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  • 08/19/19--10:06: Lockhart House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    The first portion of this Queen Anne house was built before 1889 as a one-story cottage. About 1894, during the ownership of William B. Lockhart (1860-1923), it was enlarged by raising the original section to the second . . .

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

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    Maplewood, Minnesota.
    This landscape has changed many times over the 12,000 years since the glaciers. A thousand years after the glaciers retreated spruce forests dominated, with mastodons and other mega fauna common. As time passed the climate . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:09: The Maas House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    A fine cypress structure with ornate woodwork, this house was built in 1886 by Maxwell (1845-1906) and Sarah Davis Maas for their family of nine children. A Galveston-born nephew of the musical composer Offenbach, Maas was a . . .

    (Landmarks • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--10:10: Amenia
  • Amenia, New York.
    Named from the Latin "amoena," "pleasant to the eye," by Dr. Thomas Young, early settler, who also named Vermont

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

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    Galveston, Texas.
    Built in 1886, this residence was shared by Isabella O. Maas and her daughter and son-in-law, Rosana and Nathan Redlich. Active in civic and charitable organizations, Mrs. Maas lived here until her death in 1891. Dr. W.C. . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:13: Stage Inn
  • near Tanghail, New York.
    J. Suydam's Hotel, 1798-1822; Dr. C. Suydam's Office 1798-1822 J. Suydam Jr.'s Hotel 1822-49; Post office until 1906

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

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    Jacksonville, Florida.
    San Jose Estates Administration Building Built 1925 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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  • 08/19/19--10:17: Zoar Baptist Church
  • Kesslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia.
    Organized on April 17, 1824 by twelve members from the Hopewell Church in Fayette County at the home of Henry Morris on Peter’s Creek. The first building of frame, constructed in 1840, was destroyed by Union soldiers in . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:18: First Suyham Schoolhouse
  • near Taghkanic, New York.
    Burned Oct. 1918. Land donated by Jacob Suydam about 1800

    (Disasters • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--10:23: Wassaic Iron
  • Wassaic, New York.
    Reed, Gridley & Co. Iron Works in business by 1829. Two beehive charcoal kilns associated with iron works are all that remain in 2012.

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:27: States Right Gist
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    The Tragedy (sic) of Franklin quite possible mat have been averted had this scholarly South Carolina Blue Blood been given the promotion to division command that his service record warranted. Completely reorganizing the . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:31: Mill No. 3-Mill Centre
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    Mt. Vernon Mill No. 3, renamed Mill Centre in the 1980s, represented in 1853, an important expansion to Mt. Vernon Company. Led by president and former sailor Captain William Kennedy, both were among 14 U.S. mills that—as . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--10:34: The King's Highway
  • Schenectady, New York.
    Westward expansion from Hudson Valley started in this road

    (Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--10:40: Fort Monroe
  • Fort Monroe, Virginia.
    In this house President Abraham Lincoln stayed during his visit of May 6-11, 1862. It was here that President Lincoln, General Wool and Commodore Goldborough planned the attack on Norfolk, Virginia.

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

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  • 08/19/19--12:58: Fight At Ramsey’s Fort
  • near Kesslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia.
    Ramsey’s Fort was a small Union garrison located on a hill west of Kessler’s Cross Lanes during the Civil War that was named for the commander of the local militia, Capt. J.R. Ramsey. A large number of Confederates with . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--14:05: Running the River
  • Summersville Dam, West Virginia.
    1) Only a relatively small force is required to move the valve. 2) Excellent flow regulation over a wide range of discharges can easily be obtained. 3) Ability to oxygenate water, benefiting downstream ecosystems. At the . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--14:18: 93rd Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Raised Letter Inscription Portion of Text: 93rd. Ohio Infantry 3rd. Brigade, 2nd. Division 20th Army Corps. Plaque Affixed to Monument Portion of Text: Johnson's Division, during the battles on the 19th. and 20th. days of . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--14:47: Flood Control
  • Summersville Dam, West Virginia.
    As the primary purpose of the Summersville Lake Project is flood control, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continuously monitors rainfall and stream flow conditions. To prevent downstream flooding, the USACE monitors stream . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--14:50: 2nd Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    2d. Regiment Ohio Infantry Scribner's Brigade 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--15:03: 94th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    94th Regiment Ohio Infantry Scribner's Brigade 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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