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  • 03/13/19--17:05: Historic Main Street Tour
  • Sharon Springs, New York.
    Amiel Samson constructed this building circa 1915 to house his grocery store and the First National Bank. He and his family occupied the second floor, which had large spacious rooms and a hall skylight. The grocery store was . . .

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

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    Sharon Springs, New York.
    The most unique of the Sharon Springs temples, the elaborate, ornamental and domed Magnesia Temple was an exquisite example of the iron work construction of engineer D.D. Badger of Architectural Iron Works of New York City. . . .

    (Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/13/19--17:12: Automobile Club Headquarters
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Automobile Club of Southern California; headquarters building of the pioneer motoring club; founded 1900; built in Spanish Colonial style.

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

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    Brenham, Texas.
    Brenham’s African American and Anglo community leaders first discussed the Brenham Normal and Industrial College (BNIC) in a public meeting in March 1905, when Daniel Porter (1863-1916) came to the area seeking land and a . . .

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

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  • 03/13/19--17:23: A Place Of Many Names
  • New York, New York.
    A Place of Many Names New York City has been known by many names among native people. It was Kanonoge, “place of reeds,” to Mohawk people living up the Hudson River. It was Menatay (island) to the Delaware people. . . .

    (Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/13/19--17:26: Birthplace of Daniel Webster
  • Franklin, New Hampshire.
    Daniel Webster was born here January 18, 1782. Statesman and lawyer, he served as U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Senator from Massachusetts and Secretary of State under Presidents Harrison, Tyler and . . .

    (Colonial Era • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/13/19--17:29: Florida Naval Stores
  • Bradenton, Florida.
    Side 1: The Naval stores industry, as the name implies, was once the backbone of every nations navy. The wood, tar, caulk, and other materials derived from the pine tree were needed to build, repair and waterproof wooden . . .

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

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  • 03/13/19--17:32: Historic Main Street Tour
  • Sharon Springs, New York.
    Prominent community businessman, Jacob Anthony, constructed the Anthony House in 1857. After an 1860 fire destroyed the enormous hotel, Anthony built the United States Hotel (top left) on the same site the following year. . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/13/19--21:07: In Memory
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    In Memory of the men and women of the American Red Cross who died in Vietnam in service to the Armed Forces Vernon M. Lyons — August 29, 1967 Paul E. Samuels — January 25, 1968 Hannah E. Crews — October 2, 1969 Virginia E. . . .

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

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    Palatka, Florida.
    Natives lived on the St. Johns River Northwest Florida was home to Native Americans for some 15,000 years. About 7,000 years ago, they began settling along the St. Johns River. French and Spanish explorers arrived in what is . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/13/19--23:18: The Hernandez-Capron Trail
  • Melbourne, Florida.
    "Nothing occurred to disturb the quiet of the night, except the wolves in the neighboring forest responding howl for howl…" —Journal of Jacob Rhett Mott, 1838 By the 19th century, American settlements along Florida's coasts . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/14/19--14:42: Jane Delano
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    To Jane Delano and 296 nurses who died in the war 1914 — 1918 (Inscription on statue sides:) Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night nor for the arrow that flieth by day Nor for the pestilence that walketh in . . .

    (Science & Medicine • War, World I • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/14/19--16:08: Folk Art Museum
  • , Mexico.
    Museo de Arte Popular El inmueble, conocido como "Casa Molina" por el apellido de sus últimos propietarios particulares es un palacete de dos plantas con acabados externos de estilo ecléctico académico, almohadillado en . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Pinacoteca “Juan Gamboa Guzmán” Museo Pinacoteca Juan Gamboa Guzmán Historia de la pintura colonial y del siglo XIX en Yucatán Ex sacristía de la “Iglesia del Jesús” Monumento histórico del siglo XVII INAH English . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/14/19--18:44: Garden Center History
  • Palatka, Florida.
    T.B. Gillespie, a road contractor was the father of the concept for Ravine Gardens then owned by the City of Palatka. 1,648 men were employed by the Civic Works Council for this $150,000 project. Richard Forrester of . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/14/19--20:33: The American Red Cross
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    Generations of Americans have given themselves to help others at home and around the world through the American Red Cross, generously donating time, money and blood. They have helped feed, shelter, and clothe those in . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--07:26: Historic Main Street Tour
  • Sharon Springs, New York.
    Henry Moyer built the Sharon House (left) in the 1850's. It had wide porches and housed a variety of shops at street level. Later, under the proprietorship of B.P. Sharp & Son, a brochure states: "The Sharon house enjoys the . . .

    (Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/15/19--07:31: Historic Main Street Tour
  • Sharon Springs, New York.
    Congress Hall was a magnificent hotel built by H.G. Bang around 1860 to rival the successful Pavilion Hotel and sulphur baths. Although not adjoined, the hotel was part of his beautiful park, Magnesia Temple and bathhouses . . .

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

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  • 03/15/19--07:39: The Picturesque Landscape
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota.
    Painting the Land Britain's Industrial Revolution created gritty urban centers by the late eighteenth century. Nostalgia for the countryside and an increasing appreciation for nature gave rise to the "Picturesque" aesthetic, . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    Menatay, An Island Crossroads Menatay, the Delaware word for Manhattan, was a gathering place for native people from across the region – a place linked by waterways and trails and abundant in natural resources. “It all goes . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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