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William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordWelcome to William H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, the centerpiece of the Riverfront park system, spans I-91 to connect downtown Hartford...

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William H. Mortensen

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordWilliam H. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza July 15, 1903 – October 6, 1990 This plaza is dedicated in honor of William "Bill" Mortensen – whose life is an inspiration...

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Union

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordUnion Peter Chinni, 2005 "We shall not only have saved the Union; but we shall have so saved it, as to make and to keep it, forever worthy of the saving." Lincoln...

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The Founders Bridge

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordThe Founders Bridge Commemorating the men and women who traveled here in 1636 with the Rev. Thomas Hooker to found the City of Hartford This plaque placed by The...

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Fort Fetter

Pennsylvania, Blair County, DuncansvilleThis Comfort Inn stands on the site once occupied by Fort Fetter. Michael Fetter's barn was fortified and named Fort Fetter circa 1777. It served throughout the...

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William H. Waterhouse Residence

Florida, Orange County, MaitlandThis property has been placedon the National Register ofHistoric Places by theUnited States Departmentof the InteriorJuly 15, 1983 (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Carpentry Shop Museum

Florida, Orange County, MaitlandThis historic workshop, built around 1883, was the site of William H. Waterhouse's woodworking and construction business. A pioneer settler and carpenter, Mr. Waterhouse...

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Plank Road

North Carolina, Forsyth County, BethaniaThe western terminus of the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road, 129 miles in length, longest in North Carolina, built 1849-1854, was here. (Man-Made Features •...

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Nazareth Church

North Carolina, Forsyth County, Rural HallLutheran. Begun about 1778 by German settlers. Formerly called "Old Dutch Meeting House." Present building, 1878. (Churches, Etc. • Settlements & Settlers)...

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Benjamin Forsyth

North Carolina, Stokes County, GermantonOfficer in the War of 1812. Mortally wounded in Canada, 1814. Forsyth County named for him. Home stood a few feet north of this spot. (Patriots & Patriotism...

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1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road

North Carolina, Forsyth County, Winston-SalemThe most heavily traveled in Colonial America passed near here, linking areas from The Great Lakes to Augusta, GA. Laid out on animal and Native American...

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Melbourne & Atlantic Railroad

Florida, Brevard County, Melbourne BeachOn this site, in February of 1889, Captain Alfred Wilcox took delivery of a shipment of steel rail that would be used in the building of the Melbourne &...

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Eau Gallie Bridge to the Beach

Florida, Brevard, MelbourneThe first wooden bridge from Eau Gallie to "Eau Gallie Beach" was started in 1924. The bridge was formally opened in February 1926. Soon after John R. Mathers began plans to...

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PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136

Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona"Freight was different. The railroad started doubling up on the trains something fierce - 160-car trains. It would take you a week to get to the other end of them." -...

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A Strategic Location

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Niagara-on-the-LakeA Strategic Location You are standing at Mississauga Point where the Niagara River flows into Lake Ontario. Long ago the lakes and...

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First Baptist Church of Texas City

Texas, Galveston County, Texas CityOn March 16, 1905, five Texas City residents met for worship and Bible study. The Rev. D.L. Griffith assisted them in founding Texas City's First Baptist Church. The...

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The Battle of Ingalls

Oklahoma, Payne County, IngallsOn the morning of September 1, 1893 the area around this sign was the scene of one of the fiercest gunfights in the history of the state. Ingalls at the time was the...

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Historic Shipwreck Trail

Australia, Victoria, PeterboroughThe Newfield Three masted iron barque 1306 tons gross Built Dundee Scotland 1889 Wrecked Newfield Bay 29 August 1892 The Newfield", with a crew of 26, left Sharpness,...

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Original Site of Third Baptist Church

California, San Francisco City and County, San FranciscoIn August 1852, Abraham Brown, Thomas Bundy, Thomas Davenport, Willie Denton, Harry Fields, George Lewis, Fielding Spotts, and Eliza and William...

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Eastham Windmill

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, EasthamBuilt in Plymouth 1680 by Thomas Paine of Eastham. Moved to Truro, 1770. Moved to Eastham, 1793. Moved to this location, 1808. (Agriculture • Colonial Era •...

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