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Milwaukee's Changing Lakefront

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Milwaukee's three rivers and surrounding wetlands first attracted Native Americans to the area. The water provided game, waterfowl, fish and wild rice. These waterways also provided transportation routes for their canoes and . . .

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

Near this spot was the residence and garrison of John Fitch

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Ashby, Massachusetts.
Near this spot was the residence and garrison of John Fitch, for whom Fitchburg was named.On the 5th of July 1748 he was attacked by Indians and after a hot fight, in which the two soldiers with him were killed, he was . . .

(Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Site Brewhouse

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Brewhouse with its dominant clocktower is the heart of the St.Louis brewery. Since 1852 [Additonal plaque nearby] Anheuser-Busch Brewery has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Centenary of the Land Restitution Decree

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, Mexico.
El Honorable Ayuntamiento 2012-2015 A los luchadores anónimos del agrarismo Al conmemorar el primer centenario del Decreto de Restitución de Tierras. Villa de Reyes, S.L.P. 15 de septiembre de 2015 English translation: The . . .

(Agriculture • Civil Rights • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tomb of Thutmosis III

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, Egypt.
The Great Conqueror who ruled Egypt from 1504 to 1450 B.C. It contains inscriptions from the book What Is In Hereafter. • Stairs And corridors • Well for deluding the thieves • Chamber With two columns • Stairs leading to . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

San Benito County Historical Park

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Tres Pinos, California.
Costanoan Peoples passed through this area along a trade route from their villages between the Pinnacles and San Juan Bautista. Durning the Mexican Era of Alta California, this property was government land enjoining Rancho . . .

(Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Original Site of Throop University

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Pasadena, California.
Original Site of Throop University Established on November 2, 1891 Forerunner of California Institute of Technology

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

Heritage Oak

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Simi Valley, California.
The Heritage Oak that stood on this site for more than 400 years was witness to the 4 historical periods of Simi Valley. From the Chumash Indians, to the largest land grant ever made to the Pico family in the Spanish period, . . .

(Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mount Sterling

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Mount Sterling, Ohio.
Home of John W. Galbreath builder, sportsman, philanthropist

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

Three Stars Plaza

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Clear Lake, Iowa.
This circular park plays off the musical significance of the neighboring Surf Ballroom and honors the legacies and final performance of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson on February 2, 1959. . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Clear Lake Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

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Clear Lake, Iowa.
North Side Cerro Cordo County With Gratitude To our Veterans South Side Medal of Honor Recipient Henry I. Smith

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Early Cemetery

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Andover, New York.
Cole-Dike cemetery first burial Zeriah Dike in 1798. Revolutionary War veteran Nathaniel Dike 1747-1813 buried here.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Cisterns

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Savannah, Georgia.
Many of the city’s squares contained water cisterns to aid in firefighting. They were kept filled with water and weekly reports of the condition and water depth were made to the City Council. Their depth ranged from 9 feet 2 . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Church Baldwin United Methodist

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Baldwin, New York.
Est. 1810 as Bethel Chapel, the present sanctuary was built in 1871 by Lorenzo D. Smith, dedicated in 1872 by Bishop Harris and Pastor Nathan Hubbel.

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

Herbert Taylor

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Holley, New York.
Private, 140th NY Infantry died July 2, 1863 at Little Round Top during Battle of Gettysburg. Buried in this cemetery.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Brick House

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Massapequa, New York.
Built in 1696 by Major Thomas Jones and wife Freelove Townsend, first settlers of Massapequa, stood near this site until 1837.

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

The Lace Mill

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Patchogue, New York.
In 1880, eight men from England came To start a lace mill and in 1889 the American Lace & Manufacturing Co. began. In 1918 it merged with Plymouth Mills Corp. At its peak the mill employed 1,000 people and produced some of . . .

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

The Breakwater

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Sag Harbor, New York.
The Cormaria Retreat House was built by Frank C. Havens for his summer home. In 1902, Havens secured funds from the US Congress to build the Breakwater. Replaced in 2003, the Breakwater continues to protect the harbor from . . .

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

From Making Money To Making Art

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New York, New York.
This impressive Beaux Arts-style structure of 1898-99 was the third Bowery home of the Germania Bank, which was established in 1869 by local businessmen of German extraction. The area along and east of the Bowery – known as . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Devastating Fire

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Roscoe, New York.
On Nov 19, 1916 a 2 A.M. fire destroyed over 20 buildings in Roscoe including 2 major hotels. No lives were lost.

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