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    Salem, New Jersey.
    has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Reuben Cuff founded this church in 1800. This present structure was . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    At the end of the 18th century, African Americans constituted half of the congregation at Alexandria's Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church. With support from Trinity, black members founded a separate congregation early in the . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/25/18--11:52: The Old Montana Prison
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    Gold was discovered near Deer Lodge in 1862. Subsequent discoveries in Bannack and Virginia City prompted a gold rush that attracted men and women of both good and bad character. Thievery, lawlessness, and murder prevailed . . .

    (Law Enforcement • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/25/18--11:56: 1896 Cell House
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    Overcrowding reached a critical point by the spring of 1896. The cell capacity of 182 was exceeded by 150 prisoners who were confined in a single log building without cells. The log building was deemed “insecure, unsafe and . . .

    (Architecture • Law Enforcement • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/25/18--11:58: 1870-1931 Federal Building
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    The first prison building was constructed on this site in 1870 while Montana was still a territory of the United States. It served as a territorial prison and federal penitentiary. In 1889, when Montana attained statehood, . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/25/18--12:01: 1931 Administration Building
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    This administration building was the heart of security and prison operations. Here new prisoners were admitted, inmates received visitors, and departing prisoners were counseled about outside employment. The main floor . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Les signaux invisibles Par temps de brume, le feu du phare est inutile. Entrent alors en jeu les signaux sonores. Cette station en a utilisé et testé plusieurs. Au début du 20e siècle, le Ministère en avait fait un site . . .

    (Communications • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Opelousas, Louisiana.
    Originally located in the community of Prairie Rhonde, next to the Emar Andrepont home, this 19th century cabinette was donated by the family of Dewey Ledoux and moved to the village in 1992. While outhouses typically . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--07:37: Execution of George Rock
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    On this site in 1908, George Rock was executed by hanging. A year later, William Hayes met a similar fate. Rock and Hayes killed Deputy Warden John Robinson and severely wounded Warden Frank Conley in an escape attempt. . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--07:39: Siberia East
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    So called for their isolation, the cells located in the towers of this cell house were used to remove troublesome inmates from the rest of the prison population. Inmates assigned to the Siberia cells had committed major rule . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--07:43: 1912 Cell House
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    To ease increasing overcrowded conditions, the 1912 Cell House was constructed, adding two hundred cells to the prison complex. Erected in only eleven months using convict labor, the cell house was a model facility for its . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--07:45: Mt. Zion Methodist Church
  • Woodstock, Virginia.
    Inspired by visits from traveling preachers, African Americans organized what would become Mt. Zion United Methodist Church ca. 1867. The congregation acquired the framework of a former German Reformed Church in 1869, moved . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    During the 17th century, settlers began to establish small plantations near landing places on the Potomac River. Oceangoing ships could load tobacco and other goods to export to Great Britain. The area that was to become . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gifford, Florida.
    In 1892, William Edward Geoffrey, an African American man from Darlington, South Carolina, came to work on the Florida East Coast Railroad in Gifford. The town's first school was built in 1898, but only served white . . .

    (African Americans • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:05: Sir John Sinclair
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Rt Hon John Sinclair of Ulbster, Baronet Born 10th May 1754 Died 21st Dec 1835 Formerly MP for Caithness ( parts of the inscription are unreadable due to weathering ) ( side ) The American ambassador wrote in his . . .

    (Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:05: Sir George Sinclair
  • , United Kingdom.
    Sir George Sinclair Baronet of Ulbster Formerly M.P. for Caithness Born 29th August 1790 Died 9th October 1868 This fountain was erected in 1894 by his only surviving son, (who while he lives will think of him every day) in . . .

    (Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:05: Reay War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Glory of God And in Proud and Loving Memory of The Men of Reay Who Fell in The Great War 1914 — 1919. Lieut. John S. Bain Canadian Royal Hdrs. · C.S.M. Thomas Dundas D.C.M. 7th Seaforth Hdrs. · Sergt. John . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:05: Causeway
  • , United Kingdom.
    Causeway Tongue House, on the north east side of the Kyle, was rebuilt in 1678 — after being burned by Cromwell's troops — and further added to in 1750. Once the seat of the Mackay chiefs, it has belonged to the Sutherland . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:06: Kyle of Tongue Crossing
  • , United Kingdom.
    County Council of Sutherland Kyle of Tongue Crossing This crossing was opened on Friday 3rd September 1971 by Councillor Mrs C.B. Mackay Tongue D. McBain, Convenor — Donald Macleod, Chairman — J.B. Rodger, County Clerk Sir . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--11:06: Ceannabeinne
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ceannabeinne Ceann na Bienne Ceannabeinne is the township at the end of a chain of hills stretching north from Cranstackie (801 m). The area divides Loch Eriboll from the Kyle of Durness. The pink coloured rock is Lewisian . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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