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  • 03/26/19--08:52: Meeting House Hill
  • Durham, New York.
    Bronze tablet and boulder mark the site of first Presbyterian church, Durham. Organized november 8,1792

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

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  • 03/26/19--08:54: Dedicated
  • Berne, New York.
    Dedicated to the of those who served in all wars

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--09:04: John E. Lawe
  • East Durham, New York.
    John Edward Lawe, stood tall in the U.S. labor movement, a union man all his working life: 35 years with the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO as a dues-paying member, officer and international president . . .

    (Labor Unions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--09:08: St. John’s Lutheran Church
  • Altamont, New York.
    Designed by Albany architect Charles Nichols and built by contractor George Rockefeller in 1871-72 was the first church built in Knowersville. The original church building was 42 x 62 feet and, completely furnished, cost a . . .

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:12: Keator's Rift
  • near Palatine Bridge, New York.
    Here was the most dangerous naviable rapid in the Mohawk River. Before the canal, boatmen would cooperate going upriver

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--09:13: Spraker Inn
  • near Palatine Bridge, New York.
    Built in 1795 by the Spraker family. Once famous as a river and turnpike tavern

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Fultonville, New York.
    Front 1884 - Original School was built on this land donated by John H. Starin. 1899 -First Class new Reagents system. Jan 8, 1923 - Destroyed by fire. Back 1924 - School built to replace original destroyed by fire. 1953 . . .

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:20: Town of Glen
  • Fultonville, New York.
    Dedicated to the sons and daughters of the Town of Glen who served their country in World War II and the Korean Conflict. (Names not transcribed)

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:23: Fire Department/Village Hall
  • Altamont, New York.
    THE ALTAMONT HOSE COMPANY No. 1 was organized in May 1893, with 25 citizens appointed as members by the Village Trustees. The Company's first location was rented space at the Temperance Hall on Lincoln Avenue. In 1926, the . . .

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:30: Enterprise Building
  • Altamont, New York.
    IN 1879, JAMES OSTRANDER BOUGHT a large lot on Church Street, and built a thriving shoe business. In 1882, he sold a portion of the lot to Charles Taber, who opened a tin shop on the site. Both businesses were lost in the . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Schon 1930 kämpfte er als Redner gegen den Nazismus und Hitlers Kriegspläne. 1933 Studiums-Verbot und Verfolgung durch den NS-Staat. Nach Kriegsdienst und Gefangenschaft Mitwirkung am Aufbau der deutschen Demokratie und . . .

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:32: 55 White Street
  • New York, New York.
    1861 Commissioned by John and Samuel Condict for their saddlery business. Cast iron by Daniel D. Badger’s Architectural Iron Works. Architects: John Kellum & Son

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:35: Kennyetto Creek
  • Broadalbin, New York.
    Named by the Mohawk Indians "snake trying to swallow it's tail." Valuable water source for early Broadabin

    (Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--09:38: Kitty Husted
  • Broadalbin, New York.
    In memory of "Miss Kitty," a summer redsident, who was major benefactor of Broadalbin in the late 1800's.

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

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  • 03/26/19--09:40: Dutch Reformed Church
  • Vail Mills, New York.
    Site of Dutch Reformed Church of New Haerlam - founded 1793 - and historic church cemetery (1805-1871)

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--09:42: Capstans
  • Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
    These vertical drums revolved on a spindle and were used for generating power required in heaving on a rope or an achor cable. Donated by Janice D. Turner Pfingsten in memory of Elmer W. Richter, USCG

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--10:02: Theodor Drey
  • , Germany.
    * 27.2.1874 †30.11.1949 Parteisekretär des SPD-Bezirks Unterfranken 1925-1933 Theodor Drey gehörte zu den Sozialdemokraten, die den Kampf gegen den nationalsozialistischen Terrorstaat aufgenommen haben und versuchten, die . . .

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

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    West Wendover, Nevada.
    On June 17, 1914 The First Transcontinental Telephone Line was completed at this point on the border of Nevada and Utah. Construction forces of the Bell Telephone Company of Nevada and the Mountain States Telephone and . . .

    (Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--10:58: Ancient Lake Bonneville
  • West Wendover, Nevada.
    Lake Bonneville was a large ancient Pleistocene-era lake that existed about 32,000 to 14,000 years ago. For thousands of years, Ancient Lake Bonneville was contained by mountains acting as natural dams, occupying the lowest . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/26/19--10:59: Lincoln Highway
  • West Wendover, Nevada.
    In 1912, roads were dirt, bumpy and dusty in dry weather; impassable in wet weather. Asphalt and concrete roads were yet to come. To get from coast-to-coast, it was much easier to take the train. The Lincoln Highway . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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