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  • 04/22/19--20:55: The Goliad Advance-Guard
  • Goliad, Texas.
    The "Goliad Advance-Guard" was created by the merger of two newspapers. The "Guard" began in 1867, when Richard Wayne Davis bought the "Intelligencer" and changed its name. His son, R. T. Davis, published the paper from 1871 . . .

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

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    , Israel.
    The Assyrian army built a huge stone ramp against the city walls. This ramp allowed the attackers to bring up battering rams to breach the wall. The base of the ramp you see here is about 70 meters wide and 16 meters high. . . .

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

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    , Israel.
    Here you see the two outer gatehouses, one on top of the other. look through the scope to get an idea of the size of the lower gatehouse. It was built at the time of King Asa (908-867 BCE) or King Jehoshaphat (870-867 BCE), . . .

    (Disasters • Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/23/19--07:02: The J.D. Holman House
  • Ozark, Alabama.
    The J.D. Holman House was built in 1912 for Jesse DaCosta Holman and his wife, Susan Dowling Holman, and their seven children. Architect Frank C. Galliher of Montgomery, Alabama, designed the 10,000 square foot, Greek . . .

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

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  • 04/23/19--07:08: Atlantic Coast Line Depot
  • Ozark, Alabama.
    (side 1) The Atlantic Coast Line (ACL) Depot once stood behind Broad Street, nestled close to the tracks between Depot Avenue and Depot Lane. The Alabama Midland Railway, later known as the Atlantic Coast Line, completed its . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ozark, Alabama.
    (side 1) Ozark Baptist Church This church was organized August 13, 1848, under the leadership of Rev. U.H. Parker at the home of William Andrews, two miles east of Ozark, and called Andrews Church. It was renamed Union . . .

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

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    near 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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  • 04/23/19--09:21: Beeville Post Office
  • Beeville, Texas.
    The first post office was established in Beeville in 1859, the year after the town's founding. The 1918 building was the first Beeville post office constructed on Federal property - previous locations were county- or . . .

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

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  • 04/23/19--09:28: Sciotoville Bridge
  • Sciotoville, Ohio.
    Designed and built by two famous American Civil Engineers Gustav Lindenthal, D. Sc. (1850–1935), the Consulting Engineer; David Barnard Steinman, D. Sc. (1887-1960), the Designer and Stress Analyst. A double track railroad . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Goliad, Texas.
    The town of Goliad began to grow in 1889 with the arrival of the locomotive. The railroads created the ability to receive larger supplies at a lower cost. Lumber, brick, stone and other materials that were formerly shipped . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cuero, Texas.
    The Rt. Rev. Anthony Dominic Pellicer, first Bishop of San Antonio, established St. Michael's Parish in 1875, after the Cuero Land and Immigration Co. donated this site for a church. The name was chosen in memory of Michael . . .

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

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    Cuero, Texas.
    Circuit riders held worship services for Methodists in the Cuero Creek area as early as 1841. It was not until after Cuero's incorporation in 1873, however, that a permanent Methodist church was founded here. Earliest . . .

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

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    Cuero, Texas.
    On July 8, 1849, a group of settlers gathered together under a live oak tree at the home of Dr. Robert and Mary C. Trigg Peebles to form the Live Oak Presbyterian Church, the first Presbyterian congregation in DeWitt County. . . .

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

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  • 04/23/19--13:29: Grace Episcopal Church
  • Cuero, Texas.
    Organized in 1874. First chapel was moved from Port Lavaca; present church, built 1889, was dedicated May 25, 1890, when the Rev. George Hinson was rector. Gothic architecture with clapboard siding, walnut interior, cedar . . .

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

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  • 04/23/19--14:23: Spartan Municipal Stadium
  • Portsmouth, Ohio.
    Opened in the fall of 1930, Universal Stadium became the home of the Portsmouth Spartans professional football team. Earlier that summer, the Spartans had just become a member of the National Football League (NFL). Led by a . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/23/19--14:32: J. W. Fannin
  • Goliad, Texas.
    (South Side of Monument) Erected In Memory of J. W. Fannin and his Comrades in Arms April A.D. 1885 Fannin (East Side of Monument) Massacred March 27, A.D. 1836 (North Side of Monument) Remember The Alamo Remember . . .

    (War, Texas Independence) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/23/19--14:44: James Norman Smith
  • Cuero, Texas.
    "Uncle Jimmy the Peacemaker." Son of Sgt. James Turner Smith, veteran of American Revolution. Born and educated in North Carolina. Lived for 32 years in Tennessee, where he taught James K. Polk, later a U.S. President. . . .

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

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    Cuero, Texas.
    In 1864, in response to the tensions surrounding the American Civil War, Justus Henry Rathbone organized the Knights of Pythias, a fraternal order. The first Texas lodge, in Houston, was assembled in 1872; two years later, . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/23/19--15:38: Juan Bautista de Anza
  • Tubac, Arizona.
    Captain Juan Bautista de Anza, son and grandson of Presidial Captains of New Spain, was commander of the Tubac Presidio from 1759 to 1775, the year in which he lead an overland expedition to California to found San . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/23/19--18:24: Historic Lake Mohawk
  • Sparta, New Jersey.
    Welcome to Historic Lake Mohawk Before there was a lake, there was Brogden Meadow. Once a lush valley nestled between the rising hills, founders Arthur D. Crane and Herbert Closs thought this to be the perfect place for . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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