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  • 11/11/18--19:17: Site of Tynemouth Lighthouse
  • , United Kingdom.
    Tyne and Wear County Council 1986 Site of Tynemouth Lighthouse A lighthouse was built here in 1664 using stone from the Priory. It is likely that this tower replaced a medieyal light in the Priory buildings. Demolished in . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:17: 6 Inch Gun
  • , United Kingdom.
    Master Gunner, St. James’s Park, General Sir Martin Farndale K.C.B. visited Tynemouth gun emplacement on 6th November 1998. His visit commemorated the Installation of a 6 inch gun.

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

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  • 11/11/18--19:17: 1859 Gun
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Coast Artillery Piece of 1859 Commemorates the Centenary of the Tynemouth Volunteer Artillery 1859 — 1959 Erected by O Tynemouth Battery 439 Tyne Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery Territorial Army This . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:17: Lost Buildings
  • , United Kingdom.
    Lost Buildings From the late 18th century the large empty area in front of you was the hub of a busy military fort. A large barrack block stood just ahead of you. To its right was the Governor's House, and further to the . . .

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

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  • 11/11/18--19:18: Charles William Vane Stewart
  • , United Kingdom.
    Charles William Vane Stewart 3rd Marquis of Londonderry Earl Vane and Baron Stewart Of Stewarts Court K.C. G.C.B. Lord Lieutenant County of Durham And Founder of Seaham Harbour General in the Army Born May 8th 1778 Died . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:18: Neptune
  • , United Kingdom.
    Neptune This statue was given to the City in 1729 by George Bowes M.P. of Gibside and Streatlam as a symbol of the scheme to link Durham to the sea by improved navigation of the River Wear. It stood on top of the Market . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:18: The Durham Light Infantry
  • , United Kingdom.
    1758 1968 The Durham Light Infantry Dedicated to All Who Served in the Regiment And in Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives In the Cause of Freedom Faithful ( side plaque ) The Regiment’s long connection with County . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:18: For Valour
  • , United Kingdom.
    Durham Light Infantry For Valour Pte. J. Byrne, D.C.M. Crimea 1854 Capt. T. de Courcy Hamilton. Crimea 1855 Sgt. J. Murray. New Zealand 1864 Pte. T. Kenny. France 1915 Lt. Col. R.B. Bradford. M.C. France 1916 Pte. . . .

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

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  • 11/11/18--19:31: Historic Waterways
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    Lake Champlain, 125-miles long, flows northward into the Richelieu River which, in turn, flows into the St. Lawrence River. From Ticonderoga, the lake stretches another 25 miles south to its end near present-day Whitehall, . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--19:55: Grace Leach
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    Born near this site in 1906 she became the first woman to climb the Adirondack 46 high peaks, completing her climbs in 1937.

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

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  • 11/11/18--19:59: Stephen Tyng Mather
  • near Promontory, Utah.
    He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.

    (Charity & Public Work • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/11/18--21:10: James Baldwin
  • New York, New York.
    James Baldwin (1924-1987) The great American writer James Baldwin lived in an apartment here from 1958 through 1961. The power and eloquence of Baldwin's varied works impacted ideas about race, class, sexuality, and . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Charlotte, Michigan.
    The dam at Bennett Park was built around 1907 to provide cooling water for a stream generated water works facility. Additionally, it served as a local recreational attraction for many members of the community who would swim . . .

    (Environment • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--07:43: Lititz Caboose Museum
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The Lititz Caboose was purchased by the Lititz Springs Park Board Caboose Committee in 2000. This rail car was restored by Gerhart Machinery Company of Lititz and dedicated July 1, 2001. The Caboose Museum is a complimentary . . .

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

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  • 11/12/18--08:03: Veterans Memorial
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated in honor of all those who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America ? ? ?

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--11:16: Hague Heritage Cemetery
  • Hague, New York.
    Burial ground for many original Hague settlers and numerous Revolutionary and Civil War veterans. Also known as “The Old Hague Cemetery.”

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

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  • 11/12/18--12:08: Lake George
  • Silver Bay, New York.
    The natural route by water and portage between the St. Lawrence River and the Hudson River traversed Lake George. Christened Lac du Saint Sacrement in 1646 by the Jesuit missionary, Isaac Jogues, it was renamed in 1755 . . .

    (War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/18--12:53: Morgan’s Great Raid
  • near Maukport, Indiana.
    July 8, 1863. Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and 2,000 cavalrymen crossed the Ohio River into Indiana. They were transported from Brandenburg, Kentucky, on two captured steamboats. For six days, the Raiders rode . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Maukport, Indiana.
    By July 1863, the American Civil War had entered its third brutal summer. In the East, Confederate forces commanded by Robert E. Lee successfully turned back repeated Union attempts to capture the Southern capital at . . .

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

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  • 11/12/18--12:59: Morgan's Raid
  • near Maukport, Indiana.
    Despite naval and militia opposition, General John Hunt Morgan, commanding about 2,200 Confederate cavalrymen, began his Indiana raid by crossing the Ohio at this point, July 8, 1863.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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