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  • 08/23/18--08:16: Cosmopolitan No. 4
  • Hamilton, Ohio.
    110 yards from the back of this marker on the present southeast corner of 4th and Butler Streets stood the Cosmopolitan Arms Company, founded by Edward Gwyn and Abner C. Campbell, where carbines for the Union Army were . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--11:37: Cristóbal Vargas Valades
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el colegio del Cristo fundado a iniciativa de Don Cristobal Vargas Valades. 1612. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: Here was the College of Christ founded . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--12:52: Garrity's Alabama Battery
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Garrity's Alabama Battery. 2 Napoleons, 2 6 Pdrs.. Anderson’s Brigade, Hindman’s Division, Polk’s Corps. September 20, 1863. Capt. James Garrity, Commanding. 1st Lieut. Phillip Bond. 1st Lieut. Maynard A. Hassell. 2D Lieut. . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--12:53: Jean Neel Ford
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    Jean Neel Ford, wife of US Senator and former Governor Wendall Ford, was born in a house that once stood on this lot. Her father, Hoover Neel was LH & St. L Railway agent here.

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--13:20: Ethel Waters
  • Chester, Pennsylvania.
    African American blues, jazz and gospel singer overcame poverty to become one of the highest paid stars on Broadway. Several of her songs are Grammy Hall of Fame inductees. For acting, she received both Oscar and Emmy . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--13:36: Sarah Josepha Hale
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    One of America's first woman editors. Hale greatly increased subscriptions to Godey's Lady's Book in her four decades as editor. She successfully promoted a national Thanksgiving Day to President Lincoln. The author and . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--13:43: Rocha Adobe
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Built in 1865 by Don Antonio Jose Rocha on Rancho Rincon de los Bueyes.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, fundado en el siglo XVI. Este edificio fue construido en el siglo XVIII para el Colegio y posteriormente fue sede de la Escuela Nacional Preparatoria. Alberga un importante acervo . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--14:01: The 38th Parallel
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    You are now standing on the 38th parallel line, the same line that separates North and South Korea. The line goes completely around the earth and passes thru West Point at this spot.

    (Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--14:06: F-104
  • Palmdale, California.
    F-104s were versatile work-horses in NASA's stable of research and support aircraft, accumulating more than 18,000 flights in a variety of missions. Registered as N812NA, this aircraft is one of three F-104s built specially . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
    The Doswell Brooks House was built in 1928 in the Mount Wisener subdivision of Fairmount Heights; the third subdivision to be platted in the community. It was built for Doswell and Anita Brooks. The house is a small . . .

    (African Americans • Architecture • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--14:13: Pearman's Settlement
  • West Point, Kentucky.
    Samuel Pearman and a group of 12 men built a log cabin on this site in 1776. This was the first attempt at settlement in Hardin County.

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

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  • 08/23/18--15:10: Schelfenhaus / Schelf House
  • , Germany.
    Im Jahr 1719 ließ der wohlhabende Volkacher Kaufmann Johann Georg Adam Schelf in der heutigen Schelfengasse den Grundstein für ein repräsentatives Stadtpalais legen. Das Hauptgebäude steht traufseitig zur schmalen Gasse. . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--19:27: Centennial Mosaic
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    As part of the yearlong Centennial celebration at Pennsylvania College of Technology, three large-scale installations were created by artists with the help of students to enrich the outdoor environment of the campus. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Sociedad Mexicana de Geografía y Estadística. Este edificio es sede de la Sociedad Mexicana de Geografía y Estadística, fundada en 1833, siendo la primera en América y la cuarta en el mundo con esta vocación científica. . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--20:08: Le Jeune Chef
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    Constructed in 1984 Translated as "the young chef," Le Jeune Chef is a restaurant that presents a fine-dining experience at the heart of the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus. Open to the public, the restaurant . . .

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

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  • 08/23/18--20:21: First Mexican Congress
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí se reunió el primer Congreso Mexicano y el Constituyente de 1824. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: Here met the first Mexican Congress and the Constituent Congress of . . .

    (Notable Events • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--21:28: Clark Cemetery
  • near State Line, Mississippi.
    The Clark Cemetery was established by W.M.B. Clark (1809-1881) in 1879 with the burial of ?.?. McInnis, born in 1804. It is the final resting place of a number of Greene County businessmen, legislators, county officials and . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/23/18--22:44: Bassetts Creek
  • Wagarville, Alabama.
    Named for Thomas Bassett, a British Loyalist and native of Virginia. Migrated to Tombigbee area from near Augusta, Ga. circa 1772 to escape persecution by American patriots. Received in 1776, from King George III, a grant of . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/24/18--02:09: Sir William Kirkcaldy
  • , United Kingdom.
    Fortissimo Veritas In memory of Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange, “justly reputed to be one of the best soldiers and most accomplished cavaliers of his time.” He held this castle For Queen Mary from May 1568 to May 1573 . . .

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

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