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    St. Francisville, Louisiana.
    Official Journal of West Feliciana Parish since 1892

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--09:48: Spook Rock
  • near Hudson, New York.
    Beautiful Indian maiden and her lover from opposing nation rests beneath this rock. When church bell rings, rock turns over, lovers appear.

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

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  • 01/25/19--10:09: Methow Indians
  • Pateros, Washington.
    The first to settle in the area were the Methow Indians. Although they moved frequently in summer to take advantage of various foods (berries, deer and roots), they usually wintered less than one mile from the mouth of the . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--10:13: The Cariboo Trail
  • near Okanogan, Washington.
    This beautiful river valley forms a natural north-south passage, used for centuries by Indians. Later came Hudson’s Bay Company fur brigades, packing pelts from Canada to Fort Okanogan. Hardly had the dust settled from the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--10:19: 1772 House
  • Ballston, New York.
    Built by Eliphalet Kellogg had settlers' baking ovens Indians captured children and tortured them. Kellogg was Revolutionary Patriot.

    (Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--10:24: Dunning Farm Site
  • Malta, New York.
    Michael Dunning, 1725-1812 pioneer settler. Purchased 1127 acres April 28, 1773. Laid out common or parade at Dunning Street. Militia captain in the Revolution.

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

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  • 01/25/19--11:00: Daniel A.P. Murray Residence
  • Shaw, District of Columbia.
    Daniel Alexander Payne Murray (1852-1952) was the second African American to hold a professional position at the Library of Congress, achieving the level of assistant librarian by 1881. One of Murray's responsibilities was . . .

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

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    near Zittlestown, Maryland.
    Background Overshadowed by the Battle of Antietam (near Sharpsburg), which took place three days later and resulted in a loss of 23,000 men, the Battle of South Mountain nevertheless played a crucial role in determining the . . .

    (Notable Events • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Clarkston, Washington.
    While trekking westwards, the Lewis & Clark Expedition constructed dug-out canoes near the present-day city of Orofino. The Nee Mee Poo or Nez Perce Indians had shown the explorers how to burn out the centers of the . . .

    (Exploration • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--12:19: J.C. Jacobsen
  • , Denmark.
    I dette hus fødtes 2. sept. 1811 J.C. Jacobsen Carlsbergs grundlægger Carlsbergfondets giver - English translation: J.C. Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg (the brewery) and donor to the Carlsberg Foundation, was born in . . .

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

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  • 01/25/19--12:57: Site of Old Baltimore
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
    Here beside Bush River was county seat of Baltimore County, then largely wilderness including what is now Harford County. By 1676 Courthouse has been built. About 1/4 mile south of surviving cemetery of Phillips family. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cap-des-Rosiers, Quebec.
    Cloche du "Carrick's" voilier Irlandais qui fit naufrage à Cap_des_Rosiers le 28 avril 1847 retrouvée à Blanc Sablon par M. Alphonse Ruest le 24 septembre 1966 ——————————————————— Bell of the "Carrick's" Irish sailboat . . .

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

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  • 01/25/19--20:16: Carl and J.C. Jacobsen
  • , Denmark.
    Brygger Dr Phil Carl Chr H Jacobsen fødtes her den 2den marts 1842 Brygger Kaptajn J.C. Jacobsen foretog her aaret 1838 de første forsøg med fremstilling af undergæret øl - English translation: Brewer Carl Chr(istian) . . .

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

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  • 01/25/19--20:22: Wells Dam Construction
  • Pateros, Washington.
    In 1965, the entire downtown area of Pateros was destroyed when Wells Dam, located six miles downstream, was being constructed on the Columbia River. The entire downtown business district of Pateros was leveled. Paralleling . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/25/19--20:31: Malta Ridge
  • Malta, New York.
    Settled well before 1800. Nearby stood Dean Chase's tavern well known landmark and stage coach stop. The ME church was built in 1814.

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, 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 above message was immediately received by his . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    James Bogardus Viewing Garden 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 . . .

    (Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    North Cleveland Park, District of Columbia.
    The Ponce De Leon Built 1928 National Register of Historic Places

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

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    , Mexico.
    En esta casa murió el historiador Don José Ma. de Agreda y Sanchez 17 enero de 1916 Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: In this house died the historian José María de Agreda y Sánchez . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/26/19--08:03: Joaquín Cantolla y Rico
  • , Mexico.
    Aquí vivió Don Joaquín de la Cantolla y Rico precursor de la Aviacion en México 1908. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here lived Joaquín de la Cantolla y Rico an aviation pioneer in . . .

    (Air & Space • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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