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  • 09/14/18--16:44: Fort Missoula Post Hospital
  • Missoula, Montana.
    The first hospital at Fort Missoula consisted of two tents and a shanty set up by the 3rd Infantry in 1877. The following year and L-shaped frame building with a capacity of 12 patients was completed. Dr. Robert Mills . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    hic lacet franciscus de Laval primus quebecensis Episcopus. Obit die Sext â maii, Anuo Salutis millesimo septingentesimo octaiio ætatis Suæ octogesimo Sexto Consecrationis quinquagesimo requiescat in pace —————————————— Here . . .

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

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  • 09/14/18--18:27: Les photographes Livernois
  • Québec, Quebec.
    Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois 1830-1865 Élise l'Heureux 1827-1896 Jules-Ernest, 1851-1933 Jules, 1877-1952 Sculpteur Raoul Hunter —————————————————— Entre 1854 et 1952, trois générations de Livernois ont produit près . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Houma, Louisiana.
    Panel 1 English L'Acadie, established by France in 1604, was a strategically located and highly coveted colony. In 1713, it was handed over to England and renamed Nova Scotia. The foundation of Halifax, in 1749, led part of . . .

    (Anthropology • Civil Rights • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    Venues de Dieppe en 1639, les Augustines avaient pour mission de pourvoir la colonie naissante en soins hospitaliers. L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec est le premier et le plus important des 12 établissements de soins de santé . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--20:28: Courthouse Burned
  • Cadiz, Kentucky.
    Gen. Hylan B. Lyon with 800 men invaded Ky., Dec. 1864, to enforce CSA draft law and divert USA from Nashville. In 23 days he burned seven courthouses used by Union forces. See map on reverse side. Lyon came to Cadiz, . . .

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

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  • 09/14/18--21:13: Courthouse Named, 1810
  • Leitchfield, Kentucky.
    For Col. William Grayson, 1740-90, aide de-camp to Gen. Washington. Lawyer; in Revolutionary Army, 1776-79; Board of War, 1780-81; Virginia Assembly and Continental Congress, 1784-87; State Convention ratifying Federal . . .

    (Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--21:56: Jubilee Fountain
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( plaques around the fountain ) Jubilee Fountain Refurbished by Portsmouth City Council Opened by Mike Hancock CBE MP on 6th May 2011 The Queen’s Beasts The Black Bull of Clarence Heraldic Beast of Edward IV In 1982 . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--21:57: Workers Memorial Day
  • , United Kingdom.
    28th April Workers Memorial Day This Stone is Dedicated to All Workers Who Have Suffered Illness, Injury, Death or Been Killed As a Consequence of Their Work “Remember the Dead and Fight for the Living” Workers Memorial Day . . .

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

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  • 09/14/18--21:57: Dockyard Railway Gate
  • , United Kingdom.
    This gate and posts are relics of the dockyard railway link that used to pass over Edinburgh Road. The track was completed in 1846 and used until 1977. The line was dismantled during the 1980s to allow for landscaping along Unicorn Road.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--23:11: Dickens Fellowship Trees
  • , United Kingdom.
    These Trees Are the Gift of The Worldwide Dickens Fellowship May 1978

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

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  • 09/14/18--23:11: Charles Dickens Birthplace
  • , United Kingdom.
    Charles Dickens Was Born In This House On 7th February 1812 This plaque was placed here by the Portsmouth Branch of the Dickens Fellowship in May 1978

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--23:11: St. John the Evangelist
  • , United Kingdom.
    St. John the Evangelist John was a fisherman and one of the twelve apostles. He witnessed Jesus’ ministry and was inspired to write the fourth gospel so that You may believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God and . . .

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

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  • 09/14/18--23:12: HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth
  • , United Kingdom.
    HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth The Gunwharf was built in 1662 to enable ships’ guns, tested by the Army’s Board of Ordnance, to be fitted into the warships built within Portsmouth’s Royal Dockyard. The site was in continuous . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/18--23:12: 12 Inch Shell
  • , United Kingdom.
    The HE (high explosive) 12-inch shell was the main projectile fired by the big guns of British battleships from 1895, with gunpowder as the high pressure propellant. The shells weighed 850lbs with an effective range of five . . .

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

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  • 09/14/18--23:12: Noon Day Gun
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Noon Day Gun was originally fired to allow ships to check the accuracy of their marine chronometers, an instrument necessary for the accurate calculation of longitude. As light travels faster than sound observers would . . .

    (Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Missoula, Montana.
    On this site stood one of the oldest buildings of Fort Missoula. Upon the Fort's establishment in 1877, a one-story log structure was constructed for use as a laundress's quarters. The project's cost came to $450.00. . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Missoula, Montana.
    Fort Missoula's first chapel was completed in 1885. During the late 1930s, the Works Progress Administration allocated funds to renovate the deteriorating building in order to create a new post headquarters with an upstairs . . .

    (Asian Americans • Forts, Castles • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/18--10:18: T-1 Post Headquarters
  • Missoula, Montana.
    The old post chapel once occupied this site where, in 1940, officials located the fort’s administrative center. Built for $15,300, the tall stucco-covered frame building housed the commanding officer and his staff. After the . . .

    (Asian Americans • Forts, Castles • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/18--10:54: "Galloping Goose"
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Shuttle cars were used to haul men to the logging operation in the woods. The car was a self-propelled unit with an interior engine powering the rear wheels with a chain drive. With a window on either end, it could travel in . . .

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

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