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    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
    Construction of the Merchant's Exchange building began in 1904. This fifteen-story structure was one of the only structures to survive the 1906 earthquake and subsequent fire that destroyed over twent... 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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    The only monument in the nation honoring Mexican American soldiers that is located on the grounds of a state capital, “El Soldado” recognizes the service of nearly three hundred thousand Californians.... Learn More
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    Francis Marion Smith, who made a fortune mining borax and became a prominent businessman in Oakland in the late 1800s, lived for a time with his wife in the home they referred to as "the old red house... 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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    On August 27, 1960, a group of 40 Youth Council demonstrators from the Jacksonville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) conducted a sit-in at the W.T. Gran... Learn More
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    At this location on September 26, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy (nominated by the Democratic Party) and Vice President Richard Nixon (nominated by the Republican Party) participated in the first-ever... Learn More
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    Three years after a Civil War battle took place in Lexington in 1861, Confederate General Sterling Price returned to defeat another Union force in the city, albeit less decisively. In October 1864, a... Learn More
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    On November 21, 1892, 26-year-old Allan Harrison was publicly executed at Four Pole Creek, known today as Ritter Park. Harrison was sentenced to hang for the murder of 16-year-old Bettie Adams of Barb... Learn More
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    This Trappist monastery in northern California has medieval European origins. In the 1930s, William Randolph Hearst had the 12th-century Cistercian monastery Santa Maria de Óvila disassembled and brou... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The academy was previously known as the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia until 2011, when it became affiliated with Drexel University. It was founded by leading Philadelphia naturalists in... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Adirondack History Center Museum, operated by the Essex County Historical Society, is located in a former 1915 high school. The museum houses 6,000 artifacts comprised of documents, art and other... Learn More
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    During the Civil War, the State Adjutants General was responsible for a number of duties and tasks. Most of the military force of Texas at the time was occupied fighting for the Confederacy outside of... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Visitors by appointment only, the African American Cultural Complex is the highly original labor of love of Dr. Elliott Palmer and his wife, Juanita, who operate a museum out of a single-family reside... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The African American Performing Arts Center and Exhibit Hall operates a 300-seat theater as well as exhibits about the region's unique history and culture. With the aim of promoting and preserving Afr... Learn More
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    This historical marker is a part of the African American Trail in Lexington and reveals information about some of the early doctors that established practices in Lexington. The marker includes the fir... Learn More
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    Although it has failed to be officially recognized throughout history, there were many African Americans, both slave and free, that supported and even fought in the 1835-36 Texas war of independence.... Learn More
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    Designed by Architect J.B. Stewart for Huntington Businessman Albert E. Cox in 1896, this historical home stands as a testament to Huntington’s beautiful architecture. Over the century this beautiful... Learn More
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    Built in 1905, the Albright–Knox Art Gallery is one of the leading art museums in the country. It houses a superb collection of contemporary and modern art (6,500 pieces in all) comprised of paintings... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Alex Haley Museum is dedicated to preserving the memory and work of Alex Haley. Haley's first contribution to history was with Playboy Magazine where he interviewed figures such as Malcolm X, Mart... Learn More
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    This 13-foot bronze statue memorializes Alex Haley, a noted author and Civil Rights activist. Haley was known for his work in the community, so his statue is placed in a city park with ample space to... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Located next to Hawaii's largest sugar processing factory, the HC&S sugar mill, the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum chronicles the development of the sugarcane industry and its impact on the environm... Learn More
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    From 1915-1916, the apartments at 569 Delores Street were the home and offices of celebrated anarchist Alexander Berkman. From these rooms Berkman published his classic radical labor magazine, The Bl... Learn More
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    The Alexander Black House & Cultural Center is a museum, gallery, and meeting facility operated by the Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Center. The historic home was constructed in 1897. It was once the r... Learn More
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    The Alexander Campbell mansion was built between the years 1795 and 1840. The mansion was home to prominent minister, Alexander Campbell (1788-1866). Alexander Campbell was the founder of Bethany Coll... Learn More
