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  • 04/16/19--20:56: On the Lookout
  • King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
    The five redoubts were positioned on high points, each visible to each other. Officers used telescopes to observe and communicate visually. The frame is aimed toward Redoubt 3 on Mount Joy. Redoubt 3 anchored the southwest . . .

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

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  • 04/16/19--21:23: Are the British Coming?
  • King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
    Look down this hill. Imagine you are a soldier on the lookout for British soldiers approaching from Philadelphia. In 1777, this view was completely open, with no trees or buildings. The miles-long view from this hilltop made . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--02:55: The Whale Sculpture
  • , Israel.
    According to the biblical book of Jonah. God told Jonah to go to Nineveh and tell its inhabitants that they had sinned. But Jonah refused and instead, boarded a ship in the Jaffa port bound for Tarshish. During the voyage a . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Israel.
    Various Christian traditions tell the story of Simon the Tanner, who lived in this house and hosted Peter the Apostle here. It was here that Peter raised Tabitha fom the dead and saw his famous vision in which he was . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/17/19--07:32: The Jaffa Port
  • , Israel.
    The Jaffa port is one of the oldest ports in the world, in almost continuous operation for the past 4,000 years. The port takes advantage of calcareous sandstone (kurkar) reefs that create a natural breakwater and safe . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/17/19--08:42: 1016
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    1912 Charles V. Beckman, foreign exchange 1926 Seamen's Union Hall 1930 Club Rooms

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

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  • 04/17/19--08:49: 1018
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    The location of Cooper Butcher Shop, the Kunkle Block was built in 1900 1907 Sperra Café 1912 Charlie Patchin's Restaurant 1921 Reuben Russack Clothing 1926 Elite Tonsorial Parlor 1931-1934 Pascale Morelli, tailor shop . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--08:52: 1020
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    The location of the Herrick Hotel, built in 1916 for Peter J. Kapsanis 1916-1961 Harbor Sugar Bowl 1967-1971 West Fifth Club Tavern

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

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  • 04/17/19--08:55: 1022
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--08:56: Fort Pemberton
  • Greenwood, Mississippi.
    Here is site of fort at which Grant's gunboats bound for Vicksburg, early in 1863, were halted by fort batteries and by the sunken hulk of the "Star of the West" in channel.

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

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  • 04/17/19--09:00: 1024
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    The location of the Herrick Hotel, the Petros Block was built in 1916 1916-1960 Benjamin's Barber Shop 1977-1980 Harbor Sales Notions Store 1988-1997 Leeward Lounge Expansion Upstairs 1916-1960 George Sandberg, dentist 1930 . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/17/19--09:05: 1028
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    Ducro Block Built in 1901 by John Ducro 1901-1912 John Ducro's Son's Furniture, Undertaker & Ambulance Service 1915-1921 Harbor Post Office 1926 Frank Weiss Billiards United Cigar Store 1931 Joseph W. Cable Billiards . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--09:11: 1032
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--09:15: 1034
  • Ashtabula, Ohio.
    1895-1898 Diamond Palace Restaurant 1912 John Goggins Cigars & Tobacco 1918 William J. Goggins Restaurant 1926 The Famous Lunch 1931 Mero's Restaurant 1950-1952 Brownie's Snack Shop 1953-1957 K & N Lunch 1969-1975 Harbor . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--10:03: St. Louis Arsenal
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The federal arsenal at St. Louis was established on this site in 1827. Located three miles south of the city, it replaced the aging Fort Belle Fontaine, which had served since 1805. The arsenal furnished ordnance stores . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/17/19--11:00: The Bowery Boys
  • New York, New York.
    This address once hosted the headquarters of the Bowery Boys, a mid-nineteenth century nativist gang popularized in the book and fictional Martin Scorsese film, Gangs of New York. This coterie of American-born, . . .

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

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  • 04/17/19--11:06: The Bowery Theatre
  • New York, New York.
    “The 3000-seat Bowery Theatre opened here in 1826 as America’s largest theatre. The first gaslit theatre, its massive stage used fire and water effects, and held horses for battle scenes. Its Roman temple exterior hoped to . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/17/19--11:10: Catskill Water Supply System
  • Shandaken, New York.
    The Shandaken Tunnel here delivers water from the Schoharie Reservior. The tunnel is 18- ¼ miles long, 11 feet 6 inches high, 10 feet 3 inches wide, and passes 2630 feet below Balsam Mountain. This tunnel has a carrying . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    On November 25, 1783, as the British withdrew from Manhattan, General Washington and his troops marched across the still rural island and down the Bowery. Stopping at the Bull’s Head Tavern to rest, they were met by throngs . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    The former Citizens Savings Bank, chartered to service working class people, was designed in 1922 by the architect Clarence W. Brazer (1880-1956). The monumental building was intended to inspire confidence in depositors. . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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