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    Calais, Maine.
    Share the dramatic story of Saint Croix Island. In 1604, over a hundred artisans, soldiers, and gentlemen sailed here from France in a bold attempt to establish a European colony north of Florida. They built a settlement on . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--20:27: Old Glory Blowout
  • North Platte, Nebraska.
    In commemoration of the ”Old Glory Blowout” July 4, 1882 This event held in Lincoln County Nebraska, was the manifestation of a dream that became a reality as the: ”Buffalo Bill’s Wild West” and was witnessed by millions of . . .

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

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  • 10/18/18--20:33: Harney Peak Lookout
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    The Harney Peak fire lookout, dam and pumphouse were built by the CCC in 1939 and are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Harney Peak Elevation is 2207 meters (7242 ft). The peak is the highest point east of . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--20:34: El Palacio Postal
  • , Mexico.
    Palacio Postal. En este sitio estuvo el Hospital Real de Terceros, demolido para construir el Palacio Postal o Quinta Casa de Correos in 1902, siendo una obra arquitectónica ejemplar con estructura de hierro. Alberga el . . .

    (Architecture • Communications • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--20:42: Bone Deposition
  • Golden, Colorado.
    Dinosaur bones were deposited here on the inside of a meander by a fast-flowing stream. This deposit known as a “point bar” grew by the addition of sand, causing growth of the point bar towards the outer bank and downstream. . . .

    (Animals • Paleontology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--21:07: Mercury Theatre
  • New York, New York.
    "Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world Like a Colossus... -William Shakespeare On this site in1937, legendary American actor-writer-producer-director Orson Welles founded the Mercury Theatre with John Houseman. Here . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/18/18--21:22: Original Gristmill Stones
  • Bountiful, Utah.
    The Heber C. Kimball Gristmill, the foundation of which can be seen just east of this monument, was in operation from 1852 until 1892, using these burr-type gristmill stones. When the use of roller mills was introduced, . . .

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

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    Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    In 1858 Main Street jeweler Joseph C. Watts built his large brick home on the northeast corner of Liberty and Division within easy walking distance of his Main Street shop. Multiple fireplaces, a roof-top widow's walk, and . . .

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

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    Pineville, Louisiana.
    1802-1806 First Circuit Riders (ministers) began work in Louisiana. 1811 Rapides Circuit formed - Miles Harper presiding Elder. 1814 John Shrock began work in Rapides area of Louisiana. 1817 Ashley Hewitt, Richmond Nolley, . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--07:49: Camp Claiborne
  • Forest Hill, Louisiana.
    (Activated Oct. 1940 - Deactivated Dec. 1945) Camp Claiborne was named for William C. C. Claiborne, first governor of the state of Louisiana. The camp was part of the 8th Service Command. It was also home for the US Army's . . .

    (Military • Notable Places • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Louisiana.
    Reflection of a Youth "In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart." -The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank Through this diary she became the voice of one and a half million children killed . . .

    (Civil Rights • Notable Events • Peace) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--08:55: Visit of the Queen
  • , United Kingdom.
    To Commemorate the Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II To De Montfort University In Her Diamond Jubilee Year accompanied by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge 8th . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--08:55: A Saxon House
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of Leicester A Saxon House of around 600 AD, the first found in Leicester, was situated on this site

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

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  • 10/19/18--08:55: Thomas Cook
  • , United Kingdom.
    Thomas Cook 1808 — 1892 ( side ) This Statue was Commissioned By Leicester City Council With Assistance From British Railways Community Unit And Thomas Cook (International) Ltd Near to This Site In Leicester’s Campbell St . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Church of St. John the Baptist An early example of Georgian Gothic, the present building, completed in 1776, replaced an earlier parish church. Originally built with a broach spire 156 ft. high, this was destroyed in 1850 . . .

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

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    Mandeville, Louisiana.
    Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Died In The Defense Of Our Country And All Who Served In The Cause Of Freedom

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

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  • 10/19/18--08:55: Great Glen War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Glory of God And in Honored Memory of The Men of this Parish Who Fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918 2nd Lieut. W.S. Allen 2/5th Notts and Derbys · Sergt. D. Warner 1/4th Northamptons · Lc/Cpl. S. Easom 9th . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    This Plaque was Unveiled by HRH The Duke of Gloucester GCVO on 24th May 1994 To Mark the Completion of the Restoration Of Leicester Guildhall

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

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  • 10/19/18--08:56: Weather Vane
  • , United Kingdom.
    The weather vane which surmounts the roof was restored during refurbisment works in 1993. A donation of £575 towards the cost was made by The Gild of Freeman of The City of Leicester.

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--08:56: Visit of the Queen
  • , United Kingdom.
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    (Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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