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  • 01/03/19--07:42: Smelting the Ore
  • Anaconda, Montana.
    Extracting pure copper from the ores mined in Butte was a complex process. First, the useless waste rock was separated from the valuable ore, and the high-grade material was separated from the low-grade material. Next, the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Anaconda, Montana.
    The fortunes of copper mining and smelting and associated enterprises were subject to the boom and bust cycles typical of metals-based industries. World and national events affected rapid fluctuation in the supply, demand, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--09:33: Aria Cultural District Lofts
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Aria Cultural District Lofts Originally, Gerber Carriage Company Rutan & Russell, Architects, 1904-05

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

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  • 01/03/19--09:48: New Amsterdam Plein: Seven
  • New York, New York.
    New Amsterdam Plein : Seven Manhattan As the settlers explored their island, they found it was wondrously varied: high hills, charging streams, ponds, stands of chestnut, poplar and pine. A brook flowed from the highlands in . . .

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

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    Farmingdale, New York.
    An everlasting tribute to the men and women of Farmingdale who so unselfishly served their country and humanity in World War II 1941-1945 and in cherished memory of those who gave their lives ? Antoniazzi, Henry · ? Apold, . . .

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

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    Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    Teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not count the cost; Lord, teach me to be generous, to fight and not heed the wounds; to toil and not to seek for rest; to labor and not to ask for reward save that of knowing . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--13:47: Jacob and the Angel
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    And there was one that wrestled with him until daybreak.... He said, "Let me go, for day is breaking." But Jacob answered, "I will not let you go unless you bless me." He then asked, "What is your name?" "Jacob".... He said, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hallettsville, Texas.
    Oldest bank in Lavaca County; has operated in this city block continuously since its establishment by Friench Simpson (1848-1923) and Carey Shaw (1854-1944), former employees of the J. H. Simpson Bank, Columbus. Shaw was . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--17:40: Rabb Switch
  • near Hallettsville, Texas.
    Edward M. Rabb (1855-1908) a native of La Grange, Fayette County, Texas, was the son of William and Prudence Smalley Rabb. In the 1880s Dr. Edward M. Rabb settled in this area and purchased 2089 acres of land from S. W. . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--17:40: Martyrs' Grove
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    What does it mean to be a Jesuit today? To commit yourself under the standard of the Cross to the crucial struggle of our time, the struggle for faith and the struggle for justice which that same faith demands. G. C. 32 . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Disasters • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--17:48: Lavaca County Courthouse
  • Hallettsville, Texas.
    Fifth structure to serve as seat of justice for Lavaca, created originally as "La Baca", a judicial county, by Congress of Republic of Texas in 1842. Declared unconstitutional along with other judicial counties, it was . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--17:50: Reliable Landmarks
  • Dillon, Montana.
    ”…you will take careful observations of …objects distinguished by such natural marks & characters of a durable kind…” —President Thomas Jefferson There is a remarkable view from the crest of Clark's Lookout and it is easy to . . .

    (Exploration • Landmarks • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--17:56: William B. Fleming
  • near Belmont, Texas.
    Born in Lumpkin County, Georgia, in 1830, William B. Fleming came to Texas before 1850 where he enlisted in Company C of the Texas Rangers Mounted Volunteers and later the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After the . . .

    (Animals • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--18:06: Site of Cost School
  • near Cost, Texas.
    In the 1890s, children of families living in the Cost community, originally known as Oso, attended area schools that were part of the White School District No. 38 and County School District No. 38-1/2 to the east. By 1903, . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--18:09: Dikes Family Cemetery
  • near Cost, Texas.
    Established about 1850 by Miles G. Dikes (1804-1872). An original member of DeWitt Colony, Dikes emigrated from Georgia in 1829. In 1839 , married Eady Hodges (1810-1868). First known burial, in 1859, was Dikes' son, Lovic. . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--18:10: Glendale Station Clock
  • Glendale, California.
    The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, . . .

    (Hispanic Americans • Peace • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Cost, Texas.
    One and one-half mile from here the first shot of the Texas Revolution was fired from a small cannon by Texans under the command of Col. John H. Moore October 2, 1835

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

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  • 01/03/19--18:26: Green Dewitt Cemetery
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Green (1787-1835) and Sarah (Seely) (1789-1854) Dewitt moved their family from Missouri to Texas in 1826 after he successfully petitioned the Mexican government for an Empresario Grant to settle 400 Anglo-Americans on lands . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    German text: Mit der Entstehung von Flensburg um 1100 entwickelte sich an der Fördespitze ein mittelalterlicher Handelsplatz, der in den folgenden Jahrhunderten mit Unterstützung der dänischen Landesherren an Bedeutung im . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--19:34: William Clark
  • Dillon, Montana.
    William Clark was central to the success of the Corps of Discovery expedition not only during the two years spent crossing the continent but also because he produced maps of the west long after his return. His three maps of . . .

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

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