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    Alexander Clark is considered as Muscatine, Iowa's most famous African American citizen. Clark organized and led an African American regiment of soldiers to fight in the Civil War, was the second Afri... Learn More
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    This late eighteenth-century Quaker-plan house was moved from its original site (1-1/4 mi. Southeast of Hillsborough) and restored and now serves as the Hillsborough Visitors Center. An adjacent garde... Learn More
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    Janesville resident Alexander Galbraith became well known throughout the Midwest and the nation for working with horses and bringing the sport of golf to the area. In 1880, he began importing horses f... Learn More
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    One of the most prominent figures in early American history is represented by this 10-foot-tall outdoor bronze sculpture by American sculptor James Earle Fraser. The Alexander Hamilton Statue stands a... Learn More
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    The Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House is one of the best examples of early twentieth century Beaux-Arts architecture in the United States. The U.S. Custom House was constructed in 1902-1907 near th... Learn More
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    A small marker in Franklin Cemetery identifies the grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard, one of the last surviving members of the Lewis and Clark expedition. A native of New Hampshire, Willard died in... Learn More
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    Here the Russian revolutionary democrat Alexander Herzen moved his publishing operation Free Russian Press in 1854. It operated out of here until 1856, an emigré publishing operation. It published tw... Learn More
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    126 W German St. Abutting Bedinger’s law office, it was Lindsey’s Tavern in 1800. By the mid 1800s it had become the site of the flourishing general store of John McEndree. Learn More
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    Alexander Ramsey was born in Pennsylvania in 1815 and married Anna Earl Jenks in 1845. Alexander was the first governor of the Minnesota Territory and the second governor of Minnesota. The Alexander R... Learn More
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    Construction of this historic home began in 1815 for the family of Alexander Watson Batte who inherited the property from his father, William Batte who purchased the land in 1778. James Brown, a signi... Learn More
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    Originally built around 1800, the Alexandre Mouton House is an historic home in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is now a museum dedicated towards preserving the history of southern Louisiana. It was built by... Learn More
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    George Washington and other residents of Alexandria endowed the Alexandria Academy as a subscription school that would also provide free education for as many poor and orphaned children as might be ac... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Alexandria Black History Museum was established in the 1980's as a place of historical significance to African American culture in Alexandria, Virginia. The museum most notably contains the Robert... Learn More
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    The Alexandria Museum of Art is the cultural center of Louisiana. The museum is focused on bringing art education to the community. Its collection contains hundreds of works with southern influence. Learn More
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    When the Civil War tore apart the country, protecting the capital became the Union’s priority. Shortly after the beginning of the conflict, Alexandria was captured by Union troops, who promptly garris... Learn More
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    In 1931, a local historian found a rock that dated back to the early 19th century from a lost village called Alexandria. During a civic celebration 1938, the people of Portsmouth dedicated this rock i... Learn More
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    Alexandriana is a monument commemorating the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Passed in 175, this little-known document may be the first time that American colonists declared independence from... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Allan Shivers Library and Museum is located in a historic home constructed by Robert A. Cruse in 1881. The home was later acquired by Allan Shivers, the 37th governor of Texas. In addition to hous... Learn More
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    The Alpha Xi Delta Sorority House on the campus of the University at Urbana-Champaign is a historic chapter house. It was constructed in 1914 in the Tudor Revival style as the private residence of the... Learn More
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    The American Stock Exchange Building is the former headquarters of the American Stock Exchange. Previously known as the New York Curb Exchange Building, the American Stock Exchange Building was an ear... Learn More
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    The American Textile History Museum, originally named the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum, was founded by Caroline Stevens Rogers in 1960. The Museum grew by encouraging research and publication, host... Learn More
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    Constructed in 1924 by Andrew Freedman, this lavish and expansive structure was modeled after a 16th Century Roman Palazzo as a home for the formerly wealthy who had fallen on hard times. Learn More
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    The Appomattox River Bridge, also known as the Route 24 Bridge, is a historic road bridge located in Appomattox County, Virginia. Constructed in 1930, this bridge includes repeating patterns along the... Learn More
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    This Confederate monument was created in 1889 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and was one of the early monuments to the Confederacy created in the decades after the war. Despite the fact th... Learn More

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