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West Mountain Cemetery

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near Gilmer, Texas.
Part of a Republic of Texas land grant formerly occupied by Caddo and Cherokee Indians, this cemetery was established in the mid-1850s by plantation owner Alpha Phillips. The first grave, that of his father, William, is . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic National Road

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Richmond, Indiana.
Side A Standing Tall Dedicated on October 28, 1928, this Madonna statue is a tribute to the pioneering spirit of women. In 1911 the Daughters of the American Revolution proposed a “model highway” from Washington, DC, to Los . . .

(Roads & Vehicles • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. James United Church

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Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
The congregation of St. James was founded in 1804. The present day church was built in 1862. Our ten original memorial windows were installed and dedicated in 1911. They use Christian symbolism to uplift the spirit. St. . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Round Mountain Iron Furance

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Leesburg, Alabama.
Put into blast by noted Southern ironmaster Moses Stroup in 1852, the Round Mountain Furnace was the fourth oldest blast furnace in Alabama. It was the first furnace to make use of red fossiliferous iron ore. Driven by . . .

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

Dix Hills

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Dix Hills, New York.
'Here was located the wigwam of Dick Pechegan and the fields that he planted.'

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

Baker-Doyle Building

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Granbury, Texas.
John D. Baker (1848-1899) had this building constructed in 1882 for his dry goods store. A merchant and community leader, Baker later moved to Weatherford. His partner, James H. Doyle (1846-1933), became sole owner of the . . .

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

Site of Stone Fort

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West Hills, New York.
Erected shortly after 1653 by hunters from Huntington Village for protection against the Indians.

(Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Havre Saint Pierre

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near Greenwich, Prince Edward Island.
Established in 1720, Havre Saint Pierre was once the largest settlement in the colony of Isle Saint Jean. On a summer day in the 1730s this was a busy place. Here - a fleet of tiny shallops, sails snapping as they set out . . .

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

E. A. Hannaford Building

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Granbury, Texas.
Born in England and reared in Ohio, E. A. Hannaford (1841-1915) served in the Union Army. He came to Granbury from Ohio in 1871, establishing his drugstore in a tent. He and merchant J. D. Baker had a two-part commercial . . .

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

First National Bank

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Granbury, Texas.
First unit in structure was built 1883 - year private bank was opened by D.C. Cogdell and John H. Traylor. National Bank charter was issued in 1887 and second structural unit was later acquired. Besides the organizers, . . .

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

Bush-Morgan-Cherry Building

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Granbury, Texas.
Constructed in 1891, this building has been associated throughout its history with prominent Granbury citizens and successful businesses. From 1891 until 1894, it served as the dry goods store of F. C. Bush, who was the city . . .

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

Nathaniel Whitman

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West Hills, New York.
Home and burial site of 2nd Lt. Nathaniel Whitman (1732-1804) of the Huntignton Militia during the American Revolution.

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

Courthouse, Jail and Zero Stone

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Fort Stockton, Texas.
Courthouse and jail built 1883 of native sandstone. Nearby Zero Stone place in 1859 as first reference point of local surveys. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1966

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mounds Heritage Trail - Big Mound

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Saint Louis, Missouri.
Big Mound was the largest mound in the St. Louis Mound Group. A ridge mound, 319 feet long, 158 feet wide, and 34 feet high Big Mound contained a burial chamber holding 20 to 30 individuals. Unfortunately, development in the . . .

(Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Peace and Plenty Inn

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West Hills, New York.
Seventeenth Century inn owned by the Chichester family. Early town meetings held here.

(Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Standard Filling Station No. 1

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
On July 18, 1921, Standard Oil of Kentucky purchased this lot to construct Residential Filling Station No. 1. It was most likely the first filling station in the area. Standard Oil built a second station No. 2 at the corner . . .

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

Site of Civilian Conservation Corps Camp 1934-1938

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Huntington Station, New York.
A federal program to alleviate unemployment and improve the environment.

(Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Main Street of America ran right through Venice

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Venice, Illinois.
From Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was routed over the streets of cities and towns both large and small. Thus its nickname "The Main Street of America." In Illinois, the first state to have all of Route 66 paved, the . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Carll Burr House

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Commack, New York.
Built in 1830 for the prominent Burr family & enlarged in 1885 in the French Second Empire style used as a race horse breeding & training farm in the 19th Cent.

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

Ceremonial Dance Circle

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Side 1 Dr. W.H. Over, South Dakota's first archeologist, sketched maps of two 1600s' Omaha earth-hut villages in present-day lower Sherman Park. He also outlined a 51-feet in diameter Omaha dance bowl or circle in the upper . . .

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