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  • 06/10/19--15:49: Address by President Lincoln
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    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, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    In proud memory of a true soldier BIG BILL CAMPBELL Died 8th January 1997 Lest We Forget No.5 Platoon ——————————— No. 1 Platoon 'A' Company L.P.W.W. Scotland 1st Belfast Battalion In Everlasting Memory Of VOLUNTEER ALASTAIR . . .

    (Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/10/19--17:59: High Street
  • , United Kingdom.
    High Street and its environs contain a rich architectural heritage. Budding sleuths will appreciate the St. George's Building (1881), one-time home of the Ulster Overcoat Company, makers of Sherlock Holmes' famous overcoat. . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/10/19--18:24: St. George's Church
  • , United Kingdom.
    The site of St. George's Church marks the very beginning of Belfast. It is the place where settlement began and which gave the city its name. There are records of a chapel at Beal Feirste (Irish for 'the sandy ford at the . . .

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

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  • 06/10/19--19:30: Commonwealth War Graves
  • , Barbados.
    Commonwealth War Graves The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter of 21 May 1917 The Commisioner’s work was guided by fundamental principals which were established in 1920. That each of the dead . . .

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

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    , Barbados.
    1939-1945 To the enduring memory of those Barbadian Merchant Seamen who gave their lives in the Second World War Alle, E SS Inanda · Anderson, FW SS Traveller · Ashby, V SS Africa · Atkins, G SS Traveller · Bancroft, D SS . . .

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

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    , Barbados.
    This building was constructed circa 1795 as Commissariat for the British Commission. Converted to the Garrison Theatre in 1893. Acquired by the Barbados Electric Supply Corporation in 1908. Renovated during 1986 75th year of . . .

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

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  • 06/10/19--19:59: Coeymans
  • Coeymans, New York.
    Town formed March 18, 1791 from Watervliet. A part went to form Westerlo in 1815. Named from the patentee Barent Pieterson Coeymans

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Jan. 26 – 160 miles . 1st – Red Byron,’39 Ford; 2nd – Louis Pickett; ; 3rd – Lee Morgan Mar. 9 – 96 miles. 1st – Bob Flock - ’39 Ford; 2nd – Huch Lanford; 3rd – Glenn Dunnaway Aug. 17 – 105.6 miles. 1st – Bob Flock, ’39 . . .

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

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    Wyoming, Ohio.
    The lives of the residents of the valley were greatly changed with the addition of the train depot in 1851. The Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad (C.H.&D.) was now carrying passengers and stopping here. The eight hour . . .

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

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    Tehachapi, California.
    Golden Hills – In early 1960s, the purchase of four ranches in the Old Town area by the Murchison Brothers of Dallas, Texas, became the major development in the Tehachapi area with 5500 acres, first known as Oak Knolls. . . .

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

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    Brooklyn, New York.
    This ballfield was named in honor of firefighter and lifeguard Louis Valentino Jr. (1958-1996) under a local law introduced by Councilmember Stephen DiBrenza and signed by Mayor Giuliani on June 25, 1996. Beginning with his . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/10/19--20:20: Maryland Sons Monument
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    (west side) To the Sons of Maryland who perished in preserving to us and posterity the “Government of the People, by the People for the People,” secured by our fathers, through the Union. This memorial is erected by her . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/10/19--20:21: Twiss House
  • Wynantskill, New York.
    Home of Maj. Thomas Twiss, 1826 West Point graduate, government Indian agent. Later home of Supervisor Sheriff Philette Craver.

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

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  • 06/10/19--20:25: Wind Energy Industry
  • Tehachapi, California.
    During the first US energy crises in the 1970s the need for a sustainable and renewable energy was evident and President Jimmy Carter created the first renewable energy program in the country. In the early 1980s the first . . .

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

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    Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    The Lake Theater stood at 2721-23 East Lake from 1915 to the early 1960s. It was part of a group of theaters that obtained films through a "block system," rather than individual film selection. By 1926, this system alarmed . . .

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

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  • 06/10/19--21:32: Miller-Warner Farm
  • near Manchester, Maryland.
    Originally built by John Miller in 1862 as a log cabin, the farmhouse was a brick-cased between 1866-1876 by Jonas Warner Inventory of Historic Properties Carr-1314

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/10/19--21:34: Albert von Koelliker
  • , Germany.
    Hier wohnte Albert von Koelliker *6.7.1817 in Zürich †2.11.1905 in Würzburg 1849-1902 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysiologie und vergleichende Anatomie Begründer . . .

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

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    Tehachapi, California.
    In 1947 the Tehachapi Soil Conservation District was organized to advise the farm industry. It was apparent by the early 1960s that if agriculture were to continue as economic force in the District, additional water had to . . .

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

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    Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    John Askin arrived in America in 1758 at the age of 20. Upon arrival, he joined the British army and was stationed at Albany, in the New York colony. There he began a lucrative trading business in the Great Lakes region. . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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