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From Disaster to Award-Winning Design

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Silver Springs, Florida.
On June 17, 1955, a fire "of undetermined origin" raced through several of the attractive, 1949 Spanish-style buildings, including the gift shop, café, and offices. Victor A. Lundy, an architect from Sarasota, was selected . . .

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

Site of Rumford Garrison No. 7

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Concord, New Hampshire.
Around house of [Ti]mothy Walker, Jr. [To w]hich were assigned May 15, 1746 [Twenty] two settlers [And thei]r families

(Colonial Era • Forts, Castles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Catskill Mountains - Shadaken Area

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Shandaken, New York.
The deep ravines, irregular ridges and rocky slopes of the Catskill Mountains long remained wild and desolate. Small settlements began in the mountain valleys before the American Revolution. After the war, population grew . . .

(Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1899 Round Barn

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near Margaretville, New York.
Built for Kelly Brothers for easier cow care. Meade family ran dairy farm through 1963. Reconstructed 1988 State and National Register of Historic Places

(Agriculture • Architecture) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Steamboats at the Spring

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Silver Springs, Florida.
The first paddle-wheel steamboat to operate in northeast Florida was the Florida in 1834, running once a week from Savannah, Georgia to Picolata on the St. Johns River. After the Civil War, in late 1860s, travelers from . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel

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, Germany.
Hier stand die Kapelle ST. VICTOR der Legende nach im 4. Jahrhundert von Bischof Maternus erbaut, daher auch St. Maternus genannt, urkundlich erwähnt im 12. Jahrhundert als Kapelle des Domstifts, 1497 Umbau und Neuweihe . . .

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

Goliad Memorial Auditorium

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Goliad, Texas.
Completed in 1937, the Goliad Memorial Auditorium was built to commemorate the Texas Centennial. The 43rd State Legislature allocated $3 million for the centennial and the 44th Legislature created the commission of control . . .

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

First United Methodist Church of Goliad

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Goliad, Texas.
This historic congregation was organized in the 1840s. In 1859, the Goliad Circuit of the Methodist Church reported 166 members, the largest membership in the Rio Grande Conference. Some African Americans worshipped with . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former Othón Theater

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, Mexico.
Antiguo Cine Othón Construido en parte de lo que fue la casa del comandante José Toribio de la Cortina, asesinado por los insurgentes en noviembre de 1810. Sólo se conserva una sección de la fachada original. En el patio de . . .

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

Fort Shandaken

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Shandaken, New York.
During the Revolutionary War, a log fort stood near this spot to defend Kingston from enemy attack

(Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

To Honor

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Olivebridge, New York.
The men and women of this community who by their patriotism and loyalty served God and country in the wars of our nation. Dedicated May 30, 1978

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

Congressman Phillip Burton

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San Francisco, California.
Powerful, profane, brilliant, fierce—think about Phil Burton and you have to think in big, dramatic terms. He wasn't a moderate man. Elected to Congress from San Francisco in 1964, he fought for workers' rights, for seniors . . .

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

Frederick Douglass

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New York, New York.
As one of the most famous and respected black abolitionist leaders of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass inspired many people through his courage and determination Frederick Bailey was born a slave in February 1818 on . . .

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

Lodges Organized in Middletown

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Margaretville, New York.
James's 1796-1798 Delaware-Ulster 1807-1811 Colden (Clinton) 1816-1824 Margaretville 1855-present

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ulster County

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Highmount, New York.
One of original counties of New York State 1683. Received its name from the earldom in Ireland of James, Duke of York.

(Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cabin of John More

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Grand Gorge, New York.
Native of Strathspey, Scotland. Revolutionary War soldier. Moresville's first settler-1786. Magistrate, postmaster, millwright, tavern & hotel owner. Village called Moresville until 1874

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

Welcome to Historic Margaretville!

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Margaretville, New York.
This stream-crossed valley beneath 3,200-foot Pakatakan Mountain has been attracting travelers since the Lenni Lenape found good hunting and fishing here hundreds of years ago. The first European settlers arrived in the . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz

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, Germany.
Hier stand die Pfarrkirche ST. LAURENZ vielleicht hervorgegangen aus der Palastkapelle des spätantiken Praetoriums, im 10. Jahrhundert urkundlich erwähnt, im 12. Jahrhundert Bau einer größeren romanischen Kirche, im 15. . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

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Goliad, Texas.
Begun as a mission, 1861, by the Very Rev. W. R. Richardson, Dean of St. Mark's, San Antonio. R. P. Wilkinson donated site. Church was built 1882, consecrated in 1885 by the Rt. Rev. R. W. Elliott, first bishop of Western . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

City of George West

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George West, Texas.
Founded 1913 by George Washington West, rancher and civic leader, who secured railroad route through Live Oak County and provided several municipal buildings and plots for others. Became county seat in 1919. Market and . . .

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