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  • 05/19/19--14:56: General Elijah Wadsworth
  • Wadsworth, Ohio.
    We honor General Elijah Wadsworth, veteran of the American Revolution and the War of 1812; owner of Tract One, Wadsworth Township.

    (Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Chetumal Donde inicia México Ciudad fundada por marinos en 1898. El malecón conocido como Boulevard Bahía, es el mas largo de toda la península dé Yucatán. Visita, en el corazón de la ciudad, el museo de la Cultura Maya o si . . .

    (Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--15:04: C.S. Company D,
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company served one 12-pounder howitzer and one 3-inch rifle in this position from May 19. The 3-inch rifle was disabled within a few days. The howitzer was served to the end of the . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    [Comments on monument, in no particular order] The fastest growing section of the labour force are married women in part-time employment. This work is only one part of a mother's working day. ———————— Woman's pay victory . . .

    (Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 11 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--15:36: C.S. Company D,
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. J.L. Wofford. The company was attached to Featherston’s brigade of Loring’s division in the battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, and was not closely engaged. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to . . .

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

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  • 05/19/19--15:59: C.S. Company D,
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company under Lieut. A.J. Arnold, served one 24-pounder howitzer and one 3-inch rifle in this position from May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4,1863-except that the howitzer was . . .

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

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  • 05/19/19--16:42: C.S. Baldwin's Brigade;
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin; Col. Allen Thomas; Col. Robert Richardson; Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin. ______ 17th Louisiana, Col. Robert Richardson; Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers; Maj. W. A. Redditt; Col. Robert Richardson. . . .

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

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    Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. Henry Cuibor: Lieut. William Corkery; Lieut. Cornelius Heffernan. The battery was engaged: at Grand Gulf, the evening of March 31, against Admiral Farragut’s vessels. Casualties, killed 2, wounded 2, total 4, Capt. . . .

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

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  • 05/19/19--17:56: Chetumal
  • , Mexico.
    Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--18:00: Watching the Approach
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    On this steep hill crowned by rifle pits, Confederates easily threw back a Union assault on May 22, 1863. During the siege that followed, Confederate sharpshooters could only harass Union troops as they slowly dug trenches up the hill.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    La Porte, Texas.
    1895 - The La Porte/Sylvan Beach Depot was constructed in downtown La Porte on East Main Street a short distance from Five Points. 1899 - The Depot became part of the Southern Pacific System and was known as the Galveston, . . .

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

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  • 05/19/19--19:38: Old Middlesex Canal
  • Woburn, Massachusetts.
    Old Middlesex Canal Horn Pond Locks Along what is now Arlington Road were formerly located three sets of double locks on the Old Middlesex Canal. These sets of 80 foot by 11 foot chambers effected a rise of fifty feet for . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    “Quintana Roo de Territorio a Estado” Dimensiones: 2.50 metros de altura por 13.00 metros de largo con un total de 32.50 metros cuadrados. Técnica: “Isoplástica Carrasco” Sinopsis El mural comienza por la parte superior . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--19:53: Old Methodist Church
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    This structure was originally constructed as a dwelling and was later used as a house of worship from 1812-1842 by the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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

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  • 05/19/19--19:55: Old Berkeley County Jail
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    This High Victorian Gothic structure served as the Berkeley County jail for one hundred years.

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

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  • 05/19/19--19:55: St. John's Catholic Cemetery
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    The first Catholic Church of Martinsburg was located on this site from 1825 to 1843.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--19:56: Norbourne Parish Cemetery
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    Site of the original Trinity Episcopal Church, founded as part of the Church of England.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--19:58: Lemuel Cook
  • near Clarendon, New York.
    10 September 1759 - 20 May 1866 2nd Regiment Connecticut Light Dragoons Last living pensioner of the American Revolution and Patriot, is buried here

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    The woolen mills were located in the buildings on the south side of the street and the cassimere mills on the north. Outstanding examples of industrial architecture.

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/19/19--20:20: John Jacob Hays (1770-1836)
  • Cahokia, Illinois.
    John Jacob Hays was born in New York circa 1770. His family emigrated to North America from the Netherlands in 1720. The Hays family belongs to Congregation Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish Congregation in the United . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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