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  • 07/19/18--18:51: Twelve Responses to Tragedy
  • , United Kingdom.
    This memorial was placed here by members of all parties in both houses of Parliament and by many other sympathisers in memory of the countless innocent men women and children from the Soviet Union and other East European . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--19:58: Carlos Castillo Armas
  • , Guatemala.
    . . .

    (Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--20:32: Web of Enterprise
  • Van Buren, Arkansas.
    John Drennen made profitable choices during his diverse professional life as merchant, bank trustee, plantation owner, and Indian agent. He linked his future to the fledgling town of Van Buren, and built his family home . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--20:32: Overlooking His Domain
  • Van Buren, Arkansas.
    From the front of his home, John Drennen could overlook the bustling port town of Van Buren, including the wharf originally known as Phillips Landing. Until after the Civil War, the Arkansas River and the steamboats that . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--21:21: Dick's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Dick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George F. Dick. Sept. 19, 1863, Morning 44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich. 86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick. 13th Ohio, - Lieutenant . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/19/18--23:38: Chemistry Building
  • College Station, Texas.
    The Chemistry Building (1929) was designed by S. C. P. Vosper, using classical design proportions and details. It was extended to the east in 1981 and 1988. The ornamentation uses a variety of color schemes in tile patterns . . .

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

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    College Station, Texas.
    The Williams Building (1932) was designed by architect S. C. P. Vosper in a classical revival style as the headquarters for the Texas A&M System. The building faced the new state highway symbolizing the shift from train to . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:45: Nagle Hall
  • College Station, Texas.
    Nagle Hall is one of the oldest buildings on campus, constructed in 1909 as the Civil Engineering building. Renamed in 1929 for James C. Nagle, the first dean of the School of Engineering. The design maintains the campus' . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:46: Academic Building
  • College Station, Texas.
    The Academic Building (1914) was designed by campus architect Frederick E. Giesecke, '86 and Samuel E. Gideon, after Old Main was destroyed by fire in 1912. The beaux-arts classical design is a four-storied reinforced . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:48: History Building
  • College Station, Texas.
    The History Building was erected in 1922 as the Agriculture Building and housed the Dean of Agriculture for about ten years. Architect E. B. La Roche used a classical revival style with a strong base, rusticated brick main . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:52: K. K. Legett Hall Centennial
  • College Station, Texas.
    Built in 1911, Legett Hall is the oldest residence hall on campus and one of two remaining along Military Walk. Named for Judge Kirvin Kade Legett (1857-1926) of Abilene, President of the Agricultural and Mechanical College . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:53: Sbisa Dining Hall
  • College Station, Texas.
    Sbisa Dining Hall (1913) was designed by campus architect Frederick E. Giesecke to replace the castle-like 1897 mess hall that burned in 1911. It anchors the north end of Military Walk whose south terminus was Guion Assembly . . .

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

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  • 07/19/18--23:56: Francis Hall
  • College Station, Texas.
    Rolland Adelsperger, College Architect and Professor of Architecture and Architectural Engineering designed Francis Hall in a highly distinctive romanesque style in 1913 for the School of Veterinary Medicine. The proposed . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--00:00: Wayne County Seminary
  • Centerville, Indiana.
    Side A Non-denominational academies called county seminaries opened across Indiana soon after statehood. Wayne County Seminary opened at present day Spruce and School Streets in 1829 and by 1835 offered elementary to . . .

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

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    Milton, Indiana.
    Dedicated in memory of those who fought to maintain this nations freedom May 31, 1993

    Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--00:09: First Mass in Florida
  • St. Petersburg, Florida.
    In April 1528, The Spanish explorer Panfilo de Narvaez arrived here with 5 ships and 600 men in a quest for gold and power. Also with him were those who sought to spread Christianity, including eight diocesan and five . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--00:16: Historic Downtown Sylvester
  • Sylvester, Georgia.
    Sylvester started as a “beautiful nowhere” in 1893 and was first established as “Isabella Station”. When Brunswick and Albany Railway came through southwest Georgia, the county seat was Isabella, which is located three miles . . .

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

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    Tierra Verde, Florida.
    After the United States' entry into the Spanish American War, Tampa citizens demanded increased coastal defenses. In November 1898, construction began on a new military post on Mullet Key. Fort De Soto, named in 1900, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 72nd Regiment Indiana Mounted Infantry. 1st Brigade - Wilder 4th Division - Reynolds 14th Corps - Thomas Text on the Back Side of the Monument: Indiana's Tribute To Her . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--07:19: 123rd Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Illinois 123rd Infantry, Wilder's Brigade, 1 to 5 p.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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