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  • 10/02/18--19:45: José de la Luz Basurto
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí vivió José de la Luz Basurto, artista, hombre de ciencia y benefactor de este pueblo. Murió en Pachucha, Hidalgo en 1952. Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978. English translation: Here lived José de la Luz . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--20:14: Veterans Memorial
  • Whitehall, Pennsylvania.
    In memory and honor of all who have served our country... Duty • Honor • Courage • Sacrifice Dedicated on Memorial Day May 29, 2017

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--20:27: Teachers of Polotitlán
  • , Mexico.
    En esta morada, propiedad de Don Miguel Antonio Garcia Jimenez vivieron durante 26 años (1973-1999) profesores que impartieron educación a niños y jovenes del municipio. Sea motivo de un amplio y reconocido agradecimiento . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--20:29: “Border Grays”
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    Organized at Barboursville Sept. 18, 1862, with Captain William Gunn as commander. Served with the Guyandotte Battalion until Jan. 1863, then was assigned as Company D 8th Virginia Cavalry, CSA under Col. Albert G. Jenkins.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--20:40: Battle Mountain
  • Hot Springs, South Dakota.
    According to tradition, American Indians were stricken with an epidemic known as “fell disease” about the middle of the 16th century that threatened to obliterate the tribes. A messenger arrived from the Great West with news . . .

    (Native Americans • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--20:43: Cheyenne River Rest Area
  • Wasta, South Dakota.
    South Dakota's rich western heritage has been remembered along the Interstate highway system at safety rest areas and tourist information centers. The eight pillars which thrust skyward here merge in the framework of a tipi, . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--20:47: The Old Emigrant Road
  • Syracuse, Utah.
    The Old Emigrant Road started at Salt Lake City, Utah, and ended at the City of the Rocks, Idaho, where it formed a junction with the California Trail. This road was also known as Bluff Road, Old Traveled Road, and the Salt . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--20:52: Historic Point Pleasant
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    Scene of first battle, American Revolution, Oct. 10, 1774. Site of Washington’s Camp, 1770. Site of Fort Randolph, 1776

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Philadephia, Pennsylvania.
    April 22, 1792 - March 22, 1862 Nissan 30, 5552 - Adar II 20, 5622 "I am an American, a sailor and a Jew." Born in Philadelphia in 1792, Uriah Phillips Levy was a fifth generation American. According to family stories, he . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Soldier Summit, Utah.
    In 1919 the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad decided to move their operations from Helper to Soldier Summit to cut their operating costs. This proved to be a horrible idea. The first housing provided by the railroad . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--21:04: The First Known Antiparticle
  • Pasadena, California.
    Near this site, in August 1932, Carl David Anderson photographed the track of a cosmic ray particle in his cloud chamber. He identified this particle as the positron — the first known antiparticle. Historic Physics Site, . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--21:27: Russellville
  • Russellville, Kentucky.
    Here on Nov. 18-20, 1861, delegates from 68 counties of Kentucky in convention, by the ancient right of self determination and revolution, set up a newly constituted State of Kentucky. Henry C. Burnett, Trigg, was President . . .

    (Government • Notable Events • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--21:39: Ambrosius Stub
  • , Denmark.
    Her boede digteren Ambrosius Stub i aarene 1744-1747 - (English translation:) The poet Ambrosius Stub lived here in the years 1744-1747.

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/18--22:48: Register Rock
  • near American Falls, Idaho.
    After their meals were cooked and their livestock grazed, eany (sic)(Many?) pioneers took time to record their presence on this and other rocks in the area. The land around Register Rock was a common camping area along the . . .

    (Landmarks • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Denmark.
    Hans Brahe Salling Svend Borup Jensen Leo Christensen Georg Stougaard Jørn Anderson Olaf Mosolff Kaj Ohlsen Den 26. Februar 1945 blev disse frihedskæmpere fra Holger Danske-Gruppen taget af Gestapo i dette hus Den 17. Marts . . .

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

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  • 10/02/18--23:41: Adolf Eugen Fick
  • , Germany.
    An diesem Ort wohnte Adolf Eugen Fick *3.9.1829 in Kassel †21.8.1901 in Blankenberge 1868-1899 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Physiologie Wegbereiter der modernen . . .

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

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  • 10/03/18--09:28: Launceston War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Immortal Honour of Those from this Town who gave their Lives for King & Country in the Great Wars 1914-1918 1939-1945 W.H. Adams · S. Bartlett · D.B. Bennett · T. Bennett · C. Bickle · G.T. Brendon · A.J. Brent · J. . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/18--09:30: Anderson Tower
  • Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Anderson Tower was built in 1884 by Robert R. Anderson (1848-1935) a pioneer of 1867, and one of the original settlers on the north bench of Salt Lake City. The tower was patterned after similar towers Mr. Anderson had seen . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/18--09:33: Iris Garden
  • Pasadena, California.
    In memory of Alfred Henry Sturtevant, Geneticist and Naturalist, Professor of Biology at the California Institute of Technology from 1928 to 1970. These iris resulted from genetic studies he made between 1952 and 1969.

    (Education • Horticulture & Forestry • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/18--09:33: South Gatehouse
  • , United Kingdom.
    In the Middle Ages this gatehouse led out to the Earl's private deer park. The entrance passage continued out across the castle ditch, over a fortified bridge to where the Guildhall now stands. Four square holes for the . . .

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

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