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  • 10/28/18--08:42: Corbridge Roman Site
  • , United Kingdom.
    Corbridge Roman Site The first Roman fort at Corbridge was built about a kilometre to the west of here. It was built as a supply base for the Roman advance into Scotland in about AD 80. Five years after the fort was . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/18--08:42: The Main Street
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Main Street This was the main street of the town. It formed part of an important Roman road known as the Stanegate which ran all the way from Corbridge to Carlisle. To your left are the remains of shops, a fountain, and . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:43: The Granaries
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Granaries In front of you are the remains of two large granaries. They were designed to store grain to make bread, an important part of a Roman soldier's diet. Inside the buildings the stone floors rest on low stone . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:43: The Fountain House
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Fountain House An aqueduct brought water into the site from the north to feed a fountain here. The water flowed through an ornamental fountain-head into a large basin surrounded with decorated stone screens and from . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:43: The Courtyard Building
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Courtyard Building About AD 165 a new layout for Corbridge was planned. The earlier fort buildings were mostly demolished and a little later work began on this large courtyard building. We do not know with certainty the . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:43: The Early Forts
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Early Forts The earliest forts at Corbridge were built largely of timber. It was not until the middle of the second Century, when the last fort was built, that extensive use was made of stone. The remains which you can . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:43: The East Military Compound
  • , United Kingdom.
    The East Military Compound You are now standing in the east military compound, some of which lies buried in the field behind you. The most substantial remains within the compound belong to a pair of residential houses to . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/18--08:44: The Side Street
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Side Street This is the side street which divides the two military compounds. Originally it joined the Stanegate (the main street), but sometime in the third or fourth centuries a wall was built which closed off the far . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--08:44: The West Military Compound
  • , United Kingdom.
    The West Military Compound You are now standing in the west military compound some of which lies buried in the field behind you. To your left. opposite the main gate, is the Headquarters building. There is a small . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    The West Headquarters Building This building is thought to have been the administrative headquarters of the west compound. It was divided internally into six rooms probably with arched openings between them. The room in the . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--09:18: Gannagaro
  • Victor, New York.
    Gannagaro. Largest of the Seneca Indian villages, was located on Boughton Hill. Rev. Joseph Chaumonot preached and baptized here in 1657. The place was also visited by Rev. Julien Garnier and other Jesuit missionaries. Rev. . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--09:41: Birthplace James A. Hard
  • Victor, New York.
    Birthplace James A. Hard 7-15-1841 Died 3-12-1953 in 112th yr. Pvt. 37th N. Y. Vol Co. E. Next to last survivor of Union Army

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/18--10:22: Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa murió Doña Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez 3 de mayo de 1829 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Hístoricos. English translation: In this house died Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez on May 3, 1829. Catalog . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--10:25: Pabos
  • Victor, New York.
    Pabos A Basque explorer seeking the Northwest Passage buried 300 ft.east. June 10, 1618

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

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  • 10/28/18--10:35: Camp Site
  • Victor, New York.
    Camp Site Col John Butler's (Tory) Rangers Aug. 1779. Relics found at spring at foot of prehistoric Seneca Indian fort

    (Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/18--10:36: Real Seminario de Minería
  • , Mexico.
    Hoy hace 150 años se inauguró en esta casa el Real Seminario de Mineria actualmete. Escuela N de Ingenieros 1 de enero de 1942 English translation: In this house 150 years ago was inaugurated the Royal Mining Seminary, . . .

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

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  • 10/28/18--10:56: Fisher Homestead
  • Victor, New York.
    Fisher Homestead Oldest house here. Built by Chas. Fisher 1811. Fishers named for him. Post Office 1850. Home of Henry Pardee, Assemblyman 1840.

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

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  • 10/28/18--11:07: Fishers
  • Victor, New York.
    Fishers 43rd parallel was pa.|n.y. border before 1787

    (Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/18--11:22: Home of Sgt. Amos Woodin
  • Victor, New York.
    Home of Sgt. Amos Woodin Soldier of the Revolution. Saw Burgoyne surrender at Saratoga 1777.

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

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  • 10/28/18--11:34: Fishers
  • Victor, New York.
    Fishers Ground for Auburn and Rochester R. R. broken here. First train Sept. 10, 1840. Charles Fisher, first agent

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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