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  • 07/13/18--20:59: Sir Rowland Hill
  • , United Kingdom.
    Sir ROWLAND HILL 1795-1879 Pioneer of the modern postal service lived in a house on this site 1836-1839

    (Communications) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/13/18--21:27: Frances Trollope
  • , United Kingdom.
    FRANCES TROLLOPE (1780-1863) author, lived at 16 Keppel Street near this site. Her sons, the authors THOMAS ADOLPHUS TROLLOPE (1810-1892) and ANTHONY TROLLOPE (1815-1882) were born there

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/13/18--21:40: Barry Building
  • New Castle, Colorado.
    In 1893, this two-story building served as a general merchandise establishment. Daniel Barry operated his business here until 1897. Cohn, Doll & Co (later Doll Bros. and Smith) operated a dry goods and general merchandise . . .

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

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  • 07/13/18--21:40: Exchange Stables
  • New Castle, Colorado.
    In the early days of New Castle, horses were at the center of all activity. The building before you was where that activity happened. C.H. Noren & Son, who rented horses and rigs for hauling, operated the livery business. . . .

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

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  • 07/13/18--21:40: St. John's Episcopal Church
  • New Castle, Colorado.
    St. John's is New Castle's oldest existing church. The cornerstone of the building was laid on November 2, 1908 and the first service was held on Easter Sunday, April 11, 1909. There has been very little change to the . . .

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

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  • 07/13/18--21:59: Jolley Trail
  • New Castle, Colorado.
    The Jolley Trail is named after a longtime New Castle family that ran sheep and lived on the land this trail traverses today. In 1919 the Jolley Brothers — Herb, Malcolm (Mack), Henry and Lee — who were some of the first . . .

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

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  • 07/13/18--22:58: Jerome K. Jerome
  • , United Kingdom.
    Jerome K Jerome 1859-1927 Author of "Three Men in a Boat" lived here 1884-1885

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--09:20: Odd Fellows Hall
  • New Castle, Colorado.
    The Independent Order of Odd Fellows insignia still appears on the façade of this building, built in 1990. As with many early buildings, the ground floor was used for commercial purposes. Here the ground floor was occupied . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Castle, Colorado.
    This memorial is placed in honor of the men who lost their lives in the coal mines of New Castle. Vulcan Mine - February 18, 1896 {List of names} Vulcan Mine - December 12, 1913 {List of names} Vulcan Mine - November 4, 1918 . . .

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

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  • 07/14/18--10:41: Von Woehrman Building
  • Hill City, South Dakota.
    This building is listed on the National Register as the oldest commercial hand-hewn log building in continuous use in South Dakota. Built in 1885 by the German immigrant Camillo Von Woehrman as a saloon and sleeping . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--10:44: Custer County Courthouse
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    This property is listed in 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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  • 07/14/18--11:20: Mose Hampton 1808-1885
  • Centre, Alabama.
    Mose Hampton bought his freedom prior to the Civil War. He was a builder, assisted in laying out and surveying the town of Centre, a minister in the Episcopal Methodist North, and an inventor. Mr. Hampton owned land in the . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--11:31: J.D. Jordan Jr. House
  • Centre, Alabama.
    This house was built in 1846 by George Walden soon after the town of Centre was laid out. The house was occupied by Judge Wm. Lafayette Whitlock who was a lawyer, delegate to the 1861 Secession Convention and judge of the . . .

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

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    Morehead, Kentucky.
    Founded as a laboratory school for teacher training, served the community well by providing a quality education for children grades kindergarten through twelve

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

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    Morehead, Kentucky.
    A native of nearby Morgan County, Capt. Barber received our nation's highest decoration for bravery for heroically leading his Marine rifle company in a desperate five-day defense of a frozen mountain pass vital to the 1st . . .

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

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  • 07/14/18--11:54: Horace N. Ross
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    Dedicated to the memory of Horace N. Ross Discoverer of Gold in the Black Hills at Custer, So. Dak. July 27th, 1874

    (Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Delta, Colorado.
    Western Slope Agriculture According to an 1888 U.S. Department of Agriculture report, western Colorado's thin soils, high altitude, and lack of rainfall rendered the region totally unfit for cultivation. The document’s . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--13:10: William Reeve
  • , United Kingdom.
    William REEVE 1757-1815 Composer Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells theatres lived and died in a house on this site

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--13:46: Emlyn Williams
  • , United Kingdom.
    (George) Emlyn Williams CBE 1905-1987 Actor & Playwright lived here 1930-1934

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/14/18--14:19: Early Freighting Ventures
  • Montrose, Colorado.
    Bull Whackers and Mule Skinners Discovery of gold and silver in the 1870s in the San Juan Mountains south of Montrose created a demand for freighting services to haul equipment and supplies into the mines and carry out ore . . .

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

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