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    a partner in the Standard Oil Company with John D Rockefeller and Flagler spent much of his wealth on expanding the state of Florida In the winter of 1884 Flagler came to St Augustine Florida to spend his honeymoon with his second wife The city left a mark on Flagler and he returned in March of 1885 just Symbolizing So Much More than Literary Achievement Date s 1884 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Art Leisure Education Women A decoration that celebrates achievement in the literary and historical realms Polished after the Similitude of a Palace is the inscription in the perimeter of the gold triangle encompassing a large capital J that is Bessie Stradley s Judson Literary Society pin The small unique metal pin has grown tarnished with age and wear It is simple yet elegant and informative with The Opening of the Belle Isle Bridge Date s 1884 to 1889 Location WAYNE Michigan Tag s Belle Isle Detroit City parks Up until 1889 the only way for people to cross over to Belle Isle from Detroit was by ferry and a fare was required to board the boat A bridge was then constructed that allowed visitors to walk or drive over to reach the park While still in the planning stages there was much debate over who should build and then subsequently own the bridge Popular opinion was by and large in favor of the Jilted Italian Workers Take Stand and Fight with Police Date s February 15 1884 to February 16 1884 Location HARFORD Maryland Tag s Crime Violence Law On February 15 1884 when A J Parliament tried to pay fifty Italians hired to work on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Aberdeen with 750 instead of the 1 500 they were owed he was seized

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    due to the revelation of secret night time meetings amongst the black societies The Enterprise and Mountaineer initially talked to the white population of Fairview and it was revealed how the African American community was holding secret meetings at varying locations according Symbolizing So Much More than Literary Achievement Date s 1884 Location Tag s Art Leisure Education Women A decoration that celebrates achievement in the literary and historical realms Polished after the Similitude of a Palace is the inscription in the perimeter of the gold triangle encompassing a large capital J that is Bessie Stradley s Judson Literary Society pin The small unique metal pin has grown tarnished with age and wear It is simple yet elegant and informative with a crescent This source for my final episode is a copy of the Sanborn fire insurance maps in the city of Greenville from the year 1888 and then a decade later 1898 showing the levels of development and what things have been added and or taken away from the city of Gr Date s 1888 to 1898 Location Tag s greenville maps Greenville Development The maps that come from the fire insurance agency Sanborn which although they were creating

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    B The mournful poem reads like a funeral dirge and expresses the sorrow of a sister who has lost her dear brother The author writes of how this young man s voice will never again be heard nor will his presence be seen around the family hearth Symbolizing So Much More than Literary Achievement Date s 1884 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Art Leisure Education Women A decoration that celebrates achievement in the literary and historical realms Polished after the Similitude of a Palace is the inscription in the perimeter of the gold triangle encompassing a large capital J that is Bessie Stradley s Judson Literary Society pin The small unique metal pin has grown tarnished with age and wear It is simple yet elegant and informative with a crescent A Wait For Battle Evokes Emotion Date s November 5 1863 Location HAMILTON Tennessee Tag s Civil War Art Leisure On the November 5 1863 Matt Turner wrote his mother a letter as he waited for the next battle Turner explained that the waiting had been on going since the previous charge where the Yankees had gained a lot of ground With the continuation of his letter Turner wrote of his feelings of foreshadowing when he said they had not seen the last of war and that another gory battle would occur Monuments Men Recover Nazi Stolen Art Date s June 23 1943 to June 8 1946 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s Crime War Art Leisure One month before the end of WWII the American soldiers discovered a salt mine full of gold and paintings that had been looted and abandoned by the Nazis On April 12 1945 General Dwight D Eisenhower General Omar Bradley and General George Patton ventured down into the Merkers salt mine

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    an extensive diary between the years of 1858 1859 She had an entry for each day during these two years in which she talked about such things as her clothing visits made by family and friends the weather and illnesses Included in her diary were brief mentions of her slaves who had been recently hired out to other plantation owners The University in Wars Wake Date s July 7 1865 Location ALBEMARLE Virginia Tag s Education War Women As John Minor an esteemed law professor sat in his office at the University of Virginia he penned a letter to his sister in Galveston Texas explaining the unparalleled losses suffered by Virginia Previous measures of wealth such as stocks and servants lost all value only land held its value Minor estimated the total losses in Virginia at little short of 400 million noting that enrollment Organization of Women s Movements in the South Belle Kearney WCTU and Suffrage Date s April 1 1889 to August 18 1920 Location MADISON Mississippi Tag s Church Religious Activity Law Politics Women For many women in the South the Women s Christian Temperance Union served as an opportunity to organize with other women gain public career skills and work outside the home This experience was later able to transfer in women s work for suffrage Belle Kearney a leader within the WCTU and later a women s suffragist wrote about the beginning of her career in the WCTU in her autobiography A Slaveholder s Female Education Through Emma C Emburys Eyes Date s December 10 1831 Location KINGS New York Tag s Education Women The United States attitude towards the education of women was encapsulated in a speech delivered by Mrs Emma C Embury on December 10 1831 Embury spoke at the anniversary ceremony for

