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  • 10/06/18--20:08: Guanajuato Flooding of 1873
  • , Mexico.
    Nivel marcado por la inundación Agosto 20, 1875 English translation: This was the level of the flooding of August 20, 1873

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

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  • 10/06/18--20:50: Plaza del Baratillo
  • , Mexico.
    Plaza del Baratillo Si ya está frente a la fuente de la plaza del Baratillo, adelante, tómese la foto. Está en uno de los íconos favoritos de la ciudad de Guanajuato. La fuente de estilo florentino rodeada diariamente de . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--08:05: Washington Bottom
  • Washington, West Virginia.
    A tract of 2314 acres was acquired by George Washington three miles west on Dec. 15, 1772, for services in the French and Indian War. It was surveyed by William Crawford in June, 1771. It bordered for five miles on the Ohio River.

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--11:01: The Montana-Utah Road
  • near Dell, 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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    Lima, Montana.
    The Department of Transportation launched an ambitious program in 1936 to promote the state's scenic, recreational, and historical treasures. The brainchild of department engineer Bob Fletcher, the program included roadside . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--11:31: The Tendoy Mountains
  • Lima, Montana.
    About four million years ago, this part of the North American Plate slid over a gigantic source of heat in the mantle known as the Yellowstone hot spot. In Yellowstone National Park, this heat is responsible for the geysers, . . .

    (Natural Features • Paleontology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--11:47: The Montana Road
  • Lima, Montana.
    This area once echoed with the sound of creaking wagon wheels, cracking whips, and profanity so intense the mountains vibrated with sulfur! The old wagon road between Montana and Utah passed very close to this rest area. It . . .

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

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  • 10/07/18--12:04: Beaver Canyon
  • near Spencer, Idaho.
    After Montana's Gold Rushes began in 1862, thousands of miners came past here and a Beaver Canyon stage station was built here. Freighters and travelers on stage lines from Salt Lake to Montana stopped at this station until . . .

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

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  • 10/07/18--12:25: Nez Perce War
  • Dubois, Idaho.
    When General O.O. Howard tried to get more than 600 Nez Perce Indians to settle on a North Idaho reservation in 1877, he ran into a lot of trouble here. On their way to Yellowstone Park, Chief Joseph's Nez Perce people . . .

    (Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Este santuario de la Reina de Mexico, cabe el Monumento Nacional de Cristo Rey, fue idea del VI Prelado de Leon Dr. D. Emeterio Valverde Tellez. Fue abierto al culto, dedicado y consagrado el altar el 8 de diciembre de 1953 . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--13:00: Central Louisiana Connection
  • Alexandria, Louisiana.
    Plans for the D-Day Invasion in World War II were developed by Generals Dwight Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and George Patton. Preparations for the invasion involved six camps located in central Louisiana. This work resulted in . . .

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

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  • 10/07/18--13:22: Louisiana Baptist Convention
  • Alexandria, Louisiana.
    Organized December 2, 1848, Rehoboth Baptist Church, Mount Lebanon, by 13 men, including first president James Scarborough. "The objects…shall be Missionary and Educational; to promote harmony and feeling and concert of . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    La Fuente que adorna esta plaza fue inaugurada en la Plaza Mayor el 2 de Junio de 1852, y por ella brotó por primera vez agua entubada venida de la Presa de la Olla y para el servicio de la población. El 21 de enero de 1886 . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--16:19: Belleville
  • near Belleville, West Virginia.
    Just north of here, Joseph Wood built a fort in 1785 on land first patented by Dr. James Craik, friend of George Washington. Garrisoned by Virginia troops in 1791, it was the most important outpost between the Kanawha and Little Kanawha rivers.

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

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  • 10/07/18--16:30: Battle of Bluffington Island
  • near Sherman, West Virginia.
    As General John H. Morgan’s raid into Indiana and Ohio came to a close, he tried to cross the Ohio River into WV. Reaching the Buffington Island ford late on July 18, 1863, he waited until the 19th to cross. Union troops and . . .

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

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  • 10/07/18--16:53: Daniel Frost
  • near Ravenswood, West Virginia.
    Born in 1819, Frost was editor of Jackson County’s first newspaper, The Virginia Chronicle, which was burned in 1862 during Jenkins Raid for its pro-Union stance. He served as Speaker of the House for the Restored Government . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Templo de la Compañía Se dice que los mineros trabajaron día y noche para construirlo. El templo de la Compañía de Jesús fue una de las mayores obres jesuíticas de la Nueva España. Los jesuitas instalaron aquí su hospicio en . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/07/18--19:49: The Crown
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Crown Inn was already nearly three centuries old when it acquired its name in 1625. The Crown was one of the first coaching houses in Oxford, which was a great coaching centre until the coming of the railway in 1835. The . . .

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

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  • 10/07/18--19:50: Oxford War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory of Those Who Fought and Those Who Fell 1914 - 1918 ( inscribed on the steps ) For Those Who Fought 1914 - 1918 And Those Who Fell and 1939 – 1945 And All Others Who Have Given Their Lives In the Service of Their . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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