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Old Erie Canal State Historic Park at Kirkville Road

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Kirkville, New York.
The Old Erie Canal State Historic Park is a 36-mile trail following the canal's towpath from DeWitt to Rome. This scenic trail passes through a variety of natural and cultural landscapes, including open farmland, dense . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Independence Bowl

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Tigers wrapped up the first year of the Gerry DiNardo era with a 45-26 win over Michigan State before a sellout crowd of 48,835 in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport. The teams battled evenly in a first half of big . . .

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

Peach Bowl

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Quarterback Herb Tyler led a balanced LSU attack against a stubborn Clemson squad to send the LSU Tigers to a 10-7 win in the Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The win gave the Tigers their second straight bowl . . .

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

Wakeman Red Cap Field

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Wakeman, Ohio.
The Wakeman Red Caps, perhaps one of this area’s best semi-pro baseball teams during the 1930s and 40s, first played night baseball under lights installed at Wakeman Field on July 24, 1935. The Field, no longer extant, was . . .

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

Anson Burlingame

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New Berlin, New York.
In honor of Anson Burlingame Born in New Berlin November 14th 1820 As minister to China under Lincoln, he was the first to unite the Orient and the Occident in affairs of state.

(Government & Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Geo. Dox Tavern

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Richmondville, New York.
Site of Geo. Dox Tavern built 1795, first inn erected in village and first post office in 1825, J. Warner first postmaster.

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

2 Richmondville Seminaries

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Richmondville, New York.
100 yds. ? Site of 2 Richmondville seminaries built 1852 and 1853 burned 1852 and 1854 400 students accommodated.

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

Garfield Farm

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Worcester, New York.
Site of home of Solomon Garfield and son Thomas. Abram Garfield, father of President James A. Garfield lived here prior to 1827.

(Government & Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Schoharie County

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near Schoharie, New York.
The history of Schoharie County is rich with stories of accomplishment and courage. Many people mark our early history with the arrival of first Europeans -- German and Dutch settlers who came in 1712. From the beginning, . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Presbyterian Church

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Cherry Valley, New York.
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(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Missoula 1910 Era Barrack Buildings

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Missoula, Montana.
The earliest detainees to arrive at Fort Missoula, as part of the Alien Detention Camp, were housed in these two large Mission-style barrack buildings, T-24 (on the left) and T-113 (on the right). These two-and-a-half story . . .

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

Cherry Valley Museum

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Cherry Valley, New York.
Built by Joseph Phelon as a private residence for his daughter and her husband. They in turn added onto the home so weary travelers could spend the night. The building was given to the Cherry Valley Historical Association in . . .

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

Cherry Valley Museum

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Cherry Valley, New York.
Before the American Revolution, Cherry Valley was one of the largest and most prosperous of New York's western frontier settlements. In July 1778 they built a new fort and brought in the 6th Massachusetts Regiment to protect . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veuve Hall

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Missoula, Montana.
In Memory of Sergeant Ernest Veuve, U.S. Army. Recipient of the Medal of Honor for Conspicuous Gallantry Beyond the Call of Duty at Staked Plains, Texas, 1874.

(Heroes • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Stockyards City

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Stockyards City Business Improvement District serves as a home to the world's largest stocker-feeder cattle market, the state's oldest restaurant, library, pharmacy and western wear establishment. The bank was chartered . . .

(Animals • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Missoula Officer's Row

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Missoula, Montana.
After fires destroyed many Fort Missoula buildings in the early 1900s, a major re-build of the Fort was required. New Officer's housing was included in these upgrades. Officer's Row consists of six, nearly identical, . . .

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

Missoula's First Flight

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Missoula, Montana.
Eugene Ely (1886-1911) was the first pilot to take off and land on a naval ship. The well-known aviator was also the first to fly an airplane in Missoula. On June 28, 1911, he took off and landed at Fort Missoula's nearby . . .

(Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Stone Straw Building

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Brookland, District of Columbia.
Stone Straw Building circa 1931; site of the development of the paper drinking straw and other wound paper products by Marvin C. Stone, inventor of the paper straw. (c.1888) On this site was developed the automated equipment . . .

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

Bonsai Pioneer

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Arboretum, District of Columbia.
Yuji Yoshimura dared to do what no one had done before: He wrote the most complete practical book on bonsai in English and taught Westerners in his native Japan and in other nations to appreciate and practice this ancient . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Asian Americans • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

An Art Form Is Born

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Arboretum, District of Columbia.
Over a thousand years ago, China's stunning landscape inspired its people to reproduce it in miniature. Using carefully selected rocks and plants, artists recreated the land's rugged mountains, vast horizons, and noble trees . . .

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