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    R Budd Dwyer, Pennsylvania's State Treasurer, was indicted for receiving $300,000 in kickbacks to help Torquato secure the business. He denied the charges and refused to resign. In 1986, Dwyer was fou... Learn More
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    The R. A. Long Building was constructed by Robert Alexander Long in 1906 as the headquarters for the Long-Bell Lumber Company. At this time, Long-Bell was one of the largest lumber companies in the na... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center, is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, voluteers and friends to preserve the district history within the 7,500 sq... Learn More
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    The R. E. Olds Transportation Museum is devoted to the life and work of auto pioneer, Ransom Eli Olds. The museum first opened in 1981 and is now home to over 60 vehicles produced between 1886 and 200... Learn More
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    This school was the city of Selma's first public high school for African-Americans. Completed in 1949, the school was named in honor of Richard Byron Hudson, a black educator. R.B Hudson High School p... Learn More
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    R. D. Bailey Lake, which was originally called Justice Reservoir for its proximity to Justice, WV, was dedicated to the memory of Robert D. Bailey, Sr., a beloved and influential Mingo County judge du... Learn More
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    The Beamer home was built between 1877-78 for Richard Henderson Beamer, who was a prominent citizen of Woodland and was also involved in state and local politics. The home is listed on the National Re... Learn More
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    Free to the public for enjoyment and enlightenment, The R.W. Norton Art Gallery is a non-profit museum built in 1966 which features original works of American and European art. With the addition of th... Learn More
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    Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is the second woman to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States. She is also first woman to be ordained as a rabbi in Reconstructionist Judaism and the first woman to s... Learn More
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    A camp established as part of President Roosevelt's New Deal Program. One of three CCC camps preserved today, it is located inside the Chippewa National Forest. It was established as a camp associ... Learn More
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    The Race Street Friends Meetinghouse, which was built in 1856, now, ironically, fronts Cherry Street. The site has been in continuous use by the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, for over 150... Learn More
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    While the Bluegrass State is often regarded for the rich history of thoroughbred racing, most people associate that history with the Kentucky Derby of Louisville and the many beautiful horse farms and... Learn More
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    Named for author and environmentalist Rachel Carson, the bridge that now bears her name was completed in 1926 and originally known as the 9th Street Bridge. It was renamed to honor Carson on Earth Da... Learn More
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    Rachel Findlay DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    The granddaughter of an illegally enslaved Indian woman, Rachel Findlay successfully sued for her freedom in the Wythe County Court and ensured the freedom of many of her descendants. The current Wyt... Learn More
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    In 1954, African Americans in Pocatello organize protests against racial discrimination. In response, the owner of the Cowboy Bar-located on this corner--placed a "white only" sign in his window. Sign... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    The only course designed, built, owned, and operated by an African American, Clearview was named a National Historic Site by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 2001. Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Racine Art Museum supports not only the preservation, collection, and education of fine arts, it also supports a wide range of artists looking to showcase their work. The museum works to interpret... Learn More
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    Racine County today may remind the sports and women's history lovers of a certain WWII-era sports team, the Racine Belles, who played professional baseball from 1943-1950. However, Racine County has h... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    Seattle's "Mammy's Shack" advertised cooked by a real southern mammy. The nearby "Coon Chicken Inn" opened at this exact spot in 1929. Along with locations in Salt Lake and Portland, each of the "Coon... Learn More
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    Radar Station B-71 was built in late 1942 and early 1943 as part of the World War II coastal defense system that stretched from Mexico to Canada. It is one of the few such stations remaining today. It... Learn More
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    Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in the Rockefeller Center in New York City. Its nickname is the Showplace of the Nation, and for a time, it was the leading tourist destination... Learn More
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    Denver native Sonny Lawson operated his business, the Radio Pharmacy, on this corner for nearly fifty years. Owing to his influence in the Five Points neighborhood, Lawson became a powerful member of... Learn More
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    The Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, built as the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Station, is a neo-classical building in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It was built as a train station and office... Learn More
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    This statue commemorates the Radium Girls, young women whose factory jobs in the 1920s involved applying glow-in-the-dark paint to clocks and watches. Many of these women worked at the Radium Dial fac... Learn More
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    Radnor Lake State Park is a 1,332-acre park and protected natural area that maintains over 6 miles of hiking trails in a shaded, ecologically diverse setting. Nature enthusiasts at the park have obser... Learn More
