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  • 06/11/19--08:36: Birthplace of "Wyoming"
  • Wyoming, Ohio.
    c. 1854, retail merchant Robert Reily built this home, Twin Oaks, on a large lot that that included orchards, vineyards, and a stable. Here Reilly and his family enjoyed what was then the country life. In early April, 1861, . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Fort Michilimackinac's population grew after British arrival in 1761. After the successful Indian attack on the fort on June 2, 1763, British authorities moved much of the fur-trading community outside the fort. Started in . . .

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

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    Schenectady, New York.
    This memorial erected on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the locomotive industry in this city and is dedicated to all Schenectadians who died for their country. Dedicated September 24, 1948

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

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  • 06/11/19--12:03: Mother Of Fraternities
  • Schenectady, New York.
    . . .

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

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  • 06/11/19--12:08: William Jay Gaynor
  • Brooklyn, New York.
    William Jay Gaynor Lawyer-Jurist-Executive Defender of Civil Liberties Born Oriskany NY February 23 1851 - Died September 10 1913 - Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York 1894 to 1909 – Mayor of the City of . . .

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

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    Wyoming, Ohio.
    As was common, business districts developed around transportation routes. Wyoming was no different. The train tracks to the east began with passenger trains. Merchants located their businesses where those traveling on the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--12:18: Indian Trail
  • Westerlo, New York.
    Old Indian trail led through this valley to the Switzkill. Indian camp ground near here.

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--12:27: Mohican Blessing Fountain
  • New Lebanon, New York.
    Thé Mohican Blessing Fountain was erected by the New Lebanon Garden Club in 1941 to give thanks to the Mohican Indians for their gift of the healing waters of the thermal mineral springs to all people forever. The Mohicans . . .

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

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    Berlin, New York.
    The original church was completed in 1862. The Gutermuths (Goodermote) and the Jordans (Verton) were among some of the first German settlers to establish this church. The German language was spoken until 1910. In 1967 fire . . .

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

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  • 06/11/19--12:33: New York City Hall Park
  • New York, New York.
    A medallion set into the pavement at the southern entrance of New York City Hall Park celebrating its history. Medallion perimeter: "It must not be forgotten that the park is still the refuge of the people, the cradle of . . .

    (Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--12:36: Came to America
  • near Berlin, New York.
    In May 1834, the first Guttermuth and Jordan families arrived from Bavaria, Germany and settled in this part of the country. This tablet is placed here in their memory by their descendants in the year 1934.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--12:39: Hoags Corners
  • Hoags Corners, New York.
    Many water-powered mills operated in this early industrial hamlet during the Nineteenth Century

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Troy, New York.
    The "Front Door” of the Russell Sage College Campus, Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center is a prominent and nationally significant Greek Revival building constructed in 1836 by architect James Harrison Dakin. Built as the . . .

    (Architecture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--12:47: On This Site
  • Troy, New York.
    The first house of worship in Troy was erected 1792 by the First Presbyterian Church. Present church built 1832

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

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    Santa Barbara, California.
    Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This courthouse complex possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States Of America The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is a superlative . . .

    (Architecture • Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--14:29: The Crescenta-Cañada Valley
  • Montrose, California.
    When the Colonials of the American eastern seaboard were struggling to create and defend man’s most noble achievement in self government, the vast Pacific Southwest was a slumbering frontier. Barely six years before Paul . . .

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

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    Santa Barbara, California.
    The Santa Barbara County Courthouse is one of America's finest representations of Spanish-Andalusian architecture in a public structure. It stands as the prized jewel of the county whose people it serves and whose visitors . . .

    (Architecture • Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/11/19--15:18: Eden Park Vietnam Memorial
  • Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Vietnam in memory of the people who served 1959- 1975 Army Air Force Marines Navy Coast Guard

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

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    , Barbados.
    Monument abstract This monument, a pathway of Independence, chronicles the foundation years of Barbados’ nationhood. Here, in this space renowned for recreation, learning and historical experience, we collectively celebrate . . .

    (Civil Rights • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Barbados.
    Saint Matthias Anglican Church Barbados National Trust Building of Historical and Architectural Interest

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

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