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    Custer, South Dakota.
    An economic crash in 1873 affected the entire nation. The government, pressured to boost the economy, needed to explore new land. Open land for settlement and rich resources would create markets and new jobs. George A. . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Custer, South Dakota.
    Spurred by rumors of gold, many prospector groups attempted to enter the Black Hills in the 1870s. Without regard to the Fort Laramie Treaty, they planned to enter the region and exploit the untapped wealth. A group of 28 . . .

    (Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--10:21: Stockade Lake Bridge
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    Originally Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Completed in April 1937 South Dakota National Guard Completed in August 1988 The Bridge is 76 feet, 4 inches long and 26 feet wide. Three spans, each . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Flagstaff, Arizona.
    The idea of a non-motorized trail traversing Arizona from Mexico to Utah was conceived by Dale Shewalter, a Flagstaff public school teacher, after numerous long-distance hikes throughout the state. In 1985 Dale walked from . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--10:32: The Glover House
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    The Glover House at 11 Glendale Drive, was built in 1899 as a Christmas gift from Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science Church, to her son George Washington Glover II. At the time of construction, the site was . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lead, South Dakota.
    Lead's first bank was founded in 1879 under the name of Samuel Wood & Co. and was later renamed Thum, Lake & Co. It became a state bank in 1883 under the name of the Lead City Bank, a name which was changed to the First . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--10:45: Site of Log Courthouse
  • Danville, Kentucky.
    Kentucky District Court sessions held here March 14, 1785, until Court of Appeals set up in 1792. Created by Virginia statute on May 6, 1782, the court first met in Harrodsburg on March 3, 1783. Later meetings at Low Dutch . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--10:54: Lapwai Mission
  • Lapwai, Idaho.
    Henry Harmon Spalding established Idaho’s earliest mission near here, Nov. 29, 1836, at a site chosen by the Nez Perce Indians. Ever since they met Lewis and Clark in 1805-6, the Nez Perce had wanted to find out more about . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--10:56: Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Danville, Kentucky.
    One of the oldest church buildings in Danville. Erected in 1830 after Trinity parish founded in 1829. Rebuilt on the original walls following fire which swept central part of town, 1860. James Birney and Ephraim McDowell . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--11:00: School for the Deaf
  • Danville, Kentucky.
    On this corner, in 1823, Kentucky founded the first state-supported school in the United States for the instruction of deaf children. Classes met in an old inn that was known as the Yellow House. Reverend and Mrs. John R. . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--11:03: County Named, 1842
  • Danville, Kentucky.
    For Judge John Boyle, 1774-1834. State representative, 1800; U.S. Congress, 1803-9; Kentucky Court of Appeals, Chief Justice, 1810-26; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1826-34. The Judge "lived for his country," setting . . .

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

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    Danville, Kentucky.
    Kentucky's first recorded hemp crop, 1775, was on Clark's Run Creek, near Danville. Grown by Archibald McNeill, who brought the first seed with him when he located here. Hemp production spread slowly throughout the area, but . . .

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

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    Danville, Kentucky.
    Born in Boyle Co. and a graduate of Centre College, 1850, Harlan practiced law in central Ky. after 1853. Although against Lincoln and abolition in 1860, he was a strong Unionist during Civil War; recruited 10th Ky. . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--11:15: Tower Grove House
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Between 1849 and 1851, architect George I. Barnett simultaneously designed Henry Shaw's city and country residences. Tower Grove House was Shaw's elegant Italianate country home. Making a dramatic impression against the . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--11:18: Bredell Family Cemetery
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    Here the resting place for three generations of Bredells overlooks the river terrace where they lived from 1861 to 1927. The cemetery’s location next to a parking lot may appear unusual, but the Bredell family was part of a . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--11:33: Nez Perce Village Site
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    The river terrace below had the ingredients for a thriving village site: fresh water, a river full of fish, and a stream corridor filled with wildlife. For thousands of years the Nez Perce lived a life of bounty here. Then . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--11:49: Lapwai Mission Cemetery
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    Generations of Nez Perce people are buried here, as well as Henry and Eliza Spalding and other missionaries and agents. To the Nez Perce this is sacred ground -- part of their connection to a traditional homeland. This is . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Austria.
    Die Aula der Wissenschaften ist seit jeher ein Ort der Begegnung und des Wissenstransfers. Das im 17. Jahrhundert errichtete Gebäude diente ursprünglich mit seinen Hörsälen der Universität, später mit den Schulräumen dem . . .

    (Communications • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/13/18--12:20: Bate's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Bate's Brigade Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General William B. Bate. September 20, 1863, Morning, 1st Position. 58th Alabama - Colonel Bushrod Jones. 37th Georgia - Lieutenant Colonel Joseph T. Smith. 4th . . .

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

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  • 08/13/18--12:20: Bates Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Bate's Brigade Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General William B. Bate. September 20, 1863, 11 a.m., 1st Position. 58th Alabama - Colonel Bushrod Jones. 37th Georgia - Lieutenant Colonel Joseph T. Smith. 4th . . .

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

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