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  • 10/16/18--19:06: William "Bill" Clay
  • University City, Missouri.
    A native St. Louisan, William L. Clay graduated from St. Louis University in 1953 before serving in the Army. After his election in 1959 as a St. Louis alderman, Clay became Missouri's first African-American Congressman in . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--19:07: Bill Mauldin
  • University City, Missouri.
    William Henry Mauldin joined the Army newsletter Stars and Stripes as a cartoonist during World War II. There he perfected Joe and Willie, the muddy, weary "dogfaces" who portrayed the drabness of the foot soldier's life. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--19:08: Security Savings Bank
  • Ashland, Wisconsin.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Security Savings Bank 1889

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Saxon, Wisconsin.
    Apostle Islands Scenic View You are looking out over the Chequamegon Bay region and Apostle Islands which comprises 22 Islands that form an archipelago about 30 miles long and 18 miles wide. All except one of the Islands . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Municipal Technical & Art Schools This Stone was Laid on the 30th Day of March 1896 by Alderman Sir Thomas Wright Knt JP Chairman of the Committee Alderman Edward Wood JP Mayor

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

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  • 10/16/18--20:20: The Whipping Toms
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Whipping Toms On this spot stood the Whipping Toms, who, on Shrove Tuesday, in accordance with the ancient custom, armed themselves with wagon whips and flogged anyone who entered the precincts of the Newarke. The sport . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:20: Veterans Memorial
  • Calais, Maine.
    This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Calais, Maine who served their country to preserve the traditional principles of freedom, justice and way of life in our area

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:20: The Collegiate Church
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Collegiate Church Upon this site stood the important and beautiful Collegiate Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, which was founded in 1355-6 by Henry, First Duke of Lancaster and Fourth Lancastrian Earl of . . .

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

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  • 10/16/18--20:21: The Magazine
  • , United Kingdom.
    This building, which dates from the 14th century, served as the main gateway to the Newarke. During the Civil War it was used as a magazine (or secure armaments store) hence its present name. as a regimental museum it . . .

    (Landmarks • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:22: July 4th 1661
  • near Crystal Falls, Michigan.
    July 4th 1661 As a matter of conjecture Father Menard somewhere along this river died or was murdered while on his way southward from L’Anse to visit the Menominee Indians

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:31: Memorial for Austin C. Welch
  • Bartow, Florida.
    Austin Craig Welch, who died attempting to save Crystal E. Droz from drowning. Bartow, Fl. September 3, 2016 "Our hero, Our protector" "I got this!"

    (Heroes) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:33: Kellian V. Whaley
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    Born May 6, 1821, Whaley served as a Union recruiter and colonel in the 9th WV Volunteer Infantry. He was captured November 10, 1861, in Guyandotte during the battle there but escaped. First elected to the U.S. Congress in . . .

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

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  • 10/16/18--20:44: VFW 6924 Veterans Memorial
  • Fairfield, Maine.
    This Flag of the USA was flown over the US National Support Element In Kabul, Afg[h]anistan on July 17, 2011 In Honor of VFW Post 6924

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Afghanistan • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/18--20:55: Early Graves
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    In Point Pleasant Cemetery are graves of John Roush and John Roseberry, Revolutionary War soldiers, Major Andres Waggener, hero of Craney Island in the War of 1812, and others who were prominent in early history.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--14:39: Cody-North Cabin
  • North Platte, Nebraska.
    Cody, Frank and Luther North were for a time partners in a ranch located along the Dismal River in Nebraska. This cabin was their headquarters. The cabin was moved from its original location to the Bratt Ranch in 1882. Nate . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Esta fue la casa del Marqués de Prado Alegre edificada hacia el primer tercio del siglo XVIII. 1725. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: This was the house of the Marquis de Prado . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    LeDroit Park, District of Columbia.
    Educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Anna Julia Hayward Cooper (1858-1964) lived here from 1916 until her death. Born in North Carolina, Cooper graduated from Oberlin College and moved to Washington in 1887 to teach . . .

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

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    Forest Hills, District of Columbia.
    A descendant of the original tree whose fruit gave inspirational impetus to Isaac Newton's theory of gravitational forces was nurtured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and transplanted here on the grounds of the . . .

    (Agriculture • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--18:28: Jusserand
  • Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia.
    The granite bench before you commemorates the scholarship, wisdom and skilled diplomacy of Jean Jules Jusserand, French Ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. The memorial's inscription, "Personal Tribute of . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--18:45: Elias Boudinot
  • Burlington, New Jersey.
    Here lie the remains of the honorable Elias Boudinot, LLD Born on the 2nd of May 1740 He died on the 24th of Oct. 1821 His life was an exhibition of fervent piety of useful talent and of extensive benevolence. His death was . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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