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  • 08/19/19--15:13: 31st Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    31st. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Connell's Brigade. 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--15:29: 9th Ohio Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    9th Regiment Ohio Infantry, Van Derveer's Brigade. 11:30 a.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--19:20: Second Class Railcar
  • , El Salvador.
    Coche de Segunda. El coche de segunda clase fue utilizado por la empresa norteamericana IRCA en el tren oriental, contaba con asientos tapizados, reclinables y mejor distribuidos, de tal forma que brindaban un viaje más . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--19:27: Clio Depot
  • Clio, Michigan.
    In 1862 the Flint Pere Marquette Railroad built its original 26.1-mile section of track from Saginaw to Mount Morris. It selected Clio, originally known as Varna, as a railroad station location. The area around Varna was . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--20:17: Somervell County Courthouse
  • Glen Rose, Texas.
    Built 1893. Late Victorian style. Native limestone construction. County was organized in 1875 and named for General Alexander Somervell (1796-1854), Texas soldier, colonist, and statesman. Court was first held in an old . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--20:17: Caboose
  • , El Salvador.
    Caboose El Caboose: "Furgón de Cola" o parte posterior de un tren, era usado para que la tripulación pudiera vigilar el recorrido de éste. Dentro se colocaban los marcadores y se instalaba un trabajador que portaba una . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--20:27: Hood County Courthouse
  • Granbury, Texas.
    Fifth courthouse on this site. Erected 1890-1891, this handsome building is a Texas version of the French Second Empire style. First courthouse (1867) was a 1-room log cabin housing county records, lawyers and land agents' . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--20:40: Wise County Courthouse
  • Decatur, Texas.
    Third built since creation of the county in 1856. Erected, 1895. Of pink Texas granite, with interior of Vermont marble. Has been called architecturally perfect. Has commanding height of 1,112'. Bonded cost paid in full . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--20:51: Jack County
  • Jacksboro, Texas.
    Created 1856. Organized 1857. Named for W.H. and P.C. Jack, brothers and patriots in the Texas Revolution. Butterfield Overland Mail, 1858-1861, had 3 stage stops in county. In 1861, Jack County voted against secession, . . .

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

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  • 08/19/19--21:56: First Baptist
  • Utica, New York.
    Founded 1798 – Built 1811 Listed State and National registers of historic places July 11, 1985

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

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  • 08/19/19--23:48: Henrich Staring
  • Frankfort, New York.
    Captain 4th Regiment Tryon County Militia and 1st Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Herkimer County

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/19/19--23:48: Heinrich Staring
  • Frankfort, New York.
    Montgomery County Delegate to Constitutional Ratification Convention at Poughkeepsie 17 June – 26 July 1788

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/20/19--00:44: Potash Factory
  • Frankfort, New York.
    Near this site in 1764 Peter Hasenclever built an ashery which was the first frame building erected in the town of Schuyler.

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/20/19--05:15: Battery A, 1st Michigan
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Text on Front Side of Monument: Michigan To Her Loomis: Battery A, First Artillery. Lieutenant George W. Van Pelt, Commanding. Scribner's Brigade. Baird's Division. Thomas Corps. Text on Back Side of Monument: The Battery . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Bay City, Michigan.
    Frankenlust One of four colonies in Michigan settled by people from Franconia, Germany, Frankenlust was founded by Pastor Ferdinand Sievers and fourteen immigrants who established Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/20/19--07:39: 24th Illinois Infantry
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Illinois 24th Infantry. Starkweather's Brigade. 11 a.m. September 19, 1863.

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Schenectady, New York.
    In gratitude to the men and women of the 12th Ward who served their country in the Second World War. left plaque: Dedicated to the patriotism and valor of the more than fifteen hundred men and women of the Twelfth Ward who . . .

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

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  • 08/20/19--08:07: Cleydael
  • King George, Virginia.
    Dr. Richard H. Stuart built a T-shaped house just southeast of here in 1859 as a summer residence for his family. John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice David Herold, guided by a local farmer, arrived here on 23 April 1865 . . .

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

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  • 08/20/19--08:21: Hughes Ferry/Bridge
  • near Mount Nebo, West Virginia.
    Site of first ferry in Nicholas County to cross Gauley River nearby. Owned first by William McClung; lost in court case to Ed Hughes. Family operated until 1903, when county built bridge for $7,200. Vital transportation link . . .

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

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  • 08/20/19--08:22: Cape Henry Railroads
  • Fort Story, Virginia.
    The first railroad to Cape Henry was a temporary tramway built in 1880 to transport materials for the construction of the new Cape Henry Lighthouse. In 1902 the Chesapeake Transit Company opened an electric rail line from . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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