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Badlands Oasis

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near Interior, South Dakota.
Water is scarce in the Badlands, which get less than 16 inches of precipitation per year. The bowl-like Cliff Shelf where you stand provides more moisture than commonly found in this desolate land. Drawn to this spot for . . .

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

Peter Norbeck

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

South Dakota Game Fish & Parks

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near Custer, South Dakota.
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chief Big Foot Surrenders

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near Porcupine, South Dakota.
East 1/2 mile from this point on the old Cherry Creek - Pine Ridge Trail, Chief Big Foot (Spotted Elk) and his Minneconjou, wagon Horse band, with some forty braves and Sitting Bull's Hunkpapa band was intercepted and . . .

(Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Concord Point Light Station

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Havre de Grace, Maryland.
Built in 1827 of Port Deposit granite by local contractor John Donahoo, who built thirteen of the earliest lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay. Originally lit with 9 whale oil lamps; a Fresnel lens was installed in 1854. The . . .

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

History of Roy Hubbell

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Northville, New York.
Many people in Northville and around Northville know about the return of the Chimney Swifts, but not many people know about Mr. Ray Hubbell. Each year the Chimney Swifts would return to their home in the chimney that was on . . .

(Animals • Environment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Escanaba's Docks

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Escanaba, Michigan.
At your immediate left, the first dock you see is the decaying Chicago and Northwestern Railway Dock, locally called the Merchant's Dock. Most of Escanaba's freight and passengers to and from the South and East came and went . . .

(Environment • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bedford Historic Business District

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Bedford, Ohio.
The town of Bedford was settled in 1837. Early residents, Hezekiah and Clarissa Dunham donated the land that serves as Bedford Public Square. The Dunhams built one of the area's first homes in 1852, which stands at 729 . . .

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

Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Erected by the United States to mark the burial place of 184 Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, As shown by the records, who, while prisoners of war, died either at Chester, Pa., and were there buried, or at Philadelphia and . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Natchez National Historical Park

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Natchez, Mississippi.
William Johnson House 210 State Street The William Johnson House site consists of the Johnson home and kitchen, and the adjoining McCallum House. William Johnson, born a slave in 1809, was freed at age eleven and later . . .

(Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lt Michael P Murphy

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, Ireland.
In memory of US Navy Seal Lt Michael P Murphy Medal of Honor Commissioned 04/18/2015

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mass Mutual Building

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Springfield, Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company commissioned Springfield's first steel frame skyscraper, built in the Classical Revival style. It was completed in 1908 and caused a controversy over its "excessive height" of . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The White House

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, Ireland.
This plaque commemorates the official opening of the refurbished premises by The Honourable Patrick J. Kennedy, Member of Congress, Rhode Island, USA. 14th. April, 1998.

(Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kinsale-Cionn TSáile and Antibes-Juan Les Pins Twinning

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, Ireland.
Restaurant D'Antibes dedicated to the formal twinning between Kinsale-Cionn TSáile and Antibes-Juan Les Pins Signed by Cllr. Michael Frawley Chairman of Kinsale U.D.C. and M. Pierre Merli, Mayor of Antibes-Juan Les Pins on . . .

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

Blue Haven Old Fish Market Wall Restoration

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, Ireland.
We recently completed the restoration of the Old Kinsale Fish [M]arket wall adjoining the Blue Have[n] Hotel which now forms the entrance to the Blue Haven Bar and surrounding areas. The Blue Haven Hotel is built on the site . . .

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

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Building

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Springfield, Massachusetts.
Organized in 1851, the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance company grew to become one of Springfield's largest businesses. It was begun by George Rice and Alfred Lambert to assure annual dividend life insurance. By the early . . .

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

Davis Plantations

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Newellton, Louisiana.
Four miles east of this marker in Warren County, Mississippi is Davis Island on which was located Briarfield Plantation, owned by Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy. Hurricane Plantation, owned by Joseph Davis, . . .

(Antebellum South, US • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bridging the Mississippi

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Natchez, Mississippi.
English Text This circle of wooden columns sat astride a major road and held the booths where drivers paid their tolls to cross the first bridge that connected Natchez, Mississippi and Vidaila , Louisiana. It opened to . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The European Struggle for Control

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Natchez, Mississippi.
English Text During the 1600s and 1700s, Spain, France and Great Britain established outposts for commerce, defense, and settlement in North America. French explorers sought to claim and control North America by using the . . .

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

Tensas Parish Veterans

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Saint Joseph, Louisiana.
In honor of All citizens of Tensas Parish Who have served in the Armed Forces of their Country Whether in war or in Peace. We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of Freedom . . .

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