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  • 04/02/19--18:15: Bishops Corners
  • Granville, New York.
    The Village of Granville, incorporated in 1885, traces its roots to "Bishops Corners”, a pioneer settlement begun here in 1780 by John Champion Bishop, his wife Abigail Reynolds, and their children. The Bishops purchased . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--18:18: Friends Meeting House
  • Granville, New York.
    Erected 1806 beside church site of log school. House of Friends later a district school.

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

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  • 04/02/19--18:21: Village of Granville
  • Granville, New York.
    Settled in the 1780’s. Incorporated 1885. A center for agriculture and slate operations with a diversity of ethnic cultures

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

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    Granville, New York.
    Dedicated to all those who served their country honorably in time of need est 1964

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--18:26: Training Field
  • Accord, New York.
    Colonial militia, in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars, met for training in a field at this place

    (War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--18:31: A Bridge for Boats
  • Little Falls, New York.
    The pile of rocks in front of you is all that is left of a massive 214-foot-long aqueduct that once carried water and canal boats across the Mohawk River, connecting the original Erie Canal to a boat basin on the Western . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--21:50: Church of San Joaquín
  • , Mexico.
    Iglesia de San Joaquín La arquitectura religiosa tiene en ella su mejor muestra. Fue levantada durante el siglo XVIII, en la época colonial, pero conserva su esplendor original. La imagen de su santo patrono es considerada . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/02/19--23:21: Pecos, Texas
  • Pecos, Texas.
    Welcome! A West Texas “welcome” is the friendliest greeting in the whole world; and Pecos is as “West Texas” as it gets! To receive a Pecos welcome, just stop! Stop at the excellent park and zoo, at the authentic frontier . . .

    (Law Enforcement • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/03/19--13:25: Sylacauga Marble
  • Sylacauga, Alabama.
    This example of the world's purest white marble is 500 million years old, is 98 percent pure calcium carbonate, and weighs 29,000 pounds. This quality marble is found only in the Sylacauga area in a seam 32 miles long, 12 . . .

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

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  • 04/03/19--13:25: Sylacauga Cemetery
  • Sylacauga, Alabama.
    After the incorporation of Sylacauga in 1838 came the establishment of this cemetery where for the next 75 years most of the citizens were buried-- many graves being now unmarked. In 1974-75 as a tribute to these past . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/03/19--13:43: Bay Shore Beach & Resort
  • Hampton, Virginia.
    This is the site of a popular alternative to Buckroe Beach, which had opened as a whites-only facility in the 1880s. Desiring to have a vacation resort by the sea for their own people, a group of African American leaders in . . .

    (African Americans • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/03/19--13:49: Russell A. Alger
  • Munising, Michigan.
    Feb. 27 1836 – Jan. 24 1906 Brevet Major General U.S.V. Governor of Michigan Secretary of War United States Senator for whom this county is named

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wesley Chapel, Florida.
    The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories . . .

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

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    Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Mackinaw City Railroad Dock (side 1, marker #707) Before the Mackinac Bridge opened in 1957, ships were the only means of connecting Michigan's peninsulas. During the 1870s, small sailing vessels served as ferries. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Michigan State Ferry System (side 1) In 1923, in response to increasing automobile traffic, the Michigan Highway Department established the Michigan State Ferry System to connect the Upper and Lower Peninsulas by . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/03/19--23:02: Chief Wawatam
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Chief Wawatam, an Ojibway Indian living at the Straits of Mackinac, befriended the British fur trader Alexander Henry as a brother. During the Indian attack on Fort Michilimackinac in 1763, Wawatam protected his friend and . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:20: Our Father
  • New York, New York.
    Our Father The ‘Mandorla’ surrounding the bronze statue of Felix Varela is an anodized aluminum “almond-shaped” frame. The mandorla signifies the holiness of Varela: it commands a three-block long perspective by which draws . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Hispanic Americans • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:22: Erected 1789
  • near Granville, New York.
    The first congregational church in the Town of Granville

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:24: Jeremy Rockwell
  • Hadley, New York.
    Early Hadley settler built a grist mill 1803, general store 1807, homes in this area for family and held many town offices

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:27: Church Of Rockwell Falls
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    Est. 1856. First Pastor: The Rev. Chas. H. Skillman. Renamed 1938 Rockwell Falls Presbyterian. Burned 12-21-1926. Rebuilt 1927. Jeffers Memorial 1958

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

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