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    Piermont, New York.
    flywheel: (noun) A heavy-rimmed rotating wheel that uses its momentum to minimize speed variation in a machine. Workers installed this flywheel in 1902 as part of the Piermont Paper Company's steam driven electrical system. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--13:11: The Ark of Hungerford Creek
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    The Ark of Hungerford Creek has its origin thousands of miles away in Stettin, Germany, with the construction in 1906 of passenger liner Kronprinzessin Cecilie for the North German Lloyd company. After a number of . . .

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

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  • 08/31/19--13:18: The Chesapeake Bay Bugeye
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    The first frame bugeye, the Carrie, was built on Solomons Island in 1870. The bugeye was a Chesapeake Bay work boat. It was used in the oystering industry for hauling freight. The bugeye is a symbol of the Chesapeake Bay . . .

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

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  • 08/31/19--13:24: Saunders House
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Built in the early 1890s as a general store and ice cream parlor run by Thomas and Bertie Saunders. In the 1930s it became a gathering place for local watermen. Acquired by CBL in 1994.

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

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  • 08/31/19--13:28: Becker House
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Built in 1924 by Clarence Davis as a general store operated by Gus, Sam and Hyman Becker; later converted to a laundromat. Acquired by CBL in 2000.

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

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  • 08/31/19--13:40: Mansueti Laboratory
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Built in 1980 and dedicated in 1992 to honor Dr. Romeo Mansueti (1923-1964), a former CBL fishery scientist, naturalist, and biological illustrator. This building is home to CBL's administrative offices. Housed within are . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--13:45: Parish House
  • Solomons, Maryland.
    Built in 1954. After acquisition by CBL in 1991, it was named after the Solomons Episcopal Rectory and Parish House formerly occupying the site part of which had been used by CBL founder Dr. R. V. Truitt as a research . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Solomons, Maryland.
    The oldest structure in Solomons, dating from ca. 1780. Isaac Solomon, the island's namesake, lived here after he bought the island in 1865, establishing the first oyster cannery on the Patuxent River. Acquired by CBL in 1994.

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

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  • 08/31/19--14:03: Marienville
  • Marienville, Pennsylvania.
    Top Left First called "Blood's Settlement", and then later Marien, then Marienville, after Marien (Blood) Hunt, daughter of Cyrus Blood, the founder of Forest County. Marienville is located on a flattened ridgeline known as . . .

    (Labor Unions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lexington Park, Maryland.
    A Chesapeake Landmark Erected in 1896, the Cedar Point Lighthouse marked the southern point of where the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay come together. The lighthouse was a three-story brick and frame structure, with its . . .

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

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  • 08/31/19--14:36: Beech T-34B Mentor
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    Training Naval Aviators for Over Four Decades Loosely based on the popular civil Beech Bonanza aircraft, the T-34 began replacing the Navy's original T-6 Texan (also known as the SNJ) in 1954. In 2000, T34Cs began being . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--14:54: Raytheon T-6A Texan II
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    Making Naval Aviators After completing ground school, the two-seat T-6 Texan II is the first aircraft an aspiring Naval Aviator will fly. Derived from the commercial Pilatus PC-9 aircraft, the T-6A won the Joint Primary . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--15:11: North American T-2C Buckeye
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    Training Jet Jocks For over four decades, aspiring Navy and Marine Corps pilots learned the art of operating jets from aircraft carriers in a T-2 Buckeye. Unglamorous and unsophisticated, the T-2 was designed for only one . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lexington Park, Maryland.
    Powering Naval Aircraft Mobile electric power plants (MEPPs) are used on the flight decks of aircraft carriers and on shore facilities. MEPPs supply regulated electrical power for aircraft servicing, starting, maintenance, . . .

    (Air & Space • Military • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--15:44: Piermont Station
  • Piermont, New York.
    Completed in 1859, the Northern connected Jersey City to Upper Piermont (today's Sparkill) and then to Piermont. By 1860, it branched west to Monsey. On May 21, 1870, along this route, known today as the Erie Path, the line . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--15:57: TA-75A Tow Tractor
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    Moving Naval Aircraft Powered by a Ford 302 V-8 gasoline engine, the United Tractor TA-75A was designed to tow aircraft weighing up to 75,000 pounds. The rear deck could mount a gas turbine for starting jet aircraft engines. . . .

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

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  • 08/31/19--16:09: Douglas F-6A (F4D) Skyray
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    The First Carrier-Based Interceptor One of the most important of the early Navy jets, the F-6A (designated F4D—or "Ford"—before 1962) exploited advanced engine and all-weather radar technologies to prove that carrier-based . . .

    (Air & Space • Education • Military • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--16:24: Douglas NA-4M Skyhawk
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    More Than An Attack Aircraft Affectionately known as the "Scooter," the A-4 satisfied the Navy's need for a low-complexity successor to the equality unsophisticated, propeller-driven A-1 Skyraider attack aircraft. Over 3000 . . .

    (Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/31/19--16:37: Grumman F-9J Cougar
  • Lexington Park, Maryland.
    A Capable Cat The F9F was unquestionably the most successful of the Navy's early jets. From the subsonic, straight-winged Panther of the Korean War, the F9F series evolved into supersonic swept-wing F9F-6 and F9F-8 Cougars. . . .

    (Air & Space • Military • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lexington Park, Maryland.
    The First Modern Strike Fighter As the direct descendent of the disappointing F3H Demon, the F-4's success was anything but assured. But, with over 5000 F-4s of various versions ultimately delivered to the U.S. Navy, U.S. . . .

    (Air & Space • Military • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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