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Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain

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, Germany.
Klassizistischer Pumpen-brunnen - 1832 an der ehemaligen Hl.-Geist- Kapelle aufgestellt als Ersatz eines Rokokobrunnens von 1768, dessen allegorische "Tugendstatue” über- nommen wurde. - (English translation:) Classical . . .

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Keel Blocks

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These blocks originally sat at the bottom of Hamilton Dock. They were used to support ships' hulls. You can see similar blocks under Nomadic's keel.

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

Henry Morrison Flagler

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Bellevue, Ohio.
A founder of the Standard Oil Company, Henry Morrison Flagler spent his formative years in Bellevue and began his business career here in 1844, building his home near this site in 1858. He first became associated with John . . .

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

Hamilton Dock By Numbers

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, United Kingdom.
Hamilton Graving Dock opened in 1867. It was almost twice the size of No. 2 Graving Dock which had been completed in 1826. 3 million gals The dock holds approximately 3 million gallons of water, the same volume as five and . . .

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

Freedom’s Landing

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Ripley, Ohio.
(west-facing tablet) The men who wrought for Liberty were the forerunners of the Abolition Movement culminating in the Civil War. • They were the intermediaries between the anti-slavery men of the American Revolution and the . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

House of Ambrose Clark

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Westbury, New York.
Built by Ambrose Clark, an heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune and prominent race horse breeder and owner. Formerly the Westbury War Memorial Community Center, 1946 and the Westbury Memorial Public Library, 1947 . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bacalar

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Bacalar Pueblo Mágico Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la . . .

(Colonial Era • Environment • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bacalar

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, Mexico.
Bacalar Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la . . .

(Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bel Itzá, or Path of the Itzaes

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Avenida Adolfo López Mateos Bel Itzá o Camino de los Itzáes Bacalar era una ciudad de paso obligado para llegar a Izamal, centro religioso prehispánico maya donde se veneraba a K’inich K'aak’ mo (el guacamayo de fuego con . . .

(Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Globe Theatre

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Here stood the Globe Playhouse of Shakespeare, 1598 - 1613. Commemorated by the Shakespeare Reading Society of London and by subscribers in the United Kingdom and India.

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jefferson Avenue

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Rochester, New York.
Jefferson Avenue was initially settled in the late 1800s by German immigrants, Irish immigrants followed. In 1888 Jefferson Avenue was formed by the connection of Frances and North Francis Streets, and renamed in honor of . . .

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

Willie Walker Lightfoot

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Rochester, New York.
Willie Walker Lightfoot lived and worked on Jefferson Avenue from 1954 to 2001. Athlete, community leader, father, elected official, friend, grandfather, musician, mentor... for over 50 years, Willie was a strong voice for . . .

(African Americans • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alaska Highway / La Route De L’Alaska

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Dawson Creek, British Columbia.
Constructed in just 8 months in 1942, this 2,450 kilometre highway provided an essential transportation link to the northwest of North America during the Second World War, and has since remained a major transportation . . .

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

Mull Covered Bridge / Covered Bridges

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near Fremont, Ohio.
Mull Covered Bridge The Mull Covered Bridge was built in 1851 by the Henry Mull Family to allow for safe passage across Wolf Creek and easy access for trade to the Mull mill. The bridge was open for traffic until 1962 when . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Greg Marius Court

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New York, New York.
This basketball court is named in honor of Gregory Marius (1958-2017), founder of the popular Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park. Born in Harlem on March 18, 1958, Gregory Alexander Marius was a lifelong Harlem . . .

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

M’Finda Kalunga Garden

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New York, New York.
The M’Finda Kalunga Garden is named in memory of an African-American burial ground that was located on nearby Chrystie Street between Rivington and Stanton Streets. Dutch colonists brought the first enslaved Africans to the . . .

(African Americans • Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tremont House

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Bellevue, Ohio.
Built in 1846, the Tremont House was opened by Loel and Samuel B. Chandler to serve stagecoach traffic on the Maumee Pike (U.S. Route 20). Briefly a hotel, this Bellevue landmark has housed grocery and hardware stores, a . . .

(Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Skinner House

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Griggsville, Illinois.
Built 1858 Remodelled 1905 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Restored By the Griggsville Preservation and Restoration Society Open to Public May 30 1982

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Autre - St. Mary’s Plantation

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Rockville, Maryland.
Caleb Litton’s “Plantation” The Headstones in this cemetery are what remain of a family graveyard begun by Caleb Litton and his descendants on a 472-acre farm. Litton was one of the very first settlers of what today is . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hedwig's Hill

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Lubbock, Texas.
In Mason County, Texas, near the Llano River, this house was built as two log cabins under a common roof separated by a breezeway called a dogtrot. The limestone rooms in the back were added later. The style of architecture . . .

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