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    , United Kingdom.
    The Yorkshire Philosophical Society Transferred the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens To the Citizens of York on January 2nd 1961

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:01: Multiangular Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    City Walls 200 years in 2 miles Multiangular Tower Roman York The City of York can trace its history back to the year AD 71, when the Roman 9th Legion arrived at the strategic spot where the rivers Ouse and Foss met, and . . .

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:01: St. Leonard’s Hospital
  • , United Kingdom.
    St. Leonard’s Hospital Built at the expense of John Romanus (died 1255) this building, comprising a vaulted crypt with a chapel above, formed part of St. Leonard’s Hospital, at one time the largest hospital in the North of . . .

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:02: Voluntary Guides
  • , United Kingdom.
    Association of Voluntary Guides to the City of York Founded in 1951, the Association started their first guided tours from Library Square

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:02: Lendal Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    Lendal Tower Dating from about 13OO, it was originally part of the City's defences, with a defensive chain stretching from here to the Tower on the opposite bank. In 1677 it was leased to the predecessors of The York . . .

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:07: Organized Pendleton County
  • Ruddle, West Virginia.
    On this site on 2 June 1788 in a building owned by Seriah Stratton and formerly the property Col. Benjamin Wilson. Pendleton County was organized by justices commissioned by Virginia Governor Edmund Randolph from portions of . . .

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:08: Sharing the Flow
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    The waterfall in front of you spans only half of its original width. The left half disappeared long ago into Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company (later, International Paper Company) penstocks. The remainder of the waterfall . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/23/18--20:10: South Dakota Railroads
  • Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
    Railroads were economically and socially important in South Dakota. They furthered new settlement, population growth, and community prosperity by recruiting homesteaders and platting townsites. Trains provided passenger . . .

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

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  • 10/23/18--20:11: Split 13-inch Mortar
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    On August 1, 1776 this English mortar exploded at Ticonderoga during a test firing. In the War of 1812, this piece was used as ballast in an American warship on Lake Champlain. It was in the remains of that vessel that this . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/23/18--20:15: A Ford Village Industry
  • Milford, Michigan.
    This landmark building commands attention as the Pettibone Creek Hydroelectric Station. It was built in 1938-39 to harness the precious power of water for Ford's Carburetor Plant, now gone. It remains as a reminder of . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Helena, Georgia.
    CCC enrollees completed Little Ocmulgee's Visitor Center in 1936. Called a combination building by the National Park Service for its multiple uses, it is labeled a casino on this early map of the park’s day use area. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    This sculpture was erected in memory of our ancestors who were the founders of Acadia of the Lands and Forests. Commemorating the 2014 Congrès mondial acadien which was held in our region. —————————————— Sculpture érigée à . . .

    (Agriculture • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/23/18--20:31: Portal del Coliseo
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el portal del Coliseo. 1559-1896. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: Here was the Portal of the Colosseum. 1559-1896. Catalog of the Inspector General of . . .

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

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    Milford, Michigan.
    The Pettibone Creek Hydroelectric Station was designed by renowned architect Albert Kahn and built by Henry Ford in 1939. Over time the station became known as "The Ford Powerhouse." Decommissioned in 1953 and in declining . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Leitchfield, Kentucky.
    Dedicated to those of Grayson County who gave their lives to preserve us a free nation ________________ {Honor Roll of names}

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/24/18--11:04: Livia S. Poffenbarger
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    Livia Nye Simpson, born 1 March 1862, was among youngest female publishers in US with purchase of the Point Pleasant State Gazette in 1888. Organized a DAR chapter in 1901; lobbied for state purchase of Point Pleasant . . .

    (Communications • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/24/18--11:43: Pettibone Grist Mill 1846
  • Milford, Michigan.
    The upper mill pond was created in 1846 by damming Pettibone Creek. A mill race entered the pond beneath the road and powered the woolen and woodworking mills. The race for the grist mill left the pond near the dam at the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Museo y Centro Cultural “El Borceguí”. Este inmueble del siglo XX aloja una de las zapaterías más antiguas de la ciudad y el Museo del Calzado. English translation: Museum and Cultural Center “El Borceguí”. This 20th century . . .

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

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  • 10/24/18--14:47: House of José de la Borda
  • , Mexico.
    En este edificio vivió don José de la Borda (1699-1778), que dedicó sus talentos a la minería. Se decía que de esta casa entraba y salía el hombre más rico de la Nueva España y del mundo entero. Ciudad de México English . . .

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

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  • 10/24/18--15:38: The Mansion House
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    The “Mansion House” was built in 1796 by Walter Newman for a tavern. It was the first hewn log house in the Kanawha Valley and was made entirely by hand. Later it was enlarged and in 1901 the Daughters of the American . . .

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

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