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  • 07/16/18--13:41: Veterans Memorial
  • Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated by the veterans of Mt. Holly Springs in memory of our deceased fallen comrades and to those whose final resting places are known only by God Almighty Veterans Day November 11, 1991

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--14:07: Pageant in the Wilderness
  • near Montrose, Colorado.
    On July 29, 1776, two Franciscan priests, Fray Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Fray Silvestre Velez de Escalante, led their eight companions out through the gates of Santa Fe and into the heart of the American southwest. . . .

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

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  • 07/16/18--14:27: So Bold, So Beautiful a Land
  • Montrose, Colorado.
    It took bold men to ride into a bold land—a land of raging rivers, burning deserts, towering mountains, and rugged canyons. The land of the Southwest through which Dominguez and Escalante travelled in 1776 was awesome in . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--14:32: Alexander Stephens Clay
  • Marietta, Georgia.
    Alexander Stephens Clay Citizen, lawyer, statesman, Born on a Cobb County farm Sept. 25, 1853; Died a member of the United States Senate Nov. 13, 1910. His life was largely given to the service of his people - as Councilman . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--15:44: Trine Memorial Park
  • Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the memory of Emelyn M. Trine 1900 — 1970 who bequeathed this beautiful land for the development of a community park

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Westcliffe, Colorado.
    Mining and Ranching For a time, the Wet Mountain Valley appeared destined for mining glory. Silver strikes at Rosita (about fifteen miles southeast of here) in 1872, Querida (about twelve miles southeast) in 1877, and . . .

    (Natural Resources • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--16:25: Veterans Memorial
  • Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania.
    This naval gun and wall are dedicated in memory and honor of all veterans who have served their country in war or peace, so that we might be free. [Dedicated] Memorial Day 29 May 1989

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania.
    The Boiling Springs Park opened in 1904 on the east side of the lake. It was a popular recreational destination until the park closed c. 1930. Most visitors arrived by trolley and came from throughout Cumberland County. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Brandtsville, Pennsylvania.
    Remembering the founding members, known and unknown of the Churchtown Church of God who are interred in this cemetery. They include four veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic. William B. - son of George M. & Mary A. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--18:39: Monroe Township History
  • near Brandtsville, Pennsylvania.
    Monroe Township history lives on in this 300 year old American Sycamore Tree. Its endurance reminds us of the lasting contribution of Monroe Township citizens to Pennsylvania and American history. Presented by Chairman A.W. . . .

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

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    Athens, Georgia.
    “You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined.” President McKinley Dedicated to The Veterans of 1898 to 1902 by the Camps and Auxiliaries of the Department of Georgia United States . . .

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--18:55: First Presbyterian Church
  • Athens, Georgia.
    First Presbyterian Church Athens, Georgia Founded 1820 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Erected 1855

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

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    Edwards, Colorado.
    Skiing in Colorado The earliest recorded use of skis in Colorado dates to 1857, when mountain guide Jim Bridger fashioned a crude pair to bail out an army unit snowbound in the San Juan Mountains. Such was the function of . . .

    (Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--18:59: War Memorial
  • Minersville, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated in memory of all Minersville Area Veterans who have honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during times of war or national danger.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--19:16: War Memorial Stadium
  • Minersville, Pennsylvania.
    This stadium dedicated in honor of Our Nations Heroic Dead by Minersville Post No.544 American Legion Minersville Pa. July 4th 1938

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Sports • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--19:37: American Veterans Memorial
  • near Troy, Pennsylvania.
    [Title is text]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/16/18--20:26: Site of First Classes
  • Athens, Georgia.
    Site of First Classes The University of Georgia, created by the Georgia General Assembly on January 27, 1785, is this nation's first state-chartered university. This building stands near the spot in a forest clearing where . . .

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

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  • 07/17/18--07:38: 75th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side: 75th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Post. 1st Division - Davis. 20th Army Corps - McCook. This regiment was engaged in guarding trains September 19th and acted with Mitchell's Cavalry Corps at Crawfish . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Columbia, Louisiana.
    Methodists have worshipped in a building on this site since before 1840. Circuit riders served congregation until 1847, when first pastor appointed. Present building completed in 1911 from plans brought from Europe by a church member.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/18--08:18: Wesley Chapel
  • Mayflower, Louisiana.
    United Methodist Church Women gathered here to sew for Confederate Army soldiers during the Civil War. Second Plaque Methodist Historic Site.

    (Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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