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    Sonora, Texas.
    With five children: John, Will, Curt, Dona, and H.P. "Buster". Other children born in Sonora, Sutton Co. Carrie, Clara, Joe, Tot, Dollie, and Sam. John Sutton-Jack and Margaret Will- Curt-George Edward, George Curtis "Son", . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--09:37: B.M. Halbert
  • Sonora, Texas.
    Married Kidie Itasca Ellis of Edwards County January 19, 1895. Recognized adaptability of Angora goat to Edwards Plateau-imported stock from the Carolinas and stud billies from Turkey and South Africa. Was often called . . .

    (Animals • Education • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--09:47: Fernandez Hide Yard
  • Brownsville, Texas.
    (English) Established 1880-1894 by Miguel Fernandez, a wealthy Spanish merchant, this was a bone and hide yard built to cater to the Texas Gulf Coast cattle industry. Built in the Border Brick style, it is one of the few . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--09:49: Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard
  • Brownsville, Texas.
    (English) Known as “El Almacen,” this combination store-warehouse was built in the 1880s. At the rear, a brick wall enclosed a bone and hide yard where ranchers traded cattle hides for food and supplies. Features of the . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--09:50: The Forest Service
  • Riggins, Idaho.
    In 1897, the area surrounding Riggins was designated part of the Bitterroot National Forest Reserve. The Riggins area was included in the Weiser Reserve in 1906, then added to the Nez Perce National Forest in 1908. First . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--09:51: Central Christian Church
  • Nocona, Texas.
    This sanctuary was constructed in 1894, six years after Central Christian Church was founded by The Rev. M.F. Smith. Built by craftsmen Roger Brothers and R. Chenowith, the Gothic Revival structure was one of the first of . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--09:54: Elmwood Cemetery
  • Bowie, Texas.
    Early settler James W. Stallings donated the first portion of land for the establishment of a cemetery for area residents at this site in 1880. Two years later, the town of Bowie was platted near the cemetery site, along the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Belgium, Wisconsin.
    The quiet, peaceful scene at Harrington Beach State Park contrasts sharply with its former life as a quarry and company town. You can just imagine the noise as limestone was blasted loose, hauled in steel cars by mules, . . .

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

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    Corunna, Michigan.
    Hugh McCurdy Hugh McCurdy (1829-1908), a native of Scotland, immigrated with his parents to Birmingham, Michigan, in 1837. He first worked as a cooper's apprentice, and after reading the law was admitted to the Michigan bar . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--11:08: An Early Industry
  • Midvale, Idaho.
    At the top of this hill 3 to 5000 years ago, Prehistoric men had a rock quarry where they made a variety of stone tools. Projectiles, knives, and scrapers were among the tools made by these people who camped at the foot of . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Porterville, California.
    We Did All That Was Asked CPL Stephen E. Austin 21 USMC CPL Roy V. Berry 20 USMC CWO Rudy Bijl 30 USA SP4 Phillip W. Bridges 23 USA CMDR Rodney B. Carter 40 USN PFC Dennis F. Ellis 20 USMC SSGT Donald T. Erickson 32 USA PFC . . .

    (War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--11:20: Martha Jane Roberts
  • Cambridge, Idaho.
    First White Person Buried in Washington County, Idaho

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--11:27: The Cuddy Mill
  • Cambridge, Idaho.
    This marker commemorates the Cuddy Mill. Built by John Cuddy in 1869. Originally six miles north of here, at the foot of Cuddy Mountain. The General Howard Expedition against the Indians on the warpath under Chief Joseph had . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--11:37: Lankershim Monument
  • Los Angeles, California.
    [Panel #1] James B. Lankershim. Born Charleston, MO, March 24, 1850. Died Oct. 16, 1931. Commissioned Capt. Troop D Calvary 1st Brigade, N.G.O. Aug. 9, 1895 and Lieutenant Colonel N.G.O. July 21, 1903. [Panel #2] Near here . . .

    (Peace • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sonora, Texas.
    Married in 1900, both descended from Sutton County founding families, raised their twelve children, Edith, Cora, Fred, Joe, George, John, Jack, Frances, Mercedes (Dee), Clifford, Serena, Mildred (Millie) here. Fred died in . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--11:54: Lifesaving Station
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    The Lifesaving Station was a prominent landmark on South Haven's waterfront for more than a century before it was destroyed by fire in 1989. The U.S. Lifesaving Service (USLSS) built the lifesaving station in 1887 to ensure . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--11:58: South Haven Lighthouse
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    The first light was erected in 1873 at the end of a 225 foot wooden pier that had been in use since 1861. The square pyramid wooden structure consisted of two rooms mounted on a raised platform. The bottom room was for oil . . .

    (Landmarks • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--12:29: Caspar Elyan
  • , Poland.
    Wroclawski drukarz, który w 1475 roku uruchomil Drukarnie Swietokrzyska, gdzie powstal pierwszy druk w jezyku polskim. Wydal statuty synodalne biskupów wroclawskich, zawierajace teksty trzech polskich codziennych modlitw . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--13:48: Sandula Clock Tower
  • Durand, Michigan.
    This clock was built in the early 1950's by John Sandula at the age of 76. John Sandula copied the clock housing and works from his memory of a 156 year old Hungarian Cathedral Clock. It only differs from it's European . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--14:02: Emin Pasha
  • , Poland.
    (Polish text:) Emin Pasza (pierwotnie Eduard Schnitzer) urodzil sie 29 marca 1840 roku w Opolu w zydowskiej rodzinie kupieckiej. W latach 1858 - 1864 studiowal medycyne we Wroclawiu, Berlinie i Krówlewcu. W 1864 roku . . .

    (Exploration • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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