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Chaco Cliffs

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Church Rock, New Mexico.
Great cliffs of red sandstone form the southern boundary of the San Juan basin. The strata that are exposed here are the gently upturned edge of the structural basin which contains coal, uranium, oil and gas resources. The . . .

(Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Ruts, Swales and Traces

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near Soda Springs, Idaho.
As many as 350,000 people and tens of thousands of covered wagons traveled the Oregon Trail between 1840 and 1870. Countless feet, hooves, and iron-rimmed wheels cut and compacted the ground, leaving long-lasting traces . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manchester Biscuit Company

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In 1902, the Manchester Biscuit Company came to Sioux Falls and built a two-story quartzite building on East Sixth Street. By 1909, the building had expanded to include a third floor and a three-story addition was added to . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2639-2641 Cherokee Street

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Vandora Theater was built in 1909 by the Vandora Amusement Company, and designed by architect Otto J. Boehmer. Boehmer, who was born in Warren County, Missouri in 1858, started his career at the building firm of Joseph . . .

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

Cowan Lumber Company

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Dickson, Tennessee.
It is believed that this steam engine began its life of use in Dickson County here on this property by The Cowan Lumber Company. The company was established in June of 1923 and built many residential and commercial buildings . . .

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

Raven Industries

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Manchester Biscuit Company was well known for its Big Sioux Biscuits and other treats, which it continued making until 1961 when the plant in Sioux Falls closed. That same year, Raven Industries purchased the building. Raven . . .

(Air & Space • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2315-17 Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
It was the Roaring Twenties--with a roller coaster economy, women's skirts getting shorter and shorter, Prohibition was the law, but illegal booze could be found on almost every block -- when these storefronts at 2315-2319 . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Chesterfield

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near Bancroft, Idaho.
Mormon pioneers settled this area along the Oregon Trail in the 1880s. The town was named Chesterfield because it reminded some of the countryside around Chesterfield, England, and to honor the settlement's founder, Chester . . .

(Churches & Religion • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oregon Trail Campsite

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near Bancroft, Idaho.
After the arrival of the first settlers of Chesterfield in 1875, covered wagon trains continued to use the Old Oregon Traill of 1846 which passed this point. Tired discouraged and ill, travelers arrived here from early . . .

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

2638-2642 Cherokee Street

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The double lot where this building sits was purchased July 5, 1867 by Dorothea Rathert from Henry Lipphardt. Rathert occupied a dwelling situated at the rear of the double lot before the present building was constructed. . . .

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

2621-2623 Cherokee Street

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St Louis, Missouri.
This building, originally known as "Cherokee Livery", was constructed in 1893 for undertaker Paul Buol. The original facade consisted of two large segmental arched bays enclosed with double doors for horse and carriage . . .

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

The Meeting House

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near Bancroft, Idaho.
In 1880, several Latter-Day Saint families settled in this valley of the Portneuf, naming the area Chesterfield. Nov. 27, 1883, a branch of the Church was organized with Judson A. Tolman presiding Elder. Labor was donated, . . .

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

Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971)

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New York, New York.
Site of the Fillmore East (1968-1971) Fans of live rock, folk, and blues music streamed through this entrance during the brief but memorable life of the Fillmore East. The great concert promoter Bill Graham brought The Who, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bancroft's First School

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Bancroft, Idaho.
One block west from this site, in 1894, the pioneers of this area erected a school house built of red brick made and kilned by them. It was one room, twenty-five by forty feet. Cuss Erickson laid the brick, first teachers . . .

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

Lava Hot Springs

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
Long before white men discovered these springs, Sept. 9, 1812, Indians gathered here to use the free hot water. Except wheen they found hot springs, pre-historic Indians had a hard time getting hot water. The wove watertight . . .

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

Booker T. Washington School/Booker T. Washington High

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Columbia, South Carolina.
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON SCHOOL The two-story main building at Booker T. Washington School, built in 1916, stood here until 1975. At first an elementary school with grades 1-10, it became Booker T. Washington High School with . . .

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

The Fillmore East Theater

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New York, New York.
On this site once stood the Lowe's Commodore Movie Palace, The Fillmore East Theater and The Saint discotheque Dedicated in celebration of all those who came to watch rock and dance.

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2301 Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Following the Civil War, German teenager Charles Zimmermann came to America. He settled in St. Louis and learned the trade of a butcher. In 1881, Zimmerman built a small combination home and store on this block. Though the . . .

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

The Birth of Antique Row

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Following World War II, changing lifestyles and housing patterns and the development of shopping strips and shopping malls brought decline to old-fashioned business districts like Cherokee Street. Homemaker Antiques, . . .

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

Regis High School

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New York, New York.
Regis High School 55 East 84th Street Opened in 1914 by the Jesuits to provide a tuition-free liberal arts education to gifted Catholic men, Regis High School is an imposing five-story Classical Revival limestone building . . .

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