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    Wilmette, Illinois.
    The piece of ornamental concrete to your left features a nine-pointed star, a symbol of the Baha'i Faith. It was produced in the 1920s to test how a newly developed system of precast concrete panels would perform in . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Chicago, Illinois.
    Lest we forget they died...... that we can live in independence Independence Hall Dedicated May 30, 1958 Presented and created by Harry A. Cooper

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    XXIII Asamblea General Ordinaria Nacional de la Asociación del Heróico Colegio Militar del 25 al 28 de noviembre de 2010. 17/a. Zona Militar, Querétaro, Qro. 1847. Socios Héroes. TTe. Juan de la Barrera · Vicente Suárez · . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--19:32: Eternal Flame Memorial
  • Chicago, Illinois.
    Eternal flame in memory of the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces from the Revolutionary War to present. Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force Coat Guard, National Guard Reserves and Merchant Marines.

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

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  • 11/26/18--19:38: Bayview Hose #3
  • Freeport, New York.
    Organized May 1895 Hose house on Atlantic Ave Stephen Lewis early foreman 1916 new house built here on land donated by Randall Co

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--20:05: Freeport Point Shipyard
  • Freeport, New York.
    Founded by Fred and Mirto Scopinich built rumrunners, Coast Guard boats, commercial vessels, & air-sea rescue boats received Navy Excellence Award during WW II

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

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  • 11/26/18--20:26: Col. James Dean
  • Freeport, New York.
    1845-1918. Civil War veteran. President of Freeport & Freeport Club. Antique weapons collector. Former home on this site.

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--20:51: Brunswick Home
  • Amityville, New York.
    Stephen R. Williams formed 1887 for disabled children and later adults. Became Brunswick Hospital 1931. Building razed 2012.

    (Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--21:19: Crystal Lake Hotel
  • Freeport, New York.
    Crystal Lake Hotel and cottage opened 1895 by Ward & Allie Frost. Accomodated 150 Guests. Destroyed by fire 1958.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/18--21:52: Woodcleft Inn
  • Freeport, New York.
    First summer hotel in Freeport on this site 1897. Built by Randall & Miller. Sold 1907 to Society of St. Vincent De Paul as fresh air home

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--05:53: Anderson Family Tomb
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    John Anderson (1812-1881) made his fortune in tobacco, running a shop near Manhattan’s City Hall. This tomb, dated 1864 above its door, was meant to be a political statement: built in the Greek Revival style as the Civil War . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--05:55: Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    This family wanted to make sure to cover all their bases. So they went with it all: (form left to right) the Old Testament, personified by baby Moses and his mother; The New Testament, represented by Jesus and Mary; Osiris, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--05:57: Historic Chapel
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    In the early 20th century, Green-Wood’s trustees decided that it was time to build a chapel on the grounds. So they held a competition, and the top American architects submitted their plans. The winner was the prominent firm . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:02: Star Eagle Section
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The star Eagle section of Iselin is named for the newspaper which owned the property and helped develop it – the Newark Star Eagle. First published in 1916, the Newark Star Eagle was a daily paper descended from the Newark . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--06:06: Donald Kozlik Memorial
  • Hibbing, Minnesota.
    Dedicated to Donald Kozlik For service beyond the call of duty as a Boy Scout and soldier of his country. His Boy Scout good turn included five years daily service to a blind man, 1946-1951. He served with the U.S. Army from . . .

    (Man-Made Features • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Deadwood, South Dakota.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1904 Restored 1990 by First Western Bank

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:11: Silver City Centennial
  • Silver City, New Mexico.
    This plaque was erected May 10, 1970 commemorating the duplication of the ride by the Grant County Sheriff’s posse, of the ride of: John Bullard James Bullard Andrew Hurlbrut Joseph Yankie John Swisshelm Henry Fuson Elijah . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--06:16: Captain Henrik Kurt Carlsen
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    For seven days in January, 1952, the world news media was focused of Woodbridge resident and commercial sea captain Henrik Kurt Carlsen (1914-89) who steadfastly remained onboard his crippled freighter as she slowly sank in . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:19: Korean War Irish Memorial
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    In memory of these Irish born men who gave their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces in the Korean War 1950-1953 and who on October 30, 2003 became citizens of the United States by a Special Act of Congress 28 . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--06:23: The Germantown Bank
  • Germantown, Maryland.
    The Germantown Bank was built in 1922 and was established by Augustus R. Selby, part-owner and manager of the Liberty Milling Company, and Andrew H. Baker, local entrepreneur and head of the A. H. Baker Insurance Company of . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Politics • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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