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  • 01/12/19--13:04: The Place to Shop
  • Shaw, District of Columbia.
    When Northern Liberty Market opened on Mount Vernon Square in 1846, small businesses soon followed. By 1900 they catered to everyday needs and formed a bargain district in comparison to downtown's fancy department stores. . . .

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

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  • 01/12/19--13:17: Big Horn Sheep Conservation
  • near Sula, Montana.
    Partnering For Bighorn Sheep Conservation (panel 1) Bighorn sheep populations across the American West nearly faded away forever in the early 1900s due to overhunting and the introduction of diseases from domestic sheep. . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/12/19--19:43: Jasper County, C. S. A.
  • Jasper, Texas.
    Communication, transportation, supply and military center in Civil War Texas. Voted 315 to 25 in favor of secession. Crossed by Texas troops in the 1862-64 Louisiana campaigns to prevent split of the South and invasion of . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/13/19--08:17: Ramsay: retreat and return
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ramsay: retreat and return Operation Dynamo 1940 The German attack into western Europe in May 1940 led to the allied armies rapidly retreating. By late May, the British Expeditionary Force and parts of the French and . . .

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:17: Operation Dynamo
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory Of The Rescue Of Allied Forces From Dunkirk, May - June 1940 To The Rescuers Whose Courage Made It Possible And To The Rescued Who Lived To Fight Again May 2015

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay KCB KBE (1883-1945) This statue commemorates Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay, the inspirational commander of the naval forces during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940 and D-Day in 1944. He served in . . .

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:17: Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory Of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay KCB KBE MVO 1883 — 1945 Vice Admiral Dover 1939 – 42 C-inC Allied Naval Expeditionary Force June 1944 and of those who died in the Dunkirk and Normandy operations ( back ) I . . .

    (Notable Persons • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/13/19--08:18: Saluting Platform
  • , United Kingdom.
    Saluting Platform Beneath here is the Long Gun Magazine, a gunpowder magazine of c1800. This was buried in the 1930s to form this parade ground and saluting platform.

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:18: Market Square
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( west side ) Historic Dover Market Square A fair or market has been held in the Square since at least 1160, the most important being the annual St. Martin's Fair. Dover's Guildhall was built in the centre of the Square . . .

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:18: Old Market Hall
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:18: Instruments of Punishment
  • , United Kingdom.
    Near This Spot Were The Town’s Instrument Of Punishment Including Stocks Pillory Whipping Post And Cage The Dover Society

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:18: Rebuilt Bank
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Bank was Rebuilt in 1957-8 The Earlier Building Having Been Partly Destroyed by Enemy Shelling in 1940-1944. The Flints Used in This Wall Were Taken From The Monastery Church of St-Martin-le-Grand Which Stood On This . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    St. Mary’s Church and Cannon Street Historic Dover The Church of St. Mary the Virgin has been one of Dover's main parish churches for over 400 years. The building is of early Norman origin, and Norman architecture can still . . .

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

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  • 01/13/19--08:19: Louis Blériot 1909
  • , United Kingdom.
    Auguste Louis Blériot (b.July 1, Cambrai, France 1872; d.August 2, 1936), graduated from École Centrale Paris with a degree in engineering. At 30 he taught himself to fly in an aircraft of his own design, his skills as a . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/13/19--10:42: Alabama-Arkansas Redoubt
  • Port Hudson, Louisiana.
    "Owing to the ruggedness of the ground and felled timbers, the enemy could not preserve their lines intact and soon became a conglomerate mass. We waited their approach in silence. When within forty yards we were commanded . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sainte-Flavie, Quebec.
    Commerce de détail à Sainte-Flavie Au début du XXe siècle, le magasin général est un élément important de la vie villageoise. Habituellement, on y trouve presque tout ce qui sert à l'usage domestique, de la nourriture à la . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Guatemala.
    Juan Jose Rodil y Compañeros Martires de la libertad sacrificados en el frente del Templo del Calvaro el 5 de octubre de 1915 English translation: Juan José Rodil and Companions Martyrs for liberty, assassinated in front of . . .

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

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    , Guatemala.
    Este lugar guardo por 11 años los restos del primer sacerdote mártir Padre Hermogenes Lopez Coarchita 3 de julio 1978 Fueron trasladados a la Iglesia de San Jose Pinula el 30 de junio 1989 English translation: In this place . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/13/19--19:08: Manuel Gálvez y Corral
  • , Guatemala.
    Aquí vivió el Alcalde Manuel Gálvez y Corral 1759-1763 English translation: Here lived the Mayor Manuel Gálvez y Corral 1759-1763

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--08:40: Double Check
  • New York, New York.
    Double Check by Seward Johnson The “everyman” businessman presence in Liberty Park, who, before had faded into the background amongst his human brethren, has been called “the survivor”. He was lifted, battered yet whole, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Disasters • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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