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  • 04/19/19--11:41: Ramón López Velarde
  • , Mexico.
    En esta casa vivio durante un lustro el gran poeta Ramon Lopez Velarde Homenaje de “Letras Potosinas” en el trigésimo aniversario de su muerte junio de 1951 English translation: In this house lived for five years the great . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    En esta casa vivió y murió el historiador Jose Nereo Ambrosio Rodriguez Barragan, quien falleció el 26 de abril de 1979. H. Ayuntamiento 1977-1979 English translation: In this house lived and died the historian José Nereo . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/19/19--12:49: Matthias Joseph Scheeben
  • , Germany.
    Dieses Haus, im 17. Jahrhundert als Jesuitenkolleg erbaut, war 1827 bis 1929 erzbischöfliches Priesterseminar. Hier wirkte von 1860 bis 1888 Matthias Joseph Scheeben der grosse deutsches Gottgelehrte - (English . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Errichteten in diesem Hause am 15. mai 1890 ihre erste Werkstätte, in der sie bis 1892 Stahlkugeln herstellten; aus ihr entwickelte sich das weltbekannte Unternehmen Fries & Höpflinger, das dem technische Fortschritt den Weg . . .

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

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  • 04/19/19--14:36: San Miguelito Square
  • , Mexico.
    Plaza de San Miguelito El Templo de San Miguelito se fundó en 1597, después de que el alcalde mayor de San Luis les otorgara a los ind tlaxcaltecas tierras para que se asentaran. Originalmente este barrio se llamaba “De la . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oak Hill, Ohio.
    Welsh-American Heritage Museum. In 1972 a group of Welsh-Americans chartered the Welsh-American Heritage Museum to preserve Welsh history and culture, and to preserve the Welsh Congregational Church. The old brick church was . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/19/19--15:43: Water Reservoir
  • , Mexico.
    Caja del Agua También conocida como “La Conservera,” este depósito de agua es suministrado por un acueducto subterráneo que corre por toda la Calzada de Guadalupe, desde la Cañada de Lobo, sur de la ciudad en las faldas de . . .

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

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  • 04/19/19--17:40: Francisco I. Madero
  • , Mexico.
    Francisco I. Madero Apostol de la Democracia 30-X-1873 22-11-1913 English translation: Francisco I. Madero Apostle of Democracy October 30, 1873 – February 22, 1913

    (Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/19/19--19:08: Post Chapel
  • San Francisco, California.
    Early in the twentieth century, the Presidio became the Army's most prestigious west coast installation. The Army began constructing Mission style buildings with white walls and red tile roofs to reflect the post's . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/19/19--19:08: Minor Basilica
  • , Mexico.
    Basílica Menor Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe La ciudad de San Luis Potosí siempre ha sido de tradición Guadalupana. Hacia 1656 existía una ermita dedicada a la Virgen de Guadalupe, cuyos muros aún se pueden . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/19/19--20:31: Montgomery Street Barracks
  • San Francisco, California.
    "In the years between the Civil War [1861-64] and the Spanish-American War [1898], the health of the army improved drastically. The new concern for soldiers’ well-being; the emphasis on sanitation, which became realizable in . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    San Francisco, California.
    In the 1920s Army aviators flew wood-and-fabric covered biplanes on daring experimental missions. In 1919, Army Air Corps Major Henry "Hap" Arnold chose this site for a pioneer Army airfield. Arnold's pilots flew both . . .

    (Air & Space • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/20/19--09:09: Crissy Field Transformed
  • San Francisco, California.
    The view before you to the east is one of the greatest transformations at the Presidio since it became a national park in 1994. Originally a tidal marsh, the wetlands were filled in and leased to build part of the 1915 . . .

    (Air & Space • Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/20/19--10:01: Millstone
  • near Rossiter, Pennsylvania.
    First gristmill on the Little Mahoning Creek used for grinding grain in the early 1800's was owned and operated by St. Clair Hurd. 1933 - W.P.A. set millstone on present site. June 9, 1993 - restored by Rex Hurd and Carl . . .

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

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  • 04/20/19--10:49: History of Ashqelon
  • , Israel.
    Ashqelon is a coastal city, located on the Via Maris. Its plentiful water sources and fertile soil account for its prominence throughout the ages. Its name, Ashqelon, derived from the term Sheqel, a weight-measure, attests . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/20/19--11:03: Operation Fuller
  • , United Kingdom.
    Side A During 1941, the German Battle Cruiser SCHARNHORST operated unchallenged in the Atlantic resulting in the sinking of 115,622 tons of British Merchant Shipping. Requiring maintenance it went to Brest harbour where it . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/20/19--11:57: Remains of the Muslim City
  • , Israel.
    Before you are remains of the moat and the wall that enclosed the Muslim city. In 1153 CE, the Crusaders conquered Ashqelon from the Muslims. In 1187 the Muslims, led by Saladin, drove the Crusaders out of the city, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/20/19--12:21: Basilica of Guadalupe
  • , Mexico.
    Basilica de Guadalupe. A devoción y expensas del Capitan Español y Tesorero de la Caja Real, Don Francisco de Castro y Mampaso se construyo en este lugar el año de 1654, la primera ermita dedicada a Santa María de Guadalupe. . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Israel.
    The Canaanite city was established in approximately 1950 BCE and some 15,000 people lived here. The 600-dunam city was fortified by a wall and a moat about 100 years after it was established, in defense against the Egyptian . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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