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The Queenston Baptist Church

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, QueenstonBy 1808 the Rev. Elkanah Holmes, a missionary from the United States, had organized the first Baptist congregation in Queenston. Following the...

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La Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala

California, San Diego County, PalaNotable for its bell-tower or campanile. The chapel was built by Father Peyri, 1816. Almost destroyed by earthquake and storm. But later restored. Indians are still at...

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8th Fighter Group

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 35th Squadron, 36th Squadron, 80th Squadron P-39, P-40, P-38, P-47 In memory of those who lost their lives in the Pacific. Let us be ever...

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A Memorial to the Inmates Who Died at the Arizona Territorial Prison

Arizona, Yuma County, YumaIn memory of the inmates, who lost their life while serving their sentence, at the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma Aldrete, Simon • Alejandra • Alveres, Thomas • Armbula,...

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55 Ashley Avenue

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonThe Baker House was constructed in 1912 as the Baker-Craig Sanitarium. This sixty-bed hospital and nursing school was founded by Dr. Archibald E. Baker Sr....

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A Treacherous River Cliff

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, near Queenston"An unguarded trail up this steep cliff was the only route which the Americans had to the heights of Queenston. The trail was to your right...

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Stoddard-Waite Monument

California, San Bernardino County, near San BernardinoSheldon Stoddard Sydney P. Waite came over this trail 1849 helped erect this monument 1912 (Landmarks • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location,...

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Burial Place of General Ethan Allen

Vermont, Chittenden County, BurlingtonThe mortal remains of Ethan Allen, Vermont leader, fighter, writer and philosopher, lie in this cemetery beneath the marble statue, but his spirit is in Vermont...

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Santa Ysabel Asistencia Site

California, San Diego County, Santa YsabelFather Fernando Martin celebrated the first mass on Sept. 20, 1818 at a site nearby, an outpost of Mission San Diego. By 1822 Santa Ysabel had a chapel,...

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Campo Stone Store

California, San Diego County, CampoThe pioneer Gaskill brothers of 1868 built a frame store which was raided on December 4, 1875, by border bandits. This fort-like replacement of summer, 1885, was...

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San Diego Barracks

California, San Diego County, San DiegoAn army supply depot for Southern California was established on this site in 1850. Designated New San Diego Post, it was garrisoned by troops from December 2,...

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Cañada de Los Coches Rancho

California, San Diego County, LakesideMexican Grant Commemorating Cañada de Los Coches Rancho Smallest Mexican Grant in Calif. -------- Granted in 1843 to Apolinaria Lorenzana -- by -- Governor Manuel...

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Camp Wright

California, San Diego County, Oak GroveFirst established October 18, 1861, on Warner's Ranch at "Fork of the Trail to San Diego", to guard the communications between California and Arizona. Moved to...

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Oak Grove Stage Station

California, San Diego County, Oak GroveOccupied in 1858 by Warren Hall, Divison Superintendent, Butterfield Overland Mail which operated between San Francisco and the eastern termini, St. Louis and...

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Jefferson Davis Memorial

Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis(Front):Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America1861 - 1865 Before the War Between the States, he served with distinction as a United States...

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Halfway Swamp:

South Carolina, Clarendon County, RiminiIn December 1781, Maj. Robert McLeroth and the 64th Regiment were conducting newly-arrived British army recruits of the Royal Fusiliers from Charleston to the...

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Fort Watson:

South Carolina, Clarendon County, SummertonAssigned to hold all of eastern South Carolina but with only a small force at his disposal, Col. John Watson needed to build a fort to protect the vital...

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Jeff Davis County

Texas, Jeff Davis County, Fort DavisFormed from Presidio County. Created March 15, 1887. Organized May 16, 1887. Named in honor of Jefferson Davis. 1806-1868. President of the Confederate States. Fort...

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Former site of Holy Family Sisters’ Convent

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansThe old Orleans Ballroom built in 1817, served a number of purposes over the decades. Its most unique function was as a convent, orphanage, and school for the...

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Quartier General de la Garde Municipale

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansSiteQuartier General de laGarde Municipale 1726Site & Walls & El Calabozo 1770 Donated to the Louisiana State Museum By W. Ratcliffe Irby 1922 (Settlements...

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