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  • 12/09/18--18:27: Mushaway Peak
  • near Gail, Texas.
    Shown on maps as Mucha Que, Mucha Kowa, Muchakooga, de Cordova, or Signal Hill, this peak rises to an elevation of 2862 feet. Its name is of Native American origin. About 1872, it was the site of a village where Apaches and . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/09/18--18:45: The Route of Hidalgo
  • , Mexico.
    El Gobernador del Estado de Guanajuato Lic. Juan Manuel Oliva Ramírez y el H. Ayuntamiento de Villagrán en el marco de los Festejos del Bicentenario Restauran la Estela de la libertad que simboliza la Ruta de la . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Denmark.
    På dette sted opførte universitetet efter reformationen i 1536 sin første hovedbygning, som nedbrændte under Københavns brand i 1728. Efter at være genopført nedbrændte den igen under englændernes bombardement i 1807. Den . . .

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

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  • 12/10/18--05:36: Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • Atlanta, Georgia.
    The world of young Martin Luther King, Jr., revolved around Ebenezer Baptist Church. Here his grandfather and father preached in favor of desegregation, voting rights, and equal pay—social issues he would later embrace and . . .

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

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  • 12/10/18--05:40: Fort Thompson
  • LaBelle, Florida.
    LaBelle's history begins here, along the Caloosahatchee River, on this old Fort Thompson site. Fort Thompson began c.1838 as a military post during the 2nd Seminole War, named for Lt. Colonel Alexander Thompson, who died in . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Enterprise, Florida.
    On March 16. 1864 Acting Ensign Sanborn, commanding the USS Columbine of the Union fleet, which was patrolling the St. Johns River into Lake Monroe, landed at Enterprise and sent Mr. Davis and a squad of men from the 48th . . .

    (Churches & Religion • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--05:52: The Douglass Center
  • Live Oak, Florida.
    (Side 1) This is the site of the Douglass Center, a consolidated school complex that offered elementary, junior, and high school level classes to African American students. The center's origin can be traced back to the . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--05:54: West Palm Beach Fishing Club
  • West Palm Beach, Florida.
    Founded in 1934, the West Palm Beach Fishing Club (WPBFC) is among the last of Florida's great angling clubs. It was pivotal in boosting Florida tourism during and after the Great Depression and promoting the appeal of sport . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jupiter, Florida.
    The Jupiter and Lake Worth (J. & L.W.) Railway crossed this site running 7 ½ miles from Jupiter Inlet to Juno at the north end of Lake Worth. A hack line originally operated on the same route, transporting visitors and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:11: Seabury Mills
  • Galway, New York.
    1850 Mill complex included a carding mill, vinegar works, saw mill, and feed mill operated over 60 years by the Seabury family

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

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  • 12/10/18--10:13: Home of George Scott
  • Galway, New York.
    Settled here 1774. British and Indians attacked 1780. Scott was tomahawked and house was pillaged, He died in 1785.

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:22: Brooklyn Battery Tunnel
  • New York, New York.
    Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Manhattan Plaza Longest Underwater Vehicular Tunnel in North America 9,117 feet in length Opened May 25th, 1950 Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:27: Giovanni Da Verrazzano
  • New York, New York.
    In April 1524 the Florentine-born navigator Verrazzano led the French caravel La Dauphine to the discovery of the Harbor of New York and named these shores Angouleme in honor of Francis I King of France

    (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:34: Jefferson Highway Completion
  • near Northwood, Iowa.
    . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Albert Lea, Minnesota.
    Firemen's Hall and Masonic Lodge 147 North Broadway Built in 1909-1910, the upper floor houses the Masonic Lodge. The rest of the building served at one time as the “Idle Hour Theatre” and was later used by various area . . .

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

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  • 12/10/18--10:40: Union Station
  • Nashville, Tennessee.
    Erected by Louisville and Nashville Terminal Company and dedicated Oct. 9, 1900, the Romanesque style building of Bowling Green limestone and Tennessee marble was designed by L&N Chief Engineer Richard Monfort. A monument to . . .

    (Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:43: Turnpike
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    Route of Saratoga Turnpike from Waterford to Ballston and Saratoga c. 1829. A private road paved with wood planks in 1849.

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Thompson, Connecticut.
    Dedicated by the Town of Thompson to its Soldiers of The Civil and Spanish Wars *** Names not transcribed ***

    (War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/10/18--10:49: St. Paul A.M.E. Church
  • Montgomery, Alabama.
    By the turn of the twentieth century, African Americans were gathering on Hardaway Street in a brush arbor to worship. In 1907, they incorporated what is now known as St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, with Rev. . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Montgomery, Alabama.
    Rosa Parks Returns to St. Paul AME Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, passed away in Detroit on Oct. 24, 2005 at the age of 92. Six days later, dressed in the uniform of an AME deaconess, . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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