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  • 04/29/19--13:54: Columbus Ave.
  • Freeport, New York.
    Built 1914. First school in Freeport with a gymnasium. John W. Dodd served as a principal here. Charles Hart was architect.

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--14:02: Seaman Ave School
  • Freeport, New York.
    Opened 1908 to relieve overcrowding at Grove St. School. Attended by residents from northern section of village.

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--14:05: Hubbard Home
  • Carthage, New York.
    Noahdiah Hubbard, founder of Champion village, built this stone homestead in 1820. It passed to eldest son Hiram in 1831

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--14:07: B.F. Gladding
  • South Otselic, New York.
    Begun in 1816 by rope maker John Gladding, the industry became known for the quality fishing lines it once manufactured here.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--14:38: Acetyline Gas House
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    This is one of three known gas generating buildings in town. Some buildings provided gas for individual homes, while this building provided gas for street lighting as well. Because of the danger involved in the generating . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--14:42: Burial Ground
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    St. David AME Zion Cemetery ca 1857. Final Resting place of early settlers. African Americans, Native Americans and European Ancestry.

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Herndon, Virginia.
    The Herndon Gas Company was established in the early 1900s by two brothers, Edwin and Benjamin Detwiler. The company provided gas for downtown Herndon's streetlights and for lights in a few of the Town's more affluent . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--14:46: Atheneum
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    This is original site of the Atheneum, as well as the Old Barn Church, Sag Harbor's first place of worship and town hall. A second church was built here by Presbyterians in 1817, finally replaced by the Whalers Church in . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--14:51: Herndon Blacksmith Shops
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    The Moffett family operated a blacksmith shop on this site from 1906 to 1955. William Henry Moffett, a fifth-generation blacksmith, took the shop over from his father after it was burned and rebuilt in 1917. Fairfax County . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--14:59: Herndon Veterans Memorial
  • Herndon, Virginia.
    This memorial is dedicated in honor of the valiant men and women of the Town of Herndon Commonwealth of Virginia who rendered unyielding service to the cause of liberty in declared and undeclared wars to keep the United . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--15:06: Packard Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This structure was built by O.L. Halsey by permission of the Packard Motor Car Co., to serve as St. Louis' Packard dealership and distributorship. It was designed by architect J.L. Wees. Halsey had been the first car dealer . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--15:14: Peerless Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building, designed by Jacob Hirshstein, was, from 1916 to 1918, home of Phillips Motor Co., dealers for Detroit Electric autos. From 1918 to 1922, Murphy Machinery and Equip. Co. sold, in this building, Premier and . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--15:23: Mendenhall Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The eastern, two level portion of this building was built in 1914 and for two years was the home of the Hudson-Phillips Motor Car Co. In 1916, Mendenhall Motor Co. opened its Ford dealerships in the building. In 1924, . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--15:35: Cadillac Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building, designed by Nolte and Nauman, Architects, was built for Cadillac Automobile Co. of St. Louis, and remained the St. Louis Cadillac, dealership showroom, through 1919. Cadillac was already a respected luxury . . .

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

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    Machias, New York.
    In Honor of PFC Albert "Dick" R. Boehmer Killed in action June 6, 1944 WWII - Normandy - France US Army

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--15:46: Cole-Standard Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building, designed by Preston Bradshaw, Architect, exemplifies the turmoil and rapid changes, during the years when the automobile was revolutionizing the lives of St. Louisans. Between 1919 and 1935, this building was . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--15:49: Veterans Memorial
  • Machias, New York.
    Veterans Memorial In honor of the residents of the Town of Machias who served our nation in the armed forces

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--15:55: Ford Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The east side of this building initially housed the B.F. Goodrich Tire dealer for St. Louis and the west side housed General Motor Car Co., the St. Louis Hupmobile dealer. From 1917 to 1934 the building was the home of a . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:01: In Honor of All Veterans
  • Delevan, New York.
    In honor of all veterans past, present and future

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:01: Nash Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    From 1920 through 1931 this building was the home of Southwest Nash Co., a dealership for Nash automobiles, Nash Trucks, and Ajax Automobiles. From 1932 through 1934 this building housed Southwest Willys Co., a dealership . . .

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

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