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All Gave Some - Some Gave All Monument (reverse) image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 22, 2018
All Gave Some - Some Gave All Monument (reverse)
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — All Gave Some - Some Gave AllThe Fallen Soldier — Lest We Forget
Don't weep for me O' Land of the free When it was my time to fall 'Twas for my country's call 'Twas for the land that I loved That I gave my all And for the land that I loved, I did freely give And in her freedom And . . . — Map (db m122607) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Baldwin County Korean War Monument
Korean War The Forgotten War Remembered 1950 - 1953 In honor of all who served and in memory of those who died Freedom is not free More than 8000 MIA's still unaccounted for Reverse The . . . — Map (db m122618) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Baldwin County Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of all who served in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam war. “Welcome home" This nation should never forget the more than 58,000 who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our country or the ones who were left behind. . . . — Map (db m122644) HM WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Baldwin County World War II Memorial
World War II December 1941 - September 1945 Dedicated to all who served at home and abroad - military and civilian Pacific Theater   •   European Theater Asian Theater   •   African Theater {Reverse} . . . — Map (db m122673) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Baldwin County WWI Monument
World War I 1914 – 1918 Unites States Casualties 126,000 Killed - 234,000 Wounded Reverse World War I, also known as the Great War, the European War and in the United States, the war to end all wars, was a . . . — Map (db m122615) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Bartram’s Trail
William Bartram, America’s first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Baldwin County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain’s King . . . — Map (db m81855) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — First Creek WarBattles in Alabama & Baldwin County
27 July 1813 – Battle of Burnt Corn 30 August 1813 – Fort Mims Massacre 31 August 1813 – Kimbell – James Massacre 2 September 1813 – Attack at Fort Sinquefield 13 September 1813 – Wood's Bluff . . . — Map (db m122631) HM WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Fort Mims And The Creek Indian War, 1813-14
Front: In 1813, people on the United State’s southwestern frontier were fearful. The Redstick faction of the Creek Indian Nation opposed growing American influence in the area and had voted for war. However, Creeks living in the Tensaw . . . — Map (db m116678) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Gen. Bernardo de Galvez1746 - 1786
In Recognition of His Leadership To Secure The Gulf Coast For The American Cause During the American Revolutionary War — Map (db m122604) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Historic Stockton / Old Schoolyard Park
Front: Historic Stockton Modern Stockton is situated on a hill just above the original settlement, which was abandoned around 1840 because of Yellow Fever outbreaks. No verified source for the town name exists. Most likely it was . . . — Map (db m66390) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Kennedy Mill, c.1811
Site of one of Alabama’s first sawmills. In 1811, Joshua Kennedy engaged Jesse Ember to build two water-powered sawmills, convertible to grist mills, for a total of $1400. The mills were operated by Kennedy through 1820; were burned twice, once by . . . — Map (db m66379) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Major Robert Farmar Plantation
Here on the banks of the Tensaw River -- named for the Tensa Indian tribe whose principal village was located at this place -- Major Robert Farmar developed a plantation c. 1772. Farmar was one of the most prominent and controversial Alabamians of . . . — Map (db m66380) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Public Education in Baldwin County / Little Red Schoolhouse Historic Site
In 1799 the first public school in Alabama was built just north of this site at Boatyard Lake in the Tensaw Community. More than 90 small schools dotted Baldwin County in the early twentieth century This one room school was built in 1920 by African . . . — Map (db m122669) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Sea Coast MortarUnion Weapon from the Civil War
Weight: 17,200 pounds Bore: 13 inches Maximum Range: 4,325 yards (almost 2.5 miles) Cast in Ft. Pitt, PA in 1862 Largest piece of artillery used in the Civil War, It was used for sea coast fortifications or on mortar boats for . . . — Map (db m122473) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Stockton Presbyterian ChurchOrganized 1847
First known as Baldwin Presbyterian Church, members met in 1847, in Old Union Church near John Gallagher Springs. In 1903, the membership was moved to this site and the name was changed to Stockton Presbyterian Church. In 1956, the membership moved . . . — Map (db m66387) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — The Mound Line(Ellicot Line) — Mile Mound No. 216 located 1200 feet East
Surveyed in 1799 to mark the 31° North Latitude, this line charted the first southern boundary of the United States, separating the U.S. from Spanish Florida. The line was marked at one-mile intervals by earthen mounds approximately fifteen-feet . . . — Map (db m81856) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — The Society War of 1812 in the State of Alabama
The American Revolution gave the United States its independence but the War of 1812 gave it status among the nations and established permanent peace with Great Britain. Alabama had a significant role during the War of 1812. The Creek Indian . . . — Map (db m122670) HM

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