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Indiana World War II Memorial

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
A World at War History records that World War II began in earnest on September 1, 1939, when German troops invaded Poland. Treaty allies Great Britain and France declared war on Germany. Italy, already branded an aggressor . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 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 II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial Plaza

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Originally known as , "Obelisk Square", this park was completed in 1930 and is situated between the American Legion Mall and the Indiana World War Memorial. Its main feature is the Obelisk fountain. This portion of the Plaza . . .

(War, Cold • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial Plaza

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Originally known as , "Obelisk Square", this park was completed in 1930 and is situated between the American Legion Mall and the Indiana World War Memorial. Its main feature is the Obelisk fountain. This portion of the Plaza . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Indiana World War Memorial

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Indiana World War Memorial building was modeled after the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of the world. This known jewel of the Indiana War Memorial Plaza was designed to house the magnificent . . .

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

Independent Turnverein

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

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Beech Grove Killed In Action Memorial

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Beech Grove, Indiana.
Dedicated by the war mothers and V.F.W. Post No. 5626 to these men of Beech Grove who gave the last full measure of devotion that freedom did not perish from the earth John E. Anderson James Grayson Jr. John Horn Jr. Herbert . . .

Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Town of Meridian Hills

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
The land that eventually became Sherwood Village was first granted to James Bonnell by the U.S. Government in 1822. In 1872, the property was conveyed to Lorenzo Van Scyoc and became part of the Van Scyoc Farm. Although . . .

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

Indianapolis - City of Indiana

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
In an act of January 6, 1821, the Indiana General Assembly, then meeting at Corydon, named the new capital of the state "Indianapolis." Jeremiah Sullivan, later an eminent Hoosier jurist, acting in cooperation with Samuel . . .

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

Francis Marion, 1732-1795

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
Marion County was named for this Revolutionary General and hero, entering military service in 1775, he made an invaluable contribution to the American cause as commander of South Carolina partisans in the later years of the . . .

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Home of Benjamin Harrison

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
. . .

(Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World War II Memorial

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Indianapolis, Indiana.
In honor of those members of the families of Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter D.A.R. who served in World War II

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Gateway Geyser

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
One of the tallest fountains in the world, the Gateway Geyser began operating on May 27, 1995, helping to fulfill Malcolm W. Martin's vision of creating a landmark in East St. Louis that would complement the Gateway Arch. . . .

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

Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
On June 7th, 2005, Gateway Center of Metropolitan St. Louis officially transferred the title of the Gateway Geyser and the 34.1 acres of grounds leading from the fountain to the Mississippi River to the Metro East Park and . . .

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

Mississippi River Overlook

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
The Mississippi River Overlook was completed in the spring of 2009 thanks to the support of the Gateway Center of Metropolitan St. Louis, which raised $4.2 million to fully fund its development. It was designed to anchor the . . .

(Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

York

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
York, as Clark's Body Slave, was an active voting member of the expedition. Described as big, very dark, strong, agile, athletic, and playful. York was known as "Big Medison" to Native Americans. From near this site he often . . .

(African Americans • Exploration • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gerald Veterans Memorial

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Gerald, Missouri.
Dedicated to all veterans and those who follow their tradition of service & sacrifice to our nation WWI 1914-1918 This memorial is dedicated in honor of the valiant men and women who rendered unyielding service to the cause . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gerald Depot

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Gerald, Missouri.
The Rock Island Railroad was completed through Gerald in March, 1901. In 1902, a depot was built. Destroyed by fire, the present depot was erected to replace it and was operational until March, 1975, when the Rock Island . . .

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

Washington World War II Memorial

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Washington, Missouri.
Honor Roll World War 1941-1945 Joseph A. Monzyk Victor F. Diener Herbert H. Koch Vincent Sunderdick Edward E. Hiatte George H. Stolte Donald L. Rector Joseph H. Seifert Raymond J. Schulte Louis H. Hanneken Joseph J. . . .

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

Tibbe Power Company

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Washington, Missouri.
This building was the second of three electrical plants built by Anton Tibbe Sr. It was completed in 1904. Tibbe was responsible for bringing both electricity and telephone service to Washington in the 1890's.

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