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  • 12/15/18--19:30: Major Plaza
  • , Mexico.
    Plaza Madero (Antigua Plaza Mayor o de las Festividades) La actual plaza que denominamos como la fuente de los delfines en realidad ha venido siendo la plaza principal de Irapuato, recibiendo indistintamente los nombres de . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvieron las Casas Reales y del Cabildo en el Siglo XVII English translation: In the 17th century this was the location of the Royal Houses and the early Municipal Council

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/15/18--19:30: Massacre of January 2, 1946
  • , Mexico.
    “La sangre de hombres y mujeres por la democracia, no ha sido en vano…hoy los ciudadanos de estas tierras del Bajío, mantienen el alto el estandarte del Municipio Libre” H. Ayuntamiento de León 1992-1994 Rinde Homenaje a los . . .

    (Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/15/18--19:31: City Hall
  • , Mexico.
    Palacio Municipal Desde que se fundó la Villa de León, el terreno que ocupa el ahora Palacio Municipal se dispuso como sede de los poderes civiles, pero por diversas causas quedó en manos de los religiosos Franciscanos, . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Madre Santísima de la Luz. A diferencia de otras ciudades, la Catedral leonesa no está en la plaza principal. Esto se debe a que el recinto no se concibió originalmente como tal y en ese tiempo, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/15/18--19:42: Willis
  • Willis, Texas.
    Founded in 1870. Named for P. J. and R. S. Willis (large land and timber owners who formerly were merchants in area). They gave townsite, on the Houston & Great Northern Railroad. With the line came prosperity, and in 1874 . . .

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

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  • 12/15/18--19:49: Site of Willis Cigar Factory
  • Willis, Texas.
    Following the Civil War, area farmers found the climate and soil conditions of Montgomery County were ideal for the production of tobacco. The varieties grown here were of the highest quality, winning international awards in . . .

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

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    Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.
    Mifflinburg has many log-constructed houses. Most are buried in renovations and extensions, clad with wood or even vinyl siding. Only a discerning eye can perhaps recognize these original log structures. Some of the . . .

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

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    Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.
    Originating from the quadrant courtyards of German monasteries, the Pennsylvania German four-square kitchen gardens were divided into an even number of garden beds, usually four. They were raised, and divided by narrow . . .

    (Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/16/18--16:50: The Old Northside
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Vibrant historic district was home to many social, political, commercial, and industrial leaders of Indianapolis during the last half of nineteenth through early twentieth centuries. Revitalization of Old Northside is part . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--07:37: Castillo de San Marcos
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark American Society of Civil Engineers 1852 Castillo de San Marcos ASCE 1976

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

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  • 12/17/18--07:40: It Begins / Ya comienza
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    It Begins (English) After days of watching the British prepare, bursts of smoke signal their attack from Anastasia Island. The sentry in the San Carlos watchtower in front of you yells and rings the bell. His quick action . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augistine, Florida.
    Tidal Toilet (English) This colonial restroom had a twice-daily, natural flushing system. Incoming tides filled the pit with seawater, and outgoing tides flushed waste out into the bay. Limpiado por las mareas (Spanish) . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--07:47: Edmund Jennings
  • Ballston, New York.
    Built log cabin here 1775. Revolutionary War patriot fought at Bemis Heights Brick front built c. 1820 Later owned by Robert Speir.

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

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  • 12/17/18--07:50: 570 Lexington Avenue
  • New York, New York.
    Designed by the renowned architectural firm of Cross & Cross, this 1929-1931 Art Deco Building is one of the most expressive skyscrapers of its era. It was constructed as the headquarters for the RCA Corporation but was . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--08:13: Edward Hopper
  • New York, New York.
    A printmaker, illustrator, and prominent watercolorist, Hopper is renowned for his oil paintings, whose focus on everyday life explores the visualization of human isolation, regret and boredom. His most famous painting, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Philemon and Lucy Bryan's home was built in 1905 by contractor Edwin T. King at the request of their two sons, Reed and Tom. Philemon and Lucy first lived in a wood-frame house that had been converted into the Bryan Hotel. . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--08:19: Mark Twain
  • New York, New York.
    In this building once lived Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) Author of the beloved American classic “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--08:22: 246 West End Avenue
  • New York, New York.
    Built in 1913, 246 West End Avenue is one of only two buildings designed on the Upper West Side by the acclaimed architect James E.R. Carpenter, recognized as the creator of the “modern” apartment. Designed in an amplified . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Reading the Cannon (English) Every Spanish bronze cannon and mortar has its own story. Each was individually cast, so by examining the engraved lettering and scrollwork, you can discover its origins and the Castillo's ties . . .

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

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