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  • 08/29/18--12:11: The 1910 Fire
  • St. Maries, Idaho.
    Ranger Edward Pulaski and his crew of over 40 men took refuge from the fire on August 30 in the War Eagle mine tunnel on Placer Creek. All survived except for five men and two horses.

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

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    St. Maries, Idaho.
    Before the construction of the Post Falls Dam in 1906 the water level of the lake was lower from what you see now. In those days there were Coeur d'Alene camps near here at Ch'mi'wes, the land between Round and Benewah or . . .

    (Native Americans • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--12:25: Timber Made This Town
  • St. Maries, Idaho.
    The Saint Maries River Valley was said to have the largest single stand of white pine in the world. Homesteaders and lumberjacks flocked here by wagon road and boats to take advantage of vast stands of western white pine, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--13:04: Miles of Steamboats
  • Saint Louis, Missouri.
    St. Louis was the third busiest port in the United States during its 1830s to 1850s heyday. Steamboats waiting to load and unload their cargo lined up for miles along the Mississippi River. Field calls of dockworkers filled . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hot Springs, Arkansas.
    Site of The State Capitol of Arkansas July 2-14-1862 When Federal troops advanced on Little Rock, Governor Henry Massie Rector moved his staff and records here. Erected by the Garland County Association of the Arkansas State . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Columbia, Pennsylvania.
    (side 1) Prelude to Gettysburg One of the great debates of our Country's history and legacy is what scholars call "the two Civil Wars": the first a matter of campaigns, generals, and troop movements and the second focusing . . .

    (African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--13:24: First National Bank
  • Columbia, Pennsylvania.
    The Columbia Bridge Company was formed in 1811 and began to raise money for a bridge between Columbia and Wrightsville. This business served as the first bank in the community, and by 1814 had used its profits to build the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--13:35: Eastford Veterans Memorial
  • Eastford, Connecticut.
    Dedicated to Eastford Military Veterans In recognition of an appreciation For their service to the United States of America. This monument funded by the family of Charles S. Bowen, Sr., native son, veteran, and patriot. . . .

    (War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Iceland.
    (English side:) The name Bernhöftstorfa (Bernhöft's Sward) is derived from the T.D. Bernhöft bakery, which stood in Bankastræti 2. Bernhöft's house was built at the north end of the lot in 1938, along with the bakery, peat . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Maries, Idaho.
    It served as a Men's Club until 1906 then as a home and treatment center for "Doc" Thompson into the 1920's. Purchased & restored by Raleigh Hughes after 1926. Purchased by the Centennial Committee in 1989.

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

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    St. Maries, Idaho.
    St. Maries, named by Jesuit Father Pierre DeSmet during the 1840s, sits at the confluence of the "Shadowy" St. Joe and St. Maries rivers. It was recognized as a settlement in the 1880s. Incorporated as a village in 1902, and . . .

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

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  • 08/29/18--15:56: T. J. Wood's Division
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    U.S.A. T. J. Wood's Division. Left of Assault Nov. 25, 1863

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--17:08: Veterans Memorial
  • Barton, Vermont.
    Proudly we salute our veterans & pledge eternal gratitude for their sacrifices & gallant preservation of freedom for all. [Armed Services Emblems] Dedicated May 30, 1989

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--18:36: First Creek War
  • near Stockton, Alabama.
    27 July 1813 – Battle of Burnt Corn 30 August 1813 – Fort Mims Massacre 31 August 1813 – Kimbell – James Massacre 2 September 1813 – Attack at Fort Sinquefield 13 September 1813 – Wood's Bluff Ambush 3 November 1813 – Battle . . .

    (Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--18:51: Northern Forest Canoe Trail
  • Newport, Vermont.
    [Front] For thousands of years, the waterways of the Northeast Kingdom provided the best travel routes across the rugged landscape. Lake Memphremagog is a hub which connects the northeast's major waterways: Lake Champlain . . .

    (Environment • Exploration • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/18--19:54: Gautier War Memorial
  • Gautier, Mississippi.
    This monument is dedicated to the men and women of the armed services of the United States of America who served and are still serving In recognition of their personal sacrifices their service to our county and their . . .

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

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  • 08/29/18--19:56: On This Spot was Mustered
  • Miles, Pennsylvania.
    On This Spot was Mustered Co.A. 148th Regt. P.V.I. Aug 25th 1862. Original Company Captain. Forester, Robert H. First Lieutenants Bierly, Wesley W.; Spangler, Simon M.; Wolf, Simon S. Second Lieutenants Burkert, Erastus . . .

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

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    Newport, Vermont.
    In 1892, a prominent citizen of Newport, Elisha Lane, commenced construction of the Lane Opera House. The opera house was a three-story brick building with a solid granite foundation and decorative granite window and door . . .

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

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  • 08/29/18--20:18: Temple of Our Lady of Loreto
  • , Mexico.
    Templo de Nuestra Señora de Loreto. Diseñado originalmente por Manuel Tolsá; su cúpula es una de las más grandes de la ciudad. English translation: Temple of Our Lady of Loreto This temple was designed originally by Manuel . . .

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

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  • 08/29/18--20:34: Swimming Hole
  • Franklin, Pennsylvania.
    Swimming Hole A natural swimming hole on Roaring Creek attracted the first visitors to Knoebels farm. Admission: With bath house 10¢ Visitors Horse Fed & Stabled 25¢

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

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