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Unreturned Civil War Soldiers

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Forkston, Pennsylvania.
War of 1861 • 1865. Names of the Unreturned Soldiers of Forkston Twp. ————————— Porter Somers, Syrel A. Adams, Bennett Kasson, Chas. Harris, Geo. and Marvin Robinson, C.W. and John Hitchcock, Lewis Dawson, Warren Harding, . . .

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

A Bit Hilani Type Palace

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, Israel.
English Text: This spacious palace faced a paved courtyard that led to the city gate. Its wide entrance opened into a vestibule and it had a throne hall surrounded by eight service chambers. This palace is of Neo-Hittite . . .

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

First Boy Scout Troop in North America

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Port Morien, Nova Scotia.
The first Boy Scout Troop in North America was formed in this village in 1908 by William Glover (1874-1949), a bookkeeper at the North Atlantic Colliery. He was master of the local Masonic Lodge and director of the St. . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

W. L. Garrett Building

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Pittsburg, Texas.
Constructed in the 1890s, this building began as a one-story commercial structure. W. L. Garrett (1867-1931) bought the property in 1902 for his mercantile business and in 1923 added a second story. In addition to Garrett's . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Carnegie Library in Texas

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Pittsburg, Texas.
At 1898 request of firm mining coal in Pittsburg, philanthropist Andrew Carnegie gave $5,000 to match local pledges and build the first Carnegie Library (of 31) in Texas on this site. The masonry building was also the opera . . .

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

First Methodist Church of Pittsburg

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Pittsburg, Texas.
The charter members of this church, organized in 1857 by the Rev. J. W. Harvey Hamill, included Major and Mrs. W. H. Pitts and others in the Pitts family, for whom this town was named. The congregation worshipped first in a . . .

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

Ancient Anishinabe Path / Gete Anishinaabek Miikaan

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near St. Ignace, Michigan.
Ancient Anishinabe Path The route that U.S. 2 follows today has served as an important transportation corridor from the earliest inhabitants of the Michigan Peninsulas to the present. When the Federal Highway System was . . .

(Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Camp County Courthouse

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Pittsburg, Texas.
The Texas Legislature created Camp County from the northern part of Upshur County in 1874, and voters chose Pittsburg as their county seat. The county built its first courthouse in 1881. As Pittsburg grew, the two-story . . .

(Architecture • Government • Notable Buildings • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Francis Dam Disaster Site

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near Santa Clarita, California.
On this site in August of 1924 construction started on the St. Francis Dam, a unit of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. When it was completed in May of 1926, this concrete dam stood 185 feet above the stream bed, impounding a 610 . . .

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rotary Performance Platform & Lookoff/ Scéne et belvédère des clubs Rotary

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Halifax, Nova Scotia.
In honour of the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International, Rotary Clubs of Halifax are pleased to join Waterfront Development Corporation limited in creating this performance platform and lookoff as a gift to the people of . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Ezekiel Airship

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Pittsburg, Texas.
Baptist minister and inventor Burrell Cannon (1848-1922) led some Pittsburg investors to establish the Ezekiel Airship Company and build a craft described in the biblical book of Ezekiel. The ship had large, fabric-covered . . .

(Air & Space • Historic Aviation • Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Molino del Rey

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, Mexico.
Molino del Rey El Molino del Rey se construyó a finales del siglo XVI bajo el nombre de Molinos de "EI Salvador" y fue originalmente destinado a la fabricación de harina. El área donde se edificó era conocida entonces como . . .

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Huntington Post Office

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Huntington, New York.
Established Sept. 25, 1794 Ebenezer Platt first postmaster Rev. soldier and judge

(Communications) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Colonel John L. Camp

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near Pittsburg, Texas.
Came to Texas from Alabama in 1849. Practiced law and taught school in Gilmer. In Civil War, organized and was elected captain of Co. E, 14th Texas Cavalry (dismounted), unit in famed Gen. M. D. Ector's brigade. In thick . . .

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

Saint Beulah Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

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Pittsburg, Texas.
The C.M.E. Church in Pittsburg was organized by the Rev. Joseph Lloyd, who came here between 1870 and 1889. The name St. Beulah was adopted after this sanctuary was constructed in 1896. The wood frame Gothic revival building . . .

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

Floral Theatre

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Floral Park, New York.
Opened in 1927, it was home to both vaudeville and motion pictures and a few retail stores. In 1992 it became a banquet hall.

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

The Fisherman House

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, Israel.
Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee when he saw Simon and his brother Andrew at work with casting-nets in the lake; for they were fishermen. Jesus said to them, 'Come follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.' At . . .

(Anthropology • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The First Church of Floral Park

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Floral Park, New York.
The Methodist Episcopal church was built to "the glory of God" and to be a lamp unto their feet" for the community.

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

The Development of Whitney Pier / L'essor De Whitney Pier

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Sydney, Nova Scotia.
English: In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, thousands of immigrants came to Cape Breton from Europe, the West Indies, the United States, and elsewhere to work in iron and steel production. Many settled in Whitney . . .

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

Baldwin Carriage House

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Dix Hills, New York.
An Eighteenth Century structure, originally part of a larger farm complex.

(Agriculture) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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