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  • 09/13/19--17:14: Stone Cistern
  • near Point Marion, Pennsylvania.
    A stone foundation is all that remains of a large wooden water tank that once stood on the low hilltop. Built around the year 1900, the tank used gravity to provide the property with water, which had been pumped up from the . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
    Toward the end of the 1800s, Prince Edward Island became known as an excellent vacation spot. Its clean air, rural landscapes and beautiful beaches were offered to travellers made weary by the stress of urban life. By the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--17:36: The Union League Club
  • New York, New York.
    The fourth home of the Union League Club, this fine example of a Neo-Classical style clubhouse was built in 1929-1931. Building elements recall the architecture of 18th century England and the American colonies. Architect . . .

    (Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--17:39: The Wedge
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Built as an early turn-around for the horse-drawn trolley lines from St. Louis, the building saw many changes in its eight-decade existence. It later served as a grocery, a saloon and finally E.J. Tire Store (c. 1921) until its demolition.

    (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Trinidad, California.
    "Carolus III. Dei G. Hyspaniarum Rex" June, 9 1775 Replaced by Club Women of Humboldt Co. Sept. 9, 1913

    (Exploration • Landmarks • Notable Events) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--18:24: Sophia Allegre Gallatin
  • near Point Marion, Pennsylvania.
    Gallatin's First Wife Albert Gallatin met Sophia Allegre while staying at her mother's boarding house in Richmond, Virginia, during the mid-1780s. Against her mother's wishes, Sophia married Albert on May 14, 1789. As the . . .

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

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  • 09/13/19--18:45: A New Home!
  • Trinidad, California.
    The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is one of the most iconic landmarks on the North Coast and a beloved, historical symbol of the Trinidad community. The structure was built in 1949 as a replica of the original 1871 Trinidad . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ferndale, California.
    The 780 prisms and fresnel lenses in this replica of the original Cape Mendocino Light House were hand ground in France, shipped around Cape Horn and originally place in operation at Cape Mendocino in 1868. The entire . . .

    (Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--18:59: R. M. S. Lusitania
  • , Ireland.
    In memory of those who sailed on the R. M. S. Lusitania on 7th May 1915. This perforated image has 34,513 holes in 7 different sizes. Manufactured by Graepel Perforators and Weavers Ltd., Kinsale. Donated to the Lusitania . . .

    (Disasters • Man-Made Features • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint-André, Quebec.
    Français: Cette 'église, construite entre 1805 et 1811 pour remplacer une chapelle datant de 1791, rappelle les églises du Régime français érigées selon le plan récollet. Elle comprend une nef sans transept se terminant sur . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    On the 12th of February 1874, the 500 ton German barque HERCULES von BARTH, was en route from Barrow-in-Furness to Cardiff to collect a cargo of coal. As the result of a storm the ship was driven westward in a strong gale. . . .

    (Disasters • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--19:50: Two Cultures Meet
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    French traders established themselves in the Upper Great Lakes region after 1644 and were welcome among the Indians. They sought harmony with the native people, learning their language and respecting their customs. The . . .

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/13/19--20:42: "The Old Mineola City Hall"
  • Mineola, Texas.
    In December of 1902 the city hall building burned. For more than 20 years the city conducted business in rented quarters. In 1929 the City bought land at the corner of N. Line and W. Kilpatrick St., the site of this . . .

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

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    Mineola, Texas.
    M.T. Mallory and his sons, Eugene and Claude, beginning in 1916 owned and operated two grocery stores and a feed store. The first location was at 112 South Johnson Street. Shortly after 1920 the store location was moved to . . .

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

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    Mineola, Texas.
    During 1920 the highway from Dallas to Shreveport was routed through Mesquite, Forney, Wills Point, Mineola, Longview and on east to Shreveport. It has no marking and was called "The Dixie Overland Highway" or "42". Miss . . .

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

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    Quitman, Texas.
    It was not until 1884 that Wood County had public schools. From the date the first settler, Martin Varner, arrived in 1841, the County only had "pay" or "subscription" schools. On April 24, 1871, the State of Texas approved . . .

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

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    Rivière-Bleue, Quebec.
    Français: La gare de Rivière-Bleue est un vestige patrimonial évoquant le souvenir d'une époque récente dynamique dans l'histoire de la région du Transcontinental. Entre 1908 et 1914, le village de Rivière-Bleue vit à . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--06:26: Confederate Navy Yard
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    One block west near mouth of Cross Bayou at Red River the ironclad Missouri and ram Webb built. Missouri armored with railroad iron, In 1863 Webb fought U.S.S. Indianola near Vicksburg. Missouri was surrendered here May . . .

    (War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--06:36: Cross Bayou
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    One of Shreveport's most historic waterways, Cross Bayou is spanned by the old KCS Railroad Bridge, one of only two surviving examples of the Waddell A-Truss bridge design in America. On the south bank of Cross Bayou was the . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--09:22: Tribute Garden
  • Millbrook, New York.
    This Garden was created by The Millbrook Garden Club and planted with Trees, Shrubs and Flowers native to Our Country. It is Dedicated as a Tribute and Memorial to the Soldiers and Sailors who went from the Township of . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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