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Blue Earth - Nicollet Counties Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Mankato, Minnesota.
Dedicated to all who Served and Those who Died

(War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Schwartz Family House

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Hartford, Wisconsin.
Built in 1915 and designed by Milwaukee architect Ernst Peege, this home is a lovely example of the American Craftsman style. Prominent characteristics of the style exemplified by the Schwartz Family House include walls of . . .

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

Medal of Honor Winners

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Owensboro, Kentucky.
(side 1) Daviess Co. natives who have received the Medal of Honor: John J. Given–Corp, Co K, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Died while trying to recover a fallen soldier at Wichita River, Texas, July 12, 1870. Thomas Cruse- 2nd Lt., 6th . . .

(Heroes • War, Vietnam • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Renville Legion Post 180

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Renville, Minnesota.
Dedicated to all Area Veterans who Served our Nation

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

72-09-29 Fairmount Heights Elementary School

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Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
The Fairmount Heights Elementary School is one of the largest buildings in the community. Before its construction, classes were held in nearby Charity Hall (715 61st Avenue). in early 1911, a group of residents approached . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Creek Towns

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Fort Mitchell, Alabama.
Creek Towns At its height, the Creek Nation consisted of about 20,000 people living in more than seventy townships, or talwas (tvlwv), scattered throughout modern-day Alabama and Georgia. Creek townships commonly consisted . . .

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

Honor Roll 1918

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Milford Center, Ohio.
Honor Roll 1918 In honor of the boys of Union Township who answered the call of their country in the World War (60 names, not transcribed)

(War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Siding 7

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near Edgemont, South Dakota.
In early 1890, the Burlington Railroad established Siding 7 three-quarters of a mile up the tracks north from here. The siding consisted of four short, fan-shaped tracks and a hand-operated turntable over an open pit used . . .

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

Sibley County, Minnesota Veterans Memorial

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Winthrop, Minnesota.
In Honor of the Men and Women of Sibley County who Served our Country During time of War Lest We Forget Forever in our Hearts

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ray Erlandson Park

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Mankato, Minnesota.
This Park is named in honor of Ray Erlandson, and through him, all the men and women who have served the citizens of the City of Mankato as firefighters promoting and preserving the public's safety. Ray Erlandson served as a . . .

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

Stone Huts

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near Frisco, Colorado.
These stone structures appear to be the remains of historic labor camps. Occupied during the late 19th Century, they were used as temporary dwellings by immigrant workers completing railroad construction in Ten Mile Canyon. . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Empire, Wyoming: African American Community Building in the West

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Torrington, Wyoming.
In the 1870s, thousands of African Americans fled the poverty and racial unrest that followed the American Civil War to homestead on the plains of Kansas. These migrants were known as the Exodusters. Some intended to create . . .

(African Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Great Western Cattle Trail

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near Canute, Oklahoma.
The Great Western Cattle Trail began at Bandera, TX. As the demand for beef increased in the east, returning Civil War soldiers headed wild longhorn cattle from south Texas and Mexico north to the railhead at Dodge City, KS. . . .

(Animals • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wendell H. Ford

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Owensboro, Kentucky.
. . .

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

Daviess Countians Who Served

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Owensboro, Kentucky.
During World War I approximately 80,000 men enlisted from Kentucky. Of this number 1,747 that answered the call to serve, between April 1917 and November 1918, were from Daviess County. Seventy-one were killed in action and . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

72-09-17 Samuel Hargrove House

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Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
The Hargrove House was built In the North Fairmount Heights subdivision, platted in 1910. It was built by brick mason Samuel Hargrove. It is an unusual dwelling form, with molded brick detail and is probably unique in Prince . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cheyenne River Crossing

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near Edgemont, South Dakota.
The Cheyenne to Deadwood Stage Line changed routes several times during its history. In 1876 and 1877, the Cheyenne to Deadwood stagecoaches came through what would become present day Edgemont over what was known as . . .

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

72-09-39 Robert S. Nichols House

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Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
The Robert S. Nichols House was one of the community's most beautiful and substantial houses. Built in 1908 by John F. Collins, who sold the house and two lots in 1909 to Robert S. Nichols. Nichols moved to Maryland from . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The C & H Refinery

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Lusk, Wyoming.
By the standards of the petroleum industry, the C & H Refinery is tiny, but placed in the light of history, that small enterprise illustrates the enormous transformation of the oil business. In the late nineteenth century, a . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ancient Salt Springs

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Salt Springville, New York.
1739 Ancient Salt Springs Nearby David Linsey Discovered The Spring From Which Village was Named Source of Pioneer Supply

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