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  • 10/25/18--18:11: World War II Memorial
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    In memory of our men who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II Joseph A. Arseneault • Roland Beaulieu • Frederick Bertelsen Jack Doucette • Frank J. Downing • Mike Dube Basil Dunster • Edmund D. Fraser • Frank T. . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--18:37: German 77mm Gun
  • Grand Falls, New Brunswick.
    Gun No. 8283, calibre 77mm captured by 25th Batt'n. C.E.F. Aug. 27th 1918 at Moon Quarry, near Cherisy [France]

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--19:51: The Shambles
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Shambles The ancient street of the Butchers of York, mentioned in the Domesday Book of William the Conqueror. It takes its name from the word ‘Shamel’, meaning the stalls or benches on which meat was displayed – later . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--19:51: Old White Swan
  • , United Kingdom.
    Old White Swan Parts of this complex building date from the 16th century. The earliest records of the building as the Old White Swan public house date to 1703, although it is believed that it was a pub well before then. . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:51: Anne Lister
  • , United Kingdom.
    Anne Lister 1791 – 1840 Gender-nonconforming Entrepreneur. Celebrated marital commitment, without legal recognition, to Ann Walker in this church. Easter, 1834

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Our Lady’s Row, Goodramgate The oldest surviving row of houses in York built in 1316 in the churchyard of Holy Trinity to endow a chantry of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The name Goodramgate derives from Gutherungate (12th . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--19:52: Cross Keys
  • , United Kingdom.
    Cross Keys The Cross Keys dates from 1904 and was built by Frank Raney of Stonegate. The current building replaced an earlier inn of the same name on the same site. The new building, standing on the corner of Goodramgate . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:52: Minster Close
  • , United Kingdom.
    Minster Close These two block pillars and the two to the west made of stone were erected in 1995, the cost being met by the Friends of York Minster.

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:52: Miles Coverdale
  • , United Kingdom.
    Miles Coverdale c.1488 – 1569 Bishop of Exeter and believed to be a native of York. He translated and published the first complete printed English Bible (1535) and revised the Great Bible of 1539, sponsored by Thomas . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:53: Roman Fortress
  • , United Kingdom.
    Roman Fortress This plaque marks the site of the Porta Principalis Dextra or North Western Gate of the Roman Fortress of which the foundations as rebuilt circa A.D. 300 lie just below ground.

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:53: Bootham Bar
  • , United Kingdom.
    City Walls 2000 years in 2 miles Bootham Bar There has been a gateway here for almost 2,000 years. Roman legions marched through it, northwards to present-day Scotland. The earliest parts of what remain date from the 1Ith . . .

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:53: George Walker Milburn
  • , United Kingdom.
    The former stoneyard of George Walker Milburn 1844 – 1941 sculptor and carver He worked from these premises between 1885 and 1941

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

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  • 10/25/18--19:53: Abbey Wall Gateway
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Gateway was broken through the Abbey Wall July 1503 in honour of the Princess Margaret, daughter of Henry VII, who was the guest of the Lord Abbot of St Mary’s for two days on her journey to the North as the Bride of James IV of Scotland.

    (Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--19:54: Convent of La Concepción
  • , Mexico.
    Año 1530 Templo y Convento de la Concepcion Este pequeño convento, pertenecio al templo arriba mencionado donde las monjas cumplían penitencia. En esta casa vivio y fallecio el Virrey Don Pedro de Castro y Figueroa . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Labor Unions • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/18--20:24: Guglielmo Marconi
  • , Mexico.
    En homenaje a Guglielmo Marconi por los 100 años de la invención de la radio 1895-1995 Asociacion Mexicana de Medios de la Comunicacion, A.C. Mexico, D.F., noviembre de 1995. English translation: In tribute to Guglielmo . . .

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

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  • 10/26/18--06:47: Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Milford, Michigan.
    Oak Grove Cemetery, established in May 1845, was formally named in May 1871. When it was officially designated as the township cemetery, the remains from the area's "old burying ground," begun on the corner of Mill and . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/18--08:55: First Trading Post
  • Hansen, Idaho.
    Historical Spot Stricker Store and Rock Creek Stage Station. Five miles south, one mile west. First Trading Post to be established west of Fort Hall on the Old Oregon Trail in 1863.

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/18--09:09: Juan de Cervantes Casaus
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo la casa del Factor Juan de Cervantes Casaus hacia 1535. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the house of the Factor Juan de Cervantes Casaus around 1535. Office of . . .

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

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  • 10/26/18--09:10: Hansen
  • Hansen, Idaho.
    The town of Hansen is named in honor of area pioneer and merchant John Hansen, a native of Denmark. Hansen, who had settled first near Albion in 1876, moved to Rock Creek in 1900 where he owned and operated a store until . . .

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

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  • 10/26/18--09:20: Cámara de Diputados
  • , Mexico.
    Antes de la Cámara de Diputados, el Teatro Iturbide ocupó esta esquina en los terrenos que fueron del Antiguo Baratillo del Factor. Ciudad de México English translation: Before this site was the House of Representatives, the . . .

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

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