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  • 08/09/19--11:12: 109 Prince Street
  • New York, New York.
    Designed in the French Renaissance style by J. Morgan Slade and built in 1882 by Architectural Iron Works, Cheney & Hewlett, 109 Prince Street had been described as one of the most sparkling gems of 19th Century cast iron . . .

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

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    (Large image of Cupola) Merchants' Exchange Building is based on Classical Greek architecture Choragic Monument of Lysicrates (Image of stereograph) Illustrated above in a 1907 stereograph, the Choragic Monument of . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--11:26: Taking Flight
  • Northville, Michigan.
    Detroit was abuzz with aviation fever in the 1920s. Eddie Stinson, a successful aviator and stunt pilot, gained financing from Detroiters to build and test-fly the prototype Stinson Detroiter airplane — the first airplane . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--16:54: Birthplace of San Dimas
  • San Dimas, California.
    La Cienega — Mud Springs — San Dimas. Los Angeles - San Bernardino - Sonora Road stage station & artesian aquifer, a place favored by the Gabrielino Tongva Indians. Near here in 1774 and 1776 Juan Bautisa de Anza, . . .

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--16:58: Town Center Gazebo
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    In 1984 the Beautification Committee strived to enhance the beauty and character of our City: This plaque is to honor Betty L. Evans who was instrumental in the beautification program. Her dedication and determination, along . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--17:05: The Scott House
  • Scotts Valley, California.
    Hiram Daniel Scott built the Scott House in 1853 for his father Daniel Scott, stepmother Nancy Parcher Scott and their extended family. The Scotts came from Maine and owned interests in shipbuilding, West Indies trading and . . .

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

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  • 08/09/19--17:11: Glenn Miller
  • Duarte, California.
    Born in Iowa, he became one of the most famous and prosperous big band leaders in the world. His popularity peaked from 1938 to 1942 with such tunes as “Moonlight Serenade” and the all-time classic “In The Mood”. In 1942 he . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--17:18: "Coming Home 1942"
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    This mural depicts Broadway between Grove City Road and Park Street in 1942. The block, then occupied by a private residence, a drug store, a barber shop/real estate office and a restaurant, became the site of City Hall in . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--17:19: Glendora City Hall
  • Glendora, California.
    First historical landmark — Historical Society Museum, original site of 1913 city hall, jail, and fire house — Dedicated May 8, 1990. Bob Kuhn, Mayor, City of Glendora. John Gordon, President, Glendora Historical Society. . . .

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

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  • 08/09/19--17:24: Jack Walker
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
    Jack Walker, the oldest of six children, grew up in Columbia, SC and knew he wanted to be involved in planning from an early age. He graduated from Clemson University with a degree in architecture with a goal of getting into . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--17:29: 4057 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Built by Frank Emmelhainz for his brother Edward as a garage and Studebaker & Regal car sales room. It became Bethard's Garage in 1932.

    (Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--17:44: Burbank Branch Railroad
  • Burbank, California.
    When early settlers migrated to Southern California in the late 1800s, they saw the future potential of the fertile valley located twelve miles north of Los Angeles. In 1867, Dr. David Burbank purchased the land, which, in . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--18:04: 4052 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Built by German merchant & village postmaster Edward Schirner. Elias White, Civil War veteran, bought the house in 1891. Home of Mayor John Felton (1930s). In 1999 the GCCVB opened their first visitors' center here. [Marker . . .

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

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  • 08/09/19--18:31: 4038 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Built by O.G. Grossman Became a local bakery in 1922. Prior to 1875 Edward Schirner owned a store here in a small frame building

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--18:47: 4026-4030 Broadway
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/09/19--18:52: Nahuizalco
  • , El Salvador.
    Este rótulo histórico está compuesto de tres paneles Nahuilzalco En la época colonial la región perteneció a la Provincia de los Izalcos. Su nombre significa “Cuatro Izalcos” o “Los Cuatro Penitentes”, y existen diversas . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Grove City, Ohio.
    1846 The Highland Mission was built. Lutherans organized a German and English congregation there in 1849. Built 1st church one block west in 1853 "St. Johannis Kirche." 1856 St. Paul's Lutheran (MoSyd) built on this site. . . .

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

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  • 08/09/19--19:23: 3306 Columbus Street
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Natchez, Mississippi.
    The French needed a strong defensive fortification in the lower Mississippi River valley to prevent European intrusions from the south, and the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at the settlement of the Natchez proved . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--07:48: Beall Dawson House
  • Rockville, Maryland.
    Upton Beall, wealthy landowner and clerk of the court, owned 25 slaves when he died in 1827. Although the family did not purchase additional slaves after his death, the three Beall sisters owned 52 individuals by 1860. The . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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