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Cedar Point Lighthouse

Maryland, St. Mary's County, Lexington ParkPanel 1:ChronologyThe Cedar Point Lighthouse marked the southern point of the confluence of the Chesapeake Bay and the Patuxent River during the years from...

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St. Leo The Great Church

Maryland, BaltimoreHas been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Churches, Etc.) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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Preserving the 1910 Landscape

Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Point MarionFriendship Hill has changed greatly since Albert Gallatin sold the property in 1832. To Gallatin, the property reflected his dream of agricultural pursuits and...

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Monongahela River

Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Point MarionThe Monongahela River served is one of many “river highways” to the western territories. Since there were few overland roads west of here, most settlers rafted...

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Basilone Memorial Bridge

New Jersey, Somerset County, RaritanDedicated to the Memory of Gunnery Sergeant John A. Basilone of Raritan, NJ, United States Marine Corps. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for extraordinary...

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Beckley

West Virginia, Raleigh County, BeckleyCreated Apr. 4, 1838. Named for John Beckley, clerk of the House of Representatives in terms of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. General Alfred Beckley, his son,...

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St. Peter's Church

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, PhiladelphiaSt. Peter’s Church has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This building possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the...

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Tribal Chieftains

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, PhiladelphiaIn January of 1793 a delegation of tribal chieftains from what are now Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan arrived in Philadelphia, the U.S. capital. The...

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General Casimir Pulaski

Maryland, BaltimoreCasimir Pulaski (Kazimierz Pulaski) was born in the late 1740’s in Warsaw, Poland. In his native country he fought against Imperial Russia, winning fame and respect for his brilliant...

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Richard Bassett

Delaware, New Castle County, WilmingtonIn honored memory of Richard Basset. Signer of the Constitution of the United States by the Delaware State Society, NSDAR, in this Bicentennial Year 1987Includes...

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Yuengling -America's Oldest Brewery

Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, PottstownAmerica’s Oldest Brewery founded by David G. Yuengling. Operated continuously on this site by the Yuengling Family since 1831. Entered on the Pennsylvania...

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The Groom Mining District

Nevada, Lincoln County, RachelIn 1864 signs of silver and gold were found approximately 8 miles south of this location. About 1870 the Groom Mining District was organized. The Groom Mine operated until...

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The Jolly Boat

Washington, Island County, CoupevilleIn celebration of Joseph Whidbey arriving at Penn Cove Saturday June 2nd 1792 1792 – 1992National History Day of Washington Historical Marker Competition Winner Ken...

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Zylstra Law Office

Washington, Island County, CoupevilleThe cottage was actually built as two separate buildings. The eastern half was built as a law office for James Zylstra. The western half was added and the building...

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The Magruder Spring

Maryland, Prince George's County, CheverlyAccording to tradition, the Magruder Spring was used by British troops marching along the river road toward Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814 before the...

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Site of Maryland's First State Tree Nursery, 1914-1950

Maryland, Prince Georges County, College ParkIn 1914, the University of Maryland, originally the Maryland Agricultural College, donated this land to establish the first state nursery. Fred W. Bosley,...

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Civil War Memorial

Kansas, Crawford County, near Cherokee In Memory of Soldiers War of 1861-65. (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes...

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Queen's Chapel Methodist Church, Established 1868

Maryland, Prince Georges County, BeltsvilleSite of the original Queen's Chapel Church, founded just after the Civil War by Thomas Queen and other Trustees. The church was build at the location of an...

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Vertner Woodson Tandy

Kentucky, Fayette County, LexingtonBorn in Lexington, son of Henry A. Tandy, respected African American contractor. Attended the Chandler School, Tuskegee Institute, Cornell Univ. 1st registered black...

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The Chesapeake Campaign & The War of 1812

Maryland, BaltimoreA “nest of pirates”—that’s what the British admiralty once dubbed Baltimore’s historic Fell’s Point, then one of the most important shipbuilding centers in the nation and the home...

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