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  • 10/25/18--09:56: Westphalia Little School
  • Lott, Texas.
    Plans for the establishment of a school to serve the German Catholic community of Westphalia began soon after the earliest settlers arrived here in 1879. Under the direction of the first trustees, Anton Jansing, Joseph . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--10:00: Starrh's Ferry
  • Burley, Idaho.
    In the summer of 1880 George Starrh, a placer miner, established a ferry 4 miles west of the present city of Burley. Rich mineral mines had been discovered in the Wood River country and freight was hauled between the mines . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Banamex rinde homenaje al C. Don Benito Ricardo Ramírez Espíndola 1900-1984 Colaborador del Banco Nacional de México y autor de la iniciativa para celebra el Día de la Bandera 24 de febrero de 1935 México, D.F., noviembre de . . .

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

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    Bradenton, Florida.
    The Hernando de Soto Catholic Memorial, also known as the Holy Eucharist Monument, and the Memorial Cross, just across the bridge from here, are owned by the Catholic Diocese of Venice, Florida. The base stone of this . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:03: De Soto Point
  • Bradenton, Florida.
    Picture the past as you stand here. Indians once gathered oysters and clams along this shore and fished the river. On your left are remnants of a mound composed of shells they discarded after countless meals. Long after the . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:05: Tabby House Ruins
  • Bradenton, Florida.
    Although the origin of the tabby ruins is not known for certain, William H. Shaw is credited with its construction soon after settling here in 1843. The Shaw family lived and worked here until a Seminole Indian uprising in . . .

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

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    Bradenton, Florida.
    Riverview Pointe and De Soto National Memorial are part of the Shaw's Point Archeological District. This thirty-five-acre archeological district is on the National Register of Historic Places and preserves a large . . .

    (Anthropology • Environment • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:10: Hernando de Soto
  • Bradenton, Florida.
    In Panama with Pedrarias Hernando de Soto, second son of a country hidalgo, or minor noble, was born around 1500 in the Extremadura region of Spain. At age 13, he left home to seek his fortune in the New World. After proving . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:13: La Florida's Early Peoples
  • Bradenton, Florida.
    Born of Nomads The early peoples of the Americas were descended from nomadic tribes that arrived during the last Ice Age—more than 12,000 years ago. Florida’s climate resembled that of savannah Africa. Early hunters tracked . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:25: Stricker Store
  • near Hansen, Idaho.
    The waters of Rock Creek and the grass that grew along its banks provided a welcome oasis for travelers traversing the arid Snake River Plain. This combination caused the area to become a favorite camping site for Oregon . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:33: Mont Eagle
  • Milford, Michigan.
    This bridge was built by the determined efforts of a small group of Milford people, with the help of many Originally built in 1885

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:41: Rock Creek Station
  • near Hansen, Idaho.
    Original building was erected by James Bascom in 1878. The first trading post west of Fort Hall. Station for Pony Express and Ben Halliday (sic, Holladay) Stage Line. The largest artery of wagon travel in United States . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:52: Teatro Principal
  • , Mexico.
    Este Teatro se estrenó con la obra “Mejor está que estaba” el 25 de diciembre de 1757. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: The Teatro Principal opened with the play “Mejor . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--10:55: Old Rock Creek
  • near Hansen, Idaho.
    This site, Old Rock Creek, was the transportation center for Southcentral, Idaho from August 1864, when Ben Holladay's stage-coach first arrived here at the stage station, until the completion of the railroad on the north . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--11:12: Stricker House
  • near Hansen, Idaho.
    Dedicated to Herman & Lucy Stricker Pioneers of Old Rock Creek who built an oasis in a sagebrush desert where all could find supplies and help when needed. Old Rock Creek 1864 Ben Holladay located a stage station here in . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--11:28: Stricker House
  • near Hansen, Idaho.
    The Stricker house is a stockade type building. The main wall is of 4 inch by 16 inch timber standing up and down from floor to roof. Sample as shown below.

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--12:13: Revolutionary Soldiers
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    In memory of Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Mason County, West Virginia. Graves known and unknown outside Tu-Endie-Wei Park. Akerd (Eckerd) Andrew • Aleshite (Aleshire), John C. • Arbuckle, William • Bumgardner, David • . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--15:35: The Sallie Marmet Anchor
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    In August of 1925, while steaming into the port of Cincinnati, the boat Sallie Marmet hit and sunk on this anchor. The anchor was then raised by diver Tom McGuffin and brought to Point Pleasant, where it was placed against . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--16:42: Ignacio Manuel Altamirano
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa vivio el Maestro Ignacio Manuel Altamirano homenaje en el sequicentenario de su nacimiento 1984 English translation: In this house lived the teacher Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Tribute on the 150th anniversary of . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--17:55: World War I Memorial
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    In memory of our men who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I Edwin E. Austin • Leo Bradley • Leo L. Bell Miles Dixon • Harry Darkis • R. A. Estey Paul E. Green • Alex Hartt • Owen Hartt H. J. Kelly • T. F. Malcholm • . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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