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Colonia Jaurez

California, Orange County, Fountain ValleyEstablished in 1923 with six streets on lots sized 50 by 300. A complete community with stores, recreation facilities, and churches. (Holy Family Mission still...

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Frontier Village

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose From 1961 to 1980 the park that you are now standing in was home to a one-of-a-kind western themed amusement park called Frontier VillageThe Entrance Forts The...

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Robert D. Covington House

Utah, Washington County, WashingtonBuilt c. 1859 by Washington's first Bishop and leader of the 1857 Cotton Missionaries. Good example of pioneer stone work. (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Robert D. Covington House

Utah, Washington County, WashingtonThis house was built c. 1859 for Robert D. Covington, leader of the Mormon colonizing group sent from Salt Lake City to establish a cotton industry in this warm...

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Covington Mansion

Utah, Washington County, WashingtonIn 1857, Robert D. Covington, directed by Brigham Young, led twenty-eight families to Washington, Utah, to establish the "Cotton Mission." In 1859, a large structure...

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Section Houses

California, Orange County, Fountain ValleyUsed by Pacific Electric Railroad for track maintenance workers and their families. Equipment and supplies located nearby Freight house located across Talbert...

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The Historic Basque Handball Court

Arizona, Coconino County, FlagstaffHistoric Basque handball court (cancha) built in 1926 by Jesus Garcia, a Spaniard who migrated to Flagstaff in 1912. He owned and operated the adjacent Tourist Home....

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Irrigation in Orange County

California, Orange County, Yorba LindaWater from the Santa Ana River was largely responsible for the transformation of this arid valley into productive agricultural land. Irrigation companies in Orange...

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Historic Kolob Mountain

Utah, Washington County, HurricaneKolob by Owen Sanders When lassitude tugs at your body and robs you of zest to exist come with me to Kolob and walk through the mild morning mist Huddle at dawn on a...

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Verbeck Residence

Wisconsin, Washington County, West BendThe United State Government Land Grant transfer to William W. Verbeck took place January 1, 1848. In the early 1850s a barn and home were constructed. The...

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Government Boarding School Boys Dormitory

Wisconsin, Vilas County, Lac du FlambeauListed on the National and Tribal Registers of Historic Places for its National Significance in representing the Government Boarding Schools and their impact on...

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The Nut House

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastOriginally a cigar making factory, the building shown became Perry's Tropical Nut House when owner Irving Perry started selling pecans in 1926. The business flourished as...

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Biggest Little City

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastDespite the decline in ship building, the port of Belfast remained busy at the turn of the 20th century. Rapid industrial development took place all along the west side...

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Mohawk Area

New York, Montgomery County, near FondaThe Mohawk Valley was a principal pass to the interior between the Adirondack Mountains and the Allegheny Plateau. Here dwelt the Mohawks, one of the Nations of...

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Memorial Bridge

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastThe first bridge to span the Passagassawakeag River at this site was built by private investors in 1806. Known as the Lower Bridge and made of wood, it featured a drawbridge...

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The Great Conflagration

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastBelfast artist William M. Hall's drawing of the "Great Conflagration" was published in Harper's Weekly magazine a week after the fire. At 10:30 on the night of October 12,...

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Captain Albert W. Stevens

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastFamed aerial photographer and Belfast native Army Air Corps Captain Albert W. Stevens captured his hometown on film in September 1923. It is interesting to see the newly...

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The Finest and the Fastest

Maine, Waldo County, BelfastThe abundant lumber, steam-powered sawmills and stretches of wide, flat beach, Belfast became a ship building center with shipyards lining the waterfront. In 1793, Robert...

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Milwaukee-Downer College Buildings

Wisconsin, Milwaukee County, MilwaukeeThis set of four buildings, including Merrill, Johnston, and Holton Halls and Greene Memorial Library, designed by A. C. Eschweiler and erected in 1897–1905, was...

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A Dune System Called "NaNa"

Florida, Nassau County, American BeachNaNa, the tallest dune in Florida, is a protected landmark due largely to the efforts of MaVynne Betsch (January 14, 1935-September 5, 2005), widely known as the...

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