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  • 05/26/19--13:21: The Water Office
  • , United Kingdom.
    Historic Building 1869 Restored 1984

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

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  • 05/26/19--14:12: Donegall Place
  • , United Kingdom.
    In the 17th century, this area was part of the formal gardens of Belfast Castle but today it is the thriving retail centre of the city. The scene is dominated by Belfast City Hall (1906), centred on Donegall Square and near . . .

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

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    near Washington, Virginia.
    "It is a wonderway over which the tourist will ride comfortably in his car while he is stirred by a view as exhilarating as the aviator may see from the plane." Senator Harry F. Byrd, Virginia When construction began on . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Washington, Virginia.
    ”Park roads are for leisurely driving only. If you are in a hurry you might do well to take another route now, and come back when you have more time.” From an early National Park Service brochure This is no place to rush. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--15:13: Dr. James McDonnell
  • , United Kingdom.
    Physician 'Father of Belfast medicine' lived in a house in this street

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

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  • 05/26/19--15:25: Francis Maginn
  • , United Kingdom.
    Pioneer for Rights and Education of Deaf People worked here

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

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  • 05/26/19--15:43: Barney Hughes
  • , United Kingdom.
    Master Baker Philanthropist lived here

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

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  • 05/26/19--17:04: Lord Kelvin OM
  • , United Kingdom.
    Scientist Born in a house on this site

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Royal Belfast Academical Institution, or Inst., occupies an eight acre site in the centre of Belfast. The eminent English architect John Soane, who designed the new Bank of England in 1788, drew up plans for the school in . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--20:05: Tabernacle Cemetery
  • St Matthews, South Carolina.
    Burial place of Lt. Col. Olin M. Dantzler, C.S.A. Appointed Brigadier General 1 June 1864 Defender of Charleston, SC and Petersburg, VA His recorded notes to General P.G.T. Beauregard led to the location of the submarine . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--20:30: Long Leaf Planer Mill
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The Planer mill building is the oldest surviving building at Long Leaf. While this building may have been constructed as early as 1895, it most probably dates from 1898, when Crowell and Spencer changed from partnership, to . . .

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

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  • 05/26/19--20:41: "Jitney"
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The "Jitneys" replaced mules and manpower in moving lumber buggies around the mill yard. The 2 jitneys were built in the machine shop at Long Leaf from Chevrolet engines and scrap metal under the supervision of Dick . . .

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

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  • 05/26/19--20:50: Straddle Truck
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    Hyster Model MD5760 (used Butane fuel) The Straddle Truck was used to move lumber around the mill site. It drove over a stack of lumber, 'straddling' it, and clamped under to lift it.

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--20:59: Bart's Corner
  • Providence Community, Holly Hill, South Carolina.
    Former site of Providence Farmers Supply Co. 1945-2008 Property bought in 2011 by Providence United Methodist Church With funds left to the church by Bartley (Bart) L. Hutto (1959-2010)

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

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  • 05/26/19--21:03: Scarface
  • Miami Beach, Florida.
    This is the actual staircase that was used in the filming of the “1983” classic movie “Scarface” Starring: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Michelle Pfeiffer. This scene depicts the chainsaw massacre . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Centreville, Virginia.
    In June 1994, a well-preserved male skeleton was found buried in a then-wooded area a few yards in front of you and reported to authorities. Remnants of a woolen uniform jacket with military-style brass buttons covered the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--21:14: Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Ville Platte, Louisiana.
    We dedicate this memorial to the brave men and women who served this country through the Vietnam era. May God bless them, and their families and friends who supported them, prayed for them, and suffered with them. All . . .

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

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  • 05/26/19--21:25: Van Eeden
  • Burgaw, North Carolina.
    Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany lived, 1939-46, at agricultural colony founded in 1909 and revived by Alvin Johnson. Two mi. SW.

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

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  • 05/26/19--21:40: Ft. Bragg School Integration
  • Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
    In 1951 superintendant Mildred Poole integrated Riley School 1 mi. S.W. three years before U.S. Supreme Court mandate.

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/26/19--21:44: Baker House
  • Wildwood, Florida.
    Baker House was the home to Senator David Hume Baker and his wife Mary. They moved from Kentucky where he served as a State Senator. He also served as a Florida Senator for Marion and Sumter Counties. He was a bank investor, . . .

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

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