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North Blockhouse

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Defiance, Ohio.
Artificer and blacksmithing activities took place in this area.

(Forts or Castles • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

East Blockhouse

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Defiance, Ohio.
Troop quarters located on both first and second levels.

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

Location Of The Powder Magazine

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Defiance, Ohio.
Evidence of a stone or shale storehouse was found in this general area. The gunpowder may have been stored here below ground level. Shale-slate building material was plentiful along the Auglaize River.

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

Veterans Memorial

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Defiance, Ohio.
Veterans Auxiliary Sons In memory and tribute

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

Veterans Memorial

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near Arlington, Ohio.
May this memroial stand as a tribute to those who gve their lives in gaining and preserving our freedom. May we never forget.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Original Falkville Town Hall Building / Falkville Water Tower

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Falkville, Alabama.
Original Falkville Town Hall Building According to a bronze plaque located on the east side of the building, the original Town Hall was built from 1936-1937 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The two-story brick . . .

(Architecture • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cedar Plains Christian Church

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near Falkville, Alabama.
Cedar Plains Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) was the first congregation in Alabama - 1837 — of the first denomination formed on American soil-1832 — the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Originally meeting in . . .

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

Ann Reeves Jarvis

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Webster, West Virginia.
Born in 1832, in 1858 she organized Mothers' Day Work Clubs in Taylor County to improve sanitation and public health. After the Civil War began, Jarvis united women on both sides of the conflict to care for the sick and . . .

(War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Civil War Cannons

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Defiance, Ohio.
These cannons, used for coastal defense, were located in North Carolina's Confederate Fort Fisher. They were captured by Union forces during the Civil War. They were given to the community of Defiance in 1896 by the U.S. . . .

(Forts or Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McKendree Cemetery and the Massey Community / Charles Christopher Sheats 1839-1904

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near Danville, Alabama.
McKendree Cemetery and the Massey Community In the fall of 1840. Augustine and Emily Hewlett reserved one acre of land to be used for the church then known as McKendree Chapel. A log building was constructed and services . . .

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

Jackie and Mack Robinson

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Pasadena, California.
Resided on this site with their family from 1922 to 1946

(African Americans • Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Great Falls Tavern

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Potomac, Maryland.
Built between 1826 and 1831 by the C & O Canal Company. The tavern provided meals and lodging for canal travelers and boatmen for nearly a century.

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

The Underground Railroad/Escaping Slavery In Eastern Ohio

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near Mantua, Ohio.
(side 1) The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was neither underground nor a railroads, but a system of loosely connected safe havens where those escaping the brutal conditions of slavery were sheltered, fed, . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Repairing the Breach at Anglers

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Potomac, Maryland.
A 125-foot towpath breach opened just upstream from this site in September 2008 as a result of Tropical Storm Hannah. The C&O Canal Trust, the Park's official nonprofit partner, raised $100,000 from private sources, which . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Working Hard To Survive

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Carderock, Maryland.
Have you ever had difficulty finding a job? During the Great Depression of the 1930s, 15 million Americans—a quarter of the nation's workforce—were unemployed. Many people lived in poverty. African-American unemployment . . .

(African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Miller Alley

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Pasadena, California.
Believed to have been named for Lester F. Miller (1840-1922) who came to Pasadena for his health in 1884. He stayed on to develop a successful real estate business that specialized in subdividing home sites, small ranches . . .

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

First Salvation Army Meeting

Previous Miller Alley
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Pasadena, California.
The first meeting of The Salvation Army in Pasadena was held at this site February 2, 1888

(Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Unexpected Benefits in the CCC

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Carderock, Maryland.
Has a job ever rewarded you with more than a paycheck? This was the case for many young African-American men who reported for duty each morning at Camp NP-2, where you are now standing. They lived a military lifestyle as . . .

(African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Austin-Pitcairn Roadside Park

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Festus, Missouri.
This park commentators those who pioneered the industries of this area and those who contributed in great measure to their development. Outstanding among these were Moses Austin of Missouri, who brought lead to the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Former Kendall Automotive Company Office

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Pasadena, California.
Constructed in 1923. This building is one of many in Pasadena connected with prominent owner, B.O. Kendall, and served as the office of Kendall Automotive Company. In 1980 Alyce A. Doney acquired the property and built a . . .

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