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Abraham Lincoln

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Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln by the Jr. O.U.A.M. Presented to the City of Scranton July 4th 1909. [Lincoln's Gettysburg Address] [not transcribed] Lackawanna County Councils Jr. O.U.A.M. Lackawanna Valley No. 81 . . .

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

The Old Well

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Hidden by a capstone, this hand dug stone lined well was discovered during renovations in 2011. Mentioned in an 1837 sheriff sale as "the well of water near the door". It is spring fed and 19 feet deep. Bricks from an . . .

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

Wilkinson County Museum

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Woodville, Mississippi.
Originally office and banking house of the West Feliciana Railroad. Today headquarters of Woodville Civic Club.

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Magnolia Church and the Battle along the Rodney Road

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Port Gibson, Mississippi.
After firing the nighttime opening shots of the Battle of Port Gibson, Confederate skirmishers retreated to the ridge behind you to join the battle line that General Green formed in the dark. A volley from this line stopped . . .

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

C.E. Byrd High School

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1925 as New Shreveport High School. Re-named 1926 in memory of prominent local educator Dr. Clifton Ellis Byrd, who laid the building's cornerstone. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1991.

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

King's Highway Christian Church

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1925. Designed by prominent local architect Samuel Weiner, Jr. One of Shreveport's premier examples of Romanesque/Byzantine architectural styles.

(Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Joseph's Cemetery

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Opened 1882 as city's Catholic Cemetery. Several priests who died in 1873 yellow fever epidemic rest here, including Father Jean Pierre, founding pastor of Holy Trinity Church. Also many pioneer members of Shreveport's . . .

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

Star Cemetery

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Opened in 1883. City's first Black Cemetery established by and for Black citizens. Many prominent early African-American Shreveporters are buried here, From 1868 to 1874 this site was the campus of Shreveport University, a . . .

(African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Harrisburg Resource Center

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Built in 1893 to house two banking organizations, the Central Guarantee Trust & Safe Deposit Co. and the Merchants National Bank, this building served the community for 100 years, most recently as the Broad Street Offfce of . . .

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

New Park Hotel

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Great Falls, Montana.
Town founders Paris Gibson and Herbert Chowen built the original Park Hotel in 1892 to serve travelers disembarking at the nearby Great Northern Depot. When the hundred-room hotel burned in a 1913 fire, Park Hotel owners . . .

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

Murphy Maclay Hardware Store

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Great Falls, Montana.
In the 1880s Murphy, Maclay and Co. sold everything from flour and fine teas to window glass and blasting powder. Edgar Maclay and John Murphy established the firm with stores in Helena and Fort Benton in 1882. Two years . . .

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

Louisiana State Exhibit Bldg.

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1937. Designed by Neild and Somdal architectural firm, of Shreveport. Frescoes over main entrance are by Conrad Albizio. Painted in 1938, they are believed to be the first outdoor frescoes in United States. Listed in . . .

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

Liberty Theatre

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near Great Falls, Montana.
Thirty-six hundred people watched Nomads of the North at the grand opening of the Liberty Theatre in August 1921. A musical score, played on a $47,000 Wurlitzer organ, accompanied the silent film. An overflow crowd of two . . .

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

S.H. Kress and Company

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Great Falls, Montana.
Thirty-six hundred people watched Nomads of the North at the grand opening of the Liberty Theatre in August 1921. A musical score, played on a $47,000 Wurlitzer organ, accompanied the silent film. An overflow crowd of two . . .

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

Great Falls Central Business Historic District

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Great Falls, Montana.
An eclectic cultural landscape has long characterized the West Bank. Separated from downtown Great Falls by the broad Missouri River, the larger neighborhood has hosted a varied mix of industrial, residential, and commercial . . .

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

Schweinfurt

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, Germany.
„Schweinfurt, eine Reichsstadt in dem Frankenland gelegen“ Mit diesen Worten leitete Dr. Johannes Sinapius seine Beschreibung von Schweinfurt ein, die 1550 in der Cosmographia des Sebastian Münster in Basel veröffentlicht . . .

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

Mill Creek Bridge

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South Sterling, Pennsylvania.
The National Register-listed structure that carried SR 0191 over Mill Creek was a single-arch stone bridge, constructed in 1873. Mill Creek Bridge was an important element within the Lower Mill Creek Historic District, since . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Copperas Methodist Church

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near Junction, Texas.
Organized in 1881 by circuit rider, Andrew Jackson Potter, who helped firmly establish the Methodist Church in West Texas. Before construction of church on this site in 1917, services were held in schoolhouse or under brush . . .

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

Capt. Gully Cowsert

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near Junction, Texas.
Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, World War I. Became Texas Ranger in 1942. Promoted to Captain in 1943. He served in that rank for 14 years. Commanded Company E and West Texas District 14 years. Gained fame solving cattle and . . .

(Law Enforcement • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Irving House

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New York, New York.
Formerly the home of Washington Irving, Jr.

Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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