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  • 04/02/19--13:37: Battle of Brandy Station
  • Brandy Station, Virginia.
    The commanding view from Fleetwood Hill rendered this “Famous Plateau” an ideal observation post during the war. Today the view looks much as it did in the 1860s. 1. COLE’S HILL During the winter of 1864, Federal Second . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Elizabeths, District of Columbia.
    Founded during the Civil War for wounded soldiers that died on the St. Elizabeths Campus during and after the Civil War. This small cemetery houses the remains of some 300 Civil War dead, both Confederate and Union, Black . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Santa Barbara, California.
    His officers and soldiers and Fray Juan Crespi (diarist) the first white men to march through the wilderness of California. Arrived at Santa Barbara Aug. 18-20, 1769, and camped in this vicinity.

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

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  • 04/02/19--15:56: 1913
  • Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    While Mercedes have been made since 1908, Ford initiates mass production of cars the Model T rolls off the new assembly line. The line's efficiency will make cars affordable to working people. Follow the Transportation . . .

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

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  • 04/02/19--17:17: 1932
  • Navy Yard, District of Columbia.
    [unreadable] Eckengest longest designs a [unreadable] length limitations [unreadable] Follow the Transportation Exhibition surrounding the Department of Transportation Headquarters

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gainesville, Georgia.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 04/02/19--17:41: Coeymans
  • Coeymans, New York.
    A tribute to those from this town who served their country in the World War

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--17:46: Padre Felix Varela Morales
  • New York, New York.
    Born Havana, Cuba Nov. 20, 1788 Died St. Augustine, Fl. Feb. 25, 1853 Seminal thinker of Cuban liberty, priest, educator, philosopher, orator and author, defender of human and civil rights in Cuba and in the United States, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Hispanic Americans • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Watervliet, New York.
    City of Watervliet, New York World War I Veterans (List of names)

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--17:52: Sylacauga Cemetery
  • Sylacauga, Alabama.
    Here, on a gentle west slope just outside of the original town limits, lies the earliest public cemetery in Sylacauga. The earliest tombstone remaining in the cemetery dates to 1839. Its location and the adjacent family . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sylacauga, Alabama.
    The district contains a collection of late-19th to mid-20th century commercial buildings representing over 60 years of Sylacauga's commercial history. On December 1, 1886, the Anniston and Atlantic Railroad became the first . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sylacauga, Alabama.
    The Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Sylacauga community, and the state of Alabama, constructed this library in 1939. The building is the result of $16,588 from raised local funds including a $5000 donation for . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--17:53: Coosa County / Old Rock Jail
  • Rockford, Alabama.
    Coosa County Named for the river on its western border, Coosa County was created by the Alabama Legislature on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Nation in the Treaty of Cusseta. The name is taken from the . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--17:54: In Memory Of
  • Greenwich, New York.
    A.M. Cook Post 326 G.A.R. Greenwich, N.Y. And all Resident Veterans Of the Civil War

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

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    Saratoga Springs, New York.
    Gideon Putnam (1763-1812) early settler and founding father. Developed Saratoga from wilderness to famous spa. Putnam donated this land and was the first to be buried here. The stone wall surrounds the Putnam family plot. . . .

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

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  • 04/02/19--17:59: Church of Infant Jesus
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    Established 1874 on land donated by Col. B.C. Butler. Mission church of Warrensburg and later Corinth. Demolished and rebuilt in 1929 as Church of the Holy Infancy. Became parish church in 1956.

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

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  • 04/02/19--18:01: Continental Avenue
  • Cohoes, New York.
    Algonquin and Mohawk Indian trail. Colonial military route.

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--18:04: Coal Silos
  • Hudson Falls, New York.
    Built by Griffin Lumber Co. fall 1906. Each silo held a different grade of coal. Built using cement blocks invented by Griffin Lumber.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--18:09: St. Mary’s Church
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    Incorporated April 30,1865. Cornerstone laid Aug. 25, 1874. First service held June 1875. Architect: Jacob Wray Mould. Civil War Memorial window.

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

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  • 04/02/19--18:10: Dedicated To
  • Greenfield, New York.
    The men and women from the Town of Greenfield who served our country.

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

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