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Portal:United States/Did you know/1 Mount Vernon


Portal:United States/Did you know/2 A Washingtonia palm


Portal:United States/Did you know/3 SS George Washington Carver.


Portal:United States/Did you know/4 Indiana Historical Society


Portal:United States/Did you know/5 Vermont coppers


Portal:United States/Did you know/6 Pewee Valley Confederate Cemetery


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A brown bird with speckled eyes sits on the grass.

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Route of the first round-the-world nonstop flight by a jet airplane


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Interior of the domed atrium at West Baden Springs Hotel


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Flames running up slope during B&B Complex Fires on 21 August 2003


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A whitish shell carved into the shape of a face, with an extremely protuberant triangular nose


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Mountains and dark blue lake


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A pair of Tower Optical coin-operated binoculars


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A photograph of a maize weevil


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Water goes over a rocky waterfall, past mossy rocks into a swirling pool.


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A stamp, printed in red ink, depicting the blast-off of a V-2 type rocket vessel, with titling "Fort Bliss Centennial - El Paso Texas"


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Ysleta Mission


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Oregon high desert countryside


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Command Sergeant Major Michele S. Jones


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Esopus Creek seen from a bridge on NY 28 near the hamlet of Shandaken, NY, US


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Marine baseball team in Managua,  Nicaragua, 1915


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Woodsy Owl


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Howard A. Hanson Dam


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The P-51 restored by the Red Tail Project


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Scottish Rite Cathedral, Indianapolis, Indiana


Portal:United States/Did you know/26 Abraham Lincoln

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