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Training Area of the U.S. Marine Corps Amphibian Tractor (Alligator)

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Dunedin, Florida.
In this area between Curlew and Cedar Creek along St. Joseph Sound during the month of August, 1941, the first Alligator, which was designed by Donald Roebling and built in Dunedin, was received and launched by elements of . . .

(War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fountain City Veterans Memorial

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Fountain City, Indiana.
In honor of all who served this nation and in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend it and the freedom we cherish.

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

Dr. Lacewell’s Office

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near Varnell, Georgia.
Dr. John Franklin Lacewell (June 7, 1857 – August 19, 1937) was a horse-and-buggy doctor who never owned an automobile. He graduated from Atlanta Medical College (now Emory University) in 1887 and returned to Whitfield . . .

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

American National Thrift Association Hospital

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Ocala, Florida.
In 1905, Dr. Richard Samuel Hughes II graduated from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, the second oldest African American medical school in the country. After moving to Ocala in 1908, Dr. Hughes helped form . . .

(African Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Buildings for the Elite

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, Mexico.
Edificios para los élites Los edificios llamados el Huasteco, de los Anzuelos y del Pasillo parecen de baja altura al ser vistos desde el interior de la plaza, pero al ser contemplados desde el exterior, por el oriente, la . . .

(Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Corporal Deformation

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, Mexico.
Deformación corporal Los antiguos huastecos colocaban vendajes y entablillados en los cráneos de los niños pequeños para conseguir con el paso del tiempo cierta forma deseada a la cabeza. Lo que aunado a un limado de la . . .

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

Benjamin Heck Crever

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Born at Carlisle Pa. Mar. 16, 1817 Died at Hanover Pa. Apr. 15, 1890 Aged 73 yrs. 29 d. ———————— Founder of Dickinson Seminary 1848

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Prater’s Mill Store

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Varnell, Georgia.
Prater’s Mill was an important commercial site, containing the grist mill for grinding corn and wheat, and also a store, post office, warehouse, cotton gin, blacksmith, gardens and numerous houses. The Prater’s Mill store . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Small Ballcourt

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, Mexico.
Pequeño juego de pelota El juego de pelota prehispánico que se practicó en gran parte de lo que hoy es nuestro país se hacía con una pelota de hule y ésta no se podía tocar con las manos durante su ejecución. Hay canchas de . . .

(Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Titus County Confederate Monument

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Mount Pleasant, Texas.
North face: CSA 1861 1865 Confederate Soldiers To the heroes of 1861 – 1865 Not dead, but living in deeds, such lives aspire. East face: As long as honor or courage is cherished, the deeds of these heroes will live. . . .

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

Kenneth Williams

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, United Kingdom.
Kenneth Williams 1926-1988 Comic Actor lived here 1935-1956

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

CSI: Van Buren

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Van Buren, Arkansas.
Using advanced technology to understand the past. Like the methods of Crime Scene Investigators, science provides a variety of ways to look beneath the surface of the Drennen House grounds for evidence of the past. . . .

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

Rosecrans' Headquarters Shell Monument

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Field Headquarters. Army of the Cumberland. Major General W.S. Rosecrans. September 20, 1863, 10 a.m., to 11:15 A.M.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Minnesang in Herlheim / Minstrelsy in Herlheim

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, Germany.
Herlheim wurde schon 741 urkundlich erwähnt. Es handelte sich um einen fränkischen Königshof mit Kirche, Verwaltungssitz und neun Hofstellen -eine für damalige Verhältnisse stattliche Siedlung. Im Mittelalter behauptete das . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

15th Pennsylvania Cavalry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Text on the front side of the monument: 15th Pennsylvania "Anderson" Cavalry Department Headquarters Text on the back side of the monument: The Regiment under the command of Colonel William J. Palmer was attached to . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William H. Lytle Memorial Shell Monument

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
William H. Lytle, Brigadier General U.S.V. Commanding 1st Brigade, Sheridan's Division, Killed Here About Noon September 20th, 1863.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Laiboldt's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Laiboldt's Brigade. Sheridan'a Division - McCook's Corps. Colonel Bernard Laiboldt. September 20, 1863, Noon. 44th Illinois - Colonel Wallace W. Barrett. 73d Illinois - Colonel James F. Jaquess. 2d Missouri - Major Arnold . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wade Landing Mound

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Columbia, Louisiana.
The Wade Landing site has a single platform mound. Indian pottery and soil studies suggest that the site is about 1000 years old. The mound was built in two stages and is 9 feet high and 130 by 165 feet at the base. Historic . . .

(Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery. 4 3" Rifles, 2 12 Pounder Howitzers. Bradley's Brigade, Sheridan's Division, McCook's Corps September 19, 1863. Captain Mark H. Prescott, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant Joseph R. Channel. . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gone but not forgotten

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Van Buren, Arkansas.
There is no doubt that other structures, demolished at some point in the family's history, stood on the Drennen-Scott property. Like many wealthy 19th-century households, this one had privies, a well, smokehouse, carriage . . .

(African Americans • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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