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The Varèse House

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New York, New York.
In this house lived Edgard Varèse from 1925 to 1965 Louise Varèse from 1925 to 1987

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Yankee Cove

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near Whitehead, Nova Scotia.
Many yards in Whitehead boast a lilac bush which originated from the lilac bushes in Yankee Cove Kayak/boating enthusiasts love the scenic voyage through "The Runs” via Yankee Cove & The Basin. 1760 – Seasonal fishermen . . .

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

Nemeha County Courthouse

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Auburn, Nebraska.
The Nemaha county seat was established at Brownville in March 1855 by the first territorial legislature. Brownville retained the county seat until an 1883 election approved its removal to Auburn, a town formed in 1882 by the . . .

(Architecture • Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

H.L. Williams House

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Buchanan, Virginia.
H.L. Williams House circa 1924 Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of The Interior

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

Fort DuPont - Chapel

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Delaware City, Delaware.
Fort DuPont’s Chapel was constructed in 1941 to meet the spiritual needs of soldiers preparing to go abroad. The spire of this indicates its non-denominational status. The Army considered wooden structures “temporary.” Most . . .

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

Strataca

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Hutchinson, Kansas.
(on the plaque:) Salt was discovered in Reno County Sept. 27, 1887 approximately 90 rods to the west Erected by Uvedale Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution The Barton Salt Co. The Carey Salt Co. The Morton Salt Co. . . .

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

Opequon Village

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Winchester, Virginia.
Opequon Village Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of The Interior homestead of the Glass and Cartmell families from 1736 on the Great Road charted in 1745 US Post . . .

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

Potter's Field

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Waterloo, Illinois.
A Potter's field is a term used for a place for the burial of unknown or indigent people. The expression potter's field derives from the Bible, referring to a field used for the extraction of potter's clay; such land, . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Coal Barons

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Whipple Junction, West Virginia.
In the late 1800s, speculators, mining companies and investors were attracted to the vast, untapped seams of coal lying under the West Virginia mountains. The first coal operators created company towns, or coal camps, where . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of January 30, 1938

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) En memòria de les 16 persones que van morir en aquest indret el 30 de gener de 1938, víctimes del bombardeig de l'aviació feixista italiana, aliada de l'exèrcit franquista - (English translation:) In memory . . .

(Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Headquarters House

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Fayetteville, Arkansas.
This house, built by Jonas M. Tebbetts about 1858, was used as headquarters by the Federal troops during the battle of Fayetteville on April 18, 1863. Two doors still bear scars of the battle -- panels splintered by minie . . .

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

Fort DuPont

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Delaware City, Delaware.
This fort was originally established in 1863 as the Ten Gun Battery opposite Fort Delaware. In 1897 construction began on concrete gun batteries armed with long-range rifles, rapid-fire rifles and mortars. The fort was . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Debut of Mariana Pineda by Federico García Lorca

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) En aquest teatre, el 24 de juny de 1927 es va estrenar l'obra Mariana Pineda de Federico García Lorca, protagonitzada per Margarita Xirgu, amb decorats de Salvador Dalí. En record de les estretes relacions de . . .

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

Jacobs Home

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Galveston, Texas.
In 1884, Mrs. Barbara Lenz (Lentz) Jacobs (1831-1908), the widow of Christopher Jacobs, purchased a small cottage on this lot from Ferdinand and Caroline Möller (Miller). In 1885, Mrs. Jacobs, a prominent midwife, built a . . .

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

Col. William R. Morrison

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Waterloo, Illinois.
William R. Morrison, destined to be elected a Colonel during the American Civil War, was of Scotch-Irish descent, born on September 14, 1824. Although raised on a farm, upon his father’s remarriage following the death of . . .

(Education • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Frederic Chopin

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) El compositor polonès Frederic Chopin (Zelazowa Wola, Polonia 1810 - Paris 1849) s'hostajà en aquest hotel durant la seves visites a Barcelona, els anys 1838 i 1839 200è aniversari del seu naixement - . . .

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

Community Life in a Coal Camp

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Whipple Junction, West Virginia.
Coal companies often paid miners in scrip, a form of private money, each coal company issuing their own scrip. So that it would not be confused with American currency, most of the coins had some sort of hole in the middle. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Agustí Bartra i Lleonart

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) Poeta, narrador, dramaturg, critic i traductor Va néixer en aquesta casa Setmana de la Poesia 2008 - (English translation:) Poet, narrator, playwright, critic and translator Was born in this building Poetry . . .

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

Hans Christian Andersen

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) Escriptor danès Va viure des d'aquest hotel la inundació de la Rambla el 15 de setembre de 1862 - (English translation:) Danish writer He stayed at this hotel during the flood of the Rambla (i.e., this . . .

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

DuBois High School

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Mount Hope, West Virginia.
An African American high school formed in 1917, it educated black Fayette County children until 1956. Students were taught in community buildings and churches, 1950-1954, after the school was destroyed by fire. The second . . .

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