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  • 07/21/19--18:48: John Faville
  • near Salisbury, New York.
    Settled here about 1779. The first town meeting was organized in 1797 at Hacklet's Tavern on this property.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--18:51: Royal Mountain
  • Johnstown, New York.
    Jumpin' Jack Johnston, 3X World Champion 1976-1978, freestyle aerialist skier, executed his first aerial on "The Challenge" in 1972.

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--18:53: Site of Wheelerville Tannery
  • Wheelerville, New York.
    Wheeler Chaflin Company 1865 ca. 1888

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

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  • 07/21/19--18:57: Prescott Grist Mill
  • Clinton, Massachusetts.
    On this site the first grist mill in Worcester County was constructed by John Prescott in 1654. For over three hundred years mills have stood here where industry was first conducted in this area. Clinton Bicentennial . . .

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

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    Jefferson Township, Pennsylvania.
    A Grateful Nation Thanks You Original Charter Members June 21, 1946 Charles A. Baisden • Keith R. Bajaman • Howard A. Bird Carl S. Clark • Marcus W. Cook • William H. Cooper Willard G. Edwards • Norman I. Evarts • Joseph . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--20:15: Walker Valley
  • Walker Valley, New York.
    Originally named Jamesburgh Renamed Walker Valley – 1862 Home to Delaware Indians until the late 1700’s Dutch settled in mid 1700’s

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--20:47: Barker Hall and Buell Armory
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    Dedicated in 1901 and known as Alumni Hall. The original structure was a central, three-story building with a gymnasium and a drill hall on either side. Expanded in the 1930s with aid of WPA funds. The 19th-century bell from . . .

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

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  • 07/21/19--20:47: Thomas D. Clark
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    A University of Mississippi graduate, Dr. Clark received his M.A. degree from UK and a Ph.D. from Duke. A historian at UK from 1931 to 1968, he chaired the history department for 23 years. Dr. Clark helped establish both the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/21/19--20:47: What's in a Name?
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky (A&M) was established in 1865 as part of the private Kentucky University. In 1878, A&M separated from Kentucky University (now Transylvania University) to become an . . .

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

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    Lexington, Kentucky.
    Margaret Isadora King 1879-1966 Salutatorian of the class of 1898, King became the first librarian of the University in 1912. She expanded the collection from a single room to over 400,000 volumes by 1948. She also served . . .

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

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  • 07/21/19--20:48: Maxwell Place
  • Lexington, Kentucky.
    Dennis Mulligan had Maxwell Place built in 1870-72 for his son, Judge James H. Mulligan and named for nearby Maxwell Springs. The property and Italianate home were purchased by UK in 1917 as the official president's . . .

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

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  • 07/22/19--07:38: Gunsolly Carding Mill
  • near Plymouth, Michigan.
    For many years, wool was processed here. The Gunsolly Carding Mill operated here from 1851 to 1890, using Rouge River waterpower and machinery to process and untangle wool for spinning into yarn. Nearby villages of Plymouth . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/22/19--08:32: Tobar Mhuire / Ladyswell
  • , Ireland.
    Tobar Mhuire Ainmníodh Tobar Mhuire in onóir na Maighdine Muire agus b'ionad oilithreachta é ag muintir na háite go dtí deireadh an 19ú haois. Ba í Sráid Thobar Mhuire ionad Aonaigh Chaisil ar feadh breis is 1500 bliain. . . .

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

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  • 07/22/19--09:39: An Scairdeán / The Fountain
  • , Ireland.
    An Scairdeán Saoránaigh Chaisil a thóg an scairdeán seo mar aitheantas ar ról an Déin Tomás Ó Coinneáin, S.P. chun an bóther iarainn a thabhairt go Caiseal. Nochtaíodh é ar 19ú Nollaig 1904, an lá a thaistil an chéad traein . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/22/19--11:17: Pioneers of Antimony
  • Antimony, Utah.
    In 1873, Albert Guiser and others located in a fertile meadow which they named Grass Valley. Surveyors camped on a stream, lassoed a young coyote and called the place Coyote Creek. The first L.D.S. settlers were Isaac Riddle . . .

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

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  • 07/22/19--11:29: Koosharem Amusement Hall
  • Koosharem, Utah.
    Constructed in 1914 by the community. The wood frame hall contains a gymnasium, stage, kitchen and basement. As a community recreation center, the hall was used for dances, plays, basketball games, programs, and movies. It . . .

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

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  • 07/22/19--12:31: Settlers of Grass Valley
  • Koosharem, Utah.
    Near this spot in 1875, the first house in Grass Valley was erected. The garage to the west is constructed of those very logs. F.P. Peterson managed the first store & post office on this lot. In that house the mother of . . .

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

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    near Richfield, Utah.
    An Historic Trade Route Passed This Way In the early 1800s, thousands of men, mules, and horses plodded along a well-travelled trail that paralleled Fish Lake. Can you imagine the dust, noise, and smells of a trading caravan . . .

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

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  • 07/22/19--14:34: John T. Corrigan
  • Cleveland, Ohio.
    Born in Cleveland, Ohio, 1923. Son of Irish immigrants, one of six children. Known as “John T,” he and his wife Virginia had six children. Graduated St. Ignatius H.S., John Carroll University and Case Western Reserve . . .

    (Government • Law Enforcement • Notable Persons • Politics • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/22/19--15:05: Terry v. Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio.
    This nation’s landmark case on the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures began in Cuyahoga County. In 1967, for the first time in history, African-Americans both argued . . .

    (African Americans • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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