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  3. John Brown Farm State Historic Site - Wikipedia

    The John Brown Farm State Historic Site includes the home and final resting place of abolitionist John Brown (1800–1859). It is located on John Brown Road in the town of North Elba, 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Lake Placid, New York, where John Brown moved in 1849 to teach farming to African Americans.

  4. Rochester, New York - Wikipedia,_New_York

    Unsigned reference New York State Route 940T begins and ends at Interstate 490, and the rest of the Loop is part of I-490 between exits 13 and 15, including the Frederick Douglass–Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge. This expressway is commonly used to define the borders of downtown Rochester. New York State Parkways: Lake Ontario State Parkway

  5. New York Yankees - Wikipedia

    At a conference, Johnson requested that an AL team be put in New York, to play alongside the NL's Giants. It was put to a vote, and 15 of the 16 major league owners agreed on it. The Orioles' new owners, Frank J. Farrell and William S. Devery moved the team to New York in 1903. 1903–1912: Move to New York and the Highlanders years

  6. John Cassavetes - Wikipedia

    John Nicholas Cassavetes (/ ˌ k æ s ə ˈ v ɛ t iː z / KASS-ə-VET-eez; Greek: Ιωάννης Νικόλαος Κασσαβέτης, romanized: Ioánnis Nikólaos Kassavétis; December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter.

  7. Battle of Queenston Heights - Wikipedia

    Background. The United States invasion across the Niagara River was originally intended to be part of a four-pronged attack on Upper Canada's border strongpoints. From west to east, Brigadier General William Hull would attack Amherstburg through Detroit, Major General Van Rensselaer would attack across the Niagara River, another diversionary attack would cross the St. Lawrence River to take ...

  8. Margaret Sanger - Wikipedia

    Margaret Higgins Sanger (born Margaret Louise Higgins; September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966), also known as Margaret Sanger Slee, was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse.

  9. Geraldine Ferraro - Wikipedia

    Geraldine Anne Ferraro (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011) was an American politician, diplomat, and attorney. She served in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985, and was the Democratic Party's vice presidential nominee in the 1984 presidential election, running alongside Walter Mondale; this made her the first female vice-presidential or presidential nominee ...