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  • 09/25/19--07:34: Irish and Italian Immigrants
  • Millbrook, New York.
    Irish and Italian Immigrants Alden Place used to be called "Hogan's Alley" after a news- paper comic strip, begun in 1895, about immigrant children using odd slang. The Irish were the first to settle on Alden Place, having . . .

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

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    Millbrook, New York.
    From Primary School to Town Hall Built as a primary school in 1913, this red-brick building housed kindergarten and grades 1-3 in four rooms for more than 50 years. Generations of children learned their ABCs here and fondly . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--07:35: The Great Fire of 1916
  • Millbrook, New York.
    The Great Fire of 1916 In December 1916, the headline in the local newspaper ran “$100,000 Fire Sweeps Business Section of Village.” An entire block had been destroyed. Despite a well-organized bucket brigade, the fire . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--07:36: “Downstreet”
  • Millbrook, New York.
    “Downstreet” The intersection at this stoplight has been an important crossroads for generations, known colloquially to villagers as "downstreet." J.B. McQuaig, an Irish immigrant, ran the general store pictured here for . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--08:13: Chorazin's Synagogue
  • , Israel.
    English Text: Chorazin's synagogue was built of hard, dark basalt stones, difficult to carve and engrave. Despite this, the builders and artists managed to carve hundreds of ornamental designs and architectural elements, . . .

    (Anthropology • Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
    This monument was erected in memory of the men of Niagara Township who gave their lives for the cause of freedom in the Great War 1914 – 1918 And in World War II 1939 – 1945 Whose names are here recorded and in honour of . . .

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

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    , Israel.
    English Text: "Corazin, a village in the Galilee, cursed by the Messiah, lies in ruins today." [Eusebius, a 4th century church patriarch] Jesus and his disciples preached and taught along the shores of Lake Kinneret, where . . .

    (Anthropology • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/25/19--10:43: Ancram's Civil War Veterans
  • Ancram, New York.
    Belcher, John A Bell, Charles M. Brandt, Phillip Brooks, Henry Brown, John Butts, James Butts, Robert Byrne, John Card, Roland Card, Walter Carl, John Dayis, Isaac Decker, Jacob George, Charles R. George, Edgar George, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/25/19--11:10: Pioneer Cabin
  • Downey, Idaho.
    This cabin, one of the first built on the Nine Mile Creek in Marsh Valley, was erected by William Jackson and Cyrus Coffin before 1866. Later it was purchased by Abigail Coffin who with her sons, Nathan, Cyrus, and William . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/25/19--11:11: Samaria
  • Malad City, Idaho.
    The Price family located on the present site of Samaria Feb. 10, 1868. A branch of the Church fo Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized Nov. 18, 1868, Thomas S. Thomas, President. Irrigation water was obtained from . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--11:48: Benjamin Waldron
  • Malad City, Idaho.
    In Memory of Benjamin Waldron 1853 - 1914 Personification of the Spirit of Samaria - called "Uncle Ben" but those who knew him. Great pioneer, civic leader, humanitarian and booster. He held the distinction of being . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--11:48: Weston Pioneers
  • Weston, Idaho.
    April 15, 1865 the following pioneers settled at Weston. Christopher Funk, his wife Annie Kofoed and children. John Maughan, his wife Marie Davenport and children. Samuel Rodgers, and is wife Augusta. Hanz Funk, his wife . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--12:51: Hemlock
  • Hemlock, Ohio.
    Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 600 Confederates rode into Hemlock, on July 22, 1863, coming from Snow Creek to the southwest. The raiders stopped at the Benjamin Sanders Farm for food and to water their horses. . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--13:38: Pinch Reunion
  • Pinch, West Virginia.
    Oldest of its kind in nation. Founded in 1902 by William W. Wertz and other Elk River residents to raise the civic, religious and educational standards of the community. The group meets for three days every August at its . . .

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

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    Victoria Mines, Nova Scotia.
    English: During the Second World War the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force protected shipping on vital North Atlantic routes which were the lifeline of the Allies. Army units shared in the defence of the . . .

    (War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/25/19--15:51: Weston Grist Mill
  • Weston, Idaho.
    President Brigham Young directed Mariner W. Merrill to explore new town sites. Out of Merrill's survey, several families from Richmond, Utah crossed the Bear River on April 15, 1865, and settled in the Weston area. The first . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--16:50: Bishop's Gate Condominium
  • Logan Circle, District of Columbia.
    1885-1929 Site of the Washington Hospital for Foundlings 1929-1966 St. Augustine Catholic Church constructed a complex consisting of a school, convent and chapel. Early in the 1980's the property was converted to . . .

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

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  • 09/25/19--17:05: Bailey House / Maison Bailey
  • Woodstock, New Brunswick.
    English: Believed to have been built in the 1860’s for the Hon. Charles Connell, this Gothic Revival house was leased to Charles Bailey, a shoemaker and carpenter from the 1870’s through to his death in 1902. Bailey may have . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Schildwappen der Graffen von Katzenelnbogen Burgherren 1-12. Bis 15 Jahrhundert 1479 Fiel Land + Burg gemeinde Auerbach an Hessen. 1979 500. Wiederkehr [English Translation:] Coat of arms of the Counts of Katzenelnbogen . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Montauk Point, New York.
    In memory of all U.S. Merchant Mariners and U.S. Navy Armed Guard personnel who perished in W.W. II May their souls rest in peace

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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