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  • 04/04/19--10:32: General John Spurr House
  • Charlton, Massachusetts.
    Built about 1798 by John Spurr, Participant in the Boston Tea Party (1773) and an officer in the Revolution A leader in local affairs, a Major Gen. in the Militia & several years he represented Charlton at the General Court.

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

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    near Polo, Illinois.
    In the pioneer village of Eagle Point, named because of an eagle's nest on a point of timber near here, Naaman Spencer, inventor of the gang plow, started manufacturing it here, 1868. Spencer, also was the first to use a . . .

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:37: Jessup's Patent
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    4100 Acres granted by the Crown to Edward and Ebenezer Jessup 1767. Site of their lavish homes. Loyalist during the Rev. War, joined Gen. Burgoyne and fled to Canada

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:40: Arlington Hotel
  • Hadley, New York.
    Railroad house built 1866 by John Kathan. Burned 1899. Arlington rebuilt by Paul King. 3 stories, 30 rooms. Burned 1954

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:41: Paper Mill
  • Hadley, New York.
    Rockwell Falls Fiber Co. built in 1878. Became Union Bag & Paper Co. 1892. Next New Era Paper Co. Closed in 1923. Demolished by NY Power.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--10:43: Post Office
  • Hadley, New York.
    1877 Located by the Hudson. Moved to 4 Corners in 1932. P.O. now on Old Corinth Road. Jemery Rockwell was the first postmaster.

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:47: Site of Wayside Inn
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    Victorian Gothic built 1869-1938. Built by Col. Benjamin C. Butler. Famous guests: President U.S. Grant, Astors, Vanderbilts, Pullmans

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:49: Winans-Crippen House- 1871
  • Saratoga Springs, New York.
    On this site stood the Winans-Crippen House. Prominent local architect J. D. Stevens, who also designed the. United States Hotel and the Grand Central Hotel on Broadway, designed the freestanding wood-framed townhouse in the . . .

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:52: Franklin Square
  • Saratoga Springs, New York.
    Franklin Square remains virtually as it appeared at the turn of the century, and is surrounded by buildings dating back to as early as the 1830's. Many belonging to the prominent Marvin family important in the history of . . .

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:53: First Methodist
  • Lake Luzerne, New York.
    Episcopal church built 1852 by James Hedgeman and Silas Dayton. First Pastor: The Rev. Henry Williams. Now United Methodist Church

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

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  • 04/04/19--10:58: Martindale Boat Basin
  • Hudson Falls, New York.
    Today’s Boat Basin Park was once a turn-around basin for canal boats that operated out of Hudson Falls. The Feeder Canal was built in 1824 to provide a steady supply of water from the Hudson River to the Champlain Canal. The . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--11:02: Kenyon Lumber
  • Hudson Falls, New York.
    Kenyon Lumber Company was originally built along the Feeder Canal at Lock 12 in 1852. At its peak the mill employed over 100 employees and once sawed over one million feet of lumber in less than 15 days. At that time, six . . .

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

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    Lake Luzerne, New York.
    First Wilderness Corridor The Adirondacks was the first place Americans embraced the wilderness as a feature of civilization. The First Wilderness Corridor follows the Upper Hudson from Saratoga Springs to North Creek. This . . .

    (Entertainment • Environment • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--12:23: Edgar Conkling 1812-1881
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Founder of Mackinaw City Presented at the dedication of the statue of Edgar Conkling by Jerry Prior in Conkling Heritage Park Edgar was born in New York during the War of 1812, while Mackinaw City was still a British . . .

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

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  • 04/04/19--17:02: Fort Michilimackinac
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Around 1715 Constant Le Marchand de Lignery established Fort Michilimackinac for the French at the site of a Jesuit mission. During the next fifty years as France and Great Britain struggled for control of the fur trade in . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--18:24: Shipwrecks in the Straits
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    When mankind took to the water, shipwrecks were inevitable. As long as canoes and boats have sailed the Great Lakes there have been shipwrecks. Many have occurred in the Straits of Mackinac with its narrow channels, shoals, . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/04/19--19:36: Lawrence A. Young Cottage
  • Lawrence A. Young Cottage, Michigan.
    Lawrence A. Young Cottage Michigan Governor’s Summer Residence 1902 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 04/05/19--10:57: Somewhere in Time Gazebo
  • Mackinac Island, Michigan.
    During the summer of 1979 the movie Somewhere in Time was made on Mackinac Island. Starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer, the romantic fantasy tells the story of a man who wills himself back to . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/05/19--12:37: The Mackinac Bridge
  • Mackinac Island, Michigan.
    Since the late nineteenth century people had dreamed of building a bridge to connect Michigan's two peninsulas. Those dreams became a reality in the 1950s when the booming postwar tourism economy and modern highway system . . .

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

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  • 04/05/19--12:38: The Ice Bridge
  • Mackinac Island, Michigan.
    Every winter ice provides a vital link to the mainland. Two hundred years ago British soldiers used teams of oxen to haul men and materials across the ice when they moved Fort Michilimackinac from the mainland to the island. . . .

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

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