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  • 07/06/19--19:48: Inman Cemetery
  • Bon Weir, Texas.
    Inman Cemetery was created in 1914 when Laura Inman Hughes died shortly after giving birth and was buried at this site. Laura was the granddaughter of W.H. and Martha Stark, who had been granted land in the area in 1859, and . . .

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

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  • 07/06/19--20:20: Gyantwahia
  • Elk, Pennsylvania.
    [south side] Gyantwahia, The Cornplanter John O’Bail, alias Cornplanter, died at Cornplanter Town, Feb. 18 AD 1836, age about 100 years [east side] Chief of the Seneca tribe and a principal Chief of the 6 nations from the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/06/19--21:27: Roll of Honor
  • Elk, Pennsylvania.
    Roll of Honor Veterans of World War II Corydon, PA. Clayton M. Swift; Joseph L. Whyte; David D. Whyte; C. LeoRussell; ? James C. Whyte; ? Frank D. Black; W. Craig Browne; Kenneth E. Baker; Doris E. Baker; Thom Anthony; C. . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--06:16: Waggoner-Scarborough Home
  • Jasper, Texas.
    Salesman J. T. Waggoner, Jr. (1860-1942) and his wife Sadie (Scarborough) (1870-1955) built this residence in 1927. It is closely associated with Mrs. Waggoner, a civic leader and longtime Jasper County school teacher . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--07:14: Christian Science
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana.
    Christian Science was discovered by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866. This church is one of the many world wide branches of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, organized by her in 1879. . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--08:12: Village of Georgetown
  • Georgetown, Louisiana.
    Area once settled by the Choctaw Nation. Anglo-Americans settled here near the crossroads of the Harrisonburg and Three Notch Roads which connected the region to the Natchez Trace & the El Camino Real. Later, a stop on Jay . . .

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

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    Owenton, Kentucky.
    Lee was born on May 11, 1888, in Owen County. In 1904, he entered the US Naval Academy. He earned a position on the Navy Rifle Team and eventually the National Rifle Team. Lee graduated in 1908 and served as an inspector of . . .

    (Sports • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--08:41: Kenton Ambushes Indians
  • Foster, Kentucky.
    In summer of 1793 Indians crossed Ohio River, hid canoes at mouth of Holt’s Creek, site of Foster, and proceeded to Bourbon County to steal horses. Simon Kenton secured a small group to ambush them on their return. After . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--09:13: Bradford Schoolhouse
  • near Bradford, Kentucky.
    A rare example of a one-room schoolhouse. First through eighth grades, with about 25 children per year, were taught by one teacher. This schoolhouse was used until 1929. In Kentucky there were an estimated 6,752 one-room . . .

    (20th Century • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sacramento, California.
    First Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site At this location on January 8, 1863, Governor Stanford surrounded by politicians and locals, announced the start of the United States’ first transcontinental railroad. You . . .

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--10:11: Eagle Theatre
  • Sacramento, California.
    Eagle Theatre Est. 1849. This replica is on the site of the original Eagle Theatre. Built in 1849, it was the first structure in California constructed specifically as a theatre. The Theatre was a canvas covered timber . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--10:23: 1854 Flagpole
  • Sacramento, California.
    1854 Flagpole The original flagpole was constructed from a single Oregon pine tree reaching a height of 113 feet. When first erected in the 1860's during a patriotic “Flag War” with the Central Pacific Railroad, it was . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--11:00: Sacramento's Original Level
  • Sacramento, California.
    As you gaze down, you look back in time at Sacramento's original level. The building that once stood here was probably raised in the 1860s, creating this courtyard and providing access to hollow sidewalk segments. Imagine . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--11:15: Beaty-Orton House
  • Jasper, Texas.
    Twice the property of Beaty family members, this lot was purchased by Thomas Beaty in 1843 and sold in 1851. His grandson, John T. Beaty (1855-1937), acquired the site again in 1888 and erected this 2-story Victorian . . .

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

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    Montgomery, Alabama.
    Bertha Pleasant Williams Library Rosa L. Parks Avenue Branch has been placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission October 25, 2018

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

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    Red House, New York.
    During the early 1920s, campers at Allegany State Park stayed in large canvas tents acquired as World War I surplus. The original tents were improved by adding wooden sides. These hybrids were known as "tent cabins." Early . . .

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

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  • 07/07/19--13:06: A Foster Inspiration
  • Augusta, Kentucky.
    Stephen Collins Foster, as youth, visited here, May 1833. His uncle, Dr. Joseph S. Tomlinson, was then President of Augusta College. The musical, harmonious voices from the old Negro church on the hill floated softly over . . .

    (Antebellum South, US • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--14:01: Jacob Knoop
  • near Staunton, Ohio.
    On this spot stood the fort built 1798. Here was born the first white child of this county, Jacob Knoop. Erected by Miami Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Troy, O., June 14, 1905.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sacramento, California.
    Sacramento City Cemetery Welcome to Sacramento's Historic City Cemetery. Established in 1849, it fulfilled the needs of a rapidly growing city. It is located on some of the highest ground in the city to protect it from the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/07/19--14:08: William Pitsenbarger
  • Piqua, Ohio.
    He gave his life, that others may live William Pitsenbarger was born in Piqua, Ohio, on July 8, 1944, the only child of Irene and Frank Pitensbarger. He graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1962. After graduation, he . . .

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

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