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    Savannah, Georgia.
    Louis Burke Toomer, African-American leader, local bank founder, and realtor, was born in Savannah in 1897. Raised and educated locally, Toomer established the Georgia Savings and Realty Corporation on February 23, 1927, in . . .

    (African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--18:28: Les pilotes / The pilots
  • Rimouski, Quebec.
    Le plus vieux métier du pays Naviguer sur le Saint-Laurent est très risqué. Les Européens l'ont vite compris. Par conséquent, on fait appel aux pilotes depuis les débuts du Régime français. Avec le temps, le métier s'est . . .

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--19:17: Making the Memorial
  • Theodore Roosevelt Island, District of Columbia.
    In 1931 the Roosevelt Memorial Association purchased this island to create a living tribute to the former president. Congress designated funds for the project in 1960, and architectural designs were approved in 1961. . . .

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

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    The Protection Steam Fire Company No. 3 built a grand firehouse in 1902 at the corner of Main and Canal streets (no longer standing). During the 1800s and early 1900s, volunteers provided fire protection in Natchez as in . . .

    (Agriculture • Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--19:46: Edward Laight
  • New York, New York.
    Edward Laight Charter member of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York August 2, 1768

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

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  • 12/06/18--19:47: Angelica Schuyler Church
  • New York, New York.
    Angelica Schuyler Church 1756-1814 Sister-in-law to Alexander Hamilton Wife of British member of Parliament and businessman John Barker Church. Intelligent and socially active, Angelica Church befriended and corresponded . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    The Reverend Dr. Robert Ray Parks 1819-2009 Fifteenth Rector of Trinity Parish Under Parks’ leadership, from 1972-1987, Trinity built St. Margaret’s House, a subsidized apartment building for elderly and disabled residents, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--19:50: The Reverend Dr. John Heuss
  • New York, New York.
    The Reverend Dr. John Heuss 1908-1966 Thirteenth Rector of Trinity Parish Under Heuss’ leadership, from 1952-1966, Trinity initiated weekday programs for Wall Street-area business people and opened the Trinity Conference . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--19:58: King's Tavern
  • Natchez, Mississippi.
    Oldest building in Natchez. Standing before 1789. Operated as a tavern, stage stop, and mail station at the end of Natchez Trace. Now owned and restored by the Pilgrimage Garden Club of Natchez. Mississippi Department of . . .

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

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    John Smith, a partner in the contracting firm of Neibert and Gemmell, built this brick cottage in 1838. The John Smith House is named for two owners with this same common name. In this 1866 photograph, evergreen trees . . .

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

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  • 12/06/18--20:09: Mill Hill Park
  • Trenton, New Jersey.
    It is difficult to imagine that Mill Hill Park has ever been anything but a pleasant urban green space astride the Assunpink Creek, but this land had undergone remarkable changes. Over the past three centuries, it has been . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--20:10: Force of Nature
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    This island haven honors Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States. Woodlands, waters, and wildlife habitat like this – near the City – inspired Roosevelt’s conservation ethic. After becoming the president in . . .

    (Environment • Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--20:21: David Charles Collier
  • San Diego, California.
    A Man of Vision - A Dynamic Leader - A Developer and Builder A Great and Lovable Character The Creative Genius Of The Panama-California Exposition Of 1915 An Inspiration to the Citizens of Today.

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

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    Thompson, Connecticut.
    In Memoriam Soldiers of The Revolutionary War Who rest in this yard William Alton · Issachar Bates · Aaron Bixby · Bryant Brown · Gardner Bartholomew · Elijah Carpenter · Jonathan Copeland · Capt. Stephen Crosby · Elijah . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    The dramatic looking Natchez Hotel (no longer standing) was built in 1891. Within a few years, parts of the building began to disappear in stages. The tent-like dome went first in a storm, and a 1926 fire destroyed most of . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--20:50: Astor Cross
  • New York, New York.
    Astor Cross 1914 Designed by Thomas Nash This ornate cross illustrates the genealogy of Christ according to St. Luke. It was dedicated in 1914, in memory of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor, who is buried in Trinity . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--20:52: Home of Samuel Young
  • Ballston, New York.
    Member of Assembly 1814 Speaker of Assembly 1815 State Senator 1819, 33, 34, 35, 45, 47 Candidate for Governor of N.Y. 1825. Died here 1850

    (Politics • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    Zion Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church was built in 1858 as the Second Presbyterian Church, a mission of First Presbyterian Church. Zion Chapel acquired the building in 1866, when Hiram R. Revels served as . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/18--20:58: East Line
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    An early community ca. 1780 shared by Malta & Ballston Townships. ME. church built 1809. Nearby was a hotel, a tavern, by 1837 a R.R. stop

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

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  • 12/06/18--21:46: David Dubinsky
  • New York, New York.
    David Dubinsky, one of the most influential labor leaders in the United States, was president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), from 1932 to 1966. Escaping Czarist imprisonment for his youthful . . .

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

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