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Prehistoric Prayer Rock

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The Search In late 1924, Richard Pettigrew began searching for a sacred boulder to add to his museum. He had heard about a large rock with symbols on it called Medicine Rock, located near Gettysburg, South Dakota. Pettigrew . . .

(Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Birthplace of Modern Tattooing!

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New York, New York.
Birthplace of Modern Tattooing! 11 Chatham Square 16 Bowery As a stomping ground for sailors and sporting men, the Bowery/Chatham Square was an appropriate location for Samuel O’Reilly and Charlie Wagner, the fathers of . . .

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

Wooden Alley

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Chicago, Illinois.
Built: 1909 Restored: 2011 Listed on The National Register Of Historic Places on May 22, 2002. Located within The Astor Street Chicago Landmark District, designated on December 19, 1975 This alley stretching between N. . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ancient Yodfat

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

Lost Bird

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
On December 28, 1890, 500 well-armed soldiers of the Seventh Cavalry surrounded a tepee camp of 350 Lakota prisoners of war at Wounded Knee Creek S.D. During a search for weapons the next morning, a Lakota accidentally . . .

(Native Americans • Wars, US Indian • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The History of the Howell Mill Site

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Camden, Delaware.
1680 Alexander Humphrey obtains title to 600 acres south of Isaac Branch. The tract is called Brecknock. 1740 John Hill builds the first mill at Brecknock. 1746 John Clayton, Jr. purchases the mill at Brecknock from John . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

U.S. Senator R.F. Pettigrew

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Richard Franklin Pettigrew was 20 years old in the spring of 1869 when he first came to Dakota Territory from Wisconsin as a member of a government surveying party. Pettigrew decided to settle in Sioux Falls, and join in the . . .

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

Lynching in America / Lynching in Selma

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Selma, Alabama.
Lynching in America Thousands of African Americans were victims of lynching and racial violence in the United States between the Civil War and World War II. The lynching of African Americans during this era was a form of . . .

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

Japanese Tea Garden Gates

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San Francisco, California.
The reconstruction of the Japanese Tea Garden gates was the result of efforts by San Francisco Mayor Dianne Feinstein and Mayor Yasushi Oshima of our sister city, Osaka, Japan. The gates were designed by Ohbayashi . . .

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

Governor Alfred E. Smith Memorial

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New York, New York.
These houses are named for Alfred Emanuel Smith 1873 – 1944 Speaker of the Assembly Sheriff of New York County President of the Board of Aldermen Four times Governor of the State of New York Nominee for Presidency of the . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Coleman Square Playground

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New York, New York.
Coleman Square Playground 2.610 acres Bounded by Cherry, Pike, and Monroe Streets, Coleman Square Playground lies on the border between Chinatown and the Lower East Side. It is named in honor of U.S, Army Corporal Joseph . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. James Square

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New York, New York.
This park, located at the intersection of St. James Place, Oliver, Madison, and James Streets bordering the Civic Center, Chinatown, and Lower East Side neighborhoods of Manhattan, takes its name from nearby St. James Roman . . .

(Churches & Religion • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Most Precious Blood Church

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New York, New York.
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(Churches & Religion • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

South Dakota Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
(Missing) SD 38 First Concrete State Highway Construction 1919 - 1924 Designated 1984 by the South Dakota Section, ASCE

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Arrowhead Park

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
(side one) Settlers arrived in this area in the 1860s. Later they began quarrying its vast deposits of quartzite. East Sioux Falls, a rough-and-tumble quarrymen's town, began in 1887 and flourished for several years. The . . .

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

Sherman Park

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
(South Side) E.A. Sherman Devoted his life to creating and promoting a park system in Sioux Falls. After unsuccessfully lobbing for the creation of a park commission, Sherman began his legacy with a 1907 election to the city . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Maurice Hockman

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Watertown, South Dakota.
Maurice A. Hockman, a prominent South Dakota architect, designed a large part of uptown. At least ten buildings are attributed to him and nine or more have Hockmanesque features. Characteristics of his style are prominent . . .

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

Public Opinion & City Hall

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Watertown, South Dakota.
Several newspapers kept the people of Watertown up to date until about 1900. By then the majority of them had ceased publication or merged with other papers. The Public Opinion was formed from the merger of the Courier-News, . . .

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

Patterson-McCormick Mansion

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Chicago, Illinois.
Originally built in 1891 for Elinor "Cissy" Patterson by architect Stanford White and late enlarged and occupied by Cyrus H. McCormick. This landmark property is now individual condominium residences.

(Architecture) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Credit

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New York, New York.
Commercial credit is the creation of modern times and belongs in its highest perfection only to the most enlightened and best governed nations. Credit is the vital air of the system of modern commerce. It has done more — a . . .

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