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  • 03/04/19--12:03: Lorraine Fleming
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    Our generation has the moral obligation to make sure that future generations have open spaces to enjoy where they can refresh their spirit. — Lorraine Fleming As a student, Lorraine Fleming and her classmates took wildflower . . .

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

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    Wilmington, Delaware.
    Brandywine Park was created more than a century ago and has remained a quiet refuge in the heart of Wilmington ever since. In 1881, local businessman William Poole Bancroft recognized that the growing city of Wilmington had . . .

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:10: The Magnolia Circle
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The beauty of the surrounding landscape on the University's South Green is the result of careful planning in the 1920s by one of the first female landscape architects in the United States, Marian Cruger Coffin. Miss Coffin . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--12:14: University of Delaware
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The University of Delaware traces its origins to a school founded by the Rev. Francis Alison in 1743, which later became the Academy of Newark. In 1833, the state of Delaware chartered its first institute of higher . . .

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:17: Memorial Hall
  • Newark, Delaware.
    Located at the heart of The Green, Memorial Hall is a welcoming landmark and a signature building of the University of Delaware. The University community marks the passage of time by carillon music from atop the building, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--12:19: The Visitors Center
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The Visitors Center has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:22: Mentors' Circle
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The University of Delaware has a proud legacy of being a teaching University and accordingly, acknowledges faculty who are distinguished by their contributions of teaching excellence and mentorship of students. The first . . .

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:24: 9/11 Memorial Garden
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    The University of Baltimore dedicates this garden to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01, especially those who were members of our UB community: Joseph V. Maggitti, B.S. '75 . . .

    (Disasters • Education • Peace) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--12:36: Albany County
  • Greenville, New York.
    One of the original counties of the Province of New York created by law November 1, 1683. Mother of many counties.

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:38: Jerusalem Reformed Church
  • Feura Bush, New York.
    Established 1791. First located on Route 308. Rev. Harmanus Van Huysen was pastor 1793-1825. Current edifice built 1826.

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:42: Memorial
  • Feura Bush, New York.
    This memorial is dedicated in honor to all those who served our great country.

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:44: Slingerland House 1762
  • Feura Bush, New York.
    Built by Tunis Cornelise Slingerland, Dutch emigrant 1650, on land purchased from Indians

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:47: World War
  • Cairo, New York.
    Erected by the Town of Cairo in honor of those who served in the 1917 - World War - 1919 The Supreme Sacrifice Virnel Butler Floyd A. Hawyer Joel M. Austin Joseph P. Chadderdon Frank Hitchcock Honor Roll (further names not . . .

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:48: 1808 Sayre Home
  • Cairo, New York.
    Daniel Sayre purchased 100 acres along Shingle Kill 1794. Shoemaker, justice 1800-1819, 1st town supervisor 1803, elected State Assembly 1804

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:53: Packquiack
  • Leeds, New York.
    “Open Country” purchased from Indians by Jan Bronk, 1675. Formerly Madison, now Leeds.

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:56: Old Inn
  • Leeds, New York.
    Old inn of Martin G. Schuneman. Built 1796

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

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  • 03/04/19--12:57: Dedicated in Honor
  • Leeds, New York.
    Of the men and women of Leeds who served in the armed forces in World War II. (names not transcribed)

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

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  • 03/04/19--13:00: Wanatonka Island
  • Catskill, New York.
    Henry Hudson and his ship the Half Moon, stopped here in 1609

    (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--13:02: The Provost Prison
  • New York, New York.
    Near this site stood the Provost Prison where Patriots died for the cause of Freedom 1776-1783 Erected by the Mary Washington Colonial Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution April 15 AD 1901

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/04/19--13:09: The Movable Dam at Lock 8
  • Schenectady, New York.
    Work began here in Rotterdam in 1908 on Erie Barge Canal Lock 8. In addition to constructing Lock 8, engineers built a three-span moveable dam (about 510 feet wide) that raises boats heading upstream as much as 15 feet when . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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