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    , El Salvador.
    Gobierno de San Salvador Otorga un merecido homenaje con el nombramiento de la Avenida Coronel Arturo Castellanos Diplomático y militar salvadoreño, cuyo heroísmo durante la II Guerra Mundial es recordado entre la comunidad . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Civil Rights • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/19--21:31: Old Stone Inn
  • Simpsonville, Kentucky.
    This structure on Midland Trail has been a tavern, stagecoach inn, and home since built in early 1800s. Erected from stone quarried nearby. Oldest stone residence in Shelby County still standing and occupied. Operated as . . .

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

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  • 07/17/19--21:33: Historic Town Meeting
  • New Marlborough, Massachusetts.
    On July 11, 1774, the people of New Marlborough Township assembled in their first Meeting-House here to record their opposition to certain acts of the British Parliament. On that day – nearly a year before the Battle of . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    Benj. Logan~~Pioneer In French and Indian, Dunmore's, Revolutionary Wars. In 1775 came to Kentucky with Boone, Henderson. Separated at Hazel Patch. Built Logan's Fort (St. Asaph's), 1776. In Virginia Assembly, 1781-87; Ky. . . .

    (Notable Persons • Politics • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/17/19--22:33: Science Hill School
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    For 114 continuous years, an outstanding school for girls. Directed by the founder 54 years then by one family 60 years, it ranked among nation's foremost college preparatory schools. Principals Mrs. Julia A. Tevis . . .

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

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  • 07/18/19--13:21: Drummer Boy at 7
  • Golden Pond, Kentucky.
    Nathan Futrell reputed to be the youngest drummer boy in War of the Revolution, was born, N.C., 1773. Joined N.C. Continental Militia. Married, 1798, came to Ky., 1799. Settled here on Ford's Creek, 1820, where he farmed, . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rockcastle, Kentucky.
    Trigg Furnace Built here in 1871 by the Daniel Hillman Iron Co., was a brick-and-stone blast furnace producing pig iron from locally mined ore. It burned charcoal fuel, and used steam power to blow preheated air through the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rockcastle, Kentucky.
    Empire Furnace Stood 1 mile west. Built 1843 by Thomas Tennessee Watson, it was a brick stack with a maximum inner diameter of 91/2 ft., 35 ft. high. It burned charcoal fuel, and its air blast was powered by steam. In 45 . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rockcastle, Kentucky.
    Center Furnace Sometimes called Hematite, furnace was built by 1852 by Daniel Hillman 2 1/2 mi. west; 35 ft. high, 10 ft. across inside at widest point. Operated, although not continuously, until 1912, burning charcoal fuel. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--13:40: Mt. Gap School
  • Leesburg, Virginia.
    Mt. Gap School, built circa 1882, exemplifies the iconic one-room rural schoolhouse. White students came from nearby small communities or farms, ranging in age from 5 to 15. Each morning, they traveled to the schoolhouse by . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--13:46: Port Chicago Naval Magazine
  • near Pittsburgh, California.
    For more than a half-century, Port Chicago Naval Magazine has been a major port for the shipment of munitions to U.S. forces serving overseas. The Navy created the munitions-loading complex next to the town of Port Chicago . . .

    (African Americans • Disasters • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--14:11: County Named, 1822
  • West Liberty, Kentucky.
    For Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharpshooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777. A master of . . .

    (Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--14:39: Dangerous Work
  • Pittsburgh, California.
    July 17, 1944 was a typical day at Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Men of the Merchant Marine and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard prepared the empty, brand new SS Quinault Victory for loading on one side of the pier and prepared the . . .

    (African Americans • Disasters • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley A. O. Stanley, Governor of Ky. from 1915-19, was born May 21, 1867, in Shelbyville and lived in this house as a child. The son of Rev. Wm. and Amanda Owsley Stanley, he was . . .

    (Education • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--15:11: The Armstrong Hotel
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    Established in 1859 by George A. Armstrong and was known for its good food and lodgings. Guerrilla leader Ed Terrell stopped here briefly, May 26, 1866. Attempting to escape, he was mortally wounded nearby. Brigadier General . . .

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

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  • 07/18/19--15:25: (Port Chicago) Disaster
  • Pittsburgh, California.
    Here, at 10:08 p.m. on July 17, 1944 one of history's most powerful man-made, non-nuclear disasters obliterated two cargo ships, killed 320 men, and wounded hundreds. It was the worst stateside disaster of World War II. The . . .

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

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  • 07/18/19--15:44: Shelby County, 1792
  • Shelbyville, Kentucky.
    Formed from a part of Jefferson County, it was the third created after Kentucky became a state. Named in honor of Isaac Shelby, 1750-1826, first Kentucky governor, 1792-96; elected again 1812-16. In the Revolutionary War, . . .

    (Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--16:24: LCdr. Randolph Ford
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--16:29: Lt. Carl Wieland
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/18/19--16:32: Lt. Steve Musselman
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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