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Cora Anderson Negro Hospital

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Temple, Texas.
Officially opened on May 17, 1953, Cora Anderson Negro Hospital offered medical services to the growing African American population of Temple and greater Bell County. The hospital featured 16 patient rooms and a surgical . . .

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

The Cottonland Castle

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Waco, Texas.
Stone contractor John Tennant began this house in 1890, when Waco's cotton-based economy flourished. In 1906 Tennant sold the structure to Ripley Hanrick, a cotton broker, but it remained unfinished. With plans drawn by . . .

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

Saahatpa

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near Beaumont, California.
Chief Juan Antonio and his band of Cahuilla Indians helped white settlers in the San Bernardino area defend their property and livestock against outlaws during the 1840s and 1850s. In late 1851, Juan Antonio, his warriors . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dublin

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Saratoga Springs, New York.
Drawn by hotel & railroad work, Irish & then Italian immigrants populated this special neighborhood from the 1840s through the 1890s

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

Frederick Douglass

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near Saratoga Springs, New York.
African-American social reformer spoke at Dean's Corners school house June 9, 1849 to a crowd of Quaker abolitionists

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tramway Gas Station

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near Palm Springs, California.
Designed by Albert Frey and Robson Chambers. Conceived by developer Culver Nichols as an entry statement to Palm Springs, the roof is a hyperbolic paraboloid of steel I-beams and corrugated metal roofing supported by steel . . .

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

Ketchum’s Corners

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Stillwater, New York.
Named for the Joel Ketchum family who settled here about 1783.

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

Don Jose Francisco De Ortega

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Santa Barbara, California.
Chief Scout for Gaspar de Portolá. Ortega assisted with the founding of Mission San Buenaventura and established the presidio at Santa Barbara where he served as commandant from 1781-1784. Husband of Doña María Carrillo.

(Exploration • Hispanic Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Saratoga Springs Air Force Station

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Stillwater, New York.
The hill above was the location of a Cold War early warning radar site built as part of a system designed to defend the United States against enemy air attacks. This marker erected by and dedicated to the men and women of . . .

(Air & Space • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Black Rock Mill and Great Seneca Creek

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near Germantown, Maryland.
Milling Comes to Great Seneca Creek In 1811 Thomas Hilleary purchased 355 acres of land here on Great Seneca Creek. Four years later he opened Black Rock Mill. an inscription on the east side of the mill reads "Black Rock . . .

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

A Mixed Community

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Germantown, Maryland.
Black Rock Mill was the center of a diverse farming community extending along Black Rock Road. Nicholas Dorsey Offutt, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates and a successful businessman and merchant, purchased the mill . . .

(African Americans • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

How the Mill Worked

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Germantown, Maryland.
Black Rock Mill was powered by a water wheel. Water falling onto the wheel from above caused the wheel to rotate. The turning wheel powered a millstone. The millstone had two parts: a moving top stone, and a fixed bottom . . .

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

Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel

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, Mexico.
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel Algunos años después de haberse fundado la antigua San Miguel el Grande (1555), se instauró en el lugar, uno de los primeros curatos de la región, entre los años dde 1563 y 1564. Tiempo en . . .

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

José María de Jesús Diez de Sollano y Dávalos

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, Mexico.
Aquí nació el Dr. y Mtro. Dn José Ma de Jesús Diez de Sollano y Dávalos 20 de Noviembre de 1820. Socd Amigos de Sn Miguel English translation: Here was born the Doctor and Teacher José María de Jesús Diez de Sollano y . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

800 Block Washington Street

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Junction City, Kansas.
816 N. Washington: Baskin/Clewell Drug Store Here, in 1978, the last of the "old-fashioned drug stores” in junction City closed. Built in 1904 by pharmacist C.H. Baskin, the building was acquired by Charles Clewell in 1917. . . .

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

700 Block Washington Street

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Junction City, Kansas.
722 N. Washington: Masonic Temple Constructed in 1881, the Masons have occupied the building since 1916. The main floor has housed a variety of stores including Ziegler Hardware, Waters Hardware, and department or clothing . . .

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

The Morelos Maternal and Children's Hospital

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, Mexico.
1939-2014 Hospital Materno Infantil Morelos Cuna de la Atención Médica El Gobierno del Estado de Quintana Roo a través de la Secretaría de Salud celebra el 75 aniversario de trabajo ininterrumpid del entonces Hospital Civil . . .

(Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Baptist Church Bell

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Clarks Green, Pennsylvania.
This bell stood in the belfry of the Baptist church of Clarks Green, PA Cast in 1869 by the Meneely Foundry West Troy, New York. ————————————— The present owners, Waverly Lodge #301 donated this bell for the 2014 centennial, . . .

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

Vice Admiral Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres

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, Mexico.
Vice Almte. Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres 1868-1959 Por órdenes del Gral. Porfirio Díaz en 1895 fue designado comandante del Pontón Chetumal con el objetivo de establecer una aduana, ejercer la soberanía en la . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Deacon William Clark

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Clarks Green, Pennsylvania.
This tablet erected to the memory of Deacon William Clark. Born in Rhode Island 1757 Who served his country under General Gray at the battle of Bunker Hill. First settler north of these mountains Came to this place from . . .

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