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  • 12/17/18--18:27: Civil War Memorial
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Erected by Union County to the memory of her soldiery 1861 to 1865 ————— The Republic called They answered with their blood ————————————————— July 4, 1995 We, the People of Union County rededicate this monument in honor of . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 14 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Keiss Quoad Sacra Parish To the Memory of The Fallen In the Great War 1914 – 1919 Pte. Alexander Bain Sea.H. April 18, 1918. · Pte William Budge Can. I. Oct. 31, 1918 · Cpl. Donald Budge S.Gds. March 27, 1918. · Sea. . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    To Commemorate the Visit Of His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay To Glenmorangie Distillery 31st July 2013

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--18:30: Falls of Lora
  • , United Kingdom.
    Falls of Lora At certain states of the tide you will see spectacular overfalls with a water level drop of up to 1.2m and a lot of white water in front of you. The Falls of Lora form at the shallow narrows where Loch Etive . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--18:30: The Water of Life
  • , United Kingdom.
    Uisge Beatha The Water of Life Atlantic Ocean Weather Systems Play a Considerable Part In Life on Scotland’s West Coast and Bring The Water of Life to All Who Live Here It comes from the sea · It comes from the sky · It . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    To The Glory Of God Jutland · Marne · Mons · Ypres · Loos · Zeebruge · Paschendale · Beaumont Hamel · Ostend · Festubert · Vimy · Neuve Chapelle · Somme · Cambrai · Peronne Erected to The Memory of The Men of Lybster and . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--18:30: Patrick Sinclair
  • , United Kingdom.
    To Commemorate The Founder of this Village and Harbour Lieutenant-General Patrick Sinclair of Lybster 1735-1820 He served in North America 1759 -1784 with the Black Watch and the 15th Regiment of Foot against the French and . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/17/18--18:30: The Innes
  • , United Kingdom.
    This pub was officially opened in 1860 by innkeeper Mrs Margaret Patterson. The name of the pub at this time is currently unknown. However, this pub was open for at least ten years prior to officially becoming a licensed . . .

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

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  • 12/17/18--18:30: Wick War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Honour of All Those Who Suffered And in Proud and Grateful Remembrance of the Fallen Sons of the Burgh of Wick Who Died for Home and Freedom In the Great War, 1914 — 1919 Also In Honoured and Grateful Remembrance of All . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    Edward Clark, heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune and owner of much land on the Upper West Side, collaborated with Henry J. Hardenbergh, architect of the nearby Dakota Apartments (1884), the city’s first luxury . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Guarding the Back Door (English) The Spanish built the Castillo de San Marcos along the winding, shallow channel of the Matanzas River. Any ships entering the inlet faced the fort head on, unable to deploy their guns . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Deadly Crossfire (English) The Spanish built the star-shaped Castillo de San Marcos in the late-1600s. The star design responded to the advent of a deadly new weapon: the cannon. The fort's complex shape meant a battery of . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/18/18--11:04: 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 • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Government House: Legacy of Authority (English) Government House is a landmark in the history of our nation's government. From the 16th century, a building on this site served as an administrative center — as official . . .

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

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  • 12/18/18--11:09: Pale Male
  • New York, New York.
    Pale Male, the red-railed hawk, is the PS6 school mascot. In 1993, Pale Male came to New York City and built his nest on the facade of a Fifth Avenue apartment building. He was the first and only one of the hawks to build a . . .

    (Animals • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/18/18--11:13: The Washington Post
  • Downtown, District of Columbia.
    The Washington Post was published at this site for more than half a century, from October 1893 to December 1950–reporting then, as now, the events large and small that touch the lives of the citizens of the capital city, the . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Government House: National Significance (English) Government House is nationally significant as the first known Federal government restoration of a historic building to accommodate modern governmental functions. Today's . . .

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

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  • 12/18/18--11:19: Coquina in These Walls
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    Coquina in these Walls (English) Special to the architecture of Government House and St. Augustine's defenses, churches, and residences is coquina, a rare native shell stone formed over a long period of geological time and . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Landmarks • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Government House: Changing of the Guard (English) Until 1763, the Governor's House was Spanish Florida's capitol. When Spain ceded Florida to Great Britain, the British governors of East Florida made Governor's House their . . .

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

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    Dania Beach, Florida.
    African Americans living in South Florida in the earlier part of the 20th century drove from as far away as Palm Beach and Miami to use Fort Lauderdale’s beaches, but met with significant resistance from oceanfront property . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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