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History happened here.

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  • 04/29/19--18:46: T Bone Burnett
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    T Bone Burnett was born in St. Louis and grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, where he began making records in 1965. He toured in Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue from 1975-76, and in 1980 he released "Truth Decay," the first of . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--18:51: Isley Brothers
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Starting with their 1959 hit "Shout," the Isley Brothers appeared on the Billboard charts for an incredible seven consecutive decades. Their other hits include the 1962 classic "Twist & Shout," the 1969 Grammy-winner "It's . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:02: The 5th Dimension
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    St. Louis-born singers Billy Davis, Jr., Lamonte McLemore and Ron Townson joined with Marilyn McCoo and Florence LaRue to create the lush "Champagne Soul" sound of the 5th Dimension. The group's first top ten hits "Up, Up . . .

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

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    St. Louis, Missouri.
    From its earliest days, the Delmar Loop was proclaimed for its amazing entertainment. The highly regarded Tivoli Theater focuses on independent films, fan-favorite and spirited midnight specials like "The Rocky Horror . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:16: Harriet Woods
  • University City, Missouri.
    A lifetime of community involvement began when the rattling sound from a manhole cover on a University City street prevented her children from sleeping. Getting involved to solve this problem would lead Harriet Woods to . . .

    (Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Clair, Missouri.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--19:28: Panhorst Feed Store
  • St. Clair, Missouri.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:33: David Frothingham
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    Publisher of Long Island's first newspaper, Frothingham's Long-Island Herald, 1791-1798, lived and printed at this site.

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:35: Clydesdale Stable
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The Clydesdales' stable is the official home of the world-famous eight-horse hitch. Originally used as a private stable for Adolphus Busch's horses, the stable is one of the registered National Historic Landmarks in the . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:39: Crash of TWA Flight 694
  • Hebron, Kentucky.
    TWA flight 694,tail #N93211, had taken off from the airport when it was struck by a private DC-3 & fell to the ground approximately 750 feet west of here, on January 12, 1955 at 9:04 a.m. The TWA Martin 202A was en route to . . .

    (Air & Space • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hebron, Kentucky.
    The exact center of the population of the United States in 1880 was located within a few hundred yards of this plaque. North latitude 39° 4' 8" West longitude 84° 39' 40" Population base in 1880 was 49,371,340.

    (Landmarks) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--19:46: Historic Site
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Originally constructed as the Lyon School in 1868 at a cost of $42,000, this building was intended to serve educational needs of the entire far southern and western portions of St. Louis. It was named in honor of Captain . . .

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

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  • 04/29/19--19:48: Ormond's Flying Mile 1904
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Ormond’s Flying Mile, used 1904 – 1911, is 1 mile midpoint of 5 mile course beginning at Granada Blvd. and ending past Seabreeze Blvd. The first streamliner to run on the beach. The Baker electric “Torpedo Kid”, driven by . . .

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--20:07: Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Lake George, New York.
    American artist who stayed at Wakonda in June 1908 on a scholarship from the Art Students League.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Savannah, Georgia.
    The First Act of Alcohol Prohibition in America was decreed in Savannah in 1735 Issued by His Majesty King George II to General James Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia "Whereas it is found by Experience that the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--20:12: 3322 DeMenil Place
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The mysterious Lemp Mansion seems to haunt this street as the house itself is purported to be haunted. The story of this house is inextricably tied to the evocative history of the Lemp Family. In three generations the Lemp . . .

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

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    near Blue Earth, Minnesota.
    With the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the United States acquired a vast area west of the Mississippi River. Eager for information about its new territory, the government dispatched a series of explorers to learn more about . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--20:20: This cake commemorates
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    This cake commemorates the 250th anniversary of Saint Louis' founding and has been painted to reflect the beautiful Victorian ceiling mural of the Lemp Mansion. The cake, one of 250 that have been placed around the St. Louis . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/29/19--20:24: Wm. H.H. Crosier
  • Skaneateles, New York.
    Skaneateles resident awarded Medal of Honor. Badly wounded in Civil War. In 1864 retrieved regiment flag from behind enemy line

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Louis, Missouri.
    Americans were reading Mark Twain's satire A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court and verses by St. Louisan Eugene Field. Tap dancing Irish-American George M. Cohan was entertaining vaudeville audiences. Americans were . . .

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

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