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Grandma Anderson's House

Kansas, Butler County, El DoradoThis house was built in 1918 at 800½ South Main Street, El Dorado, Kansas, (Gordon's Addition, Lot 5, Block 4) in direct response to the oil boom and the massive amounts...

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Forts Webb, Wyllys and Meigs

New York, Orange County, West PointIn 1778, three forts were built by Connecticut regiments on the ridgeline east of Fort Putnam. They covered the low ground approach to Fort Arnold along the river,...

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Revolutionary War Fortifications

New York, Orange County, West PointFortifications were constructed with the most readily available materials: earth, stone and wood. Forts, redoubts and batteries were normally built with a dry masonry...

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Constitution Island Redoubts

New York, Orange County, West PointRedoubts 5, 6 and 7 were built between 1776 and 1779 to protect Constitution Island batteries and overland approaches. Redoubt 5 (on high ground to right of Warner...

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Constitution Island

New York, Orange County, West PointThe first location of fortifications in Fortress West Point was on the island across the river. Patriot Bernard Romans, Dutch engineer, began building a Grand Bastion...

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Oil Field Boom Towns

Kansas, Butler County, El DoradoOil field towns such as Oil Hill and Midian were built and maintained by oil companies such as Cities Service. These towns were fast growing and held an excitment in the...

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Ebenezer Baptist Church

Virginia, RichmondFree blacks and slaves living west of Second St. and north of Broad St. founded the Third African Baptist Church in 1857. In 1858, it was dedicated on this site as Ebenezer Baptist...

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Black Mountain College

North Carolina, Buncombe County, Black MountainEst. in 1933; closed 1956. Experimental school with emphasis on fine arts & progressive education. Campus was 3 mi. NW. (Education) Includes location,...

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Statue of Liberty Replica

Kansas, Butler County, El Dorado With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United StatesThe Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of...

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Dedrick

California, Trinity County, Junction CityA mining town was settled here on Corral Bar in 1890, and named after Chloride Mine locator Dan C. Dedrick. The post office was established May 4, 1891. By 1902...

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Portales

New Mexico, Roosevelt County, PortalesPortales derives its name from the porch-like appearance of a cave entrance at nearby Portales Springs. It developed as a major peanut producing region in the...

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McLean Historical Museum Building

New York, Orange County, West PointConstructed in 1975 on top of a 1909 structure, the McLean Historical Museum Building was modeled after the Revolutionary War officer’s hut and “The Temple” located...

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Veterans Memorial Flagpole

Kansas, Butler County, El Dorado This staff dedicated to the Veterans of all United States wars who valorously defended the flag it bears Stars & Stripes waving here perpetually provided by Fred...

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Archeology, 1974

New York, Orange County, West PointIn 1974, archeologists from Temple University excavated this general area. They found evidence of a partially completed building, building supplies and traces of...

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Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Kansas, Butler County, El Dorado Our Freedom Began When in 1776 These Courageous Men Signed The Declaration of IndependenceFather of Our County George WashingtonThe Voice of Freedom Patrick HenryThe...

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Grace Episcopal Church

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonFounded 1874 as a mission of Trinity Church. In 1876 became an independent parish under the Rev. Jeremiah Ward, Rector. Dedicated in 1895 by Bishop G. H. Kinsolving,...

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Powhatan House

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonEarly Galveston hotel; built 1847 by John Seabrook Sydnor, Galveston mayor 1846-1847. Greek revival architecture; Doric columns from Maine. Has served as orphanage,...

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Kinney County Courthouse

Texas, Kinney County, BrackettvilleHuman inhabitation of Kinney County began thousands of years ago. Spanish expeditions through the area began in 1535 and continued throughout subsequent centuries. An...

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Galveston Garten Verein

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonIn design of a Teutonic Club; all stockholders were of German descent. Center for city's social life, 1876-1923, complex had an octagonal dance pavilion, tennis...

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Wunder's Crossroads

Virginia, Arlington County, ArlingtonFor more than half a century from the mid-1800’s the intersection of Lee Highway and Glebe Road was known as Wunders Crossroads after the family whose farm lay just...

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