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    Key Biscayne, Florida.
    When Virginia Beach Park officially opened to the public in 1945, a prefabricated "snack bar" was among the site's first amenities. A 1947 hurricane destroyed it. In 1951, this permanent concession stand was constructed. For . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:33: Emory & Henry College
  • Emory, Virginia.
    Founded in 1836, the College was named for Bishop John Emory of the Methodist Church and Patrick Henry, the Orator of the American Revolution and Virginia’s first governor. The campus has been placed on the National . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:50: Nobska Lighthouse
  • Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
    Since 1828 Nobska Light has provided a familiar beacon for "all who go down to the sea in ships". 87 feet above sea level, Nobska's flash every six seconds is visible 17 miles out to sea. This 28,000 candlepower light used a . . .

    (Landmarks • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/23/18--20:52: Danevang
  • Danevang, Texas.
    The first successful Danish community in Texas. Established in 1894 on a portion of 25,000 acres secured through option by Danish Folk Society from Texas Land and Cattle Company. Most immigrants came first to the northern . . .

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

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  • 07/23/18--20:54: Danevang Community Hall
  • Danevang, Texas.
    The Danish community of Danevang (Danish Field) was founded in 1894, at the height of Danish emigration to the United States. The Dansk Folkesamfund (Danish Folk Society), organized in the Midwest in 1887 to preserve Danish . . .

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

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    Richmond, Indiana.
    This Tablet Marks the Boundary Line Between Government and Indian Lands fixed by Gen. Anthony Wayne and Twelve Tribes of Indians in the Greenville Treaty 1795 also The Site of Salisbury 1/3 mile south east ---- the first . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Edificio del cuarto adosado Una característica importante de este edificio es su posición privilegiado, ya que aquí, en su fachada sur, cierra la Plaza Santiago y alcanza una altura de 9 metros, mientras que en la fachada . . .

    (Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Headquarters Reserve Corps Major General W.H.T. Walker September 20th, 1863, Afternoon

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

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  • 07/23/18--22:46: Brannan's Division
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Brannan's Division - Thomas's Corps. Brigadier General John M. Brannan. Sept. 19, 1863. 2 to 5 p.m., 2nd Position 1st Brigade, - Colonel John M. Connell. 2nd Brigade, - Colonel John T. Croxton. 3rd Brigade, - Colonel . . .

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

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    Miami, Florida.
    Dr. James M. Jackson moved with his wife Edith to Miami in 1896 and became the city’s first resident physician. In 1899 they built a home on land purchased from the “Mother of Miami,” Julia Tuttle. Dr. Jackson built this . . .

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

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  • 07/24/18--00:28: Calhoun County Hurricanes
  • Port Lavaca, Texas.
    Severe storms with high winds, heavy rains and tidal surges, hurricanes have played a significant role in events that shaped Calhoun County's history. Entire towns, including Indianola (a key Gulf seaport and Calhoun County . . .

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

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  • 07/24/18--03:08: Walthall's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Walthall's Brigade. Liddell's Division - Walker's Corps. Brigadier General Edward Cary Walthall. September 20, 1863, Noon. 24th Mississippi, - Captain J.D. Smith. 27th Mississippi, - Colonel James A. Campbell. 29th . . .

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

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  • 07/24/18--06:33: Walker's Reserve Corps
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Walker's Reserve Corps. Major General William H. T. Walker September 20, 1863. Walker's Division, Brigadier General States Rights Gist. Liddell's Division, Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell. After the repulse of . . .

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

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  • 07/24/18--06:37: Frenchy's Auto Parts
  • Roseville, Michigan.
    During World War II, new cars were not available and people came to Frenchy's Auto Parts to keep their cars running. Owners Dumitru and Anna Simionescu experienced difficulties — rebuilding from a 1949 fire and financial . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/18--07:03: Wright's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Wright Brigade Cheatham's Division, - Polk's Brigade. Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright. September 20, 1863, 6 p.m. 8th Tennessee, - Colonel John H. Anderson. 16th Tennessee, - Colonel D.M. Donnell. 28th Tennessee, - . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/18--07:36: Stephen Arnold Douglas
  • Chicago, Illinois.
    Stephen Arnold Douglas, one of the most distinguished statesmen of his day, was a Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Member of the House of Representatives, and United States Senator. Although a political rival of . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/18--07:42: Croxton's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Croxton's Brigade Brannan's Division - Thomas' Corps. Colonel John T. Croxton. Sept. 19, 1863. 2 P.M., 5th Position 10th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Marsh B. Taylor. 74th Indiana - Colonel Chas. W. Chapman. 74th Indiana - . . .

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

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  • 07/24/18--07:49: Prickett's Fort
  • near Fairmont, West Virginia.
    This monument is erected by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution of West Virginia to mark Prickett's Fort Built in 1774 on the land of Jacob Prickett

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

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  • 07/24/18--07:57: Stephen A. Douglas Memorial
  • Chicago, Illinois.
    United States Senator Stephen Douglas, who died in 1861 at the age of forty-eight, was a firm believer in the future of Chicago. He held states offices and became nationally known for his debating skill in the Senate and in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/24/18--07:58: Stephen A. Douglas
  • Chicago, Illinois.
    Stephen A. Douglas became a Chicago resident in 1847, moving from central Illinois after his election as U.S. Senator. He intended to build on his lakeside property, named Oakenwald, a gentleman's estate including a mansion, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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