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  • 02/28/19--11:42: Vedder Tavern
  • Glenville, New York.
    Built by Schermerhorn family in 1676 and 1769 on east end of seventh flat. For many years kept as a tavern by Albert Vedder.

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

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  • 02/28/19--11:53: Camp Kootaga
  • near Elizabeth, West Virginia.
    You are entering the northwest side of Camp Kootaga, a 634 acre Boy Scout Camp situated on the Hughes River in Wirt County, West Virginia. Camp Kootaga is officially known as the George A. Stevenson Reservation of the local . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Santa Monica, California.
    In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of Santa Monica by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo on October 8, 1542, this tablet is erected and dedicated by the Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Hispanic Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--12:03: White House Ablaze
  • Downtown, District of Columbia.
    For Americans, August 24, 1814, was one of the darkest days of the War of 1812. After a victory at nearby Bladensburg, Maryland, British soldiers marched on Washington, destroying the U.S. Capitol and many other public . . .

    (War of 1812 • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--12:11: 1317 F Street, N.W.
  • Downtown, District of Columbia.
    1317 F Street, N.W. Built c. 1887 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 02/28/19--12:14: Ritchie County / Wirt County
  • near Petroleum, West Virginia.
    Ritchie County Formed in 1843 from Lewis, Harrison and Wood. Named for Thomas Ritchie, Virginia journalist. In 1772, Elias and Jesse Hughes and Colonel William Lowther explored this region to the Ohio. Hughes River was . . .

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

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  • 02/28/19--12:18: Brown Plaza
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    James Donnell Brown and D’Ann Brown James Donnell Brown (1930-1991) grew up in Alabama, and although his ministry would later take him throughout the world, he always had a sense of gratitude for his southeast heritage. . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--12:24: Ash Cave
  • near South Bloomingville, Ohio.
    Ash Cave, Ohio's largest stone recess, stretches 700 feet across and rises 90 feet high. The rock shelter was created when ground water percolating through the sandstone eroded away the formation's weaker middle layer, . . .

    (Native Americans • Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--12:26: Picnic Island
  • Tampa, Florida.
    During the Spanish-American War in 1898, Port Tampa was the port of embarkation for U.S. Troops going to Cuba to fight An area known as Picnic Island was where the soldiers practiced close order drill and simple maneuvers . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--12:35: Horace Maynard
  • Maynardville, Tennessee.
    Horace Maynard was born on August 30, 1814, in Massachusetts. A graduate of Amherst College, he taught at East Tennessee College, later the University of Tennessee. Also a lawyer, he was counsel for the establishment of . . .

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

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  • 02/28/19--12:38: The Freedom Tree
  • New York, New York.
    The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind this tree is dedicated to the Men of New York State and all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action 1973

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

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    Galveston, Texas.
    The original First National Bank of Galveston Building, designed by P M. Comegys for T. H. McMahan, Esquire, was three-story and erected in 1867 of pressed brick from Baltimore. The Strand front and all the door and window . . .

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

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  • 02/28/19--12:49: The National Christmas Tree
  • Downtown, District of Columbia.
    The National Christmas Tree has been located at the site in front of you since 1973. Calvin Coolidge was the first president to light the National Christmas Tree on Christmas Eve, 1923. Since that time presidents have . . .

    (Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    McKittrick, California.
    The McKittrick Hotel and Penny Bar is the direct successor to the old Headquarters Hotel and Saloon built by Armando Bandattini in 1898. After the business was destroyed by fire in 1903, Bandattini rebuilt it here, in its . . .

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

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  • 02/28/19--15:05: Eduardo Orrin
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa vivió Don Eduardo Orrin benefactor de la Ciudad 1924. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: In this house lived Eduardo Orrin, benefactor of the city. 1924. Office of . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--15:22: “Trees of Santa Monica”
  • Santa Monica, California.
    To honor George T. Hastings, author of “Trees of Santa Monica,” October 10, 1963—his 88th birthday—in appreciation of his dedication in sharing his knowledge and love of trees, flowers and birds. To honor Grace L. Heintz, . . .

    (20th Century • Arts, Letters, Music • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Después de los trágicos acontecimientos sucedidos en la “Discoteca Lobohombo” la Jefa Delegacional en Cuauhtémoc, 2003-2006 Lic. Virginia Jaramillo Flores decidió cambiar la historia de este lugar, convirtiéndolo en la . . .

    (Disasters • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--17:54: Orangery Project
  • , United Kingdom.
    Orangery Project The Kensington Palace Pavilion What is happening here? Following our 2012 transformation which opened up the East Front gardens and reconnected the palace to the park, we have now turned our attention to the . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 02/28/19--18:42: Valentín Gómez Farías
  • , Mexico.
    Valentín Gómez Farías (1781-1858) Nació el 14 de febrero en la ciudad de Guadalajara, médico, político y convencido reformista y liberal. En 1812 fue electo diputado a las Cortes de Cádiz y en 1821 se adhirió al Plan de . . .

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

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  • 03/01/19--05:15: Wilkinson County Courthouse
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Beaux Arts structure designed by Texas architect James Riely Gordon. Replaced 1829 two-story Federal building and an earlier structure.

    (Architecture • Government) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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