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Lt. W.H. Johnson

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, United Kingdom.
Lt. W.H. Johnson U.S.A.F. Lost His Life When His B17 Crashed In This Area 13 – 4 – 44

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lord Dowding

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

Sir Keith Park

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

Teaching and Learning

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Los Angeles, California.
If USC’s earliest students could travel through time to today’s university, they would probably find the changes inside the classrooms even more astounding than the transformation of the campus. Confined to a rigid academic . . .

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

Gwynn Wilson Student Union

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Los Angeles, California.
Gwynn Wilson, an exemplary student who graduated in 1921, has enhanced the University in many ways. He served USC with great distinction as a student body president and as president of the General Alumni Association. As . . .

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

Les maisons de notables / Noteworthy Houses

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Rimouski, Quebec.
Sur les artères prestigieuses des villes, dans la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle, surgissent des maisons dont l'architecture distinctive leur a valu l'appellation de « châteaux victoriens ». Ces maisons de notables . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Slaughter Pen

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"About the middle of the siege, the enemy attempted to make a sneak through our lines in the night. A picked command was formed, possibly a thousand men. They selected the slaughter pen route. This pen stood on a high bluff, . . .

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

Commissary Hill

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"During the fierce assault on May 27 on our whole left wing, Commissary Hill was an essential object of attack. Here we had a four gun battery, and behind it were our commissary stores, arsenal and old ginhouse containing . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lower Commissary Hill Battery

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"Nearly all the pieces stationed upon the Commissary Hill, to guard the approaches to the mill between the left wing and the center, were either dismounted or other wise disabled. Against this point, the enemy had . . .

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

Old Cemetery of Paris

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Paris, Texas.
The old city cemetery is located on land once owned by George Washington Wright (1809-1877), founder of the city of Paris. The oldest grave here is said to be that of a free black man who worked for Wright. Although the . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Dover’s early history

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, United Kingdom.
Dover’s early history Long before the castle People occupied this hill over 2,000 years ago and as much as 1,200 years before Dover Castle was first built. the huge earthworks of the castle outer bailey probably began as the . . .

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

Arthur’s Hall

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, United Kingdom.
Arthur’s Hall 1240 This was Henry III’s Great Hall, and was remodelled as a barracks in 1745-56.

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

Buildings of Dover Castle

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, United Kingdom.
St Mary-in-Castro church was built around AD 1000, before the Norman Conquest. The pharos is a Roman lighthouse and the oldest building in the castle. The Duke of Suffolk’s Lodgings, a castle building modified for the Duke . . .

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

Medieval Dover

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, United Kingdom.
Medieval Dover The heart of the medieval castle The inner bailey of the castle was built for King Henry II by his engineer, Maurice, largely between 1179 and 1199. It contained the Great Tower, which formed the ceremonial, . . .

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

Dover’s defences

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, United Kingdom.
Dover's defences A mighty fortress There was a castle here shortly after the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066. The medieval defences visible today were built in three periods between 1179 and 1256. They evolved over the . . .

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

Thomas Francis Meagher.

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Helena, Montana.
(left panel) American soldier and statesman; Brigadier General United States Army; raised and organized the Irish Brigade in the Army of the Potomac, and personally commanded it in the battles of Fair Oaks, Mechanicsville, . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder

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Lansing, Michigan.
The North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder, is the sixth in a series of fish ladders on the Grand River to allow trout and salmon to migrate 184 miles from Lake Michigan to the South Lansing (Moores park) Dam. It is part of a . . .

(Animals • Environment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oakcliff

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Waterford, New York.
A distinguished example of Revival architecture in Saratoga County, c. 1840. Built by Judge Duncan McMartin. Residence of prominate businessman and civic leader T.C. Young love 1850-82. Restored 1988 by John Szemansco, Jr.

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

Vandenburgh Dunsbach Ferry

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Halfmoon, New York.
Early settlers found well-defined trails between old Indian villages and river fording places. These trails became early roads. Cornelius Claes Vandenburgh established a rope ferry at this site before 1705 connecting an . . .

(Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Trail of Lewis & Clark

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Twin Bridges, Montana.
Meriwether Lewis, Touissaint Charboneau, Patrick Gass and George Drewyer, the vanguard of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the first white men to enter this valley, camped on the east bank of the Beaverhead River, two . . .

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