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  • 11/28/18--10:22: St. John Baptist Church
  • Dorseyville, Louisiana.
    . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Indiana. Seventy-Second Regiment Infantry. (Mounted) (Miller). First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--10:50: Richard Smith
  • Smithtown, New York.
    Richard Smith (c. 1618-1692) depicted here holding his 1665 patent and gazing over the land this document entitled him to, was the founder and first English setter of Smithtown. Born in Yorkshire, England, Smith - often . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--11:23: Miracle House 1906
  • Freeport, New York.
    Built in one day to spite a competitors efforts in a real estate development race. This forever changed the layout of Lena Avenue and added Wilson Place.

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

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  • 11/28/18--11:26: Pomona Assembly Center
  • Pomona, California.
    The Los Angeles County Fairgrounds was one of 15 temporary assembly centers established during World War II pursuant to Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942. The U S. Army . . .

    (Asian Americans • Civil Rights • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--11:44: Ranchito Romulo
  • Mission Hills, California.
    Oldest portion built about 1834 by ex-Mission Indians. Enlarged by Eulogio de Celis in 1846. Upper story added by Romulo Pico in 1874. Restored by Mr. & Mrs. M.R. Harrington in 1930.

    (Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--11:47: Ft. Rosalie (Ft. Panmure)
  • Natchez, Mississippi.
    Occupied 1716-circa 1800 by successive French, British, Spanish and American garrisons during struggle for control of the Miss. River Valley. Nucleus of early settlements in the Natchez District. Mississippi Department of . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--11:49: The Clay-and-Brick Industry
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    The Clay-and-Brick Industry Naturally rich in fine white clay deposits left by Cretaceous Period glaciers, Woodbridge was by the mid-19th century among the nation’s leading manufacturers and exporters of clay and bricks. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--11:53: Hampton Cutter Mansion
  • Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Hampton Cutter Mansion One of the most distinctive buildings in Woodbridge is the Italianate-style mansion at the top of Strawberry Hill on Amboy Avenue – the home of 19th-century clay magnate Hampton Cutter (1819-82). . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--11:56: The Charlton School
  • Charlton, New York.
    Founded 1895 by John S. Hawley as the Charlton Industrial Farm School for Troubled Boys. Burned April 2, 1938. Rebuilt for young women in 1955.

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

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  • 11/28/18--12:00: Donald Cook Square
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    Colonel Donald Cook Square .191 acre This square honors Colonel Donald Gilbert Cook (1934-1967) who served with the Marine Corps in Vietnam and died there while being held as a prisoner of War. Colonel Cook graduated from . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    In memory of those who perished in the sky and on the ground in the mid-air collision of TWA Flight 266 and United Airlines Flight 826 over New York City on December 16, 1960. The deadliest airline disaster in American . . .

    (Air & Space • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--16:37: Venetians at Butrint
  • , Albania.
    The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (bottom left). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--16:51: The Changing Settlement
  • , Albania.
    The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) bottom left, top) and English (bottom left, bottom). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:07: Sacred Origins
  • , Albania.
    The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (top right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:13: Trinity House
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Master, Pilots and Seamen of the Corporation of the Trinity House of Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House Site acquired in 1505 by the Guild of the Blessed Trinity of Newcastle upon Tyne, the original name of the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--17:14: Newcastle Swing Bridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    Newcastle Swing Bridge This bridge completed in June A.D. 1876 Was Built at the Cost of the Tyne Improvement Commission consisting in 1876 of the following members, viz: Life Commissioners James C. Stevenson M.P. · John . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--17:14: The Swing Bridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    Port of Tyne Historical Information The Swing Bridge The Swing Bridge was built by the Tyne Improvement Commission, under powers conferred by the Tyne Improvement Act of 1861, as part of their overall plan to improve . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--17:14: Castle Keep & Castle Garth
  • , United Kingdom.
    Castle Keep & Castle Garth The area surrounding you is a naturally defensible site with steeps sides overlooking and running down to the River Tyne and has been occupied for nearly 2000 years. From the mid second century the . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:14: Gatehouse
  • , United Kingdom.
    Gatehouse 1887 Built As An Impressive Show-Front To Replace A Plain 17th-Century Outer Gate. Inside Was Accommodation For The Main Guard. Detention Cells And A Court-Martial Room.

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

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