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  • 11/27/18--06:27: Railway Bed
  • Germantown, Maryland.
    This hill was once a railway bed, and it includes some of the last original pieces of Metropolitan Branch of the B&O Railroad in this area. The recreated culvert built into this hill represents an original culvert that was . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:30: Bloomfield House c. 1750
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Built c. 1750, this was the home of Dr. Moses Bloomfield (1729-91), noted surgeon and physician in Washington’s Continental Army during the Revolutionary war. Dr. Bloomfield, a Woodbridge native, was a Middlesex County . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:33: The Musser Cemetery
  • Germantown, Maryland.
    This little family plot was once on the farm belonging to William Musser. William Musser came to Germantown from Lancaster County, PA as the leader of a group of migrating Germans in 1832. He was the son of George Musser & . . .

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

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    “The Greeter” On October 29, 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark met in council with tribal leaders on the Missouri River in what was now North Dakota. Few were more important to their mission of discovery than the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:50: John W. Taylor
  • Charlton, New York.
    Birthplace of John W. Taylor Mar. 1784 -Sept. 1854 Twice Speaker -U.S. House of Representatives N.Y. Senator-Assemblyman.

    (Politics) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:52: Presbyterian Church
  • Charlton, New York.
    Organized Jan 3, 1788 by settlers from Freehold Monmouth Co. New Jersey. Present Edifice built 1852-53

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:55: Charlton
  • Charlton, New York.
    Historic District Boundary. Jesse Conde Settled here in 1774

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--06:59: Charlton
  • Charlton, New York.
    Est. 1792 Historic District Boundary William Clark settled here 1786

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

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  • 11/27/18--07:01: Charlton
  • Charlton, New York.
    Historical District Boundary. Eli Northrup settled here in 1785

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

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  • 11/27/18--07:02: Charlton
  • Charlton, New York.
    Historic District Boundary. Dr. William Mead settled here in 1794

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

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  • 11/27/18--07:05: Charlton Museum
  • Charlton, New York.
    St. Paul's Episopal Church Built 1804 Dist#8 School 1859-1948 Charlton Historical Society First Meeting Jan 17, 1966

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The small triangle at the intersection of New Dover and Chain O’ Hills Road originally was the crossroads of two ancient Native American trails and within two miles of an ancient Lenni Lenape campsite. Nearby was Succor . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--07:26: Colonia Country Club
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    This club was founded in 1898, its first directors including Edward Savage, Edward G. Cone and Edward Pattinson. Fifty acres were purchased from the Adams family for the overall club grounds; 12 ½ were designated for a golf . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--07:29: Leisure in the Good Old Days
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Leisure in the Good Old Days In the early 20th century, public outdoor picnic areas provided respite and relaxation to the citizens of Woodbridge Township. Florida Grove, the earliest of the picnic areas, was located in . . .

    (Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The world’s first orthopedic hospital was established in Colonia in 1918 by surgeon Fred Houdlett Albee (1876-1945), a 20th-century medical pioneer whose discoveries still benefit millions today. A native of Maine, De. Albee . . .

    (Science & Medicine • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--07:37: Cooper’s Dairy Farm
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Cooper’s Dairy Farm was established in 1925 by Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cooper, major contributors to the development of Iselin. Located at 221 Middlesex Turnpike, this parcel of land was originally purchased in 1858 by Cooper . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--08:19: Robert Jackson
  • Wantagh, New York.
    Site Of Home Robert Jackson Pioneer settler Jerusalem, 1644. Patentee to tract southward after Hempstead Purchase

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:30: Elwardstone
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    Built in 1876, Elwardstone was the home of Isaiah Bready, the first mayor of Herndon. Bready operated a portion of the original 200 acre family property, which reached from the Herndon Centennial Golf Course to Grace Street, . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--08:32: The Herndon Parkway
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    In 1957, Planning Commission Chairman Edward N. Stirewalt originated the idea for a circular drive around the Town. This concept was placed in the Town's 1958 master plan. Construction began in the 1960's and continued as . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--08:34: The Big Fire
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    On the night of March 22, 1917, a fire started at a nearby livery consumed downtown Herndon including this portion of Station Street and much of Pine Street. Although the use of dynamite prevented further devastation, . . .

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

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