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  • 10/14/18--19:35: Pier 3 North
  • , United Kingdom.
    The north side of the nave was rebuilt in Gothic style in the early 13th century. Pointed arches were supported on typically diamond-shaped bases. The piece of stone on display represents the Gothic architecture of much of . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:35: The Cloister
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Cloister The priory cloister was situated on the north side of the cathedral. It formed a square space surrounded by monastic buildings, the most important being the chapter house on the east side. The cloister was . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:38: 921 South Riverside Drive
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    [Top plaque:] This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1769 [Bottom plaque:] A Designated Historic Landmark Landmarks Preservation . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:42: Ernest Trova
  • University City, Missouri.
    Ernest Tino Trova, a self-trained St. Louis native, became one of the significant artists of the late twentieth century. Best known for his signature image, The Falling Man, Trova considered his entire output a single "work . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:49: Katherine Dunham
  • University City, Missouri.
    While studying anthropology at the University of Chicago, Katherine Dunham was also active as a dancer. Field trips to the West Indies allowed her to study native dances and folklore, which she incorporated into her work to . . .

    (African Americans • Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--19:53: Justus H. Schwab, 1847-1900
  • New York, New York.
    An extraordinary figure in the socialist and anarchist movement of the late 19th century, German-born Justus H. Schwab lived with his family and operated a saloon at 50 East 1st Street for nearly 30 tears. Schwab’s saloon . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--19:57: Frank O'Hara (1926-1966)
  • New York, New York.
    Frank O’Hara (1926-1966) The influential American poet Frank O’Hara lived at 441 East Ninth Street from 1959 to 1963. O’Hara was a leading member of the New York School of poetry as well as an accomplished art critic and a . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--20:02: Plains of San Augustine
  • Datil, New Mexico.
    Northeast part of Plains of San Agustin, occupied some thousands of years ago by large intermontane lake, is downdropped graben bordered by uplifted volcanic masses. San Mateo and Luera Mountains and Pelona Mountains are . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--20:06: Chumash Hutash Fiesta
  • Ventura, California.
    The Chumash Indians used this site to celebrate their Hutash Fiesta, held after the harvest each year towards the end of September. The Hutash Fiesta coincided with the Spanish Missionary's San Miguel Day giving the historic . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--20:45: Jerauld County Courthouse
  • Wessington Springs, South Dakota.
    This courthouse was built in 1930 at a cost of $120,000. It had an unusual design for a courthouse at that time, being Modern American instead of Classical. The exterior is brick, trimmed with Bedford Stone. The interior has . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    Front ”In the twenty-sixth year of the reign of Louis XV, the most illustrious Lord, the Lord Marquis of Beauharnois being Viceroy, 1741, Pierre Gaultier de La Verendrye placed this.” Back Placed by the Chevalier Verendrye . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--20:55: Fur Trappers and Traders
  • Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Fur trappers and traders were the first white men in this locality. William H. Ashley and men arrived in the spring of 1829. The principal leaders were James Bridger - Etienne Provost Jedediah S. Smith James Bridger, . . .

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

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  • 10/14/18--20:59: Stockgrowers Bank
  • Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    Incorporated in 1890, Fort Pierre was an important trade center for ranchers. Opening the Great Sioux Reservation to settlement further enhanced the community's business prospects. The Stockgrowers Bank started in a wooden . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--21:03: Hank Greenberg
  • New York, New York.
    First home of Hank Greenberg 1911-1986 Hall of Fame baseball player Detroit Tigers Donated by John Culkin and L.M. Brooks

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

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    New York, New York.
    The First Cemetery of the Spanish and Portvgvese Synagogue Shearith Israel in the City of New York 1656 -1833

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Deadwood, South Dakota.
    Camp F-20 Park Creek: located 3 mi E on FH 534; 2.75 mi N on FH 180; W of creek Companies: 2759V – 11/2/34-7/30/41; 792 – 10/11/41-12/14/41 The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal relief program during 1933-1942 that . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hartford, Connecticut.
    From the Abbey at Storrington, Sussex, England.

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Custer, South Dakota.
    Camp SP-3 (DSP-1 in 1934): NE 2 miles, end of CSP road on French Creek. Company: 2757 - 7/28/34-10/1/41. The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal work-relief program during the Great Depression. From 1933 to 1942, the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--21:13: Jackie Smith
  • University City, Missouri.
    With his rare combination of size, speed and competitive intensity, Jackie Smith redefined the position of tight end in the NFL. The St. Louis Cardinals drafted the Louisiana track and football star in 1962, and he became a . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/18--21:16: Verendrye Explorers
  • Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    In the 1700s, England, France, and Spain all worked hard to colonize North America. The French king gave Quebec fur trader, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, Sieur de La Verendrye, authorization to expand France's hold in the new . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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