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    Tehachapi, California.
    The first non-Indian man known to visit the local Indians in the Tehachapi area was Father Francisco Garces in 1776. He didn’t record much about them other than to record that they gave him food and were friendly people. . . .

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

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  • 05/31/19--21:55: North Jefferson Street
  • Roanoke, Virginia.
    North Jefferson Street was the core of the Railroad's management center. There were more workers concentrated in this block at one time than the rest of the facilities in Roanoke. The face of North Jefferson is dominated by . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    San Francisco, California.
    In remembrance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender victims of the Nazi regime (1933-1945) Artists: Robert Bruce and Susan Martin A non-profit project sponsored by neighbors, businesses, city agencies, and the . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 05/31/19--23:30: Boxley Building
  • Roanoke, Virginia.
    The United States Department of Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic Places

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--05:53: Long Leaf Sawmill
  • Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    This sawmill is the third sawmill built at Long Leaf. It replaced the initial steam powered sawmill at this location, which was built between 1893 and 1895 and burned on October 1, 1900. That mill was the second located . . .

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

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  • 06/01/19--10:57: Visionaries
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Because of the second State Capitol extension, Bethel AME Church purchased the Ridge Avenue Methodist Church building in 1953. (Sixth Street was formerly named Ridge Avenue). The Colored Wesleyan Burial Ground was located on . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--11:32: Agents of Change
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Bethel During the World Wars When the Commonwealth purchased the State Street Church to extend the Capitol Complex, church leaders—Mr. C. Sylvester Jackson and his wife—purchased a lot on Briggs Street at Ash Avenue for a . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • War, World I • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Thompsontown, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of those who serve

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

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  • 06/01/19--12:10: Nathanael Greene
  • Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Replaced Horatio Gates as leader of American army opposing Lord Cornwallis. He assumed command in Charlotte, Dec. 3, 1780.

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lewistown, Pennsylvania.
    Members of the Jewish Community worshipped in this building 1920-2010 [Higher plaque:] Historic Building Built 1919 Mifflin County

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

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    Lewiston, Pennsylvania.
    Building is the predecessor of the Mifflin County Library Founded 1842 "To elevate the mind above mere work"

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

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  • 06/01/19--13:44: Union Cemetery
  • Lewistown, Pennsylvania.
    In memory of Union Veterans buried here 1861-1865 This tablet placed and dedicated May 30 1942 by Veterans of Mifflin County

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

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  • 06/01/19--13:50: World War II Memorial
  • Lewistown, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of those from this plant who served our country in World War II They fought for freedom of worship and speech for freedom from want and from fear 1941 - 1945 These gave their lives They belong to history William P. . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--14:10: Swedish American Hall
  • San Francisco, California.
    Built in 1907, Swedish American Hall is home to the Swedish Society of San Francisco, founded in 1875. At the turn of the 20th Century, this neighborhood was a large Scandinavian enclave. The hall housed businesses serving . . .

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

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    Roanoke, Virginia.
    The brick buildings across the tracks are the former headquarters of the Norfolk and Western. When the railroad was formed in 1881, the headquarters were located in Lynchburg, from the previous company. In 1883 a new office . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--16:15: Burnham Veterans Memorial
  • Burnham, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Burnham, Pennsylvania.
    All gave some Some gave all POW?MIA Mifflin County Vietnam K I A H.E. Burkett 17 Feb 1938 ~ 31 Jan 1966 HM3 Navy J.L. Hockenberry 17 Oct 1933 ~ 2 Apr 1967 PSgt Army G.W. Clinger Jr. 25 Nov 1945 ~ 17 June 1967 SP4 Army R.E. . . .

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

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    Yaegertown, Pennsylvania.
    In honor of all citizens of West Derry who served to protect us and our way of life. World War II Veterans [Names not listed] Korean War Veterans [Names not listed] Vietnam War Veterans [Names not listed] . . .

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

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    Reedsville, Pennsylvania.
    Civil War Capt. Gilbert Waters Pvt. William S. Cummings Pvt. William McBride Col. William Cummings World War I Cad Hostetler Gabriel Adams World War II Paul Shannon Spaide Ned E. Zeigler Dinsmore Knepp Jr. Robert B. Wagner . . .

    (War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--17:11: Woodring's Floral Gardens
  • Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1869

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

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