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  • 09/09/19--11:27: Gerard Hotel
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    History Constructed shortly after the Civil War and listed in the 1876-77 City Business Directory as one on nine hotels in the center of town, the Gerard building is probably the oldest hotel still standing in Bowling . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--11:55: 1779 House
  • Floral Park, New York.
    Floral Park's oldest house Built by the Baily/Baylis family. Their homestead included family homes, farm buildings and acres of farmland.

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

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  • 09/09/19--11:58: Minetta Playground
  • New York, New York.
    This small park is a memorial to a not-quite-gone and not-quite-forgotten water feature of Lower Manhattan. When Dutch colonists settled in Manhattan in the 1620s, they learned from local Native Americans about a small brook . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--12:00: North Rustico War Memorial
  • North Rustico, Prince Edward Island.
    Dedicated to the men and women of this community who served their country in World War 1, World War II, and the Korean War and in grateful tribute to those who made the supreme sacrifice. W.W. II W.O. II Fredrick L. Bulman . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--12:15: Squaw Pit Purchase
  • Dix Hills, New York.
    The surrounding area was purchased from the Secatogue Indians on December 16, 1699

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

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  • 09/09/19--12:17: John Jaha
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Spent the first seven seasons of his 10-year Major League career with the Brewers. Posted a career-best .313 batting average in 1995 and continued his stellar performance the following season when he hit .303 with 34 home . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--12:19: Geoff Jenkins
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Selected ninth overall by the Brewers in the 1995 Draft, Jenkins spent ten of his 11 Major League seasons with the club. Hit a combined .308 with 55 home runs, 79 doubles and 176 RBI over the course of his first two full . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--12:19: Historical Horticulture
  • Barnegat, New Jersey.
    The Cranberry has a long and fascinating history within the Pine Barrens. Used extensively by the Lenape and early settlers, it was not until 1835 that the cranberry was cultivated in New Jersey. Here in Ocean County, John . . .

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

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    Winnsboro, Texas.
    This congregation, organized as the Providence Baptist Church in 1872, changed its name to First Baptist Church in 1880. A small sanctuary built nearby in 1880 was replaced by a brick building at this site in 1904. Prominent . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Winnsboro, Texas.
    Organized in 1859 as the first religious group in Winnsboro, this congregation was disbanded during the Civil War, but was reactivated in 1869 with fifteen members. Early worship services were held in a community church . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--12:42: Old Winnsboro Cemetery
  • Winnsboro, Texas.
    One of oldest cemeteries in East Texas. First burial (date unknown) was an accident victim. The earliest gravestone belongs to Andrew Vannoy (1812-58), co-owner with Dr. Joseph McGee of one of first sawmills in area. Buried . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--13:02: John Coltrane Home
  • Dix Hills, New York.
    Coltrane Home Musicians John & Alice Coltrane moved here in 1964. In this home, John composed the masterpiece "A Love Supreme" and Alice made innovative recordings.

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    English: Built in 1889-1890 in the Classic Revival style for Mr. James Wolverton (1856-1917) and his wife Eva (Hovey) this was originally operated as a boarding house. At the time it was said to have one of the finest . . .

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

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    Winnsboro, Texas.
    The Rev. Kimberly served as the first pastor of the Central Christian Church of Winnsboro, organized in 1893 with twenty charter members. The following year the congregation had this sanctuary constructed. The original . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--13:48: Willard Cemetery
  • near Winnsboro, Texas.
    The original cemetery site was donated by John and Martha Willard, whose son was the first to be buried here. They migrated to Wood County about 1866. In 1870, they purchased 300 acres for 50 cents per acre. Some of this . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--14:09: Chalybeate Springs
  • near Winnsboro, Texas.
    Located on land owned by early settler L. M. Musgrove, the springs near this site first were known as Musgrove Springs. Later called Chalybeate Springs for the high iron content in the water, they gave rise to a thriving . . .

    (Natural Resources • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    English: In 1905 Woodstock physician and surgeon Dr. William D. Rankin, who had been instrumental in establishing the first Carleton County Hospital three years previously, purchased this house from John Fisher, one of the . . .

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

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    Dushore, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Services of Sullivan County who gave their services and lives to our country in the Spanish American War

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.
    During this three year period approximately 180 officers and men operated, serviced, or otherwise gave support to a radar unit on this site.

    (Air & Space • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--15:32: Masonic Lodge
  • Huntington, New York.
    Chartered on January 25, 1860 Land purchased 1869 for $1000 Cornerstone laid August 25, 1904 First meeting at this location held March 27, 1905

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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