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Manny’s Corners Cemetery

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near Amsterdam, New York.
Contains graves of four Revolutionary soldiers.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pilgrims' Rest Cemetery

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Brewton, Alabama.
This cemetery was established in 1854 when Pilgrims' Rest Baptist Church was founded across the road on September 17 in that same year. The cemetery remained prominent in Alco even though the original congregation moved and . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Robbins & McGowin Building

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Brewton, Alabama.
Truly an Escambia County landmark, Robbins and McGowin Co. organized in March 1897 with the consolidation of the J. I. Robbins and J. G. McGowin Stores, the millinery of Miss L. A. Cunningham, the Blacksher-Miller . . .

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

Francis B. Bonifay Law Office

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Pollard, Alabama.
This is the site of Francis B. "Frank" Bonifay's law office. Bonifay was the first Probate Judge of Escambia County Alabama 1869 - 1870. Jesse Howard was elected in 1871 and served for a short time but resigned and Bonifay . . .

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

Watson Cabin

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Atmore, Alabama.
Built in Wilcox County, Alabama 1845 this ancestral home of the Watson family was donated to Leadership Atmore in 1999. In memory of Rupert Basil Watson 1905 – 1981

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

Pensacola Blues

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Pensacola, Florida.
Front Pensacola, an important early center of blues, ragtime, vaudeville and jazz activity, developed into a regional cornerstone of the “chitlin’ circuit” in later years. Touring blues, jazz and rhythm & blues acts, and . . .

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

Pollard Station

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Pollard, Alabama.
William Henry Chase, a Massachusetts born captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came to Pensacola, Florida in 1826 to supervise the construction of the network of harbor fortifications for the defense of the newly . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. John's Historic Cemetery

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Pensacola, Florida.
After the Civil War, Pensacola's population grew rapidly. As new residents flocked to the city, its burial capacity became inadequate. Other pre-existing cemeteries were affiliated with specific religious denominations, . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Aaron Mossell

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Lockport, New York.
Aaron Mossell and his son Charles were local residents who advanced the struggle to integrate Lockport Schools. Open to all regardless of race by 1876.

(Civil Rights • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bay Circle

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Orange Beach, Alabama.
Front This area, located along the southern shore of Wolf Bay, was the original 'Downtown' of Orange Beach. Beginning in the 1870's, the two schooners of James C. Callaway anchored near here in the deep-water Boat Basin. The . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Leopoldo Peniche Vallado

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, Mexico.
En esta casa vivió y falleció Leopoldo Peniche Vallado (1908-2000) Destacado periodista, dramaturgo y ensayista yucateco. Patronato Pro Historia Peninsular, A.C. H. Ayuntamiento de Mérida English translation: In this house . . .

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

Gregory Peck

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Kanab, Utah.
One of Hollywood's most respected actors was Gregory Peck. He won an Academy Award for his sterling performance in "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1962. A few years later, in 1968, Mr. Peck was right here in Kanab on Columbia . . .

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

Dan Duryea

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Kanab, Utah.
Perennial bad man on countless westerns such as "Along Came Jones", "Six Black Horses" and "Night Passage". Dan Duryea was the consummate actor. So it was no surprise when Dan was cast as the hero in Universal Studios . . .

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

Adriucha

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near Amsterdam, New York.
Site of first mill west of Schenectady 1700. Land purchased 1600 by Philip DeGroot family. Land part of Comfort Patent

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

Industry At Sea

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Pensacola, Florida.
Although the American Civil War (1861-1865) hindered much of Pensacola's early industrial growth, the city rebounded quickly once the war ended. Entrepreneurs from the northern United States saw great value in the area's . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Defending a Coastal Colony

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Pensacola, Florida.
If you flew over Pensacola Bay, you would see that it has many natural forms of protection. Sandy barrier islands defend the narrow entrance into the bay and rolling hills provide excellent vantage points to watch ships . . .

(Forts, Castles • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Supremacy, Siege and the Sea

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Pensacola, Florida.
Military and naval conflict dominated the 18th century. France, Spain, and Great Britain were aggressors in nearly constant warfare that often extended into North America. Spain established a fledgling colony near what is . . .

(War, French and Indian • Wars, Non-US • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

New Braunfels 1918 Fire Station

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New Braunfels, Texas.
In February 1871, Rudolph Wipprecht of the New Braunfels Turnverein (Gymnastic Society) proposed a resolution to organize a fire brigade. Fighting fires remained difficult, however, until June of 1886 with the establishment . . .

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

A New Territory for the U.S.

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Pensacola, Florida.
The success of the American Revolution spurred population growth and movement in the early 19th century. While many Americans moved west to claim new land, some looked south to Spanish West Florida. The flood of new settlers . . .

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

El Chemulpo

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, Mexico.
El Chemulpo Esta esquina debe su nombre a un salón expendedor de cerveza y licores finos, que abrió en el predio número 483 el St.Eduardo Graham, entre los años 1910 y 1912. El vocablo "Chemulpo" es el nombre de un puerto de . . .

(Asian Americans • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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