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  • 12/31/18--05:38: Nott Terrace High School
  • Schenectady, New York.
    Site of Schenectady High School. Built in 1903, renamed Nott Terrace High School in 1931. Taken down in 1974.

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

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  • 12/31/18--05:43: New Amsterdam Plein: Two
  • New York, New York.
    He had grown up speaking German, but his ancestry was French, so his name was pronounced in the French wat – Min-wee. He had no military training, but he was an individualistic, take-charge sort who would alter the course of . . .

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

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    Louisville, Kentucky.
    Side 1 Born in Dublin he arrived in America c. 1768. Present at 1776 Delaware crossing and battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, Germantown & Monmouth; wintered 1777-78 at Valley Forge: captured at Charleston 1780 with . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--05:52: Gold Star Families Monument
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    [Front:] Gold Star Families Memorial Monument A tribute to Gold Star Mothers, Fathers, and Relatives who sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom. [Back of Monument:] "To Recognize The Sacrifices Made By Families Who . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--05:55: Hammond-Harwood House
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    Built 1774 by Matthias Hammond, local patriot Designed by William Buckland, Colonial Architect 18th Century furnishings One of America's famous houses Open to the public

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Annapolis, Maryland.
    This thirty-two pounder iron cannon barrel is a cast reproduction, circa 1905, for the USS Constitution. The Naval Historical Center, Detachment Boston, in conjunction with the National Park Service has made this cannon . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--08:07: Dr. Constantine Hering
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Cofounder of the first medical society and first homeopathic medical school in the US. Hering discovered major medicines and authored definitive texts on homeopathy. He advanced the art of healing through research and . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--08:11: Smedberg Gate
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    The Smedberg Gate, sponsored by the USNA Class of 1958, honors Vice Admiral William R. Smedberg, III, USN, USNA Class of 1926, who served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy from 1956 to 1958. His inspirational . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--08:14: Class of 1956 Memorial Plaza
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    Given in recognition of all members of the Class of 1956 who served our nation so faithfully in Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force careers; in industry, government, and the professions; and to our wives and families whose . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--08:14: Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic religious order devoted to caring for the elderly poor, arrived in the U.S. in 1868 and quickly expanded nationally. At a time when the elderly were often ignored and unseen, the . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--08:17: Non Sibi Sed Patriae
  • Annapolis, Maryland.
    "Not for self, but for country" is the motto of the USNA Class of 1966—it exemplifies the tie that eternally binds together our Class, a graduate's branch of service, the Naval Service as a whole. As a Class, we were forged . . .

    (Education • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Cold • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Annapolis, Maryland.
    Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium has been called a "Memorial that happens to be a stadium". While visitors and athletes for nearly 50 years have been inspired by the campaigns and battles emblazoned around the stadium . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--11:00: James Whitcomb Riley Home
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    “Hoosier Poet” James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) gained widespread fame performing across the U.S. from 1881-1903 and for poems written in rustic Hoosier dialect, such as “Little Orphant Annie.” He lived in this house, owned . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--11:35: Fallen Deputy Memorial
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Since 1822, the Deputies of the Marion County Sheriff''s Office have provided the highest measure of public safety to the people of this great County. The tradition continues today only because these outstanding men and . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Unveiled 6th August 1922 And Handed Over to the Custody of The Provost Magistrates & Councillors Of the Burgh of Peterhead To the Glory of God And In Honour Of The Men OF This Town Who Gave Their Lives For Freedom in the . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--12:23: A Tribute
  • , United Kingdom.
    A Tribute From The People of Boddam To the Men and Women Who Served at Royal Air Force Buchan 1952 — 2003 Boddam Community Association 2009

    Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--13:06: Unmarked Graves
  • , United Kingdom.
    Their Name Liveth For Evermore. On these panels are commemorated those members of His Majesty’s Forces who gave their lives for their country in the Great War Whose graves are in this churchyard but are not marked by . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    1939 1945 They Were Honored In Their Generations And Were The Glory Of Their Times

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--13:25: New Deer War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To The Glory Of God And In Proud And Grateful Memory Of The Men From The Parish Of New Deer Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In The Wars 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945 Sergeant A. Davidson Gordons · Sergeant R. Stewart . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--13:25: Methlick War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    Erected In Grateful Remembrance Of The Men Connected With This District Who Fell in the Great War 1914 – 1919. Gordon Hrs. Captn. George A.G. Moir · Sergt. George Gray · Sergt. Alex. G. Leask · Cpl. Herbert W. Burr · Cpl. . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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