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  • 10/19/18--20:08: Miguel Hidalgo
  • , Mexico.
    Hidalgo · 1810

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--20:33: At Home in the 19th Century
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    Civic leader Silas Douglas, dean of the UM medical faculty and twice mayor of Ann Arbor, lived in this home at 502 East Huron Street from 1848 until 1902. His three daughters, Kate, Marie, and Louise, shown here around 1890, . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/19/18--20:34: The Arches of Saucillo
  • , Mexico.
    “Los Arcos” Hecho en 1738 Siglo XVII 15 Arcos, 155 m. de largo y 44 m. de altura. MTB English translation: The Arches of Saucillo Constructed in 1738 (18th century), there are 15 arches in total. The arches are 155 meters in . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--06:41: Camp Claiborne
  • Forest Hill, Louisiana.
    At this site on May 7 1942 Sergeant Alvin C York the most decorated Soldier of WWI addressed the 82nd Infantry Division under the command of General Omar Bradley. The division would later become the 82nd Airborne Division . . .

    (Military • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    DeRidder, Louisiana.
    Built 1919-used as a school until 1928. Bought by community families to be used for cultural and social activities. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places December 2002.

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Elizabeth, Louisiana.
    On March 5, 2007, three months prior to his death while conducting a dismounted patrol SSG Cole's element came under heavy enemy machine gun fire from the north and west. One of SSG Cole's section members, PFC Finck, was . . .

    (Heroes • War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pitkin, Louisiana.
    In 1862, when Federal troops captured New Orleans and blockaded the mouth of the Mississippi River, Confederate forces under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor established headquarters in central Louisiana where they successfully . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--09:10: Statue of Carlos IV of Spain
  • , Mexico.
    Estatua de Carlos IV de España El Virey Don Miguel de la Grua Talamanca Marques de Branciforte que gobernó la Nueva España desde 1794 hasta 1798 mandó hacer esta estatua de Carlos IC de Borbon Rey de España é Yndias la cual . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--13:23: Pioneer Homesite
  • Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
    Robert "Bob" Price Born 1777 S.C Died 13 Jan 1862 Mary Moak Price Born ca 1784 S.C Died aft. 1850 Robert Price 1815 Land Patent 8243 Pike Co., MS Children: Only Two Known Sons James Price 1806 SC - 1883 MS Married 1827 . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--14:57: Rowe House
  • Highland Township, Michigan.
    Squire and Dolly Rowe, who settled here in 1835, built this elegant, cut fieldstone house in 1855. The solid cobblestone, beaded mortar joint construction is highlighted by the pleasing and sophisticated use of delicate . . .

    (Architecture • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--15:42: Patowmack Canal
  • near McLean, Virginia.
    George Washington had a marvelous idea—turn the Potomac River into a navigable waterway linking the East Coast with the Ohio River Valley. To do so, the Patowmack Company, which he helped form, dredged portions of the . . .

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

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    McLean, Virginia.
    Old Georgetown Pike Ancient Indian Trail Reputedly traveled by Captain John Smith

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--15:53: Dringhouses War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Proud and Loving Memory of the Men of Dringhouses Who Laid Down Their Lives for God And Country in the Great War 1914 — 1918 A. Bishop · H.S. Brown · R.M. Bustard · T.W. Carlton · H. Clark · T. Clark · J.F. Clarkson · C. . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--15:53: Pinfold
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Pinfold, or Pound, was originally an enclosure in which straying cattle were confined pending the payment of a fine. These structures were principally in use in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and were generally . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--15:53: Dringhouses School
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dringhouses School c.1850-1904 Village Reading Room 1904-1942 Wilkinson Memorial Library 1942-present Given after the death of Colonel Wilkinson, last Lord of Dringhouses Manor, to be used only as a public library or for . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--15:53: John Snow Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dr John Snow (1813-1858) was a Victorian physician, a pioneer in the fields of anaesthesia and epidemiology, famed for his tracing of the source of a cholera outbreak in London's Soho and confirming that it is a waterborne . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--15:53: John Snow
  • , United Kingdom.
    John Snow (1813 – 1858) Pioneer of Public Health And Anaesthesia Proved that Cholera is water-borne by removing a pump handle Born and lived in North Street until aged 14

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--15:54: This Bridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of York This Bridge was declared free from toll on the 7th day of August 1894 Thos Clayton Lord Mayor W.W. Hargroop Sheriff C A Milward Chairman of Estates & Bridges Committee A. Greer City Engineer G McGuire Town . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--15:54: Boer War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    Remember Those Loyal and Gallant Soldiers and Sailors of this County of York Who Fell Fighting for Their Country’s Honour in South Africa 1899 to 1902 and Whose Names Are Inscribed on this Cross Erected by Their Fellow Yorkshiremen. A.D. 1905

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

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  • 10/20/18--15:54: St. Michael-Le-Belfrey
  • , United Kingdom.
    St. Michael-Le-Belfrey The only pre-Reformation church in York to have been built all at one time (1525 – 1536) by John Forman, Master Mason to the Minster. Guy Fawkes was baptized here on 16th April 1570.

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

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