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    Sawyer Air Force Base was commissioned on January 8, 1956 and home to the 473rd Fighter Group. In later years, the base mission included the mainanence and operation of the Voodoo supersonic jet fight... Learn More
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    Kaatz Icebouse was a large commercial ice house built in 1908 on the shore of Kaatz Pond. This wooden structure housed Ernest Kaatz's ice harvesting business from 1908 to 1955. Demolished in 1978, it... Learn More
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    Resource No. 81, Carpenter Gothic Revival built around 1882 and once the residence of Charles Kaetzel, an attorney at the Commercial Bank building. Learn More
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    Founded in 1740, the Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim synagogue is significant for its excellently preserved Greek Revival architecture and the fact that is where Reform Judaism first appeared in America. The... Learn More
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    Established in 1993, the Kahoolawe Island Reserve protects the entire island of Kahoolawe which, for several decades prior, had been used a s military bombing and training ground. The preserve protect... Learn More
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    Resource No. 19, Colonial Revival/Neo-Classic built between 1904 and 1908. In 1914 it was the home of local cigar dealer and bar owner Ed Kaiser and wife Annie. Its historic significance is based on b... Learn More
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    The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts offers about a dozen rotating exhibitions from its permanent collection of over four thousand works of art. The Institute also offers an art library, sculpture garden,... Learn More
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    The Kalamazoo Valley Museum features exhibits dedicated to the history of Southwest Michigan as well as a planetarium, children's learning center, and interactive science and technology exhibits. The... Learn More
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    Located in Kalaupapa Hawaii on the island of Molokai, the Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement was established as a settlement for people afflicted by leprosy in 1866 and continued as such until 1969. Those s... Learn More
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    Kaley Elementary is a school located in Orlando Florida and the address is 1600 E. Kaley Street. The school was built in 1936, during the Great Depression era, which 1930's buildings/homes that... Learn More
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    Kalona, Iowa has a population of about 2,400 people and started in 1879 as a railroad town. (There is actually an old train depot next to the Historical Village.) Tourism in Kalona is for those who ar... Learn More
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    KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation is the oldest Reform Jewish congregation in Chicago and oldest west of Ohio. Its house of worship is located in Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago's southside. The synago... Learn More
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    The Kam Wah Chung Company Building, is a state park and a National Historic Landmark that preserves early Chinese culture in John Day in the U.S. state of Oregon. Learn More
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    The Kaminski House Museum is an excellent example of 18th century antebellum homes representing the Lowcountry "single style" architecture. One of 60 such homes in the Georgetown, it was built in 1770... Learn More
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    In 1936, officials in Charleston, West Virginia proposed a bold solution for paralyzing traffic jams that clogged city streets. The plan called for a substantial upgrade of existing routes on either e... Learn More
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    When the Kanawha County Board of Education introduced new textbooks in June 1974, few could have predicted the resulting controversy. The decision was viewed as a routine matter by each board members... Learn More
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    The Kanawha County Courthouse was originally assembled at Fort Lee in the home of George Clendenin, the man responsible for the first permanent settlement of the Kanawha River Valley. After the incorp... Learn More
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    Memorial park in Charleston is named in honor of the Kanawha Riflemen, a local militia group that served with the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. Learn More
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    The Kanawha River locks were built between 1875 and 1898 to allow steamboats to travel from Point Pleasant to Charleston. The locks were a series of ten low-lift wicket dams that contained one single-... Learn More
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    The Kanawha River locks were built between 1875 and 1898 to allow steamboats to travel from Point Pleasant to Charleston. The locks were a series of ten low-lift wicket dams that contained one single-... Learn More
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    American Electric Power's Kanawha River Plant opened in 1953, and was a coal-fired steam generating power plant. In its early years the plant was one of the most heat efficient coal-fired plants in Am... Learn More
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    Kanawha State Forest is a 9,300-acre recreation area located near the community of Loudendale, West Virginia, which is about 7 miles from downtown Charleston, West Virginia. The forest was home to one... Learn More
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    The Kanawha Valley Building was constructed in the the late 1920s on property that once housed the West Virginia State Capitol building. The Kanawha Valley Bank originated in the mid 1800s by the Dick... Learn More
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    The current chemical plants situated along the Kanawha River in Kanawha county, West Virginia are a direct result of the early salt manufacturing and natural gas wells found along the river. Prior to... Learn More
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    Located across the river from Omaha, Nebraska, sits the LDS Kanesville Tabernacle where in the winter of 1847 to 1849 a large section of the LDS encamped following its forced excodus from Nauvoo, Illi... Learn More
