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  • 11/09/18--18:36: Dorothy Thompson
  • New York, New York.
    The journalist, known as "the intrepid girl reporter" lived here from 1941 to 1957. Her book, I Saw Hitler and column "On the Record," were influential in calling for American intervention in World War II.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/09/18--19:34: High Line
  • New York, New York.
    The High Line was built by the New York Central Railroad between 1929 and 1934 to lift dangerous freight trains from Manhattan's streets. Originally extending down to the St. John's Park Terminal at Clarkson Street, the High . . .

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

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  • 11/09/18--20:12: South Side R.R.
  • Lindenhurst, New York.
    Railroad established 1867. Originally Welwood Station. Renamed Breslau 1870. Adopted Lindenhurst 1891. LIRR assumed line by 1876.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--05:26: Bamboo
  • Avery Island, Louisiana.
    Jungle Gardens includes one of the oldest timber bamboo groves in America. In 1909, Edward Avery Mcllhenny wrote to the USDA''s Bureau of Plant Industry to inquire about growing Bamboo on Avery Island. At the time Mcllhenny . . .

    (Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--05:38: Southern Live Oaks
  • Avery Island, Louisiana.
    This area was once known as the Hog Lot. It provided green pastures for grazing pigs and horses alike and became part of Jungle Gardens in the 1930s. The live oaks here were planted between the 1860s and the 1920s. Natural . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--06:34: Home Site 1812-1855
  • Wilkinson, Mississippi.
    Home Site 1812-1855 ANDREW MOAK SR March 1, 1782 S.C. - March 15, 1855 Pioneer - Oldest Settlement in Lincoln, County, Mississippi. and two, wives CATHERINE DOMINEY July 15, 1784 S.C. - July 18, 1821 SUSANNAH DOMINEY Nov. . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--06:40: El Marqués Cultural Center
  • , Mexico.
    Casa de Cultura 1874 Inicialmente fue una casa particular construida por Don Francisco Amaya Avendaño para su hermano Mariano. Durante una época en éste inmueble se vendían tortas y se servían bebidas refrescantes. Durante . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--08:01: Mary Elliott Flanery
  • Catlettsburg, Kentucky.
    The first woman elected to Kentucky legislature, 1921. Mary E. Flanery elected to House of Representatives from Boyd County. She had worked for woman suffrage; was concerned with marriage and divorce laws and educational . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--09:17: Onenodaji:h
  • Victor, New York.
    Onenodaji:h Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem artichoke Sown near the village, this plant produces tubers which were the potato indigenous to northeastern North America. Hardy and readily established, it was a favorite garden . . .

    (Agriculture • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    S??? ??? ??????? (156-138 p.X.) (Text in Greek on the left side) English: The Stoa, on the east side of the Ancient Agora, was the gift of Attalos II, King of Pergamon, as a fragmentary inscription on the epistyle of its . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    ?????? ???S ??????O? - ????G??? ??????? ??S???????S (Text in Greek on the left side. To read it enlarge the marker image) English: The ancient Street of the Tripods connected the Ancient Agora with the Sanctuary and the . . .

    (Landmarks • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    ? a??a???????? a?ad?af? (Text in Greek above. To read it enlarge the marker image.) English: The remains of a neighborhood of ancient Athens are preserved in situ at the base of the Acropolis Museum. These include streets, . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--10:54: Arbel Ancient Synagogue /
  • , Israel.
    The synagogue was discovered in 1905 by H. Kohl and C. Waltzinger. It is a square building belonging to the Galilean type of synagogue with a number of special components: • The main entrance in the eastern wall. • The . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--10:57: A Chief is Seized
  • near Fort White, Florida.
    It’s August 17, 1539… When Hernando de Soto’s scouts sight the abandoned Indian village of Caliquen, Cavalry Captain Baltasar de Gallegos is ordered to move ahead – My men and I were sent to check for food and supplies. When . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--10:59: Johnson's Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Johnson's Brigade. Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps. Col. John S. Fulton. Sept. 19, 1963, 7 A.M. 17th Tennessee, - Lieutenant Colonel Watt W. Floyd. 23d Tennessee, - Colonel R. H. Keeble. 25th Tennessee, - Lieutenant . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--11:04: General Nathaniel Heard
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    General Nathanial Heard Nathaniel Heard (1730-72) was a leading Woodbridge patriot during the Revolutionary War. A member of the local Committee of Safety, Heard received the Lexington Alarm heralding the start of active . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--11:15: William Lescaze
  • New York, New York.
    American modernist architect William Lescaze 1896-1969 designed this building in 1933 as his own home and office

    (Architecture) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    ? ??????? ????OS ??S ??????S ?G???S (Text in Greek on the left side. To read it enlarge the marker image.) English: The "Eleusinion in the City", a shrine sacred to the mystery religion of the goddesses Demeter and . . .

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

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  • 11/10/18--11:46: South Side R.R.
  • Copiague, New York.
    Railroad line built 1867 LIRR assumed line by 1876. First depot 1901 named Copiague. Failed attempt to rename Marconiville 1920s.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/10/18--11:51: The Library of Pantainos
  • , Greece.
    H ??????T??? ??? ????????? (Text in Greek on the left side. To read it enlarge the marker image.) English: The Library of Pantainos is located on the east side of the Panathenaic way, south of the Stoa of Attalos. It . . .

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

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