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    Los Angeles, California.
    In August 1994, USC opened the doors to a revolutionary new facility destined to help redefine the nature and function of the modern university library. Conceived as a gateway to knowledge, the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    ALTERSHEIM "Hueberspflege" Von Balth. Neumann für den Oberstallmeister von Zobel erbaut. Seit Ende des 18. Jahrh. durch Stiftung des Ratsherrn Adam Josef Hueber Spital zur Pflege armer Dienstboten Das Portalrelief v. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/23/19--11:45: Franz Oberthür
  • , Germany.
    Wohn- und Sterbehaus Des Theologen und Universitätsprofessors Franz Oberthür geb. 06. 08.1745 · gest. 30.08.1831 Lenke das Auge zurück auf den Anfang des Irdischen Lebens. Sende die Blicke voraus, denkend der nahenden . . .

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

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    Los Angeles, California.
    This library garden courtyard and fountain are dedicated to the memory of Carolyn Craig Franklin (1919–1993). They were donated by Dr. Carl Franklin, Vice President Emeritus and Professor of Law at USC, and their four . . .

    (Education • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/23/19--12:19: Ceasar Estrada Chavez
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Visited the USC campus in 1982, 1985 and 1989. “The end of all education should surely be service to others” • “El próposito de toda educacíon verdaderamente deberia servir a otros”

    Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/23/19--14:59: Smoke Generator
  • near Middleburgh, New York.
    Site of the successful test of a smoke screen generator by scientists from G.E., June 24,1942. 50,000 prototypes were used by the military in World War II.

    (Science & Medicine • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/23/19--15:01: The Blackfeet Nation
  • near Browning, Montana.
    The Blackfoot Nation consist of three tribes, the Pikunis or Piegans, the bloods and the Blackfoot. Each tribe is divided into clans marking blood relationship. The majority of the Indians on this reservation are Piegans. . . .

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

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  • 02/23/19--15:04: Arlington Post Office
  • Arlington, Texas.
    The Arlington Post Office was built in 1939 within the original town site. The building served as the City's first permanent post office. It was designed by Louis A. Simon, Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury . . .

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

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  • 02/23/19--16:22: Balthasar Neumann
  • , Germany.
    1723/25 built als eigenes Wohnhaus erbaut. Gleich nach Fertigstellung an die fürstliche Familie von Hutten veräussert. Jetzt Krankenhaus des Roten Kreuzes. - English translation: Built 1723-25 as his own home. Right after . . .

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

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  • 02/24/19--10:17: Emmitsburg
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    After playing host to native peoples for centuries, Catoctin Mountain has served home to European settlers since the 1730's. Among the first to come to what was considered "the backlands of the province," were descendants of . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/24/19--10:20: Beth Israel Synagague
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    In 1876, the Woodville Hebrew Education Association constructed a small frame synagogue on this site that later became the Beth Israel Congregation. Emanuel Rosenfelder served as the first rabbi. After a fire in 1896, the . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/24/19--10:49: Dorking War Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    1914 1919 In Memory of Dorking Men Who Fell in the Great War Alderman T.P. · Ansell J. · Arthur E.J. · Barker H.A. · Barker H. · Barker H.C. · Batson A.W. · Baxter F.H. · Baxter P.J. · Bell T. · Biggs R.H. · Bishop G.L. · . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Erected 1826. Razed 1880. Where August 5, 1863 to March 18, 1864, were incarcerated 118 officers of General John H. Morgan's cavalry, C.S.A. the only Confederate prisoners of war held in Pittsburgh who had surrendered near . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Carlisle, Quebec.
    The Loyalist Out of the conflict of the American Revolution a group of colonists remained loyal to the British Crown. Experiencing loss and persecution they sought refuge and a new homeland in Canada. The refugees numbered . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    St. Paul's A.M.E. Zion Church, erected in 1917, is the third church to be used by Gettysburg's oldest African American congregation—founded ca. 1838 in a small frame building on nearby Franklin Street. Members of this . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--06:37: Camp Letterman
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    On this site from July 22 to November 20, 1863, was constructed the largest hospital in the Western Hemisphere named after Major Jonathan Letterman, MD, USMS of the Army of the Potomac, caring for 21,000 Union and . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--06:41: Theo. Pfeiffer
  • New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
    Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, New Oxford, PA. Chartered May 11, 1895 in honor of Theodore Pfeiffer, Regimental Bugler, 202nd Pennsylvania Volunteers, died of wounds received at White Plains, VA. in hospital at . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--06:43: Caught in the Crossfire
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    After the first day of the battle, Rebel soldiers occupied most of Gettysburg, including the Rupp tannery and the home's backyard. Union sharpshooters fired at the enemy from the front porch. John Rupp and his family were . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--06:45: The "Jack" Hopkins House
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    This house (#219) belonged to John Hopkins, an African American citizen, from 1851 until his death at age 62 in 1868. His wife Julia continued to live here until she passed away in 1891. John Hopkins enjoyed a distinguished . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--06:48: Catherine Foster
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    I was living with my elderly parents at the time of the battle. On July 1 we went to our rear balcony to watch as skirmishing began west of town. When we heard please for water, we carried water to the front door and poured . . .

    (War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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