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General Patton Memorial Museum

General Patton Museum

(Chiriaco Summit CA) The General Patton Memorial Museum was located near the headquarters for the Desert Training Center established during World War II. Here Patton directed the building of twelve camps over an 18,000 square mile area, from southern Nevada to the Mexican border, encompassing the desert in parts of Arizona and California. At the […]

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Grand Portage Natl Monument

Grand Portage

(Grand Portage MN) Grand Portage National Monument featured a reconstructed stockade that included a great hall for dining and business, a kitchen house, warehouse, and a lookout tower. Outside the palisade was a sample Ojibwe village with birch bark tents. On the lakeside, was a pier extending far into the water. The Pigeon River flows […]

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Lewis & Clark Ctr, Nebraska City NE

Lewis & Clark

(Nebraska City NE) The Lewis & Clark Center told the story of their expedition up the Missouri River in search of a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Good displays showed the way they went and what was found along their journey. Outside was a 55ft Keelboat replica, several of which were used to carry […]

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