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Sunnyside

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleHome of Mary Benton, widow of Jesse Benton who left Nashville after a famous feud with Andrew Jackson in 1813. The Greek Revival house was built c. 1852 and stood...

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Maynard Field

North Carolina, Forsyth County, Winston-SalemOperating from 1919 until the mid-1930's, Maynard Field was the first commercial airfield in North Carolina. The airfield was named for Lt. Belvin W....

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"My Western Home" or "Home on the Range"

Kansas, Smith County, near Smith Center On this site circa 1873Dr. Brewster M. Higley wrote the words to "Home on the Range" Adopted as official State Song of Kansas June 30, 1947 —————— In 1873 Dr....

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Lancaster Methodist Camp Ground Historic District

Ohio, Fairfield County, Lancaster was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Sept. 10, 1987 in recognition of its historical and...

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Albany / Enterprise Academy

Ohio, Athens County, AlbanyAlbany (Side A) The village of Albany was established in 1838 as a market center for the surrounding agricultural area, which saw its first white settlement in the early...

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Morgan's Raid in Vinton County

Ohio, Vinton County, WilkesvilleSide A: During the summer of 1863, General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky, invaded southern Ohio with 2,460 mounted men. Throughout the...

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Henry Duc and the Defenders of Our Country

Ohio, Vinton County, WilkesvilleHenry Duc Founder of Wilkesville June 10, 1810 Born in France Departed his life June 21, 1827 Age 64 Came to America an officer in the French Fleet ————— To the Memory...

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Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraBuilt in 1905 by Frederick C. Franck, Jr. (1873-1954). Santa Clara town trustee, businessman and son of Senator F.C. Franck. The Franck family owned this...

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Charles Copeland Morse Residence

California, Santa Clara County, Santa Clara“The house that seeds built” was constructed in 1892 by Charles Copeland Morse, co-founder of one of the largest vegetable and flower seed companies in the...

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Morse Mansion

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraVictorian style house built in 1892 for Charles Copeland Morse, a house painter and co-founder of Ferry-Morse Seed Company, who occupied it a short time...

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Russell – Robinson House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraBelieved built in 1881-2 by pioneer Calvin Russell, a carpenter, who came to Santa Clara in 1852. In 1891 bought by John G. Robinson, who was one of the first...

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Morgan House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraBuilt 1895 - 1897 by real estate magnate John Center for his niece, Margaret Center Morgan. A Victorian style house with a gable on hip main roof, pedimented...

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Senator Franck House Site

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraFirst home of State Senator Frederich Christian Franck, 1826-1902. Came from Baveria in 1855. He was a civic leader & town trustee for eight consecutive...

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John Fatjo House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraThis unique Greek Revival Pioneer style farmhouse was built around 1860 by John and Teresita Fatjo. The square turret and ornate veranda are later Vicorian...

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Carmelite Monastery – Bond Ranch

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraJudge Hiram Graham Bond owned the ranch 1895-1909. Purchased by U.S. Senator James d. Phelan in 1913. The monastery chapel and residence buildings were...

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2nd Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper

Kansas, Leavenworth County, Fort Leavenworth Born - 21 March 1856 Thomasville, Georgia - Early Schooling - Private Tutors American Missionary Association Atlanta University ————— U.S. Military Academy...

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The Legend of Avelino Martinez

California, Kern County, TehachapiAvelino Martinez was of Mexican, Indian and Chinese descent, four feet-four inches tall and thirteen years of age when he came with a group of drovers to the United...

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“Cowboy Jim” Donovan

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraBorn in San Francisco, James Donovan came to Santa Clara following the 1906 earthquake at the age of nine and resided in this house the rest of his life....

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Harris/Lass House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraThis Italianate style house was built in the 1870’s by the Henry Harris family. Harris was a California pioneer from England whose son, Albert, became a town...

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The Berryessa Adobe

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraThe Berryessa Adobe was built at a crossroad in California history. When constructed in the 1840s, Spanish colonial building traditions were blending with...

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