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    from 1848 to 1899 this location was the site of the first brick house in Lake Mills. IT was built by William Bragg, a wagonmaker and it was occupied by members of his family until 1886. Charles and El... Learn More
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    L. Frank Baum, famous throughout the world as the creator of The Wizard of Oz, was born in the small upstate town of Chittenango in 1856 and lived both there and in nearby Syracuse. Baum’s birthplace... Learn More
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    As the Dakota Territory's economic boom drew to a close, L. Frank Baum, future author of The Wonder Wizard of Oz, and his family moved to Aberdeen to make a living, having lost their living off of L.... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The L. Norman Dillon Farm Museum is a museum that is set on 8+ acres of land in Berkeley County, WV. The museum houses many antique farming machines and tools. The museum is a work in progress and h... Learn More
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    Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-1893) was a prominent politician during the 19th century, serving in a number of roles including as U.S. Congressman and Supreme Court Justice. He drafted Missis... Learn More
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    One of the oldest existing buildings in Tucson, La Casa Cordova is part of El Presidio Historic District. The original rooms of this historic adobe home may predate the 1854 Gadsden Purchase. The name... Learn More
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    La Casina was a nightclub and restaurant built in 1933 in Jamaica, New York. The steel and glass building was designed in a Streamlined Moderne architectural style, which was popular in the 1930s. Th... Learn More
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    The La Concha Motel was once a Las Vegas motel modeled after “Googie” style architecture. Opened in 1961, the motel remained open for several decades until its closure in 2003. Though the Motel was th... Learn More
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    The La Crosse County Historical Society was established in 1925, merging with another organization of the same name. It preserves the history of La Crosse county from Native Americans to immigrant set... Learn More
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    The La Foret Conference and Retreat Center sits on property once owned by one of Colorado's most important figures, Alice Bemis Taylor. Alice built two structures here that are listed on the National... Learn More
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    La Fortaleza (The Fortress) serves as the official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. This historic fortress was built Spanish engineers and enslaved laborers between 1533 and 1540, for the pur... Learn More
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    La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles or The Church of Our Lady Queen of the Angels, is a historic Roman Catholic Church in Los Angeles. The church was founded by the Spanish settlers i... Learn More
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    The La Jolla Caves are seven caves found on the La Jolla coast, north of San Diego, that have been enjoyed as a tourist attraction since the 1860s. They have much cultural and natural heritage signifi... Learn More
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    The La Jolla Woman's Club held its first annual meeting in 1914. This building had been constructed in two years by New York born Irving Gil who did most of his work in Southern California. The Club w... Learn More
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    Built around 1780 by mission Indians as a mission overseer’s hutment during the first decade of mission development. In 1846, Senorita Boronda added a second story. Learn More
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    The La Pointe-Krebs Museum is a historic, one-room structure originally built in 1757, a date confirmed by a professor of geography and geology at University of Southern Mississippi, who analyzed the... Learn More
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    Founded in 1787, the La Purisima Mission land holdings once covered nearly 470 square miles. Bordered by the Santa Maria River in the North and the Gaviota coastline in the South, the land was home to... Learn More
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    Built in 1892 by William Ingles, this estate was inducted into the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 for its association with relevant historical figures and distinctive architecture f... Learn More
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    The mission of the La Salle University Art Museum is to further the University’s Lasallian educational objectives by helping students, other members of the University community and the general public... Learn More
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    On the south bank of the San Antonio River, La Villita is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Antonio. Coahuiltecan were likely the first to build small huts along the river. It later developed int... Learn More
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    La Vue Premiere, by artist William P. Hopen, was unveiled in October 1990 during the City's Bicentennial. The statue symbolizes the unconquerable spirit of the first settlers. Dan Quayle, former Vic... Learn More
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    LaBelle Ironworks was founded in Wheeling in 1852, and was a factory that manufactured cut nails. LaBelle was such a hallmark in Wheeling's industrial growth that the city was known as the Nail City b... Learn More
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    The historic LaBelle Theatre opened its doors in 1940 and operated as a movie theatre until 1979. With the support of the city of South Charleston and the South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bure... Learn More
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    Park College maintained a work program for students but never had a headquarters for said program. With tools spread throughout campus it was decided that a central location was needed. Howard B. McAf... Learn More
