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  • 09/24/19--02:45: VFW Post 9451 Memorial
  • Oldtown, Maryland.
    Private Eugene D. Deffinbaugh Army KIA August 3, 1944 TEC5 Michael E. McCabe, Jr. Army KIA December 19, 1944 Staff Sergeant Clifton C. Nixon Army KIA April 11, 1945 PFC Edward L. Crabtree Army KIA April 15, 1945 Staff . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--02:57: Mascha Kaleko
  • New York, New York.
    Here lived from 1942 to 1959 the German poet with her husband, composer, musical director and scholar Chemjo Vinaver and her son, writer, director, and lyricist Steven Vinaver. When years from now, in times of peace The . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--07:15: Antique Railroad Bell
  • St. Ignace, Michigan.
    This antique railroad bell with its classic ring is frm a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that was popular in the late 1880's in the hard rock mining & logging industries. Donated by Clarence "Clancy" Kalmer in honor of . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--09:02: A Little City in the Forest
  • Shawnee, Ohio.
    By the 1930’s the boom was over. The hillsides were scarred. Thousands of openings, natural and man-made, lead to mines and miles of abandoned underground tunnels. Gob piles of useless coal created huge black swaths of . . .

    (20th Century • Architecture • Environment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--09:42: The Power Portal
  • Niagara Falls, New York.
    The construction of larger and more efficient electric generating stations at Niagara made the original Adams Plant obsolete. It has been demolished. The main entrance to this first powerhouse with the legended Indian . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--10:10: Cave of the Winds Elevator
  • Niagara Falls, New York.
    This elevator was constructed by the commissioners of the State Reservation at Niagara Falls A.D. 1924 to replace the ancient Biddle Stairway. Alphonso T. Clearwater – Pres. Paul A. Schoellkopf • Ansley Wilcox Robert W. . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--10:21: Pearson Park
  • Moore, Idaho.
    In Memory of Benjamin A. Pearson Born-1848 Died-1934 Came to Idaho in 1869 with wife-Eliza Mary Curtis Homesteaded in valley in 1884-Ranched 45 years Ran freight & stage-Blackfoot to Challis-1896 Was first State Senator from . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--10:32: The First LDS Church
  • Moore, Idaho.
    In the early 90's the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints organized a branch in Lost Rover Valley. The people built a Church 1.03 miles south of this in 1898. It was 38 x 54 feet, four windows on each side, double . . .

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

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    Niagara Falls, New York.
    The Niagara River Corridor Important Bird Area (IBA) was identified as globally significant by the National Audubon Society in 1996. IBAs identify, protect, and conserve a network of sites essential for sustaining naturally . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--10:58: Ghost Town of Mackay Idaho
  • Mackay, Idaho.
    Cliff City and White Knob were bustling mining towns established west of Mackay in the late 1800s. After copper was discovered in the White Knob Mountains in 1879, Cliff City and White Knob sprang up to support the mines. . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--11:10: Mount McCaleb
  • Mackay, Idaho.
    Mt. McCaleb, named for the Civil War veteran and local merchant, Jesse McCaleb, is the prominent 11,683 ft. peak visible north of MacKay. In 1878, while helping escort supply wagons and arms to Challis, McCaleb and 13 others . . .

    (Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--11:31: Oneida Station
  • Arimo, Idaho.
    An act of Congress, approved April 1878, gave the Utah & Northern Railroad Co. permission to build a narrow gauge line through Marsh Valley. It reached Oneida by July of 1878, where the first station was built. The town . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--11:34: Stage Coach Station
  • Downey, Idaho.
    In 1874 the Wells-Fargo stage line assigned Wm.A. Tillotson to operate a station in Marsh Valley. where the trail crossed Sage Creek (now Yago Creek). This route skirted the eastern side of the valley and extended from . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--13:41: Fuchs Cemetery
  • Cottonwood Shores, Texas.
    Land here granted by the Republic of Texas to Ferdinand Lueders, Battle of San Jacinto veteran, was transferred in 1844 to the Rev. Adolph Fuchs (1805-1885) of Germany. Fuchs, a noted musician and composer, immigrated to . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/24/19--13:49: Henry C. Henck, Jr. House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Built in 1893 as rental property, this house was an early investment of brothers August J. and Henry C. Henck, Jr., who began a real estate business in Galveston in 1901. H. C. Henck, Jr. chose it as his own residence in . . .

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

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    Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
    English: This British firm established coal mining as a major industry in Nova Scotia. Granted a monopoly of provincial mineral rights in 1826, the GMA developed coal operations here at Albion Mines and at Sydney Mines, and . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--13:53: Menard-Ganter House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Medard Menard followed his well-established cousin, Michel B. Menard, to Galveston where he married Susan LeClere in 1838. He built this house in 1882 for himself, Susan and their daughter, Marie, and her children. The home . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--13:56: Davidson-Penland House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Constructed between 1866 and 1868, this house belonged to a number of significant Galveston residents. Captain John Davidson, an immigrant from Norway and early Galveston settler, built it. In 1870, two years after Davidson . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--14:02: James N. Davis House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    James Nathaniel "Nat" Davis (d. 1902) built this two-story galleried residence in 1899. The designer was Charles W. Bulger, a Galveston architect. As a reporter for the Galveston Daily News, Davis wrote some of the earliest . . .

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

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  • 09/24/19--14:08: Best-Lucas House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    Catherine Best purchased this site in February 1866. In July of that year, sister-in-law Anne Best, wife of Louis Best, bought the improved lot from Catherine and her husband, William, a carpenter by trade. More improvements . . .

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

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