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    New York, New York.
    You are standing at the former home and studio of Swiss-born photographer/filmmaker Robert Frank (b. 1924). Frank’s landmark 1958 book, The Americans “changed the nature of photography, what it could say and how it could say . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rockford, Illinois.
    The Camp Grant Rifle Range, located in New Milford just south of Rockford, was a training camp for U.S. Army troops during World War I in small arms, 37-mm infantry gun, mortar and anti-aircraft gun use. During World War II, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/06/19--17:48: The Crossing
  • Clinton, Wisconsin.
    In 1856 two railroads raced to lay track. Both crews struggled to arrive first so the other would have the expense of crossing the already laid track. The "Chicago and Fond du Lac" (today's C&NW) won the race and the "Racine . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/06/19--17:51: The Old Clinton Water Tower
  • Clinton, Wisconsin.
    Clinton's historic water tower was built in 1895 by Jacob Miller, a local masonry contractor after a contract had been let for the water works system to Fairbanks Morse & Co. of Chicago the previous year. Constructed of . . .

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

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  • 05/06/19--17:58: Everyone's Country Estate
  • near Albert Lea, Minnesota.
    Today more than one hundred parks, waysides, monuments, historic sites, and trails are operated by the State of Minnesota. They fulfill the plea of Newton H. Winchell, state geologist and archaeologist, who in 1889 stressed . . .

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

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  • 05/06/19--18:03: 1938 Earthquake
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    Side A Since 1872 only one earthquake centered in Minnehaha county has been recorded. A mild quake with an intensity of IV on the Mercalli scale and a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale affected 5000 square miles in this . . .

    (Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/06/19--18:10: Magma
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
    (side one) Almost 1.2 billion years ago molten rock called magma from deep in the Earth flowed up between two adjoining tectonic plates them located under present day eastern Minnesota. Through a process called rifting some . . .

    (Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Castlewood, South Dakota.
    This memorial dedicated by the American Legion Post 250 of Castlewood, S.D. to all veterans who served their country.

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

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  • 05/06/19--20:06: Murphy Windmill
  • San Francisco, California.
    Natural Resources are either renewable or non-renewable. Non-renewable resources like coal, petroleum, and natural gas were formed hundreds of millions of years ago from ancient living plants and animals. After millions of . . .

    (Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/06/19--22:05: Wilkins House
  • Greenville, South Carolina.
    (side 1) The Wilkins House was built in 1878 by Greenville builder Jacob Cagle for William Wilkins and his wife Harriett Cleveland Wilkins. The home, which originally fronted Augusta St., was designed in the Italianate . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/06/19--23:40: Old Pickens Gaol
  • Pickens, South Carolina.
    Designed by H.D. Breeding. B.E. Grandy built Pickens County gaol (jail) in 1902. For years it housed not only prisoners but also local sheriffs and their families. In the first year three members of Sheriff J.H.G. McDaniel's . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--05:16: Murphy Windmill
  • San Francisco, California.
    Windmills, including the Murphy Windmill and the Dutch Windmill to the north, are structures that harness the power of wind energy to perform work. Throughout history, windmills have been used to grind wheat, cut wood, . . .

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

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    Springdale, Ohio.
    (side 1) In July 1863, Confederate Brigadier-General John Hunt Morgan led a force of 2,000 cavalrymen across southern Ohio. Morgan's force entered Ohio from Indiana. A chase ensued as Union cavalry pursued Morgan's men . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    In 1892, anarchist leader Emma Goldman led a meeting at Military Hall in defense of her lover/comrade, Alexander Berkman, jailed after a botched attempt to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick, villain of the bloody . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:03: Marble Ruins
  • Buffalo, New York.
    These white marble pieces were excavated from this site, and are remnants of the original Manufacturers and Traders National Bank Building (later the Federal Reserve Building). Once called "The Marble Temple" the building . . .

    (Anthropology • Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:05: In Honor
  • Warren, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of those of Warren County who served in Spanish-American War Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hubbardston, Massachusetts.
    In memory and honor those who served their country from Hubbardston

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:12: Civil War Memorial
  • Hubbardston, Massachusetts.
    In memory of our fallen heros

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Warren, Pennsylvania.
    (plaque 1) In memory of Warren County Heroes They fought a good fight They kept our country’s faith We cherish their memories (plaque 2) On fame’s eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread; And glory guards . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:15: World War II Memorial
  • Hubbardston, Massachusetts.
    World War II 1941-1945 In memory and honor of those who served their country from Hubbardston

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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