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  • 09/17/19--09:10: Munro Collegiate Institute
  • Elbridge, New York.
    Site of the Munro Collegiate Institute private secondary school Nathan Munro, founder, 1835. Relocated to this site 1854, closed 1901.

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

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  • 09/17/19--09:15: Just Government League
  • Westminster, Maryland.
    Established in 1909, became largest organization in Maryland advocating for women’s suffrage. Local chapters were founded throughout the state including in Westminster in 1913. By 1915 statewide membership numbered 17,000. . . .

    (Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lewes, Delaware.
    In 1840, Israel United Methodist Church formed in the Belltown community west of Lewes. Israel established a cemetery in 1854 and formally incorporated in 1877. The congregation rebuilt the church in 1890 and again in 1916. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--09:25: Built about 1820
  • Elbridge, New York.
    Home of Col. John Stevens, Onondaga County Militia, War of 1812

    (Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--09:28: Built Circa 1835
  • Elbridge, New York.
    For Nathan Munro's tin shop 1870 Elbridge Glove & Mitten 1885 Harrington's Drug Store 1934-53 Red & White store 1953-61 U.S. Post Office

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

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  • 09/17/19--09:31: Doman House
  • Elbridge, New York.
    First electrically lighted house in Onondaga County. Brothers Lewis B., 20, Albert E., 17 and George D., 14, built generator to provide power to home in 1887.

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

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  • 09/17/19--09:37: A Firefighters’ Memorial
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    In Memory of Eric Dorian Schaefer, a member of Rescue Company 1, John F. Steadman Fire Station, killed in the line of duty on September 16, 1995, and to all the firefighters who fought the Clipper Mill fire. The Clipper Mill . . .

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

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  • 09/17/19--09:41: Barnesville Station
  • Barnesville, Maryland.
    Built About 1930 As The First Metering Station For The Washington Area Gas Supply, This Building Was Saved From Imminent Destrution By Concerned Citizens Dedicated To Both The Preservation Of Visible Past And The . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--09:49: Indian Cemetery
  • near Dresden, New York.
    Here sleeps Cayuga Chief Tesmoines first landholder west of Seneca Lake by N.Y. State grant to 320 acres - 1789

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--09:51: Red Jacket
  • near Branchport, New York.
    Near this spot stood cabin home occupied by parents of noted Seneca chief Red Jacket, 1752. His mother's grave is here.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--10:08: Beddoe Tract
  • Branchport, New York.
    7000 acres bought in 1797 by John Beddoe, who added 600 acres for his home on the lake in 1798. He was "John Beddoe of Esperanza"

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

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  • 09/17/19--10:16: Owl’s Nest
  • Penn Yan, New York.
    Hotel located on this site stood along a boat basin. The basin served the canal which connected the Lakes Keuka and Seneca

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

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    Baltimore, Maryland.
    The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine Works was established here and manufactured some of the most impressive machinery of the period. A year into establishing the site, the company was manufacturing the east iron columns for . . .

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

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  • 09/17/19--10:29: Mackinaw Boat
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    The loose term "Mackinaw Boat" originally referred to any small sailing craft used in the Straits of Mackinac. The rather flat bottom and shallow draft allowed Mackinaw Boats to be pulled up on the beach, making them an . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--11:00: Enos Collins
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    English: An ambitious seaman from Liverpool, N.S., and sometime privateer, Enos Collins was reputed to be the richest man in British North America when he died. His fortune, amassed through shrewd investments in mercantile, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--12:08: The Explosion Clock
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    The hands on the north clock face in the City Hall tower, opposite on Duke Street, are permanently fixed at 9:04:35 the exact moment of the wartime Halifax Explosion the morning of 6 December 1917. The clock face, a replica . . .

    (Disasters • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/17/19--16:21: Fair Green
  • , Ireland.
    Although there had been a settlement of English colonists in Kenmare since 1670 it was not until a century later that the foundations of the present estate town were laid. This was done by William Petty-Fitzmaurice, the 1st . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    English: The Halifax City Hall, erected between 1887 and 1890, is the largest and one of the oldest municipal buildings in Nova Scotia. Designed by a local architect, Edward Elliot, its elegant facade features an attractive . . .

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

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  • 09/17/19--19:03: War of Independence
  • , Ireland.
    In onóir gaisigh Óglaigh na hÉireann agus laochra Cumann na mBan a throid ar son Saoirse na hÉireann a tógadh an leacht chuimhneacháin seo. Erected in honour of the men of Óglaigh na hÉireann and the women of Cumann na mBan . . .

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

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  • 09/17/19--19:09: Action and Reaction
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    I am threatened with violence and death because I dare to advocate, in any way, the cause of the oppressed...And I am prepared to abide the consequences. Elijah P. Lovejoy, 1835 Elijah Lovejoy printed his antislavery . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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