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Circle

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Circle, Montana.
Major Seth Mabry, a former Confederate Army officer, came to the Redwater Valley about 1883, driving a heard of longhorns from Texas. President of the Mabry Cattle Co., he branded with a plain circle iron. From the brand, . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Garnier Building

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Los Angeles, California.
Philippe Garnier, a settler from Gap, France, hired Abraham Edelman to design this brick and sandstone building for Chinese tenants. This was the oldest and most significant building of the original Chinatown of Los Angeles . . .

(Architecture • Asian Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brockway, Montana

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near Brockway, Montana.
In 1910, the three Brockway brothers filed on adjoining homesteads along the fertile Redwater River near here. A small trading center on brother James's homestead provided supplies and other services to their neighbors. by . . .

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

Fabry Creek (Boss Tavern): A Multi-component Site

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Scott, Wisconsin.
The Site The Fabry Creek (Boss Tavern) site produced a range of artifacts related to three prehistoric occupations including: •Paleoindian •North Bay Middle Woodland •Mero Complex Oneota The site is part of a complex of . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Northern Pacific Railroad in Redwater Valley

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Circle, Montana.
Competition between railroads to get into the Redwater Valley ended with the Interstate Commerce Commission giving the Northern Pacific permission to build the 62 mile line from Glendive to Circle/Brockway. This happened on . . .

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

Camano City Schoolhouse and Community Hall History

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Camano, Washington.
The Camano City School District #18 was formed in 1903. This classic example of that eras "One-Room Schoolhouse” was built around 1905, to serve the children of the surrounding community of about 300 families. The land was . . .

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

Join the Voyage of Discovery

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near Brockway, Montana.
Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a . . .

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

An den Kirchgaden / "At the Church Hall" Lane

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, Germany.
Wie in der Beschreibung des Badhauses schon erwähnt, befanden sich in dieser Straße mehrere jüdische Wohnhäuser, einige davon sind noch erhalten. Im rückwärtigen Gebäude der Hs.-Nr. 3 hatte der Dorfschmied Valentin Schneider . . .

(Churches & Religion • Roads & Vehicles • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

River Ferries

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Alexandria, Virginia.
Potomac River ferry companies date back to as early as 1740, when Hugo West received permission to operate a ferry from the Hunting Creek warehouse in Prince William over the Potomac River to Fraziers Point in Maryland . . .

(Animals • Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Plundered!

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Alexandria, Virginia.
On August 29, 1814, Alexandria surrendered to the British forces. These terms of surrender protected American homes but gave the enemy flour, cotton, tobacco, and other goods as well as military supplies and weapons. On . . .

(Industry & Commerce • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The 100-Inch Hooker Telescope

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near Pasadena, California.
In 1904, astronomer George Ellery Hale obtained support from the Carnegie Institution of Washington to found the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory. Stellar telescopes were soon added: first the 60-inch, then the 100-inch, when . . .

(Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

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Arcadia, California.
Today’s Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden blends history and horticulture in a landscape ripe with cultural nuance, allowing history to be sampled in its native setting and savored as an integral link between . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Simi Adobe

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Simi Valley, California.
The Simi Adobe was headquarters for the Spanish Colonial Land Grant named San Jose de Nuestra Senora de Altagracia y Simi. Santiago Pico was the original grantee in 1795, followed by three of his sons, Francisco Javier, . . .

(Agriculture • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Lasting Legacy

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Newfield, New York.
Today the Covered Bridge is Newfield's most prized icon, rich with memories of those whose travels have taken them through this historic site. If it could only talk, what extraordinary stories we would hear... The Newfield . . .

(Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 13 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dudley House

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Ventura, California.
The family home of pioneer lima bean and walnut rancher Benjamin Dudley was designed by locally prominent carpenter architect, Selwyn Shaw in 1891. It is one of the few surviving farm Victorian houses in Ventura. The . . .

(Agriculture • Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Keyesville

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near Lake Isabella, California.
From 1853 until 1870 Keyesville was a center of both placer and quartz gold mining. On the knoll just below the townsite may still be seen the outlines of an earth-work fort, built to meet a possible Indian attack in 1863. . . .

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

Pioneer Camping Grounds

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Salt Lake City, Utah.
This ten-acre block served as camping grounds for immigrant trains. The vanguard of the first band of pioneers pitched their tent here July 23, 1847, at which time their leader Orson Pratt dedicated the land. Later it became . . .

(Agriculture • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct

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near Ventura, California.
A visible section of the mission aqueduct still exists just east of Highway 33 on Cañada Larga Road. It is one of the few remaining parts of a seven-mile-long system that delivered water from San Antonio Creek to El Caballo . . .

(Churches & Religion • Hispanic Americans • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Butterfield Overland Mail Route

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near Lindsay, California.
This route, following an earlier emigrant trail, was laid out in the 1850’s as part of the Stockton-Los Angeles Road. It was used by the Butterfield Overland Mail stages between St. Louis and San Francisco from 1858 to 1861. . . .

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

Charles X. Larrabee

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Bellingham, Washington.
Benefactor of Fairhaven & Bellingham With His Wife Frances Payne Larrabee Donors of Larrabee State Park Fairhaven Park Elizabeth Park Land for Fairhaven Library Land for Fairhaven Middle School Land for Larrabee School . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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