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  • 12/26/18--11:06: Ceannabeinne Township Trail
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ceannabeinne Township Trail The Highland Township In the Eighteenth century Ceannabeinne was typical of a farming community in the Highlands. The farm was rented by a Tacksman from Lord Reay, Chief of Clan MacKay. In turn . . .

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

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  • 12/26/18--11:06: Ceannabeinne Township Trail
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ceannabeinne Township Trail Houses and Homes – Life begins to get better Of the 14 houses recorded here in 1841, little remains. However, in front of this sign you should be able to make out the rectangular foundation of a . . .

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

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  • 12/26/18--11:06: Durness War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    Erected by the People of Durness to the Glory of God And in Sorrowful Memory of Their Noble Dead Who Fell in the Great War of 1914 1919. And also in Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives 1939—1945. Siol nan Sonn’s nan . . .

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

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  • 12/26/18--11:07: Durness
  • , United Kingdom.
    Durness This stone feature, built in 1886, was originally located at the road junction and housed a clock. It was moved to this location in 1993 when the Village Square was upgraded. George Whyte of Sangomore, the local . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--12:05: The Seven Stars
  • near Woodstown, New Jersey.
    A tavern on Kings Highway started 1751. This building now a residence, 1762. The small front window provided curb service.

    (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Defense in Depth (English) Enemy troops would have encountered an obstacle course of rising slopes, low walls, and ditches before reaching the Castillo's walls. The Spanish built this extensive defensive system to help . . .

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

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    Under Continuous Attack (English) Castillo de San Marcos has been under attack since construction began in 1672. Enemy gunfire assaulted these walls with little damage. The unrelenting onslaught of time and weather, . . .

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

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  • 12/26/18--14:05: First Lady Caroline Harrison
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Caroline Scott Harrison (1832–1892), wife of President Benjamin Harrison, advocated for the arts and worked to expand women’s influence outside the home. She was active in charity work in Indiana and Washington, D.C., . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--17:24: Caddo Trace
  • Daingerfield, Texas.
    Hunting and trade route for area between Arkansas and Red Rivers; used by Caddo Indians, who occupied the northeast corner of Texas and adjacent states. Like many Indian trails, it was later usurped by whites; after 1840, . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--17:37: Kellyville
  • Kellyville, Texas.
    Named for George Addison Kelly - Died 1909 - Proprietor of an early foundry which cast cow bells widely used bu ox-team freighters. After 1860 his factory turned out the first modern plows used in Texas.

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

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Ces dalles de béton au sol conservent la trace de deux petits hangars construits dans les années 1970 pour abriter une génératrice et un criard électronique. Le premier hangar abritait un criard électronique. En effet, dans . . .

    (Communications • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--20:28: First Publix Store 1930
  • Winter Haven, Florida.
    George W. Jenkins, founder of Publix Super Markets Inc. was born Sept. 29, 1907, in Harris City, GA. At the age of 17, he came to Florida and took a job as a food store clerk in Tampa. In 1930, he decided to open his own . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    [West wall:] During the Civil War, Alexandria's population swelled with more than 20,000 enslaved African Americans fleeing Confederate territory for safety behind Union lines. Initially called Contrabands because they were . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
    On this 13-acre site, bounded by Broward Boulevard, South Federal Highway, SE 3rd Avenue, and SE 2nd Street, stood the original Fort Lauderdale High School. The land was donated by Frank and Ivy Strahanan, Fort Lauderdale’s . . .

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

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    John Tucker's small factory at Broomilaw Point was one of several brickyards that operated in the City of Alexandria. Park Agnew and M.B. Harlow bought the brickworks in 1890, expanding and mechanizing Tucker's small . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--21:02: Garces-Smith Monument
  • near San Bernardino, California.
    Traveled by Fr. Francisco Garcés, March, 1776, and Jedediah S. Smith, November, 1826.

    (Exploration • Hispanic Americans) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Great Falls, Montana.
    Native American tribes followed the buffalo through this area and camped at Giant Springs. The temperature of the spring water stays a consistent 54 degrees all year long, making this a good site for winter camps. Lewis and . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/18--21:40: Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse
  • Hillsboro Beach, Florida.
    This lighthouse is one of five skeletal cast-iron towers built by the Russel Wheel and Foundry Co. in Detroit, Michigan. The optical system was built in 1906 by Barbier Benard et Turren in Paris, France. Following its . . .

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

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    Archaeological evidence indicates that humans have occupied the Potomac River Valley for over 13,000 years and Jones Point for almost 9,000 years. Attracted by the rich resources of Hunting Creek marsh, indigenous people . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Great Falls, Montana.
    Over 150 million gallons of water flow from Giant Springs everyday and cascade into the Missouri River. The springs occur where cracks in the rocks above the Madison Limestone allow water to leak upward to the land surface. . . .

    (Exploration • Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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