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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 July 5,1861, was completed August 16,1905. Located in the south west corner of Oak Hill cemetery, the monument was e... Learn More
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    Bertha Pleasant Williams Library DRAFT - Submitted for Review
    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    This historic stone mansion was built in 1741 by influential Dutch merchant Cornelius Low. The home is operated by the Middlesex County Museum and offers free tours of the home and its historic furnis... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Erected in 1897, the Eden's Sons Civil War Memorial recognizes the sacrifice of soldiers who served in Maine's regiments and defended the Union from 1861 to 1865. The memorial depicts each of the four... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Everett W. Brown Education Hall, often referred to as Brown Hall, was first constructed in 1937 and renovated and rededicated in 1987. This building houses the School of Education, the Professional Ed... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Norris Wright Cuney Park is dedicated to the memory of Norris Wright Cuney, a former slave who was freed by his owner (a man who was also his father) and was able to attend school in the North. Cuney... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) is located at 1953 NW Kearney St in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1989 as a "museum without walls" and has grown to what it i... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Located on the grounds of the West Terrace at the State Capitol, the Iowa Holocaust Memorial carries the proud role of being Iowa's most influential dedication commemorating the millions of victims, i... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This was the former house site of abolitionists and Underground Railroad stop for runaway slaves. Thomas Melendy and his wife Clara Smith came to Jacksonville in 1834. The couple, along with their thr... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    This is the site of the Jesse Washington lynching. Washington had confessed to the rape and murder of Lucy Fryer, a farmer's wife. During his trial he was taken from the courthouse and burned alive wh... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Nathan Goff Jr. hired architect Harrison Albright to design the Waldo Hotel in 1901, and when the Waldo opened in 1904 it was one of the most luxurious hotels in West Virginia. The Waldo Hotel was nam... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This mosaic created by local children and artist Debora Palmer depicts a variety of downtown scenes. It is located along the Caperton Trail restroom building, in between the amphitheater in Hazel Ruby... 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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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    The story of Genie Wiley is breathtaking and one of cruelest isolation stories in the world. She was born in 1957 and when she was 20 months old, her father Clark Wiley decided to isolate his daughter... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    "In Flanders Field" is a statue memorializing the men from Milton who fought and died during World War I. Standing 20 feet tall, the statue is placed in between the Town Hall and the First Congregatio... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    On August 18, 1920, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed – by one vote – a motion to ratify the 19th Amendment, a federal measure that extended suffrage to all American citizens regardless of... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    “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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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This intricate mosaic along the Caperton Trail was the collaborative effort of over 300 participants, along with WVU Hospitals and the Morgantown Board of Parks and Recreation. Designed as a flourishi... 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 statue and historical marker commemorate the historic 1851 meeting between women's rights activists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who were introduced to each other by fellow activi... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This two story building is an excellent example of the Art Deco Style of architecture that was popular throughout America. The building initially burnt down in 1925. Photographs from after the reconst... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    The 1762 Bethlehem waterworks system is thought to be the first municipal water pumping system created in the United States. Designed by Johann Christopher Christensen, the first system was built in... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    After raising $4,500 from their community, Patapsco Society of Friends, a Quaker friends meeting, built a new meeting house within the town of Baltimore in 1781, successfully fulfilling their wish to... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Plaque honoring the July 21,1871 Massachusetts Agricultural College (M.A.C.) rowing team's winning crew in their upset victory against rivals Amherst, Bowdoin, Brown, and Harvard. "Here come the farme... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    At this location in 1876, John Warne “Bet-A-Million” Gates and his partner Pete McManus demonstrated the potential of barbed wire for ranchers in the Southern Great Plains by herding their cattle into... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    The Bavaria Brewery opened in March 1881. It was one of the first breweries in eastern Washington Territory, serving Cheney, Spokan Falls, and the Coeur d'Alene mining district. When Cheney voted for... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    The wood-framed Northern Pacific Railway depot opened in 1881 and served as the gateway to Cheney for passengers and freight through the first World War to 1929. Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This historical marker shares the story of the creation of the Brooklyn Bridge and offers a stunning view of New York Harbor and Manhattan. The marker is accessible from the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    Incorporated in 1889, Bluefield started as a small community that quickly grew by the turn of the twentieth century. With a single Norfolk and Western rail line going through the small village, and th... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Located in Kutztown's historic 1892 public school building, this small museum features artifacts that preserve and share the history of the community thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Kutztown... Learn More
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    1893 Waukesha County Courthouse DRAFT - In Progress
    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    This imposing limestone edifice was built in 1893-94, on the same site of Waukesha’s original—and more modest—1849 courthouse. It dominated the city skyline, and housed county offices, records deposi... Learn More
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    Time Capsule-Historic Images and Recollections
    People gathered horses, wagons, and even a pair of bicycles for this 1894 photograph. To the right, several businesses can be seen including Steve Harris' blacksmith and wagon shop in operation since... Learn More

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