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  • 07/20/19--15:46: Market Square
  • Cleveland, Ohio.
    Market Square, home to the Pearl Street Market, was located on the corner of Pearl and Lorain Streets (now West 25th St. and Lorain Ave.) in what was then known as the City of Ohio. The land that Market Square occupies was . . .

    (Landmarks • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--17:03: Historic LGBTQ Site
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    Oldest continuous LGBTQ gathering place in Kentucky, and among the oldest in the U.S. LGBTQ patrons discreetly congregated here as early as 1939. In 1963 The Gilded Cage bar opened, run by gay men John Hill and Estel Wilson. . . .

    (Civil Rights • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--17:03: Fairness Ordinance
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    On July 8, 1999, Fayette County outlawed discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in housing, employment, and public accommodations. This groundbreaking, county-wide ordinance was the first in Kentucky . . .

    (Civil Rights • Government) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--17:14: Mt. Plain B.C.
  • Natchez, Mississippi.
    The original church was located on Montgomery Plantation when it burned down during the civil rights movement of 1963. It was rebuilt at this site in 1964.

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--17:29: Estill Springs
  • Irvine, Kentucky.
    Mineral springs visited by Boone, Boyle, McAfee and other pioneers. Early camp of Shawnee Indians. First school of early settlers located here. Operated as resort, 1814 until hotel burned 1924. In 1861, owner Col. Sidney M. . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--17:42: Site of Assembly Hall
  • Washington, Mississippi.
    Built ca. 1801 and operated as a tavern by Charles De France and Richard Fletcher, the two-story, wood frame building that stood here housed Mississippi's territorial legislature from at least 1808 to 1811. At the time, . . .

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

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  • 07/20/19--18:00: Shackleford Church Mounds
  • Newellton, Louisiana.
    Shackleford is a ceremonial site with 4 mounds that date to about AD 800. Three of the mounds are 3 feet tall or less. However, the large platform mount is over 13 feet tall and is the best-preserved part of the site. It was . . .

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

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    Cleveland, Ohio.
    In July 1796, the first survey party for the Connecticut Land Company, led by General Moses Cleaveland (1754–1806), landed on the shore of Lake Erie near present-day Ashtabula to lay out the lands of the Connecticut Western . . .

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

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    near Concord, California.
    U.S. Naval Magazine and Naval Barracks S2c James C. Akins • GM3c Clarence Allen, Jr. • Lt. (jg) Maxie L. Anderson • S2c Leslie K. Asare • S2c Isajah Ash. Jr. • S2c David Bacon, Sr. • S2c Henry W. Bailey • GM3c Leonard Baker . . .

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

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  • 07/20/19--18:52: Engagement At Choctaw Bayou
  • St. Joseph, Louisiana.
    After completing the bridges across Phelps and Clark Bayous Col. J. Keigwin started for Hard Times on the Mississippi Rover on April 28, 1863. A cavalry patrol was sent to see if it could locate Maj. I.F. Harrison's . . .

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

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    Inez, Kentucky.
    William McCoy, Sr. Noted local attorney. Born at Pleasant, 1873. Read law, was admitted to bar in 1896. Martin County attorney, 1906-1914. Considered an expert on old land patents and deeds of eastern Ky. Interest in . . .

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

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  • 07/20/19--19:56: Springfield
  • Church Hill, Mississippi.
    South, ¼ mi. is the site of mansion, Springfield, built by Thos. M. Green, wealthy planter and prominent in public affairs. Here in 1791 Andrew Jackson was married to Rachel Robards.

    (Antebellum South, US • Notable Events • Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Inez, Kentucky.
    County Named, 1870 For Col. John P. Martin, born Va. 1811, came to Kentucky in 1828. State House of Representatives, 1841-43; U.S. Congress, 1845-47. State Senator, 1857-61. Delegate from State at large to Democratic . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--20:04: Pioneer Ward / Educator Ward
  • Inez, Kentucky.
    Pioneer Ward James Ward born in Virginia, 1758. He settled on Rockcastle Creek, three miles south of here, where he lived 50 years and died, 1848. Private, Virginia regiments, War of the Revolution, 1775-76, 1778. Came to . . .

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

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  • 07/20/19--21:50: Lyndon Town House
  • Lyndon Center, Vermont.
    Built by the Town of Lyndon in the summer of 1809 as a meeting house for the religious services of four congregations – Baptist, Congregational, Methodist, and Universalist – and for town meetings. The “Town House” was . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/20/19--21:51: District 6 Schoolhouse
  • Lyndon Center, Vermont.
    The children of Lyndon Center attended school in this wooden building for 43 years. It then served as a cemetery storage garage until its restoration by the Lyndon Historical Society during 2002-2004. Now it is home to an . . .

    (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--05:08: Pride High School
  • Pride, Louisiana.
    On this site for approximately 75 years, a significant landmark existed that educated and developed precious lives of thousands of individuals in this area. Donated in 1906 by the families, Lea nd Browning, Pride . . .

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

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  • 07/21/19--06:30: Church Hill
  • Church Hill, Mississippi.
    Named for Christ Church, oldest Episcopal organization dating from 1790's becoming parish, 1820. Sometimes called "Maryland Settlement." Seargent Prentiss taught school in this community.

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

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  • 07/21/19--08:08: Atàkapa Trace Junction
  • Merryville, Louisiana.
    Portion of historical Atákapa trails connecting their S.E. Texas bands ("Sunset People") to S.W. Louisiana bands ("Sunrise People"), especially the Opelousa band. Composed of six bands, the "Atákapas", a Choctaw name, called . . .

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

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  • 07/21/19--11:09: Kilkenny Historic Sites
  • , Ireland.
    Eaglais Mhuire Tráth dá raibh, gnáth-eaglais ab ea Eaglais Mhuire, ceann de na heaglaisí is sine in Éirinn. Tar éis an iliomad blianta d'athchóiriú agus den fhorbairt chúramach a bheith críochnaithe, sa lá atá inniu ann tá . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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