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  • 09/09/19--15:40: Bettie Methodist Church
  • Bettie, Texas.
    This congregation was organized and a sanctuary built at this site in 1892 principally through the efforts of brothers Jeff and Hillard Parish. According to local tradition, the sanctuary (one of the first buildings in . . .

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

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    Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    English: This Classic Revival, 2 1/2 story house was built in 1896 for bank manager Mr. George White (1861-1922), and sold to Dr. J.F. Leigh Brown in 1920. Dr. Brown had just returned to Woodstock after being the Chief . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--16:16: Ancient Road
  • , Israel.
    English Text: This is the ancient road leading to the city gate. The road was paved during the 10th century B.C.E. and was in use until the 3rd century C.E. It was paved on a series of terraces seen in the slope. Farther . . .

    (Anthropology • Forts, Castles • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--16:25: Veterans Memorial
  • Mildred, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated to the men and women of this community who served their country during the Civil War, Spanish American War and World War I ——————— Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of the Armed Services of Sullivan County, who . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--17:06: Abernathy House
  • Pittsburg, Texas.
    David Harper Abernathy was born in 1858 in Arkansas. He moved with his family to Pittsburg in 1864. After learning business in Nashville, Tennessee, David returned to help Run his father's dry goods store. He was a major . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--17:06: Stafford-Paris House
  • Pittsburg, Texas.
    This Victorian residence with ornate gingerbread woodwork was built in 1899 for the family of Eugene Fore. In 1913 it was sold to Camp County Sheriff J. D. Stafford, who lived here for 24 years. Dr. Ernest Paris, a prominent . . .

    (Notable Persons • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--17:06: Pittsburg
  • Pittsburg, Texas.
    Anglo settlement of this area began in the 1850s. The W. H. Pitts (1815-1898) family arrived from Georgia in 1854, and soon were joined by more settlers from the southern United States. Pitts donated land for a townsite, . . .

    (Political Subdivisions • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--17:53: Veterans Memorial
  • Lopez, Pennsylvania.
    In tribute to those gallant citizens of Sullivan County who so nobly defended our freedoms by their military endeavors throughout the history of our country ——————— Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of the Armed Services . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--18:05: John Scott, 1793 (?)-1838
  • Centerville, Indiana.
    John Scott, 1793 (?)-1838 Pioneer Journalist, Centerville editor and publisher of Indiana Gazetteer dedicated by Indiana East Chapter SPJ, Sigma Delta Chi October 22, 1978

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--18:06: James S. Hare
  • Red Hook, New York.
    In Memory of James S. Hare 1960-2018 Announcer, Historian and Ambassador of the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome With his distinct, warm and confident voice, great depth of knowledge of aviation history and a wonderful sense of . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--18:11: Home Site of Nathaniel Berry
  • Hebron, New Hampshire.
    Governor Berry led the state through the Civil War. As one of its signers, he read the Altoona (PA) Conference letter to Pres. Lincoln in Washington. The letter pledges 22 governors' support of the Union cause via a . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--18:11: Lopez Centennial Park
  • Lopez, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated 30 May 1976 in commemoration of our first century

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--18:20: Turpin Building
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    The Turpin Building, constructed in 1872 for Mary Turpin, features one of Bowling Green’s finest facades. Italianate in style, it is faced with stone trademarked by the Warren County White Stone Quarry as “Bowling Green . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--18:26: Williams Building
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    The Williams Building, constructed circa 1880, is an archetypal nineteenth century “two-part” commercial block building. Its importance rests not in its individual distinction, but more in the quiet contribution it makes to . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--18:33: Quigley-Younglove Building
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    The Quigley-Younglove Building was constructed in 1837 by Thomas Quigley for his home and dry goods business. It is the oldest building on Fountain Square and one of the few remaining buildings on the square designed in the . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--19:18: Outer City Gate
  • , Israel.
    English Text: The outer city gate was part of the heavy fortification that protected the city. It included an inner city gate and four solid towers. Between the two gates was a spacious paved courtyard. The gate of . . .

    (Anthropology • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pittsburg, Texas.
    A domestic dispute involving George "Dallas" Smart, wife Annie and U.S. Army Lt. John W. Heard resulted in a public confrontation here on Feb. 10, 1885 as Heard planned to leave town. In the ensuing struggle, fueled by a . . .

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

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  • 09/09/19--19:41: Cotton Belt Depot
  • Pittsburg, Texas.
    The narrow gauge Texas & St. Louis (Cotton Belt) Railroad arrived in Pittsburg in 1880. William Harrison Pitts, founder of Pittsburg, had donated land for a railroad depot in 1875. This depot, the second built on this site, . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/09/19--19:41: William Harrison Pitts
  • Pittsburg, Texas.
    Born in Georgia to Hardy and Drucilla (Neal) Pitts, William Harrison Pitts moved his plantation household to this area by 1854. He purchased 200 acres and built a home near this site. A settlement began to spring up, and a . . .

    (Notable Persons • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.
    English: In 1901 Signor Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic radio message at Signal Hill in St. John’s. On 15 December, 1902, he sent the first West to East message from a new station at Table Head to Poldhu, . . .

    (Communications • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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