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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    The W. A. Clark Mansion is an historic, 34 room house in Butte, Montana. Built by businessman William Andrew Clark between 1884-1888, it is now the Copper King Bed and Breakfast. The house contains or... Learn More
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    Built in 1923-1924 at 501 East Avenue in Tarboro, NC, the school was originally a two-story brick building. The original building along with mementos, related artifacts, trophies, and class pictures w... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The museum, a replica log cabin contains a collection of Handy memorabilia, musical instruments, personal papers and original sheet music. His trumpet as well as his piano are among the many items on... Learn More
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    Composer W.C. Handy was one of the most influential musicians in world history. His music is deeply embedded into the very fabric of Memphis and is the person most responsible for making Beale Street... Learn More
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    Built in 1890 for the family of former Detroit mayor William G. Thompson, this historic home offers a fine example of a turn-of-the-century Queen Anne style home. The home has been fully restored and... Learn More
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    The W. H. Over Museum is a cultural and natural history museum located on the University of South Dakota-Vermillion campus. Originally founded in 1883 but not opened to the public until 1913, the muse... Learn More
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    This beautiful historic home was built in 1895 by wealthy businessman William H. Stark. It was designed in the Queen Anne style which is often characterized by the incorporation of bay windows and tur... Learn More
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    This unique museum offers visitors a glimpse of nearly every facet of early twentieth century life in rural Louisiana. Experience a simpler time when townsfolk picked up their mail, bought groceries,... Learn More
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    The cereal giant, W.K. Kellogg, built a summer estate for his family in Hickory Corners, MI between 1925 and 1926. He chose a location with a beautiful view from the highest point over looking Gull La... Learn More
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    W.R. Jones Glass Company was a manufacturer of window glass located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Founded in 1902 by Walter A. Jones, the factory was located in Seneca, now Sunnyside, along the Monong... Learn More
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    Built in 1905 and still standing in the town of West Union today as an attorney building, the W. Scott Stuart house shows an architectural trend that swept the United States in the 1900s. This trend w... Learn More
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    At this location in 1903, traveling musician W. C. Handy listened to a local man play the guitar in a way he had not encountered before. Handy observed the unique sound made by applying a knife t the... Learn More
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    Error in 1904 book lists the building at 875 Monterey Street. Number 875 is the Novelty Saloon, located in the darker-colored building with three second-floor windows. Learn More
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    Now home to the Hemphill County Library, this historic building was constructed by methe local chapter of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union in 1906. The building is historically significant as th... Learn More
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    W.E.B Du Bois was a Great Barrington native who became one of the leading scholars of race relations and a leader of the early civil rights movement. Du Bois became the first African American to recei... Learn More
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    In 1877, W.I. Mitchell became the first black principal of Union Academy, the first African-American school. Prior to becoming principal, he was also a teacher. From 1907 to 1913, he served as preside... Learn More
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    This historic home once belonged to its namesake, W. J. Quarles, who was one of Long Beach's early and most influential residents. He played a key role in developing Long Beach as a thriving town. He... Learn More
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    The Anacortes Maritime Heritage Center sits on northern end of Fidalgo Island north of Seattle. It is home not only to a museum dedicated to the maritime traditions of the region, but also the paddleb... Learn More
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    The former general store and post office in New London was constructed by Willis Washington Driskill in 1897. The building was open for business as a general store until 1930. W.W. Driskill operated... Learn More
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    The historic home of the founders of both the Mayo Clinic and the Green Giant Company. Learn More
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    After its completion in 1913 this YMCA became a center for the assistance of newly arrived Southerners. They offered things like educational training, job training, and housing programs. The YMCA was... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Features historic vehicles, wagons, blacksmith shop, schoolroom, and various artifacts related to the area's agricultural history. Learn More
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    The Waco Mammoth National Monument is an internationally renowned paleontological site that includes the remains of 25 Columbian mammoths found on the outskirts of the city. These mammoths drew intern... Learn More
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    The Waco Tornado endures as one of the worst and deadliest tornadoes in recorded Texas history. As the only F5 tornado in a series of 33 tornadoes that broke out over a three-day period in 1953, the M... Learn More
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    Waconda Springs was known to Native Americans as a ceremonial meeting place for the tribes documented to have used the area. Waconda Springs was filled with the demolition debris from the original sit... Learn More
