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  • 11/04/18--10:55: Whitman Overlook
  • Boise, Idaho.
    (Three Panels are found at this overlook:) "The River Boise..." "Descending some steep hills we came down on the river 'Boisee,' which deserved its appellation from the dense fringes of cottonwood and willow trees that . . .

    (Architecture • Native Americans • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Camino Real de Tierra Adentro ha sido inscrito en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en virtud de la Convención para la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial Cultural y Natural. La inscripción en esta Lista consagra el Valor . . .

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

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  • 11/04/18--13:55: The Bryan Family
  • near Ona, West Virginia.
    North of here (1826-28) lived John and Nancy Bryan, grandparents of William Jennings Bryan, the Great Commoner. They moved to Gallipolis Ferry where they died; John, 1834; Nancy in 1832. Buried nearby in the Yatesmont Cemetery.

    (Government • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    L'Isle-Verte, Quebec.
    Le promoteur À son arrivée à L'Isle-Verte, en 1920, le chanoine J.-Alphonse Verreau (devenu Monseigneur en 1928) trouve l'école du village et le troisième presbytère dans un état lamentable. C'est alors qu'il prononce ces . . .

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

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  • 11/04/18--17:12: L'Église / The Church
  • L'Isle-Verte, Quebec.
    On appelle plutôt "chapelle" notre première église tellement elle était petite. Bâtie entre 1723 et 1738, elle était située sur la terre donnée à l'Église par le premier seigneur Côté. La seconde fut construite de 1798 à . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--07:15: Realizing a Dream
  • Terra Ceia, Florida.
    A Name for Himself On May 29, 1539, Hernando de Soto’s fleet of 9 ships passed here, carrying over 700 men, as well as women, children, and slaves. For De Soto, this was the realization of a long-awaited dream. In 1533, . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gettysburg, South Dakota.
    This statue of a Civil War Veteran was erected to pay tribute to those Veterans who settled Potter County. Potter County was initially named Ashmore, but later named Potter by the 1877 Dakota Territory Legislature. . . .

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

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    Marshall, Minnesota.
    . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--08:04: Danger Approaches
  • Terra Ceia, Florida.
    Bountiful Waters Early peoples living along the warm waters of this coast harvested the vast bounty of the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding lands. They built villages with intricate canals, lagoons, and mounds made of shell . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--08:10: Granville Davison Hall
  • near Shinnston, West Virginia.
    Born in 1837, Hall worked at the Wheeling Intelligencer during the Civil War. His reporting during the creation of WV served as the basis for his publication, The Rending of Virginia. Hall also recorded the proceedings of . . .

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

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    Falls Church, Virginia.
    July 21, 1911 was the 50th anniversary of the 1861 Confederate victory at Bull Run (Manassas), the first major land battle of the Civil War. For the occasion President William Howard Taft left the White House with a four-car . . .

    (Politics • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--08:18: Pearson's Funeral Home
  • Falls Church, Virginia.
    This property at 472 N. Washington St. was part of a 1729 land grant from Lord Fairfax to John Trammell. Developed only after half the original 248 acres was sold in 1865 to Isaac Crossman, and the Fairfax and Georgetown . . .

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

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    Falls Church, Virginia.
    City of Falls Church Veterans Memorial Dedicated by The Citizens of Falls Church To all men and women who served their country during war and peace May 30, 1994 [Dedication plaque on Flag Pole] Flag Pole Dedicated on the . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--09:45: Fort Fincastle
  • , The Bahamas.
    Fort Fincastle was built in 1793 by Lord Dunmore, a Royal Governor (1787-1796), whose second title was Viscount Fincastle. This fort shaped like an old paddle wheel steamer, was built to protect the city from invasion but . . .

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

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    Onida, South Dakota.
    This memorial is dedicated to those men and women veterans from this area who served our county in times of peace and war, and especially to those who gave their lives.

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

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    Gettysburg, South Dakota.
    Potter County Area Veterans Memorial John J. Peters American Legion Post 159 Hoven, SD Dahnke-Menkins American Legion Post 188 Lebanon, SD Winston M. Toomey Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8530 Gettysburg, SD Ralph Leui . . .

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

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    Gann Valley, South Dakota.
    The statistical center of population for South Dakota in 2000, according to the Census Bureau and the National Geodetic Survey, lies at the point 3.2 miles northwesterly from this monument. The center is at Latitude 44 . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--10:03: 2719
  • Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
    There was a steam locomotive here. The good news is that the venerable SOO Line #2719 engine still exists and is in the care of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth, MN. It is in working order and has operated on the . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--10:12: Carl Gunderson:
  • Mitchell, South Dakota.
    Carl Gunderson was born June 20, 1864 on his family's homestead near Vermillion. He graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1890. Gunderson farmed in Clay and Aurora counties and was a leader of the Wheat Growers . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--10:16: The Corn Palace
  • Mitchell, South Dakota.
    This Property has been Placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES By the United States Department of the Interior

    (Agriculture • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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