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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery. 1 Napoleon, 2 12 PDR. Howitzers. McNair’s Brigade, Johnson’s Division, Hood’s Corps. September 19, 1863. Capt. James F. Culpeper, commanding. 1st Lieut. J. L. S. Dove. 1st Lieut. J. L. . . .

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:35: Legacy
  • , Australia.
    Captain Stanley Savige formed Legacy in 1923, as an offshoot of the Remembrance Club founded by Major General Sir John Gellibrand to help former servicemen struggling to re-establish themselves after World War I. The Legacy . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:39: Nathaniel Lyon Birthplace
  • Eastford, Connecticut.
    Birthplace Brig. General Nathaniel Lyon First Union General Killed in Civil War Aug. 10, 1861

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/18--20:47: Major Joseph Graham
  • Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Patriot, Soldier, Statesman Received nine wounds in Battle of Charlotte Was left for dead on Sugaw Creek Road September 26, 1780

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

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  • 11/21/18--20:49: Liendo Plantation
  • near Hempstead, Texas.
    Named for Spanish grandee who was first owner of the 5-league survey here. Leonard W. Groce, a settler, in 1853 built this 16-room home using slave labor. Bricks for foundation and chimneys were made from Brazos Valley clay. . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
    Site of the original toboggan slide built in 1904 designed and engineered by Capt. E. S. Chase. Blocks of ice are measured, cut, and transported to the foot of Lake Ave. where construction begins. The slide, which is 1200 . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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

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

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  • 11/22/18--05:17: Boldt Castle
  • Heart Island, New York.
    Built by George C. Boldt Owner of the Waldorf-Astoria and Bellevue-Stratford Hotels ————————————————————— Work on Boldt Castle began in 1900 and continued until the untimely death of Mrs. Boldt in 1904. Bereaved, Boldt . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Heart Island, New York.
    Across the water on Wellesley Island is located the Boldt Yacht House. Mr. Boldt had several projects going on simultaneously with the construction of the castle, the Yacht House being the largest. Construction commenced in . . .

    (Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--15:39: Swan Pond
  • Heart Island, New York.
    Not many years ago the Thousand Islands, like the Adirondacks, were not considered of much value, except as a great hunting and fishing ground. In 1822 a boundary line and division of the Island Region was agreed upon . . .

    (Animals • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--17:28: Dovecote & Garden
  • Heart Island, New York.
    It is believed that this structure was the first built by the Boldts while they were remodeling the original frame "cottage" on the Island in 1894. The stone tower was topped with a wooden structure designed for use as a . . .

    (Animals • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--17:58: West Walls
  • , United Kingdom.
    West Walls "The walles here of Newcastle, are a great deal stronger than these of Yorke and not unlike to the walls of Avineon, but especially those of Jerusalem." (A Just and Exact Discourse upon the Siege and Storming of . . .

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

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  • 11/22/18--17:58: Orchard Street
  • , United Kingdom.
    Orchard Street The Town Wall turned sharply southwards from the originally intended line at a point near here now under the railway viaduct and ran down to the Close Gate and finally the river. This stretch of the Town . . .

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

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  • 11/22/18--17:59: Town Wall Repairs
  • , United Kingdom.
    This section of the thirteenth century town wall was repaired by the Civic Services Committee of the City Council and the Ministry of Public Building and Works in 1968.

    (Forts, Castles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--17:59: Rothbury War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Memory of Those of This Parish Who Gave Their Lives for Their Country. William J. Atkinson · Reginald G. Agery · Jacob C. Bell · Norman E. Charlton · Thomas Cowans · William Dawson · John Dawson · Thomas Davison · . . .

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

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  • 11/22/18--17:59: Armstrong Cross
  • , United Kingdom.
    This monument was erected in the year 1902, on the site of the ancient market cross by the inhabitants of Rothbury and other friends in admiration and grateful remembrance of the long and useful lives of William George Baron . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--17:59: The Pinfold
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Pinfold An 18th century enclosure for stray cattle and sheep

    (Agriculture • Animals) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--18:00: Charles Earl Grey
  • , United Kingdom.
    This column was erected in 1838 to commemorate the services rendered to his country by Charles, Earl Grey, K.G. who during an active polliical career of nearly half a century was the constant advocate of peace and the . . .

    (Government • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/18--18:00: Grey’s Monument
  • , United Kingdom.
    Grey’s Monument Grey's Monument, situated at the head of Newcastle's finest streets and at the heart of the city, is one of Newcastle's most famous landmarks and a popular meeting point. The foundation stone was laid on 6 . . .

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

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  • 11/22/18--18:00: Charles, 2nd Earl Grey
  • , United Kingdom.
    Charles, 2nd Earl Grey was British Prime Minister from 1830 to 1834. His Reform Act 1832 helped pave the way for modern democracy. He worked hard to bring about the end of slavery in Britain and its Empire. Early Life Born . . .

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

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