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  • 12/21/18--11:41: Rounds Cemetery
  • Vestal, New York.
    Pioneer Alfred Rounds and some of his descendants are buried in this stone-walled family cemetery on land son Jacob purchased in 1825.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--11:46: Timothy Jerome
  • Fabius, New York.
    Log cabin site and farm land purchased in 1793 first Fabius supervisor great great granduncle of Sir Winston Churchill

    (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--11:50: Trolley Depot
  • Penn Yan, New York.
    Site of Penn Yan, Keuka Park & Branchport Railway Depot. An electric passenger trolley ran here from 1897 to 1927. Freight service until 1928.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--11:57: Wendle Community Mausoleum
  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
    In c.1912 the Wendle Family Mausoleum at this location was constructed by H.M. Wendle, a stone mason, as a final resting place for family. Eventually the structure deteriorated beyond repair. In 2007, with assistance from . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--12:01: 55 Wall Street
  • New York, New York.
    55 Wall Street was designed by prominent Boston Architect Isaiah Rogers and constructed between 1836 and 1842. The façade of the original four-story, Greek Revival style building features twelve massive Ionic columns, each a . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    55 Wall Street Isiah Rogers, architect, `1836-14; McKim, Mead and White, addition, 1910 The enormous Ionic columns supporting the lower level of the Merchant’s Exchange at 55 Wall Street, each cut from a single piece of . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--12:06: Sojourner Truth
  • Ulster Park, New York.
    A slave here at Martinus Schryver's tavern: 1808-1810. Speaker-activist on abolition, women's rights & temperance.

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Denmark.
    I dette hus havde de Samvirkende Fagforbund (LO) dere første domicil 1898-1900 - (English translation:) In this building the Cooperative Trade Union (LO) had its first home, 1898-1900.

    (Labor Unions) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--17:59: Eliza Fraser
  • , United Kingdom.
    Home of Eliza Fraser Who in 1836 survived shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef and capture by Aborigines to become a legendary figure in Australian history.

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

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  • 12/21/18--18:00: The Lieutenant’s House
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Lieutenant’s House This house was built by Lieutenant James Robertson RN, who commanded HMS Beresford at The Battle of Plattsburg in 1812.

    (War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--18:00: Stromness War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory Of The Gallant Dead Who Gave Their Lives For Honour and Freedom In The European War 1914 — 1919 bnn Erected by The Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Stromness Assisted by Natives of the District in This and in . . .

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

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  • 12/21/18--18:00: Alexander Graham
  • , United Kingdom.
    Alexander Graham Died 16th April 1783 This fountain is erected to perpetuate the memory of Alexander Graham, a native of this town, who, during the years 1743 - 1758, at great pecuniary sacrifice to himself, fought the . . .

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

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  • 12/21/18--18:00: Warehouse
  • , United Kingdom.
    Warehouse Built in 1780s originally for American rice trade during the 7 years war

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--18:00: Shipwrecks of Scapa Flow
  • , United Kingdom.
    Shipwrecks of Scapa Flow Scuttle! On 21 June 1919 the entire German High Seas Fleet of 74 warships was scuttled in the great natural harbour of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Isles on the orders of Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter. . . .

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

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  • 12/21/18--18:01: Scrabster Harbour
  • , United Kingdom.
    Highlands & Islands of Scotland Scrabster Harbour Skarabolstathar Caithness and Orkney were settled by the Norse and Skarabolstathar — ‘the homestead at the cliff edge' — is mentioned in the Orkneyinga Saga as a stronghold . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/21/18--18:01: Thurso War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Memorial Is Dedicated To Those From The Parish Of Thurso, Who, In the War of 1914 — 1919 Laid Down Their Lives For God and Country and the Cause of Freedom We Thank Our God Upon Every Remembrance Of Them Alexander . . .

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

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    , Denmark.
    Til minde om kampen i Nyborg den 29 Aug. 1943 Kaptajn ved 20 Batl. C.L. Wesenberg R. af. D. Kornet ved 6 Batl. K.B. Madsen Menig ved 20 Batl. Ivan Jacobsen Orlogsgast N.B. Olsen De gave deres liv for Danmark - . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Denmark.
    Vidste du, at der her på Nonnebakken har ligget en af Danmarks markante vikingeborge fra 900-lallet? En ringborg af samme slags som bl.a. Trelleborg ved Slagelse og Aggersborg ved Limfjorden. Byggeriet har været så . . .

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

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    June 12th, 1925 "The committee on location of the Children's Museum reported that the building on the Propylaeum grounds now occupied by The Little Theater Society could be secured..." December 6th, 1975 One-half Century ago . . .

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

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  • 12/22/18--11:30: East Helena Main Street Park
  • East Helena, Montana.
    The Main Street and J.F. Kennedy Parks are for your enjoyment with tables, benches, rest rooms, swimming pool and playground equipment. The American Smelting & Refining Company produced lead bullion from ores shipped in from . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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