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Rock Castle Gorge

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near Woolwine, Virginia.
The gorge is best seen from Rocky Knob's summit, where one can look into the valley 1800 feet below. An old road parallels the creek through the gorge. Initially a trail and later a wagon road, the old road has reverted to . . .

(Agriculture • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ira Cemetery Information Board

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near Bath, Ohio.
This is the original home of Jonathan Hale drawn by Albert Ruger. It is based on the recollection of James Hale as depicted in Old Homesteads of the Hale Hammond Pioneers complied by C. 0. Hale. Jonathan Hale arrived in . . .

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

Shaw Cemetery

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near Bath, Ohio.
In 1928, Samuel and Charlotte Hale Shaw came to Bath Township from Bristol, New York. They purchased 145 acres of land where Samuel, a carpenter, built a two-story frame house. They had six children; two died in infancy. . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Leaders of Jinotega

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, Nicaragua.
Homenaje a los primeros ediles del Departamento de Jinotega Juan Gonzalez Z. · Jose Ma. Rivera · Rosalio Herrera · Encarnacion Zeledon · Domingo Estrada · Francisco Montenegro · Toribio Blandon · Vicente Rizo · Alesio . . .

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

Parish House of Jinotega

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, Nicaragua.
Casa Parroquial de Jinotega Edificada por el Sr. Cura Canonigo Ruben Baltodano Alfaro Año 1958 a 1960 Gratitud a sus benefactores. English translation: The Parish House of Jinotega Built by the Canonical Priest Rubén . . .

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

Ghent Woolen Mill

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Ghent, Ohio.
The Ghent Woolen Mill was one of at least thirteen mills built in the Yellow Creek Valley to take advantage of the water power available in the creek’s 400-foot fall across Bath Township. Erected by Messrs. Allen and Bloom . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hero of the Red River

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
A Wisconsin Pioneer One of the founders of Wisconsin Dells, Joseph Bailey completed the first dam across the Wisconsin River here in 1859. Opposition from upriver lumbermen required the dam's removal in 1860. Bailey's dream . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Cathedral of Matagalpa

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, Nicaragua.
Iglesia Jubilar 2013 cien años de la provincia eclesiástica de Nicaragua 2014 noventa años de la diócesis de Matagalpa. 2016 Año Jubilar De la misericordia English translation: Jubilee Church of Matagalpa 2013 - One hundred . . .

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

Long Leaf Sawmill

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Long Leaf, Louisiana.
This is the log pnd area. The log pond was in service from 1895, (when the logging railroad was built) until 1954, when the mill was closed for the first time. After the 1957 rebuilding and the conversion of logging to . . .

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

Buffalo Mountain

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near Woolwine, Virginia.
Rising to 3,972 feet, Buffalo Mountain is an old and familiar landmark to local residents. Mothers would tell their children that they could go anywhere in a day as long as they could see "the buffalo." The great hump towers . . .

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

James Alexander Tract Boundary

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Roanoke, Virginia.
This tree marked the boundary line of a 150 acre tract of land conveyed to James Alexander for 15 shillings by George III, King of England, August 3, 1771.

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Torteras Village Indian Trail

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Roanoke, Virginia.
This tablet marks an Indian trail from a Torteras village in the fork of Roanoke River and Tinker Creek, joining the Indian Warrior’s Trail, the Great Path, which passed through Buford’s Gap, the Big Lick, now a part of . . .

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

The People of the Greater Clonard

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, United Kingdom.
This plaque is dedicated to the People of the Greater Clonard who have resisted and still resist the occupation of our country by Britain. We acknowledge with pride the sacrifices they made throughout every decade. Their . . .

(Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Carlos Fonseca Amador

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, Nicaragua.
Carlos Fonseca Amador Es de los muertos que nunca mueran Nacio en Matagalpa el 23 de Junio de 1936 Cayó en Combate el 8 de Noviembre de 1976 Héroe Nacional 50 Aniversario F.S.L.N. Patria Libre o Morir 2011 “Unidad Por el . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

General José Francisco Morazán Quezada

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

Red River and Gulf RR Locomotive #106

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Long Leaf, Louisiana.
Red River and Gulf #106 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive works in September, 1923. It is a 4-6-0 type locomotive and is very similar to Crowell #400. Its builders number was 57203 and it cost $29,520. #106 was the last . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Indian Archers of Matagalpa

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, Nicaragua.
Homenaje a los Héroes Nacionales Indios Flecheros de Matagalpa “La participación de 60 Indios Flecheros de Matagalpa fue determinante en la gloriosa Batalla de San Jacinto el 14 de Septiembre del año 1856, para vencer y . . .

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

Heroes Fallen in the Liberation of Jinotepe

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, Nicaragua.
F.S.L.N. Heroes caídos en la liberación de Jinotepe Julio 1970-1998 Vilcar Muñoz · Daniel Roa – Justo Rufino Garay · Martin Castellon A. Cmdt. Paco · Erik Castellon · Rolando Orozco Hoy igual que ayer la unidad y solidaridad . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Monument to Nicaraguan Revolutions

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, Nicaragua.
Patria y Libertad Firma de Sandino ¡Honor y Gloria a Nuestros Heroes y Martires! Carazo, Jinotepe 5 de Julio 2010 “Honor y Gloria a Nuestros Heroes y Martires” “Nosotros iremos hacia el sol de la libertad o hacia la muerte y . . .

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

The Patrick Henry

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Roanoke, Virginia.
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark Established in 1925

(Landmarks • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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