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  • 10/21/18--14:27: Davygate
  • , United Kingdom.
    Davygate A thoroughfare for over 800 years and named after David, the King’s Lardiner in the reign of King Stephen (1135) whose great grandfather had come over with William the Conqueror. He had control over nearby Forest . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:27: Praetorian Gate
  • , United Kingdom.
    Praetorian Gate Near here stood the principal entrance into the City in the days of the Romans. Original date uncertain but probably rebuilt circa 300AD.

    (Forts, Castles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--14:27: The Mansion House
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Mansion House The residence of the Lord Mayor during his year of office. It was built in 1725 – 30

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:28: P/O Yves Mahé
  • , United Kingdom.
    P/O Yves Mahé 1919 – 1962 Free French fighter pilot, 235 Squadron Royal Air Force, who helped save York From Luftwaffe bombers on the Morning of 29th April 1942

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--14:28: St Martin-le-Grand
  • , United Kingdom.
    St Martin-le-Grand A mainly 15th century church, pre Conquest in origin, largely destroyed by fire in the air raid in 1942. The tower was completed before 1437. The Great West Window, considered to be one of the finest . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:28: The George Inn
  • , United Kingdom.
    The George Inn In Elizabethan times Ralph Rokeby Esq. (d.1575) Secretary of the Council of the North lived in a house on this site. Subsequently for about two and a half centuries there existed here a Hostelry known since . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:28: Courthouse Memorial Stone
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--14:48: Gante Building
  • , Mexico.
    Edificio Gante El proyecto es del arquitecto italiano Silvio Contri y del ingeniero Carlos Burgatta. La construcción fue encomendada al ingeniero Miguel Rebolledo en 1922. Edificio eclectico alejado ya de las tendencias . . .

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

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    near Calais, Maine.
    "The Sieur de Mons decided to remove elsewhere...to escape the cold and dreadful winter..." Samuel Champlain Journal, 1605 (translation) After the terrible winter, Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons, ordered his men to take down . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--17:42: 4th & 5th Tennessee Infantry
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee 4th & 5th Reg. Infty. Strahl’s Brigade Cheatham’s Div. 2:30 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Jardin de la Triple Alianza La confederacion militar creada entres los pueblos prehispanicos de Tenochtitlan, Texcoco y Tlacopan (Tacuba) permitio desde 1427 alcanzar un notable desarrollo basado en sus vinculos militares . . .

    (Native Americans • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--17:49: Ole Bornemann Bull
  • Cross Fork, Pennsylvania.
    The famous Norwegian violinist located a colony of fellow Norwegians near this site in September of 1852. From this vantage point, Ole Bull started to build his castle. This large wooden cabin was never completed. All that . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--17:54: Rock Deformation
  • Golden, Colorado.
    Mountain-building processes generate massive pressures in the earth’s crust. Such pressures cause the rock layers to tilt, buckle, or fold and sometimes to break or crack. In addition to the obvious tilting of rocks along . . .

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

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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Thirty-first Regiment Infantry. (Smith) First Brigade. (Cruft) Second Division (Palmer) Twenty-first Corps. (Crittenden) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 1 P.M. to 4 P.M.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--17:57: History in a House
  • Shaw, District of Columbia.
    If a house could talk, what tales would it tell? The private residence at 415 M Street, to your left, would tell of hundreds of Shaw residents who came here to play and worship. The house at 415 was built in the 1860s for . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Syracuse, Utah.
    The signature scene, the dangerous buffalo hunt from the movie The Covered Wagon, was filmed on Antelope Island. Released in 1923, it was one of the most successful films of the silent era and the first epic western ever . . .

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

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  • 10/21/18--18:07: Voca Waterwheel Mill
  • near Voca, Texas.
    Built 1876, by H.A. Chadwick and sons, William and Milam, who constructed other mills in the region. Water was diverted from river by a still-visible, 1300-yard millrace. Originally used to grind wheat and corn; a saw was . . .

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

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    Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
    In the summer of 1823 the steamboat Virginia successfully negotiated the dangerous rapids at the mouth of the Des Moines River and became the first steam-powered vessel to navigate the upper Mississippi. By the 1830’s . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/21/18--18:11: Crusoe Island
  • Tyre, New York.
    Site of Crusoe Post Office until 1852. Home of Senator David H. Evans, 1837-1920. Stage relaying barns were located here. State Education Department 1935

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Paul Smiths, New York.
    Welcome to TR's Journal Walk - the Barnum Brook Trail. While Teddy Roosevelt was a teenager in the 1870's, he visited Paul Smiths Hotel four times and honed his skills as a naturalist, with special interest in birds. His . . .

    (Animals • Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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