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  • 09/24/18--10:11: Galena
  • Galena, Missouri.
    Side 1 Seat of justice for Stone County. Galena lies 1,016 feet above sea level on the James River in whose beautiful, crystal waters the explorer H.R. Schoolcraft reported seeing lumps of galena on his 1818-19 trip in the . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Galena, Missouri.
    You are standing on the northeast side of the famous Y bridge in Galena, Missouri. 764’ long by 23’ wide, she was built to replace an older steel bridge whose pilings are still visible to the south. The Y Bridge was built in . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/18--10:20: Quasset School
  • Woodstock, Connecticut.
    1748 – 1943 Moved to present site 1954 Built 1854 America’s oldest schoolhouse in regular use “Sacred to the beginning of America Education”

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

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  • 09/24/18--10:26: Plaine Hill
  • Woodstock, Connecticut.
    Front John Eliot and Daniel Gookin visited “Wabquisset” in 1674 to preach to upward of one hundred and fifty Indians. Soon after, King Philip''s war broke out and by August 1675, Captain Nathaniel Thomas of Providence . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/18--10:33: The Woodstock Academy
  • Woodstock, Connecticut.
    Front In 1801, The town of Woodstock gave land "on the common north of The Meeting House” for the first simple Academy building, founded by The Reverend Eliphalet Lyman, John McClellan, and others of the first ecclesiastical . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--10:40: South Woodstock
  • Woodstock, Connecticut.
    Front The industry of northeastern Connecticut had its earliest beginnings in this area, Soon after arriving in 1686 the early settlers built a sawmill on a small brook running into the “Great Lake.” Later several dams along . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/18--10:44: Mark Twain Watering Trough
  • Elmira, New York.
    One of four originally located beside the road to Quarry Farm. Moved to the college campus during the bicentennial year, 1976

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

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  • 09/24/18--10:46: Elmira College
  • Elmira, New York.
    Founded 1855 First Woman’s college in United States to grant degrees of full academic standing equal to those given men State Education Department 1954

    (Education • Notable Places • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/18--13:05: Les Églises / The Churches
  • Cap-Saint-Ignace, Quebec.
    La petite histoire religieuse de la paroisse est très mouvementée. En 1683, Cap-Saint-Ignace est la première mission à construire une église sur la Côte-du-Sud, après la Pointe-Lévy. Mgr de Saint-Vallier en fait mention dès . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--14:33: Natural Travel Corridor
  • near Wisdom, Montana.
    (Three panels make up this informational marker:) Natural Travel Corridor Clark's 1806 Route Captain Clark and his party found great quantities of camas just beginning to bloom when they passed here on Sunday July 6, . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/18--14:57: Battlefield Landscape
  • near Wisdom, Montana.
    From this vantage point you can visualize the general progress of the Battle of the Big Hole, but at a distance from the fear and chaos of its hand-to-hand combat. The landscape has changed little since the morning of August . . .

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

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    near Wisdom, Montana.
    "on each side of those glades the timber is small and great proportions of it killed by the fires" - William Clark, July 8 1806 Two hundred years ago William Clark saw a forest of young trees, many killed by fire. Very open . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:15: A Perfect Place to Rest
  • near Wisdom, Montana.
    Pursued by the U.S. Army since June 1877, approximately 800 Nez Perce (nimi•pu•) men, women, and children traveled over the Bitterroot Mountains and camped here in the Big Hole Valley. Thinking there was no immediate pursuit . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:51: Jubilee of Queen Victoria
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Commemoration Of The Jubilee Of Queen Victoria 1887

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:52: Rose Cottage
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historical Axminster Rose Cottage Listed Grade II Property. Thought to date from circa 1630. The last thatched property within the town. Many original features including the Old Pump within the garden frontage, timbered . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:52: Cattle Market
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historical Axminster Cattle Market A Charter was granted to the town in 1210, which included the right to hold a weekly market. The market was held in Market Square until 1834. It then moved to Trinity Square. The Market . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:52: Law Chambers
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historical Axminster Law Chambers Standing beside the Old Carpet Factory, this double fronted house was at one time the home of Thomas Whitty. It is now occupied by a firm of solicitors. Rotary Club of Axminster Serving . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:52: Abbeyfield
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historical Axminster Abbeyfield Standing opposite the Old Carpet Factory, this large house was built in 1797 to replace an earlier vicarage, which was from 1834 to 1848, the home of Reverend W.D. Conetbeare, an eminent . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:52: The Old Carpet Factory
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historical Axminster The Old Carpet Factory This large grey stone building was erected in 1828 on the site of Thomas Whitty’s original carpet factory, which was destroyed by fire two years earlier. Closed as a factory in . . .

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

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  • 09/24/18--15:53: Kilmington War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Glory of God and In Honoured Memory of The Men of Kilmington Who Gave their Lives for Their King and Country in The Great War E.W. Woodman Died 1915 · J.H. Woodman Died 1915 · L.F. Loveridge Died 1916 · W. . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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