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    Rocksprings, Texas.
    Formed in Missouri, 1898. Moved to Texas, 1924; to Rocksprings, 1926. Houses complete records on Angora Goats registered in U.S. Pictures of breeders and champion goats on display. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965

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

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  • 09/03/18--10:34: The Mullan Road
  • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
    Between 1859 and 1862 the U.S. Army built a military wagon road between Fort Benton Montana, and Fort Walla Walla, Washington. This National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark was the first major engineered highway in the Pacific Northwest.

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--10:41: Divide School
  • near Mountain Home, Texas.
    The first school classes held in this vicinity began in 1882, in the home of a hired teacher. The only two area families with children paid the instructor's salary. In 1893, William and Lou Wharton provided land for a . . .

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

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  • 09/03/18--10:47: Y.O. Ranch
  • near Mountain Home, Texas.
    Charles Armand Schreiner (1838-1927), a native of Alsace-Lorraine, immigrated to Texas with his family in 1852. He joined the Texas Rangers at age fifteen, and in 1856 entered the cattle business at Turtle Creek in Kerr . . .

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

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    , Saint Lucia.
    > English translation: The veterans of the resistance from . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Marshall, Texas.
    Before the Civil War (1861-65), the stage road was the main transportation artery between Marshall and Shreveport, providing a link with New Orleans for distant markets. Extending northeast from Marshall, the stage road . . .

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

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  • 09/03/18--11:02: Coeur d'Alene Lake
  • near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
    Look to the north: blocking the northward passage of the rivers which form this lake, a great dam of glacial ice once towered above the horizon as far as the eye can see. When the glacier melted, about 600,000 years ago, it . . .

    (Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newport, Vermont.
    In memory of The Eighteen Charter Members of Baxter Post No 51 G.A.R. Ina L. Rocque Dept. President W.R.C. —————————————— In memory of Our Fathers Vermont Dep't. D. of U.V. of the Civil War —————————————— In memory of Sarah . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--11:18: Paleis Lofen
  • , Netherlands.
    Lofen werd rond 1050 gebouwd door keizer Hendrik III. Het was één van de paleizen die de keizer van het Heilige Romeinse Rijk, waar Utrecht sinds het jaar 925 toebehoorde, tot zijn beschikking had. Het paleis werd gebouwd . . .

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

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  • 09/03/18--11:19: Kellogg's Jackass
  • Kellogg, Idaho.
    With a grubstake of one jackass and $18.75 worth of flour, bacon, and beans, Noah Kellogg came here prospecting in 1855. Not far from here, his jackass strayed away. Kellogg finally found his wandering burro grazing on a . . .

    (Exploration • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--11:42: Lake Steamers
  • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
    Built by the army in 1880 to carry hay and supplies for Fort Coeur d'Alene, the "Amelia Wheaton" was the first of a long list of steamers on this lake. Commercial steamboating began in 1884 with the mining rush. In later . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--11:58: War Memorial
  • Weedon, Quebec.
    Morts Aux Combat [War Dead] Europe 1914-1918 Adelard Bazinet • Omer Briere • Omer Cote Omer LeMay • Edouard Fortier • Joseph Bernier Henri Gosselin • Albert Tanguay • Pierre Cloutier Louis Cote • Donat Gagnon • Arthur . . .

    (War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Dank und bleibendes Gedachtnis George C. Marshall der als Aussenminister der USA das europaische Wiederaufbauprogramm der Amerikanischen Regierung bekannt gab. Der daraus entstandene Marshall-Plan der Jahre 1948-1952 hat . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--12:50: Weedon Se Souvient!
  • Weedon, Quebec.
    Hommage aux anciens combattants de la région de Weedon Depuis quelques années la Société d'Histoire de Weedon songeait à rendre hommage à nos anciens combattants. Pour souligner le 60e anniversaire du débarquement de . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--13:01: Morgan’s Raid Route
  • near Pomeroy, Ohio.
    General John Hunt Morgan led a force of 2,000 Confederate cavalrymen into Meigs County during a raid north of the Ohio River. More than 500,000 Union troops and militia pursued Morgan across Ohio. Colonel Basil Duke wrote . . .

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

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    , Saint Lucia.
    Welcome to the Rivière Dorée Grace Church Was built in 1846 by the Alexander Family of Scotland. The family remains and those African Prince – Prince John lie in the cemetery across the road The school was the first to be . . .

    (African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--13:52: Arnarhóll Arnarhólstraðir
  • , Iceland.
    (English side:) The old farmstead of Arnarhóll stood on the knoll of the same name, where the statue of Ingólfur Arnarson, Iceland's first settler, now stands. The farm is believed to have been founded shortly after the . . .

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

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  • 09/03/18--14:08: Morgan’s Raid Route
  • near Rutland, Ohio.
    General John Hunt Morgan led a force of 2,000 Confederate cavalrymen into Meigs County during a raid north of the Ohio River. More than 50,000 Union troops and militia had been in pursuit of Morgan across Ohio. Near this . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--14:18: Samuel Wright
  • Columbia, Pennsylvania.
    Samuel Wright, Son of James and Rhoda Wright, was the original proprietor of Old Columbia. He named and laid out the bounds of the early town in what was then Wright's Ferry. His generosity to his fellow townsmen was . . .

    (Education • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/18--14:22: Iron Works
  • Conestoga, Pennsylvania.
    In 1846 the Safe Harbor blast furnace, foundry and rolling mill, using anthracite for fuel, were built by Reeves, Abbott & Co. Great quantities of iron and rails were produced for the Pennsylvania R.R., incorporated in the . . .

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

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