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  • 07/20/18--07:20: Ghost Site Mounds
  • Newellton, Louisiana.
    The Ghost site consists of 3 earthen mounds. The largest is a platform mound measuring 11 feet tall and 118 by 92 feet at the base. The other 2 are about 1 foot tall and are dome shaped. Decorating pottery from the mounds . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--07:44: Wyoming Avenue
  • Dearborn, Michigan.
    Wyoming Avenue has a vivid industrial history. Brick-making flourished in the 1800s as companies like Clippert, Haggerty and Mercier took advantage of the area's rich clay deposits. Automakers competing with Ford later came . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--07:50: 98th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Illinois 98th 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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  • 07/20/18--08:34: 92nd Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Illinois 92nd Infantry, Wilder's Brigade, Noon September 20, 1863.

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

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  • 07/20/18--09:17: 18th Indiana Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    U.S.A. 18th Indiana Battery 6 Guns Wilder's Brigade Reynolds Division September 19, 1863, 3 p.m. Captain Eli Lilly.

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

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  • 07/20/18--09:48: 18th Indiana Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Eighteenth Battery. (Lilly) First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 2:30 P.M. to 5 P.M.

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

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  • 07/20/18--10:42: 18th Indiana Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the front side of the monument: 1st Brigade, Wilder 4th Division, Reynolds 14th Corps, Thomas 18th Indiana Battery Text on the back side of the monument: Indiana's Tribute To Her Eighteenth Battery. Captain Eli . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--11:07: General John B. Gordon
  • Thomaston, Georgia.
    General John B. Gordon Born Upson County Feb 6, 1832 Died Jan 3, 1904 Soldier of the Confederacy, Statesman, and Christian Gentleman Erected by U.D.C. 1938

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the front side of the monument: 17th 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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    Oxford, Ohio.
    Stanton's "Magnificent Dwelling" Home of Two Miami University Presidents Built by “Old Miami” University President Robert L. Stanton, D.D. (1810-1885) as his private home and president’s office, Stanton’s 1868 Italianate . . .

    (Architecture • Civil Rights • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Safety Harbor, Florida.
    The Tucker Mansion, a Colonial Revival style mansion, was built in 1923 during the Florida Land Boom by Virginia Hernandez (Bailey) Tucker (1844-1931). Virginia Tucker was the daughter of William James Bailey, a colonel . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cadott, Wisconsin.
    This statue is a conception of the “Cadotte” fur trader. Sculptor Jerry Holter of Clam Lake, Wisconsin, was commissioned to carve the figure from a solid section of native Northern White Pine, symbolic of the great lumbering . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--11:49: Norman Rockwell
  • Troy, New York.
    Frequently Visited Troy, Chose This Site For "The Street Was Never The Same" (1952) And Other Troy Settings For Paintings

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near San Saba, Texas.
    In the late 19th century, San Saba lacked direct access to developing railroad lines needed to reach expanding markets. The Beveridge Bridge, a single-lane suspension bridge, was constructed in 1896 to fill this need. The . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--11:53: Upson Confederate Memorial
  • Thomaston, Georgia.
    1861 • 1865 In memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Upson Our Soldiers

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

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    Dunedin, Florida.
    Early Dunedin homesteader B. M. Brown and the Emerson family donated land for the construction of a church in 1876. Before it was built, John G. Andrews lost his brother William, who was killed while riding a horse during a . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--12:17: Rikki Streicher
  • San Francisco, California.
    San Francisco entrepreneur and sports advocate who worked within the City's bar culture to create social activism

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

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  • 07/20/18--12:22: Cotton Gin
  • Varnell, Georgia.
    The cotton “gin” (short for engine) was first patented by Eli Whitney of Massachusetts in 1793. The purpose of a cotton gin is to remove the cotton seeds from cotton fibers. Simple ginning machines were being used prior to . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--12:24: Cadott Centennial
  • Cadott, Wisconsin.
    In 1865, Robert Marriner settled in this vicinity, built a dam and sawmill below the present Main Street Bridge an subsequently platted the village of Cadott. The falls of the river here had been called “Cadotte Falls” for a . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--12:39: UAW Local 600
  • Dearborn, Michigan.
    Conditions were ripe for the rise of unionism in the Depression-ravaged 1930s. Ford Motor Company was the last of the "Big Three" to unionize. The turning point came on May 26, 1937, when Ford security men brutally beat UAW . . .

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

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