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  • 09/01/18--15:40: Welton Cemetery
  • Burton, Ohio.
    Side A Welton Cemetery was known as Roselawn Cemetery until the early 1900s. Early settlers to the Burton area donated the land. Welton Cemetery is the burial place for veterans of the nation's wars and for several state . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/01/18--15:50: Richard III
  • , United Kingdom.
    Richard III King of England 1483 1485 Born Fotheringham A Good Lawmaker for the Ease and Solace of the Common People 2 October 1452 Killed Bosworth 22 August 1485 Piteously Slain Fighting Manfully In the Thickest . . .

    (Military • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/01/18--15:50: Batavia House
  • Middlefield, Ohio.
    Side A Originally called the James Thompson Inn, named for its builder, the son of Middlefield's first settler, Isaac Thompson, the Batavia House is Middlefield's oldest remaining structure. Built in 1818, the two-story wood . . .

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

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    Chardon, Ohio.
    Side A Fowler's Mill Historic District Fowlers Mill (originally Fowler's Mills) developed around a group of mills built in the 1830s on the Chagrin River. Opportunities from these mills led to Fowlers Mill becoming the . . .

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

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    Chardon, Ohio.
    Side A Fowler's Mill Historic District Fowlers Mill (originally Fowler's Mills) developed around a group of mills built in the 1830s on the Chagrin River. Opportunities from these mills led to Fowlers Mill becoming the . . .

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

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    Huntsburg, Ohio.
    Side A The First Congregational Church of Claridon has served the community since it was dedicated in the summer of 1832. Twenty-seven souls from the Burton Congregational Church petitioned to form their own church in . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/01/18--17:00: "Old" Chardon Post Office
  • Chardon, Ohio.
    Side A Listed on the National register of Historic Places in 1974, this building was the post office from 1940 through 1986. It is an example of the Colonial Revival style common in the 1930s and 1940s. The exterior brick . . .

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

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    Chardon, Ohio.
    Side A This block of Main Street overlooks the Geauga County Courthouse, which was built in 1869. The courthouse and the Main Street buildings, together which compose a district that has been entered on the National Register . . .

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

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  • 09/01/18--17:42: Chardon Business District
  • Chardon, Ohio.
    Side A Chardon was designated the county seat of Geauga County in 1808. On July 25, 1868, the entire village business district (now Main Street) was destroyed by fire, including forty businesses, offices, meeting halls, and . . .

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

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    Thompson, Ohio.
    Side A Thompson Ledges Due to what is known as the Sharon Conglomerate or pebbly sandstone, these ledges have played an important role in the daily life of local residents and the economy. The porousness of this rock, which . . .

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

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  • 09/01/18--19:06: Uri Seeley House
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    Built in 1819, this classic Greek Revival style colonial is attributed to the works of master builder and architect Jonathon Goldsmith. Goldsmith is known for his simple, yet elegant craftsmanship and architectural designs, . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/01/18--20:24: Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Newport, Vermont.
    In honor of those who served in Vietnam

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--05:32: Charles Martin Hall
  • Thompson, Ohio.
    Born in Thompson Ohio As a youth of 22 years he unlocked from natures grasp the modern metal aluminum giving to the nation the countless benefits of the metal and the aluminum industry which his discovery made possible

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

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  • 09/02/18--05:39: Thomas W. Harvey
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    This Italianate-style house is the former home of noted educational leader Thomas W. Harvey. Here he wrote A Practical Grammar of the English Language, as well as a series of language texts and readers. First published in . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--05:49: Lake County YMCA
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    On this site, the evening of December 29, 1866, a group of men gathered in the First Baptist Church for a prayer meeting which resulted in the founding of the Painesville Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Two years . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Painesville, Ohio.
    Among the fifty-four buildings that comprise the Mentor Avenue District are examples of Federal, Greek Revival, Early Romanesque Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, and twentieth century eclectic styles. Renowned . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--07:29: Knights of Labor Opera House
  • Shawnee, Ohio.
    In 1869 a secret organization. The Knights of Labor, was founded in Philadelphia. The K.O.L. promoted an ideal society based on bettering life for others with the slogans. “labor was the first capital” and “an injury to one . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el más grande y antiguo convento de monjas que hubo en la Nueva España: el de la Concepción, fundado en 1540. English translation: Here was the largest and oldest convent of nuns that existed in New Spain: that . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--08:43: The Chapel of the Dead
  • , Mexico.
    En el siglo XIX esta capilla fue depósito de cadáveres de pordioseros e indigentes. Se le conoció como Capilla de los Muertos. English translation: In the 19th century this chapel was where the bodies of beggars and the . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--08:58: José Martí
  • , Saint Lucia.
    José Martí National Hero Republic of Cuba

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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