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    Galveston, Texas.
    This building, designed by Nicholas J. Clayton, was erected in 1882 for the wholesale drygoods firm of Greenleve, Block & Co. at a cost of $65,000. It was built of Philadelphia pressed brick and cut stone, with supportive . . .

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:13: Thomas B. Mack Park
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    Thomas B. Mack was an author, educator and collector in the fields of horticulture, citrus and garden design. In 1951 he began a long horticultural teaching career at Florida Southern College specializing in citrus. In 1997 . . .

    (Agriculture • Education • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Galveston, Texas.
    On July 8, 1869, the press reported the recent completion of the Merchants Mutual Insurance Company Building: "It is unlike any other in the external appearance, being finished in the French style with a Mansard roof. The . . .

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:19: Armour & Company Building
  • Galveston, Texas.
    When Galveston was founded in 1836, this entire city block was set aside for use by the Republic of Texas as the site of a customs house. Gail Borden, the inventor of condensed milk, was the first Collector of Customs for . . .

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:23: Central Wharf
  • Galveston, Texas.
    In early Galveston much of the waterfront activity centered around these wharves. In 1854, the Galveston wharves were consolidated under the present Wharf Company, but the first wharves were built by private citizens. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:23: Rancho La Brea Adobe
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Founded 1828 by Jose Antonio Rocha. Completed 1880 by A.F. Gilmore. Marked June 28, 1935.

    (Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:27: Clarke & Courts Building
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Clarke and Courts Building 2400 Mechanic Built in 1890 Listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:28: Leon & H. Blum Building
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Leon & H. Blum, "Importers of and Wholesale Dealers in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Hats, Boots and Shoes, Notions, etc.", was founded by Alexander and Leon Blum in 1858 under the firm name of A. Blum & Bro. In 1865 the firm . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:29: Millington Veterans Memorial
  • Millington, Maryland.
    (Top of memorial) To Honor the Veterans of All Wars May They Rest in Peace (Front of memorial) Veterans Memorial Erected by Kent County Memorial VFW Post 663 American Legion Jeff Davis Post 18 Kent — Queen Anne's . . .

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

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    Fort Bliss, Texas.
    The lethal Vietnam era AH-1 Cobra gunship first saw combat in 1967. The last of the modernized AH-1 (F) left the Army National Guard in 2001. The Cobra specializes in close ground support and tank killing. The United States . . .

    (Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:31: V2 Rocket
  • Fort Bliss, Texas.
    Developed in Germany, the V-2 was the first liquid fueled rocket to see combat. Approximately 3,170 launches were made between September 1944 – March 1945 targeting Belgium, London and Paris. The V-2 development program used . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:31: Veterans Memorial
  • Smyrna, Delaware.
    [Bottom of each side] Dedicated To All Who Served Grey M. Budd † James E. Brown † John W. Shallengerger † C. E. Dick Burris † Daniel D. Jenkins † John D. Heverin, Jr. † Thomas H. Pearce † Walter L. Marryat † Roy W. Jones . . .

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:36: Ohio Farm Bureau Founded
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    Ohio Farm Bureau Founded On January 27, 1919, the first meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation took place on this campus at the former Botany and Zoology Building, now Jennings Hall. Farm Bureau members representing 76 . . .

    (Agriculture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/01/19--19:39: St. Peter's Episcopal Church
  • Smyrna, Delaware.
    St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Smyrna Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:40: Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Smyrna, Delaware.
    Korean War Veterans Memorial Dedication June 28, 2000 War started June 25, 1950

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:42: Village of Sister Bay
  • Sister Bay, Wisconsin.
    Village life has always revolved around this deep water port. The community of Sister Bay was born in 1870 when the firm of Henderson, Coon & Dimond built a pier, sawmill, grist mill, hotel, and two stores. They hired . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Smyrna, Delaware.
    Smyrna — Clayton honors their men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States

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

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  • 03/01/19--19:47: The Collins Park Bombings
  • New Castle, Delaware.
    On February 24, 1959 George, Lucille, and Geraldine Rayfield, an African American family, moved into their new home at 107 Bellanca Lane. As they moved in 300 protesters gathered out front, angered over the news that the . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wilmington, Delaware.
    During the American Revolution Lauzun's Legion spent the winter and spring of 1782-1783 in Wilmington to help guard Philadelphia and Baltimore from British attack. The troops were housed in the Wilmington Academy, located . . .

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

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  • 03/02/19--07:38: Branch Banking House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Originally branch of the Bank of the State of Mississppi and believed to be the oldest bank building in the state. Today houses the African-American Museum.

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

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