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  • 01/21/19--12:29: Welcome to the Fairhope Pier
  • Fairhope, Alabama.
    Fairhope’s ‘town square’ The first Fairhope pier was built in 1895. In the early years, the wooden pier served as a commercial dock for the bay boats. The first concrete pier was built in 1968 and remained in use until . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--12:32: United Methodist Church
  • Hollywood, California.
    First United Methodist Church, 1930. A Gothic revival edifice constructed of steel and exposed concrete, standing as a visual beacon in the heart of Hollywood.

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--12:41: La Casa Primera
  • Pomona, California.
    The first adobe home of Ygnacio Palomares and wife Concepcion Lopez, the oldest house in the Pomona Valley, was built in 1837. It originally consisted of two rooms with a viga-latilla branch roof and packed mud floor. The . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--12:47: Casa Alvarado
  • Pomona, California.
    Built about 1840 by Ygnacio Alvarado. Chapel served by San Gabriel Mission. Pomona's first public school. Dr. B. S. Nichols family home 1886-1951. 1951, Alfonso B. Fages home.

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--14:25: Helena Petrowna Blavatsky
  • , Germany.
    Helena Petrowna Blavatsky Geb. von Hahn Gründerin der Theosophischen Gesellschaft 1875 Arbeitete hier 1885/86 an der Geheimlehre - (English translation:) Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (née von Hahn), founder of the . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--15:20: Albert Holley House
  • near Crockett, Texas.
    In 1857 Albert Holley (b. 1828), his mother and two brothers, migrated to Houston County from Alabama. While the others journeyed to Texas by boat, he brought the family's supplies overland by wagon with 137 slaves. By 1860 . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--15:25: Governor George Tyler Wood
  • Point Blank, Texas.
    Born in Georgia, where he fought in Indian Wars, was a merchant, and member of State Legislature. In 1839, he moved with family to Texas, settling in this area. He was a member of 6th Congress of the Republic of Texas, . . .

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

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    , Guatemala.
    The marker text is shown in four languages, although the caption is shown only in Spanish. Catedral Breve Historia La primera Catedral en esta Ciudad de semonta al año 1545, obra de mampostería, cubierta con teja; fue . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Disasters • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--15:46: Strandporten / Strand Port
  • , Denmark.
    I forbindelse med anlæggelsen af den nye bydel Nyenstad i 1540erne og byens nye fæstningsverker anlagde man for første gang en større skibsbro i sydlig forlængelse af byen. Indtil da lå Nyborgs havn ved Knudshoved. Fra den . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Guatemala.
    En este sitio se dio sepultura a ilustres personajes vinculados con la conquista y fundación de Guatemala entre ellos El Primero Obispo Lic. Franco Marroquin El Adelantado Dn Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras y su esposa Dña . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--16:53: La Nueva Era
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí estuvieron las oficinas de La Nueva Era, diario Maderista, incendiados durante la Decena Trágica. (febrero de 1913) Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales. 1955 English translation: Here were the offices of La Nueva Era, a . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--17:20: Old City Hall
  • , Croatia.
    (Croatian:) Ovdje Je Do G. 1810. Stajala Stara Gradska Vijecnica. G. 1833. Položen Je Temelj Kazalištu I Redutnoj Dvorani. 7. I. 1835. Bila Je Prva Kazališna Predstava Na Je Prva Hrvatska Drama Juran I Sofija: Od Ivana Pl. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Government • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--17:48: Micham Main
  • Palestine, Texas.
    Little is known about this Anderson County pioneer until he married Elizabeth Van Winkle in Crawford County, Illinois, in 1820. The Mains lived in the Illinois township of Palestine until 1833, when, drawn by a favorable . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--17:57: Purvey Lee (P. L.) Chism
  • Palestine, Texas.
    P.L. Chism’s devotion to education was unsurpassed. From the time of his youth, through his many years as a teacher, principal, superintendent and supervisor, he never stopped challenging himself and others for education. . . .

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

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    El Dorado Hills, California.
    1. Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery In the late 1940s, plans to create the Folsom Dam at the confluence of the North and South Forks of the American River meant many acres of land would be flooded, including several . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Palestine, Texas.
    Born near Rusk in Cherokee County, Thomas Mitchell Campbell was the son of Thomas Duncan and Rachel (Moore) Campbell. He financed his education by working for the County Clerk in Longview. In 1878 Campbell was admitted to . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--18:14: Anderson County Courthouse
  • Palestine, Texas.
    Created by the Texas Legislature on March 24, 1846, Anderson County was named for former Republic of Texas Vice President Kenneth L. Anderson. The first court in the new county was held in a log house at nearby Fort Houston . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--19:04: Monument to Morelos
  • , Mexico.
    A Morelos El Ejercito National Matamoros Se erigió por iniciativa de la Asociación del Colegio Militar Bravo Se inauguró el 2 de mayo de 1912 Centenario del Sitio de Cuautla Galeana Siendo presidente interino de la República . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--19:15: Site of Mary Allen Seminary
  • Crockett, Texas.
    In 1886 the Board of Missions for Freedmen of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, under the leadership of the group's secretary the Rev. Richard Allen, began planning for the establishment of a black girls' school . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--19:29: Timothy Stephen Smith
  • Palestine, Texas.
    Born the son of a runaway slave, Smith yearned for a better life. He attended Prairie View A&M College and received a degree in Vocational Agriculture. He became a teacher, educating the children of North Carolina and Texas . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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