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  • 11/01/18--12:09: Site 5 ★ Rattlesnake Creek
  • Mountain Home, Idaho.
    Friday September 10th "...Traveled along the foot of the mountain about 5 miles to another creek and stopped for the night. Plenty of dry bunchgrass. No timber, but willows and sage. Found eight graves here. Made fifteen . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--12:11: Adventures of Superman
  • Tarzana, California.
    Production years: 1951 - 1957. Producers: Robert Maxwell/Bernard Luber and Whitney Ellsworth. Episode #29: “The Man Who Could Read Minds." Script by Roy Hamilton. Directed by Tommy Carr. A portion of this episode was filmed . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--12:17: Modern Greece
  • Kure Beach, North Carolina.
    Blockade runner. Ran aground and sank 400 yds. E., June 1862. Its salvage 1962 led state to open an underwater archaeology office.

    (War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Gorham, New Hampshire.
    The Appalachians are among the oldest mountains on Earth, reaching back more than 500 million years into time. The present chain which stretches from the Gaspe to Georgia once may have been higher than the Alps or the Rocky . . .

    (Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--12:20: Pressing Onward
  • Istachatta, Florida.
    It’s July 23, 1539… Conquistador Hernando de Soto and his advance guard of 12 horsemen have just passed the small Indian village of Vicela… I have decided not to stop here. We must press on further north and reach the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--12:21: American Revolution
  • Newhall, California.
    The American Revolution was a war for independence between the thirteen American colonies and their parent country, Great Britain. When it was over, the colonies became the United States of America. On July 4, 1776, the . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--12:25: Summit Grove
  • New Freedom, Pennsylvania.
    You may not feel like you're standing on top of a towering mountain, but this is the Northern Central Railway's highest point between York and Baltimore. That's how this spot got its name, Summit Grove. It's 827 feet above . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--12:27: Rexford House
  • Rexford, New York.
    Edward Rexford settled here from England c. 1763. Early home enlarged by Cyrus Rexford in 1883.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Haledon, New Jersey.
    Presented to the Board of Education by the Honorable Ex-Mayor of the Borough of Haledon, Mr. William Turner 1931

    (War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--12:35: Site 6 ★ Kelton Road
  • near Mountain Home, Idaho.
    August the 13th "...the road to day way level but very rocky A long chain of mountains on our right and we travel close to them to day..." -- Absolom B. Harden, 1847 After the transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869, . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--12:42: Seeley House
  • Glenville, New York.
    Farm of John F. Seeley, 19th Century broom corn grower, broom manufacturer. First bridge erected here in 1855 by Volney Freeman

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--14:35: Site 7 ★ Canyon Creek
  • near Mountain Home, Idaho.
    August 4th "This day we traveled nineteen miles over tolerably rough road ... After watering, we traveled eight and a half miles, which brought us to a barrel creek (Canyon Creek). Here we found a small creek running through . . .

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

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    Hopkins, South Carolina.
    New Light Beulah Baptist Church was organized in 1867 when 565 African American members withdrew from Beulah Baptist Church. Before the Civil War enslaved people composed the majority of the Beulah congregation. After . . .

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

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    Tallahassee, Florida.
    The Tallahassee to St. Marks railroad began operations in 1837. It was owned by the Tallahassee Rail Road Company, incorporated in 1834. The road was single track, twenty-three miles long, and had mule drawn cars. In 1839 a . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--18:07: The Dime Store
  • Inverness, Florida.
    This building, best remembered as Allen’s 5, 10 & 25 Store, was built by Jack Kibler in the early 1920’s. Occupants included the Inverness Post Office, Vann’s Drug Store and Ernest Johnston’s Restaurant prior to Allen’s 5, . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--18:07: Robert Moses
  • Babylon, New York.
    Robert Moses, (1888-1981), was responsible for more building than any single person since the pharoahs ruled Egypt. Between 1924 and 1968, Moses was the dominant and sometimes controversial force in the creation of . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--18:38: Hôtel de Ville / City Hall
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec.
    L'hôtel de ville a été construit sur les anciennes fondations du Marché public, érigé en 1902 et incendié en 1910. On y retrouve des magasins au rez-de-chaussée et une salle de théâtre à l'étage. C'est l'ingénieur civil . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Claustro de San Francisco Javier El centro de Tepotzotlán está coronado por dos auténticas joyas de la arquitectura novohispana: el templo y claustro de San Francisco Javier, obras maestras del estilo churrigueresco que se . . .

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

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  • 11/01/18--19:06: CJFP
  • Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec.
    Hommage a Jean-Francois Pouliot avril 1947 [English translation] Tribute to Jean-Francois Pouliot April 1947

    (Communications • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/01/18--19:09: Coast Defence Gun Barrel
  • , United Kingdom.
    5.25 inch Mk II Coast Defence / Anti Aircraft Gun Barrel Calibre 133mm (5.25 inch) Range 21km (23,400 yards) Anti Aircraft Ceiling 13km (43,000 feet) Rate of Fire 7 to 10 rounds per minute Shell weight 36kg (80lb) Coast . . .

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

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