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  • 10/31/18--21:14: Fountain of the Hanged
  • , Mexico.
    Fuente de los Ahorcados Esta fuente o caja de agua se terminó de construir en 1791. Adquirió su nombre debido a que en este lugar las autoridades ejecutaban a bandoleros y salteadores de caminos. En su diseño sobresalen dos . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:16: Citizens Bank
  • Inverness, Florida.
    ”The Citizen's Bank” built this structure around 1912 and failed in the late 20’s. It was later occupied as: Vann's Drug Store, Bacon's Drug Store, Lanier's Drug Store, Culpepper's Drug Store, Bennett's Drug Store, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    50 Aniversario del Tratado de Tlatelolco Aquí en Tlatelolco fue abierto a firma el 14 de febrero de 1967 el primer tratado internacional, en un área densamente poblada, que prohíbe la armas nucleares. Los 33 paises de . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:23: Spice Factory
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    Established in 1859 by Joshua Anthony produced baking powder. Spice grinding and extracts operated until 1920

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:25: "Big Boy"
  • Schenectady, New York.
    "Big Boy” was a lot of rolling steel - a whopping 1,250,000 pounds, or 612.5 tons of it with its tender included. The American Locomotive Company built 25 of these mammoth locomotives for the Union Pacific Railroad between . . .

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

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    Westport, South Dakota.
    "Grant Tooker, one of the early settlers, told of the first burial at Westport. In the late fall of 1883 a man named Albright died of consumption. He lived west of town. No one would volunteer to dig the grave, but when . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:29: Welcome to Echo Canyon
  • near Echo, Utah.
    Listen, if you will, to the melodic plodding of the oxen as they methodically pull the immigrants and their dreams across the landscape of this canyon. Through rocks of amber and brush of sage, the resilient but gentile . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:32: St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Lott, Texas.
    St. Mary's Cemetery was founded in 1883 by German families who had recently settled in the area and named their community "Westphalia," after their German home province. Casper Hoelscher, Frank Wunsch, Theodore Rabroker, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:34: ALCo's Legacy
  • Schenectady, New York.
    The American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and its predecessor, Schenectady Locomotive Works, manufactured locomotives from 1849 until 1969. For 120 years they designed and sold high quality, state-of-the-art locomotives to . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:35: Burleson County, C.S.A.
  • Caldwell, Texas.
    On Feb. 23, 1861, citizens voted for secession, 422 to 84. On March 1, the "Burleson Guards" organized and offered its services to the state. Most "Guards" were mustered into Co.G, 2nd Texas Infantry Regt., and others served . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:37: Bennings's Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Bennings's Brigade Law’s Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Henry L. Benning. September 19, 1863, 7 A. M., 1st Position. 2nd Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel William S. Shepherd. 2nd Georgia, - Major W.W. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:40: Haley's Court Sign
  • Saint Augustine, Florida.
    This original motor court sign is an icon of the Vilano Beach tourism boom of the 1940s and 50s. Haley’s Court was one of several art-moderne styled, family oriented motels lining Vilano Road at mid-century. This sign was . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:44: Douglas Plaza
  • Chicago, Illinois.
    Enlistment and training center for U.S. Union Armed Forces. Site of enlistment of Private Charles H. Griffin, January 5, 1864 Co. B, 29th Reg’t U.S. Col’d Infantry USCT. Prisoner of War camp where 6,000 Confederate soldiers of the Civil War died.

    (African Americans • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ventura, California.
    Gardner (1889-1970) patterned the office of his character Perry Mason after his own office in Suite 306 of this building. Gardner, a resident of Ventura until 1933, is cited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--10:48: Cumbres Pass
  • near Antonito, Colorado.
    This memorial is the property of the State of Colorado Cumbres Pass Near Continental Divide between the waters of the Rio Grande and the San Juan ”Cumbres” is Spanish for “Summits” Altitude 10,022 Feet Railroad built 1880 . . .

    (Notable Places • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:51: Waller County
  • Hempstead, Texas.
    Created from Austin and Grimes counties, April 28, and organized Aug. 16, 1873. Named for Edwin Waller (1800-1861), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; Postmaster General, Texas Republic; First mayor of . . .

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

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The Parish Community of St. James The history of St. James Roman Catholic Church began in the late 17th century, when many French and Irish immigrants were drawn to Woodbridge following the discovery of a fine type of . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--10:54: The Bank of Inverness
  • Inverness, Florida.
    The current Bank of Inverness building was erected on Main Street in 1916 and housed the Citrus County Bank which closed in January 1929. By June of 1929 the only remaining bank in Citrus County was the Bank of Homosassa. On . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--11:00: Mulholland Drive Bridge
  • Los Angeles, California.
    In 2012 this bridge replaced the historic Mulholland Drive overcrossing that was demolished to accommodate the widening of the San Diego Freeway (I-405). Built in 1959, the original bridge was determined eligible for listing . . .

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Presbyterian. Organized 1857 as Charlotte Female Institute. Campus moved to this location in 1915. Coeducational since 1987.

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

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