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Willard Basin

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near Willard, Utah.
Land abuse and uncontrolled fire in this basin brought about serious floods. In 1923 and 1936 two lives were lost, homes and valuable farmland were damaged. These lands were left barren and gullied. Recognizing the need to . . .

(Disasters • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Northville Water System

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Northville, South Dakota.
Northville Water System Built By City of Northville and Work Projects Administration WPA Project Number 3809 Nineteen Thirty Nine

(Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

George Herman (Babe) Ruth

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Baltimore, Maryland.
Babe Ruth was born in 1895, a few blocks northwest of here on Emory Street. In 1902 the seven-year-old was sent to Saint Mary's Industrial School, a home for unwanted children in southwest Baltimore. On the school's . . .

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

B. Robinson 5

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Baltimore, Maryland.
Front panel-Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. Baltimore Orioles 3rd Baseman 1955-1977. Left panel-Brooks Robinson was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, but he became Baltimore’s hometown hero. Arriving here in September 1955 at the . . .

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

Wallingford Revolutionary War Memorial

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Wallingford, Vermont.
In grateful memory of the Revolutionary soldiers who went from the town of Wallingford.

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Cannonball Trail

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Norfolk, Virginia.
Follow the Cannonball Trail through 400 years of Norfolk and American history. The Trail winds along the shoreline of the Elizabeth River and through the districts of downtown Norfolk. Walk the cobbled streets of West . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cornwall Remembers

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Cornwall, Vermont.
South Side inscription: Died in Hospital: Sergt. Romeo R. Peck Nelson Baxter Loyal Darling Adams H. Potter Emerson Mayo Ja's E. Fenton Hung by Guerillas Alva K. Barlow North and West side inscriptions Killed in Battle: . . .

(War, US Civil • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brandon Civil War Memorial

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Brandon, Vermont.
Killed in Battle Capt. Geo. B. Davenport, May 5, 1864 Capt. Chas. J. Ormsbee, May 5, 1864 Lieut. Hiram Bailey, June 3, 1864 Sergt. Ezra P. West, June 29, 1862 Corp. Chas. A. Ford, April 2, 1865 Hadley P. Ford, May 16, 1864 . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Middlebury Civil War Memorial

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Middlebury, Vermont.
To her Soldiers

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

Town House

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Athol, Massachusetts.
Athol's town hall for 20 years, it stood west of the common until moved here in 1850. It alsoo served as "Athol Academy" in 1828. Then as a Congregational church in 1830-33

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Town Pound

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Athol, Massachusetts.
In the early 1800's there was a square enclosure of stone walls here. Built by the town to hold stray cattle and other animals. Their owners had to pay a claim fee to the pound keeper

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Stagecoach Stop

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Athol, Massachusetts.
During the years 1790 to 1853 this corner was a busy stopping place for stagecoaches from distant points. Brooks Tavern stood here as the popular hub of five stage roads

(Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

World War l Memorial

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Athol, Massachusetts.
In memory of the heroes of Athol who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. Erected by The Edward H. Phillips Post no 102 American Legion

(War, World I) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Lysander Spooner

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Athol, Massachusetts.
This is the birthplace of Lysander Spooner. January 19,1808- May 14, 1887. Champion of Liberty lawyer, abolitionist, entrepreneur, legal theorist and scholar. In this house he wrote "The Unconstitutionality of Slavery" and . . .

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

The Chariot-Races

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, Israel.
From the starting gates (carceres), chariots dashed counterclockwise on a seven-lap race whose finishing line was situated in front of the officials' tribune. The sharp curve at the turning posts (meta prima and meta . . .

(Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Elyria War Memorial

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Elyria, Ohio.
War of Independence/Liberty 1775-1783 250,000 served 25,324 deaths 6,188 wounded War of 1812/God 1812-1815 286,730 served 2,260 deaths 4,505 wounded Indian Wars/Service 1812-1898 106,000 served 6,125 deaths 2,456 wounded . . .

(War of 1812 • War, Korean • War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Richard Kneedler Sculpture Garden

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
During his 35 years as a faculty member, administrator and president of Franklin & Marshall College, Richard Kneedler '65, P'98 devoted his extraordinary leadership abilities to transform his alma mater in a variety of . . .

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

Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church

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Chicago, Illinois.
This memorial spire and cross is erected to the Glory of God in salutary tribute to the memory of our founders and to all who have dedicated themselves to the mission of this church upon its 75th anniversary. On October 8, . . .

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

Whitehead Plaza

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
This plaza joins two buildings erected during the presidency of John Summers Stahr, class of 1867, the Gymnasium (1891) and the Science Building (1900-02). Dr. Stahr served his alma mater as professor of Natural Sciences for . . .

(Education • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Frank E. and Eva L. Manning Alumni Green

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
In 1853 James Buchanan, president of the Board of Trustees and later the fifteenth president of the United States, chose this as the site of the newly merged Franklin & Marshall College. The College Building, which became . . .

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