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|USS Utah (BB-31), a Florida-class dreadnought battleship, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the U.S. state of Utah. She was later converted to a mobile target and redesignated AG-16. |
Utah (AG-16) received one battle star for her World War II service. In addition, the ship was added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Hist...
|President was a steamboat which currently lies dismantled in St. Elmo, Illinois. Originally named Cincinnati, it was built in 1924, and is the only remaining "Western Rivers" style sidewheel river excursion steamboat in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.|
Its home ports have been Cincinnat...
|The Hialeah Park Race Track (also known as the Miami Jockey Club or Hialeah Race Track or Hialeah Park) is a historic site in Hialeah, Florida. It is located at East 4th Avenue. On March 5, 1979, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Another listing for it was added in 1988.|
|The Allegheny Observatory is an American astronomical research institution, a part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historical Places (ref. # 79002157, added 6-22-1979) and is designated as a Pennsylvania state and Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historic landmark.|
|Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation now located in the city of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. in the American Civil War. It is currently well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact. |
The fort is now a part of the City of Alexandria's 45-acre (18-ha) Fort Ward Mueseum and Historic Site a...
|The Brazilian National Heritage (Historic places)
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|Built in 1856, the Edward Elderkin residence is a two-story structure with porch on three sides, and is constructed of brick. The architecural style was popular circa 1845-1860, and is characterized by eight sides and, often, a cupola on the roof, such as on the Elderkin House. This residence is regarded as "...among the best surviving examples of the style..." and achieved recognitio...||02/15/2008||1,052|
|Located in Lake Park on the east side of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, North Point Light replaced a Cream Citiy brick lighthouse that was constructed in 1855, but too close to the edge of the eroding bluff. A cast iron lighthouse was erected in 1888. As it was not tall enough the light was placed in 1912 above a steel structure, raising its height to 23 meters (74') and the light's focal ...||08/29/2007||651|
|The Y-Bridge is an old highway bridge over the James River located at Galena, Missouri and opened in 1927. It is named the Y-Bridge because it is shaped like the letter "Y". The bridge is such that (going east), one could then either head north or south upon reaching the east end, where the highway was between a steep bluff on the east and the river on the west. It was built to accomm...||01/04/2009||673|
|San Juan National Historic Site in San Juan, Puerto Rico includes colonial-era forts, bastions, powder houses, and three fourths of the old city wall.||08/08/2007||613|
|The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado, within a 360 acre (1.5 km²) theme park. The bridge deck hangs 1,053 feet (321 m) above the Arkansas River, and the bridge is billed as the highest suspension bridge in the world. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad runs under the bridge along the base of Royal Gorge. The bridge is 1260 feet (384 m) long and 18 feet (5 m) wide,...||01/21/2010||590|
|World headquarters of Anheuser-Busch, the world's third largest brewing company in volume. The brewery in St. Louis is the largest of the Anheuser-Busch breweries, was opened in 1852 and includes three buildings that are on the register of National Historic Landmarks. Anheuser-Busch is best known for the Budweiser brand and their huge advertising presence.||09/09/2005||361|