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City of Newcastle Upon Tyne, The Mill

Submitted by @GraemePeacock1

    Site of the Dongan Oak

    SITE OF THE DONGAN OAK AT THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND, ON THE HILL TO THE NORTH OF THIS SPOT, THE AMERICANS HAD A REDOUBT WITH TWO GUNS, TO GUARD THE OLD VALLEY GROVE ROAD, CALLED BY THE EARLY SETTLERS ...

      Emeryville Greenway

      THE EMERYVILLE GREENWAY Geographically located in the center of the East Bay, Emeryville is a natural hub for transportation and regional connectivity, as hundreds of thousands of people travel ...

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      Kerry Park

        J. S. Dumser

          Who Passed This Way

            St. Patrick Church

            Irish and German immigrants first came to this area, known as Stony Creek, in the 1840s. The settlement was also called Athlone, after a city significant in Ireland’s military history. Redemptorist ...

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            British Landing

            Here during the night of July 16-17, 1812, a small force of British regulars and several hundred voyageurs and Indian allies from St. Joseph Island landed. They occupied a height that overlooks ...

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            Rios Adobe

              Town of Alcona

              William Hill established a fishing station in this area, known as the Cove, circa 1853. Early residents were fisherman who netted the once abundant schools of herring, whitefish and perch. John, ...

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              Cadillac Carnegie Library

              Constructed with the joint support of an Andrew Carnegie grant and the Cadillac Literary Society, this Classical Revival style building was completed at a cost of thirty thousand dollars in 1906. ...

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              130131-0657 Lancaster

              From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by WashuOtaku, full page.License is Attribution- ShareAlike License

                1935 Redwood Lumber Strike

                Plaque text: 1935 REDWOOD LUMBER STRIKE Striking sawmill workers gathered in a mass picket at a redwood mill due west of Fort Humboldt on June 21, 1935, trying to convince local redwood mill ...

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                • humboldt
                • eureka
                • lumber mill
                • labor
                • afl-cio

                The Gazebo

                Plaque text: The Gazebo Built in 1989 this building is of the East Lake Stick-Style tradition, a fine example of Victorian Architecture. The tapered oriel windows that project from the upper story ...

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                • humboldt
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                Ferndale Palace Saloon

                Plaque text: FERNDALE PALACE SALOON Circa 1880, farthest westernly bar in the continental United States. Dedicated on February 13, 1993, by the Native Sons of the Golden West.Harly M. Harty, Grand ...

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                • humboldt
                • bars
                • saloons

                Matthew Shepard Memorial (University of Wyoming)

                Plaque text: MATTHEW WAYNE SHEPARD December 1, 1976 - October 12, 1998 Beloved son, brother, and friend He continues to make a difference Peace be with him and all who sit here Photograph taken 2017. ...

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                Cheyenne Architectural Heritage Map

                Plaque text: August 29, 1986, this Cheyenne Architectural Heritage Map was donated to the City of Cheyenne by the X-JWC Federated Women's Club. The purpose of the map is to preserve the memory of the ...

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                • wyoming
                • architecture

                The Pardee Home

                THE PARDEE HOME  BUILT IN 1868 BY ENOCH H. PARDEE (1827 - 96) , PHYSICIAN, MAYOR OF OAKLAND, STATE ASSEMBLYMAN, AND SENATOR. IT WAS THE HOME OF THE FAMILIES OF E. H. PARDEE AND HIS SON, GEORGE ...

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                • oakland

                Young Lincoln

                Plaque Text:   "Young Lincoln", currently housed in the lobby of the District of Columbia’s Office of Public Records, is a plaster replica of a limestone sculpture that was commissioned during the ...

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                • statue
                • archives
                • shirtless

                Alameda County Board of Supervisors

                  In Loving Memory of Bud and Helen Robinson

                    Gandhi Statue, Davis CA

                      Jose Vicente de Laveaga

                      Submitted by Darren Platt

                        Jim Hunter, "Catfish"

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                        Joseph R. Knowland (Oakland Zoo)