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Fort Babcock

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"A desperate charge carried a small force of men through this road to a very advance position which they successfully held, in one of these gullies. Luckily we got into a fine place and were able to hold our own, though I . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

U.S. Army 20-Pounder Parrott Rifle

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
Robert Parker Parrott, a former U.S. army officer, invented a series of rifled, reinforced-breech, iron cannon. The cannon were manufactured at the West Point Foundry in Cold Springs, New York, and were made in different . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dr. Rodolfo Robles

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, Guatemala.
La Municipalidad de Quetzaltenango deja constancia de su perpetuo reconocimiento a su preclaro hijo Dr. Rodolfo Robles Valverde en el centenario de su nacimiento. Quetzaltenango, 14 de enero de 1978. Por la altura de su . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World Record for a Marathon While Jumping Rope

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, Guatemala.
El Honorable Concejo Municipal de la Ciudad de Quetzaltenango Dr. Jorge Rolando Barrientos Pellecer Alcalde Municipal El Organo de Coordinacion, vecinos y la Comision de Deporte del COCODE de la Colonia Minerva rinden . . .

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

Kuća Bakić

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, Croatia.
The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (top), German (middle) and English (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Josip II. Habsturško-Lotarinška

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, Croatia.
The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (left), German (middle) and English (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

Palača Patačić - Bužan

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, Croatia.
The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (top), German (middle) and English (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Žitnica

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, Croatia.
The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (top), German (middle) and English (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

Begin Your Adventure

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Hughesville, Maryland.
Discover the War of 1812 on the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail—a path tracing the troop movements through historic places, inspiring landscapes, charming waterfront towns, and waterways of the Chesapeake . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mohawk Turnpike

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Scotia, New York.
Colonial highway westward to St. Johnsville known as "King's Highway” military road 1812

(Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Kula Stražarnica

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, Croatia.
The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (top), English (middle) and German (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

Toll House

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Schenectady, New York.
Constructed for Dr. Daniel J. Toll, physician

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

1832-1838

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Schenectady, New York.
Site of S&S RR (Schenectady and Saratoga Railroad) Subway

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Circa 1824

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Schenectady, New York.
Built on land granted in 1662 to Jacques Van Slyck, son of a Mohawk woman, Otstoch, and Cornelius Van Slyck. Site of Van Slyck’s tavern 1671. Structure replaces the buildings destroyed in the Great Fire of 1819.

(Colonial Era • Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Davis-Warner House

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Takoma Park, Maryland.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oldest House

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Schenectady, New York.
Built before 1700 by Hendrick Brouwer a fur trader who died here 1707. Sold 1799 to James Rosa, Supt. Mohawk & Hudson R.R. 1831

(Colonial Era • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Presbyterian Church

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Romney, West Virginia.
Presbyterian Church was first organized in Romney in 1787, after supplications dating as early as 1740. The present church was erected in 1860. It was used as a stable and hospital during the war between the states.

(Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Easton Family Homesite

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Romney, West Virginia.
This homesite served as residence and office for beloved Romney physician, Dr. James F. Easton from 1927 until his death in 1972. Born in Clearfield, Pennsylvania in 1879, “Doc” Easton saw patients here every day of his . . .

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

Gilbert Proctor Miller

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Romney, West Virginia.
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(Agriculture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battle of Cowan's Ford

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Huntersville, North Carolina.
Cornwallis, pursuing Greene, crossed the Catawba, 7 Mi. W., after sharp fight, Feb., 1781.

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.
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