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    Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    For much of its history, the Washington Navy Yard was the life of the party, holding local community and neighborhood events such as WWI and WWII Navy Day diving demonstrations. Divers wearing cumbersome 190-pound deep-sea . . .

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

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    Dedicated October 4, 2010 In honor of Shirley A. Chisholm, a former New York State Legislator, the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress and the first African American woman to seek a major party . . .

    (African Americans • Government • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--06:43: Commissary of the Plains
  • Great Falls, Montana.
    The plains surrounding Great Falls were crowded with immense herds of deer, elk, antelope and buffalo. Buffalo was a staple diet item for plains Indians and became a favorite meal for the members of the Lewis and Clark . . .

    (Animals • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--06:49: Civil War Memorial
  • Allentown, Pennsylvania.
    This column commemorates the valor and patriotism of the Soldiers and Sailors of the County of Lehigh in the War of •1861 - 65. Centennial Rededication October 1899 to October 1999 of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument A . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 11 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--06:51: What is a redoubt anyway?
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    A redoubt is part of a fort or defensive position, usually temporary, made from soil and usually reinforced with timber or stone. Other Defensive Engineering Terms Abatis - Any temporary construction; In a fort or redoubt, . . .

    (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--06:54: Athens Veterans Memorial
  • Athens, New York.
    Dedicated to the men and women who honorably served our country

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--06:58: Isaac Inslee Estates
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The Inslee family came to Massachusetts from Scotland and later settled in New Jersey in the late 17th century. Among the earliest Woodbridge families, they made many contributions to their country and town. George Inslee . . .

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

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    Morristown, Tennessee.
    In the 49 years that David Crockett called Tennessee his home he migrated from one end of the Volunteer state to the other. From his birthplace near Limestone on the banks of the Nolichucky River to his last home in present . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--07:34: Conestoga Wagon
  • Morristown, Tennessee.
    It took Virginia and North Carolina settlers from 1607 until almost 1750 to settle as far as the Appalachians. The surge of road building between 1790 and 1840 made the Trans Allegheny accessible for further settling. During . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    There are three basic type (sic) of artillery used in the Revolution: Cannon or Guns, Mortars and Howitzers. Cannon or Guns These were the most commonly used and were typically made in Spain, France or England. They were . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--07:50: Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar
  • Rosenberg, Texas.
    Born 1798 in Georgia. Came to Texas 1835. Became involved immediately in movement for independence from Mexico. Upon fall of the Alamo and news of Goliad Massacre, joined Texas Army as a private, as Houston moved eastward . . .

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

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  • 11/26/18--07:53: Texas AMC and WWI
  • College Station, Texas.
    World War I allowed the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to expand beyond military training and directly contribute to the war effort with staff and students volunteering for service in large numbers. Students . . .

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

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    Monticello, Florida.
    (front/north side) Erected 1899 by the Ladies’ Memorial Association of Jefferson County Fla. Our Fallen Heros (west side) Let this testimonial of Woman’s deathless fidelity to Man’s imperishable valor speak to the sons . . .

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

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    Richmond, Texas.
    Organized in 1850, the Morton Masonic Lodge was chartered on January 24, 1851. Named for "Old 300" colonist and Mason William Morton, the Lodge began with twenty charter members. The first lodge hall, located on Jackson . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--07:58: "War of Sugar Creek"
  • Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Backcountry settlers, in a dispute over property rights, attacked survey crew nearby, May 1765. Typified tensions that led to Regulator War.

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

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    Great Falls, Montana.
    For Meriwether Lewis in 1805, the falls were an obstacle on the journey to the Pacific. To Paris Gibson (near right) the falls were a source of great opportunity. As Gibson laid out the townsite of Great Falls he envisioned . . .

    (Exploration • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--08:02: John McNabb
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Member of the Santa Fe Expedition, 1841 Born in Scotland Died April 27, 1894

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

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  • 11/26/18--08:03: Thomas Jefferson Smith
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Born in Virginia 1808, reared in Georgia. Fought in Texas War for Independence, 1836, under James W. Fannin at Refugio Mission. Captured at Goliad, was spared to repair guns for Mexican Army. Escaped during Battle of San . . .

    (Law Enforcement • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--08:05: Walter Moses Burton
  • Richmond, Texas.
    Born a slave in North Carolina, Walter Moses Burton was brought to Texas about 1860. At the end of the Civil War, he purchased land from his former owner, Thomas B. Burton, from whom he had also learned to read and write. . . .

    (African Americans • Law Enforcement • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--08:06: The Portage Around the Falls
  • Great Falls, Montana.
    ”…the men has to haul with all their Strength Wate & art, catching grass & knobes and Stones with their hands to give them more force in drawing on the Canoes & Loads, at every halt, those not employed in repairing the . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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