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  • 08/11/18--09:35: SAAB TF-35XD Draken
  • Mojave, California.
    This aircraft was used to train future Test Pilots & Flight Test Engineers from around the world by NTPS here at Mojave from 1994 - 2009.

    (Air & Space) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--09:44: F-4 Phantom II
  • Mojave, California.
    Creating sonic booms over Mojave, the F-4 Phantom II could reach speeds of Mach 2.2. It was the last fighter to be flown by pilots attaining ace status in the 20th century. Upon its retirement in 1996, 316 F-4 aircraft were . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Kinsman, Ohio.
    Side A Darrow Octagon House This eight-sided house reflects a widespread pre-Civil War architectural fad. Promoted by phrenologist Orson S. Fowler in his 1848 book A Home for All as a way to "bring comfortable homes within . . .

    (Architecture • Law Enforcement • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--09:51: Convair CV-990
  • Mojave, California.
    This jet was used by NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California as the Landing Systems Research Aircraft (LSRA) in 1993 and 1994 to flight test space shuttle landing gear and braking systems. It was . . .

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

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    Gustavus, Ohio.
    Side A Major buildings dating from 1832 to 1898 surround the village green, the geographic center of Gustavus Township. Built in 1832 on the northwest quadrant, the George Hezlep House features Federal-Greek Revival . . .

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

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    Bristolville, Ohio.
    Side A With the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, many young men of Bristol Township enlisted in the army when President Abraham Lincoln issued his call to defend the Union cause. The death toll of some of these men at the . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:01: Houston County Courthouse
  • Crockett, Texas.
    In early 1938, the Houston County commissioners court, with County Judge B. F. Bradley presiding, began making plans for construction of the county's fifth courthouse. Built in 1939 with funds from the Federal Public Works . . .

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

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    Crockett, Texas.
    On June 12, 1837, President Sam Houston authorized the formation of Houston County, the first newly created county in the Republic of Texas. Andrew W. Gossett (1812-1890) donated land, which included this square, for the . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:04: Pine Springs Campground
  • near Weches, Texas.
    A favorite campsite of Tejas Indians in the years before European settlers arrived, this location was used in turn by explorers, Spanish missionaries, traders and armies. Travelers were attracted by abundant game, including . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:06: Bristol Public Library
  • Bristolville, Ohio.
    Side A In 1912, an endowment of $6,000 from Andrew Carnegie made it possible for the Bristol Public Library to become a reality. Four years earlier, the newly organized Bristol Library Association, headed and promoted by . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:07: Hattie Stimpson 1875-1948
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Hattie Stimpson was one of the founding members of the Mackinaw Woman's Club some 90 years ago. On Saturday, March 6, 2004, ninety-two people attended Mackinaw Area's Historical Society's first annual Cabin Fever Dinner at . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wilmington, Ohio.
    by Morris McMillan Post G.A.R. and Citizens – 1927 1861 - 1865

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:19: Honor Roll
  • Bristolville, Ohio.
    Erected to those buried in Bristol Township whose service assured our nation's independence 1775-1783 Gasper Cline Elias Daily Jacob Hamman John Morley Joseph Talcott William Wilson

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--11:22: A Legacy of Debate
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    Between 1874-1876, thousands of citizens illegally entered the Black Hills in search of gold. Every gold panner, newspaper article, and frontier story told of great wealth and encouraged the onslaught of the region. The . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Southington, Ohio.
    Side A Southington native Newton Chalker built, furnished, and donated Chalker High School to his community in 1907. Chalker was born in 1842 in Southington Township and lived there until adulthood. He later built a . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--11:54: Gold Discovered
  • near Pierce, Idaho.
    Hearing rumors of gold in the hills, Captain Elias Davidson Pierce started his first journey from Walla Walla to this area on August 12, 1860, with a crew of ten. The crew included: Benthnel Farrell (18), Horace Dodge (22), . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newton Falls, Ohio.
    Side A Alexander Sutherland (1767-1845) and his wife Sarah (1768-1836) were the first settlers in Newton Township, Trumbull County, Ohio. Coming from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, the Sutherlands acquired 205 acres of . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--12:13: Prospect Cemetery
  • Jamaica, New York.
    Designated as a New York City Landmark in 1976, Prospect Cemetery, the original Old Burial Ground of the Village of Jamaica is one of the few remaining Colonial cemeteries in Queens. The earliest written record of the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/11/18--12:17: Western Reserve
  • Conneaut, Ohio.
    On July 4, 1796, Moses Cleaveland and his survey party landed at the mouth of Conneaut Creek on the southern shore of Lake Erie in what is today Conneaut, Ohio. The Connecticut Land Company, a private land speculation . . .

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

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  • 08/11/18--12:26: Lakeshore Park Main Pavilion
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    At 440 feet in length, the Lakeshore Park Main Pavilion, now known as the Ashtabula Township Park Lakefront Pavilion, is thought to be the longest and oldest lakefront pavilion in continuous use on the Great Lakes. Built in . . .

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

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