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    country Now more than at any other time Virginia and every other state in the south needs us We must try and with as little delay as possible go to work to build up their prosperity Lee further encouraged the south in its position toward peace with the North in stating To secure such a peace it was not only necessary that the south should abandon its arms but abandon also all enmity and negative position and accept with cheerful alacrity the changes of the time Lee s surrender at Appomattox ended the bloodiest war the U S has ever seen and it is difficult to imagine that this task could have been carried out by a man with more honor and respect than General Lee Robert E Lee had no bitter words for his former enemies By word and personal example the general continued to lead the South not to hatred and defiance but to reunion and reconciliation One of the most intriguing aspects of the interview was Hummel s discussion on Lee s indictment to the federal court of Norfolk for treason by President Andrew Johnson Proceedings for Lee s indictment were stalled however due to General Grant s demand that the charges be dropped arguing that treason charges would compromise the arrangements for surrender made at Appomattox Though revered by the nation after the Civil War Robert E Lee remained unscathed to the analyses and criticism of many historians In his book Lee Considered Alan Nolan offers a different side to the Lee phenomena as if to emphasize that much of what is known about Lee has been recorded by historians and journalists biased toward the Confederate general Nolan offers a different approach to Lee s role in helping mend ties between north and south arguing that

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    Tag s Appamattox Court House Robert E Lee Politics Civil War In a riveting interview with southern Journalist J H Hummel General Robert Edward Lee reflects on the Civil War and his role in helping heal the wounds between North and South in an attempt to mend the shattered Union In Lee s own words he spoke of the South s role in re entering the Union What course I shall pursue I have not decided upon and each man must be the judge of his own Lee Ordered the Disarming of his Army Date s April 10 1865 Location APPOMATTOX Virginia Tag s War April 10th the day after General Lee surrendered to Grant effectively terminating the Civil War Lee issued a speech containing a political position and a thanking and discharge of his army In this speech Lee announced that the Confederate spirit had not been nor ever could be conquered He commended his men for their loyalty and their constancy and devotion to their country Confederate Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse Date s April 10 1865 Location APPOMATTOX Virginia Tag s Economy Government Law On April 10 1865 General Robert E Lee wrote to the Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia The general explained the Confederate Army s surrender was caused by the Union s overwhelming numbers and resources General Lee continued to commend his soldiers for their bravery and devotion to the Confederate Army He explains that any continuation of the conflict would have resulted in enormous Govenor Zebulon Vance s Negotiations with General Sherman Date s April 11 1865 Location WAKE North Carolina Tag s Crime Violence Government Politics War Zebulon Vance North Carolina s governor during the Civil War was a very loyal Confederate However when General William Sherman approached the North Carolina border Vance realized

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    terminating the Civil War Lee issued a speech containing a political position and a thanking and discharge of his army In this speech Lee announced that the Confederate spirit had not been nor ever could be conquered He commended his men for their loyalty and their constancy and devotion to their country He argued Confederate Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse Date s April 10 1865 Location Tag s Economy Government Law On April 10 1865 General Robert E Lee wrote to the Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia The general explained the Confederate Army s surrender was caused by the Union s overwhelming numbers and resources General Lee continued to commend his soldiers for their bravery and devotion to the Confederate Army He explains that any continuation of the conflict would have resulted in enormous loss Porter Witnesses Lee s Surrender Date s April 9 1865 Location Tag s War When General Robert E Lee knew it was time to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia he said There is nothing left for me to do but go and see General Grant and I would rather die a thousand deaths Lee sent Grant a note agreeing to meet him and discuss the

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    the Surrender at Appomattox Date s April 9 1865 Location APPOMATTOX Virginia Tag s Appamattox Court House Robert E Lee Politics Civil War In a riveting interview with southern Journalist J H Hummel General Robert Edward Lee reflects on the Civil War and his role in helping heal the wounds between North and South in an attempt to mend the shattered Union In Lee s own words he spoke of

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