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Forty Foot-Pitch

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Eaton, Ohio.
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(Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hickory Hill Plantation Slave Cemetery

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Florence, Alabama.
Side 1: To the south of this marker is the Hickory Hill Plantation Slave Cemetery which contains the remains of approximately 140 African-Americans. These individuals labored in the bonds of slavery during the period 1818 to . . .

(African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Callon was once humming with activity

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Weston, Wisconsin.
In the 1800's, Callon was a busy stop for trains transporting lumber, potatoes and pickles from local farmers. The power of the Eau Claire River inspired the construction of many sawmills, including the portable mill . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. History

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college. Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, . . .

(African Americans • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Johnny Briggs

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A consistent outfielder for Milwaukee during the early days of the organization, Briggs posted an OPS better than .750 in each of his five seasons with the Brewers. Ranked in the top ten in the American League in home runs . . .

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

Jeromy Burnitz

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Acquired in a trade for Kevin Seitzer in August 1996, Burnitz spent five-plus seasons in Milwaukee. Averaged 33 home runs, 102 RBI, 92 runs, 32 doubles and a .875 OPS from 1997 to 2001 also a valuable defensive asset, . . .

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

Mike Caldwell

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
One of the most successful pitchers in Brewers history, the Southpaw appeared in 239 games for Milwaukee over an eight-year span. Best season occurred in 1978 as the A.L. Cy Young Runner-Up with a 22-9 record, A.L.-best 23 . . .

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

Bill Castro

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Drafted by the Brewers in 1970, Castro spent the first seven seasons of his 10-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Compiled a 2.96 ERA, 44 saves and a .521 winning percentage in 253 games as a Brewer. Finished in the top . . .

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

Washington Square WWI Memorial

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New York, New York.
In honor of all those from this district who gave their lives in the World War Erected by the Washington Square Association 1920 Capt. Kenelm Winslow Lt. Charles Derham Jr. Lt. Jouett Fitch Singleton Lt. Arthur Richmond . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site Of Camp of General Burgoyne

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Schuylerville, New York.
October 10th to 17th 1777

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Horton Landing Cross

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near Hortonville, Nova Scotia.
Le lit desséché du crique que l’on aperçoit dans le pré à quelques pas d’ici est l’endroit ou furent embarques sur les chaloupes les victimes du Grand Dérangement de 1755 pour être transbordes sur les transports ancres dans . . .

(Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grand Pre Marsh Body

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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
This plaque commemorates the 235th year of the Grand Pre Marsh Body 1760-1995 in honour of the dykeland farmers, past and present, for their 235 years of dedication and sacrifice, and their continuing struggle to protect and . . .

(Agriculture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Walker House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1923 by prominent attorney Henry Clay Walker, Jr. Later residence of Coca Cola bottler Zehntner Biedenharn. Housed State Missionary Headquarters of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1961-1975. Architects: . . .

(Churches & Religion • Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Files House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1921 by prominent attorney John Bennett Files. Designed by noted Shreveport architect Edward Fairfax Neild, Mr. Files’ son-in-law. Outstanding example of pure Mediterranean Revival Style.

(Architecture • Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Trimble House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Designed for banker William L. Trimble and wife Bessie by noted Shreveport architect Edward F. Neild. Completed 1929. Residence of the Trimble family until 1960. A pristine example of Georgian Revival Style.

(Architecture • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pine Wold

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Begun in 1903 by lumberman T.M. Jones. Remodeled to present appearance 1919 by oilman J.P. Evans. Architect Ed Neild, Sr. used its interior moldings as models for White House under President Truman. Property originally part . . .

(Animals • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sheffield

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Sheffield, Texas.
Spanish explorers traveled Indian trails here in the Pecos River Valley as early as 1590. Later, U.S. Cavalry, a camel train, and stage and mail lines between San Antonio and San Diego, California, used the route. Nearby . . .

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

Baxter's Curve Train Robbery

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near Sanderson, Texas.
In the early hours of March 13, 1912, Ben Kilpatrick, a former sidekick of Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid, and Ole Hobek attempted one of the last major train robberies in West Texas. The two robbers boarded the Galveston, . . .

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

El Buen Pastor Methodist Church

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Sanderson, Texas.
Founded in 1901 by Juan Zepeda, Sr., and Vicente Rodriguez, El Buen Pastor Methodist Church held services in members' homes until 1908, when the congregation erected this church building using locally made adobe bricks. A . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sanderson Flash Flood

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Sanderson, Texas.
On the fateful morning of June 11, 1965, just after 7:00 a.m. following a night of continuous rain, a wall of water with a velocity of 100,000 cubic feet per second crested upon the railroad and ranching community of . . .

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