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    , United Kingdom.
    The Honourable Walter Annenberg United States Ambassador To the Court of St. James’s Unveiled this Tablet on the 6th September 1970. This day being The 350th Anniversary of The Sailing of the Mayflower Councillor Eric D. . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:48: The Tolpuddle Martyrs
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Tolpuddle Martyrs This Plaque, Placed Here by Members Of the Various Trades Unions Affiliated To the Plymouth and District Trades Council Commemorates the Landing Near This Spot on 18th March 1838 of James Loveless, . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:48: Iron Pipes
  • , United Kingdom.
    1826 Iron Pipes For the Better Supply of Water to the Inhabitants and Shipping Were Commenced Being Laid at the Expence of the Corporation in the Mayorality of W.H. Hawker, Esq.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--14:48: Royal Visit
  • , United Kingdom.
    HM Queen Elizabeth HRH The Duke of Edinburgh embarked from this quay on the occcasion of Their visit to the City of Plymouth on 26th July 1962

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    This tablet was erected in 1959 by the people of Bermuda to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the wreck on a Bermuda reef of Sea Venture; Captain Christopher Newport, flagship of Admiral Sir George Somers whose fleet . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:48: The Roanoke Colonies
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Roanoke Colonies From Plymouth on 27th April 1584, Walter Raleigh Sent Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlow to North America to Explore & Prepare for English Colonisation On 13th July They Claimed Land In the Name of Queen . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    From Plymouth Sound on June 11th 1583 Sir Humphrey Gilbert “The Father of British Colonisation” Set Sail for Newfoundland Which He Claimed for Queen Elizabeth I On 5th August This Plaque Was Unveiled by The Honourable A. . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:49: Departure of the ‘Tory’
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of Plymouth This Tablet Commemorates the Departure from Plymouth in May 1839 Of the ‘Tory’, the Pioneer Ship In the Colonisation of New Zealand October 1939 George S. Scobia Lord Mayor

    (Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    The Mayflower made its first landfall at what is now Provincetown, Massachusetts on the 11th November 1620 after 66 days at sea. There the Mayflower Compact, the first democratic document written in America, was composed and . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--14:49: Pilgrims
  • , United Kingdom.
    Pilgrims Who Sailed from Here, the Barbican, Plymouth In 1620 in the Mayflower, 180 tons Christopher Jones, Master John Alden, cooper of Harwich, the first to step ashore · John Carver, merchant of Doncaster, the first . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--15:08: Granite-Butler Church
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    On July 1, 1877, the Granite Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was created. The residents of both the Granite and Butlerville communities were included. Since most of the people were settling near the . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--15:12: Mining
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    In the early 1860s, mining took off in the Salt Lake Valley. Many mining claims were filed in Little Cottonwood Canyon, and the town of Emmaville sprang up as a halfway camping ground for the miners and ore haulers. The town . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--15:14: Tithing House
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    Mormon pioneers followed their church's teachings of donating one-tenth of their annual increase to the Church. Because cash was scarce, people most often paid their tithing with goods they had grown or produced. The . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--15:16: Silica Beds
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    In the foothills above Wasatch Boulevard, north of the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, is an area that was known as the “Silica Beds.” In 1910 the Utah Fireclay Company opened a mine at that location. Silica and clay were . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--15:19: Ern and Molly Green Cabin
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    Ernest Green was the son of Alvin Washington Green and Alice Maria Jane White. His family lived on the hillside northwest of the “Old Mill.” His wife, Molly, was the daughter of Neri Bulter and Mary Elizabeth McGhie. During . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--15:27: Cedar Tree
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah.
    The lone cedar tree, located east of here, was planted by Leander Neri Bulter at the birth of his daughter, Eva, in 1894. This cedar is one of the earliest trees planted in the area. Leander Neri Butler was the son of . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--15:36: The Weinel Mill
  • Kaysville, Utah.
    Built in 1854 by John Weinel a native of Germany who came to Utah about 1853, the mill was the “overshot” water powered type & was erected on Webb’s Creek ¼ mile N.E. of this site. Native stones were used for the walls and . . .

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

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    near Sugar Grove, West Virginia.
    “The Wilfong Church.” Four acres of land for church and cemetery were purchased for one shilling on October 1, 1794 from German immigrant couple, Michael and Sophia Wilfong. Historically and locally known as “The Wilfong . . .

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

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  • 09/27/18--15:40: St. Francis Dam Disaster
  • near Fillmore, California.
    Three minutes before midnight on the night of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam collapsed sending over twelve billion gallons of water and debris the length of the Santa Clara River Valley from San Francisquito Canyon . . .

    (Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/18--15:46: Santa Clara Schoolhouse
  • near Santa Paula, California.
    The Santa Clara School District was formed in 1879 when farmers in the area wanted a public school for their children. Members of the first Board of Trustees were Mathew Atmore, Ruben Hall and C.H. Chittenden. The first . . .

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

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