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  • 11/16/18--12:49: World War I Memorial
  • Towson, Maryland.
    To the sacred memory of the Sons and Daughters of Baltimore County who dying for their country in the World War gave proof undying of patriotism supreme. This symbol of love victorious in death is dedicated by their fellow . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--13:51: History of Fort Ticonderoga
  • Ticonderoga, New York.
    Ticonderoga The Lake Champlain Valley has long been at the crossroads of nations and peoples. The name Ticonderoga is a corruption of an Iroquoian word meaning a, “place between two waters,” an acknowledgement of its . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 19 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--14:18: The Stadium of Delphi
  • , 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: . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--14:33: The Theater District
  • , 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: . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--14:55: Race Track
  • Raceland, Kentucky.
    The race track named “Raceland” was known as the “Million Dollar Oval.” A record crowd of 27,000 packed the grandstand for the inaugural Raceland Derby in 1924. That race featured Kentucky Derby winner “Black Gold” and four . . .

    (Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--15:03: The Altar of Chiots Area
  • , 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: . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Raceland, Kentucky.
    Caroline Furnace. Stood 1½ mi. south. Built 1833 by Henry, Blake & Co. Stone stack was 35 ft. high, with a maximum inner diameter of 10 ft.; burned charcoal. Air blast powered by steam. In 1838, produced 750 tons of iron, . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--15:34: The Roman Agora
  • , 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: . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--15:50: McConnell House Complex
  • Wurtland, Kentucky.
    John M. McConnell moved from Pennsylvania to Greenupsburg in 1813. Practiced law and served in Kentucky House in 1822-25, and Kentucky Senator in 1826-30. In 1831 he purchased 250 acres of land; built this Federal-style . . .

    (Antebellum South, US • Architecture • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--16:16: John M. McConnell House
  • Wurtland, Kentucky.
    Built in 1833-1834,the John M. McConnell House, is one of the earliest surviving, largest and best constructed houses in northeastern Kentucky. The house and associated structures, including a small law office, were built . . .

    (Antebellum South, US • Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Clayton, New York.
    In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for God and Country Korean War Robert L. Bender • Howard C. Hovey Frank E. Sulier Vietnam War Lawrence E. Bisonett • William A. Brabant David W. Wilson Erected November . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Ashland, Kentucky.
    Bellefonte Furnace. The 96th blast furnace built in Hanging Rock Region since 1818. Considered most highly perfected in existence when erected, 1942, by Armco Steel Corp., with hearth 25 feet across, producing 1000 tons of . . .

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

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    Clayton, New York.
    In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for God and Country World War I George O. Colon • Harry W. Couch Joseph E. Bush • Francis Charlebois Martin D. Bass • Charles Ramsdell World War II John H. Brabant • Wm. H. . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--17:41: Eagle Wing Group
  • Clayton, New York.
    [Excerpts follow] A Variety of Displays Submerged 'riverscapes', unique rock formations with gumdrop-like pinnacles, rocky folds, and steep escarpments characterize this underwater geological display. Rocky shoals adjacent . . .

    (Environment • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--18:14: Clayton Opera House
  • Clayton, New York.
    "...for use in perpetuity as a Community and Performing Arts Center" Town of Clayton, April 9, 2000 Performing in Clayton For over 100 years the Opera House has set the stage for performances of all kinds. Broadway actress . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--18:30: Allenheads War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Glory of God And in Proud and Loving Memory Of the Men of This Parish, Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War 1914 — 1918 William Frederick Pearson. Gilbert Graham. William Vickers. George Sparke. “Greater love hath no . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--18:30: Severan Circular Huts
  • , United Kingdom.
    Severan Circular Huts Below the NW quadrant of the fort the remains of a series of circalar huts dated to cAD208-212 have been uncovered. These huts appear to have been living accommodation for an unknown group of people . . .

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

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  • 11/16/18--18:31: Dolichenum
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dolichenum — Temple to Jupiter Dolichenus fanum livi Dolicheno dedicatum This was an extremely rare temple dedicated to the god Jupiter Dolichenus, built around AD220 inside the walls of the fort, probably by a commanding . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--18:31: The Severan fort
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Severan fort Castellum Severianum These buildings belonged to an earlier fort, used between AD208 – 211, during the reign of the African emperor Septimius Severus. The series of long rectangular buildings now on display . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/16/18--18:31: A military community
  • , United Kingdom.
    A military community Villages like Vindolanda were a vital part of the military occupation of Hadrian's Wall, and were planned extensions of the forts themselves. They provided extra space for facilities such as shops, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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