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  • 11/17/18--16:54: A Changing Fort
  • , United Kingdom.
    A Changing Fort During its 280-year life, many changes were made in the fort, no more so than to building XV. Over the years, it served as a workshop, a barracks, a stable, and a storehouse before a small bathhouse (balneae) . . .

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

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  • 11/17/18--16:54: The Heart of the Fort
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Heart of the Fort The headquarters building (principia) was the administrative, ceremonial and symbolic heart of the fort – where regimental organisation and the imperial state religion were focussed. The building was in . . .

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

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  • 11/17/18--18:01: Le Manoir Seigneurial
  • Rimouski, Quebec.
    À son arrivée à Rimouski en 1696, le seigneur René Lepage construit, près de la rivière, une maison en colombage d'environ 6 mètres (20 pieds) sur 15,2 mètres (50 pieds) et une petite scierie pour les besoins de la jeune . . .

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

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    Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
    Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial The design of the Memorial was conceived by the Connecticut Firefighters Memorial Committee and incorporates a plaza-like setting featuring a brick patio in the form of a Maltese . . .

    (Heroes) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--19:30: Beacon and Tower
  • Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
    Beacon and Tower In the late 1920's and early 1930's, powerful rotating beacons were installed at approximately twenty mile intervals along most of the major airways in the U.S. to facilitate night operations. Even as radio . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    Through strategic leadership and funding since 1935, Black entrepreneurs on Parrish Street are active participants in the founding of the Durham Business and Professional Chain, the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black . . .

    (African Americans • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:34: Roster Company No. 6
  • near La Porte, Texas.
    Roster Company No. 6 James Gillaspie Captain Matthew Finch 1st. Lieut. A. L. Harrison 2nd. Lieut. R. H. Chadduck 1st. Sgt. Privates G. Grosby - J. S. Darling - Fielding Dedrick W. L. Ellis - Hezekiah Faris - Wm. Ferrell Wm. . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:35: Shepard House
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    The house was built in 1925 for Dr. James E. Shepard, founder and first president of North Carolina Central University, and his family, with funds collected until his death in 1947. The State of North Carolina purchased the . . .

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

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  • 11/17/18--21:37: Kirk Green
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Kirk Green Named for the two churches (“kirks”) established in the late 1600s, Kirk Green was the center of Woodbridge life in the early Colonial period, encompassing the modern-day intersection of Rahway Avenue and Port . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:38: His Dream Dies With Him
  • Tallahassee, Florida.
    It’s October 6, 1539… Hernando de Soto established his winter encampment here, at Anhayca, a principal Apalachee Village ”On Sunday, October 25, [De Soto] arrived at a town called Uzela, and on Monday, at Anhayca Apalachee . . .

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

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    near La Porte, Texas.
    Dedicated to the memory of the men who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto and later fought in the Army of the Confederacy Andrew Jackson Berry, Henry P. Brewster, Sion Record Bostic, Moses Austin Bryan, Rev. Anderson . . .

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

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  • 11/17/18--21:43: Beulah C. Bowens Fuller
  • Durham, North Carolina.
    In Loving Memory of Beulah C. Bowens Fuller 1918-1997 Wilson, North Carolina Class of 1940 North Carolina College for Negroes at Durham A graduate of Darden High School in Wilson, North Carolina and the first in her family . . .

    (African Americans • Education • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:44: Immigrant City
  • Mechanicville, New York.
    Yankees settled in 1760’s. Irish, Italians, & Polish immigrants came to mills & RR yards in late 1800’s, creating our proud ethnic heritage

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

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  • 11/17/18--21:45: Charlton Academy
  • Charlton, New York.
    Founded 1859, by Rev. James Crocker, destroyed by fire April 1948. Donated by Charlton Grange

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:48: Allen Ranch
  • Pasadena, Texas.
    This busy commercial area was once part of the Allen Ranch, one of the oldest and largest ranches in southeast Texas. A portion of the land was granted to Morris Callahan in 1824 by Mexico and inherited by his niece Rebecca . . .

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

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    near Morristown, Tennessee.
    Founded in 1804, the original church was on Flat Creek. The present structure was built in 1857 under the supervision of Col. Joseph Hamilton. Rooms were added in the basement in 1946 and major renovations to the interior . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:50: Seventh Street
  • Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
    This was the battle line for the Battle of Point Pleasant, October 10, 1774. Chief Cornstalk's camp was north near Oldtown Creek. General Andrew Lewis' camp was south, at what is now known as Tu-Endie-Wei State Park.

    (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:52: Peeples' Georgia Battery
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Peeples’ Georgia Battery. 2 Napoleons, 2 24 PDR. Howitzers. Leyden’s Artillery Battalion, Preston’s Division, Buckner’s Corps. September 19, 1863. Capt. Tyler M. Peeples, Commanding. 1st Lieut. William J. Born. 1st Lieut. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Staten Island, New York.
    In proud memory of Staten Island men who died in the service of our country in the war with Germany 1914-1919 A list of 150 names follows.

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/17/18--21:55: Rosewood
  • Capps, Florida.
    This excellent example of a "Carpenter Classic" style farmhouse was probably built c. 1836 for Burwell McBride shortly after he moved to Jefferson County from South Carolina. He was the grandfather of Margaret McBride who . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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