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    Richmond, Indiana.
    On October First, 1842, in what was then an open tract in this city square. Henry Clay, the leader of the Whig Party, delivered an address to an immense multitude and Hiram Mendenhall, a Quaker abolitionist, presented to him . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:26: Corey Hart
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Selected by the Brewers in the 11th round of the 2000 draft, Hart spent nine of his 11 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Appeared in 945 games with the Brewers, including 793 in the outfield and 105 at first base. Totaled . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:28: Halfmoon
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    Originally called Middletown, this hamlet was the site of the first post office in the town.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:34: Princess Theatre
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    History Bowling Green’s earliest “movie houses” were managed y John P. Masters and owned by Crescent Amusements of Nashville. The Elite Theatre opened in June, 1911 in what is now known as the Ogden Building on the corner of . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:37: Prince Fielder
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Selected seventh overall by Milwaukee in 2002, Fielder batted .282 with 230 home runs and 656 RBI in 998 games during seven seasons with the Brewers. The power-hitting first baseman was a three-time All-Star with the . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:38: Waterpowered Sawmills
  • Wells, Michigan.
    Donald McLeod of Green Bay purchased Alden Chandler's water-powered mill, the first sawmill built on the Escanaba River, and in 1844 sold it to John and Joseph Smith. Chandler was again "first" when he became the first . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:39: Old Military Crossing
  • near Cohoes, New York.
    British and Continental Army ford. Protected August September 1777 by Generals Enoch Poor and Benedict Arnold.

    (Roads & Vehicles • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Debert, Nova Scotia.
    English: This was the chief route of the French and Indians from Cobequid to Isle St. Jean and Louisbourg and later of the British from Halifax to Charlottetown. Français: C’était la route principale des Français et des . . .

    (Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:42: New Yorker Power Authority
  • near Cohoes, New York.
    The present day hydroelectric power plant located at this site is owned and operated by the New York Power Authority. It was constructed in 1908 when the Mohawk River was dammed, the Waterford Flight of Locks was . . .

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

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    Toms River, New Jersey.
    Huddy Park began as a tiny marsh island near the northern bank of the Toms River. Starting in the 1890s, the owner of what was then called Gowdy Island, began filling in the marsh using material excavated from the hill on . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:48: Old Salisbury Court House
  • Centerville, Indiana.
    Old Salisbury Court House Wayne County’s first seat of justice Built 1811 in Salisbury Reconstructed in 1952 on this site The only original log court house still standing in Old Northwest Territory Marker presented by . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:52: Rollie Fingers
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Acquired along with Pete Vuckovich and Ted Simmons in December 1980, Fingers earned two of his seven career All-Star selections during his tenure in Milwaukee. Enjoyed one of the best single seasons in franchise history in . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:52: Hiram's Landing
  • Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania.
    Hiram Humphrey was the able skipper of the launch "The Hardly Able" between 1929 and 1986. His devotion to his boat, its passengers and especially the children won for him the love and respect of many generations of Eagles . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--19:55: Acacia Villa School
  • Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
    This cairn marks the site of the Acacia Villa School for Boys. Founded in 1852 by Joseph R. Hea, he was principal until 1860. Arthur McNutt Patterson was principal from 1860 to 1907. His son, Arthur H. Patterson was . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--19:57: West 4th Street Courts
  • New York, New York.
    These courts serve as a basketball mecca not only in Manhattan, but far beyond the city lines as well. Home to “the Cage,” a smaller-than-regulation court that hosts intense pick-up basketball games, the asphalt is also the . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--20:06: 1796 Hotel Site
  • Massapequa, New York.
    Owned by van de Water Family Pres. Cheste Arthur, guest Stagecoach stop, 1800's Local militia mustering place. Stood for 100 years.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/08/19--20:08: Jim Gantner
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The Eden, Wisconsin, native spent his entire 17-year career with the Brewers, finishing his tenure ranked third in franchise history in games (1,801) and plate appearances (6,787), trailing only Hall of Famers Robin Yount . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--20:17: Hay House/La maison Hay
  • Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    This Edwardian house, the home of Murray Hay, was built in 1904. It has a decorative verandah and a stained glass window in the dormer, facing the scenic Meduxnekeag river. Mr. Hay was a well known businessman for many . . .

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

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  • 09/08/19--20:18: Halfmoon War Memorial
  • Halfmoon, New York.
    In memory of all the men and women from Halfmoon who so bravely fought for our country

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

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  • 09/08/19--20:21: Moose Haas
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The Brewers' second-round pick in 1974, Haas played 10 of his 12 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Enjoyed career-best season in 1980, finishing with 16 wins, 14 complete games and the American League's sixth-lowest ERA . . .

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

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