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Downing Street Playground

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New York, New York.
This West Village playground, located on Downing Street and Avenue of the Americas, is named for the street that runs to its south. Downing Street was laid out in 1799 and named no later than 1803, when it first appeared on . . .

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

Site of East End of the Cayuga Long Bridge

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Seneca, New York.
The Cayuga Bridge Company was formed in 1797 to erect a bridge from Cayuga to the west shore of Cayuga Lake, serving as a “connecting link to the Great Genesee Road or Turnpike.” The Cayuga Bridge cost $150,000 and took 18 . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans of the American Revolution

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Andrew Alexander · Charles Allen · Isaiah Alley · Miles Bellowes · Richard Bettersworth · John Billingsley · William Brown · Benjamin Bryant · John Byron · William Carson · Abner Casey · Micajah Clark · John Claspill · . . .

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Village of Maeystown, Ill.

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Maeystown, Illinois.
The Village of Maeystown, Ill. founded in 1852 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 23,1978 by the United States Department of the Interior

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl

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Columbia, Illinois.
Mauricio Alvarez, Sculptor This place of rest is dedicated to the veterans of this community, as well as the rest of America, well-trained and fierce warriors, but also gentle and kind liberators and protectors of children, . . .

(War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church /

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near Nolensville, Tennessee.
Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church After the Civil War, African Americans who had been enslaved in the Triune area of eastern Williamson County organized to create a church and school. The D.K. Bostic family donated this . . .

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

St. John's First Church

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Maeystown, Illinois.
The oldest know log structure in Illinois on it's original site in continuous use for religious purpose since 1859. First worship service of St.John's congregation held here 1859-67.

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Peterstown and the Merchant Prince

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Waterloo, Illinois.
The north end of Waterloo was originally called Peter's Town, for Emery Peter Rogers, 1795-1859. Coming from Massachusetts in 1816, he started with 5 acres here on the west side of the Kaskaskia Trail, where he operated a . . .

(Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Bellefontaine Bridge

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Waterloo, Illinois.
This stone arch bridge dates back to 1877 when it was built by Charles Liebheit and Christian Hartmann. It extends over a tributary of Fountain Creek, called Moore's Run (named after James Moore, one of the founders of . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oldest Episcopal Church in the State

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Mobile, Alabama.
Oldest Episcopal Church in the State 1823 • 1976 Placed by The Alabama Society Daughters of the American Revolution

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial for All Wars

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Waterloo, Illinois.
From the people of Monroe County Illinois In honor of those who perished In tribute to those who served In gratitude to those now serving

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

Jefferson County

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Hillsboro, Missouri.
Historic Jefferson County, organized in 1818, the eighth to be formed in Missouri, lies in the southeast Lead Belt, region of the state's oldest settlements. Probably the first American settlement in Missouri was made in . . .

(Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Thompson-Lewis House

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Lewistown, Montana.
Stone buildings constructed by skilled Croatian stonemasons are intrinsic to Lewistown’s unique personality. Peter Tuss, who built this home with Anthony Weingart in 1902, was one such prominent craftsman. Constructed for . . .

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

Lewistown Silk Stocking Historic District

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Lewistown, Montana.
The seven large residences that comprise Lewistown’s mansion, hence “silk stocking,” district were built during the city’s period of greatest prosperity, from 1904 to 1919. In this small neighborhood, central Montana’s major . . .

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

Abraham and Mary Walton Hogeland House

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Lewistown, Montana.
In the 1870s, ranchers and prospectors looking for gold in the Judith Mountains clamored for military protection as they settled a region recently controlled by the Blackfeet. In response, the federal government constructed . . .

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

Lehman Bunkhouse

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Lewistown, Montana.
Two distinct buildings of different origins but with a shared purpose rest companionably side by side on this site today. Pioneer merchant Charles Lehman constructed the handsome stone segment in the 1890s as a rooming house . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The History of Central Montana Railroads

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Lewistown, Montana.
(Three panels, presented left to right, make up this marker) panel 1: The railroad era in Lewistown ended in 2003. Subsequent to the end of rail service, the BNSF Railway Company negotiated an interim trail use and . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans

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near Triune, Tennessee.
Leaving its overnight bivouac three miles west, Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade, having passed completely around Rosecrans' army, crossed the highway here about 3:30 A.M., rejoining Bragg's Army of Tennessee in time to actively . . .

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

Dewitt Smith Jobe

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Nolensville, Tennessee.
A member of Coleman's Scouts, CSA, he was captured in a cornfield about 1½ mi. W., Aug. 29, 1864, by a patrol from the 115th Ohio Cav. Swallowing his dispatches, he was mutilated and tortured to make him reveal their . . .

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

Freedom is Not Free

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Jacksonville, Florida.
Freedom Is Not Free Dedicated To Those Who Served

(Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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