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Hogg Building

Texas, Harris County, HoustonNoted Houston business and civic leader Will C. Hogg (1875-1930) had this commercial structure built in 1921. Early tenants included the Armor Auto Company and the Great...

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Halstead Berry

New York, Dutchess County, StormvilleFamilies cemetery on largest farm of this location in 1792. Stone restored by residents in 1982. (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2...

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Garrett Jacobs Mansion

Maryland, BaltimoreThe Garrett Jacobs Mansion is an architectural treasure that provides an historic window to Baltimore’s 19th century elegance. The mansion combines the work of two of America’s most...

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Salvation Army

Maryland, BaltimoreThe Salvation Army-“While women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight. While men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I’ll fight. While there is a drunkard left, while...

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Scott House

California, Santa Cruz County, Scotts ValleyGreek Revival Style Built by Hiram Scott early landholder (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Little Engine / Engine 9 Returns to Summit County

Colorado, Summit County, BreckenridgeThe Little Engine The Denver, South Park & Pacific (DSP&P) established a crucial link between Denver and the high Rockies. The goal was to reach the Pacific...

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Smith - Burke Park

Missouri, Moniteau County, California Circa 1858, after tracks were laid through California, the Missouri Pacific Railroad built the Central Hotel to house railroad employees. Later, Dr. J.P. Burke, a...

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William Tipton Seely

Missouri, Moniteau County, Tipton Dedicated to the memory ofWilliam Tipton Seely Founder of Tipton, Missouri 1858 Born in England Died at Round Hill, Missouri December 1863 (Industry & Commerce •...

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Groppe Building

Texas, McLennan County, WestOne of the first German settlers in the area, August Groppe, Sr. (1840-1919) had this structure built in 1892, the year the town of West was incorporated. A prominent cotton...

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Mount Vernon Cultural Walk-Celebrating Culture

Maryland, BaltimoreMount Vernon Place celebrates Baltimore’s rich cultural heritage, offering an extraordinary array of historic architecture, monuments, sculpture and cultural Institutions. The...

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Louden (London) Nelson

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzBorn a slave May 5, 1800 on a North Carolina plantation, Louden (London) Nelson worked the cotton fields until his master, Matthew Nelson brought him to the...

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Mount Vernon Cultural Walk-Contributing to Society

Maryland, BaltimoreIn the mansions surrounding the Mount Vernon squares, prominent Baltimoreans made major political, artistic and cultural contributions to the world. One such person was John...

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A Crucial Point

Maryland, St. Mary's County, ScotlandThis site, where the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River merge, was an observation post for Americans during the War of 1812. It was also staging area for local...

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Storm Blocks the Route to Freedom

Maryland, St. Mary's County, ScotlandIn April 1848, the Chesapeake Bay's stormy weather doomed a maritime dash to freedom by 77 slaves from Washington D.C. Anti-slavery activist William L. Chapin had...

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Welcome to the African American Monument of St. Mary's County

Maryland, St. Mary's County, Lexington ParkThis tribute to the unique contributions of African Americans in St. Mary's County spans the following areas: religion, farming, trades, domestic service,...

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Reformed Church

New York, Greene County, Prattsville First In Mountain Towns Of Green County Organized in 1798 Built in 1804 (Churches, Etc.) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Pilgrim Memorial State Park

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, PlymouthPilgrim Memorial State Park-Plymouth Rock is a symbol for the potential the Pilgrims saw in America upon their arrival here in December of 1620. Seen as solid,...

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Harker's Brigade

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe[Text on the First Tablet]:Harker's Brigade. Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Col. Charles G. Harker. Sept. 20, 1863. 1 to 7 P.M. 3rd Kentucky - Col....

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503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team

Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington National Cemetery503rd Prcht Inf Reg 462nd Prcht Arty Bn 161st Prcht Eng Co This Memorial Is Dedicated to the Memory of Our Comrades Who Gave Their Lives In The...

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Sailors Home Cemetery

Massachusetts, Norfolk County, WollastonSailors Home Cemetery-This cemetery, the last remnant of the National Sailors’ Home in Quincy contains the remains of at least 119 veterans of this country’s...

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