vision of converting it into a small hospital. After ...

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                    Conference Ministries

                      The express purpose of Mississippi Baptists' conference ministries program has always been to provide a setting in which God can lead His people to make life-changing spiritual decisions including ...

                      The express purpose of Mississippi Baptists' conference ministries program has always been to provide a setting in which God can lead His people to make life-changing spiritual decisions including ...

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                    Natchez Trace

                      Deep cut here is part of famed Indian trail taken over by U.S., 1803. Until the coming of steamboats, it was post route, & chief artery of travel between Natchez & Nashville.

                      Deep cut here is part of famed Indian trail taken over by U.S., 1803. Until the coming of steamboats, it was post route, & chief artery of travel between Natchez & Nashville.

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                    Jesse Owens, 1913-1980

                    In Oak Woods Cemetery on Chicago's South Side:    Jesse Owens Olympic Champion 1936     Athlete and humanitarian. A master of the spirit as well as the mechanics of sports. A winner who knew that ...

                    In Oak Woods Cemetery on Chicago's South Side: Jesse Owens Olympic Champion 1936     Athlete and humanitarian. A master of the spirit as well as the mechanics of sports. A winner who knew ...

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                    Tom Mix, 1880-1940

                    "Thru you posterity shall glimpse the glory of the West that was."   Seen on a walking tour of the Fox movie lot in Century City, Los Angeles. Here's a bit more on the life and death of Tom Mix, ...

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