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  • 12/08/18--20:32: Pooler Station
  • Pooler, Georgia.
    On Friday, December 9, 1864, the more than 11,000 troops of Union Major General Francis P. Blair, Jr.'s 17th Corps approached Pooler, Station No. 1 on the Central Railroad. Major General William T. Sherman noticed a column . . .

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

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    Freeport, New York.
    (English panel:) Built On Freeport's Nautical Mile This is the Actual Boat that Crossed The Atlantic Ocean Battling a Hurricane with Winds Over 100 MPH and Seas Over 25 Ft. This 26 Footer is Listed in the Guiness Book as . . .

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

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  • 12/09/18--08:58: Katharine Kennedy Brown
  • Dayton, Ohio.
    Katharine Kennedy Brown (1891-1986), born in Dayton, was a leading figure in local, state, and national Republican politics. Soon after the 19th Amendment was passed In 1920, she earned a seat on the Montgomery County . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Government • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--09:15: Standard Chemical Company
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Founded here by brothers J.J. and Joseph Flannery in 1913, it was the first commercial producer of radium in the US. Radium production was the earliest nuclear industry. Discoverer Marie Curie visited the laboratory in 1921 . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--09:34: Maria Sklodowska Curie
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    In commemoration of Maria Sklodowska Curie A Polish scientist Discoverer of Radium and Polonium Conferred Degree of Doctor of Laws By the University of Pittsburgh on May 26th, 1921 Inspecting facilities of Standard Chemical . . .

    (Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--10:26: Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut in 1811 and moved to Cincinnati in 1832 when her father, prominent Congregational minister Lyman Beecher became the pastor of the city's Second Presbyterian Church . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--10:29: The “Old Church”
  • Wilsonville, Oregon.
    The Wilsonville Methodist Episcopal Church, fondly referred to by residents as the “Old Church,” was dedicated on Aug. 27, 1911. Upon its opening, the building was debt-free and complete with an organ purchased during the . . .

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

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  • 12/09/18--10:30: Grove of the States
  • Wilsonville, Oregon.
    The Grove of the States includes a tree representing each state in the USA and the District of Columbia. The idea for the Grove of the States was conceived by Oregon Attorney General Robert Y. Thornton to honor the passage . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--10:32: McCrea Hill
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    Brothers James, Sam, & Wm. McCrea built near here 1771. James and Sam fought for Rev. War. Wm. sided with British. Sister Jane martyred 1777.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Albert Lea, Minnesota.
    Erected by citizens of Freeborn County, Minn. in memory of Union Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1861-65 Dedicated to Robert Frost No. 5. G.A.R. of Albert Lea, Minn. Memorial Day May 30, 1914

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--10:43: James Gordon
  • Ballston, New York.
    Home of James Gordon Colonel Revolutionary War Member of Assembly, State Senator First Supervisor Town Ballston Member of Congress Washington visited here 1783

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--10:44: 411 South Broadway Avenue
  • Albert Lea, Minnesota.
    1856 • Court Square Dedicated to Freeborn County by Ruble family 1886 • Richardson Romanesque Courthouse Designed by architect C.A. Dunham of Burlington, IA 1888 • Courthouse construction completed Alex McNeil Contractor at . . .

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

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  • 12/09/18--10:47: Stephen Tyng Mather
  • near Baker, Nevada.
    He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.

    (Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--11:43: Padre Pio
  • Floral Park, New York.
    Born Francesco Forgione on May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy. At the age of fifteen he became a Capuchin Monk and took the name of Pio. On August 10, 1910 he was ordained a Priest. On September 7, 1910 as he was praying, . . .

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

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    Floral Park, New York.
    . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--12:25: Ball's Ferry
  • near Toomsboro, Georgia.
    An Ancient Ford Four Hundred Yards Below This Point Was A Crossing Of The Upper Uchee Indian Trail, Along Which Marched Early Traders And Military Expeditions. A Ferry Was Built And Maintained There By John Ball Prior To . . .

    (War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--14:23: The Miami Connection
  • Miamisburg, Ohio.
    The Miami Connection. Welcome to Miamisburg and the land that was once home to the Miami Indians. Though the English traders who came to the Miami Valley in the 18th century heard the native inhabitants call themselves . . .

    (Native Americans • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--15:01: Canton House
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--16:11: Freeport's Nautical Mile
  • Freeport, New York.
    Freeport's rich maritime history is marked by oystering, clamming and boat-building. At the end of the 19th century, John Randall and William G. Miller dredged Woodcleft Canal, creating the largest working waterfront on the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Croatia.
    Central square in the city of Hvar or Piazza is the largest square in Dalmatia. Originally it was a deep bay which was filled with rocks for centuries until it got its present dimensions. Subsequently it was a space between . . .

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

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