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Columbia County

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Dayton, Washington.
Palouse Indians To supplement a diet of salmon, families migrated from riverside “mat lodge” villages to the mountains for game, roots, and berries. “Appaloosa” horses played a paramount role in tribal life. Dayton The . . .

(Exploration • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Minnesota River Steamboating

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Mankato, Minnesota.
Following the usual pattern of river town development, steamboating was essential for Mankato, from its founding in 1852 until the arrival of the first railroad in 1868. During the heyday of steamboating at Mankato, boats . . .

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

The Original Townsite Plat of White Bear Lake

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota.
The summer of 1971 marked the centennial anniversary of the original townsite plat of White Bear Lake. During the 1860's officials of the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad purchased the land which was to become the . . .

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

The Cross at Ground Zero

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New York, New York.
The Cross at Ground Zero Founded Sept. 13, 2001 Blessed Oct. 4, 2001 Temporarily relocated Oct. 5, 2006 Will return to WTC Museum A sign of comfort for all

(Churches & Religion • Disasters) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1755

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Schuylerville, New York.
East of this site was Fort Hardy. In excavating for the Champlain Canal basin 1822, such numbers of human skeletons were found that it is believed here was the cemetary of the French garrison.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

City of Dayton

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Dayton, Washington.
Columbia County Courthouse: 1887 Washington’s Oldest Courthouse. Construction of the Territorial Courthouse was completed two years before Washington became a state in 1889. Designed by local architect W.H. Burrows, the . . .

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

The First Baptist Church

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Stillwater, New York.
Founded in 1762 by a group from Rhode Island. Burial site of Elder-Lemuel Powers father of Abigail Fillmore

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Christopher Columbus

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Walla Walla, Washington.
Dedicated to Christopher Columbus Italy’s illustrious son who gave to the world a continent. We shall be inclined to pronounce the voyage that led the way to this new world as the most epoch making event of all that have . . .

(Exploration • Notable Events • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The World War

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Catskill, New York.
Dedicated to the men who served in the Tenth New York Infantry July 15, 1917-July 8, 1919 N.G.U.S. Lieut. Col. Albert Saulpaugh Captain Percy W. Decker Adj. Sergt. Major Wm. Hock Company E Captain Daniel J. Cassidy (further . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The History of Wallula

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Wallula, Washington.
Geology at Wallula From 15,000-18,000 years ago what many geologists believe were the Earth’s largest floods raced through Wallula Gap. Some of these floods were as many as twenty times as large as the combined discharge of . . .

(Exploration • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Shone-Charley House

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Medford, Oregon.
Waverly Cottage, also known as the Shone-Charley House, was constructed in 1895 by Joe Shone in the Queen Anne/Eastlake Style. Shone was born in England in 1865, and arrived in Medford in 1895 with a wife and two children. . . .

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

Railway Bridge Piers

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Hudson Falls, New York.
The large stone piers located below in the Hudson River were placed there in 1837 for the construction of the Saratoga Whitehall Railroad. The bridge was not completed and the railroad stopped work due to the panic of 1838. . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pioneer Cemetery

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White Salmon, Washington.
1882 • Earliest burial. 1897 • A.H. and Jennie Jewett deed the property to the Board of School Directors of District #19. 1914 • Property deeded to City of White Salmon. 1922 • Last burial. 1955 • Property converted to a . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Weldon Wagon Trail

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Husum, Washington.
This trail connects the Sandborn Road to the town of Husum. Originally named as the Weldon-Hyndman Road by the petitioners and builders, Elwin Weldon and Henry Hyndman. Prior to construction of this wagon road, the people of . . .

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

Fort Nez Percés / Fort Walla Walla

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Wallula, Washington.
This site honors the trading post built by the North West Company of Canada as Fort Nez Percés and rebuilt by the Hudson's Bay Company as Fort Walla Walla in the early 1800's. In 1811, David Thompson of the Northwest Company . . .

(Exploration • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former 'Los Juaninos' Chapel

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, Mexico.
Ex Capilla de los Juaninos La construcción de esta capilla es contemporánea del hospital de San Juan de Dios (actualmente el Hotel los Juaninos), de cuyo conjunto formó parte. Al edificarse el hospital, el obispo Juan Ortega . . .

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

House of José Mariano y Nicolás Michelena

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, Mexico.
En esta casa vivieron los hermanos José Mariano y Nicolás Michelena. Participantes de la Conspiración de Valladolid, disuelta el 21 de diciembre del año de 1809. Diciembre 21 de 2009 Honorable Ayuntamiento de Morelia . . .

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

DAR Centennial Park

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near Gause, Texas.
In 1936 the Sarah McCalla Chapter, DAR, of Cameron, created a park (about 3/4 mile upriver) at the site of Old Nashville, to commemorate the Texas State Centennial. The red rock DAR monument, to the left, was in that park . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Homesite of General Albert Sidney Johnston

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Bonney, Texas.
Home site of General Albert Sidney Johnston Texas patriot - Confederate hero Erected by San Jacinto Chapter Daughters of the Republic of Texas and Robert E. Lee, Oran M. Roberts and Jefferson Davis Chapters United Daughters . . .

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

Elbe Evangelische Lutherische Kirche

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Elbe, Washington.
The Elbe Lutheran congregation was founded in 1893 by settlers from Germany. For the first 13 years, services were held in members' homes and the town hall. Elbe Evangelische Lutherische Kirche was built in 1906. The . . .

(Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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