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  • 08/06/19--07:52: The Lock Gate
  • Monroe, Virginia.
    These handles open or closed sluice gates which admitted water to lock. When water level was equalled on both sides of gates they were opened by pushing on lever arms. Gates closed at an angle pointing upstream so water . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--08:12: Dudley Soldiers War Memorial
  • Dudley, Massachusetts.
    To the memory of Dudley's heroes of 1776 who bore arms to found an independent nation Her patriots of 1861-1865 who offered their lives to preserve the Union Her soldiers in the Spanish and Philippine Wars 1898 This monument . . .

    (War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--10:55: "Quality First"
  • Shelby Township, Michigan.
    Packard is remembered and celebrated by people around the world. No company sold more luxury cars between 1925 and 1942, and the distinctive tombstone-shaped grill was a company trademark. The Packard Motor Car Company was . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--12:59: McNair's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    McNair's Brigade Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Evander McNair Colonel David Coleman. September 20, 1863, 2 p.m. 1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Lieutenant Colonel D. H. Reynolds. 2d Arkansas . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--19:13: Klock’s Church
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    500 feet north on hill. 1750 St. John’s Reformed Church, school and cemetery. Site of Mohawk Valley pioneers and Revolutionary War soldiers.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--19:21: On This Farm
  • Benedict, Maryland.
    Although you see a modern agricultural landscape, the land once known as "Dorsey Farm" and now Serenity Farm, has a history including Native American settlements, tobacco plantations, and military encampments. Since 10,000 . . .

    (Agriculture • Colonial Era • Native Americans • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--19:24: St. Johnsville War Memorial
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    Dedicated in grateful tribute to the men and women of St. Johnsville who served in the armed forces of our country

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

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  • 08/06/19--19:27: Col. Jacob Klock
  • St. Johnsville, New York.
    This tablet marks the site of the home of Col. Jacob Klock meeting place of the Tryon County Vigilance Committee June 16, 1775 July 10-11, 1775 and first and second town meetings of St. Johnsville. Battle of Klocks Field . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--19:33: Corydon
  • Corydon, Indiana.
    Plaque A At the dawn of the 1800’s, Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison rode horseback through this valley and grew to admire the serenity of its hills and streams, and the intrepid determination of its pioneer . . .

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

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  • 08/06/19--19:45: Cornelius Krieghoff
  • Québec, Quebec.
    French: L'œuvre vivante et colorée de Cornelius Krieghoff en fit l'un des peintres canadiens les plus connus du XIXe siècle. Né à Amsterdam, il arriva en 1840 au Canada où il peignit près de 2000 tableaux inspirés par son . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Québec, Quebec.
    French: Cette charmante maison au cœur d'un jardin est un remarquable exemple d'un « cottage orné » inspiré par les principes esthétiques du mouvement pittoresque d'origine anglaise. Elle fut bâtie en 1849 par Maria Curry, . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/06/19--20:01: Watt-Groce-Fickardt House
  • Circleville, Ohio.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 08/06/19--20:09: The Vincent Family
  • Shelby Charter Township, Michigan.
    It wasn't just an industrial testing facility. The Proving Grounds was also home to superintendent Charles H. Vincent and his family, from its opening in 1928 to 1942. Charlie and his wife Lucille raised three daughters in . . .

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

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    London, Ohio.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1996 A.D.

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

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    Carroll, Ohio.
    Donated by Carl E. and Mildred F. Benson

    (Communications • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.
    French: Construit dans les années 1890 afin de loger un bureau de poste, la douane et d’autres services gouvernementaux, ce bâtiment date d’une époque où la présence fédérale dans une ville s’affirmait au moyen d’édifices . . .

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

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  • 08/06/19--23:51: York's (Georgia) Battery
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    York's (Georgia) Battery. Two 6, Two 12, Pounder. Howitzers. Johnson's Brigade, - Johnson's Division. Longstreet's Corps. September 20, 1863. 1st Lieutenant William S. Everett, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant Francis M. Blount. 2d . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--01:34: 17th Tennessee Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Tennessee 17th Regiment Infantry Fulton's Brigade Johnson's Division Sundown, September 20, 1863

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Battery M, 1st Illinois Light Artillery. 4 Napoleons, 2 3" Rifles. Mitchell's Brigade, Steedman's Division, Granger's Corps. September 20, 1863 2d Lieutenant Thomas S. Burton, Commanding. 2d Lieutenant Bel H. Fluskey. About . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/07/19--06:22: 96th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on Front Side of Monument: Illinois 96th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Whitaker. 1st Division - Steedman. Reserve Corps - Granger. Text on Back Side of Monument: (the metal plaque with the monument's text has been . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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