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John Ambrose Statue

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New York, New York.
This monument honors engineer John Wolfe Ambrose (1838-1899), whose vision and persistence resulted in the deep sea channel to New York Harbor, which improved the visibility of the Port of New York, making New York City the . . .

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

Plummer Park

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West Hollywood, California.
Part of lands occupied by Señora Francisca Perez under preemption law as early as 1869. Surveyed in 1871 as public lands. Deeded by Señora Perez to Eugene R. Plummer in 1877. U.S. patent issued 1880. Purchased by County of . . .

(Hispanic Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Welcome to Lake Pittsfield

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Pittsfield, Illinois.
Lake Pittsfield was built by the City of Pittsfield for water supply purposes as part of the Big Blue Creek Watershed. The first multiple purpose watershed project pursuant to the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention . . .

(Environment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Teatro de la República

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, Mexico.
Teatro de la República 1867. En este histórico edificio, se reunio el Consejo de Guerra que juzgo a Maximiliano y sus principales generales. 1917. El dia 31 de enero, se firmo la Constitucion General de la Republica que . . .

(Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Isaiah P. Walker House

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Shoreacres, Texas.
During the late 1920s, and early 1930s, the city of Shoreacres became a weekend haven for residents of nearby Houston. Families built weekend homes and boating fish camps, where they could enjoy fishing and boating . . .

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

Operating the [Hamilton] Dock

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, United Kingdom.
'Our harbour now stands among the finest in the United Kingdom.' Belfast News Letter, 2 October 1867 Hamilton Dock was filled at high tide and emptied at low tide. [Photo caption reads] Above This cross-section plan shows . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Confederate Artillery in Carlisle

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Early in the evening of July 1, 1863, Union Brig. General William F. "Baldy" Smith entered Carlisle from Bridgeport (Lemoyne) with 2,500 troops subsequent to the departure of Confederate infantry the prior day, only to find . . .

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

Nomadic in Hamilton Dock

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, United Kingdom.
Turn and listen... Find out about the dockside scene. Just a few turns of the handle will play the track. Hamilton Dock It's 1911 - Nomadic is being floated out of Hamilton Dock following her fit our. 1 Titanic in Arrol . . .

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

Historic Mackinaw City

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Mackinaw City, Michigan.


(20th Century) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Seven Gables Park

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
In 1865, J.W. Bosler purchased the tract of land on which you are now standing. Mr. Bosler planted the landscape and the magnificent trees that you see before you. The property remained in the Bosler Family for more than . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Features of the Dock

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, United Kingdom.
Select, turn, listen... Find out more about how Hamilton Graving Dock worked. Select a channel and turn the handle a few times to play each audio track. 1 Keel blocks 2 Caisson 3 Diver Time spent by ships in the dock was . . .

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

World War II Marine Divisions Memorial

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Catonsville, Maryland.
Dedicated to the U.S. Marine Divisions (FMF) World War II To all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country by the Maryland Chapter First Marine Division Association 1996 Flag Pole Erected by . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Moorish Fountain and Indian Community Laundry

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Santa Barbara, California.
Built in 1808 En beneficio de la humanidad by the Franciscan Padres

(Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ramey Field

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Sanford, Florida.
Ramey Field Dedicated To LCDR Robert W. Ramey United States Navy 1920 - 1958 Who sacrificed his life on June 2, 1958 saving the lives of his crew members when the A3D aircraft, of which he was pilot, crashed February 6, 1959 . . .

(Air & Space • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

90 First Street

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Troy, New York.
Built in the early 1800's, 90 First Street purchased by Daniel Robinson and his wife, the former Lucinda Conkling, in 1852. Known for his business acumen and tenacity, Mr. Robinson was the force behind the creation of the . . .

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

Old Columbia Baptist Church and Meeting House

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Cincinnati, Ohio.
The first meetinghouse of the Columbia Baptist Church- the earliest in Ohio- stood on this site. In 1787, Captain Benjamin Stites traveled down the Ohio River with supplies to assist the new settlements in Kentucky. Captain . . .

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

Lincoln Memorial Shrine

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Redlands, California.
As did their friends the Smiley brothers, Robert and Alma Watchorn contributed greatly to Redlands’ cultural life. A labor organizer, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island, and oilman who experienced the American . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

West Village

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Princeton, Massachusetts.
Samuel Woods held Princeton's first school in his home in 1764. Bullock's Stand, Richardson's Tavern, a blacksmith, wheel wright and shoe factory were established by 1830. The Methodist Church was built in 1840 and the . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Maryland Naval Monument

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Baltimore, Maryland.
(east side) Maryland’s tribute to her loyal sons who served in the United States Navy during the War for the Preservation of the Union. (north side) Port Royal • November 7th, 1861 Monitor & Merrimack • March 9th, 1862 New . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hon. Lieut. Spencer Clack

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Sevierville, Tennessee.
Pioneer settler of Sevier Co. Named Sevier Co. for his friend the great John Sevier Member Convention 1796 Member Legislature 1801 Served under Gen. Washington in Revolutionary War Erected by The Spencer Clack Chapter . . .

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