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Victoria Regina

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, United Kingdom.
Victoria Regina ER Imperatrix 1837 — 1901 Erected by Public Subscription During the Mayorality of Sir William T. Dupree, And Unveiled on July 8th 1903 by Lady Dupree These Stones Were Laid 19 December 1972 to Mark the . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nelson’s Last Embarkation

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, United Kingdom.
Near This Memorial On The 14th September 1805 Admiral Lord Nelson Embarked for The Last Time, Being Killed On the Folloing 21st October at the Victorious Battle of Trafalgar The Battle of Trafalgar The British Fleet . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Indian Mutiny - HMS Shannon Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
( north side ) Sacred To the Memory of Captn. Sir Wm Peel K.C.B. Captn. Thos. Grey Mr. M.P. Garvey Mate Mr. M.A. Daniel Mid The Seamen and Marines of the Shannon Naval Brigade Who Fell Whilst Employed In N.W. Provinces of . . .

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

Horatio Viscount Nelson

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, United Kingdom.
21 October 1805 ( on the steps ) Here Served Horatio Nelson You Who Tread His Footsteps Remember His Glory. ( left side ) Nelson's Prayer May the great God whom I worship grant to my country and for the benefit of . . .

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Saluting Platform

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, United Kingdom.
Portsmouth the great waterfront city From as early as Roman times, Portsmouth Harbour was vulnerable to attack from the sea. The town was burnt down by the French in the 14th century and by the early 1500s its military . . .

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

Safekeeping of Portsmouth

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, United Kingdom.
This Plaque Commemorates The Dedicated of the Men and Women of The City of Portsmouth Who, Through Their Steadfastness and Devotion Contributed to the Safekeeping of Their City During the Period of World War II 1939-1945 . . .

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

An Ancient Cultural Landscape

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near Stevensville, Montana.
From time immemorial, the Bitterroot Valley has been a central part of the aboriginal territory of the Salish people. Although the tribe is now based on the Flathead Indian Reservation north of Missoula, the Bitterroot . . .

(Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Daly Mansion

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near Hamilton, Montana.
Riverside served as the summer residence of Margaret Daly, widow of copper magnate Marcus Daly, from its completion in 1910 until her death here in 1941. Daly himself had begun buying Bitterroot Valley land in 1887, . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

United States Post Office

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Hamilton, Montana.
When construction began on Hamilton’s post office in August 1940, the worst of the Depression was over. Nevertheless, the building is a legacy of the New Deal, when the number of federal construction projects soared to put . . .

(Communications • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Watering Trough

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South Pasadena, California.
Erected in 1906 by Woman's Improvement Assn as a rest stop for horses and men as they traveled between Los Angeles and Pasadena. Restored by Woman's Club of South Pasadena, 1968.

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Angeles National Forest

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near La Cañada, California.
This was the first National Forest in the State of California, second in the United States. Created by proclamation, December 20, 1892, by President Benjamin Harrison. The first name given to the forest was "San Gabriel . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hamilton Commercial Historic District

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Hamilton, Montana.
Hamilton was born of the Anaconda Company’s voracious appetite for lumber, nurtured on the Bitterroot apple boom, and sustained by medical research. Copper King Marcus Daly—whose Big Mill cut millions of board feet annually . . .

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

Telephone Exchange

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Hamilton, Montana.
State officials turned out on January 21, 1937, for the grand opening of Hamilton’s new telephone system. The event marked the modernization of telecommunications in the Bitterroot Valley. Ivan C. Gustafson owned this . . .

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City Hall

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Hamilton, Montana.
Town halls originated in twelfth-century Italy, where bells were rung to call public assemblies. Missoula architect A. J. Gibson’s city hall design references this history. Allusions to Italy include such Italian Renaissance . . .

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County Named / Calhoun

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Calhoun, Kentucky.
County Named For Judge Alney McLean, lawyer and politician. Established in 1854, from parts of Daviess, Ohio, and Muhlenberg Counties. Solomon Rhoads and James Inman settled in 1788. First county officers were: Sanders . . .

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Encounter at Burnt Mill

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near Dixon, Kentucky.
On Sept. 15, 1861, a short skirmish took place between Northern troops and community militia. Union soldiers under Col. Jas. F. Buckner and Capt. Wm. Buckner camped in Tirzah (Burnt Mill) Church. Capt. Al Fowler gathered . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kentucky Authors

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Dixon, Kentucky.
Birthplace of Rice brothers, Cale Young, 1872-1943, noted poet and author; Laban Lacy, 1870-1973, well-known educator and author. Lacy published The Best Poetic Works of Cale Young Rice after Cale's death. Included in famous . . .

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Les naufrages dans le secteur / Shipwrecks in the Sector

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Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec.
1. 6-01-1899 La navire Florence Abbot s'échoue sur la pointe ouest de l'île Madame. The ship Florence Abbott runs aground on the western tip of Île Madame. 2. 3-11-1906 Le paquebot Bavarian, de la Allan Line, s'échoue au . . .

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Webster County Courthouse

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Dixon, Kentucky.
This courthouse was completed in July 1941 as part of the Works Progress Administration, which carried out public works projects during the Great Depression. The land was donated by Ambrose and Arabel Mooney in 1860. A . . .

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County Named, 1860

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Dixon, Kentucky.
For Daniel Webster, 1782-1852, "Defender of the Constitution." Born in New Hampshire. Eight years United States House of Representatives, nineteen years U.S. Senate. A skilled legislator, persuasive debater, eloquent orator . . .

(Government • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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