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Battle Ground Hotel

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Adam Fralick, a descendent of a United Empire Loyalist family, watched as the tourist industry grew around the War of 1812 battlefield at Lundy’s Lane. In 1836, he purchased this property and built the Battle Ground Hotel. . . .

(Notable Buildings • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battlefield Tourism

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Following the close of the War of 1812, because both sides claimed victory here, the battlefield became a popular tourist destination. For many decades, veterans of the battle were available to conduct personal tours. In . . .

(Industry & Commerce • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Jewish Cemetery

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
The Hebrew Benevolent Assn. of Shreveport purchased a quarter acre of Oakland Cemetery from the city in July, 1858. The resulting Jewish cemetery was Shreveport's first and Louisiana's fifth. This cemetery was used . . .

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

Lundy’s Lane Battlefield Gateway

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Lundy’s Lane Battlefield Gateway Commemorated on July 25th, 2014 on the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane (1814 – 2014) The City of Niagara Falls acknowledges the generous contribution made by the following . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cearbhall ó Dálaigh

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, Ireland.
Chief Justice of Ireland 1961-1973 Judge of the European Court of Justice 1973-1974 President of Ireland 1974-1976 Unveiled June 5th, 1983 by The President of Ireland Dr. Patrick Hillery Sculptor-Vivienne Roche I don't . . .

(Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fredericton City Hall / L'Hôtel de ville de Fredericton

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Fredericton, New Brunswick.
English: Built in 1875-1876 to the design of architects McKean and Fairweather, this is the oldest municipal hall in Atlantic Canada still used for civic administration. Its imposing exterior and the many functions it has . . .

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

Bishop Leonidas Polk

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Conducted First Episcopal Service in Shreveport March 24, 1839. St. Paul's Church Formed 1845. Renamed Grace Church 1851. Renamed St. Mark's 1859. St. Mark's Relocated 1954. Holy Cross Organized 1954.

(Churches & Religion • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Thief (TV Series)

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Shrevport, Louisiana.
In 1904, the oldest religious body in Shreveport, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, began building this cathedral. Then in 1954, St. Mark's decided to move to a more suburban setting; there was a select group of members that . . .

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

Texas Avenue Row

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Preserved commercial block dating from between 1899 and 1917. Many early ethnic businesses were housed here, including Black, Jewish, Chinese and Arab merchants. Collectively listed in the National Register of Historic . . .

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

Giant Cuckoo Clock

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Sugarcreek, Ohio.
The Alpine Alpa restaurant in Wilmot, Ohio commissioned clockmaker Karl Schleutermann to build the world's largest cuckoo clock in 1963. Twelve years and $50,000 later, the enormous outdoor clock was finished. It was . . .

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

The Cradle of Professional Football

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Canton, Ohio.
On September 17, 1920, representatives from ten professional football teams met in Canton and formed the American Professional Football Association, which in 1922 became the National Football League (NFL). Pro football . . .

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

Churches Atop of Drummond Hill

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
As early as 1795, a small log church, used by a number of denominations, was on top of this hill. Destroyed during the Battle of Lundy’s Lane on July 25, 1814, it was not replaced until 1819 when a combination church and . . .

(Churches & Religion • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

I’ll Try, Sir

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
On the evening of July 25, 1814, COL James Miller, commander of the 21st US Infantry Regiment, was asked if his regiment could silence the seven British guns that had been holding the attacking American Army at bay for . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Blakely Cannon

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, Mexico.
Cañón Blakely Descripción Es de anima rayada diseñada por el Capitán del Ejército Inglés Theophilus Alexander Blakely, quien fue el primero en fabricar cañónes con anillos de hierro forjado (zunchado), lo cual hoy en día es . . .

(Man-Made Features • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Martin Luther King Jr. in Canton

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Canton, Ohio.
"All life is interrelated in today's world. I can't be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be; and you can't be what you ought to be 'till I am what I ought to be." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these words . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Peace • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Williams Brick Plant

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Canton, Ohio.
From the late 1800's through the 1930's, Canton, Ohio, was considered the world's leading manufacturer of paving brick. In addition to having well-established shipping routes, this area boated large quantities of natural . . .

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

Burr Lockhart Plato

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Born into slavery in Logan County in what is now West Virginia U.S.A., Plato and several friends used the Underground Railroad to reach Canada in 1856, settling in Niagara Falls. He became a popular and respected . . .

(African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Walsh University

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North Canton, Ohio.
The Brothers of Christian Instruction founded Walsh University in 1958. It is named for Bishop Emmett M. Walsh, then leader of the Diocese of Youngstown. The order created the institution to provide a college-level education . . .

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

Constitution Day

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Louisville, Ohio.
At this site on September 17, 1952, an assembly of Louisville citizens led by Olga T. Weber joined U.S. Congressman Frank T. Bow in commemorating the completion of U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. With the goal of . . .

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

Louisville Armed Forces Monument

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Louisville, Ohio.
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and in honor of those who served in the Armed Forces of our country in the past wars

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