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  • 03/20/19--19:40: The Hermitage
  • , Mexico.
    La Ermita La antigua Ermita hoy conocida como “de Santa Isabel” fue fundada por un vecino apellidado González de Ledezma quien la construyó con sus propios recursos y luego se trasladó a vivir en ella, como un ermitaño. Su . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
    . . .

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

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  • 03/20/19--22:51: Jacksonian Hotel
  • Scottsville, Kentucky.
    Built in 1919 during an oil boom, Jacksonian gained wide prominence. It was third hotel on site and stood here for 54 years. Closed, 1973. Hotel received name because of its location on Jackson Highway, now 31-E, one of . . .

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

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  • 03/20/19--22:51: Civil War Action
  • Scottsville, Kentucky.
    Confederate forces of 200 under Col. John M. Hughs attacked here, Dec. 8, 1863. Twelve days earlier he had attacked Monticello, Ky., captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. Continuing to harass USA forces, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/20/19--22:52: County Named, 1815
  • Scottsville, Kentucky.
    For Lieut. Col. John Allen, born in Va., 1771, came to Ky., 1779. Practiced law in Shelby County. State Representative, 1801-07, and State Senate, 1807-13. Killed in battle at River Raisin, Jan. 22, 1813, and one of nine . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/21/19--07:44: Beau Bassin House
  • Lafayette, Louisiana.
    La Maison Beau Bassin BEAU BASSIN HOUSE: Honoring a Lost Home in Acadian Canada The Beau Bassin House was originally built in the 1840s by Louis Arceneaux, a Cajun rancher who lived between Carencro and Lafayette. The house . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Hier stand das 'Raytzenhuys' der Ritter Raitz von Frentz zu Schlenderhan 1636 erwarb es Johann Reichsfreiherr von Werth kaiserlicher und kurbayrischer Reitergeneral Ehrenbürger der Reichstadt Köln (1591-1652) Er vergrösserte . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--12:09: The Casino
  • Fruitland Park, Florida.
    In 1914, George T. Clark built a community center for the residents of Fruitland Park on the property of his Gardenia Hotel. Known locally as the Casino, the building was designed in the Frame Vernacular style with . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Polk City, Florida.
    The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Hier stand im Mittelalter das Dominikankloster in ihm wirkte Albertus Magnus auch 'Der Deutsche' und der "Doctor Universalis" genannt. Diese Tafel ist dem Andenken an das erste deutsche Dominikanerkloster und an den . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--12:49: Berlin Wall Memorial
  • , Germany.
    Wider das Vergessen Originalstück der Berliner Mauer, die von 1961 bis zum Mauerfall 1989 auf einer Länge von 155 Km stand und etwa 130 Menschen das Leben kostete. Gestiftet 2008 von Rudi May - Würzburg - (English . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--13:11: Temple of Saint Sebastian
  • , Mexico.
    Templo de San Sebastián Patrimonio de la Nación English translation: Temple of Saint Sebastian A National Heritage Site

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Monumento a Los Héroes de la Independencia Este monumento está ubicado en la salida a San Miguel de Allende, por donde la mañana del 16 de septiembre de 1810 salieron Miguel Hidalgo y sus tropas para iniciar la gesta . . .

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

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    New Carlisle, Quebec.
    L'éducation en Gaspésie a progressé très lentement avant le XXe siècle. Vers 1899-1900, on ne comptait encore que 65% de présence moyenne à l'école: un tiers des enfants n'y allaient pas. En hiver, les tempêtes et les . . .

    (Education • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/21/19--20:21: Dr. Friedrich Joseph Haass
  • , Germany.
    Beeilt euch, Gutes zu tun Dr. Friedrich Joseph Haass 1780-1853 Der "Heilige Doktor von Moskau" Studierte bis 1802 an der Ecole Centrale in der Marzellenstrasse die Fächer Literatur, Medizin und Naturwissenschaften - . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--20:41: Casparus Commelin
  • , Netherlands.
    Hier stond de boekhandel van Casparus Commelin (1636-1693), boekverkoper, krantenuitgever en stadshistorieschrijver van Amsterdam. Beroemde buren (aan het Damrak) wyen de kaartenmakers en uitgevers Blaeu, Janssonius, . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    En este sitio se reunio, el 16 de septiembre de 1810, el primer nucleo de insurgentes, convocado por el Señor D. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Cura de esta parroquia, para iniciar el movimiento popular que nos dio la . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--21:16: Pietro Antonio Locatelli
  • , Netherlands.
    In questa casa trascorse la Vita Operosa e Morì Il Grande Compositore e Violinista Pietro Antonio Locatelli La città natale Nel Bicentenario della morte Pose Bergamo 3 IX 1695 Amsterdam 30 III 1764 - (English translation:) . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--21:34: Jan Pietersz Sweelinck
  • , Netherlands.
    Hier stond het ouderlijk huis van Jan Pietersz Sweelinck (1562-1621), beroemd renaissance-componist en organist van de Oude Kerk. Hij werd beschouwd als een indirecte leermeester via zijn leerlingen, van J.S. Bach. This is . . .

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

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  • 03/21/19--21:57: Salomon Verbeeck
  • , Netherlands.
    Hier woonde van 1666 tot zijn dood de musicus Salomon Verbeeck (1632-1685) stedelijk beiaardier van de Oudekerkstoren. Aan hem en het beroemde klokkenspel van François Hemony wijdde Vondel zijn gedicht 'Op de klokmuziek te . . .

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

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