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Cyrene / Cyrene Institute

Georgia, Decatur County, near Brinson(Side 1): Cyrene Approximately 1.6 miles north of this location is the village of Cyrene. Founded about 1890 by C. S. Hodges and W. G. Powell, Cyrene was typical of...

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East Falls Church

Virginia, Arlington County, East Falls ChurchIn the 1700s, Falls Church began along two Indian trails and included large farms anchored by an Anglican church. Several taverns and inns served as resting...

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East Falls Church Station

Virginia, Arlington County, East Falls ChurchIn August 1940, when this photograph was taken, passenger service on the Washington & Old Dominion was losing money and was being phased out. Passenger...

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"Espyd. a wolf"

Kansas, Doniphan County, near Wathena "...towards the Evening a many Espyd. a wolf lying a Sleep with the Noise of the Oars Racing he awoke Stood to know what was a comeing..." Sergeant Joseph...

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The Old Pirates House

Georgia, Chatham County, SavannahAssociated with Savannah's maritime history and Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". Built in 1754. Visitors Welcome. (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Davie County War Memorial

North Carolina, Davie County, Mocksvillefront center Dedicated in Honor of All Davie County Veterans and to the Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice for Our Freedomfront left Spanish American...

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POW-MIA Memorial

North Carolina, Forsyth County, LewisvilleOn Behalf of a Grateful Nation and a Proud American Legion This POW-MIA flag flies to honor those veterans who, in service to this great nation, sacrificed...

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Sumter's Memorial To Its Brave Soldiers

South Carolina, Sumter County, SumterIn solemn and thankful remembrance of the unselfish and patriotic sacrifice on the part of the brave men of Sumter County who served in the forces of the United...

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Horton Signal

Massachusetts, Bristol County, RehobothWhen the British occupied Newport, RI. during the Revolution they often threatened the surrounding towns with raids or "alarums" as they were called. When a raid...

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Palmer River Pound

Massachusetts, Bristol County, RehobothThis town pound maintained by Col. Frederick Drown for many years. Stray cattle were kept here until retrieved by their owners. The Wheeler family ran a pot ash...

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Site of Original Oak Swamp Church

Massachusetts, Bristol County, RehobothFraming for this church had begun at Peckham Street, when disgruntled Oak Swamp people took away the timbers in the night and raised the church here. (Churches,...

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Samual Baker Grist & Sawmill Site

Massachusetts, Bristol County, RehobothFounded by Josiah Millerd in 1731. For over 140 years neighborhood farmers had their corn ground into meal and their logs sawn into lumber at this mill. (Colonial...

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Liberty Tree

Massachusetts, Bristol County, RehobothDuring the American Revolution, a large white oak called "the Liberty Tree" stood near this place, which was then near the edge of a field. Beacons warning of...

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Revolutionary War Memorial

Massachusetts, Bristol County, AttleboroTo perpetuate the memory of all who with unfailing loyalty furthered the cause of American Independence (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location,...

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Site of an Early Barbed Wire Fence in the Panhandle

Texas, Randall County, CanyonIn the latter 1880's, when fencing was needed in the treeless Texas Panhandle, the solution proved to be barbed wire. Joseph F. Glidden of Illinois devised and by 1876 was...

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Co. F, 2nd Bn., 142nd Inf., 36th Div., Texas National Guard

Texas, Randall County, CanyonThe 36th Division of the U.S. Army served with distinction in World War II. When mobilized, Company F of the Division's 142nd Infantry consisted primarily of Randall County...

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First National Bank

Texas, Randall County, CanyonOrganized Jan. 5, 1900, by L.T. Lester, S.F. Sullenberger, and 19 others. First bank in region immediately south of Amarillo. Was vital factor in developing city and...

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First Methodist Church

Texas, Randall County, CanyonEarliest religious service in Canyon was in 1889. Leaders were the Revs. Jerome Harelson and Isaac Mills, of Panhandle District, Methodist Church. The Rev. B.F. Jackson...

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Stony Brook

Massachusetts, Bristol County, NortonThis historic area along Stony Brook was named Chartley before 1700. The name is thought to be related to the iron business, which thrived in this area. In 1695,...

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Mary E. Hudspeth House

Texas, Randall County, CanyonBuilt in 1909 by Thomas P. Turk, this home was originally located at 402 Palo Duro Street. After the establishment of West Texas State University in 1910, it was moved here...

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