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    Benton, Illinois.
    In the late summer of 1963, four musicians from Liverpool, England - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr - collectively known as the Beatles, were poised to conquer pop culture and music history. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Templo del Carmen y Ex Convento de los Religiosos Carmelitas Descalzos Gracias a la generosidad de don Nicolás Fernando de Torres y de su esposa, hacia 1749 se inició la construcción de esta magnífica iglesia barroca. El 15 . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/08/19--16:48: Middle East Conflict
  • Buffalo, New York.
    In memory of those who gave their lives and for those who served the United States of America Middle East Conflict Gulf • Iraq • Afghanistan

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/08/19--16:55: The Battle of Fort Blakeley
  • Blakeley, Alabama.
    You are standing on the site of the last grand charge of the Civil War, made during the Battle of Fort Blakeley on April 9. 1865. The battle was the climax of a months-long campaign that led ultimately to the capture of the . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Buffalo, New York.
    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building Frank Lloyd Wright was the Architect for this revolutionary building constructed in 1903. His skillful design incorporated modern technology developed early in the 20th . . .

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

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    Buffalo, New York.
    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building The Larkin Company Administration Building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1904 once occupied the parking area adjacent to this marker. The building was converted into . . .

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

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    Buffalo, New York.
    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building Frank Lloyd Wright designed the administration building for the Larkin Company beginning in 1903. He was engaged to design the structure after Larkin officers William R. . . .

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

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    Blakeley, Alabama.
    Fort Blakeley, named for the town which it surrounded, was one of two major Confederate defensive positions protecting eastern approaches to Mobile during the Civil War. The fort consisted of a nearly three mile long series . . .

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

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    Blakeley, Alabama.
    Greater gallantry than was shown by officers and men could hardly be desired. The (troops) were burning with an impulse to do honor to their race, and rushed forward with intense enthusiasm, in face of a terrible fire." . . .

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

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  • 04/08/19--20:43: Washoe City
  • Washoe City, Nevada.
    "During the early days of statehood Washoe City shone as a bright star in the new firmament.” Washoe City-Founded 1861-County Seat of Washoe County, Nevada territory. Timber supplier to the Comstock Lode. Home to 10 quartz . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Seitenportal des römischen Nordtores der CCAA Das römische Nordtor erbaut bei Gründung der Colonie 50 nach Chr. Der mittlere Torbogen trug auf der Feldseite den Stadtnamen CCAA Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium. Von den . . .

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

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    Tierra Verde, Florida.
    May 11, 1963 This park is gratefully dedicated in memory of the American Patriots who served their country during the Spanish American War 1898

    (Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tierra Verde, Florida.
    This 6-inch Rapid Fire Armstrong Rifle was purchased from England in 1898, because the United States did not yet have the capability to produce a small, rapid fire weapon for the defense of its principal harbors. The advent . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tierra Verde, Florida.
    These 12-inch mortars were manufactured at the Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, New York in 1901. The carriages are the Model 1896 and were manufactured by the American Hoist and Derrick Company, St. Paul, Minnesota. The . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tierra Verde, Florida.
    The Fort De Soto Quartermaster Storehouse Museum is a reconstruction of the Army Quartermaster Storehouse at Fort De Soto in the early 1900s. This building was used primarily as a warehouse for supplies from 1905 until 1910. . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Im Jahre 1709 wurde die älteste bestehende Kölnischewasserfabrik gegründet. Hier an dieser Stelle "Gegenuber" dem Jülichs-Platz stellte schon Johann Maria Farina (1685-1766) sein 'Aqua Mirabilis' her. Das als Eau de Cologne . . .

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

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  • 04/09/19--07:21: The City at Play
  • San Francisco, California.
    In the mid-1800s, the Gold Rush brought San Francisco new residents, booming business, and the need for a place to celebrate. Ocean Beach, with its unparalleled views, fresh air, and vast stretch of smooth sandy shoreline, . . .

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

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    Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
    General Joshua Blackwood Howell 1806-1864 Fort Howell is named for General Joshua Blackwood Howell of Pennsylvania, who commanded the Hilton Head District, Department of the South, United States Army, from February through . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hilton Head Island, Florida.
    The Troops that Built Fort Howell Construction of Fort Howell was begun by the 32nd U.S. Colored Infantry and completed by the 144th New York Infantry. The 500-man 32nd Colored Infantry was organized at Camp William Penn, . . .

    (African Americans • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/09/19--10:38: Erie Mansion B&B
  • Clyde, New York.
    Historically haunted

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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