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  • 07/17/18--23:02: Preserving Our Heritage
  • Montrose, Colorado.
    Within a few years, one generation passes and another comes on the scene. If those who follow are to have any notion of what it was that went before, it must fall to those who possess a tie to the past to preserve what may . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--01:51: 11th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    11th, Regiment Ohio Infantry, Turchin's Brigade. 6:30 p.m. September 20, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--05:08: George W. Hazard Memorial
  • Saguache, Colorado.
    Left plaque George W. Hazard (1868-1938) was the second child of James Glann and Mary L (Stoddard) Hazard, and the only child to survive childhood. His older brother Henry died at the age of ten, and his younger sister Cora . . .

    (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--05:28: Otto Mears Park
  • Saguache, Colorado.
    This park is dedicated to Otto Mears, Russian-born Colorado Pioneer, know as “The Pathfinder of the San Juan”, who came to the San Luis Valley in 1865. In Saguache (A Ute Indian word meaning “blue earth”), Otto Mears was . . .

    (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saguache, Colorado.
    This sign marks an important junction of the Old Spanish Trail. Both forks, east and west, of the North Branch of this Trail converged at Saguache before continuing west of Cochetopa Pass and on to Los Angeles. The Old . . .

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

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  • 07/18/18--05:58: Saguache
  • Saguache, Colorado.
    The land around Saguache (pronounced “sah-WATCH”) has been inhabited for thousands of years – first by unnamed nomads, later by the Utes (who camped here seasonally), and later still by Mexican traders bound for California . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--06:13: The Measuring Lady
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Dr. Sophie Aberle, a noted anthropologist, lived in this adobe-style house. Named the "Measuring Lady" by the people she worked with, her research focused on Puebloan women's lives, including pregnancy, childbirth, . . .

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

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  • 07/18/18--06:18: Fowler's Alabama Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Fowler's Alabama Battery. 4 Napoleons. Walthall's Brigade, Liddell's Division, Walker's Corps. - September 20, 1863. Captain William H. Fowler, Commanding, Wounded. 1st Lieutenant John Phelan. 1st Lieutenant Robert Perrin. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--06:25: A Proud Tradition
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    The first permanent Spanish settlement brought new foods and cooking methods to the region in the late 1500s. Wheat became an important staple because it was easier than corn for making bread. Pueblo men learned to harvest . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--06:37: Mack Sennett Studios
  • Los Angeles, California.
    [Upper Marker] This is the birthplace of motion picture comedy. Here the genius of Mack Sennett took root and grew to laughter heard around the world. Here movie history was made. Here stars were born. Here reigned, and . . .

    (Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Melrose, Florida.
    The Melrose United Methodist Church was organized in 1868 as the Melrose Methodist Episcopal Church, South. This church building, the first located within the original 1877 plat of Melrose, was constructed out of heart pine . . .

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

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  • 07/18/18--07:02: Madame Fortune Taylor Bridge
  • Tampa, Florida.
    Fortune and Benjamin Taylor were brought to Florida from South Carolina in the 1850s. They were owned by the Howell family. At the end of the Civil War, the newly freed couple were among the first African Americans to . . .

    (African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--07:04: Van Zant House
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Musicians Ronnie, Donnie, and Johnny Van Zant spent their formative years growing up in this house with their sisters and parents between the 1950s and 1980s. A serendipitous foul ball hit by Ronnie Van Zant at a nearby park . . .

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

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery 2 Napoleons; 2 James. Liddell's Brigade, Liddell's Division, Walker's Corps. September 20, 1863. 1st Lieutenant H Shannon, Commanding. 2nd Lieutenant W.P. McDonald Mortally Wounded. This . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--09:01: 36th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    36th, Regiment Ohio Infantry, Turchin's Brigade. 6:30 p.m. September 20, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--09:47: 92nd Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    92d, Regiment Ohio Infantry, Turchin's Brigade. 6:30 p.m. September 20, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--09:49: Lang Ranch
  • Thousand Oaks, California.
    Dating as far back as 12,000 years ago until the late 1800’s, Chumash people had established many villages and seasonal encampments in this area due to territorial and ritual privileges and the abundant source of food and . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--10:00: Fajada Butte
  • near Nageezi, New Mexico.
    Fajada Butte dominates the landscape. Exposed rock layers reveal the regions geologic and human history. Cliff House Sandstone forms the upper layer with deposits of fossil shells, clams, shark teeth, and marine sand. . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--10:05: Ancient Astronomers
  • Nageezi, New Mexico.
    Atop Fajada Butte Chacoan skywatchers commemorated the movement of the sun and the seasons. Sunlight passed between three boulder slabs onto a spiral petroglyph to mark the sun's position on the summer solstice, winter . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/18--10:32: Chaco: A World Heritage Site
  • Nageezi, New Mexico.
    Chaco Culture was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Chaco Canyon was a major cultural center between 850 and 1250 CE, and is remarkable both for its monumental architecture and its status as a center of . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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