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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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    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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    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 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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    Training Center Cape May is the only U.S. Coast Guard recruit Training Center for Basic Military Training still operational today. Training Center Cape May prepares U.S. Coast Guards recruits to carry... 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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    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 largest open pit iron ore mine in the world, the Hull–Rust–Mahoning stip mine was also the first of its kind on the Mesabi Iron Range. Mining operations began in the late 19th century and by the t... 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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    Just outside of the Monongalia County Courthouse lies the Monongalia Courthouse Plaza which features memorial plaques, a glass outline of the Monongahela River, and other features design to showcase t... 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 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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    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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    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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    Pathologist and women's health advocate Vivian W. Pinn lived on 19th Street while attending nearby Dunbar High School, where her father was also a teacher. 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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    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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    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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    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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    Placed on the eastern side of the Old Town gazebo and next to the "Confederate Soldiers" plaque is this one dedicated to the founding of Albuquerque in 1706 by Spanish officials and settlers under com... Learn More
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    Located in El Paso's Concordia Cemetery is a plot that contains the graves of 64 members of the LDS/Mormon Church community, which lived in various tent cities and refuge centers in the city from 1912... Learn More
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    The 1767 Milestones are a series of granite and sandstone milestones that span the length of the Old Post Road from Boston, Massachusetts to Springfield, Massachusetts. Their purpose was to guide ear... 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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    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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    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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    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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    Nestled on the east side of the Daley Center, “The Picasso” is an untitled abstract sculpture dedicated to the city by Pablo Picasso. The sculpture, made of Cor-Ten steel, stands 50 feet tall and was... 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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    This stately building was the royal palace of the last two rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii (1795-1893), King Kamehameha III and Queen Liliʻuokalani. Construction began on December 31, 1879 and was fin... 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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    1 Main, Parkville MO DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    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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    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
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    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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