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    The Middletown Air Depot at Olmstead was the official location of the Air Force base. It then closed in 1969, and then became the Harrisburg International Airport (HIA). The facility is named in honor... Learn More
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    Located within Fort Dix, the Army Reserve Mobilization Museum preserves and shares the history of the US Army Reserve and its role in various conflicts and during times of peace. In addition to static... Learn More
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    The Bank of Huntington was established along with the development of the railroad in Huntington, WV, and was originally located on the eastern side of what is now Downtown Huntington.Larger banks were... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Bascom Lamar Lunsford was an attorney and a folklorist who became the leading performer and promoter of traditional Appalachian folk music during the early 20th century. Lunsford was born near this ma... Learn More
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    The monument, which memorializes the soldiers who died in the Battle of Carthage in 1861, was completed August 16, 1905. Located in the south west corner of the cemetery, the monument was erected by t... Learn More
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    Construction of the Fort Totten Officers' Club began in the 1870s although the building was not completed until 1887 owing to the creation of additional floors. After its construction, the fort served... Learn More
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    Bertha Pleasant Williams Library DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    African American libraries provided vital reading content to their patrons and helped formed important community spaces for discussion and education. Bertha Pleasant Williams Library is the second pub... Learn More
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    This local history museum is located in the Darbeck-Bergheim House and offers a collection of materials related to Boulder history that began in the early 1940s. At that time, the local newspaper bega... Learn More
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    Located in the Western Catskill Mountain Region of New York, Bright Hill Press & Literary Center is non-profit literary organization. It was founded in 1992 and being popular in present date. Bright H... Learn More
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    The Brown Palace Hotel opened in 1892. It was one of the first atrium-style hotels and remains the second-oldest hotel in the city. The hotel was the site of a famous murder in 1911 when Frank Henwood... Learn More
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    The handsome three-story Main Building of what was the once Western Carolina Male Academy established in 1852, is now the Eastern Cabarrus Historic Museum and provides a glimpse of mid-1800 to early-1... Learn More
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    Richmond's First African Baptist Church traces its roots back to 1780 when enslaved people attended services with their owners. In 1841, white members of the First Baptist Church sold the original chu... Learn More
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    Confederate soldiers and enslaved laborers constructed Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras at the start of the Civil War to protect Hatteras Inlet, a key strategic route for shipping. Recognizing the importa... Learn More
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    "Lincoln Park is the largest Capitol Hill Park and features monuments to two of the nation's greatest leaders, President Abraham Lincoln and Civil Rights Activist and Educator Mary McLeod Bethune... Learn More
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    The Mike Mansfield Federal Building and United States Courthouse is a historic building located in Butte, Montana. Built in 1904 and designed by architect James Knox Taylor in the Renaissance Revival... Learn More
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    Located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Public Museum is one of the largest museums in the country. It contains approximately 4.5 million artifacts and has numerous permanent exhibit... Learn More
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    The Missionary Union Baptist Church was organized in 1833. The congregation continued to meet until 1867 in the basement of the First Baptist Church. In 1871 they moved to the 5th Avenue location. The... Learn More
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    This statue located near Gate 12 at Kentucky Commonwealth Stadium (Kroger Field) commemorates Nate Northington, Greg Page, Wilbur Hackett, and Houston Hogg, the first African Americans to play footbal... Learn More
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    Byrd Leibhart archaeological site is located within Native Lands Park and while it is no longer a current dig site, archaeologists have unearthed many artifacts and discovered burial sites from a Susq... Learn More
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    Constructed in 1937 under the leadership of Mason and community leader John Wesley Dobbs, this building was home to one of the most important secular organizations in Atlanta's black community. Dobbs... Learn More
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    Also known as the "Mission by the Sea", California’s ninth Spanish mission was founded on Easter Sunday, March 31, 1782 by Father Junipero Serra. Though originally intended to be the third in line, it... Learn More
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    Construction of the Merchant's Exchange building began in 1904. This fifteen-story structure was one of the only structures to survive the 1906 earthquake and subsequent fire that destroyed over twent... Learn More
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    The Sauerkraut Tower at Saint Vincent Archabbey, built in 1893, was once a gravity-powered water distribution method for the St. Vincent Campus. It carried 80,000 tons of water and housed tanks, pumps... Learn More
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    This educational building was built in 1929 following a large growth in the congregation of the First Baptist Church. The building was designed by Rueben Harrison Hunt, a prominent Chattanooga archite... Learn More
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    Named for William Venoid Banks, the founder of WGPR-TV, this broadcast center and museum shares the history of the first television station owned and operated entirely by African Americans. Banks hope... Learn More
