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498th Bombardment Group (VH)

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United States Air Force Academy, Colorado.
Paying homage to those dauntless airmen who flew with the 498th, and especially those lost in combat, along with elements of a remarkable support team 873rd Bomb Squadron (T-Square 1 to 20) 874th Bomb Squadron (T-Square 21 . . .

(Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

73rd Bombardment Wing

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United States Air Force Academy, Colorado.
In honor of those who served with the 73rd Bombardment Wing on Saipan 1944-1945 Flying B-29 Superfortresses from Isely Field on the Western Pacific island of Saipan, the 73rd Wing - and other units of the U.S. 20th Air . . .

(Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

462nd Bomb Group (VH)

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United States Air Force Academy, Colorado.
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Elkland Township Hall

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Cass City, Michigan.
This hall was built in 1881 as the center of government activity for Elkland Township. Erected at a cost of $2,600, it was the first brick structure in Cass City. Local timber and brick supplied by the Depews Brick Kilns . . .

(Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Indian Dave

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near Akron, Michigan.
Side One Indian Dave was one of the last Chippewas to hunt, fish and trap in the old manner in the Tuscola County area. Dave was born around 1803 and given the name Ish-Don-Quit. According to legend, in 1819 he attended the . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Presbyterian Church

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Cass City, Michigan.
Three people gathered in June 1877 to form the First Presbyterian Society of Cass City. The congregation soon called its first pastor, the Reverend John Kelland, who led fundraising efforts to build a permanent home for the . . .

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

State Reward Road No. 1

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near Cass City, Michigan.
The state highway system began with the State Reward Road program, created by the Michigan Legislature in 1905. The program provided "rewards" to local governments for road improvements made according to state standards. . . .

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

Gagetown

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Gagetown, Michigan.
Side 1 Brothers Joseph and James Gage immigrated from Canada in 1860. Joseph filed a homestead claim in Elmwood Township. In 1869, Joseph built a store and mill on his land. Two years later, he platted the village of . . .

(Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Charles Wixom House

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Farmington Hills, Michigan.
This lovely Michigan farmhouse dates to 1840, when the southern section was built by pioneer settlers Michael and May Marlett, owners of the surrounding 160 acres from 1834-1867. Charles and Eliza Wixom purchased the farm in . . .

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

Sandy Beach / Baw Beese Lake

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Hillsdale, Michigan.
Sandy Beach People began using Sandy Beach as a popular, but informal, swimming spot in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1955 nine Hillsdale County residents formed the Baw Beese Memorial Park Association to acquire and . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard E. Lyng

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Davis, California.
This Service Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture honors Richard E. Lyng the first Californian to serve as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1986-1989

(Agriculture) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lifeblood of the Mills

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Dayton, Nevada.
The Carson River While camping in 1849, waiting for snow to melt in the Sierra Nevada, frontiersman and wagon train guide Abner Blackburn used a butcher knife to dig Nevada's first-found gold from a creek bed at the mouth of . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 13 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Tecumseh, Michigan.
In memory of those who served and gave the supreme sacrifice Aug. 5, 1964 May 7, 1975

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

War On Global Terrorism Memorial

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Tecumseh, Michigan.
Dedicated to those who served in the War on Global Terrorism Kosovo • Gulf War - Desert Storm Bosnia • Afghanistan Somalia • Iraq War

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pasadena Memorial for Fallen Officers

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Pasadena, California.
To those Pasadena Police Officers and other law enforcement officers killed in pursuit of Peace and Justice in Pasadena "Be just and fear not; let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country’s, thy God’s and truth’s." W. . . .

(Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tecumseh World War Memorial

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Tecumseh, Michigan.
Erected to the honor of the men and women of Tecumseh who served in the Army and Navy of the United States during the World War 1914 — 1918 ? ? ? Presented by Henry Bissell, a Civil War Veteran, 4th Mich. Inf. . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

William Morris Davis, 1850-1930

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Pasadena, California.
A founder of Physiographic Geology Eminent investigator and inspiring teacher Professor in Harvard University 1879-1912 Visiting Professor at California Institute of Technology 1930-1934

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Israel Blanchard

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Murphysboro, Illinois.
In August 1862, federal authorities detained Israel Blanchard, John A. Logan's brother-in-law, as he walked near the court house. Blanchard was subsequently taken to the Logan Hotel, and arrested on vague charges related to . . .

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

Elizabeth Jenkins Logan

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Murphysboro, Illinois.
Elizabeth Jenkins, born in 1803 in North Carolina, married Dr. John Logan in 1825. When her son, John A. Logan, joined the Union Army in 1861, Elizabeth refused to speak to him. In this, she reflected the strong Southern . . .

(Churches & Religion • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Major General John A. Logan

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Murphysboro, Illinois.
John A. Logan was born here in 1826. He fought in the Battle of Bullrun as a Democratic U.S. Congressman. Logan joined the Union Army and before the Civil War's end he earned the rank of Major General. Experiences in the war . . .

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