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    Dupont Circle, District of Columbia.
    This embassy was officially opened by His Majesty King Mswati III on June 23rd 2003

    (Government & Politics) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--14:55: Alleyton Cemetery
  • Alleyton, Texas.
    Alleyton was settled by brothers Rawson, Abraham, John and Thomas Alley ca. 1822; William Alley joined his brothers in 1824. William donated a portion of his property in 1859 for right of way for the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--15:10: Alleyton
  • Alleyton, Texas.
    Oldest permanent settlement and once largest town in Colorado County. Established by the pioneer Alley family (William, John, Rawson, Thomas and Abraham), all members of Austin's original 300 settlers. Terminus of the . . .

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

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  • 12/31/19--15:37: Sugar Bowl
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    Billy Cannon's 9-yard TD pass to Mickey Mangham in the third quarter was the only scoring of the game as the top-ranked Tigers completed the first undefeated, untied season at LSU in 50 years with the 7-0 win over Clemson in . . .

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

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    near Schulenburg, Texas.
    Second oldest congregation in the Texas-Louisiana Synod, United Lutheran Church in America. The founding occurred on March 24, 1867, under leadership of the Rev. C. C. Rudi, who had just moved to the Swiss Alp area. A . . .

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

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  • 12/31/19--16:46: Field Surgery on the Porch
  • Port Gibson, Mississippi.
    During the battle, and for weeks afterward, the Shaifer home served as a field hospital where amputations took place on benches and tables on the porches around the house. It was here that Charles Dana, a former journalist . . .

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

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  • 12/31/19--16:55: Bramlette Law Office
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Two-room law office built by attorney Capt. David Clay Bramlette and owned by three generations of his family.

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

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  • 12/31/19--17:18: 525 Commercial Row
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    A boarding house and a wholesale grocery once operated here. Next door was Gabe Kann's Store, razed in 1959, for a new post office.

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

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  • 12/31/19--17:29: Miller-Townsend Cottage
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Owned for many years by William J. Miller, county circuit clerk. House later extensively restored by Mr. and Mrs. Joe R. Townsend.

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--17:35: Army
  • Plumsteadville, Pennsylvania.
    [Chronology] Revolutionary War · 1775-1783 April 19, 1775 "Shot Heard Around the World," the American Revolution begins June 14, 1775 Continental Army established July 3, 1775 George Washington appointed Commander [in] . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Schulenburg, Texas.
    The Swiss Alp community was settled about 1865. Within a short time, the Philadelphia Evangelical Lutheran Church was established and began meeting on land given by John and Christina Knippa in 1867. The first recorded . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--19:18: Augustine Haidusek
  • near Hostyn, Texas.
    Marker Front Pioneer Czech leader Scholar, Journalist, Statesman Born Sept. 19, 1845, Mysi, Czechoslovakia Entered United States Nov. 1, 1856 Arrived in Fayette County Nov. 29, 1856 Served in Confederate Army 1864-1865 . . .

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

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    Hostyn, Texas.
    Near this site on March 24, 1889 a group of immigrants envisioned the need for a fraternal benefit society to protect their families and to promote their faith and heritage. They founded the Czech Catholic Union of Texas, . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--20:20: H-E-B
  • Kerrville, Texas.
    Charles C. Butt, his wife, Florence (Thornton), and their children moved to San Antonio from Memphis, Tennessee, in 1904. The following year they moved to Kerrville, where Florence invested $60 to open the C. C. Butt Grocery . . .

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

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  • 01/01/20--05:47: Orange Bowl
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    Amidst rumors that head coach Paul Dietzel was leaving LSU, the Tigers behind Earl Gros, Wendell Harris and Jerry Stovall romped Colorado, 25-7, in front of a national television audience on NBC. All-America guard Roy . . .

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

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  • 01/01/20--05:55: Morgan Cottage
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Built by "Mr. Will" Morgan for his mother, Mrs. Annie Morgan, and aunt, Miss Stella Morgan. Has original mantels and high ceilings. Private

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/20--06:04: Morgan-Babers House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Turn-of-the-century house built by "Mr. Will" Morgan and his wife Emma. Later owned by their niece and nephew, Jane and Pete Babers. Private

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/20--06:23: Montfort House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Typical 1930's style bungalow built by Woodville dentist Dr. Woodson Wren Montfort. Still owned by his family. Private

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/20--06:47: Woodruff-Tucker House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Greek Revival residence built by Milton Woodruff, later owned by Wm. Tucker family. Center hallway is 16 feet high with original molding.

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oxon Hill, Maryland.
    Free Blacks Owned Parts of Oxon Hill Manor By the end of the 1700s, there were a number of free African American families living in the Oxon Hill area. Several of these free blacks were manumitted by members of the Addison . . .

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

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