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  • 07/03/19--20:52: Florida 4-H
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    Head, Heart, Hands, and Health Florida 4-H began as a program to teach farming methods to rural youth and became a community-based program that taught millions of young Floridians how to Learn By Doing. In 1909, UF Dean of . . .

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

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    , Poland.
    Pierwotnie fundacja Boleslawa Wstydliwego (ok. 1260 r.) dla zakonu Braci od Pokuty Bl. Meczenników, zwanych Markami. Gotycki. Prezbiterium z poczatku XIV w., korpus pierwotnie dwunawowy, ok. 1397 r, wieza i kruchta . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--21:55: Matador Half – Dugout
  • Lubbock, Texas.
    Most first homes of ranches and settlers on the plains were half-dugouts. They were cut into embankments with the door facing southeast to catch cool breezes in summer. Roofs were made of hides, sod, thatch or, in this case, . . .

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint Paul, Minnesota.
    . . .

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

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  • 07/03/19--22:04: Troy Civil War Monument
  • Troy, Ohio.
    To the memory of the defenders of our flag 1861- 1865

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/03/19--23:57: Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1979 by The United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2019 • 201

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--00:53: Colden Family Cemetery
  • Rock Tavern, New York.
    Established by Lt. Governor Cadwallader Colden after 1727 for family members and slaves Town of Montgomery 1983

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Colfax, Louisiana.
    Visitors to this spot were once greeted with a curious sight, a burning well. In 1899 a driller named L. B. Hart completed an artesian well at 1,103 feet. The water was salty, and it bubbled with gas. Hart struck a match . . .

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

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    Prescott, Arizona.
    Arriving from New York on July 13, 1910, "Lady Ermintrude" graced the Courthouse Plaza for more than 60 years. Over time, the fountain began showing signs of wear and, in 1976, was removed and placed in storage at the . . .

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

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  • 07/04/19--08:50: "We're Not Forgotten"
  • Mahaning Heights, District of Columbia.
    Formerly known as the Bladensburg Piscataway Road, Minnesota Avenue has long served as an eastern gateway into Washington. Since the original wooden Benning Road Bridge across the Anacostia River was erected nearby in 1800, . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--08:57: Huey Pierce Long
  • Winnfield, Louisiana.
    To honor the memory of Huey Pierce Long 1893-1935 Lawyer, Administrator, Statesman Who served as Railroad Commissioner Governor of Louisiana and United States Senator This plaque was placed here Near the site of his birth by . . .

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

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    Mayfair, District of Columbia.
    Mayfair Mansions, completed in 1946 on the site of the old Benning Race Track, was one of the city's earliest garden apartment developments. The 500-unit, first-class complex was designed by Howard University Professor of . . .

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

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  • 07/04/19--10:09: Fractional District School
  • Farmington Hills, Michigan.
    This is the only existing one-room schoolhouse in the area used continuously for educational purposes. It was built on land donated for a public school and named after George German, one of an English group who settled here . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New Castle, Kentucky.
    The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (GUOOF) was formed in 1843; virtually all other fraternal organizations of the era were whites-only. The GUOOF provided vital support to its members and the local black community . . .

    (African Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--11:18: County Named, 1798
  • New Castle, Kentucky.
    County named, 1798, for Patrick Henry, 1736-99, patriot, orator. “Give me liberty or give me death.” Va. House of Burgesses, 1765, the Continental Congress, 1774-76; Gov. of Va., 1776-79 and 1784-86. Opposed Va. ratification . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--12:03: Kevin Gerard Barry
  • , Ireland.
    H. Company 1st. Batt. Dublin Brigade I.R.A. of Tombeach in the Parish of Rathvilly Born in Dublin 20th. January 1902 Taken in Action against British troops 20th September 1920 Hanged in Mountjoy Jail 1st. November 1920 Aged . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--13:11: Racing on the Beach 1952
  • Daytona Beach, Florida.
    Sportsman cars (formerly Sportsmen’s) ran in same race with Modified’s Modified-Sportman race had 118 starting drivers with 1st 11 finishers in modifieds. Roll bars became mandatory. Tim Flock finished 1st but disqualified . . .

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

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  • 07/04/19--13:24: Miami and Erie Canal
  • near Troy, Ohio.
    It all began with the Great Miami River, as the early pioneers sought ways to get their goods to market in New York. The landscape made this an impossible route to drive cattle so the pioneers built flatboats and rafts to . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/04/19--13:33: An Outdoor Gallery
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    One of the liveliest signs of the Milwaukee River's rebirth is RiverSculpture, the ever-changing out-door sculpture gallery that has gradually emerged along the RiverWalk. Although the gallery includes new pieces every year, . . .

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

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  • 07/04/19--13:36: Quaker Church
  • near Westerlo, New York.
    Site of a Quaker church and school. Erected 1803. Cemetery in rear.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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