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Gonzalez Home

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Amsterdam, New York.
Here, in 1782, Joseph Gonzalez and son Emanuel were killed and scalped by St. Regis Indians. His son John was taken captive.

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sophienburg Hill

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New Braunfels, Texas.
During the Republic of Texas period, Europeans became interested in colonizing Texas. In the 1840s, a group of German noblemen formed the Adelsverein or the Society for the Protection of German Immigration in Texas. Prince . . .

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

Trylon of Freedom

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Northwest Washington, District of Columbia.
We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness. That to secure . . .

(Law Enforcement • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Centtor / "Cent" Gate

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, Germany.
Zur Verstärkung des inneren Tors wurde 1472 unter Bischof Rudolf von Scherenberg hier ein vorgelagertes Torhaus mit zwei flankierenden Türmen errichtet. Im Jahr 1600 baut Bischof Julius Echter die Doppeltor-Anlage weiter . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Johann Georg Oegg

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, Germany.
Ehem. Wohnhaus des Kunstschlossers Joh. Georg Oegg 1703-1782 1746 von Balthasar Neumann erbaut. - English translation: Former residence of the artistic metalworker Johann Georg Oegg, 1703-1782. Built in 1746 by . . .

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

La maison rurale du Bas-Canada / The Rural House of Lower Canada

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Rimouski, Quebec.
Au Bas-Canada, l'impact de l'architecture des villas est considérable. Remodelée par le pittoresque et mise en ordre par le néoclassicisme, la maison traditionnelle du Régime français se métamorphose, donnant vie à une . . .

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

Plumeyer Bakery Building

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New Braunfels, Texas.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this site was home to two drugstores and a bakery. In 1913, Kathinka Clemens constructed this building to serve as a bakery for A.C. and Helen Plumeyer, who used the second floor as . . .

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

Louis Henne Co.

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New Braunfels, Texas.
Victorian embellishments distinguish this structure, built 1893 by noted local contractor Christian Herry. Owner Louis Henne (1840-1912) worked in the family tin shop next door, expanded to this site. Third generation now . . .

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

Hermann Seele

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New Braunfels, Texas.
A native of Hildesheim, Hanover, Germany, Hermann Seele came to Texas in 1843. He became the fist school teacher in New Braunfels on Aug. 11, 1845, when he held class for 15 pupils beneath elm trees at the foot of this hill. . . .

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

Early Settlers' Home

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New Braunfels, Texas.
Situated on lot deeded to colonist Christoph Luentzel. Adobe brick and cedar beam house was begun about 1850 by Heinrich Bevenroth (d. 1850), and enlarged by later owners Heinrich C. C. Pohlmann, Mrs. Elisabeth Gehrung, . . .

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

Maison Tremblay House / L'eglise Unie Zion United Church

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New Carlisle, Quebec.
Maison Tremblay House C'est à partir du milieu du XIXe siècle que le tissu ethnique de New Carlisle commence à se diversifier. Des catholiques, Canadiens francophones ou Irlandais, viennent y travailler, surtout dans des . . .

(Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mormon Settlers in Bandera County

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Bandera, Texas.
Entered the year-old town of Bandera in March, 1854. Leader was Lyman Wight, church elder who had separated from followers of Brigham Young and taken a colony of 250 to Texas in 1846. Settling first in Austin, then . . .

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

Clan Campbell Coat of Arms

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, Jamaica.
This stone from Knapdale Estate, St. Ann, shows the coat of arms of the Clan Campbell of Argyll, used by the earliest recorded owner of Knapdale Duncan Campbell (1772-1791) a descendant of the first Duke of Argyll.

(Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hampton VAMC National Cemetery

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Hampton, Virginia.
National Soldiers Home In 1870, the federal government bought the building that had served as Chesapeake Military Hospital during the Civil War. It became the Southern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Science & Medicine • War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Goldsmith-Schiffman Field

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Huntsville, Alabama.
On January 25, 1934, Oscar Goldsmith, Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Annie Schiffman Goldsmith, Robert L. Schiffman, and Strauss Schiffman gave this property to the City of Huntsville for an athletic field. The gift was in memory of . . .

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

The Hammock

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Palatka, Florida.
In the years following the Civil War, Palatka expanded from a 31-block settlement in 1861 to double that size by the 1880’s. During this expansion distinct neighborhoods formed. One of these was known as the Hammock. The . . .

(Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Spanish Exploration in Medina County

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near Devine, Texas.
By 1531 Spain ruled present Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, half of South America, and much of the United States. The desire to claim new lands north of the Rio Grande led to continuous Spanish expeditions through . . .

(Colonial Era • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Matthew Catholic Parish

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Jourdanton, Texas.
Following the establishment of Jourdanton in 1909, many Catholic families of Hispanic, Irish, Polish, and German descent expressed interest in building a church. Bishop J.W. Shaw traveled from San Antonio to assist in . . .

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

Medina County

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Hondo, Texas.
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(Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hondo Methodist Church

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Hondo, Texas.
Early Methodist settlers in this area worshipped under a live oak tree on the banks of the Hondo Creek. The Methodists organized as a church in 1857 and held services in a log hut. A church/Masonic lodge was built on ten . . .

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