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  • 08/29/19--11:53: Here Began the Dragoon Trail
  • Montrose, Iowa.
    Here Began the Dragoon Trail Blazed in 1835 by the First U.S. Dragoons under Colonel Stephen W. Kearny

    (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Staunton, Illinois.
    A Route 66 information center and tourist attraction built for past, present and future travelers. Route 66 Roadside Attraction Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing.

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

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    St. Louis, Missouri.
    Official Site of 1881 Sportsman's Park 1966 Busch Stadium 1953-1966 * Former Home of the St. Louis Cardinals & St. Louis Browns *Former Greats Who Played Here* Grover Alexander • Jim Bottomley • Ken Boyer • Lou Brock • Ty . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--12:09: Albion State Normal School
  • Albion, Idaho.
    Established in March, 1893, by the Second Idaho State Legislature. Residents of Albion erected and furnished a two-story stone building on five acres of donated land, and the very successful teacher-training school opened on . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--12:25: Washington Square Park
  • New York, New York.
    Washington Square Park is named for George Washington (1732-1799), the commander of the Continental Army, who was inaugurated in New York City as the first President of the United States on April 30, 1789. The parkland was . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--12:35: Montgomery Ferry
  • near Rupert, Idaho.
    Near this spot, a ferry was established in 1886 by George Montgomery and Andrew Smith. Charges were fifty cents for man and horse; seventy five cents for team and wagon. Only means of crossing Snake River between Starrh's . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--12:59: Camp Rupert
  • near Paul, Idaho.
    Camp Rupert was the largest prisoner of war camp in Idaho. Housing some 4000 POWs most were German and Italian. The Camp was built at an initial cost of $500,000 and maintained by nearly 1000 army personnel and civilians. . . .

    (Military • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Commemorate Organizations Which Were Engaged in the Chattanooga Campaign but Operated Beyond the Limits of the National Park

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--17:18: Sierra of Tepotzotlán
  • , Mexico.
    Sierra de Tepotzotlán Este parque, que fue creado por decreto del Ejecutivo del Estado de México el 26 de mayo de 1977, tiene actualmente una extensión cercana a las diez mil hectáreas, y ocupa la parte norte de la cuenca . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--17:21: Geiger's Mill
  • Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
    This is a photo of the canal and tow path approaching Jacob Geiger’s mill. Mr. Geiger’s mill was steam operated and located on Schuylkill Avenue, the street that angles off just below the WWII monument north of State Street. . . .

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

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    Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Commemorate Organizations Which Were Engaged in the Chattanooga Campaign but Operated Beyond the Limits of the National Park

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--18:17: The Abbott Home
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    William Hawkins Abbott was born in Connecticut in 1819, moved to Ohio, then came to Titusville in 1860. He invested in oil wells, including the Crossley which came in at 70 barrels a day. Recognizing oil as a marketable . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--18:51: State Street Bridge
  • Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
    Pictured here is the east end of the covered bridge that crossed both the canal and Schuylkill River about one hundred yards north of the present bridge that allows State Street to extend into Tilden Township. In the fall . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--18:54: Joseph Seep Home
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    The Seep family emigrated from Germany in 1849 when Joseph was eleven years old. He moved to Titusville in 1869. Joseph became involved in the oil business, working for a firm that almost immediately was absorbed by the . . .

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

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    Ticonderoga, New York.
    Chretten! Ce ne fut Point Montcalm et la Prudence ces arbres renverses, ces heros, leurs exploits qui des anglats confus ont Brish l’esperance c’est le bras de ton dieu vainqueur sur cette croix! (Montcalm A Sa Mere, 21 . . .

    (War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/29/19--19:29: State Land
  • Schroon, New York.
    1885 1935 State Land. Entering forest preserve. Acquired 1928 to 1931. A part of 2,370,000 acres of wild forest maintained for free public use.

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro ha sido inscrito en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en virtud de la Convención para la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial Cultural y Natural. La inscripción en esta Lista consagra el Valor . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Stephenson, Michigan.
    In memory of Owen Francis Patrick Hammerberg Born May 31, 1920 in Daggett, Michigan. As a United States Navy-World War II veteran , Owen was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, posthumously, for heroism in saving the . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--20:29: The Comet
  • Queensbury, New York.
    American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognizes The Comet at The Great Escape as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark, a designation reserved for rides of historic significance. The Comet is an important example of historic coaster . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--20:42: Richard L. Etchberger
  • Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
    Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force on 11 March 1968. On this date, Sergeant Etchberger was . . .

    (Heroes • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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