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  • 01/24/19--11:04: Thirteen Curves
  • Syracuse, New York.
    Along this route a woman in white searches for her groom. Both died on their wedding night in the early 1900s while driving the 13 curves.

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

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  • 01/24/19--11:07: Class P-2 Engine No. 2507
  • Wishram, Washington.
    In 1923, the Great Northern Railway received 28 Class P-2 “Mountains” from the Baldwin Locomotive Works. These locomotives were assigned numbers 2500 through 2527 and had 29 X 28 cylinder, 73” drivers, a 200 psi boiler . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:11: George Washington
  • Goshen, New York.
    During the American Revolution Washington stopped to chat with the children here at this old stone schoolhouse on his way to Newburgh.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:17: Luther Forest
  • Ballston Spa, New York.
    A 7,000 acre forest preserve created by the Luther family 10,000,000 trees planted between 1898 and 1937

    (Environment • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:23: James Bogardus Triangle
  • New York, New York.
    James Bogardus Triangle James Bogardus (1800-1874) was an architect, engineer and inventor who devised the iron front building and the freestanding iron towers and shot towers that foretold the construction of the skyscraper . . .

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

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  • 01/24/19--11:24: Cahoonzie
  • Sparrowbush, New York.
    Hamlet named for Chief Cahoonzie or Cahoonshee buried nearby ca. 1750. Last of his tribe to live here. Wise leader, stood 7 ft tall.

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:27: Benjamin C. Cook
  • Skaneateles, New York.
    Native of Mottville NY Civil War veteran who suggested flags to decorate graves, honoring both Union and Confederate soldiers

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Malta, New York.
    Vernacular Federal style farm house contained hidden passageways characteristic of the Underground Railroad.

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:33: Moving between Old and New
  • Columbia Heights, District of Columbia.
    Youth from the Latin American Youth Center—Art + Media House used cameras and microphones to explore the changing faces of Columbia Heights' people and places. Collaborating with community artists, youth researched . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Hispanic Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:35: The Glenwood Cemetery Chapel
  • Edgewood, District of Columbia.
    The Glenwood Cemetery Chapel designed by renowned architect Glenn Brown in 1892, has been designated a District of Columbia Historic Landmark and is also inventoried on the National Register of Historic Places.

    (Architecture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:37: Pateros Veterans
  • Pateros, Washington.
    Pateros has provided a hardy breed of men and women known for their independence, hard work, and patriotism. Over the last century hundreds have served in our armed forces to protect our American way of life. In the early . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:37: ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    On February 22, 1938, the Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for the Washington area was founded on this campus. Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Chapter Officers Jonathan Chaves President Teresa Murphy Vice President Nathan Brown . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:41: Gorton Turtle
  • West Edmeston, New York.
    As Tom Dorsey cleared land his wagon load of huge rocks couldn't be moved by horses. A giant turtle surfaced and dragged wagon into the lake.

    (Animals • Anthropology) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--11:46: Pateros in the 1950's
  • Pateros, Washington.
    By this time, Pateros had about 850 residents. The main street boasted more than forty businesses that included two grocery stores, Elgin Yeager’s Barber Shop, a hardware store, the Pateros Theater and two lumber yards, . . .

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

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    Geneseo, New York.
    Promoted by Colonel S. Tooey Appearing by moonlight in canoe calling for help Tales still shared today

    (Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--12:26: John Clinton
  • Ballston, New York.
    1721-1785 bought 900 acres here 1772, some underwater He & John Jr.were militiamen fought at Saratoga. Son married Mary Scribner 1773

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cobb Island, Maryland.
    On December 23, 1900, Reginald Fessenden made the first wireless transmission of human speech between two sets of 50-foot masts erected along the shore of Cobb Island. The message ("Hello. One, two, three, four. Is it . . .

    (Communications • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/24/19--13:10: Underground RR
  • Sodus, New York.
    Believed to have been underground railroad safe house ca 1846. Original owners Elizabeth and John Preston were known abolitionists.

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

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    Matane, Quebec.
    Les exigences du métier Le travail de gardien de phare était fort exigeant. Quand une tempête faisait rage, le gardien passait souvent plusieurs jours et plusieurs nuits sans fermer l'œil. Les tâches quotidiennes étaient . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Esta es la fachada de la primera Catedral de la Ciudad de México. En 1691 fue desmontada y traída aquí piedra por piedra. Ciudad de México English translation: This is the facade of the first Cathedral of Mexico City. In . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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