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Tomb of the Soldier actually consists of several unknowns from various wars. Only one "unknown" has ever been identified through modern DNA technology.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2021

last visited: 10/7/2021

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The home of Robert E. Lee located at Arlington National Cemetery.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2021

last visited: 10/7/2021

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One of the world's most famous cemeteries, located across the Potomac River from Washington. Among its notable interments are two US presidents (Taft and Kennedy), Tomb of the Unknown soldiers, and Audie Murphy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/13/2021

last visited: 10/7/2021

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Ford's Theater, of course, is the site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 9/3/2016

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There's a Book About ItLibrary of Congress - Washington, D.C.

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Perhaps the most important library in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/12/2016

last visited: 9/12/2021

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This museum holds many priceless artifacts including an Air France Concorde, Space Shuttle Discovery, and the Enola Gay.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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This is the aircraft the bombed Japan in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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The first of the four remanning shuttles to be placed on permanent display.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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The main International Airport that serves the nation's capital, about 25 miles to the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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One of the largest museum collections of military artifacts in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 9/27/2021

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There's a Book About ItEllicott City Images of America - Ellicott City, MD

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One of the best places to live in the entire United States.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: 11/2/2021

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The capital of State of Maryland, home to the United States Naval Academy. The above coordinates are for the Maryland Statehouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/22/2021

last visited: 11/4/2021

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There's a Book About ItHistoric Photos of United States Naval Academy - Annapolis, MD

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Where the best of the best go to school, willing to die for their country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: 11/3/2021

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There's a Book About ItUSS Constellation: A Short History of the Last All-Sail Warship Built by the U.S. Navy - Baltimore City, MD

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Tis book is all about the USS Constellation, the last all sail warship for the United States. The sloop was instrumental in helping the Union defeat the Confederacy as well as stymieing Southern Slave trade on the open waters.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: 4/2/2021

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Where Francis Scott Key wrote the national anthem during the war of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: 12/23/2013

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The first national historic site unit in the National Park Service, Hampton National Historic Site preserves one of the largest colonial-styled plantations on the East Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: never

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There's a Book About ItRecords of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland, 1781-1826 - Middletown, MD

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An entire book was written many years ago about this very locally famous church offering a complete and concise history of the church, paying particular attention to the people who were a part of it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2011

last visited: 3/7/2015

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There's a Book About ItHarpers Ferry: Images of America - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Probably the most famous town in the state, Harpers Ferry is located in the eastern most tip of West Virginia at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/13/2021

last visited: 9/13/2021

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There's a Book About ItDedication of the Statue to Brevet Major-General William Wells - Gettysburg, PA

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An entire book has been written about this location and this specific statue as well as the dedication ceremony which surrounded it back on May 30, 1914. This statue commemorates a true hero of the Potomac Army, Major General William Wells, Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2012

last visited: 2/25/2018

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This is where the union had the advantage during this battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2021

last visited: 11/7/2021

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There's a Book About ItBeyond the Gatehouse: Gettysburg's Evergreen Cemetery - Gettysburg, PA

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In 117 pages Brian Kennell (2000) offers a history of this historic cemetery, discusses some famous burials and puts the site in context, explaining its link to the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2011

last visited: 11/7/2021

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There's a Book About ItGettysburg: Sentinels of Stone

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Welcome to Gettysburg, home of endless memorials, monuments and markers. It can get confusing keeping track of all the regiments, various states and the individual men who fought in the war. Fortunately, there is a book about it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/13/2010

last visited: 11/7/2021

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There's a Book About ItA Complete Hand-Book of the Monuments and Indications and Guide to the Positions on the Gettysburg Battlefield

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This is a must have for anyone visiting the Gettysburg, especially with an eye on the monuments, memorials and markers which dot and litter the landscape. This book has amazing cultural importance and is a significant historical document.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/22/2011

last visited: 11/11/2021

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There's a Book About ItOne Soldier's Legacy: The National Homestead at Gettysburg - Gettysburg, PA

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This book tells about the inspiration for and the creation of the National Homestead for orphaned children.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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There's a Book About ItThe Alexander Dobbin House in Gettysburg: A Short History - Gettysburg, PA

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The Dobbin House is a tavern, restaurant, museum, tourist attraction, Underground Railroad stop, haunted & 100% fun! The best way to put the Civil War into context is to visit this authentic Civil War site using this book as the perfect companion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 3/29/2015

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