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Guadalupe Peak

Texas, Culberson County, near Pine SpringsGuadalupe Peak, Texas' highest mountain at 8,749 feet above see level, dominates one of the most scenic and least-known areas of the state. It lies behind and...

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Explosive Scene

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroImagine this scene on August 22, 1814, when explosions erupted on the Patuxent! The U.S. Chesapeake Flotilla scuttled their own vessels when British...

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Changing Guard

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroNottingham was the Chesapeake Flotilla’s base in July and early August 1814. The town was hastily abandoned on August 21 as the British moved in. An...

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Up in Flames

Maryland, Prince George's County, BrandywineTobacco was a target along the Patuxent in 1814. The British raided places stocked with hogsheads of tobacco ready for shipment. Filled with dried tobacco...

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Turn of Events

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroDr. William Beanes, who opposed the war, cooperated with the British when they occupied Upper Marlboro August 22–23, 1814. Beanes reportedly dined with...

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British Disgrace

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroBritish soldiers allegedly camped at Trinity Episcopal Church and tore pages from the church registry when they passed through in August 1814. Rector...

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Tried for Treason

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroJohn Hodges, the wealthy merchant who owned Darnall’s Chance, jailed the British soldiers that his neighbor William Beanes and other citizens arrested on...

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Enemy Bluff

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroOn August 22, 1814, American Brigadier General William Winder spotted the enemy invasion force approaching this church, then called Page’s Chapel. The...

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Weary Warriors

Maryland, Prince George's County, LargoExhausted from marching, battling at Bladensburg, and invading Washington, British soldiers stopped to rest. Many slept on Northampton Plantation property on...

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Cat and Mouse

Maryland, Prince George's County, Upper MarlboroAmerican and British forces prepared for combat. American troops gathered at nearby Woodyard Plantation. They then marched northwest to an encampment at...

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Barney Monument

Maryland, Prince George's County, BrentwoodThis is the site of the Battle of Bladensburg . It was here that Commodore Barney and his marines were defeated in the war of 1812. The British moved on to...

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The Memorial Vol. Fire Co.

Delaware, Sussex County, Slaughter Beach Founded in 1954 after a fire had destroyed a business on Bay Ave. Re-incorporated in 1958 and the original two bay station was constructed in the fall of 1959...

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Sacking of Osceola

Missouri, Saint Clair County, Osceola In memory of Citizens of Osceola murdered by Kansas Jayhawkers and the Union Army Of the 12 men ordered to be murdered by Gen. James H. Lane, 3 are known Mr. Berry...

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Fort Scott National Cemetery

Kansas, Bourbon County, Fort Scott This National Cemetery has been listed inThe National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Cemeteries & Burial Sites •...

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La Charrette

Missouri, Warren County, Marthasville This small house was built by the men of the Marthasvile Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Committee to commemorate the stops of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at...

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La Charrette • Marthasville

Missouri, Warren County, MarthasvilleLa Charrette 1800-02 - A small French settlement, located in the western part of the Boone settlement along the Missouri River, south of the present town of...

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Arizona Bank & Trust Company

Arizona, Graham County, SaffordA well-known Tucson architect, H. O. Jaastad, designed this imposing neo-classical revival structure in 1920. Snell & Harvey of Phoenix erected the building for...

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Womans Club of Safford

Arizona, Graham County, Safford National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Metropole Hotel

California, Humboldt County, EurekaBuilt for A.R. Abrahamson; furnished rooms upstairs; businesses and Abe's Chop House downstairs. This program possible through a partnership with property owners Evo...

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Beatty's Brigade

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeBeatty's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Brig. Gen. Samuel Beatty. Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon. 79th Indiana, - Col. Frederick Knefler....

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