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Headwaters Country

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Coudersport, Pennsylvania.
High on the Allegheny Plateau, Potter County gives birth to three mighty rivers. Eleven miles northeast of Coudersport, on a hilltop near Raymond, their watersheds converge. Waters trickle from the hill's north side to form . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Matilda Joslyn Gage

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Fayetteville, New York.
Nationally known abolition and women's rights advocate Lived here from 1854 until her death in 1898

(Abolition & Underground RR • Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Marine Corps League

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West Dennis, Massachusetts.
In Memory of Marines having served in Marine Corps League Cape & Islands Detachment #955 Active Duty – 1996-2017 Missions: Support fellow Marine traditions and other leathernecks Past Programs: • Battle Color ceremonies on . . .

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

Hyannis Public Library Association

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Established in 1865 by Mrs. Rosella Ford Baxter and 14 women. In 1908 this classic Cape Cod house, circa 1750, with lovely grounds, was purchased for library use for $2,500 from James Otis of Hyannis Port. Ora Adams . . .

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The Public Service Building

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Early tenants included the U.S. Post Office, New England Telephone and Telegraph, Cape and Vineyard Electric Co., Barnstable County National Bank, F.W. Woolworth, & W.T. Grant, The West Barnstable Brick Company Provided Many . . .

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The Federated Church of Hyannis

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
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Battle Of The Bulge

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Dedicated to the gallant and victorious men and women who participated in the Battle of the Bulge. The greatest battle ever fought by the United Stated Army in Belgium and Luxembourg during World War II, 16 December 1944 . . .

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

Line Avenue School

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1904-05. Designed by noted local architect N.S. Allen. One of only 5 known Allen designed buildings remaining in Shreveport. Listed in The National Register of Historic Places, 1981. (1800 Line Avenue)

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Fort Granger

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Franklin, Tennessee.
Staunchly pro-Confederate Williamson County raised several large regiments in the spring of 1861. But after the fall of Nashville in February 1862, Federal regiments quickly occupied the region. They suppressed hostile . . .

(Forts, Castles • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

USS Liberty Tree - USN Captain William L. McGonagle

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Indio, California.
USS Liberty Tree May 1, 2004 this grand ole Cork Oak tree dedicated to honor all members of the Armed Forces. As a 50th commemoration of the Korean War 1950-1953, we honor the 5,720,000 Americans who served, the 33,651 . . .

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Alpaugh

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Alpaugh, California.
A Wowol Yokuts village called Chaw-Lo-Win existed here on an island in Old Tulare Lake, once the largest fresh water lake in California. In 1859 Allen Atwell and Isaac Goldstein claimed the island. They ferried hogs to the . . .

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

Packwood Station

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Exeter, California.
In 1858 the Butterfield Overland Mail Company established stations at ten to twenty mile intervals to serve passengers and change horses. One of those stations was located approximately a mile and a half east of here. The . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Venice School

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Visalia, California.
Within one-eighth mile of this site was Woodville, the first settlement and county seat of Tulare County. It was named after John Wood, the leader of a party of eighteen from Mariposa mines, who built a log cabin and who was . . .

(Education • Government • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Le chemin de fer Le Transcontinental / The Transcontinental Railway

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Pohénégamook, Quebec.
Français: En 1896, le gouvernement de Wilfrid laurier rêve d'un autre chemin de fer. Il souhaite créer une nouvelle ligne ferroviaire transcontinentale. La prospérité qui marque le tournant du siècle et le flot de céréales . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Yoakum Station

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Speedwell, Tennessee.
The 1791 Holston Treaty prohibited settlers from entering the Cherokee lands in the Powell Valley, but Tennesseans holding North Carolina land grants moved into the area. President Washington directed the pioneers to leave . . .

(Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Peace • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Johnson City

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Johnson City, Tennessee.
This is the former site of the Tri-City Beverage Corporation, of which Charles O. Gordon was the owner-president. In 1954 the Tri-City Beverage became one of the first to bottle "Mountain Dew", a clear lemon-lime flavored . . .

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Kevin Arthur Houston

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
In Loving Memory SOC (SEAL) Kevin Arthur Houston 20 September, 1975 – 6 August, 2011 “Greater Love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend.” John 15.13

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Le bootlegging dans le Transcontinental / Bootlegging in the Transcontinental Region

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Pohénégamook, Quebec.
Français: Les thèmes de la contrebande et de la prohibition de l'alcool nourrissent singulièrement l'imaginaire collectif québécois. Or, ces activités illicites font parties intégrantes de l'histoire de la région du . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Dedicated To All Who Believe In Freedom To Honor Those Who Came Home As Well As Those Left Behind Americans Will Not Forget November 11, 1983

(War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Hyannis Normal School

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Original Campus and Buildings Hyannis Normal School 1897 – 1932 Hyannis State Teachers College 1932 – 1944 Gift of The Class of 1940

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