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First Baptist Church

Texas, Randall County, CanyonOrganized Dec. 21, 1890, with seven charter members: Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Conner, a Mr. and Mrs. Ingram, Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Pirtle, Mrs. F.M. Pope. First pastor was The Rev....

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Randall County

Texas, Randall County, CanyonFormed from Young and Bexar Territories Created, August 21, 1876 Organized, July 27, 1889 Named in honor ofHorace Randall 1821-1864 A distinguished Confederate officer who...

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Reading’s Bar

California, Trinity County, Douglas CityMajor Pierson B. Reading discovered gold on this bar behind this monument in July, 1848. After crossing the Trinity Divide from the North Fork of Cottonwood...

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Randall County World War I Memorial

Texas, Randall County, CanyonTo those who offered their lives in humanity's defense in the War of the Nation and in memory of those of Randall County who gave their last full measure of devotion Archie...

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First National Bank Building

Texas, Randall County, CanyonIn 1900, two years after the Santa Fe Railway extended its tracks from Amarillo to Canyon City, rancher and banker L.T. Lester established the Stockman's National bank; it...

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The Smith Building

Texas, Randall County, CanyonJ. Frank Smith constructed this commercial building in 1906, the year Canyon was incorporated as a town. Elected to the first city board of alderman, Smith operated a land...

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"The Canyon News"

Texas, Randall County, CanyonFirst city newspaper, the “Echo,” was printed 1889. The “Stayer” (1896), later renamed “Randall County News,” was predecessor of the “News.” Clyde W. Warwick, editor 45...

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Presbyterian Church Building

Texas, Randall County, CanyonConstructed in 1926 for Canyon's growing Presbyterian congregation, this church building is a fine example of classical revival architecture. After serving the...

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Shaw-Keiser House

Texas, Randall County, CanyonTravis Shaw (1875-1946) was a local banker and civic leader who later served as secretary and business manager of West Texas State Normal College. He commissioned the...

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C.R. Burrow House

Texas, Randall County, CanyonCharles Richard Burrow moved to Canyon city in 1899 to work for Eagle Hardware, and by 1919 he was able to buy the business and rename it Burrow Lumber Company. Burrow...

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Clovis

New Mexico, Curry County, near TexicoDuring the 1700s and early 1800s, Comanche Indian buffalo hunters used trails that passed near here. In 1907 the Santa Fe Railroad established Clovis to serve as...

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Fort Putnam

New York, Orange County, West PointFort Putnam was designed to protect other fortifications at West Point from overland attack . . . not to fire on enemy ships sailing up the Hudson River; thus, it was...

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Western Redoubts 1, 2, 3 and 4

New York, Orange County, West PointIn July 1779, General Washington ordered the fortification of hills to the south and west of Fort Putnam because they dominated Fort Putnam and made it vulnerable to...

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The Beverly Robinson House

New York, Orange County, West PointGeneral Benedict Arnold established his headquarters in the Beverly Robinson House (southeast across the river near water tower) while in command at West Point....

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Weaverville Basin Gold Discovery Site

California, Trinity County, WeavervilleIn the bend of Rich Gulch near its junction with Ash Hollow five miners worked the winter of 1849-50, with the use of a log hollowed out to make a rocker. The...

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Junction City Centennial

California, Trinity County, Junction City[Upper Marker:] On this site in 1852 a group of early settlers formed a mining community. The called it Milltown after the Seeley and Dowles water powered...

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Rose Powers White

New Mexico, Roosevelt County, near PortalesThis is a two sided markerSide A: Rose Powers White worked tirelessly to compile histories of early pioneers of southeastern New Mexico. She published...

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Blackwater Draw

New Mexico, Roosevelt County, near PortalesBlackwater Draw consists of several important archaeological sites that have yielded much information about the big-game hunting way of life. Some of the...

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Union Tank Car

Kansas, Butler County, El DoradoThis railroad tank car has a capacity of 9913 gallons and was built in April of 1929. Used to haul raw crude oil to the refinery. Donated by: Union Tank Car Company...

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Flare

Kansas, Butler County, El DoradoFrom the former Midland Refinery. Used to burn off gasses as gasoline and propane were transferred from the refinery into the railroad tank cars. ca. 1920's Donated by:...

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