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Monorail

    Springer Memorial Gateway

      Bell Rock Memorial Park

      This Plaque was built in remembrance for the first two congregational meeting houses in Malden. Also, in this specific area, this monument is two men defending the flag during the civil war.

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      Lions Gate Bridge

      Submitted by @robertdall

        Don Filomeno Mata

          Joe Martin Day, June 5, 2018

            In Memory of Chief Leo "Slim" Beers

              Sonoma Carnegie Library

                Daniel Waldo Field

                The plaque is dedicated to him for the many gifts that he gave to Brockton and most importantly the D.W Field Park which was created by Field in 1925 and the park was listed on National Register ...

                  Deane Winthrop House

                    Dorchester North Burying Ground

                    IN MEMORY  OF THE FIRST SETTLERS OF  DORCHESTER AND OF THE TOWNSPEOPLE  WHO FOUGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE COLONIAL WARS 1675-1763 REVOLUTIONARY 1775-83 SECOND WITH ENGLAND 1812-13 MEXICAN ...

                      The Children of Sonoma Valley

                        The Poppe-Parmelee Building

                          Grinstead Amphitheatre

                            Grand Hotel

                            Opened on July 10, 1887, the Grand Hotel was built by the Grand Rapids and Indiana and the Michigan Central Railroads and the Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company through the efforts of ...

                            • michigan
                            • michigan histor...

                            Old Maple Grove

                            Est. 1854 on earlier burial ground site. Buried here are men and woman who helped found and develop the Town of Hoosick.Erected 2018 by William C. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 449.)Submitted ...

                              Redoubt 10, Siege of Yorktown

                              ON THIS LINE AT THE  SIEGE OF YORKTOWN  ON OCTOBER 14, 1781, AT NIGHT  THE BATTALIONS OF  GIMAT, HAMILTON AND LAURENS OF THE LIGHT INFANTRY DIVISION OF MAJOR-GENERAL  MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE UNDER THE ...

                                Excel School

                                Excel S.D. No. 894of the N.W.T.Inc. Sept. 1903School Built 1904Closed June 1965Dedication July 2, 1988Submitted by: Jody Herperger

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                                • school
                                • stockholm

                                Little Jimmy Dickens

                                LITTLE JIMMY DICKENS 1920-2015 Little Jimmy Dickens first debuted on the Ryman stage in 1948 and went on to become one of the longest tenured and most beloved members of the Grand Ole Opry. His ...

                                • ryman auditoriu...
                                • nashville
                                • country music
                                • statue
                                • grand ole opry

                                Music Row

                                MUSIC ROW The heart of Nashville's music busi- ness, Music Row began in 1955, when Owen Bradley opened the Quonset Hut, the first recording studio here. In 1957, Chet Atkins opened RCA's studio ...

                                • nashville
                                • country music

                                Irwin Cemetery- Kebler Pass

                                THE BRIGHT PROMISE OFRUBY SILVER DREW 5,000PEOPLE TO THIS AREA IN 1879, FROM AS FAR ASENGLAND AND SCOTLAND.IRWIN BECAME A GHOSTTOWN WHEN SILVER WASDEMONITIZED IN 1884.THIS CEMETERY WASKNOWN AS RUBY ...

                                • colorado
                                • cemeteries
                                • graves
                                • miners

                                Mary Rippon Theater

                                This Theatre was Dedicated onJune 13, 1936, to honorMary Rippon (1850-1935)-First Woman Professor --Chair of the German Department--Friend and Mentor to Many-Rededicated June 13, 2003 Submitted by ...

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                                • university of c...
                                • shakespeare fes...

                                The Founding of Nashville

                                James RobertsonJohn DonelsonTHE FOUNDING OF NASHVILLE Submitted by John Bradley JEB

                                  JACQUES TIMOTHE BOUCHER DE MONTBRUN

                                  JACQUES TIMOTHE BOUCHER DE MONTBRUN(TIMOTHY DEMONBREUN)1747-1826FRENCH CANADIAN FUR TRADER AND EXPLOREROFFICIER OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONLIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE ILLINOIS TERRITORYHONORED AS ...

                                  • statue
                                  • nashville

                                  Pioneer Store

                                  PIONEER STORE  BENJAMIN SHREVE, THE SETTLEMENT'S EARLIEST KNOWN SCHOOLTEACHER,ENTERED  THE GENERAL MERCHANDISE BUSINESS IN  1855. CREDITED WITH NAMING THE TOWN,  HE WAS APPOINTED FIRST POSTMASTER OF  ...

                                  • dwellinng house
                                  • shreve