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  • 04/30/19--19:16: Matson to Augusta
  • Matson, Missouri.
    Katy Trail State Park runs for 5.70 miles from Matson to Augusta, Tavern Bluffs, seen across the river, were the scene of a dramatic episode from the Lewis and Clark Expedition: on May 23, 1804, Capt. Meriwether Lewis fell . . .

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

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    near Matson, Missouri.
    Daniel Boone and his fellow travelers—his sons' and daughters' families, other relations, friends and family slaves—came to Missouri in 1799. Boone was 65 years old and already famous in America and Europe, thanks to his . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--19:38: The Boone Trace
  • Matson, Missouri.
    The Boone Trace was an important westward trail for American settlers. The Boone Trace probably followed a trail used by American Indians. In the early 1800s it was used by Daniel Boone's sons Nathan and Daniel Morgan Boone. . . .

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

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    Savannah, Georgia.
    Fearful of U.S. invasion during the Civil War, two Macon women prompted a statewide campaign to build an ironclad vessel for the protection of Georgia's coastal and riverside towns. By March 1862, the Ladies Gunboat . . .

    (War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--22:05: Ronek Park
  • North Amityville, New York.
    Honored as a non-discriminatory housing development started by Thomas Romano in 1950. A part of the local housing boom after World War II.

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

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  • 04/30/19--22:17: The Berrien House
  • Savannah, Georgia.
    Major John Berrien (1760-1815) was a Revolutionary War officer who served at Valley Forge and fought at the Battle of Monmouth. Berrien, a New Jersey native who moved to Georgia in 1775, was an original member of the Society . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--22:22: Bethel A.M.E. Church
  • North Amityville, New York.
    The original site of the Bethel A.M.E. Church Organized in 1815 by Black and Native Americans of Amityville

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

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  • 04/30/19--22:48: Drive-In Theatre
  • Copiague, New York.
    28 acre all-weather drive-in opened here 1957. Cafeteria. Tally-Ho train. Indoor seating & amusement park. One of nation's largest.

    (Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/30/19--23:17: Jacob Conklin
  • Wheatley Heights, New York.
    Legend says after sailing with pirate Captain Kidd in 1690's, Conklin built home here in 1710. House destroyed by fire in 1918.

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

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  • 05/01/19--17:20: The Weldon Spring Site
  • near Weldon Spring, Missouri.
    Weldon Spring Ordnance Works (WSOW) The 17,232-acre World War II Ordnance Works began with groundbreaking on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1940. WSOW was said to be one of the largest plants of its kind in the world, having . . .

    (Government • Military • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/01/19--17:26: The Willis Hotel
  • Marilla, New York.
    The Willis Hotel Erected on this site by R.G. Willis in 1863 and burned in the fire of 1865. Rebuilt in 1866 and operated by Willis until 1869. It was the social center of Marilla known for its third floor ballroom. John . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--17:36: Marilla Veterans Memorial
  • Marilla, New York.
    Marilla Veterans Memorial In memory of all who served

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

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    St. Peters, Missouri.
    Cribbin's Home • This park, historically known as the Cribbin's Home, Kuhlmann's Grove, and even Cedar Grove in 1875, features a well-known home built in the mid-1800s. • The home was built by Lawrence Cribbin (sometimes . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--17:53: 1111 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    This home was built in 1964 by the William Wolter family for the sum of $3,300.00 and remained in the family until 1980. The house is of Folk Victorian design with a stone foundation. The roof is a gable and hip design with . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--17:57: 1057 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    This home was built between 1890-1900 by Christian Bode for his brother, John J. Bode, owner of the St. Charles Demokrat. The newspaper was established in 1852 and was published in German. The St. Charles Demokrat affiliated . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--18:05: 1035 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    This Queen Anne cottage was built in 1904 for Fred W. Eisner. In the early 1920's, Paul Draudt and his wife Lottie owned the house. Mrs. Daudt was President of the National Bank of Commerce on Main Street. In 1955, the home . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--18:11: 1029 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    Built in the late 1800's, this Country Victorian home retains many of the attributes of the period. Using balloon framed construction, the exterior finish includes a tin roof and wood siding with square head nails, and . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--18:18: 1025 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    Joseph and Genevieve Stoltz built this house as their residence in 1884. Stoltz was the proprietor of the Central House Hotel and Saloon on Main Street in St. Charles. This home features a hand-painted fireplace imported . . .

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

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  • 05/01/19--18:27: 1005 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    This "castlelike" abode built in 1895 is in style, Richardsonian Romanesque—an innovatively modified amalgamation of both Romanesque and Byzantine features. The interior is an architectural equivalent to the exterior, . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/01/19--18:33: 819 Jefferson Street
  • St. Charles, Missouri.
    This home was built concurrently with construction of buildings for the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. In 1943 it was acquired from Emma Wilke by Allie & Bertie Becker under the somewhat unusual consideration of loyalty, . . .

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

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