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  • 12/03/18--18:18: The Royal Oak
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Royal Oak Award winning home of traditional music After the defeat of James the IV and defeat of the Scots by the English at the Battle of Flodden, a great wall was built from the castle around what is now called the . . .

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

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  • 12/03/18--18:18: William McEwan
  • , United Kingdom.
    The University of Edinburgh in honour of William McEwan 1827 – 1913 MP, Founder of McEwan’s Brewery, Benefactor of the Medical School and Graduation Hall

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

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    L'usage de la pierre pour la construction s'est développé tout autant à la campagne qu'à la ville, bien que les autorités aient souvent contraint les citadins à construire "en dur" par mesure de protection contre les . . .

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

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  • 12/03/18--19:24: The Second Battle of Trenton
  • Trenton, New Jersey.
    History Downtown Trenton is one of the most significant battlefields of the Revolutionary War. The street network today is essentially the same as it was when the town center served as the setting for two key engagements . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Templo de San Miguel Arcángel Se inicia su construcción en el año de 1649, y es hasta el año de 1718 que es terminada. La devoción a San Miguel Arcángel surgió a raíz de que los Misioneros Franciscanos del actual municipio . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    This monument was erected at the request of the volunteer firemen of Empire Steam Engine Company No. 42 as a tribute to six firemen who were killed as firefighters or in battle as soldiers in the Civil War.

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

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  • 12/04/18--14:09: The Legend of the Baroness
  • , Mexico.
    Leyenda de la Baronesa En el mes de Mayo de 1803, el Antiguo Colegio De La Propaganda en Querétaro publicaba una "noticia interesante": La visita al pueblo de Tequisquiapan del Barón Alexander Von Humboldt y daba nuevas . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/04/18--17:09: Second Gallatin City
  • near Three Forks, Montana.
    In front of you is the site of Gallatin City, 1865-1880's. After it became obvious that steamboats could not operate economically from Fort Benton to the Headwaters, the town was relocated from the north side of the river to . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--17:12: Savannah Memorial Park
  • Rosemead, California.
    Established in 1851, on the spot where Henry Dalton’s land grant showed "the American graveyard”, Savannah was the first public burial site used by settlers who came to the San Gabriel Valley by wagon train. Many of these . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/04/18--17:15: Ballston Church
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    Congregation formed 1771 by Rev. Eliphalet Ball. Fourth house of worship built 1859. Church burned in Oct 1993 Steeple saved. Rebuilt to the glory of God in 1994

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

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  • 12/04/18--17:17: Fountain
  • New York, New York.
    Fountain 1911 Designed by Thomas Nash This fountain was built as a memorial to Ann Maria Cotheal Swords by her son Henry C. Swords.

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

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    À leur arrivée en Nouvelle-France, les colons débarquent avec armes et bagages, amenant ici les outils, les traditions et les savoir-faire de leurs contrées d'origine. Ainsi, les maçonneries en pierre de Bretagne, les . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Les contrées de colonisation regorgent de forêts : or il faut abattre les arbres pour pouvoir cultiver la terre. On recourt donc aux outils les plus rudimentaires —la hache du bûcheron— pour se bâtir rapidement une . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--20:24: William Henry Playfair
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Statue Of William Henry Playfair 1790 – 1857 was erected by James and Amanda Garden · Kenneth and Julia Greig · Bruce and Caroline Minto · Walter and Norma Nimmo · Malcolm Offord · David and Judy Shaw · David and Terri . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/04/18--20:24: William Chambers
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--20:24: Doctors
  • , United Kingdom.
    Doctors The area in which the Doctors now stands is associated with some of Edinburgh's famous historical events, namely in 1613, the construction of the Flodden Wall, built to keep the English invaders out, and Edinburgh's . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--20:24: The Royal Navy in the Forth
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Royal Navy In The Forth During World War I In March 1903, the British Government announced that Rosyth Dockyard, a new naval port and base, would be built at St Margaret's Hope on the north side of the Forth, but the . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--20:24: A Rough Ride
  • , United Kingdom.
    A Rough Ride 18th century travellers must have welcomed the sight of the Hawes Inn at the end of their bumpy nine mile journey from Edinburgh by stagecoach. The unsurfaced roads were often muddy and full of ruts. "One . . .

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

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  • 12/04/18--20:25: Briggers Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the men known to have died building the Forth Bridge ( The memorial lists the names, ages and occupations of 73 men, known as 'Briggers'. ) ( inscribed on the pavement around the memorial ) The Forth Bridge was built 1883 . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/04/18--22:01: Capitol Records Building
  • Hollywood, California.
    The world's first circular office structure was designed to resemble a stack of 45 rpm records. Artists recording in its studios since its completion in 1956 have included such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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