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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    The Natchez Institute, built in 1901, replaced an 1845 school building. The Natchez Institute was the first public school in Mississippi to offer a full course of free education for white children. The first public school . . .

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

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    Union Church, Mississippi.
    In Memory of The Reverend William Montgomery Born 1768, Shippensburg, PA Died March 18, 1848, Jefferson Co., MS Pioneer Presbyterian Minister to the Natchez District Charter member of the first Presbyteries of GA and MS . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--06:43: Cardiff Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    English: Cardiff Castle's history began with the first Roman fortress built in the 1st C. The Norman Conquest in the 11th C. brought impressive fortifications. In the 19th C. the apartments were extended for the 3rd Marquess . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--07:39: Mississippi Territory
  • Summit, Mississippi.
    Pike County was developed in an area which was originally occupied by the Chickasaw, Choctaw and Natchez- Indians. The Otapasso tribe gave their name to the creek which is now named Topisaw. The region had been claimed . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--08:48: Varnenica Na Roskarsnicu
  • , 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. Vapnenica is one of several local words denoting a limekiln, When burnt, the piled . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--09:05: St. Mary's Gate
  • , 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. City walls enclose the northern part of the city and they are connected with the . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--09:22: City Walls, 15th cent.
  • , 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. Building of medieval City Walls started after the decision of the Venetian . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos.

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  • 12/07/18--09:44: Jakša Palace, 15th cent.
  • , 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. Gothic Jakša palace wast built at the end of the 15th cent. next to the southern city . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--09:59: Albert Gallatin
  • New York, New York.
    Gallatin served in Congress and as fourth Secretary of the Treasury under both Jefferson and Madison. He was also a diplomat, a founder of New York University and the American Ethnological Society, and president of the New . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--10:01: Richard Churcher
  • New York, New York.
    Although difficult to read, this gravestone is dated 1681 and is for Richard Churcher, age 5, son of William Churcher.

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

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  • 12/07/18--10:04: Charlotte Temple
  • New York, New York.
    Charlotte, A Tale of Truth, written by Susanna Rowson, was a popular 18th-century novel. legend has it that the name on this vault stone was carved by a bored stone cutter while working on the church. It is unknown if anyone . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--10:06: William Bradford
  • New York, New York.
    In 1693 Bradford was appointed the Royal printer for the New York Colony. He printed the first American Book of Common prayer in 1710 and founded and printed new York’s first newspaper, the New York Gazette, in 1725.

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

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    Dedicated to the memory of the men of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish who gave their lives in World War II that we may live in freedom, justice, and fraternal charity. A list of 36 names follows, 18 each in 2 columns. . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--10:19: Welcome to the Dene Slope
  • New York, New York.
    The design that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux conceived for Central park transformed the rocky, marshy pre-park site into a masterful composition of diverse landscapes to create an idealized expression of rural . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--10:28: Lost New York Gem
  • New York, New York.
    On this site in the mid-1800s, stood the German Winter Garden (aka Volks Garden), a forgotten treasure of mid-19th century New York’s Kleindeutschland, then the third most dense concentration of Germans in the world. Known . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 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 Benedictine Convent has been located here since 1664, originally the residential . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--10:45: Texada
  • Natchez, Mississippi.
    First brick house in Mississippi Territory Oldest Capitol Building in State of Mississippi

    (Architecture • Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/07/18--11:02: City Walls, 15th cent.
  • , 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. Building of medieval City Walls started after the decision of the Venetian . . .

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

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    Ashland, Kentucky.
    Reece Banks. In 1957, Reece was one of two young men who were the “Jackie Robinsons of Ashland Youth Baseball." Powerful hitter for Yankees in the first year of Babe Ruth League. Selected for the All-Star team, but chose to . . .

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

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  • 12/07/18--15:21: Griswoldville
  • Griswoldville, Georgia.
    Griswoldville is among the most severe examples of destruction during the March to the Sea. Nothing remains today of the industrial town that once occupied this crossroads. Named for Samuel Griswold (1790-1867), a . . .

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

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