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    , Greece.
    The texts for this marker are written in Greek (too) and English (bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The archaeological site of . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--09:22: Women's Rights
  • Victor, New York.
    The equality of Haudenosaunee women was assured from the foundation of the Confederacy. The first person to accept the Peacemaker's message was a woman, Jikonhsaseh. She secured the rights, responsibilities, and roles . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--09:41: The Sanctuary of Apollo
  • , Greece.
    The texts on this marker are written in Greek (left), English (center) and French (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek and French texts, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . .

    (Anthropology • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--09:41: Hanuwane
  • Victor, New York.
    Many versions of the Iroquois Creation Story exist. It is set in a time when there existed two distinct worlds. Sky World was inhabited by spirit beings not unlike humans. At its center was a great tree whose fruits and . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--09:50: The Clearing
  • Victor, New York.
    The Seneca people carved a clearing out of the forest in which to locate their town and homes. They used the trees they cut to build their houses and the surrounding palisade wall. The town, the homes, and the fields outside . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--11:40: Toll-Gate House
  • Westport, New York.
    Site of Toll-Gate House Westport to Elizabethtown Turnpike Built 1845. Collections ceased 1912 P. F. Boyle, last tollkeeper

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--12:14: Monuments of the Sacred Way
  • , Greece.
    The texts on this marker are written in Greek (left), English (center) and French (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek and French texts, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . .

    (Anthropology • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--12:21: Northwest Bay Road
  • Westport, New York.
    Began prior to 1810, from Westport via Elizabethtown, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Santa Clara, Hopkinton.

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    The texts on this marker are written in Greek (left), English (center) and French (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek and French texts, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . .

    (Anthropology • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Princess, Kentucky.
    Buena Vista Furnace Built by William Foster and Co. in 1847, 2¼ miles west, named for Mexican War battle that year. It was an important factor in the Hanging Rock iron industry until dismantled in 1876. Its 1874 production . . .

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

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    Crown Point, New York.
    When it opened in 1929, the Lake Champlain Bridge became the first modern highway bridge to cross 120-mile-long Lake Champlain. Promoted as “the new gateway” between New York’s Adirondacks and Vermont’s Green Mountains, the . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--14:15: The White Flag
  • Crown Point, New York.
    The white flag was the French naval ensign. It was also the flag flown over all forts that came under the royal authority in New France from the end of the seventeenth century until the British Conquest.

    (Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--14:44: E. K. Railway – Hunnewell
  • Hunnewell, Kentucky.
    Development of Greenup’s iron resources in the mid-1800s relied heavily on the E. K. Railway and its extension near the Greenup furnace. The furnace and the new town that developed near it were renamed Hunnewell in honor of . . .

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

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  • 11/13/18--15:18: Lititz Boy Scout Cabin
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    October, 1927, Lititz Boy Scout Troops 2 and 3 opened the doors of the new log cabin which they built representing the early log cabins built by our early American pioneers. Because of their interest in the great outdoors, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    The first candle illumination in the Lititz Springs Park was held July 4, 1843 when 400 candles were lit to celebrate America's Independence. This long-held tradition was begun to honor a Christmas Eve Moravian custom of . . .

    (Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--15:49: Selecting a Bridge Location
  • Crown Point, New York.
    In 1927, the Lake Champlain Bridge Commission considered six possible locations in the southern Lake Champlain region for a new bridge. The commission chose the Crown Point-Chimney Point site because it provided the best . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--15:57: Arched Bridge
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    In 1856 sandstone from the Furnace Hills north of Lititz was brought to the park grounds by horse and cart and used as coping around the head-end of the Springs. This stone coping continued eastward to prevent the stream . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--16:20: Last Memorial Day Encampment
  • Lititz, Pennsylvania.
    On Memorial Day, May 31, 1920, members of Stevens Post No. 517 of The Grand Army of the Republic met on the Lititz Springs grounds for the last time. In recognition of their fallen comrades, the 15 remaining local Civil War . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Crown Point, New York.
    The Lake Champlain Bridge Heritage Area includes Crown Point State Historic Site, the Lake Champlain Visitors Center, and the Crown Point State Campground in New York, Chimney Point State Historic Site in Vermont, as well as . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/13/18--16:59: Eastern Terminus
  • Crown Point, New York.
    The North Country National Scenic Trail Stretching 4,600 miles through seven states, the North Country Trail is a premier hiking path that traverses, interprets and celebrates the unique natural, historic, cultural and . . .

    (Natural Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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