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  • 08/19/18--12:26: The Fountain Tavern
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( left column ) In this court in the 18th century stood the Fountain Tavern where the political oponents of Sir Robert Walpole met using the title of the Fountain Club Also the Coal Hole the meeting place of the Wolf Club of . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--12:35: Palace of the Savoy
  • , United Kingdom.
    Within these precincts stood the Palace of the Savoy. The erection of which was begun by Peter, Ninth Count of Savoy and Earl of Richmond. A.D. 1246 Henry III King of England bestowed the site “in vico qui vocato la . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Maries, Idaho.
    During W.W. I, St Maries was a hotbed of International Workers of America (I.W.W.) unionizing activities. In December 1917, Sheriff E. Noland raided their headquarters near here and arrested secretary William Nelson for . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--12:45: Saint Joseph Indian Mission
  • near St. Maries, Idaho.
    Established November 4, 1842, by Father Nicolas Point, S.J. Eagerly sought by the Coeur d'Alene Indians, the Black Robed missionaries supervised the building of a log cabin, and in the spring, began to teach "the mysteries . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--12:53: Savoy Theatre
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Plaque Was Unveiled by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales To Celebrate the Reopening of the Newly restored Savoy Theatre 19th July 1993

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--12:59: The Coal Hole
  • , United Kingdom.
    Nicholoson’s The Coal Hole The original Coal Hole was located in a cellar in Fountain Court, a few yards from our present establishment. Its name seems to have derived from the coal heavers who worked nearby on the River . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--13:01: The Mullan Road
  • St. Maries, Idaho.
    Designed to connect the Missouri and the Columbia, this military wagon road was constructed past here in 1859. Swamps in the St. Joe valley has to be corduroyed with logs, and 70 men spent a week digging out sidehills south . . .

    (Military • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--13:06: Royal Air Force
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of Westminster Royal Air Force The Royal Air Force was formed and had its first headquarters here in the former Hotel Cecil 1st April 1918 Through Adversity To The Stars ( small brass plaque ) This Plaque was . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--13:09: Sir Richard Arkwright
  • , United Kingdom.
    Greater London Council Sir Richard Arkwright 1732 – 1792 Industrialist and Inventor lived here

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

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  • 08/19/18--13:19: RSA
  • , United Kingdom.
    The House of the Royal Society for The Encouragement Of Arts Manufactures and Commerce Foundation Laid 28 March 1772 Completed 2 April 1774 Robert & James Adam Architects

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--13:23: Eminent Artists
  • , United Kingdom.
    London County Council Robert Adam Thomas Hood John Galsworthy Sir James Barrie and Other Eminent Artists and Writers lived here

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--14:25: Maple Grove Farm
  • near Malta, Ohio.
    Rufus P. Stone, grandson of General Rufus Putnum, settled on this 1,000 acre farm and built a wooden farmhouse here in 1818. In 1855, John E. Thomas purchased the original farmhouse and 600 acres from the heirs of Rufus P. . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--15:03: Submerged Valley
  • Harrison, Idaho.
    Glacial activity about 9000 to 12000 years ago created this lake out of what previously had been the valley of a river. The ice sheet occupied major valleys north of here. As the glacier receded, melt waters flooded across . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--15:41: Purcell Trench
  • near Hauser, Idaho.
    A long, glaciated valley, extending from British Columbia this far into Idaho, brought part of a continental ice sheet past here thousands of years ago. Rocks and boulders transported here by glacial ice backed up Lake Coeur . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--16:58: Treaty Rock
  • Post Falls, Idaho.
    On June 1, 1871, Frederick Post made a deal with Andrew Seltice -- a prominent Coeur d'Alene Indian leader -- to obtain more than 200 acres of Spokane River land to start a mill here. They recorded this cession of land on a . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--19:54: St. Patrick's Church
  • Long Eddy, New York.
    Construction of St. Patrick's Catholic Church was completed in 1904. Prior to that time, the congregation met for Mass in Preston Kellams Hall, in a private residence located across Church Street. Funds were raised to build . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--20:04: St. Patrick's Long Eddy
  • Long Eddy, New York.
    Stone from original church

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--20:40: Village of Hancock
  • Hancock, New York.
    The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (New York State Route 97) follows the Upper Delaware River through the western parts of Delaware, Sullivan, and Orange Counties. This unique highway connects the rafting and bluestone village . . .

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

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  • 08/19/18--21:59: Parish of Santa Catarina
  • , Mexico.
    Parroquia de Santa Catarina Virgen y Mártir. Se edificó como parte del hospital del mismo nombre, fundado en el siglo XVI; el actual edificio se construyó en el siglo XVIII. English translation: Parish of Santa Catarina . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/18--22:34: Cleburne's Division
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Cleburne's Division - Hill's Corps Major General Patrick R. Cleburne September 19th, 1863, 10 a.m. Wood's Brigade - Brigadier General S.A.M. Wood. Polk's Brigade - Brigadier General Lucius E. Polk. Deshler's Brigade - . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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