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Bastion C

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, BostonBastion C is the only bastion retaining its original form and protective outworks. It is one of five arrowhead-shaped corners which were built as the fort’s...

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Defense System

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, BostonFrom this vantage point it is possible to see the principal elements of Ft. Warren’s defense system. These are based on the 17th century, military theories...

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The Mess

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, Boston“An army marches on its stomach,” Napoleon famously said---a statement that held true at Fort Warren. Soon after its construction, two unfinished casemates...

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Political Prisoners

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, BostonAmong the notable political prisoners confined in these rooms were James Murray Mason and John Slidell, two Confederate envoys to Great Britain. Their arrest on...

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Parade Ground

Massachusetts, Plymouth County, BostonFrom the beginning, Fort Warren’s heart was the six-acre parade ground. When the Civil War broke out soon after the fort was completed, the area was still covered...

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Gate One, Charlestown Navy Yard

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, BostonThe Charlestown Navy Yard served the nation for 174 years as a base of the building, outfitting, repair, and modernization of ships. During World War II, the yard’s...

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The Paul Revere House

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, BostonBuilt c. 1680, this is the last remaining structure from 17th –century Boston. Patriot and silversmith Paul Revere owned the building from 1770 to 1800. He left...

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Rutledge College

South Carolina, Richland County, ColumbiaRutledge College was the first first building to be erected at South Carolina College. At that time it served as Residence Hall, Lecture Hall, Chapel, Library,...

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Potters' Field

Minnesota, Winona County, WinonaWelcome to the Woodlawn Cemetery Potters' Field. "Potters' Field" is a historical designation, going back to the time of the Bible, when a field outside of the...

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Andrew Geddes Bain, Road Builder and Geologist

South Africa, Eastern Cape, near GrahamstownBain built the queen's road to Fort Beaufort via the Ecca Pass and the road through Pluto's Vale as military roads in 1837-45. His house was then near here...

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The Bible

South Africa, Eastern Cape, near GrahamstownIn this vicinity - at that time an outspan - in April 1837, Thomas Philipps, J. P. on behalf of the British Settlers of 1820 presented a bible to a party of...

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The Bellamy Road

Florida, Clay County, Green Cove SpringsThe Old Bellamy Road intersects Highway 17 near this point. In 1824, the First session of the 18th United States Congress appropriated $20,000.00 to develop a...

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Against the Odds

Maryland, St. Mary's County, Lexington ParkBoth a squadron of the British navy and severe weather challenged the famed Chesapeake Flotilla off Cedar Point on June 1, 1814. The modest fleet of armed...

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Cecil's Saw Mill

Maryland, St. Mary's County, Great MillsA saw mill has been on this site since circa 1820. The present structure has been restored using most of the "American" saw mill parts dating from 1910. The mill...

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Sotterley's Remaining Slave Cabin

Maryland, St. Mary's County, HollywoodIn the 18th century, enslaved African Americans were housed in outlying barns and buildings of the plantation, as well as in the passageways of the manor house. By...

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Lumber Port

New York, Niagara County, North TonawandaIn the late 19th century this area was the largest lumber port in the world (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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North Star Tavern

New York, Erie County, ElmaBuilt 1831 by Martin Taber to accommodate travelers to Buffalo. Located on Indian Trail which later became Aurora-Buffalo Plank Road. Property was in Mile Strip, first part...

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World War I Memorial

Missouri, Lawrence County, Verona1914—1918 To our heroes in Lawrence County who served in the World War (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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United States Post Office

Kansas, Kingman County, Kingman This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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City Building

Kansas, Kingman County, Kingman This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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