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  • 04/29/19--16:10: Locomobile Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building initially served as the St. Louis dealership for the Locomobile automobile. The structure later housed the dealership for the Davis Six and Maibohm automobiles. The Locomobile, a massive luxury car, was . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Roads & Vehicles • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--16:20: Stearns-Knight Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This structure was originally the dealership building in St. Louis, for the Stearns-Knight automobile. Over the years, it also housed dealerships for the Stutz, Lexington, Gardner and Inter-State automobiles and the Hug . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:29: Dodge-Reo Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building, designed by Wm. P. Mahon, Architect, was built two years after John and Horace Dodge commenced producing Dodge Brothers automobiles. The Dodge brothers had previously manufactured motors and transmissions for . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:35: Moon Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    From 1917 through 1929, this building was the St. Louis dealership for Moon automobiles. In later years, the dealership included a building across the alley, which faced Washington Ave. The Joseph W. Moon Buggy Co., . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:45: Durant-Star Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    First occupied in 1912, by Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. and Oldsmobile Co. of St. Louis, then by dealerships for Buick, Nash and Lafayette, this building was a dealership for the Star and the Durant automobiles from 1924 to . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:53: Cadillac-Chrysler Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This building, designed by Wm. A. Balsch, Architects, was built by Cadillac Automobile Co., of St. Louis, when it outgrew its building at 2920-22 Locust St. The dealership became Oliver Cadillac in 1927, and remained here . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--16:58: Stutz Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    From 1918, through 1924, this building housed the Supreme Motor Co., the St. Louis dealer for the Stutz automobile. The Stutz was manufactured from 1911 to 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana, initially under the ownership and . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--17:20: Honor Roll
  • Delevan, New York.
    Honor Roll ?Roy W. Pixley, killed in action [column 1] Arnold, Arthur; Andrews, Millard; Beach, Thomas; Bigelow, Elmer; Card, Vernon; ?Chrisafulli, Angelo; ?Crandall, Millard J.; Crosby, Roy Herbert; Cedrick, Clark Clemons; . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--17:44: The Electric City
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    From Scranton's earliest days, people were drawn to the valley's waters and the riches of the landscape. First, a gristmill on Roaring Brook in the late 1700s and later iron ore fueled the city's settlement. When the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    University City, Missouri.
    In an ever-changing world, it's always interesting to see how trends in transportation come full circle. In this picture from 1923, you can see an example of three different types of streetcars. The #1157 streetcar is . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    University City, Missouri.
    With the introduction of streetcars at the turn of the 20th Century, outlying areas of the City of St. Louis drew the attention of investors and developers plotting out the prairie land. In this picture, you can see the . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:11: Brett Hull
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    A right wing with a quick shot and an uncanny ability to score goals, Brett Hull scored 41 times in his first full season with the St. Louis Blues. He then scored over 70 goals in each of the next three seasons, including . . .

    (Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:14: Erie County
  • Sardinia, New York.
    Erie County owns and maintains several forested lands in various areas of the county, for preservation and public enjoyment. The Erie County Bureau of Forestry was established in 1927 in response to the acquisition of . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:16: "Butch" O'Hare
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    A U.S. Navy flying ace whose exploits buoyed U.S. morale during WWII, Edward "Butch" O'Hare was born and raised in St. Louis. On February 2, 1942, O'Hare saved an aircraft carrier by single-handedly attacking nine Japanese . . .

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:21: Carl Wimar
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Arriving in St. Louis in 1843, the young immigrant Carl Wimar was enthralled by the Native Americans who camped near the city to trade furs. Wimar returned to Germany in 1852 to study painting at the Düsseldorf Academy, and . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:26: Walker Hancock
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Born and raised in St. Louis, Walker Hancock graduated from Central High School in 1917. A realist sculptor who concentrated on the human form Hancock's works include "Zuni Bird Charmer" at the St. Louis Zoo, "Christ in . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:29: Dedicated to Our Veterans
  • Sardinia, New York.
    Dedicated to our veterans of all wars

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

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  • 04/29/19--18:34: Elizabeth Keckley
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Brought to St. Louis in 1847 by her slave owners, Elizabeth Keckley honed her skills as a dressmaker and was able to buy her freedom in 1855. She moved to Washington D.C. in 1860, cultivated an elite clientele, and became . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:40: Henry Hampton
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Filmmaker Henry Hampton was born in St. Louis, attended St. Louis University High School, and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1961. Hampton founded Blackside, Inc. in Boston in 1968, which produced over . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--18:41: Site of First Grist Mill
  • Holland, New York.
    . . .

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

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