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Rise from the Ashes

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Port Tobacco, Maryland.
Above the icy waters of Port Tobacco Creek, flames swept through the halls of Saint Thomas Manor Complex. The chimney fire of December 1866 gutted the complex, leaving a skeleton of smoldering brick walls. But local Jesuit . . .

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

Explore you Chesapeake

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Marbury, Maryland.
Welcome to a Chesapeake Bay Gateways, a place that celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers. Discover here, and at other Gateways, the Chesapeake's proud traditions and precious . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Stroudsburg High School War Memorial

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Dedicated forever to those men from Stroudsburg High School who sacrificed their lives for the principles which keep us free World War I John R. Marvin • William Wallace World War II Gordon A. Anthony • William H. Baujan • . . .

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

House of the Mayorazgo de Guerrero

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, Mexico.
Esta casa fue del Mayorazgo de Guerrero reconstruida a fines del siglo XVII. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: This house was the Mayorazgo de Guerrero, reconstructed at the end of . . .

(Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nimiipuu Homelands

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Clarkston, Washington.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the Clearwater — Snake river confluence on October 10, 1805. The explorers camped across the river from here, their first encampment in present-day Washington. That evening, William . . .

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

"A Great Time to be Alive"

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Fort Worth, Texas.
'On October 22, 1959, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., pastor, civil rights leader and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) made his only visit to Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Vada Phillips Felder, . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial

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Coolbaugh Township, Pennsylvania.
In memory and honor of the brave men and women of Coolbaugh Twp. who served in the Armed Forces

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania.
In memory of those who served in the Armed Forces of their country

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World War II Memorial

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Spring Brook Township, Pennsylvania.
[Honored Dead] John Hrywnak [Honor Roll of Veterans] [not transcribed]

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rodolphe Lemieux

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Gaspé, Quebec.
Deputé de Gaspé (1896-1911, 1917-1930) et de Rouville (1911-1917) à la Chambre des communes, Rodolphe Lemieux fut solliciteur général, ministre des Postes et du Travail et ministre de la Marine. Il occupa la présidence des . . .

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

Artillery Ridge

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"The attack was a huge bushwhack. The rebels availed themselves of the thickets, trees, fallen timber ridges, ravines and also of rifle pits and networks of earth and log construction at convenient points and being concealed . . .

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

Port Hudson National Cemetery

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Zachary, Louisiana.
Fall of Port Hudson In May 1863, Union Gen. Nathaniel Banks landed 30,000 soldiers at Bayou Sara north of Port Hudson. A force of 7,500 men commanded by Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner held the Mississippi River . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Medal of Honor Tree

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Zachary, Louisiana.
This Tree Dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to America's Medal of Honor Recipients who helped Make this Bicentennial Observance possible by Gallantry Above and Beyond the Call of Duty.

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

Old Pike County Chancery Clerk's Office

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Holmesville, Mississippi.
Pike County was formed on December 9, 1815; carved out of Marion County. Her first Seat of Justice was located in the bustling community of Holmesville (Ratified by the Mississippi General Assembly n December 11, 1816). . . .

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

Union Battery #5

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
"..to our right and left upon tree trunks, were nailed white crosses which had evidently served for practice, to get the exact range of the rebel guns, and they had it. For instance, a section of the First Maine Battery came . . .

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

War Memorial

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Barachois-de-Malbaie, Quebec.
[Canadian Armed Services Emblems]

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Le phare de Cap des Rosiers Lighthouse

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Cap-des-Rosiers, Quebec.
Érigé en 1858, ce phare fait partie de la série des hautes tours effilées construites dans le golfe Saint-Laurent et le lac Huron par le ministère des Travaux publics. Ses 112 pieds de hauteur en font le plus haut phare du . . .

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

Union Battery No. 4

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Port Hudson, Louisiana.
".. I am still with Rochester battery and think so far I like artillery service better than the infantry... Captain Harrower shows himself to be a brave and prudent commander." --Private George Coleman Company B 161st New . . .

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

In Memory of the Victims of September 15, 2008 Attack

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, Mexico.
Porque el espíritu del amor y la justicia prevalecerá siempre sobre el odio y la violencia en el corazón de los Michoacanos En memoria de las víctimas del atentado del 15 de septiembre 2008 English translation: The spirit of . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Peace • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Icarus

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New York, New York.
A Bronze by Roy Shinin (Cast 1976, Vila Foundry, Spain) Young Icarus of Greek mythology acquired, used and abused knowledge and caused his own demise. This bronze Icarus stands as both a warning and a hope. Today man can . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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