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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    CCMSgt Bill Forbus, USAF (Retired) was stationed at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base from 1990-1992. Chief Forbus served as the Personnel Superintendent, 354th Combat Support Group, and later became Executive Of?cer to the . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rifle, Colorado.
    Rifle During the U.S. Geological Survey of 1876, A.C. Peale wrote the word "rifle" on his map to mark the location of a misplaced firearm. The gun was never found, but the name stuck. Founded in 1882, Rifle attracted a . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--11:22: Grey Friars Monastery
  • , United Kingdom.
    Site of Grey Friars Monastery 1225-1538

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

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    (side 1) Myrtle Beach Army Air Field Myrtle Beach Army Air Field operated here 1940-47 and grew out of city plans to expand the municipal airport from two grass landing strips to a more permanent facility. In 1940-41 the . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--13:21: Dr. Samuel Johnson
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dr Samuel Johnson Author. ———— Lived here. ———— B · 1709. D · 1784.

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--15:09: Founders Village
  • Castle Rock, Colorado.
    Founders' Founding Frank X. Flierl and Frank Hagg were neighboring homesteaders on the southern portion of the land that would become Founders Village in the late 20th century. They, like many other residents of the Ridge . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--15:42: City Hotel
  • Castle Rock, Colorado.
    This property has been designated as a Historic Landmark by the Castle Rock Historic Preservation Board City Hotel 1874

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

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  • 07/25/18--16:20: Victoria’s House
  • Castle Rock, Colorado.
    This property has been designated as a Historic Landmark by the Castle Rock Historic Preservation Board Victoria's House 1889

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

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  • 07/25/18--16:21: Keystone Hotel
  • Castle Rock, Colorado.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Second plaque This property has been designated as a Historic Landmark by the Castle Rock Historic . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--16:27: sun
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
    Light Pollution Reduction Outdoor light fixtures at Lamberton Middle School are designed to direct light toward the ground or the building, rather than allowing light to escape into the sky. These fixtures focus light where . . .

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

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  • 07/25/18--17:57: Nature's Highway
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania.
    A thoroughfare for centuries, the Susquehanna River played a major role in the region's development. Here is one of the few places in Pennsylvania where all forms of transportation came together. The river, American Indian . . .

    (Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--18:37: Drinking Well
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania.
    The lockkeeper and his family needed a source of water that was clean enough for drinking. Because of the proximity to the canal, the lockkeeper's family probably sold well water, homemade baked goods and produce from their . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--19:11: How a Lock Works
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania.
    Canals are long flat waterways that do not follow the slope of the land, as do rivers and streams. To travel uphill or downhill, canal boats were raised or lowered in a lock. When a canal boat approached a lock, the captain . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Cobbs Kentucky Battery C.S.A.

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

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  • 07/25/18--19:37: Fisher Pond
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania.
    Built by C. Donald Fisher in 1969, this 1.8 acre spring-fed farm pond gently slopes to a maximum depth of 8.5 feet. It was designed to provide a wonderful habitat for wetland plants and animal species using a wide array of . . .

    (Environment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/25/18--21:53: Mebane's Tennessee Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Mebane's Tennessee Battery. 4 12 Pounder Howitzers. Stovall's Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps. September 20, 1863. Captain John W. Mebane, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant J.W. Phillips. 2d Lieutenant J.C. Grant. 2d . . .

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

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  • 07/26/18--03:46: Mebane's Tennessee Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee Mebane's Battery Stovall's Brigade Breckinridge's Division 10:30 a.m. September 20, 1863

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

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  • 07/26/18--05:01: Cobb's Kentucky Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Cobb's Kentucky Battery 4 Napoleons, 1 12 Pounder Howitzer. Helm's Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps. September 20, 1863 Captain Robert Cobb, Commanding. 1st Lieutenant Frank P. Gracey. This Battery with . . .

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

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    Port Tobacco, Maryland.
    This park is dedicated to Thomas Stone, one of the four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence and is a great place to learn more about our nation's history. It's also a great place to learn more about nature or . . .

    (Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Port Tobacco, Maryland.
    Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail “Passing along the coast, searching every inlet, and bay, fit for harbours and habitations…” Captain Johns Smith, describing his explorations of the Chesapeake region in . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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