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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This county historical museum houses a number of exhibits that reveal what life was like for Native America tribes as well as European settlers. The museum displays artifacts dating back to the earlie... Learn More
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    Located within Fort Dix, the Army Reserve Mobilization Museum preserves and shares the history of the US Army Reserve and its role in various conflicts and during times of peace. In addition to static... Learn More
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    The monument, which memorializes the soldiers who died in the Battle of Carthage in 1861, was completed August 16, 1905. Located in the south west corner of the cemetery, the monument was erected by t... Learn More
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    Construction of the Fort Totten Officers' Club began in the 1870s although the building was not completed until 1887 owing to the creation of additional floors. After its construction, the fort served... Learn More
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    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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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Located in the Western Catskill Mountain Region of New York, Bright Hill Press & Literary Center is non-profit literary organization. It was founded in 1992 and being popular in present date. Bright H... 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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    Training Center Cape May is the only U.S. Coast Guard recruit Training Center for Basic Military Training still operational today. Training Center Cape May prepares U.S. Coast Guards recruits to carry... 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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    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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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The handsome three-story Main Building of what was the once Western Carolina Male Academy established in 1852, is now the Eastern Cabarrus Historic Museum and provides a glimpse of mid-1800 to early-1... 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
    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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    Island in the Sky Visitor Center of Canyonlands National Park is located near thetown of Moab and offers a small exhibit related to the history of the park and its ecosystem. The park was added to th... Learn More
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    The Johnson County Poor Farm site is important to Iowa’s history, telling the story of the county’s care for it’s citizens from the earliest days until today. The county’s first facility is the asylum... Learn More
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    "Lincoln Park is the largest Capitol Hill Park and features monuments to two of the nation's greatest leaders, President Abraham Lincoln and Civil Rights Activist and Educator Mary McLeod Bethune... Learn More
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    The Missionary Union Baptist Church was organized in 1833. The congregation continued to meet until 1867 in the basement of the First Baptist Church. In 1871 they moved to the 5th Avenue location. The... Learn More
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    Just outside of the Monongalia County Courthouse lies the Monongalia Courthouse Plaza which features memorial plaques, a glass outline of the Monongahela River, and other features design to showcase t... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Museum of Amana History is comprised of three 19th-century buildings, consisting of the Noé House, the Schoolhouse and the Woodshed/Washhouse. The buildings are used to interpret communal life in... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Byrd Leibhart archaeological site is located within Native Lands Park and while it is no longer a current dig site, archaeologists have unearthed many artifacts and discovered burial sites from a Susq... Learn More
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    the Norris Wright Cuney Park is a park erected in the memory of Norris Wright Cuney, an ex slave who studied law and became a political leader, helping African Americans during the reconstruction y... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    Ocean City Historical Museum features exhibits and displays depicting the history of the city. Items on display include photographs (of which the museum houses 8,000), antique toys, and donated family... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This small local history museum and archive is located in the civic building, and it also serves as the headquarters of the Oceanside Historical Society. Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    This historic theater opened with a performance of the Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary on June 23, 1910. Known at the time as the Cotton Theatre in honor of owner Frank Cotton, the theater fell into disrepa... 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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    Constructed between 1912 and 1929, this factory building served as the headquarters of printing giant R.R. Donnelley & Sons. At this location, the company designed and produced materials for numerous... Learn More
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    While no longer standing, the Samuel Routson and Bro. Pottery Works' location represented early pottery works in America, particularly in the Midwest. With Ohio having an abundance of clay, several ar... Learn More
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    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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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The National Museum of African American History & Culture was authorized by Congress and President George W. Bush in 2003. After 13 years of planning and construction, the museum opened on September 2... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Dating back to the purchase of land by former slaves who built a church on this land, this historic African American Cemetery is one of the oldest black cemeteries in the state of Mississippi. The old... Learn More
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    Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art
    Vinland Estate is a Romanesque Revival "summer cottage" on the Cliff Walk. This Gilded Age house was completed in 1884 by the architecture firm Peabody & Stearns for wealthy tobacco heiress Catharine... Learn More
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    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 John F. Kennedy Memorial recognizes the place where the young Senator announced his intention to enter the West Virginia primary as a Democratic Presidential candidate in 1960. Winning the West Vi... Learn More
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    The Danville Municipal building in Virginia was the scene of one of the most violent attacks by a police department against civil rights protesters during the 1960s. The Danville sit-ins began in 1960... Learn More
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    One of the highlights of Semper Fidelis Memorial Park, the Chesty Puller Monument depicts the man who might be the most famous leader Marine Corps history, General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller. The i... Learn More
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    During the era of segregation when most of Atlantic City's beaches were open only to whites, this beach was open to African Americans and provided a space for countless black families to enjoy time to... 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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    In September 1864, with the Confederacy less than a year from its surrender and the end of the Civil War, Confederate General Sterling Price embarked on an ambitious invasion of Missouri to gather new... Learn More
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    "Freedom" By artist Zenos Frudakis, is a Philadelphia based public art display housed on the side of the former GlaxoSmithKline building in Philadelphia. Erected in 2001, the work showcases the figur... Learn More
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    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 1911 the United Daughters of the Confederacy erected a monument in Orlando in honor of Confederate veterans of the Civil War in Florida. The forty-one-foot tall monument is dedicated to "The Soldie... Learn More
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    The popular television show used photos of this real house in Minneapolis at 2104 Kenwood Parkway. Once fans of the series discovered where exterior shots had been taken, the house became a popular to... Learn More
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    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
    Located in El Paso's Concordia Cemetery is a plot that contains the graves of 64 members of the LDS/Mormon Church community, which lived in various tent cities and refuge centers in the city from 1912... Learn More
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    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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    This fascinating piece of art can be seen at the former Post Office, across from the Beauregard Parish Courthouse, U.S. 171 eastbound, in DeRidder. The fresco was completed in 1936 by the late Louisia... Learn More
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    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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    On February 3, 1959, rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson.... Learn More
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    “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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    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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