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  • 01/14/19--08:44: 195 Broadway
  • New York, New York.
    Built in 1923 as the headquarters for American Telephone and Telegraph William Welles Bosworth, Architect

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--08:51: 28 Liberty
  • New York, New York.
    Back in the 1950s, while other banks were deserting Downtown for Midtown, Chase Manhattan Bank commissioned this majestic, 60-story, steel-and-glass tower-in-a-plaza. The new skyscraper, rising on a superblock assembled from . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--08:56: A Day's Ride Apart
  • near East Glacier Park, Montana.
    The present-day general store is the latest incarnation of a historic lodge, built in 1913 before there were roads into the park's interior. To promote Glacier to adventurous tourists in the early 1900s, the Great Northern . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Helena, Montana.
    The desire to memorialize the contributions of Montana pioneers and veterans and the need for a state museum converged in 1941. That year, veterans groups, the Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers, and the Montana Pioneers . . .

    (Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Helena, Montana.
    This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Montana by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence . . .

    (Landmarks • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Charleston, West Virginia.
    This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of West Virginia by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds . . .

    (Landmarks • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Exact full size replica of the Liberty Bell Specifically cast for the Pennsylvania Exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1965 and presented to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by the sponsors of the exhibit, the Governor’s . . .

    (Notable Places • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Salem, Oregon.
    This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Oregon by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence . . .

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

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    Little Rock, Arkansas.
    This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Arkansas by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence . . .

    (Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--09:25: Thomas Paine Park
  • New York, New York.
    This park in the heart of New York City’s civic center is named for patriot, author, humanitarian, and political visionary Thomas Paine (1737-1809). The land that is now Thomas Paine Park was once part of a freshwater swamp . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--09:34: Heath Hen
  • West Tisbury, Massachusetts.
    The sole remaining Heath Hen in the world was seen for the last time near this spot on March 11, 1932. This eastern race of the greater prairie chicken was declared extinct in 1933. During the mating season, the males made a . . .

    (Animals) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--09:38: "Testament"
  • Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Facing law and social custom that defined them as second tier citizens, the Little Rock Nine, taking their cue from the ever expanding struggle for civil rights, opted to define themselves quite differently. With the help of . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Little Rock, Arkansas.
    ”Whose pious ministrations to our wounded soldiers soothed the last hours of those who died for the object of their tenderest love; whose domestic labors contributed much to supply the wants of our defenders in the field; . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--09:59: Ratni spomenik iz 1915
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (left), English (middle) and German (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--10:50: Krinolina Ljubavi
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (left), German (center) and English (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--11:19: Davis Law Office
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Built in 1845, this frame structure was first used for the law office and living quarters of Judge Nat Hart Davis. Many young attorneys read law here under Judge Davis' supervision. From 1848 to 1854 the structure was the . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--11:20: N. H. Davis Cottage
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Home of Judge N. H. Davis and wife, Sarah E. White. Built 1851, from 1831 log house received as legal fee. Kitchen area attached 1880. Texanna Snow's school here 1881-1891. J. F. Davis added south wing in 1895. Still in . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--11:21: First State Bank
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    One of first state banks in Texas. Chartered Dec. 11, 1906, it began operations in a frame building on lot south of here. Present building was finished 1908 and is now oldest existing commercial building in this . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--11:22: Montgomery County, C.S.A.
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    A wealthy farm area in 1861. In Civil War, supported Texas with goods, funds and men. 2 companies from here were in famed Hood's Texas Brigade; one company had only 9 men living by 1865. Young boys, old men and the partially . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--11:24: Town of Montgomery
  • Montgomery, Texas.
    Founded in July, 1837 by W. W. Shepherd Incorporated in 1848 Montgomery County was created December 14, 1837 James Mitchell, Pleasant Gray, William Robinson, Elijah Collard Charles Barnett, Joseph L. Bennet Dr. B. B. . . .

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

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