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  • 08/30/19--18:15: The First Flowing Oil Well
  • near Tidioute, Pennsylvania.
    The first flowing oil well in the world was drilled on this land. ------------ By C.L. Hequembourg ------------ August 13, 1860

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

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  • 08/30/19--18:21: North Beach Boardwalk
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    There was a boardwalk in North Beach as early as the 1930's. The structure was only two blocks long, from 5th to 7th Street on Atlantic Avenue. It was destroyed by the hurricane of 1933. The boardwalk was rebuilt several . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--18:26: The Town of North Beach
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The Town of North Beach was incorporated in 1910. It was developed and marketed as a waterfront resort by the North Beach Land and Improvement Company. In 1906, the company opened a road between Chesapeake Beach and what was . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--18:32: Cliffs of Calvert
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The Cliffs of Calvert dominate the shoreline for 30 miles along the coast of Calvert County. They are as impressive a sight today as they were in 1608 when Captain John Smith came upon them "Rickard Cliffs". The cliffs were . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--18:33: Bloody Morning Scout
  • Lake George, New York.
    Dedicated to the soldiers of Col. Ephraim Williams's detachment and their Mohawk allies who died September 8, 1755 during this engagement when ambushed by French forces approximately 2 miles south of this site on the Old . . .

    (War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--18:36: Forest County
  • Tionesta, Pennsylvania.
    Forest County created by Legislature, 1848 County Seat, Marienville. Venango County townships added in 1866. Tionesta more central to occupied land and historic oil discoveries, became County Seat. Forest County named for . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--18:43: Lieutenant John Range
  • Tionesta, Pennsylvania.
    Who for valiant service in the Revolutionary War was granted the land upon which Tionesta now stands.

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

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    Lake George, New York.
    Lake George Region Veterans Memorial Honoring all veterans who served our country in war and peace All gave some Some gave all Their sacrifice Our gratitude

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

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    Warrensburg, New York.
    The peaceful hamlet of Warrensburgh, nestled in the southern tier of the Adirondack Mountains at the confluence of the Schroon and Hudson Rivers, was established in February 12, 1813. The “Queen Village of the Adirondacks”, . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--19:28: Dedicated to All Veterans
  • Warrensburg, New York.
    Dedicated to all Veterans May 30, 1994 by American Legion Post #446 Warrensburg, New York

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

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  • 08/30/19--19:31: O.G. Crawford
  • Kane, Pennsylvania.
    OLIVER GROVER CLEVELAND CRAWFORD, known as "O.G." or "Ollie," was born Thomas and Anna Crawford on Christmas Day, December 25, 1884, in Williamsport, Pa. — nearly a year to the day after the death of Kane founder Thomas L. . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--19:34: The Mansion House
  • Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.
    "The class that resort here are select, intelligent, of quiet, unostentatious manners, who mostly come here for health and to admire and study the wonders and beauties of nature..." The Health and Pleasure-Seeker's Guide, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--19:43: Dedicated in Honor
  • Warrensburg, New York.
    Dedicated in honor of the men and women of Warrensburg who served in the World Wars And these our dead shall not have died in vain. World War I Carrol Harrington, Reuben McBride, Tracy Ross, Edson Young World War II James . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--19:49: Early Businesses
  • North Beach, Maryland.
    The shores of the Chesapeake Bay are the perfect place to watch the ebb and flow of the tides. Just as with the tides, the small town of North Beach has experimented many changes in its history. The town's original heyday . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--19:56: Honor Roll
  • Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
    [Names not listed] This is a replica of the original Honor Roll that was located at this location circa 1944

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/30/19--20:01: Scheide Home, 1864
  • Titusville, Pennsylvania.
    In 1890, Josiah Benton, superintendent of Tidewater Pipeline and co-founder of Titusville Forge Company, purchased this Italianate house. Benton made such lavish changes that the Titusville Herald wrote, "...interior is . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--20:05: Anchor
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Five thousand pound anchor from the USS Valcour, a seaplane tender and a research vessel. Vessel was stripped for salvage at the U.S. Navy Ordinance Testing Station at Solomons in 1976. Anchor was originally aboard USS . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--20:11: Anchor
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Iron anchor from round stern, gaffed-rigged bugeye Catherine. The anchor was found in the Chesapeake Bay off Dares Beach and recovered by Capt. Martin O'Berry. The Catherine was built by M. M. Davis in Solomons in 1911 and . . .

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

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  • 08/30/19--20:19: Volunteer
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    This land-locked "boat" was built over 2011-12 in the form of a scaled-down classic Chesapeake bugeye. The two-masted bugeye was originally developed in the 19th century for oyster harvesting. Solomons built more bugeyes . . .

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

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    Goshen, New York.
    Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2018 • 146

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

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