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  • 05/20/19--11:39: Birdsall Building
  • New Orleans, Louisiana.
    This is to certify that 918-920 Poydras Street was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places as part of the Upper Central Business District Historic District under the provisions of the National Historic . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    Left: A Floating Metropolis A plan to create a new residential and commercial neighborhood on the site of the decaying Hudson River piers was first proposed in the early 1960s. Battery Park City is a remarkable technological . . .

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

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  • 05/20/19--11:55: Julius Rosenwald
  • Tuskegee, Alabama.
    Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932) was a Jewish multimillionaire merchant and one of the founders (1906) of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, then the largest department store in the United States. Rosenwald was a member of the . . .

    (African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Teatro de la Ciudad “Constituyentes de 1974” En este edificio, declarado Recinto Oficial de la Legislatura Constituyente, se llevaron a cabo los trabajos para la redacción y expedición de la Constitución Política del Estado . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--12:15: 10th Ward War Memorial
  • Rotterdam, New York.
    To the honor of those from the 10th ward who so gloriously served their country in World War II 1941-1945 These gave their all in World War II John A. Alois, Stanley Best, Ralph R. Bouck, Joseph Caiazzo, James F. Dorning, . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--12:17: Pack Horse Road
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia.
    First road constructed in the present Berkeley and Jefferson Counties of West Virginia. Built ca. 1727, it followed the route of an older Indian path that was a branch of the Warrior’s Path. Berkeley County Historic . . .

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

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    La Porte, Texas.
    "Five Points" is where five main roads converged on what was then the center of town. The roads, which started out as trails, were East Main, West Main, North Broadway, South Broadway and San Jacinto Streets. The spot became . . .

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

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  • 05/20/19--12:22: Quaker State Motor Oil
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    In 1914, Thomas and Hopewell Phinny of Oil City created Phinny's Quaker State Medium Oil. The Phinnys were granted a trademark for Quaker State in August 1921. Quaker State was financed and marketed by J.B. Berry Brothers of . . .

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

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  • 05/20/19--12:23: Penn-Drake Motor Oils
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    The Penn Drake brand was originated by the American Oil Works of Titusville. Michael Heisman (John Heisman's father), Frank VonTacky, William Teege, and Louis Walz created the American Oil Works in Titusville in 1885. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--12:32: Historical Marker
  • Woodstock, Vermont.
    A famous local hostelry. The White Cupboard Inn flourished in this 1794 house from 1925 through the 1960’s. At the instigation of three middle-aged guests, plans were developed in the front dining room in January of 1934 by . . .

    (Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--12:51: Wolf's Head Oils and Lubes
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    In 1879, A.L. Confer constructed a refining still 18 miles from here in Reno, PA called the Empire Oil Works. He recognized a need for a better illuminating oil and used carefully controlled temperatures to create a . . .

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

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  • 05/20/19--13:02: U S Missouri 12th Infantry
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Assault May 22, 1863 Killed 26, Wd. 82, Total 108 Major Gustavus Lightfoot Capt. Christian Andel and Lts. Chas. L. Kasten and Geo. Eggart killed

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

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  • 05/20/19--13:43: Casa de la Crónica
  • , Mexico.
    Esta vivienda es Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo 2005 Av. 16 de Septiembre No. 48 Centro Historico C.P. 77000 English translation: This house is a Cultural Heritage Site of Quintana Roo 2005 Avenida 16 de Septiembre No. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--14:31: The Fortress
  • , Mexico.
    El Fuerte La finca del siglo XVI, conocida como El Fuerte, fue en su momento muy importante por haber sido la única edificación que había en el lugar, dado que el resto de las construcciones aparecieron a partir de 1580. La . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--15:16: Gulf Street Park
  • Medina, New York.
    . . .

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

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  • 05/20/19--17:04: City of Glendale
  • Glendale, Oregon.
    After construction of a railroad line South from Roseburg in 1881-1883, Solomon Abraham, the local right of way agent, platted the community and named it Julia after his wife. After a dispute with Abraham, A.F. Morris, the . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--17:07: Town Lake Park Alliance
  • Austin, Texas.
    In 1984, a small group of residents from modest nearby neighborhoods banded together forming the Town Lake Park Alliance (TLPA) to preserve this city-owned waterfront for public benefit. TLPA emerged in response to a . . .

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

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    Rutland, Vermont.
    Historic West Street Cemetery was first used in 1810, with the interment of Governor Israel Smith. This city cemetery replaced the North Main Street Cemetery, which dated to the 1780s. With the establishment of the Evergreen . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/20/19--17:34: Joseph Budd
  • Murray, New York.
    Joseph Budd founder of Hulberton in 1826 bought 130 acres land which he laid out in lots (1833). In 1830, he gave to M.E. Society this property

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

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  • 05/20/19--17:39: C S Missouri Third Battery
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. Wm. E. Dawson Killed 3, Wounded 5, Missing 4, Total 12 Lieut. James Olds killed

    Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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