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    Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Martinus Nelson built a blacksmith shop here in 1888. The smithy serviced local horses and wagons that kept area dairy farms running. Danish immigrant Christian Lauritzen took over in 1898. Business was good in the growing . . .

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

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  • 05/29/19--20:55: Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road
  • Ashland, Oregon.
    This toll road was constructed in 1858-1860 by the Thomas brothers. It was owned and operated by Lindsey Applegate, 1860-1869, and later by James Thornton and Jesse Dollarhide. It was replaced by the Pacific Highway in 1915.

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

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  • 05/29/19--20:56: Rubén Darío
  • , Nicaragua.
    Principe del Verso Castellano Ruben Dario Brasileños a Nicaraguenses en el cincuentenario de la muerte de Ruben Dario Obsequio de Attila Carvalhaes Pinheiro a Jinotega Rio de Janeiro 1966. English translation: The Prince of . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Since the 1880s, 27th Avenue and Lake Street has been a center of commercial activity. The area was linked to downtown Minneapolis in 1890 when the electric streetcar was extended down Minnehaha Avenue en route to Minnehaha . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--21:19: Wonderland Amusement Park
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    In 1905, H.A. Dorsey opened Wonderland Amusement Park on 10 acres between Lake ad 32nd streets and 31st and 33rd avenues. It opened to great fanfare, with 70,000 people attending on opening day. Its attractions included a . . .

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

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  • 05/29/19--21:24: The Cathedral of Jinotega
  • , Nicaragua.
    “Esta es la casa de Dios y la puerta del cielo” Gen. 28-17 En este lugar se edifico la primera iglesia año 1805 reedificada en 1882 y vuelta a edificar en el año 1952 a 1958 por el Sr. Cura Parroco Canonigo Ruben Baltodano y . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--21:31: Freedomland USA Theme Park
  • Bronx, New York.
    On this Co-Op City site was the entrance to Freedomland USA. "The world's largest outdoor entertainment center". A true theme park shaped in the map of the United States with rides, attractions and performers depicting the . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Yulee, Florida.
    The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--22:06: A Piece of Musgrove's Mill
  • Clinton, South Carolina.
    This mill stone is believed to be from Musgrove's Mill located on the Enoree River in Laurens County, several miles North of Clinton. Edward Musgrove built his grist mill at that location for the water to power the mill, the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--22:10: Hiawatha-Minnehaha Corridor
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Early area survey maps from 1839 show a trail roughly corresponding to present-day Minnehaha Avenue running between Fort Snelling and the Falls of St. Anthony. Following the creation of the Minnesota Territory in 1849, the . . .

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

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    Schenectady, New York.
    In everlasting tribute to the men and women of the Second Ward who served in the armed forces during the Second World War

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--22:17: Wells Veterans Memorial
  • Wells, Vermont.
    In grateful tribute to the men and women who serve our country past present and future

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    West Rupert, Vermont.
    Dedicated to the men and women of Rupert who have served our country past present and future

    (War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/29/19--22:29: Wells World War II Memorial
  • Wells, Vermont.
    In memory of all from Wells who served in World War II (star) George Jones Honor (24 names) Glory (23 names)

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tehachapi, California.
    Tehachapi’s early settlers grazed cattle on the abundant grass of the open range until the great droughts of the 1860s & 70s reduced the herds. Herds increased again in the 1880s and large ranches began such as the Hill . . .

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

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  • 05/29/19--22:46: War Memorial
  • Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
    A memorial to all living and dead who have served our nation in World War II Korea and Vietnam Persian Gulf Erected by Eastwood Club members Nov 11, 1978

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    In 1911, Axel Anderson established his lunchroom to serve railroad and streetcar workers employed at the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad yards, located just a few blocks to the north and at the Lake Street Station . . .

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

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    Ray Truelson, together with his father, Roy, opened drive-in restaurants throughout the Twin Cities, including a Porky's Drive-In at 2107 East Lake Street. The drive-in restaurant concept gained popularity after World War II . . .

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

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  • 05/29/19--23:50: Dr. Paul Allman Siple
  • Montpelier, Ohio.
    Dr. Paul Allman Siple Born 1908 in Montpelier, Ohio Died 1968 in Arlington, Va. Scientist, polar explorer, inventor and author Honored by educators, governments, industry, international scientists

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

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    near Bath, Ohio.
    This cemetery is the resting place of many of the Hale, Hammond, and Cranz family members who were integral in founding and developing Bath Township. Connecticut natives Jonathan Hale and Jason Hammond were the first to . . .

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

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