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    Woodville, Mississippi.
    Replaced original 1840 brick church that collapsed in 1891 after a severe storm. Congregation built present building on same site.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/02/19--07:52: Old Bank of Woodville
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Served as Bank of Woodville for 10 years, then as Commercial Bank until 1963. Originally had two front corner entrances.

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

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  • 03/02/19--09:08: Rabbi's Home
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Queen Anne residence for Beth Israel Synagogue which stood on corner until 1920's. Noted for Menorah-like brackets on columns. Private

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

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  • 03/02/19--14:28: Ignacio López Rayón
  • , Mexico.
    A la memoria del héroe de la Independencia Nacional, Gral. Ignacio López Rayón La Junta Patriótica 5ª Demarcación Septiembre 16 de 1899. English translation: To the memory of the hero of National Independence, General . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/02/19--15:01: Santa Veracruz
  • , Mexico.
    Santa Veracruz. En 1759 se comenzó a levantar esta iglesia, ejemplo destacado del estilo churrigueresco que hay en la ciudad. En su interior reposan los restos del arquitecto Manuel Tolsá y del Ignacio López Ráyon, destacado . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodville, Mississippi.
    In 1918, Mrs. Frances Johns Woodruff willed this house and its contents for use as church parsonage. It remained in use until 2005. Private

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

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  • 03/02/19--15:43: Grave of Manuel Tolsá
  • , Mexico.
    En esta Iglesia está sepultado el Arquitecto y escultor Don Manuel Tolsá que murió el 24 de diciembre de 1816. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: In this church is buried the architect . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/02/19--16:19: Juan A. Mateos
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa murió el escritor liberal Don Juan A Mateos 29 de diciembre de 1913 Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: In this house died the Liberal writer Juan A. Mateos on December 29, . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Autoridades del Departmento del Distrito Federal y el pueblo de Mexico rinden honor a: Don Cirilo Marmolejo Teocaltiche Jal. 1890-1960 Mariachi Coculense Ciudad de Mexico desde 1920 y Don Concho Andrade Cocula Jal. 1943 . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/02/19--20:11: Lammot du Pont Laboratory
  • Newark, Delaware.
    This laboratory is named for Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), a gifted scientist and grandson of the founder of the DuPont Company. His many talents resulted in new products and enhancements to the company's operation. Recognized . . .

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

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  • 03/02/19--20:19: Historic Shipyards
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    "This is the great art—the modern triumph of skill and labor. There go the ships." Harper's New Monthly Magazine, April 1878 The Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation purchased the Harlan & Hollingsworth shipyard in 1917. The . . .

    (War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/02/19--20:22: Harriet Tubman
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    "I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other." Born on Maryland's eastern shore, Harriet Tubman's family of eleven . . .

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

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  • 03/02/19--20:27: The United States Treasury
  • Downtown, District of Columbia.
    Billions for the war and a bunker for the president The grand, pillared United States Treasury building that stands before you was the financial command center for the Union during the Civil War. It was here between 1861 and . . .

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

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    Ormond Beach, Florida.
    Following the japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, the American government placed a high priority on Civil Defense throughout the Second World War. This coastal watch tower was constructed and staffed by . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--05:41: The Little House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    One of three residences built side-by-side by Mrs. Eva McGraw and later owned by her daughter, Mrs. Thelma Allred Sessions. Private

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

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  • 03/03/19--05:46: Lewis Family Cemetery
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Col. John South Lewis gave land for the Methodist church to be built in 1824 and reserved this plot. Tall shaft marks his grave.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--05:59: Van Eaton House
  • Woodville, Mississippi.
    Greek-Revival home begun in 1820, with later additions in 1840 and 1890. Judge Henry Van Eaten lived here 1866-1894. Private

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

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  • 03/03/19--07:51: Main Building
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
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    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--08:19: Matthew Vassar
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Founder of Vassar College, lived in house on this site for many years. Now site of Vassar Brothers Home for Aged Men

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--08:43: Second Baptist Church
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Organized July 18, 1946 Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Jenkins, Pastor Charter Members of Second Baptist Church Mrs. B. Dukes, K. Roberts, & E. Vaughn Rev. Robert L. Bruce, Sr., Pastor

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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