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The Lacawac Sanctuary

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Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Welcome to the Historic Contact Station

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near Shonto, Arizona.
This contact station has served many purposes over the years, including an essential role as the monument’s first interpretive center. The Cook Shack The building was originally constructed in 1939 as a nine-by-twelve-foot . . .

(Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Missoula Guard Tower

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Missoula, Montana.
The INS required a fence to surround Fort Missoula with a guard tower at each corner. The fence was 10 feet tall, almost 5,000 feet in length and enclosed a total of 33 acres. Separate fences were built around the hospital . . .

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

City of Richmond Employees World War II Memorial

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Richmond, California.
This tablet is dedicated to the memory of personnel of the City of Richmond who died in the service of their country in World War II. John J. Kenny · Councilman William J. Finnegan · Engineer James F. Fitzgibbons · Street . . .

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

Richmond Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West Veterans Memorial

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Richmond, California.
Presented by the N.S.G.W. No. 217 and N.D.G.W. No. 147 of Richmond In memory of those who served the United States in time of war

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

Harry Ells School

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Richmond, California.
On this site a school was founded in 1944 to serve Richmond students. The school was named after Harry Leander Ells, who served on the Stege School Board and served the 22nd District of the State Assembly in 1903-1905 . . .

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

Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North

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Sacramento, California.
In the early 1900s, businesses on this half block included the Sacramento Cigar Box Factory and Pioneer Fuel. The structures that housed these businesses were demolished prior to 1945. Before the 1940s, R Street Corridor . . .

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

Hogan

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near Shonto, Arizona.
The Navajo Indians resourcefully met the demands of desert dwelling when they came up with this comfortable and sturdy forked-stick hogan — so called because its chief structural support is made up of three poles with their . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (formerly Victoria) Terminus

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, India.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus building has been inscribed upon the world heritage list of the convention concerning the protection of the world culture and natural heritage inscription on this list conforms the . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Prehistoric Pioneers

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near Shonto, Arizona.
This Is The Place The Ancestral Puebloans often chose south-facing alcoves like this one for their cliff villages; here are all the basic necessities of life. Benefits of winter sun and summer shade, shelter from the . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Indian Rice Grass

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near Shonto, Arizona.
When protected from overgrazing, this bunchgrass thrives on the high desert. It was once a nutritious food source for the Hopi Indians. While Navajos also depended on rice grass, other foods that were easier to prepare . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Voices in the Canyon

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near Shonto, Arizona.
By 1286, Betatakin village had grown to fill even the most precarious shelves and niches in the alcove, and housed 100 to 125 people clustered into 20 to 25 households. Looking down at this sheltered site today you can still . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cliffrose

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near Shonto, Arizona.
Hopis made arrows from the wood of this plant and shredded the soft bark to make a padding for babies' cradleboards. Like many of these plants, it provided medicine, and was used as an emetic and as a wash for wounds.

(Native Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Into The Memory

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near Shonto, Arizona.
Who Was Here? Descendants of the Hopi people who built this place call it Talastima, a Hopi word for "Place of the Blue Corn Tassels." They call their ancient relatives “Hisatsinom.” Zuni, also pueblo builders, know that . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Pygmy Conifer Forest - An Indian Store

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near Shonto, Arizona.
This trail leads through vegetation typical of the plateaus of northern Arizona. Although the trees are small, they make up a true forest – the pinyon pine-juniper forest. The stunted trees and plants here may seem an . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Engagement at the Little Blue

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Independence, Missouri.
Here on the morning of October 21, 1864 General Marmaduke's Confederate forces attacked Union troops under Colonel Moonlight drawn up on the hill to the west. Federal resistance was fierce until 10 A.M. when General Shelby's . . .

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

Thomson House

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Independence, Missouri.
This imposing farm mansion was erected in 1855 for B.F. Thomson by his slaves. The Thomson family fled during the Civil War. In 1866 the farm was sold on the courthouse steps to Rev. J.D. Gossett. One of the finest Greek . . .

(Architecture • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Missing Views, Lost Stories

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Groveton, Virginia.
Before the Civil War, the only full-time Huntley residents were those who worked the land: the enslaved people and the overseers. They labored to raise profitable crops of wheat, oats, rye, and corn for the Masons. In August . . .

(African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

New Views, New Voices

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Groveton, Virginia.
The view changed in all directions after the Civil War and emancipation. New people and opportunities appeared. The Harrisons became the new voices at Huntley in 1868. They were the first owners to live here full-time, and . . .

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

Post 3 American Legion

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Greenville, South Carolina.
(side 1) In 1919, fifteen World War 1 veterans from Greenville established Post 3 of the American Legion. This was the Post's first dedicated lodge. It was built 1933-1934 on municipal land using locally quarried granite. . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.
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