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  • 07/03/19--07:36: Petticoat Abolitionist
  • Milton, Kentucky.
    “Underground railroad” station, a mile west, run by Delia Webster on land bought with funds provided by Northern abolitionists, 1854. Slaveholders filed charges against her. After refusing to leave Ky., she was imprisoned. . . .

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

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  • 07/03/19--09:50: Los Corralitos
  • Lubbock, Texas.
    Los Corralitos was a fortified home in Zapata County, Texas. Made from cut sandstone, mud mortar, mesquite and Montezuma cypress, its walls are 33 inches (one Spanish vara) thick. The single room has one door, no windows and . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oswego, New York.
    Inscription on monument: Corporal Harry C. Adriance, U.S.M.C., Oswego, NY. Medal of Honor-Tientsin China 1900.

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--09:54: Gulfport Casino
  • Gulfport, Florida.
    The U.S. Department of the Interior has listed the Gulfport Casino in the National Register of Historic Places. This is the third such Casino on this location. The first fell in the 1921 hurricane; the second came down in . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--09:56: Medusa War Memorial
  • Medusa, New York.
    Lest We Forget In recognition of All who served and died For our Country

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--09:57: The Battle of Monterey Pass
  • Monterey, Pennsylvania.
    At the Monterey Pass, Union General Judson Kilpatrick divided his cavalry division, sending portions of the 1st Michigan to Fairfield Gap to attack the wagon train as it entered the Maria Furnace Road. He also ordered the . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--10:03: Camp Wapanacki
  • Hardwick, Vermont.
    Dr. Merle Frampton established Camp Wapanacki here in 1938. It was the first camp in the country dedicated to children with blindness and visual impairments. Dr. Frampton and his wife, Iris, managed Wapanacki until 1942, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newberry, Florida.
    Side 1 On August 19, 1916, African Americans living in the Jonesville and Newberry communities were lynched. At 2:00 a.m., Constable George Wynne, Dr. L.G. Harris, and G.H. Blount drove to Boisey Long's home in Jonesville . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--10:28: Woodland Farm
  • near Goshen, Kentucky.
    Formerly known as Clifton, home’s three sections built at different times. Thomas Barbour, a founder of Oldham County, established farm and built third portion of home circa 1840. He sold farm in 1855 to Richard T. Jacob, . . .

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

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    La Grange, Kentucky.
    Built in 1921-22, it was the ninth school in Ky. for African Americans supported by the Julius Rosenwald Grant. After completing the first 8 years of school, students were bussed 25 miles to the Lincoln Institute in Shelby . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Deland, Florida.
    In 1888, Henry A. DeLand donated land for the construction of a wooden courthouse after the city of DeLand became the new seat for Volusia County. Starting in 1927, construction began on a new courthouse designed in the . . .

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

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  • 07/03/19--12:26: Reformed Church
  • near Dormansville, New York.
    Original site of the Dutch Reformed Church organized 1793. Present location Village of Westerlo.

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

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    Deland, Florida.
    In 1888, Henry A. DeLand donated land for the construction of a wooden courthouse after the city of DeLand became the new seat for Volusia County. Starting in 1927, construction began on a new courthouse designed in the . . .

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

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  • 07/03/19--12:28: Cramer - Kenyon Home
  • Yankton, South Dakota.
    This Property has been Placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES By the United States Department of the Interior Built 1886

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

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  • 07/03/19--12:31: LCdr. Fred Wright
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind This tree is dedicated to LCDR Fred Wright And all Prisoners of War And Missing in Action 1973

    (Air & Space • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--12:36: Hotel c. 1790
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    Stop on Plank Road Turnpike from Waterford to Jonesville and Ballston Spa. Served as court house, jail and dance hall

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

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  • 07/03/19--12:38: Sea Scouts Ship 400
  • Jacksonville, Texas.
    As a branch of the Boy Scouts of America, sea scouting promotes mental and physical fitness through maritime skills. In 1936, Jacksonville attorney John C. Box, Jr., organized a unit for local boys, sailing the Sea Scouts . . .

    (Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    La Grange, Kentucky.
    James and Amanda Mount Home. Built circa 1840, this restored four square home was originally home to James Mount (1796-1864) and wife, Amanda Malvina Railey Mount (1810-1888). Amanda was the first cousin once removed of . . .

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

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  • 07/03/19--12:41: Carver City-Lincoln Gardens
  • Tampa, Florida.
    In 1928, this area, home to a few homesteaders, fishermen and farmers, witnessed the construction of the first modern homes for African Americans at 4125 West Arch and 4104 West Laurel Streets. It was not until the . . .

    (African Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, Korean • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--12:43: “Spirit of Cecil Field”
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    From this master jet base naval aviators have served their country in times of war and peace. It is this “Spirit of Cecil Field” which provides naval carrier forces capable of responding worldwide. In the course of this . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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