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  • 06/24/19--15:08: Stephens Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Anna Stephens became a staff physician at Penn State College in 1941. She was a member of the Centre Medical Society, the Penn State Medical Society, and the American Medical Society. Stephens also worked with the American . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:11: Miller Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Professor of Geography. Widely recognized for work in economic and Pennsylvania geography. Helped to lead his dept to world-class rank.

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:15: Chace Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    As Director of the Home Economics Department (1919-1938), Chace oversaw the establishment of a home economics curriculum, transition of the department to the School of Education, and development of a home economics graduate course of study.

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:20: American Elms
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Lining the mall are part of an early campus landscaping plan that called for trees and other plantings to be used as an arboretum for teaching and research purposes. While age and disease have taken their toll, Penn State . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:21: Adolf Eugen Fick
  • , Germany.
    An diesem Ort wohnte und forschte Adolf Eugen Fick *3.9.1829 in Kassel †21.8.1901 in Blankenberge 1868-1899 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Lehrstuhl für Physiologie Wegbereiter der modernen . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:28: Pattee Mall American Elms
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    The oldest elms in this grove were planted in the 1890s to replace the original elms and maples that lined this section of North Allen Street before it was converted to a pedestrian mall, now known as Pattee Mall. With their . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:33: Old Willow
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    For decades Freshmen bowed to this landmark as Penn State's oldest living tradition. Planted near this site by William Waring in 1859, it fell in 1923 and has been replaced several times by descendants of the original. . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:38: Waring European Larch
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    In 1860, just five years after the founding of the Farmers' High School and a year after the first class was offered, this tree was planted by William G. Waring, professor of horticulture. Native to northern and central . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:46: Lyman Kipp
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Sculptor Lyman Kipp was an artist-in-residence at Penn State's School of Visual Arts in the spring of 1980. His abstract metal sculptures are indebted to the mid-20th-century Constructivist tradition of welding or bolting . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--15:50: Irvin Hall
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Prominent in located the college in Centre County Donor of land upon which the first college buildings were erected

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

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    , Ireland.
    This military cemetery was constructed by the German War Graves Commission between 1959 and 1961. It is located, by agreement with the Government of Ireland, in this peaceful setting of an abandoned quarry beside the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--19:21: Ralph Baer
  • Manchester, New Hampshire.
    Obverse March 8th, 1922 - December 6th, 2014 Early Life Ralph Henry Baer was born March 8, 1922 in Pirmasens, Germany into a Jewish family. As a teenager, Ralph and his family fled to America to avoid the coming Holocaust. . . .

    (Entertainment • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--19:59: Fort Stephenson
  • Fremont, Ohio.
    2 blocks south - site of Fort Stephenson Here, in 1813, Major Croghan with only 160 men and the cannon, "Old Betsy," heroically defended the fort against over 2800 British and Indians.

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--20:49: Sanborn Veterans Memorial
  • Sanborn, Iowa.
    In Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Our Country in War and Peace So that we can Enjoy the Freedoms of Democracy. Gold Star Veterans All Gave Some - Some Gave All World War I Bauman, Albert M. Conaway, Earl T. . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--20:52: Pierson Depot
  • Pierson, Florida.
    In 1891 the Palatka & Indian River Railway was chartered to connect the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway at Palatka with the Florida Southern Railway at Sanford. This eliminated traffic on the St. Johns River. In 1885 . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--20:57: Site of El Camino Real
  • near Dime Box, Texas.
    Great thoroughfare of early Texas. Following ancient Indian and buffalo paths, sometimes on same course as 1691 "Trail of the Padres", stretches 1,000 miles from Saltillo, Mexico, to present Louisiana. Highway for explorers, . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--21:02: La Chetumaleña
  • , Mexico.
    La Chetumaleña Representando a la mujer de Chetumal, se levanta orgullosa la escultura que la representa, labrada en piedra y forjada con las ropas que tradicionalmente la representan, colocada en una base de prismas de . . .

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

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  • 06/24/19--21:25: The Caste War
  • , Mexico.
    Guerra de Castas En el año 1847 dio inicio la más cruel y sanguinaria lucha que se ha suscitado en nuestro territorio, conocida como Guerra de Castas, éste fue un movimiento social (rebelión) de los nativos mayas que inicio . . .

    (Native Americans • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--21:56: Pontiac Conspiracy
  • Fremont, Ohio.
    Site of camps during the Pontiac Conspiracy Here Bradstreet's British expedition camped in 1764. Also the farthest point west reached by colonial forces under command of Israel Putnam.

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/24/19--22:26: Scottsdale Cenotaph
  • , Australia.
    In memory of those who served Boer War 1899-1902 World War I 1914-1918 World War II 1939-1945 Korea 1950-1953 Vietnam 1963-1972 Conflicts in Malaya, Borneo, East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq, and all peacekeeping forces. . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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