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Presley and Amelia Cordell

Missouri, St. Louis Reinterred July 1868 from an older cemetery, here rest Presley Cordell and wife Amelia Conner. Both died in July 1849. He had been a silversmith and served as mayor of Leesburg,...

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William Shaw Hadfield

Colorado, Logan County, near SterlingThis tablet is erected in honor ofWilliam Shaw Hadfield The first white settler of Logan County, marking the site of his first sod house at Hadfield Island in 1871,...

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Red Top Wash Bridge

Arizona, Yuma County, near WelltonConstructed 1931, Widened 1949 Replaced 2009-2010 Federal Highway Administration Arizona State Highway Department Owner: Yuma County Designer: TransSystems Corporation...

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St. Johns County / New Switzerland Plantation

Florida, Saint Johns County, SwitzerlandSt. Johns County On July 21, 1821 Major General Andrew Jackson, Florida's first Territorial Governor, established St. Johns County, with St. Augustine as the...

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Union Station

Missouri, St. Louis has been designated aNational Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America ——————— [Markers on interior...

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Aloe Plaza

Missouri, St. LouisThis fountain by the sculptor Carl Milles symbolizes the union of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers · The two central figures represent the two great rivers while the lesser water...

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Beulah A. Oliphant

New Jersey, Mercer County, TrentonThe Old Barracks is recognized as a National Historic Landmark for its significance as the finest example of colonial barracks in the United States and because of its...

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Battle of Summit Springs

Colorado, Logan County, near Sterling3 miles southeast from this point is the site of theBattle of Summit Springs Last engagement with Plains Indians in Colorado, July 11, 1869. Cheyennes who raided...

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Fort Wicked

Colorado, Logan County, near MerinoDue west 940 feet stood “Fort Wicked"Originally Godfrey’s Ranch Famous Overland Stage Station One of the few posts withstanding the Indian uprising of 1864 on the...

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Mormon Battalion Crossing / Colorado River Crossing

Arizona, Yuma, YumaMounted on back of monument Mormon Battalion Crossing This monument marks the approximate site of the crossing of the Colorado River by the Mormon Battalion on 10 and 11 January...

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Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church

California, Imperial County, near HoltvilleThe church was organized January 14, 1911. The building was constructed the same year on one-half acre of land given by W.J. Seat, located one-quarter mile...

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Holtville

California, Imperial County, HoltvilleE Clampus Vitus marker dedicated 1983 Holtville W. F. Holt established this townsite in 1903; built the first electric power plant at 3rd and Holt, the Holton...

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Site of Rancho El Tecolote

California, Imperial County, near HoltvilleProlific author Harold Bell Wright purchased 160 acres here in 1907. While living in a tent he built Rancho El Tecolote, constructing a woven arrow weed...

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Harold Bell Wright

California, Imperial County, near HoltvilleHarold Bell Wright rose from poverty to become "America's favorite author" for the first three decades of the 20th Century. Many of his 19 books were best...

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Mobley Meadows

California, Imperial County, ImperialMobley Meadows First Sheriff of Imperial County 1907 – 1915 (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Imperial Irrigation District

California, Imperial County, ImperialThe largest gravity fed irrigation district in the western hemisphere, established in 1911. They later assumed control of several water companies and were...

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Thomas Jefferson

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City Third President of the United States Author of the Declaration of Independence and Father of the Louisiana PurchasePatria (Man-Made Features • Patriots &...

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Site of Price Mansion

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City For 63 years scene of Missouri's political and social activity Erected in 1842 byGeneral Thomas Lawson Price 1809 - 1870 First Mayor of Jefferson City 1839 Lieut....

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Boca Townsite

California, Nevada County, near TruckeeBoca's Railroad Roots From 1866-68, the Central Pacific Railroad was laying tracks over the Sierra Nevada working to complete its portion of the nation's first...

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G. A. R. Monument

Wisconsin, Chippewa County, Lake HallieG. A. R. In Memory of Our Heroes From '61 to '65 Erected by the W. R. C. No. 113. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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