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  • 05/27/19--12:34: Staunton National Cemetery
  • Staunton, Virginia.
    National Cemetery Staunton National Cemetery was established in 1867. The remains of 753 Union soldiers, of which 521 are unknown, lie here. The remains came from Staunton and Waynesboro city cemeteries, and the battlefields . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--12:52: "Loggers Dream"
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    This shop-built yarding outfit on a Ford F6 truck was a very adaptable logging aid. It traveled at truck speeds on the highways and was quick and easy to set up and take down. It could pull logs from any direction up to 500 . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, PA, Construction #51175, January, 1919 Baldwin Class 10-32-D #1167, type 4-6-0. Delivered at Long Leaf, February, 1919, placed in service, August, 1919. Last used February, . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--14:12: Address by President Lincoln
  • Staunton, Virginia.
    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Abhainn na Feirste Cé go bhfuil sí clúdaithe faoi choincréit anois agus gan a bheith le feiceáil, is ag an láthair seo ar Shráid Northumberland a chéadtrasnaíonn Abhainn na Feirste Bóthar na bhFál. Ainmníodh an abhainn as an . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--15:02: Locomotive Graveyard
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    In this area, along a track buried in brush in front of you, Crowell Long Leaf Lumber scrapped at least 5 steam engines in 1954-55. The 5 engines known scrapped here were Crowell and Spencer Shays #1 and #2, Alexandria . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    These buildings were at the heart of the Red River & Gulf RR, and the Crowell's lumbering operations. The engine house, which was known as the "roundhouse" despite its shape, was where the locomotives were kept arid basic . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--16:47: Acadian House
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    The Acadian House was constructed on museum property in 1975. It was built from cypress lumber that was originally part of an old mule barn dismantled at Rapidan Plantation in St. James Parish. The frame was built in the . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--16:57: Shotgun House
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    This shotgun house is from Tally-Ho Plantation in the Bayou Goula area and typical of the style built after Reconstruction (1877) for the share-croppers and tenant farmers. The term "shotgun" refers to a building that is . . .

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

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  • 05/27/19--17:26: Beaufort National Cemetery
  • Beaufort, South Carolina.
    National Cemetery Beaufort National Cemetery was established in 1863. The U.S. Army Quartermaster General's Office laid out the 22 acres in sections that radiate outward from a central plaza to form a half circle. Of the . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--18:00: Bobby Sands MP
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ag Sráid Sevastopol cuimhhítear ar Bobby Sands i múrmhaislú a aithnítear ar fud an domhain. Ba scríbhneoir, file, réabhlóidi agus díograiseoir Gaeilge é Sands. Fuair sé bás 5 Bealtaine 1981 tar éis 66 lá ar stailc ocrais. As . . .

    (Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Ball de Bhráithreachas na Poblachta, Óglaigh na hÉireann agus Na Fianna Éireann. Gníomhach i nGarastún Ardoifig an Phoist, Baile Átha Cliath, 1916. Rugadh 6ú Éanair, 1890. Bhí cónaí air sa cheantar seo ———————— Member of the . . .

    (Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--19:09: A National Cemetery System
  • Beaufort, South Carolina.
    Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--20:19: Central Methodist Church
  • Staunton, Virginia.
    The oldest continuing Methodist Congregation in Augusta County.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/27/19--22:28: Lewis Creek Watershed
  • Staunton, Virginia.
    Who was John Lewis? Lewis Creek takes its name from John Lewis (1678-1762), one of the most prominent of the earliest settlers in the upper Shenandoah Valley. In the early 1730s, Lewis and his family, who emigrated from . . .

    (Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--07:22: Pat (Beág) McGeown
  • , United Kingdom.
    To the memory of Pat (Beág) McGeown A Soldier, politician, community worker and bridge builder who died October 1 1996 as a direct result of being on the 1981 Hunger Strike in the H Blocks "To live in the hearts of those . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--07:41: Máire Drumm
  • , United Kingdom.
    Máire Drumm Vice President of Sinn Féin Assassinated by Loyalists 28th Oct. 1976 We must take no steps backward, our steps must be onward, for if we don't, the martyrs that died for you, for me, for this country, will haunt . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Dedicated to the memory of Michael O'Dwyer Sinn Féin members Paddy Loughran and Pat McBride who were murdered here by the R.U.C. on February 4 1992 a Mhuire Banríon na nGeal guí ar orthu [Our Lady Queen of the Celts pray on . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Painesville, Ohio.
    The Casement House. Western Reserve agriculturalist Charles Clement Jennings built the Casement House, also known as the “Jennings Place,” for his daughter Frances Jennings Casement in 1870. Designed by Charles W. Heard, . . .

    (Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/28/19--08:55: Site of Old Salt Mill
  • Corpus Christi, Texas.
    One of the earliest industries in Corpus Christi was a mill erected at this site by Captain John Anderson (1813-1898), a Swedish-born seafarer who brought his family to Texas in 1852. Anderson built a house here in the . . .

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

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