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Land Office

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
This stone marks the site of the U. S. Land Office where each of 20,000 persons making the "Historic Run of 1889" had to appear in person and file his claim. This also is the site of the first post office in old Oklahoma.

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

College of the Company of Jesus

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, Mexico.
Aquí estuvo el Colegio de la Compañía de Jesus establecido en 1712 El Gobernador Don Joaquin Arredondo convirtio el edificio en Palacio del Gobierno en 1817. Durando hasta 1901 el C. Licenciado Don Benito Juarez, Presidente . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Post Office

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Dennis T. Flynn (afterwards delegate in congress from Oklahoma) with no authority beyond a telegram from Senator Plum of Kansas saying he was to be appointed postmaster, opened the post office in a tent on April 23, 1889. At . . .

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

Women's Memorial

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Brockville, Ontario.
This Memorial is dedicated to all the women and girls for whom violence is a daily reality, to those who have died as a result of violence, and to all the women and men who work to end it. The Women's Memorial was dedicated . . .

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

Funk-Ziegenspeck Granary

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Grove City, Ohio.
Granaries were used to dry seeds for the family to use to sow crops the next growing season. This small granary was built on the Ziegenspeck Farm, located on Harrisburg Pike just south of St. Rt. 665, around 1927. Steve and . . .

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

Guthrie City Hall

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Guthrie's building spree peaked April 9, 1902, with laying the corner stone for its commodious City Hall, designed by Joseph Foucart in his best belfry and turret style. The building's second floor assembly room was used for . . .

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

James Smart Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

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Brockville, Ontario.
Aerial View of the James Smart Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ca. 1930 Across the harbour, in the present HARDY PARK, was a complex of buildings that occupied this area of the waterfront for almost 100 years. Founded by James Smart . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Haines-Black House

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Grove City, Ohio.
This house was built on a parcel originally part of an 1808 land grant of 3,900 acres to John Smith Snead in payment for his Revolutionary War service. Many transfers and divisions of the land occurred prior to 1850, the era . . .

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

Allied Airmen War Memorial

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Brockville, Ontario.
Dedicated by the Citizens of Brockville and 426 Wing R.C.A.F.A. to the memory of all Allied Airmen who gave their lives to the cause of freedom June 23, 1968

(Air & Space • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jones Log Barn

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Grove City, Ohio.
This log barn, constructed around 1850, was donated by Patty L. Jones. It was dismantled in 2005 with help from inmates of the Pickaway Correctional Institution. It was reconstructed by Southwest Franklin County Historical . . .

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

Bonfils Building

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
The 1890 City Directory lists 107 S. 2nd as F. C. Bonfils Real Estate with residence on 2nd floor. Son of a Missouri Judge and descendant of Napoleon, he was 28 when he joined the Land Run of 1889. A colorful con man and . . .

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

Jaime Jorge Zapata

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, Mexico.
Dedicated in memory of Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata DHS/Immigration and Customs Enforcement May 7, 1978 - February 15, 2011 Killed in the line of duty on a San Luis Potosi, Mexico highway, by members of a criminal . . .

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

Kegg-Kientz Log House

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Grove City, Ohio.
This log home was built on property purchased between 1860 and 1880 by William Kegg, a prosperous land owner in Franklin and Pickaway counties. In 1915, the land and house were purchased from the Keggs by the Rouffs. In . . .

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

U. S. Government Land Office

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
With the opening of the approximately two million acres of "Oklahoma Country" for homestead settlement at 12 noon Monday, April 22, 1889, thousands of settlers rushed to claim free land. Those making claims were required by . . .

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

House of the Eagles

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, Mexico.
Conocida como “Casa de las Aquilas”, fue residencia del gobernador José María Ortega y fue también cuartel de las fuerzas extranjeras durante la invasión Americana, 1846-1848 R. Ayuntamiento de Monterrey 1997-2000 English . . .

(Man-Made Features • Politics • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

De Ford Building

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Built in 1890 by Irwin S. DeFord, self-described "money-lender" and capitalist, the DeFord Building is perhaps the gem of Joseph Foucart's architecture in Downtown Guthrie. The sidewall, facing "Government Acre" . . .

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

The White Fence at Old Mammoth

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Mammoth Lakes, California.
This white picket fence surrounding a solitary headstone is a reminder of the hardships and sacrifices made by the early settlers of the Lake Mining District. And, of enduring love and kindness. The wife of pioneer Bryant M. . . .

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

Veterans of Foreign Wars Historical Building

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Reno, Nevada.
VFW Post #207 was formed in 1926, seven years after World War I. During the Second War, Post #9211 came into being. In 1945, the two organizations merged and built the present-day hall which opened the following year. . . .

(Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Office of E.P. McCabe

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma--an all black state with a black governor--was the dream of E. P. McCabe, lawyer, farmer, and Republican activist. McCabe vigorously promoted black settlement and assumed role as spokesman for black people in . . .

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

Dutch Corners

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Ducor, California.
In 1885 four German homesteaders Chris Joos, Ben Spuhler, Fred Schmidt, Gotlet Utley, sunk a common water well where the corners of their land met. This junction became Dutch Corners. In 1888 the east side line of the . . .

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