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  • 11/21/18--13:20: Mike the Tiger - History
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    Panel 1 About our Tiger Other mascots were proposed during the first 40 years of LSU's football team, but the tiger mascot stuck. From 1896 to 1924, students made paper-maché tigers that they took to football games; however, . . .

    (Animals • Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cortland, New York.
    Dedicated to the Women of Cortland County who served their country in war and peace

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

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    Cortland, New York.
    Civil War Cortland County Killed in Action [Roll of Honored Dead]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cortland, New York.
    Cortland County World War II Killed in Action [Roll of Honored Dead]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--18:36: Korean War Honored Dead
  • Cortland, New York.
    This memorial has been erected by a grateful community to the memory of our Korean dead Roger L. Brown • Robert W. Hickman David J. Cashion • Donald Mayerle Joseph P. Christmas • Francis P. Odinek John Dalola, Jr. • Robert . . .

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

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    Cortland, New York.
    Vietnam Memorial Dedicated to Cortland County Veterans R.I.P. SGT. R. William Byrnes - U.S.A. U.T.C.N. John Phillip Vandusen - U.S.N. SP/5 Ernest Melvin Plattner - U.S.A. Sgt. John A. Patriarco Jr. - U.S.A.F. SP/4 Bishop . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--19:24: World War Memorial
  • Cortland, New York.
    Lest We Forget Cortland County's Sons and Daughters Who Served In The World War

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--19:42: Trains Rumbled Overhead
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    This old, concrete railway trestle is a remnant of the Florida Southern Railroad. Crews laid tracks here starting in 1882. The railroad played a major role in the founding and history of Gainesville. The Gainesville . . .

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

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  • 11/21/18--19:49: A National Cemetery System
  • Johnson City, Tennessee.
    Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--19:53: Jan Van Loon House
  • Athens, New York.
    Built 1706 by Jan Van Loon chief holder Loonenburgh Pat. 1688. Athens Village first called Loonenburgh.

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

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  • 11/21/18--19:58: A Cattle Economy
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    Hacienda de la Chua Organized cattle ranching at the prairie began here in the 1600s. You are standing at the site of the largest ranch in Spanish Florida, Hacienda de Ia Chua (right). Hacienda de la Chua was the main . . .

    (Agriculture • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:03: Stage Run
  • Charlton, New York.
    Jerome Farm near this road. Birthplace of Isaac Jerome, great grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill. October 26, 1786

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:04: Early Courthouse Square
  • Richmond, Texas.
    This square was deeded in 1838 to Fort Bend County by Robert E. Handy and William Lusk, founders of Richmond. It was site of 1850-1871 and 1888-1909 courthouses. Completed here 1888 was a two-story brick Victorian courthouse . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:14: Jane Long Boarding House
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Born in Maryland in 1798, Jane H. Wilkinson moved to Mississippi (1811) and became the ward of her famous relative, Gen. James Wilkinson, field commander of the United States Army. Jane married Dr. James Long in 1815 and . . .

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:16: City of Richmond
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Area was settled in 1822 by members of Stephen F. Austin's colony, who first called their community "Fort Settlement." Earliest known burial was made by Wm. Morton, who donated land for Morton Cemetery. Town was formally . . .

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:17: Erastus ("Deaf") Smith
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Most famous scout in Texas War for Independence. Obeyed Gen. Sam Houston's strategic order, then raised San Jacinto Battle Cry: "Fight for your lives! Vince's Bridge has been cut down." A native of New York, Smith settled in . . .

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:18: Jeremiah Smith Cemetery
  • Charlton, New York.
    Earliest recorded Burial: Elisha Hawley - Born 1780 Died 1797. This plot of ground set aside as a burial ground by Jeremiah Smith from his farm (small lot #4, 200 acres of the 5,000 acre tract). Smith purchased this land on . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:22: Trenton's Compass Rose
  • Trenton, Florida.
    The Mariner's Compass pattern is one of the earliest quilt patterns. “Trenton's Compass Rose” is a variation that was designed by Stephanie Metts to highlight the City of Trenton's leadership in creating Florida's first . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:29: St. John's Episcopal Church
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    St. John’s Episcopal Church The first church built in Sewaren was St. John’s Episcopal Church, located at Woodbridge Avenue and Cliff Road. Established in 1892 by Trinity Episcopal Church in Woodbridge as “a chapel of . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos.

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  • 11/21/18--20:31: The Cross
  • Newport, Tennessee.
    The cross on the cliff was erected by Bob Knowles in memory of Vassar Brown, age 12, who was killed on the railroad in 1899.

    (Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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