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Frank Lloyd Wright / Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler House

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1)Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959) Famous primarily as a residence architect, Wright also planned many impressive public structures, including the Imperial Hotel...

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This House

New York, Wayne County, PalmyraBuilt by Pliny Sexton in 1827 was a station of the Underground Railway in the days of slavery. (Abolition & Underground RR) Includes location, directions, 4 photos,...

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Grandin Print Shop

New York, Wayne County, PalmyraCanal Town 1789 Grandin Print Shop Book of Mormon first published here, 1830 (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches, Etc. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements &...

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Springing Up

Maryland, Montgomery County, Silver SpringAt three stories, this was Silver Springs tallest building. Occupying the prime corner lot at 8435 Georgia Avenue was the Masonic Temple, home of the Silver...

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Journey to Wounded Knee

South Dakota, Pennington County, InteriorJourney to Wounded Knee-December 24, 1890 a bitter Christmas Eve wind rattled the wagon in which Minneconjou Chief Big Foot lay waiting while his people cleared...

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Frankfort Chosen As Capital

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) After Kentucky became a state, five commissioners were appointed on June 20, 1792, to choose a location for the state capital. They were John Allen and John...

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New Capitol

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) Gov. J. C. W. Beckham promoted construction of New Capitol due to overcrowding and disrepair in Old Capitol. Federal funds for Civil and Spanish-American...

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Site of the Execution of John Brown

West Virginia, Jefferson County, Charles TownSite of the execution on Dec. 2, 1859, of John Brown, leader of the raid at Harper’s Ferry. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Melodye Park

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) Louis Horwitz, a Frankfort resident for forty years, bought land on the Kentucky River in 1935 where he built an extensive park named after his daughter....

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The Frankfort Barracks

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) The barracks, established in April 1871, and the command moved here in December of that year. Buildings were erected on Alexander Goldsmith Brawner's five...

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Kentucky's Executive Mansion

Kentucky, Franklin County, FrankfortState's second governor's residence. Governor James B. McCreary, chair of the Sinking Fund Commission, guided the two-year (1912-14), $95,000 construction project....

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Emma Guy Cromwell

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) The first woman in Kentucky elected to statewide office, Cromwell was elected sec. of state in 1923. She held many political positions during a long career....

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Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) Boyhood home of Paul Sawyier, famous landscape watercolorist & portrait painter. He perfected atmospheric techniques painting Frankfort, Elkhorn Creek,...

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Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1)Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Lewis & Sheheke Meriwether Lewis, coleader of the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, was in Frankfort from Nov. 13-15,...

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Temple Beth El

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City The Missouri American Jewish Tercentenary Service commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the first Jewish settlement in the United States was held here...

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The Bronnenberg House and Family

Indiana, Madison County, AndersonThe Bronnenberg House German immigrant Frederick Bronnenberg arrived in this area with his wife, Barbara, and several children in 1821. While traveling to Illinois, one...

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Deam Oak

Indiana, Wells County, near BlufftonThis oak is a cross between the White oak and Chinquapin oak. Discovered in 1904 and named after Mr. Charles C. Deam of Bluffton, Indiana. (Horticulture &...

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130 Feet South

Indiana, Williams County, near Clear Lake130 feet south is the point where Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio meet. (Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Hansen Bridge

Idaho, Twin Falls County, near HansenUntil 1919, when a high suspension bridge was completed here, this 16-mile long river gorge could be crossed only in a rowboat. With 14 cables, each more than 900...

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Hiram Lodge No. 4 F. & A.M.

Kentucky, Franklin County, Frankfort(side 1) Chartered on December 11, 1799, by Virginia, as Hiram Lodge No. 57. It was renamed Hiram Lodge No. 4 on September 8, 1800, when the Grand Lodge of Kentucky...

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