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Inclenberg

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New York, New York.
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(Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hiram Halle (1867-1944)

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Pound Ridge, New York.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio to German Jewish immigrants, Hiram Halle bought his first house in Pound Ridge on Trinity Pass Road, February 1929. From 1916-1944 he was head of the petrochemical giant, Universal Oil Products. From . . .

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George Westinghouse

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Rotterdam, New York.
Born October 6, 1846 Central Bridge, New York Died March 12, 1914 Buried in Arlington National Cemetery Educated in Schenectady Attended Union College Civil War Veteran of the Union Army and Navy 1863,1865 Founded . . .

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Christ Church

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Bunker Hill, West Virginia.
300 yards west is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in West Virginia. Built in 1740 by Morgan Morgan. Five Revolutionary soldiers buried in church yard. Used as a barracks during war between the states.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Home Theatre 1916-1951

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Capitol Hill, District of Columbia.
Designed 1916 in Moorish Revival Style Architect William S. Plager (1860-1946) Photo: circa 1926 Goode Collection Library of Congress Redesigned 1941 in Art Deco Style Architect Mihran Mesrobian (1889-1975) Photo: 1950 Wymer . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Wreck of the Nahum Chapin

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Patchogue, New York.
The Nahum Chapin was a 145 foot three -masted schooner built in Rockland, Maine in 1882. On January 2, 1897, while on its way from Baltimore to Boston with a cargo of coal the ship ran aground due to a fierce winter storm . . .

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

Oxtankah Archaeological Site

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Oxtankah Zona arqueológica Patriomonio Cultural de Quintana Roo y de la Nación El nombre con el que se conoce esta ciudad fue asignado en la década de los treinta del siglo XX y se ignora el original. La traducción de . . .

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

The Wreck of the Louis V. Place

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Patchogue, New York.
On February 8, 1895, the Louis V. Place, a 163 foot three masted schooner, succumbed to wild weather and freezing temperatures while transporting coal from Baltimore to New York. The pounding snow and relentless waves . . .

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

Fort of San Felipe

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Fuerte de San Felipe El Fuerte de San Felipe fue construido en 1733 por ordenes de Don Antonio de Figueroa y Silva, Capitán General de Yucatán, para proteger a la población de Bacalar de los frecuentes ataques piratas y . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

August Bondi (1833-1907)

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Salina, Kansas.
“August Bondi was born July 21, 1831, in Vienna, Austria. The Bondis, Jewish European refugees, fled the Austrian Empire after the failed revolutions of 1848 and settled in St. Louis, Missouri. August Bondi moved to . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Moat of the Fort of San Felipe

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, Mexico.
Foso El foso es una trinchera profunda, excavada para formar una barrera contra ataques a las murallas del Castillo. La fosa dificultaba el acceso de los ejércitos enemigos. La fosa ahora se ha convertido en jardín con . . .

(Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Louisiana 26th Infantry

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
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(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
C S Headquarters Forney's-Bowen's Division Army of Vicksburg Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen May 18-July 4, 1863 Near the "Yoste" House

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

A Bustling Village

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Tybee Island, Georgia.
In front of you, reaching to the North Channel, a busy village supported Fort Pulaski. Originally built to house workers constructing the fort, the village became an extension of the post. How people used village buildings . . .

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

Soldier of Liberty

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Tybee Island, Georgia.
Casimir Pulaski became a national hero in Poland when he fought for Polish liberty against Russian and Prussian forces in 1771. A year later, Poland lost the fight and Pulaski was forced to flee his homeland. He met Benjamin . . .

(Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sheltering Crown

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Tybee Island, Georgia.
This is the historic cupola that topped the Cockspur Island Lighthouse. The cupola protected the powerful Fresnel lens at the top of the lighthouse tower. In 1995, preservation staff discovered several structural cracks in . . .

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

Buildings & Housing

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, United Kingdom.
[Historic photo captions read] 1. Residents of Tea Lane built in 1832 2. Great Victoria St Presbyterian Church 3. A typical kitchen in Tea Lane 4. Mabel Street School 5. A living room scene in Tea Lane 6. A Sandy Row . . .

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People

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, United Kingdom.
[Historic photo captions read] 1. Mr R. J. Moss, Headmaster of Mabel St. School from 1886-1921 2. Saturday night dancing at the Orange Hall in Sandy Row 3. John Brown pictured outside his popular 'Ribbon Shop' 4. A . . .

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1927 Van Hoosen Calf Barn/1927 Van Hoosen Bull Barn

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Rochester Hills, Michigan.
The Calf Barn was built in 1927 and housed the newborn calves. Newborns were raised by farm workers. Very early one morning the 'phone rang. Morris' voice came over it: "Retta just 'dropped' a bull calf". I thrilled. Retta . . .

(Agriculture • Animals) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Victory Garden

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Capitol Hill, District of Columbia.
Victory Gardens, also called War Gardens, were planted both at private residences and on public land during World War I and World War II to reduce the pressure on the public food supply brought on by the war effort. The AOC . . .

(Natural Resources • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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