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    Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island.
    English: In 1764 the British government decided to undertake a systematic survey of its North American territory, recently enlarged in the war with France. For this purpose Captain Samuel Holland was put in charge of the . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--06:54: The Carter Farm
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Gen. Jacob D. Cox’s Division, XXIII Corps, led the Federal army to the outskirts of Franklin before dawn on November 30, 1864. While army commander Gen. John M. Schofield inspected the bridges on the Harpeth River, Cox set . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--09:35: Father Marquette Park Kiosk
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    The Jesuits Black Robes of the Wilderness In the 17th century the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) sent missionaries to the far reaches of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The Roman Catholic order was founded in 1537 by the . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--12:33: Residential Architecture
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    This immediate area was chiefly residential with commercial properties primarily located on College and Adams Streets. Sandwiched between those two major streets was a neighborhood, a place that people called home. The . . .

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

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  • 09/12/19--12:35: St. Peters
  • near Greenwich, Prince Edward Island.
    Early British settlers were more interested in farming than in fishing. By the early 1800s, a small village began to grow farther inland. Here the bay was narrow and easily crossed - first by ferry, later by bridge. St. . . .

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

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    Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    Until the early 1940s, the College Street Bridge was the chief entrance to Bowling Green from the Barren River’s northern short. A Lively Commercial Corridor As one of the city’s main corridors, College Street boasted a . . .

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

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  • 09/12/19--13:12: Mountain Mist Spring
  • West Hills, New York.
    Water bottled and sent to Montauk as a cure for yellow fever for returning soldiers at the end of the Spanish American War 1898

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
    Sea Stories From the first peoples through modern times, the fishery has been vital to the people living along this shore. As Lucy Maud Montgomery remembered: Many of the farmers had a fishing house on the shore field of . . .

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

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  • 09/12/19--13:29: West Hills School
  • West Hills, New York.
    Established in 18th Century, used as a school until 1912

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

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  • 09/12/19--14:03: Col. George Washington Brush
  • West Hills, New York.
    Birthplace of Capt Geo. Washington Brush Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for valor during the Civil War Born in this house in 1842

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--14:27: Half Hollow School
  • Dix Hills, New York.
    Estab. 1895; One of two schools in Half Way Hollow Hills District used until 1931, then converted to a residence. Now home to the Half Hollow Historical Assoc.

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

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    Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island.
    English: Undertaken here in 1758, this expulsion was one of the largest and the deadliest of the Acadian deportations that took place between 1755 and 1762. As part of a strategy to dismantle the French colony of Île . . .

    (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--14:50: Long Island Motor Parkway
  • Dix Hills, New York.
    First concrete, limited access highway built by W. K. Vanderbilt; A. Pardington, Engineer 1908-1910

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/12/19--15:09: Street House
  • Huntington, New York.
    Home Of Charles R. Street 1824-1894 Town Supervisor Respected lawyer historian Annotated town records

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

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    Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island.
    English: From 1720 to 1768 this site was an important colonial base, first for France and later Great Britain. One of the first permanent French settlements on the island, Port-la-Joye served as the seat of colonial . . .

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

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  • 09/12/19--16:06: Port Gibson Bank
  • Port Gibson, Mississippi.
    702 Market. 1840 Greek Revival. This bank closed its doors during the Civil War but reopened afterwards as a hotel.Since 1890 it has been used for its original purpose. The hexastyle portico features unfluted Doric columns.

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

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  • 09/12/19--16:24: Judge Coleman Home
  • Port Gibson, Mississippi.
    1108 Church. Ca. 1830 Greek Revival. This home built by Judge Coleman was the site of a large political rally held for Henry Clay, during one of his early visits to Port Gibson.

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

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  • 09/12/19--17:20: Canoe Cove School
  • Canoe Cove, Prince Edward Island.
    The School For more than a century the Canoe Cove School provided state-of-the-art education to students grades one through ten. This sturdy heritage building launched the successful careers of doctors, lawyers, nurses, . . .

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

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  • 09/12/19--18:08: Hubbs House
  • Commack, New York.
    Built c. 1840 & remodeled c. 1880. A rare survivor of early settlement architecture in the Commack area.

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

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  • 09/12/19--18:30: The Long-Islander
  • Huntington, New York.
    The Long-Islander Newspaper was founded by Walt Whitman in a barn on this block in 1838. It is still published nearby.

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

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