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    St. Michaels, Maryland.
    The original portion of this building was constructed as a residence in 1806 and was remodeled for Maryland National Bank St. Michaels Office in 1963.

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

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  • 08/25/19--15:35: Justo Arosemena
  • , Mexico.
    “La libertad no es un don gratuito que se da a los pueblos; se conquista con sangre y voluntad” Justo Arosemena Visita del Excelentisimo Señor Aristides Royo Presidente de la Republica de Panama 19 de marzo de 1981 English . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--16:02: Guillermo Prieto
  • , Mexico.
    Guillermo Prieto (1818-1897) Nació en la ciudad de México, Poeta y Político liberal, anticlerical y populista, fue un personaje importante de la política de nuestro país, en la que participó activamente, fue Ministro de . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--16:11: Shallop
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    In the summer of 1608, a small boat or a "shallop" like this was used by Captain John Smith to make the first detailed European exploration of the Chesapeake Bay. In the decades that followed, the knowledge gained from . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--16:26: Navy Point Historic Houses
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Higgins, Dodson, and Eagle houses have looked out over the St. Michaels waterfront for well over a century. When they were built, the harbor was full of workboats, from oyster tonging skiffs and canoes to large commercial . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--16:42: Freedom's Figurehead
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Where did such a big figurehead come from? A big ship? In this case, it was made for a relatively small vessel—the 88-foot schooner yacht, Freedom. Yacht designer John G. Alden never intended for Freedom to have a figurehead . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    IV Centenario 1531 1931 Homenaje del pueblo mexicano – especialmente de los feligreses de este templo a su augusta reina y madre Santa Maria de Guadalupe en ocasión del IV Centenario de sus apariciones en el Tepeyac dic-12 . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:02: Altamonte Springs
  • Altamonte Springs, Florida.
    In 1880 the South Florida Railroad completed a line from Sanford to Orlando. A flag stop was established at Snowville or Snows Station where the railroad crosses SR436. By 1886 the line connected New York City to Tampa via . . .

    (African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--18:10: Francisco Díaz Covarrubias
  • , Mexico.
    Francisco Díaz Covarrubias (1833-1889) Nació el 23 de enero en Xalapa Veracruz, ingeniero, geógrafo, cientifico y diplomático mexicano, destacó por sus actividades para el estudio geográfico del territorio mexicano y por . . .

    (Education • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--18:17: What's under your feet?
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    If you could drill down and pull up a sample, oyster shells would be up to 10 feet deep in some places. But that wasn't always the case. Two hundred years ago you would have been standing on low marshy land. As industries . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:31: Bugeye Design
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Like the smaller brogans before them, bugeyes were essentially enlarged log canoes with two raked masts. Chunked from multiple pine logs, their hulls were then planked over, creating shallow vessels with wide decks. Bugeyes . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:37: Restoration
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    In 1975, Edna E. Lockwood was stripped to her log hull and restored from the waterline up. Now, those nine 127-year-old logs are finally in need of repair. Edna is currently undergoing a major restoration to replace her . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:44: Edna E. Lockwood
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Edna E. Lockwood, built in 1889 by John B. Harrison on Tilghman Island, is the last example of an oystering vessel known as a bugeye. Constructed during the heyday of the Chesapeake oyster industry, bugeyes were sailboats . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:52: Bugeyes and Oystering
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    In the 1800s, the once-slow harvest of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay exploded. New technology like railroads and food preservation allowed oysters to reach new markets. To meet the growing national demand for this . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--18:58: A Mighty Pull
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Handling heavy hawsers was hard, dangerous work on tugboats, but it became a little easier with powers capstans. This capstan used steam from the same boilers that powered the steam tug America's 450-horsepower engine. . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--19:05: Lost Overboard
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    Hundreds of armed schooners sailed from Baltimore during the War of 1812, carrying cannons like this to defend themselves or to capture a poorly defended British merchantman. Baltimore was such a hub of privateering trade . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/25/19--19:14: Spat, Miniature Skipjack
  • St. Michaels, Maryland.
    A fairly simple and inexpensive boat to build, the skipjack became a popular workboat in the 1890s. Built in 1969, this miniature skipjack was a sturdy daysailer particularly suited for Chesapeake Bay waters. Formula for . . .

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

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  • 08/25/19--19:18: Antonio Caso
  • , Mexico.
    Antonio Caso (1883-1946) Nació el 19 de diciembre en la ciudad de México, filósofo mexicano, fue rector de la entonces llamada Universidad Nacional de México de diciembre de 1921 a agosto de 1923. Pionero de la filosofía de . . .

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

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    St. Michaels, Maryland.
    While sailing home from England in 1807, George Law, a member of a prominent Maryland family, rescued Newfoundland puppies from sinking British ship and brought them home to the Chesapeake Bay. The puppies—named Sailor and . . .

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

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    Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    [Enlargements from company sales catalogs] The Plant of the Titusville Iron Works Company, Titusville, Pennsylvania. "Founded in 1860, within a year and a mile of the first (Drake) Oil Well." The first plant built in . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 12 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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