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    The Rafael Gonzalez House is an historic house located at 835 Laguna Street in the historic center of the city of Santa Barbara, California. The Rafael Gonzales House was designated a National Histori... Learn More
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    This small urban park is dedicated to the memory of Captain Malcolm A. Rafferty. A resident of Long Island at the turn-of-the-century, Rafferty served in Company F of the 71st New York Volunteers duri... Learn More
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    One of the most well-known dolls in American history, Raggedy Ann was created by Indianapolis cartoonist Johnny Gruelle. As a young man, Gruelle grew up at 537 Tacoma Avenue, a home that has fallen in... Learn More
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    The Rahr West Art Museum is housed in the historic Joseph Vilas home in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, the home was built in 1893 and designed in the... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    In the early 20th century, Ritzville was the world's largest and heaviest grain shipping center in the world. The Northern Pacific Railroad company built this station in 1910, replacing the first one... Learn More
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    The Railroad Heritage Park in Laramie, Wyoming, is operated by the Laramie Railroad Association, whose mission is to preserve Albany County's railroad history and to educate the public about the impac... Learn More
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    Located in Lakes Park Fort Myers, the Railroad Museum of South Florida preserves the history of railroading in the state. The 3,200 square foot museum features live steam locomotives, various rolling... Learn More
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    Railroad Park is a small, .73 acre park, including a playground, green space, and abandoned comfort station. Railroad Park gets its name from a railroad track that ran through its location to the Melr... Learn More
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    The oldest operating casino in Nevada, the Railroad Pass Casino opened in 1931 and was only the third casino licensed in the state. The casino was built the same year that gambling was legalized in Ne... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Since 1980, the Railroaders Memorial Museum has been dedicated to studying and sharing the history of the railroad and the people who have made it such a central part of America's infrastructure. Loc... Learn More
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    The Rails and Trails Museum is located in the historic Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Depot, which was built around 1890. It is a contributing property of the Downtown Booneville Historic District, which was add... Learn More
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    The National Oregon/California Trail Center offers the Rails and Trails Museum, offering exhibits that preserve and share the history of pioneer settlers, railroads and transportation, and the collect... Learn More
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    The railway spur from the present day east Coast mainline came down the north side of Belton Lane. It crossed over the A607 to the bank on the other-side of the Witham. The steep cutting leading down... Learn More
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    Railway bridge over the River Witham DRAFT - Submitted for Review
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    The railway spur from the present day east Coast mainline came down the north side of Belton Lane. It crossed over the A607 to the bank on the other-side of the Witham. The steep cutting leading down... Learn More
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    The Railway Exchange Building, completed in 1914, is a 21-story building occupying an entire city block at 600 Locust Street in downtown St. Louis, MO. It was designed in 1912 by the St. Louis archite... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati is located in Covington, Kentucky. It’s a non-profit organization that preserves railway artifacts. The permanent collections feature a Pennsylvania Railroad p... Learn More
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    The Port Arthur-Orange Bridge is a through-truss bridge crossing the Neches River in southeast Texas. It allows State Highway 87 and State Highway 73 to connect Port Arthur in Jefferson County with Br... Learn More
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    Rainbow Bridge is located in the heart of Utah. It is considered to be one of the largest arches in the world. “From its base to the top of the arch, it is 290 feet-nearly the height of the Stat... Learn More
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    The most nostalgic view in Charleston, South Carolina comes from the historic Rainbow Row. The thirteen 6th century brightly hued homes are located between 79 and 101 East Bay Street. Rainbow Road is... Learn More
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    Home to one of the largest natural springs in Florida, this state park is located at a site that has been used by humans from ancient times to the present. The spring provides hundreds of gallons of f... Learn More
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    Rainelle is a small town in West Virginia with a population of 1,505 people according to the 2010 census. Used to be home to the world’s largest hardwood sawmill. The saw mill was tore down in 1975. U... Learn More
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    This marker denotes the location of the boyhood homes of Gabriel and George Rains, two influential military leaders and inventors. The two brothers followed similar paths in life and were known by man... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Raleigh County Veterans Memorial was built in Coal City to honor the men and women from Raleigh County who lost their lives in the nation's wars. The monument lists the names of those who died in Worl... Learn More
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    The Raleigh County Veterans Museum was founded by a group of Raleigh County veterans in 2001. Many items in the collection have been donated by veterans and their families. The collection contains man... Learn More
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    One of the many Art Deco style buildings in Miami Beach, the Raleigh is a luxurious hotel known around the world for its architecture, beauty, and elegant accommodations. It has been, and still is, a... Learn More

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