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    Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    The original cornerstone laid by Bishop William G. O'Hara in 1888 marking the foundation of St. Thomas College which became the University of Scranton in 1938 ——————————— The cornerstone would remain in what came to be known . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--17:39: Wall Brethren Church
  • Wall, Texas.
    This congregation dates from summer 1929, when Czech-speaking Brethren families from Granger, Taylor and Rowena moved here. Early services were held in worshipers' homes. In fall 1929, an unused Methodist church in Wall . . .

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

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    San Angelo, Texas.
    The first Baptist missionary efforts in this area began in 1881 with Dr. Owen C. Pope and the Rev. L. R. Millican, who became noted for their work on the Texas frontier. Although it is not known exactly when this . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--17:47: St. John's Hospital
  • San Angelo, Texas.
    In 1909, San Angelo had a population of 15,000 and no hospital to serve the needs of its people. That year the San Angelo Business Club, forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce, appealed to the Sisters of Charity of the . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--17:58: Congregation Beth Israel
  • San Angelo, Texas.
    In the 1880s, Jews were well established in the Concho Valley and met for religious observance although they did not have a formal building. By 1926, there were approx 35 Jewish families and individuals in San Angelo, and . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:05: Roosevelt
  • Roosevelt, Texas.
    The community of Roosevelt began with the establishment of a post office in 1898. Although Alice Wagner applied for the post office with another name, the postal service in Washington substituted the name Roosevelt . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:12: Burghead War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    Erected by the Inhabitants Of Burghhead to the Memory Of Their Fellow Townsmen Whose Lives Were Sacrificed In the Great War 1914 — 1919 That Both a Man Live For To Serve His Fellows To Honour His Country to Glorify God And . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:12: Benjamin MacLean
  • , United Kingdom.
    Erected by Public Subscription To the Memory of Benjamin Maclean, M.A., Divinity Student Who Lost His Life on 26th August 1909, in A Successful Effort to Rescue a Bather from Drowning, off the East Beach, Burghead “Greater . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:13: The Harvest Reaper
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Harvest Reaper was a 45 foot long, Fyfie design fishing boat built of larch on oak at Wilson (Cockie) Noble's yard in Fraserburgh in 1931. She was powered by a Kelvin Recardo diesel engjine. She fished from Frasertburgh . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:13: Markers in James Square
  • , United Kingdom.
    David West Raymond (1868 – 1936) is best known for his local Moray seascapes and landscapes in watercolour. James Ramsay MacDonald was born in poverty in Lossiemouth in 1866. He became Britain’s first Socialist Prime . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--18:13: Lossiemouth Plough
  • , United Kingdom.
    James Square was laid out as an open space on land owned by Lt. Col. James Brander, Laird of Pitgaveny It was part of a large improvement plan in the 1830s - streets, houses and harbour - known as Branderburgh. This joined . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--18:13: Lossiemouth War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the Memory of the Men of Lossiemouth And the Landward Part of the Parish of Drainie Who Died in the Service of their Country during the War 1914 — 1919 — Not in Vain Seaforth Highlanders Capt. Edwards G.E. D.S.O. · . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--18:26: Catherine Manley Coffey
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to Catherine Manley '86 Coffey 1964-2002 "To love another person is to see the face of God." Les Miserables ———————————— Catherine "Cate" Manley Coffey, born in the Bellevue Section of Scranton, graduated from The . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Boerne, Texas.
    The first Episcopal worship service in Kendall County was held in the Old Kuhfuss Hall in Boerne in 1873. St. Helena's congregation was organized by Bishop R. W. B. Elliott in 1881, and a small wooden church structure was . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--19:19: Early Boerne Schoolhouses
  • Boerne, Texas.
    The origins of public schools in Boerne date to 1873, when the Boerne Gesangenverein donated land on which to erect a schoolhouse. A two-room stone building was completed in 1874 and served children in all grades. A small . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--19:23: Kuhlmann-King House
  • Boerne, Texas.
    This structure was built in the late 1880s as a residence for German native William Kuhlmann (1856-1918), a successful pharmacist and landholder. He sold the home in 1908 to Selina Long King (1831-1910), whose sons operated . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--19:24: Annie Carpenter Love
  • Corbet, Texas.
    One of a family of 10 children, Tennessee-born Annie M. Carpenter grew up hearing stories of her pioneer forebears. She came to Navarro County with her parents in 1876. She taught school in this area before her marriage in . . .

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

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  • 01/02/19--19:27: St. Peter's Catholic Church
  • Boerne, Texas.
    In 1866 Bishop Claude M. Dubuis of Galveston sent a young French immigrant, Emil L. J. R. Fleury, to organize a congregation and build a church to serve Boerne and the outlying towns and army posts. This stone structure was . . .

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

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    Butte, Montana.
    It took millions of miles of copper to build the telegraph, telephone, and electrical lines that transformed the United States from a collection of small, isolated communities to a cohesive, industrialized nation. Looming . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/02/19--19:31: The Battle of the Salado
  • San Antonio, Texas.
    Decisive in Texas history, was fought here, September 18, 1842. Col. Mathew Caldwell and Capt. John C. Hays, commanding a force of Texas volunteers, opposed the Mexican Army under General Adrian Woll that had captured San . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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