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Geology

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near Calhan, Colorado.
Imagine standing here in a tropical hardwood forest 55 million years ago. The forest and ancient soils were later covered by white sandstone of uplifted and later eroded Pikes Peak Granite. The sandstone is known as the . . .

(Natural Features • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Wallace House

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Beaufort, South Carolina.
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(Disasters • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Capt. Francis Saltus House

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

Christensen-Fordham Building

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Beaufort, South Carolina.
Built after The Great Fire of 1907 destroyed a frame ca. 1810 house on this site, this structure was consecutively home to hardware enterprises by two prominent Beaufort families for over 100 years. Beaufort 300

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

The Sam Levin Building

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Beaufort, South Carolina.
This structure housed a cobbler before the Levins operated businesses in it, including a print shop which produced printed materials for Parris Island using modern early 20th century equipment. Beaufort 300

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Vance Hotel

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Eureka, California.
The Hotel Vance was built in 1872 by Eureka pioneer & lumberman, John Vance. It was the area's grandest hotel & the first building in Eureka with electricity. It was originally designed & built in the "Modern Italianate . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

City Meat Market & Firehouse

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Beaufort, South Carolina.
Sister to 702 Craven Street, both were municipal buildings until the 1990’s and adhere to the 18th century city plan to locate public activities on this block and the one block immediately to the east. Historic Beaufort . . .

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Little Red Brick

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New Salem, Illinois.
Built 1834 Stage coach stop, school, dweling, church. Orig enclosed in a 3-story 12-room edifice which was razed in 1965 revealing 1834 original.

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Kayaderosseras

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Ballston Lake, New York.
Vast land patent issued 1708 by Queen Anne included this area. Boundary dispute with Iroquois Nation resolved 1768. Settlement began nearby 1771.

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

John Edward Hopley

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Bucyrus, Ohio.
This monument, erected by lodge members and friends, is affectionately dedicated to the memory of John Edward Hopley 1850 - 1927 pioneer in Lincoln Highway development. First state consul for Ohio of the Lincoln Highway . . .

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

Jowell Cemetery

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Lubbock, Texas.
Frontier life was hard on young children, and many lived only a short time. Such common, present-day illnesses as colds, fever and measles could be deadly to children of the 19th century. The ornate stone tablets note the . . .

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

The Church of St. Teresa

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New York, New York.
On June 15, 2013 His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan Offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass In Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Church of St. Teresa May God grant us many . . .

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Settlement Firehouse

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Pierson, Florida.
Originally the Guenther Blacksmith Shop in DeLand, it was built in around 1900. The building served as the Settlement’s smithy until 1987 when it was re-purposed to serve as the Firehouse. It contains fire-fighting . . .

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

Tel Azekah

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, Israel.
Ancient Azeka, an important fortified city in the geographical jurisdiction of the Tribe of Judah, dominated one of the routes from the lowlands to the Judean Mountains. It is mentioned in the scriptures in relation to . . .

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Vance Hotel

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Eureka, California.
-1874/1902- Vance Hotel Second Empire/Italianate Architecture Built for lumber pioneer John Vance; A first class hotel to 1950's; First commercial building with electric lights Eureka Historic Landmark This program possible . . .

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

Old Mail Camp

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Lubbock, Texas.
This single-door, stacked rock structure with a pole and brush roof was located north of an old military and stageline road in Knox County, Texas. It may have served as a rest stop or way station for U.S. Army couriers in . . .

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Old Block Drift Fence

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Lubbock, Texas.
This historic fence ran 80 miles from the west end of the Capitan Mountains to Vaughn, N.M. The only part remaining is in Haspris Canyon on a ranch headquartered near Ancho. The fence kept livestock from drifting into . . .

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Wild Cow Corral

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Lubbock, Texas.
Wild cow corrals were used for catching unbranded, free-roaming cattle in mountainous regions. The one was constructed in high terrian around Capitan, N.M., on the Block Ranch. Cowboys, or "brush poppers," as they were known . . .

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Barton House

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Lubbock, Texas.
Joseph J. Barton believed a new railroad, Santa Fe's Panhandle Short Line, was to run through his ranch property. To capitalize on that, he built for his family a late Queen Anne-style home as the capstone of his planned . . .

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

Harrell House

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Lubbock, Texas.
The Harrell House represents the expansion of a dwelling as the family grew and fortunes increased. This house began as a single stacked rock room in 1883. Next, two box and strip rooms were added to the east side of the . . .

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