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  • 09/03/19--13:47: Sal Bando
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Joined the Brewers in 1977 as the first free-agent signing in franchise history. His five seasons in Milwaukee concluded his 16-year Major League career, which included four All-Star selections as a member of the Kansas . . .

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

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  • 09/03/19--13:49: Chris Bosio
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    A second-round draft pick by the Brewers in 1982, Bosio spent the first seven seasons of his 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee, appearing in 212 games. Breakout season occurred in 1989 when he went 15-0 with at 2.95 . . .

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

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  • 09/03/19--13:51: Little Canada
  • Hudson Falls, New York.
    During the mid 19th Century many northern New York & New England areas had a large migration of French Canadians into the cities and towns of the region. These immigrants came to work in the many mills and the logging . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--13:55: Captain Martin John Burke
  • Bacon Hill, New York.
    Home of Captain Martin John Burke, b. 1816-d. 1847, graduated from West Point 1836; was killed in war with Mexico Aug. 20, 1847.

    (Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--13:58: Braintree School
  • near West Pawlet, Vermont.
    By the mid-1800s, Pawlet had 10 one-room schoolhouses. The Braintree School was built in 1852 replacing a prior wooden structure that had burned. It is located in a small settlement known as Braintree, which was named for . . .

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--14:55: Twenty-Four Residents
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Twenty-four residents of Allegheny County lost their lives by the sinking of Graham's Ferry near the site of this bridge on May 12, 1909. August Wolf • James Cotter Jr • Albert E Graham • Frank Neeld • Emil Yehle • Nicholas . . .

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

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  • 09/03/19--14:58: An Opportunity Awaits...
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    In November 1633, two ships called, Ark and Dove set sail from England. After a voyage of four months, they arrived in Maryland. Lord Baltimore, the founder and proprietor of Maryland, was a Catholic who hoped to increase . . .

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

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  • 09/03/19--15:10: Thornhill
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built circa 1856 by Aaron B. Levisee for wife Persia Willis. Named for her family home in Alabama. Surrounding estate was subdivided in 1874 giving name to neighborhood and street. Later home to Foster and Harvey families. . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--15:15: Josh Logan Home
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Childhood residence of Broadway Theatrical Producer Josh Logan, noted for "South Pacific," "Mister Roberts," etc. Logan was born in Texarkana, but spent his childhood and youth in Shreveport as well as Mansfield.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--15:15: Highland Hospital
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1917 on site occupied by a defensive cannon battery during Civil War. Highland Hospital occupied these buildings until 1991. Hospital part is oldest remaining hospital structure in Shreveport.

    (Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--15:19: Where is the City?
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    "Where is the city?" is one of the most often-asked questions about Maryland's first capital. In 1695, the capital was relocated to Annapolis under pressure to situate the colony's government in a more central location that . . .

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

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  • 09/03/19--15:34: Historic St. Mary's City
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    Welcome to Historic St. Mary's City, the site of Maryland's first capital. English settlers established the colony in 1634, not long after the founding of Jamestown and Plymouth. It flourished until the capital was removed . . .

    (Agriculture • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--16:02: Bliss-Hoyer House
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1912 for planter Abel Bliss and wife Nettie Later home to the Hoyer family. Ewald Max Hoyer was first Mayor of Bossier City (1907) but resided in Shreveport afterward. Hugo Hoyer established Centuries Memorial Park. . . .

    (Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--16:25: Pitts Park
  • Syracuse, New York.
    Pitts Park is located next to the Syracuse Weighlock Building, on the site of a former widewaters where boat captains would wait their turn to enter the weighlock. At your left, where Oswego and Erie Boulevards intersect . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    Over the span of many generations, Native Americans relied upon the plants and animals of the Chesapeake Bay region to provide food, medicines, clothing, and building materials. Their hunting and fishing skills were matched . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    When English investors and colonists first glimpsed Maryland's abundance of natural resources, they hoped for easy profits. Unlike Native Americans who relied on nature for subsistence, Maryland's founders sought . . .

    (Agriculture • Colonial Era • Environment • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--18:17: History
  • near Tionesta, Pennsylvania.
    In August of 1779, Colonel Daniel Brodhead and 605 American rebels passed two miles east of here. They were the Brodhead Expedition of the Revolutionary War, sent to punish the Munsee and Seneca Indians for siding with the . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--18:22: Robinson Place
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1911 for Dr George W. Robinson, a physician, planter, and real estate developer. Fifth Street was renamed Robinson Place by him in 1910 and the stone columns at Fairfield and Robinson Pl. were erected then. Later and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--18:30: From Slavery to Freedom
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    From 1840 to 1864, more than 50 enslaved African American men, women, and children raised tobacco and wheat for Dr. John Mackall Brome an his 1,800 acre plantation. You are standing where these people lived. Life without . . .

    (African Americans • Agriculture • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/03/19--18:47: A Time of Troubles
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    Civil war raged in England during the 1640s between King Charles I and his opponents in Parliament. Maryland's proprietary government, led by Lord Baltimore and other Catholics, sided with the King. MAny of the first . . .

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

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