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  • 07/23/18--16:03: Padfield House
  • Lafayette, Colorado.
    This home has the original gingerbread intact.

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

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  • 07/23/18--16:24: Joe Rodwick House
  • Lafayette, Colorado.
    One of the first homes built of locally manufactured brick

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

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  • 07/23/18--18:19: P.D. Mitchell
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    As executive director of the former Bethune-Douglass Community Center, Mitchell was an inspiration to the black community and the community at large for nearly 40 years. He was instrumental in organizing and coaching . . .

    (African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--18:19: Welcome to Boggsville
  • near Las Animas, Colorado.
    The Arkansas River Valley is a historical frontier in both the American and European sense. Americans view the frontier as unsettled or a sparsely settled area lands on the edge of "civilization." To Europeans, frontiers are . . .

    (Agriculture • Animals • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--18:40: John H. Bower
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    In 1921, Bower founded and organized America's oldest Sunday school basketball league. The league is still in operation today and is known locally as the "Bower League." He helped organize the first Boy Scout troop in . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--18:48: Volkach
  • , Germany.
    Willkommen in der Stadt Volkach Volkach wird 906 erstmals urkundlich erwähnt: der fränkische König Ludwig das Kind bestätigt dem Bonifatiuskloster Fulda eine Schenkung seines Vaters Arnulf. Als Vögte werden im 11. . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--18:57: From Trail to Town
  • near Las Animas, Colorado.
    "...On crossing the river [Purgatoire] we found a large well-filled ranch...which had only just been built by two enterprising Yankees.:" –William Bell, railroad surveyor, 1867 Boggsville was established in the early 1860s . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--19:13: Ross/Brown Homes
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    Site of the original home of city founder, Michael Ross. James and Carile Brown, benefactors of the local library, built their home here in 1875, which later became the residence of the Episcopal bishop and then a hospital. . . .

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

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    Wharton, Texas.
    The Security Bank and Trust Company traces its history to the Wharton National Bank. The second banking institution to open in the city, the Wharton National Bank was organized in 1902, and closed in 1915. Following . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--19:44: Old Walton Cemetery
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania.
    In Memory of Those Buried Here Among whom are the pioneer McCarty brothers Benjamin 1763-1828 and William 1766-1813 founders of Muncy in the year 1797.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--20:04: Judge George E. Quinan
  • Wharton, Texas.
    A native of Dublin, Ireland, George E. Quinan came to Texas in the 1830s. By the mid-1840s he had moved to Wharton and set up a law office near this site. He was elected district attorney in 1845. Quinan and his wife Mary . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:04: Welcome to Bent County
  • Las Animas, Colorado.
    This region was once buffalo hunting grounds for the Cheyenne, Apache, Arapaho, Kiowa and Comanche. Tribes followed the buffalo throughout the plains and controlled the land. During this time, everything south of the . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--20:04: Arlington Hotel
  • Narrowsburg, New York.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:07: Danevang Lutheran Church
  • Danevang, Texas.
    The church building before you was erected at Camp Hulen at Palacios, Texas at the beginning of the nineteen-forties when the nation was preparing for war. As part of a huge construction effort, which transformed a tent camp . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:16: Indian Boundary Line
  • Cambridge City, Indiana.
    Indian Boundary Line marking the Twelve Mile Purchase from the Indians by the Fort Wayne Treaty in 1809 by Gov. William Henry Harrison Placed by the National Old Trails Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Sept. . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--20:21: Liddell's Division
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Liddell's Division, - Walker's Corps. Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell. September 20, 1863, Noon. Liddell's Brigade, - Colonel Daniel C. Govan. Walthall's Brigade, - Brigadier General Edward C. Walthall. At noon this . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:22: Howell's Georgia Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    C.S.A. Georgia. Howell's Battery. Captain Evan P. Howell. Wilson's Brigade. Walker's Division. 12:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:23: 4th Kentucky Infantry (CSA)
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    4th Kentucky Inf. C.S.A.

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:25: NW 36th Street Bridge
  • Miami, Florida.
    A rare example of a Hanover Skew bridge once crossed the Miami Canal at this location. The bridge, completed in 1952, was built to carry increasing automobile traffic to and from Miami International Airport, southwest of . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--20:27: Peshtigo Fire
  • Peshtigo, Wisconsin.
    This bridge crosses the river that has been the heart of the community since the founding of Peshtigo. This river provides power for our commerce and daily lives. This river also protected some of our citizens who sought . . .

    (Disasters • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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