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  • 01/02/19--11:09: 1942 Rose Bowl
  • Pasadena, California.
    The 1942 Rose Bowl was the 28th Rose Bowl Game. Originally scheduled to be played in the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, it was moved to Durham, North Carolina, due to the fears of an attack on the West Coast of . . .

    (Sports • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    8th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 4 6-pdrs., 2 12-pdr. howitzers. Buell's Brigade, Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Sept. 20. 1863. Captain George Estep, Commanding 1st Lieut. Jeremiah Voris. 1st Lieut. Samuel Winsor. . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--11:12: Radford House
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    Admiral Arthur W. Radford, USN graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1916 and was designated a naval aviator in 1920 upon completion of flight training. During WWI, he served with the battleship fleet. His . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World I • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--11:15: Deruyter Dam
  • Deruyter, New York.
    Built CA. 1861-1864 creating lake to supply water for Erie Canal. Reservoir feeds Limestone Creek.

    (Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--11:17: Eisenmann-Enteman Building
  • Monroe, Michigan.
    United States Department of the Interior Certified Historic Property Old Village Historic District Reborn 1986 River Raisin Properties Limited Partnership

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

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  • 01/02/19--11:21: The Applegate Trail
  • Ashland, Oregon.
    In the spring of 1846 pioneers settling in the western valleys of Oregon encouraged the opening of an alternate wagon route from the states to their settlements—one that avoided the perils of the Columbia River, and one free . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--11:23: New Amsterdam Plein : Six
  • New York, New York.
    New Amsterdam Plein : Six New Amsterdam Under Peter Minuit, the settlers of the little city of New Amsterdam worked quickly. By about 1627 they had 30 wooden houses constructed along “The Strand”, facing the bluffed shore . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--11:28: Allen T. Caperton
  • Union, West Virginia.
    Born here november 21, 1810, Monroe County, he served in both houses of the Virginia legislature before the civil war. Although he opposed secession, he voted for it in 1861 at the Richmond Convention. From 1863 to 1865, . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Athens, Texas.
    Constituted in Randolph County, Ala. Nov. 23, 1850; opened services here, a Baptist Branch, Jan. 1851, during resting of 150 Pilgrims in covered wagon caravan led by Samuel Tine Owen, a brother, John Bunyan Owen, and . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--11:35: 9051-9053 Baltimore Street
  • Savage, Maryland.
    This historic mill home has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--11:51: Rockland Mill Village
  • Rockland, Delaware.
    The site of the Rockland Mill Village is one of the earliest and longest-functioning mill seats on the Brandywine. Grist milling commenced c.1724 and was replaced by a fulling and cotton mill c.1735. Paper was the primary . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--12:15: Walk To Freedom
  • Hyde Park, New York.
    In Oct 1828 Sojourner Truth walked this road from West Park to Rifton leaving slavery behind for a life of freedom

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--12:19: Pulaski
  • Schenectady, New York.
    Count Casimir Pulaski - Polish friend of America in the Revolutionary War distinguished himself on General George Washington’s staff in the Battle of Brandywine. Commissioned Brigadier General. Fought at Germantown and other . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--12:21: Millworkers House
  • Savage, Maryland.
    Millworkers House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1822

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

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  • 01/02/19--12:38: Early Cemetery
  • Manlius, New York.
    Headstones date to 1803. Civil War veteran & Medal of Honor recipient Norman Potter and many Revolutionary War veterans buried here.

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

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  • 01/02/19--14:36: M-G-M Studio
  • Culver City, California.
    On this site in the year 1915 was founded the first motion picture studio in Culver City, built by Thomas H. Ince. In 1919, Samuel Goldwyn succeeded to the title to this and adjoining property for his production company in . . .

    (20th Century • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--15:39: World Wars Memorial
  • Mayfield, Pennsylvania.
    Honor Roll Mayfield Borough In memory of our boys who gave their lives that we may live • • • World War One Aleck Hrapchak • John Kulenich • John Powlack Michael Tomasky • George Stafursky ———————————————— World War Two . . .

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

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    Childs, Pennsylvania.
    Terence Powderly and National Labor Movements Terence Powderly grew from child laborer in Carbondale to a leader in the national labor movement. Terence Vincent Powderly Terence Vincent Powderly was born in Carbondale on . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--17:23: R. F. Tankersley Homestead
  • near Veribest, Texas.
    Richard Franklin Tankersley was born June 23, 1828, in Georgia and married Annie Allen of Aberdeen, Mississippi, in 1848. They moved to Texas and in 1864 established a home as ranchers on Spring Creek. Soon land in the area . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    San Angelo, Texas.
    On Nov. 23 1929, a group of Greek residents in San Angelo made the first attempt to organize the Greek community in the area by creating the "Hellenic Educational Society 'The Platon'" or "Platon Society." This society was . . .

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

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