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Rock/Gomez House

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Brownsville, Texas.
English: Built circa 1900 for Refugia Rock, the widow of Herman S. Rock (a customs hide inspector), the one-story house has parapet gables and a molded cornice across the chimney and façade, indicating Mexican Colonial and . . .

(Architecture • Hispanic Americans • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rock-Gomez Residence

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Brownsville, Texas.
English: This excellent example of Spanish colonial style architecture was built in 1900 for Mrs. Herman S. Rock. Features include floor-length windows at the front façade, and parapets with a decorative brick cornice. Owned . . .

(Architecture • Hispanic Americans • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Teatro de la Paz

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Teatro de la Paz. Ecléctico. S. XIX. Arq. José Noriega. Iniciado en 1889, en el área sur del Convento del Carmen que desde 1870 sirvió de cárcel. Se inauguró en 1894. La cúpula del vestíbulo es de zinc belga. El interior fue . . .

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

Field/Pacheco Complex

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Brownsville, Texas.
English: Built 1893-1894 for Henry M. Field, the commercial and residential complex covers half a block. The two-story gallery, spindle cornice and railings indicate that the building is a mix of Border Brick style and . . .

(Architecture • Hispanic Americans • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Field-Pacheco Complex

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Brownsville, Texas.
English: This complex, which includes several buildings, was built in the late 19th century by H.M. Field. Andres Pacheco purchased the site in 1919. The corner store – residence is an excellent example of the Spanish . . .

(Architecture • Hispanic Americans • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Russell/Cocke House

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Brownsville, Texas.
English: Built circa 1870 for William H. Russel, the house was purchased by Joseph James Cocke in 1885. Its architecture features a mixture of late Greek Revival and Victorian styles that reflects the architecturally . . .

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

World War II

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Rochester, New York.
In honor of those from the Nineteenth Ward who served their country in World War II. May their example always be an inspiration to those in whose care rests the welfare of our beloved country

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Execution of Asa V. Ladd

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Bloomfield, Missouri.
(side 1) Shortly after three o'clock on Saturday afternoon, October 29, 1864, six Confederate prisoners of war were taken from their cell in the Gratiot Street Prison in St Louis and executed by a military firing squad. This . . .

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

The World's Best Cheddar

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Little Falls, New York.
In the years after the Civil War, nearly half of all the cheese made in America came from New York State. The best came from Herkimer County cows that grazed on the limestone rich pastures of this region. Local cheese-makers . . .

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

“North America” sculpted by Daniel Chester French

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New York, New York.
In “North America”, one of the four monumental sculptures called “The Continents” a Plains Indian looks over the shoulder of America. As illustrated by the surrounding detail photographs, French acknowledged the diversity . . .

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

The Street Cheese Market

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Little Falls, New York.
"The farmers bring in that article of consumption every Monday and so great is the rush that the police of the place are on duty all the time to preserve order and keep the streets free from obstruction. The cheese is . . .

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

The Lehigh Valley Railroad Bridge

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Rochester, New York.
Usually you build a bridge to avoid an obstacle in the way -but sometimes the obstacle shows up later. The Lehigh Valley Railroad was the last major railroad to built in New York State. It transported coal from the mines in . . .

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

The Cheese Business

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Little Falls, New York.
Over two hundred cheese-makers regularly attended the Little Falls cheese market on Ann St. Most of the cheese factories were located in Herkimer County north of the Mohawk River. Competition was brisk, so the highest prices . . .

(Agriculture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The San Pedro River Valley

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near Tucson, Arizona.
You are looking at the San Pedro River Valley. The San Pedro River flows north to the Gila River, which ultimately meets the Colorado River and heads south to Mexico and the Gulf of California. The river supports riparian . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sam Davis of Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee.
Born October 6, 1842, near Murfreesboro, Tenn. Educated at the Western Military Institute at Nashville. Early in the Civil War he joined the Confederate Army Company 1, First Tennessee Regiment. In 1863 he was assigned to . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The House of the Headless Friar

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, Mexico.
Casa del Culcal Kin Calle 64 Nos. 556, 558 por 71 y 73 Patrimonio de la Nación Camino Real a Campeche English translation: The House of the Headless Friar 556-558 Calle 64 between Calles 71 and 73 A National Heritage Site . . .

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

Calle 64

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

Consuelo Zavala C.

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

Lest We Forget: The Middle Passage

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Nashville, Tennessee.
Let this scarlet oak represent the strength and resilience of the people of African descent, and commemorate Africans who died in the Middle Passage, the leg of the Atlantic Triangle in which upwards of 100 million Africans . . .

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

Site of Old St. Anthony Hotel

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Brenham, Texas.
Center of Brenham hospitality for 122 years. Originally a two-story log stage depot adjoined by a log cabin complex called the Washington County Hotel. Changed owners several times through the years. General Sam Houston once . . .

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