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    , United Kingdom.
    Robert Stephenson Bi-Centenary 2003 Literary & Philosophical Society Society established 1793. This building, designed by John Green, opened in 1825. Robert Stephenson was President of the Society, 1855 – 59 City of . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--18:27: Sir Joseph Wilson Swan
  • , United Kingdom.
    RSC Advancing the Chemical Sciences National Chemical Landmark Sir Joseph Wilson Swan FRS (1828 – 1914) Chemist, physicist and inventor of the incandescent light bulb which he first demonstrated at a public lecture here on 3 . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--18:27: Hadrian’s Wall
  • , United Kingdom.
    Hadrian's Wall Within this plot, covered by red concrete stand the lower courses of the south face of Hadrian's Wall built first in A.D. 122 from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness on Solway, and afterwards extended to . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--18:27: Bath Lane
  • , United Kingdom.
    Bath Lane This area outside the West Walls of the old town was known as the Warden's Close. According to the 17th century Newcastle historian, Gray, the Warden's Close formerly contained the house and gardens of the Warden . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--18:28: Victoria Cross Recipients
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Remembrance of, and Respect for, those Born in Newcastle upon Tyne Who have been Awarded the Victoria Cross for Valour. This Memorial was erected by Newcastle City Council on behalf of the People of the City. Private . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--18:28: 36 Clayton Street West
  • , United Kingdom.
    Richard Grainger Bicentenary 1797 1997 36 Clayton Street West Home to Richard Grainger from 1842 to 1861 where he lived with his children and servants City of Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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  • 11/18/18--18:28: 28 Clayton Street West
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--18:28: Thomas Bewick
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Environment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--18:46: Jikonhsaseh
  • Victor, New York.
    Jikonhasaseh was an elderly woman when the Peacemaker approached her to explain his mission to bring peace through reason to the nations of the world. She played a major role in the formation of the League of the . . .

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

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    Durham, North Carolina.
    "Mutt" and Sara Evans were civic, business and faith leaders during Durham's fast-changing, mid-20th century decades. Elected Mayor for a record six terms, Mutt Evans served from 1951 to 1963, holding together a diverse . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--19:44: William W. Holden
  • Raleigh, North Carolina.
    Editor. Appointed provisional governor, 1865. Elected governor, 1868; impeached and removed, 1871. Home stood here.

    (Communications • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near West Point, Kentucky.
    This is a scaled down replica of the construction and reinforcement wall of Civil War fortifications much like the actual walls of Fort Duffield would have looked. Fort Duffield is located 300 feet about this site and . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--19:49: The Warford
  • Newport, Tennessee.
    The Great War Path of the Cherokees forded this river just west of this spot. It was the main route linking the Watauga and Chickmauga settlements.

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

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  • 11/18/18--19:52: Under Cover of Corn
  • Tallahassee, Florida.
    It’s October 5, 1539 Hernando de Soto’s army has reached the nearby village of Calahuchi - We passed through fertile lands covered in large fields of corn - maize. While we marched, Apalachee warriors moved through the . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--19:54: Coca Cola Bottling Plant
  • Trenton, Florida.
    The Coca Cola bottling plant is located next to the Crystal Ice House and the old railway depot in the heart of historic downtown Trenton. It was originally built by Mr. J. F. Haigler in 1925. In 1956 the Florida Coca-Cola . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/18/18--19:56: The Crystal Ice House
  • Trenton, Florida.
    Originally the old Crystal Ice and Cold Storage Building was built by Clyde Townsend's father in 1925, before being bought by “J.F.” Haigler, owner of the Coca Cola franchise in Trenton. During many a day, Mr. Haigler would . . .

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

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  • 11/18/18--20:59: Swinging Bridge
  • Newport, Tennessee.
    A swinging bridge crossed the river just east of this spot, 1914-1924. It provided access to the G.L. Goughnour home on the cliff as well as access to town from Warford Road.

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/18--08:30: Old Fortress
  • , Greece.
    The texts on this marker are written in Greek (bottom left) and English (bottom right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Greek, text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The Old . . .

    (Architecture • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Greece.
    This building is not preserved (it was damaged by the bombs placed by Germans in 1943 and was subsequently demolished). It was the most important Venetian monument of the Old Fort. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1743 . . .

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

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  • 11/19/18--12:25: Led by the Lure of Gold
  • Tallahassee, Florida.
    It’s October 11, 1539… Near here, Captain Juan Añasco of Hernando de Soto’s army has entered the Apalachee village of Aute - The village is deserted, but we have found a small supply of corn. My men captured several Indians. . . .

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

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