Twin City was incorporated in 1921, gets its name from the combining of two adjacent cities they are Graymont and Summit.Twin City began as two towns, Summit and Graymont, which merged in 1921 to survive the effects of the Great Depression. The small town of Summit began in 1886 with the construction of the Rogers and the Summit Railroad (Now the Millen Southwestern Railroad) and was incorporated in 1898. The town of Graymount established in 1896 and incorporated in 1900, was located one-mile from summit and had its own depot and post office. The two small towns of Summit and Graymount were incorporated into one town called Twin City in 1921 by an act of the Georgia legislature. The towns however maintained separate post offices until 1952.
The Confederate invasion caught the Union forces off guard. The Union found themselves scrambling to defend New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Colonel Canby decided to reorganize his forces in the area and consolidate at Fort Craig, a main supply depot and fortified position in the area. Col. Canby successfully defends Fort Craig but in the First major battle after the confederate invasion, the Battle of Valverde, the Union loses the city of Albuquerque. Before the Union forces are defeated, the Governors of Colorado and Kansas receive word and assemble a volunteer force.
George was a commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars to. Custer was admitted to the West Point in 1857. He even graduated there last in his class in 1861. Custer’s education was an U.S Military Academy at West Point. Custer was called to service with the Union Army.
Bolivia's first president was Antonio Jose de Sucre. Bolivia was invaded by Peru on May 28, 1828, and Sucre was forced to resign from president. Mariscal Andres Santa Cruz was elected the next Bolivian president. August 6 has been declared Bolivia's national Independence Day. This was first stated in 1809 but was later formally signed on August 6, 1825.
The French Army first established Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War in northern New York between 1755 and 1757 as a preventative measure in anticipation of attacks on French settlements in the Champlain Valley (http://www.fortticonderoga.org/history-and-collections/timeline#). They built it on the western coast, along the southern straits of Lake Champlain, overlooking the lake and a waterway that was at that time a gateway between two great empires of France and Great Britain (Randall, 1990). The French first successfully defended the fort from the British in 1758 in the Battle of Carillon, (Carillon is the former name of Ticonderoga) but the British captured it the following year. The British moved their main center operations to Fort Crown Point soon after the fortification’s completion, but the British still maintained a small garrison at Fort Ticonderoga with elements of the 26th Regiment of Foot along with artillery pieces. However, by the time 1775 rolled around, the fort had fallen into disrepair.
Jefferson County Missouri was first organized in 1818 and named Jefferson County in honor of the former 1801 to 1809 President Thomas Jefferson. The territory that is now Jefferson County Missouri was once under control of the Spanish in the 1700’s. The Spanish gave the settlers a certain amount of land to live on, which was mostly along the Mississippi river. The first town in the county was New Hartford, the town was laid out in 1806 by two men John W. Honey and Christian Wilt. The exact location of the town is unknown, but it is thought to be somewhere on the Mississippi River, near the present location of Herculaneum just one of the ten cities in Jefferson County Missouri.
The Westerfeld mansion, located in San Francisco, is an example of a house that was changed with features from different decades. The Westerfeld Mansion was altered because of the 21st century changes in lifestyle, technology, beliefs, and privacy. The Westerfeld mansion, a Victorian house that is located between Fulton Street and Scott Street in San Francisco, has a history that dates back to the late 1800s. According to Stephen Jackson (2014), the mansion was designed in 1889 for William Westerfeld and his family. Westerfeld was an immigrant that came to San Francisco in the 1870s and had his own business.
Ever since I was born, my family has moved five times, and at each city that we move to, my family and I live there for at most four years. Then we pack up and move once again to another city. I currently reside in the wonderful city of San Jose, whose history is very vivid and exciting, being the very first civilian settlement in California to becoming the site of the first state capital to the third most-populated city in the state. Founded on November 29, 1777 by José Joaquín Moraga, who named the place El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the city of San Jose was destined to become one of the greatest cities in the nation. Before José Joaquín Moraga actually travelled to the place to build the city of San Jose, there was another group
In 1850, President Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States, reserved the island for military use. Within the next few years, there was a fortress getting constructed. To protect Alcatraz Island, there were more than 100 cannons installed around San Francisco Bay. By the late 1850s, the Army had started to hold military prisoners at the island. At that time in history, Alcatraz had the most advanced security.
It was named after Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson. It produced its first products in the year 1886 and incorporated in 1887. The very first president of Johnson & Johnson was Robert Wood Johnson. He attempted to improve sanitation practices. Robert eventually passed away in 1910.
Shiloh, a small farming community, was located on the northern shores of Brushy Creek. In 1848, two enterprising local proprietors opened stores in Shiloh. The thriving community was home to a school and a church. The railroad company purchased an additional five acres of land for a designated station close to Shiloh. The site of the new station became the town of Hutto.
To know what the new land looked like and where they had specific things. They set out in May 14, 1804 ("Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery.") and the expedition comes to an end in September 13, 1806. In October of 1804 they decided to bring on Toussaint Charbonneau and his wife Sacagawea, who would serve as a translator and guide for the expedition ("Sacagawea."). In 1806 Sacagawea and her husband leave the expedition to stay behind in Fort Madan.
While the City of Cedar Rapids was incorporated in 1849, it operated under the Commission Form of Government from April 6, 1908 through Dec 31, 2005. Under this form, elected officials held both legislative and executive powers by serving as commissioners operating city departments and as members of the city council. During a special citywide election on June 14, 2005, the citizens of Cedar Rapids voted to adopt a Home Rule Charter, which changed the form of government to the Council-Manager Form. This form of government took effect on January 1, 2006.