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  • 06/22/19--11:00: Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 23
  • , Mexico.
    Esta vivienda es Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo 2005 Av. 5 de Mayo No. 23 Centro Historico C.P. 77000 English translation: This residence is part of the Cultural Heritage of Quintana Roo 2005 Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 23 . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--11:02: R Values
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Standardized measures of resistance to heat transfer, were first proposed in 1945 by Everett Shuman, who, as Director of Penn State's Building Research Institute, continued to promote their adoption. R Values were later . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:06: Heart-Assist Pump
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Developed by faculty here in the College of Engineering and in the College of Medicine in 1976 to prolong the lives of cardiovascular patients. It pioneered applications of fluid mechanics and was the first surgically . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:13: The Bent of Tau Beta Pi
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated by The Pennsylvania Beta Chapter on the Chapter's 50th Anniversary May 5, 1962 In tribute to Dean Earl B. Stavely Chapter Advisor (1916-1959) [Additional plaque on the left side of the memorial] The metal for . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--11:15: Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 29
  • , Mexico.
    Esta vivienda es Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo 2005 Av. 5 de Mayo No. 29 Centro Historico C.P. 77000 English translation: This residence is part of the Cultural Heritage of Quintana Roo 2005 Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 29 . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--11:18: Wake Turbulence
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    In 1965, Penn State Aerospace Engineer Barnes W. McCormick led a research team that made the first measurements of the detail of wake turbulence behind a full-scale airplane. These measurements, using aircraft flown at . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:23: PENNSTAC
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    The first fully functional electronic digital computer built by Penn State and among the first to be constructed on any college campus. Assembled 1953-55 by the Department of Electrical Engineering from parts donated by . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:27: Driver Education
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Prof. of Industrial Engineering Amos Neyhart taught America's first classes for Driver Education teachers near this site in 1936, three years after he began the nation's first driver education course at State College High . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:32: Atmospheric Research
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Renowned meteorologist Hans Panofsky conducted fundamental work at Penn State (1952-82) that led to a new understanding of atmospheric turbulence, air pollution, ozone depletion, and planetary the first to apply computer . . .

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

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    State College, Pennsylvania.
    The Alpha Chi Chapter of Sigma Chi at Penn State University was founded on May 27, 1891, and is the third oldest fraternity at Penn State. The Chapter's first house was on South Allen Street (1891-1905). In 1906, the . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:43: Cenotes, Fresh Water Supply
  • , Mexico.
    Los Cenotes, Fuente de Agua Dulce Los cenotes son cavidades de formación natural que se producen por la erosión del suelo calizo que deja al descubierto el manto de agua subterránea. La profundidad varía y algunos miden 60 . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--11:44: Water Tunnel
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Was the world's largest when built in cooperation with the Navy in 1949. Designed to test properties of torpedoes, submarine hulls, propellers, & other underwater shapes by driving water through a central test section, it . . .

    (Education • Military • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--11:51: McKee Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Vice-President of the College (1868-91), Acting President four times, Secretary of the Board of Trustees 1868-69, member of Executive Committee 1874-92, Professor of Greek Languages and Literature.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Elizabethton, Tennessee.
    In Memory of Mary Patton who made the powder that fought the King’s M’T’N’ Battle placed by her great grand son. T.Y. Patton Built in honor of all soldiers of Carter County in all the wars from the revolution down to this . . .

    (War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--12:01: Public Speaking
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Penn State has led in the study and practice of Public Speaking since John Henry Frizzell founded the Speech Department in 1935. Robert Oliver later built a nationally renowned graduate program in Rhetoric and Communication . . .

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

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  • 06/22/19--12:09: The Daily Collegian
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Is one of the nation's oldest college daily newspapers. A precursor, the Free Lance, published monthly beginning in 1887, was succeeded in 1904 by the State Collegian, a weekly, and the semi-weekly Penn State Collegian . . .

    (Communications • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--12:17: Ionospheric Research
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    In 1963 faculty and students in the Electrical Engineering Dept's Ionosphere Research Lab developed a Radio Wave Cross-Modulation Facility consisting of a high-power transmitter and antenna beamed to the ionosphere. It . . .

    (Air & Space • Communications • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--12:53: Bacalar
  • , Mexico.
    El territorio donde hoy se encuentra Bacalar fue también el sitio comercial en donde se hacían las transferencias de los productos traídos de Centroamérica y otras áreas del Caribe y durante la Colonia fue el único . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--13:05: Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 132
  • , Mexico.
    Vivienda estilo Anglo Caribeño Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo Av. 5 de Mayo #132 Centro Histórico / C.P. 7090 Lic. Roberto Borge Angulo Gobernador Constitucional del Estado Libre y Soberano de Quintana Roo Lic. Enrique . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--13:31: "Lincoln Hall"
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    This circa 1910 structure was a rooming house for African American male students at the Pennsylvania State College from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as Lincoln Hall, it was the center for black life at that time . . .

    (African Americans • Education • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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