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  • 04/30/19--10:51: B'nai Israel Synagogue
  • Freeport, New York.
    Site of first Jewish synagogue in Freeport In 1971 occupied by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and the home of the Refuge Apostolic Church Of Christ in 1982

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

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    Forest City, Iowa.
    The original cannon barrel was dated 1869, #9981, engraved in Spanish "Fundicion de Artilleria", Seville, Spain, was commissi0ned by Queen Isabella II of Spain by royal decree. It was captured in 1898 at the Spanish Fort San . . .

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--11:09: Peter's Green
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    At the turn of the 19th Century this was a busy place Peter's Green, with Peter Hildreth's spider-legged mill grinding grain into flour, Samuel L. Hommedieu's ropewalk, where workers walked twisting yarn into riggings and . . .

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

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  • 04/30/19--11:14: Audrey Munson
  • New Haven, New York.
    1891-1996. Heralded as world's most famous model in early 20th century. Posed for many sculptures and civic monuments. Buried here.

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

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  • 04/30/19--11:26: John Jermain's Mill
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    Near here is the site of John Jermain's Mill, constructed in 1793 - powered by a ditch dredged from ponds farther uphill, in an effort to make Otter Pond commercially profitable. The Mill failed, as did other attempts to . . .

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

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  • 04/30/19--11:35: North Gage
  • Deerfield, New York.
    Union Church formed in 1829 by Baptists & Presbyterians rebuilt 1858 and rededicated January 6, 1859

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

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  • 04/30/19--11:52: East Water Street
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    In Whaling's heyday - 1800-1850 - East Water Street (now Bay Street) bustled with warehouses, coopers and shipyards; ropewalks for producing ships' riggings, tryworks for boiling down whale blubber into oil for lighting and . . .

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

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  • 04/30/19--11:55: Henry Wisner, Sr
  • Middletown, New York.
    Ca. 1720-1790 buried here Continental Congress delegate. NY State Senator, patriot who produced gunpowder for Revolutionary War.

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

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  • 04/30/19--12:33: Tryon Hall Site
  • Massapequa Park, New York.
    1770 Georgian manor house Also named Fort Neck House. Owned by 7 generations of colonial Jones/Floyd-Jones Families. Razed in 1940.

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

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  • 04/30/19--12:40: Glen Douglas Farm
  • Stephentown, New York.
    Est. 1765. Home of Revolutionary War patriot Captain William Douglas. Commemorating 250 years of continuous family ownership.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--12:44: Crash of TWA Flight 128
  • Hebron, Kentucky.
    TWA flight 128, tail #N821TW, was making an approach in light snow when it crashed into an orchard approximately 1,000 feet north of here, on November 20. 1967 at 8:57 p.m. The four-engine Convair 880 was en route from Los . . .

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

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    near Burlington, Kentucky.
    Born in Covington to Italian immigrants, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1923. He was the director of Institutum Divi Thomae, a medical research foundation, from 1935 to 1988. Sperti invented well-known . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Burlington, Kentucky.
    In June 1799, Boone County's first court set Craig's Camp as county seat. The next year, John H. Craig and Robert Johnson donated 74 acres at the Woolper Creek site for a town they called Wilmington. Court held here in a log . . .

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

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  • 04/30/19--13:10: Suzan Johnson Cook
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    In honor of Her Excellency Suzan Johnson Cook... The first African American and the first woman to be appointed Us Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--14:03: The Point House
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    The Point House Built in 1804 by John Payne, Jr. His son Charles W. Payne, Master of the ship "Fanny", died at sea in 1838. The Broken Mast Monument in Oakland Cemetery bears his name.

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

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  • 04/30/19--14:35: Colonists Landed Near Here
  • Southampton, New York.
    Near this spot in June 1640 landed the colonists from Lynn, Mass. who founded Southampton the first English settlement in the state of New York

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Holland, New York.
    A tribute to those who served "Lest we forget"

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

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  • 04/30/19--15:39: Iwo Jima Memorial
  • Wales, New York.
    Iwo Jima Memorial by Matt Hannah Dedicated to the men and women of the armed forces who have served and defended our country in war and peacetime Citizens of Wales Memorial donations in honor of: Allan M. Bickford; Merwin . . .

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

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    Wales, New York.
    In Memory of Wales, NY veterans KIA - all wars Revolutionary War War of 1812 Civil War: Bela W. Burzette GAR; James D. Edmonds GAR; Wm. H. Edmonds GAR; William Enos GAR; Henry H. Havens GAR; Richard Leigh GAR; Almon . . .

    (War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wales, New York.
    Dedicated to the men and women of Wales who helped preserve a free nation

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

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