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1951 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
Feb. 10 – 159.9 mile Sportsmen’s Race. 1st – Gober Sosebee, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Frankie Schneider; 3rd Tim Flock Feb. 11 –1 59.9 mile Grand National Race. 1st –Marshall Teague., -‘ 51 Hudson; 2nd – Tim Flock, ’50 Lincoln; 3rd – . . .

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

South Ward School Site

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Clearwater, Florida.
In 1873, the first school under public administration in present-day Pinellas County was established in a log structure originally built for the Midway Baptist Church in the area of what is now the Clearwater Municipal . . .

(Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Building the Dock 1864-1867 / Hamilton Dock

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, United Kingdom.
[Front] Building the Dock 1864-1867 The construction of Hamilton Dock began in February 1864 and was finished within three years. [Top blue inset caption reads] This is the office of the Deputy Harbour Master, whose . . .

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

Holcombe Rucker Park

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New York, New York.
Holcombe Rucker (1926-1965) is remembered here for the major basketball tournaments he founded at this court, and for the generations of players that emerged under his wing. Born and raised in Manhattan and schooled at . . .

(African Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Morne Bruce Garrison

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, Dominica.
Morne Bruce Garrison The Defence of Roseau Dominica was ceded to Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1763. To keep the island under her rule, Britain had to defend it from the French. Some small forts were started in 1765. . . .

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

Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria / Chiesa di Santa Caterina D'Allesandria

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, Italy.
Sec. XVII - stile barocco - costruita sull' odeon romano - la statua della santa e' datata 1493 - altrua statua sulla la facciata notevole la cripta - XVIIth Century - Baroque - built on the site of the Roman Odeon - the . . .

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

Morne Bruce Garrison

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, Dominica.
Morne Bruce Garrison North Point Battery Cannon and Signaling Station To get messages up and down the coast, Captain James Bruce organised a line of signal stations. The signals were a combination of gun salutes and flag . . .

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

Lafferty Funeral Collection

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West Union, Ohio.
The William Lafferty Memorial Funeral and Carriage Collection shows the development of the funeral business since the mid-180Os through an exhibit of caskets, funeral clothing, and hearses collected and preserved by James . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Poop Deck

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, United Kingdom.
From the quayside, third-class passengers boarded Nomadic through gates on either side of the poop deck, separated from the first and second-class passengers. Then they descended the stairway to enter the third-class deck. . . .

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

Paul Ellis, III Overlook

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Greenville, South Carolina.
Paul B. Ellis, III was the City of Greenville's Parks and Recreation Director from 1978 until 2008. During his tenure he guided the development of many parks and recreation facilities that are integral to Greenville's . . .

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

The Wolf Store

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Temecula, California.
This structure, one of the oldest surviving buildings in Riverdale County, was constructed in 1866 and served as a general store along the Southern Emigrant Trail and also as Temecula's post office from 1870 to 1882. Louis . . .

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

Treaty of Temecula

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Temecula, California.
In this adobe, January 5, 1852, Treaty of Peace and Friendship entered into at village of Temecula between United States and San Luis Rey Kahwea,and Cocomcahra Indians. Treaty important factor furthering relations between . . .

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

Nick Strange

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Greenville, South Carolina.
• Mentor • Coach • Weightlifter • Role Model • • Friend to All • Beginning about 1970, on this location in the basement of the Phyllis Wheatley Center, Nick Strange taught and mentored young men in not only the sport of . . .

(Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Camp Ripley / Camp Ammen

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Ripley, Ohio.
With news of hostilities at Fort Sumter in South Carolina, Ripley men formed one of Ohio’s first military units and established Camp Ripley on what was the 12-acre Ripley Fairgrounds. Chosen as Captain was West Point . . .

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

Immaculate Conception Church

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Fairbanks, Alaska.
By August, 1904, when a Catholic priest arrived in Fairbanks, all choice lots in the center of town were taken. Father Francis Monroe, a Jesuit missionary, selected land at the edge of town, bordering the Chena River. The . . .

(Churches & Religion • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rocky Mountain Fashion

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Denver, Colorado.
“Your ruffle shirts, standing collars and all kinds of fine clothing had better be left in your wardrobe at home. Discard all cotton or linen clothing; adapt yourself at once to woolen and leather; provide yourself with . . .

(Natural Resources • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cherry Creek Emigrant's Song

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Denver, Colorado.
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(Natural Resources • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Private Profits and the Public Good

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Denver, Colorado.
Unlike San Francisco, which the Spanish founded as a mission, and Salt Lake City, which the Mormons started as a communal religious utopia, Denver originated as a place to make money. From the beginning, the town aspired to . . .

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

Reverence for Water: Feeding the Body, Feeling the Spirit

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Greenville, South Carolina.
The Cherokee were highly dependent on rivers and smaller waterways and developed a very strong connection with water that manifested itself both spiritually and practically. Cherokee villages and towns were located in close . . .

(Native Americans • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cherokee in the Upcountry / Beginnings of Greenville Water

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Greenville, South Carolina.
Cherokee in the Upcountry The watersheds surrounding Greenville County were long ago home to Pisgah societies (AD 1000-AD 1450) and their descendants, the Cherokee. Archeological evidence of the Pisgah societies has been . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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