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  • 01/07/19--19:58: Vietnam Veterans Plaza
  • New York, New York.
    Vietnam Veterans Plaza The triangular area now known as Vietnam Veterans Plaza was built in 1971. The site, formerly named Jeanette Park, was named in honor of The Jeanette, the flagship of an ill-fated Arctic expedition . . .

    (War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/07/19--20:02: St. Lucie Village
  • St. Lucie Village, Florida.
    Located on the Indian River opposite a natural inlet which shoaled about 1911. Pre-Columbian AIS Indians left numerous middens and mounds. After the Second Seminole War, settlers homesteaded the area under the Armed . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pecos, Texas.
    Dedicated to the eternal memory of the men of Reeves County who gave their lives in the Second World War 1941-1945 • Acosta, Paqual F. • Alexander, Robert Lee • Baker, Robert Ora • Berkstresser, George B. • Chavez, Frutosa . . .

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

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  • 01/07/19--20:09: March 11, 2011 Tsunami
  • Brookings, Oregon.
    On March 10, 2011 at 9:54pm (Pacific Standard Time), a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Japan creating a major tsunami event for the entire Pacific Ocean, including the West Coast of North America. . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Niskayuna, New York.
    In 1817, the Erie Canal was established under the management of the Erie Canal Commission. The canal was dug from Albany to Buffalo 4’ deep and 40’ wide with stone locks 15’x 90’. The locks were the limiting factor on boat . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--06:00: Plaza of Martyrs
  • , Mexico.
    Plaza de los Mártires del 2 de enero El Círculo Leonés Mutualista – fundado en 1901 – inaugura sus instalaciones en una de las casas gemelas de estilo neoclásico y fachada de cantera que construyeron los hermanos Madrazo . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--06:17: Templo Expiatorio
  • , Mexico.
    Templo Expiatorio 8 de julio de 1921 Aprobada la obra por el entonces Obispo Emeterio Valverde y Téllez, se coloca la primera piedra para la construcción del Santuario Expiatorio Diocesano del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús. La . . .

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

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    Fleming Island, Florida.
    Hibernia Plantation was founded in 1790 by Irish immigrant George Fleming on a 1,000-acre grant from the Governor of Spanish East Florida. George died in 1821 and his son Lewis inherited Hibernia. Lewis had three children by . . .

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

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    Tallahassee, Florida.
    This brick house was the home of legendary Florida A&M University (FAMU) football coach Alonzo “Jake” Gaither and his wife, Sadie, a FAMU English professor. The couple regularly hosted sports and public figures from the . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--07:53: Sands Film Studio
  • , United Kingdom.
    London Borough of Southwark The Rotherhithe Picture Research Library & Sands Film Studio in Grice’s Granary since 1976, a working building since the 1780’s Voted by the People

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--07:53: The Mayflower
  • , United Kingdom.
    Built in the 17th century Mayflower has been the favoured Inn for many illustrious adventurers none more so than Captain Christopher Jones who set sail in the Mayflower in 1620 to discover the new world. Today the view . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--07:54: St Mary Rotherhithe
  • , United Kingdom.
    St Mary Rotherhithe Free School Founded by Peter Hill and Robert Bell Esqs. 1613 Charity School instituted 1742 Removed here 1797 Supported by Voluntary Contributions

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

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  • 01/08/19--07:54: Sailing of the Mayflower
  • , United Kingdom.
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    (Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--07:54: This Tower
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Tower Being in Imminent Danger of Ruin Owing to the Weakness of the Foundation Was Underpinned and Made Secure In Memory of Emily Blanche Carr-Gomm Lady of the Manor of Rotherhithe By Her Son Hubert William Culling . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--08:45: Children Heroes Park
  • , Mexico.
    Jardín de los Niños Héroes 20 de agosto de 1944 Ante un estallido “Patria” repleto de entusiastas aficionados, el equipo León debuta en la liga profesional de futbol imponiéndose 4 por 3 al Atlante de la Ciudad de México. En . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    Side A Lida Calvert Obenchain (“Eliza Calvert Hall”), suffragist, press superintendent of Ky. Equal Rights Assn., poet, author. Her most famous story, “Sally Ann’s Experience” (1898), protested women’s inequality. President . . .

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

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    Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    Authority on restaurants and lodgings in U.S. Born in Bowling Green, 1880. From places visited on business trips, he noted good eating places and inns. That led to annual editions of Adventures in Good Eating and Lodging for . . .

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--09:38: McFadin's Station
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    First settlement in Warren County, 1/4 mi. east, was on north side of Barren River near mouth of Drake's Creek. Andrew McFadin, Rev. War soldier from N.C., surveyed area and established station, 1785. It was a popular . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--09:40: Old Stagecoach Stop
  • Bowlng Green, Kentucky.
    Built in 1841 by Samuel Murrell, this house was a well-known inn and stagecoach stop on Louisville-Nashville road until the L&N Railroad was completed in 1859. This property previously belonged to Susannah Henry Madison, . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--09:42: Zlatna Vrata
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear at the bottom in five languages; Croatian, Italian, English, German and French. Only the English text (center) has been transcribed. To view the text in another language , click on the marker . . .

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

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