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1815 Treaty

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Portage des Sioux, Missouri.
Overland escape route of Sioux Indians between Mississippi and Missouri Rivers gave name to Portage des Sioux

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lewis & Clark 1804

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Portage des Sioux, Missouri.
1804 Lewis and Clark Expedition to northwest obtained men and supplies here

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

St Rose Philippine Duchesne

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Portage des Sioux, Missouri.
Arrived from France on mission to convert the Indians and established first school west of the Mississippi in St. Charles County

(Churches & Religion • Education • Native Americans • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grant's Trail: Sappington House and Father Dickson Cemetery

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Crestwood, Missouri.
Sappington House • The Sappington House is the historic home of Thomas Sappington. Thomas was one of the seventeen children of John and Jemima Sappington, early pioneers of the area. John and Jemima Sappington moved to this . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Beasley Town

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Franklin, Tennessee.
In 1899, W.J. Beasley and family came from Lick Creek to Franklin to establish a home and lumber mill. By 1920, Beasley was paying taxes on his home, sawmill and 24 rental houses valued at over $10,000 in total. Originally, . . .

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

Time Landscape

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New York, New York.
Landscape artist Alan Sonfist (1946-) created Time Landscape as a living monument to the forest that once blanketed Manhattan Island. He proposed the project in 1965. After extensive research on New York’s botany, geology, . . .

(Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Coventry Veterans Memorial

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Coventry, Connecticut.
In Grateful Memory Of those men of Coventry who gave themselves unreservedly in the hour of their country’s need Among them was Nathan Hale all might have echoed his immortal words “I only regret that I have but one life to . . .

(War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Magdala's Hall of Fame

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, Israel.
English Texts: Magdala was the hometown of Mary Magdalene - one of Jesus' most faithful followers. Luke 4:15, Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 1:39 "Jesus went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the . . .

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

Coventry Vietnam Memorial

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Coventry, Connecticut.
Coventry Remembers The Courage, Sacrifice and Devotion To Duty and Country Of its Vietnam Veterans Killed In Action Chap. Maj. Roger W. Heinz LCPL. Michael A. Machie Died In Service PVT. Robert H. Nothnick SP4. Lawrence A. . . .

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

New Scotland

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near Slingerlands, New York.
New Scotland Town formed April 25, 1832 from Bethlehem. First town meeting held at home of Edmund Raynsford April 9, 1833.

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Trimont, Minnesota Veterans Memorial

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Trimont, Minnesota.
All Gave Some Some Gave All Louis T. Aldrich (KIA) PFC Army 1943-1945 WW II Daniel R. Bernhardt (KIA) PFC Army 1942-1943 WW II Bernard D. Ott (KIA) SGT Army 1944 WW II Rollie Peiper (KIA) PVT Marine Corps 1950 Korea Henry . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Story of the Three T-38 Talon Thunderbird Jets

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Owatonna, Minnesota.
In 1996,the City of Owatonna acquired one of these jet planes from the U.S. Air Force to be used as a monument at the airport. The cost of the project exceeded the City's budget at that time, and the plane was put in . . .

(Air & Space • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The T-38 Talon Thunderbird Jets are moved to Owatonna Degner Regional Airport

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Owatonna, Minnesota.
After Heritage Halls closed in 2001, the future of the museum was unclear, and the City of Owatonna felt the planes should be moved. The Owatonna airport was the natural and appropriate location for the jets. Buzz Kaplan had . . .

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

The Geology of Southeastern Minnesota

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near Lewiston , Minnesota.
The face of Minnesota has undergone many changes over the centuries as a result of the forces of nature. Its present appearance is the result of modification over four glacial periods that have created the landscape you see . . .

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

Taming the Wild River

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near Dresbach, Minnesota.
Front Ever since Americans recognized the Upper Mississippi River's potential as a transportation route, they have been trying to improve it for commercial navigation. One such improvement, Lock and Dam No.7, is visible . . .

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

Lyndon Station Area Veterans Memorial

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Lyndon Station, Wisconsin.
Missing in Action John T. Delmore Prisoner of War Charles T. Graves George W. Buffum Charles P. Tucker Killed in Action Edwward W. Pray Leslie Spence Abner O. Heald Gilbert J. Pfeifer Austin Conklin Warren Risley James E. . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History of Magdala

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, Israel.
English Text: c. 200 BC Magdala is established, likely through Hasmonean influence (Jewish families), during the Hellenistic period. c. 20-60 AD Magdala develops from a small village into a prosperous city known for fish . . .

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

A National Memorial

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The National Mall, District of Columbia.
As an important link between the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery, the bridge itself is a memorial to those who have given their lives for their country. As the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Marion C.S.A. Cemetery

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Marion, Mississippi.
N.W. ¾ mi. Here are buried 170 unknown Confederate soldiers who died at field hospital after various battles in 1862-63 from Shiloh to Vicksburg.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Booker T. Washington School

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Philadelphia, Mississippi.
In 1909 Edward and Julia Stevens founded a school for Philadelphia's African American children in the Black Masonic lodge near Wilson Street. In 1922, the Neshoba County School moved into a new building on Rea Street funded . . .

(African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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