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Iglehart

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near Annapolis, Maryland.
Iglehart 1708 Mansion Ridge Road is listed on National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1811

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Craig Law Building

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

Welcome to the Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place

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Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore's Washington Monument is the first monument in the United States erected in memory of the country's founder, George Washington. The Monument was built by a private Board of Managers, who in 1809 petitioned the . . .

(Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mount Vernon Cultural District

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Baltimore, Maryland.
Mount Vernon Cultural District provides an unequaled richness of cultural experience. Since the founding of the Peabody Institute in 1857, Mount Vernon has enjoyed a continuing association with the arts. Nineteenth Century . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Communications • Education • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Sports • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

MacAlpine

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Ellicott City, Maryland.
MacAlpine circa 1868 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Savage Mill

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Savage, Maryland.
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, this complex of 12 interconnected building dating from 1822 to 1916 has been renovated and adapted for re-use. The place and the people within are unique and dedicated to . . .

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

Presentation Convent

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, Ireland.
In the early 19th century Daniel O'Connell was very conscious of the need to educate the people of South Kerry and so he bought a rectors lodge in Bank Street. He invited nuns from the Presentation Order to come and set up a . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Roman Sepulchral Way and Vila de Madrid Square

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, Spain.
(Catalan:) La plaça Vila de Madrid obeeix a un projecte urbanístic de finals del anys cinquanta del segle XX. Bona part del solar va estar ocupat pel Convent de Santa Teresa de les les carmelites descalces. La comunitat, . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Barracks Heritage Centre

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, Ireland.
The Heritage Centre came about following the defeat of the Fenians in 1867. The English government was anxious about the safety of the Valentia Atlantic cable station. A new constabulary barracks was built on the banks of . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Nurse’s Sacrifice in the Great War

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Attica, Ohio.
The Attica-Venice Joint Cemetery is the final resting place of Clara Edith (Work) Ayres, who died in the line of duty soon after the United States entered World War I in April 1917. Mrs. Ayres was born in Venice Township on . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First State Capitol

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Wheeling, West Virginia.
Built in 1859 for Linsly Institute, this building served as the first capitol of West Virginia from 1863 to 1870. The inauguration of the state's first governor, Arthur I. Boreman, was held here on June 20, 1863. West . . .

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Gordon Battelle

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Wheeling, West Virginia.
Methodist minister and educator Gordon Battelle was a delegate to state's first Constitutional Convention in 1861. Battelle was instrumental in the inclusion of free public education, but his efforts at gradual emancipation . . .

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

The Steamboat "Washington"

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Wheeling, West Virginia.
In June 1816, Henry Miller Shreve launched his steamboat "Washington" from Wheeling, where it was built. The boat represented a major shift from the Fulton-Livingston design of larger steamships. Its minimal draft made it . . .

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

Atlantic College of Wireless & Cable Telegraphy

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, Ireland.
This Marconi Licensed college was founded here in 1911 by Maurice Fitzgerald, formerly of Ballinskelligs Cable Station. Many wireless and cable operators were trained here, including Republican Volunteer Con Keating of . . .

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Center Point Covered Bridge

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Center Point, West Virginia.
This privately owned covered bridge was completed in 1890 as ordered by the county court. Stone masons T. C. Ancell and E. Underwood prepared all abutments at a cost of $976.54, and carpenters John Ash and S. H. Smith built . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Doddridge County / Ritchie County

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Pennsboro, West Virginia.
Doddridge County Formed in 1845 from Harrison, Ritchie, Tyler and Lewis. Named for Philip Doddridge, lawyer and statesman of western Virginia. Many of the Indians who once came to this State got war and hunting weapons from . . .

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Central Station Bridge

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Central Station, West Virginia.
In 1915, a two-span reinforced concrete arch bridge was built over Arnold Creek near Central Station by the Clarksburg-based Concrete Steel Bridge Company. Constructed during the Good Roads Movement and the state's first . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

June 6, 1908

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Fort Benton, Montana.
On this day water from the Missouri River rose to this level at this location due to heavy rainfall over Western Montana. For more information contact National Weather Service Great Falls, MT www.weather.gov/greatfalls . . .

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

Skirmish at West Union / West Union

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West Union, West Virginia.
Side A Early on May 5, 1863, six companies of the 2nd WV Infantry under Col. George Latham arrived in West Union to protect area railroad bridges during the Jones-Imboden raid. Two regiments of Confederate cavalry advanced . . .

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Ringforts

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, Ireland.
Cahersiveen Cathair saidhbhin 'The fort of Saidhbin (Little Sarah) Saidhbin was said to be the daughter of McCarthy Mor who held the lands of Iveragh. She was given the fort and the surrounding area, on the banks of the . . .

(Agriculture • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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