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  • 06/27/18--14:10: Commercial Fishing
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    Commercial fishing was part of South Haven's diverse maritime economy from the 1860s until the 1970s. In 1932, Christopher Jensen, a Danish immigrant, opened a commercial fishery on the Black River near the Dyckman Avenue . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--15:50: Synagogue Forecourt
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: Fountain The large krater or vase at the center of the forecourt is a replica of the marble original, a fountain where congregants washed before prayer. Water was supplied by terracotta pipes below the floor. . . .

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

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    near Sulphur Springs, Texas.
    In the vicinity of Old Tarrant, south of here, the Civil War refugee family of Mrs. Amanda Stone, of Louisiana, was shown great kindness when rescued by Hopkins countians after a road accident. The Stones saw the Texans . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:04: Shipbuilding
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    Between 1866 and 1902, more than 50 wooden ships were built at shipyards along the banks of the Black River. The construction of these ships was financed by the ship owners, local merchants, groups of shareholders, and small . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--18:09: Ebenezer Schoolhouse
  • Monroe, Oregon.
    On this knoll stood Ebenezer School- house, built in 1850. The first school in the historic Belknap settlement, it was also used for Methodist Sunday school and class meetings. In 1854, the second Methodist Conference on the . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--18:17: Santa Fe and Salt Lake Trail
  • Phelan, California.
    Erected in honor of the brave pioneers of California in 1917 by pioneers Sheldon Stoddard, Sydney F. Waite, John Brown Jr., George Miller, George M. Cooley, Silas C. Cox, Richard Weir, Jasper N. Corbett

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:18: 225 Market Street
  • Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
    This property contributes to the Bloomsburg Historic District Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1983

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:19: Evelyn S
  • South Haven, Michigan.
    (panel one) In 1939, the Sturgeon Bay Boat Works built the Evelyn S for William Seliman Fisheries of Manistique, Michigan. A typical wooden gill net fish tug design prevalent during this period, the tug was sheathed in steel . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--18:35: The Old Ridge Route
  • Lake Hughes, California.
    The old Ridge Route thru the Angeles National Forest was opened in 1915 and hailed as a miracle of modern engineering providing safety with a maximum speed of 15 MPH and a saving of 44 miles over the former road.

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:36: Packer John's Cabin
  • New Meadows, Idaho.
    One fourth mile north. Built 1862 First Democratic Territorial Convention held in Cabin Fall of 1863

    (Politics) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:37: A Reminder of Days Past
  • Belgium, Wisconsin.
    Long after the Lake Shore Stone Company's quarrying operation had ceased, and the company town houses had been relocated to the Village of Belgium, an industrial chimmney remained on this site. For many years it was the sole . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--18:46: Sts. Peter and Paul Church
  • Wapakoneta, Ohio.
    Saints Peter and Paul Church, Petersburg (1835), was the mother church for St. Joseph, Wapakoneta; St. John the Evangelist, Fryburg; St. Lawrence, Rhine; and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Botkins. All were founded . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--18:57: 111 West Main Street
  • Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
    Property of Special Merit Awarded by The Bloomsburg Historic Preservation Society

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--19:12: George D. Sowers House
  • Ovid, Michigan.
    Built in 1869-70 for George D. and Carrie Sowers, this house is an excellent example of Italianate architecture. Sowers, the first of several prominent local businessmen to live here, owned a planing mill located across the . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--19:19: St. Paul Catholic Church
  • Fort Recovery, Ohio.
    St. Paul Catholic Church Dedication: March, 1889 Architect: Anton DeCurtins (1830—1895), Carthagena, Ohio Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1979 This historic parish began in 1867 on four acres of land . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--19:22: Camp Radziminski
  • near Mountain Park, Oklahoma.
    Established Sept., 1858, by four troops of crack 2nd Cav., under Major Earl Van Dorn. Named in memory of Lt. Charles Radziminski, a former member of the Regt. E. Kirby Smith, Cornelius Van Camp, Fitzhugh Lee, W. B. Royall . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--19:25: Pursel Store Building
  • Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
    Frank Patterson Pursel Proprietor, (1893-1936) Frank P. Pursel, Jr. & Charles W.M. Pursel Proprietors, (1936-1957) Pursel Store Building Trust (1957-1975) Frank P. Pursel, III & Charles W.M. Pursel, Jr. Owners, . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/18--19:28: Pot Kiln
  • Belgium, Wisconsin.
    The round structure on the hill is a pot kiln where settlers burned limestone in the late 1800s. This burning changed raw limestone into lime for use as mortar to build fireplaces and fill chinks in log houses and to apply . . .

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

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  • 06/27/18--19:47: Majestic Theatre
  • Brownsville, Texas.
    (English) Built in 1948, designed by the firm of Pettigrew & Worley, it was part of the interstate movie theater chain founded by Karl St. John Hoblitzelle. Interstate was an influential vaudeville and later movie theater . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sonora, Texas.
    WTO Holman and wife, Annie Gray, moved to Sutton County in 1901 with their eight children. They purchased land in Sutton, Edwards and Val Verde counties which has been continuously owned by family members (1990). . . .

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

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