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

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  • 09/29/18--13:03: St. Anthony Street Bridge
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    One of the earliest metal-truss bridges in the area was built on this site in 1889. It was a single-span pin-connected Pratt through truss erected by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington, Ohio, one of the nation's . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--13:19: In Honor of Ludwig Derr
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    First settler on the site of Lewisburg Founder of Derrstown, 1785 which was incorporated into the Borough of Lewisburg, 1812. Our first public spirited citizen Derr gave land to the Presbyterian, Lutheran and German Reformed . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--13:36: Christopher Sholes
  • Mooresburg, Pennsylvania.
    Typewriter inventor, born at Mooresburg Feb. 14, 1819. Went to school and worked as a printer at Danville. Migrated to Wisconsin at the age of 20. His first writing machine patent was issued June 23, 1868.

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

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  • 09/29/18--18:07: John C. Waldron
  • Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    John Charles Waldron was born in Ft. Pierre, SD, on August 21, 1900 and was the youngest of five children born to Charles W. and Jan E. (Van Metre) Waldron, she a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. Waldron attended . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--18:12: A Rich Prize
  • Middletown, Virginia.
    Belle Grove was Union headquarters, and thus was surrounded by hundreds of supply wagons, ambulances and tents. As the Confederate advance neared the plantation manor house there was a scramble to evacuate them to safely. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/18--18:40: Lecompte High School
  • Lecompte, Louisiana.
    Built in 1924, the Lecompte High School is a significant historic landmark of Bayou Boeuf. It's Neo-Classical style was designed by architect Scott Yeager, Jr., built by general contractor W. J. Quick. Lecompte High served . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--18:56: Prospect School
  • Prospect, Louisiana.
    Prospect School had its beginning in the late 1800s, having its first class at Prospect Baptist Church, which was across the road from where the first building was built. In the late 1920s or early 1930s, the first building . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:14: North Gate House
  • , United Kingdom.
    This was the main entrance into the castle from the town until the late 12th century. Originally, there was a deep ditch around the castle crossed by a fortified bridge. This was destroyed when nearby Eagle House was built . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:15: Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    George Fox 1624 – 1691 was imprisoned in this castle in 1656, for eight months. With other Quakers he suffered under unspeakable conditions in Dooms-Dale “There was never under any imprisonment that I was in but it was for . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:15: Killigrew Pyramid
  • , United Kingdom.
    The granite pyramid was erected in 1737 by Martin Lister Killigrew the owner of Arwenack. He never stated specifically the purpose of it, but many have assumed it to be a memorial to the Killigrew family. The Killigrew . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:15: Russian Convoy Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
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    (War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/18--19:15: HMS Forte IV
  • , United Kingdom.
    Coastal Forces of World War II HMS Forte IV This plaque commemorates the men and women of Allied Coastal Forces who served with the Royal Navy at HMS Forte IV at Falmouth between 1941 and 1946. At HMS Forte IV Motor Torpedo . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:15: Discovery Quay
  • , United Kingdom.
    Welcome to the Discovery Quay From the quayside and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall (NMMC), there are fine vistas of the harbour with Falmouth's historic fabric of tiered harbourside properties dominating the . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    This stone commemorates the start of work on the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in the presence of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh twenty-seventh of July nineteen ninety-nine

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/18--19:16: The Port of Falmouth
  • , United Kingdom.
    Early in the 17th century, according to local legend, Sir Walter Raleigh pointed out to Sir John Killigrew of Arwenack that Falmouth was the ideal site for a port to handle sailing ships. In 1611 John Speed wrote “Falmouth . . .

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

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  • 09/29/18--19:20: Bicentennial Covington #1
  • Covington, Louisiana.
    In 1907, Guido Alexius and his sons Alfred, Cintio and John, founded Alexius Brothers and Company; and later his son Horace joined in the business. In 1915, this landmark establishment, originally a gym, was purchased. Later . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec.
    Nous nous souvenons Saluons le courage et la détermination qu'eurent les sudcôtois suite à l'invasion dévastatrice de 1759 En effet, lors de la conquête, 998 bâtiments et de nombreures embarcations furent incendiés de . . .

    (Colonial Era • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/30/18--06:49: Glenmora Cemetery
  • Glenmora, Louisiana.
    Glenmora Cemetery ("Old Cemetery") is located in Glenmora, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. It is owned and maintained by Glenmora Cemetery Association, Inc., chartered in February 1950. Land was donated to the cemetery in August . . .

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

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    Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec.
    Hommages à la Congrégation des Soeurs de Saint-Joseph de Saint-Vallier, fondée à Saint-Vallier (France) en 1683, établie à Saint-Jean Port-Joli (Canada) en 1903 [Image du couvent] [Dévoué] (29 mai 1983) [English . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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