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  • 01/07/19--08:58: Walled Garden
  • , United Kingdom.
    Welcome to Castle Fraser Walled Garden Castle Fraser's gardens were originally much closer to the castle, as was typical in 17th century Scotland. In 1794, the lady laird, Miss Elyza Fraser commissioned Thomas White to draw . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--09:08: Forth Bridge
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--09:26: George William Mackay
  • , United Kingdom.
    Erected in Loving Memory of George William Mackay Glaickbea Son of William and Christina Mackay, Who Was Lost in the Titanic Disaster, 15th April 1912 Aged 20 Years “Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God”. . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--09:34: John Robin Heard Cemetery
  • Marietta, Texas.
    Land for this one-acre family cemetery (3.5 Mi. S) was donated by John Robin Heard (1794-1866) who came to Texas in 1853 and founded the nearby town of Cussetta. First burial occurred in 1861 after the death of Cornelius . . .

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

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    near Gibsland, Louisiana.
    On This Site May 23, 1934 at 9:15 a.m. The Infamous Outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow Met Their Demise At The Hands Of These Dedicated Law Enforcement Officials Lest we Forget These Brave And Vigilant Conservators of . . .

    (Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--09:48: Titus County
  • near Cookville, Texas.
    Formed from Red River and Bowie counties Created May 11, 1846 Organized July 13, 1846 Named in honor of Andrew J. Titus 1814-1855 Pioneer of northwest Texas Soldier in the Mexican War Member of the Texas Legislature County . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--09:56: Frog Level
  • Rodessa, Louisiana.
    Frog Level and Rodessa A town meeting was called in the 1800’s by Noah Tyson Sr., store owner, police juror and post master, to name their town. The frogs were hollering in a nearby pond. A man from Alabama jumped up and . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--09:59: Becoming Clarkston
  • Clarkston, Michigan.
    The brothers came from New York State. Jeremiah Clark came first, at age 41 in 1831, to explore his fortune in Michigan Territory. His brother Nelson, eighteen years younger, joined Jeremiah in 1838 in buying 2,000 acres of . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--10:01: Discovery-Rodessa Oil Field
  • Rodessa, Louisiana.
    United Gas Public Service Company, discovered the Rodessa Oil Field one mile west of this historical marker on July 7, 1935. Rodessa was a “Boom Town” a few weeks later. United’s L.L. Young No. 1, Lease 6875, Sec.21-23N-16W . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--10:04: The Nelson Clark Home
  • Clarkston, Michigan.
    Nelson Washington Clark was a builder. He and his brother Jeremiah joined the flow of pioneers in the 1830s from New York State to Michigan where they bought 2,000 acres of land along the Clinton River in Independence . . .

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--10:06: Building Clarkston History
  • Clarkston, Michigan.
    It has been a building of many uses for many people. It was built as Clarkston High School in 1910 and students learned and played here until 1930. In recent years, it was a community center and the Independence Township . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Salt Flat, Texas.
    (English) Over one million years ago a large, shallow lake occupied this area. Salt deposits left behind as the lake dried up became an extremely important resource to the people of the El Paso Valley. Salt was considered . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--10:09: New Amsterdam Plein: Nine
  • New York, New York.
    The English took over the Dutch colony in 1664, and New Amsterdam became New York. But the Dutch roots still thrive. Peter Minuit and his compatriots set Manhattan on course as a melting pot and business hub. The settlers . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    Deutsche Bank dedicates this fountain to its employees who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and to the enduring spirit of the citizens of New York.

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

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  • 01/07/19--10:15: 203 Front Street
  • New York, New York.
    Built for a grocer a few years after nearby Schermerhorn Row, No. 203 was – with its neighbor No. 204 – extensively remodeled in the 1880s to become a waterfront hotel, one of the many scattered throughout the district that . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--10:16: Prude Ranch
  • near Fort Davis, Texas.
    Andrew Prude purchased three sections of land here in 1897 from J.F. Taylor, and established the A.G. Prude Ranch. Soon he moved his wife Ora to a small log house on their property on Limpia Creek. In 1900 he completed a . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--10:17: 206 Front Street
  • New York, New York.
    Built in the late 1790s remodeled a century later, No. 206 Front Street was the location of the Howell family businesses for well over 100 years. It first served as a grocery, providing staples such as flour, sugar, and . . .

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

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    Orlando, Florida.
    In the summer of 1916, a few Black families from the Deep South settled in an area of Orlando called the Black Bottom, so named because when it rained, water settled in the area and remained so long that residents built . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    One of the finest and most impressive structures in the South Street Seaport Historic District, this stately building, a designated New York City Landmark, was erected in 1840 for Hickson W. Field, a commission merchant. . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--10:24: A Civil Rights Milestone
  • Catonsville, Maryland.
    On September 10, 1935, Black students Lucille Scott and Margaret Williams were denied admittance to Catonsville High School. NAACP attorney Thurgood Marshall filed suit. Although they lost the case, Maryland's Court of . . .

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

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