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    Mitchell, South Dakota.
    Davison County Memorial Dedicated to all Veterans All Gave Some Some Gave All

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

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    Alexandria, South Dakota.
    Hanson County Veterans Memorial Dedicated to the Men and women from Hanson County who served in the Armed Forces.

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

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  • 11/05/18--10:33: Woodbury County Freedom Rock
  • Anthon, Iowa.
    Ray "Bubba" Sorensen painted this rock in June 2017. The west face includes images of Sgt. Charles Floyd and the Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa. Sgt. Floyd was a United States explorer, a non-commissioned officer in the . . .

    (Exploration • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--10:42: Locker Park
  • George, Iowa.
    This park is dedicated to Bob Locker and wife Judy (Swalve), his parents Heinie W. and Northa, and bother John Henry and Joanne (Salamida) and families. Bob, Judy and family made it possible for this 22 acre parcel to be set . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--10:50: Fulton Street Train Wreck
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    On the rainy Tuesday evening of February 6, 1951, a crowded rush-hour express train departed from Exchange Place in Jersey City headed toward Bayhead in New Jersey. “The Broker”, named for the many Wall Street employees it . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--14:43: Olive Mill
  • Ontario, California.
    This mill was used in the early days of California. Olives were placed in the large vessel and crushed by the solid granite wheels, weighing about 12,000 lbs. The crushed olives were pushed into burlap sacks that were placed . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--14:45: Capt. Mel Apt, USAF
  • near Boron, California.
    First human being to reach and exceed Mach 3 - 2094 mph. Perished near this site on September 27th 1956 while returning to base on the first manned Mach Three mission in history. The Bell X-2, AFSN# 46-674, crashed at this . . .

    (Air & Space • Exploration • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--14:47: Benedum Civic Center
  • Bridgeport, West Virginia.
    Enlarged replica on site of original Michael L. Benedum family home, Benedum, born here 16 July 1869, died 30 July 1959. Known as the “Great Wildcatter” for success in oil exploration, he became as well known for . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--14:47: The Chameleon Fountain
  • , Mexico.
    Fuente del Camaleón Formó parte del sistema de distribución de agua limpia con el que contó la ciudad a partir del siglo XVIII; fue inaugurada el año de 1908 en el Barrio de la Otra Banda, a cuyos vecinos benefició hasta la . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--14:50: Levi Shinn House
  • Shinnston, West Virginia.
    Built, 1778, by Levi Shinn who came from New Jersey, 1773, and claimed tomahawk rights. Returned with family and brothers, Clement and Jonathan and settled. Sold part of land to Jonathan whose son, Levi, deeded it for site of Shinnston.

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    This tablet marks the remains of The First Jewish Cemetery in the United States consecrated in the year 1656 when it was described as “outside the city” During the War of the Revolution it was fortified by the patriots as . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge The First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge is home to the oldest Presbyterian congregation in Middlesex County and the sixth oldest in the state. Located at 600 Rahway Avenue and . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--14:55: The Garden Club of Houston
  • Houston, Texas.
    In 1924, seven friends who lived near the newly constructed Museum of Fine Arts formed the Garden Club of Houston. They planned to study horticulture, experiment with new plants and further the beautification of the city of . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--14:56: Maurice Joseph Sullivan
  • Houston, Texas.
    Maurice J. Sullivan, son of Maurice and Margaret (Fitzsimons) Sullivan, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended Detroit College (1901-1903) and studied structural and civil engineering at the University of Michigan . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--15:14: Docks & Coal Staiths
  • , United Kingdom.
    The ancient tidal harbour of Hartlepool had become silted up by 1800 but was the obvious port from which to ship the coal of the South Durham collieries. From 1832 the dock was scoured by using sluices to release water from . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--15:14: Throston Engine House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Throston Engine House was built 1838-1840 to accommodate a steam winding engine which hauled the coal wagons of the Stockton and Hartlepool Railway up 14 feet (4.3 metres) to the staiths of the Hartlepool Railway, at 3d (old . . .

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

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  • 11/05/18--15:14: Castle Eden War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Memory Of the Men of This Parish Who Gave Their Lives In the Great War 1914 – 1918. Thomas Hindson Biggins Pte Som. L.I. · Rowland Burdon Capt. & Flt. Comdr R.F.C. · Thomas Burns L/Cpl Durham L.I. · James Henry . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--15:15: Seaham Cenotaph
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--15:15: Eleven ‘O’ One
  • , United Kingdom.
    Eleven ‘O’ One Known locally as ‘Tommy’ was bought on Aug 4th 2014 from the public local schools businesses and Durham County Council. He sits here for future generations to visit, enjoy and remember. By — Ray Lonsdale Two . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/18--15:15: Horden Colliery
  • , United Kingdom.
    British Coal Corporation Horden Colliery Shaft Ref. North Shaft Diameter 6090 mm Shaft Depth 438 M Depth to top of cap from top of monument 2 M Date of Capping Aug. 94

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

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