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The “Remembrance Road” Memorial

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Mallorytown, Ontario.
This grove of red maple trees marks the southern entrance to a special memorial roadway which honours the members of our community who lost their lives for us during the two World Wars and the Afghanistan Conflict. Running . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Afghanistan • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Church of El Señor de la Salud

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Templo del Señor de la Salud La construcción de este inmueble tuvo lugar entre los años 1630 y 1642, el párroco y prior Fray Alonso de la Fuente, fue el encargado de supevisar la ejecución de la obra. El templo es pequeno, . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Summer of Political Unrest

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Soon after the election on May 1, the city became ensnarled in political conflict. The rules for establishing lot ownership were unclear and the attempts of the city council to clarify matters with ordinances and lot . . .

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

City Hall by Forfeiture

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Always short on revenue, the City eventually acquired its own building by evicting a saloon. The Mayor and City Council of Oklahoma City first met on May 3, 1889 in the law office of councilman Ledru Guthrie on the south . . .

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

Chamberlin House

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Concord, New Hampshire.
Woman’s Club Chamberlin House Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1982

(Women) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Friar Miguel F. Zavala O.S.A.

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, Mexico.
En este lugar, entrego su alma al Señor. El siervo de Dios Fr. Miguel F. Zavala O.S.A. la media noche del Viernes Santo de 1947. La Provincia Augustiniana de Michoacan, y el pueblo de Yuriria dedican este humilde monumento a . . .

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

Land of the Dawn / La terre de l’aurore

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Saint John, New Brunswick.
English: Land of the Dawn The traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik is called Wabanaki (Land of the Dawn). Wolastoqiyik, people of the beautiful river, have been here since the beginning. In the beginning the river . . .

(Animals • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Building of Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
A reporter from Harpers Weekly returned to Oklahoma City two months after its birth to find its progress remarkable beyond belief. William Willard Howard writing an article called "The Building of Oklahoma" in the June 29, . . .

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

The Land Run

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The race for free land began at noon on April 22, 1889, with an estimated 50,000 participants from all over the world. At high noon on a bright and clear Monday, April 22, 1889, a drama roared to life when mounted soldiers . . .

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Koluskap and Beaver / Koluskap et le castor

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Saint John, New Brunswick.
English: Koluskap and Beaver The following is a creation story kept by the storytellers of the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) about their ancestors in the communities of the Wolastoq (St. John River) where it meets the Bay of . . .

(Animals • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Immigrants and Silver City

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Milwaukee is a city of immigrants. People have come here seeking jobs, following family connections, and hoping for a better life. The earliest settlers came from French Canada and New England. In 1850, most immigrants were . . .

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

Routes of the Armies

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Owego, New York.
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. Rear Face: Through . . .

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

Hank Aaron - Changing Times

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1974 Hank Aaron In his first at-bat of the season, Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home run record of 714 home runs, which stood for 39 years. On April 8th, he hits 715 and becomes the home run champion of all time. After the season . . .

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

Circa 1870

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Columbus, Ohio.
Lorenzo and Barbara Aumiller built the original structure after purchasing this lot in 1858 from C. F. Jaeger. In 1890, the building was purchased by noted Columbus brewer Nicholas Schlee who bequeathed the home to his . . .

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

Circa 1872

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Columbus, Ohio.
This post and beam building was first constructed for use as a livery stable. The Waldschmidt family owned it from 1888 to the late 1940s. The building was also used for ice storage. With the advent of the auto, it became a . . .

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

Sequoyah Waterfall Memorial

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near Salisaw, Oklahoma.
Honoring Sequoyah (George Guess) Veteran War of 1812 Marked October 1985 By Pvt. Jacob Holley Chapter United States Daughters Of 1812

(Native Americans • War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Circa Mid 1888

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Columbus, Ohio.
The first occupant of record was Gustav Poentsch, a carpet weaver. From the early 1900s until the late 1930s, it was the home of the Assman family. Paul Assman worked as a buggy painter and as a school janitor. His wife . . .

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

The Electric Railroad

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Exeter, California.
Exeter has been the terminal for the Visalia Electric Railroad, the first 15-cycle alternating current rail line in North America, since its start in 1905 with Southern Pacific Railroad, which created the town in 1888, and . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Ruth Porter Mall Park

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Ruth C. Porter Mall commemorates the life and legacy of Ruth C. Porter, a tireless activist who left an indelible mark on St. Louis and her home, the West End neighborhood. At great personal sacrifice, she dedicated her . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Parks & Recreational Areas • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"The Knuckle"

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Called the "knuckle" of the Loop Trolley system, the intersection of Delmar & DeBaliviere is a crucial connector to the neighborhoods and businesses to the community today. This area and others along the 2.2 mile route are . . .

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