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10th Indiana Infantry

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeIndiana Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll) Second Brigade. (Croxton) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 6...

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St. John's United Methodist Church

Delaware, Sussex County, SeafordIn the late 18th century, Francis Asbury and other pioneers of American Methodism traveled throughout this area bringing the message of their faith to the people. A...

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A Ribbon of Life

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument Perhaps people living here 800 years ago called this place Wupatupqa ("long canyon"), as it is known to some of their descendants, the Hopi. It...

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A Time of Change

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument When a volcanic eruption occurred near what is now Flagstaff, Arizona, people lost homes and lands they had cultivated for at least 400 years....

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Tension and Harmony

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument With its steep and sheer walls, Walnut Canyon provided homebuilding advantages along with controlled access. Living here, people were situated...

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Migration is not abandonment.

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument Walnut Canyon was once filled with the sounds of a busy community as families hunted, planted, and harvested with the seasons. Children were...

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Site of The First Courthouse

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaThe Texas Legislature specified that the seat of Navarro County should be called Corsicana; but the location was not secured until 1848 when this site was donated by...

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Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center

Maryland, Garrett County, Swanton Wildlife Habitat- Lakeside forests offer a mix of habitat that benefits wildlife species. The moist fertile soils support a diversity of beneficial plants that provide...

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Elkhart River Wharves

Indiana, Elkhart County, ElkhartEast from this point, along the "Elkheart" River were located the wharves where produce and merchandise to and from the village of "Elkheart", 1835 to 1851, was carried...

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Youghiogheny Grove

Maryland, Garrett County, OaklandThis 37 acre area of virgin hemlock and white pine has trees estimated to be 300+ years old and is the last stand of its kind in Maryland. Designated as a sensitive...

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Ballard-Hudson Senior High School

Georgia, Bibb County, MaconThis marker represents the establishment of a comprehensive high school for black people in Macon-Bibb County. The name is a merger of the Ballard High School and the Hudson...

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Mount Clare

Maryland, BaltimoreIn 1760, Mount Clare was built as the summer home of Charles Carroll, Barrister. Mount Clare was the center of Georgia, Charles Carroll’s 800-acre Patapsco River Plantation. The...

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The Father Duffy Memorial

New York, New York County, New York City[Inscription, south face of monument pedestal:] Father Duffy [Inscription, north face of monument:] Lieutenant Colonel Francis P. Duffy May 2, 1871 - June 26,...

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Theodore Roosevelt's Visit to Isle La Motte

Vermont, Grand Isle County, Isle La MotteOn this site on September 6, 1901, Vice President Teddy Roosevelt was a guest at the home of Lieut. Gov. Nelson Fisk to be the main speaker at the annual...

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Historic Kent Tavern

Vermont, Washington County, near CalaisThis brick tavern was built by Abdiel Kent between 1833 and 1837. It served as his home, and from 1837 to 1846 was a stagecoach stop on the road from Montpelier...

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Cambridge Junction Bridge

Vermont, Chittenden County, CambridgeThis bridge was built in 1887 by George W. Holmes in order to access an important railroad junction and the surrounding village of Cambridge Junction. The Burr Arch...

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A Tradition of Conservation

Maryland, Frederick County, ThurmontMany organizations and individuals have played a part in cultivating Catoctin Mountain Park’s legacy of conservation and education. Since the 1930’s thousands of...

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Early Explorers

Washington, Snohomish County, MukilteoWe do not know the name of the first man or women to venture into the Mukilteo area, but we do know that the ancestors of today’s Native Americans migrated from...

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The Perfect Shelter

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument For each room tucked into this rock alcove, nature provided the back wall, floor, and leak-proof ceiling; no excavation was needed. Builders...

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Weaver Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaTwo cantilevered square bays; saloon downstairs; brothel upstairs; later Bluebird Cabaret with dime a dance. This program made possible through a partnership with...

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