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  • 09/26/18--16:30: High Water Mark
  • Wetumpka, Alabama.
    April 8, 1938 On this day, the Coosa Rive Rose to this level at this location after heavy rainfall over the Coosa River Basin. For more information, contact: National Weather Service Birmingham, Alabama www.srh.noaa.gov.bmx . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--17:44: Battle of Britain Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall Is Dedicated To The Aircrew Who Flew During The Battle of Britain 10th July 1940 — 31st October 1940 “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--19:13: Trail of Tears
  • Princeton, Kentucky.
    At this point on the "Varmintrace" Road from Princeton toward Cumberland River the Cherokee Indians in 1838 camped on the 1200 mile "Trail of Tears." The enforced trek began in the Great Smoky Mountains and led westward to . . .

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

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  • 09/26/18--19:46: War Memorial
  • Narrowsburg, New York.
    Remembering Veterans Of All Armed Services In All U. S. Wars

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Narrowsburg, New York.
    first bridge - 1812 second bridge - 1832 covered bridge - 1846 second covered bridge - 1848 first iron bridge - 1899 bridges toll free - 1927 interstate bridge - 1953

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--20:23: Temple of El Calvario
  • , Mexico.
    Templo del Calvario Edificación religiosa construida y modificada en cuatro etapas: Siglos XVI, XVII, XVII y XIX. Estuvo bajo la jurisdicción de Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla de 1803 a 1810. Tiene una planta arquitectónica . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--20:30: Veterans Memorial
  • Plains, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to all the men and women of Plains Township who honorably served their country [Dedicated] November 11, 2015

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/18--20:40: James A. Rhodes
  • Jackson, Ohio.
    •Established Ohio’s System of Two-Year & Technical Colleges • Former President of the American Athletic Union “AAU” • Increased state support for medical education • “Jim Rhodes is the fastest wit I’ve ever met.” —Bob Hope • . . .

    (20th Century • Agriculture • Charity & Public Work • Education • Government • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Algonac, Michigan.
    Saint Andrew's Parish Beginning in 1845 the Reverend Andrew Jamieson, an Anglican missionary, served Saint John the Baptist Church on nearby Walpole Island, Ontario. In the early 1860s, Jamieson (1814-1885) established a . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--07:19: Clay Township Library
  • Algonac, Michigan.
    This Greek Revival home was built by Charles H. Beers around 1849. In 1914 it became the home and office of Dr. Walter E. Bostwick, who died in 1943. His widow, Cordella Sheill Bostwick, lived in the house until her death in . . .

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

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    Princeton, Kentucky.
    William Prince 1752-1810 Born in Virginia, his family moved to Spartanburg Co., S.C. in 1768. During the Revolutionary War, he served as captain in Col. Benjamin Roebuck’s S.C. Spartan regiment. After completing his . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--10:23: Mc Clendon Springs
  • near Malta, Idaho.
    "Truly an Oasis in the Dessert" - John A Pritcherd July 6 1849 Elev. 4839

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Malta, Idaho.
    The Raft River Valley was used by Native Americans as a place to hunt and winter because the snow didn't lie in the valley and there was good water and plenty of grass for the animals. British and American trappers, Peter . . .

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

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    near Malta, Idaho.
    "We came onto the Subetts Cut Off road (Hudspeth Cutoff), or rather that cut off come onto our road which is the old and longest road." -- Henry Anable, Aug 7, 1852 Guidebook Available Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno . . .

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

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    Elba, Idaho.
    "After crossing (Cassia Creek) we crossed a swamp, which required considerable persevering to get through safely. Three miles farther we encamped on the side of a hill, between two ranges of mountains" -- Wakeman Bryarly, . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--11:20: California Trail
  • near Elba, Idaho.
    "August 26, Sabbath." "... We got a late start traveled directly across the valley before us, (Almo Valley) amidst the best scenery we have seen since we have been among these hills. South, a high range of mountains (Raft . . .

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

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    Elba, Idaho.
    "By an easy ascent reached a summit and as gradually descended to a valley (Upper Raft River Valley) of sage and sand sloping to the south east. The streams running towards the (Great) Salt Lake." Byron N. McKinstry, Aug 3, . . .

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

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    Jackson, Ohio.
    53rd O.V.I. Regiment. The 53rd Ohio Volunteer Regiment was mustered into service at Camp Diamond, north of Jackson, during the first year of the Civil War. Men recruited from the counties of Athens, Gallia, Jackson, . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:17: Propst Lutheran Church
  • near Brandywine, West Virginia.
    61 rods west stood original round log church upon 3½ acre plot, deeded Dec.18, 1769, by John Michael Propst and his wife, Catherine, “for the congregation of the South Fork of the Potowmack for five shillings current money . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--14:42: Stone Cemetery
  • near Brandywine, West Virginia.
    The stone cemetery takes its name from Daniel Stone, an early owner,while the oldest tombstone carries the date 1793. The principal use began in the 1860s at the time of the civil war and the creation of the State of West . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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