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  • 07/04/18--19:20: Christopher James Vialonga
  • Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
    "Vio," as he was known to friends, worked as a currency trader for Carr Futures in the World Trade Center's north tower. A 1993 graduate of Susquehanna University and a 1989 graduate of Bergen Catholic High School in . . .

    (Disasters • Education • Sports • War, Afghanistan) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--19:23: Twohig House
  • San Antonio, Texas.
    Irish immigrant John Twohig built his house here on the San Antonio River in the late 1840s. A suspended footbridge connected the house with his business on the opposite side of the river. Twohig became known as the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--19:26: The San Antonio River
  • San Antonio, Texas.
    The San Antonio River begins four miles north of here, fed by springs that rise from the Edwards Aquifer deep below the Texas Hill Country. The river is also fed by tributaries along its winding, southeasterly course to join . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--19:29: Shotgun House
  • Santa Monica, California.
    This extremely narrow cottage, built sometime between 1895 and 1902, remained unaltered for over one hundred years. One room wide and four rooms deep, with no connecting hallway, it displays the defining characteristics of a . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--19:45: Elmwood Cemetery
  • Norfolk, Virginia.
    Elmwood Cemetery, established in 1853, is Norfolk's second-oldest municipal cemetery. Its monuments and statues, some crafted by nationally prominent artisans, bear the motifs of Victorian funerary art and reflect the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--19:47: Colleen Monica Supinski
  • Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
    Colleen was a remarkable friend who always had an encouraging word to offer. She flashed her smile and her sparkling blue eyes to let you know everything would turn out just fine. And then she would help make it so, because . . .

    (Disasters • Education • Sports • War, Afghanistan) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--19:51: George Washington
  • Santa Monica, California.
    In commemoration of the two-hundredth birthday of George Washington, first President of the United States, whose wisdom, foresight, and patriotism are an inspiration to all true Americans.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--19:56: Kyle Pioneer Family Cemetery
  • near Kyle, Texas.
    Known locally as the Old Slave Cemetery or Kyle Slave Cemetery, the Kyle Family Pioneer Cemetery lay unnoticed and forgotten for many years, tucked to the right of the entrance to the Kyle Community Cemetery. The cemetery is . . .

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

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    Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
    On this site stood the tree planted on its day of graduation by the Class of 1888 Memorial placed 1959 by the sole surviving member of the Class Dr. John I. Woodruff — Class Members App, Nelson • Royer, N. H. Benson, Cyrus . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--21:03: Roy Jones House
  • Santa Monica, California.
    Built in 1894 for the civic leader Roy Jones. Designed by Sumner P. Hunt, later recognized as an outstanding Southern California architect. This residence is one of Santa Monica’s earliest examples of American Colonial . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--21:11: Marion History
  • Marion, Illinois.
    The county of Williamson and the town of Marion were both born February 28, 1839 when the Illinois Legislature approved the formation of Williamson County out of Franklin County to the north. In October of that year William . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--21:12: West Point Cemetery
  • Norfolk, Virginia.
    West Point Cemetery was Norfolk’s first municipal cemetery for African Americans, after an 1827 ordinance provided for their interment in a section of Potter’s Field just north of the borough limits. The section was set off . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--21:16: Kyle Cemetery
  • near Kyle, Texas.
    Many people instrumental in the early development of this area are buried in Kyle Cemetery. Colonel Clairborne Kyle, one of Hays County's original settlers, buried his adopted son, willie Parks, here in 1849. Although Parks' . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--21:20: Olympiad Rose Bush
  • Santa Monica, California.
    Commemorates the XXIII Olympiad and marathons run through Santa Monica, August 5, 1984 and August 12, 1984, including the first women’s marathon in Olympiad history.

    (Sports • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--21:23: Bob Butler Biography
  • Marion, Illinois.
    Robert Butler was born Jan. 23, 1927 at 704 N. Garfield to Homer and Eva Clarida Butler. He has one brother, James William, younger than he. Bob attended Jefferson, Logan and Washington schools as well as Marion Township . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--21:30: 1929 Hunt County Courthouse
  • Greenville, Texas.
    Built in 1929 as the seventh Hunt County Courthouse, this building was designed by W. R. Ragsdale & Sons of Greenville and Page Brothers of Austin. The 6-story building depicts a transition from classical revival to art deco . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--21:46: Marion Tornado Memorial
  • Marion, Illinois.
    (front side) In memory of James Gulledge Ferne Kobler Zelma Latham Lynn Sue Moore Pauline Pearson Mae Rader James Simmons Helen White Leona White Effie Jane Wilson May 29, 1982 (back side) On May 29, 1982 at 3:15 P.M. . . .

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

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  • 07/04/18--22:01: The Texas Livery Stable
  • Cooper, Texas.
    Had animal-drawn vehicles and saddle horses for hire. Served doctors on calls; people arriving on or meeting trains; lawyers attending court;"drummers" (salesmen) on local rounds; land seekers; hunters and fishermen; young . . .

    (Animals • Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/18--22:19: Cooper Rail Depot
  • Cooper, Texas.
    Built in 1913, this Spanish Revival style brick depot for the Texas Midland Railroad serviced the town of Cooper and Delta County. While the railroad dealt mainly in freight, the depot focused on facilitating passenger . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Turkey.
    English text: The basement that you are now visiting consists of three galleries and was constructed by using arches. The crookedness that you see in the axis of the arches is thought to be the result of hurried repairs, . . .

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

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