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Boone/Dalrymple House

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Havre, Montana.
The sunburst motif on the front gable end of this single-story, hipped-roof residence signals the builder’s debt to the Queen Anne style. Havre pioneer Daniel H. Boone and his wife, Elizabeth, owned the four-square . . .

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

A.D. Smith House

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Havre, Montana.
Alexander “Nosey” D. Smith came to Havre as a Great Northern Railroad conductor when the first trains came through town in the mid-1890s. He purchased two lots for $5 in 1897 and built this late Victorian Folk style home in . . .

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

The Railroad

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Elko, Nevada.
Elko was established by the Central Pacific Railroad in late December 1868 with the tracks running through the middle of Elko. In 1908, the Western Pacific railroad was constructed with the tracks located in the middle of . . .

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

Entertainment

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Elko, Nevada.
There were all sorts of games and vices in progress and only two men were killed the day I arrived,” reported a newcomer to Elko in 1869. Legend has it, in the early days of Elko, it was a rough and tumble cowboy town. There . . .

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

Non-Commissioned Officers' Quarters

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near Havre, Montana.
In its final years as a military outpost in 1904 and 1905, Fort Assinniboine underwent an extensive effort to expand and modernize its facilities. Great Falls contractors Frank Coombs and Duncan Brothers built this . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Building a Community

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Torrey, Utah.
From Water to Electricity Fremont River water also powered Torrey's first electricity, which arrived in 1929. Recalling those days, Torrey resident Clay Robinson wrote, "When January rolled around the night temperatures . . .

(Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Daniel O'Connell Memorial Park

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, Ireland.
This Parkland was donated to the people of Cahersiveen in 1997 by John (Kitty) O'Sullivan, and the development was undertaken by ACARD Ltd. Across the Carhan River you can see the ruins of Carhan House, which on 6th August . . .

(Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ingham County Courthouse

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Mason, Michigan.
Named for Samuel Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury under Andrew Jackson, Ingham County was organized in 1838. In 1840 Mason became the county seat. The town’s wide public square had been designed as the county’s political . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McWhorter Stakes

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near Chinook, Montana.


(Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Abbey of the Holy Cross

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, Ireland.
The parish of Caher was once under the instruction of this 17th century Roman Catholic Church. The graveyard around the Church has recently been restored and this peaceful area of Cahersiveen is the resting place of Morgan . . .

(Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Monument to the University's Victims and Martyrs

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, El Salvador.
Monumento Universitarias/os victimas y mártires del 30 de julio 1975 Asamblea General Universitaria 2003-2005 Comision gestora Adolfo Flores Cienfuegos · Coordinador Antonio Salomon Rivas · Carlos Enrique Lopez · Rene . . .

(Education • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Francisco Morazán Quezada

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, El Salvador.
“La educación popular es el lema de las naciones libres, para destruir los errores y preparar el triunfo de la razón y la libertad.” Francisco Morazán Francisco Morazán Quezada Paladín de la integración centroamericana “Lego . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Dedication To Those Who Served

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Comanche, Oklahoma.
In dedication to those who served in the defense of our nation and in the Armed Forces of the United States 1776 - 1976 Council Members Jim Sanders Louise Lindsey Grady McCord John Hodges

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

College Avenue Presbyterian Church and the Old Rock House

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Alton, Illinois.
This is the third church to be built here since 1836. The first church was made of stone and was built late in 1836 on the present site. The land and church's bell were donated by Enoch Long. Elijah Parish Lovejoy was the . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • Churches & Religion • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Parks Air College

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Cahokia, Illinois.
Parks Air College was founded in 1927 by visionary aviation pioneer Oliver Lafayette Parks (born Jun 10, 1899 & died Feb 1985) at Lambert Field in St. Louis, Missouri, in a rented hangar. A short time later "Lafe" Parks, as . . .

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

Davidson House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1899. Long the home of local historian Max Bradbury. One of the finest remaining Victorian homes in the area.

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

John Golden and the South Kerry Fenians

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, Ireland.
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Fenian Rising and the efforts of John Golden and the South Kerry Fenians John Golden 1845 - 1883

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fun and Games

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Flint, Michigan.
Applewood included special places for recreation, which this competitive and athletic family greatly enjoyed. C.S. Mott often invited colleagues and community leaders over to play tennis, squash, and other games. A former . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Rise and Fall of Gilkey Creek

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Flint, Michigan.
Gilkey Creek flowed through this area long before the Motts bought the surrounding land in 1915 to use as pasture for their cows. It rose and fell with the rainfall but caused few problems in those early years. From Cows to . . .

(Education • Environment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Road through the Wilderness • Historic Route 6

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Coudersport, Pennsylvania.
In 1807, the Pennsylvania legislature commissioned a road across the wilderness of northern Pennsylvania to open up east-west travel. Nine years later, laborers completed the "road," though sections remained rough packhorse . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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