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Dupont School

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Dover, Delaware.
From 1921 until 1952 this simple brick structure, named for its benefactor, Pierre S. Dupont, served as a laboratory-classroom for students enrolled in the teaching course at the State College for Colored Students (now DSU). . . .

(African Americans • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lakeside Cemetery Veterans Memorial

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Dover, Delaware.
Dedicated to the lasting memory of those who lie within this cemetery that served their country to protect our nation's beliefs and principles to achieve peace among other nations and ours.

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

Constitution Park

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Dover, Delaware.
In 1787 the Golden Fleece Tavern owned by Elizabeth Battell, stood facing Court House Square on a property that included this site and there the Constitution of the United States was ratified by the Delaware state. "Fully, . . .

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

Did you know...

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Dover, Delaware.
The Old State House Fact: After the capital was moved from New Castle to Dover in 1777, the State House was built as the first permanent capitol building in 1787 and finished in 1791. Information: This Georgian style . . .

(African Americans • Agriculture • Air & Space • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Education • Entertainment • Politics • War, US Revolutionary • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Continuity & Progress

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Dover, Delaware.
These two words say a great deal about Dover. It is a modern and growing city entering the 21st century on a foundation of achievement built over more than 300 years of American history. And a rich history it is. Founded by . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Air & Space • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Science & Medicine • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Original Site of the White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church

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Newark, Delaware.
White Clay Creek Church existed prior to 1718, meeting in a small log cabin at this site. The area became known as Meeting House Hill. In 1721, White Clay Meeting formally became the White Clay Creek Congregation. Rev. . . .

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

School District No. 5

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Smyrna, Delaware.
In 1829 the Delaware General Assembly enacted legislation resulting in the establishment of a public school system. The state was subdivided into local districts. One of these was School District #5, which was created to . . .

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

Operation Silent Witness

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near Camden, Delaware.
This Eisenhower Green Ash tree was dedicated on 28 May 2001 in remembrance of our World War II veterans

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Samuel D. Burris

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Willow Grove, Delaware.
Samuel D. Burris, a free African-American conductor on the Underground Railroad resided in the Willow Grove area during the 1840s. He helped enslaved people find their pathway to freedom in Philadelphia. Caught for aiding . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

American Legion Veterans Memorial

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near Dover, Delaware.
Dedicated on January 26, 1968 as a lasting memorial to those who have served their country for our freedom

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

Octagonal School House

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near Dover, Delaware.
The Free School Act of 1829 was passed through the efforts of Judge Willard Hall, Charles Marim, and others. Each school district received a generous subsidy for organizing & school free for children of the district. This . . .

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

T-33A

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The two-seater T-33 was developed as a variant of Lockheed's P-80 fighter. The fuselage was lengthened by a little over three feet and a second seat for an instructor was added. In service for over 50 years, the T-33, known . . .

(Air & Space • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

L'Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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Miscouche, Prince Edward Island.
Français: La première église paroissiale a été construite en 1819. L'église actuelle, la troisième, a été érigée en 1891-92 selon les plans de l'architecte insulaire George Edwin Baker, pendant la cure du père John A. . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Asian American and Pacific Islander U.S. Air Force Memorial

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
In honor of the many contributions made by Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders to the U.S.A.F. Past, Present & Future

(Air & Space • Asian Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

61st Troop Carrier Squadron Memorial

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The missing man formation of the 61 st Troop Carrier Squadron World War II In memory of those no longer with us who flew, maintained, or supported the C-47 in the U.S. Military Services

(Air & Space • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

C-133 Cargomaster

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
Dedicated to C-133 aircrew members and support personnel of the 1st and 39th Heavy Airlift Squadrons and to the memory of those who are no longer with us

(Air & Space • War, Cold • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Berlin Airlift Memorial

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
In memory of the United States military personnel who served on the Berlin Airlift 26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949.

(Air & Space • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Women in the Military Memorial

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
Dedicated to women in the military Past · Present · Future

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

P-51 Mustang

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
P-51 Mustang Flown by valiant men to victory

(Air & Space • War, Korean • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

2nd Ferrying Group Memorial

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
Dedicated in remembrance of all who served in the 2nd Ferrying Group, Ferrying Division Air Transport Command, New Castle Army Base, Delaware. 1942-1946 The group delivered aircraft all over the world and was the first to . . .

(Air & Space • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.
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