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    near Springbrook, Prince Edward Island.
    Dedicated To The Memory Of Our Youth Who Served In World War II Sgt. Elmer S. Macleod 1915 - 1944 Killed In Italy W.O.2 Allison F.W. Macleod 1920 – 1943 Missing In Malta Pte. W. Wallace Bernard 1904 -1945 Died In California . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Valley View, Ohio.
    Valley View Village Town Hall erected as an eight grade school in 1907, A.E. Smith, Principal. Became Village Hall in 1941, since used for municipal purpose. Incorporated 1919, Burt C. Allen, Mayor Valley View-Cuyahoga . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--03:31: The Carter Farm
  • New York, New York.
    You are standing in the Confederate line of attack during the battle, where Gen. Francis Marion Cockrell’s 1st Missouri Brigade came under and returned heavy fire. Cockrell, an attorney in Warrensburg, Missouri, before the . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--03:44: Rev. John Geddie D.D.
  • Springbrook, Prince Edward Island.
    Minister of Cavendish and New London Churches 1838 - 1845. First missionary sent out to any foreign field by the Presbyterian Church in Canada

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

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  • 09/28/19--03:57: Historic Iron Ore Mining
  • Newark, Delaware.
    What is iron ore? Iron is a silvery-white, solid metal, though when found in Pencader Hundred, it commonly appears as a brown and sometimes nearly black oxide of iron. Its chemical symbol Fe, is derived from ferrum, the . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--04:02: First Christian Church
  • Independence, Missouri.
    Alexander Campbell and Barton Stone, Disciple movement founders, preached to this congregation, founded July 4, 1835 with 35 members, 8 of whom were black. Alexander Procter was minister over 40 years. This neo-Roman church . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--04:06: Crossroads of America Mural
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    About this sign The outline drawing above represents the heritage-themed mural to your right. The mural is organized chronologically into sections. Each section is described here, with accompanying historic images.. Prior to . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • War, French and Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Im Jahre 1933 lebten in Hamburg 24.000 Juden. Hier begann der Weg tausender jüdischer Bürger Hamburgs, der in den Vernichtungslagern des Nazi-Regimes endete. [English translation:] In 1933, 24,000 Jewish people lived in . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--08:12: Life’s Little Pleasures
  • Millbrook, New York.
    Life’s Little Pleasures Nuncia Galuppo Petrone's specialty shop carried a wide assortment of Italian groceries she offered both imported foods and homemade dolci (sweets). Olive oil was featured both for table and medicinal . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--08:12: “Gandy Dancers”
  • Millbrook, New York.
    “Gandy Dancers” Railroad maintenance was a constant necessity. Skilled workers and day laborers were hired to grade the land, build trestles, lay and realign the tracks, and keep things in good repair. Nicknamed "gandy . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--08:13: Founding Families
  • Millbrook, New York.
    Founding Families Considered the oldest residence In the village, this house (1750) was known for generations as the Haight family homestead. Owned by Philip Hart, an early entrepreneur, it was purchased in 1795 by Ebenezer . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--08:13: Portland Civil War Memorial
  • Portland, Connecticut.
    Erected May30, 1872 By the Town of Portland. To the Memory of Her Brave Sons Who GAVE Their Lives in Defence of The Union During the War of The Rebellion 1861 – 65. Samuel N. Gaston, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died June 21, 1863. . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--08:13: Portland Brownstone
  • Portland, Connecticut.
    Portland: “A History Carved in Brownstone” Early colonists in Connecticut gazed across to the eastern shore of the big bend in the Connecticut River at the outcroppings of reddish-brown sandstone. Little did they know that . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--09:54: The Carter Farm
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Just before sundown on November 30, 1964, 3,000 Confederate soldiers charged past here and smashed into the main Federal line fewer than 200 feet ahead of you. They belonged to Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne’s Division, the most . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--11:35: Red Brick School
  • Burnet, Texas.
    The red brick school was built on property bequeathed by early Burnet County pioneer Peter Kerr. Kerr migrated to what would become Burnet County in 1849. Active in the land and cattle business, he laid out the town of . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--11:58: Meadowbrook Stables
  • Chevy Chase, Maryland.
    Hailed as one of the finest saddle clubs in the East when it opened in 1934, Meadowbrook Stables is a handsomely detailed Colonial Revival style house barn with accompanying club unit reportedly modeled after a tavern in . . .

    (Animals • Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island.
    English: Murray Harbour began to achieve status as an important PEI port in the late 1700s. The earliest settlers in the area sustained themselves by fishing and farming but John Cambridge, the proprietor of Lot 64, was . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Georgetown, Idaho.
    In the spring of 1871, Joseph C. Rich surveyed the Twin Creeks area, later called Georgetown. In 1874, logs were hauled from the mountains for this cabin built originally on the corner of the block across the street and one . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--15:09: Marianna Mine Explosion
  • Marianna, Pennsylvania.
    On November 28, 1908 154 miners died in what was the worst disaster in Washington County and among the most severe in the history of US mining. The incident, and several others at the time, catalyzed public advocacy for mine . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--15:14: First Public Building
  • Georgetown, Idaho.
    In 1870, Brigham Young appointed Ezra T. Clark, David Hess, and Nicholas Barkdull to colonize this area. Originally known a Twin Creeks, Joseph C. Rich surveyed the site in 1871. In 1872, the new settlement was named . . .

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

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