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  • 09/27/19--11:59: Rosa Parks
  • Tuskegee, Alabama.
    Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (1913 – 2005) was an iconic activist during the mid twentieth century civil rights movement. Born in Tuskegee, Parks later moved with her mother to Pine Level located near Montgomery, Alabama. She . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Persons • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/27/19--12:19: Bear Lake County Transit
  • Ovid, Idaho.
    Past travel and settlement across the rugged lands of the Bear Lake Valley were strongly influenced by the valley's hydrologic features. The shifting rivers, sloughs, and marshes presented natural barriers and were prone to . . .

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

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  • 09/27/19--12:36: Old Tithing Office
  • Montpelier, Idaho.
    In 1895 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints built this sandstone structure, consisting of three rooms and a basement, to serve the community as a tithing office. When the Montpelier First Ward was divided in . . .

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

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  • 09/27/19--13:14: B.F. Huntley Furniture Co.
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    Benjamin F. Huntley established the B.F. Huntley Furniture Co. and began manufacturing furniture on this site in 1906. A small building on this corner housed the office, and the factory extended north and east. An active . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Georgetown, Idaho.
    "Here we found pure water, sufficient for all of us and our cattle. Here we found oceans of grass and thousands of acres of rich, level land covered with wild flax." P.V. Crawford, July 8, 1851 Lush meadows and abundant . . .

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

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  • 09/27/19--13:34: Water Storage Tank 188
  • Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
    Water storage tank 188, constructed in 1918, was the first permanent water storage facility for Camp A.A. Humphreys, home of the Army Engineer School and the World War I-era predecessor to Fort Belvoir. WST188 topped 118 . . .

    (Architecture • Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    The "5" Royales – Winston-Salem natives Lowman Pauling, Obadiah Carter, James Moore, Johnny Tanner, Otto Jeffries, and Jeffries' successor Eugene Tanner – climbed the R&B charts in the 1950s with songs written by Pauling, . . .

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

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  • 09/27/19--14:11: Fourteenth Street School
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    In 1922, the 14th Street School was built on this corner as a Colored Graded School. The four-story, Classical Revival style facility was located in the prominent African-American E. 14th Street neighborhood, and was soon . . .

    (African Americans • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
    Former Site Of Fourteenth Street Elementary School 1922 - 1973

    (African Americans • Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Kingston, Ontario.
    English: In 1856-59 the government of the united Canadas erected the Kingston Post Office. Designed by the Montreal architectural firm of Hopkins, Lawford and Nelson, this limestone building shows the influence of the . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Kingston, Ontario.
    English: In September 1783, Deputy Surveyor-General John Collins was despatched to Cataraqui by Governor Haldimand to lay out townships for loyalist settlers. The necessary land was purchased from Mississauga Indians, and on . . .

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

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    Kingston, Ontario.
    English: Because of the Loyalist influx into the western part of Quebec after the American Revolution, the province was divided into Upper and Lower Canada (now Ontario and Quebec). The Constitutional Act of 1791 provided . . .

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

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    Ottawa, Ontario.
    English: A programme of innovative social legislation, known collectively as the Veterans Charter, provided an unprecedented level of benefits to those who served in the Second World War. Advanced by the Canadian government, . . .

    (Education • Industry & Commerce • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ottawa, Ontario.
    English: Part of a grand design for the national capital in the early 20th century, this imposing building is a tangible expression of Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s vision for Ottawa. The eclectic combination of . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ottawa, Ontario.
    English: Designed by the architectural firm of Ross and MacFarlane this hotel was built between 1908 and 1912 and enlarged in the 1920s. It was the first in a chain of Château style hotels constructed by the Grand Trunk . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lancaster, New Hampshire.
    The house was built by Jonas Wilder in 1780 and served as a place for town and religious meetings as well as an inn for travelers. The Holton family later acquired it and owned it for over a century. In 1964 the Holton . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--02:57: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
  • near Kempton, Pennsylvania.
    Founded in 1934 by Rosalie Edge, it is the world's first refuge for birds of prey. It had been a popular shooting site because of its location on a major hawk migration corridor and a 1929 bounty placed on northern goshawks. . . .

    (Animals • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    New York, New York.
    On this site stood Judson House, originally three Greek Revival houses built in 1845. They were redesigned and combined in 1899 by McKim, Mead and White for Judson Church staff apartments and church programs, which included . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--03:07: University Hall
  • Cleveland, Ohio.
    The 43-room Tudor mansion represents a fine example of stately homes in Cleveland at the turn of the century and is the last of the "Millionaire Row" homes that once lined Euclid Avenue. It was designed by Charles F. . . .

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

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    Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    English: The Port of Halifax is one of the world’s finest natural harbours. Ice-free year-round, its main channel depth of over 18 metres (60 feet) offers shippers some of the deepest and most navigable waters along the . . .

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

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