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    The LaBranche Plantation Dependency house—a house for young bachelors—was built in the early 19th century and is a rare and high quality example of Creole architecture. It was part of a much larger pl... Learn More
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    The former Forked River School, now the Old Schoolhouse Museum built in 1868 with an addition in 1884 stands as one of Lacey Township’s most historic sites at 126 South Main Street (Rt. 9) in Forked R... Learn More
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    Built in 1900, Lackawanna Station was designed by Philadelphia architect Samuel Huckel, Jr. in a style described by some as Richardsonian Romanesque. Nearly lost to Urban Renewal and neglect, the stru... Learn More
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    Laclède's Landing is a small urban historic district in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It marks the northern part of the original settlement founded by the Frenchman Pierre Laclède, whose landing... Learn More
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    Located now in the center of Veterans Square in Laconia, NH, the Laconia Railroad Station (Laconia Passenger Station,) was constructed in 1892 in the Romanesque Revival style of architecture. Its uni... Learn More
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    There was a fear expressed by Brigadier General Billy Mitchell in the early '30's, that whomever had control over Alaska would global denomination. So, the search began for an Alaskan airfield strongh... Learn More
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    The Ladd Carriage house, built in 1883, served William Ladd, the city's 4th mayor who also became the wealthiest businessman in the Pacific Northwest by the 1880s. Ladd donated much of his wealth to c... Learn More
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    The Ladd Observatory was built for Brown University in 1891 under the direction of professor Winslow Upton. It was named after Herbert Ladd, the benefactor who funded the construction and who also ser... Learn More
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    On March 18, 1970, two hundred activists representing the National Organization for Women (NOW) occupied the office of John Mack Carter, the editor of the Ladies Home Journal. Inspired by the civil ri... Learn More
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    The Ladies Literary Club was founded in 1877 and is the oldest women's non-religious oriented club in the United States west of the Mississippi River. Learn More
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    The Ladies' Confederate Memorial is an American Civil War monument erected in 1874 in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1... Learn More
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    The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a public botanical garden located approximately ten miles southwest of Austin, TX. The 279-acre site is maintained by The University of Texas at Austin and a... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    This museum explores and displays the history of the town of Lady Lake. Established in 1883, the town owes its success to the railroad built there. The museum is comprised of a log cabin, which was th... Learn More
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    Located within the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park in Lafayette, the Acadian Cultural Center tells the complex tale of the origins, forced migration, settlement and evolving cultural traits of t... Learn More
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    Located on the corner of Greene and Front Streets, this hotel is named after the French hero of the American Revolution Marquis de Lafayette who visited the city in 1825. A plaque stands to mark the s... Learn More
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    This Italianate house was designed by prominent architect Henry Austin and served as the home of Yale professor Lafayette Mendel from 1900 to 1924. The building now houses a law firm. Mendel was a... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Lafayette Science Museum is dedicated towards providing fun and educational science programming for people of all ages. Its origins go back to 1969 when a women's group called the Les Deux Douzain... Learn More
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    A prime green space in the heart of New Orleans' Central Business District (CBD), Lafayette Square is considered by most sources the second oldest park in the city (City Park holds the first place). C... Learn More
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    Built in 1898, Lafayette’s first city hall originally served as the Bank of Lafayette until 1906 when the city purchased the building for $4,500. The 2.5 story building was designed by local architec... Learn More
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    The Lafayette-Durfee House was built around 1750 by Thomas Durfee, a judge and legislator. The home that he built was rather large at the time and was surrounded by vast acreage consisting of farmlan... Learn More
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    As much fog and mystery surround this building as surrounds the life of one of New Orleans’ favorite sons, Jean Lafitte. The former (perhaps) blacksmith shop that bears the Lafitte name is now a famo... Learn More
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    Upon its opening in 1949, LaFrance Hotel became the first hotel in Delray Beach that allowed African Americans the opportunity to rent a room. Like most hotels that catered to African Americans in the... Learn More
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    LaFrentz-Poole hall was built in 1927. Throughout this time, it has continuously served as a residential building on Lincoln Memorial University's campus. Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The LaGrange Art Museum features a permanent collection of works of American artists and holds exhibits of local, national and international artists. It is located in the historic 1890 County Jail, wh... Learn More
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    Museums, Galleries and Archives
    The Laguna Art Museum, located in Laguna Beach, California, collects and exhibits works by California artists or works that represent the history and life of the state, from the early 19th century to... Learn More

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