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  • 05/09/19--16:35: George Washington
  • Lincoln, Nebraska.
    On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. Born in 1732, into a Virginia planter family, he . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--16:43: Thomas Jefferson
  • Lincoln, Nebraska.
    Author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States and founder of the University of Virginia - voiced the aspirations of a new America as not . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--20:11: Predmore House
  • Lake Orion, Michigan.
    This Carpenter Gothic style house was built in 1879 for Joshua C. Predmore (1837-1912). A Civil War veteran, Predmore was on guard duty at the White House the night President Lincoln was assassinated. He was mustered out of . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--20:36: Historic Igo Inn
  • Igo, California.
    Historical dates conflict on the exact date of construction, but most agree it was built between 1883 and 1885. Records indicate the Clinton Lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons #119 held their first meeting in the in the . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/09/19--20:39: Southwest Corner of Wyoming
  • near Coalville, Utah.
    A. V. Richards, U.S. astronomer and surveyor, established this corner monument November 14, 1873, at intersection of the forty-first parallel of north latitude with the thirty-forth degree of west longitude (west of . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--20:41: Elias Adams
  • Layton, Utah.
    Born 18 Feb 1792, Vermont. Died 17 Feb 1886, Layton, Utah. Married Almira Cadwell 1823 and had 7 children. Married Malinda Railey 1837 and had 7 children. Elias was a War of 1812 veteran serving in Colonel Forsyth's regiment . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--20:49: Warner Brothers Studio
  • Hollywood, California.
    Original home built by Warner Bros. in 1923. The pioneering talking motion picture The Jazz Singer was produced here in 1927 and revolutionized the film industry. This building was certified as a Historic Structure by the . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/09/19--21:00: Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino
  • New York, New York.
    Left marker: Joseph (Giuseppe) Petrosino (1860-1909) was the first Italian-American lieutenant and detective in the New York City Police Department. Petrosino formed the “Italian Branch”, an elite corps of Italian-American . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--21:10: Movie Productions
  • Sedona, Arizona.
    The first film shot in the Sedona area was Call of the Canyon, based on Zane Grey’s novel of the same name. This 1923 silent film was shot on location in Oak Creek Canyon near the site of Mayhew’s Lodge, and exposed the . . .

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

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    Hebron, Kentucky.
    1937 Flood The Ohio River reached its peak on Jan. 26 at 79.9 ft. surpassing the 1884 record. Constance was the hardest hit town in Boone Co. but there were no fatalities. Route 8 between Constance & Taylorsport was almost . . .

    (Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Harrison, Ohio.
    In honor of P.F.C. William B. Baugh, U.S.M.C. (July 7, 1930 - Nov. 29, 1950), awarded Medal of Honor posthumously for action at Koto-Ri, Korea Sacrificed his life by smothering an enemy hand grenade with his body thereby . . .

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

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  • 05/09/19--21:21: The First School
  • Sedona, Arizona.
    The Sedona area’s earliest schools were built and run by residents without government support. The first school was a one-room building at the Schuerman property on Red Rock Loop Road in 1892. Olive Welch was the teacher and . . .

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/09/19--21:38: Woodhaven Library
  • Woodhaven, New York.
    The last public library to be built with Carnegie money. Cornerstone set June 28, 1923 by Mayor Hylan Opened January 7, 1924.

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    North Charleston, South Carolina.
    Union Heights (side 1) This Community, subdivided into lots in 1919, was named for the nearby union station of three railroads. It had been part of Belmont Plantation from the colonial period to the mid-19th century and . . .

    (African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Charleston, South Carolina.
    Harmon Field (side 1) Harmon Field, established in 1927, was one of many parks across the country created with support from the Harmon Foundation, a national philanthropic organization. Though dedicated to the "Recreation . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/09/19--22:18: Woodhaven Post Office
  • Woodhaven, New York.
    1940 Woodhaven P.O. Art Moderne bldg of enameled panels & classical windows & doors The WPA mural by Ben Shahn represents the Bill of Rights and is landmarked

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

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  • 05/09/19--22:34: Septima Clark Birthplace
  • Charleston, South Carolina.
    (side 1) Septima Poinsette Clark, who Martin Luther King Jr. called "the Mother of the Movement," was a nationally influential Civil Rights activist. She was born at 105 Wentworth St. on May 3, 1898 to Peter Poinsette, a . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/10/19--06:02: Lake Orion Methodist Church
  • Lake Orion, Michigan.
    Methodist missionaries preached here in the 1820s, and in 1833 a class was organized. Services were held in homes and schoolhouses, and in 1853 several denominations combined to build a union church. The cornerstone of the . . .

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

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  • 05/10/19--06:57: U. S. Arsenal - - - Armory
  • Dearborn, Michigan.
    On this site stood the armory, the largest of the eleven buildings of the Detroit Arsenal. This structure served as a storehouse for ord nance [sic] equipment and quartermaster supplies, and as a social center for military . . .

    (Entertainment • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/10/19--06:59: Ship's Bell...
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    Ship's Bell... from the Amos K. Gordon, the first all-steel towboat owned by Standard Oil Company of Louisiana. The bell is marked: CAST BY // THE CHAPLIN-FULTON MFG. CO. // PITSBURGH, PA.

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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