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  • 11/24/18--19:11: Abraham Lincoln and Idaho
  • Boise, Idaho.
    1809 – 2009 President Abraham Lincoln created Idaho Territory, appointed its first officers and judges and addressed Congress about Idaho in 1863 and 1864. He considered Idaho issues in the White House on the afternoon that . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/18--06:52: Dedicated to the Memory Of
  • Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
    Dedicated To The Memory Of These Men Of Ascension Parish Who Gave Their Lives In The Services Of Their Country In World War I and World War II

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

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  • 11/25/18--13:58: Maison Lamontagne House
  • Rimouski, Quebec.
    Cette maison est érigée vers 1744 pour Marie-Agnès Lepage, fille du seigneur de Rimouski, et son époux Basile Côté. Leur fille, Geneviève Côté, en devient propriétaire en 1791 et la fait agrandir au début du XIXe siècle par . . .

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

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  • 11/25/18--16:18: Wappinger 9/11 Memorial
  • Wappingers Falls, New York.
    In Loving Memory Of All The Lives That Wer Lost During The Horrific Attack On This Great Land September 11, 2001 Sept. 11, 2001 – Never Forget 9/11 Memorial Symbolism The four flag poles symbolize the four airplanes that . . .

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

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  • 11/25/18--16:18: Wappinger War Memorial
  • Wappingers Falls, New York.
    Dedicated to the 16 Million Men And Women Who Served in This Country’s Armed Forces During World War II 1941 — 1945 The Cost of Freedom 292,131 Killed in Combat 115,185 Died in Non-Battle Incidents 670,846 Wounded in Combat . . .

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

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  • 11/25/18--16:19: 1845 Carriage Barn
  • Hopewell Junction, New York.
    1845 Carriage Barn Donated and moved here in 1985 by IBM East Fishkill. Originally from the Theodorus Van Wyck Farm where John Jay Stayed during the Revolution. East Fishkill Historical Society

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

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  • 11/25/18--16:19: Schoolhouse Bell Tower
  • Hopewell Junction, New York.
    Schoolhouse Bell Tower Great thanks and appreciation to the Sons and Daughters of Italy, Joe DiMaggio Lodge #2248 for their donation of the Fishkill Plains Union Church bell cast in Troy, New York, 1881, that now hangs in . . .

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

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  • 11/25/18--16:19: 1820 Schoolhouse
  • Hopewell Junction, New York.
    1820 Schoolhouse Eight grades were taught in this one room school ca. 1820 until 1956. It was moved here from Upper Hopewell in 2003 East Fishkill Historical Society

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Avec l'exploitation massive des forêts, les bois de construction de forte taille ont commencé à se faire rares. À compter de la fin du siècle dernier, par conséquent, les manières de construire se sont peu à peu . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/18--18:30: Darío Díaz
  • , Mexico.
    1915-2015 Centenario Defensa Heroica Pueblo Nuevo; Gto. En memoria Darío Díaz C.P. Adriana Solórzano Villanueva Presidenta Municipal H. Ayuntamiento Constitucional 2012-2015 Pueblo Nuevo; Gto. 02 de Octubre del 2015 English . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    At the start of the Civil War, the Commandant of the Navy Yard mobilized all of the available forces—about 350 Marines, sailors, and volunteers—and hastily established key locations to protect the nation's capital. . . .

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

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  • 11/26/18--06:05: Stuckey Gun
  • near West Point, Kentucky.
    In late 1861, Stephen Stuckey of New Albany, Indiana invented a “rifled” cannon which proved to be more accurate than anything in use by the Union Army. The cannon was first test fired in New Albany and the gun exploded. . . .

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

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    Gainesville, Florida.
    The Spanish explorers brought cattle and horses to Florida when they visited in the 1500s. When the Spanish left, the cattle and horses stayed. Today's cracker cattle and horses are direct descendants of those animals. They . . .

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

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    The first large gun foundry was erected during the Civil War at the Navy Yard. In 1886, the Navy Yard was designated the manufacturing center for all Navy ordnance. By World War II, the Yard was the largest naval ordnance in . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    As the nation's first naval gunnery center, the Navy created its first gunnery school here in the 1850's. These "Top Gun" sailors learned how to operated and repair the Navy's largest ordnance, including 4-inch to 13-inch . . .

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

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    Before air travel, the Navy Yard was the ceremonial gateway to the nation's capital. In 1860, the first Japanese diplomatic mission was welcomed to the United States in an impressive pageant here. Great Britain's George VI . . .

    (Politics • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    Famous and fallen leaders have arrived at the Navy Yard including the body of James Smithson, benefactor of the Smithsonian Institution in 1904. In 1921, the Unknown Soldier from WWI was brought here before burial at . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    The Navy has a treasured aeronautical history. Important early activities included the first shipboard catapult test in 1912, the establishment of the world's largest wind tunnel by the Navy's Aerodynamics Laboratory, and . . .

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

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    Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    During the Civil War, the Navy established its first "Experimental Battery" here, testing cannons by firing down the Anacostia River. Ballistic test pits also were created here to determine how best to defeat Confederate . . .

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

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    Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    The body of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was brought to the Navy Yard for examination and identification aboard the USS Montauk. With the exception of Mary Surratt, the Lincoln conspirators . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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