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  • 07/05/18--11:13: Buster Keaton
  • Muskegon, Michigan.
    Renowned actor and filmmaker, who called Muskegon home. Best known for his silent film comedies and dead-pan delivery, Keaton’s long career began in Vaudeville at three years old and included television, Broadway and modern . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--11:16: Muskegon Fishing Reef
  • Muskegon, Michigan.
    One quarter mile from this marker is constructed the first underwater fishing reef of its kind in the Great Lakes built entirely of quarried dolomite barged from Wisconsin. This reef is dedicated to public fishing in . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--11:20: White Lake Yacht CLub
  • Whitehall, Michigan.
    side 1 By 1897 most of White Lake’s bustling sawmills had given way to cottages and small hotels. Promoters advertised the area’s cool temperatures as relief from the summer heat of cities and drew thousands of people to the . . .

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

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    Whitehall, Michigan.
    side 1 – Lumbering on White Lake Charles Mears built White Lake’s first sawmill in 1838. Four mills operated on White River tributaries during the next decade. Axmen, swampers, skidders, loaders, and haulers cut and moved . . .

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

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  • 07/05/18--11:29: Thorpe Hall
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
    Thorpe Hall, built in 1887 with funds contributed by Carlisle Indian Industrial School students, served as a gymnasium for the Indian School. Sports flourished at the school, producing top athletes such as Lewis Tewanima, a . . .

    (Native Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--11:32: Revolutionary War 1775-1783
  • Fredericktown, Missouri.
    . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fredericktown, Missouri.
    was placed on the National Register of of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior October 8, 2009

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

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    Perryville, Missouri.
    (panel 1 – Eclipse) This sundial commemorates the total solar eclipse that occurred here on August 21, 2017, starting with a partial eclipse at 10:51:05 solar time (11:53:43 AM CDT), reaching a peak of totality at 12:20:04 . . .

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

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    Boscawen, New Hampshire.
    Grenier Army Air Field Manchester Londonderry 1941-1966 Named for Lt Jean Grenier, Army Air Corps pilot killed flying mail in Utah in 1934. During WWII over 52000 crewmembers receive final training in over 9000 B-17, B-24, . . .

    (Air & Space • War, Cold • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--12:00: Madison County Courthouse
  • Fredericktown, Missouri.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior December 28, 2000

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Poland.
    Wznoszone od sredniowiecza domy byly wielokrotnie przebudowywane, a po pozarze w 1791 r. zostaly odtworzone w formach klasycystycznych. Niemal doszczetnie zniszczony w 1945 r. zespol odbudowano w latach 1974-1979 wedlug . . .

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

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    , Turkey.
    English Text: The remains of the ancient city of Thyateira, which is located within the borders of the county town of Akhisar, have been uncovered mostly in two areas named as the "Tepe Mezarligi" (Hill Cemetery) and the . . .

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

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    , Poland.
    Pierwsza kuria kanonicza powstala w XIV w. Dom frontowy przebudowywano dwukrotnie - w 1607 r. i po wielkim i pozarze Ostrowa Tumskiego w 1791 r. Z tylu posesji odtworzono historyczny ogród. - The first canonical curia was . . .

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

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  • 07/05/18--20:02: River Communities
  • San Antonio, Texas.
    The isolated Spanish outpost established a short distance northwest of here in 1718 was soon relocated to a more protected area between the river and San Pedro Creek in today's center city. The mission and its religious . . .

    (Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Crestline, Ohio.
    From 1942 until 1946, members of local churches and two railroad auxiliaries operated a community-based free canteen for passing troops on the platform of the Pennsylvania Railroad station. A grateful region honored . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--20:04: Hopkins County Courthouse
  • Sulphur Springs, Texas.
    The third Hopkins County Courthouse, built in 1882, was destroyed on Feb. 11, 1894 by a fire that also burned the jail and several nearby structures. Plans were soon made for a new court building to be erected on this corner . . .

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

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  • 07/05/18--20:06: St. Anthony de Padua
  • San Antonio, Texas.
    San Antonio is named for the Catholic saint, Anthony (San Antonio) of Padua. Born in Portugal in 1195, he joined the Franciscan order and became a celebrated teacher of scripture. Anthony was declared a saint in 1232, less . . .

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

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    San Antonio, Texas.
    Spain, which ruled Mexico for 300 years ending in 1821, paid little attention to its northeastern frontier until French settlers built outposts near the Red River in Louisiana. The Spanish responded by establishing missions . . .

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

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  • 07/05/18--20:35: DeSpain Bridge
  • near Cooper, Texas.
    Located where the Bonham-Jefferson Road crossed the South Sulphur River, this pioneer bridge served the area's rich cotton trade for some 20 years. It was constructed before 1850 by landowner Brig DeSpain and his neighbors . . .

    (Agriculture • Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/18--20:53: Hiram Rattan
  • near Cooper, Texas.
    Delta County pioneer, born 1805. Settled in Texas, 1835, on brother Larkin Rattan's 1,000-acre land grant; later became site for city of Paris. Both Rattan families moved to Delta County in 1839. Hiram obtained two . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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