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  • 03/22/19--12:37: Grand Detour, Illinois
  • Grand Detour, Illinois.
    Early French traders who traveled the Rock River named the large bend southwest of this point, Grand Detour. Winnebago and Potawatomi villages in the area made it a prominent location for fur trading posts, and during the . . .

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

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  • 03/22/19--12:38: Long-time Apothecary
  • , Netherlands.
    Sinds 1696 is in dit huis een apotheek gevestigd 1996 - (English translation:) An apothecary has been in this building since 1696.

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/22/19--12:39: La Sallier's Cabin
  • near Grand Detour, Illinois.
    The first trading post between Fort Dearborn and the Mississippi River stood on the high knoll overlooking Franklin Creek one-third of a mile west of this spot. About 1800-1836.

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

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    near Ridge Farm, Illinois.
    The treaty between Harrison and the Indians signed on this spot, 1809.

    (Native Americans • Peace • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Scottland, Illinois.
    The fertile prairies in Illinois attracted the attention of French fur trader Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette as they explored the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers in 1673. France claimed this region until 1763 . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/22/19--13:12: Kalkmarkt 7
  • , Netherlands.
    Eind 1999 heeft dit zeventiende-eeuwse huis zijn rijk geornamenteerde halsgevel teruggekregen Deze top was rond 1900 wegens bouwvalligheid vervangen door een eenvoudige lijstgevel. Aan de hand van oude foto's en tekeningen . . .

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

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  • 03/22/19--15:42: Morgan in Scottsville
  • Scottsville, Kentucky.
    On August 29, 1862 at the beginning of the Confederate Invasion of Kentucky. Colonel John Hunt Morgan rode into Scottsville, leading a brigade of 1,100 cavalrymen. Morgan and his men were on their way to Lexington, where . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/22/19--17:22: Santa Fe Trail
  • near Wheeless, Oklahoma.
    1994 Santa Fe Trail Cimarron Route 1822-1880 Marker by the High Plains Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Oklahoma

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/22/19--20:18: The Santa Fe Trail
  • near Wheeless, Oklahoma.
    (left panel) A Bridge Between the United States and Mexico Before you is a portion of the historic Santa Fe Trail. Established as a wagon route by William Becknell in 1822, the Santa Fe Trail became the first major trade . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/23/19--09:42: In Memoriam
  • Mosinee, Wisconsin.
    To the memory of those buried in this cemetery who at one time were in the service of their country. Dedicated - May 30, 1928 American Legion 1928 V.F.W. 1999

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

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  • 03/23/19--13:35: All Aboard!
  • New Freedom, Pennsylvania.
    The first New Freedom Station was built in the 1860s and later expanded. Passengers boarding trains here could go north to York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or south to Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It also . . .

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

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    New Freedom, Pennsylvania.
    Cabooses, also known as cabin cars, once traveled up and down the Pennsylvania Railroad, bringing up the rear of freight trains. They served many functions for the crew: office, workshop, observation platform, and living . . .

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

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  • 03/23/19--14:12: The Farmer's Town
  • New Freedom, Pennsylvania.
    New Freedom marked the junction of the Northern Central Railway and Stewartstown Railroad. Completed in 1885, the Stewartstown line was a seven and a half mile lifeline between the area's farmers and the big cities serviced . . .

    (Agriculture • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/23/19--14:24: Fort McCoy South Post Gates
  • near Angelo, Wisconsin.
    From 1935-1941, the Works Progress Administration made significant contributions to the nation's defense efforts. Within the state of Wisconsin this program provided much-needed Depression-era economic support to the . . .

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

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  • 03/23/19--14:28: Freeland
  • Freeland, Maryland.
    Freeland, Maryland is the last of the small rural villages in Northern Baltimore County that flourished along the route of the Northern Central Railroad during the late 1800's and early 1900's. It is located just 1-1/2 miles . . .

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

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  • 03/23/19--14:36: Jewish Armed Forces Memorial
  • Owings Mills, Maryland.
    Dedicated to all Jewish men and women of Maryland who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during War and Peace. — American Revolution Civil War Spanish-American War World War I World War II Korea . . .

    (Churches & Religion • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland.
    Mining operations a the Greenspring Quarry began in the mid 1800s, and the stone was used to build railroad beds for the transportation of supplies during the Civil War. In later years the mined materials were used for . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/23/19--14:58: Quarry Lake at Greenspring
  • Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland.
    In 2005, Beazer Homes and Obrecht Properties acquired this 230 acre parcel from Florida Rock (successor to the Arundel Corporation) and after months of planning the property was subdivided into residential and commercial . . .

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

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    Baltimore, Maryland.
    Built in 1893 at a cost of $73,418.00, the Huntingdon Avenue Viaduct Bridge carried streetcar passenger on the Number 25 line, from pointes south through Remington, over Stony Run, and into Hampden. In 1859, then Baltimore . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/23/19--15:22: Revival
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    Hotel Revival stands in the historic district of Mount Vernon, a cultural hub and one of Baltimore's most iconic neighborhoods. Formerly a private mansion, 101 W. Monument St. was the house of John W. Garrett, founder of the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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