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    Waddel Hall is one of the oldest buildings on the campus of the University of Georgia. Completed in 1821, it was originally named Philosophical Hall. The Old College was the only building on the campu... Learn More
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    Built in 1909 in the Renaissance Revival / Classic Revival style. Learn More
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    The Wade House originally belonged to Sylvanus and Betsey Wade, the original permanent settlers of Greenbush. The Wade family operated the inn for close to a century before it was sold. After a grand... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest public art museum in the United States, was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth, one of the first important American patrons of the arts. Its collecti... Learn More
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    A significant portion of Maine’s literary, political, and cultural history can all be found within the walls of the U.S. National Landmark, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Built between 1785 and 1786... Learn More
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    Incorporated in 1855 by businessman, philanthropist, and collector William Wagner, the Wagner Free Institute of Science sprang from Wagner’s belief that science education should be accessible to all.... Learn More
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    This plaque on the grounds of the Minnetrista cultural center, denotes the probable location of Wah-pe-kah-me-kunk, a Lenape Native American village. This area was later known as "Munsee Town" by whit... Learn More
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    Over 50 years ago, Waiakea Intermediate School was founded as a public institution for grade 6-8. For various anniversary celebrations, school history has been collected and archived by decades. Pleas... Learn More
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    The Waikiki marker stands on the mouth of an old stream known as the Kuekaunahi. Waikiki is made up of a huge marshland that is fed by many streams; and is so called “Waikiki” because it means “spout... Learn More
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    This complex of heiaus (temples) and other structures is one of most significant archaeological sites in Hawaii. It is located at the eastern side of Wailua River State Park and features evidence of h... Learn More
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    Waitman T. Willey was born in a small cabin in Farmington and became one of the first Senators to represent the new state of West Virginia. An attorney by trade, Willey played an important role in sha... Learn More
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    This Neo-Classical styled home was once the residence of West Virginia Senator, Waitman T. Willey, and was built in 1839. Willey is most well known for being one of the founding fathers of West Virgin... Learn More
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    Located just a few miles south of Coloma—where gold was first discovered in California—the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony is a significant historical site. In the summer of 1869, twenty-two Samura... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum is a museum located on the banks of Lake Clinton in Lawrence, Kansas. According to the official site, the museum is there "to preserve and interpret the histo... Learn More
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    Wake Forest College was founded on the lands of Dr. Calvin Jones's plantation in 1834. While the college moved to Winston-Salem in the 50s, and the remaining buildings of the college were sold to bec... Learn More
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    Built in 1884 by Dudley Newton and Charles Kempe, Wakehurst, or what used to be the Van Alen Mansion, is a Gothic Revival style building located in Newport, Rhode Island. It is almost an exact replica... Learn More
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    In need of a hospital to serve the African-American community in Chattanooga in the early 20th century, the Walden Hospital was established under the tutelage of Emma Rochelle Wheeler, a prominent Afr... Learn More
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    Walden Pond is known as the home to the renowned author, Henry David Thoreau. Walden Pond State Reservation contains approximately 335 acres of protected open space which is managed by Commonwealth of... Learn More
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    Waldomore is located in the heart of downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia. The structure began as a family home for Clarksburg resident Waldo P. Goff, but later evolved into a very well-known local land... Learn More
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    One of the leading icons of the city of New York, the 13-story Waldorf Hotel was opened in 1893. In 1897, the hotel merged with the Astoria Hotel - a 17-floor building. Once one of the most luxurious... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Opened in 1990 and operated y the Boone County Historical Society, the Walters History Museum offers five galleries with exhibits about the experience of some of the earliest settlers in Boone County,... Learn More
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    This United States Air Force base has been a key training center since World War II when it contributed hundreds of trained pilots for the war effort.The base was named in honor of General Kenneth New... Learn More
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    The Walker Art Center features contemporary visual and performing arts exhibits and programs. In 1988, the Center opened the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden next to the museum. Both the Center and the Sc... Learn More
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    Constructed in 1912, this 16 story building originally served as the location for the Walker Bank Building, the first banking institution in the Utah Territory. In the 1940’s, KDLY radio installed a t... Learn More

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