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  • 04/09/19--22:39: Mark Twain's Boyhood Home
  • Hannibal, Missouri.
    Mark Twain’s Boyhood Home has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating . . .

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

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  • 04/10/19--06:35: Ticket to Ride
  • San Francisco, California.
    Many bus routes currently ending at this terminal began as nineteenth-century streetcar lines transporting city folks over sand dunes to the Western shore. Prior to 1884, San Francisco's transit service to Ocean Beach was . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--06:56: City Park
  • Hagerstown, Maryland.
    In the early 19th Century, this area was owned by the Heyser family and was known as “Heyser's Woods”. The mansion house was constructed by John H. Heyser between 1843 and 1846. “Heyser's Woods” became a popular local picnic . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--09:45: The House of the Vicereine
  • , Mexico.
    Casa de la Virreina. Barroco. S. XVII. Casa habitación. Casa mas antigua de la ciudad. Data de 1736. Francisca de la Gandara salió de ella para casarse con Félix Ma. Calleja. Mas tarde Virrey de la Nueva España, de ahí tomo . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Antigua Casa de la Virreina Data de 1736 y es la más antigua de la ciudad. Casa del alférez Manuel de la Gándara, tío de Francisca de la Gándara, única virreina mexicana, por su matrimonio con el brigadier Félix María . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:17: Blockhouse Creek
  • near Clyde, New York.
    Filled in during railroad construction in the 1850's, this stream was originally a ravine known to the Iroquois as "Little Waters", and to early settlers as Vanderbilt Creek. In the 1700's it formed part of the Indian trail . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:21: Gateway to Old Chinatown
  • New York, New York.
    In the 1890s, this Bowery at Doyers Street corner was a gateway to the tiny but thriving Chinatown, even then a famed tourist destination. Squeezed between Bowery, Mott, Pell and Doyers Streets and dominated by Chinese shops . . .

    (Asian Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:24: Bausch & Lomb Riverside Park
  • Rochester, New York.
    Empires in America After Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492, European invaders claimed it for themselves. By the middle of the eighteenth century, France, England, and Spain claimed possession of most of the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:27: Double Arch
  • near Moab, Utah.
    The third largest arch in the park, Double Arch's larger span is 144 feet wide by 112 feet high (44 by 34 meters). The smaller opening is 67 feet wide by 86 feet high (20 by 26 meters). For a closer look at Double Arch, walk . . .

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

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  • 04/10/19--11:27: NYC’s Oldest Brick House
  • New York, New York.
    NYC’s Oldest Brick House Edward Mooney House 18 Bowery This is the city’s oldest surviving brick townhouse, built in 1785, shortly after the British evacuated New York and before George Washington became President of the new . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:28: Arms Square / City Hall
  • , Mexico.
    Plaza de Armas Esta es la plaza principal de la ciudad, donde convergen las sedes de los poderes Ejecutivo y Legislativo del Estado, el Ayuntamiento de la Capital, la Catedral y el comercio en torno a un bello jardín . . .

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

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    Rochester, New York.
    Genesee Valley Park Genesee Valley Park was the second of the original parks in Rochester to be designed by Frederick Law Oldsted. Historic parkland with rolling lawn, groves of mature trees, and placid river views on both . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Lyons, New York.
    Here convened first session of Genesee Conference Methodist Church July 20, 1810. Bishop Francis Asbury presided. Bishop William McKendree was present. 68 ministers appointed to circuits.

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

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  • 04/10/19--11:37: The Bank
  • Lyons, New York.
    On this site in 1838 was erected a building known until 1929 as "The Bank." Built by The Bank of Lyons, it was occupied by: The Sisson Bank 1846 D. Chapman & Co. 1850 Charles Demmon, banker 1861 Gavitt & Murdock 1866 Saxon . . .

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

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  • 04/10/19--11:37: PFC Frank Vallone, USMC
  • New York, New York.
    In memory of PFC Frank Vallone, USMC who gave his life for God and Country in Viet Nam September 11, 1968 Dedicated by his friends and neighbors November 11, 1968

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

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  • 04/10/19--11:39: Roll of Honor
  • Clyde, New York.
    To the memory of the men and women of the Town of Galen who gave their lives in the World War 1917-1919. Silivo Baldasare PVT Co. 311th Inf. Killed in Action George Aden Brown PVT. 17th Co. 5th Marines Died of Wounds John . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:44: Clyde Historical Highlights
  • Clyde, New York.
    1722 Blockhouse constructed 1782 Military Tract #27 (now Town of Galen) established for Revolutionary War medical staff veterans 1811 Permanent settlement, Luaraville, begins south of river 1825 Erie Canal completed/Stow . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--11:59: Rush to the River
  • Fernley, Nevada.
    Emigrants headed for Stephens Pass and the California gold fields — dry and dirty from long, punishing water-short days on the 40-mile Desert to the northeast — rushed train by train to the “Big Bend” of the sparkling pure . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--12:01: Veterans Memorial Park
  • Winnemucca, Nevada.
    The informational plaques located at the military equipment in Veterans Memorial Park were dedicated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017. Our sincerest thanks to all who have served our country. Sponsored by: Barrick - . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • War, Cold • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/10/19--12:42: Friedrich von Spee S.J.
  • , Germany.
    Hier wirkte in schwerer Zeit als Lehrer am Jesuitenkolleg Friedrich von Spee S.J. *1591 +1635 Verkünder von Gottes froher Botschaft in seiner Sammlung Geistliche Lieder Trutz-Nachtigall Verteidiger Menschenwürde mit . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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