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Old G. D. Tarlton House

Texas, Hill County, HillsboroVictorian style. Built in 1895 by noted attorney Greene Duke Tarlton (1852-1931), from Louisiana. House was one of finest in town, with hand-carved mantels, stained glass...

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Christopher G. Stark Memorial

Missouri, Barry County, MonettDedicated to a fallen hero and all Armed Forces Serving and Protecting the United States of America. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for...

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Lathrop-Connor-Mansfield House

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityThis home housed three families of historical significance. B.G. Lathrop who had the house built in 1863 was San Mateo County’s first clerk-recorder and...

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New Sequoia/Fox Theatre

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityThis block of Broadway underwent a number of major changes during the first half of the twentieth century. It started out as the Central Grammar School in 1895...

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Birthplace of John C. Frémont

Georgia, Chatham County, SavannahOne of two native Georgians who served as generals in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, John C. Frémont was born nearby on January 21, 1813. As an army officer, his...

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379th Bombardment Group (H)

Georgia, Chatham County, PoolerK 379th Bombardment Group (H) Activated 26 November 1942 Boise, Idaho Assignment 1st Air Division 41st Combat Wing USAAF Station 117 Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, England...

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In Memoriam

Pennsylvania, Delaware County, CollingdaleThe colored soldiers of Pennsylvania who fought and died in France 1917-1918 that liberty, equality and fraternity might be established between all nations and...

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Trade on the Waterfront

Maryland, St. Mary's County, LeonardtownThe Wharf Connected Leonardtown to the outside world. Before roads were built, or rails laid for trains, goods and people traveled by ship. In the mid-1600s,...

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Sandy Valley Cemetery

Ohio, Stark County, WaynesburgA soldier in Company A, 148th Infantry, 37th “Buckeye” Infantry Division. Cicchetti was part of the assault on the first important line of Japanese defense at South...

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33 Liberty Street

New York, New York County, New YorkThis building erected 1922 occupies part of the farm leased prior to 1658 and granted in 1644 by the Dutch West India Company to Jan Jansen Damen. Of the bounding...

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Fun on the Waterfront

Maryland, St. Mary's County, LeonardtownThe waterfront was fun and exciting for all ages. The last quarter of the 19th century has been called Maryland's Golden Age. It was a time of expanding...

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Scotch Church

New York, Saratoga County, Charlton Presbyterian church founded by Scottish settlers - 1792. Present Victorian-Gothic structure dedicated in 1881. Cemetery established 1778.NationalHistoric Site 1998...

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Steamboats at the Waterfront

Maryland, St. Mary's County, LeonardtownA Way of life...never to be seen again. David C. Holly, Tidewater by Steamboat In the midst of the War of 1812, The Chesapeake, first steamboat built to ply the...

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Sgt. Alfredo "Freddy" Gonzalez Memorial

Texas, Hidalgo County, EdinburgDedicated in memory ofSgt. Alfredo “Freddy” Gonzalez USMC 1946 - 1968 Congressional Medal of Honor Post-humously 1969 Battle of Hue City, Vietnam (War, Vietnam) Includes...

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Junior D. Edwards Memorial

Iowa, Warren County, IndianolaIn honor ofJunior D. Edwards SFC U.S. Army Oct 2, 1926 Jan 2, 1951 The only Iowan in the Korean Conflict to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor (War, Korean) Includes...

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Houston Fire Station No. 7

Texas, Harris County, HoustonHouston's oldest fire house, this building was designed by Olle J. Lorehn (c.1864-1939) and was completed in January 1899. The two-story brick structure features rusticated...

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Jack Llewellyn Knight

Texas, Parker County, CoolBorn on a farm near Garner (4 mi.N.) Jack L. Knight enlisted in the Texas National Guard in 1940. Mobilized for service during World War II, his unit was posted to Southeast...

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Gulf Building

Texas, Harris County, HoustonProminent real estate developer, publisher, statesman and banker Jesse H. Jones opened the Gulf Building in 1929 with Gulf Oil, National Bank of Commerce, and Sakowitz...

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The Houston Light Guard

Texas, Harris County, HoustonOrganized as a Texas Militia unit on April 21, 1873, the Houston Light Guard originally participated in parades, ceremonies, and competitive drills, and served as guard of...

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In Memory

Wisconsin, Green Lake County, Green LakeIn memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War IIRobert L. MillerPaul A. PagelDavid A. BartonCharles H. ThrasherMarvin E. BiermanMyron T. King...

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