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  • 02/06/19--18:09: General John Slater Besser
  • Huntsville, Texas.
    A native of Pennsylvania, John Slater Besser was a Brigadier General, legislator, and judge in Missouri before moving his family to Texas in 1842. While living in Montgomery and Walker counties, Besser held a number of . . .

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

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  • 02/06/19--18:17: The City of Orange
  • Orange, Texas.
    The first known settlers in what is now the City of Orange were John and Elizabeth Harmon, who arrived in 1828 with their three children. Known first as Green's Bluff, the small farming community that developed along a bend . . .

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

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  • 02/06/19--18:29: Henderson Yoakum
  • Huntsville, Texas.
    A graduate of the United States Military Academy (1832), Henderson Yoakum saw duty on frontiers and in the Mexican War. He practiced law and served in the Senate in his native Tennessee, moving to Texas in 1845. In . . .

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

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    Downtown, District of Columbia.
    This building, originally constructed on 05 January 1917, was acquired by the Commonwealth of the Philippines on 13 October 1941 and became the Office of the Resident Commissioner. Following Philippine independence in 1946, . . .

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

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    near Forks, Washington.
    In the early 19th century what is today the northwest coast of Washington State might have become a Russian colony, an extension of Alaska, if the Sv. Nikolai voyage had been successful. This could have led to this section . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/06/19--19:48: Turkey Pond ~ 1938 Hurricane
  • Concord, New Hampshire.
    The Great Hurricane of 1938 devastated New England's forests. As a result, Turkey Pond was used to store almost 12 million board feet of salvaged white pine logs, more than anywhere in New England. From 1941 to 1943. the H. . . .

    (Disasters • Horticulture & Forestry • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Huntsville, Texas.
    Oakwood Cemetery is home to many grave markers from the year 1867 when yellow fever, one of the most dreaded diseases of the time, struck the county. The disease ravaged many cities across the United States. Texas remained . . .

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

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  • 02/06/19--20:13: Knickerbocker Club
  • New York, New York.
    This third home of the Knickerbocker Club, organized in 1871, was designed by Delano and Aldrich and was completed in 1915. Plaque erected 1962 by The New York Community Trust

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

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  • 02/06/19--20:36: Crescent Aqueduct
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    These stone remnants mark the northern end of the aqueduct which carried the Erie Canal over the Mohawk River between 1825 to 1915

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/06/19--21:03: Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid
  • Los Angeles, California.
    The heart-tugging reunion in The Kid [1921] played between Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp and his “adopted” son [Jackie Coogan] remains one of the most emotionally charged scenes in all of film history. Remarkably, the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/07/19--08:16: First Public School Building
  • Pensacola, Florida.
    This was the site of Public School No. 1, the first building erected for a public school in 1875, occupied until Jan. 1887 when a new No. 1 at Palafox & Jackson Sts. opened. W.E. Anderson was School Board President. Here . . .

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

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  • 02/07/19--08:17: First Telephone Exchange
  • Pensacola, Florida.
    On September 1, 1880, Southern Bell Telephone Company established a telephone exchange on this site serving 31 telephones. This was the first exchange in Florida to have exclusive operating rights within a Florida municipality.

    (Communications) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/07/19--08:19: The Stonesdale
  • Logan Circle, District of Columbia.
    The Stonesdale Built 1904 National Register of Historic Places

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

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    Logan Circle, District of Columbia.
    Administration Building Carnegie Institution of Washington has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value . . .

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

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  • 02/07/19--08:25: 1700 Swann Street
  • Dupont Circle, District of Columbia.
    1700 Swann Street circa 1894 Dupont Circle Historic District National Register of Historic Places

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

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  • 02/07/19--08:30: The Council Oak
  • Orlando, Florida.
    . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/07/19--08:37: The St. Johns
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    (side 1) Discovered by Juan Bono Quexos, 1520 • First named Rio de Corrientes by Spain • Explored by Pedro Menendez • Called Riviere de Mai by France, 1562-4 • San Mateo, Salamototo and Picolata were among its other Spanish . . .

    (Exploration • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Concord, New Hampshire.
    This monument is in memory of Samuel Bradley Jonathan Bradley Obadiah Peters John Bean & John Lufkin Who were massacred August 11TH, 1746 By the Indians near This spot ~ Erected 1837 By Richard Bradley Son of the Hon. John . . .

    (Colonial Era • Disasters • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/07/19--08:40: Woolworth Building
  • New York, New York.
    Frank W. Woolworth, 1852-191, original president of F.W. Woolworth Co., built this “Cathedral of Commerce” of Gothic design in 1913. Cass Gilbert was architect. Its sixty stories rise 790 feet and one inch above the street . . .

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

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  • 02/07/19--08:42: Rollins College
  • Orange City, Florida.
    The GENERAL CONGREGATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA at its annual meeting held here 29 January 1885 at ORANGE CITY initiated the movement which resulted in the establishment of ROLLINS COLLEGE Florida’s oldest institution of . . .

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

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