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William Menefee

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Columbus, Texas.
William L. Menefee, born ca. 1796 in Knox County, Tennessee, served in the Tennessee Militia in the War of 1812. He studied law and was admitted to the bar sometime prior to 1824 when he moved to Alabama. In 1830 he and his . . .

(Politics • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Colorado County Courthouse

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Columbus, Texas.
This classic revival building - erected in 1890-1891 in form of a Greek cross - is now one of 28 oldest existing courthouses in Texas' 254 counties. Contractors Martin, Byrne & Johnson built the structure of brick and Belton . . .

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

The Civilian Conservation Corps and Cove Lake State Park

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Careyville, Tennessee.
Few men have the satisfaction of knowing they have made a contribution in their lifetime that will last through the ages and touch the lives of millions. Men of the CCC know that, feeling well. The Civilian Conservation . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Environment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Charco de la Pita

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near Devine, Texas.
Within one mile of this site was the famed camping place Charco de la Pita. It was located along the Old Pita Road, the first road in Texas. The Pita Road extended from the San Juan Bautista mission, some 25 miles down the . . .

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

New York City Hall

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New York, New York.
Constructed from 1803 to 1812, New York’s City Hall is one of the oldest continuously used City Halls in the nation, and houses the offices of the Mayor and City Council, the executive and legislative branches of the . . .

(Architecture • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bandera, Texas USA

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Bandera, Texas.
July 12, 1984 - The State of Texas House of Representatives, House Concurrence Resolution No. 94, signed by Texas Governor Mark White. "Be it additionally resolved that the Texas county of Bandera be declared the . . .

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

Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church

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McLemoresville, Tennessee.
Formerly enslaved, the Reverend Levi Price and his wife Lizzie Price were members of the original church. The Reverend Levi Price served as the first pastor of Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church, the only African American . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

200th Anniversary of the Construction of City Hall

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New York, New York.
The first stone of this building was laid on May 26, 1803 by order of the Common Council John McComb, Jr., Architect Joseph Francois Mangin, Architect Edward Livingston, Mayor 200th Anniversary of the Construction of City . . .

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

Colorado County

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Columbus, Texas.
Site of projected capitol of Stephen F. Austin's colony, 1823. First settlement at this point shown on Stephen F. Austin's map of 1835 as Montezuma. The municipality of Colorado was created by the provisional government of . . .

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

Site of the Camp of The 10th Cavalry, The “Buffalo Soldiers”

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Lakeland, Florida.
The 10th Cavalry, one of four all black regiments in the regular army at the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, camped at this site on the shore of Lake Wire in the spring of 1898 while awaiting transport to Cuba to fight . . .

(African Americans • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

York Watergate

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, United Kingdom.
This Gateway Marks the Position of the North Bank of the River Thames Before the construction of the Victoria Embankment in 1862 It was built in 1626 by Nicholas Stone, Master Mason for George Villiers, 1st Duke of . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

John P. Jones Monument

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Santa Monica, California.
In honor of John P. Jones, founder of Santa Monica and for thirty years a Senator of the United States, pioneer of the West, statesman, philosopher, friend. On the spot he loved so well this memorial has been erected in . . .

(Government • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Anti-reelection Convention of April 1910

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, Mexico.
En memoria de la Convencion Antirreeleccionista del Tivoli. 15 de abril de 1910. A iniciativa de la vieja guardia revolucionaria de 1910. Erige esta columna el Departamento del Distrito Federal. MCMXXXIII. Convención – 1910. . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

House of the Marqués de Buenavista

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, Mexico.
Esta fué la casa del Marqués de Buenavista edificada a principios del siglo XIX por el Arq. Manuel Tolsa. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: This was the house of the Marquis de . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

House of Vicente Riva Palacio

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, Mexico.
En este lugar estuvo la casa del general Vicente Riva Palacio (1832-1896). Rayo de guerra y escritor torrencial que alternó los oficios militares con la poesía, la historia, el periodismo y la política. English translation: . . .

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

The Temple of San Juan de Dios

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, Mexico.
Templo de San Juan de Dios. Fue construido como parte del Hospital de San Juan de Dios, más tarde Hospital de la Mujer. English translation: Temple of San Juan de Dios. It was built as part of the Hospital of San Juan de . . .

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

Old Meeting House

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Richardsville, Kentucky.
Green River Union Meeting House, part of Great Frontier Revival of early 1800's, and burial ground are three miles northwest. Huguenots came 1806 and 1814, organized and built log church, then about 1845 present meeting . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Trinity Church’s Tercentenary

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New York, New York.
On the occasion of Trinity Church’s tercentenary this marks a time capsule to be opened on Trinity Sunday 100 years hence 25 May 1997

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Franz Mayer Museum

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, Mexico.
Museo Franz Mayer. Fue el Hospital de San Juan de Dios fundado en el siglo XVI y hasta inicios del siglo XX siguió funcionando como hospital. Desde 1996 aloja al Museo Franz Mayer dedicado a las artes decorativas y el . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Benjamín Carrión

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, Mexico.
En el Bicentenario de las Independencias de México y Ecuador El pueblo de México a la memoria de Benjamín Carrión (1897-1979) Escritor y embajador ecuatoriano, amigo de México México D.F. a 10 de agosto de 2009 Marcelo . . .

(Notable Persons • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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