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  • 09/26/18--08:04: The Laboratory on the Hoe
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Marine Biological Association (MBA) The MBA is a research charity with a worldwide membership. Founded in 1884, the MBA has established itself as a leading marine biological research organisation, contributing to the . . .

    (Environment • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--08:04: Royal Marines Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    “So He Passed Over and All The Trumpets Sounded For Him On The Other Side.” ( north side ) Erected by The Plymouth Division Royal Marines (Past, Present and Relatives) To the Memory of Their Comrades Who Fell In the Great . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--08:05: Plymouth Royal Citadel
  • , United Kingdom.
    English Heritage Plymouth Royal Citadel A bastioned artillery fortress Construction of the Royal Citadel, designed by King Charles II's (r. 1660-85) engineer Sir Bernard de Gomme, began in 1665 during the Second Anglo-Dutch . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--08:05: The Laboratory on the Hoe
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Aquarium of the Marine Biological Association Until 1998, the ground floor of the Citadel Hill Laboratory was the Plymouth Aquarium. Seawater was pumped to the Aquarium from the Laboratory's underground reservoirs by gas . . .

    (Environment • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--08:05: 1815 – 2015
  • , United Kingdom.
    Napoleon, Emperor of the French, was detained on HMS Bellerophon in Plymouth Sound from 26 July to 4 August 1815. Large crowds came to catch a glimpse of him. These two blocks of granite are from Dartmoor Prison, where . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Napoleon Bonaparte in Plymouth Sound July 14 to 4 August 1815 Napoleon, Emperor of the French, surrendered to the Royal Navy soon after his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. Whilst the British authorities were deciding his . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--08:07: Ships’ Cannon
  • , United Kingdom.
    The two guns situated either side of this plaque are restored ships’ cannons from the 19th century. They may have seen action during the Crimean War (1853 – 1856) or during one of the many Naval expeditions that Britain . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--08:07: Way of Saint James
  • , United Kingdom.
    Way of St James Saint James, one of the Apostles, was martyred in AD44. Legend has it that he spent a number of years preaching in Spain and was subsequently buried there. His supposed burial site was discovered in the . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--08:07: Sailing of the Mayflower
  • , United Kingdom.
    On the 6th of September, 1620, in the Mayorality of Thomas Fownes, after being “kindly entertained and courteously used by divers friends there dwelling,” the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth in the Mayflower, in the . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--08:07: Arrival of NC4
  • , United Kingdom.
    Borough of Plymouth This tablet was erected by the Plymouth Borough Council to commemorate the arrival on the 31st day of May 1919, of the American Seaplane N.C. 4, in Plymouth Sound, on the completion of the first . . .

    (Air & Space • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Marine City, Michigan.
    This range light was originally located in American Waters, east of the mouth of the Detroit River, just north of the international border and north east of Pêche Island, Ontario, Canada It was brought to Marine City in 1982 . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--08:57: Emigrant Trails
  • near American Falls, Idaho.
    Early California and Oregon Trail Ruts -- left by thousands of emigrant wagons as they ascended this bluff -- still are visible below this viewpoint. In 1859 F.W. Lander's wagon road builders dug and improved grade that . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--09:32: Parting of the Ways
  • near Delco, Idaho.
    In 1811 the first white expedition to go through this area of the Snake River and the lower end of the Raft River Valley was the Wilson Price Hunt expedition from St. Louis to Astoria. However, the area was well known to the . . .

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

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    near Delco, Idaho.
    "The Oregon road take up the bluff and follows the course of the (Snake) river while we keep to the left and follow the creek (Raft River) nearly to its source. ... crossing the creek we followed up the bottom" -- Byron . . .

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

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    Delco, Idaho.
    "Arrived at Raft River, crossed and nooned. ... traveled five miles up Raft River and camped after recrossing it. Grass in abundance and plenty of wood" -- Cyrus Loveland, Aug 3 1850 Guidebook Available Trails West Inc. P.O. . . .

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

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    Idahome, Idaho.
    "We traveled up Raft River 16 miles. The road, water and grass, good. Entirely destitute of timber, except a little willow on the streams and the wild sage." -- Chester Ingersoll, Aug 13, 1847 Guidebook Available Trails West . . .

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

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    Princeton, Kentucky.
    Congregation organized in 1818 as Methodist Episcopal Church at home of Richard Barnes, a tanner. First meeting house later built beside his home on S. Jefferson St. Became M.E. Church, South, 1845, when national church . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--10:35: Water Speed Capital
  • Algonac, Michigan.
    For more than a century, Algonac has played a leading role in ship building, from sailing cargo ships to large pleasure craft, racing boats and World War II landing craft. Between 1921 and 1932 Christopher Smith and Gar Wood . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--10:41: Idahome
  • near Delco, Idaho.
    After wheat crops flourished in the dry farm area, Idahome sprang up here in 1916 as a railroad terminal. Irrigation projects boosted its Economy. When wheat farms disappeared and highway traffic replaced rail service here, . . .

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

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    Princeton, Kentucky.
    First Baptist Church, organized on March 30, 1850, under the leadership of the Rev. James Mansfield and a presbytery from Donaldson, Harmony, and New Bethel Baptist Churches, began with 11 members. The 1st church, built in . . .

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

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