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Munising Public Dock

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Munising, Michigan.
With the discovery of iron ore in Marquette County in 1844 and the opening of the Sault Locks in 1855, commerce and travel boomed on Lake Superior. Munising served not only as a port, but also as a harbor of refuge during . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Haus der Begegnung / "House of Encounter"

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, Germany.
An dieser Stelle befand sich ehemals eine spätmittelalterliche Dorfschule. Hier unterrichtete von 1671 - 1720 der bekannte Lehrer Johann Christoph Sandner aus Markneukirchen im Vogtland. Seine Tagebuchaufzeichnungen haben . . .

(Churches & Religion • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pre-Parliament and the National Assembly

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, Germany.
Hier tagte das Deutsche Vorparlament vom 31. März bis zum 3. April 1848 und die Deutsche National- -Versammlung vom 18. Mai 1848 bis zum 30. Mai 1849. - (English translation:) Here met the German Pre-Parliament from the . . .

(Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sullivan-Clinton Campaign

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Cayuga, New York.
Routes of the General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian Nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, . . .

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

General Quincy Adams Gillmore

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Lorain, Ohio.
Quincy Adams Gillmore, considered one of the greatest military engineers and artillerists of the Civil War, was born to Quartus Gillmore and Elizabeth Reid Gillmore at this location in l825. He attended Norwalk Academy and . . .

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

US Land Office/Warr Building

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Lewistown, Montana.
A man of vision and foresight, Austin W. Warr contributed to the financial development of early Lewistown. Warr established many of Lewistown’s founding companies, became a key figure in the development of Central Montana, . . .

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Lewistown Mercantile Company

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Lewistown, Montana.
Rail transportation in the early twentieth century brought homesteaders to Fergus County and cemented Lewistown’s role as a regional commercial center. The General Brokerage Company of Grand Rapids, North Dakota, financed . . .

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Quincy A. Gillmore

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Lorain, Ohio.
In memory of Quincy A. Gillmore, 1820–1888. Born on this farm. Major General in Union Army, Civil War 1861–1865.

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lakeview Park War Memorial

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Lorain, Ohio.
Cornerstone laid by Admiral Ernest Joseph King, Commander in Chief of the United States Navy, August 30, 1942. Commemorating the Sons and Daughters of Lorain, Ohio, who served in the armed forces of the nation in World Wars . . .

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Warr Building

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Lewistown, Montana.
Austin W. Warr employed renowned architect John H. Kent—one of the architects for the Montana Capitol Building—to design the Warr Building. Warr organized the Lewistown Telephone Company in 1899. Upon completion of this new . . .

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Mackey Building (Montana Tavern)

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Lewistown, Montana.
Constructed during the 1911 half-million-dollar Lewistown building boom, the $20,000 Mackey Building sits directly over Big Spring Creek. A blend of Romanesque and Classical Revival styles, the structure maintains much of . . .

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The Hub

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Lewistown, Montana.
Lewistown’s population tripled between 1900 and 1910 and the booming building trade attracted stonemasons and craftsmen, many of them Croatian immigrants, who settled here. The upper façade of this 1908 one-story commercial . . .

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The Ximenez-Fatio House

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St. Augustine, Florida.
This two-story coquina house and detached kitchen was built for Spanish merchant Andres Ximenez ca. 1798 for use as a general store, tavern, and family residence. After Florida became a U.S. Territory in 1821, Margaret Cook . . .

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

Lorain County Community College

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near Elyra, Ohio.
Lorain County Community College opened its Abbe Road facilities on October 3, 1966, making it the first community college in Ohio with a permanent campus. At the time, three buildings had been completed on the 250-acre site— . . .

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

Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen

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Elyra, Ohio.
Elyra businessman Edgar “Daddy” Allen (1862–1937), founder of Easter Seals, is buried in this cemetery with his wife Blanche and son Homer. In 1907 Allen lost his son because of an interurban train crash. The lack of . . .

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Shipyard Park

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Alexandria, Virginia.
John Hunter established one of the first shipyards in the City at the foot of Wilkes Street as early at 1783. The first "Potomac River Longboat" was built here at Hunters Shipyard in 1815. Shipbuilding and repair continued . . .

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In Memory of Captain Ryan Wojtanowski

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Alexandria, Virginia.
All stories should end with accumulating snow. Increasing depth racing the concluding plot Erasing the physical details of the recent narrative Leaving only softened shapes and relative positions And as the end obliterating . . .

(Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Environment • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Birthplace of Easter Seal Society

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Elyra, Ohio.
The nation-wide Easter Seal movement, the first major voluntary effort to provide treatment for the crippled, was founded on this site with the organization of the Ohio Society for Crippled Children by Edgar F. (Daddy) Allen, April 22, 1919.

(Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Windmill Hill

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Alexandria, Virginia.
Now a city park, Windmill Hill got its name from the windmill built here on Miller's Cliff by inventor John R. Remington in 1843. With soothing winds and a grand view of the busy port, the hill was the scene of fashionable . . .

(African Americans • Agriculture • Air & Space • Anthropology & Archaeology • Communications • Entertainment • Environment • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Heinrich von Gagern

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, Germany.
Im Gedenken an Heinrich von Gagern 1799-1880 Erster Präsident der Nationalversammlung Reichsministerpräsident Burschenschafter Vorkämpfer für Deutsche Freiheit in Einheit - (English translation:) In commemoration of . . .

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