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William Taylor Runner Roadside Park

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Runner (1890~1969) planned this, first roadside park in area, 1948. Officer U.S. Army, Mexican Campaign and World War I. Employed by Highway Department in 1930; Superintendent of Roadside Improvement for this District (1947 . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manassas

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Manassas, Virginia.
If you had been here in July 1861, you could have seen Confederate soldiers jumping down from one train after another at the junction half a mile in front of you. The trains were bringing Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's army from . . .

(African Americans • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Health Care and Medicine

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Roanoke, Virginia.
Segregation in the early 20th century kept black doctors and nurses from working in the white hospitals of Roanoke, and black citizens were denied treatment in these facilities. By 1914, a committee of doctors led by Isaac . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Telegraph Office

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near Williston, North Dakota.
The Telegraph Office was a single-story, wood frame building measuring thirty-six by seventeen feet. Extension of the telegraph line from Fort Stevenson (near Garrison, ND) to Fort Buford was completed in October 1878. The . . .

(Communications • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manassas Veterans Memorial

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Manassas, Virginia.
Dedicated in Honor and in Memory of Those Who Served Those Who Fought, and Those Who Fell ??? Freedom is Not Free "Duty, Honor, Country" U.S. Military Academy Motto With Honor They Served "Uncommon Valor was the Common . . .

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

Scottsville Public Spring

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Scottsville, Kentucky.
Allen County was formed in April 1815. Scottsville was named for Gen. Charles Scott, 4th governor of Ky. In 1816, location was chosen for county seat because of abundant water supply from this spring. County bought 100 . . .

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

Augustinian Friary / Mainistir na nAgaistíneach

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, Ireland.
The Augustinian Friary, known as the Black Abbey, was founded in 1316 by the Earl of Kildare. It is now the Church of Ireland (Anglican) parish church and school. The Augustinian friars first came to Dublin from England in . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church

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Scottsville, Kentucky.
The Trammel Fork Church was founded in 1802 with seventy members. Elder John Hightower was first pastor. This church was instrumental in constituting ten area churches. The first meeting house was a log structure; church now . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mt. Union Church / M.J. Bonner

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Scottsville, Kentucky.
Mt. Union Church Organized in 1864 under the name of Mulberry Hill General Baptist Church. In 1869 the original log building burned. The congregation rebuilt on present site, changed the name to Mt. Union. Thirteen churches . . .

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

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church / Bethlehem Church

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Scottsville, Kentucky.
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Congregation founded 1801. Services held, uninterrupted, except for a Sunday in Nov. 1862, because of "Army passing down the pike and the house having sick soldiers in it." Called . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Howland Hall

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Manassas, Virginia.
Built in 1894 with funds from Miss Emily Howland of Sherwood, New York. Howland Hall was the first building erected for use by the Industrial School. In January, 1895 (only four months after its completion) it burned to the . . .

(African Americans • Communications • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard, First Earl of Dunraven

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, Ireland.
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(Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Campus Model

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Manassas, Virginia.
When the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth opened in October, 1894, classes were initially held in the Charter Cottage, a small house already on the site. Completion of Howland Hall later that year heralded a . . .

(African Americans • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Manassas Industrial School / Jennie Dean Memorial

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Manassas, Virginia.
Welcome to Manassas Industrial School/Jennie Dean Memorial, part of The Manassas Museum System. This Memorial tells the story of an institution of learning that was unique in Northern Virginia and of the visionary . . .

(African Americans • Agriculture • Civil Rights • Education • Industry & Commerce • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Carnegie Building

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Manassas, Virginia.
Perhaps the greatest financial accomplishment of the Manassas Industrial School was convincing millionaire philanthropist Andrew Carnegie to donate $15,000 toward construction in 1910-11 of the academic building that bore . . .

(African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manassas 1909

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Manassas, Virginia.
The Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth, founded by Jennie Dean and chartered in 1893 as a private residential school for African-American children, provided academic and vocational training in a Christian setting. . . .

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

Settles Rifles

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Glasgow, Kentucky.
Prized by frontiersmen, now rare collectors' items; they were made by three Settle generations in Barren County. Starting in 1800, William made flintlocks at Rocky Hill. A son, Felix, had shops in Glasgow, Roseville. Felix's . . .

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

Henry Clay Morrison / Morrison Park

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Glasgow, Kentucky.
Henry Clay Morrison Famed Methodist preacher & pioneer of the Holiness movement. He came to Barren Co. at age 2 & was raised by his grandparents near here. He became one of nation’s premiere evangelists and was editor of . . .

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

F. M. Jones and Bro. General Store

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Glasgow, Kentucky.
In 1855, John and Francis Marion Jones formed a partnership for selling goods at Myers Steam Mill on Beaver Creek in Barren County. A petition for a post office was granted in 1856 & name changed from Myers Mill to Coral . . .

(Churches & Religion • Communications • Education • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jane Serepta Dean

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Manassas, Virginia.
Despite being born into slavery in 1848 and without the benefit of a formal education, Jane "Jennie" Serepta Dean's vision changed the lives of countless area African Americans. While working as a domestic servant in . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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