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Lincoln Avenue School

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Altamont, New York.
BY 1879, THE POPULATION of Knowersville had grown sufficiently to merit the construction of a larger school, and the hamlet's third school building was constructed that year on School Street, later renamed Lincoln Avenue. . . .

(Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Sturgeon Bay's Waterfront History

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
For over 140 years, the City of Sturgeon Bay has enjoyed a long and productive relationship with the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor services. In 1873 the Lighthouse Establishment began setting buoys to mark . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dedicated

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Altamont, New York.
Dedicated to those who served our country in all wars. For the glory of God and American independence.

Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Beebe Harness Shop

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Altamont, New York.
IN 1887, CHARLES V. BEEBE received a patent for an easy riding, swing attachment for farm equipment seats. In 1891,he moved to Altamont and opened a harness shop in the Ostrander Building, in what is now 125 Maple Avenue. In . . .

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

Ship Propellers

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Much of the history of the City of Sturgeon Bay has been shaped by the comings and goings of all manner of ships and boats. The marine propeller played an important role as these vessels transitioned from sail to steam as . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Orsini Park

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Altamont, New York.
ORSINI PARK WAS CARVED FROM LAND the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad purchased from George Severson (1794-1883) in the early 1850s for the railroad''s right-of-way. In addition to the railroad tracks, the land included room . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sturgeon Bay's Waterfront History

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
When Sturgeon Bay was settled in the 1850's a boat was needed to cross the bay except in winter when people and teams of horses or oxen could cross over the ice. Ferry service was established beginning in 1860, using rowed . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Loucks Tavern

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near Fort Plain, New York.
Site of first meeting place Palatine District Committee of Safety August 27, 1774

(Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rockwood

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Ephratah, New York.
On this creek once stood E. Young's grist & saw mill, L. Stahl Saw Mill, Stahl & Benjamin Paper Mill, making this a prosperous hamlet.

(Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Saltsman's Hotel

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Ephratah, New York.
Built by Peter Schram in early 1800. Established as Apollo Ballroom, eatery with stabling. Visited by Governors Rockefeller, FDR

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

Anti Slavery Soc.

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Hagaman, New York.
Amsterdam residents met in this building Nov. 9 1836 to form Amsterdam Anti-slavery Society, Mong. Co.'s 1st stand against slavery

(Abolition & Underground RR • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Calvary Reformed

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Hagaman, New York.
First church in Hagaman. In 1835, erected as Presbyterian North. In 1855, became dutch Reformed.

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

War Memorial/ Honor Roll

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Hagaman, New York.
Village of Hagaman Korean War June 27,1950 - Jan 31,1955 Vietnam War Feb 28, 1961 - Aug 31, 1964 (In Vietnam Combat Zone) Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975 Persian Gulf War Aug 2, 1990 Let no one say anywhere anytime that those who . . .

(Military • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sturgeon Bay's Waterfront History

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Completion of this waterborne shortcut between Green Bay and Lake Michigan in 1878 is arguably the most important event in the maritime history of the City of Sturgeon Bay and the Door Peninsula as a whole. Officially titled . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History of St. Elizabeths Hospital

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St. Elizabeths, District of Columbia.
Evolution of St. Elizabeths Campus At the urging of mental health care reformer Dorothea Dix, the United States Congress provided $100,000 to establish the first Federal mental health hospital to care for members of the Army . . .

(Politics • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Redevelopment of St. Elizabeths

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St. Elizabeths, District of Columbia.
Bringing a Landmark Back to Life St. Elizabeths overs approximately 350 acres. The West Campus, on the other side of the historic wall in front of you, is comprised of 176 acres and is the oldest part of the historic campus. . . .

(Architecture • Government • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alton

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Alton, Kansas.
Customs Let's Celebrate! If you arrive before the sun on Easter morning, you won't find the citizens of Alton asleep. Instead, they will be participating in one of their annual events, the Alton Easter pageant of Passion . . .

(Agriculture • Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Founding of Alton, Kansas

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Alton, Kansas.
In the fall of 1870 two men, Hiram C. Bull and Lyman T. Earl, set out from Cawker City Kansas to establish a new town in the South Fork Solomon River valley. They were drawn to this location by the 200-foot high bluffs . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nicodemus

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Nicodemus, Kansas.
Cuisine Good Food, Great Tradition Good food and small cafes have long been a tradition in Nicodemus, although most businesses are now gone. Ernestine’s Bar-B-Q is the last restaurant in town. The legendary Ernestine . . .

(African Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

La Calle del Relox

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, Mexico.
La Calle del Relox También conocida como Calle del Relox, la calle 2 de Abril (Nombrada así en honor a Porfirio Díaz) Hoy Av. de los Héroes, parecía el escenario perfecto como de set cinematográfico para el rodaje de cintas . . .

(Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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