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  • 12/14/18--13:26: The Golden Gate 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. A Late Gothic palace of the second half of the 15th century, the design and execution . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , 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 is an originally Romanesque house of the 13th century, with Gothic and . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--20:05: Borden County
  • Gail, Texas.
    Originally a part of Bexar District created organized August 21, 1876 March 17, 1891 Named in honor of Gail Borden 1801-1874 pioneer surveyor, newspaper editor, and inventor of the process of condensing milk Gail, county . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--20:06: Milton Centre
  • Milton, New York.
    Early businesses from c. 1780 to late 1800’s. Gordon Grist Mill; Rugg Wheel Shop; Frink-Kellog Store; S. Rugg Tannery; Freelander Blacksmith Shop & Hotel; Thompson Law Office

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

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  • 12/14/18--20:08: Weapons of War / Artillería
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    Weapons of War (English) Touring the fort, you will see three types of artillery: mortars, howitzers, and cannons. Attackers as well as defenders had access to many types of weaponry. Each one had its own strengths and . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    On this site stood the first Huguenot Church in New York City Église Francaise du Saint-Espirit 1688-1704 The Reverend Pierre Peiret, founding pastor Rededicated by the Huguenot Society of America 1991

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

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  • 12/14/18--20:58: Freeport Legends
  • Freeport, New York.
    "You know, this job could be pretty dangerous." ~ Reggie Jones 1996 We all know people who are legendary, either through the force of their personalities or their accomplishments, or a little of both. These memorable . . .

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

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  • 12/14/18--21:00: West Milton
  • Milton, New York.
    Settlers came before 1800. Stores of Whalen, Clute. #7 School. P.O. 1824-1921. Early mill/West Pioneer c 1870. Wilson Park & Chapel c 1874.

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Multi-Use Moat (English) It smells and sounds like a farmyard. Mooing cows, ducking chickens, and snorting pigs are penned in the moat. The 1702 British siege made staying in town dangerous. Townspeople moved into the fort . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Miamisburg, Ohio.
    In late March 1913, a series of three severe rainstorms inundated the already saturated and frozen ground of the Miami Valley, causing one of Ohio’s greatest natural disasters, the Flood of 1913. On March 25, the Great Miami . . .

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

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  • 12/15/18--09:30: WWI Aviation Repair Depot
  • Speedway, Indiana.
    U.S. entry in WWI spurred rapid aviation expansion in the country. Due to city’s strategic location to military airfields, railroads, and industry, U.S. Army opened an aviation repair depot here in early 1918. 809th, 810th, . . .

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

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1986. “One of America’s Great Streets.”

    (Architecture • Environment • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Built in 1917, this Neo-Classical, reinforced concrete arch bridge was designed by nationally prominent landscape architect, George Kessler. In 1991 the bridge was named in honor of State Representative Joseph Summers, who . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/15/18--10:22: Rock Flour Millstone
  • Golden, Colorado.
    The Rock Flour Mill, which stood near here in the late 1800’s, used waterpower from the creek to turn large stone wheels that ground wheat into flour. Water-powered gristmills have been in use since the time of the Roman . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Sizzling Salvo (English) The furnace fire is blazing hot. A team of soldiers prepares hot shot to fire at wooden warships — heating cannonballs until they glow. During a naval attack, one soldier tends the coal fire and . . .

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

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    near Rotan, Texas.
    The first school in what would become the Hobbs community was known as Buffalo and taught in a tent on Buffalo Creek from 1887 to 1888. The Rev. Robert Martin erected a church and schoolhouse on the site with funds from his . . .

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

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  • 12/15/18--10:33: West Milton
  • Milton, New York.
    J. Shearer came c 1774, others after war. Saw, grist mill. Presbyterian Ch. c 1800-1940. Vedder, later Speir, Store. West Milton Hotel to 1918

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

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    New York, New York.
    The Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden Hanover Square Within the shady recesses of New York’s financial district is a garden commissioned by the British Memorial Garden Trust and given to the city in memory of British . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/15/18--10:38: Hobbs Cemetery
  • near Rotan, Texas.
    Settlers began moving into this area of Fisher County in the early 1880s. The community that developed became known as Hobbs when Roby postmaster Vachel Hobbs Anderson suggested his middle name for the new post office here. . . .

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

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  • 12/15/18--10:40: The Salmagundi Club
  • New York, New york.
    The Salmagundi Club, originating in 1871 as a sketch class in Johnathan Scott Harley’s studio, purchased this mid-Nineteenth Century brownstone house in 1917 as its first permanent home. It was cited in 1957 for its . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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