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  • 01/21/19--19:43: Samson Heidenheimer Building
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Samson Heidenheimer, pioneer Galveston merchant, had this building erected in 1877 on the site of the Grand Southern Hotel. The Grand Southern was a four-story forty-room Victorian Hotel of brick construction. In 1877, a . . .

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

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  • 01/21/19--19:54: Fairhope Museum of History
  • Fairhope, Alabama.
    Dedicated 2008 A gift to the people of Fairhope from The Fairhope Single Tax Corporation & the City of Fairhope Dedicated April 5, 2008 The Front Section of this structure was carefully restored to reflect its original use . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--20:06: Pacific Electric Railway
  • Monrovia, California.
    Established by railroad and real estate tycoon Henry Huntington, the Pacific Electric Railway was the largest interurban electric railway service in the world. At its peak, the system connected Los Angeles with Orange, . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/21/19--20:10: In Honor and Memory
  • Indian Head, Maryland.
    In Honor and Memory of our Charles County veterans who sacrificed their lives due to enemy action to preserve freedom and peace. (List of names in column #1) Allen Alvey, Robert Austin, Francis H. Barnes, Benjamin Baum, . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    An dieser Stelle stand einst das westliche Tor der äußeren Stadtmauer, das so genannte Frankenwinheimer Tor. Um 1470 unter Bischof Rudolf von Scherenberg errichtet, 1568 nach dem Markgräflerkrieg umgebaut und erweitert. 1869 . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--06:22: Bryan Hall
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    Nathan Philemon Bryan was born in Ft. Mason, Florida, in 1872. In 1893 he earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory College, followed in 1895 by a law degree from Washington and Lee University. That year he opened a law practice . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Port Tobacco, Maryland.
    Port Tobacco was the home and place of business of George Atzerodt. Although he failed to murder Vice President Andrew Johnson, he was convicted and executed for his role in the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/22/19--06:45: Abraham Lincoln
  • Dubuque, Iowa.
    Abraham Lincoln Dedicated to the Grand Army of the Republic and The Women Who Served by Dubuque Memorial and Historical Assn Lincoln’s Address Delivered at the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg, November 19, 1863. . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--06:47: Walker Hall
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    Edgar Smith Walker was born June 3, 1858, in Cooper County, Missouri. He was educated in country schools and lived on a farm until the age of 18. While attending the University of Missouri, he accepted an appointment to the . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--08:02: La maison Langlois
  • Sainte-Flavie, Quebec.
    Résidence aux multiples vocations Cette résidence de style cubique a été construite vers 1915. Elle a d'abord hébergé le notaire Joseph Arthur Rioux et sa femme Agnès Langlois. L'architecture et la taille de la maison nous . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sainte-Flavie, Quebec.
    Une maison du XIXe siècle Cette petite maison québécoise a été construite à l'été 1849. Ce style architectural apparaît dans la région au début du XIXe siècle. Selon l'historien Michel Lessard, il résuite d'une évolution de . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/22/19--13:13: Lordsburg Townsite
  • La Verne, California.
    This transportation kiosk salutes the past and future role of transportation in shaping the city of La Verne. Founded by entrepreneur Isaac W. Lord in 1887 as one of a string of boom towns platted along the Santa Fe . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--13:17: Robert (Bob) Knight
  • Palestine, Texas.
    As a coach of athletics and a youth mentor, Robert (Bob) Knight positively influenced the lives of countless Palestine citizens. He was born in Iredell (Bosque County) in 1909, the last of eight children of William and . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--13:21: Dr. Bonner Frizzell
  • Palestine, Texas.
    Bonner Frizzell was born in the Pine Grove Community, near Athens, in 1882. He was the son of William Asachel and Frances Missouri (Knight) Frizzell. Bonner attended high school at Bruce Academy in Athens and then moved to . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--13:22: Iowa's First Church
  • Dubuque, Iowa.
    St. Luke’s United Methodist Church is the outcome of the first church organized in what is now the State of Iowa. Reverend Barton Randle was appointed to the Dubuque circuit and mission and preached his first sermon in the . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/22/19--13:27: Roy B. Wallace
  • Palestine, Texas.
    Roy B. Wallace was born in Coolidge, Limestone County, on October 13, 1901, to Benjamin C. Wallace, Sr. And Mae McCoy Wallace. Roy attended school in rural Limestone County and attended Texas Christian University prior to . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    In the days following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, this site, St. John’s University Manhattan campus, played a vital role in the rescue and recovery effort at the World Trade Center complex. For three months, the . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--13:32: Home of Jonathan Filer
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    Partially burned in Ballston invasion of 1780. Braided Indian torch found here. Family escaped and hid nearby.

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/22/19--13:34: Palestine High School
  • Palestine, Texas.
    A public school system in Palestine was established in 1881 under control of the municipal government. The first classes were held at the old Palestine Female Institute (built in 1858), then a high school was built in 1888 . . .

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

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  • 01/22/19--13:40: John H. Reagan
  • Palestine, Texas.
    John Henninger Reagan, son of Timothy and Elizabeth Lusk Reagan, was born on October 18, 1818, in Sevierville, Tennessee. He joined the Republic of Texas Army in 1839 and served in the Cherokee War. In the early 1840s, he . . .

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

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