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The Cumberland River

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Mill Springs, Kentucky.
The Cumberland River has fueled the economy of this region for thousands of years. An Avenue of Commerce Native Americans hunted deer and turkey here, and harvested the river's mussels and fish. Benjamin Price, who came to . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The West-Metcalfe House

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Mill Springs, Kentucky.
Isaac West built this small house about 1800. When the Civil War began, it was the home of Isaac's son and daughter, Allen and Nancy, and Nancy's family. During its brief occupation of Mill Springs, the Confederate army used . . .

(Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mill Springs and the Civil War

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Mill Springs, Kentucky.
An Oasis for Zollicoffer's Army In November 1861, Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer ordered captains Thomas Estill and Victor Von Sheliha to find a base camp on the Cumberland River. They chose Mill Springs, which had . . .

(Landmarks • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Daily Roll Call

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, Poland.
Jedna z udrek obozowego zycia byly apele. Poczatkowo gromadzono wiezniów centralnym placu, a po jego zabudowaniu nowymi budynkami, ustawiano ich wzdluz obozowych ulic, przed blokami. Tysiace wiezniów musialy stac na bacznosc . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

NAS Sanford/City of Sanford

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Sanford, Florida.
In grateful appreciation for all those who served their country during times of war and peace Thankful recognition is also extended to the wonderful community of residents for their support from 1942 to 1968. City of . . .

(Air & Space • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hippie Memorial Dedication Speech

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Arcola, Illinois.
Hippie Memorial Dedication Speech. Even after thirty years of marriage to Bob Moomaw, I was always surprised by his ideas--and this event is another surprise. Bob said there have been sculptures built on more ridiculous . . .

(20th Century • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rose Wave

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Albany, California.
This sculpture honors the Gill Family rose nursery that operated during the late 19th to early 20th century in the area extending west from San Pablo Avenue to Ocean View Park. It also honors the original name of the City of . . .

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

Jim Brown / Carl Burton Stokes

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Cleveland, Ohio.
Jim Brown, Hall of Fame Athlete, Actor, Activist, Entrepreneur, Motivator. As a professional football player Jim Brown has been called the “G.O.A.T.,” The Greatest of All Time. He was born James Nathaniel Brown February 17, . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Persons • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Andrew J. Rickoff / Charles Edward Adams

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Cleveland, Ohio.
Andrew J. Rickoff, Educator, Administrator, Innovator. The Cleveland Public School Board recognized one of its first superintendents by naming one of its elementary schools in his honor. Andrew Jackson Rickoff (1824-1899) . . .

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

John Carroll University

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University Heights, Ohio.
John Carroll University opened its doors as Saint Ignatius College on September 6, 1888. Originally located on Cleveland’s West Side, the College was founded at the request of Bishop Richard Gilmour by German members of the . . .

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

Eaglais Eoin Naofa / St. Johns Parish Church

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, Ireland.
Sna 1830'aidí, ag deireadh ré na bPéindlíthe, tógadh Séipéal Eoin Baiste, in áit foirgneamh díon tuí a bhí níos lú. Dhear an Bráthair Michael Augustine O'Riordan an stíl clasaiceach atá air agus dhear sé roinnt séipéal eile . . .

(Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Caisleán Deasúnaigh / Desmond Castle

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, Ireland.
Thóg Maurice Bacach Fitzgerald, larla Dheasmhumhan Caisleán Deasmhumhan c. 1500. Sampla maith de theach túir uirbeach, is éard atá sa chaisleán ná daingean le tithe stórais ar cúl agus oifigí tí ar an gcéad agus ar an dara . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Peter Barry

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, Ireland.
Peter Barry arrived in Kinsale in 1963 and settled in Scilly where he made his home. In those early years he operated and developed Scilly's unique Spaniard Pub and the Man Friday restaurant, and later the Grey Hound Bar in . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Home, Headquarters, Hospital

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Mill Springs, Kentucky.
The Brown-Lanier House in the Civil War In late 1861 and early 1862, Union and Confederate armies occupied this area as they vied for control of Kentucky. This house, then owned by Thompson Brown, served at various times as . . .

(Landmarks • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Battle of Mill Springs

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Mill Springs, Kentucky.
The Confederates Take the Offensive The Confederates had been in Mill Springs less than a month when two Union armies began moving on their position. Most of the Confederate army was well-positioned across the river at Beech . . .

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

A Fatal Mistake

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near Nancy, Kentucky.
Mistaken Identity About seven o'clock the morning of January 19, 1862, Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer rode across the road to your left. Near here, in the dim light and fog, he saw a mounted officer, Union Colonel . . .

(Landmarks • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Albany Hospital

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Albany, California.
Dedicated on March 25, 1928 as Humboldt Hospital, the Albany Hospital served countless patients until its closure in 1985. The hospital provided a surgical department, as well as emergency and obstetrical care and general . . .

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

Masonic Temple

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Newport, New York.
Free and Accepted Masons Organized 1858 Erected building 1902 Dedicated 1903

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Miller's Barn

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Albany, California.
Miller’s Barn, owned by Chris Miller, was the first school in Ocean View, now known as Albany. Located near here, the barn was also the site of the town’s first civic meetings. Mr. Miller, one of three school trustees and . . .

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

History of the Tyler Municipal Rose Garden

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Tyler, Texas.
The property that is now home to the Tyler Rose Garden was first purchased by the City of Tyler in 1912 for the construction of a park and fairgrounds. After many years and at the urging of the former American Rose Society . . .

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