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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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    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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    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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    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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    Welcome to Jacksonville! This mural you’re looking at was created by one of the Walldog Muralists by the name of Cameron Bortz that arrived here all the way from Pawcatuck, Connecticut to Jacksonville... 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 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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    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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    From this point, "Stonewall" Jackson shelled Hancock, Md., Jan 5, 1862. After destroying supplies, the B&O Railway track and the bridge over the Great Cacapon, Jackson marched his army of 8,500 men to... Learn More
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    The “Stonewall” Jackson Shrine is located in the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Visitors can step back into time and visit four major battlefields th... 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 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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    At the site where the marker now stands, 1,000 people from Houston took the oath of service and joined the US Navy. They would go onto to crew the USS Houston, which was lost in the Battle of the Java... Learn More
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    This monument was dedicated in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1966 protest against residential segregation in Chicago. Following the passage of the 1965 Voting Right... Learn More
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    This modern skyscraper was designed by the architectural firm of Emory Ross and Sons and completed in 1964. The building was home to the offices of numerous firms, including the office of the Ladies H... Learn More
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    23 Wall Street, also known as "The Corner," is an office building situated in Manhattan's Financial District at the intersection of Wall Street and Broad Street. The structure was designed by the arch... Learn More
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    Looking to expand its banking facility in 1959, the Board of the Bank of Carthage (301 South Main Street) swapped properties with the heirs and owners of the Caffee Building located across the street... Learn More
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    At this precise location on July 2, 1917, an African American man who worked for the Hill Thomas Lime & Cement Co. on 6th and Walnut streets gave his final words to his employer as a white mob burned... Learn More
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    The home of A. J. "Jackson" Crawford, an ad-hoc attorney in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY for the African-Americans in the county (and the only in the county for minorities). Learn More
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    This simple, unassuming wood-frame vernacular house was once the home of one of Florida's most influential African American educators, A. Quinn Jones. Jones was a teacher and administrator, serving as... Learn More
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    This building is East Carolina University's music center. It is the home of East Carolina University's school of music that has roughly 250 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students in the progr... Learn More
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    Former residence of Dejazmatch Webe Haile Mariam, a nobelman of Menelik's court. Built in the end of the 19th or beginning of the 20th Century. Indian influenced architecture. Learn More
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    Former residence of Lij Iyasu, the Emperor of Ethiopia in 1913-1916. The residence buildung was destroyed during the Derg. The still existing building functioned as an "aderash" ( reception hall) . P... Learn More
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    During the Civil War, the State Adjutants General was responsible for a number of duties and tasks. Most of the military force of Texas at the time was occupied fighting for the Confederacy outside of... Learn More
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    Admiral T. J. Lopez of the United States Navy served as the Commander in Chief United States Naval Forces Europe and the Commander in Chief Allied Forces Southern Europe between 1996 ad 1998. In 1995,... Learn More
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    The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey was founded by Ralph E. Hunter, who grew up and worked (in retail) in southern New Jersey, in 2002. For thirty years, Hunter collected numer... Learn More
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    Local resident Ralph Hunter, Sr. founded the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey to showcase the numerous items he collected over the years. His goal was to teach others about the... Learn More
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    In 1984, the African American Historical And Cultural Museum of the San Joaquin Valley (AAHCM) was created to showcase the contributions made by African Americans to the San Joaquin community. The mus... Learn More
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    The AJ Meerwald is a traditional Delaware Bay oyster schooner, launched in 1928. Owned and operated by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve she now serves as a platform for maritime education programs, as... Learn More
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    Located in the former Wylie Avenue Branch of the Pittsburgh public library system, al-Masjid al-Awwal is a mosque that offers both secular and religious instruction, including courses related to Islam... Learn More
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    Located in the historic Carver Theater, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame features two thousand square feet of exhibit space that convey the history and accomplishments of musicians with ties to the state... Learn More
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    As its name indicates, the Alaska Jewish Historical Museum celebrates and preserves the legacy and contributions of Jews in Alaska. It was founded in 2004 by a group led by Rabbi Joseph Greenberg who... Learn More
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    The Alaska State Museum — Juneau preserves, promotes and interprets the cultural and and natural history of Alaska. It was founded in 1900 and the current building was constructed in the late 1960s. T... Learn More
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    In 2005, the Camp Curtin Historical Society created this memorial for Confederate General Albert G. Jenkins. The ten-foot tall monument is one of a handful of Confederate monuments dedicated in the 21... Learn More
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    Alice Jackson challenged Virginia's laws of segregation when she applied to the University of Virginia to pursue graduate studies in 1935, while living at her family's home on Brook Road, in Richmond. Learn More
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    Designed by renowned American architect, Henry Hobson Richardson, the Allegheny County Courthouse was completed in 1888. Built around an interior courtyard, the five-story building was constructed wi... Learn More
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    Ambler Johnston Hall is a two-wing residence hall located on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University. East Ambler Johnston (East AJ) houses over 300 University Honors Students li... Learn More
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    The American Can Company was founded in New Jersey just before the turn-of-the-century, and this San Jose location opened in 1901. The company was one of the largest--if not the largest--canning compa... Learn More
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    Andrew Jackson Hamilton was a prominent Texas politician during the nineteenth century. He was the State Attorney General and a member of the State Legislature before he was elected to US Congress in... Learn More
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    South Carolina’s Andrew Jackson State Park is a beautifully scenic and historic combination of history, art, nature and community. This 360 acre park features living history programs, the Andrew Jack... Learn More
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    Located in Granite Falls, Minnesota, the Andrew John Volstead House was built in 1878. It was the home of Minnesota congressman Andrew Volstead from 1894-1930. It is now a museum and headquarters of t... Learn More
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    Andrew Johnson National Historic Site includes a visitors center, the early home of the former President, the homestead he maintained for 24 years, and a national cemetery. There is also a replica of... Learn More
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    Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother's Day, was born in present day Webster, West Virginia in a two-story wooden house built by her father, Granville E. Jarvis, in 1854. The family lived in the home dur... Learn More
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    The Ansel M. Stroud Jr. Military History and Weapons Museum chronicles the country's military history from the American Revolution to the present day. It features military memorabilia, aircraft, batta... Learn More
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    Located not too far off the beaten path is Arden, the former home of world renowned Shakespearean actress Helena Modjeska. Named for the mythical forest from Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Arden exi... Learn More
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    Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall was the first building remains the center of the Fairview Campus of Butler University in Indianapolis. The building is named in honor of entrepreneur and philanthropist Art... Learn More
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    This four-story brick house was originally constructed by Matthew St. Clair Clarke between 1834 and 1836. The house's special place in U.S. history has to do with a longstanding feud between several n... Learn More
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    This historical site was the home of Medgar Evers, an African American activist who was gunned down by white supremacists in his own driveway. Evers was born on July 2, 1925, in Decatur, Mississippi.... Learn More
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    John Watts Young, NASA astronaut, Gemini veteran, Apollo moonwalker, and space shuttle commander, was the first American to travel in space six times. As an Orlando High School student, Young lived in... Learn More

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