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US Grant Hotel

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThis property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior (Industry & Commerce • Notable...

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First Presbyterian Church

Tennessee, Madison County, JacksonFirst Presbyterian Church, which was organized in 1823, is Jackson's oldest church. The first church edifice was built in 1832 at Main and Church Street, remaining...

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John Luther Jones

Tennessee, Madison County, JacksonBorn, ~1864, in Missouri, he spent his youth in Cayce, Ky., whence the nickname, "Casey". An engineer on the Illinois Central RR, he was killed in a wreck at Vaughan,...

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Carmelo "Charles" Bertolino

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonBorn in Galveston in 1887, Carmelo Bertolino was the son of Salvatore Bertolino (d.1891) and Rosalia Trapani Bertolino (d.1942), who immigrated to Texas from Palermo,...

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Indian Wars 1864-1869

Colorado, Logan County, SterlingIn November 1864, in southeastern Colorado, U.S. Volunteers troops attacked Black Kettle’s peaceful band of Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek. In retaliation for the...

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Site of Ezra Church

Georgia, Fulton County, AtlantaHere stood the little frame edifice known as Ezra Church (Methodist), on a half-acre plot deeded by James & Nancy Coursey to the trustees Oct. 31, 1853. As a...

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Governor Ross Sterling Mansion

Texas, Harris County, Morgan's PointArchitect Alfred C. Finn of Houston drew the plans for this scaled-down replica of the American White House for oil executive Ross S. Sterling (1875-1949). Completed...

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Battle Hill

Georgia, Fulton County, AtlantaThe name "Battle Hill" is associated with the area because of an engagement fought here on July 28, 1864. This was the 3d attempt of the Confederate forces under General...

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Gordon Browning

Tennessee, Carroll County, AtwoodGovernor Browning was born in Carroll County. After graduating from Cumberland Law School in 1915, he began practicing in Huntingdon. He commanded Battery D, 114th...

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Oak Hill Cemetery

Tennessee, Carroll County, HuntingdonEstablished in 1822, this cemetery contains the remains of soldiers from every major American war since the establishment of the state. Among those buried here are...

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First County Court

Tennessee, Carroll County, McLemoresvilleThe home of R.E.C. Dougherty stood on the foundations of the house to the north. Here, as Chairman, he held the first meeting of the Carroll County Court, March...

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Battle of the Rio San Gabriel

California, Los Angeles County, Montebello Near this site, on January 3, 1847, was fought theBattle of the Rio San Gabriel between American forces commanded by Capt. Robert F. Stockton, U.S. Navy,...

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Harry Bridges Memorial

California, Los Angeles County, San PedroPanel 1:Harry Bridges 1901 – 1990 Founder of the ILWUPanel 2: Harry Bridges was an Australian seaman who came ashore and started longshoring in San Francisco in...

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Apex / Club Alabam

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesCurtis Mosby, the conductor of the Dixieland Blue Blowers, opened the Apex on Thanksgiving 1928. The classy nightclub was home to revues featuring beautiful...

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Rhyolite's District of Shadows

Nevada, Nye County, GoldwellUp the hill lies the financial and population core of Rhyolite, capital of Rhyoleind, and trade center for rhyoleir, the rare lighter-than-air mineral that gave the city its...

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Sterling’s First Public School

Colorado, Logan County, SterlingThis tablet commemorates the establishment of the first public school in the Sterling settlement, October, 1875. It was taught by Carrie G. Ayres, later Mrs. J. N. Hall...

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Fishing Industry Memorial

California, Los Angeles County, San PedroIn 1892 Southern California Fish Corp. was the first cannery in Los Angeles Harbor. In 1903 a technique of preparing and canning was developed to can sardines,...

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Cowboy Capital

Nebraska, Keith County, OgallalaNamed for the Oglala band of Dakota Sioux and located on the Union Pacific Railroad, Ogallala was a lusty cowtown of the Old West. From 1875 to 1886 it was a wild and...

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San Buenaventura Mission Cross

California, Ventura County, VenturaRestored September 9, 1912 byThe Alice M. Bartlett Club of San Buenaventura, California, to take the place of the Mission Cross erected on this spot by the Franciscan...

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Olivas Adobe

California, Ventura County, VenturaThis adobe is the only early two-story adobe in the Santa Clara River Valley. A small one-story adobe, built in 1837 was enlarged in 1849 by Don Raimundo Olivas: a...

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