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    , Mexico.
    Esta calle que pasa frente al Convento Franciscano, en el aspecto religioso, es la línea divisoria del Pueblo de Arriba “Otomíes” y Pueblo de abajo “Huachichiles”, quedando conformes los Gobernadores de las Naciones, ante el . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--17:20: Dedicated to All Veterans...
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to all veterans... In honor of those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice Global War on Terror [Names not listed] World War I [Names not listed] World War II [Names not listed] Korea [Names not listed] . . .

    (War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--17:26: The Masonic Building
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Meadville's second "skyscraper", designed in the Beaux Arts style, was built as a home for the numerous Masonic orders and reflected the growth and prosperity of the early 20th century city. Converted to private ownership in . . .

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

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  • 04/14/19--17:31: The Federal Building
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    This Georgian Revival post office and federal office complex, built to meet the needs of a rapidly growing community, provided office space for our Congressman, federal agencies, and later selective service and social . . .

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

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  • 04/14/19--17:40: The Music Concourse
  • San Francisco, California.
    The general arrangement of the Music Concourse is based upon Michael O'Shaughnessy's design of the Grand Court for the California Midwinter Exposition of 1894. Remnants of the Midwinter Exposition can still be seen today; . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--17:40: Spirella Company
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Founded 1904 Spirella, the world's largest corset maker, employed 1 of 27 local workers. A paternalistic management sponsored classes, an infirmary, library, cafeteria & ball team. This building with its north light windows . . .

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

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    Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    1861 - 1865

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--17:52: Col. William Crawford
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    In commemoration of Col. William Crawford born in Virginia in 1732, burned at the stake by the Delaware Indians near Sandusky, Ohio, June 11, 1782 Revolutionary soldier, friend and companion of Washington, brave and . . .

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--17:58: The Promenade de Fismes
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    The cities of Fismes, France and Meadville, U.S.A. have shared a long history of friendship dating back to World Wars I and II. In tribute to this special friendship this walkway in Diamond Park shall forever more be known . . .

    (Peace • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--18:06: Bicentennial
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    This red oak and time capsule placed in honor of the two hundredth year of the settlement of the Meadville Community — Dedicated July 4, 1988 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Other Centennial Trees 1 Centennial of the United States This . . .

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

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  • 04/14/19--18:11: Judge Derickson House
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Built as a two-story Federal-style home by David Derickson, judge of the 6th District. An 1821 graduate of Allegheny College admitted to the Bar in 1823, he trained many early attorneys. The house, bought in 1848 by Hiram L. . . .

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

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    Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Founding site of Allegheny College June 20, 1815 and of a Society for the encouragement of manufacturers and arts Feb. 12, 1807 now the third oldest chamber of commerce in the nation.

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

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  • 04/14/19--18:19: Low Rise Dorms
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    (panel 1) Low Rise Dorms Medical College of Virginia (MCV) President Witham T. Sanger had grand dreams for the school he led from 1925 until 1956. One of his more interesting concepts was a plan for a miniature “Village” . . .

    (Architecture • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Meadville, Pennsylvania.
    Site of First Court House and Gaol North of Pittsburgh 1804 - 1825

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

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    Wyncote, Pennsylvania.
    At this crossroad, on October 3-4, 1777, the New Jersey and Maryland Militia of the Continental Army, marching down Church Road, turned toward Germantown to attack the British right flank. On December 6-7, 1777, the whole . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--20:35: Busleton Field
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    The first regularly scheduled US Post Office Air Mail delivery took place here, mid-point of the New York-Philadelphia-Washington Air Mail Route. On May 15, 1918, US Army Lt Torrey Webb, in a Curtiss "Jenny" biplane, left . . .

    (Air & Space • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--21:25: Crossing the Everglades
  • Miami, Florida.
    The Tamiami Trail was crucial to opening up the wilderness and creating a link to Florida's major cities. Building a road through the heart of the Everglades was no easy task, but with the power of human ingenuity the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--21:26: Life Along the Tamiami
  • Miami, Florida.
    The Tamiami Trail changed life in South Florida forever. Crossing the state went from being a multi-day sea and train journey through the Keys to a motor car drive of only a few hours. It opened up access to an area that was . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/14/19--21:27: Restoring The Everglades
  • Miami, Florida.
    With the perspective of time, the engineering marvel of the Tamiami Trail and its effect are being viewed in a different light. The early desire to conquer the swamp and control the water flow of this untamed wilderness . . .

    (Environment • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mayo, Florida.
    Established in 1874 by John B. Whitfield, Mayo was named in honor of James M. Mayo, a colonel in the Confederate Army and father of Nathan Mayo, who served as State Commissioner of Agriculture from 1923 to 1960. Mayo became . . .

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

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