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Mauldin

South Carolina, Greenville County, Mauldin[Front] This area was settled soon after the Revolution, and a community grew up here on the road from Greenville to Laurens. It was later known as Butler’s...

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And Jesus Wept

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City On April 19, 1995 at 9:02 a.m., a bomb exploded just a few hundred feet east of here. In that instant and the ensuing calamity, 168 people were known to be...

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Comanche Lookout

Texas, Bexar County, San AntonioAt an elevation of 1340 feet, Comanche Hill is the fourth highest point in Bexas County. The hill lies on the southeastern edge of the Edwards Plateau and makes up the...

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Joseph Blancpain's French Trading Post

Texas, Chambers County, WallisvilleFrench trader Joseph Blancpain established a trading post in this vicinity in August 1754. He had been living in Natchitoches, Louisiana, where he was the owner of a...

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Mission Nuestra Senora de la Luz del Orcoquisac and Presidio San Agustin de...

Texas, Chambers County, WallisvilleTwo of the most misfortune-ridden outposts of Spain in texas, “Our Lady of the Light” mission and its auxiliary fort, were founded near here in 1756 to guard against...

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Mission Nuestra Senora de la Luz

Texas, Chambers County, WallisvilleSite ofMission Nuestra Senora de la Luz Established in 1757 by Franciscan missionaries with the purpose of civilizing and Christianizing the Orcoquiza and Bidai...

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William Clayton Fain: Georgia Unionist

Georgia, Fannin County, Blue RidgeOne of the leading Unionists in the state during the Civil War, William Clayton Fain was born in Georgia in 1825. A Fannin County lawyer and state representative, he...

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Waynesborough

North Carolina, Wayne County, GoldsboroFirst seat of Wayne County, incorporated 1787. The town died after the county seat was moved to Goldsboro in 1850. Site is here. (Political Subdivisions) Includes...

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The Field of Empty Chairs

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City You are entering the area where the Alfred P. Murrah Building once stood. The granite used on this pathway was salvaged from the Murrah Building. The Field of...

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Rescuer Orchard

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City The Rescuer Orchard is in an area where the Oklahoma Water Resources and Athenian Building once stood. Both sustained heavy damage and required demolition. The...

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Children's Area

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City Children were a significant part of the worldwide response in April 1995, responding with words of encouragement and messages of hope - for Rescue Workers...

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White Lake CCC Camp

North Carolina, Bladen County, near White LakeAn installation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Initiated modern park improvements. Established here 1835; closed 1942. (Charity & Public Work)...

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Old Wallisville

Texas, Chambers County, WallisvilleSite ofOld Wallisville Settled in 1825 by Elisha H. R. Wallis, a pioneer from Georgia, on land in grant of Joseph Vehlein, a contractor working to place colonists in...

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Willow Glen

California, Madera County, near CoarsegoldWillow Glen was first inhabited by the Chukchansi Indians. The grinding holes and other artifacts indicate that they have lived in this area since prehistoric...

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Original Site Of San Miguel School

California, San Luis Obispo County, San MiguelOriginal Site of San Miguel School 1888 - 1950 Donated by the citizens of San Miguel Designed by Bunn H. Turnbow (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes...

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The Governor's Palace & Gardens

Virginia, James City County, WilliamsburgThe Governor's Palace was the home of five Royal Lieutenant-Governors, two Royal Governors, and the first two Governors of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Patrick...

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Peyton Randolph House

Virginia, James City County, WilliamsburgFor more than fifty years this was the home of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), who served the Colony of Virginia in many of its highest governmental offices and...

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George Wythe House and Gardens

Virginia, James City County, WilliamsburgThis mid-eighteenth century building was the home of George Wythe, tutor and friend of Jefferson. Wythe was the first professor of law at an American college,...

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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City[Excerpts from marker] This 24,000 square foot Museum exhibit tells the story of the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. You hear...

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Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City Before April 19, 1995, the two-block area between NW 4th and 6th Streets and Robinson and Harvey Avenues served as the northern edge of the downtown core. This...

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