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  • 01/14/19--18:25: Explore your Chesapeake
  • near Laurel, Maryland.
    Welcome to the Chesapeake region, a place that celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers. Discover our proud traditions and precious resources at Chesapeake Bay Gateways. The . . .

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

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    Laurel, Maryland.
    Governor Of Maryland 1979—1987 1st Maryland Secretary of Transportation 1970—1977 Member, Maryland Senate, 1959—1970 Member, Maryland House of Delegate, 1955—1959 For his lifetime of dedicated service to the people of . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--18:32: Idaho's Liberty Bell Replica
  • Boise, Idaho.
    This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Idaho by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--18:34: Safety Follows Wisdom
  • Chanute, Kansas.
    Awarded Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company Chanute, Kansas Plant for a Perfect Safety Record in 1931 Reawarded for a Perfect Safety Record in 1933 · 1934 · 1936 · 1937 · 1939 · 1941 · 1943 1947 · 1948 · 1952 · 1953 · . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--18:40: Frank Steunenberg
  • Boise, Idaho.
    When in 1899 organized lawlessness challenged the power of Idaho, he upheld the dignity of the state, enforced its authority and restored law and order within its boundaries, for which he was assassinated in 1905. “Rugged . . .

    (Labor Unions • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--18:43: Oregon Trail Monument
  • Boise, Idaho.
    Placed here by Ezra Meeker on May 9, 1906 Pioneer • Preservationist • Visionary Ezra Meeker was largely responsible for locating and preserving the Old Oregon Trail. To commemorate the centennial of this monument, a time . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--18:46: First RIT Campus
  • Rochester, New York.
    Rochester Athenaeum est. 1829 Mechanics Institute est. 1885 located here. Merged 1891 & renamed Rochester Institute of Technolocy in 1944.

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

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  • 01/14/19--18:54: Douglass Home
  • Rochester, New York.
    Frederick and Anna Douglass lived in a home on this site with their 5 children, 1848-1851 Welcomed freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Guatemala.
    La dirección, administración, personal medico y para medico y personal en general, rinde honor a la Primera Comision para organizar y fundar el Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” de Quetzaltenango Presidente . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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

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

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  • 01/14/19--19:04: Županijska Palača
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear in five languages: Croatian, on top, followed by English, German, French and Italian. Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image . . .

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

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  • 01/14/19--19:16: Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer
  • Port Tobacco, Maryland.
    Born 1723 on "Coates Retirement" Plantation. Held the office of Charles County Justice, 1749-1764. Appointed 1760 to commission on Pennsylvania and Delaware boundary dispute, resulting in the Mason-Dixon boundary settlement. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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

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

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    , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear in three languages: Croatian (left), German (middle) and English (right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker image to enlarge . . .

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

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    , Guatemala.
    1911 2011 En este lugar se fundo el Kindergarden Nacional o Escuela Nacional de Niñas No. 2 “Antonia Estrada Monzon” de 1911 a 1942 En conmemoración a su centenario, personal docente y alumnado Quetzaltenango, mayo de 2011 . . .

    (Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/14/19--19:45: Grad Tekstila
  • , 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 . . .

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

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  • 01/15/19--06:31: Fort Gardens
  • Fort Scott, Kansas.
    "A profusion of vegetables - beets, carrots, onions, potatoes, beans, turnips, and tomatoes - were harvested from (fort) garden plots." 'Broadax & Bayonet,' Francis Paul Prucha General order - "To promote the health of the . . .

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

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    Brookneal, Virginia.
    . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/15/19--07:47: Stratford Hall
  • Montross, Virginia.
    Robert Edward Lee was born at Stratford Hall on January 19, 1807, to Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee — a Revolutionary War hero — and Ann Hill Carter. Robert E. Lee spent the first four years of his childhood here before . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/15/19--08:14: Foley Square c. 1880
  • New York, New York.
    (Segment 1) (Medallion) The leveling of the hills • Fresh water pond filled 1802-1812 As early as 1780, draining the Collect Ponds was suggested to rid the area of pestilence thought to originate in this swampy land. The . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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