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  • 07/08/19--09:13: Dover Covered Bridge
  • near Dover, Kentucky.
    One of the oldest covered bridges in Kentucky still in use. Erected in 1835, it was originally a toll bridge. The 62-foot span was built in an unusual Queenspost truss design similar to early barn construction. Major repairs . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--09:34: Wilson Family and Home
  • Sarasota, Florida.
    (Side 1) The Wilson House is significant as an example of early Sarasota architecture and as the home and medical office of C.B. Wilson. In 1877, A.M. “Gus” Wilson settled in Miakka, then part of Manatee County. He served . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--09:35: Bracken Baptist Church
  • Minerva, Kentucky.
    Church constituted in 1793 by the Rev. Lewis Craig, leader of the “Traveling Church.” Bracken Baptist Association also formed here in 1799. The congregation divided over slavery in 1805, with each faction having own pastor. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    San Antonio, Florida.
    Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann Lucius Herrmann, a baker, who emigrated from Germany in 1900, married Helen Veronica McSweeney in Ohio in 1911. They settled in San Antonio, Florida, in 1925. In 1935, their son, Joe Herrmann, . . .

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

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    Tampa, Florida.
    Benjamin Field In 1896, this land was gifted to the City of West Tampa as a public park by George N. Benjamin, a prominent entrepreneur & early West Tampa leader. The park was built & 2 year later it was used by Theodore . . .

    (Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Kissimmee, Florida.
    This Carpenter Gothic style church was completed in 1889. Originally located in downtown Kissimmee on the northwest corner of Sproule Avenue and Mitchell Street, the church was dedicated by Bishop Edwin Gardner Weed in 1890. . . .

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

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  • 07/08/19--10:01: World War I Memorial
  • , Ireland.
    [County Carlow Roll of Honored Dead]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--10:18: The Bridges
  • Vero Beach, Florida.
    A parade of Model T automobiles crossed the first bridge to span the Indian River on Labor Day 1920. This made Vero the first community with a bridge to Orchid Island. Made of sabal palm pilings and rough-cut planking, it . . .

    (Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--10:20: Historic Hallstrom Farmstead
  • Vero Beach, Florida.
    In the early 1900s, Swedish immigrant and horticulturist Axel Hallstrom sought the warm climate of Florida for his wife's health and moved to this area to from tropical trees and fruits. He first planted pineapples on his . . .

    (Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--10:23: Golden Gate Building
  • Stuart, Florida.
    (Side 1) Built in 1925 by R.l. Robb Construction Co. for the Golden Gate Development Company, this building is one of Martin County's most distinctive historical structures. The two-story, trapezoidal building was designed . . .

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

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  • 07/08/19--10:27: Bethune-Volusia Beach
  • Bethune Beach, Florida.
    (Side 1) When Daytona Beach was founded in 1876 two of its founders, John Tolliver and Thaddeus S. Gooden, were African American. Over the years, Jim Crow laws changed the state drastically, and by the 1920s, African . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Augustine, Florida.
    (Side 1) Early Spanish colonists settled in this area in the 1700s and used it for small-scale farming. By 1720, in order to improve St. Augustine's defenses, settlers built the Rosario and Cubo defense lines though the . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Germantown, Kentucky.
    John Gregg Fee. Fee received degree from Augusta College; went to Lane Theological Seminary. Had spiritual experience which began career as nationally known and determined abolitionist. A founder of Berea College who wanted . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Safety Harbor, Florida.
    This log cabin is the oldest building in Safety Harbor and the oldest log cabin in Pinellas County that is still standing in its original location. The oldest section of the building is believed to have been built circa 1870 . . .

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--10:42: "The Harrison House"
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    The Civil War touched this house. Here, Sept. 2, 1864, the mortally wounded Brig. Gen. John H. Kelly, CSA, was brought here after the affair between his cavalry division and Federals under Brig. Gen. James D. Brownlow. He . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/08/19--10:46: The Battle of Monterey Pass
  • Monterey, Pennsylvania.
    After the first Union attack was repelled by Captain Emack, he then worried about the wagon train entering the Emmitsburg and Waynesboro Turnpike from Maria Furnace Road. He quickly ordered his men near present day Hawley . . .

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

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  • 07/08/19--11:28: Harleton
  • Harleton, Texas.
    Although settlement in this area between the forks of Big and Little Cypress creeks began in the 1830s, notable growth did not occur until the arrival of a railroad here in 1891. The railroad was a vital part of a venture . . .

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

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    Gladewater, Texas.
    Edgar Lathgro Walker of Tennessee wed Nannie E. Lewis, a native of Kentucky, in 1891. The couple later brought their two young daughters, Lena and Alma, to Gladewater to visit E.L.'s brother, William, and they decided to . . .

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

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  • 07/08/19--11:32: Culm Crusher
  • , Ireland.
    Now part of our industrial heritage, culm crushers are remnants of the coal mining industry in the Coal Measures Hills of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Concentrated mostly in the areas around Old Leighlin and . . .

    (Agriculture • Environment • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gladewater, Texas.
    The W. E. Nunnelee Bus Lines began passenger service from Tyler to Gladewater and Mt. Pleasant in March 1925; later added buses from Tyler to Henderson and Nacogdoches. Twenty-six vehicles were operated over the 205 miles. . . .

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

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