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  • 01/01/19--19:25: Joseph Loranger 1817
  • Monroe, Michigan.
    This ground and the Public Square was granted by Joseph Loranger in 1817 to the County of Monroe for public puroses

    (Charity & Public Work • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:29: Antioch Cemetery
  • Oneonta, Alabama.
    Antioch (an'~te~ok') was an ancient Biblical city and a chief center of early Christianity. Today, many churches and cemeteries throughout the United States use the name. Once called Glover's Graveyard, the earliest recorded . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:31: Woodlawn Historic Landscapes
  • Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    In prehistory, nomadic groups hunted and forage here. Under English rule, the land was privatized, with ownership rights granted by royal authority. George Washington bought the Chapel Lands after 1760. He bequeathed this . . .

    (Agriculture • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Homer, New York.
    Dr. James Henry Salisbury 1823. Pioneer in germ theory research. Invented salisbury steak to combat illness in Civil War soldiers.

    (Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:43: Vestal Depot
  • Vestal, New York.
    Built 1881 in Carpenter Gothic style for D.L. & W. Railroad. Moved to this site in 1972. Restored and reopened as museum in 1976.

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:46: Vestal Park
  • Vestal, New York.
    Revolutionary War veterans John Rush and William Weston, Civil War veterans and early town settlers buried here.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:51: Hendricks House
  • Red Hook, New York.
    Built 1865 for Allen B. and Anna R. Hendricks in the octagonal & concrete form popularized by O.S. Fowler. Red Hook Library since 1935

    (Architecture • Communications • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--19:54: The Borough of Jermyn
  • Jermyn, Pennsylvania.
    Once a thriving coal town in the middle of the Anthracite Region, Jermyn is the epitome of the picturesque and historic American small town. Originally known as "Four Mile Town," the Village was later called Rushdale, . . .

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

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  • 01/01/19--20:14: War Memorial
  • Mayfield, Pennsylvania.
    Erected and dedicated in memory of all who have served and to those who gave their lives in the service of our country in all of our conflicts.

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

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    Los Angeles, California.
    This Griffith Park canyon area served as the City’s Zoo from its founding in 1912 to 1965, when the Los Angeles Zoo moved to its current location about two miles north of where you are currently standing. Many of the walls, . . .

    (Animals • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--21:53: Baldwin Common
  • Savage, Maryland.
    Commons originated in England as open areas within settlements where people could graze their livestock. In colonial American, these areas became known as "village greens" where people assembled, troops drilled and games . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--22:01: Colonel Lindsley
  • Lindley, New York.
    Burying ground est. 1794 Revolutionary War veterans buried here. Col. Eleazer Lindsley, Dr. Ezekiel Mulford Captain John Seelye

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--22:07: Building 2
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    This building once housed the U.S. Naval Observatory (1844-1893), the workplace of Navy scientists whose skill and perseverance made this institution one of the finest astronomical laboratories in the world. Here its . . .

    (Air & Space • Communications • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/01/19--22:17: Poospatuck Res.
  • Mastic, New York.
    Unkechaug Indian Nation recognized by State of New York 1777. Located 1 mile south at Forge River & Poospatuck Creek.

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

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  • 01/02/19--06:08: General John Gregg
  • Varina, Virginia.
    General John Gregg killed near here 7 October 1864 Battle of Darbytown

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--09:08: The Church of St Roche
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Church of St Roche with its Renaissance façade was created in 1516 through the . . .

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

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    , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The three-storey building in Classicist style was designed for the building of the . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--09:48: The Grisogono Palace
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The medieval house of the old Split patrician family of Grisogono was constructed on . . .

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

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    , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The little church built in the 6th century in the sentries' walkway above the Iron . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--10:55: The Iron Gate Palace
  • , Croatia.
    Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The remains of this Late Gothic palace of the mid-15th century, which suffered . . .

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

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