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Cobblestone

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Victory, New York.
Built 1836 by J.D. Woodford. Used as a select school. Second floor ballroom. Wooden addition on rear used as creamery

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

Historic Sodus Point

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Sodus Point, New York.
From 1900 to 1929, the Rochester and Sodus Bay Railroad ran trolleys from Rochester to Sodus Point; a distance of 44 miles. It was known as The Royal Blue Line due to the fact that at first, all the trolley cars were painted . . .

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

The War of 1812

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Sodus Point, New York.
The battle of Troupesville (later renamed Sodus Point) was fought at the brow of this hill on the rainy evening of June 19th, 1813. A group of approximately 60 Americans (farmers with no military training and poorly trained . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Temple Emanu-el

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New York, New York.
This limestone structure, built in 1923-1929, houses a Reform Jewish congregation founded in 1845. The Temple, adjacent Community House and Beth-el Chapel were designed by Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler and Clarence S. Stein . . .

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

Capitol of Florida

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Tallahassee, Florida.
The Capitol site was selected before Tallahassee was founded. Three log buildings housed the government in 1824. A wing of the permanent Capitol, financed by sale of city lots, was built in 1826 but was later torn down. . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Selection of Florida's Capital

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Tallahassee, Florida.
Under Spanish rule Pensacola was the capital of West Florida, while East Florida's capital was St. Augustine. In 1821 the U.S. took possession and in 1822 William P. Duval succeeded Andrew Jackson as territorial governor. . . .

(Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Canal House

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Towanda, Pennsylvania.
This imposing 18-room structure is a cross between Italianate and Greek Revival architecture. It is sometimes referred to as “Foster Hall” because of its association with Stephen Foster’s family. Ephriam Baird, a . . .

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

Towanda's Oldest House

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Towanda, Pennsylvania.
Col. Harry Spalding built one of the town’s few structures of federal style architecture in 1812. He erected a combination tavern and dwelling at 1 York Ave. It is the oldest house in this borough and third oldest in the . . .

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

Potomac Boat Club

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Georgetown, District of Columbia.
Potomac Boat Club Founded in 1869 This Boathouse built in 1908 A.B. Mullet & Co., Architect Charles J. Cassidy, Builder Listed in the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites 1973 National Register of Historic Places . . .

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

New Milford World War I Memorial

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New Milford, New Jersey.
Dedicated In Memory of Those of the Borough of New Milford Who Served in the World War Edward Arnold · Howard Ames · John T. Bird Jr. · Edward V. Bird · Harry Bell · H.W. Baines · Harold Bentely · Carl Bohnert · Richard R. . . .

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

New Milford Veterans Memorial

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New Milford, New Jersey.
Borough of New Milford Bergen County, N.J. Honored Deceased Veterans Armand Allessandrini · John J. Bilger · Donald Dilworth · George Fermery · Louis J. Faller · Robert Greve · Thomas Grix · Lee G. Hoffman · Warren Johnson . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History of the Hackensack Water Works

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Oradell, New Jersey.
History of the Hackensack Water Works and Van Buskirk Island in Oradell The New Milford Plant of the Hackensack Water Company opened on Van Buskirk Island in 1882. The facility supplied the clean drinking water that allowed . . .

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

Water at the Hackensack Water Works

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Oradell, New Jersey.
Water at the Hackensack Water Works on Van Buskirk Island in Oradell The New Milford Plant of the Hackensack Water Company opened on Van Buskirk Island in 1882. The facility supplied the clean drinking water that allowed . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ecology Along the Hackensack River

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Oradell, New Jersey.
Ecology Along the Hackensack River Van Buskirk Island is located in a transition zone between river and ocean environments. This zone is demarcated by the dam on the northern side of the island. Above the dam there is no . . .

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

Van Buskirk Island County Park

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Oradell, New Jersey.
Vision for the Van Buskirk Island County Park at the Hackensack Water Works in Oradell Welcome to the design process for the Van Buskirk Island County Park. On November 19, 2009, Oradell and New Milford residents provided . . .

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

Montego Bay Civic Centre

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, Jamaica.
Montego Bay Civic Centre The Montego Bay Civic Centre was redeveloped by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) for the St. James Parish Council, from the ruins of the old burnt-out courthouse built in 1804 The UDC carried . . .

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jamaica's Independence and Royal Visit

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, Jamaica.
This tablet commemorates Jamaica’s achievement of independence on the 6th of August, 1962, and the visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon and The Earl of Snowdon to Montego Bay on the 8th of August, 1962.

(Colonial Era • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bob Marley

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, Jamaica.
The Honourable Robert Nesta Marley O.M. (1945-1981) Born on February 6, 1945, in Rhoden Hall, Nine Miles, St. Ann, Robert Nesta Marley took Reggae music and its message into the hearts of millions worldwide. His voice . . .

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

William W. Hawes House

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Towanda, Pennsylvania.
The major new industry begun in Towanda in the 1880’s was James H. Hawes’ Toy Factory, located just north of the Historic District in a neighborhood still called Toytown. The Hawes firm became one of the Country’s largest. . . .

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

James H. Hawes House

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Towanda, Pennsylvania.
In the late 1800’s James H. Hawes built this magnificent Queen Anne home displaying twin gables and very elaborate spindled porches, including a porte-cochere. Born in London, England, James came to this country with his . . .

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