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  • 02/25/19--08:36: Schoharie
  • Schoharie, New York.
    Also called Fountaintown. Original Villages of Brunnen Dorf, Smith's Dorf, Fox Dorf.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--08:38: Emmitsburg Memorial Post
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    Dedicated to the Memory of the Men from Emmitsburg and Vicinity Who Gave Their Lives in the Service of Our Country ? World War I ? Arthur H. Bentzel Francis X. Elder Charles F. Gelwicks Luther M. Hahn Vernon R. Ohler Robert . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--08:39: 306 West Main Street
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Departments of the Interior

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

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  • 02/25/19--08:55: The Emmit House
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    The Emmit House 1879 The present architectural configuration Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Previously known as: Black's Tavern circa - 1850 Old Farmer's Inn circa - 1863 National Hotel circa - 1873 . . .

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

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    The above photo of Chambersburg Pike (Courtesy of Special Collections/Musselman Library, Gettysburg College) was taken in 1863 near where you are standing (white star), looking west. On July 1, 1863, soldiers from the Army . . .

    (Education • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    The Gettysburg Post Office was established on July 1, 1795. At the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, the Post Office was located at 112 Baltimore Street, the home of Postmaster David A. Buehler. When Confederate troops . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Communications • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    In the summer of 1863, over 165,000 soldiers and thousands of draft animals converged on the town of Gettysburg and its surrounding area. Troops on both sides of a critical battle took over homes and businesses, broke down . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--20:24: Price Memorial Fountain
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    Reverend Donald E. Price served approximately forty years as an Assemblies of God minister, including twenty years as a pastor. He spent eleven of those years at his last pastorate, Callaway Assembly of God in Panama City. . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--20:26: Tulamniu Indian Site
  • near Taft, California.
    The old Yokuts village of Tulamniu was named Buena Vista by Spanish Commander Fages in 1772. (One of first place names in south San Joaquin Valley.) Fr. Zalvidea again recorded the site in 1806. This village was occupied for . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--20:37: Midway Field - Well No. 2-6
  • Fellows, California.
    Near an area of small 40 and 50 barrel wells, it blew in over the derrick top November 27th, 1909, with a production of 2,000 barrels a day, and started one of the greatest oil booms California ever experienced. “For a long . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    Emmitsburg Maryland Roll of Honor World War II Died in the Service of Our Country James S. Bowers John F. Eyler Habbard Gladhill Joseph E. Hemler William C. Myers John W. Little Wilbur R. Long Charles L. Sharrer Fred R. . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--20:40: Francis Xavier Elder
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    In loving remembrance of Francis Xavier Elder Son of James B. & Sarah B. Elder Born June 30, 1893 Killed in action Oct 11, 1918 Belleau Woods, Alcaise Argonne Forest He was the first volunteer from Emmitsburg and a third . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--20:42: Vroman's Land
  • near Middleburgh, New York.
    Patent granted Aug. 1714. Many minor engagements early in the Revolution took place near this mountain, Onistagraw.

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

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  • 02/25/19--20:46: East Berlin
  • East Berlin, Pennsylvania.
    York — 15 Wellsville — 11 East Berlin Named for Berlin, Germany Founded 1764

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

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    near Cody, Wyoming.
    What's So Special About This Spot? Your feet are placed on a line that has played a key role in navigating the earth for over two thousand years! The 45th Parallel is not a visible line but a mapping tool that represents a . . .

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

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    Tampa, Florida.
    WDAE was the first radio station in Florida to be licensed commercially to operate by the Federal Communications Commission. The license was issued May 15, 1922, to The Tampa Daily Times. It aired its first programs that . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--20:58: The Tobacco War
  • Ybor City, Florida.
    The Captain General of Cuba, Valeriano Weyler, enraged by the revolutionary activities of the Ybor City tobacco workers, on May 16th, 1896, imposed an embargo on the exportation of tobacco. The edict was a severe blow. On . . .

    (Agriculture • Hispanic Americans • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/25/19--21:33: Una Merkel ~~ Film Star
  • Covington, Kentucky.
    This Covington native won a Tony Award in 1956 for performance in Broadway's "The Ponder Heart” and received an Oscar nomination, 1962, for "Summer and Smoke.” With her 66 motion pictures, Merkel (1903-1986) represented . . .

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

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  • 02/25/19--21:52: Lenox Flats
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Poised on the brink of the homesteading boom, Missoula prospered at the turn of the twentieth century with signs of urban growth evident in the hotels and row houses that began to line this busy corridor. Local . . .

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

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    Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    In honor of the men and women of Emmitsburg who served in Panama

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

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