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United States Marine Corps Air Station

California, Kern County, MojaveIn dedication to the pilots, air crews and personnel of Mojave, who trained, served and gave their lives in the service of this country, especially to those who valiantly...

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Mojave Air & Spaceport

California, Kern County, MojaveThe Mojave Airport was created in 1935 as part of the Kern County Airport System. The fledgling airport was built to serve gold mines near Mojave. At the outset of World...

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Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica

California, Kern County, MojaveLeft Plaque: The 1/5 scale flying model of Voyager was built by Glenn Dunlap of Cincinnati, Ohio, and donated to the Mojave Transportation Museum Foundation in 2009. The...

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Rotary Rocket Roton ATV

California, Kern County, MojaveFar better it is to dare mighty thinkigs...even through checkered by failure, than to rank with those timid spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in...

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Kern River Flour Mills

California, Kern County, BakersfieldIn 1871 Horatio P. Livermore and William Muehe built the Kern River Flour Mills on the Kern Island Canal. Muehe sold his interest to Fordyce Roper in 1874 and...

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The "Bugsy Building"

Nevada, Clark County, Las VegasOn this site Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel's original Flamingo Hotel stood from December 26, 1944 until December 14, 1993. The hotel, which housed 77 rooms, including the...

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Green Springs

California, Tuolumne County, near Chinese CampDue to water and terrain, pioneer trails and wagon roads converged at this point. First inn to accommodate travellers [sic] was opened here by Proctor...

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Old Crimea House

California, Tuolumne County, near Chinese CampBuilt in 1853 by James W. Kerrick. Having come over the emigrant trail, to Keystone District with nine covered wagons. This place originally housed a...

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Boyhood Home of General Funston

Kansas, Allen County, IolaFrederick Funston, five feet four and slightly built, went from this farm to a life of amazing adventure. Youthful exploring expeditions in this country were followed by two...

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The Old Military Road of 1837

Kansas, Crawford County, near Pittsburg This tablet marks the intersection of the Old Military Road of 1837 with present State Highway Number 57 (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features...

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Franklinville

Maryland, Baltimore County, FranklinvilleManufacturing village started in 1827 on site of Isaiah Linton;s 1772 Jericho Lower Gristmill by Dean Walker and members of Shaw and Tiffany families. Town...

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Ohio, Defiance County, HicksvilleSt. Paul's Episcopal Church 1875 National Historical Site Marked in 1990 Hicksville Historical Society & Capt. George Athey Chpt., CDXVIIC (Churches, Etc.) Includes...

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The Little White House

Kansas, Bourbon County, Fort ScottThe miniature house was built in 1927 by the park caretaker, E.V. Kelly. It was one of his many winter projects. He traveled to Mapleton, Kansas to find the perfect...

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Easton Methodist Church

Kansas, Leavenworth County, EastonThe first Class of the Easton Methodist Church was started in 1858 by a circuit rider. Rev. W. Marlott was the first pastor assigned in 1862. In 1869 stone was...

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Battle of the Spurs

Kansas, Jackson County, near NetawakaJust before Christmas, 1858, John Brown "liberated" eleven slaves in Missouri. He hid them in a covered wagon and circled north on the underground railway toward...

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Hollenberg Ranch Pony Express Station

Kansas, Washington County, near HanoverThis building, constructed in 1857 by G.H. Hollenberg on his ranch here on the Oregon Trail, was a station on the Pony Express route in 1860-1861. It is believed...

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Avery One-Room School House

California, Calaveras County, near AveryAvery one-room school was established April 4, 1886. School was in session from March to December due to winter snows that kept the highway closed. Hazel Fischer...

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Ferretti Shrine

California, Tuolumne County, near MoccasinThe shrine was built for Moccasin Creek pioneer Guiseppe Ferretti by his neighbor Joseph Cavagnaro in 1884. The roadside shrine, believed to be the only one of...

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Arrastra

California, Tuolumne County, GrovelandThe Spanish first introduced the arrastra to the New World in the 1500’s. The work “arrastra” come from the Spanish word “arrastre”, meaning to drag along the...

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Iron Door Saloon

California, Tuolumne County, GrovelandThis building is the oldest liquor-serving establishment in the state of California. It began life in 1852 as “The Granite Store” built by Peter King. It operated...

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