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Walter Hamor Piston

Maine, Knox County, Rockland Walter H. Piston, a noted American composer, author and music educator, was born in Rockland, Maine on January 20, 1894. His long and distinguished career earned him many...

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Owl's Head Veterans Memorial

Maine, Knox County, Owl's Head To the men and women of Owl's Head who served their country 1776 - 1976 To honor the men buried in the town who bore arms in the Revolution Samuel Bartlett · Benjamin...

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Owl's Head Light

Maine, Knox County, Owl's Head Land purchased from heirs of Nathaniel Merryman by the United States of America November 22, 1824 Contractors - Jeremiah Berry Robert Foster, Ballard Green Beacon...

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Mosman House

Colorado, Larimer County, Fort CollinsThis property, part of the original Camp Collins, was purchased by the Mosman family on October 5, 1891. In 1892 prominent architect, Momtezuma Fuller (1858-1925)...

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Wooldridge Monuments

Kentucky, Graves County, Mayfield(obverse) Those enshrined here are Keziah Nichols, mother of Col. Henry Wooldridge; his brothers, W. F., Alfred, Josiah and John; his sisters, Narcissa, Minerva and...

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First Baptist Church

Kentucky, Graves County, MayfieldOrganized July 13, 1844, at home of J. B. Hurt, east of Mayfield, with 14 members. Elders Milton Wyman, Henry Richardson, Dennis Ray, Willis White and Hardeman Puryear...

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Colonel Herschel H. Green

Kentucky, Graves County, Mayfield(top) Born: 3 July 1920, Mayfield, Kentucky Parents: Ted and Deltrice Green 503 North 6TH St. Mayfield Education: Mayfield High School and Vanderbilt University...

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Harold L. Ickes

Pennsylvania, Blair County, AltoonaFDR's Sec. of Interior 1933-46. Builder of public works, ardent conservationist, fierce fighter for human rights, advocate of government as an agent for the public...

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Isaac Charles Mishler

Pennsylvania, Blair County, AltoonaLancaster native and Altoona businessman and promoter. Built and managed theaters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In 1906, he built the opulent Mishler Theater here...

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Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster

Pennsylvania, Blair County, near AltoonaBuilt here in 1902 by E. Joy Morris of Philadelphia, it was among some 250 side-friction figure eight roller coasters in North America. It became the last known...

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Logan House

Pennsylvania, Blair County, AltoonaAt the famous railroad hotel on this site was held the Conference of Northern War Governors, Sept. 24-26, 1862. Governor Andrew Curtin of Pennsylvania called the...

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Blair County

Pennsylvania, Blair County, HollidaysburgFormed on February 26, 1846 from Bedford and Huntingdon counties. Named for the Hon. John Blair, a prominent citizen who died in 1832. Hollidaysburg, county...

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Frankstown

Pennsylvania, Blair County, HollidaysburgThe site, prior to 1748, of a Delaware-Shawnee village called Assunepachla. Here the trader, Frank Stevens, had a fur post as early as 1734. The Kittanning Path...

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Martin G. Brumbaugh

Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, HuntingdonWorld War I Governor from 1915-19, one of the most prominent educators of the State, was born a few miles SW, April 14, 1862. Buried in Valley View Cemetery...

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Joseph Rothrock

Pennsylvania, Mifflin County, McVeytownBorn here April 9, 1839. Conservationist and father of the State Forest idea in Pennsylvania. Pioneer in development of forest fire control, reforestation, and...

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Lady of the Night

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzHere lie the remains of Marie Holmes, a lady of the night, who on the evening of May 5, 1898, met a lonely and untimely end with the quaffing of carbolic acid....

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Juniata Iron

Pennsylvania, Mifflin County, Strodes MillsAlong the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790-1850. Juniata iron was the best in America. Its reign...

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Fort Granville

Pennsylvania, Mifflin County, LewistownErected in 1755-56 along the river just south. An important link in the chain of early frontier defenses. Destroyed July 30, 1756 by French and Indians under...

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Elwood Mead

Colorado, Larimer County, Fort CollinsAs a member of the Colorado Agricultural College faculty between 1883 and 1888, Elwood Mead established the first instruction in irrigation engineering to be...

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Grand Hotels

Texas, Tarrant County, Fort WorthIn March 1878, the lavish El Paso Hotel opened on this block. The three-storied, gas-lit, first class hotel featured a telephone and billiard room. It quickly became...

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