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National Parks (U.S.)Mississippi NRRA - Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park - Anoka City MN

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Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is a Partner Site with Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park. Power generation was discontinued in 1966, so the dam is now used for recreation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/20/2022

last visited: 9/20/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)McCoys Ferry-Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Big Pool MD

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Fords and ferries were once located all along the 184.5 miles of the C&O Canal, providing places to cross the Potomac River. McCoys Ferry was one of those crossing sites. During the Civil War, the ferry was on the border between two warring nations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/10/2022

last visited: 8/20/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Four Locks-Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Big Pool MD

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Located on the small peninsula known as Prather's Neck, Four Locks was named for the series of four canal locks – 47 through 50 – of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, built at the site between 1836 and 1838.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2022

last visited: 8/20/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail - Williamsport MD

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The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail marker is on the grounds of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath-historic park at the Conococheaque Creek Adequate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: 8/2/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Seneca Creek Aqueduct and Lock 24-Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park - Poolesville MD

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Lock 24 “Rileys” & Seneca Aqueduct--The C&O Canal had 11 aqueducts and 74 lift locks... but one was both a lift lock and an aqueduct! This engineering marvel is located at mile 22.7, at the mouth of Seneca Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: 7/28/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park-Edwards Ferry - Poolesvile MD

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Edwards Ferry is at lock 25 of the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park in Poolesville MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: 7/26/2022

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The Monocacy Aqueduct — or C&O Canal Aqueduct No. 2 — is the largest aqueduct on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, crossing the Monocacy River just before it empties into the Potomac River in Frederick County, Maryland, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/2/2022

last visited: 7/31/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Visitor Center - Brunswick MD

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The C&O Canal National Historical Park visitor center shares the building with the Brunswick Railroad Museum. For over a century Brunswick has been a railroad town. In 1890 the B&O Railroad moved its yard here from Martinsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/2/2022

last visited: 7/22/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Glen Echo Park - Glen Echo, Maryland

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Glen Echo Park is an arts and cultural center in Glen Echo, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Located about 9 miles northwest of the city's downtown area, the park's site was initially developed in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: 7/24/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area - Boston MA

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The Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area is a national recreation area situated among the islands of Boston Harbor. Attractions include the Civil War-era Fort Warren on Georges Island and Boston Light on Little Brewster Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/16/2022

last visited: 5/16/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)General William Tecumseh Sherman Statue - President's Park (White House) - Washington DC

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The General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument is an equestrian statue of American Civil War Major General William Tecumseh Sherman located in Sherman Plaza, which is part of President's Park in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/16/2022

last visited: 7/18/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Major General Winfield Scott Hancock Monument - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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Winfield Scott Hancock (1824-1826) is best known for his role as a US Army general in the American Civil War, particularly for his troops' victory at Gettysburg, repulsing Pickett's Charge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/16/2022

last visited: 3/22/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park - New Orleans LA

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, near the French Quarter. It was created in 1994 to celebrate the origins and evolution of jazz.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Louisiana

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: 5/9/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Island Ford Unit Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area - Sandy Springs GA

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) preserves a series of sites between Atlanta and Lake Sidney Lanier along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia, U.S. in a 48 mile stretch of river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/15/2022

last visited: 4/3/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Lincoln Park - Capital Hill Parks - Washington DC

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Lincoln Park is the largest urban park located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It was known historically as Lincoln Square. The park features two important sculptures: Emancipation Monument and a statue of Mary McLeod Bethune.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: 3/28/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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The Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence is a memorial depicting the signatures of the 56 signatories to the United States Declaration of Independence. It is located in the Constitution Gardens on the National Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/6/2022

last visited: 7/18/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Meridian Hill Park - Rock Creek Park - Washington DC

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The park has had a long and varied history. In 1819, John Porter erected a mansion on the grounds and called it "Meridian Hill" because it was on the exact longitude of the original District of Columbia milestone marker, set down on April 15, 1791.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/1/2022

last visited: 3/26/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Peirce Mill - Rock Creek Park - Washington DC

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Peirce Mill is located in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. Isaac Peirce built Peirce Mill on Rock Creek in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/31/2022

last visited: 3/25/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)District of Columbia War Memorial - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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The District of Columbia War Memorial commemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in World War I. Located on the National Mall, it was constructed in 1931 as a domed, peristyle Doric temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/30/2022

last visited: 7/18/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Pershing Park - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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Pershing Park National Mall and Memorial Parks-It is here that our nation honors John J. Pershing, whose World War I leadership propelled him to the rank of General of the Armies—a rank he shares only with George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/30/2022

last visited: 7/18/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Brigadier General Count Casimir Pulaski Memorial - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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Casimir Pulaski (1745-1799), a Polish soldier and commander, was recruited for the American Revolution, where he made his mark as a cavalry officer and came to be known as "The Father of American Cavalry."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/29/2022

last visited: 7/18/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)General John A. Logan Monument - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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As Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a Union veterans organization, Logan issued General Order No. 11 in 1868, establishing May 30 as Decoration Day. Now it is known as Memorial Day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/29/2022

last visited: 3/22/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Constitution Gardens - Washington DC

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Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city. The 50 acres of the park were originally beneath the Potomac River. Constitution Gardens has been a separate park unit since 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/23/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Colorado National Monument - Grand Junction CO

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Colorado National Monument is a National Park Service unit near the city of Grand Junction, Colorado. Sheer-walled canyons cut deep into sandstone and granite–gneiss–schist rock formations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/22/2022

last visited: 5/3/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Arkansas Post National Memorial - Gillett AR

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The Memorial commemorates the complex history of several cultures and time periods including the Quapaw, French settlers who were the first colonists to inhabit the small entrepôt, and as the site of an American Civil War battle in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/22/2022

last visited: 2/10/2022

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