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Otisville High School

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Otisville, Michigan.
The brick monument before you, came from the Otisville High School, built in 1920 and opened in 1921. It was located in town at the corner of Grove St. and Center St. (formerly State St. M-15). It originally housed grades . . .

(Education • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battle of Stone Arabia

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Fort Plain, New York.
In October 1780 Sir John Johnson led an British raiding force of 875 men up the Schoharie Creek and then west along the Mohawk River, destroying almost every farm in their path. At Stone Arabia, the vanguard of his troops . . .

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

Joffrion-Roy-Luke Home

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Marksville, Louisiana.
Classic Greek Revival home with heavy Colonial influence built by attorney, J.W."Buddy" Joffrion. Features a tile roof and spacious gardens. Designed by Favrot and Livaudais of New Orleans. Lower plaque: Joffrion House Has . . .

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

The Little Miami Railroad

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Loveland, Ohio.
The Little Miami Railroad was chartered on March 11, 1836, to build a track from Cincinnati to Xenia. In 1844, its rails were laid through the Butterworth farm. The Little Miami was leased and named the Pennsylvania Railroad . . .

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

Tillaboro Raid

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Ephratah, New York.
Took place within a two mile radius of this marker April 20, 1779. Up this road is site of old Tillaboro Church and Cemetery

(Disasters • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

25th Anniversary

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Loveland, Ohio.
25th Anniversary Lower Little Miami Scenic River designated into the National Wide and Scenic River System January 1980 to protect and enhance the river’s free-flowing character, water quality, & outstanding remarkable . . .

(Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis

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Sauk Centre, Minnesota.
Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951) spent his formative years in this home. Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

John Wesley Powell on the Green River

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Moab, Utah.
In May 1869, Major John Wesley Powell set out on a remarkable mission: to explore the uncharted canyons and waters of the Green and Colorado rivers. Powell, a geology professor and one-armed Civil War veteran, began the . . .

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

Mother Ditch and The History Slugs

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Los Angeles, California.
All California State Parks must have either unique physical or historical assets. In 2000, the fate of this State Park hung partially on the question of whether physical traces of history could really be found here. The . . .

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

Crites Building

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Bakersfield, California.
The Crites Building was designed by Bakersfield architect Benjamin McDougall (1865-1937) of McDougall Brothers of San Francisco and constructed as a two-story retail business by Charles J. Lindgren Company of San Francisco . . .

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

Huis Van Schagen / The Van Schagen Building

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, Netherlands.
Genoemd naar Johan van Beyeren van Schagen die het huis tussen 1584-1601 bewoonde en belangrijk liet verbouwen. In oorsprong middeleeuws huis. Toegangspoortje uit 1631. In 1881 ingrijpend verbouwd en uitgebreid tot . . .

(Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José A. Mendoza Ruelas

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, Mexico.
José A. Mendoza Ruelas 1819-1894 En esta casa nació y vivió Don José Albino Mendoza Ruelas, benefactor de Apaseo el Alto. En 1879 donó el terreno para que se instalara lo que ahora es el Panteón Viejo. Entre 1880 y 1881 . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ogly-Stroud Massacre / Gary's Stockade

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near Greenville, Alabama.
Ogly-Stroud Massacre William Ogly built his cabin near this site at Poplar Springs along the Federal Road, and was killed here with most of his family on March 13, 1818. His friend Eli Stroud's wife was fatally wounded and . . .

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

Lueger Denkmal / Lueger Monument

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, Austria.
(English:) Josef Müllner (1879-1968) Bronze statue, base made of Untersberg marble Inscribed: »Fecit 1913-1917/ Josef Müllnere The statue of Karl Lueger, Mayor of Vienna from 1897 to 1910, was the work of the sculptor . . .

(Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Mexican Independence

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, Mexico.
175 Aniversario del Inicio de la Independencia 75 Aniversario del Comienzo de la Revolucion Mexicana 1810 1910 Jornada por la Patria Este Municipio de Apaseo el Alto ha tenido el gran honor de haber sido visitado por . . .

(Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dominicuskerk / Dominican Church

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, Netherlands.
Kerk met pastorie, gebouwd tussen 1884 en 1893 naar ontwerp van PJ.H. Cuypers, ter vervanging van een pand met gevelsteen "Stadhuys van Hoorn", waarin de dominicanen in 1624 een missiestatie hadden gesticht. Het brede schip . . .

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

Bartram's Trail

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near Greenville, Alabama.
Front William Bartram, America's first great naturalist, passed through northwest Butler County in July 1775. He described the "limestone rocks" and "banks of various kinds of sea shells" left by oceans that covered this . . .

(Colonial Era • Exploration • Horticulture & Forestry • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

House of Venustiano Carranza

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, Mexico.
Aquí vivio y de aquí partio a su ultima morada, en hombros del pueblo, el inmortal patricio, apóstol y caudillo. C. Venustiano Carranza 5-21-1920 5-21-1941 “Asociacion Patria” English translation: Here lived and from . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Louis Pasteur

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, Mexico.
Louis Pasteur - La Colonia Francesa de Mexico al Pueblo Mexicano en el primer centenario de su Independencia 1810-1910 English translation: Louis Pasteur - The French Colony in Mexico to the Mexican People on the 100th . . .

(Science & Medicine • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Butler County World War I Memorial

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Greenville, Alabama.
On August 28, 1917, Alabama National Guardsmen departed from Union Station in Montgomery for shipment to France as the 167th United States Infantry Regiment of the Rainbow Division. Men from Butler County killed in action . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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