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  • 09/07/19--08:03: Wright Butler House
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    Wright Butler House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1896

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

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  • 09/07/19--08:07: Town Clock Church
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    Built by Old German Lutherians now owned by First Christian Congregation Clock awarded by town in contest National Register of Historic Places

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

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  • 09/07/19--08:13: Metropolitan A.M.E. Church
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    Built by freed slaves 1892 National Register of Historical Places Organized 1837 Built Frederick Street Chapel 1848

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--08:17: Cumberland Veterans Memorial
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    A memorial to all, living and dead, who have served in our nation's Armed Forces. They are not lost who fought and fell. ...they only wait ahead

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--08:58: The Carter Farm
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Of the more than 12,000 enslaved people who lived in Williamson County in 1860, Fountain Branch Carter owned 28. Carter family records contain many of their names: Prescyt, Harriet, Jack, Calphurnia, Petrenella, Clara, . . .

    (African Americans • Agriculture • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gladewater, Texas.
    On November 15, 1900, twenty master masons, many from Longview Masonic Lodge No. 404, presented a petition to form a separate lodge. On April 19, 1901, Grand Master Nat M. Washer issued the dispensation, and Daniel . . .

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

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    (English:) This house was built in 1856-1857 for Edwin Fisher, one of the owners of the Small and Fisher foundry. It is considered to belong to the "picturesque cottage style", a variation on gothic. The house is known as . . .

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

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  • 09/07/19--09:27: Sylvan Beach Pavilion
  • La Porte, Texas.
    The town of La Porte, developed in 1892, originally reserved a portion of the bayfront for a recreational park, known as Sylvan Grove. Following the panic of 1893, much of the bayfront was sold except for 22 acres that were . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--11:11: Craig Counsell
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Raised in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, Counsell spent six of his 16 seasons with his hometown Brewers. Appeared in 711 games during his Brewers tenure, which included an instrumental role on the 2008 and 2011 playoff teams. . . .

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:12: Chuck Crim
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    In his five seasons with the Brewers, Crim was one of the best set-up men in the majors. Appeared in 332 games and logged 529 innings as a Brewer. His 332 appearances were the most in the majors from 1987 to 1991. His two . . .

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:12: Big Pool Veterans Memorial
  • Big Pool, Maryland.
    A memorial to those who went and never returned to honor those who served and kept us safe our service men and women of the Big Pool, District 15 area

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:14: Somerset Farm
  • Glendale, California.
    Site of Somerset Farm, home of John Calvin Sherer from 1882 to 1949, an early settler and a founder of Glendale, California.

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:15: Adams Square Gas Station
  • Glendale, California.
    Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture.

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--11:19: Morris Jewelry
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    History Watches, engagement rings, jewelry – for more than one hundred and thirty years, people have been visiting this building in search of the perfect engagement ring of special gift for loved ones. The worn hardwood . . .

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:19: Funkstown Veterans Memorial
  • Funkstown, Maryland.
    In honor of all who served their country in time of need World War I April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 World War II December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 Korean War June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 Vietnam War December 22, . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--11:24: City of San Juan Bautista
  • San Juan Bautista, California.
    The USPS opened a post office in town on July 28, 1851, calling it San Juan, and on September 6, 1869, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors approved officially incorporated the town with the title of, "The Inhabitants of . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--11:26: Town of Saratoga
  • near Schuylerville, New York.
    Mother town of Saratoga County. First European settlers 1688 Established March 7, 1788 Surrender site of Gen. Burgoyne to Gen. Gates oct. 17, 1777 Revolutionary War turning point

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Richmond, Indiana.
    A premier suffragist and advocate of women’s rights, Mary B. Thistlethwaite Birdsall was the women’s editor of the Indiana Farmer and in 1855 became editor and proprietor of the “Lily”, a nationally distributed magazine . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/07/19--11:34: Rob Deer
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    A power-hitting right fielder, Deer lead the club in home runs in each of his five seasons in Milwaukee, becoming the first Brewer to lead the franchise in home runs five straight years. Compiled 100+ hits, 20+ home runs and . . .

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

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  • 09/07/19--11:41: Town House
  • Athol, Massachusetts.
    Athol's town hall for 20 years. It stood west of the common until moved here in 1850. It also served as "Athol Academy" in 1828. Then as a congregational church in 1830-33.

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

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