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Site of Battery Bushnell

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Site Of Battery Bushnell North Salient Of Fort Sherman

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brick Industry

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Haverstraw, New York.
In 1815 on the lands of John DeNoyelles, James Wood used claybanks to begin village brick industry.

(Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library

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Haverstraw, New York.
Be it known that Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library in recognition of its significance in American History and culture was listed on the State Register of Historic Places on 13 June 1991 and on the National Register . . .

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

McKinney Hall

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
John C. Bryan, an Irish emigrant who established the first iron foundry and machine shop in the area, built this home in 1871. The home in 1872 was sold to John D. Archbold who succeeded Rockefeller as president of Standard . . .

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

Townville Episcopal Chapel Bell

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
This bell was located in the Episcopal Chapel in Townville, Pennsylvania. Albert Broadhurst, Rector of St. James Memorial Episcopal Church of Titusville, served that chapel. The bell, part of the estate of James A. and Elva . . .

(Churches & Religion • Communications • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battle of Franklin

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Franklin, Tennessee.
(Left Panel) Here occurred one of the most desperately fought battles of the entire War Between The States between forces (flag) under Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, and the attacking (flag) Army of Tennessee under Gen. John . . .

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

Ice Harvesting

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Mackinaw City, Michigan.
Harvested in Mackinaw, shipped around the Great Lakes, the ice was used to cool food and people. Selling ice for refrigeration to the fish houses, railroads, and homes was big business from the late 1800s to World War II, . . .

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

Site of College Building

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Site Of College Building Accommodated 100 Wounded

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Point in the Line of Fort Sherman

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Point In The Line Of Fort Sherman The Chief Work Of The Inner Line Which Comprised The Empire Line From Battery Bushnell To Signal Hill

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Meneely Bell

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Mackinaw City, Michigan.
The Meneely bell atop this tower helped guide the train ferries Chief Wawatam and Sainte Marie in foggy weather to the New York Central Railroad Dock in Mackinaw City. The bell, cast in 1890 in Troy, N.Y., was in service . . .

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

Virginian Railway Station

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Mullens, West Virginia.
The Deepwater Railroad built its lines to Mullens in 1906. The first station, a 10 by 20" passenger waiting room was at the curve 900 feet north of here. The Virginian Railway Station, built in 1910, had a 22 by 54" frame . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Virginian Railway Motor Barn

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Mullens, West Virginia.
The Mullens electric locomotive maintenance shop built in 1925 for the Virginian Railway was known as the “Motor Barn.” The main work section was a 45 foot high brick building 200 feet by 75 feet with two overhead cranes and . . .

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

Point Lookout Fog Bell Tower

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
When fog hides a lighthouse's beacon, sailors need an audible signal to guide them. So a fog tower containing a bell was frequently built alongside a lighthouse. Large bells, such as the 1,100 pound bell in this tower were . . .

(Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tarbell House

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Ida Minerva Tarbell, best known for her History of Standard Oil, moved to Titusville in 1870. In her autobiography, All in the Day's Work, she described her home this way. "...when I was thirteen I found myself in . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Iconic Chesapeake Light

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
The hexagonal screwpile cottage-style light station off Thomas Point was lit in 1875, replacing an earlier tower on the shore. In 1914, the US Lighthouse Service noted that Thomas Point Shoal's fog bell sounded a triple . . .

(Government • Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Last Bell Foundry

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
Henry McShane started his Baltimore foundry in 1856, and by the late 1800s McShane Bell Foundry employed 90 people and produced tens of thousands of bells and chimes for churches, firehouses, public buildings and fog-alarm . . .

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

Site of Redoubt Jones

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Site Of Redoubt Jones Hazen Center of 2D Line

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Delaware

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
Large sailing vessels carrying cargoes of lumber, wheat, fertilizer, and coal, were common on the Chesapeake Bay until the 1930s. With its narrow, winding rivers and shallow harbors, many of the Bay's waterways were . . .

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

Heard Through the Fog

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
The U.S. Lighthouse Establishment built two cottage-style lighthouses in 1892—one in Chesapeake Bay waters at Maryland Point on the Potomac River and one in Sharkfin Shoal on Tangier Sound. Each of these was equipped with . . .

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

Tolchester Beach Bandstand

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St. Michaels, Maryland.
From 1880 until 1962, musicians entertained summer visitors from this bandstand at Tolchester Beach, a resort town and amusement park in Kent County, Maryland. Constructed to attract daytrippers traveling by steamboat from . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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