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  • 09/18/19--19:59: Couillardville Occupations
  • near Oconto, Wisconsin.
    The Couillardville area covers approximately one and one half miles along the Lower Oconto River Valley. The area is filled with archeological sites extending from Paleo-Indian through the Historic Indian occupations. South . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:01: Farnsworth Public Library
  • Oconto, Wisconsin.
    This library, by architect Henry Foeller, was completed in 1903. Oconto lumberman George Farnsworth gifted $15,000 for the building and gave the dedicatory address. The library is a beautiful example of the Neoclassical . . .

    (Architecture • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:07: Chain Of Rocks Bridge
  • Maplewood, Missouri.
    Chain Of Rocks Bridge 1929-1970 Saint Louis,MO Only a drop in scrap metal prices in the early 1970's saved this relic from demolition. The bridge brought high volumes of drivers across the Mississippi until the early 1960's. . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:07: Mural
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    • From newspaper articles it is estimated that this Parade most likely occurred in the year "1911". • Location: On South end of Main street near where Catholic church now stands. • Owensville was built in the middle of a . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:11: Double Friendship Star
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Through genealogical searches many families of Owensville have found their German heritage links them to Altena in Westphalia Germany as ancestors immigrated and located in this area are in the mid 1800's. In 2004, the . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:15: Pioneer Achievements
  • near Xenia, Ohio.
    To Commemorate Pioneer Achievements and Historic Events Which Occurred Here Here in 1815 Jacob Brown, born Dec. 7, 1775 and his wife Judith Walters Brown, born Dec. 8, 1781, venerable Quakers, from Louden County, Virginia, . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:15: Original Electrical Plant
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Location of the Original Electrical Plant Of Owensville MO

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:18: Railroad Crossing
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    The "railroad track" pattern was chosen to honor this railroad hotel built in 1910. It now houses the Gasconade County Historical Society Museum.

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:19: State Ferry Service
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    This dock and the auto ferries which landed here were once the Upper Peninsula's "highway" to lower Michigan. In the early 1900's, the few cars which reached the Straits crossed on railroad ferries, at a cost of $40 each! . . .

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:22: Battle of Alamance Monument
  • Burlington, North Carolina.
    Alamance County citizens took the first steps to mark the site of the Battle of Alamance in 1879. On July 4, Rev. D. A. Long delivered a speech here, urging area residents to form an association with the charge of erecting a . . .

    (Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:22: Railroad Luggage Cart
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Railroad Luggage Cart which would have been used to carry luggage from the railroad depot to the hotel

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:26: The Carter Farm
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Southern farming was transformed as the 19th century dawned. Subsistence farming and plantations devoted to tobacco, rice, and sugar cane had long been dominant. Two events changed the agricultural formula. First, Eli . . .

    (African Americans • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:29: Operation Silent Witness
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    This green ash grown from seeds taken from tree at General/President Dwight D. Eisenhower's birthplace in Dennison, Texas as a World War II Memorial. Dedicated and planted by VFW Post 6133 May 30, 2001

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:37: White House Star
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Site of the former White House Hotel built by, William Morris C. 1903

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:39: Given Family Massacre
  • near Fairview, Utah.
    In the spring of 1865 John Given with his wife Eliza and their four children, John Jr., Mary, Anna, and Martha, settled in the meadow land about 110 feet west of here. They built a cabin and willow shanty. Charles Brown and . . .

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

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    Saint Louis, Missouri.
    Established in the 1940s, the Eat Rite-Diner is one of the few nostalgic Route 66 diners left for great burgers and a friendly atmosphere. Route 66 Roadside Attraction Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing.

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:41: Two Old Timers
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Henry Diestelkamp Farmer/Blacksmith Henry Sassmann Saloon Owner Met the challenge planned a future 1890's through 1920's

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

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  • 09/18/19--20:45: Centennial Tree
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Owensville's Centennial was Celebrated in 2011 when the city reached the 100th year status of Village to City

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

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    near Branchport, New York.
    Names Tell a Story Keuka Lake’s distinctive “Y” shape led early European settlers to call it “Crooked Lake,” perhaps believing one of the Native American names for the lake, Keuka, meant “Crooked.” In fact, it probably meant . . .

    (Agriculture • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/18/19--20:49: Arrowheads
  • Owensville, Missouri.
    Today evidence from artifacts found in the area Show the Osage and Missouri Native Americans Once lived in what is no Gasconade County

    (Anthropology • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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