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  • 10/30/18--12:07: Alexander von Humboldt
  • , Mexico.
    A la memoria de Alejandro de Humboldt. que vivió en esta casa en el año de 1803. En el Centísimo Aniversario de su nacimiento los alemanes residentes en México. Setiembre 14 de 1869. English translation: To the memory of . . .

    (Anthropology • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--12:53: George Stacy Davis
  • Cohoes, New York.
    George Stacey Davis was a shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball at the turn of the 20th century. He also spent several seasons as a third baseman and center fielder, and lesser amounts of time at other positions. . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--13:10: "A Most Dangerous Crossing"
  • Glenns Ferry, Idaho.
    "...we rode as much as half mile in crossing and against the current too, which made it hard for the horses, the water being up to their sides. Husband had considerable difficultly in crossing the cart. Both cart and mules . . .

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

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  • 10/30/18--13:50: Over 500 Miles Step-by-Step
  • near Glenns Ferry, Idaho.
    Stretching from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, the two thousand mile Oregon Trail lured over 300,000 pioneers on a long six month journey. When pioneers entered present-day Idaho, many had traveled more than one . . .

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

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  • 10/30/18--14:24: Rosevear's Ferry
  • Glenns Ferry, Idaho.
    1890, Joseph Rosevear and Sam McAnulty pulled the waterlogged Glenn Ferry out of the Snake River, and some of its material was used to build the Rosevear Ferry, which operated until 1908, when a bridge was built. The . . .

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

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    near Leetsdale, Pennsylvania.
    Founded here in 1917 at Sunny Hill, the former home of David and Margaret Watson, it began as a residential school for disabled children. In 1952, Dr. Jonas Salk, assisted by medical director Dr. Jessie Wright, began the . . .

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

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    Glenns Ferry, Idaho.
    Thursday July 24 "Traveled 13 miles struck the river 2 miles above the ford. Here we found a company ferrying in wagon beds we unloaded two our best wagon beds and commenced calking them got them finished and ferried their . . .

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

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  • 10/30/18--17:16: Khojaly Monument
  • , Mexico.
    Monumento a Jodyalí Nosotros, el pueblo de Azerbaiyán, con plena apreciación al hermano pueblo de México creamos esta plaza y el monumento conmemorativo de la Ciudad de Jodyalí, República de Azerbaiyán. Con la creencia de . . .

    (Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick.
    La croix et le coq sont au sommet de la plus haute structure de la Ville de Saint-Quentin. Le coq et la croix du clocher de l'église du Très Saint-Sacrement proviennent de l'église précédente détruite par le feu au soir du . . .

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

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  • 10/30/18--17:53: Teatro la Unión
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvo el Teatro de la Unión popularmente llamado “El Panbazo” 1840 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: Here in 1840 was the Union Theater, popularly known as the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--18:49: Hartlepool Marina
  • , United Kingdom.
    Hartlepool Marina Opened by Her Majesty the Queen On 18 May 1993

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--18:49: Ropes
  • , United Kingdom.
    There would be approximately 12 miles of rope on board an average frigate of the Napoleonic era. The Standing Rigging supports the masts. It is very thick as it has to bear a great deal of weight. These ropes could be as . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--18:49: PS Wingfield Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    The PS Wingfield Castle is a unique survivor of a type of passenger vessel which once was common across Britain. She is a symbol of the technical skill of local people, both during her construction on this very spot during . . .

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

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  • 10/30/18--18:49: Seaton Tower Lighthouse
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory Of All Those Who Lost Their Lives At Sea ( eleven granite tablets, set into the pavement, list the names of lost sailors )

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

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  • 10/30/18--18:50: PSS Wingfield Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    PSS Wingfield Castle PSS Wingfield Castle is the largest exhibit at the Museum of Hartlepool. She was built here in Hartlepool by William Gray & Co and launched in 1934. She served as a passenger ferry on the River Humber . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    The Shipwrecked Fishermen & Mariners Royal Benevolent Society 16 Wilfred Street London S.W.I. Founded 1833 For The Alleviation Of Every Phase Of Shipwreck Distress Among The Seafaring Population And Ther Dependents Over . . .

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

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    Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick.
    La fontaine fut érigée en 1957 en l'honneur des fondateurs de Saint-Quentin, elle est un don de M. Patrick Jean, entrepreneur prolifique de la paroisse. Elle fut construite par. M. Andréas Coulombe. Le dévoilement du . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--20:10: M114 155mm Howitzer
  • Kedgwick, New Brunswick.
    Ce canon a été en service dans les jungles de Burma, tout près de l'Australie et l'Afrique du Nord. Il termina son service en 1996 pour retourner au Canada, par la suite fut donné à la localité de Kedgwick en l'honneur de . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/30/18--20:46: José J. Fernández Lizardi
  • , Mexico.
    A la memoria de D. José J. Fernandez Lizardi Periodista insurgente que murió en esta casa 21-VI-1827 – 22-IX-1921 “Excelsior” English translation: To the memory of José J. Fernández Lizardi, Insurgent Journalist that died in . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Este conjunto de edificios iniciados en 1651, continuados en etapas sucesivas en 1684, 1695, 1701, semidestruidos por un terremoto en 1768, permutados sin terminar, a las autoridades en 1771 fueron destinados posteriormente . . .

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

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