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  • 07/19/18--14:09: The Carter House
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    (preface) In September 1864, after Union Gen. William T. Sherman defeated Confederate Gen. John Bell Hool at Atlanta, Hood let the Army of Tennessee northwest against Sherman's supply lines. Rather than contest Sherman's . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--14:17: Civil War Franklin
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    In 1860, African-Americans—both enslaved and free—made up more than half of Franklin's residents, as well as half of Williamson County's population. When the Federal army arrived late in 1862, many slaves freed themselves by . . .

    (African Americans • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--14:18: Glenn Burke
  • San Francisco, California.
    First openly gay major league baseball player whose raised hand, after a home run, led to the invention of the high five. Glenn Burke

    (African Americans • Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--14:23: Deas' Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Deas' Brigade. Hindman's Division -- Polk's Corps. Brigadier General Zach. C. Deas. September 20, 1863, 3 p.m. 18th Alabama - Colonel Samuel K. McSpadden. 22nd Alabama - Captain Harry T. Toulmin. 25th Alabama - Colonel . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Ehemaliges Rathaus — Schulhaus — Kindergarten — Armen- und Lehrerwohnungen Ein Jahr nach Abriss des Torhauses/Rathauses begannen am 15.03.1873 die Bauarbeiten am neuen Schul-Rathaus mit Armenwohnungen auf dem Platz Nr. 45, . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--16:24: Mitchell County
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    Settled after Indians left Texas in 1875. One of 128 counties created (Aug. 21, 1876) from Bexar Territory covering West Texas to the Panhandle and El Paso. Named for Mitchell Brothers, Asa and Eli, Texas War for . . .

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

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    Colorado City, Texas.
    Founded, 1880, at the crossing of the Colorado River and Texas & Pacific Railroad right-of-way; central shipping point and supply depot for the sprawling cattle ranches of West Texas and New Mexico. From 1880 (when A.W. Dunn . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--16:39: Mitchell County
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    Created 1876, from Bexar District. Named for Asa Mitchell, a soldier in Battle of Velasco, 1832, and member of consultation of 1835, and Eli, his brother, a soldier in battle at Gonzales, 1835. Organized 1881. Colorado City, . . .

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

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    Colorado City, Texas.
    Rail service to Colorado City began on April 16, 1881, when a Texas & Pacific supply train arrived with materials for the construction of a freight and passenger depot in the town. Completed the following month at the foot . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--16:56: Texas & Pacific Railway
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    Railroad made this "Cattle Capital of West Texas" in 1880s. Cattlemen Frank Byler, Clay Mann, Winfield Scott, C.C. Slaughter and others brought herds here early as 1877, when last of the buffalo were being exterminated. A . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--17:09: Davis - Green House
  • Minden, Louisiana.
    Circa 1901 Minden Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (20th Century • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jefferson, Texas.
    Lest We Forget In Memory of Our Dead 1861—1865

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

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  • 07/19/18--17:12: Col-Tex Refinery
  • Colorado City, Texas.
    In 1924, L. H. Pritchard and J. Steven Anderson opened West Texas Refinery Company just west of Colorado City to process Mitchell County Oil. Ownership soon changed to Standard Oil of California, which renamed the company . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Westbrook, Texas.
    These two pioneer institutions, which began even before a town grew up here, were first housed in the same tiny, one-room building. The structure was erected in 1890 by local settlers when Westbrook was only a flag-stop on . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--17:26: We Will Remember
  • near Westbrook, Texas.
    With Respect, We dedicate this memorial to the courageous men and women who have fought the battles of this great nation. With Gratitude, We acknowledge the sacrifices they make to protect our homeland. With Reverence, We . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Westbrook, Texas.
    The first commercial discovery oil well in the Permian Basin was named for W.H. Abrams, leasing agent for the Texas and Pacific land trust. The well first produced oil in February 1920 at a depth of 450 feet; but in June . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--18:48: Mary Wollstonecraft
  • , United Kingdom.
    London Borough of Islington Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 – 1797 Writer, teacher and feminist Opened a school for girls near this site in 1784

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

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  • 07/19/18--18:48: Bomb Damage
  • , United Kingdom.
    The damage to these walls is the result of enemy bombing during the Blitz of the Second World War 1939 – 1945 and is left as a memorial to the enduring values of this great museum in a time of conflict. In 2017 parts of the . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--18:48: Victoria and Albert Museum
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( left plaque ) This stone was laid by Her Majesty Queen Victoria Empress of India, on the 17th day of May 1899, in the 62nd year of her reign, for the completion of the South Kensington Museum, inaugurated by his Royal . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--18:49: Sir Henry Cole
  • , United Kingdom.
    English Heritage Sir Henry Cole 1808 – 1882 Campaigner and Educator First Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum lived here

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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