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Roanoke Canal

North Carolina, Halifax County, Roanoke RapidsThe Roanoke Navigation Company - a collaboration among North Carolina, Virginia, and private shareholders - began building the Roanoke Canal in 1819. The...

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Roanoke Canal

North Carolina, Halifax County, Roanoke RapidsCanal and locks completed around river rapids, 1834. Highway crosses canal route here. A lock is 200 feet south. (Waterways & Vessels) Includes...

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Mountain Cliffs - Cherokee Geology

Tennessee, Hamilton County, Lookout Mountain[Left-Side of Text]: Mountain Cliffs As you walk along this path, you see piles of rock (sandstone) built up in layers. It is a hard rock that forms the cap...

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Empress Theatre

Nebraska, Buffalo County, Kearney This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Destroyed by fire Rebuilt 1940 asFort Theatre...

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Historic American Beach

Florida, Nassau County, American BeachAmerican Beach was established in 1935 under the leadership of Abraham Lincoln Lewis, one of seven co-founders of the Afro-American Life Insurance Company, and one...

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Presbyterian Church

Kentucky, Boyd County, Ashland Organized June 11, 1819, at home of Maj. Jas. Poage, north of this spot, as Bethesda Presbyterian Church by Rev. Robert Wilson with 20 members. First a mile SW on Pollard...

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War Memorial

Kentucky, Boyd County, Ashland In grateful tribute to the men and women who died in the Armed Forces of our country (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes...

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Millers Creek

Florida, Duval County, JacksonvilleDavid Solomon Hill Miller, Englishman, first settled near here in 1799 and married Anna Hogans Bagley, widow, owner of a Spanish land grant of 300 acres west of this...

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Fort Jackson Elementary School / Hood Street Elementary School

South Carolina, Richland County, Fort Jackson, ColumbiaFort Jackson Elementary School Fort Jackson Elementary School was one of the first public schools in S.C. to desegregate when classes began on...

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Ashland

Kentucky, Boyd County, AshlandSettled by 1799 by members of the Poage family of Virginia. Known as Poage's Landing until named in 1854 for Henry Clay's Lexington estate, by the owners, Ky. Iron, Coal...

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The Honorable Vern Riffe (1925 - 1997)

Ohio, Scioto County, New BostonA native of New Boston, Vernal G. Riffe Jr. served the 92nd House District in the Ohio General Assembly from 1959 to 1994. As Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives...

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Portsmouth Foundry & Machine Works

Ohio, Scioto County, Portsmouth has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos,...

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Eli Kinney House

Ohio, Scioto County, Portsmouth has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos,...

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Henry Clay's Law Office

Kentucky, Fayette County, LexingtonErected 1803-04, this is the only office standing used by Clay; he occupied it from 1804 until ca. 1810. During these significant years in his career, Clay was...

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Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleThis tree was planted May 24th 1919 by the Catholic Children of Nashville in grateful memory of Lieutenant James Simmons Timothy of the 80th Company, 6th Regiment...

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The Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity

Wisconsin, Door County, JacksonsportThe Reverend W. R. Gardner founded the Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity in 1882 to serve the Canadian Anglicans who had relocated to the area after the Civil...

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Hancock Park

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesPresented to The Citizens of Los Angeles County In December 1916 byCaptain Allan Hancock With a request that the scientific features be preserved First...

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"The Old Rugged Cross"

Wisconsin, Door County, Sturgeon BayMost popular and widely accepted Christian hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" completed by Rev. George Bennard during Evangelistic meetings here Dec. 29, 1912 - Jan. 12,...

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St. George Opera House

Utah, Washington County, Saint GeorgeThe Opera House served as the cultural center of the community from 1875 until the 1930s. The original "T" shaped building seated 300 persons. A mechanically...

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Santa Clara Tithing Granary

Utah, Washington County, Santa ClaraThe Santa Clara Tithing Granary was built in 1902-1903 by the Santa Clara First Ward of the St. George Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....

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