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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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    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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    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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    Island in the Sky Visitor Center of Canyonlands National Park is located near thetown of Moab and offers a small exhibit related to the history of the park and its ecosystem. The park was added to th... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    African Americans in Kansas City established Lincoln Electric Park in the early 1900s. This amusement park for African Americans was located at 20th and Woodland and offered a respite from the discrim... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    "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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    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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    the Norris Wright Cuney Park is a park erected in the memory of Norris Wright Cuney, an ex slave who studied law and became a political leader, helping African Americans during the reconstruction y... Learn More
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    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pawtucket City Hall is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It was built in 1935 and designed by architect John F. O'Malley in the Art Dec... Learn More
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    Constructed between 1912 and 1929, this factory building served as the headquarters of printing giant R.R. Donnelley & Sons. At this location, the company designed and produced materials for numerous... 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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    Dating back to the purchase of land by former slaves who built a church on this land, this historic African American Cemetery is one of the oldest black cemeteries in the state of Mississippi. The old... Learn More
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    Also known as the Washington Grist Mill Park, this 7-acre park contains several recreated historical structures that once stood here. These reconstructed buildings include a grist mill that George Wa... 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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    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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    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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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    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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    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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    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    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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    "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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    The “Monument to U.S. Marines,” or commonly known as “Iron Mike,” stands at 8 feet tall with a pistol pointed towards the sky and a machine gun over his shoulder. This bronze statue stands in front of... Learn More
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    Sitting in front of the old Wishard Hospital (now the Nursing Museum) is this marker that recounts the milestones of Indianapolis's history of nursing. The dates range from 1859-1913. As the old Wisha... 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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    "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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Two well preserved historic "Shotgun Houses" located in the Roanoke Park Historic District -- the National Register of Historic Places registered this district as a well-preserved example of early 20t... 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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    "Stonewall" Jackson Hill DRAFT - In Progress
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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 Block" DRAFT - Submitted for Review
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    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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    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    “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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    1 Main, Parkville MO DRAFT - Submitted for Review
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    The structure originally housed the Platte County Gazette newspaper building. Founded in 1885 by J.P. Tucker. The Gazette weathered the 1993 flood and 1999 coal train incident. Due to the train accide... 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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    10 Main Street, Parkville M.O. 64152 DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    The structure was erected in 1927 and provided services to local citizens as a filling (gas) station. The station furnished easy access for drivers on Main Street and FF Highway. Currently the structu... Learn More
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    101 Main, Parkville MO DRAFT - Submitted for Review
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    First occupant of this building (c. 1830) was a grocery store. In 1911, the Farmer's Exchange Bank, owned by C.P. Breen, moved to this location. The first major remodeling of the building took place i... Learn More
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    103 Main Street, Parkville MO DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    Documents indicate as location of J. Busch Market. Additional information notes that the adjacent location bears the same market and actually has the historic marker to verify this. The two buildings... 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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    105 Main Street Parkville, MO DRAFT - Submitted for Review
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Currently Cool Vintage Watches. This business was visited by President Obama in 2014. Learn More

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