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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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    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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    The New Asylum for Orphan and Friendless Colored Children, also known as the Colored Orphan Asylum, was founded in 1844 “to provide an Asylum for the protection, care, and education of destitute orpha... 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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    The First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church is the oldest, and one of the largest African American congregations in Los Angeles, California. Bridget (Biddy) Mason founded the church in 1872. A... Learn More
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    Residing in Forsyth Park of Savannah, Georgia is a Confederate monument with a soldier “facing his enemies” in the North. The cornerstone of the monument was dedicated in 1874 and the monument was ded... 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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    Fort Condé is a replica of the original French Fort Condé, built in 1720. The fort would also be known as Fort Carlota under Spanish rule, and Fort Charlotte under British and American rule. Visitors... Learn More
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    Sequoia National Park has three visitor centers and King's Canyon has two. Giant Forest Museum is located in the Giant Forest sequoia grove in Sequoia National Park. The museum features exhibits about... Learn More
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    The House of Wickersham is a historical site because it was a home built by James Wickers. Wickersham was a pioneer judge from Alaska, he built this home in 1898. Learn More
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    The largest mosque in the United States, the Islamic Center of America was completed in 2005. The mosque serves a congregation that was established in 1962 and remains the oldest mosque serving Shia M... Learn More
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    The Johnson County Poor Farm site is important to Iowa’s history, telling the story of the county’s care for it’s citizens from the earliest days until today. The county’s first facility is the asylum... Learn More
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    Built in 1927, the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts has become a popular performing-arts complex in the city of Oakland. Formerly known as the Alice Arts Center, it is a beautifully restored tu... 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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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Museum of Amana History is comprised of three 19th-century buildings, consisting of the Noé House, the Schoolhouse and the Woodshed/Washhouse. The buildings are used to interpret communal life in... Learn More
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    The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) is located at 1953 NW Kearney St in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1989 as a "museum without walls" and has grown to what it i... Learn More
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    This historic theater opened with a performance of the Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary on June 23, 1910. Known at the time as the Cotton Theatre in honor of owner Frank Cotton, the theater fell into disrepa... 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 National Museum of African American History & Culture was authorized by Congress and President George W. Bush in 2003. After 13 years of planning and construction, the museum opened on September 2... 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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    The John F. Kennedy Memorial recognizes the place where the young Senator announced his intention to enter the West Virginia primary as a Democratic Presidential candidate in 1960. Winning the West Vi... Learn More
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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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    One of the highlights of Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, the Chesty Puller Monument depicts the man who might be the most famous leader Marine Corps history, General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller. The i... Learn More
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    In September 1864, with the Confederacy less than a year from its surrender and the end of the Civil War, Confederate General Sterling Price embarked on an ambitious invasion of Missouri to gather new... Learn More
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    The only monument in the nation honoring Mexican American soldiers that is located on the grounds of a state capital, “El Soldado” recognizes the service of nearly three hundred thousand Californians.... 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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    The story of Genie Wiley is breathtaking and one of cruelest isolation stories in the world. She was born in 1957 and when she was 20 months old, her father Clark Wiley decided to isolate his daughter... Learn More
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    "In Flanders Field" is a statue memorializing the men from Milton who fought and died during World War I. Standing 20 feet tall, the statue is placed in between the Town Hall and the First Congregatio... 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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    On August 18, 1920, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed – by one vote – a motion to ratify the 19th Amendment, a federal measure that extended suffrage to all American citizens regardless of... 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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    "Orpheus," also called "Orpheus with the Awkward Foot," was sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus in 1916 for the 100th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." This song, which became the national anthem... Learn More
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    "Pre's" Rock is the site of a roadside memorial of Steve Prefontaine. Steve Prefontaine, he was known as "Pre" to many, was an American long-distance runner and most say was responsible for the "runn... Learn More
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    This fascinating piece of art can be seen at the former Post Office, across from the Beauregard Parish Courthouse, U.S. 171 eastbound, in DeRidder. The fresco was completed in 1936 by the late Louisia... Learn More
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    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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    From the 1880s until the 1960s, Jim Crow laws restricted virtually every aspect of life for African Americans. Those restrictions often applied to travel and vacations, as many hotels and resorts only... Learn More
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    The dedication of the “Monument to Joe Louis,” informally known by locals as “The Fist,” took place on October 16, 1986. The sculpture is a memorial to Joe Louis, an American professional boxer and th... 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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    This intricate mosaic along the Caperton Trail was the collaborative effort of over 300 participants, along with WVU Hospitals and the Morgantown Board of Parks and Recreation. Designed as a flourishi... Learn More
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    This historical marker was dedicated in 2002 and tells the history of the prehistoric circular earthworks that were created by Native peoples prior to the arrival of people of European descent. The fi... Learn More
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    Marine Corps Air Station El Toro was a United States Marine Corps Air Station located near the City of Irvine in Orange County, CA. The base opened in 1943 and was home of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Win... 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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    This monument is a memorial to the 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment who lost lives and sustained many casualties. The 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument is located by the intersection of Viniard Road a... Learn More
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    One of the oldest buildings in an area where most of the original structures have been replaced, this building was designed to last. The owner sold heavy equipment to owners and operators of sailing v... Learn More
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    This bronze sculpture honors the 107th New York Infantry for their service in World War I. The monument was dedicated on September 27, 1927. The regiment endured heavy fighting and, of the 3,700 men w... 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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    The only Buffalo Soldier memorial east of the Mississippi River is located in Huntsville, Alabama. It’s on the property of the Academy of Academics and Arts. The memorial is a 10-foot-tall marker of b... Learn More

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