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    Calais, Maine.
    "...all set to clear the island, to fetch wood, to cut timber, to carry earth & other things necessary for the construction of the buildings." Samuel Champlain Journal, 1604 (translation) Pierre Dugua's settlement plans . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--18:42: The Palace of Mines
  • , Mexico.
    Palacio de Minería. Obra del escultor y arquitecto Manuel Tolsá como sede del Real Seminario de Minería; fue Colegio de Minería, Escuela de Minas y finalmente Escuela Nacional de Ingenieros, desde el siglo XIX hasta su . . .

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

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  • 10/20/18--19:49: The Church of San Andrés
  • , Mexico.
    En esta calle estuvo la Iglesia de Sn Andres en donde fue embalsamado el cadáver de Maximiliano de Hapsburgo. 1867 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: On this street was the . . .

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

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    Calais, Maine.
    "...I set out from Ste. Croix on September 2...with twelve sailors and two Indians to serve us as guides to the places with which they were acquainted." Samuel Champlain Journal, 1604 (translation) In late summer Pierre . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Museo del Heroico Colegio Militar. Capilla del Convento de Betlemitas; en el siglo XIX albergó al Colegio Militar y posteriormente a la Biblioteca Popular de la Compañía Lancasteriana. En su atrio estuvo el edificio sede del . . .

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

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    near Milford, Michigan.
    Side 1 Frederic and Priscilla Prior and four of their seven children were among Milford Township's earliest settlers. Originally from Massachusetts, the Priors came to Michigan in 1835 and settled near Sears Lake. This house . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Adosado al muro de esta iglesia de Betlemitas, estuvieron las oficinas del periódico Diario del Hogar, fundado por Filomeno Mata en 1881. Ciudad de México English translation: Attached to the wall of this Church of the . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/20/18--21:12: Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Princeton, Maine.
    This plaque was dedicated by Chapter 111 Alumni by former members members of the Civilian Conservation Corps in memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and members, who served at C.C.C. camps in Maine and throughout the United . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--07:04: Grabow Riot
  • DeRidder, Louisiana.
    At this site, on July 7, 1912, a violent confrontation occurred between the Galloway Lumber Company and the Brotherhood of Timber Workers. The riot left 4 men dead and an estimated 50 men wounded. It was the defining event . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--08:00: Princeton War Monument
  • Princeton, Maine.
    Princeton proudly honors all war veterans that have served our country Civil War 1861 - 1865 [Died at war or as a result of war] Corp. James A. Bates • Hiram A. Brown • Jones E. Brown Theophilus Brown • John Slater • . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--08:45: Dr. Jesse Bennett
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    Grave and home (½ mile west) of Dr. Jesse Bennett, whose Caesarean operation on his wife, 1794, was the first in America. Bennett, colonel of Virginia Militia, 1804–1814, refused to aid Blennerhassett and Burr in their ambitious plan.

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--09:26: Filomena Mata
  • , Mexico.
    En este lugar estuvo la imprenta El Diario del Hogar perioidico de Don Filomeno Mata en el que combatio la dictadura y sostuvo el principio de no reelecion 1881 – 1911 English translation: In this place was the press of El . . .

    (Communications • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--10:31: Arthur's Park
  • Milford, Michigan.
    This simple and picturesque park was designed by John Grissim and is dedicated to our longest-serving Village Manager, Arthur Lyle Shufflebarger. Arthur's Park is nestled in the shadows of the elevated railroad bed that runs . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Elmwood, Louisiana.
    This structure is a combination railroad and highway bridge. Designed by the firm of Modjeski, Masters and Chase, with foundation recommendations by Dr. Karl Terzaghi. It was the first bridge to span the Mississippi River at . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--11:28: Whitehall Plantation Home
  • Jefferson, Louisiana.
    Built in 1857 for François Pascalis de Labarre IV. Occupied by Union Troops during the Civil War. After 1892 was a gambling casino, Jesuit retreat house and St. Agnes Church. Magnolia School since 1935.

    (Antebellum South, US • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Calais, Maine.
    "During the winter a certain malady attacked many of our people... We could find no remedy..." Samuel Champlain Journal, 1604 (translation) When winter came, treacherous ice made crossing to the mainland impossible. The . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:26: Guy Fawkes
  • , United Kingdom.
    Guy Fawkes Inn, 25 High Petergate, York Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot Conspirator Born here 1570 Hung, drawn & quartered in City of London 31st January 1606

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:26: Minster Gates
  • , United Kingdom.
    Minster Gates Here stood one of the entrance gates into the Minster Liberty, for foot traffic only. There have been posts here for probably 600 years. The approach was at one time called Bookland Lane and, after the coming . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:27: Roman Column
  • , United Kingdom.
    Roman Column This Roman column once stood within the great hall of the headquarters building of the fortress of the Sixth Legion (whose emblem was a bull) in the fourth century A.D. it was found in 1969 during the . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:27: Constantine the Great
  • , United Kingdom.
    Constantine the Great 274 – 337 Near this place Constantine was proclaimed Roman Emperor in 306. His recognition of the civil liberties of his Christian subjects, and his own conversion to the Faith, established the . . .

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

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