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  • 06/27/19--00:46: Robertson Art Tile Company
  • Morrisville, Pennsylvania.
    An innovative tile and abrasives manufacturer, founded by the Robertson family of ceramic artisans in 1890, operated here until 1982. It was notable for craze-free pure white tiles, its efficient single-fire method, and an . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--00:47: Dewey's Sit-in
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Activists led one of the nation’s first LGBT sit-ins here in 1965 after homosexuals were denied service at Dewey’s restaurant. Inspired by African American lunch counter sit-ins, this event prompted Dewey’s to stop its . . .

    (Civil Rights • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--00:47: John E. Fryer, M.D.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Temple professor and psychiatrist Fryer, disguised as "Dr. Anonymous," spoke against the American Psychiatric Association’s classification of homosexuality as a mental illness at the APA’s 1972 annual meeting. Fryer’s . . .

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

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  • 06/27/19--00:48: AIDS Library of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Begun in 1987, the AIDS Library of Philadelphia was the nation's first library to provide HIV/AIDS information and to help combat society's fears about the epidemic. In stark contrast to government's negligible response, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Civil Rights • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Honramos a los marinos merantes fallecidos en cumplimiento de su labor de surcar los mares para beneficio del país en el ámbito comercial, productivo y económico y queremos que sus actos trasciendan en el tiempo, para que . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • War, World II • Wars, Non-US • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--16:50: Temple of the Santa Cruz
  • , Mexico.
    Templo de la Santa Cruz (Querétaro, Qro.) 1550 · Era una pequeña ermita de paja. 1650 · Ya era un templo pequeño de cal y canto. 1653 · Se autoriza la construcción que vemos en la actualidad. 1683 · Se convierte en el primer . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--17:08: Santa Rosa de Viterbo
  • , Mexico.
    Santa Rosa de Viterbo (Querétaro, Qro.) Año 1670 · Iniciaron la vida ascética tres hermanas: Francisca de los Ángeles, Gertrudis de Jesús María, Clara de la Asunción Años más tarde se les conoció como un convento para . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--17:24: The Mission at Tilaco
  • , Mexico.
    Misión Tilaco (Landa de Matamoros, Qro.) Año 1758 · Bendecida por Fray Juan Crespi en el mes de octubre. En su fachada se aprecian las esculturas de San Pedro, San Pablo, La Inmaculada Concepción, San José y San Francisco de . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--18:01: The Mission at Concá
  • , Mexico.
    Misión de Concá (Arroyo Seco, Qro.) 1750 · Inicio de su construcción por Fray Antonio Munguía. En el primer nivel de la fachada existen imágenes de San Francisco de Asís y San Antonio de Pudúa, San Fernando y San Roque. En . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--18:26: Peña de Bernal
  • , Mexico.
    Peña de Bernal (Ezequiel Montes, Qro.) 3er Monolito más grande del mundo. Su altura es de 288 metros, que sumados a la altura del lugar son 2,515 m.s.n.m. Formado hace 65 millones de años por la fuerza mermada de la lava . . .

    (Environment • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Scranton, Pennsylvania.
    1700's (Native Americans & Early Settlers) — This area was once home to the Monsey Indians, a branch of the Delaware Indians. After William Penn bought land along the Delaware River from the Delaware Indians, the Monseys . . .

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--19:28: The Mission at Jalpan
  • , Mexico.
    Misión de Jalpan (Jalpan de Serra, Qro) Año 1768 · Obra de Fray Junípero Serra terminada en ese año. La fachada cuenta con 6 esculturas: 1er nivel - Santo Domingo – San Francisco - San Pedro - San Pablo 2do nivel - Nuestra . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/27/19--22:39: The Dixie Hummingbirds
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Renowned African American gospel vocal group originally formed in 1928; members received a National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship in 2000. They influenced popular musicians, including James Brown, Stevie Wonder, . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/19--08:40: The Pennsylvania Slave Trade
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    African people, first enslaved by the Dutch and Swedes, survived the brutal voyage from Africa to the Caribbean islands and the Americas, debarking on the Delaware River waterfront as early as 1639. William Penn, other . . .

    (African Americans • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/19--09:11: Harris Scythe Works
  • near Pine Plains, New York.
    Site of Harris Scythe Works. Founded by John Harris about 1765. operations ceased 1864.

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

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  • 06/28/19--09:13: Pine Plains
  • Pine Plains, New York.
    Organized 1823. Named to commemorate pine trees that grew on the plains. Part of Northeast 1788. Part of Little Nine Partners 1706.

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

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  • 06/28/19--09:15: First Town Meeting
  • Copake, New York.
    Site of first town meeting, April 4, 1824 in this building on this site.

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

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  • 06/28/19--09:20: Copake, NY War Memorial
  • Copake, New York.
    These We Honor 1917-1919 Lester Raught 1941-1945 Clarence J. Beeker Feliz Garaccia Ralph Veer Stephen C. McIntyre John E. Miller (additional names not transcribed)

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    Henry Street Settlement and Neighborhood Playhouse has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1975 National Park . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/19--09:26: B’nai B’rith
  • New York, New York.
    This plaque commemorates the site – 60 Essex Street – where B’nai B’rith The first national service organization created in the United States was founded on October 13, 1843 Dedicated on the occasion of the American . . .

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

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