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John Wilcox

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
In 1966, Wilcox became the first American bowler to win a World Cup title. He was inducted into the Pennsylvania State Bowlers Association Hall of Fame in 1998 and the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 1999. His 885 . . .

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Churches

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Coconut Grove, Florida.
(side 1) Originally African American residents of Coconut Grove attended integrated religious services at Union Chapel, now known as Plymouth Congregational Church. The African Americans, who were used to a more spirited . . .

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

Bill Byham

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Bill provided exceptional commentary for over five decades, covering Lycoming College athletics and the Little League World Series. In recognition of his service, the press box section at Little League Volunteers Stadium was . . .

(Communications • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battery A, 1st Ohio

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Text in raised stone lettering: Captain Goodspeed's Battery A., 1861 to 1865. 1st. Ohio Light Artillery. Willich's Brigade, Johnson's Division. 20th. Army Corps. Text from affixed bronze plaque: Battery A, First Ohio . . .

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Ken Sawyer

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Sawyer served as the voice of Williamsport High School football and basketball, and Lycoming College football. Since 1971, he has broadcast hundreds of Little League World Series games. In 1991, he was presented with the Ray . . .

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Confusion Hill

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Piercy, California.
Confusion Hill was officially listed by the California Office of Historic Preservation as a State Point of Historical Interest 1/29/10 Confusion Hill was opened in 1949 by George Hudson. It consisted of a Gift Shop, Snack . . .

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Watching the Big Show

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Roseville, Michigan.
The outdoor theater was a delightful landmark in Roseville and in the memories of people who enjoyed the Gratiot Drive-In for 36 years. It first opened in 1948 and offered entertainment until it closed in September 1984. . . .

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Emigrant Trail

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Odessa, Texas.
Road of stubborn seekers of 1849 California gold fields and better life. Bringing the old, infant, the yet unborn and all worldly goods, family wagons entered Texas at Preston, on Red River, to go southwest via springs . . .

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Nell Gwynne

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, United Kingdom.
In a house on this site lived Nell Gwynne from 1671 - 1687

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Battery H, 4th U.S. Artillery

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Text on the south side of the monument: Light Battery H 4th U.S. Artillery Grose's Brigade Palmer's Division Crittenden's Corps Text on the east side of the monument: Killed Lieutenant Robert Floyd Private Edward Dunn . . .

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El Paso Natural Gas Company's First Compressor Transmission Engine

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Odessa, Texas.
A landmark tool in man's conquest of energy. This compressor went into use in Culberson County, Tex., on Oct. 1, 1931, and served until 1969, aiding in the rise of the southwest as an industrial empire. This was the first . . .

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Charles Townley

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Antiquary and Collector lived here

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Paul 'Babe' Mayer

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Mayer has served as an educator, coach, sports broadcaster, and sports trainer in the Williamsport area for over four decades. In 1988, he was named the National Secondary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year. He . . .

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City Hall

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Lafayette, Colorado.
1907 - 1985 Construction Complete February, 1907 Cost - $1555.00

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George Bermont House

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Lafayette, Colorado.
George Bermont came to Lafayette in 1890 and owned the store at 309 East Simpson.

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Gary Chrisman

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Chrisman is the voice of sports broadcasting for the Williamsport region. A graduate of Williamsport Area High School, he returned permanently to Williamsport in 1975 after earning a Bachelor's Degree from the University of . . .

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Johannes Ludwig

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, Germany.
Am 05.09.1640 in Oberschwarzach geboren Stand dem Kloster Ebrach von 1686 bis zu seinem Tod 23.05.1696 als Abt vor - (English translation:) Born in Oberschwarzach on September 5, 1640. Served as abbot at the (Cistercian) . . .

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Kelly Mazzante

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Mazzante was a three-time Kodak All-American basketball star at Penn State University, and formerly held the Big Ten scoring record for both men and women. A graduate of Montoursville Area High School, she is a four-time . . .

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Feely Cemetery

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near Van Horn, Texas.
The nearby cemetery (250 yards S) was first used in 1910 for the burial of an infant son of J.H. Feely. The owner of a grocery in the railroad settlement of Plateau (2 miles north), he later served as the first sheriff of . . .

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Peltier House

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Lafayette, Colorado.
Peter Peltier built this house in 1900 and opened the Elkhorn Saloon at the north end of this same block

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