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  • 01/08/19--12:56: Hydroelectric Power Plant
  • Vischer Ferry, New York.
    Under Chapter 532, Laws of 1922, the Superintendent of Public Works was authorized to develop the potential water power at the new Barge Canal dams located at Crescent and Vischer Ferry. All contract work at both plants was . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--13:34: Johan Herman Wessel
  • , Denmark.
    Johan Herman Wessel boede her 1772 da han skrev Kjærlighed uden Strømper - (English translation:) In 1772, Johan Herman Wessel lived here, where he wrote Love without Stockings.

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--15:26: barokni Bedemi
  • , 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 • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Du naufrage au balisage Pointe-au-Père se trouve près de la limite entre le golfe et les eaux intérieures. L'île Saint-Barnabé, face à Rimouski, est le premier d'une longue série d'écueils menaçant les navires qui remontent . . .

    (Communications • Environment • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Dalhart, Texas.
    In Memory of Dalhart High School Boys who gave their lives in World War II • Alva L. Clary • W. R. Corkhill • Guy Dugger • J. R. Fox, Jr. • Perry Thomas Frederick • Judson Giddings • Pruitt Garner • John W. Gill • Raymond A. . . .

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

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    Boca Grande, Florida.
    The First Baptist Church of Boca Grande is the oldest church building on Gasparilla Island and housed one of the island’s two oldest congregations. In the early 1900s, phosphate companies decided to use the port of Boca . . .

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

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  • 01/08/19--17:47: Pioneer Hole
  • Boca Grande, Florida.
    On November 28th, 1905, the steamboat Mistletoe of Tampa with the engineer corps and a force of sixty laborers landed on the beach directly opposite this spot, and the initial work of surveying and constructing the Charlotte . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--17:49: Hickory Bluff Cemetery
  • Charlotte Harbor, Florida.
    The Hickory Bluff Cemetery was established in the late 1800s, adjacent to land purchased on June 2, 1884 by July Roberts, an early African-American settler. Initial burials began following the Civil War when freed . . .

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

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    near Brookston, Texas.
    This meadow, approximately 2100 acres, is the largest section of native grassland existing in Texas. It was originally part of a prairie system that stretched throughout the Midwestern United States and into Canada. Since . . .

    (Agriculture • Environment • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/08/19--18:28: Masada
  • , Israel.
    Generations go by and the mountain remains. Herod built for himself a magnificent fortress-palace, and the Romans and the Jewish rebels added a drama of siege and slaughter. Here the early monks of the Judean desert sought . . .

    (Anthropology • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Au service de la poste royale Le phare de Pointe-au-Père doit son origine à la poste. En 1856, la Montreal Ocean Steamship Company obtient le contrat de transport du courrier entre Londres et Montréal. Ses propriétaires, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    En esta casa estuvo prisionero el 27 de octubre de 1817, el General Francisco Javier Mina, Heroe de Nuestra Independencia. La Junta Patriotica del Centenario, le consagra este recuerdo. 27 septiembre, 1921. JG Aguirre e . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--08:47: Modernisation / Modernizing
  • Rimouski, Quebec.
    Un vaste rayonnement Au début du 20e siècle, Pointe-au-Père bouillonne d'activités : en plus du phare, on y trouve un poste de communication, une station de relevé des marées et, à partir de 1905, la station officielle de . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--09:38: Innovation
  • Rimouski, Quebec.
    Armé pour durer Cette remarquable tour octogonale fait partie d'une série de phares et béton armé construits entre 1906 et 1914. Ces derniers arborent diverses formes : tours rondes et carrées, tours hexagonales et . . .

    (Architecture • Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--09:59: Sv. Dominik Srebrna 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 • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--10:23: Brunel’s Engine House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Brunel’s Engine House The tunnel shaft and pumping house for Marc Brunel’s tunnel was constructed between 1825 and 1843. This was the first thoroughfare under a navigable river in the world.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--10:24: Boiler House
  • , United Kingdom.
    Boiler House This building was originally used as a boiler house during the construction of Marc Isambard Brunel’s Thames Tunnel between 1825 and 1843 It has since had many alterations and changes of use. It was restored in . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:24: Marine Police
  • , United Kingdom.
    Marine Police Primus Omnium Founded 1798 For Over 200 Years Police Have Patrolled The River Thames From This Site Stepney Historical Trust 1998

    (Law Enforcement) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--10:24: Zanzibar Court
  • , United Kingdom.
    Zanzibar Court This block was built by Tower Hamlets Council in 1996 and named after the Island of Zanzibar, off the coast of East Africa, from which spice was exported to nearby warehouses, when the Port of London was at . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:24: Java Court
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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