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The Stone Church

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Independence, Missouri.
The first branch of the reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Independence was organized in 1873. Joseph Smith III, on April 6, 1888, laid the cornerstone of this cut sandstone building, for years the . . .

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

Port Felix

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near Whitehead, Nova Scotia.
Village of Port Felix/Molasses Harbour Early Acadians called Port Felix Molasses Harbour because of a keg of molasses washing up on shore. Many Acadian settlers arrived about 1797 after the fall of Louisbourg. Following the . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Whitehead

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near Whitehead, Nova Scotia.
Early names of the community were Martingot and Tete Blanche. Lovell's 1871 Directory of Nova Scotia said "Whitehaven is a fishing settlement intended to be the terminus of the inter-colonial railway. The harbour is one of . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Glass Homestead and Mill

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Winchester, Virginia.
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of The Interior

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail/Ford Monument

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Waterloo, Illinois.
Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail: 40 Miles to Kaskaskia 20 Miles to Cahokia Here passed the ancient trail trod first by buffaloes and Indians, then by explorers, traders and French settlers of Kaskaskia and Cahokia. Revolutionary . . .

(Politics • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Unknown Defenders of Old Fort Niagara

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Youngstown, New York.
Here lie the bodies of Unknown Defenders of Old Fort Niagara

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pioneer School Bus Replica

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near Shelley, Idaho.
Donated by the Rulon Hillam Farm, Ashton Idaho and Grove City (Blackfoot) Idaho Chapter.

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Synagogue

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, Israel.
English text: Chorazin's ancient synagogue was first excavated in 1905-1907 by a German expedition headed by H. Kohl and C. Watzinger, and in the 1920s and in 1939 by the Mandatory Department of Antiquities and the Hebrew . . .

(Anthropology • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 12 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Covered Wagon

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near Shelley, Idaho.
Covered Wagon was used by the pioneers in their trek west and for family use.

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Taylor Settlement

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Gerrand, Idaho.
Six men came to this area from Hooper, Utah, to homestead in the early spring of 1885: John, Edward and William Priest, Smith Johnson, and Edwin and Abiah Wadsworth Jr. They each built a log house on their claim before . . .

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

Joseph Allen Taylor (1871-1945) & Chet Taylor (1893-1964)

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near Idaho Falls, Idaho.
A special tribute to Joseph Allen Taylor and his son Chet, who were the first to develop the potato cellar in 1909. At this time the Russet Burbank had been introduced to the Taylors. They planted the first 20 ares just to . . .

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

Salem-Baum Evangelical Church

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Waterloo, Illinois.
On May 11, 1845, a German-speaking Protestant congregation was organized at the Philip Baum residence near here that same year, a log church was erected and a cemetery was opened on six acres immediately north of this spot . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Stratford N.H. War Memorials

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near Stratford, New Hampshire.
These monuments were erected by the citizens of Stratford, N.H. in commemoration to the men and women of the area who served their country in the armed services during World War II and succeeding wars.

(Military) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Officers Row

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Delaware City, Delaware.
Officers Row was a home to commissioned officers and their families. The road was the originally the Henry farmhouse driveway leading from the canal (bottom left). The fountain replaced the “triangle” between Officers Row, . . .

(Military • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Henry's Grocery

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Waterloo, Illinois.
Henry’s Grocery 219 & 221 South Main In 1818 George Forquer purchased and, along with Daniel P. Cook, began laying out the lots that would become known as Original Waterloo or Old Town Waterloo. They immediately sold lot 82 . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Ammon

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near Ammon, Idaho.
This village, first called South Iona, was settled by Latter-day Saints. A branch of the Church was organized Nov. 26, 1889 with Arthur M. Rawson as presiding elder. He later became bishop. On Feb. 12, 1893, the ward name . . .

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

The Küenster Building

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Waterloo, Illinois.
The Küenster Building is named after its builder, Hubert Küenster, who built it as home to his pharmacy in 1871. Küenster was appointed as a Postmaster in 1865, so there is belief that the Post Office was also in this . . .

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

Monroe County World War Veteran Memorial

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Waterloo, Illinois.
In memory of Monroe County World War Veterans Apr-6-1917 - Nov-11-1918 Columbia - Waterloo erected by Columbia Post 581-Goeddel-Buettner Post 747

(War, World I) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Mullens

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Mullens, West Virginia.
Mullens can trace its roots back to 1894 when Andrew Jackson Mullins purchased 65 acres of land for $345. He soon built a cabin and in 1896 moved his 11 remaining family members here from McDowell County. The first Post . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Layland Mine Disaster

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near Layland, West Virginia.
Site of largest mine disaster in Fayette County history. On 2 March 1915, coal dust in Layland #3 ignited, killing 112 men; 42 of 53 survivors were rescued 6 March, one mile inside 10th left section behind barricade they built.

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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