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  • 07/01/19--14:46: Bryn Athyn Cathedral
  • Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania.
    Bryn Athyn Cathedral is a contributing building to the Bryn Athyn Historic District designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--15:54: Great River Tragedy
  • near Warsaw, Kentucky.
    At midnight of Dec. 4, 1868 two cabined passenger steamers plying between Louisville and Cincinnati collided two miles above Warsaw. The America rammed deeply into the United States. Barrelled coal oil on deck of the latter . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--16:59: Bryn Athyn Historic District
  • Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania.
    has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America Built between 1892 and 1939, this district contains rare and . . .

    (Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Pennsylvania’s first Nation of Islam place of worship. Former home of the African American Muslim community of Philadelphia during the 1950s and 1960s under the leadership of Elijah Muhammad. Malcolm X and Imam Wallace D. . . .

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

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  • 07/01/19--18:15: Wilson Baughman Gaither '15
  • Easton, Pennsylvania.
    These doors are a memorial to Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 First Lieutenant Commander·Battery·D·56th. Coast Artillery Corps. Later Observer 99th.Aero Squadron Born, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, June 8,1892. Died from Wounds . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--19:00: Lafayette College Gateway
  • Easton, Pennsylvania.
    The stones in this gateway were taken from Traill Green Observatory the gift of Doctor Traill Green ———————— Razed 1928

    (Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Easton, Pennsylvania.
    On Christmas Eve 1824, the Easton Centinel carried a notice calling upon residents of Northampton County "friendly to the establishment of a COLLEGE at Easton" to meet three days later at White's Hotel on Center Square. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Easton, Pennsylvania.
    The banks of the Bushkill Creek near 3rd Street have long been a center of industry and commerce in Easton. The area has transitioned several times, but has always played a major role in the vibrancy of the community. One . . .

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

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  • 07/01/19--20:46: The Utley Cemetery
  • Farmington Hills, Michigan.
    This cemetery, now known as the East Farmington Cemetery, is the oldest in Farmington. Mrs. Stanford M. Utley, who died as a result of a fall as she alighted from a wagon upon completion of her long trip from New York, was . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--21:10: Thomas Edison Statue
  • West Orange, New Jersey.
    This statue, sculpted by Ohio artist Alan Cottrill in 2017, is substantially similar to the one displayed in Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol. In his right hand, Edison offers his incandescent light bulb (his major . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--21:12: Electrical Innovation
  • West Orange, New Jersey.
    If buses are desirable for intercity traffic, the electric one is the only practicable one. It is noiseless, odorless, and can be stopped and started quicker than the gasoline vehicle, and is also more economic in . . .

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

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  • 07/01/19--21:14: Access Granted
  • West Orange, New Jersey.
    As the National Park Service (NPS) enters its second century preserving and protecting the natural and cultural resources of America, a commitment to providing unparalleled access to national parks remains. Before the . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--22:49: Claudius Smith
  • Goshen, New York.
    Reputed Tory marauder hanged nearby in 1779. His skull believed embedded in masonry over front door of this 1841 courthouse. New York Folklore Society William G. Pomeroy Foundation • 2016 • 22

    (Colonial Era • Law Enforcement • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/01/19--23:41: Noah Webster
  • Goshen, New York.
    Dictionary compiler, taught school 1782-83 in the Farmers’ Hall Academy, a two-room brick structure now contained within this Goshen Town Hall

    (Colonial Era • Education • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/19--05:15: Astronomical Observatory
  • Easton, Pennsylvania.
    The Heavens declare the Glory of God; and the firmament sheweth His handy.work. This stone was taken from the Traill Green Observatory, the gift of Traill Green, A.M., LL.D., Trustee 1837-'41, Faculty 1837-'41, 1853-'97. . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Easton, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/19--05:43: Sullivan's Campaign
  • Easton, Pennsylvania.
    This stone marks the road over which General John Sullivan marched June 18, 1779, to quell the Indian insurrection and avenge the Wyoming Massacre ————— Erected by the George Taylor Chapter Daughters of the American . . .

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

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  • 07/02/19--07:24: County Named, 1798
  • Warsaw, Kentucky.
    County named, 1798, for Albert Gallatin, 1761-1849, a Swiss who came to the U.S., 1780. Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1789-90; Legislature, 3 years. Congress, 1795-1801. Leader in finance, constitutional and . . .

    (Peace • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/02/19--07:42: Governor From Warsaw
  • Warsaw, Kentucky.
    Birthplace of Richard Yates, 1818. In Illinois legislature for three terms; U.S. Congress, 1851-55. As Governor of Illinois, 1861-65, he vigorously supported Lincoln and state exceeded the call for volunteers. Member U.S. . . .

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

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    Farmington Hills, Michigan.
    Side 1 This lovely complex was dedicated on Thanksgiving Day, 1929. It is an outgrowth of a foundling and maternity hospital called the House of Providence, administered by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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