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Drug and Prescription Store

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Upper Lake, California.
The building at 2424 Main Street was the home of R.G. Reynolds. The "Drug and Prescription Store" pictured here was approximately where the current post office is and belonged to the same Doc Reynolds and Godwin Scudamore. . . .

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Coming Home to Lonaconing

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
In 1929, Grove opened "Lefty's Place"—a duckpin and ten-pin bowling alley and pool hall located diagonally from Lefty Grove Memorial Park, on Union Street. He operated the establishment, with help during the baseball season, . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Industry & Commerce • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richardson Grove Historic Lodge

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near Garberville, California.
People have been drawn to the beauty and serenity of Northern Californias's majestic redwood forests for millennia In the 1910s and 1920s, improved roads and services drew tourists from every walk of life, and the redwoods . . .

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Paving the Way

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near Garberville, California.
Californians were among the first in the world to build a lifestyle around the automobile. In the early 20th century, mass-produced cars became affordable for almost everyone. In 1907 there were just 300 autos registers in . . .

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Welcome to "Lefty" Grove Memorial Park

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
This collaboration project, in memory of one of baseball's greatest pitchers, began in October 2014 with the formation of "The Lefty Grove Memorial Committee." A labor of hometown love, the park honors Robert Moses "Lefty" . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Red Sox (1934 - 1941)

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
At the end of the 1933 season, Grove signed with Tom Yawkey's Boston Red Sox, where he would spend the last eight years of his career. He won four more ERA titles with the Red Sox and became a member of major league . . .

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William Thomas

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Halifax, Nova Scotia.
English: The buildings on the north end of Granville Street were designed by the firm of William Thomas and Sons after a fire had razed the block in 1859. Erected in the Italianate Style for prosperous merchants, the . . .

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Philadelphia Athletics (1925 - 1933)

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
In 1925, following a stellar four-and-a-half-year stint in the minor leagues with the Baltimore Orioles, Grove began his major league career with Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics. Struggling with pitching control during . . .

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

Baltimore Orioles (1920 - 1924)

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
In the middle of the 1920 season, John "Jack" Dunn I signed Grove with the Baltimore Orioles of the International League, a minor league team. Grove led the league in strikeouts during his four seasons with the Orioles, and . . .

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

Henry Street

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HENRY STREET - This street was named in honour of the 3rd Marquis of Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice (1780-1863), who oversaw a number of major stages in the development of Kenmare. It dates from 1770s but assumed its . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Early Years — Lonaconing, Maryland

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Lonaconing, Maryland.
Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove was born in the Charlestown section of Lonaconing, Md., on March 6, 1900, to John and Emma Catherine (Beeman) Grove. Raised in a coal mining community during times of desperate poverty, young Grove . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Memory Of

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Midland, Maryland.
In Memory of Those who died in the service of their country World War I James I. McKenzie John J. Seib World War II Joseph B. Allen James J. Blubaugh Charles J. Bullick Edward J. Bullick John F. Campbell Thomas M. Campbell . . .

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Main Street

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, Ireland.
MAIN STREET - Main Street was formerly named William Street in honour of the 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, William Petty-Fitzmaurice who was raised in Lixnaw, County Kerry. He inherited the Lansdowne estates at Kenmare in 1761 . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gilbert Stuart Newton

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Halifax, Nova Scotia.
English: Born in Halifax, Newton had his first art lessons in Boston from his uncle Gilbert Stuart, painter of the George Washington portraits. Leaving for Europe in 1815 he settled in London and entered the Royal Academy . . .

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William Alexander Henry

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Halifax, Nova Scotia.
English: Born in Halifax and called to the bar in 1840, Henry represented Antigonish in the Nova Scotia Assembly as a Liberal (1841-57), and as a Conservative (1857-67). An ardent advocate of Confederation, he attended the . . .

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Indian Burial Mounds

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In these mounds were buried the physical remains of Indians who lived in eastern South Dakota 1600 years ago. Radiocarbon testing established the time of the burials. Known to archaeologists as the Woodland Indians, they . . .

(Anthropology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Fifth Mound

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Side 1 Between 300 to 1000 A.D., stone-age people of the Late Woodland culture lived nearby. They were among the first permanent residents of Sioux Falls. Proof of their existence is provided by the line of five burial . . .

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Chéticamp War Memorial

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Cheticamp, Nova Scotia.
En mémoire des paroissiens de Chéticamp morts dans les deux guerres mondiales In memory of the parishioners of Chéticamp who died in the two World Wars 1914 - 1918 Hypolite H. AuCoin Hubert AuCoin William W. AuCoin Eve . . .

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The Lone Shieling

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near Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia.
From the lone shieling of the misty island, mountains divide us, and the waste of seas – yet still the blood is strong, the heart is Highland, and we in dreams behold the Hebrides. This shieling was erected in accordance . . .

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The Pardon

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
The building here at 400 Edwards Street, was originally constructed to house the Shreveport Memorial Library. It opened in 1925 and remained at this location until 1980. After two years of renovations, the Shreveport Chamber . . .

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