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    Sonora, Texas.
    Robert born June 11, 1891 in Ft. McKavett, Tex. and died Sept. 16, 1983. Battie born Dec. 14, 1894 in Florence, Tex. and died Nov. 26, 1991. They met while attending Howard Payne college and married July 12, 1912. Two . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jacksboro, Texas.
    Erected 1910, of stone from nearby quarry; Risley Brothers, contractors. A facility of Jacksboro's second railroad, built by local effort, with backing from New York bankers, R. C. Megargel and Company.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--02:55: Latrines
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: Renovation of this part of the city in late antiquity included the construction of public latrines at the southwest corner of the Bath-Gymnasium Complex. The doorways opening to the north and east suggest that . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--06:34: Paint Shop
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: The two-room shop at W8-9 may have been used for the preparation and sale of dyes and paints. Both rooms were directly accessible from the portico. The smaller space (W9) was paved with tiles and may have been . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--07:03: The Espy Family
  • Sonora, Texas.
    Settled in: Pennsylvania in the 1720's-Texas in the 1830's-Schleicher County in 1900-and spanned 265 years and 9 generations by 1990. Hugh Stockton-Annie L. Harrell Espy''s family: Nettie Mae-Sarah E.-Thomas H.-Ruth-Howard . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sonora, Texas.
    The Adamses came in 1880's. David, Confederate soldier, rancher, farmer, operated Sonora's first hotel. James served in Union Army named Fort Concho's first sutler. Cora moved to Fort Terrett in late 1880's after his death . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sonora, Texas.
    Emil Felix Vanderstucken, born in 1866, came to Sonora in 1890 from Menard. He helped organize the First National Bank and served as President for many years. In addition to ranching, he also operated a mercantile business . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--07:10: Isaac and Victoria Miers
  • Sonora, Texas.
    One of the early families in Sonora was that of Isaac and Victoria Miers. They built the fifth house in Sonora. Isaac was born April 13, 1835 in Carrol County, Mississippi. Victoria was born December 11, 1841 in Painsville, . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--07:16: Lost Battalion
  • Jacksboro, Texas.
    Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, 36th Division, Texas National Guard mobilized here November 1940, for active duty. Sailed from San Francisco, November 1941, was at sea when Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--08:25: Maple River
  • near Owosso, Michigan.
    In 1837 four couples came to this area, known as Maple River, from Oakland County to claim their newly purchased acreage. They were soon followed by a dozen families. These pioneer farmers chose this vicinity because the . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--11:28: Lokantalar / Restaurants
  • , Turkey.
    Turkish Text: Hamamin güney girisinin her iki yaninda yer alan dükkânlar büyük bir olasilikla lokanta veya taverna olarak hizmet vermekteydi. W1-2 no''lu dükkânin kazisinda iki adet ocak yeri ve yiyecek kaplari elde . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--11:39: Diehl Memorial Fountain
  • Frederick, Maryland.
    The original memorial, unveiled on August 17, 1911, was dedicated to the humane efforts of Marie Diehl (1855-1907), a founder of the Frederick Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, now the Frederick County Humane . . .

    (Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--11:43: The Stinky Stuff
  • Frederick, Maryland.
    To take advantage of prevailing northwesterly winds, the majority of Frederick's industry was placed here in the southeast sector of the city. Odiferous operations such as canneries, tanneries and mills could be found in . . .

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--11:55: Potosi
  • Potosi, Missouri.
    (side one) Early mining center, named for the famous South American silver mine, Potosi was established by Moses Austin as the seat of Washington County, organized, 1813. Austin came here, 1797, after receiving a 3 square . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--12:19: The Impounded Payette
  • Garden Valley, Idaho.
    (This maker consists of three panels:) The Payette River is a major tributary of the Snake River and drains about 3,200 square miles, an area about the size of Delaware and Rhode Island. Annual rainfall within the drainage . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Porterville, California.
    Home of the Tule River Yokuts, founded in 1873 by Executive Order of President Ulysses Grant. Totaling 56,396 acres, elevation range from 900 to 7,500 feet. The reservation is governed by the Tule River Tribal Council . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--12:40: New Plymouth
  • New Plymouth, Idaho.
    In 1894, the National Irrigation Congress designed a model town and canal system. New Plymouth was founded to demonstrate it, and farming began here in 1896. Organizers and settlers came from Cleveland, Boston and Chicago to . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--12:42: Casa de Rancho San Antonio
  • Bell Gardens, California.
    Contained within this building are the remaining portions of an adobe house built by Francisco Salvador Lugo and his son Antonio María Lugo. Francisco Lugo was a prominent early landholder and Antonio served as the Alcalde . . .

    (Architecture • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/26/18--12:53: Commercial Shipping
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    South Haven emerged as a commercial shipping center in the 1850s. By the late nineteenth century, lumber, fruit, and other manufactured goods were transported between South Haven, Chicago, and other cities on steam vessels. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    South Haven, Michigan.
    Today, crossing the Black River is a far simpler task than in the past. Early travelers relied on ferryboats to transport them across the river until 1856, when a wooden drawbridge was constructed. From 1889 until 1968, an . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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