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    Medina, New York.
    In 1908, Medina saw a new and modern mode of transportation arrive - the electric trolley. Originally known as the Buffalo, Lockport & Rochester Railway, the line paralleled the Railroad to Salt Works Road, crossed West . . .

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

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    Holley, New York.
    Eastrn Orleans Memorial Post 202 Veterans of Foreign Wars Dedicated to our men and women past and present who faithfully served America in defense of freedom and democracy on foreign land, seas, and in the air May 30, 2001 . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--17:57: Edward Paine
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    Edward Paine, 1746–1841. Captain in the War of the Revolution. Founder of Painesville, A.D. 1800. Born January 27, 1746, in Bolton, Connecticut. Entered service as ensign in the Connecticut Militia. Commissioned First . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--18:09: V.F.W. Post 202 Memorial
  • Holley, New York.
    V.F.W. Post 202 This memorial is dedicated on November 11th 2009 to those who died in the service of our country and to those who served and returned You will never be forgotten

    Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--18:11: Ichkabal Bacalar
  • , Mexico.
    Ichkabal Bacalar El nombre de Ichkabal le fue asignado apenas en marzo de 1995, cuando los primeros arqueólogos llegaron al lugar acompañados de guias locales; el nombre significa “entre bajos”, con lo cual quisieron . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--18:26: For God and Country
  • Murray, New York.
    For God and Country 1941 1945 In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II John A. Christopher Martin J. Licurst Joseph F. Christopher Richard L. Merrit Cosmo P. Coccitti Camille H. Nenni John . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--18:33: The House of Culture
  • , Mexico.
    Casa de la Cultura Bacalar Pueblo Mágico Quintana Roo La Casa de la Cuitura que data del siglo XIX, fue reconstruida por el gobierno del estado e Inaugurada por el Presidente de la República en el mes de Julio de 1990. En la . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--18:38: House of Refuge
  • Albion, New York.
    House of Refuge First buildings for a reformatory institution for women built on this 97 acre site in 1892 cost $62,000 capacity of 150 inmates

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

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  • 05/21/19--21:35: Freedom Ahead!
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    Union forces took back Fort Pulaski in 1862, opening a door to freedom for enslaved people in the region. Families fled to this Union outpost in Confederate territory for liberty and protection. The military recruited . . .

    (African Americans • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--21:36: Guarding the Door
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    The demilune (French for "half-moon") protected the fort's entrance. During the Civil War, the demilune wall was about waist high with gun platforms on the flat top. After the Civil War, while Fort Pulaski was still a . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--21:38: Engineering Dry Land
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    Controlling tidal flow over the island was a critical first step in the construction of Fort Pulaski. A complex system of ditches and dikes drain water away from the fort. Designed in 1829 by young Army engineer Lieutenant . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--21:39: Fort at Play
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    The 48"' New York Volunteers garrisoned Fort Pulaski after the Confederates surrendered the fort. On special occasions, soldiers invited guests from Hilton Head to enjoy a day of festivities and games. Sack and wheelbarrow . . .

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

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  • 05/21/19--21:40: Through the Thick Brick Wall
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    With devastating accuracy, Union rifled artillery breached the southeast angle of Fort Pulaski in less than 30 hours. It took Federal troops six weeks to repair the battle damage. For the remainder of the war, Fort Pulaski . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/21/19--21:43: Red-hot Shot
  • Tybee Island, Georgia.
    Hot shot furnaces were state of the art for defense systems of their day. Soldiers heated cannonballs in specially designed furnaces until they glowed red hot. They carefully loaded the hot shot into cannons and fired at . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/22/19--00:53: Sandy Row
  • , United Kingdom.
    Sandy Row is one of the oldest residential streets in Belfast. It has long been an important route into the town, connecting it with the Malone Ridge — the main route from the south. As workers moved in from rural areas, . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rochester Hills, Michigan.
    Stony Creek Masonic Lodge No. 5 Around 1825 William A. Burt led members of the Stony Creek Masonic Lodge in petitioning the Grand Lodge of Michigan for a charter. The grand master, Governor Lewis Cass, approved the charter . . .

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

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  • 05/22/19--09:41: Charter Oak Triangle
  • Painesville, Ohio.
    This oak tree on this point is a direct descendant of the famous Connecticut Charter Oak. The oak was planted, General Paine’s remains moved to this site, and his statue erected in 1900 by the D.A.R. This marker, placed by . . .

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

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  • 05/22/19--12:05: Rutland Veterans Memorial
  • Rutland, Vermont.
    This monument is dedicated to the memory of the Veterans who served in the following wars Revolutionary War (16 names) War of 1812 (5 names) Mexican War (1 name) Civil War (19 names)

    (War of 1812 • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/22/19--12:07: Youth Park
  • Gansevoort, New York.
    Bertha E. Smith Youth Park deeded to the town of Northumberland in 1976 for perpetual use as recreation of youth in the township.

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

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  • 05/22/19--12:09: Fort Edward War Memorial
  • Fort Edward, New York.
    Dedicated to the memory of those who have served in the wars engaged in by the United States and especially those who gave their lives.

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

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