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  • 10/08/18--20:01: This Stone
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Stone Was Laid on The Sixth Day of July 1895 Being the Wedding Day of HRH The Duke of York And HSH Prince Victoria Mary of Teck by Thomas Lucas Esquire Mayor Thomas M. Taphouse Esquire Sheriff John Paprell & Son . . .

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

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  • 10/08/18--20:25: Hermann Müller-Thurgau
  • , Germany.
    In diesem Gebäude, dem ehemaligen Botanischen Institut der Universität, wirkte von 1872 bis 1876 der Botaniker und spätere Weinbauforscher Prof. Dr: Hermann Müller-Thurgau, der 1882 die später nach ihm benannte Rebsorte . . .

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

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    near Lansdowne, Ontario.
    This international bridge system links Canada and the United States across the St. Lawrence River and islands from Ivy Lea, Ontario, to Collins Landing, N.Y. It was opened on August 18, 1938, by William Lyon Mackenzie King, . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Peace • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--08:41: Neilsen Log Cabin
  • Chesterfield Township, Michigan.
    The log cabin was originally a weekend retreat for the Neilsen family and when they decided to sell the land the cabin was not included as the family wanted it kept intact. It was located on Campground and 29 Mile road in . . .

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

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  • 10/09/18--14:59: Central Ferry Station
  • Blackfoot, Idaho.
    A log structure was erected one half mile north of this site in 1864, which served as a stage station. The Ben Holliday stages use it as a stopping place as did the freighters who passed this way. Mail was unofficially . . .

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

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  • 10/09/18--15:11: Fort Hall
  • Fort Hall, Idaho.
    First habitation in this region was built by Nathaniel J. Wyeth on Snake River 14 miles west of this monument July 15, 1834 and named for Henry Hall, senior member of Wyeth's firm. The original stockade, 80 feet square was . . .

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

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    Fort Hall, Idaho.
    The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Dedicate This Memorial in Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Their Country in the Armed Forces of World Wars I and II World War I Volunteers Andrew F. Cutler • Joseph S. Cutler • Richard M. . . .

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

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  • 10/09/18--15:33: Lewisville
  • Lewisville, Idaho.
    In 1882, Richard F. Jardine, Edmund, Brigham, and John Ellsworth with their families founded Lewisville. It was named in honor of Lewis and Clark Expedition and was one of the first settlements in the Snake River Valley. . . .

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

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  • 10/09/18--16:12: Dr. Ellis Kackley
  • Soda Springs, Idaho.
    Came to Soda Springs in 1898, 3 day out of Medical School at the University of Tennessee. People seeking his expertise came from all over the United States. His patients kept the hotels in Soda Springs filled. Except for . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Soda Springs, Idaho.
    U.S.A. Cavalry Infantry 53 families and others Founded Soda Springs Built fort to protect emigrants County seat Oneida County 1864 ---- 1867

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

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  • 10/09/18--18:38: Frank Joerden Building
  • Washington, Missouri.
    Joerden occupied this structure with his general store for about forty years. In the early twentieth century, it housed a bakery owned by Julius Rombach.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:39: Commercial Hotel
  • Washington, Missouri.
    For about five years, the Kahmann family operated a hotel and saloon here. John Boland then conducted the Commercial Hotel for about fifteen years, at which time it was sold to and enlarged by Elijah Zumwalt.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    This tablet marks the site and commemorates the institution of Fort Pierre Choteau Trading Post chief landmark of fur-trading period, 1822 – 1864 on the Upper Missouri River between the Platte and the Yellowstone. Founded, . . .

    (Exploration • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:43: The Rockport Lime Kilns
  • Rockport, Maine.
    During the 19th Century, Rockport was a major supplier of lime to East Coast markets. These kilns converted limestone rock supplied by 15 local quarries into lime used to make mortar & finish plaster. The burned lime was . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:44: Bleckman Building
  • Washington, Missouri.
    Johann "Friedrich" Bleckmann built his first blacksmith shop in 1834. His son Fritz and grandson Henry J. built the eastern part of this building in 1888. "Bleckman's" is the oldest business in Washington.

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

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  • 10/09/18--18:46: Edward G. Busch Building
  • Washington, Missouri.
    Busch entered the implement and hardware business in 1882 and built this structure five years later. He also served as a three-term mayor for the City of Washington.

    (Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:48: Zion Baptist Church
  • Columbia, South Carolina.
    Zion Baptist Church first organized in 1865 and met in a humble dwelling on Gadsden St. The congregation moved to this site in 1871. The current sanctuary, the second on this spot, was built in 1916. Zion Baptist has long . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:50: John C. S. Foss Building
  • Washington, Missouri.
    Foss constructed this building for his newspaper business. He was the proprietor of the "Observer" for several years and then in the insurance business. this building later housed the First National Bank.

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/18--18:51: Shandon Presbyterian Church
  • Columbia, South Carolina.
    Shandon Presbyterian Church began as Shandon Mission, which first met in Oct. 1913. By 1915, the Church had acquired title to a lot at the S.E. corner of Wheat and Maple Sts. and was incorporated the next year. The first . . .

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

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    Washington, Missouri.
    In 1867 John G. Droege opened Droege's Mercantile Food Store on Main Street in Downtown Washington. He was followed by Cecilia Jack, Firmin and Butch & Judy Droege. This building was built in 1896.

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

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