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    , Guatemala.
    “Centenaria Marimba Ideal” 2 de Oct. 1900 – 2 de Oct. 2000 Rinde homenaje póstumo a: Francisco Roman Bethancourt Mazariegos Fundador de Marimba Ideal 30 de mayo 1871 1 de mayo 1931 A Rodolfo, Domingo y Agustin Bethancourt y . . .

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

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    , Guatemala.
    Primera fundación formal de este cementerio erigida el año 1840. Aquí se conservan los restos del Sr. Dn. Felix López Monzón, Alcalde 2º de Quezalto, inmolado por los apasionamientos del 2 de abril de 1840. Juana Aguilar – . . .

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

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    , Guatemala.
    La Municipalidad de Quezaltenango al soldado desconocido que murió por la patria La Facultad de Derecho y Notariado de Occidente al Lic. Sinforoso Aguilar 13 Set. de 1897 Capitan Saturnino Pleites Oct. 3 de 1897 Juan . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/17/19--19:17: Glen-Sanders House, 1713
  • Scotia, New York.
    Glen Sanders house, 1713. Built by Capt. Johannes Glen partly of materials in first Mohawk Valley house built by Alexander Glen, 1655.

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wichita Falls, Texas.
    In November 1884 Masons living here who regularly made the 18-mile journey to Henrietta for meetings petitioned the Henrietta Masonic Lodge for a new lodge to be located in Wichita Falls. In December the Grand Lodge of Texas . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/17/19--19:23: ca 1786
  • Schenectady, New York.
    John Baptist Van Epps was a fur trader and also operated a fleet of boats. At this site he ran the ferry dock at which George Washington landed on one of his visits to Schenectady.

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/17/19--19:27: The Old Police Station
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    [Left plaque] On this site stood The Old Police Station Erected 1879 Commissioners William Carmichael E.W. Stiefel J.H. Millender G.W. Bucher Builder G.A. Boyden Architect Rebuilt 1902 Commissioners Charles Knox Prest. . . .

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

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  • 01/17/19--19:30: The Lost Battalion
  • Wichita Falls, Texas.
    To the Memory of Those Honored Members of The Lost battalion native sons members of the 2nd Battalion 131st Field Artillery 36th Infantry Division On March 8, 1942, these gallant men were taken prisoner by the Japanese on . . .

    (Heroes • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Paris, Texas.
    Built 1876 by Judge Wm. Henry Lightfoot, veteran of Forrest's Cavalry in Civil War; law partner of Gen. (and U. S. Senator) Sam B. Maxey. Lumber was hauled from Jefferson. Has square nails. Wide board pine floors are . . .

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

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  • 01/18/19--05:18: John S. Chisum
  • Paris, Texas.
    Burial Site of John S. Chisum (1824-1884) Cattle baron whose herds, moving from east to west Texas and into New Mexico, expanded into one of the greatest cattle spreads in the west. Coming from Tennessee to Paris, 1837, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--11:00: Veterans Memorial
  • Elmurst, Pennsylvania.
    In memory of those who served their country in peace and war

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--12:23: Chinese Heaven Dogs
  • Hollywood, California.
    Heaven Dogs were believed by the Chinese to ward off evil spirits and were widely used to guard the sacred Ming Tombs in the interior of China. They were first introduced in the reign of Huo Pin in 117 BC and achieved their . . .

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

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    Holliday, Texas.
    The town of Holliday was officially organized near Holliday Creek in 1890, when the city was platted. The Wichita Valley Railway was built through the area, and a post office was established. In that same year, Maggie . . .

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

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  • 01/18/19--12:34: War of 1812
  • Hughesville, Maryland.
    War of 1812 Great Britain had been at war with France since 1793 and imposed several trade restrictions that the newly formed United States of America found unbearable. On June 18, 1812, the United States of America . . .

    (War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Honesdale, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated Nov. 2, 1930. to the memory of the Four Hundred Children of St. Mary Magdalen Parish buried in this plot 1859 - 1889. 'Suffer children to come to me, and forbid them not. For such is the kingdom of God.' Luke . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--12:37: Maryland Korean War Memorial
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    This memorial is dedicated to those Marylanders who served and died in the "Forgotten War" Korea June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953 [Names listed]

    (War, Korean) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--12:42: South Shore Road
  • Schenectady, New York.
    Colonial-Revolutionary road to Fort Stanwix and Oswego. Route of troops in five wars

    (Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--12:51: ca 1850
  • Schenectady, New York.
    First Schenectady home of Dr. Charles Proteus Steinmetz

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/18/19--12:52: Electra State Bank
  • Electra, Texas.
    Building erected 1908, the first brick structure in Electra. Occupied 1908-1911 by Waggoner Bank; 1911-1931 by First State Bank; since 1931 by Electra State Bank. Remodeled in 1952, using original foundations and walls. . . .

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

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  • 01/18/19--18:47: Los Altos Electric Railway
  • , Guatemala.
    La Honorable Corporacion Municipal de Quetzaltenango al cumplirse en la presente fecha un cincuentenario de la inauguración del Ferrocarril Electrico de los Altos, consigna un patriótico recuerdo a aquella magna obra asi . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Politics • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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