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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, Sparrow BushRoute taken by Col. Brant with captives and cattle taken in in sack of Minisink (Port Jervis) July 20, 1779 (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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Stanton

Tennessee, Haywood County, StantonThe town of Stanton was established c.1856 with the coming of the Memphis & Ohio Railroad. J.B. Stanton on whose land part of the town was built is credited as the...

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Tuskegee Airmen

California, Los Angeles County, Lancaster"....the privileges of being an American" belong to those brave enough to fight for them." Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. In our tradition of honoring American...

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Palmdale School House

California, Los Angeles County, PalmdaleBuilt in 1886 Dedicated to the Citizens of Palmdale. October 16, 1986 On April 10, 1888 the Palmdale School District was formed and this building served as its...

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Red Hill

California, San Bernardino County, Rancho CucamongaThis site sits at the base of the prominent Red Hill Landmark. The early historic importance of the property stems from its proximity to a reliable...

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Dedicated to the Family of Don Ignacio Martinez

California, Contra Costa County, MartinezDedicated to the family of Don Ignacio Martinez, who settled El Rancho Pinole in 1830. Many of his descendants rest here, members of one of Contra Costa's first...

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Minisink Battle July 22d 1779

New York, Sullivan County, Town of HighlandDedicated to the memory of the Patriots of the Minisink region who died here July 22, 1779 in the defence of American Liberty. (War, US Revolutionary)...

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Indian Raid

New York, Orange County, HuguenotHome of Philip Swartwout, Chairman Committee of Safety, 1777. He and two sons were scalped here in Brant's raid, Oct. 15, 1778. (Native Americans • War, US...

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Administration and Research Historic District

New Jersey, Morris County, Picatinny ArsenalFarley Avenue became the epicenter of Picatinny's research and development program during the 1930's. Building 151, the original Arsenal Headquarters, stood...

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Major Mitchell Explorer

Australia, Victoria, WedderburnMajor T.Mitchell Explorer Passed Here 7th July 1836 Erected by Shire of Korong 1930 (Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos,...

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American Bandstand

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, PhiladelphiaThis television program had a major impact on the music, dance, and lifestyles of American teenagers. "Bandstand," a local show, began in 1952. Dick Clark...

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Historic Prospect Hill -- Omaha's Pioneer Cemetery

Nebraska, Douglas County, OmahaFounded in 1858 by Byron Reed, early Omaha real estate developer and financier, Prospect Hill is the final resting place for over 15,000 citizens. While burial permit #1...

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Father Flanagan's Boys' Home

Nebraska, Douglas County, OmahaBoys Town was founded as a home and school for homeless, abandoned, neglected or otherwise underprivileged boys, regardless of color or creed, by Father Edward J....

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Dancyville United Methodist Church

Tennessee, Haywood County, DancyvilleThis site was deeded for a church on April 1, 1835. The congregation was organized and a log structure built in 1837. The present church was completed in 1850. It...

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Burchett Douglass

Tennessee, Haywood County, DancyvilleBorn Oct. 6, 1793, in Sumner Co. Tenn. Married 1819 to Martha McGee, seven children. Private, War of 1812, enlisted Jan 28, 1814 in Capt. Allen Wilkinson's Company,...

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The Fig Industry In Friendswood

Texas, Galveston County, FriendswoodFriendswood was established as a Quaker colony by Frank J. Brown and Thomas H. Lewis in 1895. Among the colony's early settlers was former Kansas farmer Nereus...

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Friends Church Cemetery

Texas, Galveston County, FriendswoodIn 1895, six families left the disbanded Quaker settlement of Estacado in the Lubbock area and moved to Galveston County. Here, they established the community of...

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Cecil and Frances Brown House

Texas, Galveston County, FriendswoodDesigned by Houston architect Henry A. Stubee and built in 1938, this was the home of local civic, church, and business leader Cecil Brown and his wife Frances. Both...

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James K. Polk / James C. Jones

Tennessee, Haywood County, DancyvilleHere on June 23, 1841, James K. Polk, Governor of Tennessee, running for re-election debated James C. Jones, both masters of the stump speech. James “Lean Jimmy”...

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Trinity In The Fields

Tennessee, Tipton County, Mason2½ mi. N. this Protestant Episcopal chapel was built on land given by Maj. William Taylor in 1847. It replaced St. Andrews, established 1834, burned 1845. First rector...

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