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  • 05/23/19--09:40: Galena War Memorial
  • Galena, Ohio.
    David Bricker, Lee Fetherole, Vincent Linkekugel, Andrew McFarland, Jr., and George J. Phillips were indicated as having died while in service. further names were not transcribed.

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--10:15: James Agee
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    They turned aside into a darker street, where the fewer faces looked more secret, and came into the odd, shaky light of Market Square. It was almost empty at this hour, but here and there, along the pavement streaked with . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--10:15: David Madden
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Lucius enjoyed passing through the ancient three-storey, block-long, brick Market House, its arched ceiling looming over them, a line of rough little tables running down the spine of the building where country women sold . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--10:15: Cormac McCarthy
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Market Street on Monday morning, Knoxville, Tennessee. In this year 1951. Suttree with his parcel of fish going past the rows of derelict trucks piled with produce and flowers, an atmosphere rank with country commerce, a . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--11:36: Settler’s Grove
  • San Jose, California.
    Established - March 1991 A Living Monument Honoring The Settler Families of Evergreen Valley and Rancho Yerba Buena

    (Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--14:32: Columbia Township
  • near Columbia Station, Ohio.
    Founded in 1807 Columbia was the first continuously inhabited settlement in Lorain County. Harmon, Levi and Azor Bronson, Calvin Hoadley, Jared Pritchard and others formed the Waterbury Land Company to buy the township from . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--14:45: Mississippi 46th Infantry
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Col. C.W. Sears Baldwin's Brigade Smith's Division Engaged: Port Gibson May 1 Defense May 18-July 4

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

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  • 05/23/19--14:58: Chestnut Grove Cemetery
  • Olmsted Falls, Ohio.
    The northward course of the west branch of Rocky River forms a boundary for this cemetery, which lies above the river valley. Old trees convey stateliness and solemnity to these seven acres, often called “Turkey Foot” . . .

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

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    Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. J.L. Wofford Forney's Division Engaged: Champion Hill's, May 16 Defense. May 18-July 4

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

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  • 05/23/19--15:33: North Pier Trail
  • near Tybee Island, Georgia.
    Cockspur Island has changed tremendously in the last 200 years. Before the early 1800s, the island was mainly a salty grass marsh with a few, forested bits of dry land. With the US Army's decision to construct a fort here, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Capt. C. B. Vance Smith's Division Engaged: Defense. May18-July 4

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

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  • 05/23/19--16:23: Madison Rogers
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Lieut. Col. 17th Infantry Killed in battle May 20 1863

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

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  • 05/23/19--16:35: S. H. Griffin
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Lieut. Col. 31st Infantry Killed in battle June 27 1863

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

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    Olmsted Falls, Ohio.
    The Lakeshore and Michigan Southern Railroad built the Olmsted Falls Depot in 1876 as a part of major improvements made along the line between Cleveland and Toledo. The depot replaced a smaller flag stop station in Olmsted . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Baldwin's Brigade Col. Robert Richardson (May 23-Jun 13) 17th Infantry Col. Robert Richardson Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers Major W.A. Readitt Col. Robert Richardson Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1 Defense, May 18-July 4.Casualties . . .

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

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  • 05/23/19--18:04: Capt. Louis Guion
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    26th LA. Infantry Actg. Inspector General Shoup's Brigade

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

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  • 05/23/19--18:27: William Wade
  • Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
    Col. C.S. Artillery Bowen's Division Killed April 29 1863 Given for Missouri Confederate Soldier

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

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    New York, New York.
    A Field Guide of New York Harbor New York Harbor extends from its dramatic gateway at The Narrows, a turbulent channel separating Staten Island from Brooklyn, to the Battery at Manhattan’s southern-most tip. One of the . . .

    (Landmarks • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/23/19--18:44: Linn Cove Viaduct
  • near Linville, North Carolina.
    The first bridge of its type in the United States, the Linn Cove Viaduct is a product of design and construction techniques developed in Europe. The S-shaped structure contains 153 concrete segments, only one of which is . . .

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Glendale, Ohio.
    This lovely land, acquired by William and Mary J. Burchenal in 1936, was a 360-acre working farm. Black Angus cattle grazed in the pasture below and corn and soybeans were grown in the fields beyond. Across the creek were . . .

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

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