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  • 12/27/18--18:05: Old Korean Legation Museum
  • Logan Circle, District of Columbia.
    This building used to house the first diplomatic mission of Korea (then Joseon) in the U.S. from 1889 through 1905. As such, it is a landmark that represents the cradle of the Korea-U.S. partnership. Restored to its original . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/27/18--18:47: The Perner House
  • Ozona, Texas.
    In 1893, T.L. Hammonds moved a 3-room frame house from the nearby town of Emerald to this site. In 1894, Phillip Perner (1860-1905), a local merchant, purchased and enlarged the structure. Following Perner's death, his wife, . . .

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

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    Farmingdale, New York.
    Allen, J.D. · Altese, J. · Bacarella, T. · Beierling, G. · Brand, S. · Brescia, W. · Barry, F. · Bausch, R. · Bausch, C. · Button, B. · Bolton, T. · Baldwin, F. · Bruckner, J. · Cassano, F. · Corali, J. · Costalla, C. · . . .

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

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    Plaquemine, Louisiana.
    Methodist circuit riders came out of Mississippi into this area soon after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. A Union church building was erected in 1841 on what is now the parking lot of the present Methodist Church. This . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--18:25: Keoldale Green
  • , United Kingdom.
    Keoldale Green Rubha an Tigh Shaille Rubha an Tigh Shaille is Gaelic for 'Point of the Salt House' more commonly known today as 'Keoldale Green. The land here is an oasis of green in a barren wilderness, the weathering of . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--18:25: Stories in sand
  • , United Kingdom.
    Stories in sand Gainmheach Angelo aithris During the Ice Age, great glaciers and ice sheets gouged out the river valleys and scoured the mountains here. Today, wind and waves help shape this sandy landscape. Ri Linn na . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--18:25: Mark of Gratitude
  • , United Kingdom.
    1883 As A Mark Of Gratitude And Respect To The Inhabitants Of Durness And Eddrachillis For Their Hospitality, While Projecting This Road, This Inscription Is Placed Over This Well By Their Humble Servant Peter Lawson . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--18:26: A moving story
  • , United Kingdom.
    A moving story Siubhal nan clach The boulders you see perched on top of the low hill across the road weren't always there. The huge blocks of rock once lay many miles to the southeast. So how did they get here? Chithear . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--18:26: X Craft Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Cairn Was Erected To Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The XIIth Submarine Flotilla 10th April 1993 The Security of These Top Secret Operations Was Guarded by the Local People of This District Who Knew So Much and . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--18:26: Kylesku Bridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    Kylesku Bridge Opened by Her Majesty The Queen 8th August, 1984 The bridge replaces the ferry service which has existed since the early nineteenth century. The bridge was built for the Highland Regional Council and partly . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Key West, Florida.
    Connecticut mariner and wrecker Benjamin Sawyer built the first house on this property by 1844. From 1888-1890, much of Key West's port business took place in Sawyer's home, until the completion of the federal Custom House. . . .

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

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    In 1833, Josiah Davis constructed a narrow, 400-yard-long building where rope was manufactured for ship's rigging, a once-thriving maritime industry for the nearby port of Alexandria. [Caption:] The Jones Point ropewalk was . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--21:06: Welcome to Jones Point Park
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    The open vistas, recreational fields, or fishing pier may be what drew you to Jones Point Park, but archaeological and historical evidence shows that this land has been attracting people for a multitude of reasons during the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • War, US Civil • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fellsmere, Florida.
    Frank William Heiser was born in Lafayette, Indiana, in 1892. He was orphaned at age 14 and later dropped out of school. In 1911, Heiser bought a 20-acre farm in Fellsmere and moved to the area in 1912. He married Fellsmere . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--21:12: Big Tree
  • Glendora, California.
    The Big Tree was planted in the late 1880’s by Mr. Edgar J. Owens, one of Glendora’s early residents. The tree, botanical name Ficus Macrophylla, is commonly called Moreton Bay Fig and is named after the Moreton Bay region . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--21:20: William Brown, M.D.
  • Lorton, Virginia.
    Dr. William Brown, Revolutionary War physician, was born in Scotland and raised in Maryland. After studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh, he established a practice in Alexandria. In 1775 he became surgeon of the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Science & Medicine • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/28/18--21:24: Old Galveston Square
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Situated between two wharves and close to the Customs House, this site was an ideal location for early Galveston businesses. Retail and wholesale merchants began trading here in hardware, jewelry, real estate, crockery, . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--21:26: San Dimas Hotel
  • San Dimas, California.
    Designed by respected architects Joseph C. Newsom and his brother Samuel, the two and one-half story hotel was built in the Eastlake style. The San Jose Land Company began construction in 1885, but by the time it was . . .

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

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  • 12/28/18--21:31: Lighthouse Park
  • Ulster Park, New York.
    Welcome. From this site, you can see the Esopus Lighthouse, which was built to warn captains of the shallow water or flats to the west. The present lighthouse was constructed in 1871 and closed in 1965, when automated lights . . .

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

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    Lorton, Virginia.
    George Washington, like his father before him, served on the vestry of Truro Parish, which the Virginia General Assembly established in 1732. Colonial vestries managed parish affairs and provided crucial services to the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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