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  • 11/28/18--17:15: Portcullis Gate
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:15: Foog’s Gate
  • , United Kingdom.
    Foog's Gate The Main Entrance To The Citadel By The 17th Century. The Perimeter Wall. Looped For Both Cannon And Musketry, Was Built In King Charles Ii's Reign (1660-85)

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:15: Their Name Liveth
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Scottish National War Memorial ‘Their Name Liveth’ To Mark the Centenary and Sacrifice of the Great War From 4th August 1914 and Commemorate the Visit of Her Majesty the Queen 3rd July 2014

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:15: St. Margaret’s Chapel
  • , United Kingdom.
    St. Margaret’s Chapel This Holy Place is the Oldest Surviving Building in Edinburgh King David I built the chapel in about 1130, probably as part of a great stone tower. He dedicated it to his saintly mother, Margaret. The . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:15: The Biggest Gun of All
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Biggest Gun of All The largest gun ever fired in anger on British soil was kept in an arsenal on the other side of Foog's Gate. Mons Meg, with her 20 inch (50cm) wide barrel, was built to smash castle walls. The French . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:16: Mons Meg
  • , United Kingdom.
    Mons Meg The world's most famous medieval gun showed the strength and prestige of Scotland's kings. In the Middle Ages, only the wealthiest rulers could afford such cutting-edge military technology. Mons Meg was made from . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--17:49: The Discovery of California
  • San Diego, California.
    . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--17:53: Hamlin
  • Hamlin, West Virginia.
    Hamlin became county seat, 1869. First court met, 1867, at Hamline Church (1 Mi. away), where, 1852-53, the Virginia Legislature established town of Hamline, named for Bishop Leonidas Lent Hamline of the Methodist Episcopal . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--17:58: Kanawha Riflemen
  • Charleston, West Virginia.
    A memorial dedicated to the Kanawha Riflemen stands across the road behind you, on the exact route of the James River and Kanawha Turnpike. Former Confederate Gen. John McCausland, the last surviving Confederate general . . .

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

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  • 11/28/18--18:00: Ennis House
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Ennis Brown House - 1924. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. A master work by America’s foremost architect.

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--18:47: Brookville
  • Islip, New York.
    1880-1915 sparsely settled Also known as "Rabbit Town" Name abolished due to land development & possible confusion W/Nassau Village

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

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  • 11/28/18--19:20: Islip Airport
  • Islip, New York.
    400' west of this site, 1st municipal airport on L.I. Amelia Earhart/C. Chamberlin attended opening 8-4-28 Pres. C. Lawrence 1928-45

    (Air & Space) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--19:21: Cabell County Cavalcade
  • Huntington, West Virginia.
    This Tablet Erected to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Cabell County Formed from Kanawha County in 1809. Included Wayne, Mingo and parts of Logan, Boone, Putnam and Lincoln. Named in honor of Governor . . .

    (Notable Events • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--19:42: Islip Manor
  • Islip, New York.
    1920's housing deve. north east Moffitt Blvd & Rte 111 w/100s trademark capes by Wolpert Realty Co. Advert. as German ethnic enclave

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

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  • 11/28/18--20:08: Islip Depot
  • Islip, New York.
    South Side Railroad 1867- 1876. LIRR acquired 1880. 2nd track 1908. Station house south side 1868 north 1963. Restored 1997.

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

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  • 11/28/18--21:05: Archer St. School
  • Freeport, New York.
    Opened in 1910 to serve students in south Freeport. This was an architectural duplicate of the Seaman Avenue School.

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

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    Hamlin, West Virginia.
    Born Myra, Lincoln County, West Virginia, February 13, 1923 Graduated Hamlin High School, 1941 Enlisted Army Air Corps, September 1941 Received Pilot’s Wings, March 1943 World War II, 64 combat missions, destroyed 13 enemy . . .

    (Air & Space • Heroes • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Leola, South Dakota.
    Temperate Grasslands A temperate grassland known as prairie once rolled across one-fifth of North America from Texas to Canada, the Rockies to Illinois and provided habitat for a multitude of distinct plants and animals. The . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/28/18--21:46: Wantagh
  • Wantagh, New York.
    First settlement 1644 Named in memory of Grand Sachem of Montauks 1651-1658

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

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  • 11/28/18--21:50: Charleston
  • Charleston, West Virginia.
    Founded by George Clendenin and named for his father. Established, 1794. Fort Lee, built 1788, stood on Kanawha River. “Mad Anne” Bailey, the border heroine, and Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton, noted scouts, once lived here. . . .

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

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