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The Croton Fountain 1842-1870

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New York, New York.
The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 This was the location of the Croton Fountain. It was fed by the Croton Aqueduct, which provided New York City with its first dependable supply of pure water. Considered one of the great . . .

(Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Larkins Corners

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Ballston, New York.
Farms of Uriah Gregory, S. Sears & Nathaniel Booth - Daniel Larkin. Near here Davis Cheese factory and original Curtis Lumber Co.

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

North Milton

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Milton, New York.
Old Stone Church area settled late 1700's. J. Bentley homestead where Baptist Society founded 1793. Stone church built 1826 still serves. District # 13 school.

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

Mercy Hospital

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Jourdanton, Texas.
As transportation increased through Atascosa County with the creation of major highways, the number of vehicular accidents and fatalities increased. In 1952, thirteen fatalities and many serious injuries were reported as the . . .

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

Charles Stewart

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Petersburg, Virginia.
Charles Stewart, horseman, was born into slavery near Petersburg and spent part of his childhood on Pocahontas Island. At or about age 12 he was sold to William R. Johnson, one of the foremost figures in horse racing, the . . .

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

Jourdan Campbell

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Jourdanton, Texas.
Jourdan Campbell (1867-1938) and his family moved to Atascosa County by 1870; his father John Campbell founded Campbellton. Jourdan married Alice Louise Marr in 1897 and the couple had eight children. Jourdan became County . . .

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L'eglise presbyterienne - Knox Presbyterian Church

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New Carlisle, Quebec.
En 1798, le synode de l'Église presbytérienne, d'Écosse délègue deux évangélistes au Canada; l'un d'eux se rend dans la Baie-des-Chaleurs. Deux ans plus tard, la Société des Missionnaires de Londres envoie le révérend John . . .

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

Hof "Zum Stachel" / The Mace Inn

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, Germany.
Romanisches Doppeltor (um 1200) Heute noch erhaltene Substanz aus der Staufferzeit. Als "hintere Gressenhof" erstmals im Würzburger Lehenbuch schriftlich erwähnt um 1310. Um 1410 wird der Gressenhof zum "Viertelhof". . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Town Meeting

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Middle Grove, New York.
Site of first town meeting of the Town of Milton March 1792.

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

Town Hall

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Greenfield Center, New York.
Given to Town of Greenfield by E. Clarence Jones. First town board meeting here August 2, 1920.

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Site of Home of President Franklin Pierce

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Concord, New Hampshire.
Site of Home of President Franklin Pierce 1856 to Date of Death 1869

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The Federal Post Office 1870-1939

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New York, New York.
In 1866, New York City sold the southern tip of City Hall Park to the Federal government. In 1870, construction began on the building that would become known as the Federal Post Office. The ornate four-story structure was . . .

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

The Camp

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Scotia, New York.
American Armies’ camping ground on Mohawk River flats west of Glen-Sanders House

(War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"Expelled Because of Color"

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Atlanta, Georgia.
“Expelled Because of Color” is dedicated to the memory of the 33 black state legislators who were elected, yet expelled from the Georgia House because of their color in 1868. The cinder block forms at the base of the . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Original Dunbar School

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Fairmont, West Virginia.
The cornerstone of the first Dunbar School which began as The Fairmont Colored School built in 1903. It replaced the original wood frame building that is marked on the map. Dunbar Street overlooks downtown Fairmont. In 1909 . . .

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

Major Edward E. Hartwick

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near Grayling, Michigan.
Engineer • Soldier Martyr to his country Lieut., 9th Cavalry, USA Spanish American War Major, 20th Engineers, USA World War That his name may be recorded and his virtues remembered, this remnant of the primeval pine forests . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"Buffalo Bill" Cody

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North Platte, Nebraska.
• Born Feb. 26, 1846 near Le Claire, Iowa • Pony Express rider in 1860 • Union Army Scout in 1861 • Scout for 5th Cavalry in 1868 • Chief of Scouts against the Sioux 1890 • Stage driver between Ft. Kearney & No Platte Nebr . . .

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

Mail Street 1875-1939

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New York, New York.
This marks the northern curb of Mail Street, which connected Broadway with Park Row. The street was primarily used by Post Office vehicles until the Federal Post Office was demolished in 1939.

(Communications • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Route 66 & Chicken Boy

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Los Angeles, California.
America’s Mother Road U.S. Route 66, established in 1926, was one of the original highways of the United States Highway System. It originally ran from Chicago, Illinois in the east to its western terminus in Downtown Los . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Austin City Limits

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Austin, Texas.
The longest-running music series in American television history, ACL recorded its first program with Willie Nelson in October 1974 at KLRU-TV at the University of Texas. Showcasing roots music, legends and innovative popular . . .

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