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  • 10/05/18--14:31: Cigar Manufacturing
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    (side 1) Between 1870 and 1920, Phillips Avenue was the center of a thriving cigar manufacturing industry. An average of four or five small cigar factories operated within a few blocks of this spot. Because the typical . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Spearfish, South Dakota.
    Northern red horse suckers and dace were the only species of fish present in Spearfish Creek during an early 1875 exploration of the Black Hills. Trout are not indigenous to the Black Hills but were introduced from Colorado . . .

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

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    Pierre, South Dakota.
    Pierre Was a Cowtown (marker side 1) Yes sir, Mister, Pierre was a cowtown. Why they built the sidewalks two feet off the ground to keep the cows from spattering ‘em up. The stockyards ran longside the river for half a mile . . .

    (Animals • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--14:51: President Woodrow Wilson
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    (side 1) President Woodrow Wilson came to Sioux Falls on September 8, 1919, as part of a 29-city campaign to stump for the Treaty of Versailles, which included the League of Nations. An excited crowd of onlookers cheered the . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    This Monument was Erected by the Officers Non Commissioned Officers and Men of the Second Battalion Oxfordshire Light Infantry in Memory of Their Comrades Who Died Between the 15- of August 1897 and the 4- of November 1898 . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--15:30: Oxfordshire County Council
  • , United Kingdom.
    Welcome to Oxfordshire County Council The modern building in front of you is County Hall, headquarters of Oxfordshire County Council. It was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1976. The County Council is responsible for key . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--15:39: Prison Governor’s House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oxford Preservation Trust Prison Governor’s House (1848) This was originally designed as an imposing detached house with extensive gardens, just outside the prison wall. It was eventually incorporated into the prison and . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Oxford Preservation Trust Archaeology, the Castle Ditch and its skeletons In 2003 excavations uncovered the Castle Ditch part of the defences of the Norman Castle. 64 human skeletons were found buried here, many dating from . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--16:01: The Perimeter Wall
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oxford Preservation Trust The Perimeter Wall at Oxford Prison (1790) The wall is built close to a stream using large stones with a rubble inner core and smaller loose stones above, and later, razor wire. All this made . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--16:06: Prison Debtors’ Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oxford Preservation Trust Prison Debtors’ Tower (1790) This Tower was built to imprison debtors who owed money. A rare triangular stone staircase leads to four floors divided into cells, some with fireplaces. Prisoners . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--16:11: Prison D Wing
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oxford Preservation Trust Prison D Wing (1790) William Blackburn designed D Wing, the Debtors' Tower and C Wing. When the prison expanded St. George's Chapel was demolished, though the ancient Crypt remains. Oxford Castle . . .

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

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  • 10/05/18--17:50: Jacob Beeson Blair
  • Parkersburg, West Virginia.
    Born in Parkersburg on April 11, 1821, Blair was an attorney before the Civil War. Elected in 1861 to fill a vacancy in the US House of Representatives, he served until 1865 and was a staunch supporter of the Union and WV . . .

    (Notable Events • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--19:19: The Route of Hidalgo
  • , Mexico.
    El Gobernador del Estado de Guanajuato Juan Manuel Oliva Ramírez y el H. Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato en el marco de los Festejos del Bicentenario Restauran la Estela de la Libertad que simboliza la Ruta de la Independencia . . .

    (Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--19:40: El Puente de Nava
  • , Mexico.
    Puente de Nava Reedificado en el año 1774 Ayuntamiento 1989-1991 English translation: The Nava Bridge Rebuilt in the year 1774 City Hall 1989-1991

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/18--20:39: Emma Godoy
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa nació, el 25 de marzo de 1918, la ilustre escritora Emma Godoy poeta, ensayista, dramaturga y defensora de la dignificación de la vejez. En el centenario de su nacimiento Marzo de 2018 English translation: In . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/06/18--07:22: John McLoughlin
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec.
    Originaire de Rivière-du-Loup, McLoughlin fut d'abord médecin avant de se joindre à la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest en 1806. En 1814, il devint partenaire hivernant et, en 1820, il dirigea un groupe de dissidents qui désiraient . . .

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

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    Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec.
    Rivière-du-Loup est l'une des nombreuses collectivités canadiennes qui se donnèrent, après 1900, des hôtels de ville imposants. Ceux-ci abritaient les services de plus en plus nombreux des gouvernements locaux et . . .

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

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  • 10/06/18--09:05: Tavenner Cemetery
  • Parkersburg, West Virginia.
    To the east of this cemetery, on the banks of the Little Kanawha River, in 1785, Captain James Neal formed the first permanent settlement in Wood County, Virginia. The vast acreage owned by Captain Neal and his son-in-law, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/06/18--09:57: Bannack
  • near Dillon, Idaho.
    Montana's first gold rush began near here at Grasshopper Creek in the summer of 1862. Prospectors John White and company camped along the insect infested banks as they looked for a shortcut to the Deer Lodge valley. They . . .

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

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    near Dillon, Montana.
    Interstate 15 is the latest in a series of roads that have traversed this area since prehistory. Although used for generations by Native Americans, the first recorded use of this route was by the Lewis and Clark Expedition . . .

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

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