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  • 12/02/18--20:54: 3700 Quebec Street Northwest
  • North Cleveland Park, District of Columbia.
    This property was designed and built, 1925, by David Lynn, 7th Architect of the U.S. Capitol, serving as his family home thru 1975.

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

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  • 12/02/18--20:59: British Enslavement
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    Once in English Carolina, the enslaved Africans were forced into labor and had no legal standing and few rights. Africans labored on indigo plantations, and as lumbermen and cattlemen. They produced materials for . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    This monument erected on Admiral George Dewey Promenade to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Manila Bay May 1, 1898 United Spanish War Veterans Naval Academy Association of New York Sons of the Revolution in . . .

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/02/18--21:13: Garden of Remembrance
  • Augusta, Maine.
    They deserve our everlasting gratitude. This garden of remembrance is to honor our fallen heroes whose bodies were never found. Stones have been placed to keep memories of their heroism alive. Memorial here are for those who . . .

    (War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Niskayuna, New York.
    The Town of Colonie includes 10.2 miles of riverfront along the Mohawk River and Erie Canal. The bike-hike trail which parallels the river and canal is part of the 359 mile NYS Canalway Trail stretching from Buffalo to . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--07:21: Fort Mose
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    All that remains of Fort Mose is underground - on the island before you, and in the surrounding salt marsh. Working together, archaeologists and historians have pieced together the story of Fort Mose using historic . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--07:26: Fort Mose II
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    Twelve years after the Bloody Mose battle, Mose residents returned to the frontier and constructed a second fort and community. Mose's fort, houses, and surrounding fields were destroyed during the siege of St. Augustine. . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--07:31: Bloody Mose
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    In 1740, the English attacked St. Augustine, but departed after a bloody battle at Fort Mose. Georgia Governor James Oglethorpe invaded Florida with a sizable force, including Lower Creeks and Uchise Indian allies. Fort Mose . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--07:34: Fort Mose I
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    In 1738, after more than 100 runaways arrived from Carolina, the Spanish governor established Fort Mose. As Africans continued to flee Carolina, frontier skirmishes between the English, Spanish, and their Native American . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--07:37: Evacuation
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    Spain ceded Florida to England in 1763, and Mose residents departed with other colonists for Cuba. During Fort Mose's final years, life on the frontier grew more difficult. Constant attacks by English and Indian raiding . . .

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

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  • 12/03/18--07:54: Escape & Flight
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    In 1693, Spain’s King Charles II proclaimed that any English slave who reached Spanish Florida would be granted freedom upon converting to Catholicism. By sea and land, Africans fled to St. Augustine on a dangerous journey . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Three Forks, Montana.
    This region was alive with beaver, otter and game before the white man came. It was disputed hunting territory with the Indian tribes. Sacajawea, the Shoshone squaw who guided portions of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, was . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--13:12: The Lake of Haunting Mystery
  • Lake Ronkonkoma, New York.
    Lake Ronkonkoma was once home to four Native American tribes known as the Nissequogues, Setaukets, Secatogues, and Unkechaugs. The term "Ronkonkomack" is translated according to the Algonquin language "Boundary Fishing . . .

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

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  • 12/03/18--13:51: Woodcleft Canal
  • Freeport, New York.
    Dredged ca. 1897 by firm of Randall & Miller. John J. Randall was the father of Freeport & William G. Miller was a president.

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

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  • 12/03/18--18:17: Adam Black
  • , United Kingdom.
    Adam Black Lord Provost and Member of Parliament For the City of Edinburgh Born 1784 Died 1874

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

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  • 12/03/18--18:17: The Scott Monument
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Scott Monument This plaque and stone commemorate the restoration of the nearby memorial to one of Scotland’s greatest writers Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832). The Monument was built between 1840 and 1846 with stone from . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--18:17: The Scott Monument
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Scott Monument Erected 1840 – 44 to the Memory of Sir Walter Scott Bart. 1771 — 1832 Born in Edinburgh, Lawyer and Ardent Patriot, He Won Enduring Fame as a Romantic Poet and The Author of the Waverly Novels This . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--18:17: Scott Monument
  • , United Kingdom.
    Scott Monument View My Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott 1771 — 1832 Scottish historical novelist playwright and poet Timeline 1771 — Walter Scott born on 15 August in Edinburgh 1789-92 — studies law at the University of . . .

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

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  • 12/03/18--18:18: Edinburgh Municipal Building
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Foundation Stone Of this Part of the Edinburgh Municipal Building Was Laid on 6th June 1901 By the Right Honourable James Steel, Lord Provost. ------------------------- The New Council Chamber Was Opened 19th January . . .

    (Government • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/03/18--18:18: Spire of this Church
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Spire of this Church Was Destroyed by the Great Fire November MDCCCXXIV and Rebuilt A.D. MDCCCXXVIII The Right Honble. Walter Brown Lord Provost

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

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