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Bard Hospital

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Ventura, California.
Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital was built in 1902 by U.S Senator Thomas R. Bard for his brother Cephas L. Bard the County's first doctor. Dr. Bard was the hospital's first patient and died there four months after the . . .

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

Reformed Low Dutch Church

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Coxsackie, New York.
First church building , 1733-1798, about 1/4 mile west on north side of road. Second church building, 1798-1861, on south side of road nearly opposite the first. Present building erected 1861. Pastors' names not transcribed

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

Rooms With a View: An Idealistic Vision

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Southwest, District of Columbia.
More than 50 years after it opened in 1964, Tiber Island stands as a tribute to the idealism that marked the new Southwest. Planners hoped the neighborhood's mid-20th-century modern architecture, mix of high- and low-rise . . .

(Architecture • Civil Rights • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Coxsackie

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Coxsackie, New York.
Honor Roll (names not transcribed)

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Declaration of Independence

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New York, New York.
Near this spot in the presence of General George Washington The Declaration of Independence was read and published to the American Army July 9th 1776

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Town of Alton

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Alton, Utah.
Jonathan Heaton, who became known as “The Father of Alton,” owned the land known as Oak Flats. He hired Lysander Porter to survey the land into nine ten-acre blocks, dividing each into four lots or thirty-six two-acre lots. . . .

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

Downs Field

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Austin, Texas.
In 1954, the City of Austin relocated Downs Field here from its original location at 12th Street and Springdale Road where it was constructed in 1949 as a “separate but equal” alternative to Disch Field. Downs Field has been . . .

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

Légion Royale Canadienne / Palais de Justice

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New Carlisle, Quebec.
Légion Royale Canadienne A la fin de la Première Guerre mondiale, plusieurs vétérans se joignent à la « Great War Veteran's [sic] Association » . Cet organisme qui se préoccupait localement du bien-être des vétérans n'avait . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Blossom

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Elma, New York.
Religious Society known as Ebenezers named this hamlet Upper Ebenezer in 1844. Name was changed to Blossom ca. 1866.

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

Virginia Mayo

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Kanab, Utah.
Although Virginia Mayo stated that she did not like making the Western films her studios assigned her, she nevertheless made some great ones: Including, "Colorado Territory", "Great Day in the Morning", "The Tall Stranger" . . .

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

Groene Building

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Ventura, California.
Originally the Ventura Guarantee and Loan Company, built in the 1920's is significant for its decorative tile, three interior pastoral murals by Norman Kennedy and grillwork on the balcony. The ceiling is pre-cast plaster . . .

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

The Flood of 1997: A Destructive Force

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near Ventura, California.
The low-lying Scorpion Valley has always been subject to flooding, but overgrazing by sheep increased the intensity. One night in December 1997, over a foot of rain fell on eastern Santa Cruz Island, sending a torrent of . . .

(Anthropology • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Howard Theatre Walk of Fame

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Shaw, District of Columbia.
[South side] Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973) Sister Rosetta Tharpe, known as the "Godmother of Rock and Roll", broke race and gender barriers with her genre-bending gospel music and guitar prowess. Initially drawing some . . .

(African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jack Elam

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Kanab, Utah.
"The man who robbed a thousand stagecoaches" was how actor Jack Elam was once described. Jack's familiar face appeared in hundreds of feature films and television series over his 50 year Hollywood career. He often came to . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Memory

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Coxsackie, New York.
In memory of those who served in with honor in Korea and Vietnam

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The History of Chemulpo Street

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, Mexico.
Historia de Chemulpo Una segunda versión del nombre, es la que se conoce por algunas personas de la Asociación de Coreanos en Yucatán que recuerdan que el motivo de este lugar surgió cuando aquellos que llegaron a Yucatán en . . .

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

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Santa Barbara, California.
The wood carving above was designed by Carleton M. Winslow and executed by Marshall Laird. At the center is the coat-of-arms of the city, on either side are figures of Plato and Aristotle. Surrounding the center are the . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Howard Theatre Walk of Fame

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Shaw, District of Columbia.
[East side] Moms Mabley (1918-1990) Moms Mabley was a legendary personality in comedy and became a staple of what became known as the "chitlin' circuit" — a chain of performance venues that primarily booked Black acts . . .

(African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Entertainment • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hudson, New York

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Hudson, New York.
In his fantastical tale, Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving told of how the ghosts of Captain Henry Hudson and his crew appeared once every twenty years in the Catskill mountains, across the river from here. According to the . . .

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

John Smith

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Kanab, Utah.
Tall and handsome John Smith, set many a feminine heart a flutter with his starring role in, the long running N.B.C. television series "Laramie". Some episodes were filmed here in Kanab. No stranger to location work here in . . .

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