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    Dennis Neill founded Tulsa Oklahomans for Human Rights in the 1980s. The organization opened the first LGBT community center in the state, despite a string of hostile landlords and those who feared th... 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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    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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    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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    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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    In the middle of the afternoon of May 3, 1887, Sonora, Mexico and Cochise County (AZ), United States were hit with a large earthquake. While Sonora was hit the hardest, with many buildings crumbling a... 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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    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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    The synagogue on 770 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights, Brooklyn may seem unassuming when judged on its outward appearance alone. However, the apparently plain neo-Gothic style building is the headquarte... 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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    The Abingdon Square Doughboy is one of the many sculptures in New York City that represents the American soldiers from World War I. This is one of the ways that the city honors World War I in a public... Learn More
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    This mosque was built by the Italian architect Mario Rossi Learn More
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    Abraham Lincoln Courthouse Square Dedicated in 2009. A portion of the historic courthouse square is now a lasting tribute to Abraham Lincoln. Learn More
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    Adams Academy was a school that opened in 1872. It was built as a preparatory school and was funded with a bequest of former President John Adams. Due to lack on enrollment, Adams Academy was closed i... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    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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    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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    This mosque was built by the Italian architect Marrio Rossi Learn More
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    Stretching East to West from Webster Street to Divisadero Street, and North to South from Golden Gate Avenue to Fell Street, the historic Alamo Square District offers a variety of architectural styles... Learn More
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    The LDS temple located here in Albuquerque, is New Mexico's first and, so far, only LDS temple. This 73rd operating temple was completed and dedicated on March 5, 2000. Then LDS Prophet/President, Gor... Learn More
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    Albuquerque Museum features art of the Southwest as well as 400 years of Albuquerque history and the Rio Grande Valley through permanent displays and traveling exhibitions. The museum contains 10,000... Learn More
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    As New York City's most prestigious literary hotel, The Algonquin is designated a New York City Landmark and a National Literary Landmark. It has hosted writers, editors, actors, producers, critics, a... Learn More
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    Located on the southern outskirts of San Jose is Almaden Quicksilver County Park, which was once the location of the largest mercury mine in North America. The large park is over 4,000 acres in size a... Learn More
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    The Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum is located in the historic Casa Grande House (Spanish for "the big house"). Inside, visitors will learn about the mining history of the Almaden Quicksilver County... Learn More
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    The Alutiiq Museum preserves and shares the heritage and living culture of the Alutiiq people. Open since 1995, the Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository is Tribally governed, and is one of only... Learn More
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    The American Antiquarian Society is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States. The Society is dedicated to preserving the history, literature, and culture of the United States from the... Learn More
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    The American Quarter Horse Association dates back to a group of ranchers who met in 1940 to discuss ways to preserve the Steeldust horse, known today as the American Quarter Horse. Before long, it was... Learn More
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    The automobile revolutionized the 20th century, and for over 100 years, various cars, trucks, and other vehicles stood as the centerpieces of American culture. Preserving and displaying this relations... Learn More
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    This unique museum preserves mechanical equipment used in agricultural and rural communities from 1849 to the 1960s. Opened in 1976, the museum offers various exhibits, programs, activities and demons... Learn More
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    Antique Powerland is a collection of museums and a self-described heritage site for power equipment, such as farm machinery, trucks, trains, construction equipment, and the engines which power them. Learn More
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    Kensington's "Antique Row," the earliest business and commercial district in town, stretches along Howard Avenue. Shops sprang up around the train station, since the steady flow of traffic was good fo... Learn More
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    The Appoquinimink Friends Meetinghouse is said by some to be the smallest brick house of worship in the nation. Also known as the Odessa Friends Meetinghouse, this small brick structure was built by... Learn More
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    The Aquatic Park Historic District includes the Maritime Museum in the Aquatic Park Bathhouse building, a beach, cove, pier, and library. Now located in the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Pa... Learn More
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    The Aquia Church is one of the oldest active colonial churches still in operation in America. The church, located in Aquia, Virginia, was originally built in 1751. It is particularly notable for its u... Learn More
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    Built in 1923, the Aquila Court Building (Magnolia Hotel) resembled early twentieth-century U.S. urban life. Omaha's population had expanded substantially from 1900-1920, both from immigrants and dome... Learn More
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    The Arcola Slave Quarters are a series of historic buildings in Loudoun, Virginia, in the community of Arcola. The quarters were built around 1800 for use on the Lewis plantation in Arcola, which itse... Learn More
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    Opening on August 7, 1970 inside an abandoned National Guard armory on the corner of Barton Springs and South First Street, Armadillo World Headquarters took over the Austin music scene. Hosting thous... Learn More
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    Ascenzi Square is a small park in Williamsburg, on the corners of Metropolitan Ave, N. 4th St and Roebling St. It was built to honor Joseph and William Azcenzi, two brothers who were killed in World W... Learn More
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    Created as part of the city's bicentennial celebration, this plaque on the wall of the Athens City Building commemorates the arrival of the first settlers of European descent to the banks of the Hockh... Learn More
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    This is the site of the former headquarters of the Athens Ku Klux Klan #5. Active during the 1920s and '30s, the Athens KKK drew a membership of hundreds and broad support from Athens' white community... Learn More
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    Las Vegas is a city that continually reinvents itself and few things in the city last. One of the exceptions to that rule is Atomic Liquors, which has been a staple in the city since the mid-twentieth... Learn More
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    Looming large against the Mississippi River is the extraordinary Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, one of the top museums of its kind in America. Here the visitor finds 15,000 sea life creatures, repr... Learn More
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    Built in 1987 and expanded in 2009, the Baitul Hameed Mosque is one of the largest mosques for Muslims adhering to the Ahmadiyya religious movement, which originated in India in 1889. The building has... Learn More
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    The Barque Elissa is one of the oldest ships still sailing in the world. Launched in 1877 she has been on the water for over 130 years, and has served well the entire time. She spent 90 of those 130 y... Learn More
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    Full name is: Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, it’s a church located in Orlando, Florida. It was opened with a blessing of Pope John Paul II, and everything began with j... Learn More
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    The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is a museum located in Boise, Idaho dedicated towards preserving Basque history and culture. Boise was a central location where Basque immigrants first congregated... Learn More
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    Often referred to as the "Skirmish at Albuquerque," this confrontation took place in and around this portion of city from April 8-9, 1862. The event was part of the New Mexico campaign to liberate the... Learn More
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    The Battle of Harlem Heights was a minor engagement that took place during the early phases of the Revolutionary War. Following their rapid defeat and panicked retreat from Long Island, this successfu... Learn More
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    The Site of a costly, yet inconclusive battle between American forces and combined force of Mexican and loyalist Californio militias and lancers during the formers efforts to capture Los Angeles durin... Learn More
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    The Belle Isle Aquarium opened in 1904 and is the oldest aquarium in the country. For much of its history, it was also the only aquarium in Michigan. The Beaux Arts building was designed by renowned a... Learn More
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    Berkley Square, located in what was at the time the far northern side of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, is a cluster of ranch-style homes built and designed by world-renowned African American archit... Learn More

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