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Pat Listach

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The first Brewer in franchise history to win Rookie of the Year honors, the versatile Listach spent his first five Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Hit .290 with 93 runs scored and 54 stolen bases during his breakout 1992 . . .

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

Buchanan Baptist Church

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Buchanon, Virginia.
Buchanan Baptist Church Dedicated on October 8, 1876 Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of The Interior

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

Mary Ellen Kramer

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Paterson, New Jersey.
Some 190 million years ago (Mesozoic Era), fluid lava as high as a ten story building rolled in a single flow from fifty miles away and solidified in this region. The basaltic ridge formed by these flows explains the basic . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old H. B. Moore Home

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Texas City, Texas.
Built 1912 by Col. Hugh B. Moore (1874-1944), transportation expert. Born in Tennessee, he managed Texas City Terminal Railroad, Wolvin Steamship Line, Texas City Transportation Co., Mainland Co. Was a banker, leader in . . .

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

A Lighthouse is Born / La Naissance du Phare

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Belfast, Prince Edward Island.
English: Despite its initial success, the Prince Edward Island Steam Navigation Company and its vessel, the St. George, ran into difficulties. Even with investments from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, steamboats were . . .

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Heidenheimer Bros. Marine Building

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Galveston, Texas.
Built in 1876 by German immigrant Samson Heidenheimer (d. 1891), this building has housed a number of wholesale and retail businesses. According to local tradition, Heidenheimer began business in Galveston prior to the Civil . . .

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California dreaming in 1841

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near Grace, Idaho.
The Bidwell-Bartleson Party In 1841, John Bidwell and John Bartleson became the first Americans emigrants to undertake a wagon crossing from Missouri to California. Although Oregon was the primary destination of early . . .

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

Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd.

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Grace, Idaho.
Two miles east is located the dam and headworks of the canal system. Incorporation was effected Feb. 4, 1899 for the purpose of irrigating this valley. First filing on Bear River to supply the canal was Mar. 4, 1897. To . . .

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

Rockaway Water Power

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Rockaway, New Jersey.
The town of Rockaway is located at the upper end of the Rockaway Valley at the spot where the Rockaway River drops 25 feet, providing an excellent site for waterpowered industry. Job Allen, one of the earliest settlers, came . . .

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

First School House

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Inkom, Idaho.
Fort Hall Indian Reservation was established by government order July 14, 1867. Following treaties made with the Shoshone Indians in July, 1902 a portion of the reservation was open for white settlement. Homesteaders moved . . .

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

Lava Hot Springs

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
Centuries ago the Bannock-Shoshone Indian tribes set aside these natural hot mineral springs as neutral ground for all tribes. Trapper Joseph Miller and party camped here in 1812. By 1863, it was a favorite stop for Oregon . . .

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

Ivins Pioneer Cemetery

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near Bancroft, Idaho.
This area, known as Ten Mile Sterrett and Ivins, was opened for homesteading in 1880. This area, known as Ten Mile Sterrett and Ivins, was opened for homesteading in 1880. Emigrants from Utah and Iceland transformed . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The 1864 Charlottetown Conference / La Conférence de Charlottetown de 1864

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Belfast, Prince Edward Island.
English: Late in the summer of 1864, two events descended upon the city of Charlottetown. One was a circus; the other, a political conference. Of the two, it was the circus that captured the attention of Islanders. But it . . .

(Colonial Era • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Andrew's Millpond

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
In 1786 John Cambridge purchased approximately 300 acres along Wright's Creek, which was then called Bird Island Creek. Around 1800 he built a 22 foot-high mill dam at the head of tide on the creek, and went on to build a . . .

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

Nikola Tesla

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Niagara Falls, New York.
Nikola Tesla 1856 – 1943 Inventor of Alternating Current Induction Motor Members of the working group through whose efforts this statue was erected and dedicated July 23, 1976 Niagara Frontier State Park & Recreation . . .

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Antiaircraft Training at Camp Hero

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Montauk Point, New York.
Battery 216 served the New York City area as a coastal defense site from 1943 until its deactivation in 1947. In 1951, when part of Camp Hero became an antiaircraft artillery training station, Battery 216's empty bunker was . . .

(Air & Space • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of Lebanon War Office

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Lebanon, Connecticut.
Original Site of Governor Jonathan Trumbull's Lebanon War Office Built Prior to 1727, Moved 1824 and 1844 Erected by Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution 1932

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lebanon Old Cemetery

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Lebanon, Connecticut.
Lebanon, Connecticut Old Cemetery Containing the Tomb of “Brother Jonathan” Trumbull, Revolutionary War Governor of Connecticut, The friend and Advisor of George Washington; William Williams, Signer of the Declaration of . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Windham Center Cemetery

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Windham, Connecticut.
This Section of the Windham Center Cemetery South of the Old Riding Lane, Presented to the Town of Windham October 1941 In Memory of Rose. M. Crandall Have faith; and put away all doubts and fears Your dear one waits beyond . . .

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Willimantic Veterans Council Memorial

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Windham, Connecticut.
Erected Through the Efforts of the Greater Willimantic Veterans Council to Commemorate the Memory of Veterans of All Wars 1972

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