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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Marietta

(mârēĕt`ə). 1 City (1990 pop. 44,129), seat of Cobb co., NW Ga.; inc. 1834. The principal manufactures of this suburb of Atlanta are related to aircraft production. At the foot of Kennesaw Mt., Marietta was the scene of a Union defeat in the Civil War (see Atlanta campaignAtlanta campaign,
May–Sept., 1864, of the U.S. Civil War. In the spring of 1864, Gen. W. T. Sherman concentrated the Union armies of G. H. Thomas, J. B. McPherson, and J. M. Schofield around Chattanooga.
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). Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table) marks the site. Many Civil War dead are buried in the city's large national cemetery. Zion Baptist Church (1866) is an important African-American institution. Kennesaw State Univ. and Southern Polytechnic State Univ. are in Marietta. Dobbins Air Reserve Base is nearby.

2 City (1990 pop. 15,026), seat of Washington co., SE Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers; inc. 1801. It is a trading center for an agricultural and dairying area. Among the city's varied manufactures are machinery, plastics, chemicals, ventilators, and paint. Marietta was the first planned, permanent settlement in Ohio and the Northwest Territory. Founded in 1788 by the Ohio Company of Associates, and set among local Mound BuildersMound Builders,
in North American archaeology, name given to those people who built mounds in a large area from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Mississippi River to the Appalachian Mts.
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' earthworks, Marietta grew as a shipbuilding and shipping center for a farm area. The first houses were in a stockaded enclosure called Campus Martius. The city is the seat of Marietta College. Points of interest include the Ohio River Museum; Mound Cemetery, where numerous Revolutionary officers are buried; and the Campus Martius Memorial State Museum.

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Corcoran, president of Martin Marietta Electronics Group.
Martin Marietta, its directors and executive officers and the individuals nominated by Martin Marietta for election to Vulcan's Board of Directors are participants in any solicitation of proxies from Vulcan shareholders for the Vulcan Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
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As previously announced, on December 12, 2011, Martin Marietta commenced an exchange offer in which each outstanding share of Vulcan will be exchanged for 0.
2 million, five-year contract for the Department of Treasury's Government On-Line Accounting Link System (GOALS), Martin Marietta will provide that agency's Financial Management Service with application software conversion and support services from its Lanham, Maryland, offices and computer processing from its Orlando, Florida, data center.
The Timing Agreement provides that, in the second half of April 2012, Martin Marietta and the DOJ investigating staff will discuss resolution of any antitrust concerns in an effort to reach agreement on a consent order.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Martin Marietta Astronautics Atlas IIAS successfully launched the INTELSAT 703 communications satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit early this morning from Complex 36, Pad B.
This presentation relates to the Exchange Offer by Martin Marietta to exchange each issued and outstanding share of common stock of Vulcan for 0.
Succeeding Horvath in Syracuse will be Stephen Pavlosky, currently president of Martin Marietta Defense Systems in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Ward Nye, Martin Marietta President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We believe very strongly in the compelling benefits of the proposed business combination.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- A Martin Marietta Astronautics Atlas rocket is set to launch the INTELSAT 703 communications satellite from Complex 36B, Cape Canaveral Air Station on Oct.
We also can't help but note that despite Vulcan's statements that its stock is trading at a 10-year low, its current unaffected EBITDA multiple is meaningfully higher than Martin Marietta or Vulcan's historical multiples, fully reflecting any potential higher standalone growth prospects.