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  • 12/13/18--19:17: Clifton Park
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    This hamlet was a major stopping point on the plank road between Waterford and Ballston Spa during the 19th Century

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:18: The Town Hall
  • , 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 old Gothic town hall is the only remaining building complex that was knocked down . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:22: Clifton Park Village Hotel
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    Constructed circa 1821 by Ephraim Stevens. 1859 owned by Isaac Rogers.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:30: “My God! What is this?”
  • Washington, District of Columbia.
    President James A. Garfield was leaving Washington, DC for his college reunion. He entered the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad station that would have been standing in front of you on the morning of July 2, 1881. Charles . . .

    (Notable Events • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:32: Old Trapper's Lodge
  • Woodland Hills, California.
    Old Trapper's Lodge is one of California's remarkable twentieth century folk art environments. It represents the life work of John Ehn (1897-1981), a self-taught artist who wished to pass on a sense of the Old West. Derived . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:33: James Garfield's Legacy
  • Washington, District of Columbia.
    In front of you stood the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station where President James A. Garfield was shot in 1881. Garfield served as the United States' 20th president for only four months before he was assassinated. A . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:37: Primitive Path
  • Glenville, New York.
    Here ran a great and well-beaten path by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and the interior

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

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    West Liberty, Ohio.
    This memorial is dedicated to the men from West Liberty and community who have served our nation in it’s conflicts The aristocracy of today is not one of birth or wealth but of those who do things for the welfare of their . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:41: The Milesi 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. This palace in the Baroque style with the characteristic sequence of round openings . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:47: Site of Ca-Na-Wau-Gus
  • near Avon, New York.
    Seneca Indian village. Birthplace of Cornplanter and Handsome Lake the Peace Prophet.

    (Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--19:50: The Fox Family
  • Becker, Minnesota.
    This Sherburne County landmark was once home to the Fox family of Santiago Township. Though the house and family grew and changed, this original 1876 structure remained part of the home until it was sold in 1968. Placed on . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:55: Upstream, downsteam
  • , United Kingdom.
    Upstream, downstream Suas an abhainn, sìos an abhainn Look upstream to spot the places among the green spaces. Highland cathedral Cathair-eaglais Ghàidhealach St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral (1874) is the first new . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--19:56: Flora MacDonald
  • , United Kingdom.
    Flora MacDonald Fhad’s a dh’ fhàsas flùr air machair Mairidh cliù Nathaniel h-ainnir chaoimh. — — “The preserver of Prince Charles Edward Stuart will be mentioned in history, and if courage and fidelity be virtues, mentioned . . .

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

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  • 12/13/18--20:18: Hof Castell
  • , Germany.
    Im Mittelalter stand hier 1317 erstmals urkundlich erwähnte "Gressenhof". Der Renaissancebau stammt aus der 2. Hälfte des 16. Jahrhdts. Von 1830 bis 1945 "Hotel Mittelsbacher Hof". Am 16. März 1945 durch Bomben zerstört. . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jamaica, New York.
    This sidewalk clock, originally locared at 161-11 Jamaica Avenue, is a fine example of a vanishing street amenity. Probably installed on Jamaica Avenue around the turn of the century and designated a New York City landmark . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/13/18--21:58: The Old Stone Church
  • Jamaica, New York.
    At the head of this street known in colonial days as Meeting House Lane stood the Old Stone Church, used as a place of worship from 1699 to 1813, and as a prison in 1776 by the British.

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--07:53: Temple of Solitude
  • , Mexico.
    Templo de la Soledad Nació como humilde capilla y es uno de los edificios mas antiguos de Irapuato La construcción actual data del siglo XVIII. En documentos de 1710 ya se menciona su dedicación a la Virgen de la Soledad. Ha . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--09:41: Lombardi's Pizza
  • New York, New York.
    This site has been declared A National Historic and Legendary Pizzeria by PMQ Magazine and The New York Pizza Show and has been inducted as a member of The Pizza Hall of Fame Lombardi’s Pizza Is Hereby Recognized as the . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Spanish Stronghold (English) Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes Spain's vast New World empire. Built between 1672 and 1695, the coquina fort replaced a series of wooden forts that had protected St. Augustine for more than . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Williamsburg, Virginia.
    In the summer of 1781, thousands of troops crisscrossed the James City County countryside, foraging for food and strategically moving toward Yorktown. Although neither side knew the other’s strength, Lafayette saw an . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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