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Richmond Pearson

North Carolina, Yadkin County, Richmond HillChief Justice of State Supreme Court, 1859-78. Conducted law school at Richmond Hill, his home, located 5 mi. NW. (Government) Includes location, directions,...

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Dr. F. C. "Phog" Allen

Kansas, Douglas County, Lawrence As a University of Kansas student in 1905, Phog Allen played basketball for the inventor of the game, Dr. James Naismith. His performance produced three Letters from...

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Stevens Grave & Memorial

Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, LancasterStevens Grave & MemorialBurial place of a true American hero----------------Thaddeus StevensLancaster County’s U.S. Representative was the most powerful...

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Father Junipero Serra 1713-1784

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesUpper marker - English Born on the island of Majorca, off the coast of Spain, Father Serra was ordained in Palma where he taught for fifteen years before...

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Adolph Frederick Rupp

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceBorn in Halstead, Kansas, of German emigrant parents Sept. 2, 1901, he was quite proud that he was a full-blooded German. Rupp graduated from Halstead High School and...

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Dean Smith

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceEmporia, Kansas is Dean Smith's birthplace. After completing school in Emporia and Topeka, he came to the University of Kansas where he played under Coach Phog Allen....

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The Fort

California, Kern County, TaftConstructed on the basic plan of Sutter’s original fort one hundred years after its erection in Sacramento by that distinguished pioneer Captain John Augustus Sutter. The...

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Robert Louis Stevenson

California, Napa County, St. HelenaIn 1880 Robert Louis Stevenson, for health reasons, spent a week with his bride in one of Sam Brannan’s cottages in Calistoga. He then spent nearly two months on Mt....

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Replica of the Statue of Liberty

Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United StatesThe Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty...

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Saint Francis Dam Disaster Memorial

California, Ventura County, Santa PaulaMinutes before midnight on the chilly evening of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam failed. The dam's 200-foot high concrete wall crumpled and collapsed, sending...

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Bethel United Methodist Church

Florida, Columbia County, Lake CityOld Bethel Church was first organized by Alligator area settlers as early as the 1820s. The original church was a small log structure located some two miles northeast...

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Civil War Camp Latty

Ohio, Henry County , NapoleonFront Text : "Civil War Camp Latty" Camp Latty was located at the corner of Riverview and Glenwood Avenues in Napoleon, Ohio and included Glenwood Cemetery in its grounds....

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In Memoriam

Georgia, Elbert County, ElbertonHonoring the Sacrifice and Valor of Elbert County Men Who Served During The World War in Defense of Their Country 1917-1918 (War, World I) Includes location, directions,...

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Camp at Sanderson

Florida, Baker County, SandersonThis site was used by both Union and Confederate soldiers as a camp during the campaign of 1864. The camp was used as a Confederate supply depot but it was abandoned on...

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Soldier

Georgia, Elbert County, Elberton[Front]: I was that which others did not want to be. I went where others feared to go, and did what others failed to do. I asked nothing from those who gave nothing, and...

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Elizabeth Jackson

South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston Near this spot is buried, Elizabeth Jackson, Mother of President Andrew Jackson, She gave her life cheerfully for the independence of her country, on an...

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U.S.S. Maine Memorial

New Jersey, Hudson County, BayonneIn MemoriamU.S.S. MaineDestroyed in Havana HarborFebruary 15th 1898This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine (War, Spanish-American) Includes...

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First Federated Church

New Jersey, Hudson County, BayonneFirst Refd. Dutch ChurchOrgend. 1828Erecd. 1866First Federated ChurchBayonne’s Oldest Church – 1866and its oldest Congregation:Dutch Reformed Church (1828)Merged in...

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Volunteers of the Army and Navy

New Jersey, Hudson County, BayonneTo the Volunteers of the Armyand Navy of the United Stateswhose heroic patriotism hashelped to make our Republicwhat it is to-day.Erected MCMXIV (Patriots &...

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Stephen R. Gregg / Bayonne Park

New Jersey, Hudson County, BayonneLt. Stephen R. GreggU. S. Army – 143rd Infantry, 36th Infantry DivisionCongressional Medal of Honor RecipientFor his role in Action on August 27, 1944Near Montelimar,...

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