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Loomis Chinatown

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Loomis, California.
Loomis Chinatown was located approximately 100 yards northeast of this plaque Hoo-Quong dry yard was located at this very site

(Asian Americans • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Emery and Kroger Historic Foundation Walls

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Cincinnati, Ohio.
These foundation walls date from at least the 1840s and represent the foundations of two global corporations which are also local icons. In the early years of the City, this site was occupied by a number of small buildings . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Whaley House / Robert J. Whaley

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Flint, Michigan.
Whaley House The central portion of this handsome Victorian home was built in the late 1850s. Several prominent Flint families lived in it before Robert J. Whaley purchased it in 1884. Whaley a local lumberman and banker, . . .

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

Gold Dredge Number 8, Gold Stream Valley

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Fairbanks, Alaska.
Dredges were brought in to mine gold-bearing deposits in the Fairbanks mining district after 1920. This bucket-line or ladder dredge has 68 buckets, each with a capacity of 6 cubit feet. The bucket line was driven by a 150 . . .

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

The West House

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Roseville, California.
Built by F. B. Rossi for George West in 1907 Leased and sold to Avano Frediani in 1917, as a hotel and tavern business, and continuously operated by the Frediani family for 81 years. Extensive remodeling was completed in . . .

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

"Hill of the Fountains"

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Highland Ridge which borders Bayou Fountain and extends to Ward's Creek was settled as early as 1784 by predominantly German and Acadian folk through Spanish land grants. Be it recorded here that the names of early . . .

(Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Minard Building

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Roseville, California.
1873-1910 Site of Roseville's first school 1920 Hawkin Brothers erected an automotive repair building 1949 Acquired and remodeled by Minard and De Wood 1999 Major renovation by the Minard family Special recognition to . . .

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

Masonic Hall and Roseville Theater Building

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Roseville, California.
1872 – Rocklin Masonic Lodge No. 222 organized. 1912 -Roseville Masonic Lodge No. 432 organized. 1919 - After railroad operations moved from Rocklin to Roseville, the lodges consolidated into Roseville Lodge No. 222. 1920 . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Clear Lake Habitat

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Upper Lake, California.
Freshwater Marsh A freshwater marsh once surrounded Bloody Island prior to land reclamation efforts that began in the late 19th century. Native plants within marshes around Clear Lake included tules (Scirpus acutus), rushes . . .

(Animals • Environment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

New Uses on the Rail Yard

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Folsom, California.
On April 19, 1877, the Sacramento Valley Railroad consolidated with the Folsom and Placerville Railroad to form the Sacramento and Placerville Pailroad. All machine work was transferred to Sacramento and the Folsom machine . . .

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

The First Drink of Cold Water

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Wadsworth, Nevada.
The Truckee River you can see on the other side of the Interstate highway provided the first drink of life-saving water California-bound emigrants had after crossing the Forty-Mile Desert. Emigrants and animals staggered to . . .

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

Sacramento Valley Railroad

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Folsom, California.
Completed in 1856, the Sacramento Valley Railroad from Sacramento to Folsom was one of the first railroads constructed west of the Mississippi. The route was surveyed by Theodore Judah, a civil engineer from New York who . . .

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

Gerberhaueser / Tanners Houses

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, Germany.
Der Wohlstand und der Einfluss, den die Zeilitzheimer Gerber besaßen, zeigt sich in diesem doppelstöckigen Anwesen in fränkischer Muschelkalkbauweise und seiner zweifachen Toranlage. Der wuchtige Eindruck des 31 m langen . . .

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

Comac Church

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Commack, New York.
Oldest Methodist church building in New York State. Built in 1789, organized in 1783. John Philips, first preacher.

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

Methodist Parsonage

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Great Falls, Montana.
Historic Methodist Parsonage Home of Brother Van Built 1910

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

The Ten Who Died In Service

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Great Falls, Montana.
In Grateful Memory of 316 High School Boys Who Enlisted in the World War 1914 - 1919 All but ten returned to serve as Citizens in the Arts of Peace The Ten Who Died in Service for Whom the Elm Trees about this plat are . . .

(War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First United Methodist Church Parsonage

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Great Falls, Montana.
The pioneer Methodist circuit rider William Wesley Van Orsdel—better known as “Brother Van”—arrived in Fort Benton, Montana, on the steamboat, Far West, in 1872. For forty-five years, he traveled on horseback, by wagon, by . . .

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

Liebrauenkirche / Church of Our Lady

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Katholische Pfarr- und Klosterkirche Roman Catholic Parish Church and Minster 1344 Gotische Hallenkirche Gothic hall church 1453-1478 Errichtung des Glockenturms Entstehung der Südfassade Belfry erected Building of the . . .

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

Ursuline Academy

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Great Falls, Montana.
The Sisters of the Order of St. Ursula came to Montana in 1884 to establish schools for Indians. When the homestead movement created a need for more urban educational facilities, the Great Falls Townsite Company offered the . . .

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

Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Great Falls, Montana.
At the center of the African American community in Great Falls for more than a century, the Union Bethel AME Church began holding regular services in the first fire station in 1890. The following year African American . . .

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