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Hamilton Dock Stone Construction

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, United Kingdom.
To ensure good quality work, the commissioners hired a mason specialising in dock construction, who was paid £2 5s 0d per week. This was over four times the amount a worker in a country mill earned. —————————————— Sandstone . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hamilton Dock Stone Construction

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, United Kingdom.
Only the very best quality stone was used for dock construction. The Belfast Harbor Commissioners visited the site regularly to inspect progress. —————————————— Irregular stonework was used to strengthen the dock walls. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Building the Dock 1864-1867 / Belfast's Industrial Growth

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, United Kingdom.
[Front] Building the Dock 1864-1867 The construction of the dock began in February 1864 and was finished within three years. Four hundred and fifty men were employed to build the graving dock and the adjoining basin. The . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dwight and Kate Wade House

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Sevierville, Tennessee.
This Property Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Serpent Mound

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near Peebles, Ohio.
One of North America’s most spectacular effigy mounds, Serpent Mound is a gigantic earthen sculpture representative of a snake. Built on a spur of rock overlooking Ohio Brush Creek around 1000 A.D. by the Fort Ancient . . .

(Landmarks • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Milwaukee Road Depot

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Marinette, Wisconsin.
The Marinette Train Depot was constructed by the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad in 1903 to replace an earlier depot which dated to the 1880's. The depot is a one story Queen Anne style structure with a rectangular . . .

(Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Eugenia Duke Bridge

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Greenvile, South Carolina.
1881-1917 • Eugenia Thomas Slade Duke is born on October 20, 1881 in Columbus, Georgia. She marries Harry Cuthbert Duke on April 30, 1900. Together with their only child, Martha, the family moves to Greenville in 1917. • The . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ludington Hotel

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Escanaba, Michigan.
In 1864, E. Gaynor built the Gaynor House hotel, which he renamed Ludington House in 1871. after lumberman Nelson Ludington. In the late 1800s proprietor John Christie enlarged the hotel and renamed the establishment the New . . .

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Fish Lake Valley

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Dyer, Nevada.
This valley was settled when the Palmetto Mining District was discovered in 1866. In the 1870's the Griffing & Wyman's, as well as the Pacific Borax Works, were extracting borax at Fish Lake. The Carson and Columbus Stage . . .

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

West Union Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church / Reverend John Graham

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West Union, Ohio.
Members of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church settled in Adams County as early as 1797. The West Union congregation was organized in 1812, and a lot was purchased for the construction of a public house of worship. . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Adams County Heritage Center

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West Union, Ohio.
This structure erected 1835 as Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Congregation organized in 1812. Many members active participants in Underground Railroad. Church closed 1894. Oscar C. Roebuck operated mortuary here . . .

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Cowboy Copas / The Oklahoma Cowboy

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West Union, Ohio.
Country music writer and recording star Lloyd Estel Copas was born on July 15, 1913 on Moon Hollow near Blue Creek in Adams County, Ohio. Reared by musical parents, he learned to play the guitar and fiddle at an early age . . .

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Leading Seaman James Magennis, VC

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, United Kingdom.
Submariner Born in Belfast ——————————— Acting Leading Seaman James Joseph Magennis VC, Royal Navy Was born in Belfast Awarded the VC for his action on 31 July 1945 when, as HM Submarine XE3 diver with total disregard for . . .

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

Walbach Tower

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New Castle, New Hampshire.
From Colonial times through World War II to the present day, Fort Point has played a strategic role in the defense of our coastline. Walbach Tower, built in 1814 during the War of 1812, was one of Fort Point's more . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Roseau Bayfront

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, Dominica.
Roseau Cruise Ship Berth Left: The origins of our main streets are based on footpaths leading to and from the market and landing place at the old harbour. Where you now stand is the site of the old harbour. Below: View of . . .

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

Walbach Tower

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New Castle, New Hampshire.
Nearby Walbach Tower is one of several built along the Atlantic coast during the War of 1812. Its builder, John de Barth Walbach, came to America from France in 1797. He joined the U.S. Army the following year and rose in . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Anglican Church

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, Dominica.
Anglican Church 1820 A permanent Anglican church was constructed on current site. British government funded the construction of the church for £6,500. It was built in the style of the Regency period which consists of a . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bradford Tavern

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West Union, Ohio.
The Bradford Tavern, West Union’s first inn built circa 1804, served the Maysville-Zanesville stagecoach route and such travelers as Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, and Santa Anna. After 1840, it was continued as the Marlatt . . .

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Methodist Church

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, Dominica.
Methodist Church 1787 First Methodist missionary, Dr. Thomas Coke arrived. It was originally a dwelling house. 1800 The lot where the church is now was initially leased to Catholics who later converted to Wesleyan Methodism. . . .

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

Pioneer County Seat / Camp Hamer

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West Union, Ohio.
A short distance south of Zane’s Trace, West Union was established by an act of the Ohio Legislature on April 13, 1803, as the seat of Adams County. West Union was surveyed in the spring of the following year, and became . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • Political Subdivisions • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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