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Guerrero Home Site

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Terra Ceia, Florida.
(Side 1) Miguel Guerrero (aka Gerrero), a Menorcan sailor (b. 1817), established a fishing rancho here at Boots Point in 1848 on the site of a prehistoric Indian village. In 1856, Miguel met Julia Atzeroth's niece, Frederica . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Edmund Lee Family Pioneer Cemetery

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Bradenton, Florida.
The Edmund Lee Family Pioneer Cemetery purchased land from Josiah Gates in 1846 here lies: Mary Guerrero, adopted infant daughter of Miguel and Frederica Guerrero 1868 Rev. James McCarter 1813-1857 Electa Arcotte Lee, first . . .

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

Cross Florida Barge Canal

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near Palatka, Florida.
Two and a-half miles to the east, at Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, President Lyndon B. Johnson, on February 27, 1964, dedicated the Start of Construction on the 185-MILE CROSS FLORIDA BARGE CANAL. An estimated audience of 15,000 attended.

(Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Joseph E. Lee

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Jacksonville, Florida.
(side 1) Joseph E. Lee, one of Florida's most distinguished adopted sons, was born in Philadelphia in 1849. Shortly after obtaining a law degree from Howard University in 1873, Lee began to practice in Florida as . . .

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

116 East 55th Street

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New York, New York.
116 East 55th Street New York City Designated Landmark Designed by architect William L. Bottomley in the Neo-Georgian style and built in 1926-27, 116 East 55th Street, has an unusually wide, well-preserved four-and-a-half . . .

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

Donner Summit Lodge

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Soda Springs, California.
History At one time there were many lodges and inns along Highway 40. Today one can drive from the Bay Area to Donner Summit in a couple of hours but when Highway 40 was the only route it was two lanes and went through every . . .

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

Prattville Dragoons

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Prattville, Alabama.
On this memorial are engraved the names of the 100 original officers and men of the Prattville Dragoons. Their dedication to their families, their homes and their county is remembered and honored by their descendants. . . .

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

Como Park's Early Years

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Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Creating the Park Saint Paul set aside land for parks as early as 1849 but did little to develop these areas because green space was plentiful and accessible in the small metropolis. As the population grew, however, creating . . .

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

William Howard Taft

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Downtown, District of Columbia.
In Memory of Our Beloved Brother William Howard Taft Founder of The University Club of Washington DC 27th President of the United States 10th Chief Justice of the United States Rededicated by the Grand Lodge of the Free And . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Timber Transportation

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Forks, Washington.
In the last 150 years, the West Olympic Peninsula has seen many changes in timber transport. photo 1: This picture shows a team of oxen hauling logs off a hillside in the 1890s. In the early days of logging on the Peninsula, . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Shay Locomotive

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Forks, Washington.
The Shay locomotive is named for inventor Ephraim Shay of Cadillac, Michigan. The vertical cylinder conveyed power to all the wheels by universal joints and expansion couplings forming a flexible shaft which was rigid in . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lake Van Norden Dam

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near Soda Springs, California.
History There has been a dam at the end of Summit Valley since the 1870's as you can see if you look closely at the top photograph here. To the left of the dam you can also see the buildings that used to be the "downtown" . . .

(Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Emigrant Wagon Route

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Soda Springs, California.
History After the emigrants had successfully negotiated Donner Pass, they rested in Summit Valley (Van Norden now). They grazed the stock, drank their fill of the pure water and rested. The trip had been exhausting and . . .

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

Ice Lakes

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near Soda Springs, California.
History Before 1850 you drank your root beer or sarsaparilla warm in California. Then ice began to be imported from Alaska. No one realized there was a closer supply in the Sierra. Ice Lakes got its name from the ice . . .

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

Summit Valley Native American Mortars

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near Soda Springs, California.
History For thousands of years Native Americans from what is now Nevada called Summit Valley their summer home. They came to hunt, fish, gather food, and trade with Native Americans from what is now California. We can see . . .

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

Christopher Marlowe

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, United Kingdom.
Christopher Marlowe Born in Canterbury 1564 Died at Deptford 1593 The statuette above represents Sir Henry Irving Tamburlaine The statuette above represents Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson Dr. Faustus The statuette above . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Royal East Kent Imperial Yeomanry Boer War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
To the glorious memory and in grateful remembrance of the devoted & heroic services of the officers, non-comd officers and men of The Buffs — East Kent Regiment and of the Imperial Yeomanry of East Kent Who gave their lives . . .

(Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dr. Frank Wagher Fountain

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, United Kingdom.
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(Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Simmons Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
This field and hill were improved, and these terraces, walks and plantations, made in the year 1790, for the use of the public, at the sole expense of James Simmons, Esq of this city, alderman and banker, to perpetuate the . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wincheap Gate

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, United Kingdom.
In 1548 Worth Gate was blocked and a new street (Castle Row and Worthgate Place) was formed to by-pass the castle. This new road which went round the bailey wall and ditch on the east had a new opening, Wincheap Gate, . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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