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William D. Rider

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Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania.
In 1895, William D. Rider, a prominent businessman, broke ground for the half - million dollar hotel and resort known as Hotel Rider. It opened on May 1, 1897 and was said to have been one of the finest hotels between New . . .

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San Agustín Temple

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, Mexico.
Templo San Agustín. Barroco. S. XVIII. Juan de Butrago En 1603 los agustinos obtienen los permisos para fundar su iglesia, atendiendo a los indios tarascos. En 1655 construyen la torre oriente, entre 1710-1712 la sacristía, . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grant Street Bridge

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Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania.
Former location of a 200 foot, single-span Baltimore truss bridge constructed by the Youngstown Steel Company in 1896. This truss design was patented in the 19th century by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and adapted for . . .

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

Dunkirk Parade

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Dunkirk, New York.
It was on this corner, November 27, 1946 that citizens of Dunkirk, New York, together with French officials and guests, viewed a parade of $75,000 worth of gifts and goods to be sent to Dunkerque, France after the . . .

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Naetzker Garden

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Dunkirk, New York.
The Naetzker family lived and worked here for 96 years 1873-1968. Julius Polinski settled here and moved a small store to the front of the house for a saloon. He died in 1886 and his son-in-law, Oscar Naetzker, took over the . . .

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Cdr. Harry B. Lyon D.D.S.

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Dunkirk, New York.
Founder U.S. Naval Reserves N.Y. Naval Militia Dunkirk, N.Y. June 1912

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Dedicated 1975

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Dunkirk, New York.
The people of the City of Dunkirk in memory of those who gave their last full measure of devotion 1941 — World War II — 1945 [Names listed] 1950 Korea 1955 [Names listed] 1964 Vietnam 1975 [Names listed] Killed in . . .

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War on Terrorism Memorial

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Dunkirk, New York.
In memory of the brave men and women, both military and civilian, that made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, fighting the War on Terrorism.

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B.P.O. Elks

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Dunkirk, New York.
Presented in memory of the gallant men and women who fought and died in all wars in defense of their country

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Al Libro Mayor

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, Mexico.
Al Libro Mayor Charles Danne, de origen francés, arribó a la ciudad de San Luis Potosí en 1867 y más tarde fundó “Al Libro Mayor”, siendo inicialmente una papelería y librería. Posteriormente fomentó la adquisición de . . .

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15-inch Rodman Smoothbore

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near Fort Washington, Maryland.
Monumental in size, these two immense guns stood as sentinels ready to repel an attack on the nation's capital. With their extended range and commanding location above the river, they were the key defensive feature of the . . .

(Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

POW★MIA

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Dunkirk, New York.
You are not forgotten [Reverse] Chautauqua County Veteran's Monument Donors In honor of the 75th Ranger Regiment Riles & Woolley Monuments

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Abell Inn Site

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Fredonia, New York.
General Lafayette was entertained at a reception and dinner given in his honor June 4, 1825 in the Abell Inn which stood on this site.

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House of Don Félix María Calleja

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, Mexico.
Casa de Don Félix María Calleja Casa del siglo XVIII.Tiene un hermoso balcón, considerado reliquia de la arquitectura virreinal. Este balcón es uno de los más atractivos del país y el más elegante de nuestra ciudad; por lo . . .

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

Ships and Shipwrecks at Lake Erie State Park

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near Brocton, New York.
In the early 1800s, commercial shipping and fishing were important to the growth of the communities near Lake Erie State Park. The harbors at Barcelona and Dunkirk developed in the early 1800s as ships plying the Great Lakes . . .

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

In Memoriam

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Westfield, New York.
In loving and perpetual memory of those who answered their country's call in time of need

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McClurg Park

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Westfield, New York.
McClurg Park site of the former home of James McClurg a Westfield pioneer

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In Memory

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Westfield, New York.
World War I Tansi Scime Wayne G. Franklin Daniel Hess Salvadore Castrogiovanni Joseph Militello Philip Carling Cecil A. Johnson John W. Rogers Ralph Pomeroy World War II William P. Jackway Wayne Steinhoff Allan Munson . . .

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General Ignacio Zaragoza

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, Mexico.
Homenaje al Gral. Ignacio Zaragoza Los Clubes de Leones de Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Tamaulipas, en la ultima convención del Distrito B-3 con San Luis Potosi. 5 de mayo de 1966. English translation: Tribute to General Ignacio . . .

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Trippe Hall

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Erie, Pennsylvania.
Originally named Contractor, the sloop Trippe was purchased by the US Navy in 1812. Under the command of Lieutenant Thomas Holdup, she carred a crew of 35 and was armed with one 32-pounder. During the Battle of Lake Erie on . . .

(War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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