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  • 05/25/19--11:01: Lakeside Cemetery
  • Bay Village, Ohio.
    Laid out in 1814, Lakeside Cemetery became the first public burying ground in Dover Township, an area that now includes Bay Village, Westlake, and the northern portion of North Olmsted. Reuben Osborn 1778-1860) arrived in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--11:04: Woodburn Hall
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    The name Woodburn derives directly from Woodburn Female Seminary, which occupied this site before the university was established in 1867. Woodburn means grove of trees and it described the rove of beech trees which once . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--11:09: Women's Centenary
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    For the first 22 years, West Virginia University was an all-male institution. In 1889, 10 brave women enrolled as degree candidates. In 1891, one of these women, Hariet Eliza Lyon, graduated first in her class. One-hundred . . .

    (Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Morgantown, West Virginia.
    West Virginia University was chartered by an act of the Legislature on February 7, 1867 and was called the "Agricultural College of West Virginia." In 1868, the name was changed to "West Virginia University." As early as . . .

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

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    Freeport, New York.
    Their supreme sacrifice gave us our tomorrows ——————————————————— Lost but not forgotten Civil War 1861-1865 Treadwell Bedell · William T. Golder · John Hutchinson · Benjamin F. Losee · William R. Mead · Dandridge B.P. . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--11:28: Woodburn Circle
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Woodburn Circle, comprised of Martin Hall, Woodburn Hall, and Chitwood Hall, is the historic center of West Virginia University. The name Woodburn was selected by Reverend John R. Moore, principal of the Monongalia Academy . . .

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

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  • 05/25/19--11:40: Calhoon Memorial Park
  • Bay Village, Ohio.
    Joseph Calhoon brought his family from Vergennes, Vermont, to Dover Township in 1810, and they established themselves as the first permanent settlers in what would become Bay Village, Ohio. The Calhoon house, called Rose . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--11:51: Sir Otto Jaffe
  • , United Kingdom.
    Lord Mayor of Belfast 1899 & 1904 and Philanthropist had his office here

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

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  • 05/25/19--11:54: Calhoon Memorial Park
  • Bay Village, Ohio.
    Joseph Calhoon brought his family from Vergennes, Vermont, to Dover Township in 1810, and they established themselves as the first permanent settlers in what would become Bay Village, Ohio. The Calhoon house, called Rose . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Inventor Had business premises on this site

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

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    Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Martin Hall, home of the Perley Isaac School of Journalism since 1953, was completed in 1870, three years after West Virginia University was chartered. The Reverend Alexander Martin, the University's first president, had an . . .

    (Communications • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--12:26: Chitwood Hall
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Built in 1893, this building was named for Oliver Perry Chitwood, West Virginia University Professor of History from 1907 to 1946. During that period, his textbook on American colonial history was used throughout the . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--12:37: Martin Hall
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Completed in 1870, Martin Hall is West Virginia University's oldest building. It was named for the Reverend Alexander Martin, the University's first president from 1867 to 1875. The building was extensively renovated in 1976-77.

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

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    Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Mast of the battleship West Virginia 1923 - 1946 A tribute to her gallant crew and to all West Virginians who have served our country in the Armed Forces

    (War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia Commissioned: 23 Feb 1905 Decommissioned: 1 Sept 1920 Dedicated to the memory of those West Virginians who gave their lives in the service of their country by Alpha Phi Omega . . .

    (Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Morgantown, West Virginia.
    [Top left plaque:] Doris "Dorie" Miller First African American Hero of WWII In Recognition of Extraordinary Courage in Battle Aboard the U.S.S. West Virginia Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 [Bottom left plaque:] Presented . . .

    (African Americans • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sag Harbor, New York.
    Plaque: In memory of the veterans of the War of the American Revolution buried at this site ————————————— Dedicated by the D.A.R. Southampton Colony Chapter Sag Harbor American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars Sag Harbor . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--13:07: Clague Family Homestead
  • Westlake, Ohio.
    The Clague House and barn serve the community as a museum, history library, and a community theater. It is also a reminder of the area’s agrarian past and is a memorial to the philanthropic generosity of the Clagues. Robert . . .

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

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  • 05/25/19--13:07: Oglebay Hall
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Oglebay Hall built in 1918 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

    (Education • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/25/19--13:12: Elizabeth Moore Hall
  • Morgantown, West Virginia.
    Elizabeth Moore Hall Built in 1928 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

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

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