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  • 06/01/19--19:37: Vol. Tom Williams
  • , United Kingdom.
    . . .

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

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  • 06/01/19--19:41: Ag Experiment Station
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Ag Experiment Station was housed here beginning in 1889. Following passage of the Hatch Act, which made ongoing federal funds available for the first time. To support agriculture research at universities. Scientific studies . . .

    (Agriculture • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--19:46: Ag Hill
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Ag Hill became the center of agricultural research and instruction at Penn State in the 1800s with the founding of the Experiment Station, followed over the next 25 years by three nearby buildings and the Armsby Calorimeter. . . .

    (Agriculture • Animals • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Miami Beach, Florida.
    Miami Beach Municipal Auditorium 1950 1951 Dedicated to the memory of the men and women of our community who have served their country in peace and in war to preserve our American heritage of democracy. This building is . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--19:51: Calorimeter
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Designed and first operated in 1902 by pioneer animal nutritionist Henry Armsby. The calorimeter was housed in this specially constructed building and monitored an animal's metabolism to determine the net energy value of . . .

    (Agriculture • Animals • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:00: Pure Food Laws
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Pennsylvania's first pure food laws founded on the work of Penn State chemist William Frear (1860-1922), whose pioneer analyses of foods enabled the state to enforce truth-in-labeling laws. Frear also helped organize the . . .

    (Education • Government • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:05: Jackie Gleason
  • Miami Beach, Florida.
    Jackie Gleason 1916-1987 Best known as Ralph Kramden in “The Honeymooners.” The Theater broadcast his television variety show from 1964-1970. It was built in 1950 as part of the Miami Beach Convention Center Complex. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:05: Mushroom Science
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    In the 1920s, Penn State became the first land-grant college to initiate a comprehensive mushroom research program. Led by internationally recognized scientists & supported by the mushroom industry. The program developed . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:10: Faculty Cottages
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Pine (1888) and Spruce (1889) Cottages are reminders of an earlier era in Penn State's history, when a fledgling institution offered on-campus residences as part of faculty compensation, and when students and teachers . . .

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:18: Walnut Building
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    A war-surplus structure relocated from Lebanon, PA., in 1947 to serve as a temporary student union building. It later became Penn State's first center for minority-student social and cultural life. As the Black Cultural . . .

    (African Americans • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:19: Roanoke Milestones
  • Roanoke, Virginia.
    This tablet records the charter dates of The Village of Gainesborough 1835 The Town of Big Lick, 1874 which lay within the present boundaries of The City of Roanoke 1884 And commemorates The Great Path, an Indian Trail, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:30: Haller Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Active on campus and in her community, Haller was an honorary member of Chi Omega sorority, and an advisor to the Panhellenic Council and Penn State chapter of Mortar Board. She was a leader in registering State College for their first vote in 1920.

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--20:33: Hibbs Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Cordelia Hibbs came to Penn State College in 1946 and served as a housing assistant for women students. She was the housemother for Delta Gamma sorority and an advisor to Mortar Board. Hibbs was a member of the Great Meadows . . .

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--22:41: Diesel Engineering
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Near this site, Professor Paul Schweitzer in 1923 began one of the first systematic research programs in diesel engineering to be undertaken in the U.S. He was joined by K.J. Dejuhasz, and their discoveries over the next 30 . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--23:45: The State Theatre
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    A movie house for more than 60 years. The State Theatre opened in 1938 with The Sisters, starring Errol Flynn and Bette Davis. "Warner Bros. announces with pride the opening of Central Pennsylvania's newest and finest . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--23:52: Penn State Obelisk
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Containing 281 stones arranged in natural geologic order, this monument was erected in 1895 under supervision of professors T.C. Hopkins and M.C. Ihlseng, School of Mines, the Pennsylvania State College, to demonstrate . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/01/19--23:58: Armory
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Near this site from 1982 to 1964 stood the Armory which symbolized Penn State's Land-Grant Act commitment to offer military training as part of the nation's tradition of the citizen-soldier. Before World War I, participation . . .

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

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  • 06/02/19--00:03: Evan Pugh
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Penn State's first president (1859-64) was a national advocate of adding science, agriculture, & engineering to traditional collegiate studies. Penn State emerged as one of three agricultural college in the U.S. Before the . . .

    (Agriculture • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/02/19--00:07: Old Main Bell
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Cast in 1871 by the Boston foundry of William Blake & Co., this 1,200 lb. bronze bell hung in the original Old Main until 1929, regulating the ebb and flow of campus life. Placed in the rebuilt Old Main in 1930, it fell . . .

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

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  • 06/02/19--00:12: Old Main
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Built in 1930, using limestone blocks from the first Old Main, completed on this site in 1863. The original building housed classrooms, offices, laboratories, and student and faculty living quarters. It also served as does . . .

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

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