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Harrison Ludington Farm

Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, WauwatosaIn 1870 Harrison Ludington, three-term Milwaukee mayor and governor of Wisconsin, purchased 100 acres here and established an exemplary farm where he worked to...

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461st Bomb Group (H)

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base In honor of the men of the 461st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, who valiantly fought in 223 missions, bringing victory in Europe. Based in...

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Francis Marion "Borax" Smith

California, San Bernardino County, BakerFrancis Marion "Borax" Smith built the railroad to move borax out of the hills and Death Valley in 1907 to replace the twenty mule teams that crossd this way to...

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Minerva Hamilton Hoyt

California, San Bernardino County, Twentynine PalmsHer tireless efforts to establish Joshua Tree National Monument contributed to a heightened appreciation, not only of the Joshua Tree, but of the...

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Old French Trail

California, Mono County, Mammoth LakesWest of this site was the eastern end of the Old French Trail (Fresno Flats Trail)/ Built by J.S. French, it was 54 miles long and a vital east-west route for...

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Camp Cooke Memorial

California, Santa Barbara County, Vandenberg AFBFirst Marker: 5th Armored Division "Victory" Activated Ft. Knox, KY - 1 October 1941 • VAFB (then Camp Cooke) February 1942 - March 1943 • Desert &...

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The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes

Minnesota, Hennepin County, MinneapolisNear this spot in 1630 Father Louis Hennepin first sighted and named the Falls of Saint Anthony. This is the oldest standing church in the city of Minneapolis....

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La Salle-Peru, Illinois

Illinois, La Salle County, La SalleThe story of the twin cities of LaSalle and Peru is closely interwoven with the history of the Illinois River and the Illinois and Michigan Canal. In 1673, Jacques...

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Vincente Martinez Adobe

California, Contra Costa County, MartinezIn 1849, Vicente Martinez built a two-story adobe ranch house on his portion of the Rancho Pinole. This land was inherited from his father, Don Ignacio...

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The Vincente Martinez Adobe - 1849

California, Contra Costa County, MartinezVicente Martínez was born in Santa Barbara on August 18, 1818, the second son of Don Ygnacio and Martina de Arellano Martínez who were married in the Presidio...

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Thiensville State Bank

Wisconsin, Ozaukee County, ThiensvilleThis two-story art deco style bank building was designed by Albert Moorman and built in 1929 for the second location of the Thiensville State Bank. The building...

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Hamilton Turnhalle

Wisconsin, Ozaukee County, CedarburgThe Hamilton Turnhalle, a fieldstone building trimmed with cut limestone quoins, lintels and sills, was constructed by local farmers and merchants in 1867. Edward...

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Vietnam Memorial

Delaware, Kent County, DoverRobert P. Archer Jr., Donald Ray Bailey, Paul L. Berry, Bruch E. Clough, Toby Ernest Collins, George H. Coppage, III, George W. Cripps, Clifton Cubbage, Bruce E. Dolbow,...

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Free Masonry

New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady St George's Lodge, No. 6 F. & A. M. Founded Here 1774 Under Auspices Of Sir John Johnson, Grand Master, New York Colony (Fraternal or Sororal...

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World War II Memorial - Salisbury College

Maryland, Wicomico County, SalisburyIn honor of those students and faculty who served in the Armed Forces in World War II. (List of 100s of names). (Education • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World...

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First Mill

New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady Site OfFirst Mill Built By Sweer Teunise On Mill Kill 1666. Destroyed By Flood 1673 and Rebuilt. First Industry Of The Mohawk Valley (Industry & Commerce •...

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Old French Kansas City

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City English Version A short distance northwest of this marker was the center of the village which in the early 1800's the St. Louis Chouteau called "Chez Lez Canses""...

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George S. Haswell III

New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Mariner, master of the batteau Discovery, which departed this harbor August 21, 1992, on the 200th anniversary of Schuyler's Expedition, through her final voyage...

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Albany Path Ska-Nek-Ta-De

New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady Trail Through Open Pines Wagon, Stagecoach and Military Road. Now State St. and Route 5 to Albany (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes...

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M-7 Day

New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady Saturday April 10, 1943 On this spot representatives of the British Eight Army paid tribute to American Locomotive Co. Workers (Industry & Commerce • War,...

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