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  • 10/04/18--22:18: Hans Christian Ørsted
  • , Denmark.
    I et hus på dette sted opdagede fisikeren Hans Christian Ørsted elektromagnetismen i året 1820 - (English translation:) In a house on this site the physicist Hans Christian Ørsted discovered electromagnetism in the year . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--06:52: The High Street
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oxford's curved High Street was praised by the architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘one of the world's great streets' with its glorious mix of college buildings and medieval to 18th century houses. The building . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--06:53: St Giles’
  • , United Kingdom.
    The tree-lined avenue of St Giles' is named after the Norman St Giles’ Church in front of you. The area lies outside the original city wall and development began in the 12th century as Oxford's population grew. Some early . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--06:53: Oxford Martyr’s Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Glory of God And in Grateful Commemoration of His Servants Thomas Cranmer Nicholas Ridley Hugh Latimer Prelates of the Church of England Who Near This Spot Yielded Their Bodies To Be Burned Bearing Witness to the . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--06:53: Radcliffe Square
  • , United Kingdom.
    Radcliffe Square, the historic heart of Oxford University has been called the finest square in Europe (Pevsner). It was created by the university authorities in the 1730s by demolishing the medieval houses to make a . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--06:53: The Early University
  • , United Kingdom.
    The building in front of you is the University Church of St Mary the Virgin. This was the hub of the University of Oxford from the end of the 12th century when organised teaching first began. Most of the church dates from . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--08:54: "I now take my leave..."
  • near Jackson, Montana.
    On their return journey, the Corps of Discovery divided into two groups at Traveler's Rest, near present day Lolo, Montana. Captain William Clark and his party traveled through today's Big Hole Valley on their way to Camp . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--09:11: Bannack Historical District
  • near Dillon, Montana.
    Bannack epitomizes the tough, primitive towns that sprang up with gold discoveries. Its story also illustrates a century of survival, through boom and bust periods associated with resource extraction and technological . . .

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

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    Pierre, South Dakota.
    Born in Canada, John Sutherland taught school in Wisconsin and received his law degree from Brown University. He came to Dakota Territory in 1884. The young Scottish attorney led Pierre’s campaign committee to resounding . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--09:33: Deadwood Trail Went S.W.
  • Hayes, South Dakota.
    Two famous old trails, the Old Deadwood Trail and the Cherry Creek Indian Trail and Rosebud and all points south crossed this spot in the late 1870’s. Sitting Bull traveled this road from Leslie, S.D. to other reservations . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--09:36: A Tribute to Sidney Edgerton
  • near Dillon, Montana.
    Sidney Edgerton arrived at Bannack from Ohio in September 1863 to begin his appointment as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Idaho Territory. The massive territory encompassed Idaho, all of Montana, and the western half . . .

    (Government • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--09:37: Midland Pioneer Museum
  • Midland, South Dakota.
    This building is the Chicago Northwestern Depot built in 1906. This was also the year the railroad was built into Midland. It was purchased by the Midland Pioneer Museum Association in 1974 and moved from its site along the . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--09:40: Mentor Graham
  • Blunt, South Dakota.
    Mentor Graham the man who taught Abraham Lincoln died in this house on October 4th, 1885 Erected 1950 by Guy Barnes family

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--09:46: The Government Building
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    (side 1) In 1891, the Unites States Government purchased the southeast corner lot on Phillips Avenue and 12th Street for $8,000 for the construction of a government building. While everyone agreed that the fledgling city of . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--09:51: Grasshopper Creek
  • near Dillon, Montana.
    In midsummer, 1862, John White and party discovered gold on this creek several miles down stream. The first major gold rush to what is now Montana resulted.

    (Natural Features • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    (side 1) Early day justice Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory, overlooked innocence when gallows were erected near this site for the hanging of Thomas Egan, a pioneer immigrant farmer from County Tipperary in Ireland. Egan . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Dillon, Montana.
    Launched May 15, 1895, the remains of the F.L. Graves electric dredge boat now lies in Grasshopper Creek.

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Polaris, Montana.
    (Two panels are on this interpretive stand:) July 8, 1806 The Way It Used To Be... Way Back Just over two hundred years ago... We proceeded down Willards Creek on the S.W. Side about 11 miles...The Country through which . . .

    (Environment • Exploration • Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--14:18: Albert J. Woofter
  • Parkersburg, West Virginia.
    This park is dedicated to the memory of Albert Johnson Woofter, who for 42 years heralded Parkersburg and the Little Kanawha area through his popular Town and Country column and other writings in the Parkersburg News. Al was . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Landmarks • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--14:23: The Sioux Quartzite
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    The Sioux Quartzite, deposited more than a billion years ago, is among the oldest rock exposed in South Dakota. The quartzite and associated pipestone deposits were known to white men as early as 1822, but the American . . .

    (Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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