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A Royal Brewery Visit

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, United Kingdom.
Their Majesties King George III & Queen Charlotte were received in this brewery by Samuel Whitbread 24th May 1787

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

The Glenwood Springs Hydroelectric Plant

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
The Vision The year was 1886. Walter Devereux, a wealthy silver mining venture capitalist from Aspen, turned his vision downvalley to Glenwood Springs to develop the next world class resort. The area's climate, rich land, . . .

(Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Illuminating the Future

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
Expansion to Hydroelectric Devereux's dreams for Glenwood Springs' growth were so successful that the demands for his electrical power grew quickly. The years 1887 and 1888 saw the design and construction of the current . . .

(Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

North Appalachian Experimental Watershed

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near Fresno, Ohio.
Agricultural development and cultivation on steep lands led to severe soil erosion in the nation in the 1920s and 1930s. In response, the United States Department of Agriculture established the Soil Conservation Service SCS) . . .

(Agriculture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Grand Boulevard

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No Name, Colorado.
In 1905, Colorado state senator Edward T. Taylor said, "I hope that someday our road will be a portion of a grand boulevard stretching across the nation." Taylor referred to the 12.5-mile gorge known as Glenwood Canyon. . . .

(Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The California Zephyr

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No Name, Colorado.
Glenwood Canyon inspired the finest hour in American rail travel. During World War II a railroad official rode through here in the cab of a diesel freight locomotive. The view from the panoramic windshield so impressed him . . .

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

Miner's Museum

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Lafayette, Colorado.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

(Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Colorado's Northern Coal Field

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Lafayette, Colorado.
Colorado's immense northern coal field, centered beneath these rolling hills, contributed to the early development and growth of Colorado and to the birth of nearby towns. Miners and mine owners in this area battled over . . .

(Labor Unions • Natural Resources • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Victoria Manalo Draves

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San Francisco, California.
Victoria Manalo Draves was the first Asian-American woman to win an Olympic medal when she earned gold medals in the 3-meter springboard and the 10-meter platform diving competitions at the 1948 Olympics. Born in the South . . .

(Asian Americans • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sally Ride

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San Francisco, California.
Physicist and astronaut, the first American woman in space, where as a mission specialist she helped to launch satellites and conduct scientific experiments Sally Ride

(Air & Space • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Jackson Brewery

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San Francisco, California.
Established in the 1850's, the Jackson Brewing Company operated under the ownership of the Frederick family at this site from its completion in 1912 until the onset of Prohibition in 1919. James T. Ludlow, an engineer, . . .

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

Dr. Preston C. Coleman

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Colorado City, Texas.
Born in Tennessee. Graduated from University of Louisville (Ky.). Coming in 1883 to Colorado City, rode horseback or by buggy to ranches in 100-mile radius, practicing here rest of his life. Religion, medicine, and education . . .

(Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

All Saints' Church

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Colorado City, Texas.
Outgrowth of 1882 worship by laymen (mostly sheep-ranching Englishmen). Organized 1883 by The Rt. Rev. A.C. Garrett, pioneer Episcopal Bishop of Dallas, who listed this as "Grace Mission", with eight communicants. With some . . .

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

E.M. Hardigree Home

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Colorado City, Texas.
Built 1890 by H.D. Shepperd. Sold, 1899 to Martin Dies, Sr. Birthplace of Martin Dies, Jr., famous U.S. Congressman. Home of colorful early-day ranch couple, G.W. and Alice Garrett Plaster, Mitchell County ranchers for over . . .

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

Martin Robinson Delany

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Wilberforce, Ohio.
The son of an enslaved father and free Black mother, Martin Delany became one of the most prominent Black leaders in 19th Century America. Called the “Father of Black Nationalism,” Delany promoted African American pride and . . .

(African Americans • Education • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial

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Hanover, Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice and to all that have served and are serving.

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Cold • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Francis Church

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near Canute, Oklahoma.
St. Francis of Assisi Church, two miles south and two miles east of present day Canute, was an important outpost of the Roman Catholic Church in western Oklahoma. Founded by Father Steber in 1899, it served as "the mother . . .

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

David Lee Walters

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near Canute, Oklahoma.
David Lee Walters, 24th Governor of Oklahoma and first Governor from Western Oklahoma, was born in Canute on Nov. 20. 1951. Raised on a nearby farm, he attended schools in Canute and graduated from Canute High School as . . .

(Education • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McCormack Christian Church

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near Stanford, Kentucky.
Daniel McCormack donated land for church, graveyard and school, 1819, to replace log church built by Baptists, circa 1785. Structure was used by several denominations. In 1830 most of original members became affiliated with . . .

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

Canute Centennial

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near Canute, Oklahoma.
Town Chartered July 2, 1902 - Canute established Oklahoma territory Canute city lots sold by lottery for $10.00 per lot 1902 - 1st State Bank receives charter 1904 - Water well dug in in middle of main street with windmill . . .

(Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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