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  • 06/06/19--12:17: The Old Burying Ground
  • Sag Harbor, New York.
    Although adjoining the Presbyterian Church, the Old Burying Ground was a village cemetery, with the first burials the infant children of Tory Innkeeper, James Howell. They were buried in 1767 in unmarked graves. Used for . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--12:24: Gutzon Borglum
  • near Keystone, South Dakota.
    His birthplace was Idaho. California first taught him art. Then France, who first gave him fame. England welcomed him. America called him home. His genius for the exquisite as for the colossal gave permanence on canvas, in . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--12:33: John Cashmore
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    President of the Borough of Brooklyn from 1940 until his death In was during his long & fruitful administration that the idea of a Brooklyn Civic Center was planned and achieved This spot is dedicated to his memory by his . . .

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

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  • 06/06/19--12:40: Milestone
  • Wyoming, Ohio.
    “Springfield Pike” was a toll road through Wyoming for many years. for each ten miles on the road, travelers paid from 6 ¼ c for a horse and rider to 75c for a four-wheeled carriage drawn by four horses. persons going to or . . .

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

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  • 06/06/19--12:45: Good Will Fresh Air Camp
  • near North Bend, Ohio.
    Reverend Richard E. Scully, founder of the Cincinnati Goodwill operated a Fresh Air Camp for women and children in the 1930s and '40s. The camp was part of a 100-acre site with vegetable fields, a swimming pool, tennis . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--16:22: Lawson McGhee Library
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Lawson McGhee Library (west panel) ”I intend to erect a building to be used as a public library, and at the same time, a memorial to a beloved child.” -Charles McClung McGhee The original Lawson McGhee Library was the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Notable Persons • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--17:12: Anne Frank Memorial
  • , Netherlands.
    'Ik weet wat ik wil, ik heb een doel, een mening, ik heb een religie en liefde. Laat mij mezelf zijn en dan ben ik tevreden.' - Anne Frank Dit monument dient ter nagdachtenis aan Anne Frank die op 15 jarige leeftijd . . .

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

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  • 06/06/19--17:18: Uncle Dave Macon
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Sterchi Brothers Furniture established its headquarters here in the 1920s and had a profound influence on the development and early popularity of country music. As agents for Aeolian - Vocalian Record Co., the Sterchis (with . . .

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

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  • 06/06/19--19:12: Charlie Oaks
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Built in 1903, the Southern Depot became a venue for street musicians. Among them was Charlie Oaks, a blind man who some country music historians consider the first professional country musician. One of his best-known songs, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Disasters • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Grenada.
    Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada This plaque expresses the gratitude of the Grenadian people to the forces from the United States of America and the Caribbean, especially those who sacrificed their lives in liberating . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--19:43: Shipbuilding & Mapmaking
  • , United Kingdom.
    'Belfaste is a place meet for a corporate town, armed with all commodities, as a principal haven, wood and good ground, standing also upon a border, and a place of great importance for service ...' Extract from a letter to . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--19:53: Edith Stein
  • , Germany.
    1891 in Breslau am 12.10.1891 geboren als 11. Kind der jüdischen Familie Stein als Gymnasiastin und Studentin Verlust des Glaubens 1911 - 1916 Studium der Philosophie, Psychologie, Germanistik und Geschichte in Breslau und . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--20:26: Rotary Club of Knoxville
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    On this site on June 3, 1915, the Rotary Club of Knoxville was formed. Ten prominent Knoxville businessmen met over lunch in the Grill Room of the Cumberland Club which occupied the site at the time. It was the 181st Rotary . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Knoxville, Tennessee.
    The United States Department of Interior has placed this property on the National Register of Historic Places

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--22:22: Clement Clarke Moore Park
  • New York, New York.
    Scholar and poet Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863) is the namesake of two New York City parks. The first is a playground in Elmhurst, Queens, known as the Clement Clarke Moore Homestead. The second is this playground, located . . .

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

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  • 06/06/19--22:50: Site of Blount College
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    Site of Blount College Founded in 1794 Now the University of Tennessee Erected by Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1925

    (Education • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/06/19--23:45: Tennessee Theater
  • Knoxville, Tennessee.
    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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  • 06/07/19--06:58: Calvary Baptist Church
  • Bayou Chicot, Louisiana.
    Joseph Willis was the first Baptist minister to preach the Gospel west of the Mississippi River. Between 1804-1805, Willis arrived in Bayou Chicot, Louisiana, where he began evangelizing and meeting with believers. This . . .

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

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    Long Leaf, Louisiana.
    The machine In front of you is the last remaining example of what was known as a "Clyde Skidder". Developed by the Clyde Iron Works of Duluth MN, shortly after 1902 and modified several times thereafter. In its initial . . .

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

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  • 06/07/19--07:55: Crucial Supply Lines
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    Two strategically important railroads met in Chattanooga. The Western & Atlantic Railroad (W&A) from Atlanta was finished in 1850. A few hundred yards to your left, it joined the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad (ET&G), . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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