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  • 12/13/18--11:43: Captain Meriwether Lewis
  • near Valier, Montana.
    Captain Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, accompanied by three of his men, explored this portion of the country upon their return trip from the coast. On July 26, 1806, they met eight Piegans (Blackfeet), . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--11:47: Rockefeller Apartments
  • New York, New York.
    Rockefeller Apartments, built in 1935-37, are a major example of the International Style. Designed by the firm of Harrison & Fouilhoux, the two buildings were commissioned by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Nelson Rockefeller . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--11:51: Blackfeet and Buffalo
  • near Choteau, Montana.
    In the days of the fur traders and trappers, immediately following the time of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806), all of this country bordering the Rocky Mountains from here north into Canada and south to the three . . .

    (Animals • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--12:07: Teton County Courthouse
  • Choteau, Montana.
    In 1906, Choteau's newspaper, the Acantha, proudly celebrated the completion of the new county courthouse. “This splendid edifice,” its editor predicted, “… will stand for years as a monument to the honor and integrity of . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--12:15: Road Agent Trail
  • Twin Bridges, Montana.
    Gold was the key to the success or failure of many of Montana's mining camps in the 19th century. Roads were almost as important as gold because they made possible the movement of supplies, people, and precious metals . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Troy, Montana.
    The land around Kootenai Falls has been explored and used for thousands of years by the Kootenai or Tunaxa People. The Kootenai tribe made up of seven bands, two in U.S. and five in Canada. European traders and surveyors . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--12:33: Rock City Falls
  • Milton, New York.
    V. Rathbun settled pre-1800. Area grew around early saw, grist mills; stores; hotels; schools; 1810 Methodist Ch.; mid-1800 paper mills Kilmer, West; P.O.; Catholic Ch. 1872

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

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    near Cable, Ohio.
    This memorial is in memory of Jacob and Martha Boggs Johnson, and marks the spot where the Indian cabin stood Into which they moved April 1. 1805. With other pioneers they came as the Indians departed and worthily bore their . . .

    (Agriculture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Crumbling Coquina (English) Castillo de San Marcos was built using coquina, a local limestone. This porous limestone is made from millions of seashells pressed together for thousands of years. The Spanish coated the fort . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--12:44: Milton Hill
  • Milton, New York.
    Area of town first settled c. 1772 by David Wood family. Powell's Store, Episcopal & Presbyterian Churches until c. 1850; School #3 to 1950's.

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

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  • 12/13/18--12:47: Rose Hill Water Tower
  • Milton, New York.
    Square, triple-walled stone structure built about 1917 to store and supply running water to Thompson Farm and area. Used until 1970's.

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--15:47: Jupiter Temple
  • , Croatia.
    The Temple of Jupiter (Croatian: Jupiterov hram) is a temple dedicated to the Jupiter, Ancient Roman God of sky and thunder and king of the Gods. Temple is located in the western part of the Diocletian's palace near the . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--16:06: The Karepić Palace
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Renaissance palace of the patrician family of Karepic, which moved from Trogir to . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:07: Inverness Castle Timeline
  • , United Kingdom.
    Before the first bridge was built across the Ness in the 12th century, Castle Street was the main route in and out of Inverness. In those days it was called the Doomsdale or the ‘valley of judgement’. The ‘motte’ has been . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:11: Royal Visit to Oban
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Plaque Was Unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth On the Occasion of Her Visit to the Burgh of Oban 13th August

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:11: The Burg of Oban
  • , United Kingdom.
    Oban The Burgh of Oban Established by Charter of resignation novodamus and erection under the Great Seal -17th July 1811 Bicentenary commemoration -12th July 2011 The Princess Royal unveiled this commemorative plaque at the . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:11: Homecoming Scotland
  • , United Kingdom.
    Tilleadh Guiseppe Alba, 2009 Chuir Comhairle Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bhòid agus muinntir an Obain Fàilte air a h-uile duine a thàinig dhachaigh Samuel bhliadhna shònraichte seo. Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail, an t-Òban 2009 . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:11: Inverness Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Inverness Castle Sheriff courthouse and county hall built 1834 · William Burn architect · Here stood the king’s castle in the 12th century when David 1st founded the Royal Burgh of Inverness · The early timber castle was . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Robert Barbour McKelvie, M.D. Medical Officer to the Parishes of Lismore and Appin 1860 – 1875 Kilmore and Kilbridge 1875 – 1901 “A Man He Was To All The Country Dear” Erected by His Friends ( side panel ) Robert Barbour . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:15: Pershing Square
  • Los Angeles, California.
    A portion of the area of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, established during the governorship of Felipe de Neve in 1781. Dedicated as “Public Square” by city ordinance, 1866. Named Central Park in 1893. Renamed in 1918 in honor of . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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