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    Trenton, Georgia.
    William Isham Cole was born May 7, 1805. He married Lovina Clark about the same time as the Treaty of New Echota between the U.S. Government and the Cherokee Nation that ended all Native land claims in the State of Georgia. . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Corpus Christi, Texas.
    After a convention of Republic of Texas citizens accepted terms on July 4, 1845, for annexation to the United States, General Zachary Taylor brought 4,000 men of the U.S. 3rd infantry to Corpus Christi to defend the . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--09:37: Great Geauga County Fair
  • Burton, Ohio.
    The Great Geauga county Fair is the longest continuously operating county fair in Ohio. The fair is a major county gathering event each year, pulling together people from the whole county. Geauga’s settlers imported the idea . . .

    (Education • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--09:51: Site of Round Top House
  • Victoria, Texas.
    This marker faces the site (across the street) of Round Top House The Citadel of Victoria. Built before the year 1836 by Placido Benavides, son-in-law of Martin De Leon. The house served as a place of refuge for the . . .

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

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  • 05/28/19--09:56: Ganado
  • Ganado, Texas.
    Established in 1882 as a shipping point on New York, Texas & Mexican Railroad. Named Ganado (Spanish for "herd") by railroad official. Became a boomtown in 1891-92 when Scandinavian immigrants settled area. Today a farm, oil . . .

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

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    Summerville, Georgia.
    Restored to its current site in 2003, the historic Summerville Railroad Turntable was made during an era when railroads served as the primary means of long distance commerce and travel. From the days of railroad yards and . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--10:24: Old Federal Building
  • Victoria, Texas.
    This Italian Renaissance Revival building was constructed in 1911-13 to serve as the United States Post Office and Federal Courthouse. Otto P. Kroeger and Company of San Antonio was the contractor, and James Knox Taylor . . .

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

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    Niagara Falls, New York.
    Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010 by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--10:28: St. Mary's Church, Catholic
  • Victoria, Texas.
    Present church built 1903-1904. Third building used by this congregation as a church since the colonization of Victoria in 1824 by Don Martin de Leon. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1965

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

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    Victoria, Texas.
    This marker faces the site (across the street) of Victoria's First Church Erected by Martin De Leon, founder of Victoria, soon after his arrival in October, 1824. Priests serving there were Rev. Fathers Jose Miguel Muro, . . .

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

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  • 05/28/19--10:35: Murdo Mackenzie
  • Murdo, South Dakota.
    Mighty few towns have one of them hi-faluting, swank Rolls-Royce type of hyphenated names. In 1904, Murdo Mackenzie, head of the Matador brand, with herds from Mexico to Canada, shipped trainload after trainload of Texas . . .

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

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    Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    Large, luxurious homes with extensive grounds lined Washtenaw Avenue when UM Librarian Andrew Ten Brook built his mansion across the street in the 1860s. Financial hardship soon required Ten Brook’s wife to open a boarding . . .

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Staunton, Virginia.
    Dr. Barnas Sears, a career educator and Baptist minister, was nearly 65 years old in 1867 when he resigned as president of Brown College in Providence, Rhode Island, and moved to Staunton. He became the agent of the Peabody . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--15:54: The Trev-Mor Hotel
  • Key West, Florida.
    Built with bricks from Fort Taylor dating back to 1845, this building is one of Key West's first hotels. It featured a car dealership on the first floor and hotel rooms on the upper two floors. Ernest Hemingway and his wife . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--16:04: Sowers Hall
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    In 1965, Lowell Martin Sowers, Sr., Residence Hall for men was completed. This building was named for the college science professor who taught from 1950 - 1961.

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--16:08: Nelson P. Guild Center
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    The Nelson P. Guild Human Resources Center opened in 1986, incorporating several existing buildings: Alleghany Hall, the second Laboratory School, and Garrett Hall. The Center is named for Dr. Nelson P. Guild, sixth . . .

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

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  • 05/28/19--16:11: Frampton Hall
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    In 1965, the Jerome Frampton, Jr., library was completed. This building was named for the President of the State Board of Education.

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

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  • 05/28/19--16:14: Dunkle Hall
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    In 1970, Dunkle Hall was completed. This building was named for John L. Dunkle, Principal and President of Normal School #2 at Frostburg State Teachers College from 1923 - 1944.

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

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  • 05/28/19--16:18: Lewis J. Ort Library
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    In 1976, the library opened as the fourth location for institutional book holdings. In 1990, this building was named as the Lewis J. Ort Library to honor local business man and philanthropist.

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--16:22: Lowndes Hall
  • Frostburg, Maryland.
    In 1954 Lowndes Hall was completed. This building was named for two members of the Lowndes family - Lloyd, former governor of Maryland, and his son Taster, former President of the Maryland Board of Education.

    (Education • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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