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    Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    Chattanooga was evacuated by the Confederates September 7 and 8, 1863. On the morning of September 9, 1863, the 92nd Illinois Mounted Infantry, Colonel Smith D. Atkins, commanding, detached from General Wilder's Brigade, . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--21:47: Believe It! The Comet
  • Queensbury, New York.
    Believe it! The Comet first began delighting thrill seekers in 1948 at Crystal Beach Park in Ontario, Canada. Perched on the edge of Lake Erie, this masterpiece was designed by Herbert P. Schmeck of the Philadelphia Toboggan . . .

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

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  • 08/29/19--22:13: This is "Porcellino"
  • Queensbury, New York.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.
    "The problem of getting coal from wagon to ark was solved by constructing an inclined loading chute at Mauch Chunk that extended downward from Mount Pisgah to a coal-loading house along the Lehigh River. The coal house . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--07:11: Troy
  • Troy, Missouri.
    (front) Troy, laid out on the site of Woods' Fort in 1819, lies on an old Sac and Fox Indian campsite where first settlers Joseph Cottle and Zadock Woods built their cabins, 1801. It was the Sac and Fox tribes, outraged by . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
    Rededicated on September 29th, 1980 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the heroic march of the "Over the Mountain Men." When American independence looked hopeless a citizen army marched thru this mountain gap to . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--09:12: Swimming Hole
  • near Jerome, Idaho.
    The North Side Canal Company has given permission to take water from its canals for the pools. Warnings have been issued to all residents not to bathe or swim in the canal as it has a deep and treacherous current. -- Arthur . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--09:22: Running a Camp
  • near Jerome, Idaho.
    War Relocation Authority (WRA) administration buildings lined the road where you stand. The main complex stood here, four barracks-style buildings tied together with a central passage. Camp Project Director Harry L. Stafford . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--09:46: Censored Mail
  • near Jerome, Idaho.
    The few letters that we did receive were inked out in black. And some ... had holes, I think they cut it out with razors so you had a holey letter. Marion Tsutakawa Kanemoto The camp's internee-run post office stood here. . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--16:57: Cpl. Charles D. Ross
  • Johnsburg, New York.
    In memory of Cpl. Charles D. Ross Killed in action in the Korean War August 8, 1951 United States Army Seventh Cavalry Regiment Company M Third Battalion Awarded the Purple Heart Born February 16, 1930 Wevertown, New York . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:26: Beach Buccaneers
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The Beach Buccaneers Youth Club is non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging youth to participate in sports. Founded by the first club President, Yogi Sweeney along with Buddy Simonds, John Thomas and Bill Thomas, the . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--17:31: Working Watermen
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The Chesapeake Bay has a long tradition of providing a livelihood for working watermen. More crabs have been harvested from the Bay than from any other body of water in the world. Innumerable crab pot buoys, each painted a . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:36: North Beach Pier
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    A pier has stood on this site since the 1920's, when Captain Oscar Marshall's Crab House was at the end of the pier facing a dance pavilion The original pier was destroyed in the 1933 hurricane. A larger pier replaced it . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:38: The Owyhee River
  • near Jordan Valley, Oregon.
    The Owyhee River originates in Nevada, courses through Idaho and flows into the Snake River in Oregon. Most of the Owyhee River Canyon is managed by the Bureau of Land Management with the rest under Bureau of Reclamation, . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:43: The Bay Bridge
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    Look to the north on a clear day and you can catch a glimpse of the William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge, commonly referred to as the Bay Bridge. Spanning the Chesapeake Bay between Sandy Point and Stevensville, the . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:48: Lt Brendan Looney
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    In memory of Lt Brendan Looney, Seal Team 3 Afghanistan, September 21, 2010 Lt. Stephen Clagett, Jr., Calvert County, Dematha and Seal teammate

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

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  • 08/30/19--17:54: Russell David Hall
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    May the road rise to meet you May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm Upon your face May the rains fall soft upon your fields And until we meet again May God hold you in the palm of His hands. Russell D. . . .

    (20th Century • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--18:02: Grettenberger Pump
  • Tidioute, Pennsylvania.
    One of approximately 200 pumps manufactured in Tidioute at a machine shop located near the mouth of Gordon Run. The pumps were invented around 1916 by Fred Grettenberger and the majority of the parts were patterned and . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Tepeji del Rio de Ocampo, Hgo. Se fundo el 8 de octubre de 1558 y se elevo a la categoría de ciudad, por decreto del H. Congreso del Estado, el 3 de junio de 1983. Gobierno del Estado 81-87 Presidente Municipal 82 85 English . . .

    (Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--18:15: Beach & Pier
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The Town of North Beach, Calvert County's northernmost municipality, was originally called "North Chesapeake Beach" when it was first developed for summer cottages in 1900. Before then, this view of the beach itself had . . .

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

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