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Sedona, Arizona.
Sedona’s earliest permanent settlers planted fruit trees as they arrived along Oak Creek. Apples and peaches seemed to grow well along with apricots and plums. Grapevines didn’t take as long to mature as fruit trees so the . . .

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

Crescenta Valley Park

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La Crescenta, California.
Between 1934 and 1957, most of this area in Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park, west of Dunsmore Avenue and south of Honolulu Avenue, was a private park owned by the German-American League. The private park, named . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Exxon

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Exxon origins can be traced to Titusville's Carter Oil, founded in 1893 by John J. Carter. Irish immigrant and Civil War veteran John J. Carter was awarded athe Medal of Honor for his bravery at the Battle of Antietam. After . . .

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

Battery Wiltsie

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
A large Federal earthwork was located back of Vine Avenue between Gay and Walnut Streets when General James Longstreet besieged Knoxville, Nov. 17-Dec. 4, 1863. The Federal defense line ran along this ridge from Fort Hill, . . .

(Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Spindletop

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Anthony F. Lucas began drilling a salt dome well with the Gladys City Company near Beaumont, Texas in 1899. When Lucas and his company ran out of money, John H. Galey and James M. Guffey, financed Lucas and formed a . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Windmill Replica

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Sag Harbor, New York.
(Lower panel:) Erected by the citizens of Sag Harbor in the year Nineteen Hundred and Sixty Six as an historic memorial to the great whaling industry which is part of our heritage. The original windmill was constructed in . . .

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

Sag Harbor Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial

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Sag Harbor, New York.
This memorial is to honor the men and women of Sag Harbor who served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Welcome to the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary

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near Augusta, Michigan.
What is a sanctuary? And why do birds need one? A sanctuary is a protected place for animals to feed, nest, and live. Many birds find a sanctuary in backyards and local parks. Finches flock to feeders. Cardinals in bright . . .

(Animals • Environment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Elio Carmichael

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, Mexico.
Elio Carmichael Elio Carmichael Jiménez, nació en Payo Obispo, en 1935, un año antes de que la ciudad cambiara su nombre al de Chetumal. Aquí y en Belice hizo sus estudios elementales y en el Distrito Federal la carrera de . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Jackson Volcano

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Jackson, Mississippi.
In the Late Cretaceous Period, shallow seas covered central Mississippi. About 75 million years ago, a volcano erupted through the seafloor creating an island surrounded by a reef. Today, these structures are located 2,900 . . .

(Environment • Natural Features • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bombings in Jewish Community

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Jackson, Mississippi.
Front Rabbi Perry Nussbaum came to Beth Israel in 1954 and was an important voice for racial justice. Working with diverse ministers, he helped found the Committee of Concern, raising money for black churches burned by the . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sylvandell

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Jackson, Mississippi.
Front In 1928, Jackson developer Lucius L. Mayes converted six acres of rugged terrain into a residential development of fully furnished, up-to-date homes with similar color schemes but in a variety of architectural styles. . . .

(20th Century • Architecture • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Belhaven University

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Jackson, Mississippi.
Belhaven College for Young Ladies was founded in 1883 at the estate of Senator Jones S. Hamilton and named for his Scottish home, “Bel Haven," translated "Beautiful Home." Fire destroyed the College in 1894 and again in 1910 . . .

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Shady Nook

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Jackson, Mississippi.
This building was once Belhaven's own full service gas station and general store, nicknamed by residents the "Shady Nook." It was originally built as a one-room structure ca. 1928 and then expanded in 1936 by architect A. . . .

(Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lampton Estate

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Jackson, Mississippi.
This Georgian Revival home was designed by architect Bem Price and built by Isaac C. Garber in 1913, for Mary D. (Terrell) and Thad B. Lampton, prominent businessman and banker who served as the state treasurer under . . .

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

Covenanter Church

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near Cherry Fork, Ohio.
In 1804, a group of Scotch-Irish Covenanters from Rockbridge County, Virginia, erected a log church on this location. In 1805, they organized the Cherry Fork Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Two brick churches were . . .

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

Sag Harbor World War II Memorial

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Sag Harbor, New York.
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Sag Harbor who served our country in World War II Adam, John · Adam, William F., Jr. · Aldrich, John · Aldrich, Robert · Alexander, Bernard · Alippo, Paul · Anderson, . . .

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Sag Harbor World War I Memorial

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Sag Harbor, New York.
In honor of the men of Sag Harbor who served in the Great War and in memory of those who gave their lives Alioto, Vincent · Archibald, Jerome F. · Avery, Charles E. · (remaining 300+ names not transcribed)

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

French Fort St. Pierre

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near Redwood, Mississippi.
Built in 1719 to protect French colonists and serve as a trading place with Native Americans, Fort St. Pierre was rebuilt with a substantial palisade and moat in 1722 by Lt. Dumont de Montigny. Although designed to house . . .

(Forts, Castles • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Louis Chimeri, Jr. Memorial

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Island Park, New York.
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(War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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