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  • 07/20/18--13:05: Colonial Hotel
  • Seattle, Washington.
    This is Another of Umbrecht's Elegant Designs, and an Enlargement and Remodeling of an Earlier Hotel. It is Perhaps the Most Elegant, with it's Rich Window casings, Cornices, and restored to Accomodate (sic) Apartment . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--13:08: Beebe Building
  • Seattle, Washington.
    Designed in 1901 by Max Umbrecht For Clifford Beebe, This Building Although Presenting an Elegant Neo-Regency Facade, Housed a Modest Hostelry for Most of its Earlier Life. It was Restored to In-City Housing by the . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--13:40: 6th Ohio Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    6th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery 4 10 Pounder Parrotts, 2 Napoleons. Harker's Brigade, Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. September 19, 1863. Captain Cullen Bradley, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant Oliver H.P. Ayres. 1st . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--14:55: 6th Ohio Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on the front side of the monument: 6th Ohio Battery, Harker's Brigade, Wood's Division, 21st Army Corps. Text on the back side of the monument: This Battery, Captain Cullen Bradley commanding, was organized at . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--14:57: The Bloomsbury Group
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--15:43: William Empson
  • , United Kingdom.
    Sir William Empson Poet and Critic 1906-1984 lived here 1929-1931 and at 71 Marchmont Street 1934-1936

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--15:49: Gulf Shore Park
  • Crystal Beach, Florida.
    Crystal Beach is one of the original communities in Pinellas County. The first settlers came to the area and began homesteading around 1850. In 1912, land developers Dr. J.D. Hanby and A.D. Powers of the Crystal Beach . . .

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

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  • 07/20/18--16:13: Grand Pacific Hotel
  • Seattle, Washington.
    This Excellent Example of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture was Built as the City Expanded Northward to Meet the Needs of the Alaskan Gold Rush. It, also was Long in Use as a Workingmen’s Hotel, and Has Been Converted to . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--16:27: A Route 66 Legend
  • Amarillo, Texas.
    The Big Texan Steak Ranch opened in 1960 on Route 66, ten years later Interstate 40 opened & Route 66 was bypassed. This created an immediate catastrophic drop in business, forcing founder Bob (RJ) Lee to move the Big Texan . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--16:28: Fort Wagner
  • Nelliston, New York.
    Stone Section of House Was Stockaded Home Of Lt. Col. Peter Wagner Palatine Regt. Tryon County Militia - 1750

    (Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--16:30: Herdic House-Park Hotel
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    Achievement Award

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

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    Hollister, California.
    S Sgt. Robert W. Oates August 10, 1966 Sp. 4 David Vasquez March 22, 1967 Sp. 4 Lawrence R. Dodd May 26, 1967 P.F.C. Gabriel Betancourt September 19, 1967 P.F.C. Albert Gonzalez July 23, 1968 P.F.C. Arcadio Torres August 22, . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--17:14: Water Turbine
  • near Varnell, Georgia.
    Many old mills were powered by overshot water wheels, picturesque, but difficult to maintain. Prater’s Mill, however, was powered by three more modern underwater turbines. One of these, a Leffel-type patented in 1862, is . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--17:21: Klock Fort
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    The Stone Dwelling 500 Feet South Was Built By Johannis Klock In 1750, And Was Used As A Fort And Place Of Refuge During The Revolutionary War The "Battle of Klock's Field" Was Fought Near Here To The West ~~~ This Tablet . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--17:25: Fort Klock
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    Fort Klock was built as a fortified farmhouse in 1750, during the unsettled times of the French & Indian Wars. The two-foot-thick limestone walls have loopholes on every side so people inside can defend themselves. A small . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--19:21: The Ford Rotunda
  • Dearborn, Michigan.
    The Ford Rotunda is a lost landmark that is still remembered fondly. Architect Albert Kahn — who designed many Ford factories and buildings — designed the building for Ford's exhibit at the 1933-34 "Century of Progress" . . .

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

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    Versailles, Ohio.
    On this site in 1839, on 1 ½ aces, kindly donated by Nickolas Marchal, a log church 32 ft. x 40 ft. x 18 ft. high was built by he and his sons. It was to be called St. Valbert Parish. It was the first Catholic Church in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Big Spring, Texas.
    Joseph Heneage Finch (b.1849), an English nobleman, left his ancestral home in 1883 after a scandalous divorce. Attracted by cheap land and good hunting, the Earl of Aylesford came to Texas and settled on six sections in . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Edificio de las Mariposas de Cobre El simbolismo de la mariposa en Mesoamerica es muy conocido, pues existen múltiples representaciones arquelógicas de este insecto. En la parte superior de este edificio se recuperó un . . .

    (Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/18--19:45: Howard County
  • Big Spring, Texas.
    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created August 21, 1876 Organized June 15, 1882 Named in honor of Volney Erskine Howard 1809 – 1889 Came to Texas in 1844 Delegate to the First State Constitutional Convention Member . . .

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

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