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  • 01/08/19--09:45: Historic Horsebarn Hill
  • Storrs, Connecticut.
    The Hill and adjoining land were part of the original gift of land and money made in 1881 by Charles and Augustus Storrs to establish what is now the University of Connecticut. Today Horsebarn Hill is a multipurpose shared . . .

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

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    Neihart, Montana.
    Rich veins of silver were mined in the Historic Neihart Mining District for a fifty-year period beginning in July 1881. Remnants of the first claim, the Queen of the Hills mine, are located just a few hundred yards north of . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--09:54: Shields River Valley
  • near Wilsall, Montana.
    This river was named by Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in honor of John Shields, a member of the party. Captain Clark and his men, guided by Sacajawea, the Shoshone woman, camped at the mouth of the . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--09:59: Potter College
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    School for girls founded 1877 as Cedar Bluff Female College near Woodburn. Part of the staff moved to Bowling Green in 1899 and began Potter College. Located on Vinegar Hill, now part of the campus of Western Kentucky . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--10:02: Shepherd House
  • Rexford, New York.
    C. 1785 home of William (1768-1814) and Margaret MacIntosh Shepherd. Her brother John founder of MacIntosh Apple lived nearby 1777-1796

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

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  • 01/08/19--10:12: Pjaca
  • , 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 . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--10:13: Lazareti
  • , 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 . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--10:48: Calzada de los Héroes
  • , Mexico.
    Calzada de los Héroes Octubre de 1833 El jefe político Julián de Obregón propone la construcción de una calzada para embellecer la principal entrada de la ciudad y determina para ello una serie de contribuciones tanto de las . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--11:02: vrata od Pisture
  • , 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 . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--11:02: House of Cecilio Louis Long
  • , Mexico.
    Esta casa fue diseñada, construida y habitada por el eminente científico Dn Cecilio Louis Long, el creador de la imagen neoclásica de la ciudad de León. Años de 1880 a 1927. English translation: The eminent scientist Cecilio . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Dès le début du XIXe siècle, les trop nombreux habitants de la vallée du Saint-Laurent sont en quête de nouvelles terres à cultiver. Pour contrer l'émigration massive vers l'Ouest canadien et les États-Unis, le clergé et le . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--11:56: Indian Mound Park
  • Pompano Beach, Florida.
    Bird Sanctuary This mound was constructed as a place for ceremonial burial by prehistoric Indians about the year 1300 A.D.- It is believed that they were ancestors of the tribe known as the "TEQUESTA INDIANS" Given to the . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--12:00: Manuel Doblado Theater
  • , Mexico.
    Teatro Manuel Doblado 31 de diciembre de 1868 Manuel Cánovas y Joaquín González (los dos hombres más ricos de León en la época), colocan la primera piedra del Teatro Gorostiza. La construcción de este teatro era un lugar . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    En este solar estuvo la casa familiar de María Joaquina de la Portilla y Torres conocida como María Greven Año de 1885. English translation: In this area was the family home of María Joaquina de la Portilla y Torres, more . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--12:11: Jungleland
  • Thousand Oaks, California.
    On this site Louis Goebel opened one of Southern California’s most popular tourists attractions. In 1925, Goebel purchased five lots for $50 along old Ventura Boulevard, which later became Thousand Oaks Boulevard. This land . . .

    (Animals • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--12:13: Dallam County
  • Dalhart, Texas.
    Dallam County Created 1876. Organized 1891. Named for James W. Dallam who was born in Baltimore Sept. 24, 1818. Educated at Brown University. Came to Texas 1839. Author of Dallam’s Digest of the Decisions of the Supreme . . .

    (Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Dalhart, Texas.
    Memorial to The 305th Airdrome Squadron Organized at Dalhart Army Air Base April 1943 Dedicated To Our First Commander Major Frank H. Blakey Killed in New Guinea June 1944 And To Our Last Commander 1st Lt. Joel D. Burt World . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--12:26: Piper PA-48 “Enforcer”
  • Edwards AFB, California.
    The Piper PA-48 Enforcer is a turboprop-powered light close air support/ground attack aircraft. It was an ultimate development of the original World War II North American P-51 Mustang. The Enforcer concept was originally . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--12:30: Lemon City Cemetery
  • Miami, Florida.
    By the 1870s, nearly 1,000 African Americans were living in and around the unincorporated community of Lemon City, located just north of the Miami city limits. Most of the black community were Bahamian immigrants who worked . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--12:51: Gasparilla Inn & Club
  • Boca Grande, Florida.
    The Gasparilla Inn, built by the Boca Grande Land Company, subsidiary of a national phosphate company that was an early major island land holder, opened in 1911. Under the leadership of company principal, Peter Bradley . . .

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

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