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Pacific Electric Station

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Glendora, California.
The Pacific Electric line was completed between Los Angeles and Glendora in December of 1907. The Red Cars provided transportation and freight service throughout Southern California. The Glendora Station became operational . . .

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

Azusa, the Canyon City

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Azusa, California.
Swelled by the melting snows of towering mountains, our river has long nourished abundant life. “Azusa” is the name of the Shoshonean village that existed for 6,000 years before Spanish explorers arrived in 1769 to find “a . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Cascades

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Sylmar, California.
On November 5, 1913, 40,000 people gathered here to witness the dedication of the Los Angeles - Owens River Aqueduct. The terminus of a 233-mile long engineering marvel, the Cascades were the site of William Mulholland‘s . . .

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

Yerington Grammar School #9

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Yerington, Nevada.
Construction began in the spring of 1912 and was completed in September at a cost of $16,600.00. The school opened for the 1912-13 school year with an enrollment of 130 students. Later, in 1935, it was enlarged on the rear . . .

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

Leavitt Building & Masonic Hall

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Yerington, Nevada.
Built in 1893 by Dr. Granville I. Leavitt, a local doctor and Indian reservation doctor. The upstairs was used as the Masonic Lodge meeting hall; downstairs was the Kash & Karry Unified Grocery until the late 1950’s. The . . .

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

Covina Firehouse - Jail Museum

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Covina, California.
The firehouse-jail was the first civic building commissioned by the city of Covina. The mission revival structure was constructed in 1911 by pioneer builder Clarence Allison. When a new city hall and fire station was built . . .

(Architecture • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hurst Ranch

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West Covina, California.
The Hurst family, including Josiah Newell, his wife Anna Belle, and their three children, Allie, Harriet Maude, and Charles Josiah, moved from Dover, Ohio to Whittier, California in 1898. In 1906, the family purchased 50 . . .

(Agriculture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World War I Veterans Memorial

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Franklin, Pennsylvania.
? Died in Service Raymond Alanzo • Sterling L. Alexander • Leon G. Allen Earl Ames • Harold P. Anderson • William Angove George Clair Armitage • Angus G. Armstrong • Ralph F. Banbury Keey David Barcroft • William F. Bartels . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Venango County Civil War Monument

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Franklin, Pennsylvania.
This Civil War Monument commemorates 400 Venango County soldiers who died during the war. These soldiers fought in many battles including Lookout Mountain, Bull Run, Yorktown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brigadier General Alfred B. McCalmont

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Franklin, Pennsylvania.
Brig. Gen. McCalmont was a Franklin attorney whose law office was at this location. He was the Assistant Attorney General under President James Buchanan, serving from 1858 through 1861. In 1862, as a Captain in the Union . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Campbell Building

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Glen Rose, Texas.
Built by T. B. Campbell, M.D., and wife Julia in 1894-95. Native limestone walls are 18" thick; pillars and window sills hand-hewn. Has housed general store, other businesses, telephone exchange, post office. Upper floor . . .

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

Acton Cemetery

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Acton, Texas.
Location of Acton Historic Site, smallest state park in Texas. Includes the grave of Mrs. Elizabeth P. Crockett (1788-1860), widow of the Alamo hero David Crockett, and 2 of his children. In 1911 a monument and statue were . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rock Art in the 16th Century

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, Mexico.
El Arte Rupestre en el Siglo XVI Con la conquista y colonización por parte de militares, religiosos y colonos otomíes en nombre de la corona española, surgió una nueva iconografía vinculada a los conquistadores y la nueva . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Before the bridge

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Mackinaw City, Michigan.
Eight different state owned and operated ferries worked this dock between 1923 and 1957. During those 34 years, the Michigan ferries carried approximately 12 million vehicles and more than 30 million passengers across the . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Comanche Peak

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near Granbury, Texas.
Prominent Indian and pioneer landmark. Actually a mesa, the peak rises 1,229 feet (above sea level). May have had ceremonial value for local tribes or have been a look-out point for game and enemies. A Comanche trail crossed . . .

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

Clayton's Brigade

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Clayton's Brigade. Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General Henry D. Clayton. September 20, 1863, Morning, 1st Position. 18th Alabama - Colonel J. T. Holtzclaw. 36th Alabama - Colonel Lewis T. Woodruff. 38th . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Officers' Quarters

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Jacksboro, Texas.
Built in 1867 of lumber cut from cottonwoods growing in nearby river bottoms. One of 5 original officers' quarters. Outlasted fort's barracks and stables, which were built of small vertical timbers (pickets). Style typical . . .

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

Hood County Jailhouse

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Granbury, Texas.
Second county jail. Celebrated in early local ballad. Built to succeed 1873 log jail at time when lawlessness was rampant. Main building is Late Victorian in style. Separate stone kitchen was added upon completion. The tall . . .

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

Squaw Creek Indian Fight, 1864

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near Glen Rose, Texas.
Civil War frontier victory, near this site. About 25 raiding Indians jumped a fox hunter, Rigman Bryant, killed him, shot his dog, stole his horse. That afternoon the Indians and stolen horses were seen by a minister, Silas . . .

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

Washington Park

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Albany, New York.
Attained its present form in the years 1869-1884 Design attributed to the concepts of renowned Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted

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