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  • 01/09/19--10:24: Blitz Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( inscribed around the base ) Memorial to the Civilians of East London 2nd World War 1939 - 45

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:25: Stephen & Matilda
  • , United Kingdom.
    Stephen & Matilda Tenants’ Co-operative 1878 – 2012 The first ever local authority estate under tenants’ control in Britain Homes for People not Profit

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:25: The Norman Tower of London
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Norman Tower of London Begun in 1075-9, William the Conqueror's stone tower was so impressive that the castle is still called the Tower today. He built the fortress on the river in the south east of the ancient Roman . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Collapse at the Tower of London! Between 1238-40 Henry III expanded the castle beyond the Roman city boundary, ringing it with a new wall and whitewashing the Norman tower. He also built a magnificent western entrance which . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:25: The Tower in flames
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Tower in flames In the early hours of 31 October 1841, the Grand Storehouse caught fire and burned to the ground. Crowds watched the flames destroy the huge 17th-century building and artists painted the spectacle. The . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--10:33: The Mining Legacy
  • Neihart, Montana.
    The ore-extraction process also carries the legacy of pollution. In particular, tailings are leftovers from crushing and chemically treating ore to extract valuable metals such as silver. This fine-grained material, which . . .

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--10:35: Deer Lodge Post Office
  • Deer Lodge, Montana.
    The first post office in Deer Lodge was established on May 21, 1866. It was one of the earliest post offices in Montana. Mail service to the early settlers of the Deer Lodge Valley was very expensive and very slow. Letters . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--10:41: Annie Oakley’s Birthplace
  • near Willowdell, Ohio.
    World famous sharpshooter Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses August 13, 1860 in a log cabin 1028 feet due east of here on land that had been in the Swallow family line for 127 years at the time this memorial was . . .

    (Entertainment • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--11:05: Annie Oakley Parents' Grave
  • near Yorkshire, Ohio.
    While at this site, imagine the legendary Annie Oakley “Little Sure Shot” Standing and gazing at her family’s graves Father Jacob Mosey (Moses) 1799- 1866 four of her siblings Mary Jane 1851-1867 Elizabeth 1855-1881 . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Entertainment • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Pendant plus de cent ans, plusieurs travailleurs et leur famille habitèrent à Pointe-au-Père. Pour le gardien de phare, l'assistant-gardien, les pilotes, l'ingénieur de signaux de brume, la station n'était pas seulement un . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--11:14: Van Den Bergh
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    Property shown on 1767 survey Continued ownership mid 1800’s Farmhouse c. 1834 Family established ferry across the Mohawk in 1707

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--11:17: Crescent
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    Named from crescent shape of Mohawk River at this point. Site of Indian carry from Mohawk River to Hudson River. Site of old Crescent Bridge.

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--11:26: World War II POW Camp Site
  • Fairfax, Virginia.
    A state road work camp located in the vicinity of this site housed 199 German prisoners of war from July to November 1945. It was one of seven work camps in the commonwealth of Virginia. Prisoners worked on local farms to . . .

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

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  • 01/09/19--11:32: LaHood Park
  • near Cardwell, Montana.
    In August 1840, Pierre Jean De Smet, a Catholic missionary of Belgian birth, camped near the mouth of the Boulder River with the Salish Indians and celebrated the holy sacrifice of the Mass. Father De Smet left the Indians . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--11:34: Halfmoon Academy
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    Private school chartered 1851 to 1877. Transferred to District #1, Town of Halfmoon. A common school until 1951

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

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  • 01/09/19--11:40: C. Boughton Farm
  • Waterford, New York.
    1850 Doctor and Assemblymen C.S. Hawley later resided here He founded the Halfmoon Academy Sec. to Grover Cleveland Fire Department namesake

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

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  • 01/09/19--11:48: Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • near Cardwell, Montana.
    On August 1, 1805, the Lewis and Clark Expedition camped at a point 200 yards west from this spot on the south bank of the river facing the mouth of the creek which flows into the river from the north. Meriwether Lewis and . . .

    (Animals • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--11:52: Crescent
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    A major crossing of the Mohawk since the revolution, Crescent was an important commercial center during the Erie Canal Era.

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

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  • 01/09/19--12:12: Triunfo Canyon
  • Westlake Village, California.
    For thousands of years, the Chumash Indians and their forebears lived in this valley. They have been described as a stone age people, hunters and gatherers, resourceful, friendly, fun-loving, astute traders, fine craftsmen, . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sainte-Flavie, Quebec.
    Fils de Pierre Chouinard et de Flavie Deschênes, Clément Chouinard est né le 28 octobre 1915. Deuxième d'une famille de 12 enfants, il épouse Cécile Beaulieu en 1940 et se voit confier la ferme de ses beaux-parents la même . . .

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

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