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Indian Village Site

Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, MilwaukeeThis spot, in 1833, was the site of an Indian village under the Potawatomi chief Kenozhoym, or “Lake Pickerel.” The village was located near a clear spring, at the...

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Wilson Ranch Granary

California, Trinity County, near LewistonThis granary, known as the Frick and Davis Granary, was built in 1853, as part of “Mud Ranch,” named from its rich black alluvial soil. First settled by George...

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Galveston Office of the National Weather Service

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonFirst weather service office in Texas, and one of first in the United States; established April 19, 1871, slightly over a year after Congress passed an act in Feb....

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McKnight Art Center

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaThe McKnight Art Center is a tribute to a pioneer Wichita family. Mrs. McKnight's dream to advance the arts and serve the community, was fulfilled in her generous...

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Memorial '70

Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita Marvin G. Brown, Jr. • Donald E. Christian • John W. Duren • Martin E. Harrison • Ronald G. Johnson • Randall B. Kiesau • Malory W. Kimmel • Carl R. Krueger • Stephan...

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Pizza Hut Number One

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaTwo former WSU students, Dan and Frank Carney, borrowed $600 to open this first Pizza Hut. Their corporation grew to become the world's largest pizza chain and was sold...

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Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaTo Inspire Patriotism and Loyalty and to commemorate the Bicentennial of the Birth of George Washington [Erected] February 1932 (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US...

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Morrison Library

Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita In memory ofNathan Jackson Morrison, LL.D. Founder and President of Fairmount College 1895 - 1907 Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Franklin D. Roosevelt...

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Gene Stephenson's Wichita State University All Americans

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaAll Americans [List of WSU Baseball Players]Freshmen All Americans [List of WSU Baseball Players]Scholastic All Americans [List of WSU Baseball Players][All Americans...

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Bagdad – North Fork – Helena

California, Trinity County, near Big BarEstablished about 1850. A supply center for gold mining activity on the North Fork, East Fork of North Fork and main Trinity River for more than 70 years, this...

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Forester A. Sondley

North Carolina, Buncombe County, AshevilleHistorian, lawyer, and bibliophile. Gave to Asheville the Sondley Reference Library. His home is 2.7 mi. north. (Notable Persons) Includes location,...

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Susan B. Anthony Voted Here

New York, Monroe County, RochesterAt a shop on this site on November 5, 1872, Susan B. Anthony and 14 women from this neighborhood voted in the presidential election. Two weeks later, Miss Anthony was...

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John Brown House

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThe home of John Brown Reflecting the wealth and position gained from his lucrative career as a slave trader, privateer, China trade merchant and Patriot....

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Stephan Hopkins

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceTen times Governor of Rhode Island Chief Justice of the Superior Court Chancellor of Brown University Member of the Colonial Congress Signer of the...

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The First Baptist Church

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceFounded by Roger Williams A.D. 1638 The oldestBaptist Church in America The oldest church in this state This meeting house erected A.D. 1773 (Churches, Etc. •...

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Shakespeare's Head

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceBuilt by publisher John Carter in 1772 to house the printing press of the Providence Gazette, the post office and a bookshop as well as Carter's growing...

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Hutchings House

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonJohn Henry Hutchings was born in North Carolina in 1822. After living in New Orleans for several years, he moved to Galveston in 1845. Two years later he entered into...

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Hutchings House

Texas, Galveston County, GalvestonErected in 1856 for businessman John Henry Hutchings and his new wife Minnie (Knox), this structure was designed to resemble an Italian villa. It was damaged in an...

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William Nash

Tennessee, Dyer County, FowlkesAbout five miles southeast, in the family cemetery, is buried this veteran of the Revolutionary War. Born in Botetourt Co., Va., in 1763, he later moved to Guilford...

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Thomas Conyers, Sr.

Tennessee, Crockett County, near Maury CityOne mile due north is the grave of this veteran of the Revolutionary War who enlisted in 1776, wintered at Valley Forge, served in numerous battles,...

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