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  • 01/04/19--11:50: Meet You At the Market
  • Capitol Hill, District of Columbia.
    This is Eastern Market, where for more than a century farm products have drawn shoppers from the neighborhood and around the city. It is Washington's only 19th-century market to remain in continuous operation to this day. . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--11:53: Carolina Theatre
  • Capitol Hill, District of Columbia.
    Carolina Theatre was located at the southwest corner of Eleventh Street & North Carolina Avenue Razed early 1970s Drawing of entrance on North Carolina Avenue based on plans at the National Archives B.F. Meyers (1865-1940), . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Dunmore, Pennsylvania.
    This memorial is dedicated to those Lackawanna County residents who gave the supreme sacrifice, and to those brave men and women who served in the Korean War. The Friends of the Forgotten Inc. N.E. Wing wish to thank Mr. . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--15:38: Jail Square
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    First mapped in 1825 as "Market Square," but had become "Jail Square" prior to 1836 when Gonzales was burned by order of Gen. San Houston to prevent buildings and supplies falling into possession of oncoming enemy, Gen. Santa Anna.

    (Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Petworth, District of Columbia.
    . . .

    (Military • War, World I • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gonzales, Texas.
    On March 11, 1836, Sam Houston, leader of Texas Revolutionary Forces, arrived here to organize the second volunteer army. On March 13, he heard of the massacre of Alamo defenders and that the Mexican army was advancing . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gonzales, Texas.
    The commission created by the Texas Legislature in 1935 to oversee Texas' centennial joined with the Public Works Administration to build a memorial to Texas Revolution events in Gonzales. The memorial includes a museum, . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--16:08: Sam Houston Oak
  • near Gonzales, Texas.
    1/8 mile north is Sam Houston Oak where General Sam Houston established his headquarters camp March 13, 1836 after burning the town of Gonzales Under this oak his small army was joined by many volunteers from the eastern . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Shiner, Texas.
    Sarah Howard suffered much at the savagery of the Texas wilderness. Born in Illinois, Sarah came to Texas with her husband, John McSherry, in 1828. The next year, John was killed near their home by Indians. Sarah later . . .

    (Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--16:40: Juan Nepomuceno Seguin
  • Seguin, Texas.
    Born in San Fernando de Bexar (San Antonio), son of Erasmo Seguin, whose ancestors came to America about 1700. Juan N. Seguin and his father in 1834 rallied fellow Texans against dictator Santa Anna. Young Juan Seguin raised . . .

    (Hispanic Americans • Politics • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--16:58: The Immortal 32
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    In Memory of the Immortal 32 Gonzales men and boys who, on March 1, 1836 fought their way into the beleaguered Alamo to die with Colonel William B. Travis for the Liberty of Texas. They were the last and only reinforcements . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--17:20: The Freedom Tree
  • Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated on November 7, 2009 to all past, present, and future men and women of the United States Armed Forces who stand strong for our freedom. We thank you. The Freedom Tree Project sponsored by donations to the . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--17:21: Dioklecijanova Palača
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear at the bottom in five languages; Croatian, Italian, English, German and French. Only the English text (center) has been transcribed. To view the text in another language , click on the marker . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 11 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--17:35: Guadalupe County, C.S.A.
  • Seguin, Texas.
    Marker Front: Two local companies of volunteers were with Ben McCulloch in San Antonio, Feb. 16, 1861 when U.S. Arsenal was surrounded by Texans and surrender demanded. An encounter in a charged atmosphere which could have . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--17:41: Millington Bank Building
  • Millington, Michigan.
    Millington Bank Building Built in 1898 Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State Registered Local Site No. 1971 Property of the State of Michigan, 1996

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--17:55: Sam Bell Maxey
  • Paris, Texas.
    Home of Sam Bell Maxey Native Kentuckian, West Point graduate, brevetted for gallantry in Mexican war, district attorney from Lamar County, Major General C. S. A. in Tennessee and Mississippi campaigns, commander of Indian . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--18:17: Colonel John Ireland
  • Seguin, Texas.
    Marker Front: Home Town of Texas Confederate Colonel John Ireland Delegate to Secession Convention 1861. Joined army as private. Won laurels in that most brilliant wartime effort - the defense of the 800-mile Texas coast . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--18:19: Discover Tunkhannock
  • Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.
    Tunkhannock is a historic, friendly Pennsylvania Route 6 Heritage Community, a gateway to the Endless Mountains. Iroquois canoes, pioneers' rafts, canal boats and trains have all passed by this place, where Tunkhannock . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hallettsville, Texas.
    Jan. 1, 1863 --- Jan. 1, 1914 In commemorating the 50th anniversary of the capture of Galveston by the Southern Confederacy. Gen. Arthur P. Bagby commanding the "Neptune." Banners may be furled but heroism lives forever. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--19:18: Keith War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    1914 — 1918 Sacred To The Memory Of The Men Of This Parish Who Gave Their Lives In The Great War “Their Works Do Follow Them” ( left alcove ) “Those we call the dead, are breathers of an ampler day for ever nobler ends.” . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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