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  • 03/29/19--11:24: St. Francis Dam Disaster
  • Lancaster, California.
    In remembrance of those who lost their lives in the St. Francis Dam disaster March 12-13, 1928. This was one of California’s greatest disasters with over 400 lives lost; five of whom were laid to rest at Lancaster Cemetery. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Grafton, Wisconsin.
    Enhancing the River and improving water quality. The Milwaukee River watershed is part of the Milwaukee Basin encompassing roughly 860 square miles of land in Southeast Wisconsin. The Basin discharges into Lake Michigan, the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--11:43: Faulkner House
  • near Santa Paula, California.
    This home was the culmination of George Washington Faulkner’s dream, expressed to his bride in 1876: "We will have to begin at the foot of the ladder and grow up with the country, but I think that in a few years we can have . . .

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

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    near Woodside, Utah.
    Woodside The area's first resident was a local prospector named Henry H. Hutchinson, who settled there in 1881. Other homesteaders arrived the next year and started digging an irrigation canal. Attracted by relatively . . .

    (Environment • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Green Bay, Wisconsin.
    The lumberjack Band was once synonymous with the Green Bay Packers. It performed at home games, pep rallies and other celebrations; and energized players and fans alike with its rollicking capers and snappy music. Loosely . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--12:05: Hall of St. James’ School
  • New York, New York.
    Hall of St. James’ School Governor Alfred E. Smith attended this school It was here he received his formal education

    (Education • Politics) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--12:10: Vince Lombardi's Home
  • Allouez, Wisconsin.
    Vince Lombardi's home during his nine years as coach of the Green Bay Packers is located directly east of here on Sunset Circle. Other family members included wife Marie, son Vince Jr. and daughter Susan. Lombardi coached . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--12:14: N. Leonard's Inn 1798
  • near Skaneateles, New York.
    Nathan Leonard Revolutionary War veteran Pioneer settler and farmer

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY By Royal Charter of King George II in 1755, this site became part of the campus of Kings College (the future Columbia University). In 1993, Miles . . .

    (Disasters • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--12:28: James H. Flatley, Jr.
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin.
    1906-1958 We honor a man - a mountain tall An answer to our Nation's call. A hero's name to be inscrolled In burnished letters set in cold. A man to have - A man to hold A man from which to form a mold Sleep on - Brave Scion . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--12:37: Liberty Bell Replica
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin.
    Side One: Liberty Bell 250th Anniversary In 1751, while Benjamin Franklin was drafting his Plan of Union, the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a bell from Whitechapel Bell Foundry of London, England. The bell's inscription was . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Arlington, Virginia.
    [Front left:] The 100-ft wide W&OD has been called "the skinniest park" in Virginia. But it is also one of the longest parks, 45 miles of paved trail for walking, running cycling and skating and more. Built on the roadbed of . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--12:58: Welcome to Jennie Dean Park
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    The surrounding neighborhood of Nauck, also known as Green Valley, is one of the oldest African American communities in Arlington County. Its history traces to 1844, when freedman Levi Jones purchased land to build a home . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--13:09: Mitchell County Courthouse
  • Beloit, Kansas.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 03/29/19--13:18: Welcome to Jennie Dean Park
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    Ernest E. Johnson: His work let Arlington play. In 1949, Arlington County formally established a Department of Recreation. Mirroring the public school system, all classes, clubs and activities sponsored by the Department . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Montgomery, Alabama.
    The Wharton-Chappell House The Wharton Chappell House is one of Montgomery's last pre-Civil War cottages. This structure occupies the site of General John Scott's 1817 pioneer settlement, "Alabama Town" which was founded . . .

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--14:16: First Street, Fort Myers
  • Fort Myers, Florida.
    Fort Myers, like many South Florida communities, developed during the last half of the 19th century. First Street (once called Front Street) became the heart of the new town, In 1866, Manuel A, Gonzalez and Joseph Vivas took . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--14:34: Matthias von Lexer
  • , Germany.
    Hier wohnte Matthias von Lexer *18.10.1830 in Liesing/Kärnten †16.4.1892 in Nürnberg 1868-1890 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Deutsche Philologie Autor grundlegender Wörterbücher . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--14:42: Dorothy Height
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    Dorothy I. Height, civil rights leader, was born in Richmond and lived in this neighborhood until 1916. For more than 50 years she worked for racial justice and gender equality. Serving on the national staff of the Young . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    An diesem Tisch hier sitzen sich zwei sehr unterschiedliche Menschen gegenüber, der Dingolshäuser Köhler und Gambrinus. Der Dingolshäuser Köhler ist die Symbolfigur für die hiesige Weinlage. Wein wurde und wird heute noch . . .

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

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