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Law's Chapel

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near Atlanta, Texas.
First Protestant Church in area. Founded in 1853 by George Law and wife Martha, pioneers from Georgia. Members first worshipped under a brush arbor, then in a log structure. In 1859 joined Methodist Conference. Began present . . .

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

Laws Chapel Cemetery

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near Atlanta, Texas.
Originally a family cemetery, this burial ground began upon the death of Henry G. Law (1813-1854), son of George and Martha McDonald Law, who died shortly after the family moved here from Georgia. The site eventually became . . .

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

Peterson House

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Kalispell, Montana.
Self-styled capitalist Olaf Peterson and his wife Johanna, both Swedish immigrants, built this sturdy two-story home circa 1896. It was the first home constructed on the block. While other neighborhood homes are of frame . . .

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

Legion of Anthony Wayne

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Defiance, Ohio.
Anthony Wayne's army was made up of four sub-legions totaling nearly 2500 men plus a group of about 1200 mounted Kentucky militia led by general Charles Scott. Wayne's second in command was General James Wilkinson. Since . . .

(Forts or Castles • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Edgehill Community

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Nashville, Tennessee.
Established during and after the Civil War, Edgehill became a vibrant African American neighborhood in the 20th century, drawing residents through its schools, churches and thriving local economy. Edgehill was home to . . .

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

Harry Errington

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On the night of 17th September 1940 during The Blitz, at London Auxiliary Fire Station stood on this site when it was hit by a bomb Fireman Harry Ehrengott (Errington), son of Jewish immigrants living in Soho, won the George . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Mustard Veterans Honor Roll

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Mustard, Pennsylvania.
Honor Roll Erected as a lasting tribute to the men of the community of Victory who served their country in World Wars I and II

(War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rapp's Seat Vineyard Hill

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Harmony, Pennsylvania.
Harmony Society leader George Rapp could meditate at the isolated seat carved into the rock outcrop above, and watch over town activity. The Harmonists grew wine grapes on the treeless slope. Their hilltop music pavilion and . . .

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

Gold Star Mothers Memorial

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Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
In honor of all Gold Star Mothers Organized 1928

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

The Harger House

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Farmington Hills, Michigan.
This home, an outstanding example of cut-stone Greek Revival architecture, was constructed in 1837--the year Michigan achieved statehood--by John Dallas Harger, who came to Oakland County from Niagara, N. Y. A son, Oscar . . .

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

"Atlanta: Midway on Illinois' Mother Road" Mural

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Atlanta, Illinois.
Designed by Bill Diaz of Pontiac, Illinois, the "Atlanta: Midway on Illinois' Mother Road" mural captures the spirit of Atlanta's place on Rt. 66. Located approximately 150 miles from both Chicago and St. Louis, Atlanta . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Drinking Fountain

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Atlanta, Illinois.
This is one of four drinking fountains installed by the City of Atlanta in May of 1934. The fountains were located at the corners of Arch & Race Streets, Arch & Vine Streets, Vine & 1st Streets, and 1st & Race Streets. Upon . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"J.M. Judy & Son's" Mural

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Atlanta, Illinois.
During the 1890s J.M. Judy operated his grocery store on the first floor of this, the Union Building. As the 70' x 15' mural attests, Mr. Judy also dealt in Queensware, a popular china pattern of the day, notions, and . . .

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

"Wisteria Café" Mural

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Atlanta, Illinois.
In the 1920s the place in Atlanta for a cool ice cream soda, a fresh cigar, or a "fancy" candy treat was the Wisteria Café & Confectionary. Using original advertising copy from The Atlanta Argus, Nancy Bennett of . . .

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

"Reisch Beer" Mural

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Atlanta, Illinois.
"Reisch Beer will Give You Health and Strength" - or so claimed the original "Reisch Beer" mural still faintly visible on the second story, opposite side, of this building. Franz Reisch erected the building in 1894 as an . . .

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

Church of Our Lady of Esperanza

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New York, New York.
Gift of Archer M. Huntington 1912 – Built for Spanish speaking people Landmarked - 1979

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

Martha Adams Runnels

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Texarkana, Texas.
A first lady of Texas. Wife of H.W. Runnels, member of Legislature 1857-59. During these years she and husband lived in Governor's Mansion, where she was the official hostess for her bachelor brother-in-law, Gov. Hardin . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Francis Marion Henry

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Texarkana, Texas.
The great great grandson of Patrick Henry; served army of the Confederacy before buying tract in Texarkana about 1873. Captain Henry was elected to Texas Senate in 1876. Built first brick home in city; donated site for . . .

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

Beckham County Courthouse

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Sayre, Oklahoma.
Beckham county was created at statehood from portions of territorial Greer and Roger Mills counties. It was named for J.C. Beckham, former governor of Kentucky. Sayre, a town founded in 1891 and named for a railroad . . .

(Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial Flag Pole

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Ottawa Hills, Ohio.
Toledo Soldiers Memorial Association Flag Pole Dedicated Oct. 21, 1991

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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