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    Canton, South Dakota.
    Side 1 Augustana was founded as Augustana Seminary in Chicago in 1860 by the Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. The school's purpose was "to educate young men for the holy ministry in the Lutheran church . . . . .

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

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  • 09/05/18--14:38: Union Church
  • near Plantersville, Mississippi.
    The Union Church was established in the late 1840s in the small settlement of the same name, in what was then Itawamba County. The community of Union was first settled in the mid 1840s. Having once shared a building with . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tupelo, Mississippi.
    First Presbyterian Church of Tupelo was founded in 1867 with twenty-five charter members and has worshipped at this site since 1905. After a tornado destroyed the church building in 1936, it was rebuilt using native . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tupelo, Mississippi.
    The Birthplace The Elvis Presley Birthplace Park was begun with proceeds Elvis donated from his 1957 concert at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair. Unchanged since it was built in the 1930's, the two-room birthplace sat unoccupied . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--17:05: Gallipolis
  • Gallipolis, Ohio.
    Begun as a land speculation project of William Duer, the Scioto Company had hoped to encourage European investors to purchase lands in its grant in the Ohio country. The project proved especially attractive to the French . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--18:12: Eugene Thomas Heiner
  • Houston, Texas.
    Born in New York City to German immigrants Nicholas and Margaretta Heiner, Eugene Thomas Heiner apprenticed himself to a Chicago architect when he was thirteen years old and later completed his training in Berlin, Germany. . . .

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

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    Houston, Texas.
    Considered by many as the "Mother of Houston," Charlotte Marie Baldwin Allen was a leader in Houston during a time when women had few rights and fewer opportunities. She was born in Onondaga County, New York, and was the . . .

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

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  • 09/05/18--18:16: The Big Shot
  • Climax, Colorado.
    One of the most significant technological advances in Climax Mine history was the implementation of block-cave mining in 1927. It cut the production cost of molybdenum in half, keeping the mine open (and profitable) through . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--18:20: More Than Just a Mine
  • Climax, Colorado.
    It's only a memory now, but the community of Climax was once called home by several generations of Colorado mining families. In its early years, Climax struggled to keep quality employees. Cold and snow, isolation and high . . .

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

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  • 09/05/18--18:22: Climax
  • Climax, Colorado.
    This place has seen plenty of changes since Charles Senter discovered a deposit of molybdenum on Bartlett Mountain in 1879. In the early days, Climax was a sleepy depot at the top of a railroad grade. But by World War I . . .

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--18:35: Slater Cotton Mill
  • Webster, Massachusetts.
    Site of original Slater Cotton Mill Established circa 1812 by Samuel S. Slater Dedicated to the memory of Samuel S. Slater by Cranston Print Works Company September 1977

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--18:36: East Village Textile Mill
  • Webster, Massachusetts.
    On this site in 1812 Samuel Slater, the Father of the American Industrial Revolution, Founded the East Village Textile Mill. In 1936 the Rockefeller Family bought the property and for 75 years operated Cranston Print Works . . .

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

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    Jacksonville, Oregon.
    Peter Britt was one of Jacksonville's best known and respected pioneers. He is remembered for the pictures he took and the plants he grew. An avid gardener, Britt surrounded his home with ornamental shrubs and exotic trees, . . .

    (Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jerome, Arizona.
    In 1941, with the new United Verde Smelter in Clarkdale coming on line, the demand for power in Yavapai County was more than the Childs generating station, built in 1909, could handle. The Arizona Power Company (TAPCO) and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--18:47: Gustav August Forsgard
  • Houston, Texas.
    Gustav (Gustaf, Gustave) August Samuelson (1832-1919) was one of 13 children born to Johannes Samuelson and Anna Petersdotter of Forserum, Sweden. At the age of 16, he emigrated from Sweden, arriving in Houston with a group . . .

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

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    Disraeli, Quebec.
    [Légendes photo / illustration lues] 1. La visite du dimanche des familles des draveurs. 1924 2. L'harmonie de D'Israeli en 1907. 3. Carte officielle de la création d'un nouveau village dans la province: D'Israeli 1878. . . .

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--19:06: Green Street Residences
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    1100, 1102, 1104, 1106 and 1108 Green Street were designed by the renowned Harrisburg architect Charles Howard Lloyd (1873-1937). The five residences were erected by the Union Real Estate Investment Company in 1906 on a . . .

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

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    Salina, Kansas.
    Site of first free ferry on Smoky Hill River 1858-1867 Commemorated by Saline County Chapter Native Daughters of Kansas December 10, 1933

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

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  • 09/05/18--19:37: David Finney Stuart, M.D.
  • Houston, Texas.
    David Finney Stuart was born in Brooke County, Western Virginia, to William and Mary Cummins Stuart. Upon the death of his parents, Stuart moved to Texas to live with his sister Elizabeth, wife of the Rev. Dr. James Weston . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--19:38: The Rev. William M. Tryon
  • Houston, Texas.
    William Milton Tryon of New York City lost his father at the age of 9. At 17, young William was baptized. He and his mother moved to Georgia in 1832 where William was licensed to preach. He attended the Mercer Institute and . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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