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Winchester, Ohio – 1815 / Morgan’s Raid – 1863

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Winchester, Ohio.
Winchester, Ohio. Founded November 8, 1815 by General Joseph Darlinton and named for his Virginia birthplace. Winchester was incorporated in 1864 and later became the eastern terminus of the Cincinnati and Eastern Railway . . .

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Department of Water and Power

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Los Angeles, California.
From pueblo to metropolis, the history of the City of Los Angeles is indelibly linked with the development of community water and power supplies. This building is dedicated to that enduring relationship past, present and . . .

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

John Wayne & His Sedona Connection

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Sedona, Arizona.
His first time as producer John Wayne was to also star in the film “Angel and the Badman”. He had been to Sedona to film his 1944 movie “Tall in the Saddle”. The owner of the local film outfitter and catering company invited . . .

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

Early Tourism

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Sedona, Arizona.
Soldiers from Camp Verde were early tourists to Sedona, enjoying the beauty, cooler temperatures and Oak Creek as a break from the camp. As early as 1895, Lou Thomas turned Bear Howard’s cabin into a two-story hunting . . .

(Entertainment • Environment • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Maltaville

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Malta, New York.
Maltaville, ca. 1764, earliest settlement first named Malt-ville due to nearby malt brewery. Community supported several industries, church and P.O. designated a Malta landmark 1999

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

Abraham Blumer

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Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Abraham Blumer 1736-1822 Born in Grabs, Switzerland. Chaplain of the first battalion Northampton County Militia, 1781, is buried in this cemetery. He ministered to the Reformed congregations of Jordan, Union Egypt and . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Schenectady 27th Division World War I Memorial

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Schenectady, New York.
Be it our task to save in memory of the life you gave those rights for which your blood was shed names were not transcribed

(War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Andrés Quintana Roo

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, Mexico.
Andrés Quintana Roo 1787-1851 Prócer de la Independencia de México. Integrante del Congreso de Anáhuac Redactó la primera Declaración de Independencia de México. En su honor lleva sus apellidos nuestro estado. English . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Captain Brian C. Hickey Memorial

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Bethpage, New York.
This monument is dedicated in loving memory of Captain Brian C. Hickey Rescue Company 4 Fire Department, City of New York Captain Hickey along with 342 other firefighters made the supreme sacrifice defending the City of New . . .

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

Chetumaleñas

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, Mexico.
Chetumaleñas El antiguo territorio de quintana roo, sentó sus bases más sólidas durante el periodo de gobierno del Gral. Rafael E. Melgar (1935-1940), periodo que la historia y muchos de sus lugareños reconocen como “La . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Avery Homestead

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East Patchogue, New York.
(right plaque:) Site of a homestead. This is part of land sold by Tobaccus, Sachem of Unkechaug Indians, to Gov. John Winthrop of Connecticut in 1664, extending from Bellport through Bluepoint, from Great South Bay to the . . .

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

Frederick Temple

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, United Kingdom.
To the illustrious memory of Frederick Temple 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava KP. 1826 - 1902 Governor-General of Canada Viceroy of India Ambassador at St Petersburg Constantinople Rome and Paris H.M.Lieutenant of the . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Union 76 Gasoline

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Created in part by Cherrytree-born brothers Milton and Lyman Stewart, Union Oil Company of California was formed in 1890. After an early start not far from here in the Shamburg oil field, and serving in the Civil War, Lyman . . .

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

Stone Turnpike Marker

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Woodstock, Vermont.
Stone Turnpike Marker dated 1802 showing southern terminus of the Royalton and Woodstock Turnpike which opened for traffic in the spring of 1802

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dery Silk Mill

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Catasauqua, Pennsylvania.
Here was D. George Dery's first Pennsylvania silk mill, built 1897 and later enlarged. By 1914, Dery had 15 mills in this state and one in Massachusetts, employing some 4,000 people; was considered the world's largest . . .

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

Businesses of Yesteryear

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, Mexico.
Comercios de Antaño El Cid Campeador Otro comercio de muchos recuerdos en la Avenida Héroes “El Cid Campeador”, de Don Ricardo Eljure. Casa del Campesino Edificio que hoy alberga oficinas, la actividad que por muchos años lo . . .

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

Wyandanch Veterans Memorial

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Wyandanch, New York.
In Memorial A. Grey · W. Houston · K. Hurley · E. Johnson · H.L. Johnson, Sr. · W. Powell · C. Pugh · G. Williams · La. F. Hardiman · A. Graham · R. Johnson · W. Speight · R. Thomas · W. Speight · R. Thomas · Fred . . .

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

All Saints Episcopal School

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Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Established as All Saints' Episcopal College, this girls' boarding school was chartered in 1907. William Mercer Green Hall, built In 1908, was named for Mississippi's first Episcopal bishop. The Dioceses of Louisiana and . . .

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

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

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, Mexico.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 1753-1811 Padre de la Patria Sacerdote y Revolucionario Novohispano Inició la Guerra de Independencia de México en 1810 Dirigió militar y políticamente la primera parte de este movimiento Fue . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José María Morelos y Pavón

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, Mexico.
José María Morelos y Pavón 1765-1815 Siervo de la Nación Sacerdote, militar insurgente y patriota mexicano Organizó y fue artífice de la segunda etapa (1811-1815) de la Guerra de Independencia Mexicana. Napoleon Bonaparte, . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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