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  • 08/22/18--11:55: Manuel Acuña
  • , Mexico.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--12:43: Ex-Palace of the Inquisition
  • , Mexico.
    Antiguo Palacio de la Inquisición Este edificio se construyó de diciembre de 1732 a diciembre de 1736, por el Arq. Pedro de Arrieta. Declarado monumento. Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales. 1963 English translation: . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Aqui estuvo la casa de los adelantados de Nueva Galicia despues marqueses de Villamayor 1530 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: Here was the house of the ‘adelantados’ of New . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Hawley, Pennsylvania.
    Much had been written about the Delaware & Hudson Canal but unfortunately, that is not the case for this building, especially its early years. According to Phineas Goodrich in his 1880 book, History of Wayne County, . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/18--13:18: Young's Inn
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    This famous stagecoach stop on the old Louisville & Nashville Turnpike was built ca. 1797 by James Young, founder of West Point, Ky. At this inn John James Audubon wrote about seeing large flocks of passenger pigeons. Jenny . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    West Point, Kentucky.
    In 1796, James Young and Samuel Pearman established the town of West Point on land owned by Young. It received its name because it was the westernmost English-speaking settlement downstream from the Falls of the Ohio River . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/18--13:22: Ex-Customs House
  • , Mexico.
    Este edificio construido para Aduana se comenzó el 9 de diciembre de 1730 se terminó el 28 de junio de 1731. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República English translation: This building was constructed as a . . .

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

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    Bardstown Junction, Kentucky.
    Stood one mile west. It was a stone stack 33 ft. high with a maximum inner diameter of 10 ft. Its fuel was charcoal, and its air blast machinery was driven by a steam engine, blowing preheated air through the stack. Built in . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--13:34: Goodwin (Goodin) Fort
  • near Boston, Kentucky.
    Established by Samuel Goodwin in 1780 at the site of Old Boston. Important link with other stations encircling future Bardstown, and became refuge for pioneers in area. Fort raided by Indians, July 1781. Peter Kennedy led . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--13:38: United States Post Office
  • Bakersfield, California.
    In 1924, Bakersfield was the twenty-first city in California to receive a Federal Post Office Building. Built at a cost of $130,000, the Mission architecture style building, constructed of masonry and concrete and reinforced . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--13:41: Ivy Substation
  • Culver City, California.
    The Ivy Substation, named for the land development where it is located, was built in 1907 by the Los Angeles Pacific Railway. It is one of the largest electric substations along the “Balloon Route” rail line from downtown . . .

    (Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/18--13:43: Danevang Pioneer Monument
  • Danevang, Texas.
    Front: Danevang 1894 - 1976 This monument was erected in honor of all the pioneers who settled Danevang. They met adversity and hardship with Christian fellowship, cooperation and hard work. They achieved their goal of a . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--13:46: Lakeside Power Plant
  • St. Francis, Wisconsin.
    In 1920, the Lakeside Power Plant opened here, becoming the world’s largest plant to exclusively burn pulverized coal. The lighted smokestacks were visible to ship captains and airplane pilots for miles off shore until 1987 when the plant was razed.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Aqui estuvo la casa del conquistador Cristobal de Oñate 1530 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: Here was the house of the conquistador Cristóbal de Oñate 1530 Catalogue of . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/18--17:58: Master Diego Pedraza
  • , Mexico.
    Aqui estuvo la casa de Maese Diego Pedraza Primer Cirujano que hubo en la Ciudad 1525 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: Here was the house of Master Diego Pedraza The First . . .

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

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    Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
    The Fairmount Heights Municipal Center was constructed as a fire hall; it later served as a health clinic, library, general meeting space and, most importantly, as the town hall. The lots on which it stood were purchased by . . .

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

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  • 08/22/18--18:17: National Tribute Grove
  • near Crescent City, California.
    –top plaque– This Unit of 500 Acres in the National Tribute Grove is Preserved Through the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution To Honor Those Who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States in World War . . .

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

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    Toledo, Ohio.
    This monument erected by Spanish War veterans, patriotic organizations and citizens of the city of Toledo to commemorate the valour and patriotism of the men who served in the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/22/18--18:23: West Point
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    West Point, founded in 1796, received its name from the fact that when the town was established, it was the western-most point in the so-called English civilization.

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

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  • 08/22/18--18:27: War Savings Stamps
  • Toledo, Ohio.
    In recognition of the Patriotism of the People of Lucas County who so generously purchased War Savings Stamps in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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