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    , Nicaragua.
    Granada a las Glorias 1821 1921 Honor a los Heroes de 1811 Proceres de la Independencia por Nicaragua Lic. Miguel de Larreynaga ” Guatemala Dr. Pedro Molina ” El Salvador Pbro. Matias Delgado ” Honduras Dr. Jose Cecilio del . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--08:04: Secchia Stadium
  • East Lansing, Michigan.
    On May 14, 2011, Michigan State University and Spartan Athletics formally dedicated Secchia Stadium in recognition of the outstanding generosity displayed by Joan (Education '64) and Peter F. (Economics '63) Secchia. . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--13:46: Maymont, Gilded Age Estate
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    During the Gilded Age (ca. 1880-1910) when great fortunes were being made, many ornamental estates such as Maymont were built throughout America. These extravagant showplaces demonstrated their owners' affluence as well as . . .

    (Architecture • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--14:02: James & Sallie Dooley
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    James H. Dooley Business Leader of the New South James Henry Dooley (1841-1922), the son of prosperous Irish immigrants, was born in Richmond. After graduating first in his class from Georgetown College, he enlisted in a . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--14:15: 1917 Courthouse
  • Chesterfield, Virginia.
    The 1917 Courthouse stands on the footprint of the first Chesterfield County courthouse built in 1749 and demolished in 1917, against the will of local citizenry. This early preservation case was the subject of heated debate . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--14:36: Veterans Memorial Wall
  • Chesterfield, Virginia.
    Dedicated to all Chesterfield County veterans who served their country [On the other side of the wall is a series of plaques:] Afghanistan 2001 Chesterfield County Remembers Brandon T. Islip, Sergeant, US Army William K. . . .

    (War of 1812 • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--14:40: Historic Estate
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    (center panel) The formal entrance drive intersects here with the original service road, which is lined with estate outbuildings. Among the first built by the Dooleys were the Estate Manager's Cottage, the Coop, and the . . .

    (Architecture • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Chesterfield, Virginia.
    World War I began to impact Chesterfield County on April 6, 1917 when the National Selective Service Act was enacted. Lacking a home guard and with no pre-war military organization, Chesterfield County's initial efforts to . . .

    (Notable Places • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    These and other pioneering priests of the Diocese of New York who are buried here in unmarked graves are commemorated by this plaque in gratitude for their service and sacrifices and in keeping with the resolution of . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Chesterfield, Virginia.
    1861 In Memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Chesterfield and Manchester 1865

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

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  • 05/11/19--14:56: Historic Estate
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    (center panel) You are walking along the original service road of the Dooley’s estate. It is lined with the principal outbuildings that served the practical needs of their estate and household. This area was the work zone . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--15:00: Armed Forces Memorial
  • Chester, Virginia.
    Dedicated to those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States This memorial obtained from Dutch Gap at the site where on May 16, 1619 the Virginia Company of London decreed that a college or university should be . . .

    (Education • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--15:11: World War II Memorial
  • Bensley, Virginia.
    Bensley's sons who lost their lives in defense of our country US Navy Fighter Pilot Ens. T.W. (Billy) Dunkelberger Feb 1944 US Navy Fighter Pilot LTjg R.B. (Bruce) Graham Mar 1945 US Army Infantryman Pfc J.A. (Joe) Schaffer . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--15:23: Under Three Flags
  • Warren, Pennsylvania.
    The Fleur-de-1is, Union Jack, and Stars and Stripes all have flown over this corner of Northwestern Pennsylvania. The Fleur-de-lis was brought here by Captain Celoron de Blainville in 1749. The British flag was probably . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--15:29: Moore's Brick Cottage
  • near Richmond, Virginia.
    This stone and brick cottage is an example of the tourist courts that were popular along Route 1 in the early- to mid-20th century. During this time, Route 1 was the main highway running from Maine to Florida. In 1920, R.D. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--15:55: Ancarrow's Landing
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    Newton Hopper Ancarrow (1920-1991): Mr. Ancarrow was born in Richmond and earned a chemistry and physics degree from the University of Richmond. After serving in World War II, he worked for American Tobacco as a chemist, and . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--16:11: Up-River Venture
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    On May 21, 1607, a week after establishing Jamestown, Christopher Newport led a small band of colonists, including John Smith, up the James River. They were carrying out orders from their sponsors, the Virginia Company of . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/11/19--16:23: 17 Feet
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    The red line above marks the highest known flood level at this location. On June 20, 1972, Hurricane Agnes brought torrential rainfall to the Richmond region, with the flood crest occurring on June 23. At this spot, flood . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--16:31: 600 N. 29th St.
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    This Queen Anne building is an excellent example of preserved commercial architecture with its rusticated cast block walls, plate glass windows, mansard roof, and prominent storefront. It is part of a series of historically . . .

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

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  • 05/11/19--16:35: Elliott House
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    This house was built by Fredrick Elliott in 1874. It incorporates a portion of an earlier ante-bellum structure.

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

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