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    Cambridge, Maryland.
    In the early 1900's businesses were numerous and prosperous from the south end of Pine to where it intersects with High Street. The neighborhood was filled with beauty salons, barber shops, funeral homes, and taxi cab . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--12:41: Empowering the People
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    The Pine Street Elementary School built here about 1918, was the pride of the African American community in Cambridge. Located in the city's second ward, the segregated school was a one-story wooden building with a full . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--12:43: The Guardians of the Valley
  • , Mexico.
    Los Guardianes del Valle Para los primeros habitantes del valle, el entorno natural era un ente vivo que participaba plenamente en la vida social. Se dice que los nómadas veneraban montes, lanzaban exclamaciones al cielo . . .

    (Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--12:53: Jazz on Pine Street
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    In the first half of the 20th century, Pine Street in Cambridge pulsed to the music of the world's greatest jazz and blues musicians. The neighborhood was then a stop on the "Chitlin' Circuit," the network of nightclubs and . . .

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

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    Cambridge, Maryland.
    • Come in and explore the history of wooden boatbuilding in Dorchester County and the Chesapeake Bay. • Meet Captain James B. ("Mr. James") Richardson and the other innovative builders who created the wooden vessels that . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--13:15: Zion United Methodist Church
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    The first American Methodist Bishop, Frances Asbury appointed Freeborn Garrettson as pastor to five Methodist Societies in Dorchester County in 1779. The societies grew into congregations of Methodist Episcopal Churches; . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--13:19: Annie Oakley House
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Notable Buildings • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--13:27: Goldsborough Stable
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    Charles Goldsborough, governor of Maryland in 1818, lived in a manor house across Shoal Creek. The house was demolished in the early 1970s and this rare brick stable building is all that remains of the plantation. It was . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    El sitio arqueológico Arroyo Seco El sitio arqueológico Arroyo Seco geográficamente se ubica en la porción semidesértica de la Sierra Gorda de Guanajuato, al interior de un pequeño valle intermontano irrigado por la aguas . . .

    (Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--13:33: Meredith House
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    This Georgian-style home was built about 1760. It contains furniture of the Federal and Victorian periods, portraits of people who once lived in Dorchester County, china, silver, handmade quilts, clothing, and toys. The . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--13:38: Neild Museum
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    The Neild Museum, opened in 1980, includes farm implements and equipment used by local Dorchester County farmers. It features a farm kitchen and barn, and displays the history of local agriculture.

    (Agriculture) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cambridge, Maryland.
    Smokehouse / Strong House This building was originally used as a Smokehouse, as indicated by its smoked and charred beams, and was gifted to the Historical Society in 1964. It originally stood at Belvoir Plantation on the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--14:05: Robbins Heritage Center
  • Cambridge, Maryland.
    The David and Polly Robbins Heritage Center, opened in 2007, features exhibits on Native Americans, hunting and trapping, local Dorchester County industry, including both canning and seafood. The workshop of Ron Rue, a local . . .

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

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    Easton, Maryland.
    Many early African American churches began as spiritual groups and developed into mutual aid societies that provided economic and educational resources to those in need. After building houses of worship, the congregations . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--14:34: The Bullitt House
  • Easton, Maryland.
    Construction in 1801 as the personal residences and law office of Thomas J. Bullitt, this historic property was gifted to the citizens of the Mid-Shore on December 20, 2002, by Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas F. Brady, Mr. and Mrs. . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--14:44: Frederick Douglass
  • Easton, Maryland.
    "In a composite nation like ours, as before the law, there should be no rich, no poor, no high, no low, no white, no black, but common country, common citizenship, equal rights and a common destiny." United States Marshal · . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--14:48: Easton's Fire Bell
  • Easton, Maryland.
    Hung in the court house, the bell sounded the alarm for 100 years. In the late 1800's the bell was moved to this building which served as the Easton Fire House until 1933. It is believed to be Easton's oldest bell

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--14:53: William Penn
  • near Easton, Maryland.
    In December 1682 attended a General Meeting of "Friends" on the Choptank River after a visit to Lord Baltimore at Col. Thomas Tailler's in Ann Arundel Co. "Philemon Lloyd with some horsemen waited on Penn" by order of Lord Baltimore.

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--15:04: Armed Forces Memorial
  • Saint Michaels, Maryland.
    Dedicated to the men and women of St. Michaels and the Bay Hundred area who courageously served their country in time of desperate need. Special gratitude is given to those who made the ultimate sacrifice as a result of that . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--15:09: Lewis Tarr House
  • Saint Michaels, Maryland.
    Home of the Chesapeake Log Canoes

    (Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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