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D'Iberville High School Original Site

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D'Iberville, Mississippi.
In the late 19th Century students were tutored either privately or in academies. In 1885 the village of Lazarus erected the two-room Lazarus School known as Back Bay School, south of Laz Seymour's store and post office. In . . .

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

Fort Maurepas and Old Biloxi

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D'Iberville, Mississippi.
This stone marks the site of Fort Maurepas and Old Biloxi, the first French settlement in the lower south, established in the name of Louis XIV King of France, by Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville April 8, 1699. Erected by the . . .

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

The Land and Legend of the Cross

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D'Iberville, Mississippi.
In February 1699, Pierre Le Moyne (d'Iberville) sent soldiers to explore the Bay of Biloxi. They found no evidence of Indian residence on either side, including what is now D'Iberville. Later, in the 18th century, . . .

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

The Crossing

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D'Iberville, Mississippi.
Long before the Europeans appeared on the Biloxi Back Bay American Indians had trails that led to the water's edge, where their canoes were beached for crossings. At the time Biloxi Bay depths were incidental. That changed . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Navy Cove / Pilot Town

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Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Navy Cove The Mobile Bay shoreline just inside Mobile Point, close to Fort Morgan, is known as Navy Cove. This was the site of Native American villages for over two thousand years. The name came after the British Navy . . .

(Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lycoming Construction Company

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Incorporated in 1943 and founded by Herbert F. Allison, Lycoming Construction Company occupied this area from 1943-80. Lycoming Construction helped form the infrastructure of America by building many sections of the . . .

(Education • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Perdido Pass

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Orange Beach, Alabama.
Before 1906, Perdido Pass was located three miles east of today's Pass. It was all a part of Point Ornocor with a short river at its end curving to the west. The pass was narrow and very dangerous. Alabama Point and Ono . . .

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

Here ends the Alabama Scenic River Trail

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near Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Historic 650 miles Water Route along the Coosa, Alabama and Mobile Rivers _________ Beginning on the Coosa River at the Alabama-Georgia State Line Established 2007

(Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Constructed in 1986 The Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center is dedicated in honor of the first president of Pennsylvania College of Technology. The center, which helped redefine the future of the . . .

(Education • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rendville

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Rendville, Ohio.
Established in 1879 by Chicago industrialist William P. Rend as a coal mining town, Rendville became a place where African Americans broke the color barrier. In 1888, Dr. Isaiah Tuppins, the first African American to receive . . .

(20th Century • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Victorian House

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Constructed in 1997 The Victorian House exemplifies College traditions and a campus-wide commitment to excellence in providing hands-on education that functions in a real-world environment. Students and faculty in building . . .

(Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard H. Burfoot

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Luthersburg, Pennsylvania.
A famous portrait and scenic artist, Burfoot came to the US in the 1880's and Clearfield County in 1895. His home later in life was at this site with a studio in his yard. He also had studios in Pittsburgh, Washington and . . .

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

Kurtz Bros.

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Clearfield, Pennsylvania.
In 1894, Chas. T. Kurtz (1874-1956) started Kurtz Bros. He bought this site, the former Clearfield Fire Brick Co., in 1910 for his school supply and printing business. Headquartered in Clearfield, the company greatly . . .

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

Miller's Landing

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near Karthaus, Pennsylvania.
From the 1840's until c1912, thousands of county rafts floated billions of board feet of timber to sawmills in Lock Haven, Williamsport and Marietta. A ring rock where rafts moored is still located along the river at the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Athens National Guard Armory

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Athens, Ohio.
In the first years of the twentieth century. Athens’ citizens formed a new National Guard company. The guardsmen initially held drill at the Campbell Block on Court Street, but soon the Athens Commercial Club began . . .

(Architecture • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Galeton

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Galeton, Pennsylvania.
Dynamic Community In the early 1900s, a thriving lumber industry had transformed Galeton into the biggest city in Potter County. More than 30 trains stopped in Galeton each day, carrying people and goods across America. . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Built From The Forest

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Galeton, Pennsylvania.
Galeton's Early Days In 1879, only a few hundred people lived in this area, surrounded by forested wilds. Then William McClure Gale came to town, and launched an industry that quickly transformed the region. On the land . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

“The Berry”

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Athens, Ohio.
The Berry Hotel, one of America’s premier hotels, stood here from 1892 to 1974. Athenian Edward Cornelius Berry, a free black who had been educated at the Albany Enterprise Academy, and his modest wife, Martha Jane (Mattie) . . .

(African Americans • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bush Campus Center

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Constructed in 1993 The Bush Campus Center offers vital student services and activities. Developing social and leadership skills, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and preparing for the world of work are important aspects of . . .

(Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Madigan Library

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Constructed in 2006 The Madigan Library offers a large collection of resources and relaxing spaces to serve students and community needs. The 1,000-seat facility provides excellent facilities for reading, studying, and . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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