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  • 08/10/19--07:51: Scott’s Quarry
  • Butler, Maryland.
    Marble from this quarry, located about a mile to the south, was used to build the Washington Monument in Baltimore. Designed by architect Robert Mills and erected between 1815 and 1829. This was the first public monument . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--07:57: A History of Change
  • Maplewood, Minnesota.
    Looking at this preserve it is hard to imagine the shrill sounds, bustling Shops, and iron horses built and maintained here well over 100 years ago. Native Americans traveled through and used this landscape for thousands of . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--08:00: Richard Rodgers
  • New York, New York.
    “It’s a very ancient saying, but a true and honest thought, that if you become a teacher, by your pupils you’ll be taught” From “Getting To Know You” (The King and I) Music by Richard Rodgers-Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--14:55: James Crewes
  • Henrico, Virginia.
    English merchant James Crewes (1623-1677), emigrated to Virginia by 1655 and acquired a 541 acre plantation at Turkey Island. As a planter, burgess from Henrico County and militia officer, Crewes disagreed with the . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--15:13: Aggy's Freedom Suit
  • Henrico, Virginia.
    An African American woman, known only as Aggy, was enslaved at Ryland Randolph's Turkey Island plantation at the time of his death in 1784. Randolph's will provided for freedom and support for Aggy and her children, but the . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--16:01: "Bay Breeze"
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    [Top plaque:] "Bay Breeze" The Captain Robert S. Craig & Virginia Lee Mason Craig Summer Cottage [Bottom plaque:] This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--16:13: The Henry Hotel
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    Henry's Hotel survives as one of a few 19th-century structures in downtown Ocean City. Built around 1895, the hotel and lot were acquired by Charles T. and Louisa Henry in December 1926. Previously known as "Henry's Colored . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--16:34: Train Depot
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    Few of the hundreds of thousands of vacationers today are aware that a railroad once played an important role in the growth of Ocean City, Maryland. The railroad era began in 1876 and lasted for 57 years; it was the primary . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Disasters • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--16:43: Sigma Iota
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    En Este Lugar Fué Creada La Fraternidad Sigma Iota En El Año De Nuestro Señor De 1904 Convencion De 1929.

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--16:51: Fishing Industry
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    Both commercial and recreational fishing have played an important part in the development and growth of Ocean City, Maryland. The year 1897 marked the beginning of the commercial fishing industry when members of the Ludlam . . .

    (Animals • Sports • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--17:10: Pier Ballroom & Bandshell
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    The original Ocean City Fishing Pier was financed and constructed by a number of local businessmen and community leaders. Work began in 1904 and after numerous delays was completed in time for the 1907 season. There wasn't . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--17:32: Three Ton Tire
  • Ocean City, Maryland.
    Built by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio, this enormous truck tire stands nearly 12 feet tall and weighs over 6,500 pounds! Used on open-pit mining trucks that can carry up to 240 tons of ore at one time, . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--18:07: Veterans Memorial
  • Berlin, Maryland.
    To those who served — In honor of the living In memory of the dead [Plaque on the left side of the display:] WWII Killed in Action Berlin Seaman John R. Casper, Merchant Marine, N. Atlantic, 1945 Pvt. James E. Ewell, . . .

    (War, Cold • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--18:20: Renaissance Plaza
  • Berlin, Maryland.
    . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--18:33: The Old Globe Theater
  • Berlin, Maryland.
    This brick building was originally built as a garage for horse and carriage in 1910. It was converted to a theater for showing "silent flickers" in 1917. A new facade was added to replicate the Spanish Mission Style . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--18:42: Ayres Building
  • Berlin, Maryland.
    . . .

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

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    Lancaster, Ohio.
    This Cornerstone is from the original Maple Street United Evangelical Chapel which stood at the northeast corner of the alley on Maple Street between Main and Wheeling Streets ——— • ——— Congregation Organized March 26, 1894 . . .

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

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  • 08/10/19--19:27: Rehoboth Presbyterian Church
  • near Westover, Maryland.
    Erected here in 1706 Francis Makemie Began his ministry on land granted to him in 1683

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/10/19--19:38: Joseph E. Beery M.D.
  • near Lancaster, Ohio.
    In memory of Father and Mother Brothers and Sisters of Joseph E. Beery M.D. Doctor Beery organized the Mount Tabor Cemetery Association in 1945 and was its first president. His contribution and untiring effort made possible . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Westover, Maryland.
    For more than two hundred years the Parish Church of Coventry Parish, stood on this site. The present building was erected in 1740. It served a large congregation till about 1900 when it fell into decay and was abandoned. . . .

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

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