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  • 10/17/18--18:55: Civil War Memorial
  • Calais, Maine.
    In grateful remembrance of The Men of Calais who upon land or sea hazarded their lives that the nation might be preserved and that government of the people, by the people and for the people should not perish from the earth. . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--18:57: Café La Concordia
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el Café “La Concordia” de Aldo Omarini. Siglo XIX. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the La Concordia Café of Aldo Omarini. 19th century. Office of Monuments of . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--19:13: World War II Roll of Honor
  • Calais, Maine.
    Dedicated to the Veterans of World War II May their names be honored through the years that unfold [Honor Roll of Veterans]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Calais, Maine.
    . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--19:53: Three Ancient Edifices
  • , United Kingdom.
    You are standing upon the site of three ancient edifices On the summit of hill top (approximately on this site) a convent was established about the year 650 A.D. By a Saxon lady later canonised under the name of St Osburg. . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:54: Newarke Gateway
  • , United Kingdom.
    Richard III’s Medieval Leicester Newarke Gateway The Newarke Gateway and the Richard III Story After his defeat at the Battle of Bosworth, King Richard III’s corpse was brought back to Leicester and put on public display in . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    The Wigston Family and Leicester Chantry House and Skeffington House Two Tudor houses in the heart of modern Leicester William Wigston’s Chantry House was added to the Newarke precinct around 1511. William Wigston was a . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:54: Church of the Annunciation
  • , United Kingdom.
    Richard III’s Medieval Leicester Church of the Annunciation The Hawthorn Building of De Montfort University was built on the site of the former Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The church and the . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    A Manufacturing Town Portland and Hawthorn Buildings Creating a skilled workforce for Leicester The original purpose of the Hawthorn Building is shown on its entrance doors opposite Trinity House. The four panels by Percy . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:54: This Stone
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Stone was Laid on the 17th of June 1927 by Her Grace The Duchess of Atholl D.B.E. LL.D. MP. Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education Councillor Walter Oram Chairman of Committee Ald. Sir Jonathan North J.P. . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:55: Upperton Road Viaduct
  • , United Kingdom.
    “When Men Yield Up The Privilege of Thinking, the Last Shadow of Liberty Quits the Horizon” Thomas Paine, 1737-1809 The Upperton Road Viaduct Redevelopment Scheme Was Opened by The Lead Member for Transportation Councillor . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--19:55: Jain Centre
  • , United Kingdom.
    19th century congregational chapel was converted during the 1980’s to a centre for devotees of Jainism, an ancient religion that teaches love to all living creatures. The building contains important examples of traditional . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:55: Jain Centre
  • , United Kingdom.
    Changing Pasts Jain Centre Chapel to Temple What we know today Samuel Leicester’s Jain Centre started life in 1863 as a Congregational Chapel (an Independent church). This area around Oxford Street was developed from the . . .

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

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  • 10/17/18--19:55: Medieval Streets
  • , United Kingdom.
    Medieval Leicester Medieval Streets The Medieval origins of a modern city Medieval Leicester lay within the old Roman walls. The town walls followed the lines of what are now Soar Lane, Sanvey Gate, Church Gate, Gallowtree . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--19:57: El Gran Café La Concordia
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el Gran Café La Concordia, donde en el año de 1868 compartían mesa Ignacio Ramírez y Manuel Payno. Ciudad de México English translation: Here was the Gran Café La Concordia, where in 1868 Ignacio Ramírez and . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--20:29: La Droguería Plateros
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo la Droguería Plateros, donde se realizó la primera demostración pública del cinematógrafo. 1896. Ciudad de México English translation: Here was the Plateros Drugstore, where the first public demonstration of . . .

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

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    North Platte, Nebraska.
    (side 1) Dedicated June 15, 2002 Cold Springs added station Jul. 1, 1861 – Nov. 20, 1861 Located 1600’ south by Lincoln County James Stretesky Nebraskaland Days, Inc. Nebraskaland National Bank North Platte/Lincoln County . . .

    (Communications • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--21:30: Statue of Liberty Replica
  • Austin, Texas.
    With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty The . . .

    (Landmarks • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/17/18--22:11: Statue of Liberty Replica
  • North Platte, Nebraska.
    With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty The . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--08:23: Kempf House
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    Cast iron grilles in an ancient Greek floral motif highlight the frieze of this temple-front Greek Revival house. Built in 1853 for Henry D. Bennett, Secretary and Steward of the University of Michigan, it became the home . . .

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

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