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  • 02/02/19--21:09: A Park From the People
  • near Diablo, Washington.
    The first of many attempts to create a national park in the North Cascades occurred in 1906. But it was not until Senator Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson took the issue to the people "for guidance and direction" that the park . . .

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

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  • 02/02/19--21:12: Hop-O-Nose
  • Catskill, New York.
    Site of Indian village purchased from the Indians in 1682. Loveridge Patent

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

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  • 02/02/19--21:19: Finn Square
  • New York, New York.
    Finn Square .1 acre In 1919, the widening and extension of Varick Street created a triangular space at Varick’s intersection with West Broadway and Franklin Street. The Board of Aldermen (predecessor of the City Council) . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bethesda, Maryland.
    The Bank of Bethesda building, now Crestar Bank, as it is looked in the 1940's. The bank was established in 1919. This structure was built in 1926, with an addition in 1940, and is constructed of locally-quarried stone.

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

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  • 02/02/19--21:23: Post Tavern Site
  • Saugerties, New York.
    Used as Patriots meeting place during Revolution. Articles of Association signed here. Religious services held here 1815-29

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--21:28: Canoga Mission Gallery
  • Canoga Park, California.
    A mission style stable converted to new uses as a community center of the arts of California and Mexico.

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--21:31: Building 5
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    Segregated by rank, the Washington Naval Hospital's patients occupied either wards, if enlisted, or this building, if officers. The first floor of the Sick Officer's Quarters featured an office, reception room, medical . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--21:33: The Northerner
  • Port Washington, Wisconsin.
    Built in 1850 by John Oades of Clayton, NY, the Northerner began as a lakeshoring vessel on Lake Ontario, transporting general merchandise to and from American and Canadian ports for Henry T. Bacon. Around 1863 the . . .

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

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  • 02/02/19--21:41: D.L. Moody
  • Boston, Massachusetts.
    D.L. Moody, Christian Evangelist, Friend of man, Founder of the Northfield Schools, was converted to God in a shoe store on this site April 21, 1855

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

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  • 02/02/19--21:44: Bordner-Paskins Building
  • Noblesville, Indiana.
    Erected by Mary H. Roudebush c. 1901, this building was sold in halves to each of two young entrepreneurs in 1916. P. P. Paskins Restaurant and Walter Bordner Monument Works shared the simple structure for over 50 years.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--21:48: The Opera House
  • Yakima, Washington.
    The Old North Yakima Historic District was created and placed on the National Register on May 2, 1986, by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior. The Opera House is a contributing member. The Opera House was . . .

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

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    Concord, New Hampshire.
    Site of home of Edward H. Rollins Representative in Congress 1861 - 1867 United States Senator 1877 - 1883

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

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  • 02/02/19--22:06: Kiersted House
  • Saugerties, New York.
    of Pre-Revolutionary days. Home of Dr. Christopher Kiersted, first physician in town, rendered service during Revolutionary War

    (Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--22:07: Service Station
  • Port Gamble, Washington.
    One of the last structures erected in Port Gamble, this building symbolizes the rise of the automobile which reduced the need for company towns after WWI. Pope and Talbot leased the property to a private operator, ensuring . . .

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

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  • 02/02/19--22:15: Modern Liberation
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    The Netherlands Carillon was dedicated on May 5, 1960, on the 15th anniversary of the Netherlands' liberation from Nazi Germany. In gratitude for American aid received during and after World War II, the Dutch people rallied . . .

    (Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Peace • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/02/19--22:18: Lavanderia
  • Ventura, California.
    Beneath the floor of the rear portion of the Wilson Studio and Peirano Market lies a major segment of the Mission Lavanderia. Built to serve the Mission converts, it provided washing facilities for clothing and was part of . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Hispanic Americans • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Algiers, Louisiana.
    Located between Atlantic and Thayer Sts., established in 1853, the S.P.R.R. Yards extended back 22 blocks, at its peak employed 4,000 men. Trains would board a ferry to cross the river and continue their journey from the . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--08:39: Canterbury War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    ( inscribed around the top of the column ) Dedicated to the Honoured Memory of the Men of who fell in the Great War In Grateful Commemoration Of the Officers Non-Commissioned Officers And Men of Canterbury Who Gave Their . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--08:41: Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo
  • Gretna, Louisiana.
    Established in 1876, John Stumpf's Son Co. manufactured insecticides which aided the successful completion of the Panama Canal. In 1915 "Magic Hoodoo" products received the Medal of Award at the Panama- Pacific International Exposition.

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

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  • 02/03/19--08:56: Tenterden War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    1914 1919 To the Men of Tenterden Who Gave Their Lives During the Great Wars Live Thou for England We for England Died 1914 1919 H.H. Edwards. Pte. · H. Fuggle. Pte. · C.E. Fuggle. Pte. · O.L. Fuggle. Pte. · F.J. . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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