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Yankee Hill

California, Butte County, near ConcowThis is the area of the original historic site of Old Yankee Hill. It was first founded as a gold mining town, having in later years a hotel, general store, Wells...

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City Marshall Virgil Earp

Arizona, Cochise County, TombstoneVirgil Earp was ambushed here and crippled for life as an aftermath of the OK battle-Dec 28, 1881 (Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS...

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Edward Hempstead

Missouri, St. Louis Son of Stephen & Mary Hempstead Born at New London, Conn. June 3, 1780 Died at St. Louis Aug. 10, 1817. ————— First delegate to Congress from the Territory of Missouri 1812...

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Navarro County Courthouse

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaNavarro County was created in 1846 by an act of the first Texas Legislature. It was named for early statesman Jose Antonio Navarro (1795-1871), a signer of the Texas...

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The Race to Build Ships on Jones Point

Virginia, AlexandriaIn response to a shortage of ships and shipbuilding facilities at the start of World War I, the U.S. government decided to enter the shipbuilding business. In 1917, the U.S....

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The Fitting-Out Dock

Virginia, AlexandriaThis dock, constructed of reinforced concrete on concrete and wood pilings, was once the last stop for cargo ships under construction at Jones Point's World War I shipyard. Here,...

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Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company

Tennessee, Madison County, Jackson(obverse)Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 Monroe Dunaway Anderson is know as the “father” of the Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston,...

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Haleakala National Park

Hawaii, Maui County, HanaThe landscape of Haleakala National Park rises from a lush valley beneath a waterfall at sea level to a red desert of cinder cones here at the volcanic summit of Haleakala. An...

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Rev. John R. Anderson

Missouri, St. Louis Founder Central Baptist Church (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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John B. Meachum

Missouri, St. Louis African Founder & Pastor 1817 - 1854 First Baptist Church west of the Mississippi River (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Education) Includes...

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John Mason Peck

Missouri, St. Louis Pioneer Baptist Missionary, Statesman, Founder of Shurtleff College (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS...

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American Elm

Missouri, St. Louis This is to certify that theAmerican Elm described below is the largest known tree of its species in the state of Missouri recorded by Forestry Division, Missouri Department of...

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Fort Fransisco De Pupo

Florida, Clay County, Green Cove SpringsPupo is first mentioned in 1716 as the place where the trail from the Franciscan Indian missions and the Apalachee (present-day Tallahassee) to St. Augustine...

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Robert A. Barnes

Missouri, St. Louis Who died Apr. 2, 1892. Aged 84 years. Founder ofRobert A. Barnes Hospital (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes location,...

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De La Osa Adobe

California, Los Angeles County, EncinoThis dwelling, built in 1849 by Don Vincente de la Osa, was a favored stopping place for the numerous travelers on El Camino Real. It stands on land that is part...

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Antelope Hill Campsite

Arizona, Yuma County, near Roll1846 U.S. Army 1848Antelope Hill Campsite Jan. 4 1847 Mormon Battalion Trail (Churches, Etc. • War, Mexican-American) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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The Burns Cottage

California, Tuolumne County, ColumbiaThis building was built as Madame Louis' French Laundry in 1856. The area to the right has remained a garden since 1852. In 1976 Grace Burns deeded as a gift cabin...

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Time Traveler / The Life of a Lake

Oregon, Deschutes County, near SistersTime Traveler Welcome to historic Fish Lake. Now a quiet and peaceful place, it was once filled with the hustle and bustle of people working and traveling across...

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Site of Church-Sperry Mill and Mill Ditch

California, Fresno County, FresnoBuilt in 1883 by Moses J. Church, Fresno's first flour mill operated with Fancher Creek water run through Mill Ditch and down Fresno Street. The original wooden...

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"Donkey Engine"

Colorado, Logan County, SterlingThis engine given to the City of Sterling by the Great Eastern Sugar Company in commemoration of the industry’s contribution to the growth and prosperity of this area....

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