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Lisle Village Hall

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Lisle, New York.
In this building, January 5, 1918 Florence B. Chauncey was the first woman in New York State to vote in an election.

(Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sacajawea Hotel

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Three Forks, Montana.
Arrival of the Milwaukee Railroad caused Three Forks to move (1908-1910) one mile up the Missouri River from its 1863 townsite, as happened with many sister towns in the developing West. Milwaukee Railroad purchasing agent . . .

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

Commerce Beacon

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, Mexico.
Faro del Comercio Diseñado por los arquitectos Luis Barragán y Raúl Ferrera, el Faro del Comercio es hoy, quizás, uno de los hitos mas distintivos de nuestra ciudad. Después de diversas propuestas entre los promotores del la . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brookgreen Gardens

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near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.
Established on four former rice plantations in 1931 by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, Brookgreen Gardens is a non-profit, outdoor museum. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark because of Anna Hyatt Huntington’s . . .

(African Americans • Agriculture • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

State Bank of Townsend

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Townsend, Montana.
J. P. Kearns came to Townsend from Benton, Wisconsin, in 1899. Business-educated and experienced, Kearns astutely recognized the town’s need for a new financial institution and founded the State Bank of Townsend only three . . .

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

L'Hermitage

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Darrow, Louisiana.
Greek Revival mansion built by Marius Pons Bringier as wedding gift for his son Michael Douradou, who named the house for General Andrew Jackson's home in Tennessee. The Jacksons visited here in the 1820s.

(Antebellum South, US • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Canyon Ferry

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near Townsend, Montana.
Shortly after the discovery of gold in Confederate Gulch, freighters established a road between Helena and Diamond City. The Missouri River was a barrier to travelers until John Oakes established a ferry in Black Rock Canyon . . .

(Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Henry Mountains

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near Hanksville, Utah.
Henry Mountains Isolated, rugged and remote, the Henry Mountains became the last mountain range to be surveyed in the lower 48 states. In 1872 on John Wesley Powell's second expedition to the area, Powell's bother-in-law, . . .

(Environment • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Retreat Position of the Mexican Army

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, Mexico.
Posición Hasta Donde Retrocedió el Ejército Mexicano Tras dos días de batalla, en la madrugada del 23 de septiembre el ejército mexicano evacuó el Fortín del Diablo (hoy calle Gral. Jesús Ortega, cerca de Platón Sánchez). . . .

(War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Juan José Hinojosa

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, Mexico.
En esta casa vivió y murió el canónigo, escritor y poeta; Juan José Hinojosa (1874-1935). Por sus virtudes ha sido promovido el proceso de su canonización. R. Ayuntamiento de Monterrey 1997-2000. English translation: In this . . .

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

Foundry Crucible No. 4

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, Mexico.
Olla de Fundición No 4 Construida por The Whiting Foundry Company y vendida a la Cia. Fundidora en 1901, la olla número 4 del departamento de Fundición era utilizada para vaciar el fierro líquido a otra de menor tamaño y dar . . .

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

Fleming-Welder House

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Victoria, Texas.
Local rancher and postmaster Edward R. Fleming and his wife Lillian (Mueller) hired B. F. Williams to build this house about 1911. Charles and Wilhemina Grunder purchased the property in 1919, and sold it to Eliza Hughes . . .

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

The Monterrey Casino

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, Mexico.
Casino de Monterrey A finales del siglo XIX la vida social de nuestra ciudad fue cobrando importancia, así como también el crecimiento de su población. Es cuando surge la necesidad de fundar un centro social, que permitirá . . .

(Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Reeves Brothers Casino

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
One of the most notorious gambling houses of the Southwest, opened in a tent April 23, 1889. Soon a frame building went up later replaced by brick. The owners claimed their doors never closed, day or night, for 15 years. . . .

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

Oklahoma Daily State Capital

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Built in 1902 by Frank Hilton Greer, this building housed the first newspaper in Oklahoma Territory and the largest printing plant west of the Mississippi. The paper actually began in Kansas before the Run and came to . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Fred Holdridge and Howard Burns

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Columbus, Ohio.
On this spot, Fred Holdridge and Howard Burns opened Hausfrau Haven in German Village and their hearts to German Villagers. Their energy enveloped those around them and created a movement steeped in civic pride, a sense of . . .

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

Saint Lawrence, the Martyr

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Brockville, Ontario.
This river was named "Rivière de Saint Laurens" by French explorers in honour of Saint Lawrence, the Martyr Laurentius or Lorenzo, Archdeacon of Rome Executed in Rome, August 10, 258, by order of Roman Emperor Valerian The . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

LaGrange College

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LaGrange, Alabama.
In the early 1820s, wealthy landowners in the Leighton, Alabama, area established a village on the crest of the mountain to the southwest of this site. This community eventually had about 400 inhabitants and became known as . . .

(Education • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

LaGrange Military Academy

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LaGrange, Alabama.
After LaGrange College moved to Florence in January 1855, a group of LaGrange citizens organized a college in the vacant buildings under the old name. Rev. Felix Johnson was elected president. To increase the patronage, a . . .

(Education • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brick Protest and Taking Action

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Columbus, Ohio.
1984 Brick Protest German Village's brick streets are an unquestionable part of its distinctive historic character, and in a special way they document a long history of civic activism that continues to this day. When the . . .

(Politics • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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