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  • 11/15/18--18:32: First Baptist Church
  • Raleigh, North Carolina.
    [Top plaque:] First Baptist Church Built in 1859 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Bottom plaque:] Baptist Church A.D. 1859 Wm. Percival Arch. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    White Castle, Louisiana.
    This Municipal Complex is dedicated in memory of Mayor S. J. "Blue" Guercio III and all the past Mayors, Aldermen, Police Chiefs as well as Town Employee's who gave of themselves for the betterment and progress of the Town . . .

    (Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--18:41: U.S.S. Maine Memorial
  • Clayton, New York.
    In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--18:50: Five Points Loan Company
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    This simplified Art Deco building was first used as a clothing store. From 1928 until 1978 it housed the Five Points Loan Company and Pawnshop. No. 49 Downtown Durham Historic District

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

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  • 11/15/18--18:57: The Old Treasury Building
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    The Old Treasury Building was built by Patrick Creagh in 1735-36 for the Commissioners for Emitting Bills of Credit who issued the first paper money of the colony. Known in the colonial period as the Paper Currency Office, . . .

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

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  • 11/15/18--19:00: Johnson House
  • Clayton, New York.
    The United States Department of [the] Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic Places

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

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  • 11/15/18--22:47: Captain William Wood
  • near La Porte, Texas.
    Front Commanded (The Kentucky Volunteers) Company A, First Regiment at San Jacinto Died at Houston, June 7, 1854 Erected by The State of Texas Rear "It is my desire that my body be buried on the battle grounds of San . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Monticello, Florida.
    When Florida’s Territorial Legislative Council established Jefferson County in January, 1827, settlers from the seaboard states already had begun to develop cotton plantations in this area. In December, 1827, the county seat . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    Since 1898, White Rock Baptist Church, St. Joseph A.M.E. Church, Stanford L. Warren Library, Lincoln Hospital, John Avery Boys and Girls Club, North Carolina College, and Durham Public Schools are all connected historically . . .

    (African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/18--22:56: Landing in La Florida
  • Ruskin, Florida.
    It’s May 30, 1539… Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto has arrived here in La Florida, Land of Flowers, and stepped ashore – My men can now offload our nine ships. We have sailed with 500 tons of materials needed for our . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--10:01: Gahayanduk
  • Victor, New York.
    We set out...in battle array, expecting to find the enemy entrenched in the new village which is above the old. We entered the plain, however, without seeing anything but the vestiges of the fugitives. We found the old . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--10:07: Palisades
  • Victor, New York.
    The Seneca had double palisades stronger than the pickets of the fort and the first could not have been forced without great loss. Their plan was to keep only 300 men inside, and with 1200 others perpetually harass you. Rev. . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--10:19: Gannagaro
  • Victor, New York.
    Canagorah lyes on the top of a great hill, and in that as well as the bigness much like Onondago, contayning 150 houses; Northwestward of Caiougo 72 miles. Here ye Indyans were very desirous to see us ride our hourses wch . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--12:12: Treaty Oak Site
  • Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
    At this site stood a magnificent oak tree under which, according to tradition, in A. D. 1645 Aepjen, chief sachem of the Mohegans, signed a treaty of peace with the Dutch in behalf of the Kitchiwanghs

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Peace • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
    Commemorating the defense of Teller's Point by George Sherwood an Jack Peterson who repulsed the landing of British troops from the "Vulture" September 21, 1780, aiding in the capture of Major Andre.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Corydon, Indiana.
    The Red Mill, named for its distinctive red color, operated on the corner of Mill Street (now Chestnut Street) and Mulberry Street from 1834 until 1926. The mill, which was four stories high, required multi-levels for the . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--12:25: Cedar Glade 1808
  • Corydon, Indiana.
    House built by Jacob Kintner, Sr. 1808. Named for giant native red cedars in area. Self-sustaining plantation traded 1849 to Thomas McGrain, Sr. for Louisville property. Sheltered Corydon residents July 1863 during Morgan’s . . .

    (Architecture • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--12:38: Black Tom Explosion
  • Jersey City, New Jersey.
    You are standing on a site which saw one of the worse acts of sabotage in American history! Prior to the U.S. entering WWI, the shoreline on which you now stand was occupied by an extensive munitions depot operated by the . . .

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

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    With Staten Island and Perth Amboy serving as Loyalist strongholds, British troops extended their reach into Middlesex County by occupying Woodbridge from December 2, 1776 to June 22, 1777. It is believed five Redcoat . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--12:47: V.F.W. Parkville Post 9083
  • Parkville, Maryland.
    Upper Plaque-Dedicated to those men and women who make the supreme sacrifice to keep our nation free. Dedicated by BG Joseph John Skaff, Chief of Staff First United States Army. May 30, 1984. Lower Plaque-In Memory of Past . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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