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  • 02/03/19--08:56: Leslie Chalk
  • , United Kingdom.
    In Memory of Leslie Chalk. F.A.I. Agrcultural Valuer. Auctioneer & Land Agent In Tenterden from 1912 to 1965 Also Mayor & Freeman of The Ancient Borough of Tenterden. Summer 1993

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

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  • 02/03/19--08:56: Mayor Samuel Boorman
  • , United Kingdom.
    Mayor Samuel Boorman Planted the Original High Street Trees During 1870 Summer 1993

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

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  • 02/03/19--08:56: This Building
  • , United Kingdom.
    This Building was Presented to the Borough by Mrs Alice Wood To Perpetuate the Memory Of Those of the Borough Who Laid Down Their Lives In the War of 1939 - 1945

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Paris, Arkansas.
    In late September 1863, Confederate Col. J.O. Shelbys cavalry headed north to raid into Missouri. On Sept. 27, 1863, Shelbys scouts found Co. H, 1st Arkansas Infantry (U.S.) camped at Haguewood Prairie near present-day . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--14:53: Knights of Pythias
  • Penn Quarter, District of Columbia.
    The Fraternal Order Knights of Pythias was founded on this site 914 E Street, N.W. on February 19, 1864 Charter granted by Abraham Lincoln

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

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  • 02/03/19--14:55: Benjamin Spees
  • Greenville, New York.
    Settled here in 1791 in a log cabin built by a Tory

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:00: General George Decker
  • Catskill, New York.
    Family home of Catskill native General George Decker appointed by President John F. Kennedy United States Army Chief of Staff 1960-1962

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:02: Starrett House
  • Port Townsend, Washington.
    Starrett House Under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act of October 15, 1966, this property possesses exceptional value in commemorating, or illustrating American History Placed on the National Register . . .

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:06: Woodland Habitat
  • Port Washington, Wisconsin.
    Before European settlement, old growth, Sugar Maple-American Beech-Basswood forests originally covered nearly 3.5 million acres in Wisconsin. Through fragmentation and conversion to farmland, only about 50,000 acres of this . . .

    (Animals) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--15:09: El Capitan Theatre
  • Hollywood, California.
    The most lavish of four Hollywood Blvd. theatres designed for live performances opened in 1926, featuring stars such as Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lon Chaney, Jr., Buster Keaton, Clark Gable, Henry Fonda, Jason . . .

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:12: Alley Life
  • Shaw, District of Columbia.
    You are standing at the entrance to Naylor Court. It was built in the 1860s as one of the hundreds of intersecting alleys hidden behind DC houses. Stables, workshops, sheds, and often cheap two-story houses, built for the . . .

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:14: The Golden Rule Store
  • Prosser, Washington.
    Founded by Mr. Fred Long in 1901 as the Kash Savin Stor. Moved in 1909 to this Sixth and Meade building constructed in 1904 by E.W.R. Taylor. Renamed The Golden Rule Store between 1910 and 1912. Mr. T. B. Sampson was . . .

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:16: Civic Center
  • Thousand Oaks, California.
    First City Hall built by the City of Thousand Oaks in 1973 to house administrative offices of the City and the Conejo Recreation and Park District.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--15:19: Headquarters
  • New York, New York.
    Headquarters The Western Union Telegraph Co. and telegraph capitol of the world 1930-1973

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

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    Port Washington, Wisconsin.
    The Port Washington Power Plant of the Wisconsin Electric Power Company was the most thermally-efficient steam power plant in the world for many years following its opening in 1935. Its design reflected the cumulative . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Booneville, Arkansas.
    Logan County Vietnam Veterans Lost In Service Dickason, Clyde Leroy Frost, James Allen Harper, Larry Neil Reinecius, Karl Lewis Sanders, Wayne Jackson Satterfield, John Stephen Schluterman, David Frank Vories, John Lloyd . . .

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

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  • 02/03/19--15:26: Lighting of the Falls
  • Newhalem, Washington.
    Superintendent of Lighting J.D. Ross was fascinated with artistic lighting early in his life. In 1929, the US Forest Service granted Ross permission to manage Ladder Creek Falls in order to illuminate the falls with changing . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/03/19--15:34: Schoonmaker Homestead
  • Saugerties, New York.
    Elder Katsbaan Church, member of General Committee of Articles of Association. Occupied continuously by descendants. Pre-Revolutionary House

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

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  • 02/04/19--10:02: Early Sawmill
  • Greenville, New York.
    Owned and operated by Eleazer Knowles stood on this site

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

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  • 02/04/19--10:04: Grist Mill
  • Greenville, New York.
    erected here in 1785 by David Hickcock and Davis Denning

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

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