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  • 03/03/19--10:24: Vassar Brothers Institute
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Founded by John Guy Vassar 1883

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--12:58: World War II Memorial
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Dedicated by the Polish American Citizens Club Gr. 368 P. N. A. to the memory of American youth of Polish descent who gave their lives in the service of their country in World War II John Banik • Walter Biegusiak • James . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--13:27: Van Kleeck House Site
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    On this site 1687-1835 stood the house built by Baltus Barents Van Kleeck one of the first settlers at Poughkeepsie

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

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  • 03/03/19--13:44: Cristoforo Colombo
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Dedicated by the members of the Casa Italiana, to this great Italian Navigator, on the 500th Anniversary of his discovery of America October 12, 1992 [Roll of Donors]

    (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--14:13: Vassar Residence
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    . . .

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

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  • 03/03/19--14:33: War Memorial
  • Milton, New York.
    Dedicated in honor of the men and women of this village who answered the call of their country in all the great wars Milton, N.Y. May 30, 1958

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--16:03: Chicxulub Asteroid Impact
  • , Mexico.
    Chicxulub Impacto de Asteroide Hace 65 millones de años un enorme asteroide 10 km diámetro impacto en este lugar, ocacionando un cataclismo mundial, acabando con el 60% de los seres vivientes estelarmente los dinosaurios . . .

    (Disasters • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--16:40: Nature of Sister Bay
  • Sister Bay, Wisconsin.
    Sister Bay was named For the Sister Islands that Flank its harbor. This pair of small uninhabited islands is a significant nesting site for gulls and terns. The Village of Sister Bay offers the largest public waterfront in . . .

    (Animals • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--16:47: Union Cemetery
  • Smyrna, Delaware.
    The name Union Cemetery is derived from the fact that this burial site was created to inter deceased members affiliated with the African-American houses of worship in this area. Originally owned by James and Hester Till, the . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--16:49: Penn's Place
  • New Castle, Delaware.
    Penn's Place circa 1682 Formerly Wm Penn Guest House

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

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    New Castle, Delaware.
    In the mid-1600s this site was the focal point of a three-nation struggle for control of the Delaware River. Dutch military leaders recognized the strategic importance of this place in controlling river traffic in 1651 and . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Castle, Delaware.
    Erected in grateful memory of the men of this community who gave their lives in defense of freedom Reuben J. Dunn John L. Cassidy Frank J. Cox John L. Sullivan John W. Megginson Jr. Anthony F. Marcozzi Charles F. Yetter, . . .

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

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    Penns Grove, New Jersey.
    Dedicated to those who served and all who paid the ultimate price for their country in the Vietnam Conflict.

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

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  • 03/03/19--17:01: St. Michael's Day Nursery
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    Founded in 1890, St. Michael's Day Nursery is one of the oldest early childhood education programs in Delaware. Originally located on Washington St., the school offered working class parents childcare at a time when it was . . .

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

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  • 03/03/19--17:04: Wilmington Historic Trail
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    This Historic Trail links the historical, social, and cultural patterns of development in Wilmington. The commercial and residential structures along this trail recreate the vitality and historic importance of 17th and . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--17:07: Rodney Square
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    Rodney Square, named for Caesar Rodney, has been the symbolic center of Wilmington since the early 20th century. The area served as a reservoir from 1827 to 1877, and as the site of the New Castle County Courthouse from 1877 . . .

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

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  • 03/03/19--17:10: Catherwood House
  • , Mexico.
    Casa Catherwood Frederick Catherwood y John Stephens fueron dos viajeros ingleses quienes llegaron a Yucatán con la intención de explorar y conocer las ciudades prehispánicas. En sus recorridos, el primero tomó apuntes e . . .

    (Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Exploration • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--17:12: The Great Railroad Boom
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    In the latter half of the nineteenth century, rapid growth of the economy and demand for shipping and passenger service created a boom in railroads. Great fortunes were made which led to battles for control and consolidation . . .

    (Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/03/19--17:39: The Nicolás Bravo School
  • , Mexico.
    Escuela Nicolás Bravo Calle 59 No. 566 por 72 Patrimonio de la Nación Ex Casa Escuela de Santiago, visitada por el presidente Porfirio Díaz en 1906 English translation: The Nicolás Bravo School Calle 59 No. 566 and 72 A . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--09:56: Ellison Bay
  • Ellison Bay, Wisconsin.
    The land surrounding you was once owned by John Ellison. Johan Eliason, later known as John Ellison, was a Danish immigrant who founded this community in 1865. He purchased 8,000 acres of land including a mile of shoreline, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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