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    , Germany.
    An dieser Stelle stand einst das nördliche Tor der äußeren Stadtmauer, das so genannte Rügshöfer Tor. Um 1470 unter Bischof Rudolf von Scherenberg errichtet, 1625 umgebaut und erweitert. Der Wappenstein ist noch erhalten. . . .

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

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    Between 1911 and 1912, Battery Cove, the shallow bay extending from the southern edge of Keith's Wharf southward to Jones Point, was [unreadable] for the Civil War Battery Rodgers and was used as a small [unreadable] for an . . .

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

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    The Alexandria Marine Railway Company was founded in 1849 at the site of the former Keith's Wharf. Until the Depression of 1857, the firm refitted and repaired the sailing craft that plied the harbors of Alexandria, . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--11:34: Minter's Chapel Cemetery
  • Irving, Texas.
    Soon after lay minister Green W. Minter (1803-1887) moved here about 1854, he helped organize Minter's Chapel Methodist Church. His son in law James Cate set aside 4.1 acres here for a church and a burial ground. The . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--11:36: Frierson-Hendry Cemetery
  • Ft. Myers, Florida.
    Thought to be the oldest private cemetery in Fort Myers. Established in the 1870's

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    On January 22, 1791, George Washington appointed Andrew Ellicott and Benjamin Banneker to survey the boundaries of the "District of Columbia," to be the home of the Federal government of the United States. The President . . .

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

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    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
    Believed to be from the wreck of the British cartel ship "L'Athenaise" sunk Nov 1, 1804 with 179 French prisoners of war. Found off Barefoot Mailman Hotel, Hillsboro Beach in 1967 by Dr. Donald King Bob Jordan Mel Fisher . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--11:50: Santa Fe Depot
  • San Dimas, California.
    In May, 1887 in San Dimas the Santa Fe Railroad completed its transcontinental line. Centennial commemoration October 17, 1987.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--11:52: Sawyer's Mill
  • Saugerties, New York.
    Stood on this site 1663. Saugerties derived its name from the Dutch word “De Zaagertjes”. State Education Departement 1936

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--11:55: New Amsterdam Plein: One
  • New York, New York.
    One A New Land By tens and twenties the settlers came in 1624 and 1625, pitching on the inhuman waves in frightfully vulnerable wooden ships. Two months it took to follow in the wake of the English explorer Henry Hudson, . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--11:57: The City Gate
  • St. Augustine, Florida.
    For strength and beauty, the gateway in this palm log defense line was built of white-plastered stone, with red-roofed towers (1808).

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

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  • 12/29/18--12:47: 60th Running Daytona 500
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    2018 Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon #3

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--19:09: A geological sandwich
  • , United Kingdom.
    A geological sandwich Sreath air muin sreath For many people, this is one of the grandest views in Britain — and for geologists it's also one of the most exciting! Look at the scene across the loch and you can see two lines . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--19:09: Ardvreck Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ardvreck Castle Seat of the MacLeods of Assynt An old song makes history alive again, as a rickle of stones perplex the dark theatre of the mind with a shouting crowd and, in the middle, MacLeod of Assynt and his greater . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/29/18--19:10: Cultural Landscape
  • , United Kingdom.
    Chambered Cairn Dating to before 2000BC, by far the earliest indication of human occupation in this area is a burial cairn on a knoll above Ardvreck. It was excavated in 1925 and a massive slab lining one side of the . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--19:10: Calda House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Calda House Conjectural Reconstruction c.1730 Calda is still known locally as the White House and, with its white walls and window and door surrounds of imported dressed sandstone, it must have looked very splendid indeed. . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--19:10: Glacier detectives
  • , United Kingdom.
    Glacier detectives Sruthan nam fianais Icy evidence Glaciers leave a trail of evidence showing where they've been. But it's not always a simple piece of detective work to find out exactly what happened in the past. Dileab na . . .

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

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  • 12/29/18--20:36: Trent House
  • Trenton, New Jersey.
    An immigrant from Scotland, Philadelphia merchant William Trent built this house in 1719 on a traditional Lenape site for his family and enslaved servants. During the American Revolution it served as a base for Hessian . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/18--06:55: Indian Village
  • Slidell, Louisiana.
    In 1699 Bienville visited the Colapissa Indians who lived in this area. The Indians called the Pearl River "Taleatcha" ("rock river") because of pearls found in shells from its waters. The French found the river water good to drink.

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/18--07:26: Rionda’s Tower
  • Alpine, New Jersey.
    . . .

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

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