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  • 11/27/18--10:31: First Presbyterian Church
  • Giddings, Texas.
    Founded 1876, with thirteen charter members, under the direction of Rev. H. B. Burr and Rev. R. H. Byers. Edifice designed and built in 1886 by the ruling elder, Frank Morris. Annex constructed in 1952. Oldest church . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--10:50: First Schoolhouse
  • Smithtown, New York.
    Smithtown's First Schoolhouse Walt Whitman - Teacher Circa 1803

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

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  • 11/27/18--14:49: Sailing Ship Owners
  • , United Kingdom.
    Tyne and Wear County Council 1986 Sailing Ship Owners Throughout the age of sail, this Quayside area around Exchange Buildings (c.1861) was home to Newcastle's ship owners, including such men as R. Beckwith, H. Milvain and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--14:49: Thomas Spence
  • , United Kingdom.
    Broad Garth Thomas Spence 1750 – 1814 Born Quayside, Newcastle. Utopian writer and land reformer. Courageous, pioneering campaigner for the rights of men and women. Founded a schoolroom and debating society in Broad Garth. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--14:49: The Custom House
  • , United Kingdom.
    39 Quayside “The Custom House” Built in 1766 to replace the old Custom House at Sandhill. Duties from ships using the Port of Newcastle were collected here. Altered and refronted in 1833 by Sydney Smirke, Architect. City of . . .

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

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    Wapakoneta, Ohio.
    Side A Stephen and Viola Armstrong moved their family, including 13-year-old Neil and his younger siblings, June and Dean, to the house at 601 West Benton Street in 1944. Here, Neil explored his fascination with flying by . . .

    (Air & Space • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Winona, Minnesota.
    Property has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 11/27/18--16:05: Tavern c. 1820
  • Rexford, New York.
    Store and tavern of Samuel Grooms. First Clifton Park Town Board meeting held here in 1828.

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

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    L'usage de la brique ne date pas d'hier : on l'utilise depuis des millénaires. Il se produisait déjà, en petites quantités, de la brique d'argile cuite en Nouvelle-France. Per après la Conquête, suivant l'exemple . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--17:28: Vischer House
  • Rexford, New York.
    c. 1801 Home of Nicholas (1777-1841) and Catherine Van Vranken Vischer. He was grandson of Vischer Ferry’s first settler.

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

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    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The community of Port Reading took shape in 1892 when the Reading Railroad extended its line to docks on the Arthur Kill, where coal arriving by train from Pennsylvania was sent off to New York and New England by barge. Many . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--17:36: Pine Grove
  • Charlton, New York.
    Burials from 1776. Incorp. 1848. Some stones relocated from Presbyterian Church 1878. Revolutionary War, Civil War, other veterans buried here.

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

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  • 11/27/18--17:42: The Woman’s Club of Fords
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    In October 1920, ten women met at the home of Mrs. Annie Hope Liddle for the purpose of organizing a Fords branch of the Woodbridge Woman’s Club. They were assisted in their efforts by WWC president Mrs. E.H. Boynton. The . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/18--17:45: Embassy Theatre
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The Embassy Theatre was the first movie house in Iselin. It was owned by Iselin resident S. A. Limoli. Ground was broken in 1927 and the theatre was opened to the public on March 10, 1928. It was widely received by the . . .

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

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Ce lieu a joue un rôle clé dans l'histoire maritime du pays à titre de station de pilotage et de feu de navigation. C'était à Pointe-au-Père, où le golfe et le fleuve Saint-Laurent se confondent, que les navires changeaient . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Depuis le milieu du XVIIe siècle, des pilotes professionnels n'ont cesse de marquer l'histoire de la navigation sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent en conduisant les navires entre le golfe et Montréal. Ces experts du transport . . .

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

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  • 11/27/18--19:53: Freeport Historical Museum
  • Freeport, New York.
    Originally a bayman's cottage Built during the Civil War era Privately owned until 1961 when it was bought by the newly formed Freeport Historical Society

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

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  • 11/27/18--20:16: Killian's Hotel
  • Massapequa, New York.
    Family owned. Well known among sportsmen for hospitality, hunting, fishing, and distinguished patrons. In good memory 1868-1905

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

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  • 11/27/18--20:37: Kelby House
  • Freeport, New York.
    Home Of Robert H. Kelby ca. 1902, Librarian Of New York Historical Society from 1898 To 1920. Son Charles was NYS Judge

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

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  • 11/27/18--21:01: Jerusalem
  • Wantagh, New York.
    An early English settlement established in this area circa 1666 by John Seaman, a founder of the Town Of Hempstead in 1644

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

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