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Judith Landing

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Big Sandy, Montana.
The road to the southeast leads to the mouth of the Judith River. An early fur post, Fort Chardon was built there in 1844. In 1866 Camp Cooke, the first miliary (sic) post in Montana, was constructed of cottonwood logs, and . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

C-131D

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The C-131 was based on the Convair 240, 340, and 440 airliners developed to replace surplus WWII transports that were being used as civilian airliners in the early 1950s. The first U.S. Air Force versions were navigator and . . .

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

Cow Island Trail

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Big Sandy, Montana.
Freight was unloaded at Cow Island when water dropped so low that steamboats could not travers the upper river to Fort Benton. For 130 miles the Cow Island Trail wound along the southern foothills of the Bear's Paw to the . . .

(Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

VC-9C

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
This VC-9C, serial number 73-1682, transported America's top leadership from 1975 until 2011. Much of that time it served as Air Force Two for Vice Presidents Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, Al Gore, and Dick . . .

(Air & Space • Communications • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

C-141A

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The museum's C-141A was the first one manufactured The C-141A was the first jet-engine military transport and was introduced to replace the slower propeller-driven C-124 and C-133. It incorporated long-range, high-speed, and . . .

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

F-106A

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The Museum's F-106 is the only surviving Delta Dart that was stationed at Dover AFB, Delaware When it was introduced in the late 1950s, the Convair F-106 was one of the fastest fighters in the world. An extensive redesign of . . .

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

C-141B

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The museum's C-141B was the last C-141 stationed at Dover AFT, Delaware In 1973 television audiences watched the C-141 bring home POWs released by Hanoi. Others know that C-141s dropped U.S. paratroopers on Panama in 1989. . . .

(Air & Space • Communications • Science & Medicine • War, Cold • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

463L Pallet

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
The U.S. Air Force uses 463L pallets to haul cargo on all types of aircraft. Made of aluminum with a balsa wood core, it measures 88" by 108" and weighs 290 pounds. Indents around the edges lock into the aircraft rail . . .

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

F-101B

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Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.
From 1951 until 1973, Dover AFB had the additional mission of hosting fighters from the Air Defense Command's 98th Fighter Interceptor Squadron (FIS). The squadron flew F-101s from 1959 until 1963 when they moved to New . . .

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

Liberty Tree Memorial

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Milford, Delaware.
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Vinyard Shipbuilding Company

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Milford, Delaware.
Founded in 1896 by Wilson M. Vinyard, the Vinyard Shipbuilding Company was the first Milford shipyard to build motorized vessels. The shipyard built numerous ships for the government including Navy subchasers and Coast Guard . . .

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

Site of the Home of General Alfred T.A. Torbert

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Milford, Delaware.
On this site stood the home of General Alfred T. A. Torbert who served his country in the War Between the States and later as Consul General at Paris. The building was erected circa 1825 by Benjamin Wadhams for a tavern and . . .

(Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Vaules-Grier Home

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Milford, Delaware.
The original house on this site was built in 1872 by W. Thornton Vaules, a station agent for the local railroad. In 1895 his daughter, Ella married the young dentist G. Layton Grier and moved into this house with her . . .

(Architecture • Education • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Temple Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M.

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Milford, Delaware.
Organized Freemasonry in Delaware can be traced to the mid-18th century. On January 16, 1815, Temple Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. was chartered by the Grand Lodge of Delaware, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons while it convened . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Politics • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Causey House

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Milford, Delaware.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

Carl Friedrich Kunz

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, Germany.
Carl Friedrich Kunz Zerbst 1785 - 1849 Bamberg Handelte mit Wein und Büchern Betrieb eine Leihbibliothek war Verleger und Literat Lebte 1808 bis 1811 in diesem Hause Und zechte im Kellergewölbe mit E.T.A. Hoffmann - . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Milford's Struggle for Educational Equality

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Milford, Delaware.
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, declaring racially segregated public schools unconstitutional. In August 1954, a petition was submitted to the Milford Board of . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cedar Creek Hundred

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near Milton, Delaware.
Originally known as Cedar Hood Hundred. Before 1863 that part of hundred lying north of Cedar Creek was formed part of St. Jones County, now Kent County. When Mispillion Creek was made northern boundary of Sussex County, the . . .

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

The Heart of the Farm

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Flint, Michigan.
This impressive barn housed Mr. Mott's registered Holstein-Friesian cows, Belgian work horses and pleasure horses. Consistent with his business practices, it was outfitted with progressive equipment and systems for those . . .

(Agriculture • Animals) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Milton Public School #196-C

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Milton, Delaware.
In an effort to remedy deplorable school facility conditions, philanthropist P.S. du Pont dedicated a substantial portion of his wealth towards the construction of African American schools during the 1920s. Milton Public . . .

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