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Sargent Frederick W. Mausert III

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Cambridge, New York.
For conspicuous gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as squad leader in the 1st Marine Division in action in Korea 12 September, 1951 with his company pinned down under murderous . . .

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

Harpersfield Toll Gate

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Harpersfield, New York.
Alexander Dales, earliest known gate keeper, 1845-1855

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Col. Zadock Pratt

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Prattsville, New York.
Homestead of town founder Col. Zadock Pratt tanner, banker, legislator planned village, built homes and world's largest tannery, Oct. 30, 1790 April 5, 1871.

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

First Log House

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Hensonville, New York.
Built here in 1818 by John Henson, founder of Hensonville

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

Fiedler's General Store

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Sausalito, California.
Sausalito's first brick building. For over 50 years it was a general store operated by the locally prominent Fiedler family. In the 1950's and '60's it housed the town's last "five and dime" store. Second story added in 1980.

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

Heaton-Breeden House

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Cuero, Texas.
This colonial revival house was built about 1880 for the family of David H. Heaton, owner of Cuero's first drugstore. In 1924 it was purchased by prominent civic leader Charles G. Breeden, who had it remodeled to its current . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Edward Mügge House

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Cuero, Texas.
Built in 1870s by a key man in the activities and ideology that gave the town of Cuero its economic leadership role in late 19th century South Texas. Edward Mügge (1839-97), a native of Germany, arrived in the now-extinct . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chaves Historic Trail

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near Rimrock, Arizona.
The Historic Chaves Trail passed near this location. The Chaves Trail is named for Lt. Col. J. Francisco Chaves, First Cavalry, New Mexico Volunteers who traveled north of here April 16-21, 1864 with two officers, . . .

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

Proctor-Green House

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Cuero, Texas.
Harvard graduate and attorney David Cogswell Proctor established his law career in Indianola, Texas, in the late 1840s. He opened a second firm in 1880 in Cuero, fortunately before the 1886 hurricane that destroyed much of . . .

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

Tel Lachish National Park

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, Israel.
The biblical, city of Lachish is identified with the archaeological mound you see before you, on the edge of Wadi Lachish, along which ran the main road from the coastal plain to the Hebron Mountains. Settlement began here . . .

(Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Portsmouth and the Ohio River

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Portsmouth, Ohio.
The Ohio River floodwaters account for Portsmouth’s settlement. Alexandria, the county’s first town, was laid out in 1799 on the west bank of the Scioto at its confluence with the Ohio. Early settlers in Alexandria were . . .

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

Old St. Mary's College

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San Antonio, Texas.
Established in 1852 in frontier San Antonio by 4 members of the Society of Mary: Brothers Andrew Edel, John Baptist Laignoux, Nicholas Koenig, and Xavier Mauclerc - all natives of France. Construction of this building began . . .

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

Stuyvesant Landing

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near Stuyvesant, New York.
Now part of the Town of Stuyvesant set off from the Town of Kinderhook in 1823.

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

Columbia County

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near Hudson, New York.
Separated from Albany Co. April 4, 1786. Name- from Columbus, discoverer of America.

(Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Restored Victorian

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Sausalito, California.
Best remaining example of the wooden Victorians of downtown Sausalito. Headquarters of the Sausalito News from 1909 to 1925. In the 1950's, it housed The Tides bookstore, favorite meeting place of avant garde literary circles of that era.

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

Gardner Soldiers' Monument

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Gardner, Massachusetts.
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(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Emmie Seele Faust Memorial Library

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New Braunfels, Texas.
Located on the corner of Coll Street and Magazine Avenue, the Emmie Seele Faust Memorial Library served as the New Braunfels public library from 1938 to 1969. The New Braunfels Library Association formed in 1928 to meet the . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

De Witt County Courthouse

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Cuero, Texas.
De Witt County organized in 1846 with Cameron as the first seat of government. Clinton was county seat from 1850 to 1876, when its two-story frame courthouse was moved to the new seat of Cuero. That building burned in April . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mission Guevavi

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near Nogales, Arizona.
This site contains the ruins of Mission Los Santos Angeles de Guevavi, first established by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino in 1691. The property was donated to The Archaeological Conservancy for a permanent Archaeological . . .

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

Charles A. Schlinke

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near Cuero, Texas.
Community leader and businessman Charles A. Schlinke played a vital role in the development of DeWitt County. Born in Posen, Germany, Schlinke immigrated to the United States with family in 1869, following his father, who . . .

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