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Barnstable County’s 300th Anniversary

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Barnstable, Massachusetts.
1685 - Memorial - 1985 This tablet is in commemoration of Barnstable County’s 300th Anniversary A dedication to those loyal sons and daughters who gave unselfishly of themselves to the call of duty in the Military, Maritime, . . .

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Walt Whitman

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Huntington Station, New York.
Born here May 31, 1819 Wrote "Leaves of Grass." The Poet of Democracy. Teacher & journalist. Tended Civil War wounded.

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Daniel Robert House

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Somerville, New Jersey.
Daniel Robert House 25 West End Avenue Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1888

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The Vanderbilt Eagle

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New York, New York.
Above this location, a one-and-a-half ton eagle is perched on the viaduct that circles Grand Central Terminal, It is one of 12 eagle sculptures that formerly graced the roof of the original Grand Central Station in 1898. In . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mansfield World War I Monument

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Storrs, Connecticut.
Erected by The Town of Mansfield In Honor of Her Citizens Who Served In The World War 1914 — 1918 Walter Tod Ackerman · Antonio Alossi · Howard Merton Atkins Co. M, 103 Inf. Joseph Leon Barrett Co. L, 102 Inf. Thos. Arthur . . .

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Blockhaus de Merrickville Blockhouse

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Merrickville, Ontario.
The Merrickville blockhouse is one of four blockhouses constructed on the Rideau Canal. Its architecture is a typical design utilized throughout British North America. The 3.5 foot (1.06 metres) walls were designed to be . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

James K. McGuire

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Syracuse, New York.
James K. McGuire was elected Mayor of Syracuse at 26 years old in 1895. Known as the "Boy Mayor," he was reelected two times. The McGuire family emigrated from County Fermanagh, and Irish nationalism dominated his life. As . . .

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Canal Twins / Les canaux jumelés

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Merrickville, Ontario.
Why the Canals are Twinned These two canals were constructed in the early 19th century for military reasons. Both Canals grew into commercial highways, survived as recreational waterways and are now important heritage . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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Syracuse, New York.
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Syracuse Grade Crossing Elimination

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Syracuse, New York.
Washington Street Rails Laid 1837 Removed April 21, 1937 by Mayor Rolland B. Marvin First thru train operated over the 17,000,000 dollar elevated structure Sept. 24, 1936 Washington Street construction plan approved Mar. 15, . . .

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Site of John Greenway Mansion

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Syracuse, New York.
Founder of Greenway Brewing Company and Greenway Hotel and Tavern 1910-1926 in the Village of Eastwood Courtesy of Eastwood TNT

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Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell

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(Catalan:) Llenç de mur i dues de les torres quadrangulars pertanyents l segon recinte emmurallat de Barcino (segle IV dC). Al segle XIV, es va construir sobre aquest tram de muralla la casa de la família March. (Spanish:) . . .

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S. 4th St. and Railroad Ave.

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Here stood the residence of Scott and Iva Clark. Rioters burned their home, and a mob attacked them. A soldier did not protect them. Mr. Clark died.

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

S. 4th St. and E. Broadway

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
This intersection is where the height of brutal violence occurred. Many people died here, and their remains left for hours.

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S. 4th St. and E. Broadway

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
A streetcar was stopped near this spot. White rioters pulled African American passengers off and attacked them while soldiers stood and watched.

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N. 4th St. and Division Ave.

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Narsis Gurlie lived near this spot. She stayed in her burning home until it collapsed. Severely burned, she and others fled. She was allowed to escape, but she lost everything.

(African Americans • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lutcher Memorial Church Building

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Orange, Texas.
Founded in 1878, the First Presbyterian Church initially occupied a frame structure built in 1883 at Market and Polk Street. In 1912 the congregation moved to this church building which Frances Ann (Mrs. Henry Jacob) Lutcher . . .

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Noel Methodist Church

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Founded as a mission church in 1906, Noel memorial Methodist Church built present building in 1913. When completed, this was the city's largest church building. Fire destroyed all but the exterior walls in 1925.

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

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Fort Benton, Montana.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fort Benton’s oldest church, is the oldest Episcopal Church in Montana. In continuous service since August 11, 1881, it appears today almost as it did upon opening. Architecturally, this Gothic . . .

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

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Fort Benton, Montana.
The Episcopal Church came to Montana Territory with Bishop D.S. Tuttle in 1867, who rode horseback to mining camps and frontier posts. An abandoned saloon housed the first Fort Benton services, then a hotel and school. When . . .

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