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General Robert H. Reed

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
General Reed was born in Elkhorn City, Kentucky. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in international relations from Syracuse University, New York, in 1959 and a master of public administration degree from The George . . .

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

Funiculaire / Funicular

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Québec, Quebec.
En 1945, un violent incendie détruisit complètement le funiculaire et causa des dommages majeurs à la maison Louis-Jolliet. Le funiculaire fut alors reconstruit en prenant bien soin de recouvrir sa structure d'un abri . . .

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

19th Illinois Infantry

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Illinois 18th Infantry, Stanley's Brigade. During the night September 19-20, 1863.

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

First Firehouse Site - 1892

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Coronado, California.
Coronado Historical Landmark First Firehouse Site - 1892

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

The Loops

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near Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
The old Clinchfield Railroad loops and tunnels through the Blue Ridge Mountains before you. Construction of this difficult section began in 1905 when 4,000 workmen, mainly Russian, German and Italian immigrants, began . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Colonel Michael G. Filliman

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Colonel Michael G. Filliman assumed Command of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing on October 25, 1974. He was assigned to the 354th as Vice Commander in June 1973. Prior to that Col Filliman served as Director of Assignments, . . .

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

Sole Survivor

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, United Kingdom.
Built 1625 The only Strand building to survive the Great Fire of London

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

HMS Victoria Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
To the Officers and Men Who Lost Their Lives Onboard H.M.S. “Victoria” June 22nd 1893. Erected by the Survivors. ( lower plaque ) This Monument was removed from Town Hall Square at the request of the survivors on the 10th . . .

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

HMS Orlando Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
Taku Forts, Tientsin, Defence Of Legations, Pekin. H.M.S. ORLANDO NORTH CHINA 1900 Commander P.H. WRIGHT, died of wounds received at Tientsin W.GINGELL Sergt R.M.L.I. · N.BERRY Ord Killed Sir E. Seymour's Column . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

HMS Royal Sovereign Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
Erected by the Officers and Men In Memory of Those Who Were Killed in A Gun Accident on Board H.M.S. Royal Sovereign Off Platea November 9th 1901 Whilst Discharging Their Duty Capt. H.W. Spurway H.M.A. · C. Primmer Cm. . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Charles Napier

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, United Kingdom.
Charles Napier Admiral of the Blue K.C.B. Born 1786 Died 1860 Martinique · Cape St.Vincent · Acre · Ready Aye Ready To Commemorate The Untiring Efforts Of A Gallant Officer And True-Hearted Man In Advancing The Welfare Of . . .

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

HMS Centurion Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
HMS Centurion Naval Brigade North China 1900 Peit Sang Hsiku Peiyang Tientsin Erected by Admiral Sir E.H.Seymour Gcb The Captain, Officers and Ship's Company of H.M.S.Centurion. ( left side ) In Memory of The Officers and . . .

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

HMS Powerful Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
Erected by Captain the Hon. Hedworth Lambton C.C. Officers and Ship's Company of HMS Powerful ( back ) To the Memory of The Officers and Men Of The Naval Brigades of H.M.S.Powerful Who Were Killed In Action or Died During . . .

(Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hertha Ayrton

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

37th Indiana Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
(front) 37th Regiment Indiana Inft. 3rd Brig. Sirwell 2nd Div. Negley 14th Corps Thomas (back) Indiana’s Tribute To her Thirty-seventh Regiment Infantry Colonel W.D. Ward, Commanding, Third Brigade (Sirwell), Second . . .

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

Stanley's Brigade.

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Stanley's Brigade. Negley's Division—Thomas' Corps. Col. T.R. Stanley. Sept. 19, 1863, 5 P.M. 1st Position. 19th Illinois—Lieut. Col. Alexander W. Raffen. 11th Michigan—Col. William L. Stoughton. 18th Ohio—Lieut. Col. Chas. . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Heg's Brigade.

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Heg's Brigade Davis' Division—McCooks Corps. Col. John A. Martin. Sept. 20, 1863. 10 A.M., 1st Position 25th Illinois—Maj. Samuel D. Wall. Capt. Wesford Taggart. 35th Illinois—Lieut. Col. William P. Chandler. 8th . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

15th Wisconsin Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
15th Wisconsin Infantry. 11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.

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

8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Position of the 8th Kansas Vol's Sept. 20th, 1863 At 12:00 Noon

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

Major General Ervin C. Sharpe, Jr.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Major General Sharpe was Vice Commander, then Commander, of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base during the period of January 1988 to June 1991. During a portion of this time, he deployed with the . . .

(War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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