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Confederate Veterans

South Carolina, Newberry County, ProsperityTo the Memory of Confederate Veterans 1861 - 1865 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Civilian Conservation Corps

Maine, Cumberland County, Cape ElizabethThis plaque was dedicated by Chapter 111 Alumni by former members of the Civilian Consservation Corps in memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the members, who...

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Freeman Junction

California, Kern County, InyokernIn 1834 explorer Joseph R. Walker passed this junction of Indian trails after discovering nearby Walker Pass. Death Valley 49er parties here diverged west and south...

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Walker's Pass

California, Kern County, OnyxDiscovered by Joseph R. Walker, American trail-blazer who left the San Joaquin Valley through this pass in 1834. This area was traversed by topographer Edward M. Kern,...

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River Habitats

Minnesota, Dakota County, HastingsThe Mississippi River and its backwaters are home to a vast and diverse array of fish and wildlife. The river's natural fluctuations help create an environment rich in...

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Josephine Stephens Bishop

California, Kern, Mojave"Josie" was born on June 18, 1875 in Silver City, New Mexico to Harvey and Harriet Whitehall. At 19 years old, she taught school in Pinos Altos, New Mexico. She married Herbert...

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Desert Spring

California, Kern County, CantilThis spring was on the old Indian Horsethief Trail and later (1834) Joe Walker Trail. The famished Manly-Jayhawk Death Valley parties (1849-50) were revived here after...

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Moomaw’s Landing

Virginia, Buena VistaHere was Moomaw’s Landing, on the North River Canal. In May 1863 the packet Marshall passed here bearing the body of General Thomas J. (“Stonewall”) Jackson to Lexington. Mrs....

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Looking North

Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth[Header Information] Population: 65,000 Surrounding Population: 250,000 Number of Languages Spoken in the Portland Public Schools: 40 Visitors Per Year:...

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Commemorative War Memorial

South Carolina, Aiken County, PerryCommemorative In Recognition of those of Perry serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and in memory of those who lost their lives. Erected Oct. 8, 1988 (Military) Includes...

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Daniel Boone

West Virginia, Kanawha County, Charleston1789 Lt. Col. Of Kanawha Militia An Organizer of Kanawha County 1791 Delegate to Virginia Assembly His Cabin was Across the River from Cave in Cliff Above He...

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Belle Works

West Virginia, Kanawha County, BelleAt this site, April 1926, E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. produced first successful, commercially synthesized ammonia from air and water. This initiated a...

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Washington's Land

West Virginia, Kanawha County, St. AlbansGeorge Washington's "Cole" River Tract of 2,000 acres was surveyed by John Floyd in 1774 and patented April 12, 1774. Bounded by the Coal and Kanawha Rivers, "5...

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Howard's Lick/Jackson Home

West Virginia, Hardy County, MathiasHoward's Lick Howard's Lick, or Lee White Sulphur Springs, was once owned by Gen. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee of Revolutionary War fame. It was owned later by...

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Greenbrier County Courthouse

West Virginia, Greenbrier County, LewisburgConstructed 1837 by John W. Dunn, well known local brickmason. All brick was made locally. Building has been in constant use since its completion and is...

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Anaheim Landing

California, Orange County, Seal BeachSoon after the founding of the Mother Colony at Anaheim in 1857, Anaheim Landing was established as a port of entry for the Santa Ana Valley by the Anaheim Landing...

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Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda

California, Orange County, Yorba LindaOn this land, portion of Santa Ana grant awarded by King of Spain 1810 to Jose Antonio Yorba, and additional grants to his son by Governor Jose Figueroa 1834, was...

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First Water-to-Water Flight

California, Orange County, Newport BeachGlen L. Martin flew his own plane, built in Santa Ana, from the waters of the Pacific Ocean at Balboa to Catalina Island, May 10, 1912. This was the first...

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McFadden (Newport) Wharf

California, Orange County, Newport BeachThe original wharf at this site was completed in the winter of 1888-89 and was connected by railroad with the hinterland in the winter of 1890-91. It served as a...

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Almond Veterans Memorial

Wisconsin, Portage County, Almond[emblems of the five military branches] Dedicated to those who served the United States of America in peace and in war securing for all Americans our cherished freedoms...

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