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Artisan With Fire

South Carolina, York County, near BlacksburgWhile every farmer needed basic blacksmithing skills to make or mend small simple objects like horseshoes and nails, only the village smithy had the...

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Smoot Peace Park and Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Cass County, BeltonPeace Park Love + Labor + Leisure + Light + Law="Peace" A memorial to Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Smoot given to City of Belton by daughter Cynthia Smoot Jones 1956 Dedicated to...

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Site of First Ski Tow in the United States

Vermont, Windsor County, near WoodstockIn January, 1934, on this pasture hill of Clinton Gilbert’s farm an endless-rope tow, powered by a Model “T” Ford engine, hauled skiers uphill for the first time....

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That's So Sweet!

South Carolina, York County, near Blacksburg With sugar too expensive and artificial sweeteners unknown, how could farmers satisfy their sweet tooth? By using sorghum! Unlike sugar cane, sorghum is...

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Jennison’s Jayhawks raid Harrisonville Square

Missouri, Cass County, Harrisonville(No inscription except for the title. This historical marker tells its story pictorially.) (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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Waverly Hall

Georgia, Harris County, Waverly HallThis town was named by its first postmaster. William Osborne, appointed February 2, 1829. In 1827, Mt. Zion Methodist Church was built 1 ½ miles E. on the Old Indian...

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312th Bomb Group

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 386th • 387th • 388th • 389th [Bomb Squadrons] Headquarters In honor of those who served this group during WWII Dedicated September 1990 (Air...

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89th Troop Carrier Group

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Dedicated to all the men who trained or served as members of the HQs, 24th, 25th, 26th, 30th, and 31st Squadrons Dedicated 18 June 1988 (Air...

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339th Fighter Squadron

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force BaseDedicated to the men of the 339th Fighter Squadron, 339th Fighter Squadron (AW), and 339th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, who so courageously...

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Gus Lederer 1868-1932

California, Riverside County, Chuckwalla Prospector Burro Fancier Vegetable Gardener "Mayor of Corn Springs" (20th Century • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions,...

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Jacob Bergman

California, Riverside County, AguangaGracious Host Station Keeper Stage Driver U.S. Trooper "A house beside the road - A friend to man" (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location,...

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Jack and Ida Mitchell

California, San Bernardino County, near Newberry-BakerModern Pioneers, Miner and Geologist who helped to preserve these caverns (Anthropology • Education • Notable Places) Includes location,...

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Camp Rock Spring

California, San Bernardino County, Newberry-BakerTo the United States Soldiers of Camp Rock Spring --- who guarded the U.S. MailNo glory there, nor much chance for military fame, but true patriots and...

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Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Gateway

South Carolina, Pickens County, Clemson[North Plaque]: Dedicated by Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Clemson University Chapter April 6, 1997History of the Original Gates The will of Thomas Green...

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Dowden's Ordinary: The Elephant Comes to Clarksburg

Maryland, Montgomery County, Clarksburg"This elephant, a female, is ten Years old, 8 feet 6 inches high. Her tusks have been broken off, but are growing again, having lengthened about an inch in the...

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Juan Diego Flats

California, Riverside County, near AnzaIn this valley a conflict between the culture of the Indian and the white man resulted in the death of Juan Diego (Alessandro of the play Romona) by the hands of...

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St. Alban's Episcopal Church

Mississippi, Warren County, BovinaSt. Alban's Episcopal Church was first built in 1858 along the Jackson-Vicksburg Road, now known as The Warriors Trail, and consecrated in 1859. During the Civil War,...

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"Can't Is Not in the Camp's Vocabulary"

Virginia, FranklinPaul and James Camp started P.D. Camp and Company, a lumber business, in 1877. The brothers bought R.J. Neely's sawmill in 1886 and established Camp Manufacturing Company in 1887. The...

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Cape Charles Colored School

Virginia, Northampton County, Cape CharlesConstructed in 1928, this school opened about 1930 for African American children in Cape Charles during legalized segregation. The building was constructed...

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“Sunnyhill Home”

Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, WauwatosaBuilt by Dr. Fisk Holbrook Day, this residence is believed to have been designed in 1874 by prominent Milwaukee architect James Douglas. Once called “Wauwatosa’s...

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