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  • 12/05/18--06:37: Frank Morris
  • Ferriday, Louisiana.
    For more than a quarter of a century, Frank Morris operated one of the most successful African-American businesses in Concordia Parish. From the late 1930s until 1964, Morris’ shoe shop on Hwy. 84 in Ferriday was one of the . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    Known as the Spanish Quarter in the early 1800s, this neighborhood is one of the oldest in Natchez. Each corner house dates to before the Civil War. A Spaniard, Manuel Texada, built the house called Texada (“te-HA-da”) about . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--09:25: The Memorial Tablet
  • , Croatia.
    Croatioan: Oslobodenja Grada Korcule 25.IV.1941 - Talijansko-Fasisticka Okupacija 9.IX.1943 - Korculanski P.O.Oslobodio Grad 23.IX.1943 - Njemacko - Nacisticka Okupacija 13.IX.1944 - Jedinice Slavne Dalm. Udarne XXXVI . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--09:54: The Town of Korčula
  • , Croatia.
    is situated on the island of the same name and it encompasses administratively the settlements of Cara, Pudnat, Žmovo, Racišce and the town of Korcula itself. Korkyra Melaina, the wooded Korcula, as it was named by the . . .

    (Architecture • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Croatia.
    Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The famous naval battle between Venice and Genoa took place in the Pelješac Channel, . . .

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

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    , Croatia.
    Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. We apologize for possible inconvenience caused by temporary works. -- The Town of . . .

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

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  • 12/05/18--13:02: Silk Road
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The journey of Marco Polo to China began in 1271. His father Nicola and uncle Mateo . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--15:50: Marco Polo
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Marco Polo, the famous medieval figure, explorer, traveller and travel writer. The . . .

    (Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--17:04: Trident
  • near Three Forks, Montana.
    In 1908 construction began on Montana’s first cement manufacturing facility. In May 1910, the first cement was shipped to a hardware store in Missoula, Montana. The company-owned village of Trident was built before the plant . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--17:07: Roll of Honor
  • near Three Forks, Montana.
    Lewis Aldrich • Clarence Bauer • Alvin Doag • Claude Burrell William Burkett • Raymond Callagean • Lloyd Coleman • Boyd Collins Eugene Collins • Clifton Edwards • Paul Gates • Robert Hale Grover Hayes • Wesley Helland • . . .

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

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  • 12/05/18--17:12: Snowed In!
  • West Yellowstone, Montana.
    Prior to 1936, the roads leading from West Yellowstone were not plowed during the winter months, isolating the town from the rest of the world. Even the Train Stopped Running The Union Pacific Railroad provided passenger . . .

    (Environment • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Three Forks, Montana.
    The Montana soil is swallowing hundreds of old homestead buildings like this one. Each takes with it untold stories of men and women whose lives brought them drought and blizzards, loneliness and companionship, fear and . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--17:21: Ballston Center
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    Samuel Southard Tavern - early graveyard - post office -blacksmith shop - stores. George Washington rode through in 1783

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--17:26: Colonial Inn
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    This building Erected 1797, was for many years used as a public tavern

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/18--17:30: Thomas Randall
  • New York, New York.
    Thomas Randall Founder of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York April 5, 1768

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Le paysage du Québec moderne est fait de bungalows; notre époque y ajoute maints petits chateâux victoriens. Peut-on encore dire de nos maisons qu'elles sont «québécoises»? C'est un fait que la rentabilité foncière, la . . .

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

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  • 12/06/18--12:30: Site of
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    First courthouse and jail of Saratoga County. Erected 1796 destroyed by fire, 1816

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    The Old Natchez Post Office was built in 1904 on the site of William Johnson's Main Street barbershop. Before his 1851 death, Johnson also owned two other barbershops in town. He used both freed and enslaved black workers . . .

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

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  • 12/06/18--12:34: Samuel Davis MD
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    Born 1765 - Died 1840 Practiced medicine from here for 50 years. House was a station on the Underground Railroad.

    (African Americans • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--13:16: Off-World Incident
  • Sheffield, Massachusetts.
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Thomas E. Reed On behalf of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, I am pleased to confer upon you this Governor's Citation in recognition of the off-world incident on September . . .

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

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