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    Alexandria, Virginia.
    [Plaque on the left side of the entrance:] From the establishment of Alexandria in 1749 to the present time, African Americans have been a vibrant part of this city's history. The City of Alexandria would not exist in its . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Alexandria, Virginia.
    In the early 19th century these 10 acres were part of Burgundy Plantation. In the 1850s, John A. Fairfax established a 150 acre plantation named Fairview on the property. He improved the existing dwelling originally . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--17:10: Parapet and Gun Platforms
  • near Alexandria, Virginia.
    Battery between Fort O'Rourke and Fort Farnsworth In the tree line in front of you are visible remnants of earthworks constructed by United States Army engineers in 1862 as a part of the Defenses of Washington. This earthen . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Conjunto Religioso de San Francisco Es uno de los recintos religiosos más antiguos de la ciudad. Esta conformado actualmente por el Convento de San Antonio, Templo de San Francisco, Templo de la Tercera Orden y Jardín de San . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--17:22: Peake Family Cemetery
  • near Alexandria, Virginia.
    Rumored to have been a slave cemetery, this burial ground is the final resting place of several white and black residents of Gum Springs. In 1762, Humphrey Peake inherited three slaves — Caesar, Ben and Allee; a mare named . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--17:27: Lewis Chapel
  • Lorton, Virginia.
    The circuit rider, with his Lord, his Bible, and his horse, brought Methodism to this area in 1830. Lewis Chapel The first Methodist Church, stood on this site from 1857-1953.

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

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    Woodbridge, Virginia.
    From 1950 to 1994, the U.S. Army operated a radio transmitting station and electronics research facility on this site. This cold-war-era military base was the heart of the Army communications and electromagnetic pulse . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--18:20: Rippon Lodge
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    Noted for his cratsmanship on the first Falls Church and other structures for prominent landowners, to include the Washington family. Richard Blackburn (1710-1757) built Rippon Lodge as his main estate house circa 1747. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--18:41: Historic Landscape
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    The landscape you see before you has changed quite a lot since the house was built in the 18th century. Situated on Neabsco Creek and the Kings Highway (now Route 1), the site allowed Richard Blackburn easy access to move . . .

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

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  • 03/29/19--18:55: Centuries of History
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    Rippon Lodge is among the oldest known homes in Prince William County. It is built on land that was first settled in the 17th century. The original portions of the house were built circa 1747 by Richard Blackburn, a . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--19:21: The Burying Ground
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    Rippon Burials Few grave stones remain in the Rippon Lodge burying ground, but many unmarked graves are beneath the ground. Blackburn and Atkinson family members were buried here for decades, but the locations of most . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Science & Medicine • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel En el año del Señor de 1564, el primer Obispo de Michoacán Don Vasco de Quiroga, desde Pátzcuaro su Sede Episcopal, erigió esta Parroquia, otrora Mision Franciscana fundada en 1542 por Fray . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/29/19--20:54: Rudolf Virchow
  • , Germany.
    An diesem Ort wohnte Rudolf Virchow *13.10.1821 in Schivelbein †15.9.1902 in Berlin 1849-1856 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Pathologie Begründer der Zellularpathologie, indem er . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Anno 1904 Brauhaus Früh am Dom Historisches Brauhaus Cölner Hofbrau Peter Josef Früh Das 1904 gegründete Brauhaus erhielt seinen Namen auf Grund der historischen Begebenheit, dass Herzog Jan I. von Brabant an gleicher . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodbridge, Virginia.
    In 1994, the U.S. Army base located on this tract of land and known as the Woodbridge Research Facility was closed. The site was combined with the existing Marumsco Creek National Wildlife Refuge. Today, this refuge with its . . .

    (Environment • Government • Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/30/19--09:04: Stones, but No Bones
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    Numerous graves are located within the Rippon lodge cemetery. The slate tablets, carved stones and slabs are neatly arranged. But some of these markers are placed on mounds that may not be graves or stand where burials do . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 03/30/19--09:13: Collo. Richard Blackburn
  • Woodbridge, Virginia.
    Here Lieth the Body of Collo. Richard Blackburn Who Departed this Life July the 15th 1757 In the 52d. Year of his Age He was born in Rippon in England from whence he came to Virginia, where he acquired a reputable . . .

    (Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Poolesville, Maryland.
    Dedicated to all those who have served our country and our community Town of Poolesville (Founded 1867) Montgomery County, Maryland May 26, 2003

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

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  • 03/30/19--09:49: Welcome to Poolesville
  • Poolesville, Maryland.
    Poolesville is a town of unique charm, a special place strategically located at a crossroads in western Montgomery County, not only one of geography but also where the past intersects the present, agriculture connects with . . .

    (African Americans • Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Upton, Massachusetts.
    Site of District 3 Schoolhouse 1850

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

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