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Louisiana's First Black Female Physician Dr. Emma Wakefield~Paillet

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New Iberia, Louisiana.
In 1897, Dr. Emma Wakefield became the first Black woman to earn a medical degree in Louisiana. Born and raised in New Iberia to state senator Samuel Wakefield & Amelia Valentine Wakefield, Emma graduated with honors from . . .

(African Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Memorial to Union Dead at Battle of Ebenezer Church

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Stanton, Alabama.
Memorial to Union Soldiers Lost at the Battle of Old Ebenezer Church April 1, 1865

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Church Alley

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New Iberia, Louisiana.
Frédéric Henri Dupérier, under whose leadership New Iberia was incorporated in 1839, along with his wife, HortenseE Bérard, donated the land for St. Peter's Catholic Church in 1837. Dupérier asked that this alley remain open . . .

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

Veterans Memorial

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania.
"To Our Men and Women, Past, Present, and Future God Bless and Thank You." [Armed Forces Emblems]

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Pont Breaux, Louisiane

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
Named for the Firmin Breaux Family Settled by Acadians ca. 1766, Founded 1829, Incorporated 1859.

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

The Bridge of 1852

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
This turntable bridge was built in 1852 and replaced in 1891. The bridge was moved 3 miles downstream and served as a crossing for the community of Ruth until 1992. The bridge was in place when Breaux Bridge was incorporated . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Pellerin-Chauffe House

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
This Queen Anne Revival cottage was built in 1896 by Edmond Pellerin. The carpenter, Emile Bergeron, built the entire house of local cypress and the house remains the finest example of rural farm life in Breaux Bridge at the . . .

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

Gretna

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Gretna, Louisiana.
In 1839, St. Mary's Market Steam Ferry Company developed 824 lots along Lafayette Avenue, naming the area Gretna and establishing commercial ferry service between the West Bank and New Orleans.

(Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

U.S.S. Maine and Spanish-American War Memorial

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
In memory of the Martyrs of the Maine and the United States Soldiers Sailors and Marines of the Spanish-American War Dedicated June 24, 1914 The projectile surmounting this monument is from the Battleship Maine destroyed . . .

(Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Memorial

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Easton, Pennsylvania.
In honor of the Union Soldier and Sailor 1861 - 1865 Northampton County's Tribute to her Heroes Erected 1899 Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori [Sweet and proper for the country] "Liberty and union now and forever one . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Big Alabama Bayou

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Krotz Springs, Louisiana.
Big Alabama Bayou Big Alabama and Little Alabama Bayous are now cut off by levees, but once were bustling waterways, full of fisherman, trappers, hunters and more. The town of Sherburne, now long gone, once stood on the . . .

(Animals • Environment • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José Rubén Romero Theater

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, Mexico.
Teatro José Rubén Romero (Capilla Doméstica Jesuita) Este inmueble funcionó como casa de ejercicios y capilla doméstica de los jesuitas hasta 1767, fecha en que la Compañía de Jesús fue expulsada de la entonces Nueva España. . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

General Santos Degollado

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, Mexico.
Gral. Santos Degollado Gobernador de Michoacan: 1857 - 1858 Se levanto en armas en contra de la dictadura santannista. Diputado al Congreso Constituyente: 1856-1857 Murio combatiendo por la Constitucion y las Leyes de . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Del Carmen Square

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, Mexico.
La Plaza del Carmen El nombre popular como Plazuela del Carmen, deriva de su relación con el ex convento de la orden de las carmelitas descalzas, al cual se encuentra anexa. De manera oficial está registrada como jardín . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sv. Nikolai Mission

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near Forks, Washington.
Sv. Nikolai Mission In September 1808 the Russian American Company (RAC) schooner Sv. Nikolai (Saint Nicholas) set sail from the Russian American Company's fort in Sitka, which was then in Russian territory (now part of the . . .

(Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Anna Petrovna - Timothei Tarakanov

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near Forks, Washington.
Anna Petrovna Anna Petrovna Bulygin, a Russian woman notable for being the first European woman known to live in what is now Washington State, landed with the crew of the Sv. Nikolai. Anna was eighteen years old, the . . .

(Exploration • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hoh Indian Tribe

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near Forks, Washington.
The tribal name for the Hoh River is Chalak'At'sit (meaning "The Southern River"). The river itself is focal in Hoh tribal identity and folk-history and in traditional economic patterns. The Hoh people were created along the . . .

(Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Escape to the Hoh River Leads to Captivity

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near Forks, Washington.
Escape to the Hoh River Leads to Captivity At dawn following a harrowing, fearful night awaiting retribution, the Russian party reconnoiters, but finds only dense forest growing down to the high-tide surf line. Captain . . .

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

Quileute Indian Tribe

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near Forks, Washington.
Thousands of winters before the arrival of the White Drifting-House people, the Ho-qwats, the Quileute Indians and the ghosts of their ancestors lived and hunted near La Push, Washington. For as long as the ageless memory of . . .

(Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grand Coulee Dam

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Coulee Dam, Washington.
Begun in time of adversity it stood in war as a sentinel of strength safeguarding the nation. Forever a monument to those who shared in its conception and its construction in peace it is the key to new American frontiers of . . .

(Man-Made Features • Notable Persons • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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