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    Batcolumnn, or Bat Column, is a 101-foot tall scupture that stands outside of the Harold Washington Social Security Administratin Building. It gets its name because it looks like an upright baseball... Learn More
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    "Bloody Monday" Riot Site DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    On August 6th 1855, members of the anti-immigrant American Party (more commonly referred to as the "Know Nothings") attacked Catholic Irish and German Immigrants. Prior to the violence, armed "Know No... Learn More
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    The Danville Municipal building in Virginia was the scene of one of the most violent attacks by a police department against civil rights protesters during the 1960s. The Danville sit-ins began in 1960... Learn More
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    "Bucket of Blood" Neighborhood DRAFT - In Progress
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    The downtown area bordered by the Harpeth River, the tracks of the Louisville and Nashville railroad, and historic Main and Church (originally called Cameron) Streets, currently houses restored homes,... Learn More
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    During the era of segregation when most of Atlantic City's beaches were open only to whites, this beach was open to African Americans and provided a space for countless black families to enjoy time to... Learn More
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    This historical marker commemorates a Union Civil War Army encampment that protected vessels traveling along the Ohio River from potential attack by Confederate troops or bushwhackers. This post also... Learn More
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    "Freedom" By artist Zenos Frudakis, is a Philadelphia based public art display housed on the side of the former GlaxoSmithKline building in Philadelphia. Erected in 2001, the work showcases the figur... Learn More
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    Located near the city hall and Boston college campus is an area referred to as "Heartbreak Hill". Heartbreak Hill was given its nickname because it is the last of the "hills" in the Boston Marathon an... Learn More
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    "Indian Land Dancing" is a multimedia mural that covers both sides of the Foster Avenue underpass at Lake Shore Drive, located near the Edgewater neighborhood in Chicago. The mural, built using variou... Learn More
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    In 1911 the United Daughters of the Confederacy erected a monument in Orlando in honor of Confederate veterans of the Civil War in Florida. The forty-one-foot tall monument is dedicated to "The Soldie... Learn More
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    At the turn of the 20th century, 6' tall Kentucky-born Carrie Nation ravaged bars across America. Wielding a hatchet, she claimed a divine ordinance to promote temperance by smashing any tavern and sa... Learn More
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    Francis Marion Smith, who made a fortune mining borax and became a prominent businessman in Oakland in the late 1800s, lived for a time with his wife in the home they referred to as "the old red house... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    In December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi's pro-segregation Congressme... Learn More
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    In 1947, the University of Texas leased four rooms at this location to house the "School of Law of the Texas State University for Negroes." The school was an attempt to provide separate facilities for... Learn More
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    "The Block" DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    The Asheville Urban Trail is a downtown revitalization and historical preservation effort in Asheville, North Carolina. Included in this effort is a structure known as "The Block", a combination histo... Learn More
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    Located just outside of Alderson, WV in Greenbrier County, this pavilion reminiscent of Greek-style was built around 1834 and is the only remaining structure from the Blue Sulphur Springs Resort, a 19... Learn More
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    “The House by the Side of the Road” was once the home of New Hampshire poet Sam Walter Foss. Since he inhabited the home, it has been known as The House by the Side of the Road as a reference to his... Learn More
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    Once the only place African Americans could buy land, a local company used it as a dump for toxic waste. Learn More
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    “The Spirit Wall” is a 50-foot mosaic mural created by Philadelphia muralist Isaiah Zagar, local artists, and volunteers as part of BOPARC’s Arts in the Park program. Dedicated in 2006, the mural is i... Learn More
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    Tucked away behind Hamilton Hall, the "Student Body" sculpture by Julia Balk depicts diligent students toting books and backpacks, a familiar sight on campus. The sculpture originally appeared in a mo... Learn More
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    The J. L. Brandeis and Sons Store Building was completed in 1906 and served as the flagship department store for the of Brandeis retail chain, founded by Jonas L. Brandeis. Brandeis came to Omaha in 1... Learn More
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    Dating back to 1894, the One Hundred Members’ Debating Benevolent Association was one a leading fraternal organization of the African American community. Founded by 12 members, the organization raised... Learn More
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    This property's owner, Robert McFarland, sold this parcel in 1851 to John Shirley who eventually owned most of the property that comprised the north side of the square. He operated a hotel and livery... Learn More
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    101 South Broad Street DRAFT - In Progress
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    Built in 1860, Learn More
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    This historic marker located in the square of Jacksonville honors the 10th Alabama Infantry Regiment. The regiment enrolled 1,429 soldiers, approximately three hundred were killed in battle while anot... Learn More

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