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  • 10/22/18--16:43: Love and Charity Cemetery
  • Kenner, Louisiana.
    Established by the Love and Charity Benevolent Society in 1837, by a group of African-American men and women, for religious, benevolent and literary purposes. The organization was chartered on June 13, 1903. The present site . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Weston, Maine.
    Brook Trout, Bass, Salmon, Togue, & White Perch Seasonally, fishing changes a great deal here in the Lakes. Winter brings ice-fishing for Salmon and Togue (Lake Trout). Ice-out is Salmon fishing time. In June, as surface . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--18:26: Clifford’s Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    Clifford’s Tower The original motte and bailey castle on this site was erected by William the Conqueror. The present tower usually described as "the Great Tower", was built between 1245 and 1262 by order of King Henry III. . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--18:27: Fairfax House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Fairfax House Built in 1755 – 1762 by John Carr for Viscount Fairfax of Emley. It was restored in 1983/84 by York Civic Trust and contains the famous Noel Terry Collection of Georgian furniture. The House is open to the . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--18:27: Castlegate House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Castlegate House Designed by John Carr, Architect of York (1723 – 1807) for Peter Johnson, Recorder of York, and completed in 1763.

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

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  • 10/22/18--18:27: St George’s Hall Cinema
  • , United Kingdom.
    St George’s Hall Cinema The façade of the cinema which was opened in 1921 and closed in 1965. It is a rare example of cinema architecture of the 1920s.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--18:27: This Memorial Stone
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Memorial Stone was laid by HRH The Prince of Wales KC With Mason’s Honors On the 18th Day of July 1880 Arthur P Purey, Cust DD Dean of York President

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

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  • 10/22/18--18:27: Frankie Howerd
  • , United Kingdom.
    Frankie Howerd O.B.E. 1917 – 1992 Son of York Comic Heritage

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

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  • 10/22/18--18:28: Cumberland House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Cumberland House Erected in the early eighteenth century by Alderman William Cornwell, one time sheriff and twice Lord Mayor of York. It appears to have been given its name in honour of the Duke of Cumberland, second son of . . .

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

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    Weston, Maine.
    In the 1880's, leather production was one of Maine's largest industries An industry built on Hemlock, plentiful pure water and rail. Hemlock tan-bark makes a "tea" high in tannin used to cure raw animal hides. Entrepreneurs . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--19:36: Fort Carleton
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    In 1791, Thomas Carleton, first Governor of New Brunswick, ordered the erection of a military post at Grand Falls, which bore his name. The Fort protected the route followed by postal couriers between Halifax and Quebec. It . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--19:45: Veterans Memorial
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    Dedicated to Our Veterans Dedie a nos veterans

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--20:16: World Wars Memorial
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    In honored memory of the men of Grand Falls who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 ——— 1918 Their names liveth forever [Honored Dead] Paul E. Green • John A. Taylor • T. H. Pirie • R. A. Estey Reed West • Angus . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--21:25: Georg Brandes
  • , Denmark.
    . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--22:16: Hans Christian Ørsted
  • , Denmark.
    Hans Christian Örsted boede her som professor ved universitete fra October 1824, til sin dödsdag den 9 marts 1851. - English translation: Hans Christian Ørsted lived here as a professor at the university from October 1824 . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--22:27: The Power of Water
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    The waters of Lake George falling over Bicentennial Falls today form a pretty backdrop for Bicentennial Park. For more than two hundred years this waterfall also produced power. Beginning with a French sawmill in 1756, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--22:31: The Old Hero
  • Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.
    This is the first engine used on this road. Weight only 4 tons. Cost but $3,000.00. Was brought here in sections through the woods by ox teams from Fabyan Place. It has carried a load of 60 persons up the mountain at once . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--22:33: A Room with a View
  • near Waubay, South Dakota.
    Fire towers like this were once erected all across the country to help spot wildfires before they got out of control. This tower is 110 feet tall with 133 steps to the top-not for the faint of heart! Into the Trees As you . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/22/18--22:42: Tallman-Budke House
  • West Nyack, New York.
    This dwelling, constructed in multiple phases from ca. 1791 to ca. 1880, represents the distinctive tradition of sandstone vernacular domestic architecture of Dutch-settled Rockland County, NY and adjacent Bergen County, NJ. . . .

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

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  • 10/22/18--22:46: Potholes and Prairie
  • near Waubay, South Dakota.
    Waubay National Wildlife Refuge is in the Prairie Pothole Region-a region of the northern Great Plains where shallow wetlands, or potholes, are scattered about the prairie. About 10,000 years ago, glaciers scoured the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Environment • Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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