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  • 09/28/18--09:15: Broad River
  • Columbia, South Carolina.
    Early boundary between Cherokee and Catawba Indians. Name first applied about 1745. Faust's Ford, 2 mi. above, used in Revolution. First bridge opened 1829, burned 1865 to delay Sherman's army which crossed on pontoon . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--09:20: Brooklyn Civil War Monument
  • Brooklyn, Connecticut.
    Erected to the memory of all the brave men of Brooklyn who fought on land or sea for the preservation of the Union

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--09:27: Israel Putnam Monument
  • Brooklyn, Connecticut.
    Sacred be this monument to the memory of Israel Putnam, Esq. Senior Major General in the Armies of the United States of America, who was born at Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts, on the 7th day of January, A.D. 1718 . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:31: Friar-Cardwell Stage Stand
  • near Cuero, Texas.
    In 1839 or 1840 at the junction of the La Grange - La Bahia and Victoria - Gonzales Roads (.5 miles east), Daniel Boone Friar (1800-58) built a home and store that served as a social, political, transportation, and trade . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:34: Old Chisholm Trail
  • near Cuero, Texas.
    From site near here, 1800 Longhorns were moved out April 1, 1866, on first trail drive from this area to northern markets. Crockett Cardwell, owner of cattle bed ground, had gathered the herd. The trail boss was Thornton . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:38: Historical Wilcox Cabin
  • Syracuse, Utah.
    “On March 4, 1905 we moved to Syracuse with all our possessions laoded in an old iron tired wagon. Our furniture consisted of a new bedstead and dresser, and our other household needs. A cupboard, table, chairs, and kitchen . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:41: Syracuse First Social Center
  • Syracuse, Utah.
    About 1872 the first soil was plowed in this community and in 1876-77 homes were erected. The people attended church services in Kaysville and Farmington prior to 1882 when Pres. Wm. R. Smith of Davis stake organized a . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:43: A "Malicious Design"
  • Winchester, Virginia.
    This is the former location of the Winchester Medical College. In the spring of 1862, Union soldiers from Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's command allegedly entered the building and discovered a partially dissected African American . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--09:44: Sandstone Wall & Aquaduct
  • Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Parley's Creek, originally known by the Indian name Obit-Ko-Ke-Che Creek, was the largest stream of water which flowed from the Wasatch Mountains into the valley. This creek had beginnings high in the Wasatch Mountains to . . .

    (Agriculture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--09:49: Camped...
  • Almo, Idaho.
    ...with a wide plain at our left and high mountains at our right and being within sight of the...Salt Lake Route which road intersects our trail seven miles further on. - Emigrant journal entry (Lewis), circa 1850, . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--09:53: Replica Wagon
  • Almo, Idaho.
    That this journey...is perilous, the deaths of many testify...as I passed the fresh made graves, I have glanced at the side boards of the wagon, not knowing how soon it might serve as a coffin for some one of us. Lodisa . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--09:54: Governor William Goebel
  • Frankfort, Kentucky.
    (panel 1) Governor William Goebel The able and most effective advocate and champion of the peoples cause their loved and loyal friend. On January 30th, 1900, he was shot down by an assassin from the private office of the . . .

    (Government • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Almo, Idaho.
    "We enter a gorge of the hills which in a short time brings us to a large ampitheatre surrounded with rock of every kind of fanciful character." -- Joseph Middleton Aug 26, 1849 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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  • 09/28/18--10:34: Distant Views
  • near Almo, Idaho.
    This vast scene holds many intriguing stories. If the land could speak, it would tell of pioneers and wagons crossing the wide Ralf River Valley from Strevell Pass to Emigrant Canyon bound for California in 1843-1882. The . . .

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

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  • 09/28/18--10:36: Weiss Family Memorial
  • , Germany.
    Hier wohnten Karl Weiß (*1872) · Antonie Weiß (*1875) Amalie Weiß (*1900) · Rosine Weiß (*1899) Selma Weiß (*1901) · Christof Weiß (*1922) 1935 wurden sie als Ziegeuner in das Lager Valentinerallee am Stadtrand . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--11:04: Richard Wagner
  • , Germany.
    In diesem Hause verlebte im Jahre 1833 Richard Wagner manch frohe Stunde im Kreise gleichgestimmter Seelen (English translation:) In this house in the year 1833, Richard Wagner spent many a happy hour in a circle of . . .

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

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    Frankfort, Kentucky.
    (marker side 1) After a full career of distinguished public service, W. A. Wentworth directed rapid expansion of Ky. Historical Highway Marker Program as Chairman, 1962 until his death, 1971. Born New Hampshire, 1888. . . .

    (Government • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--20:27: Camp Calhoun
  • Calhoun, Kentucky.
    Defending Lock No. 2 Confederate forces occupied Bowling Green on September 18, 1861. Young men, eager to support the Union cause and filled with thoughts of adventure, joined Home Guard units across Kentucky. Before the end . . .

    (War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/18--20:48: Inge Lehmann
  • , Denmark.
    Seismologen Inge Lehmann (1888-1993) fik sit videnskabelige gennembrud i 1936, da hun udgav forskningsartiklen P'. I den beskrev hun, at de seismologiske bølger bevæger sig hurtigere i Jordens indre kerne end i områderne . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    English: From 1940 to 1945 Denmark was occupied by Nazi Germany. The nazi oppression also manifested itself in the border area of Harrislee/Padborg. From 15 September 1944 to 16 February 1945 some 1600 Danish prisoners from . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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