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  • 09/16/19--12:13: 24-pounder Cannon
  • , Mexico.
    Cañón Largo de 24 libras Descripción Fue empleado entre los siglos XVII y XVIII, conocido como cañon de sitio o de plaza; por sus características para atacar fortificaciones, considerado entonces como el más potente. Los . . .

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

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

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  • 09/16/19--13:25: Fountain of the Frogs
  • , Mexico.
    Fuente de las Ranas Esta fuente es una réplica de la existente en el parque María Luisa de Sevilla, España. Fue hecha en 1920 por la Casa Montealbán de Cerámica, de Barrio de Triana de esa ciudad, por encargo del licenciado . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--13:59: War Memorial
  • , Ireland.
    Erected to the memory of the men of the 7th and 8th Batts Cork No 1 Brigade I.R.A. who fell in the fight for Irish freedom Coy. O. M. Michael Galvin Killed at Lissarda August 1920. Sec. Com. Liam Hegarty Killed at . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--15:10: United Irishmen 1798 - 1803
  • , Ireland.
    CAPTURED BY CROWN FORCES AND EXECUTED Ole O'Riordan • Cormac McCarthy • Owen McCarthy Callaghan McCarthy • Timothy McCarthy • John Duggan William Duggan • Owen Scanlan • Timothy Buckley David Breen • Timothy Bohilly • . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--16:19: Ten Broeck Mansion
  • Albany, New York.
    Erected by General Abraham and Elizabeth Van Rensselaer Ten Broeck Erected 1798 Occupied by the Thomas Olcott Family 1848-1948 Given to the Albany County Historical Association in 1948

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Albany, New York.
    Built and occupied this house • 1798-1810 Member New York Colonial Assembly and Provincial Congress • 1761-1777 At Battle of Saratoga • October 1777 First President Bank of Albany • 1792-1798 Mayor of Albany • 1779-1783 and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--16:20: Abraham Ten Broeck
  • Albany, New York.
    Abraham Ten Broeck (1734-1810) built this grand mansion in the Federal style after the destruction of his family home on Broadway in the great fire of 1797. Descended from one of Albany's founding New Netherland families, he . . .

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

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    Albany, New York.
    On this site, two generals of the Revolutionary War were interred. Major General Philip Schuyler and Brigadier General Abraham Ten Broeck, both natives of Albany. General Philip Schuyler died in November of 1804 and was . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--18:10: During Drilling
  • Kilgore, Texas.
    This photo shows all buildings except Kilgore National Bank (which was the last to go) torn down to make way for the derricks. Remnants of flooring from the building behind the bank can be seen under the pumping unit. . . .

    (Exploration • Natural Resources • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--18:10: Before 1937 Drilling Began
  • Kilgore, Texas.
    Commerce Street is jammed with boomers during the thirties. Businesses on this site included a hospital bank, dry goods and drug stores. All buildings along Commerce Street between North and Main Streets were razed. (Photo . . .

    (Natural Resources • Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--18:50: Macroom Castle Demesne
  • , Ireland.
    History. The first Castle is thought to have been built here in the reign of King John between 1200 and 1250. Macroom Castle was the home of McCarthys, Lord of Muskerry, after the McCarthys displace[d] the O'Flynns, previous . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--19:11: 24-pounder Gribeauval Cannon
  • , Mexico.
    Cañón de 24 libras Gribeauval Descripción Pieza de artillería de campaña de diseño frances, el cual fue desarrollado por el gral. francés Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval. En el ejército, era traccionado en carruajes . . .

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

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    Port Hastings, Nova Scotia.
    English: A canal is a manmade waterway connecting two bodies of water. When one body of water is higher than the other, the canal uses a lock, in this case, a tidal lock consisting of two sets of gates, to compensate for the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    Bealick Mill This recently restored corn mill, located a short distance outside Macroom on the Coachford road, marks the site of an area and a building of deep historical significance. In 978 Brian Boru defeated the Danes, . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/16/19--21:47: The Summerside Armoury
  • Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
    The Summerside Armoury has been a landmark on Summer Street since 1911. An Armoury is a military structure where arms, ammunition and military equipment are stored. It serves as the headquarters for a militia, a volunteer . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--06:26: Native American Land Losses
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    Man, in search of game, first entered North America during the Ice Age by crossing the Bering land bridge that once linked present-day Siberia and Alaska. Beginning about 9,000 B.C., melting glaciers raised the sea level 300 . . .

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

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  • 09/17/19--08:24: Mackinaw Boat
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    The Mackinaw Boat was a unique design of Great Lakes vessel developed by the French and based on the Indian design of the Birch Bark Canoe. It was characterized by identical tapered pointed ends, high sides, narrow beam and . . .

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

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    Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    National Historic Civil Engineering Site Ocean Terminals 1912-1928 A tribute to the civil engineers and contractors who designed and built these ocean terminals Canadian Society for Civil Engineering June 1998 Site . . .

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

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    Newark, Delaware.
    The African American New London Road community can be traced back to 1786 when free black families began settling in the area. The community clustered around New London Road and was bounded by Cleveland Avenue to the south . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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