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Grant’s March to Naples

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Naples, Illinois.
Ulysses S. Grant, as colonel of the 21st Infantry Regiment, Illinois Volunteers, left Camp Yates (at Springfield) on July 3, 1861, with his unseasoned troops and marched them to Naples which they reached on July 6. Frederick . . .

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

Crommelin Memorial

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Wetumpka, Alabama.
The memorial includes inscriptions on four sides. Richard Gunter Crommelin Lieutenant Commander U.S. Navy January 8, 1917 - July 14, 1945 Young fighter pilot on U.S.S. Yorktown CV-5. Shot down two Japanese Zeros in . . .

(Heroes • Military • Notable Persons • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Garbage Wars

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Albany, California.
On April 1, 1908, armed Ocean View residents gathered near this area on Buchanan St. to protest Berkeley's dumping of garbage in Ocean View. Garbage dumps were unpopular due to a regional plague scare, the residents (mostly . . .

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

Atlantic Coast Line

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Palatka, Florida.
Atlantic Coast Line 222 N. 11th St. Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior c.1909

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Fallen Guardians Monument

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Mobile, Alabama.
The Fallen Guardians Monument Dedicated to the personnel who lost their lives while performing Coast Guard missions in Alabama Eternal Father, Lord of Hosts, watch o’er the ones who guard our coasts, protect them from the . . .

(Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

RVAH 12 Speartips

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Sanford, Florida.
In Memoriam Speartips Combat Deployments (Southeast Asia) USS Constellation (CVA-64) 28 March 1967 – 4 December 1967 USS America (CVA-66) April 1970 – 21 December 1970. USS Constellation (CVA-64) 5 January 1973 – 11 October . . .

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

The First Responders

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Palm Coast, Florida.
All Gave Some – Some Gave All 423 First Responders made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Due to exposure to toxic chemicals in the air during rescue and recovery efforts, an alarming number continue to die . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

White Marble Block

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Cockeysville, Maryland.
From the railroad track bed of Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad, below Padonia Road bridge. Cut out area in block is to hold rail track. Cockeysville marble, found during construction of the Light Rail. Historical Society . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Avenue of Magnolias

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Woodville, Mississippi.
This Avenue of Magnolias is dedicated to Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy by The Woodville Civic Club, Inc. and The Davis Family Association Rosemont Plantation Planted March 1979

(Notable Persons • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mexican-American War Monument

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(north side) To the soldiers of the Mexican War (east side) Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Huamantla, Puebla, Atlixco, Valley of Mexico.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Mexican-American) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fish Shed / Bothán na nÉisc

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, Ireland.
The restored Fish Shed (using recycled material) is a living link with Kinsale's thriving fishing industry of old. Hundreds of Kinsale hookers, small inshore craft with 3 man crew, were joined by fleets from other parts of . . .

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

USS Kidd KIA Memorial

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
In memory of the Officers and men of the USS Kidd who gave their lives in the action of 11 April 1945 off Okinawa. Greishaber, George P., Lieut. (JG) USNR Berwick, Robert A., Ens (SC) USNR Bridgewater, Dorsey C., s 1/C USNR . . .

(Military • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Pauper's Well / Tobar na mbocht

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, Ireland.
In the days when Kinsale was a great maritime centre it was an important port of call for fresh water. It was known in Irish as Fan na dTubraid, the Slope of the Springs/Wells and there were many public and private wells in . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Little Bay de Noc

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Escanaba, Michigan.
The Noquet (or Noc) Indians, who once lived along these shores, gave this bay its name. Here at Sand Point, in 1844, Douglass Houghton came with his party of government surveyors to chart the land to the north. In 1864 the . . .

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

The Port - Today

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Escanaba, Michigan.
The growth of Escanaba from a small town into a growing city in such a brief time can be traced directly to the expansion of lake shipping in this port. Over the years, Escanaba harbor has seen times of boom and bust in the . . .

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

The Port - Early Years

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Escanaba, Michigan.
Possessed of both a deep channel and protection by the natural break waters of Sand Point, Escanaba has a top rated natural harbor. Since Escanaba's beginning, the timber trade shipped from this harbor, and the Lake . . .

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

Kinsale

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, Ireland.
Kinsale is a sea-port, parliamentary borough, and market town, in the parishes of Saint Multose and Ringcurran barony of Kinsale, County of Cork, 172 miles s.w. from Dublin, 12½ s. and 11 e.s.e. from Bandon; eligibly . . .

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

Chester B. Hoke

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Canajoharie, New York.
"Bromley" Hoke (1847-1913) Canajoharie native served in 54th Mass. Regt, one of nation's 1st black troops to fight in the Civil War

(African Americans • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

M60 Tank

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Barry, Illinois.
M60 Tank Height - 10ft 7in Weight - 93,000 lbs Length - 26 ft 8 in Width - 10 ft 11 in Forward Speed - 30 mph Reverse Speed - 10 mph Engine - 750hp. Continental AVDS - 1790 V-12 Diesel Main Gun - 105mm/.51 Cal. M68 Rifled . . .

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

Veterans Memorial

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Bluffs, Illinois.
Dedicated by a grateful community to honor those valiant men and women who gave themselves in service and sacrifice for God and Country

(Military) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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