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  • 01/03/19--19:35: Sarah Seely De Witt
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Who with her daughter Evaline made the first battle flag of Texas used by the colonists in the Battle of Gonzales, October 2, 1835 Born in Virginia, 1789 came to Texas in 1826 with her husband Green De Witt, Empresario, and . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--19:37: Mapping the Way
  • Dillon, Montana.
    Instruments for ascertaining, by celestial observations, the geography of the country through which you will pass, have been already provided. —President Thomas Jefferson The data collected by Lewis and Clark is a striking . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/03/19--19:41: Gonzales Cannon
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    On this site September 29, 1835 the Mexican government troops demanded the return of the Gonzales cannon. After two days delay, awaiting recruits, the colonists answered, "Come and Take It."

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

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  • 01/03/19--19:45: Distant Features
  • Dillon, Montana.
    Your observations are to be taken with great pains & accuracy, to be entered distinctly & intelligibly for others as well as yourself, to comprehend all the elements necessary —President Thomas Jefferson On August 13, 1805 . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--19:48: Santa Anna Mound
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Extending from this point one-quarter mile west is Santa Anna Mound formerly De Witt Mound now site De Witt Family Cemetery. Here Mexican troops camped between September 29 and October 1, 1835, awaiting delivery of the . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--19:53: Central Square
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Green DeWitt in 1825 appointed James Kerr to select and survey the capital for DeWitt's Mexican land grant colony. Kerr named the capital Gonzales for Don Rafael Gonzales, Governor of Coahuila and Texas. This was central . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--19:59: Church Square
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    This block of the inner town of Gonzales was set aside in original plans of surveyor James Kerr for religious uses. Kerr's plans were approved by Don Rafael Gonzales the Provisional Governor of Coahuila and Texas. This block . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--20:03: Plaza
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Gonzales town tract of 4 square leagues had 49 squares in inner city - 7 of these squares for public use. This one was for municipal buildings, but became plaza. Now called Texas Heroes Square, in honor of all Gonzales men . . .

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

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    Gonzales, Texas.
    Site of the home to which two of the survivors of the Alamo returned, March 13, 1836. Susanna Dickinson, with her infant daughter, brought news of fall of Alamo into Mexican hands (March 6) and of the death of its heroic . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--20:13: Site of Indian Fort
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    An Indian raid July 2, 1826, left one Gonzales settler dead, another shot, homes plundered. Settlers fled to Burnham Station on the Colorado, or moved to Lavaca River. In 1827 DeWitt's colonists were ordered back here. On . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--20:21: Route of Gen. Sam Houston
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    Stricken with news of the fall of the Alamo and threatened by a massive Mexican army, Sam Houston gathered the nucleus of a Texan army here, issued orders to burn this town (to hinder the Mexicans) and marched east, March . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Bis 1813 Dominikanerkirche, fruhgötischer Chor um 1275, Langhaus 1741 von Balthasar Neumann. - English translation: A Dominican church until 1813, the early Gothic choir dates from 1275, and the nave (was designed by) . . .

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

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  • 01/03/19--20:26: Gonzales Cannon Burial Site
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    On this site September 29, 1835 the Gonzales cannon was buried from the 150 Mexican Dragoons sent to demand it. Two days later it was mounted on ox-cart wheels, loaded with chains and scrap iron, and fired at the Mexican . . .

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

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    Dillon, Montana.
    This monument design is taken from the small pocket compass carried by William Clark on the expedition. Clark’s compass was made by Thomas Whitney in Philadelphia. Fortunate Chapter of the National Lewis and Clark Trail . . .

    (Exploration • Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--05:57: Veterans Memorial
  • Dunmore, Pennsylvania.
    In grateful tribute to the brave men and women of Dunmore who served their country in the Armed Forces ??? And These Our Dead In Honored Glory Rest ??? 1917 World War I 1918 [Honored Dead] 1941 World War II 1945 [Honored . . .

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

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    Fort Bliss, Texas.
    General of the Army Omar N. Bradley and his wife Kitty moved from California to quarters at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in 1977 and lived there until the General’s death. This distinguished American chose to make El . . .

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

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  • 01/04/19--09:09: Hramovi
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear at the bottom in five languages; Croatian, Italian, English, German and French. Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the text in another language , click on the marker . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--09:27: World War I Memorial
  • Dunmore, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated November 11, 2017 to those from Lackawanna County who made the ultimate sacrifice [Roll of Honored Dead]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--09:58: Riva
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear at the bottom in five languages; Croatian, Italian, English, German and French. Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the text in another language , click on the marker . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/04/19--11:46: New Amsterdam Plein: Eight
  • New York, New York.
    The Manhattanites were so focused on survival in the 1630s, that they might scarcely have noticed the changes. More sails appeared in the harbor bringing varied faces. Ebony faces from the highlands of Angola. Arab faces. An . . .

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

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