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  • 08/10/18--20:34: Glover School
  • near Weches, Texas.
    Established in 1881, the Glover School served residents of the rural Glover Community. Under the direction of teacher James Breeze, a one-room schoolhouse was built on A.E. Sloan's land, now the site of the Old Glover . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:37: Brookfield Township
  • Brookfield, Ohio.
    Side A In 1798, Judge Samuel Hinckley of Northampton, Massachusetts, drew the 72nd draft in the land lottery held by the Connecticut Land Company and received 15,305 acres in Township 4, Range 1, for which he paid . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:41: Weches CCC Camp
  • near Weches, Texas.
    Weches Camp P-58-T was established by the Federal Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) on June 19, 1933. Manned by Company 888, the Weches camp was the first CCC camp established in Houston County. It contained barracks, a mess . . .

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

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    near Crockett, Texas.
    Joseph Redmond Rice (1805-1866) and his wife, Willie Masters Rice (1809-1881), natives of Tennessee and Kentucky, built a one-room log cabin on this site in 1828. Rice's brothers and his father-in-law, Jacob Masters, . . .

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

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    Anahuac, Texas.
    Surveyor General of Texas, 1829. Sole superior judge of Texas before 1836. Active in the cause of independence. Member of Secession Convention, 1861. Chambersea, later Anahuac, and a Texas county were named in his honor.

    (Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/18--20:50: This Bell
  • Brookfield, Ohio.
    This bell rang for shift changes at Frederick Masury's Masurite Explosive Company (1904-1911) In 1912 it was given to the Elm Street School. When the school closed in 1951, it became the property of the Brookfield Fire . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--20:54: Garrison Corner GAR Monument
  • near Blanchester, Ohio.
    In memory of Garrison Corner Civil War soldiers who have served with the Grand Army of the Republic and died in the service of their country Pvt. Peter Garrison died 8-11-1863 Pvt. Felix Rude died 4-14-1863 Pvt. Lewis Rude . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/18--21:43: The "El Capulín" Reservoir
  • , Mexico.
    Alberca “El Capulín” 1726-1738 En el año de 1726, el español Don Juan Antonio de Urrutia y Arana, Marqués de la Villa del Villar del Águila, inició los trabajos de construcción en esta alberca del pueblo de La Cañada, para . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    In 1691, Sir Christopher Wren designed for Queen Mary II a terrace overlooking the Thames in front of the old river wall of Whitehall Palace built by Henry VIII. This terrace projecting about 70 feet into the bed of the . . .

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

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  • 08/10/18--22:50: Túngata 6
  • , Iceland.
    Lárus E. Sveinbjörnsson dómstórji reisti dom húsið árið 1875. Síðar bjó Magnús Einarsson dýralæknir, tengdasonur Lárusar, i húsinu. Húsið er með hefðbundnu dönsku sniði. Árið 1995 var húsið fært til eldra horfs. - (English . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--05:19: 41st Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text from the Front Side of the Monument: 41st Ohio Infantry, Colonel Aquila A. Wiley, Commanding Hazen's Brigade, Palmer's Division 21st Army Corps. Text from the Back Side of the Monument: September 19th, 11863, this . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--07:26: Mary Ann Campana
  • Vienna, Ohio.
    Side A Born on April 18, 1913, in Barrea, Province L'Aquila Abruzzi, Italy to Salvatore and Maria (Lombardozzi) Campana, Mary Ann Campana immigrated to the United States with her parents at age eight. Raised in Youngstown . . .

    (Air & Space • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fowler, Ohio.
    Side A Fowler Township Originally called Westfield Township, Samuel Fowler purchased this area in 1798 from the Connecticut Land Company for $12,903.23 while living in Westfield, Massachusetts. His brother Abner arrived the . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--08:02: Casterline Cemetery
  • Cortland, Ohio.
    Side A Originally part of the Casterline farm, this cemetery was once the site of the 1824 Bazetta Presbyterian Church, the first church in Bazetta Township. Ziba Casterline deeded .75 acres for the cemetery to the church in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--08:12: Howland Springs
  • near Warren, Ohio.
    On January 31, 1798, Joseph Howland bought Township 4-Range 3 (Howland Twp.) for $12, 903.23 and an equalizing portion of Township 1-Range 10 (Springfield Twp.) as part of a lottery held to distribute Connecticut's Western . . .

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

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    Warren, Ohio.
    Side A Camp Hutchins-Warren's Civil War Training Camp After the outbreak of the Civil War in the spring of 1861, the U.S. War Department commissioned Ohio Senator B.F. Wade of Jefferson and local Congressman John Hutchins of . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--08:43: Mahoning Lodge #29, IOOF
  • Warren, Ohio.
    The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), a world-wide fraternal organization, was introduced to the United States from England in 1819 and was established in Ohio in 1830. Mahoning Lodge #29 in Warren, Ohio, received its . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--08:54: Kinsman House
  • Warren, Ohio.
    The Kinsman House once served as classrooms for the Dana School of Music, Hiram College Branch. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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

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    Warren, Ohio.
    Side A Dr. Ronald A. Parise (1951-2008), from Warren, was a payload specialist for the Astro 1, Columbia, and Astro 2, Endeavour, space shuttle missions in 1990 and 1995. He logged in more than 614 hours in space. Among his . . .

    (Air & Space • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--09:31: Kinsman
  • Kinsman, Ohio.
    Side A The township of Kinsman was purchased by John Kinsman of Lisbon, Connecticut, in 1799 from the Connecticut Land Company. Kinsman has been the home of many notable citizens, some of whom include: Philip P. Bliss . . .

    (Entertainment • Politics • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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