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  • 03/06/19--08:11: Legacies of Iron County
  • Cedar City, Utah.
    Iron County exists because those who lived here developed the resources necessary for survival in this desert climate. The three legacies passed down by early settlers and their descendants — agriculture, mining, and . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--09:14: Blooming Valley Honor Roll
  • Blooming Valley, Pennsylvania.
    Military Veterans Honor Roll (see photos for inscriptions)

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

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    Los Angeles, California.
    1872: Arthur Fremont Gilmore leaves Millersburg, Illinois and heads west to seek his fortune in California. He soon forms a partnership with Julius Carter and the two go into the dairy business in Compton, California. 1880: . . .

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

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  • 03/06/19--10:26: Spy in the Sky
  • Los Angeles, California.
    A-12 and SR-71, a tale of two Blackbirds. The A-12 and SR-71 Blackbirds are nearly identical in size, shape, and performance. The famous Lockheed Skunk Works designed both airplanes but they were operated by different . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--10:28: Kelly Gardens
  • Lakeland, Florida.
    Dr. Charles Kelly and Eloise Kelly Dr. Charles Kelly is a 1964 graduate of Southeastern University. He has served forty-five years as an Assemblies of God minister and pastured two churches prior to being elected to the . . .

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

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    Camarillo, California.
    Across Mission Oaks Boulevard, next to the 101 Freeway, remains part of a grove of Eucalyptus trees that once lined both sides of the old two-lane El Camino Real. In 1892, Adolfo Camarillo planted 650 of these trees, which . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--10:33: Petre Ranch House
  • Oxnard, California.
    The History. Archie Petre (pronounced Peter) came to Oxnard sometime before 1910 as a younger member of an extended family that included his brother-in-law and sister, George and Mabel Austin. Coincidentally, in those early . . .

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

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  • 03/06/19--10:49: Alpheus Branch
  • Wilson, North Carolina.
    In 1872 founded Branch and Hadley, with Thomas Hadley. Later BB & T. Promoter of cotton railroads and education. Second home stood here.

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--10:53: Richard Harrison
  • Cedar City, Utah.
    Born in Springshire, England, and an iron-molder by trade, Richard Harrison served as superintendent of the world’s largest iron foundry, located in Liverpool. He immigrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843 then on to Utah in . . .

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

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  • 03/06/19--10:55: The Caboose
  • Cedar City, Utah.
    The caboose provided the train crew with shelter and working space while they threw switches and inspected for problems such as shifting loads, overheated axle bearings, and dragging equipment. The conductor used the caboose . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--10:59: The Hay Derrick
  • Cedar City, Utah.
    Hay for livestock in a horse-driven society was as important as gasoline or electricity is today. The oldest technology for stacking hay in Iron County was the hay derrick that allowed farmers to build haystacks in their . . .

    (Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--11:00: The Ore Shovel
  • Cedar City, Utah.
    In the 1930s, iron mining expanded in Iron County and massive shovels were needed to excavate the needed ore. According to company delivery records, two Bucyrus-Erie 120-B shovels were delivered to the Utah Construction . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--11:02: Historic Hadden Hall
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior as a contributing resource to the Automobile Alley Historic District Certified Rehabilitation: 2011 Midtown Renaissance, . . .

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

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  • 03/06/19--11:04: Honor Roll
  • Coxsackie, New York.
    In memory of the the boys from Coxsackie, N.Y. who answered their country's call in the World War.

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

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  • 03/06/19--11:07: Maine Avenue Fish Market
  • Southwest, District of Columbia.
    Opened in 1805, the Maine Avenue Fish Market is the oldest continuously operating fish market in the United States, 17 years older than New York City's Fulton Fish Market.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/06/19--11:19: Washington Kastles
  • Southwest, District of Columbia.
    [Left plaque] Founded by tennis legend Billie Jean King in 1974, World Team Tennis has featured many of the world's greatest tennis players. In 2011 and 2012, the Washington Kastles thrilled DC crowd completing the only . . .

    (African Americans • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Santa Barbara, California.
    This property was the site for two locomotive roundhouses constructed by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The first stood between 1911 and 1925, when the June 25, 1929, earthquake severely damaged it. Miss Pearl Chase, of the . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ventura, California.
    This site was developed in 1941 with a 7,890 square foot, one-story structure known as the "Mayfair Theater". Architect S. Charles Lee, one of the most prolific and distinguished motion picture theater designers on the West . . .

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

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  • 03/06/19--15:52: City Hall
  • Santa Monica, California.
    City Hall was built in 1938 from a plan by architects Donald B. Parkinson and J.M. Estep in the Classical/Moderne style. Commissioned under the Federal Emergency Administration of the Public Works Program, the design is . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    . . .

    (Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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