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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Government House & Plaza (English) St. Augustine's Plaza is the city's heart and soul. Dominating the west end of the Plaza since the 16th century, with a view of all activities on the Plaza and in the harbor, the . . .

    (Colonial Era • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    17 West 16th Street Built in 1846 by architect Edward Mesier, the bowed front of this building is more typical of row houses found in Boston, rather than New York. The Greek revival doorway and its eared architrave, frieze . . .

    (Architecture • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--08:34: Tin Pan Alley
  • New York, New York.
    28th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues was the legendary Tin Pan Alley where the business of the American popular song flourished during the first decades of the 20th Century. Presented by the National Music Council, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    Constructed in 1907, this was the original home of the Colony Club. Stanford White was the architect and Elsie De Wolfe the interior decorator. In 1963, the building was acquired by the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    The Church of the Incarnation contains art work by noted Victorians such as Tiffany, Lafarge, St. Gaudens, Burne-Jones, William Morris and Daniel Chester French. The church is a New York City Landmark and was placed on the . . .

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

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    Key West, Florida.
    On September 13, 1833, the United States government purchased this harbor-front lot. The Naval Depot was authorized by an Act of Congress on July 21, 1852. Capt. J.M. Scarritt and Lt. J.J. Philbrick supervised the . . .

    (Architecture • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--08:48: Sniffen Court
  • New York, New York.
    Designated an historic district on June 21, 1966 by the New York City landmarks Preservation Commission, these buildings were constructed in Early Romanesque Revival style about the time of the Civil War and were used as . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--08:52: The Engineers Club
  • New York, New York.
    Bryant Park Place a cooperative corporation originally known as “The Engineers Club” In 1903, Andrew Carnegie presented the Professional Associations of Engineers with a donation to fund the establishment of a professional . . .

    (Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Engulfed in Flames (English) Spanish soldiers watch in horror as English troops set fire to their homes. They are helpless. The drawbridges are up. The soldier-settlers and their families are sheltered within the crowded . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--08:59: American-Standard Building
  • New York, New York.
    Raymond M. Hood’s use of black brick, trimmed with golden colored stone, in the design of this building, is an early instance of vivid coloration on the surface of a skyscraper. Construction was completed in 1924 for the . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--09:06: St. Regis Hotel
  • New York, New York.
    Plaque 1 The St. Regis Hotel, one of the most elegant and sophisticated Beaux-Arts style buildings in New York, in among the oldest of the early “skyscraper” hotels. Commissioned by John Jacob Astor, it heralded the . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--17:07: Site of The College Inn
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    This marks the site of The College Inn "On The Quadrangle" 1908 - 1973

    (Education • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--17:20: Samuel May Williams
  • Galveston, Texas.
    (Front) In memory of Samuel May Williams Born in Providence, R. I. October 4, 1795 Died in Galveston, Texas September 13, 1858 His wife Sarah Scott Williams Born in Kentucky December 7, 1807 Died in Galveston, Texas August . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--17:21: Catherine Isabel Cox Sherman
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Wife of General Sidney Sherman Born April 27, 1815 Died January 20, 1865

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--17:24: Nicholas D. Labadie
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Nicholas Descomps Labadie was born in Canada in 1802. In Missouri, he trained for the priesthood and later changed to the study of medicine. In 1831, he moved to Texas, serving as post surgeon at Anahuac. He served in the . . .

    (Science & Medicine • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--17:25: Michel B. Menard
  • Galveston, Texas.
    A native of Canada, Michel B. Menard came to Texas in 1829. He lived in Nacogdoches and Liberty before settling in Galveston in 1833. He was one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836, and later . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--17:26: Warren D. C. Hall
  • Galveston, Texas.
    North Carolina native Warren DeWitt Clinton Hall was an early immigrant to Texas who took part in several military expeditions against Spain and Mexico. He served as acting Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas at the . . .

    (Politics • War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--17:26: Moore Avenue
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--17:32: Louis Trezevant Wigfall
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Native South Carolinian, Sergeant in Seminole War, lawyer, member Texas Legislature, an ardent secessionist as United States Senator from 1859 to 1861, visited Fort Sumter with surrender demand as aide to General Beauregard, . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--17:35: Nahor Biggs Yard
  • Galveston, Texas.
    In 1838 New Jersey native Nahor Biggs Yard arrived in the new town of Galveston and built one of the city's first residences. Yard enjoyed success in business but is best remembered for his distinguished civic and military . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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