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  • 06/28/19--22:30: Capay Cemetery
  • near Esparto, California.
    These grounds hold the graves of pioneer settlers in the Capay Valley and Lamb Valley and those of Esparto's early families. Established in 1876 by the trustees of Capay Lodge No.230 Independent Order of Odd Fellows. It was . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/28/19--22:57: Haman House
  • Roseville, California.
    Built in 1909 for William Haman, manager of the Roseville Winery. Mr. Haman was elected to Roseville's first city council in 1908; he was also a Placer County Supervisor. After his death in 1935, his second wife, Alice, a . . .

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

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  • 06/28/19--23:27: The Owl Club Building
  • Roseville, California.
    Built in 1920 for a grocery store operated by Louis Manfredi. In 1925, the Gee family opened a Chinese restaurant on the 2nd floor, operating it until 1978. In 1934, Frank Vincent converted the Market to the "Owl Club." . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--00:28: Terminal Commerce Building
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Completed in 1931, the Art Deco building by William Steele & Sons was the largest commercial building on the East Coast. It is an architectural and engineering landmark that combined a freight station with a storage and . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--00:29: Philadelphia Flower Show
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    On this site in 1829, the Pa. Horticultural Society hosted its first flower show, the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event. Here the American public was introduced to the poinsettia and the chrysanthemum. . . .

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

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  • 06/29/19--00:30: The Jewish Hospital
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Organized in 1865, it was the first hospital in Pa. funded and established by Jewish people to treat members of their religion, although it was open to all. By the mid-1800s, Philadelphia’s Jewish population rose sharply, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    The “Lion of Zion” led the Selective Patronage Movement, opening thousands of jobs to blacks nationwide. He promoted the philosophy of self-help, creating organizations to educate and train minorities. The Global Sullivan . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--02:00: Silver Hill
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    Silver Hill, a small, L-shaped 1880s African-American neighborhood of modest houses built by tobacco workers and domestic servants, predated the white subdivision of Buena Vista that developed around it. The community housed . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--12:07: Glen Oaks
  • Farmington Hills, Michigan.
    This graceful English-style stone clubhouse, completed in 1925, was designed by Butterfield and Butterfield of Farmington. In 1923 developers began the Oakland Subdivision housing development. The clubhouse and its adjoining . . .

    (Education • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--12:27: Roseville's First Hospital
  • Roseville, California.
    Original Site Roseville's First Hospital Site of two story brick residence of Roseville pioneer John Doyle's Family - built 1890. Later utilized as a private hospital For J.L. Fanning, M.D. 1954- Building razed and . . .

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

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    Roseville, California.
    Built in 1915 as Roseville''s first funeral parlor. Acquired in 1924 by the Brill family to house the Roseville Register-Tribune our local newspaper until 1947. Operated from 1947-1998 as Roseville Printing. Acquired in . . .

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

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  • 06/29/19--12:51: Dixon-Washburn Log House
  • Georgetown, Ohio.
    This house originally stood at Logan’s Gap, Union Township. By tradition, it was constructed in 1783 by Indian scouts William Dixon and Cornelius Washburn who became residents of Brown County. Dixon lived in this house until 1800.

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

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  • 06/29/19--12:58: The Chene House
  • Farmington Hills, Michigan.
    Wells D. Butterfield and his daughter Emily (the state's first licensed woman architect) designed this house for Edward and Evelyn Chene. The house was built in 1927 as part of "The Oaklands," one of the first subdivisions . . .

    (Architecture • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--13:25: Infantry Row
  • San Francisco, California.
    Infantry Row Presidio San Francisco Home of the 30th U.S. Infantry Regiment 1901-1941 "San Francisco's Own" WWI • Valorous In Battle • WWII Six Campaigns • Ten Campaigns Four Invasions France • Africa . . .

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

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  • 06/29/19--13:40: Place of Meditation
  • , Poland.
    Miejsce zadumy nad meczenska smercia 65 tysiecz obywateli polskich narodowosci zydowskiej z Krakowa i okolic zamordowanzch przez hitlerowców w cyasie II wojny swiatowej Place of meditation upon the martyrdom of 65 thousand . . .

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

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    Baltimore, Maryland.
    Prior to World War I, a small percentage of women worked for railroad companies as maids, car cleaners, and telegraph operators. The B&O hired its first women as car cleaners in 1855. As men left to fight overseas in the . . .

    (African Americans • Asian Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--14:47: B&O Railroad Museum
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    The National Railway Historical Society honors the B&O Railroad Museum on the 175th anniversary of beginning construction of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad on July 4, 1828 The museum is commended in its efforts to protect . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--14:57: CSX Corporation
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    This tablet is placed here in recognition of the enormous contribution made by CSX Corporation to the understanding and preservation of America's Railroad Legacy by its establishment of the B&O Railroad Museum as an . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Baltimore, Maryland.
    On 27 June 1895, at the nearby Howard Street Tunnel, the B&O demonstrated the first electrified main line railroad, and commercial operation began four days later. The electrification involved designing, engineering, and . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/29/19--15:06: Jennie Wyse Power
  • , Ireland.
    Parnellite and Suffragist Senator 1922 - 1936 was born here.

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

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