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Stela 12 of Piedras Negras

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, Mexico.
Estela 12 de Piedras Negras (Reproducción. El original se encuentra en el Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología de Guatemala) Fue erigida por el Gobernante 7, quien nació en 750 d.C. durante la regencia del Gobernante 4. . . .

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Douglas County

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Ava, Missouri.
Here in the heartland of the Missouri Ozarks, Douglas County was organized in 1857 and named for statesman Stephen A. Douglas. Southern pioneers, attracted by forested hills, abundant game, spring-fed streams, fertile . . .

(Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Charters Hotel

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Vandalia, Illinois.
The Charters Hotel stood on this very site. It was built around 1820 and operated by John Charters until November 1835. At that time it was acquired by Thomas Redmond who operated the establishment under the name of Sign of . . .

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They Lived Long on the Land

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near West Liberty, Ohio.
Construction of this stone mansion was begun in 1864 by General Abram Sanders Piatt (1821-1908). Finished in 1871, it replaced an earlier frame house where Abram had lived with his first wife Hannah and their children before . . .

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

Brookfield

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Brookfield, Missouri.
Founded in 1859 and named for John Wood Brooks, who surveyed the town. First incorporated in 1865. The town became division headquarters for the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad in 1859.

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Studebaker Building

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Missoula, Montana.
As the automobile gained popularity in the 1910s, stables and garages existed side by side until motor travel prevailed over horses in the 1920s. The succession of businesses at this address documents the transition that . . .

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The Palace Hotel

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Missoula, Montana.
Missoula’s first commercial district developed southwest of the Northern Pacific Railroad depot in the 1880s and 1890s. But as the town blossomed, a new central business district began to take shape. The Palace Hotel, . . .

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Missoula County Courthouse

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Missoula, Montana.
The Neoclassical style sandstone Missoula County Courthouse was designed by prominent local architect A. J. Gibson, and erected 1908-1910. Inside the copper-domed clock tower hangs a two-ton bell, and a notable interior . . .

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St. Francis Xavier Church

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Missoula, Montana.
Jesuits arrived in the Missoula Valley in 1841 en route to the Bitterroot, where they established the first Catholic mission in the Rocky Mountains. In 1873, they opened a chapel in Missoula, building the first St. Francis . . .

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Mrs. Lydia McCaffery's Furnished Rooms

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Missoula, Montana.
At the turn of the century, social critics saw apartment living as morally suspect. Instead, single working men and women who could not stay with their families typically lived in rooming or boardinghouses, where . . .

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Eastern Kentucky Railway

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Grayson, Kentucky.
E. K. Railway purchased 25,000 acres of land in Little Sandy Valley at close of the Civil War. Tracks laid to this site June 10, 1871. Grayson was location of depot and repair shops. Stinson Branch was laid, 1893, with more . . .

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Cave No. 1 / गुफा क़. 1

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, India.
This is one of the finest monasteries (35.7 X 27.6 m) of its kind and no other monastery at Ajanta has been so handsomely ornamented. The Mahayana monastery consists of an open courtyard, verandah, a hypostylar hall, sanctum . . .

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Bürgerspital / Municipal Hospital

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, Germany.
Das Bürgerspital "Zu unserer lieben Frau” geht zurück auf eine Stiftung des Schweinfurter Patrizierehepaares Rücker, die 1402 die ehemalige Stadtadelsburg der Zollner von der Hallburg der Stadt schenken. Ab 1580 lässt . . .

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Gisèle

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, Netherlands.
Von 1940 tot 2013 leefde en werkte hier de kunstenares Gisèle Ze bood onbaatzuchtig onderdak aan vervolgden van de naziterreur. In dit huis leeft haar geest verder. - (English translation:) From 1940 to 2013 here lived and . . .

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Thomas Merton - (1915-68) / A Revelation

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Louisville, Kentucky.
Thomas Merton - (1915-68) Trappist monk, poet, social critic, and spiritual writer. Born in Prades, France. After education at Cambridge and Columbia Univ., he entered Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, Ky., 1941; ordained as . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Edina

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Edina, Missouri.
Edina, the seat of Knox County, was laid out here in the glacial plains of northeast Missouri, 1839, by W.J. Smallwood. Scotsman S.W.B. Carnegy, who surveyed the new town, named it the poetic form of Edinburgh. The county, . . .

(Agriculture • Animals • Anthropology & Archaeology • Churches & Religion • Communications • Education • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Restoration of Fort Osage

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near Sibley, Missouri.
The native sons of Kansas City, Missouri organized and supervised the historical aspects of this project. Restoration was started in 1941 and completed in 1962.

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" 'T Saligh Roemers Huys / The Delightful House of Roemer

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, Netherlands.
"'T Saligh Roemers Huys wiens vloer betreden word, wiens dorpel is gesleten van Schilders, kunstenaers, van Sangers en Poëten" (Vondel, 1623) In dit pand en in de aangranzende panden woonden en werkten den koopman-dichter . . .

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Rabbit Brush

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near Shonto, Arizona.
Hopi Indians burn rabbit brush kindling with three other wood fuels in their ceremonial kivas. Slender, flexible stems are woven into basketry. Green dye comes from the inner bark, while early autumn flowers yield a yellow . . .

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Serviceberry

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near Shonto, Arizona.
Serviceberry is one of the enduring "life medicines" of the Navajos, which insure their survival, health, and harmony. It is gathered to treat nausea, stomach problems, animal bites, and recovery from childbirth. It is also . . .

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