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    Millinocket, Maine.
    I can smell and hear you long before you see me. To get a glimpse of me, look for my tracks and droppings; then approach quietly, with the wind in your face. I am crepuscular. During the day, I can be hard to find in the . . .

    (Animals • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/19--20:41: Charles Evans Hughes
  • Delhi, New York.
    Chief Justice of the U.S. first studied law (1881-1882) near this spot with Judge W.M. Gleason while teaching School at Delaware Academy Law Day • May 1, 1959

    (Education • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/05/19--22:02: Elm Street Stone Arch Bridge
  • Pine Hill, New York.
    Built by Matthew G. Thompson has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1996

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--00:07: Fleischmanns NY
  • Fleischmanns, New York.
    Incorporated in 1913. Named to honor the Fleischmann family, long-time summer residents & benefactors Fleischmanns Museum of Memories

    (Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--14:45: Jean Laffite
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana.
    Jean Laffite was a French privateer, pirate and patriot. A hero with his band of baratarians at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. Reputed to have had a warehouse on Contraband Bayou and to have conducted business with . . .

    (Notable Persons • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--14:53: Port Barre
  • Port Barre, Louisiana.
    Port actif à l'époque du bateau à vapeur. Appelé d'après le nom de la famille Barré. En 1765 Charles Barré acheta 8800 arpents de terre à Jacques Guillaume Courtableau, le premier Commandant du Poste des Opelousas. C'est ici . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--15:10: Deweyville
  • Deweyville, Texas.
    Original site, called "Possum Bluff," was purchased for $200 by Pierre Lavine from H.L. Morrison in 1886. The Sabine Tram Company purchased the land in 1897 from G. Smyth and a sawmill was built shortly thereafter. The mill . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--15:19: Civil War Memorial
  • near Niblett's Bluff, Louisiana.
    In Memory of Louisiana and Texas Confederate Soldiers who Died During an Epidemic While In Camp at Niblett's Bluff.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--15:19: Lyman Dam
  • Saint Johns, Arizona.
    The original dam at this site was destroyed in the spring floods of April, 1915. With the loss of eight lives and severe damage to farmlands. It was rebuilt with loans from the state of Arizona.

    (Disasters) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--15:36: Mary E. Graham High School
  • Colfax, Louisiana.
    On this site stood the former Grant Parish Training School. Established in 1937, it served as the high school for the African-American population. In 1954 Grant Parish Training School became Mary E. Graham High School. Many . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--16:12: Drennon Springs
  • New Castle, Kentucky.
    Discovered and used by Indians for medicinal properties. Claimed by Jacob Drennon & Matthew Bracken, July 26, 1773. On April 1, 1785, Patrick Henry, Governor of Va. issued to George, Rogers Clark a patent for 400 acres . . .

    (Colonial Era • Natural Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Colfax, Louisiana.
    Grant Parish was formed in 1869 from parts of Winn and Rapides parishes by Act 82 of the Louisiana legislature and named for President U.S. Grant. Colfax, incorporated in 1878, was named for Vice President Schuyler Colfax. . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--16:38: First Court in Kimble County
  • Junction, Texas.
    Held in spring of 1876, under a live oak tree that had a hive of wild bees in its trunk. The site, "Old Kimbleville," had been suggested as the county seat. District Judge W. A. Blackburn, of Burnet, arrived by horseback. . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--16:45: The Killing of Sam Speer
  • Junction, Texas.
    On Dec. 24, 1876, a band of Indians killed Sam Speer, only 17 years of age, who was driving in horses near here. A 50-caliber gun his brother was using failed to fire. This was the last Indian murder in Kimble County. Speer . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--16:55: Bank of Menard
  • Menard, Texas.
    Built of native stone for settlers then keeping money in merchants' safes or riding 60 robber-infested miles to do banking. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964.

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

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  • 07/06/19--17:21: Ellis and Sons' Store
  • Lincoln, New Mexico.
    About 1876, the Ellis's fleeing commotion in Fairfax Co., started a store in Lincoln. They supported McSween side during and after the War. Later J.W. Laws made the property into a t.b. sanatorium. His was an early effort to use the Valley's climate.

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

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    near Eminence, Kentucky.
    Chartered as a high school by Kentucky Legislature in 1856. The school had trustees Dr. D. Porter, S.T. Drane, Morris Thomas, Preston Thomas, James Drane, W. B. Wilson, and W. J. Mason. In 1861, the name Eminence College . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--18:02: Dutch Colony Here
  • near Pleasureville, Kentucky.
    In 1780 communal colonists came from Pennsylvania to Mercer County, Kentucky. In 1784 thirty of the families came here, purchased 10,000 acres from Squire Boone. Lived in log fort. Managed by Abraham Banta, George Bergen . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    En memoria de los Emigrantes Libaneses que llegaron a México a fines del siglo XIX y la primera mitada del siglo XX. Los nombres que aparecen en este muro fueron proporcionados por los integrantes de la colectividad mexicana . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Faro Venustiano Carranza La dirección de faros conocida en la actualidad como el Faro Venustiano Carranza fue proyectado y realizado por dos ingenieros, Salvador Echegaray y Lattine. Forma parte de los edificios que junto . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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