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    Disraeli, Quebec.
    Black Creek (1833~1867) C'est l'arpenteur officiel du gouvernement, M. Black, qui en 1833, donne son nom à ce lieu. Black pour la patronyme de l'arpenteur et Creek pour désigner la configuration du lieu. Le village de . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Esta fue la casa en que vivió y murió el capitan Juan Chavarria de Valera. Caballero de la Orden de Santiago. 1682 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: This was the house . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Die eiserne Elle diente als Längenmass der Stadt Kitzingen. Sie ist 33.3 Zentimeter lang und entsprach dem gültigen Mass im Königreich Bayern. Acht Unterteilungen ermöglichten die Umrechnung in verschiedene Bruchteile der . . .

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

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    Québec, Quebec.
    This tablet commemorates those in the service of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company who at the call of King and Country left all that was dear to them, endured hardship, faced danger and finally passed out of sight of men . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/05/18--22:53: Ingólfur Arnarson
  • , Iceland.
    Minnismerkið um Ingólf Arnarson gerði myndhöggvarinn Einar Jönsson (1874-1954) á árunum 1902 til 1907 en merkið var ekki sett upp fyrr en 1924. Myndin sýnir landnámsmanninn í brynju með atgeir í hendi og skjöld sér við hlið. . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--06:34: Nidjei Israel Synagogue
  • , Mexico.
    Sinagoga Nidjei Israel. Espacio dedicado a la cultura judía en México. Fue la tercera sinagoga del país y la primera construida para la comunidad ashkenazí English: Nidjei Israel Synagogue This building is dedicated to the . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--08:17: John Perry
  • Eastford, Connecticut.
    In Memory of John Perry Eastford’s first settler 1710 Erected by Eastford Historical Society 1977

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--08:20: Samuel Slater
  • Webster, Massachusetts.
    To the memory of Samuel Slater Founder of America’s Cotton Industry And the Town of Webster Born at Belper Derbyshire 9 June 1768 Died at Webster Massachusetts 21 April 1835 This monument is dedicated By Ray and H. Nelson . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--08:24: George Smith
  • Junction City, Kansas.
    In memory of George Smith Born 1835 – Died 1905 Pioneer Citizen – Philanthropist who willed his entire estate, including this site, to the city of Junction City for the establishment and maintenance of a public library and . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--08:28: The Great Military Road
  • Saint Marys, Kansas.
    The “Great Military Road” from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Riley, as well as the Oregon Trail, passed through Saint Mary's in the 1850's. Military traffic, emigrants on their way West, settlers, and stage coach lines also used . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Silver Lake, Kansas.
    The Fort Riley Trail (northern route) passed by this spot beginning in 1853 when the Fort was established. The trail came from Fort Leavenworth. Mounted and foot soldiers used this northern route because the river valley . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--08:41: Twin Arch Stone Culvert
  • near Troy, Ohio.
    The Twin Arch stone culvert was constructed in 1837 as part of the “extension” of the original Miami and Erie Canal which ran from Dayton to Piqua. The purpose of the Twin Arch was to carry stream water from the Howell Ditch . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--08:46: Waconda Springs
  • near Cawker City, Kansas.
    American Indians considered Waconda Springs a sacred site. Translated similarly by other tribes, the name comes from a Kaw word meaning "Great Spirit." The legend tells of the beautiful Waconda who fell in love with the . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--08:48: Ashford Veterans Memorial
  • Ashford, Connecticut.
    In Memory of Robert W. Hoyt SPC U.S. Army killed in action December 11, 2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom Erected by the people of Ashford to perpetuate the memory of George Campert Captain U.S.A.A.F. and Lawrence W. Cushman, . . .

    (War, 2nd Iraq • War, Korean • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--09:56: José Martí
  • , Mexico.
    Aqui vivio Jose Marti en 1894 Homenaje del Ajefismo Mexicano Mayo 20 de 1947. English translation: José Martí lived here in 1894. Tribute from AJEF (Asociación de Jóvenes Esperanza de la Fraternidad or Youth Association Hope . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    (left panel:) Kastell in Osterburken Mit der Vorverlegung der römischen Grenzanlage von der Odenwaldlinie auf den Vorderen Limes um 160 n. Chr. verlegte die cohors III Aquitanorum ihr Standlager von Neckarburken nach . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    San Diego, California.
    Six weeks after the arrival of the USS California in San Diego Harbor, aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss established a flying school in an inlet just across the bay to your left where you are standing. There he trained . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--13:30: William Gammell
  • Houston, Texas.
    William Gammell was born in Ayshire, Scotland. He and his parents immigrated to the United States, settling in Lowell, Massachusetts. Gammell arrived in Texas during the spring of 1836, where he enlisted in the Texian Army . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/06/18--13:32: Pangburn Building
  • Humble, Texas.
    This structure was erected in 1914 by William R. (Bill) Pangburn. He made his own cement bricks using San Jacinto River sand hauled by horse and wagon. The building has housed a drygood store, drug store, post office, cafe, . . .

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

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  • 09/06/18--13:34: Skiing on Top of the World
  • Climax, Colorado.
    In the 1940's and 50's, Climax not only had the highest post office and standard-gauge railroad in the nation, but also one of the state's premier ski areas. The trails of the first area in Colorado to be lit for night . . .

    (Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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