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  • 09/14/19--09:22: Millbrook Veterans Monument
  • Millbrook, New York.
    1941 1945 Dedicated to the Veterans of the Town of Washington Who Served in Our Country’s Defense and to the Imperishable Memory of Those Who Died Adams, Stirling S. · Alexander, John M. · Alexander, William F. · . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--09:38: Old Municipal Building
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1924 to house Police department and City Court. Excellent example of early 20th century Neo-Classic/Federal architecture. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.

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

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  • 09/14/19--09:51: Boeing Field
  • Seattle, Washington.
    Acquired By the People of King County, State of Washington, for the Purpose of Promoting Aeronautics, and Named in Honor of William Edward Boeing, Whose Intelligent, Active, and Long Continued Interest in All That Concerns . . .

    (Air & Space • Historic Aviation) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--11:06: Otomíes of Acambay
  • , Mexico.
    Homenaje a los otomíes de Acambay que en mayo de 1848 fueron reprimidos al asociarce para pugnar por el mejoramiento de la raza indígena. Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1978. ***** English translation: Tribute to . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--11:18: Commercial Fishing
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    The history of the Straits has always been interwoven with the fishing resources of the Great Lakes. The abundant stocks of fish were a food staple for the native people and early European traders and settlers. Commercial . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Loleta, California.
    These historic images represent an earlier time when the low-lying wetlands and salt marshes around Humboldt Bay and the lower Eel River valley were largely drained and converted to agricultural uses. Under the congressional . . .

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

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  • 09/14/19--11:51: History of the McBride Ranch
  • near Loleta, California.
    Hard work and perseverance created a family business that lasted generations In 1850, Joseph and Zipporah Russ moved to Humboldt County from Maine to start a cattle and sheep ranch. The main buildings were built between 1915 . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda 5 de diciembre de 1898 – 1 de octubre de 1992 Médico investigador, académico y político acambayense; colaboró con el doctor Hans Zinsser en la Universidad de Harvard para elaborar la vacuna . . .

    (Science & Medicine • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--12:21: Where are the Fossils?
  • near Hagerman, Idaho.
    Step back in time, three to four million years, and imagine a place were zebra-like horses, ground sloths, mastodons, and other amazing creatures roamed. Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument is filled with fossil evidence . . .

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

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    near Loleta, California.
    Waterfowl hunting was a primary recreational activity on Humboldt Bay from the early 1900s to the 1970s, and remains popular today. During the duck season, members of the Humboldt Fish and Game Club would meet at the hunt . . .

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

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  • 09/14/19--12:51: A Changing Climate
  • Hagerman, Idaho.
    Idaho was a very different place during the Pliocene Epoch (three to four million years ago). Like much of the planet, this area was warmer and more humid, with annual rain fall of 20 inches. Studies of ancient pollen found . . .

    (Natural Features • Paleontology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--13:06: Sediments and Fossils
  • near Hagerman, Idaho.
    The rock layers in the bluff across the river are made of sediments - particles of sand, silt, and clay. These layers, called strata, were carried here by the ancient Snake River and were deposited as the river entered an . . .

    (Natural Features • Paleontology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--13:13: Chamber Plaza
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1922, under the administration of Mayor John McWilliams Ford, to house Shreve Memorial Library. Designed by J. P. Annan in style of Roman Villa. Remained in use as central public library for over half a century.

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--13:23: Ancient Lakes
  • near Hagerman, Idaho.
    Can you find traces of the three ancient lakes that helped form Hagerman Valley and preserved the fossils found here? The first, known as Lake Idaho, covered most of present-day southwestern Idaho about three to eight . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Honorable Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Acambay 2009-2012, en testimonio a la conmemoración del Bicentenario del inicio de la Independencia de México 1810-1910 Centenario del inicio de la Revolución Mexicana 1910-2010 . . .

    (Disasters • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    El Estado Mayor Presidencial, conmemora “100 Años de la Lealtad Institucional” y rinde un homenaje a la valentía de los: Capitanes Gustavo Garmendia y Federico Montes, quienes el 18 de febrero de 1913 en el Salon de Acuerdos . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--16:27: Triangulation Pillar
  • , Ireland.
    A handcast concrete pillar tapering to a flat top Part of a network of surveying stations used by Ordinance [sic - Ordnance] Survey Ireland for mapping Erected 1959

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

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    , Ireland.
    Arrivals and farewells Old Head, legendary seat of the kings of the southern half of Ireland, marks the start or end of many journeys. [Background map caption reads] The siege and battle of Kinsale, 1601 from the 'Pacata . . .

    (Environment • Politics • War, World I • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--18:34: Jean-Charles Chapais
  • Saint-Denis-de-la-Bouteillerie, Quebec.
    Français: Né à Rivière-Ouelle, Chapais s'établit à Saint-Denis, où il devint un marchand prospère et un politicien influent. Il promut activement le développement économique et culturel de sa région natale. Reconnu pour sa . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/14/19--19:05: Ambrose Fitzgerald
  • Quitman, Texas.
    Ambrose Fitzgerald was born March 17, 1827 in Tennessee and came to Texas in 1846. On his arrival he settled on a 640 acre land grant in the Mercer Colony about 7 miles south of the present Lone Oak. In 1846 this land grant . . .

    (Government • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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