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  • 09/18/19--14:58: Grant Hotel
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    "The quartermaster depot building at the northwest corner of Eighth and Pine streets was among many others in Rolla built by the Union army for its supply apparatus. Sold after the war as government surplus, the . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--15:07: "Whiskey Row"
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    "The block of Eight Street from the railroad depot to Pine Street led to the business district. The strong of saloons on Eight Street between the railroad tracks and Pine Street was known as "Whiskey Row" during it rowdy . . .

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

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    Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    Women in Canada and Newfoundland significantly contributed to Allied victory. Whereas women were military nurses during the First World War, more than 50,000 were now serving in uniform as non-combatants in all three armed . . .

    (War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--15:48: Historic New York
  • near Penn Yan, New York.
    The Finger Lakes are a portion of the most remarkable series of parallel valleys in the world. They occupy six of the 21 north-south valleys set amid gently rolling hills. From west to east these sparkling lakes are . . .

    (Agriculture • Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--15:52: Rollamo Theater
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    "The Rollamo Theater opened on west Eighth Street in June 1931. Lantern slides had been shown in the Shaw Opera House and downtown "air-domes", and silent movies in the Lyric Theater on Pine Street, but the Rollamo Theater . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--15:54: D-Day/Jour J
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    D-Day and the Battle of Normandy 6 June-21 August 1944 After months of elaborate planning, the largest seaborne invasion in modern history commenced on 6 June 1944 (D-Day) to liberate northwestern Europe from German . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--16:00: Empire Supply
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Empire Supply 1931-Present Maplewood,MO William Loomstein, a former Russian Czar guard who endured the Great Depression, started anew as a purveyor of paint and hardware the same year the Empire State Building opened. The . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:01: Hotel Edwin Long
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    "Beyond the woman entering the National Bank is the southeastern corner of Eighth and Pine streets and the Central Drug Store, circa 1885. The Hotel Edwin Long replaced the drug store in 1931. Contractor M.E. Gillioz rushed . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:04: Citizens National Bank
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Citizens National Bank 1915-Present Maplewood,MO Surviving the Great Depression and a fire, Citizens National Bank offered the first walk-up and drive-up window service in the Midwest. The bank has served as a model of . . .

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

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    Canso, Nova Scotia.
    On July 13, 2006 a Canadian Forces helicopter from 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron carrying seven crew members who were exercising rescue techniques with local Canadian Coast Guard auxiliary members crashed in Canso . . .

    (Air & Space • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--16:08: Campbell Building
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    "The Campbell Building, on the southwestern corner of Seventh and Pine streets, was the centerpiece of Joseph Campbell's economic prominence at the turn of the century. The building housed the Rolla State Bank (Campbell was . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:12: Scheidt Hardware
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Scheidt Hardware 1905-Present Maplewood,MO Emil and Rosa Scheidt began their business as Wohlwend Hardware. The current store was originally the Maplewood Theatre, c.1910. The sloping floor was leveled in 1916 and marks from . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:15: Oconto Site
  • Oconto, Wisconsin.
    Oconto Site has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rolla, Missouri.
    The exact date of construction of the Main Street bridge is unknown. Based on old Rolla Express newspaper ads, it was in existence by 1862. Available records point to a less than reliable past. During its first fifty years, . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--16:19: Kalb Electric
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Kalb Electric has been family-owned and operated for more than a century. Originally, the business provided electrical services and hardware. Since 1956, the company has sold lighting fixtures and lamp parts and offered repair services.

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

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    Rolla, Missouri.
    In Honor of Our Sons and Daughters who have served, who are serving and who will serve to protect our country and our flag

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:21: Lebanese Immigrants
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    This monument is a universal symbol of a proud, strong and globally united Lebanese community. The statue honours the early Lebanese settlers who, 130 years ago, established a presence in this country, sewing the bonds of . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:27: Phelps County Courthouse
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    Phelps County Courthouse 1860-1994 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 09/18/19--16:57: Fort Wyman
  • Rolla, Missouri.
    Fort Wyman and the Defense of the Railroad Fort Wyman was the first of two artillery field fortifications built by the Union army at Rolla, signifying the importance of the railroad terminus to the northern was effort in . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Rolla, Missouri.
    Dedicated to all who served honorably to preserve, protect, and defend our nation principles of democracy liberty and justice ~ Lest we forget ~

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

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