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    Springfield, Kentucky.
    When building lots were first surveyed for Springfield’s downtown, this location was much sought after because of its proximity to the courthouse. William Pile had a storehouse here in 1797, and John Lancaster owned the lot . . .

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

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  • 08/17/18--17:06: Lynch Firehouse
  • Lynch, Kentucky.
    This building, constructed of native sandstone, as were most of the mine structures, was completed about 1920. Machine shop personnel served as firemen. The second story of the firehouse quartered mining company personnel; . . .

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

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  • 08/17/18--17:08: Lamp House No. 2
  • Lynch, Kentucky.
    This lamp house was built about the same time as No. 31 Mine Portal. Shortly after it was built, and again during World War II, more than 2000 electric cap lamps were issued to miners each day, flame safety lamps were also . . .

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

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  • 08/17/18--17:10: Fort Worth 1849-1853
  • Fort Worth, Texas.
    On June 6, 1849, Major Ripley Arnold and Company F of the Second Dragoons established a military post on this site. Arnold named the post Fort Worth to honor Major General William Jenkins Worth, Commander of the Department . . .

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

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  • 08/17/18--17:12: In Honor of Louis Sansbury
  • Springfield, Kentucky.
    Louis Sansbury (1806-1861), a black slave, owned by George Sansbury, was left with keys to Sansbury’s hotel to watch over his business. In 1833, left virtually alone with the sick and dying, Sansbury fed and treated the many . . .

    (African Americans • Disasters • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--17:16: Coal Tipple
  • Lynch, Kentucky.
    The original structure, which consisted of the concrete bin seen here and an additional 60 foot high steel super structure atop the concrete, was the largest coal tipple in the world when completed in 1930. The upper steel . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--17:19: Mine Ventilating Fan
  • Lynch, Kentucky.
    This fan moved 50,000 cubic feet of air per minute to ventilate borehole conveyor entries. It replaced a 300,000 CFM Aerodyne fan in 1968, which, in turn, replaced a 150,000 CFM centrifugal fan to ventilate No. 31 Mine when it was in operation.

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--17:27: The Lincoln School
  • Hillsboro, Ohio.
    Side A The Lincoln School, which stood on this site from 1869 to 1956, was a segregated elementary school intended for the city's African American students, grades one through eight. Hillsboro was the site of the first . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--17:36: Greenbush School
  • Greenbush, Michigan.
    Built in 1870, across from the township hall, Greenbush School is one of Alcona County’s pioneer schools. It remained a part of the Alcona County educational system until 1947. The school began with twenty-five students, . . .

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Stanton, New Mexico.
    During 1945, 17 men of Japanese ancestry were imprisoned here in what was officially known as Japanese Segregation Camp No. 1. Shortly after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, the federal government confined more than 120,000 . . .

    (Asian Americans • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Littlefield, Texas.
    Yellowhouse Division of 3,050,000-acre XIT Ranch built (1887) a 132-foot windmill southwest of here. Set in a canyon, it had to be tall to catch breezes and pump water. It was known as the World's Tallest Windmill until it . . .

    (Agriculture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--19:08: Old Cemetery on the Hill
  • San Patricio, Texas.
    This cemetery is believed to have been used for generations by Indian tribes and Mexican settlers who lived in this area previous to Anglo colonization. Following the establishment of San Patricio de Hibernia in 1830 by . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--20:18: El Dorado Masonic Temple
  • El Dorado, Arkansas.
    El Dorado Masonic Temple has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Erected 1924

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--21:01: Long Eddy Industry
  • Long Eddy, New York.
    Long Eddy was teeming with industry during the late 1800's. Factories and mills produced board lumber, furniture, rolling pins, handles for rakes and hoes, spindles, porch posts, corn meal, buckwheat flour, wooden cheese . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bloomingburg, Ohio.
    The sacrifice of the few insured the freedom of many A grateful community remembers those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during time of war and peace, whose courage and personal sacrifices defended and . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bloomingburg, Ohio.
    This flag pole dedicated November 11, 1940 by Mayor William Wrobbel honoring his father John Wrobbel recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross & veteran of the Spanish- American War & World War I

    (War, Spanish-American • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/17/18--21:47: Lincoln - Hanks
  • Springfield, Kentucky.
    On this site in _____ stood the little office of the Clerk of the Washington County Sourt where Thomas Lincoln gave bond and secured a license to marry Nancy Hanks. The wedding took place at Beechland this county on June ____

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

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  • 08/18/18--06:23: Trigg's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Trigg's Brigade. Preston's Division, - Buckner's Corps. Colonel Robert C. Trigg. September 20, 1863, 4 P.M. 1st Florida Cavalry, Dismounted, - Colonel G. T. Maxwell. 6th Florida, - Colonel J. J. Finley. 7th Florida, - . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/18/18--06:28: Bluestone Quarries
  • Long Eddy, New York.
    Found only in a narrow section of New York and Pennsylvania, bluestone was the material of choice for sidewalks in the 1800's. Demand from major cities such as New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and as far away as San . . .

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

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  • 08/18/18--06:44: Goulds Church Bell
  • Long Eddy, New York.
    Given by George Milk

    (Churches & Religion • Communications • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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