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Benjamin Franklin

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Benjamin Franklin was the youngest son of seventeen children of a Boston candle and soap maker. His family could only afford to send him to school for two years so Franklin became a self-educated man. His brilliance as an . . .

(Colonial Era • Communications • Science & Medicine • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Susan B. Anthony

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
The second of seven children of a Quaker cotton manufacturer and abolitionist, Susan Brownell Anthony learned to read and write at just 3 years old. Her father structured her upbringing around self-discipline, principled . . .

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

Mark Twain

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was the sixth of seven chilrden of a merchant and his wife. He spent his youth in Missouri, then a slave state. After a career as a printer and steamboat pilot, he became a journalist, travel writer, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Town of Zachary

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Zachary, Louisiana.
Although several families settled in this area as early as the latter part of the eighteenth century, the community of Zachary was not established until 1884 when the Louisville, New Orleans, and Texas Railroad located a . . .

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

Thomas Edison

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Thomas Alva Edison, the youngest of seven children, did poorly in school because his mind frequently wandered during lessons. After his mother began homeschooling him, Edison began to excel at learning. Untreated ear . . .

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

Booker T. Washington

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Booker Taliaferro Washington was born into slavery and emancipated after the Civil War. He became a teacher, leader of what today is known as Tuskegee University, best-selling author and social activist. From 1890 - 1915, he . . .

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

Andrew Carnegie

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Although Andrew Carnegie's family lacked material wealth, he grew up among an abundance of cultural and political enlightenment. Largely self-educated, Carnegie loved learning which was encouraged by his family. From modest . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wilbur and Orville Wright

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Wilbur and Orville Wright were two of seven children of a church bishop and his wife and spent part of their childhood in Richmond, Indiana. The first aircraft they saw was a toy helicopter their father brought home from a . . .

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

Albert Einstein

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Albert Einstein displayed his talent for mathematics as a very young child. When he could not find a teaching job after graduating college, he went to work at the Swiss patent office as a technical examiner, evaluating . . .

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

Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (AER) were one of the first power couples in American politics. FDR's sweeping vision helped rescue the United States from the worst economic depression in its . . .

(Communications • Politics • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jonas Salk

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Jonas Salk was one of three sons born to Russian immigrants in New York City. Salk was the first person in his family to graduate from college and medical school. Salk spent most of his career as a microbiologist. His most . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

American Legion Mall

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
American Legion Mall comprises two city blocks and is the largest of the five-city block plaza. The actual mall is located at the north end of this part of the plaza. The plaza's overall design is reflective of The National . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Honor of Arthur St. Clair

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
President of the Continental Congress which framed the Ordnance of 1787 Governor of the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio 1788 - 1802 Under his control were laid the broad foundations of the future Commonwealths of Ohio . . .

(Colonial Era • Politics • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Central Library

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Listed in the National Register of Hitoric Places, August 28, 1975, by the United States Department of the Interior in cooperation with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology.

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

800 North Pennsylvania Street

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
This property has been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

José Mariano Jiménez

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, Mexico.
En esta casa nació y vivió el Héroe Insurgente Teniente General Don José Mariano Jiménez. A 1718. O 1811. 15 de septiembre de 1904 Taller de Marmoles Biagi Hnos English translation: In this house lived and died the Insurgent . . .

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

American Legion Mall

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
American Legion Mall comprises two city blocks and is the largest of the five-city block plaza. The actual mall is located at the north end of this part of the plaza. The plaza's overall design is reflective of The National . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Glencoe Building

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
This property has been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

Alarcón Theater

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, Mexico.
Teatro Alarcón Fue el primer teatro formal de San Luis Potosí. Fue construido por el arquitecto neoclásico Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras e inaugurado en 1827. Tiene forma de herradura para óperas. La cubierta era una bóveda . . .

(Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Frederick Ingersoll

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.
A pioneer and leading visionary in the design of amusement rides and parks, his Figure-8 coasters and other inventions were found across the US. He launched his chain of brightly illuminated Luna Parks in Pittsburgh's . . .

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