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La maison rurale en Nouvelle-France / The Rural House in New France

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Rimouski, Quebec.
L'emblématique maison de la vallée du Saint-Laurent, associée aux origines françaises de la colonie, résulte en fait d'une lente et riche transformation, qui s'amorce au XVIIe siècle et se poursuit jusqu'aux XIXe siècle. . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Winnebago County, Iowa Veterans Memorial

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Forest City, Iowa.
World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Peacetime America One has to leave it to understand and truly love it. One has to sit in isolation and yearn for it, and once one has experienced the yearning, . . .

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

General William Irvine

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Warren, Pennsylvania.
In honor of General William Irvine, born near Enniskillen, Ireland in 1740, died in Phila. July 1804, who served with distinction in the War of the Revolution, who surveyed and laid out Warren in the year 1795, and whose . . .

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

SUNY Farmingdale

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East Farmingdale, New York.
Founded 1912 State University of New York College at Farmingdale The oldest public college on Long Island Established to serve the downstate community

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

Suffolk County

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East Farmingdale, New York.
Organized Nov. 1, 1683 One of the original counties of the Province of New York Originally East Riding Of Yorkshire

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

Eyewitness to History

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Camden, New Jersey.
Eyewitness to History This massive gun barrel sitting before you was once mounted inside Turret 1 of the battleship USS New Jersey. During the epic battles of World War II and the Korean War this gun barrel, along with the . . .

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

Battleship New Jersey

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Camden, New Jersey.
Battleship New Jersey The USS New Jersey (BB-62) launched from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on December 7, 1942, and served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and as part of a multinational force of . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Arthur F. White

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Bethpage, New York.
Funeral home - Bethpage- 1946 5 generations funeral dirs. Previous home - circa - 1910 Albert and Katherine Guerin prominent community family

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

L.I. Motor Pkwy

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Bethpage, New York.
First parkway in America built for the automobile & famed Vanderbilt Cup Races Ground breaking in Central Park (Bethpage) June 6 1908

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

Jessie "Bear" Howard

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Sedona, Arizona.
In California, conflicts between sheepherders and cattlemen were common. In a dispute, Jessie Jefferson Howard accidently killed a sheepherder. After turning himself in he was sent to San Quentin. Jessie was able to escape . . .

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

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Westbury, New York.
The first African Methodist Church to be organized in the Village Of Westbury. Started by a group of former congregants of the New Light Baptist Church

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

Heart of Sedona

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Sedonaa, Arizona.
The original ‘heart’ of Sedona was the location of our first hotel, first post office, first school, first store, first church services, first patented homestead, and first institutional employer – the US Forest Service. . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library

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Westbury, New York.
Children's Library Robert Bacon Memorial 1924 One of the first libraries in the world specifically dedicated as a children's library. The building and art were privately endowed by Martha Bacon in memory of her husband . . .

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

The Native Americans at the Mines of Spain

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Dubuque, Iowa.
Mines of Spain Recreation Area There is evidence of prehistoric Native American cultures, some dating back as many as 8,000 years. Mounds, village sites, rock shelters, trading post sites, and campsites dot the landscape of . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Wharf Street

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Sag Harbor, New York.
This is the site of Wharf Street - a block-long maze of stacked lumber, barrells, jostling horse-drawn wagons and carriages; of sea captains, sailors, harpooners, stevedores, and tradesmen; of coopers, boatyards, sailmakers . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Black Hawk

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Rockford, Illinois.
Black Hawk (or Black Sparrow Hawk as he was originally known) led a dissident band of Sauk and Fox Indians into the Rock River Valley of northwest Illinois in the spring of 1832 in an attempt to reclaim tribal lands from . . .

(Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Long Wharf

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Sag Harbor, New York.
was the scene of great whaling activity. It was built in 1770 and was crowded with refugees to Connecticut in 1776.

(War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former American Female Guardian Society’s Home for the Friendless

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The Bronx, New York.
The Home for the Friendless, also known as the Woody Crest Home, was constructed in 1901-02 to the design of prominent architect William B. Tuthill. Built for abandoned and needy children, the home was established by the . . .

(Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bethpage Hamlet

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Bethpage, New York.
1687 T. Powell obtains land 1695 Deed Bethpage Purchase 1857 Name Jerusalem Station 1867 Renamed Central Park 1936 Changed To Bethpage

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

Stephen Mack

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Rockford, Illinois.
Stephen Mack, a fur trader who lived among the Potowatomi and Winnebago Indians in the Rock River Valley, is generally considered to be the first white settler in Winnebago County. In 1829, Mack laid claim to property near . . .

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