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  • 07/01/18--19:31: Quarters 114
  • U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
    Built in 1884 for the Senior Officer of the Post. In 1906 it was converted into Officers’ Quarters and in 1937 the W.P.A. remodeled it to be used once more as the Commander’s Residence.

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

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  • 07/01/18--19:41: Winter Quarters Plantation
  • Newellton, Louisiana.
    Winter Quarters Plantation was owned by Haller Nutt during the Civil War. The plantation was used as an overnight stopping point by thousands of Federal troops on their march to Hard Times. The first to arrive was Col. J. . . .

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

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  • 07/01/18--20:37: Civil War Cannons
  • U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
    These two Model 1841 6-Pounder field cannons were used by United States artillery until 1868. They weigh 800 pounds, fired a shot (projectile) with a weight of 6.1 pounds, and had a range of 1,500 yards. This smoothbore gun . . .

    (War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/18--21:27: Harrison County
  • Marshall, Texas.
    Formed from Shelby County Created January 28, 1839 Organized June 12, 1842 Named in honor of Jonas Harrison A pioneer statesman of New Jersey who came to Texas in 1820 A member of the First Convention of Texas held at San . . .

    (Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/18--21:47: Jefferson Turn Basin
  • Jefferson, Texas.
    Wide, deep lagoon in Cypress Bayou, used for turning around ships in Gulf-Red River trade. First steamer to reach here was the "Lama" in 1844, by way of Red River, which for 200 miles above Shreveport was clogged by a "raft" . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jefferson, Texas.
    Born in Virginia. Came to Texas 1843. During Civil War, served in famous Hood's Texas Brigade. At Chickamauga, took command after Gen. Hood was shot. In 1864-1865, fought west of the Mississippi with Lane's Partisan Rangers. . . .

    (Notable Persons • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/18--22:29: The George T. Todd House
  • Jefferson, Texas.
    Capt. George Todd (1839-1913) was a Confederate veteran, ex-district attorney, former state legislator, and senior member of East Texas Bar. He built this home in 1893 for his family: wife Marion (Miller); sons Van Dyke, A. . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Persons • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--05:32: World War II Memorial
  • Berwick, Pennsylvania.
    These memorial rose beds dedicated in commemoration of our men and women who served in World War II Let none forget they gave their all and faltered not when came the call

    (Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--05:53: Jackson Mansion
  • Berwick, Pennsylvania.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--06:23: Evan Owen
  • Berwick, Pennsylvania.
    To honor the memory of Evan Owen Founder of Berwick Evan Owen 1746 1819 His wife Jane Owen 1751 1829

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

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  • 07/02/18--07:00: Fairfield School for Boys
  • near Lancaster, Ohio.
    As the nation’s first and largest minimum security correctional facility, the Fairfield School for Boys served over 100,000 Ohio juvenile offenders. The school was converted to an adult facility in 1980. (text on . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--07:46: Natchitoches - Natchez Road
  • Vidalia, Louisiana.
    This marker commemorates the old Natchitoches - Natchez Road Harrisonburg Road Which connected the San Antonio Trace El Camino Real, with the Natchez Trace. A ferry across the Mississippi River was operated here as early as . . .

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

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  • 07/02/18--08:28: Sleepy Hollow State Park
  • near Laingsburg, Michigan.
    Sleepy Hollow has three picnic areas with shelters, 1/8 mile of swim beach and a 181 site modern campground. The 11 miles of hiking trails and six miles of bridle trails pass through forested and open land. The park offers . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Morganza, Louisiana.
    Former Site of Melancon's Cafe 1968 filming of the movie Easy Rider Featuring: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. Local stars: Buddy Causey, Jr., Blaze Dawson, Cynthia Grezaffi, P.J. Guedry, Jr., Ann Hebert, Mary . . .

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

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    U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
    The CROWS is a multivehicle externally mounted remote weapon system that allows the Gunner to remain inside the armor protected vehicle while firing a variety of crew served weapons. The CROWS provides day and night . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mechanicsville, Virginia.
    The largest battle of the Peninsula Campaign, Gaines' Mill, began here. On the afternoon of June 27, 1862, Gen. Robert E. Lee''s Army of Northern Virginia reached the New Cold Harbor crossroads just 300 yards north of here. . . .

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

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  • 07/02/18--10:41: Whiting's Division
  • Mechanicsville, Virginia.
    The men of Confederate Gen. William H. C. Whiting’s division began their portion of the decisive charge in these ?elds. The 11th Mississippi is seen in the foreground around Whiting. Gen. John B. Hood is exhorting the 4th . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--13:09: M1A1 Pack Howitzer
  • U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
    The M1A1 Pack Howitzer was widely used during World War II and featured a short 75mm barrel. It could reach a sustained rate of fire of 3 to 6 rounds per minute with a range of roughly 5-½ miles. The howitzer as seen here . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/18--13:35: Veterans of Lake St. John
  • Spokane, Louisiana.
    Dedicated To The Veterans Of Lake St. John

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

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  • 07/02/18--13:43: M119 Howitzer
  • U.S. Army Garrison, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
    The M119 howitzer was designed and produced by the British Royal Ordnance Factories as the L118 light gun. Weighing some 4,270 pounds, the L118 entered service with the British Army in 1976 by its parachute and commando . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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