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    near Pecos, New Mexico.
    Front: Humans have inhabited the Pecos Valley for at least 12,000 years. The fifteenth century Towa-speaking trading pueblo, Cicuyé, had over 2,000 inhabitants. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Franciscan . . .

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

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  • 07/09/18--11:24: Route 66
  • near Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    You are traveling an early alignment of U.S. 66, perhaps the most well-known road to follow this historic transportation corridor. A Spanish mission trail to Pecos Pueblo, the Santa Fe Trail and the National Old Trails Road . . .

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

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  • 07/09/18--14:20: Clark's Ferry Bridge
  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    The Clark's Ferry Bridge was part of the Main Line Pennsylvania Canal built in 1828. Mules walked on a cantilevered walkway outside the structure and towed canal boats across the river. The dam below the bridge was known as . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--14:34: The Railroad in Duncannon
  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    The railroad steamed into Duncannon in 1848 and was a major factor in the growth and development of the area. In the mid-1800s the railroad ran through the center of town on Apple Tree Alley. Around 1865 the earliest station . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Capilla del Señor de la Expiración Capilla anexa, se encuentra al noroeste del atrio de la Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol, construida de mampostería, en su planta tiene la forma de una cruz Griega, en ella se encuentra un . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--17:51: The Hill of the Bells
  • , Mexico.
    Cerro de las Campanas Este cerro solía ser un marcador solar y sitio de rituales prehispánicos. Después, en el siglo XVIII, la zona fue dividida en terrenos para varias haciendas al poniente de la ciudad. Es recordado por . . .

    (Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--18:48: Veterans Memorial
  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    To Servicemen who served their country during all wars To all Veterans who served

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--19:03: The Chapel of La Piedad
  • , Mexico.
    Esta Capilla se construyó en 1900-1901. Dependencia de la Insp. Gral. De Monumentos Artisticos e Históricos English translation: This chapel was constructed in 1900-1901. Dependency of the Inspector General of Artistic and . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--19:29: Duncannon Iron Works
  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    A large industrial complex existed from the base of the mountain to Little Juniata Creek known as the Duncannon Iron Works. A single iron forge was built in 1827 by Stephen Duncan and John Mahon. In 1832 it was operated by . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--19:52: Duncannon National Bank
  • Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    Built in 1889, this was the first building in Perry County to be devoted exclusively to banking. The Duncannon National Bank was the first National Bank established in the county and started operations January 1, 1890. Its . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    1889-1926 Duncannon National Bank 1926-1936 Perry Co. Telephone and Telegraph Company 1936-1963 The United Telephone Company of Penna. 1963- Duncannon Presbyterian Church

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

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    Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
    • • In • • the Church at the Mouth of the Juniata the forerunner of the Duncannon Presbyterian Church • • the • • first Sunday School in Perry County was organized in 1821 and has had practically a continual existence since . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/09/18--21:09: Van Buren Raid
  • Van Buren, Arkansas.
    After the Dec. 7, 1862, Battle of Prairie Grove, the Union Frontier Division set out to strike Confederate forces on the Arkansas River. On Dec. 27, 8,000 Union troops headed south through the Boston Mountains. They hit Van . . .

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

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    Russellville, Arkansas.
    Pope County in the Civil War Pope County soldiers served in at least 10 companies that were raised for Confederate service during the Civil War, fighting in battles east of the Mississippi River and in Arkansas. Two . . .

    (Notable Events • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pottsville, Arkansas.
    Kirkbride Potts built Potts Inn in the 1850s and it served as a Butterfield Stage Route stop. When war began in 1861, Potts joined the Pope County Home Guard. Four sons were in the Confederate army. Thomas, Joseph and . . .

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

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  • 07/09/18--21:10: Skirmishes at Roseville
  • Ozark, Arkansas.
    On March 29, 1864, troops of the 30th Texas Cavalry and local partisans attacked the Union post at Roseville south of here, burning 133 bales of cotton and two cotton gins. They returned in force on May 4 and drove the . . .

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

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  • 07/10/18--07:58: Laurel Hill Plantation
  • Rodney, Mississippi.
    Ca. 1815. Located almost one mile southwest, Laurel Hill is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A single approach leads from the primary road one-fourth mile toward Rodney down a deeply cut roadbed bordered . . .

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

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  • 07/10/18--09:06: The Continental Divide
  • near Sisseton, South Dakota.
    The Continental Divide between Hudson Bay and Gulf of Mexico

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

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  • 07/10/18--09:09: Eastland Gardens
  • Northeast Washington, District of Columbia.
    Water and land embrace one another here in Eastland Gardens, adjacent Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. The Neighborhood dates to 1928 when a group of developers call Eastland Gardens Inc. bought some 150 acres of the former . . .

    (African Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/10/18--09:17: Matthew Clarkson
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Matthew Clarkson 1733-1800 Heroic Mayor of Philadelphia (1792-1796) During the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic. Matthew Clarkson Died of the Fever in 1800.

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

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