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  • 08/05/19--09:38: Poletown and Eminent Domain
  • Hamtramck, Michigan.
    Harsh economic conditions and the need to attract high-paying manufacturing jobs to keep the automobile industry centered in the Motor City led the cities of Detroit and Hamtramck to join forces in 1980 to condemn a . . .

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

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    Frederick, South Dakota.
    In Honor and Memory of our Men and Women Who have Served Our Country in all Branches of the Service. This Tribute was Partially Funded by the July 4, 2003 Celebration that Included an Awards Ceremony, Parade, and B-1 Bomber . . .

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

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    Stickney, South Dakota.
    . . .

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

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    Corsica, South Dakota.
    Dedicated 1996 To Those Who Served Our Country All Gave Some Some Gave All These Gave All Marion B. Develder, Henry Hoekman, Alan A. Buckles, Leon D. Biesheuvel Frank W. Everson, Joseph Tegethoff, Roy E.G. Mullen, John P. . . .

    (Military • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--10:39: The First Frederick School
  • Frederick, South Dakota.
    The First Frederick school house was built in 1883. Main building was built in 1922 with four year curriculum. The Original bell of Frederick School. Purchased with money raised by student entertainment in April 1888. Park . . .

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

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  • 08/05/19--10:44: Emmitsburg
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland.
    Emmitsburg has become known as “Firetown U.S.A.” because of its unique position in the world of fire and emergency services. Thousands of fire and emergency service personnel visit Emmitsburg every year to learn for the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--10:45: Saint Francis Hospital
  • Hamtramck, Michigan.
    When John and Horace Dodge expanded their Hamtramck automotive factory in 1914, thousands of workers migrated to this area, creating the need for a local hospital. In 1927 the city built this Georgian Revival structure and . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--10:46: Town of Hamden
  • Hamden, New York.
    First settlement 1779 by David Harrower and wife, their sons, David and Dugal. These pioneers are buried near here.

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

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    near Delhi, New York.
    Built in 1870 by James Frazier & James Warren, it originally spanned the Delaware at Kingston Street in Delhi. Replaced by an iron bridge in 1885, it was moved by David Wright and a town crew to this site known as Fitches . . .

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

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    near Delhi, New York.
    Congregation formed 1822 promoting union with all Christians. Gideon Frisbee leased this land to erect a house of worship to trustees Newell Dodge, Putnam Farrington, Daniel Frisbee, John Hammond and Clark Sloat later razed. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--10:58: Constitution Elm
  • Corydon, Indiana.
    Constitution Elm on this spot, beneath the shade of the elm the Constitution of Indiana was framed in June, 1816 this tree lived until 1925, attaining a height of fifty feet. A trunk diameter of five feet and a spread of one . . .

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

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  • 08/05/19--11:02: Turnpike
  • Walton, New York.
    Historic Route from Kingston to Jericho (Bainbridge).

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--11:05: William B. Ogden
  • Walton, New York.
    Birthplace of William Ogden (1805-1877). First Mayor of Chicago

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

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  • 08/05/19--11:08: Jefferson Academy
  • Jefferson, New York.
    1812, one of the first schools of its kind built in Schoharie County by public subscription. Rev. Wm. Salisbury, Principal

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

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  • 08/05/19--11:09: Big Coal River
  • Whitesville, West Virginia.
    The Coal River is a tributary of the Kanawha River in southern West Virginia. It is formed near the community of Alum Creek by the confluence of the Big and Little Coal Rivers. The Coal River flows generally northward . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Natural Features • Natural Resources • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--11:11: Jacob Zimmerman
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    Johann Jacob Zimmerman home Founder of village in 1725 1757 Zimmerman's mill Revolutionary War fort turnpike tavern site 1800

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

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  • 08/05/19--11:14: Welcome to St. Johnsville
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    1st U.S. Male to win 24 hr. Nat’l Championship 3 times 1996 147.1 Miles 2000 157.9 Miles 2002 138.6 Miles 2002 48 hrs. 231 Miles

    (Sports) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--11:19: Army Camp
  • near Fort Plain, New York.
    Of Gen. Van Rensselaer's American Army, Oct. 19, 1780. Also site of Palatine Church 1770

    (Churches & Religion • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/05/19--11:22: Susquehanna Manor
  • Perryville, Maryland.
    Known also as New Connaught Manor, or New Ireland, this manor of 32,000 acres was one of the largest in Maryland. It was granted 1680, to George Talbot (a cousin of Charles Calvert, Third Lord of Baltimore) of Castle Rooney, . . .

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

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  • 08/05/19--11:25: Glotfelty House
  • Grantsburg, Maryland.
    Built in 1776 on the road between Salisbury and Pocahontas, Pa. by Solomon Glotfelty, as part of a larger log structure. Moved to Penn Alps in 1972 to be used as an artisan's studio.

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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