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  • 02/17/19--12:40: The Loneliest Place on Earth
  • near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    “The loneliest place on earth” is how Charles Waldo, the first keeper of the Presque Isle Lighthouse, described his 7 year tenure at the station. Waldo lived at the lighthouse with his family when, on July 12, 1873 he wrote: . . .

    (Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/17/19--12:46: Greenbelt Museum
  • Greenbelt, Maryland.
    The Greenbelt Museum house opened October 10, 1987 as part of the City of Greenbelt's 50th anniversary celebration. At approximately 836 square feet, this particular unit is one of the smallest of the original homes. The . . .

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

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    Greenbelt, Maryland.
    This trail and overpass are dedicated to Gladys Noon Spellman in recognition of 18 years of public service to the citizens of Greenbelt as Member of Congress for the Fifth Congressional District of Maryland and as Chairman . . .

    (Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/17/19--12:54: The Flashlight
  • near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    In the early 19th Century the Great Lakes provided the single most important transportation system in the country. Throughout the lakes, mariners depended heavily on lighthouses to warn of hazards to navigation and to mark . . .

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

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  • 02/17/19--12:57: Five Courses Thick
  • near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    The final lighthouse design incorporated bricks five-courses thick to withstand the severe cold and winds off the lake. Overall, the structure cost $15,000. Construction began in September, 1872 and was completed by the . . .

    (Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    For more than fifty years a narrow pathway served as the keeper’s primary link to civilization. Sand and dirt at first, and then paved in 1925, the current “sidewalk trail” led the keeper to his boathouse on Misery Bay for . . .

    (Education • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    The African Burial Ground was labeled “Negros Buriel Ground” on the 1755 map at the right. Colonial New York laws banned African funerals in officially consecrated graveyards, prohibited gatherings of large numbers of . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shady Side, Maryland.
    The Captain Avery Museum is a place to discover Chesapeake Bay life — past, present, and future. This property, first developed in the 1850's, has been continuously owned by the people connected to the water by occupation, . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    To the Memory of the Men of The London Hop Trade Who Died for Us in the Great War 1914 — 1918 Pte. Adams A.A. 15th Cty. of London Reg. · Pte. Arnold E. 9th Bn. Suffolk Reg. · Cpl. Attree G.W. Q.R.W.Sy. Reg. · Capt. . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    The Heart of the City This panel stands in the heart of the City of London near some of the most important financial and civic buildings in the capital. This is the part of London where over 350,000 people work by day, while . . .

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

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  • 02/17/19--14:22: West India Docks
  • , United Kingdom.
    Of this Range of Buildings Constructed together with the Adjacent Docks, At the Expence of public spirited Individuals, Under the Sanction of a provident Legislature, And with the liberal Co-operation of the Corporate Body . . .

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

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    Moon Township, Pennsylvania.
    September 11, 2011 The Tenth Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks on the United States of America The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company and the Township of Moon Dedicate this memorial in memory of the 2,752 persons who . . .

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

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    Greenville, Alabama.
    A native of Virginia. Pioneer settler of Butler County for whom the county is named Massacred by the Indians near Butler Springs March 18, 1818

    (Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Greenville, Alabama.
    The Federal Road and the Palings The Federal Road was built in 1806 as a shorter route from Washington to New Orleans and the new Louisiana Territory. The road entered Alabama at Fort Mitchell, Georgia and passed through . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/17/19--17:37: Coleman-Crenshaw House
  • near Greenville, Alabama.
    Dr. John Coleman, born June 6, 1788 in North Carolina, was one of Butler County's earliest pioneer settlers. He built the Coleman-Crenshaw House some time between 1817 and 1821. In June 1820 the first election for Sheriff . . .

    (Landmarks • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/17/19--17:37: Site of Confederate Hospital
  • Greenville, Alabama.
    Title is text

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--06:18: "Old Beach Road"
  • Flagler Beach, Florida.
    In the early 1800's this road was known as the "Old Beach Road". It went from "Old Kings Road" to the Atlantic Ocean, crossing Bulow Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway. This was also the original entrance road to Bulow's . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--06:25: Marty Stuart
  • Philadelphia, Mississippi.
    (side 1) From his boyhood days performing here, Marty Stuart displayed singular zest for every flavor of country music. Beginning as a teenage mandolin player with Lester Flatt, he became an ebullient Grand Ole Opry star, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--06:40: A National Cemetery System
  • Winchester, Virginia.
    Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Waco, Texas.
    In 1850 the Rev. Joseph P. Sneed and 23 charter members founded this congregation, the first church in the townsite of Waco. Services were held initially in a log cabin at Second and Jackson street. The Methodists shared . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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