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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Colonel Richard (Rick) H. McDow was the 354th Wing Commander tasked with closing out the flying operations at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. That phase of the base closure was successfully concluded when he led the last . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/18--09:55: Colonel Herbert E. Ross
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Colonel Herbert E. Ross was born in Stockton, CA, and attended the College of the Pacific from 1937-1940. He entered the Army Air Corps in 1940 as an aviation cadet. Receiving his Second Lieutenant’s commission and his pilot . . .

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

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  • 09/12/18--09:58: Cradle of Forestry
  • near Canton, North Carolina.
    Nestled in the valley below is the Cradle of Forestry in America, the birthplace of science-based forest management and a living legacy made possible by George and Edith Vanderbilt of the nearby Biltmore Estate. Some 87,000 . . .

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

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  • 09/12/18--14:36: School House Ski Hill
  • Iola, Wisconsin.
    Iola’s organized skiing tradition dates back to Tuesday, January 11, 1910, when a group of individuals met in Justice Cleaves’ office to initiate the organization of the Iola Ski Club, which morphed into the Iola Winter . . .

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

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  • 09/12/18--14:45: "Imagine Tent City"
  • Coronado, California.
    On this site in 1900, Coronado Beach Company opened Tent City for vacationers on a budget. Until 1939, thousands of people from Southern California and beyond vacationed here between June and September, enjoying the fresh . . .

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

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  • 09/12/18--15:07: The Lolo Trail
  • near Kooskia, Idaho.
    (This marker is composed of two panels and is presented here as if the panels were joined.) The land today looks much the same as it did to Lewis and Clark. Today, as stewards of this beautiful land, we have an opportunity . . .

    (Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/18--15:21: Lewis and Clark Route
  • Kooskia, Idaho.
    Route of September 15, 1805. The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through this area on their westward journey following a route used by the Indians to reach Salmon fishing grounds in the Lochsa River. The Indian trail they . . .

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

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  • 09/12/18--15:50: Lewis and Clark
  • near Kooskia, Idaho.
    Sept. 13th 1805. Enroute to Pacific.

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

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Headquarters of Staffs of Armed Forces present at Quebec Conferences August 1943 and September 1944 to advise on strategy vital to victory Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States and Winston S. Churchill Prime . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/18--16:49: Nez Perce Trail
  • near Kooskia, Idaho.
    On July 23, 1877, approximately 750 members of the Nez Perce Nation, with over 2,000 horses, crossed Lolo Pass to escape the pursuing U.S. Army. Leaving their homeland behind, they followed this trail across the Bitterroot . . .

    (Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/18--17:29: Lewis and Clark Route
  • near Kooskia, Idaho.
    Captain Lewis recorded on June 29, 1806: "...at noon we arrived at the quamas flatts (sic) on the Creek of the same name and halted to graize (sic) our horses and dine having traveled 12 miles. We passed our encampment of . . .

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

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Au-dessus de cette porte cochère se trouve la pierre de la Croix de Malte. En 1647, Charles Huault de Montmagny, chevalier de l'Ordre de Malte, premier gouverneur et lieutenant général de la Nouvelle-France, la fait placer . . .

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

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Le 16 octobre, 1945, cette organisation, le premier des organismes nouveaux des Nations Unies, fut adoptée, en cet édifice, par les représentants de 44 nations. Pour la première fois, des nations s'organisaient pour . . .

    (Agriculture • Charity & Public Work • Education • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Le 16 octobre 1995, journée mondiale de l'alimentation, les représentants des 171 membres de l'organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) se sont réunis ici pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de . . .

    (Agriculture • Charity & Public Work • Education • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada pendant la guerre de l'indéndance américaine De 1776 à 1783, ces troupes au service de la Grande-Bretagne jouèrent un rôle crucial dans la défense du Canada, . . .

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

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    Jackson, Ohio.
    McKinley Park. William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. Following McKinley’s assassination in 1901, the Village of Jackson dedicated this triangle of land as a park in his honor. Earlier in the . . .

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

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  • 09/13/18--07:48: The East Wall
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: You are now standing on the remains of the outer wall of the Greek and Roman temple precinct from the period of Troia VIII/IX (third century BCE - c. CE 500). In front of you lie the fortifications of . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/18--08:22: The Pithos Garden
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: These large vat-like storage containers appear in the Mediterranean and Near East already in the Neolithic period along with the earliest pottery. They served primarily as a means to keep cool olive oil, wine, . . .

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

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  • 09/13/18--08:33: Kolping Chapel
  • Chesterfield Township, Michigan.
    Father Joseph Wuest established the Detroit Chapter of the Catholic Kolping Society in 1926. Wuest inscribed "Honor by means of untiring work," on a plaque for this chapel, which he built in 1932. Constructed of stones and . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/18--08:51: The Northern Bastion
  • , Turkey.
    English Text: You are now standing on the remains of the foundations of an altar which belonged to the Greek and Roman temple of Athena (see Information-Sign 4). The remains of this temple had already been removed by . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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