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"nearer than the route we Came"

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near Craig, Montana.
"To pass across the Traveler's Rest Creek to the Missouri at the Mouth of the Dearbourn's River is 400 miles nearer that the route we Came..." Captain William Clark, Written at Fort Clatsop As the Corps of Discovery wintered . . .

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

Bighorned Animals

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near Craig, Montana.
"previous to our departure saw a large herd of the Bighorned anamals on the immencely high and nearly perpendicular clift opposite to us; on the face of this clift they walked about and bounded from rock to rock with . . .

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

The Dearborn – Ancient Interstate Highway

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near Craig, Montana.
...we passed the entrance of a considerable river on the Stard side about 80 yds wide being nearly as wide as the Missouri at that place... This handsome bold and clear stream we named in honour of Secretary of war calling . . .

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

Circa 1872

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Columbus, Ohio.
This Italianate style home was first owned by John Frederick Brand, a harness manufacturer. It later served as a home to several tradespeople including a tinner, a pressman, a carpenter and a shoemaker.

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

Erie County Jail / Sandusky Library

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Sandusky, Ohio.
The Erie County Jail was built in 1882-1883 in the Gothic style. Constructed of blue limestone, the $45,750 facility featured 26 cells, the sheriff’s residence, and boasted then modern innovations including chrome steel bars . . .

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

Brooks Opera House

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Built in 1899 as an adjunct to the Royal Hotel, the Brooks was praised in its day as the finest theater in the Southwest. It presented popular entertainments and was also the setting for many dazzling "first nights" for . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rough Riders

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Two weeks after war was declared on Spain, 85 volunteers, mostly members of the Territorial National Guard, on May 5, 1898, filled the Territory's quota as Troop A, 1st United States Volunteer Calvary, the famed "Rough . . .

(War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sante Fe Depot

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
The Santa Fe, completed in 1887, was the only railway into Oklahoma Territory and the only direct connection with the "outside" world during the hectic days of 1889. The first depot was a small red frame building located on . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Knute Rockne Wedding

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Sandusky, Ohio.
Legendary University of Notre Dame Head Football Coach Knute Rockne married Bonnie Skiles of Kenton, Ohio in the rectory of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on July 15, 1914. Father William F. Murphy officiated. The two . . .

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Foucart Building

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Restored in 1980 to its original look, the Foucart Building was built in 1891 by Edward T. Patten to house the Boston Store (dry goods) managed by J.M. Brooks, later builder of Brooks Opera House. Geo. King's New York Racket . . .

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

Guthrie Daily Leader

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Home of the Guthrie Daily Leader since 1894, the "Waite Block" was built in 1891 by A. H. Waite, manager of the Kansas City Mercantile Co., to house two separate retail establishments. The Leader was founded in 1892 as the . . .

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

Matthews Veterans Memorial

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near Matthews, Indiana.
In honor of the citizens of Matthews & community who served in the armed forces of their country They served without thought of self, that the principles of liberty, justice and equality might prevail for all mankind World . . .

(War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Mary Surratt House

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Clinton, Maryland.
Built in 1852 for the family of John and Mary Surratt. Restored in 1975 in recognition of the buildings national historical significance relating to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. M-NCPPC Commissioners: . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

International Building

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Erected in 1890, the International "Block" was named for its builders, the International Loan and Investment Company. H. J. Whitley and George D. Orput, prime movers of the Guthrie Club booster organization, were heads of . . .

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

Carnegie Library

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Built in 1902 with a grant of $25,000 from Andrew Carnegie, it housed the first tax-supported library in Oklahoma. It was the site of the inaugurations of Territorial Governor Frank Frantz in 1905 and 1st State Governor, . . .

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

Visalia Times-Delta

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Visalia, California.
"We have come to this young county with the paraphernalia of our trade, not for political or partisan ends, but with a sincere desire to advance its interests...," so wrote I.W. Carpenter, founder of the Tulare County and . . .

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

Athens Village History

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Athens, Ontario.
Farmersville was named by its founder, Joshua Bates to honour farmers as the foundation of the community. Bates was an entrepreneur, philanthropist, politician, and a progressive Reformer who believed that education, and . . .

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

Joshua Bates

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Athens, Ontario.
The son of United Empire Loyalists, Joshua Bates had a strong vision for the settlement which he named Farmersville. As an architect and surveyor, he donated the land and built the first schools and churches as well as . . .

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

On the Site of Owego

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Owego, New York.
On the Site of Owego Aug. 19-20, 1779 encamped 3000 Continental soldiers the union of General Clinton's army which had advanced from Otsego Lake with a convoy of 208 Bateaux and a detachment under General Poor from General . . .

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

Owego Riverwalk

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Owego, New York.
Welcome to Owego and the Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna is a long name for a long river. From its start at Otsego Lake, near Cooperstown, New York, it meanders 444 miles from New York through Pennsylvania, arriving at . . .

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