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U.S. Battery K,

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Vickburg, Mississippi.
Capt. Benjamin F. Rodgers. A detachment of the battery served one 8-inch Columbiad in this position from about June 21 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863.

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

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Westbury, New York.
Founded in 1834 by freed men and women as the New Light Baptist Church, this is the second religious institution in Westbury. It was renamed Westbury A.M.E. Zion Church in 1892 The first edifice at this location was built . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Korean War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
Men from many parts of the British Isles, but predominately from every community and part of Ireland, fought with the RUR in the ‘Happy Valley’ battle in defence of Seoul, capital of South Korea The memorial above was . . .

(War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Clock Tower

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, Mexico.
Torre del Relox La desaparecida Torre del Relox, ubicada entre las avenidas 2 de Abril y 22 de Marzo, hoy avenida Héroes y Carmen Ochoa de Merino fue construida por Antonino Sangri y tenía una altura de 15 metros. La última . . .

(Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Clock Tower

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, Mexico.
Torre del Relox Al ser declarada Payo Obispo como nueva capital del Territorio Federal en 1915, en este lugar se erigió un monumento conmemorativo en el cual se instaló un faro para la navegación y el reloj que antes . . .

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

Canal System of Del Rio

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Del Rio, Texas.
Crude irrigation systems, drawing water from San Felipe Springs and Creek, were first devised by Indian and Spanish inhabitants of this area. Anglo-American settlers also saw the need for irrigation in this arid region, and . . .

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

Cementerio Loma De La Cruz

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near Del Rio, Texas.
Early land developer Paula Losoya Taylor Rivers (ca. 1830-1902) realized that the people of Del Rio's Mexican Colony had no official cemetery in which to bury their dead. She donated four acres to be designated as a cemetery . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mason-Foster House

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Del Rio, Texas.
A native of New York, local businessman James H. Mason (1835-1916) constructed his home here shortly after he purchased the site in 1887. He later developed a spring on the property for mineral baths and a medicinal drink. . . .

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

Max and Anna Stool

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Del Rio, Texas.
Jewish merchant Max Stool (d. 1972) emigrated to the U.S. from an area of Russia once part of Poland. Settling first in Chicago, he came to Del Rio in 1904 while on a train trip to California and decided to stay. He sold . . .

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

Morris Park World War I Memorial

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South Richmond Hill, New York.
Dedicated to the sons of Morris Park and vicinity who served in the World War 1917-18 and in loving remembrance of the following men who made the supreme sacrifice Charles F. Albrecht · Louis E. Ammarell · Edward M. . . .

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

Maurice A. Fitzgerald Playground

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Ozone Park, New York.
This playground is named in honor of dedicated politician and public servant Maurice A. FitzGerald (1897-1951). FitzGerald was born in Brooklyn and attended Boys’ High School and the New Lots Evening High School. He began . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Texaco

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Texaco was formed at Spindletop in1901 by Joseph Cullinan and Arnold Schlaet as the Texas Fuel Company. Culliman served as president and general manager of Texaco. Joseph Cullinan was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and lived . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Bristol Union Railway Station

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Bristol, Virginia.
The Rev. James King donated land for railroad facilities here in 1848, before the town of Bristol took root early in the 1850s. The first passenger train arrived on 1 Oct. 1856 on the railroad later known as the Norfolk and . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gnadenhuetten

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania.
Gnadenhuetten. The Moravian mission of this name was built in 1746 to accommodate the growing number of Mohican and Delaware Indian converts. It was the first white settlement in present-day Carbon County. It was burned on . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Strawbridge Home for Boys

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Sykesville, Maryland.
This stone gate was part of the original entrance to The Strawbridge Home for Boys Old Sykesville Road, MD Route 32 Sykesville, Maryland 1924-1959 The Strawbridge Home was dedicated to the protection, training and . . .

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

In This Place

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Sitka, Alaska.
The first American flag was raised by a colorguard from Company F, 9th Infantry, to signify the transfer of Alaska from czarist Russia. The first 49 star American flag was raised on July 4, 1959, by a colorguard from the . . .

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

Yellow Meeting House

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Stillwater, New York.
Built 1764 at Stillwater. Later removed to this spot. First congregational church in northern New York.

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

A “Considerable Force”

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near Lorton, Virginia.
Gunston Hall in the Masons' time included many structures, roads, gardens, and far-off landscapes built or tended by the Masons' enslaved workers. Today, the mansion house remains the largest surviving physical site of their . . .

(African Americans • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

C.S. Company C,

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Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Capt. Alexander Chust. The company was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, attached to Loring’s Division. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to Vicksburg and served two 6-pounder guns and . . .

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

Lest We Forget

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Vicksburg, Mississippi.
These headstones represent soldiers from Louisiana and Mississippi who died at the hospitals located at Mississippi Springs and Coopers Wells. These soldiers from the Army of Mississippi died from disease contracted through . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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