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Anna Lee Fisher - Astronaut

California, Los Angeles County, San PedroSan Pedro’s First Woman in Space Aboard Space Shuttle Discovery Nov. 8, 1984 Presented by an Admiring Community Dec. 11, 1984 (Air & Space • Notable Persons...

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Municipal Ferry Building - Maritime Museum

California, Los Angeles County, San PedroMunicipal Ferry Building – 1941 linked San Pedro and Terminal Island Maritime Museum since 1979 Declared Historio-Cultural Monument No. 146 by the Cultural...

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USMA Class of 1980 Memorial

New York, Orange County, West PointPresented tothe United States Military Academy by the Class of 1980 ~ in memory ofCadet Richard Mull1958 – 1977Cadet Charles Pendleton1958 – 1978Cadet Charles...

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Oak Grove School

North Carolina, Forsyth County, BethaniaOak Grove School was constructed ca. 1910 and served nearby African-American children from ca. 1910-1950. Tradition maintains that Oak Grove's construction was...

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Dutchman's Curve Train Wreck

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleThe deadliest train wreck in US history occurred on July 9, 1918, when two crowded trains collided head-on at Dutchman's Curve. The impact caused passenger cars to...

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Fort Worth Main Post Office Building

Texas, Tarrant County, Fort WorthThe Fort Worth Post Office was established in 1856 with pioneer settler Julian Field serving as Postmaster. The central offices were moved here in 1933 when this...

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1784 Tarrant County 1815

Texas, Tarrant County, Fort WorthBorn 1796, died at Fort Belknap 1858. Veteran of War of 1812, active in Battle of New Orleans. Veteran of Texas War of Independence 1836, Commander of Ranger Forces of...

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Howland Center

New York, Dutchess County, BeaconHowland Center Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior 1872 (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes...

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Bicentennial Washington

New York, Dutchess County, BeaconIn Honor Of The Bicentennial of the Death of George Washington Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead During The American Revolution Erected 1999 By Members and...

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Recapture of the Connecticut River

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordRecapture of the Connecticut River 1981 – 1999 Dedicated September 3, 1999 On the occasion of the opening of Riverfront Plaza and Terraces Founders Bridge...

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Jesse James

Tennessee, Humphreys County, near New JohnsonvilleIn August 1877, Jesse James, the notorious outlaw, moved to this site from Missouri and rented a farm from N.B. Link. Using the assumed name of J.D....

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Old Racetrack

Tennessee, Carroll County, near HuntingdonBuilt about 1818 in the area to the east. Here also were held barbecues, barn dances, prize fights and cockfights. Here, according to court records, David...

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Hollowrock Church

Tennessee, Carroll County, near Hollow RockFounded in 1822, this Primitive Baptist Church has been in constant use. It holds an annual foot-washing ceremony the first Sunday in May, which is attended...

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The "Pea Vine"A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town

Tennessee, Decatur County, Parsons(obverse)The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad In 1886, Tennessee Midland Railway Company was chartered to build a railroad from Memphis to Virginia. By 1889, 135.6 miles of...

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Reynoldsburg

Tennessee, Humphreys County, WaverlySix miles northwest, where Dry Creek enters the Tennessee River, this town was first settled from 1800 to 1805. In 1812, it became the county seat of Humphreys...

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Texas City

Texas, Galveston County, Texas CityThis community traces its origin to settlement by a few families along the bayshore in the mid-1800s. Completion in 1854 of the Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse, a Federal...

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West End High School

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleOne of Nashville's best examples of Colonial Revival style, this building was designed by Donald Southgate and opened in 1937. Public Works Administration funds...

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Isaac R. Hawkins

Tennessee, Carroll County, HuntingdonBorn in Maury Co., he was an officer of volunteers in the Mexican War. A lifelong staunch Unionist, he was a delegate to the Constitutional Union Party convention...

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Nathan Nesbitt

Tennessee, Carroll County, HuntingdonLived and is buried about 3½ miles southeast. On December 9, 1822, he made a trail through the woods to the new county seat, carrying a crosscut saw. Arrived at...

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Lincoln Meets Stowe

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordLincoln Meets Stowe Bruno Lucchesi, 2006 "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free – honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve."...

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