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  • 06/16/19--23:19: Arnold House
  • Covington, Kentucky.
    Named in memory Of James G. Arnold, Teacher, Benefactor, Man Of God, who: Organized the First Christian Church in Covington about 1830; Re-organizd it after it was dispersed by an epidemic of cholera in 1833; Built a . . .

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

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    Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Feb. 9, 1952 98.4 Mile Modified - Sportsmen’s Race Modified Finishers 1st – Jag Smith, ’39 Ford; 2nd - Curtis Turner; 3rd – Joe Weatherly. *Tim Flock finished first, but disqualified. Sportsman Finishers 1st (12th overall) – . . .

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

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  • 06/17/19--08:26: First Port: Views of Belfast
  • , United Kingdom.
    [Excerpts with historical information] Belfast Harbour Commissioners' Offices The magnificent office building of the Harbour Commissioners, who were responsible for the construction of Hamilton Dock in the 1860s, was first . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--09:24: The Squirrel Hunters
  • Ripley, Ohio.
    The American Civil War was in its second year, and Confederate forces were advancing in the east and in the west. Confederates led by General Edward Kirby Smith had defeated a Union Force at Richmond, Kentucky on August 30, . . .

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

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    Virginia Beach, Virginia.
    CAPT Adam Thorowgood (1604-1640) Founder COL Thomas Walke I (1642-1694) Colonial War COL Edward Moseley (1661-1736) Colonial War COL Anthony Walke I (1692-1768) Colonial War COL Edward Hack Moseley (1717-1783) Colonial War . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--10:10: Omar Veterans Memorial
  • Attica, Ohio.
    Dedicated to the American soldiers of past wars who lie at rest in Omar Burial Ground. Revolutionary War Aaron Dean War of 1812 James Harrison Benjamin Ennis John Wilkinson Elijah Reed Benjamin Kelly James Thatcher Cornelius . . .

    (War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Perry, Illinois.
    Gen. U.S. Grant, commander of the 21st Regiment Illinois Volunteers was camped here with his regiment July 8, 1861

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Roseville, California.
    The first suecessful rotary plow was designed by Canadian Orang Jull. Jull hired the Leslie Brothers to build the first model with the first tests conducted in the winter of 1883-84. The Leslies soon purchased the . . .

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

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  • 06/17/19--11:09: Table Rock Watershed
  • Greenville, South Carolina.
    The Cherokee called the area around Table Rock mountain "Sah-ka-na-ga", meaning Great Blue Hills of God. Table Rock is an example of a monadnock, a rock mass or mountain that rises isolated above the relatively level . . .

    (Environment • Native Americans • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--12:01: Saluda (Poinsett) Watershed
  • Greenville, South Carolina.
    The Saluda River, Greenville County's largest, falls 500 feet within the county. The Saluda is named for a Native American tribe that lived along its banks. In areas southeast of Greenville, physical evidence of human . . .

    (Native Americans • Natural Resources • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ripley, Ohio.
    Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery, was organized in Ripley by Major Daniel T. Cockerill. It was heavily engaged at the Battle of Stone River, Tennessee, January 1, 1863. Aiding in the repulse of repeated attacks “with . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--12:43: Lake Keowee Watershed
  • Greenville, South Carolina.
    Lake Keowee is located in Jocassee Valley. The Cherokee, who formerly inhabited the valley, considered their city of Keowee to be a "mother town" for surrounding tribes. The valley was home to two tribes of the Cherokee: the . . .

    (Native Americans • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--13:19: The Bridge Deck
  • , United Kingdom.
    The deck to the front, or fore, of a ship is called the forecastle deck. The term - pronounced 'fok-sel' - is an ancient one that originally referred to defences that were found on a warship. Only the crew were allowed on . . .

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

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    , United Kingdom.
    Hamilton Graving Dock was continuously in use with ships being repaired, serviced or fitted out. It was leased by the Harbour Commissioners to Belfast's two main shipyards, Harland and Wolff and Workman Clark, as well as to . . .

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

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    Dallas, Texas.
    Methodism in Dallas traces its roots to as early as 1846, when the small village was a stopping point for Methodist circuit riders. The first organized group of Methodists met in November 1850, and continued for almost 20 . . .

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

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  • 06/17/19--17:39: Rochester
  • Rochester, New York.
    On March 21, 1817, Rochesterville officially became a village of 655 acres and 700 inhabitants. A few months later on July 4, construction began on the Erie Canal - the man-made channel that would soon transform this . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    The dock was a hive of activity with up to two ships being worked on by large teams of men from the shipyards. The workers stood on wooden platforms called stages. Brand new ships were also 'fitted-out' in the dock, with . . .

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

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  • 06/17/19--17:52: Dr. Geo. V. Flaig
  • Covington, Kentucky.
    Humanitarian who stood on this corner in snow sleet, rain and zero temperature collecting monies to help the unfortunate blind of this community for 30 years.

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/17/19--18:10: Clarence W. Fitch
  • Calais, Vermont.
    Clarence W. Fitch, born in 1885 in East Montpelier, was a leader of the cooperative movement of the mid-20th century, when rural families banded together to create social and cultural organizations for the benefit of their . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , United Kingdom.
    Hamilton Dock was refurbished in 1948, when a new 25-inch (64cm) concrete floor was laid. It remained in use until the 1990s, but then fell into decline. In 2009, work began to restore the dock, now a NIEA Scheduled . . .

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

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