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Portsmouth Crimean War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
( south side ) Erected in Memory of Those Brave Soldiers and Sailors Who During the Late War With Russia Died of Their Wounds and Are Buried In this Garrison H.J. Andrews. Hon Sec Sebastopol ( west side ) Sweaborg Alma . . .

Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Suffolk

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Rochester, Kentucky.
The town of Suffolk, originally called “Bluff,” established here by Logan Co. Court in 1803. Site recognized importance of Green River for future development of valley and State of Kentucky. The court appointed trustees: . . .

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

Capt. Henry Rhoads, Jr.

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near Browder, Kentucky.
This house was built ca. 1792 by Henry Rhoads, Jr., a capt. in Rev. War under Gen. John Muhlenberg. Rhoads led settlers from Penn. to Green River area of Ky. in 1785. He laid out town of Rhoadsville, now called Calhoun. In . . .

(Political Subdivisions • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
This panel features a selection of ships on which many of the men commemorated on the First World War memorial at Portsmouth were serving when they lost their lives. Until well into the 20th century, when a man, woman or boy . . .

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

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
More than 45,000 men and women lost their lives while serving with the Royal Navy during the First World War. Many of these were members of the Royal Naval Division who died while fighting on land, but the majority were lost . . .

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

Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension

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, United Kingdom.
This panel features a selection of ships on which many of the men commemorated on the Second World War extension at Portsmouth were serving when they lost their lives. Until well into the 20th century, when a man, woman or . . .

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

Portsmouth Naval Memorial Extension

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, United Kingdom.
In 1946 it was decided that the existing naval memorials should be extended in order to commemorate the naval dead of the Second World War who had no grave but the sea. The architect of the Second World War extension at . . .

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

The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
The Portsmouth Naval Memorial This memorial commemorates officers, ranks and ratings of this Port who died at sea during the wars of 1914 to 1918 and 1939 to 1945. Actions in which they fought are recorded in the registers . . .

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

HMS Aboukir Yellow Fever Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
In Memory of Forty Eight Officers & Men Who Died During the Epidemic of Yellow Fever On Board H.M.S. Aboukir at Jamaica in 1873 – 74

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

A Soldier of World War Two

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, United Kingdom.
A Soldier Of World War Two Decades of Easy Peace May Go Their Way And Tide, and Time, May Drift Us Far Apart But You Who Shared Our Savage Yesterday Will Hold the Highest Places In Our Heart This Statue Was Erected From . . .

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

Monty

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, United Kingdom.
Monty Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein Portsmouth Garrison Commander 1937 - 38 Allied Land Forces Commander on D-Day and During the Normandy Campaign This Statue Was Erected from Donations Made by Veterans, . . .

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

Rutherford's Expedition

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near Waynesville, North Carolina.
In 1776, Revolutionary War General Griffith Rutherford led 2,400 men through the gap below and to your left. During the war's early phases the Cherokee, with British support, repeatedly attacked the frontier settlements. . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ollie O. Norwood Estate

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Austin, Texas.
The 1922 Norwood Estate was known as "Norcliff" when the property was maintained by Ollie and Calie Norwood. A native of Macune, Texas, Norwood moved with his wife to Austin after serving in France during WWI. He was an . . .

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

St. John's Episcopal Church

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Mobile, Alabama.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, established and built in 1855, stood at the northwest corner of this block, its rectory adjacent. Between 1860 and 1870, the Church Home, an orphanage and school consisting of three buildings, . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Village Park

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Romeo, Michigan.
During the 1820's and 1830's pioneers from New York state and New England brought their cultural heritage to this community *** They and later settlers built homes and other structures of architectural distinction which . . .

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

Denayer House

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Stevensville, Montana.
The DeNayer House is a fine example of transitional Queen Anne/Colonial Revival style architecture. The combination hipped and gabled roof and irregular floorplan are characteristic of the Queen Anne style while corner . . .

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

Fort Owen State Monument

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near Stevensville, Montana.
Fort Owen’s log and adobe walls witnessed dramatic changes as the Bitterroot Valley emerged from remote wilderness to settled agricultural community. The Jesuit fathers who had established St. Mary’s Mission nearby in 1841 . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Elk City Wagon Road

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Harpster, Idaho.
A scenic 1895 wagon road from Harpster to Elk City gave freighters and travelers better access across high ridges and rugged terrain to isolated mining camps Sections of the steep, narrow road run close to a much older Nez . . .

(Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"Removal" of Salish from Bitterroot Valley, 1855-1891

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near Stevensville, Montana.
In the Hellgate Treaty negotiations (1855), Xwetxxcln (Plenty Horses or chief Victor) and the Selíš people rebuffed efforts of US officials to get them to abandon the choice lands of their ancestral Bitterroot Valley. After . . .

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

Welcome to Fort Owen

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Stevensville, Montana.
In 1850, Major John Owen established this trading post on the original site of St. Mary's Mission. It was the first permanent white settlement in Montana, and welcomed Indian, trappers, gold seekers and settlers. By the late . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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