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Veterans Memorial

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Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania.
Humbly and Gratefully Dedicated to The United States of America's Armed Forces We honor all who have served our great nation and ask you, remember mothers, fathers, wives husbands, children, family and friends, they too pay . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José María Luis Mora

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, Mexico.
1850 1950 El insigne pensador educador reformador Jose Maria Luis Mora nacio en esta casa el 9 de octubre de 1794 Homenaje en el primer centenario de su muerte ocurrida en Paris el 14 de julio de 1850 English translation: . . .

(Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gregory de Rokesley

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, United Kingdom.
In a house on this site lived Gregory de Rokesley eight times Mayor of London 1274 — 1281 and 1285

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

London Troops War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
To the Immortal Honour of the Officers Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of London Who Served Their King and Empire In The Great War 1914 1919 This Memorial is Dedicated In Proud & Grateful Recognition By the City and . . .

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

Wellington

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, United Kingdom.
Wellington Erected June 18 1844 ( plaque behind the statue ) On 19th July 1838. the Court of Common Council of the City of London agreed to a contribution of £500 toward the cost of the above statue of the Duke of . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Coal Glen Mine Disaster

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Oakland Township, North Carolina.
State’s worst mining accident occurred on May 27, 1925, when explosions killed 53 men. Shaft 1½ mi. SW.

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

Courthouse a Hospital

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Danville, Kentucky.
Boyle County's first courthouse erected here, 1842, destroyed by great fire of 1860. This building completed 1862. First occupied by Union forces as hospital after battle of Perryville, October 8, 1862. On 11th a Union force . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Poet, Lawyer and Soldier / Theodore O'Hara

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Danville, Kentucky.
(side 1) Poet, Lawyer and Soldier Theodore O'Hara was born in this city, Feb. 11, 1820. He read law with Judge Wm. Owsley. Newspaper work included editing Frankfort Yeoman and Louisville Times. He served in Mexican War, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

United Methodist Church of Montague

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Montague, Texas.
In 1872 The Rev. John F. Denton, a Methodist missionary, preached in Montague. The next year four members under the leadership of The Rev. Joseph Clinton Weaver (1846-1924) began this fellowship. W.T. and E.A. Waybourn . . .

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

Pierce Courthouse

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Pierce, Idaho.
When the courthouse was built in 1862, Pierce was a boomtown. Gold discovered in the nearby hills was attracting thousands of miners. There was one catch: they were all trespassing on Nez Perce land. The government solution . . .

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

Bújarðir í Reykjavík / Farmsteads in Reykjavík

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, Iceland.
(first panel, English:) Háteigur In the late 19th and early 20th centuries drainage of marshland began in Reykjavik territory. The drained land was allocated for farming under leases with inheritance rights. Grassfields . . .

(Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Corps of Discovery

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near Weippe, Idaho.
The brass monument nearby is provided by the Idaho Society of Professional Land Surveyors to commemorated the "Lewis and Clark" Corps of Discovery campsite near Weippe Prairie, Idaho. Datum NAD 83 and NAVD88 Latitude N . . .

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

First Contact Between Two Cultures

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near Weippe, Idaho.
I Set out early and proceeded ... to a Small Plain in which I found maney Indian lodges ... I met 3 Indian boys, when they saw me they ran and hid themselves. -- Capt. William Clark, September 20, 1805 After Lewis and . . .

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

Eagle Pass Coal Mines

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Eagle Pass, Texas.
Although the Indian, Spanish, and early anglo-American inhabitants knew of this area's large bituminous coal deposits, commercial mining did not begin until 1885, when F. H. Hartz opened a hillside mine near the Rio Grande. . . .

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

Höfði House

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, Iceland.
(English side:) Höfði House has a remarkable history connected to Icelandic relations with other nations. The house was built or the French consul, Jean Paul Brillouin. Designed in Eastern Norway, it was transported to . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Culdesac

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Culdesac, Idaho.
In 1863 this area was a “Shebeen” (outlaw headquarters) and murder and robbery of travelers were common place. This valley was on the main and original Nez Perce Trail leading into Montana through Elk City. Homesteaders . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William Craig

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near Lapwai, Idaho.
“A bluff jolly good fellow.” He joined the rocky mountain fur trade in 1829, married a Nez Perce in 1838, and settled with the Lapwai Band in 1840. In 1850 the Oregon Donation Land Act gave free farms to pioneers who had . . .

(Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Craig Donation Claim

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Lapwai, Idaho.
located Sept. 15, 1846 by William Craig mountain man and his Indian wife Isabel. First permanent white settler in Idaho, 1840, first Nez Perce Indian Agent, 1848; interpreter at Walla Walla Flathead and Blackfoot Councils, . . .

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

Weippe Prairie

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near Weippe, Idaho.
Welcome to Weippe Prairie This has always been a traditional gathering place for the Nez Perce people where camas bulbs are harvested and baked each year. The blue flower of the camas lily grow so thick here in the spring . . .

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

36th Indiana Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Indiana. Thirty-Sixth Regiment Infantry. (Cary) Third Brigade. (Grose) Second Division. (Palmer) Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, until 3 P.M.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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