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  • 12/14/18--10:00: A Former Lake
  • Glenville, New York.
    Just north of these gravel knolls is the basin of a postglacial lake. Here men of an Arctic type once lived and hunted

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

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  • 12/14/18--10:05: Alfred Sprague Bard
  • New York, New York.
    Alfred Sprague Bard December 19, 1866 – March 25, 1963 25 Broad Street, originally the Broad Street Exchange Building For over 60 years, from 1901 to 1963, Albert S. Bard practiced law and pursued his civic activities from . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--10:09: Van Vleck Home
  • Glenville, New York.
    Here, about 1770, Harmanus Van Vleck cleared a tract and built his house in the dense forest, yet haunt of the wolf, bear, and panther

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:18: Academy of Applied Science
  • , United Kingdom.
    Academy of Applied Science Academy of Applied Science Loch Ness Research Team United Kingdom Volunteer Associates Harold and Esther Edgerton · Charles Finkelstein · Martin Klein · John and Annabelle Lothrop · Howard and . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--12:18: The Majesty of Loch Ness
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Majesty of Loch Ness Mòralachd Loch Nis Welcome to a monster of a loch Fàilte gu uile-bheist de locha Did you know that... Loch Ness (Nis - possibly a person's name) holds more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--12:18: The Magic of Loch Ness
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Magic of Loch Ness Mòralachd Loch Nis Welcome to the loch with the monster Fàilte gu loch an uile-bheist Did you know that … St Columba is said to have seen the Loch's elusive monster in the 6th century. But even recent . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--12:18: One of Our Aircraft
  • , United Kingdom.
    One of Our Aircraft On the 21st Sept 1985 Wellington Bomber N2980 'R' for Robert was recovered, from a depth of 70 metres at a location 200 metres directly off shore from this point. The Wimpy was RAF Bomber Commands . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--12:18: Dunstaffnage Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Fàilte do Chaisteal Dhùn Staidhinis Welcome to Dunstaffnage Castle Duncan MacDougall built this fortress as a statement of his status as Lord of Lorn. It is one of Scotland's oldest stone castles and guards the approaches to . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:19: Justice and Joviality
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ceartas is Cuirmean Justice and Joviality The great hall occupied the whole floor above you. It was the hub of the castle, where the Lord of Lorn sat in banquets in the evening. Gone is the Grandeur The great hall was part . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:19: Core of the Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Cridhe a’ Chasteil Core of the Castle This courtyard was the heart of a busy, well-defended community. At one time, there was a drawbridge to stop uninvited visitors from getting in. A Safe Shelter The castle in the early . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:19: A Hidden Haven
  • , United Kingdom.
    Cala air Falach A Hidden Haven The castle and its peninsula still shelter Dunstaffnage Bay from the worst of the westerly winds. They also hid moored vessels from the view of potential attackers. Tides of Fortune For several . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:19: Behind the Walls
  • , United Kingdom.
    Air cùl Bhallachan Behind the Walls You can see how these high walls and the single entrance made the castle safe. Its life as a private residence lasted until 1888, when most of its buildings were in ruins. Changing Times, . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:19: A Towering Outlook
  • , United Kingdom.
    Sealladh Àrd A Towering Outlook The superb strategic location of the castle within a network of coastal strongholds, gave it panoramic views in all directions. No vessel — or marching army — could approach Dunstaffnage . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Air Faire Watching, Waiting and Warning Soldiers on the wall walk scanned sea and land for enemy attacks and alerted their officers in the guard room above you. Firing Through Fishtails When the castle was built, arrow slits . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:37: Christ Episcopal Church
  • Ballston, New York.
    Site of first Episcopal church in Saratoga County. Erected 1792, removed to Ballston Spa 1817

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:43: The Pavlović 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 an old Split patrician family of the 16th century. It was . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:47: Primitive Path
  • Glenville, New York.
    Here ran a great and well-beaten path used by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and interior

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

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  • 12/14/18--12:49: Fall Tree Kill
  • Glenville, New York.
    Named by the first settlers of the region. Here, his primitive bridge a fallen tree, the red man crossed this stream

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/14/18--12:55: The Cambi 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 Gothic palace of the old Split patrician family of Cambi was built in the first . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--13:14: The Church of St Martin
  • , 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. One of the first little churches in Diocletian's Palace, it was built in the 5th-6th . . .

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

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