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Pleasant Hall

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1909. Was former residence of Governor Ruffin G. Pleasant and wife Annie Ector Pleasant. Mrs. Pleasant founded a private school which operated here for many years.

(Education • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2728 Sherman Ave. N.W.

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Columbia Heights, District of Columbia.
Edward Kennedy Ellington Residence 1919 - 1922 "I Love You Madly" Dedicated This Day, April 28, 1990 Marion Barry Jr., Mayor

(African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Burton W. Johnson House

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Pleasant Plains, District of Columbia.
Dedicated in memory of the first African American to serve the citizens of the District of Columbia as Fire Chief. Chief Johnson was appointed to Engine Company #4 on January 16, 1943 and retired as Fire Chief of the . . .

(African Americans • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"George Montgomery: Rider of the Purple Sage"

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Fort Benton, Montana.
by Actor/Artist George Montgomery (1916-2000) and Artist Gary Schildt (1938- ) (dedication information omitted) George Montgomery, youngest of 15 siblings, was for on a homestead near Brady, Montana. Following graduation for . . .

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

Old Fort Benton Bridge

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Fort Benton, Montana.
The bridge at this site was completed in 1888 and remained in use until 1963. The Benton Bridge Company constructed it as a toll bridge–no federal subsidy, county or state money was involved–to encourage the city's Judith . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Marcy Otis Warren

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Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Mercy Otis Warren Born – W. Barnstable 1728 - 1814 Champion Of The Bill Of Rights Playwright – Poet – Historian Patriot

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

David Edward Jackson

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Paris, Tennessee.
David Jackson was a famous Rocky Mountain fur trader, explorer, businessperson, and namesake for Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in the Teton region. During the War of 1812, he served as an Ensign in Ohio. In January 1837 Jackson . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Exploration • Industry & Commerce • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Legacy of the Huron Docks

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Huron, Ohio.
Early Boats. In the 1800s, schooners were the main cargo vessels of the Great Lakes, linking the growing towns of the Midwest with the East Coast. One of the largest schooners to sail the Great Lakes was built just a few . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Huron Block House

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Huron, Ohio.
Recognizing the importance of Huron’s harbor, a group of Huron and Milan businessmen formed the Huron Harbor Company to make improvements to the harbor. The project was partially funded by the sale at public auction of one . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dorfkirche Lindach / Lindach Village Church

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, Germany.
Sie ist den Kirchenpatronen Antonius dem Einsiedler und Marcus dem Evangelisten geweiht. Ihr Standort befindet sich am südlichen Ende des Dorfangers. Ein Friedhof (Kirchhof) und ein Karner (Gebeinhaus) komplettierten einst . . .

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

Roman Aqueduct and Gate: Plaça Nova

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) Porta d'accés a la ciutat reformada en construir-se la segona muralla de Barcino. L'entrada es feia a través d'un dels carrers principals, el decumanus. Es conserva un dels passos laterals per a vianants i les . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Merrickville

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Merrickville, Ontario.
The arrangement of the locks here is unique along the waterway with a small basin set between each lock. These basins were built to allow the locks to follow a natural depression in the ground and therefore minimize the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Woman Creek

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near Huron, Ohio.
Old Woman Creek is one of the few naturally functioning estuary environments—places where chemically-distinct bodies of water meet and mix—left in the western basin of Lake Erie. This ecosystem features diverse habitats of . . .

(Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

N. 3rd St. and Missouri Ave.

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Near this site was the City Hall, police department and fire station. On the night of the massacre, more than 1,000 people sought safety in the municipal buildings.

(Law Enforcement) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Collinsville at St. Louis Avenue

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Here is where the white rioters assembled, listened to inflammatory speeches, and marched in military formation toward East Broadway. The first victim was harmed here.

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

El Call: Carrer de L'Arc de San Ramon del Call

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) Segueix la línia interior del mur romà. No tenia sortida al carrer del Call, i, per un pont elevat, es comunicava directament amb el Castell Nou, una fortalesa medieval construïda sobre la porta romana. - . . .

(Churches & Religion • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hudson Mills

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near Dexter, Michigan.
This hamlet developed around the mills which were located here to utilize the great water power of the Huron River. Cornelius Osterhout built a sawmill here about 1827, followed in 1846 by a gristmill in which three men . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Open Range Cattle

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Fort Benton, Montana.
In the late 1870's after the gold rush, stockmen began to move cattle from the mountains to the northern plains of Montana and utilize the free grass on the open ranges. Montana's short grass prairies had the best grass of . . .

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

O'Connell Memorial Church

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, Ireland.
In 1879 Rev. Timothy Brosnon was appointed Parish Priest of Cahersiveen and as a great admirer of Daniel O'Connell, he hoped to erect a Church that would suitably mark the centenary of his birth in 1775. Having received an . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alice Frances House•Library

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Dexter, Michigan.
Given by Senator Royal Samuel Copeland to the Village of Dexter Michigan 1928 Modeled from New England Libraries Originally the first post office

(Charity & Public Work • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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