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  • 02/26/19--09:04: Capt. George Rechtmyer
  • near Schoharie, New York.
    On this site Dwelt Capt. George Rechtmyer defender of Middle Fort October 17, 1780 in command at Ft. Duboise June 3, 1779

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to ? World War II Veterans of New Oxford ? [Names listed]

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    [Front] President Abraham Lincoln Signing the Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863 [Back] "The one victory we can ever call complete will be that one which proclaims that there is not a slave on the face of God's . . .

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

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    This well and a nearby spring were the first sources of municipal water service provided to the town of Gettysburg. In 1822 the Gettysburg Water Company acquired this property along with the well and spring, and channeled . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/26/19--09:10: "United to Serve"
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/26/19--09:10: World War I Memorial
  • Hanover, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of our living heroes and in memory of these illustrious dead who served in the World War 1914 — 1918 [Names listed]

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

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    Abbottstown, Pennsylvania.
    Abbottstown, PA Honors and Remembers Our Veterans May God Bless You

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

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  • 02/26/19--09:12: Thomasville
  • Thomasville, Pennsylvania.
    York — 8 Thomasville Named for first postmaster George B. Thomas Founded 1870

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

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    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
    In memory of Our Brother First Lieutenant Stephen Holden Doane '70 Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division Phi Kappa Psi Pledge Class of 1966 Medal of Honor "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity . . .

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

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  • 02/26/19--09:15: Shafter Depot
  • Shafter, California.
    This building originally located four blocks southeast of this site was opened for use and dedicated October 11, 1917. Until closed in 1978, this building served as Shafter’s gateway to the world as the mail, Western Union . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/26/19--09:19: Hartman's Dorf
  • near Schoharie, New York.
    Founded 1712 by Hartman Winedecker as a home for Palatines.

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/26/19--09:21: 1st Reformed Church
  • Middleburgh, New York.
    Built 1732. Burned Oct. 17, 1780 by Brant and Johnson

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/26/19--09:25: Town of Duanesburg
  • Duanesburg, New York.
    A grateful community dedicates this memorial to the men and women who have honorably served this country

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

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  • 02/26/19--09:29: Fill 'Er Up
  • New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
    Traveling the Lincoln Highway gave people a sense of freedom and spontaneity. However, there came a new responsibility — taking care of the vehicle. Livery stables and blacksmith shops were replaced by gasoline and service . . .

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

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  • 02/26/19--09:30: Kuhn Tavern
  • New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
    This was a tavern site along the Marsh Creek Road as early as 1763. Operated by the Frederick Kuhn family from 1769 until 1791. In the next year son Henry Kuhn laid out, the town of Oxford here on part of his 256 acre . . .

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

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  • 02/26/19--09:33: Building the Highway
  • New Oxford, Pennsylvania.
    By the end of the 1920s the federal highway system changed names of early routes to a system of standardized numbering. In Pennsylvania and across other states, the Lincoln Highway was renamed U.S. Route 30. This was also . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Braunfels, Texas.
    In 1846, one year after New Braunfels was founded, a mercantile company owned by James Ferguson and Henry Hessler opened on the corner of Castell and San Antonio streets. By 1858, both men had died and Ernst Scherff, an . . .

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

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  • 02/26/19--12:16: The Berlin Wall
  • Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The Berlin Wall On August 13, 1961, the totalitarian government of East Germany split Berlin with a wall of concrete. Free expression of thought disappeared, From 1961 to 1989 some 130 people were killed attempting to . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Nyack, New York.
    A Bench by the Road There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presences of, or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Floresville, Texas.
    The organizational meeting for the Floresville Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Agee on October 25, 1875. The Rev. Ichabod Kingsbury led in the congregation's formation and served . . .

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

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