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  • 07/30/19--07:39: Veterans Memorial
  • Griggsville, Illinois.
    The Griggsville community would like to thank the men and women of the Armed Forces, who have served or are serving now, to protect our freedom. Let us not forget them, today, tomorrow, forever.

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

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    Perry, Illinois.
    Front Enjoy this park set aside for quiet reflection. It memorializes 177 years of Christian spirit and community service. Back Let the Lower Lights Be Burning [lines of sheet music] 1837 The congregation was established and . . .

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

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  • 07/30/19--07:49: Cobb Family Cabin
  • Perry, Illinois.
    Built in 1837 by a Mr. Cobb who left his family here in 1849. He was killed in the gold fields. Cabin moved here in 1968.

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

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  • 07/30/19--07:57: Lime Kiln
  • Valley City, Illinois.
    In the mid-1800s, the air here was filled with the earthy smell of wood smoke and lime being rendered into powder. Half a mile to to north, a steamboat stopped to pick up produce from farmers and merchant good. Griggsville . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:03: East Pike General Store
  • Detroit, Illinois.
    Built by a Pittsfield Company: sold 1875 to D.W. Stoner. Bought by James Foreman. East Pike County's best known general store for many years.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:09: The Brooklyn Bridge
  • New York, New York.
    Left panel: The Brooklyn Bridge was the greatest engineering feat of its era and remains one of the best-loved bridges in the world. It was the vision of the German immigrant and engineer John A. Roebling and completed by . . .

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

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  • 07/30/19--08:13: Mary Myers
  • Frankfort, New York.
    Made many ballon ascensions and assisted her husband with aeronautic experiments

    (Air & Space • Women) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:14: Balloon Farm
  • Frankfurt, New York.
    Carlotta and Carl Myers invented and manufactured balloons here in the 1880's. Their balloon ascensions were attractions at fairs.

    (Air & Space • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:17: Challenger Memorial
  • Ilion, New York.
    To the memory of those who placed country above self. January 28, 1986 Francis R. Scobee Michael J. Smith Ellison S. Onizuka Judith A. Resnik Ronald E. McNair Gregory B. Jarvis S. Christa McAuliffe

    (Air & Space • Disasters) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:22: F.E. Spinner Home
  • Mohawk, New York.
    Herkimer Co. Sheriff 1834 Member of Congress 1854-60 Appointed Treasurer of the United States by Lincoln Served 1861-1875

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

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  • 07/30/19--08:25: Rochester Water Works
  • Rochester, New York.
    This plaque is dedicated to the original founders of the Rochester Water Works, and the hundreds of succeeding Water Bureau employees who have carried on the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the City's . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:29: Early Hastings
  • Hastings, Minnesota.
    This sculpture should not be viewed with realism, but as the artist’s expression of some of the images that helped form the community. The wagon wheel represents commerce and the progress of life. It is placed in your line . . .

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

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  • 07/30/19--08:32: Samuel J. Friedman
  • New York, New York.
    Samuel J. Friedman was a pioneer publicist who brought the excitement of the theatre to the general public and helped communicate the importance of Broadway as a valued American institution. Mr. Friedman promoted shows, . . .

    (Communications • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:34: Trail of Scout
  • Mohawk, New York.
    Adam T. Helmer entering the Mohawk Valley to warn German Flatts of approach of Brant's Indians on September 17, 1778

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:36: Ilion Great War Memorial
  • Ilion, New York.
    This tablet records the devotion of the sons of Ilion who gave their service to their country in the Great World War. In the hour of need they made the supreme gift of themselves going to meet toil, privation, suffering and . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 07/30/19--08:38: Irondequoit War Memorial
  • Irondequoit, New York.
    Dedicated to all the men and women of Irondequoit who served their country with respect and devotion.

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

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    Buffalo, West Virginia.
    Lawnvale. One mile north, home of Dr. T. C. Atkeson, head of Grange for many years. Dean of the West Virginia College of Agriculture and author of many works on agriculture. For nearly 50 years, Atkeson was a leader among . . .

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

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    Grafton, New York.
    Dedicated to the men and women of the Town of Grafton who devotedly served their country in World War II Dedicated to the men and women of the Town of Grafton who devotedly served their country in Vietnam Dedicated to the . . .

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

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  • 07/30/19--11:48: The Children's Pavilion
  • Rochester, New York.
    The Children's Pavilion, a key element of Fredrick Law Olmstead's design plan for Highland Park, stood on this site for 73 ears. A gift of George Ellwanger and Patrick Barry, the pavilion was dedicated September 1890 to the . . .

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

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  • 07/30/19--11:50: Highland Park
  • Rochester, New York.
    Visitors standing atop the 46-foot tall pavilion that once stood on this site could admire views of both downtown Rochester and the Bristol Hills. The high point of Highland Park was crowned by the Children's Pavilion, a . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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