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    New York, New York.
    The English Lutheran Congregation built this charming and unpretentious church in 1801 from the same rubble masonry as St. Paul’s Chapel. It is Georgian in style, with the steeply pitched end gables, rich entablature and . . .

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

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  • 04/01/19--09:56: 1852 Rail Yard
  • Salem, New York.
    Delaware & Hudson railroad with 14 engine roundhouse, back shop, passenger depot, freight bldg., and ice house built by Irish railworkers

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

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  • 04/01/19--09:59: Military Road
  • Hudson Falls, New York.
    Road from Ft. Edward to Lake George made by British army in 1755 crossed near here. The Kingsbury Township was formed here in May 1762.

    (Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/01/19--10:03: These Gates
  • Saratoga Srings, New York.
    These gates were erected by citizens of Saratoga Springs in recognition of the work of Senator Edgar Truman Brackett, in conceiving the plan, drafting, and pressing to passage in the Legislature of the State of New York, the . . .

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

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  • 04/01/19--10:07: M.C. Illions Carousel
  • Saratoga Springs, New York.
    The Carousel in Kaydeross Amusement Park, Saratoga Springs was built circa 1904, and carved by Marcus C. llions-"The Master Carver” in the carousel world. Born in Lthuania in 1871, Illions worked as an apprentice woodcraver . . .

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

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    Saratoga Springs, New York.
    In 1900, Richard Canfield, owner of the Canfield Casino, hosted a visit from his friend Charles W Eliot, president of Harvard University. As Eliot's hobby was garden landscaping, he suggested that the park be improved by the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/01/19--15:32: 1947
  • Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    Test pilot Capt. Chuck Yeager flies the Bell X-1 jet Glamorous Glennis at Mach 1.06, the first time a plane exceeds the speed of sound.

    (Air & Space) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/01/19--17:04: Mozart's First
  • , Austria.
    In this building, Mozart had his first affair with his Mistress Tabbathy 1782

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

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  • 04/01/19--19:00: White County's Gold
  • Cleveland, Georgia.
    The largest gold nugget discovered east of the Mississippi River was found by John Phillip Thurmond on April 14, 1889 at the Hamby Mines in Northern White County. The nugget weighed 504 pennyweights and four grams, which is . . .

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

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  • 04/01/19--19:00: Mustering Grounds
  • Cleveland, Georgia.
    Minutes of the Inferior Court of White County, GA, August Term 1861. Wednesday, August 7th 1861: "Ordered by the Court that White (County) Marksmen the use of any part of the courthouse that they may choose for the . . .

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

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  • 04/01/19--19:32: Old White County Courthouse
  • Cleveland, Georgia.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior October 28, 1970

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

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  • 04/02/19--10:46: Moorten Botanical Garden
  • Palm Springs, California.
    Site of Moorten’s Desert Land and Botanical Garden, established by Patricia and Cactus Slim Moorten, 1940.

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--10:49: Uncle Dan
  • Albany, New York.
    One Second Avenue birthplace of Daniel P. O'Connell November 13, 1885. Albany Democratic leader 1923 to 1977.

    (Politics) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--10:57: Battenville
  • Battenville, New York.
    Early home of Susan B. Anthony 1832-1839

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

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    Gautier, Mississippi.
    Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church was organized in 1921 by Bishop Theodore DuBose Bratton, the third Bishop of Mississippi. In 1992 the congregation constructed a new sanctuary at this location under the leadership of Rev. . . .

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

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  • 04/02/19--11:04: Lincoln Park
  • Albany, New York.
    In 1886 the site was unimproved: “wild and rugged in every respect.” Formerly known as Delaware Square, Delaware Park, Beaver Park

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

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  • 04/02/19--11:06: First School
  • Greenville, New York.
    Cabin built of logs stood on this site. First teacher was a son of Rev. Beriah Hotchkin

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

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  • 04/02/19--13:09: Fruitlands Institute
  • Lake Alfred, Florida.
    On this site stood a Rosenwald School. Educator Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) enlisted philanthropist and CEO of Sears, Roebuck & Company, Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932) to help fund the building of rural community schools . . .

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

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  • 04/02/19--13:13: Roll of Honor
  • New York, New York.
    Roll of Honor In memory of the following members of the Church of the Transfiguration who gave their lives for God and Country 1917-1918 Carmine A. Apiecella Peter Benedetto Louis Capellini Louis Colli John Crocco Michael F. . . .

    (Churches & Religion • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--13:15: 1780 Shear Farm
  • Coeymans Hollow, New York.
    Built by Israel Shear. Restored 1980 by Paul & Nancy Caswell. Placed on State Register of Historic Places October 9, 1996. National Register Dec. 6, 1996

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

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