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C.W. Long Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaBuilt in brick and cast iron for Major Charles Long, pioneer lumberman. This program made possible through a partnership with property owners Allen Grushkin and Mark...

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Buhne Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaBuilt for Captain H.H. Buhne; Humboldt County Bank, other businesses, residences, public hall, rooftop signal service station. This program made possible through a...

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Problem Solving

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument Time has worn away details that once made these rooms complete. Still, bits of evidence tell us people devised ways to make their homes...

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First Baptist Church of Hillsboro

Texas, Hill County, Hillsboro   Baptist ministry in this area can be traced to the Rev. J. M. Samford, who arrived in the vicinity in the 1840s. Hill County was formed in 1853, and Hillsborough (later...

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From Ocean to Alcove

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National MonumentLimestone forms the massive overhang above you and the ledge you are standing on. In between, softer layers of silty limestone have retreated,...

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The Old Millerton Road Crossed Here

California, Merced County, near Le GrandFrom Stockton to Los Angeles via Millerton where the Friant Dam now is, was the first, and for many years the main road used by goldseekers and settlers. The...

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Room Functions

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument Most rooms in this community did not house people. Archeologists think many rooms, like the one to your left, were used to store tools, food,...

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Confederate Cemetery

Virginia, FredericksburgThe Ladies Memorial Association of Fredericksburg, organized May 10, 1866, cares for the graves and honors those Confederate soldiers who died in this area’s four battles. The...

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A Days Work

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument Puebloan traditions reach far back in time and are the basis for the social organization portrayed here. What responsibilities might you have...

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The Quest for Water

Arizona, Coconino County, Walnut Canyon National Monument During the spring thaw, snowmelt rumbled through the narrow passage below you. Water flowed again during the summer monsoon. Shaded pools held...

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First Baptist Church of Corsicana

Texas, Navarro County, Corsicana   Originally known as the United Baptist Church, this fellowship was established through the leadership of the Rev. Noah Turner Byars, a pioneer preacher and founder of...

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O. Henry House

Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio(top marker)O. Henry House Typical of the homes of early German settlers, this two-room dwelling was built by John Kush about 1855. It originally stood on south Presa...

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The Texas & Pacific Railway

Texas, Taylor County, AbileneChartered March 3, 1871, by Act of U.S. Congress, to build a railroad to the Pacific Coast, the Texas & Pacific Railway Company, under leadership of Colonel Thomas A....

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Little Church of La Villita

Texas, Bexar County, San AntonioIn 1846, the Rev. J.W. De Vilbiss bought a Methodist Church site (across street) in this block. He set up a bell, to denote worship site, but did not build when lot...

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The Oge House

Texas, Bexar County, San AntonioOne of early stone residences of San Antonio. First floor and basement were built as early as 1857 when place was owned by Attorney Newton A. Mitchell and wife Catherine...

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Emigrants' Crossing

Texas, Reeves County, PecosOne of the few spots where pioneer travelers could cross the Pecos River by fording. At Emigrants' Crossing, the deep, treacherous river flows over exposed rock. It is one of...

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Mrs. Lillie W. Cole

Texas, Reeves County, PecosOutstanding and dedicated teacher; public benefactor. Born in Lavernia, Texas. Came to Pecos, 1906, with husband Wylie Moffitt Cole. They had two daughters. Widowed in 1912,...

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Spanish Explorers

Texas, Reeves County, PecosAntonio De Espejo in 1583, after exploring among pueblos in New Mexico, reached the Pecos River southeast of Santa Fe. He Named it Rio de Las Vacas (river of cows), for the...

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Reeves County-Pecos, Texas

Texas, Reeves County, PecosFlat, arid, grassy land with a moderate water supply from the Pecos River and springs in Toyah Valley. Yuma Indians are thought to have done irrigated farming here in 16th...

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The Pecos Cantaloupe

Texas, Reeves County, PecosNationally famed melon, originated in this city. Residents from 1880s grew melons in gardens, noting sun and soil imparted a distinctive flavor. Madison L. Todd (March 22,...

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