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  • 05/07/19--09:21: World War l Memorial
  • Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
    To the memory of those who gave their lives the World War 1914-1918 Fitchburg dedicates this monument

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:23: In Grateful Recongition
  • Warren, Pennsylvania.
    Of the heroism and sacrifice of all those who gave themselves to the service of our country during the World War ending November 12, 1918

    (War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:29: Early Church
  • Windham, New York.
    First congregational church of Ashland built here in Old Windham 1799.

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

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    New York, New York.
    You are standing at the former site of People’s Theatre, one of a dozen Bowery theatres that comprised the Yiddish theatre’s first American home. In its heyday (1880-1914), thousands of Jewish immigrants came here to escape . . .

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

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  • 05/07/19--09:36: Washington A. Roebling
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    Builder of the Brooklyn Bridge 1870-1883 The engineering miracle of its day: the longest suspension bridge in the world Society of Old Brooklynites 1973

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/07/19--09:42: Altamont
  • Altamont, New York.
    Few settlers ventured into the wilderness prior to the War of Independence. Roads were barely expanded trails between settlements. The Great Western Turnpike (now US Route 20) carried travelers west from Albany. Following . . .

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

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  • 05/07/19--09:46: Maple Knoll Village
  • Springdale, Ohio.
    A group of concerned Cincinnati women organized, in 1855, The Protestant Home for the Friendless and Female Guardian Society as a private, not-for-profit maternity home for destitute women and children. These public minded . . .

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

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    Paramount, California.
    One of the biggest hay suppliers to the Southern California dairy industry was Western Consumers Feed Company, which had its headquarters in the still-standing building to the south of the Hay Tree. To the north, where City . . .

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

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    Stanton, Alabama.
    On April 1, 1865 near here the forces of Lt Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest, CSA, engaged the forces of Maj Gen James H. Wilson, USA. The 17th Indiana Infantry Regiment, led by Lt Col Frank White, made a cavalry charge with . . .

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

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  • 05/08/19--06:31: The Morgue
  • San Francisco, California.
    Although death on the island was seldom, both the U.S. military and the Federal Bureau of Prisons had to deal with the inescapable reality of death on Alcatraz. In 1910, the military constructed the morgue to store the . . .

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

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    Killeen, Texas.
    Chartered on Feb. 27, 1901, the First National Bank of Killeen is the oldest continuously operated bank in Bell County. It first served a primarily agricultural economy, but as Killeen began to develop the bank led in the . . .

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

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  • 05/08/19--08:06: City of Killeen
  • Killeen, Texas.
    When the tracks of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad were extended from Temple to Lampasas in the early 1880s, a switching station was installed near the midway point. The settlement that grew up around the site . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Lake Orion, Michigan.
    William E. Scripps As the son of James E. Scripps, founder of the Detroit (Evening) News, William E. Scripps (1882-1952) was heir to a publishing fortune. He preferred engineering, however, and sought to use engineering and . . .

    (Agriculture • Air & Space • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/08/19--19:00: Cherokee Path
  • Six Mile, South Carolina.
    (side 1) The Cherokee Path was once part of an important trade network that connected the Upper, Middle, and Lower Cherokee towns in the west with English settlements at Charles Town and, later, inland outposts like Fort . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/08/19--20:32: Officers' Club
  • San Francisco, California.
    When Alcatraz became a federal penitentiary, this building was dubbed the "Officer's Club." Soon known by island residents as the "Social Hall," it was used by prison staff and their families for parties, dances, and other . . .

    (Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Nicaragua.
    El Sindicato de Trabajadores Eskimo rinde homenaje a sus compañeros caidos en la Revolucion Sandinista Egberto Siu “Dennis” · Felix Payan · Rufino Molina · Wilfredo Rodriguez · Henry Baca 1 noviembre 1979 English . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/08/19--21:14: NASA Tracking
  • Rosman, North Carolina.
    Station opened 4 mi. NW 1963 to track satellites & manned space flights. Collected data for Dept. of Defense, 1982-1995 North Carolina Office of Archives and History • 2016

    (Air & Space • Communications) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/08/19--21:38: María Romero Meneses
  • , Nicaragua.
    Sor Maria Romero Meneses F.M.A. Hija dilecta de esta noble ciudad “Madre y Apostol de los Pobres” Juan Pablo II. “Pon tu mano Madre Mia, ponla antes que la mia” Granada 13 de enero del 2002 Primer centenario de su nacimiento . . .

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

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    San Francisco, California.
    Throughout the military and penitentiary years, Alcatraz was much like a small town. Keeping the town going—and the convicts under control—depended on the uninterupted service of the power plant to your left and the . . .

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

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    Pomfret, Connecticut.
    In Honor of The Men of Pomfret Who served their Country in its struggles for Liberty, Justice and Humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1848 War with Mexico 1848 1961 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish American . . .

    (War of 1812 • War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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