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  • 09/15/19--19:36: Formal Gardens
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/19--19:43: First Library of Merrick
  • Merrick, New York.
    Established in 1891 by Edward C. Cammann and Richard P. Kent. Present edifice this site built 1897, was its fourth home

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

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  • 09/15/19--19:53: Mansion
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/19--20:05: South Lawn
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the couontry — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/19--20:18: Hagerman Sheep Monument
  • Hagerman, Idaho.
    Two related panels are found at the monument: Between the close of the Civil War and the end of World War I the sheep industry played a major role in southern Idaho history. During the Civil War, precious metals were . . .

    (Agriculture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/15/19--21:10: John Macoun
  • Ottawa, Ontario.
    English: This field naturalist and botanist was the first to survey, document, and categorize Canadian flora in a systematic manner. After Confederation, he travelled west for the Canadian Pacific Railway with surveying . . .

    (Agriculture • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Port Hastings, Nova Scotia.
    English: Work began on a causeway and canal complex between Cape Breton Island and mainland Nova Scotia in 1953 under a tri-party agreement between the federal Department of Transport, the Nova Scotia Department of Highways . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--07:33: The Huron Longhouse
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    When Huron refugees settled on this site in 1671 they established a village similar to the ones they had built for centuries in lower Ontario, their homeland. The most striking feature in a Huron village is the very tall and . . .

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

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  • 09/16/19--07:51: ~ The Family ~
  • , Ireland.
    . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--08:04: Farm Residence
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the . . .

    (Agriculture • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Washington, District of Columbia.
    Civil War Washington City Over the course of the Civil War, the nation's capital was transformed. The dignified government city Pierre Charles L' Enfant laid out in 1791 was hardened into a sprawling military center. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--08:13: Carriage House Glass
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    Waddington Farms was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Oglebay. Today the farm is one of the finest municipal parks in the country — Oglebay Park. The map above is from a plan created for Mr. Oglebay in 1909 for the . . .

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

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  • 09/16/19--08:20: The Carter Farm
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    After the Battle of Franklin, veterans on both sides vividly recollected F.B. Carter’s “old cotton gin.” Built early in the 1850s, it figured importantly in countless stories about the heaviest fighting, which unfolded here . . .

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

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  • 09/16/19--08:31: Serpentine Drive
  • Wheeling, West Virginia.
    "A perfect road winds up the hillside, between banks of well-kept shrubberey, leading one at last out onto the hilltop, where is the vast and glorious lawn of Waddington. Thereon all are manners of beautiful trees, shrubs, . . .

    (Agriculture • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--08:44: Eisenhower Interstate System
  • near Zanesville, Maryland.
    In August 1973, the U.S. Congress Designated a cross-country stretch of the interstate as the "Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway," in tribute to President Eisenhower's early recognition of the need for national network of . . .

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

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  • 09/16/19--08:50: Eisenhower Interstate System
  • near Hebron, Ohio.
    In August 1973, the U.S. Congress Designated a cross-country stretch of the interstate as the "Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway," in tribute to President Eisenhower's early recognition of the need for national network of . . .

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

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  • 09/16/19--09:16: France at Mackinac
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    The French Come to the Straits The Straits of Mackinac has been a gathering place for hundreds of years. An abundance of whitefish, lake trout and sturgeon attracted Native people who established seasonal villages on . . .

    (Exploration • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--11:44: 12-inch Cannon
  • , Mexico.
    Cañón de 12 pulgadas Descripción Pieza de bronce y de fabricación estadounidense, utilizada por el ejército contra fortificaciones y tropas, este tipo de cañones se utilizaron por primera vez en la guerra de independencia de . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Military • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--11:52: Fire Station No. 1
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Built by United States Work Projects Administration, 1940. Fire Station No. 1, Streamline Moderne style. Architects — Public Works Administration. Declared 1976. Built 1940. Historic-Cultural Monument No. 156.

    (Architecture) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--11:58: IFAS
  • Gainesville, Florida.
    In commemoration of the Bicentennial Year of the United States of America, this plaque is dedicated to the faculty and staff of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences who since 1884 have . . .

    (Agriculture • Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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