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    Edwards AFB, California.
    Marker 1: This research aircraft was the first airplanes to demonstrate the transonic performance capabilities of a supercritical wing. This airplane demonstrated a drag-rise Mach number of 0.96 at cruise lifting conditions. . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:05: Daniel Carter Beard
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    Born in Cincinnati in 1850, Dan Beard was a nationally known illustrator and artist. Early years and summers spent here strongly influenced his career. Beard's American Boy's Handy-Book (1882), a manual of woodcraft and . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--10:14: Mathews House
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    The famed master builder Jonathan Goldsmith designed and built this well-proportioned Federal style residence for Dr. John H. Mathews. It is considered to be one of the finest Goldsmith houses. The house was moved to its . . .

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

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    Painesville, Ohio.
    On February 8, 1848, the Ohio Legislature incorporated the Cleveland, Painesville, and Ashtabula Railroad Company, which reached Painesville in 1851, with track and a depot. President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrived in . . .

    (Architecture • Politics • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:22: X-29
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    Researchers flew the X-29 to explore the use of advanced composite materials in aircraft construction, variable-camber wing surfaces, forward-swept wings with a thin supercritical airfoil, close-coupled canards, and digital . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:23: Lockheed F-104
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    NASA Dryden operated a fleet of F-104 Starfighters between 1956 and 1994. These were used as chase aircraft, for pilot training and proficiency, and to practice X-15 approaches and landings. They were also configured to . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:25: NF-15B
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    In 1993 Dryden acquired the NF-15B, a two-seat jet fighter that had undergone significant modifications including the addition of canards and a pair of thrust-vectoring nozzles. Dryden engineers used the aircraft as a test . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:31: Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    Marker 1: The SR-71 Blackbird served NASA as a high-speed, high-altitude research aircraft capable of attaining altitudes above 85,000 feet with a cruising speed up to Mach 3.32 (2,193 mph). To enable it to withstand high . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:32: HiMAT
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    This Highly Maneuverable Aircraft Technology demonstrator, the second of two built, was designed to test technologies that would improve the maneuverability of future U.S. fighters. NASA, the Air Force Flight Dynamics . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Perry, Ohio.
    Hugh Mosher was the fifer portrayed in Archibald Willard's "Spirit of '76", one of America"s most famous patriotic paintings. Mosher was born on January 29, 1819 in Perry, Lake County (then part of Geauga County), Ohio. He . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:40: Fedderate Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Fedderate Castle From A.D. 1370 to 1573 the home of the Craufurds of Fedderate, ancestors of the Swedish Family of Crafoord A castle seems to have been on this site since AD 1200. The ruins are from a castle built Abraham. . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--10:49: Irvine Bowl
  • Laguna Beach, California.
    Home of the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters. The originator was Laguman John Hinchman. The first living pictures were presented in 1933 as The Spirit of the Masters Pageant. The Festival of Arts Association was . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--10:50: Rabbit Run Theater
  • Madison, Ohio.
    Originally a horse barn owned and converted by the Klump family, Rabbit Run Theater opened in 1946. In its early years, Rabbit Run operated as a professional summer stock theater and many well-known actors such as Jessica . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:56: San Rafael Rancho
  • Glendale, California.
    San Rafael Rancho, first granted to José Maria Verdugo, Oct. 20, 1784. Catalina Adobe built about 1828. And, General Andres Pico oak tree camp site, before he surrendered to General John C. Fremont, 1847.

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--10:58: The Lion
  • El Monte, California.
    “The Lion” dedicated 1980. Gay’s Lion Farm 1924 - 1944. Donated 1948 to El Monte Union High School.

    (Animals • Education • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--11:01: Mount Lowe Railway
  • near Altadena, California.
    Cable wheel, last remnant of Incline section, Mt Lowe Railway, Rubio Canyon to Echo Mt, 1893-1938, built by Prof. T.S.C. Lowe, D.J. Macpherson, engineer.

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

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  • 09/02/18--11:01: Unionville Tavern
  • Unionville, Ohio.
    First known as the Webster House, later as the New England House, and finally as the Old Tavern, this inn has served travelers on the old Cleveland-Buffalo Road (now State Route 84) since before Ohio became a state. As . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Architecture • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Los Angeles, California.
    Designed as the largest enclosed structure without columns in the world by noted California architects Robert Clements & Associates, this Art Deco building, constructed between 1938 and 1941 by the WPA, is the largest and . . .

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

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  • 09/02/18--11:07: Norwegian Grade
  • Thousand Oaks, California.
    Historic Norwegian Grade was built by hand between 1900 and 1911 using picks, shovels, farm equipment, and $60 worth of dynamite given by the County of Ventura. The grade was constructed by members of the Norwegian Colony . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/02/18--11:19: The Livingston House
  • Coronado, California.
    Historical Landmark San Diego #58 The Livingston House AKA The Baby Del Built in San Diego 1887 Relocated to Coronado 1983 Private Residence

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

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