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  • 01/07/19--10:27: Hilton
  • Catonsville, Maryland.
    Hilton Circa 1825, 1917 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior [Additional plaques to the right of the doorway read:] Hilton Estate Final Landmarks List . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:18: John Peake Knight
  • , United Kingdom.
    City of Westminster John Peake Knight 1828 – 86 Inventor of the World’s First Traffic Lights Which Were Erected Here 9th Dec. 1868 J.P. Knight Group Ltd. 1998

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--17:18: Parliament Square
  • , United Kingdom.
    Parliament Square Parliament Square represents the different arms of the state on each side of the square - Legislature to the east (the Houses of Parliament), Executive to the north (Whitehall), Judiciary to the west (the . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:18: Surrey Docks Fire
  • , United Kingdom.
    London Borough of Southwark Surrey docks fire On September 7th 1940 the docks were set on fire in the first raid of the Blitz Voted by the People

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:19: Dockmanager’s Office
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dockmanager’s Office Former Surrey Commercial Docks Superintendents’ Office built in 1887 and restored to its original condition by LDDC in 1985.

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:19: King George’s Field
  • , United Kingdom.
    King George's Field King George's Field is a memorial to King George V (1865-1936) in the heart of the Docklands, and one of only two such sites in Southwark. The park grew in three stages. In 1938, Bermondsey Borough . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--17:19: Cast Steel Segments
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--17:25: The Runaway Scrape
  • Dayton, Texas.
    Famous flight of Texians to escape Santa Anna's invading Mexican army. Tales of the Alamo butchery on March 6, 1836, and the continuing retreat of Gen. Sam Houston's army prompted colonists to abandon homes and property and . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--17:30: Mexican Hill
  • Liberty, Texas.
    Following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto in the Texas War for Independence, most of the Mexicans captured in the battle were taken to Galveston. Problems concerning a lack of provisions and the threat of attack persuaded . . .

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

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    Liberty, Texas.
    To Generals Charles Lallemand, Antoine Rigaud, the veterans of the Napoleonic Wars and other French settlers, who, after many trials and adventures, came to Texas in the spring of 1818 to found on the banks of the Trinity . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:47: The Trinity River
  • Liberty, Texas.
    As the longest river with its drainage basin entirely within Texas, the Trinity River's watershed covers 18,000 square miles flowing 715 river miles through 37 Texas counties. Native Americans referred to the Trinity as the . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--17:51: Women of the Confederacy
  • Gonzales, Texas.
    To the Women of the Confederacy whose hearts bled, whose hands healed, whose pride was crucified, yet who were never conquered by the bitterness of war nor the devastation of the Reconstruction. To their glorious memory this . . .

    (War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--19:01: Dayton's Old School
  • Dayton, Texas.
    Dayton began as part of the City of Liberty. The children who lived here were either educated at home, across the river in the main part of Liberty, or not at all. In 1849, a board of trustees formed a committee to establish . . .

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

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    Dayton, Texas.
    Methodist worship services were conducted in West Liberty, later known as Dayton, as early as 1855. By 1900 the First Methodist Church had a full-time pastor, the Rev. G. T. Newberry, who conducted services in the Dayton . . .

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

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    Liberty, Texas.
    Originally one of the five squares platted for public use in 1831 by J. Francisco Madero, General Land Commissioner appointed by the Mexican government to survey and grant long-awaited land titles to Texan colonists of the . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--19:40: YWCA
  • Springfield, Massachusetts.
    The YWCA building, previously located at 22-30 Howard Street, was built in 1909. It was designed by local architect Eugene C. Gardner in the Renaissance Revival style. The building consolidated the boarding and educational . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--19:42: Paramount Hay Tree
  • Paramount, California.
    The towns of Hynes and Clearwater, later incorporated as Paramount, were the center of the hay and dairy industry in Los Angeles and Orange Counties from the 1920s through the 1960s. Considered the “Milk Shed of Los . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--19:44: The Watergate Hotel
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 01/07/19--19:54: Bowling Green
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    Founded in 1796 by Robert Moore who built cabin at the Big Spring located here. This spring water was nucleus around which the town grew. Moore, his brother, George, and James Stewart posted bond of 1,000 English pounds to . . .

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

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    Pecos, Texas.
    Dedicated to the eternal memory of the men of Reeves County and Barstow who gave their lives Korean Conflict Reeves County • Ruben J. Gomez MIA 11-2-50 • Thomas R. Russell 11-4-51 • Walter L. Hood MIA -51 Viet Nam Conflict . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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