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  • 01/29/19--16:49: Claquato Church
  • near Chehalis, Washington.
    Under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act of October 15, 1966, this property possesses exceptional value in commemorating, or illustrating American History Placed on the National Register on April 24, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    In this cemetery rest the earthly remains of Patriots in the Revolutionary War, many of whom were of Scottish ancestry. These Patriots, along with many Presbyterians from Alexandria, fought for the cause of Liberty and . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--17:01: Civil War and Restoration
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    Civil War Comes to Carlyle House If you stood in this spot 150 years ago, you would be inside a building! In 1848 James Green purchased Carlyle House and the building in front of you, the first Bank of Alexandria. He turned . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--17:03: Carlyle House Historic Park
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    This unique building, constructed of stone and set back from the street, was built by John Carlyle, a British merchant and one of the original founders of Alexandria. Witness to both domestic life and war, today the house . . .

    (Colonial Era • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Angleton, Texas.
    On September 5, 1892, two Angleton residents donated one of the original town blocks near this site to the city for school purposes. Citizens contributed two hundred dollars for a frame building to house the first classes . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--17:47: Baptist Church of Hammonton
  • Hammonton, New Jersey.
    Oldest church building originally located on the 600 block of Bellevue Avenue. Moved to it's present location in 1885. Original portion built in 1862.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--17:51: Franklin
  • Franklin, Texas.
    This community was established in 1872 and named Morgan for a railroad official. Located on the right-of-way of the International Railway Company, the town contained a depot and three stores in its first year. By 1879, the . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--17:55: Guasti
  • Ontario, California.
    Standing here in 1904, you would see the Guasti Stone Cellar to the southeast. The cellar was built of granite stone. This stone was all brought down to the valley from the foothills in Alta Loma — a distance of some twelve . . .

    (Agriculture • Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--18:22: Saegmuller Public School
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    Saegmuller Public School stood on this site from 1901 to 1939. It was one of the first schools in Arlington and was named in honor of George Saegmuller (1847-1934). He personally donated funds for the construction of the . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--18:28: The Cathedral of Morelia
  • , Mexico.
    Catedral de Morelia La Catedral de Morelia es la construcción más importante de esta ciudad por su dimensión, carga social y cultural. El edificio está integrado por tres naves longitudinales, una central y dos . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/29/19--19:25: Paran Monastery
  • , Palestinian Territories.
    (Hebrew not transcribed.) (Arabic not transcribed.) The monastery was built by the monk Haritun in the fourth century CE and is the earliest of the Judean Desert monasteries. It was destroyed in the Persian invasion of 614 . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    Original Site of Immanuel Lutheran Church Founded 1870

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:29: Welcome to Christ Church
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    Christ Church embodies God's unbounded love by embracing, liberating, and empowering people—whoever you are and wherever you find yourself on your journey of faith. An Episcopal church designed by James Wren in the colonial . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    Fellow townsmen, brother Masons, trusted friends, comrades in the cause of American Independence. Col. Charles Simms Col. Dennis Ramsay Col. William Payne Col. George Gilpin Col. Philip Marsteller Col. Charles Little In . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:32: Gorge Powerhouse
  • Newhalem, Washington.
    The powerhouse in front of you sent the first electric power from the Skagit Hydroproject to Seattle in 1924. The rushing water underneath the powerhouse has just produced up to 170 megawatts of power, enough to light up . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:34: For God and Country
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    Erected to the Memory of the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines from Alexandria, Virginia who gave their lives during the World War. Geo. M. Anderton Herbert Bernhard Thos. W. Cook John Crilly Arthur Curran Percy C. Dove Chaplin . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    In honor of all from the City of Alexandria who served and died during World War I Robert Adams George Anderton Stanley Bernard Herbert Bernhard William Bradley Bernard Brock William Brown Christopher Cloxom Thomas Cook . . .

    (African Americans • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:38: Electric Forest
  • Newhalem, Washington.
    Superintendent of Lighting J.D. Ross wanted his visitors to believe that “anything was possible with electricity” including heating the ground to accommodate tropical plants such as banana and palm trees. In the wilds of the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:44: Historic Site Cross Canal
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    This area, called "Cross Canal," was a neighborhood of black residents who settled across from the canal shortly after the Civil War. The canal, located just north of this marker, extended from the Potomac River to . . .

    (African Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/30/19--11:47: Saint Joseph's Church
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    Under the guidance of the Most Reverend Denis J. O'Connell, Bishop of Richmond, Saint Joseph's Church was built by Father Joseph J. Kelly, of the Society of Saint Joseph (the Josephites) with the assistance of many . . .

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

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