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  • 07/11/19--07:40: Manchester
  • Manchester, Ohio.
    Manchester was founded in 1791 by Nathaniel Massie as a base to survey the land warrants of American Revolutionary War soldiers in the Virginia Military District. This bank of the Ohio River provided a secure site for the . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--07:49: Massie’s Station
  • Manchester, Ohio.
    Massie’s Station, built in 1791, was the fourth permanent settlement center in Ohio and the last stockade settlement built in Ohio. It provided protection from the Indians for Manchester’s settlers until 1794. Manchester was . . .

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

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    Manchester, Ohio.
    Israel Donalson, member of the First Constitutional Convention of Ohio. In May 1800, Congress passed an act building the Northwest Territory, with the western division becoming Indiana Territory and the eastern called the . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--09:06: Asa Clark House
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    Gothic Revival home built by Asa and Eliza Clark.

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

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  • 07/11/19--09:09: Church, c. 1788
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    Site of Grooms Church. Mother of Methodist Churches in area. 3rd bldg on site built 1834. Used until 1960, burned 1975.

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

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  • 07/11/19--09:13: Shopmyer House
  • Clifton Park, New York.
    1948 Tudor style house built near site of Thompson Home, a free black family possibly involved in the underground railroad

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--09:15: Vischer Ferry
  • Vischer Ferry, New York.
    Historic district. A Greek Revival Erie Canal village circa 1840. Settled 1671- ferry begun by Eldert Vischer 1790.

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--09:19: From Baseball to Houdini
  • New York, New York.
    The early history of baseball is closely associated with this site, once occupied by the Gotham Inn, an 18th century farmhouse-turned-tavern that by the mid-1800s headquartered the Gotham Base Ball Club. According to . . .

    (Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--09:22: Major Samuel Beach
  • Whiting, Vermont.
    He lies buried in this cemetery. He walked 64 miles to recruit men to aid Ethan Allen in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga, May 10, 1775.

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

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  • 07/11/19--09:26: Samuel Miller, Esq.
  • Middlebury, Vermont.
    In this house, the home of Samuel Miller, Esq., Timothy Dwight, president of Yale College, counseled with Gamaliel Painter and other citizens of Middlebury concerning the founding of Middlebury College. This conference led . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--10:23: An Unforgettable Day
  • Pasadena, California.
    On July 10, 1999, the U.S. women’s soccer team secured a win for the ages at the Rose Bowl. On a sweltering day before a sellout crowd of 90,185 — the largest ever to watch a women’s-only event — the U.S. posted a 5-4 . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--10:26: Emma Willard Memorial
  • Middlebury, Vermont.
    Front side of marker In memory of Emma Hart Willard who wrote at Middlebury in 1818 the Magna Carta for higher education of women in America. Rear side of marker Education should seek to bring its subjects to the perfection . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--10:30: Vietnam POW*MIA Memorial
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Dedicated to those Killed in Action, Missing in Action, Prisoners of War and Veterans who served in Southeast Asia, 1960 – 1973.

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--10:32: Cdr. Peter Schoeffel
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    . . .

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

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  • 07/11/19--10:35: Native Peoples of the Loess
  • Sioux City, Iowa.
    Prehistoric hunter-gatherers traveled these hills more than 13,000 years ago, finding all they needed to sustain their nomadic bands. They were followed by Archaic and Woodland cultures, which formed more permanent camps and . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--11:01: The Palace Vaults
  • , Israel.
    These four long, parallel vaults, opening onto the west through a portico, first served as substructures of the Roman financial procurator's palace. In a later stage, a large ornamented hall was added in front of the vaults converted into warehouses.

    (Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--11:42: Col. William R. Morrison
  • Waterloo, Illinois.
    William R. Morrison, destined to be elected a Colonel during the American Civil War, was of Scotch-Irish descent, born on September 14, 1824. Although raised on a farm, upon his father's remarriage following the death of . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--12:18: The Governor's Palace Baths
  • , Israel.
    This bathhouse is the only important remain of the private wing of the Byzantine governor's palace, almost entirely destroyed by the construction of the medieval fortifications.

    (Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--13:37: Sarcophagus Lid
  • , Israel.
    This Sarcophagus lid is decorated at both ends by mythological Gorgon heads in relief. Marble The Late Roman period (2nd - 3rd centuries CE)

    (Anthropology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/11/19--14:24: The Harbor "Sebastos"
  • , Israel.
    The construction of the harbor was a far reaching enterprise, involving artificial islands built in the open sea and serving as bases for piers and breakwaters. Apparently, the raw materials and technology came with the . . .

    (Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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