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Lumber Carts

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Long Leaf, Louisiana.
Before the 1950's the planer mill, sawmill and warehouses were connected by a series of wooden tramways. These lumber carts were used to transport rough and unfinished lumber and molding between the buildings. Some of the . . .

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

The National Road

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Grantsville, Maryland.
"...so many happy people, restless in the midst of abundance." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1840 Americans are an adventurous people. From past to present, they have used feet, horses, wagons, stagecoaches, canals, railroads, . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Long Stretch

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near Frostburg, Maryland.
As they climbed into the mountains west of Frostburg, travelers entered the longest straightaway on the National Road between Cumberland and Wheeling, West Virginia. They marveled at this long ribbon of road and christened . . .

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

Old Planer Mill Machinery

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Long Leaf, Louisiana.
Before the 1956 remodel, this equipment was used in the planer mill. It is a variety of equipment from planers to molding machines that were replaced by newer, more efficient machines in 1956. A couple of the original . . .

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Gunter Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1960, Gunter Hall opened as the new student center. Named for William A. Gunter, local attorney and former president of both the State Board of College Trustees and State Board of Education, this building originally . . .

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Simpson Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1957, I. Jewell Simpson Residence Hall for women was completed. This building was named for the State Supervisor of Elementary Schools who served as the Assistant State Superintendent of Schools for Elementary Instruction.

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

Allen Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1957 Wendell D. Allen Residence Hall for men was completed. This building was named for the member of the State Board of Education who served in 1935, 1942, 1949, and 1956, and served as Board President 1952 - 1957.

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Faculty Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1913, a new gymnasium and elementary school were completed. It was demolished in 1985.

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Old Main

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Frostburg, Maryland.
Frostburg State College was founded as a "Normal" school (two-year institution) by an act of the Maryland General Assembly in 1893. The cornerstone for Old Main, first building erected for the college, was laid in 1899. The . . .

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Old Main

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Frostburg, Maryland.
Ground was broken for Old Main on June 27, 1899. It was completed in 1900. This building was originally known as the Normal School. The colloquial use of the phrase "Old Main" was confirmed with the building's dedication in 1957.

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Cook Chapel

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1963, Cook chapel was completed. It was located in the former dining room of Frost Hall and named for Carrie Edith Ricketts Cook, an English Instructor, who taught from 1925 to 1937.

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Public Safety Building

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1983, the Public Safety Building opened. This building was formerly the Lincoln School, a public school for African-American students.

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Frost Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1919, Frost Hall opened. Named for Catherine Frost, the daughter-in-law of the founder of Frostburg, this was the first residence hall and was designated for Women.

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

Fuller House

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1968, Fuller House was acquired by the college. This building is the former residence of William Fuller, grandson of one of Old Main's builders.

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

Pullen Hall

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Frostburg, Maryland.
Pullen Hall, opened in 1959, is named for Dr. Thomas G. Pullen, Jr., State Superintendent of Schools. The building originally served as the third location of the laboratory elementary school and now houses various student service departments.

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Elisabeth Hitchens Administration Building

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Frostburg, Maryland.
In 1978, the Administration Building opened. This building was dedicated in 1982 as the Elisabeth Hitchens Administration building to honor a 40-year employee of the College. Hitchins was the institution's first registrar . . .

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The Cavalier Hotel

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Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Cavalier Hotel, completed in 1927 is emblematic of Virginia Beach’s transformation from small town to major resort during the Roaring Twenties. The hotel’s luxurious accommodations attracted visitors from across the . . .

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The Castle

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Mount Savage, Maryland.
This property The Castle has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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Barrellville Honor Roll

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Barrellville, Maryland.
World War I and World War II Veterans [Names not listed] Other Veterans Who Served Our Country [Names not listed]

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Corriganville Honor Roll

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Corriganville, Maryland.
In memory of our service men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty and to honor those who served in our Armed Forces.

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