Great Meadows

Great Meadows:

see Fort NecessityFort Necessity,
entrenched camp built in July, 1754, by George Washington and his Virginia militia at Great Meadows (near the present Uniontown, Pa.). He retired there when he learned that the British fort at the forks of the Ohio (the site of Pittsburgh) had been captured (and
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They now came upon more and more of the big scarlet poppies, and fewer and fewer of the other flowers; and soon they found themselves in the midst of a great meadow of poppies.
Its grey front stood out well from the background of a rookery, whose cawing tenants were now on the wing: they flew over the lawn and grounds to alight in a great meadow, from which these were separated by a sunk fence, and where an array of mighty old thorn trees, strong, knotty, and broad as oaks, at once explained the etymology of the mansion's designation.
Nathan's Eagle project cleared 500 feet of trail and posted safety signs allowing safe access to the Great Meadows Conservation Land in Grafton.
For an overview, I am going to talk about three ways of achieving either great meadows or the look of a meadow.
Great Meadows, NJ, July 27, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Love of the Game Auctions, a new Internet-based sports auction house catering to the passionate collector of memorabilia and cards, launched operations this week and now is accepting consignments.
Quinlan, the 18-year-old son of Noel and nephew of Newmarket trainer Mick, has been chosen for the first time to represent Britain in the Fegentri series, and flies to Washington DC early this morning for rides at Laurel Park, Great Meadows and Penn National.
Blooding at Great Meadows; young George Washington and the battle that shaped the man.
Written by historian and creative consultant to television documentaries David Drummond, Blooding at Great Meadows is the unabridged audiobook version of the true story of George Washington long before he was the leader of the American Revolution and father of our country.
Branded an "assassin" by the French, Washington in turn was attacked and forced to fall back on Great Meadows, where he threw up a rough palisade he called Fort Necessity.
* Andover * Great Meadows * Hackettstown * Mansfield * Phillipsburg * Stewartsville
Lands surrounding village centers were called the "common and undivided," and great woods, cedar swamps, pine plains, cow commons, ox pastures, and great meadows all were important segments of community structure.