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    Founded in 1906, The Kankakee County Museum is the home of the Kankakee County Historical Society, which is Illinois' oldest incorporated local historical society. The Main building boasts of 85,000... Learn More
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    Located in the former home of Cavalry Baptist Church, the Kansas African American Museum opened in 1993. The church was built in 1917 and was one of the leading institutions in Wichita’s black communi... Learn More
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    The Kansas Aviation Museum is in the Terminal and Administration building of the former Municipal Airport in Wichita. The building and landing area are constructed on ground that had never been plowed... Learn More
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    Located in the southwest corner of the beautiful Gage Park, the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center seeks to enhance the lives of children through creative inspiration and educational enhancement.... Learn More
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    This building on 1228 Baltimore Avenue served as the headquarters for the prestigious Kansas City Club for nearly 80 years. The Club was first formed in 1882 to provide a place for the city’s business... Learn More
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    The building on 925 Grand Boulevard was constructed in 1921 as the home of the new Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. It was one of twelve Federal Reserve banks established around the country as par... Learn More
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    The Kansas City Firefighters Fountain and Memorial is dedicated to all the firefighters who have lost their lives during the Kansas City Fire Department’s history. It was first installed in 1991 to ho... Learn More
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    In the 1920s and early 1930s, before the devastating effects of the Great Depression really took the country by storm, the United States was going through a “golden period.” Alcohol may have been proh... Learn More
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    Located on a hill, this 29-story skyscraper offers the very best views in the city. Planning for the building began in 1931 following a special referendum in which Kansas City voters overwhelmingly ap... Learn More
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    The Municipal Auditorium, nicknamed the Municipal, is a historic event center in Kansas City. The Art Deco structure was built in the 1930s as part of a Ten Year Plan to revive the city’s economy with... Learn More
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    Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall is Kansas City's oldest and largest museum of local and regional history. It is located in one of Kansas City’s first great residences. Completed around 1909 an... Learn More
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    The Kansas City Power & Light Building is a popular historic landmark in the city’s Power & Light District. It was constructed in 1931 and served as the headquarters for the Kansas City Power & Light... Learn More
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    Located in the historic former headquarters of First National Bank, the Central Library serves as the major resource library for the Kansas City Public Library system. Offering breathtaking galleries... Learn More
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    The Kansas City Stockyards used to be the second-biggest stockyard in the United States, trailing only behind the Union Stock Yards in Chicago. Founded in 1870, and operating until it closed in 1991,... Learn More
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    The third-largest railroad station in the nation when it was completed in 1914, Kansas City's Union Station has been restored to its former grandeur and offers a variety of educational and cultural o... Learn More
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    The Kansas City workhouse is an 1897 limestone structure that resembles a castle. The workhouse was designed by local architects A. Wallace Love and James Oliver Hog, and since the Romanesque revival... Learn More
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    The Newman Theater was a popular movie theater that existed on Main Street from 1919 until 1972. It was one of several built by local exhibitor Frank L. Newman. The Newman Theater was known for its op... Learn More
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    The Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center is one of The 8 Wonders of Kansas. This interactive museum has one of the most significant collections of U.S. and Russian space artifacts in the world! The large... Learn More
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    Originally founded as the Augusta Air Museum, the Kansas Museum of Military History houses 10,000 military artifacts, memorabilia, uniforms, vehicles, and aircraft. These include tanks, trucks, jeeps,... Learn More
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    The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1961 by the Kansas State Legislature. The Hall honors individuals from a variety of sports including (but are not limited to) Football, basketball, baseb... Learn More
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    As an architectural landmark that took more than 30 years to complete and cost $3,200,588.92 over a century ago, the Kansas State Capitol stands out even among state capitols. The beautiful copper dom... Learn More
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    The state museum includes Santa Fe's oldest surviving locomotive, the first Kansas-made aircraft, John Brown's pike, a flag from Quantrill's raid, Civil War weapons and flags, and other artifacts rela... Learn More
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    The Karamu House is the oldest African American theatre in the United States, formed by Russell and Rowena Woodham Jelliffe in 1915. Originally established as the Settlement House, the place’s origina... Learn More
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    As director of the Virginia Indian Program, Karenne Wood, who lives in the vicinity of the Fluvanna County community of Kents Store, ensures that the history, traditions, and contributions of Virginia... Learn More
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    In the early and mid-20th century, Nacodoches was the home of notable poet and writer Karle Wilson Baker. Karle first published in 1903 with a poem in Harper’s magazine. In the 1910s she became the... Learn More

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