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Amos T. Akerman

Georgia, Bartow County, CartersvilleLawyer, U.S. Attorney for District of Georgia, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1870-71. Born Portsmouth, N.H., February 23, 1821; died in Cartersville, Georgia,...

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Old Bartow County Courthouse

Georgia, Bartow County, CartersvilleHas been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6...

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Site of the Home of General James Longstreet

Georgia, Hall County, GainesvilleLee’s “Old War Horse.” (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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"Minisa" Bridge

Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita "Red Water at Sunset" from the tribal tongue of the Zuni Indians Honoring Thurlow Lieurance Composer of "Minisa" (Arts, Letters, Music • Bridges & Viaducts •...

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Corsicana City Jail of 1908

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaThe city's first brick jail, this structure was erected in 1908 adjacent to the city hall on a lot purchased from Rebecca A. Croft, widow of Judge William Croft. On the...

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Randolph House Hotel

Illinois, McDonough County, MacombBuilt in 1857, William H. Randolph opened this magnificent hotel with an elegance unknown at the time. Abraham Lincoln was a guest on two occasions, August 25th and...

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Old Randolph House

Illinois, McDonough County, MacombThis building was in earlier times the Randolph House. During the campaign of 1858 Abraham Lincoln was a guest here on at least two separate occasions, August 25 and...

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Jacques de Maleville

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, DommeJacques de Maleville Mis et Pair de France Grand Officier de l’Ordré Royal de la Légion d’Honneur Un des Rédacteurs du Project de Code Civil Il était né à Domme le 19...

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Georges Grant MacCurdy

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Saint-Léon-sur-VézèreA la gloire du Professeur American Georges Grant MacCurdy 1865-1947 fondateur de la chaire de prehistoire française de l’Universite de Harvard et de la...

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Les Gravures et Peintures Prehistoirques de Rouffignac

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilfurent scientifiquement découvertes le 29 juin 1956 par le professeur Louis-René Nougier, directeur de l’Institut d’Art Préhistorique de...

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L’Émergence du Christianisme

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Saint-Léon-sur-VézèreDéjà au Ve siècle, sur le site d’une villa gallo-romaine, une première église se reflète dans les eaux de la rivière. L’eau – mireir des bâtiments,...

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Eglise Saint-Sacerdos

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaEdifiée sur les foundations de l’église romane de l’abbaye fondée au IXe siècle. Tour-clocher en grande partie romane. Orgue de Jean-François L’Epine...

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Palais Épiscopal

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaConstruit sur les vestiges du premier palais érigé au XVe siècle (façade nord), le palais du XVIIe siècle fut entièrement remanié en 1900 pour devenir un...

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Chateau Feodal de Beynac

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Beynac-et-CazenacForteresse du XIIe-XIIIe Siècles Baronne du Perigord La survie du patrimoine historique tient à deux facteurs: sa mise en valeur et sa restauration. Ce...

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Van Gogh at the Ravoux Inn

France, Île-de-France, Auvers-sur-OiseLe peintre Vincent van Gogh vécut dans cette maison et y mourut le 29 juillet 1890 Translation: The painter Vincent van Gogh lived in this house and died in it the...

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Army "Sailors," Navy "Soldiers"

Maryland, BaltimoreThe defenders who manned the heavy cannons in front of you represented a unique combination of soldiers and sailors. One unit, the U.S. Sea Fencibles, included civilian sailors....

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The Guns that Won the Battle

Maryland, BaltmoreThe gun deck in front of you is a partial representation of the forts 1814 Water Battery. Made up of 26 cannons in two tiers, the Water Battery comprised the fort's primary means of...

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The Capitol

Virginia, WilliamsburgThe historic site was the seat of Virginia's colonial government for 75 years. Here in May, 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act and on May 15, 1776, a Virginia Convention...

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Wetherburn's Tavern

Virginia, WilliamsburgThis original eighteenth-century building, expanded to its present size after 1751, housed one of the best known taverns in Williamsburg. It bears the name of its builder and...

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James Anderson's Armoury

Virginia, WilliamsburgJames Anderson, Blacksmith and Public Armourer, conducted his business on this site between 1770 and 1798. During the Revolutionary War, the Armoury employed as many as forty...

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