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  • 06/28/18--10:55: Village of Potosi
  • Potosi, Wisconsin.
    One of Wisconsin's earliest mining communities, Potosi was settled in 1829 after lead ore was found near St. John Mine. Named for the silver mining town of "Potosi" in Bolivia, South America, the village began as three . . .

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

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    Commerce City, Colorado.
    Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Located just eleven miles northeast of downtown Denver, the Refuge is the largest contiguous open space in the Denver metropolitan area. A major environmental restoration . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--10:55: The Scow
  • Riggins, Idaho.
    In the 1890s, Captain “Cap” Guleke began making regular float trips down the Salmon River from the town of Salmon to Riggins. He would build a large wooden sweep boat, called a scow, and deliver supplies to river ranches. At . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--10:57: The Fourteeners
  • Commerce City, Colorado.
    The Fourteeners There are 58 peaks in the Colorado Rocky Mountains that are above 14,000 feet in height. While 54 are generally acknowledged to be "14ers", most people who want to climb them want to climb all 58. They are . . .

    (Disasters • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--11:00: Little Quarry
  • Belgium, Wisconsin.
    In the late 1800s, settlers used a pot kiln to fire limestone from Little Quarry, which is still visible in the woods as a round depression about 6 feet deep and 2,700 square feet in area. By the early 1900s the successful . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--11:03: Power House
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Designed by architect Alexander Eschweiler for the Milwaukee Gas Company, this building was first utilized for the coal gasification process which converted coal to gas. The gas then lit the city lights of Milwaukee. Today, . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--11:05: Condenser House
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Noted architect Alexander Eschweiler designed this building for the Milwaukee Gas Company to house the operations that converted coal to gas. The gas then lit the city lights of Milwaukee. Today, the Condenser House is the . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--11:11: Entrepreneur J.J. Goff
  • Riggins, Idaho.
    Before the wagon road from White Bird to Meadows was completed in 1903, travelers endured a trecherous (sic) and roundabout overland journey. Seeing the need for a faster and more direct route, the enterprising J.J. Goff . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Telluride, Colorado.
    Newspapers in 1889 reported this robbery to be the most brazen and daring bank robbery in the history of Colorado. It was the first robbery by two legends of the wild west. Matt Warner ( Willard Erastus Christiansen) would . . .

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

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  • 06/28/18--11:24: Junction City’s First Jail
  • Junction City, Oregon.
    Junction City was incorporated as a town on October 29, 1872 by an act of the Oregon Legislative Assembly. One of the first contracts let by the city was awarded May, 1873 to Thomas Humphrey to build a city jail which was . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Corunna, Michigan.
    Corunna Public Schools The Corunna School District was organized in 1842. Later that year a one-story frame schoolhouse was constructed. A teacher, Miss Cook, was hired in 1843 and received the "unprecedented salary of $2.50 . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--12:11: Bath-Gymnasium Complex
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: Bathing was a part of an important Roman social tradition, which spread throughout the Roman Empire. That tradition emphasized the benefits of leisure and combined the pleasure of bathing in tepid, warm, and . . .

    (Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Owosso, Michigan.
    Born here, above his grandfather's general store, on March 24, 1902, Thomas Dewey is known as one of Owosso's most famous sons. After attending the University of Michigan and Columbia University, he began a long and . . .

    (Law Enforcement • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--15:58: 134-140 East Main 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, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--16:26: 128 West Main 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, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--16:38: 142-144 West Main 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, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--17:21: Manning Crevice Bridge
  • Riggins, Idaho.
    Before you stands the north tower of the original Manning Crevice Bridge. The original bridge was located approximately 14 miles up on the Big Salmon Road. A new bridge was built and opened in 2018. HISTORY: The Crevice . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--17:38: Riggins Area Honor Roll
  • Riggins, Idaho.
    Riggins Area Honor Roll World War I John Alkire • Henry Baker • Ed Boodry • George Boodry • Ed Clark • Vic Hinkley • Preston Jewett • Grenville Kimbrough • Mervin Mc Whinney • Bill Patterson WWII • Clinton Reeves • Earl . . .

    (War, Afghanistan • War, Vietnam • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--17:55: Iron Crane
  • , Turkey.
    The crane was brought to Sardis in 1911 by the Howard Crosby Butler Expedition and was used for lifting and moving fallen architectural blocks during excavation of the temple of Artemis, 1910-1914. The crane was operated by . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/18--20:01: Boeing RB-52B Stratofortress
  • Denver, Colorado.
    The B-52 program had its roots in 1945, when the United States Army Air Forces sought to expand its capabilities with a long-range heavy bomber and jet powered flight. This resulted in the development of the Boeing YP-52 . . .

    (Air & Space • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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