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  • 04/16/19--18:40: A Driving Force
  • near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    James "Jim" Thompson (1863-1931) Erie native Jim Thompson worked to improve visitor access to the park and to protect the shoreline of the peninsula. As one of his governmental duties, Thompson was a member of the . . .

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

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  • 04/16/19--18:47: Budny Beach
  • near Erie, Pennsylvania.
    This beach, formerly Beach 10, is named in honor of Patrick "Pat" Budny, who at age 17, became the first person to swim the 23 miles between Long Point, Ontario, Canaca, and Presque Isle State Park. Budny accomplished this . . .

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

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  • 04/16/19--18:54: The Old Road
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    As recreation became more popular especially at the Waterwork area, access to the peninsula became an issue. This road, now known as Old Lake Road, was the first roadway built on Presque Isle. It was originally referred to . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
    The large protected valley in front of you is the Grand Parade. Extending from where you are standing to the ridge almost a mile away, it served as the centerpiece of camp. When units from the various states arrived at . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/16/19--19:09: The Barracks
  • Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Stull Interpretive Center In the 1920s, a small rustic building known as the Police Barracks, served as the "State Park Police" headquarters. In 1935, the building was moved to the sawmill area and a new wooden structure was . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/16/19--19:14: Kingsville Veterans Memorial
  • Kingsville, Ohio.
    Erected by the citizens of Kingsville to the memory of those who served from this community and those who gave their lives in the service of our country

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

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    Ashtabula, Ohio.
    In loving tribute to those who served in World War II. We the citizens of Ashtabula have gratefully planted our dogwood trees.

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

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    Ashtabula, Ohio.
    In Memoriam Lance Corporal Kevin M. Cornelius, USMC "...First to fight for right and freedom And to keep our honor clean We are proud to claim the title of United States Marines." In memory of those who gave their lives . . .

    (War, Afghanistan) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/16/19--19:40: This Veterans Memorial
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    This Veterans Memorial honors all men and women of the United States who served their country Dedicated to Those Who Served in W.W. I 1917 - 1918 Served — 4,734,991 men — 21,480 women Wounded — 204,002 men — 7 women Died — . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ashtabula, Ohio.
    To Honor Men and Women of Ashtabula Who Served in the Armed Forces

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

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  • 04/16/19--19:51: Ashtabula Civil War Memorial
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    Erected in Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, their mothers and wives, by James Lewis Smith.

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

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  • 04/16/19--19:55: Henry Kalinowski
  • Asthabula, Ohio.
    Henry Kalinowski Pvt US Marine Corps World War II 1920 - 1941 Killed in Action USS Arizona

    (War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/16/19--19:56: Advance Redoubt
  • King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
    Soldiers constructed earthen fortifications called redoubts (French for a place of retreat). These redoubts were connected by miles of entrenchments designed to strengthen the natural advantages of the terrain here. These . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/16/19--20:03: Peleg Sweet
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    This land was donated to Ashtabula Township by Peleg Sweet Early settler and Revolutionary Soldier It was used as a training ground for troops

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

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    Asthabula, Ohio.
    Dedicated to the men & women of Ashtabula Township who serve, have served, or will serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of America

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

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  • 04/16/19--20:16: Mother of Sorrows Church
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    Mother of Sorrows Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 04/16/19--20:24: 1012
  • Asthabula, Ohio.
    The location of Cooper Butcher Shoop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907-1918 F. J. Kempel Jeweler 1921 Century Club 1926-1931 Marine Sanitary Barber Shop Wilfred Beauty Parlor 1944-1971 Harbor Grill Upstairs 1912-1918 . . .

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

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    George West, Texas.
    In memory of those who served, and gave their lives for freedom and defense of their country.

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

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  • 04/16/19--20:33: Protection from Attack
  • King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
    Troops originally built this redoubt by hand using shovels and picks. A redoubt was cleverly designed so that every part strengthened its defensive role or provided an obstacle to attack. Soldiers appreciated how these . . .

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

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  • 04/16/19--20:36: Market House Museum
  • Goliad, Texas.
    Site was dedicated to public use by City Ordinance No. 28, on Aug. 30, 1853. About 1871, market with 12 x 24-ft. stalls was put up at cost of $550, and rented to sellers of meat and produce. In 1886 this became firehouse, . . .

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

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