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    Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
    500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are here Interred John Barney • John P. Beirne • John C. Biglow • William H. Brown John Conway • Albert D. Dailey • Charles David • John Driskell George Earlenbough • Marmaduke Foster • . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--00:31: Beardsley House
  • Westerlo, New York.
    Home of William Beardsley. Here was held first town meeting of Westerlo, April 4, 1815.

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

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  • 06/12/19--06:36: Tourism at Mackinac
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    Before the railroads were extended to Mackinaw City in 1881, the Straits area remained isolated and its activities were limited to commercial pursuits such as lumbering and serving the expanding shipping industry. Once land . . .

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--08:31: Westerlo
  • Westerlo, New York.
    Town formed March 16, 1815 from Coeymans and Rensselaerville. Named for Rev. Eilardus Westerlo of Albany.

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

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    Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    Completed in 1842, the third treasury building now forms the East wing of the present structure at 15th and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. in Washington, D.C. From 1907 to 1910, the thirty original exterior sandstone columns were . . .

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

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  • 06/12/19--10:08: The Skirmish Of Kempsville
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia.
    Near this spot on November 16, 1775 The Skirmish Of Kempsville John Ackiss, a Minute-Man, was killed This house served as headquarters for Lord Dunmore Erected by Old Donation Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution . . .

    (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--12:40: Schoolhouse No. 10
  • Voorheesville, New York.
    Est. as early as 1826. Replaced 1867. Additions 1892, 1911. Fondly known as “Brookview Academy". Current bldg. erected 1929.

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

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  • 06/12/19--12:43: Barney-Fisk-Stearns Property
  • Wyoming, Ohio.
    This was the location of the stately Victorian home of Roderick Barney and family. Mr. Barney served as mayor of Wyoming from 1886- 1896. During his tenure, h was instrumental in establishing Wyoming’s water works department . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--12:44: Winter at Mackinac
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    When the gales of November blow into Mackinaw City, its residents prepare for the long, hard winter that will bury the beautiful sand beaches in deep snowdrifts and freeze the Straits from shore to shore. Northern Michigan . . .

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

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  • 06/12/19--12:47: Houghtaling House
  • Clarksville, New York.
    Built before 1770 by Teunis Houghtaling, born May 18, 1740 - died May 20, 1806. Listed on National Register June 28, 2004.

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

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  • 06/12/19--13:46: Facility 1433, Rail Bridge
  • Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    The Fort Belvoir Military Railroad (FBMRR) was constructed in 1918 when Camp A.A. Humphreys was made a semi-permanent cantonment as the U.S. entered into World War I. The two main objectives for FMBRR were to bring supplies . . .

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

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  • 06/12/19--19:13: Warehouse District
  • Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    Constructed parallel to the installation rail line, the warehouse district represents the supplies and services hub of the installation. Until the improvement of roads between Washington D.C. and the Belvoir Peninsula, the . . .

    (Military • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:18: Fort Frederick
  • , Grenada.
    Fort Frederick Welcome to Fort Frederick – one of the few forts in the world which has never fired a shot in anger. It was built by the French, who had wrested the island from the British in 1779. The French realized that . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:24: In the Bowels of the Fort
  • , Grenada.
    In the Bowels of the Fort This fort has a maze of underground tunnels and passageways, plus an extensive waterworks system. Look at the size of the stones. These tunnels offered an easy means of underground communication, . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:30: Backwards Facing Forts
  • , Grenada.
    Backwards Facing Forts The gun ports on this unique fort face inland, rather than to seaward from where an attack on the island would have been expected. This is because of the lesson learned by the British in 1779 when the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:44: Mona Monkey
  • , Grenada.
    Mona Monkey (Cercopithecus mona) They were introduced to Grenada as pets, from West Africa during the slave trade in the late 1600s. They are primarily found in rainforests, like Grand Etang, towards the midde and top of the . . .

    (Animals • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:48: The Quays
  • , United Kingdom.
    Welcome to the Quays at the mouth of the River Lagan. Set around the Lagan Weir the Quays incorporate Queen's Quay, Hanover Quay, Gregg's Quay and Donegall Quay, all closely linked with the origins of Belfast. The city . . .

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

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  • 06/12/19--19:52: Cleves Warsaw Road Bridge
  • near Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The Cleves Warsaw Road Bridge, a 244 foot long camelback through truss carried County Road 209 over Muddy Creek from 1923 to 2013. The bridge was constructed by the Brackett Construction Company of Cincinnati. Plans were . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Grenada.
    Welcome to the Grand Etang Forest Reserve The Grand Etang Forest Reserve was established in 1906 and covers an area of 3,816 acres (1,600 hectares). Within the reserve lies the source of the largest river on the island, the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/12/19--19:55: Dormansville War Memorial
  • Dormansville, New York.
    Dedicated to the men and women of Dormansville NY who served in the wars of our country

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

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