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  • 10/14/18--18:56: Boone's Lick Trail
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    A variety of wagons used the trails during the westward migration. The Conestoga wagon was the most durable. It was built in the Pennsylvania Valley between 1750-1840. Prairie schooners and covered farm wagons were also . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--18:58: Brownell Hall
  • Hartford, Connecticut.
    The inscribed stone below is the cornerstone of Brownell Hall, which was located on Trinity College's first campus at the present site of the State Capitol in Hartford. Built in 1845 as a dormitory, it was dedicated to the . . .

    (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:00: Padre Felix Varela Morales
  • New York, New York.
    Padre Felix Varela Morales Born Havana, Cuba Nov. 20, 1788 Died St. Augustine, Fl. Feb. 25, 1853 Seminal thinker of Cuban liberty, priest, educator, philosopher, orator and author, defender of human and civil rights in Cuba . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:05: Curry Family / Wading Birds
  • Nokomis, Florida.
    Curry Family Roberts Bay was named for Robert Roberts, who arrived in the area in 1871 and acquired property at the mouth of the bay. His land extended southward along the coast to the southern limits of the present City of . . .

    (Animals • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:06: 117 South Main
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    The "Queen of Main Street" was built by the Odd Fellows Hall Association in 1878 on the site of the city's former Concert Hall which had been destroyed by a tornado in 1876. Banks were important tenants; they were very . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:08: 122 South Main
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    Behind this 1914 Art Deco tile and marble facade is one of the oldest buildings on the street, the Masonic Hall. The lodge held its last meeting on July 17, 1861. "About this time [1861], we came under the dark Cloud of War . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:10: 116-120 South Main
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    When John Platz built this building in 1863 for his grocery and his daughter's dressmaking shop, he actually owned only half of his north wall and only half of his south wall. The practice of sharing walls was not usual in . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    The New-York Historical Society Designated Landmark New York City Founded in 1804, this institution is the oldest museum in the city. Its research library and museum hold the architectural files of McKim, Mead & White, as . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:24: Susan Blow
  • University City, Missouri.
    The average poor child in 1860s St. Louis completed three years of school before being forced to work at age 10. Susan Elizabeth Blow addressed that problem by offering education to children earlier. Applying Friedrich . . .

    (Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:28: The Harvard Club
  • New York, New York.
    This building was designed by McKim, Mead & White in an architectural style employed in the late nineteenth century at Harvard. its exterior is Harvard brick laid in Flemish bond with trim of Indiana limestone. The . . .

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

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    St. Charles, Missouri.
    Served as first duly appointed Postmaster during the time that St. Charles was the State Capitol and performed his postal duties from here. Jeremiah and his brother Seth were joint owners in a botanical garden west of the . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:33: Blue Coat School
  • , United Kingdom.
    Blue Coat School Opened as a charity school in 1714 rebuilt on the same site 1856-7 with Gothic architecture in the style of a French chateau. The two octagonal stone towers embody bases of towers of the ruined Monastic . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:33: The Lychgate Cottages
  • , United Kingdom.
    Coventry City Council The Lychgate Cottages Named after the lychgate, through which funerals once entered Holy Trinity graveyard (Old English lic – corpse). The jetted building has been tree-ringed dated to 1414-15 and is . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:34: Lady Godiva’s Cathedral
  • , United Kingdom.
    Godiva, Lady of Coventry (died 10th September 1067) and her husband Leofric, Earl of Mercia (died 28th September 1057) were buried here in the church of the Benedictine monastery they founded in 1043 on the site of St . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:34: The South West Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    There is little left of the south west tower of the cathedral except the west wall and part of the spiral staircase found in 1856. The full plan of the 13th century tower was revealed during the 1999 excavations. The square . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:34: The West Front
  • , United Kingdom.
    The west front is the best preserved part of the nave. Only the interior of the wall can be seen. It was built in the early 13th century as part of a grand re-fronting of the cathedral. It was discovered in 1856 when the . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:34: The North West Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the left are the arches that lead into the north west tower, constructed in the early 13th century. This is the only ‘room’ surviving from the cathedral. It may have contained a chapel reached via a pointed arch from the . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:34: Pier 3 South
  • , United Kingdom.
    The south side of the nave was built in the 12th century in Norman Romanesque style. The pieces of stone here display the robust Romanesque architecture f this side of the cathedral. The half round shaft is typical of this . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:35: St. James' Church
  • New York, New York.
    This parish, organized in 1836, occupies one of the oldest Roman Catholic houses of worship in Manhattan. Designed in the Greek Revival style, probably by Minard Lafever, the church was dedicated in 1837. Alfred E. Smith . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    A gift to the people of Coventry From Catholic citizens Blessed by Vincent Eighth Archbishop of Birmingham 11 March 2001

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

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