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Town Theatre

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Columbia, South Carolina.
(Side 1) The Town Theatre was founded in 1919 by public-spirited Columbians who yearned for a community theatre. Daniel A. Reed, the first director, was an actor and director stationed at Camp Jackson during WWI. The first . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

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Columbia, South Carolina.
(Side 1) St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church dates to 1892 and is the third oldest Episcopal parish in Columbia. It began as a mission to provide Sunday School for the children of Arsenal Hill. As the congregation grew the church . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Harry F. Byrd Sr.

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Berryville, Virginia.
Harry Flood Byrd Sr. (1887-1966), governor of Virginia (1926-1930) and U.S. senator (1933-1965), was a conservative Democrat who led a political organization that directed state politics for four decades. As governor, he . . .

(Civil Rights • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Itmann

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Itmann, West Virginia.
Pocahontas Fuel Company coal mining town, 1916, named for Isaac T. Mann, President. Italian stonemasons built large Company store/office building, 1923-1925 on plans of Alex Mahood, a noted West Virginia architect. Placed on . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The First Sawmill

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Lyman, Utah.
In 1877 William Wilson Morrell brought a water powered sawmill into Rabbit Valley (Fremont) from Kamas, Utah. The mill was located near Mill Meadows, three miles northeast of Fremont, and was operated successfully for . . .

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

First Public Building

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Lyman, Utah.
In the year 1878 William Wilson Morrell and William Taylor erected this structure, the first public building in Wayne County. It was 20x30 feet, built of logs, and used by the people of Fremont community as a church, school . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pineville

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Pineville, West Virginia.
Here is the statue of Rev. W. H. Cook, soldier, statesman, and minister. Oceana was the county seat for many years. Wyoming County is noted for the Burning Rocks where warm air from the earth’s depths melts ice or snow in winter.

(Natural Features • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Point in the Line of Works

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
A Point in the Line of Works Connecting Fort Sherman With Battery Erwin

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

Loa, Utah

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Loa, Utah.
Loa townsite was named in 1876, after Mauna Loa, the beautiful 13,000 foot high volcanic mountain on the Island of Hawaii, by Franklin Wheeler Young, a missionary to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in 1856, and was dedicated . . .

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

World War ll Vietnam Korean war memorial

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Leominster, Massachusetts.
Dedicated to all who served honorably during World War ll Vietnam Korean Conflict

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Wayne Stake Tithing Office

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Loa, Utah.
Built in 1897, at a cost of $1,000, by Peter Christensen who fired the brick in a kiln between Lyman and Horsevalley Ranch. Benjamin F. Brown carved the wood decorations. Used only as a tithing office as long as offerings . . .

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Loa Tithing Office

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Loa, Utah.
Built in 1897, the Loa Tithing Office is historically significant as one of 32 well preserved tithing buildings in Utah that were part of the successful "in kind" tithing system of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day . . .

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Endless Nights

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Litchfield, Illinois.
During intermission, hotdogs dance across the screen, luring moviegoers to the Sky View's concession stand. Like most outdoor theaters, the Sky View always had a busy playground below the screen where the children played . . .

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George Washington Statue

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New York, New York.
This impressive bronze equestrian portrait of George Washington (1732-1799), the first President of the United States, is the oldest sculpture in the New York City parks collection. It was modeled by Henry Kirke Brown . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The First Grave

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near Lyman, Utah.
David Sabin Young June 2, 1878 Son of Franklin and Marie Young Franklin gave the land to the town for a cemetery

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Relief Society Hall

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Bicknell, Utah.
Built by the women of Thurber under the leadership of Sarah Gardner Meeks, President; Mary H. Bullard, 1st Counsellor; Eliza Jane Brinkerhoff, Amanda Haws Durfey, 2nd Counsellors; Viola Cutler Brinkerhoff, Secretary; Mary A. . . .

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

Chinese Massacre Cove

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near Imnaha, Oregon.
(The text of this marker is in English, Sahaptin (Nez Percé), and Chinese) Site of the 1887 massacre of as many as 34 Chinese gold miners. No one was held accountable. Celmen Waptamaawnin' Toqooxpa 1887 wiwapciyaawnin' . . .

(Asian Americans • Law Enforcement • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William Walker

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near Oceana, West Virginia.
Born circa 1825, Walker was an attorney in Wyoming County before the Civil War. After enlisting in the 7th WV Cavalry in 1861, he was promoted to adjutant in the state militia in 1862. He was a delegate to the constitutional . . .

(Education • Law Enforcement • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Romance

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near Oceana, West Virginia.
This is the site of a romance between Thompson L. Walker, a Confederate soldier, and Martilia Walker, the daughter of a staunch Unionist. Pvt. Thompson Walker enlisted in Company B, 23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion, on July . . .

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John Cooke

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Oceana, West Virginia.
First settler of Wyoming County. He was born in London, 1752, and kidnaped and sold to Virginia planter as an indentured servant. He was a Revolutionary soldier, and fought in battles of Point Pleasant, Monmouth and Stony . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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