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  • 05/21/19--09:00: Cora Gaines Carrel
  • Willoughby, Ohio.
    Cora Gaines Carrel was the first woman to serve on a city council in the state of Ohio. Appointed by Mayor Josiah Jordan when the 19th amendmemt to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote, Carrel pioneered city . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--10:15: The Griffith Disaster, 1850
  • Willowick, Ohio.
    Following the completion of the Erie Canal from Albany to Buffalo, New York, Lake Erie became an important link in an all-water route for immigrants traveling from the eastern seaboard into the Midwest. The 600-ton lake . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--10:36: Sammy's Bowery Follies
  • New York, New York.
    These buildings once housed the legendary nightclub, Sammy’s Bowery Follies – “The place where the high life meets the low life.” Made famous by photographers Weegee, Erika Stone, Burt Glinn, Lisette Model and Alfred . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--10:43: Cigar Factory
  • New York, New York.
    By the early 1880s this Italianate style building had become the Great Northern Hotel, where in 1884, 18 year-old Frank Samsel, a brush maker from Bohemia, Germany killed himself with a pistol in Room No. 38. In the early . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--10:47: Madison Avenue & 50th Street
  • New York, New York.
    In 1882, McKim, Mead and White designed this block of six townhouses, inspired by the Palazzo Della Cancelleria in Rome, for Henry Villard and friends, prominent in publishing, railroads, finance and law. Original occupants . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    St. Bartholomew Church’s Church and Community House has been designated a National Historical Landmark this site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America The Reverend . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--10:59: Windows On The Bowery
  • New York, New York.
    The Bowery – its broad, crooked arc first traversed on foot by Native Americans over unknown centuries – remains New York City’s oldest thoroughfare and one of the world’s few streets whose name evokes meaning beyond a mere . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--11:50: 1840 Van Hoosen Farmhouse
  • Rochester Hills, Michigan.
    Here garden lovers linger at any time of the year. The devotee of antiques finds grazing ground. ... Admirers of large rooms, quaint nooks, story-and-a-half beamed ceilings, low French doors and windows, great fireplaces, . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--12:04: Coulby Park
  • Wickliffe, Ohio.
    Dedicated in honor of Wickliffe citizens Harry and May Allen Coulby. Coulby Park is part of the original Coulby estate called Coulallenby. Harry C. Coulby (1865–1929) was known as Czar of the “Great Lakes,” was a partner in . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--13:20: Henry Kelsey Devereux
  • Wickliffe, Ohio.
    Henry Kelsey Devereux was born into an aristocratic family on October 10, 1860 in Cleveland, Ohio. Ohio artist, Archibald Willard, chose Harry, as he was fondly known, to portray the drummer boy in one of America’s most . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Puente En el siglo XVIII este puente servía de acceso para la realización de las diversas actividades cotidianas del personal y para evitar los ataques que el fuerte sufría. English: Bridge In the 18th century, this bridge . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:00: Euclid v. Ambler Realty Site
  • Euclid, Ohio.
    By 1922, the Ambler Realty Company of Cleveland owned this site along with 68 acres of land between Euclid Avenue and the Nickel Plate rail line. Upon learning of the company’s plans for industrial development, the Euclid . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--14:05: Industry
  • , United Kingdom.
    [Historic photo captions read] 1. Murray's Tobacco Factory opened in 1901 2. Ulster Spinning Co. staff in the 1930s 3. Bill Hewitt, drum maker of Sandy Row 4. Workers at the Albion factory in 1919 5. Belfast City . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:22: San Felipe Fort
  • , Mexico.
    Fuerte de San Felipe Con más de 270 años de antigüedad, el Fuerte de San Felipe Provee un rico panorama sobre la historia de Bacalar y las regiones circunvecinas, desde el periodo pre-hispánico hasta la Guerra de Castas. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:36: Bacalar as a Municipality
  • , Mexico.
    Bacalar Como Municipio El 26 de junio de 2007, por acuerdo del cabildo de Othón P. Blanco, Bacalar fue elevada a la categoria de ciudad, y el 2 de febrero de 2011 por decreto del Congreso de Quintana Roo fue constituida en . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:42: Culture
  • , United Kingdom.
    [Historic photo captions read] 1. Romance blossoms at the Twelfth bonfire 2. Parade 1981 3. Arch outside Sandro Cinema in 1931 4. Jimmy Fryers on the Lambeg Drum in 1974 5. Sandy Row Orange Hall, opened in 1868 6. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:50: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
  • , Mexico.
    1810 1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Padre de la Patria Homenaje del Gobierno y Junta de Mejoras Materiales – Bacalar Q Roo Sbre 15 de 1965 English: 1810-1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Father of the Nation A tribute from the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--14:54: History
  • , United Kingdom.
    [Historic photo captions read] 1. Early map of Sandy Row in 1858 2. Sandy Row busy with shoppers in days gone by 3. Sandy Row in 1907 looking towards Lisburn Road 4. Sandy Row with Gilpins in the distance 5. Looking . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--15:03: Bacalar
  • , Mexico.
    Bacalar Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--15:12: Mother Daughter Sister
  • , United Kingdom.
    This sculpture celebrates the female culture and identity of Sandy Row and the generational contribution women have made to this community both in the family and workplace. Que Sera Sera When I was just a little girl, I ask . . .

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

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