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W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields

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Sonora, Texas.
W.J., born in 1868, came to Sutton Co. from his home in Manor, TX. in 1887 to operate ranch land his father Dr. J.D. Fields of Manor had owned since 1883. The land remains in the family in 1990. ”Will" met Viola, daughter of . . .

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

Federal Court Site

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Brownsville, Texas.
Built 1850 by Wm. C. Douglas, who arrived with Gen. Zachary Taylor during Mexican War. In 1852 by order of U. S. Congress, first Federal Court in Brownsville was held in back room here by Judge John Watrous. Recorded Texas . . .

(Government • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Celaya Building

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Brownsville, Texas.
(English) Built circa 1850 for J.N. Reynolds, the original French Creole architectural elements have been removed. The building was purchased in 1890 by Simón Celaya, a native of Balmaceda, Spain. He used the building as . . .

(Hispanic Americans • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Jail

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Brownsville, Texas.
(English) Built in 1883, this Spanish Colonial style structure served as the Cameron County Jail until 1913, when Jose and Joaquin Fernandez purchased the property. They converted the building into a store, with living . . .

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

Old County Jail / Fernandez Building

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Brownsville, Texas.
(English) Built in 1882-1883, designed by the firm J.N. Preston and Son, it is the first building specifically built as the county jail. It is an example of the Border Brick style. In 1912 it was sold to the brothers Jose & . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Army Medical Department Memorial

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
In memory of the officers nurses and enlisted men Medical Department United States Army who lost their lives during the World War This tablet erected by their coworkers of the Medical Department

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

Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw

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Sonora, Texas.
Son of Newton Jasper and Nancy Josephine Cody Married 12-24-1911 to Emma Leann Whitehead 12-04-1887 - 02-07-1964 Daughter of Walter and Mary Bell Martin Children: Cody Martin, Crawford Whitehead (Dink), Walter Hadley, Mary . . .

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

Pope John Paul II

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, Poland.
W tej rezydencji Biskupów Wroclawskich w dniach 21 czerwca 1982 roku i 31 maja - 2 czerwca 1997 roku mieszkal Papiez Jan Pawel II ogloszony swietym 27 kwietnia 2014 roku - In this residence of the Bishops of Wroclaw on . . .

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

Locomotive 418

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Junction City, Oregon.
Of this type of railway locomotive, only Engine 418 and a sister, Engine 293, remain. Engine 293 is on permanent display at a Leningrad museum in Russia. Engine 418 was built in Tampere, Finland, in 1904. In 1939-40 it saw . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Daingerfield, C. S. A.

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Daingerfield, Texas.
Civil War center for manufacturing, supply and travel. Place of enrollment of several Confederate army units. Local industries supporting the war effort included 3 tanyards--sidelines of the beef slaughtering trade that . . .

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

Fort Stanton

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Fort Stanton, New Mexico.
Named for Captain Henry W. Stanton, Fort Stanton was established May 4, 1855 as a military fort to protect settlers from Apache attacks. Operated as a military fortification until 1896, it played a part in the Civil War, was . . .

(Forts, Castles • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The West Portico

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, Turkey.
English Text: The West Portico is one of the columned galleries which surrounded the courtyard of the Agora. It is not possible today to see clearly what kind of building it was. But from architectural traces and fragments . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lee House

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Junction City, Oregon.
This picturesque building was the home of the city's first doctor. The home’s one story back part was built prior to 1872 and was pulled by horses from the nearby community of Lancaster, about 2 miles northeast on Highway . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

David Jewett Waller

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
First Pastor Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg Pa., 1839 - 1871

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Beth Israel Congregation

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
This property contributes to the Bloomsburg Historic District Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1983

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

Morris County

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Daingerfield, Texas.
Created and organized in 1875, with Daingerfield as county seat. Named for William W. Morris (1805-1883), who came to Texas in 1849, when the Civil War began in 1861, was in 8th Legislature that armed the state, enacted . . .

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

Site of Hussey & Logan's Mill and Gin Factory

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Daingerfield, Texas.
Made machinery to process most important crops in Texas: gin saws to take seeds from cotton, for cloth-making; grist mills to grind corn into meal for bread. During Civil War, when mills or parts could not be imported, gave . . .

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

Rev. Nathan S. Johnson

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Daingerfield, Texas.
Born in Virginia in 1802, Nathan Johnson spent his boyhood years near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In 1824 he was licensed to preach and served as a Methodist missionary to the Cherokee Indians and others in the Tennessee . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veteran of the American Revolution James Thompson

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Daingerfield, Texas.
Ancestors of James Thompson lived in Virginia in the 17th century. Thompson served in Capt. Bynum's Company of North Carolina Militia in 1781, helping win victory in the American Revolution. In pioneer spirit, he and his . . .

(Notable Persons • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History of Rodney - Her Fall

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Rodney, Mississippi.
The yellow tever epldemics of 1843 and 1898 were fatal to many residents of Rodney. Even though the Union gunboat "Rattler" fired upon the town, Rodney and her churches were spared destruction during the Civil War. Here was . . .

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