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  • 09/26/19--02:13: Greenwood Farm
  • Richmond Heights, Ohio.
    Greenwood Farm straddles the East Branch of Euclid Creek where a waterfall and gorge expose outcroppings of Euclid bluestone. George and Maude Maynard Phypers acquired the property in 1908. Four generations of the Phypers . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--02:29: Hill Farm & Cemetery
  • Independence, Missouri.
    The Cemetery and Park are part of blacksmith Adam Hill's 300 acre farm bought in 1833. Hill produced plows, repaired wagons, and cast utilitarian ironware. He bred horses with endurance for use on the plains and maintained a . . .

    (Agriculture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--02:33: Wilmington Friends School
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    The oldest existing school in Delaware, Wilmington Friends was founded in 1748. It resided in the first meeting house of the Wilmington Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) at Fourth and West Streets, which . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--09:43: Dayton, Idaho
  • Dayton, Idaho.
    In 1867 Joseph Chadwick and family settled on Five Mile Creek and built a log cabin. In one room he had a supply store to accommodate the few settlers and freighters. He was followed by Peter Poole, Robert Taylor, Stephen . . .

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

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  • 09/26/19--09:56: Settlement of Oxford
  • Oxford, Idaho.
    July, 1864, a company of explorers were sent to Idaho by President Brigham Young to locate suitable places for settlements. The same year Noam Brimhall and John Boice built the first homes in Oxford. William G. Nelson, . . .

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

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  • 09/26/19--10:19: Bear Lake Valley
  • Liberty, Idaho.
    In 1863 Charles C. Rich with others explored this valley. A group of settlers in eleven wagons traveled through Emigration Canyon in September and founded Paris. Log huts with dirt floors and roofs sheltered 48 men, 40 . . .

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

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  • 09/26/19--10:37: Bloomington
  • Bloomington, Idaho.
    In Spring 1864 Miranda Campbell and sons, Warren and David; John B. Dunn and family arrived here. Others followed, dug irrigation canals, surveyed townsites into 1 acre lots. By Fall, 40 one-room log homes, also 16 x 20 ft. . . .

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

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    Emsworth, Pennsylvania.
    A son, a brother, a young man from Emsworth, but most of all a hero who gave his life in the protection of those he left behind. God bless you Patrick and SEMPER FIDELIS.

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

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  • 09/26/19--11:02: — Dedicated —
  • Emsworth, Pennsylvania.
    As a lasting tribute to those who with unselfish devotion served the flag of our country which under God is the protector of all seekers of freedom.

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

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  • 09/26/19--11:06: Settlement of Fish Haven
  • Fish Haven, Idaho.
    The Bear Lake resort town of Fish Haven was founded in 1864. Most of the original settlers moved away, leaving Thomas and William Shirley, Henry Howell, John Stock and their families the first permanent settlers. Joseph C. . . .

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

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    Lunenburgh, Vermont.
    In memory of our comrades in the Rebellion 1861 to 1865 Captains John S. Clark Elben J. Hartshorn Lieuts. Geo. P. French Nathan C. Cheney George W. Hill Sergeants Marshall W. Wright Solo L. Simonds Levi H. Parker Corporals . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--13:48: Lock 38
  • Valley View, Ohio.
    Lock 38 is one of the few restored, working locks along the historic Ohio & Erie Canal. Locks are like elevators – they raise and lower boats between levels. State engineers designed 44 locks to deal with a 395 foot rise in . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Cumberland, Maryland.
    For the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal boatmen and their family or crew, the captain's cabin was their living quarters on the boat. About 10 feet by 14 feet in size, the cabin served as the eating and sleeping area for as few as . . .

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

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    Cleveland, Ohio.
    Side A Called “Station Hope” by many freedom seekers on the Underground Railroad, St. John’s was one of their final stops. Though aiding freedom seekers was a crime and often could not be described in public documents, . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--14:09: Labor Strikes and Conflicts
  • Whipple Junction, West Virginia.
    The United Mine Workers of America sought to protect coal miners and began to agitate for better working conditions throughout the nation. But, it was difficult to organize the West Virginia miners’ union because of the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--14:59: A Haven in the Heat
  • Barnegat, New Jersey.
    The Pine Barrens has and will always be a fire prone area. In fact, many historic towns have come and gone due to fires that have claimed them. However, Cedar Bridge has remained a bastion of safety in the face of constant . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--16:26: Calvaire de Yamaska
  • Yamaska-Est, Quebec.
    Calvaire et rébellion L'histoire de ce calvaire est intimement lié aux rébellions des Patriotes de 1837-1838. Le navigateur Dominique Charland, patriote ayant risqué sa vie à la bataille de Saint-Denis le 23 novembre 1837, . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--17:20: Strike Up the Band!
  • Millbrook, New York.
    Strike Up the Band! Millbrook has always loved a parade, whether to celebrate a victory or holiday. Shown here in the large photo is the Armistice parade of 1918, marking the end of the "War to End All Wars." Red Cross . . .

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

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  • 09/26/19--17:20: A World of Information
  • Millbrook, New York.
    A World of Information On November 11, 1901, thirteen prominent citizens discussed the need for a local library. Two weeks later, a constitution was adopted, charter members and a board of trustees were elected, and the . . .

    (Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/26/19--17:21: A Wing and a Prayer
  • Millbrook, New York.
    A Wing and a Prayer Grace Episcopal Church (1901) anchors the upper end of Millbrook's Franklin Avenue. Stucco, stone, turrets, and towers combine in homage to the English Arts and Crafts movement. The interior, though . . .

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

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