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Henry Norwood "Barney" Ewell

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
A graduate of McCaskey High School and Penn State Univ., Ewell was one of the world’s leading sprinters and long jumpers in the late 1930s and 40s. Cancellation of the 1940 and 1944 Olympics during WWII prevented Ewell from . . .

(African Americans • Sports • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sunset Park

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West Grove, Pennsylvania.
One of the premier music venues outside of Nashville, the park featured many of the biggest stars of country and bluegrass. Operated by the Waltman family from 1940 to 1995, it supported the transition from pre-WWII . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wharton Esherick

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Malvern, Pennsylvania.
An internationally significant artist who worked primarily in wood, Esherick was a leader of the Studio Craft Movement. He is best known for his organic sculptural furniture and his ability to transform utilitarian objects . . .

(Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

George H. Earle III

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.
Governor of Pennsylvania, 1935-1939. His administration during the Great Depression, known as the “Little New Deal,” created more than 200,000 new jobs and established the Pa. Turnpike Commission. Civil rights, labor, and . . .

(Notable Persons • Politics • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Barberville Central High School

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Pierson, Florida.
A National Register of Historic Places Site Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Inc. Major Restoration Funding by County of Volusia, 2003 ECHO Grant Program State of Florida, Florida Department of State Division of . . .

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

Racing on the Beach 1939

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
Before the first race, a rules change allowed higher compression ratios for increased speeds. Second race won by 1932 Ford with no fenders nor windshield. Prompting rules change to ensure strictly stock appearance. Third . . .

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

Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West

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Grantsburg, Maryland.
(Logo for Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West, Garrett County) (7 small color images of structures and landscapes. 1 large color image of the Cassleman River Bridge.) Transportation Transportation features include . . .

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

Frederick Douglass

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New York, New York.
Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Bailey found the way to freedom along the Underground Railroad in 1838. Disguised as a sailor, he travelled to Manhattan by ship, and found shelter in the house of abolitionist David . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Copake Iron Works Historic District

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Copake Falls, New York.
Ironworks established in 1845 by Lemuel Pomeroy; later operated by the Miles family. Ceased operation in the 1920's. Acquired by Taconic State Park in 1928. State and National Register of Historic Places

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

Chisholm Cattle Trail

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near Caldwell, Texas.
The Chisholm Trail, which was developed following the Civil War, allowed Texas cattle to be driven to railheads in Kansas for shipment to eastern markets. An arm of the celebrated route, reaching from Matagorda County to the . . .

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

The Buick Open

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near Grand Blanc, Michigan.
The Buick Open One year after Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club opened in 1957, Waldo McNaught used his unique position as club president and public relations director of the Buick Motor Division of the General Motors . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni von Lichtenfels

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, Germany.
Hier wohnte und forschte Friedrich Wilhelm Scanzoni von Lichtenfels *21.12.1821 in Prag †12.6.1891 auf Schloss Zinneberg 1850-1887 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Geburtshilfe . . .

(Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Copake-Hillsdale Line

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near Hillsdale, New York.
Copake part of Granger 1803, formed from Taghkanick 1824. Hillsdale formed from Claverack as district 1782, town 1786.

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Saratoga County Spanish-American War Memorial

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Saratoga Springs, New York.
In honor of those from Saratoga County who volunteered for service in the Spanish American War, the Philippine Insurrection and the China Relief Expedition. (names were not transcribed)

(War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Prospect Hill Cemetery

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Fenton, Michigan.
Many of Fenton’s early developers, politicians, businessmen, and veterans are interred in this cemetery, which was established in 1834. Clark Dibble, who made the first land purchase in present-day Fenton in 1834, and Dustin . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rocky Glen Farm / Dawson Farm: 1840-1980

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Rockville, Maryland.
The Dawson Family named their farm “Rocky Glen” because of the landscape and the massive outcroppings of white quartzite rock, the glen was once shaded by a grove of huge chestnut trees, but the trees were lost to a blight . . .

(Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Onawa Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

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Onawa, Iowa.
Monona County's Freedom Rock Many Americans think of Iowa as having little topographic variation. However, in westernmost Iowa the Loess Hills rise 200 feet above the flat plains forming a narrow band running north-south 200 . . .

(War, Afghanistan • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Augustine’s Chapel

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New York, New York.
Known originally as All Saints Church, this building was consecrated by Bishop John Henry Hobart in 1828. The recessed chancel and sanctuary were added in 1848. When All Saints became a chapel of Trinity Church in 1949 its . . .

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

Copake Iron Works

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near Copake Falls, New York.
In 1845, Lemuel Pomeroy II, a prominent gun manufacturer from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and his sons, established the Copake Iron Works here at the western edge of the Litchfield Iron District. The site offered all the . . .

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

Das Zeughaus - Städtisches Waffenarsenal / The Armory - Municipal Arsenal

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, Germany.
In ihrem Zeughaus verwahrte die freie Reichsstadt Schweinfurt ihr ,Rüstzeug” - die zur Verteidigung nötigen Waffen und Geräte: Kanonen, Mörser und Hakenbüchsen nebst Kugeln und Bomben, Schwerter, Armbrüste und Spieße, . . .

(Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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