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  • 10/29/18--16:14: Buhl
  • Buhl, Idaho.
    The town of Buhl, second largest in Twin Falls County, was founded in 1906 and named in honor of Frank H. Buhl, a financier of the South Side Irrigation Project. Buhl was a wealthy capitalist who owned steel mills in Sharon, . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Smiths Falls, Ontario.
    The locks before you, replaced by the automated lock in 1974, are the only non-operational locks on the Rideau Canal. Their preservation reflects Parks Canada's commitment to protect and present canal heritage. These locks . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/18--18:42: Joaquin Noreña
  • , Mexico.
    Homenaje A la memoria del insigne Maestro Joaquin Noreña En el lugar donde estuvo La Escuela Nacional No 3 Que sabiamente dirigió “Círculo Fraternal Joaquin Noreña”. 16 de Agosto de 1933. English translation: Tribute to the . . .

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

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    Smiths Falls, Ontario.
    The new lock at Combined, opened in 1974, is one of three automated locks on the Rideau Canal. The basic principle of locking through boats by raising and lowering water levels is the same for all the locks, but the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/18--19:10: The Golden Lion
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Golden Lion was built from stones from Dilston Hall, demolished in 1768 during the break up and sale of the property after Lord Derwent-Waters execution for his part in the Jacobite Rebellion. The stone originally came . . .

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

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  • 10/29/18--19:10: First Methodist House
  • , United Kingdom.
    This House, Built in 1820, became the First Methodist Preaching House in Corbridge. Corbridge Village Trust

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/18--19:10: The King’s Oven
  • , United Kingdom.
    The King’s Oven This is the pavement of the communal oven for the baking of the villagers’ bread and meat. It was first recorded in 1310 as the King’s Oven in the then Royal Borough of Corbridge, and was last in use in the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    To the Greater Glory of God And in Never Fading Memory of All Who the Noble Sons of This Parish Who Laid Down Their Lives For God King and Country in the Great War 1914 – 1918 This Lychgate was Erected 1920 “A People That . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/18--19:10: Corbridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    Corbridge The scene of stormy events in the past. In 796 Ethelred, King of Northumbria was slain here. In 918 King Regnald the Dane defeated the English and Scots armies here. In 1138 King David I of Scotland occupied the . . .

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

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  • 10/29/18--19:11: Vicar’s Pele
  • , United Kingdom.
    Vicar’s Pele This tower, the finest of its kind, was built about AD 1300 for a Vicar of Corbridge and was lived in as a fortified vicarage until the early seventeenth century.

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

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  • 10/29/18--19:11: The Old Market Cross
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Old Market Cross Which, mounted on a Roman altar from Corstopitum, stood for some 6oo years in the market place it was removed in 1807, and restored and re-erected on its present site in 1975.

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

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  • 10/29/18--19:42: Welcome to Combined Locks
  • Smiths Falls, Ontario.
    This lockstation is one link in the chain of rivers, lakes and waterway structures that make up the Rideau Canal. Built under the direction of the British military between 1826 and 1832 to serve as a supply route, the canal . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/18--20:36: Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • , Mexico.
    Por Decreto Presidencial del 22 de septiembre de 1975, se declaro de utilidad publica la reconstruccino y restauración de este Exconvento de San Jeronimo. Hoy 12 de noviembre de 1975, a los 327 años del natalicio de Juana . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Templo de San Miguel Arcángel. Segunda parroquia fundada en México, fue construida por Pedro de Arrieta en el siglo XVII. Destaca por sus torres octagonales rematadas con azulejos, así como por sus pinturas, relieves y . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--06:22: Grand Ledge Chair Company
  • Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    Built in 1906

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

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  • 10/30/18--08:32: "Growing Progress"
  • Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    Provided by the children of Victor J. and Rosella C. Huhn, in loving memory of their parents who were longtime Grand Ledge residents. The Huhn family started their journey in the United States much the same as a majority of . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--09:07: Grand Ledge 1909
  • Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    Look to your left and up to see the water tank built in 1909. There, an enterprising photographer took this photograph, perhaps the first aerial view of Grand Ledge. He captured a section of the Grand River where the north . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--09:46: Convent of San Bernardo
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvieron los Locutorios del Convento de San Bernardo. 1850. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here were the locutories of the Convent of San Bernardo. 1850. Office of Monuments . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Esta fue la primera calle de la ciudad que tuvo alumbrado público. 1783. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: This was the first street in the city to have public lighting. . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Casa del Conde de la Torre de Cossio edificada a fines del siglo XVIII en parte del solar que ocupó la casa de Don Juan Manuel de Sotomayor conocido por Solórzano. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. . . .

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

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