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  • 12/31/18--15:26: Potterfield Bridge
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    No place that we knew so strong, so pleasant and delightful in Virginia that we called it Non-such. —John Smith, describing Powhatan, later the site of Richmond Potterfield Bridge This bridge honors the crowning achievement . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/18--19:08: Nairn Fishwife
  • , United Kingdom.
    ‘Nairn Fishwife’ In Nairn, when the fishing industry was at its height in the late 19th century, the Fishwife played a very important role within the community. As well as being responsible for caring for house and family, . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--19:08: Fortune’s Beacon
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Pictish Rodney’s Stone was carved around 1,200 years ago. A beacon for the community, it may have marked a place where people came to be baptised, married or hear Mass. Brodie born and bred … The family home to over #400 . . .

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

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  • 12/31/18--19:09: Findhorn Tercentenary
  • , United Kingdom.
    Findhorn Residents Association 2002 To Commemorate The Tercentenary of Findhorn 1702 - 2002

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

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  • 12/31/18--19:09: Kinloss War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Honoured Memory of The Brave Men from Kinloss Parish Who Fell in the Great War 1914 — 1919 Capt. C.G. Grant Peterkin, Scottish Horse. · Lieut. A.S. Middleton, R.A.F. · 2nd Lt. A. Masson, Seaforth Hrs. · Corpl. R.E. . . .

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

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    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
    Explored the Bay of Saint Louis on August 25, 1699 and named it for Louis IX of France.

    (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--08:40: War Memorial
  • Dickson City, Pennsylvania.
    In grateful tribute to the men and women of this community who served. ??? In honor of those who made the supreme sacrifice ??? 1917 World War I 1918 Zigmund Cheresko • John Mierzjewski • Charles Opanovitz Walter Welenc • . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--10:23: Captain Johnston Blakely
  • Blakely, Pennsylvania.
    This anchor is preserved here as a memorial to Captain Johnston Blakely, captain of the sloop-of-war "Wasp" during the War of 1812. Captain Blakely was born in October 1781 and after a courageous naval career was lost at sea . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Olyphant, Pennsylvania.
    In dedication to the miners and families whose lives were forever changed by the anthracite coal industry of the Lackawanna Valley. Dedicated August 9, 2009

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--11:13: Providence Baptist Church
  • Paris, Texas.
    This small rural church was organized in 1868 by John A. Fuller with about twelve members. Early worship services were held at the Methodist church building and in local schoolhouse. Joseph Givens, for whom the surrounding . . .

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

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  • 01/01/19--11:41: McCuistion Home
  • Paris, Texas.
    Built 1858 as a story and a half home by early doctor, A.S.Johnson. Remodeled 1907. Occupied in 1916 by Dr. L.P. McCuistion (1869-1947), 57 years a physician, who founded the Sanitarium of Paris in 1914 and led in . . .

    (Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Olyphant, Pennsylvania.
    When Ukrainians began arriving in Olyphant around 1870, they found the language difficult and the customs different. Longing to worship in their own rite and their own language, they established SS. Cyril & Methodius . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Peckville, Pennsylvania.
    [Died in service] Peter P. Balog • Elwin C. Barnes • Alfred Casagrande Nelson W. Chivers • John F. Chrzan • Charles H. Davey Jr. John W. Dewey • John J. Dubravcak • Francis E. Elvidge William Evans Jr. • John T. Freeman • . . .

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

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  • 01/01/19--12:42: World War I Memorial
  • Peckville, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--12:56: Gino J. Merli
  • Peckville, Pennsylvania.
    Medal of Honor World War II Sars la Bruyere Belgium 4-5 September 1944

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--14:06: Korean War Memorial
  • Peckville, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--14:19: Viet Nam War Memorial
  • Peckville, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--14:23: Honey Grove City Hall
  • Honey Grove, Texas.
    In 1885, ten years after the town of Honey Grove was incorporated, Mayor J. P. Gilmer brought to the attention of the City Council the need for a city hall and jail building. This structure was completed four years later. It . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--14:25: The Earliest Inhabitants
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    After 10,000 B.C., as glacial ice retreated, small bands of Paleo-Indians moved into the vicinity of what would become Alexandria. Moving frequently within wide areas, these bands hunted game and collected the plant . . .

    (Agriculture • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    The Woodlawn Cultural Landscape Historic District includes the historic properties Woodlawn, George Washington's Gristmill, the Pope-Leighey House, Woodlawn Baptist Church Cemetery, Woodlawn Quaker Meetinghouse, Grand View, . . .

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

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