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  • 10/19/18--08:56: The South Gate
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of Leicester The South Gate of the Roman and Medieval walled town was situated close to this spot.

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

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  • 10/19/18--09:24: Lincoln County Courthouse
  • North Platte, Nebraska.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--09:27: 100th Meridian
  • North Platte, Nebraska.
    . . .

    (Landmarks • Man-Made Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--09:29: Comanche Park
  • Custer, South Dakota.
    Comanche, an Indian mustang ridden by Captain Keogh, Seventh U.S. Cavalry, was named for the Comanche Indians, from whom he was captured. The buckskin horse proved dependable under fire and was ridden by Keogh during the . . .

    (Animals • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--09:42: Old City Hall
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    Old City Hall A Registered National Landmark Built: 1886-1894 Restored: 1983-1984 Developer: Cranston Development Company Architect: Landmarks Design Associates General Contractor: Navarro Corporation Interior Design: . . .

    (Architecture • Government • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Richmond, Virginia.
    Richmond, Surrey, England, visited by William Byrd in his boyhood, inspired the name for Richmond, Virginia. Commemorating that fact, the Virginia Branch of the English Speaking Union presents this tablet to Richmond, . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--09:48: Cameron Morrison School
  • Hoffman, North Carolina.
    State home and school for boys, opened 1925. Gives academic, vocational, and agricultural training. Three miles W. Division of Archives and History 1999

    (African Americans • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--09:51: Slave Cabin
  • Saint Simons Island, Georgia.
    This tabby slave cabin of Retreat Plantation, now the Sea Island Golf Course, was one of eight cabins that stood in this area, known as New Field. The slaves who lived here tilled the Sea Island cotton fields nearby. Each of . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--10:05: Heber C. Kimball Grist Mill
  • Bountiful, Utah.
    This site was surveyed August 1, 1892 and the mill (largest of it's time in Utah) was dedicated May 6, 1853. Built on rock foundation with solid adobe walls trimmed with red sandstone, this Burr mill operated until 1892, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--10:48: The House of Hernán Martín
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo la casa del del conquistador Hernan Martin 1527 Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the house of the conquistador Hernán Martín 1527 Office of Monuments of the . . .

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

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    , Denmark.
    I dette hus havde Norske Selskab sine lokaler 1774-1813 Opsat 1992 af Norske Selskab i Oslo i anledning af 250-året for Johan Herman Wessel's fødsel 1742 - (English translation:) The Norwegian Society had its premises . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--12:36: Harald Høffding
  • , Denmark.
    . . .

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

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    near Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.
    The legend of Sabbaday Falls Legend has it that one Saturday night, with winter rapidly approaching, workmen building a road from Albany Intervale to Waterville decided it was time to call it quits. They hid their tools, . . .

    (Environment • Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Franklin, West Virginia.
    A key component of gun powder,the saltpeter mined near Franklin was of great importance to the South during the Civil War. On August 19, 1863, during his raid of Pendleton and surrounding counties, Union Gen. William W. . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Capilla de la Tercera Orden La Tercera Orden, ideada por San Francisco de Asís, fue fundada en 1221 con el nombre de Hermanos y Hermanas de Penitencia como un tip de estado intermedio entre el claustro y el mundo. A ella . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Calais, Maine.
    In 1604, this was the land of the Passamaquoddy. In June, several families would have been camped here harvesting fish and shellfish. Nobody knows what the residents thought when a large ship landed at a nearby island. We do . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Capilla de la Virgen de Guadalupe Como parte del proceso de evangelización en la Nueva España, se trasladó el orden arquitectónico prehispánico consistente en una forma que la iglesia tomó el lugar de la pirámide y el atrio . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Calais, Maine.
    "...His Majesty commanded the Sieur de Mons to prepare a fresh expedition..." Samuel Champlain Journal, 1604 (translation) The newcomers who landed on the island offshore came from France. Their leader was Pierre Dugua, . . .

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

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  • 10/19/18--19:52: Franciscan Ex-Convent
  • , Mexico.
    Ex Convento Francisco Se desconoce la fecha exacta en la que se fundó el convento durante el siglo XVI, pero ya es mencionada en la Relación de Fray Alonso de Ponce de 1585. Como todos los conventos de le época, la . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--19:53: Orient Veterans Memorial
  • Orient, Maine.
    Blake Bartlett • Brent Bartlett • Donald Brown Leroy Brown • Lynwood Brown • William Brown Michael Carr • Darrell Colson • Bliss Deering Hazen Deering • Ellis Dwyer • Virgil Dwyer Babb Elliot • Gary D. Faulkner Sr. • Melony . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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