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    Concord, New Hampshire.
    (side 1) "We can have but one country, one Constitution and one destiny:' the Union must be preserved.” Gov. Nathaniel S. Berry From May 1861 to December 1864, twelve New Hampshire Civil War regiments and a cavalry unit . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--10:29: Dekalb County
  • Smithville, Tennessee.
    Established 1837; named in honor of Baron Johann De Kalb, the Bavarian officer who accompanied Lafayette to America in 1777. Appointed a Major General in the Continental Army, he was killed at the Battle of Camden in 1780 . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shady Side, Maryland.
    The house Salem Avery built for his family in 1860 still exists today, but you have to look closely to see it. The original home was modest and had only one room with a loft. Imagine the building in front of you reduced to . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--10:38: Honus Wagner
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas.
    No player left a bigger legacy in Hot Springs than "the Flying Dutchman.” He enjoyed the baths and all the activities Hot Springs had to offer, he also participated in civic functions and coached the high school basketball . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--10:46: Seasons of the Waterman
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    A bad day on the water is better than the best day on land. — J.R. Gross, age 32 (2000) To make a living, a waterman thinks not in terms of weekly paychecks but rather, how much his family will bring in during the different . . .

    (African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--10:49: The Pennacook
  • Concord, New Hampshire.
    When Europeans settled in New England in the 1620s, the largest Native American tribal group in the future state of New Hampshire used the flat lands and bends of the Merrimack River in present Concord for its central . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--10:59: Eels, Ducks, and Clams
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    I haven't seen 15 bushels of clams in so long... You do worse more days than you do better. Nature can't put it back as fast as man takes it away. — Ellsworth Brown, clammer, age 55 (1977) Eeling Bay fishermen trap eels in . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--11:06: Fishing
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    He had powerful arms, shoulders, and hands. Pulling and hauling on nets all of his life, his hands were huge. He was a waterman. — Howard Shenton, age 67 (1986) The Catch Fishing has been a year-round occupation for the . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:16: Oystering
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    Then I took up oystering, went on the water oystering, and, oh my, I stayed out there and worked, and worked, and worked. — Julius Dennis, age 88 (1984) Scooping and Raking — Tonging and Dredging To gather oysters in the . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:25: Crabbing
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    You just can't put your line in any place and get a crab. You got to know where they are. I could give some people my boat and line, but they'd starve to death. You have to have a feel for it. — George Procter, age 83 (1977) . . .

    (African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--11:29: The Concord Coach
  • Concord, New Hampshire.
    The Abbot-Downing Company began in 1813 when Lewis Downing founded a "waggon" factory, located here from 1816 to 1928. In 1828 he was joined by J. Stephens Abbot. The next century saw 14 styles of "stage" coaches, the most . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:38: Going to Market
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    When you got into Baltimore, you'd fall short maybe twenty-five, thirty bushel...'Cause they took a good round bushel, you know, out of it. And this is life, the way we lived it. Erwood Avery, Age 84 (1991) Rise and Fall of . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:45: Boatbuilding in Shady Side
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    I drew it up, most of the time on a piece of plywood, so it wouldn't get wrinkled up, and I'd use the measurements from that. I always liked to build boats, and I like to change the style of them and try to get something to . . .

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:49: The Edna Florence
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    For tonging oysters — the best built boat there ever was... — Kenneth Nieman, age 72 (1984) In 1933, a boathouse on Parrish Creek in Shady Side, Captain Perry Rogers built the deadrise on display for Herb Sadler, an . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/18/19--11:50: Edna Florence
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    Edna Florence Deadrise designed for stability in oystering Built in Shady Side in 1933 by Capt. Perry Rogers

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

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  • 02/18/19--11:52: The Changing Waterfront
  • Shady Side, Maryland.
    Erosion has dramatically altered the waterfront you see — washing away more than 200 feet of land in Captain Avery's "front yard." It is said that the Avery family had to move the house back three times in the years they . . .

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

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    Shady Side, Maryland.
    This cannon stood guard over the grounds of the Rural Home Hotel for seven decades at a time when visitors flocked to Shady Side to enjoy summers on the Chesapeake. How did this War of 1812 cannon end up here in Shady Side? . . .

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shady Side, Maryland.
    You'd be better off with a boat than you were with shoes. — Erwood Aver, age 77 (1984) In hte past, rivers were the roads connecting the people and products of Shady Side with Baltimore, Annapolis and other villages on the . . .

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

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    Shady Side, Maryland.
    The story of the Captain Salem Avery House mirrors that of Shady Side and the larger history of the Chesapeake Bay region. 1860-1921 The Avery Family Home In the mid-19th century, a young man came to Shady Side from New York . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Los Angeles, California.
    The Valley Below Mulholland Drive runs along the ridgeline of the Santa Monica Mountains between Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley. From here you can see a small portion of the 345-square-mile valley bounded by the Santa . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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