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  • 01/20/19--22:31: Hollywood & Vine
  • Hollywood, California.
    Hollywood was given its name by pioneers Mr. and Mrs. Horace H. Wilcox. They subdivided their ranch in 1887 and called two dirt cross-roads Prospect Avenue and Weyse Avenue. Prospect Avenue, the main artery, was renamed . . .

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/20/19--22:37: Marietta Johnson
  • Fairhope, Alabama.
    Marietta Johnson, world leader of the Progressive Education Movement founded the School of Organic Education in 1907. The school, which demonstrated her philosophy, attracted intellectuals and artists. Her work is a reminder . . .

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

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  • 01/20/19--22:40: Berlin Wall segment
  • New York, New York.
    In November 2004, the 15th Anniversary of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall, the city of Berlin donated this piece of the Wall to Battery Park City. These segments were originally located in downtown Berlin in the area . . .

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

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  • 01/20/19--22:47: Texan Santa Fe Expedition
  • Wichita Falls, Texas.
    The Texan Santa Fe Expedition crossed the Wichita River near this spot August 4, 1841 Wichita Falls Junior Historians sponsored this marker on the Expedition’s 100th anniversary.

    (Exploration • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Guatemala.
    Cruz del Pregon y Ceremonial de La Pa’ach Patrimonio Cultural Intangible de la Humanidad Gobierno Municipal 2012-2016 Lic. Carlos Enrique Bautista Godínez Septiembre de 2014 English translation: Cross of the Pregon and the . . .

    (Anthropology • Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rimouski, Quebec.
    Dès le milieu du XIXe siècle, l'industrialisation draine vers les villes des ourviers en quantité telle que, bientôt, la petite maison faubourienne ne suffit plus à les loger; voit le jour alors l'habitation ouvrière. Les . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:13: Bogoslav Šulek
  • , Croatia.
    (Croatian:) U Ovoj Kuci Je Živio I Umro Znameniti Hrvatski Prosvjetitelj, Preporoditelj, Polihistor I Leksikograf Bogoslav Šulek 20.IV.1816 - 30.XI.1896 Rodom Slovak Srcem I Dušom Hrvat Svoj Je Život I Djelo Posvetio . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--09:27: Freedom Park
  • Newburg, Wisconsin.
    Freedom Park Honors all Veterans Who have served Dedicated Oct 2 2010

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

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  • 01/21/19--09:36: In memory of Pater J Schardt
  • Saukville, Wisconsin.
    In memory of Peter J Schardt Born in Sackville October 7 1878 Attended services as a boy in the Immaculate Conception Church founded in 1856. No man in the US Mail Branch of the government did more to promote the present day . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Communications • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:41: Furnace Complex
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    Our five o'clock whistle [is] the most tedious noise ever made. Escanaba Tribune 1872 The furnace complex was the heart of industrial Fayette. Here, the heat, roar and odors of the smelting operation merged with the shouts . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:43: Fayette's Neighborhoods
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    The location has… two streets circling around the little bay, upon which have been erected some ten or twelve neat frame buildings. There are also some twenty-five or thirty log shanties, all occupied, but they are on the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:45: Railroad Grade
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    A couple of cars loaded with lumber broke loose at the top of the Mud Lake grade and ran into some coal cars at its foot with sad results to all. Escanaba Iron Port 1882 By 1872, the Jackson Iron Company had built a six-mile . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:47: Furnace Complex, Upper Level
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    The rooms on this upper level of the furnace complex housed the machinery which powered the foundry's hot blast. Boilers supplied steam to blowing engines which forced air through the hot blast ovens and into the furnaces. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:48: The Road Workers Monument
  • , Guatemala.
    Mercado Monumento al Caminero San Lucas Sacatepéquez Fue creado a finales de la década de los años cuarenta del siglo XX, se ubicaba entonces donde actualmente se encuentra el treból que conduce hacia la Ciudad de Antigua . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--09:49: Manufacturing Charcoal
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    Loaded at the top with thirty-five cords of hardwood, each kiln produced some 1,750 bushels of charcoal per burning. The charring process lasted six to eight days. When cool, the charcoal was removed by hand at the lower . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--09:52: Waterline
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    There has been a water pipe laid from the furnace through the streets as far as the barn, so that water can be had in case of fire at a hydrant near the store. Escanaba Tribune 1871 This underground pipeline supplied potable . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--09:53: Nikola Tesla
  • , Croatia.
    Smatram Svojom Dužnošcu·Da Kao Rodeni Sin Svoje Zemlje Pomognem Gradu Zagrebu U Svakom Pogledu Savjetom I Cinom - Rekao Je U Ovoj Zgradi Nikola Tesla 24 Svibnja 1892·Godine Kad Je Gradskoj Opcini Predložio Iz- Gradnju . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:54: The Smelting Process
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    Iron ore was crushed, mixed with measured amounts of charcoal and limestone, and lifted by a steam-powered hoist to the top of the furnace where it was dropped into the stack. Inside the furnace the charcoal burned, fed by . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:55: Charcoal Kilns
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    Fears were entertained that the supply of charcoal would fall short, but with extraordinary exertions, they now have another set of kilns ready, and the supply will be kept up. Escanaba Tribune 1870 Colliers manufactured . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--09:57: A Middle Class Neighborhood
  • near Garden, Michigan.
    The main street, Stewart Avenue, is located through a beautiful little grove and the houses so encircled by trees as to be invisible until one is close beside them. Escanaba Tribune 1870 The middle class families of . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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