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4-H Craft Center

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near Parkers Lake, Kentucky.
Established 1963 by 4-H Clubs of McCreary County, the first such center in the U.S. developed by 4-H Clubs. The original log cabin built in this site in a 200-acre land grant to John Abbott, 1842. Abbott and Indian wife, . . .

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

Capt. George Givens

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near Danville, Kentucky.
Homesite and grave 1 mile west. B., Orange Co., Va., 1740. D., 1825. 40 years service to his country. Lt. at Fort Pitt, Dunmore's War, 1774. Captain, Botetourt County militia, 1776. Northwest Campaign of George Rogers Clark, . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Deadwood Trail

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Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
At this point freight from steamships coming up the Missouri River were unloaded onto ox drawn wagons for 200 miles round trip to Deadwood took 30 days. This famous old trail 1876-1887 Northwestern Railway operated what they . . .

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

Christ Episcopal Church and Grier Statue

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Lead, South Dakota.
Lead's Episcopal congregation selected a site for a new church in July of 1896 and work was begun immediately. The Lead Call noted, "A more central and easily accessible location could not have been decided upon and when . . .

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

Chinatown

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Deadwood, South Dakota.
Although the Chinatowns of New York, San Francisco and Chicago are more well-known, these ethnic enclaves weren't exclusive to America's urban centers. There were many Chinatowns in Western boomtowns, including one right . . .

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

The Village of Milford Center

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Milford Center, Ohio.
In 1799, a man named George Reed first came to this spot along the Darby Creek. He settled and erected a grist mill with a mill race nearly a half mile long in 1810 to 1812. In those days, man and animals had to ford the . . .

(Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William C. Ashwell

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Pri. Battery G. 7 Regt. Coast Artly Cor. Died in France Jan. 10, 1918 in his 22nd year. A Memorial by the Citizens to the First Soldier of Shippensburg to give his life for worlds peace

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Babbs Switch Tragic School Fire

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Babbs, Oklahoma.
On Dec. 24, 1924, 35 people lost their lives while attending a Christmas party in a one room frame school house. The fire was started by a candle on a Christmas tree. A school building was built here as a memorial and a . . .

(Disasters • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Road of Remembrance

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Wrightsville, Pennsylvania.
This highway for twenty five miles westward across York County was planted with trees by the People of the County and dedicated by them to be forever a Road of Remembrance in honor of Their Sons and Daughters who served in . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Schuyler Colfax

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South Bend, Indiana.
Schuyler Colfax Vice President of the United States 1869 to 1873 Statesman and Beloved Citizen South Bend Post 50 American Legion Acknowledges the Services He Rendered His Country

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

Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
A memorial to the most famous step-mother in American History. This cabin is a close replica of one lived in by local woman Sarah Bush Johnston and her three children in the early 1800's. Sarah married Thomas Lincoln on . . .

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

World War Memorial

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Wrightsville, Pennsylvania.
In honor of our boys who served their country in the World War These made the supreme sacrifice ? Wilton H. Abel ? ? David E. Poff ? ? George H. Leithiser ? "Greater love hath no man than this That a man lay down his life . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Traveler's Rest

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near Junction City, Kentucky.
Isaac Shelby, 1st & 5th governor, came to Ky. as a surveyor in 1775. He claimed 1400 acres in 1776 by raising a crop of corn. In 1779 he received 1st land settlement & premption deed granted by Va. Land Commission. His home, . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Traveler's Rest

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Junction City, Kentucky.
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(Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wild Bill Hickok

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Deadwood, South Dakota.
James Butler Hickok Gunfighter, Peace Officer, Gambler Born: May 27, 1837, Troy Grove, Illinois Died: August 2, 1876, Deadwood, Dakota Territory Wild Bill Hickok was shot in the back while playing cards in a Deadwood . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Law Enforcement • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McClellan's General Store

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Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee.
This three story wooden business was built in 1909 and was owned by Charles Bancroft McClellan Sr. and was a general store featuring quality merchandise. This was the first building locally with a freight elevator. The large . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Boneyville

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near Stanford, Kentucky.
One of several “free towns” in Lincoln Co. Created in 1867 from Hugh Hays’ estate and named for founder, Napoleon Bonaparte Hays (1838-1907). “Boney” earned freedom in 1864 enlisting at Camp Nelson as Pvt., Co. C., 12th . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rock Creek Park

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Forest Hills, District of Columbia.
Rock Creek Park was created by Congress in 1890 through the lobbying efforts of local philanthropist Charles C. Glover. Its original 1,754 acres taken mainly by eminent domain constitutes the largest urban park in America - . . .

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

Barbara Jordan

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San Francisco, California.
Noted politician and civil rights leader, widely considered to be the first openly lesbian representative elected to the United States Congress

(African Americans • Politics • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

This Cannon

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Natchez, Mississippi.
This Cannon Was Taken From The Defenses At SANTIAGO De CUBA 1898

(War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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