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Chouteau County Courthouse

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Fort Benton, Montana.
Chouteau County was one of the nine original counties created February 2. 1865. At that time there was a sporting disregard for assessors, taxes and the law. For example, in 1872 when the jail burned, all the peace officers . . .

(Government • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail

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Slingerlands, New York.
A History of the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail This trail is a 9-mile pathway which follows the old Albany and Susquehanna Railroad between Albany and Voorheesville. This pathway connects visitors with . . .

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

Joseph A. Merrill, U.S.M.C.

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West Dennis, Massachusetts.
In Honor Of Joseph A. Merrill, U.S.M.C. Killed In Action Dec. 1, 1968 And All Other Veterans Of the Vietnam War Dedicated by the VFW Post No. 8074 Dennis Port

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rush Civil War Monument

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Rush, New York.
( top photo) Jacob Stull Galentine (1835-1905) enlisted with the New York 136th Volunteers at age 28. He was born and grew up in Rush, the son of John and Isabella Stull Galentine. This 1888 photograph was taken at the NY . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Church of the Immaculate Conception

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Fort Benton, Montana.
The Roman Catholic faith came to Fort Benton even before the walls of the fort were erected. Father Jean Pierre de Smet and Nicholas Point celebrated the first mass on Sept. 27, 1846. "Black Robes" continued to serve the . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chouteau County Courthouse

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Fort Benton, Montana.
Minneapolis architects Kees and Fisk drew the plans for this magnificent Queen Anne style courthouse which opened in 1884. As the seat of one of Montana's nine original counties, its grand appearance represents the early . . .

(Government • Law Enforcement • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Bronxville Eagle

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New York, New York.
One of the 12 cast iron bald eagles perched atop the original Grand Central in 1898; (sic) this 1 ½ ton sculpture was removed in 1910. It ultimately came to reside on the grounds of the Westchester home of Laurie Hawkes and . . .

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

Church of the Immaculate Conception

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Fort Benton, Montana.
When fire destroyed the original Church of the Immaculate Conception in 1905, this beautiful Tudor style structure of rough cut stone and ornamental half-timbered gables replaced it in 1907. Salvaged from the blaze was a . . .

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

Patriot’s Park

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Coventry, Connecticut.
You are overlooking a 12 acre site that has been a part of Coventry history since the town was founded in 1712. The home, to your left, was built in 1716 by Captain Edgerton. The frame is of hand pegged oak beam construction . . .

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

E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill

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Coventry, Connecticut.
A mill complex, consisting of 15 buildings, existed at this site which reprocessed used fabrics for the production of inexpensive woolen cloth. The stone ruins and two nearby brick buildings are all that remains of this . . .

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

The Old Tulare County Jail

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Visalia, California.
In 1854 the supervisors of Tulare County authorized construction of a 16' x 16' oak log structure with a courthouse upstairs and jail downstairs. Before this, the most dangerous prisoners were chained to a large oak log out . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Chicken and the Egg

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Noma/Sursum Corda, District of Columbia.
Evoking NoMa's character as a transportation hub for goods and people, as well as its adjacency to the wholesale food market at Union Market Terminal, this sculpture also reminds us of the philosophical paradox around . . .

(Communications • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Original Walker Pass

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Terra Bella, California.
In March of 1860, Joseph R. Walker, leading a party of men across the Southern Sierra to prospect, was in Visalia to get supplies. The editor of the Visalia newspaper interviewed Mr. Walker regarding his route and learned . . .

(Exploration • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tule River Stage Station

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Porterville, California.
In September of 1858 the Butterfield Overland Mail Company set up stations along its route from Missouri to California. These way stations were at about fifteen to twenty mile intervals to change horses. Some would also . . .

(Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Wellwood’s General Store / The Methodist Church

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Coventry, Connecticut.
Wellwood’s General Store On this site sits the oldest standing General Store building in the nation. The first building at this location (1787) housed the store and small living quarters that is now part of the adjoining . . .

(Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Washburn Mill & The Visitor’s Center

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Coventry, Connecticut.
The Washburn Mill Behind and to the west of the Visitors' Center was the Washburn foundry and silk mill which operated from 1841 to 1908. There are no existing pictures of the mill, though a survey map (see insert) exists. . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Licking County TB Sanatorium / Licking County Health Department

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Newark, Ohio.
Tuberculosis, or TB, is a contagious disease that was responsible for the deaths of one out of every seven people in the U.S. in the early 20th century. The Licking County Tuberculosis Sanatorium, known as the TB San, was . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial Green

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Coventry, Connecticut.
The Original Meetinghouse The First Church of Coventry stood on the town green facing Lake Wamgumbaug and also served as the town meeting house. The structure was built in 1716, though a full completion with furnishings did . . .

(Military • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Roman Cavalry Fort - North-west Corner

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, Germany.
Das ca. 6 ha große Kastell lag auf dem nach Südosten geneigten Hang, was noch heute gut im Gelände nachvollzogen werden kann. Von dieser Position aus hatten die Soldaten einen hervorragenden Überblick und konnten vor allem . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

La fondation de Miscouche

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Miscouche, Prince Edward Island.
Français: Vers 1808, des familles écossaises catholiques, les Steele, McNeil et Gillis, sont les premières à s'établir dans l'emplacement actuel de Miscouche. En 1816, un groupe de familles acadiennes, qui habite la baie de . . .

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