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  • 05/26/19--21:49: La Bauve-Young-Payne Home
  • Edna, Texas.
    Built in 1888, of cypress and Texas heart pine, using square nails, wooden pegs. Restored 1956, by the L.A. Paynes. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.

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

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  • 05/26/19--22:03: Site of Camp Independence
  • near Edna, Texas.
    A part of the first army of the Texas Republic, under the command of General Felix Huston, and later of General Albert Sidney Johnston, was stationed here from December, 1836, until furloughed by order of President Sam . . .

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

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  • 05/26/19--22:04: Stony Creek Cemetery
  • Rochester Hills, Michigan.
    Side 1 The first burial here occurred in 1825 for Michael Van Wagoner Sr. His grave remains unmarked; however, in 1978 a monument was erected in his honor. Some of the township's most illustrious residents are buried here: . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--05:50: Racing on the Beach 1910
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Barney Oldfield crowned Speed King of the World drives "Lightening Benz" 133.724 mph in measured mile and describes acceleration as the sensation of riding a rocket through space World’s first twin engine airplane flight, . . .

    (Air & Space • Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--05:54: Racing on the Beach 1912
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Use of Daytona Beach measured mile begins two straight tracks on beach used. First is 9 miles long and second is five miles long. Timed mile is in the middle.

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--05:57: Racing on the Beach 1911
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    . . .

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--06:00: Racing on the Beach 1919
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Ralph DePalma driving champion and winner of hundreds of races, sets new 1 mile record driving 905 cubic inch V-12 powered Packard on the beach at 149.875 mph. DePalma also sets world records for distances of 2 to 20 miles . . .

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--06:02: Racing on the Beach 1920
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Fighting flames at end of run, Tommy Milton drives twin engine Duesenberg to new world land speed record of 156.046 mph for measured mile. Milton replaces DePalma as world record holder of all distances up to 5 miles.

    (Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--06:44: The Commissary
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The commissary was the social heart of any lumber or logging town. It handled all the necessities of life and also served as a meeting place for the various families, and off duty workers. The Third Commissary, 1948 This . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    There are many places of social and cultural significance in this vicinity. Raise your eyes and you'll see the twin spires of St Peter's Cathedral, a much-loved landmark of West Belfast. St Peter's is the mother church of . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Peace • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--09:08: Brick Church
  • Saugerties, New York.
    Built 1827. Used for worship until 1852, then sold for use as an academy. Later known and used as Burhans Blacksmith Shop

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

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    Las Vegas, New Mexico.
    Site of the First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in New Mexico moved to this site

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

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  • 05/27/19--09:23: Temple Montefiore 1884
  • Las Vegas, New Mexico.
    Site of the First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in New Mexico Territory. Temple Montefiore - 1884

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--09:30: Temple Israel - 1873
  • Charleston, West Virginia.
    Site of the First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in the State of West Virginia. Temple Israel 1873

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--09:46: Hall's Hill Wall
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    This wall is a reminder of racial segregation in the historically African American community of Hall's Hill. During construction of the Woodlawn Village subdivision in the 1930s, a wall of various materials and heights was . . .

    (African Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Arlington, Virginia.
    1918 After the World War I (WWI) Armistice on November 11, a global commemorative culture paid tribute to all those affected by the war. County residents remembered lost service members through flag raisings, memorial trees, . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Places • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cumberland, Maryland.
    Jewish citizenry in Cumberland can be documented back to 1816. By 1853 twelve Jewish families had taken residence in this growing city of 6150 people. It was this small group which applied to the Maryland General Assembly . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--10:13: Hume School
  • Arlington, Virginia.
    The Hume School was built in 1891. The Queen Anne style building was designed by B. Stanley Simmons, an area architect. The school was named for Frank Hume, a local civic and business leader, who donated adjacent land for a . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--10:17: The Columns of This Portico
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    The columns of this portico were used in the Inaugural stand on which President Franklin D. Roosevelt took his oath of office March 3, 1937

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

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  • 05/27/19--10:23: Universal Lodge No. 1
  • Alexandria, Virginia.
    Prince Hall Masonry originated in Massachusetts in 1775 when a lodge attached to the British army initiated Prince Hall and 14 other free black men as Freemasons. Universal Lodge No. 1, the first Prince Hall lodge in . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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