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  • 08/14/18--18:37: Ore Cars
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    The Bald Mountain district, which includes the Portland area, is 3½ miles southwest of the Lead district. Claims were located in the Portland area in 1877, but early mining was handicapped by the highly refractory . . .

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

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  • 08/14/18--18:38: Man Car
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    This man car was used by the Homestake Mining Company to transport men and equipment from the shafts to the mining areas. This man car has 18" gauge trucks (distance between wheels) that were used in the upper levels of the . . .

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

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    St. Louis, Missouri.
    During the late 1700s, geometric-style gardens were popular in England. Victorians favored elaborate and colorful combinations in these formal gardens, lined with bold and brightly colored plants. Foliage and succulents were . . .

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

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Colonel Bosworth was born in Chicago, IL in January 1921. He is a graduate of The George Washington University with a BA in General Studies. Commissioned in 1943, Col Bosworth is a command pilot with more than 4,500 hours . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--18:47: Old Faithful Steam Well
  • Calistoga, California.
    This small but mighty steam well was built back in the 1930s. It served a variety of purposes, but was especially useful when it came to cooking. Cooking with steam is a practice that goes back thousands of years. This . . .

    (Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--19:47: Heirsville
  • near Cochecton, New York.
    By deed Mrs. Oliver Calkin gave ten lots to each six children on Cochecton Newburg Turnpike to be called Heirsville. Name changed to Cochecton 1826.

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

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  • 08/14/18--20:01: Jersey Claim Line
  • near Cochecton, New York.
    On N.Y. shore of Delaware River stands "Station Rock" northern extremity of land claimed by Jersey 1719-1769[.] Line caused many armed clashes between Yorkers and Jerseymen.

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

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  • 08/14/18--20:16: St. James Church and Rectory
  • Callicoon, New York.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1994

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--20:32: Kautz Memorial Building
  • Callicoon, New York.
    Given in 1970 to house the Delaware Free Library by Pauline M. Kautz in memory of her beloved husband Charles P. Kautz

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Man-Made Features • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Querétaro, Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad Querétaro se fundó en 1531 en medio del valle de La Cañada, habitado por algunos gurpos chichimecas. Décadas después, Querétaro se convirtió en una de las ciudades más . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Kelseyville, California.
    Built by Charles Stone and Andy Kelsey on land purchased from Salvador Vallejo. Constructed by forced Indian labor, causing much resentment and culminating in murder by Indians of both Stone and Kelsey in the fall of 1849. . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    El Dorado, Arkansas.
    In honor of the brave Americans who served and those that gave their lives on behalf of a grateful nation Reverse Gulf War August 2, 1990 — February 28, 1991 Iraq War March 20, 2003 — December 15, 2011 Afghanistan War . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Norman, Oklahoma.
    Although the Norman townsite was settled during the Land Run on April 22, 1889, Cleveland County did not exist for another year, and almost wasn't named Cleveland County. In fact, if not for the efforts of Norman's early . . .

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

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    General Kruzel served at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base as Vice Commander and then Commander of the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing during the period July 1961 to April 1963. He graduated from the University of Scranton in . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Major General Harold L. Price had a colorful career which included service in three wars. He was born and raised in Potter, New York. After graduating from Pennsylvania State College in 1941, he entered active military . . .

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

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  • 08/14/18--23:07: World War I Monument
  • Springfield, Kentucky.
    Erected in honor of the noble sons of Washington County. They served that liberty shall not perish from the earth. 1917 – World War – 1918 Not lest we forget, but lest posterity should fail to know. Their names are . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--23:10: Colonel Donald Wesley Forney
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Colonel Forney was born June 1920 in Sioux Falls, SD where he attended Washington High School graduating in 1938. He received a degree in Business Administration in 1942 from the University of South Dakota. In 1942 he was . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--23:12: Garvin County War Memorial
  • Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.
    Freedom Is Not Free In honor of all Garvin Countians who sacrificed their lives while serving our country in time of war, for it is only through the efforts of those who served, and those who died, that America enjoys the . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Johanniskirche Die spätromanische Pfeilerbasilika wurden im Zeitraum zwischen 1220 und 1250 über den Fundamenten einer früheren, aus dem 12. Jahrhundert stammenden Kirche erbaut und ist Johannes dem Täufer geweiht. Sie ist . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/15/18--09:06: Gregorio Cortez
  • near Kenedy, Texas.
    On June 12, 1901, Sheriff W.T. "Brack” Morris and deputy arrived at the Thulemeyer Ranch to question Gregorio Cortez (1875-1916) about a reported horse theft in Atascosa County. A shootout ensued, leaving Sheriff Morris . . .

    (Hispanic Americans • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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