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    De Queen, Arkansas.
    In 1829 the year after the creation of the County of Sevier, the permanent seat of justice for the county was located at Paraclifta on Cossatot River about five miles from the southern boundary of the county where it . . .

    (Government • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Grangeville, Idaho.
    The steam engine before you saw many years of service to agriculture and lumbering here on the Camas Prairie at the turn of the 20th century. In the 1920s the City of Grangeville used a steam engine like this with a roller . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--16:10: Buffalo Pit
  • near Elk City, Idaho.
    An exceptionally large hydraulic pit, left by massive placer mining in this area, still can be seen 1 mile from here. Buffalo company miners using hydraulic giants -- large metal hoses with nozzles that could direct a stream . . .

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

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    near New Edinburg, Arkansas.
    The Battle of Mark's Mill, fought here on April 25, 1864, was a complete Confederate victory. General James F. Fagan's Confederate cavalry having surprised and captured a Union army of 2,000 men and 240 wagon loads of . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--16:19: Pike County Court House
  • Murfreesboro, Arkansas.
    The first court house in Pike County, built of logs, was erected on the site of the town of Murfreesboro, which was laid out as a site for the county seat in 1833.

    (Government • Notable Buildings • Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--16:23: Elk City
  • Elk City, Idaho.
    Twenty-two prospectors from Pierce discovered the Elk City mines in May, 1861 and a gold rush followed that Summer. Through July the houses were "nice and airy, being constructed of brush." with bars for doors "to keep out . . .

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

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  • 08/07/18--16:31: Nez Perce Trail
  • Elk City, Idaho.
    An old Indian trail connected Elk City with mines in Montana when Idaho's gold rush spread in 1862. Following a route developed by Nez Perce buffalo hunters, a host of miners and packers ascended a series of ridges . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--16:45: Pike County Diamond Mines
  • Murfreesboro, Arkansas.
    Two and a half miles southeast of this point is the only locality in North America where diamonds have been found in the rock in which they were formed. They have been found principally in one igneous pipe which, with three . . .

    (Natural Features • Natural Resources • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    El Dorado, Arkansas.
    This marks the site of the second court house built in Union County. Completed May 1st, 1848. The spot was originally a pond where ducks gathered in season. Emigrants in search of home sites frequently camped alongs its . . .

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

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  • 08/07/18--19:36: Apollo Theatre
  • , United Kingdom.
    Originally intended for musicals, the Apollo Theatre opened in 1901 with a farce called the 'Belle of Bohemia'. A popular policy of musicals, drama and comedy has continued to the present day. Notable long-runs in recent . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--19:50: Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct
  • Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania.
    Imagine boats traveling above the river here. After 1848, 50-ton canal boats crossed over the Delaware River at this site. Chief canal engineer Russel F. Lord and civil engineer John A. Roebling designed and built this . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Jardín Guerrero En la época virreinal, este jardín fue parte del convento de Santa Clara. Aquí se encontraban las celdas de las monjas, que asemejaban ser pequeñas casas con estancia, huerta, gallinero y servicio de criadas. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--20:36: Fountain of Neptune
  • , Mexico.
    Fuente de Neptuno Construida en 1797 por el arquitecto Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras, esta fuente fue inicialmente montada en el terreno de la huerta del convento de San Antonio, en lo que hoy son las calles de Corregidora y . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--21:30: The Battle of Marks' Mill
  • near New Edinburg, Arkansas.
    Front Fought here on April 25, 1864 was a complete Confederate victory General James F. Fagan's Division of Confederate cavalry surprised and captured a Union supply train of 2000 men and 240 wagonloads of supplies. . . .

    (Notable Events • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near New Edinburg, Arkansas.
    In March of 1864, the Union Army began the Red River Campaign, a plan to subdue Arkansas and Louisiana and capture Texas cotton for northern mills. By mid-April, the Arkansas arm of the campaign was stalled in Camden. A . . .

    (Landmarks • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/18--22:37: Strömparterren
  • , Sweden.
    (Swedish text:) PARKEN LIGGER som en öppen scen mitt i hjärtat av Stockholm. Så har Strömparterren också använts under senare år i samband med festligheter och jubileer. Ordet »parterre« anvisar att platsen ligger lägre än . . .

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

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  • 08/08/18--09:18: Garrot-Smith Home
  • Marksville, Louisiana.
    Arts and Crafts style frame home built by Louis Garrot, a local merchant. Oldest family dwelling on Cappel Street.

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

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  • 08/08/18--09:56: Elk City Townsite
  • near Elk City, Idaho.
    Elk City was the first mining town in Idaho County. The first miners saw a herd of at least 700 elk while camping on the hill east of the present townsite, hence the name Elk City. In September 1861, Elk City was established . . .

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

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  • 08/08/18--10:08: Mount Idaho
  • Mount Idaho, Idaho.
    In 1862, a noted Western scout, Mose Milner, started Mount Idaho on his gold rush trail. But when civic leaders resisted farm efforts to organize a grange there in 1874, Grangeville grew up as a better located town. Although . . .

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

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  • 08/08/18--10:28: Harpster
  • Harpster, Idaho.
    During the mining boom Harpster boasted a hotel, a livery barn, a harness shop, four saloons, two general stores, a a drug store, and a blacksmith shop. William Jackson built a toll bridge here across the South Fork of the . . .

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

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