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  • 09/28/19--15:45: Pioneer Cedar Cemetery
  • Soda Springs, Idaho.
    This spot of ground known as the Pioneer Cedar Cemetery was used from the time of the founding of Soda Springs "Upper Town" in 1871 to 1906. It contains over 42 marked graves and as many whose identification are unknown. . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--15:51: Lava Flows and Wagon Trains
  • near Grace, Idaho.
    Geological processes created the complex landscape of southeastern Idaho and eventually determined the routes covered wagons would take along the Oregon Trail. In their journals, trail emigrants often wrote something about . . .

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

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  • 09/28/19--18:03: Lost At Sea
  • Montauk Point, New York.
    In Remembrance of Those Lost At Sea While Fishing These Waters Henry Miller 1775 • Henry Miller 1770 • Capt. Clarke's Son 1766 Jacob Skellinx 1·17·1753 [age] 51 • Daniel Baker 1·17·1753 [age] 61 • Dick 1·17·1753 William . . .

    (Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--19:45: Commonly Seen Vessels
  • Montauk Point, New York.
    For centuries, Montauk's waters have been a crossroads of continuous maritime activity. While today's vessels are modern, their purpose is much the same as it has been since colonial times: fishing, transportation, commerce, . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--19:57: Francisco I. Madero
  • , Mexico.
    Francisco I. Madero Apóstol de la Democracia 20 de noviembre de 2010 English translation: Francisco I. Madero Apostle of Democracy November 20, 2010

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--20:08: Monument to José Martí
  • , Mexico.
    Monumento a José Martí Este monumento cuyo autor es el escultor Poube, fue donado por el Afejismo (organización masónica cubana), e instalado en el Bosque el 28 de enero de 1953, como símbolo de los vínculos establecidos . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--20:20: Montauk Point Lighthouse
  • Montauk Point, New York.
    Commissioned by President George Washington ? Constructed 1796 ? First Lighthouse in New York State ?

    (Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/28/19--20:20: Canadian Totem
  • , Mexico.
    Tótem Canadiense Donado por el pueblo canadiense con motivo del 150 aniversario de nuestra independencia, celebrado en 1810. Tallado en cedro rojo, el origen de los postes totémicos se remonta a muchos siglos antes del . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Fuente de Nezahualcóyotl En memoria de Nezahualcóyotl, por su talento en las obras hidráulicas que realizó en la antigua Tenochtitlán, Chapultepec le rinde homenaje dentro de la primera sección, en esta fuente que lleva su . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Belfast, Prince Edward Island.
    English: Imagine being aboard a ship on a dark, stormy night. The wind is howling fiercely, pushing large waves over the sides of your vessel. You are at the mercy of the elements. Picture a lack of navigational aids, . . .

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

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    Belfast, Prince Edward Island.
    English: Prince Edward Island's contribution to Nova Scotia's lighthouses inspired the question: What about building a lighthouse here? Petitions for lighthouses began to appear before government by the late 1830s. Concerned . . .

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

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    Belfast, Prince Edward Island.
    English: At the same time that the Island was grappling with the issue of lighthouses, it found itself dealing with an issue of a different sort: Mail delivery. Mail delivery was very important, representing the Island's . . .

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

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    Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
    On February 11, 1747 Grand Pré was the scene of a surprise attack on Col. Arthur Noble's detachment of British troops from Massachusetts who were billeted in the houses of the inhabitants. A French and Indian force under . . .

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

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  • 09/29/19--03:49: First Trans-Polar Air Route
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Presented to the City of Los Angeles in commemoration of the inauguration of the trans-polar air route directly connecting the city of Los Angeles with the European continent by Scandinavian Airlines System, November 15, 1954.

    (Air & Space • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/19--03:56: The Crooked Road
  • Lambsburg, Virginia.
    From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Coalfields region, southwest Virginia is blessed with historic and contemporary music venues, musicians, and fretted instrument makers. Historically isolated, the region retained its . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/19--03:59: Palmer Homestead
  • near Palmyra, New York.
    Noah & Betsey Palmer settled here in 1810. Noah served as Sgt. in Rhode Island militia during Revolutionary War. Later became Baptist deacon.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/19--04:03: Pickrell UGRR Station
  • near West Liberty, Ohio.
    The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 increased the punishment for abolitionists and rewards to those whom facilitated their capture and return to owners. This led to the routes to the East and West being more difficult to . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/19--04:08: Harvey Kuenn
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The West Allis, Wisconsin native served as Brewers manager for parts of three seasons after his own successful playing career in which he batted .303 in 1,833 games. Guided the club to its first World Series appearance in . . .

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

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  • 09/29/19--04:10: Sixto Lezcano
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Patrolled the Milwaukee outfield for the first seven of his 12 Major League seasons. Earned a Gold Glove and A.L. MVP consideration in 1979 after finishing with a .321 batting average, 28 home runs and 101 RBI. His . . .

    (Hispanic Americans • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 09/29/19--04:12: The Erie Canal
  • Fonda, New York.
    Mother of Cities The Erie Canal is often called the "Mother of Cities” because it spurred the growth of boom cities such as Syracuse, Buffalo, Utica, Cleveland, Milwaukee and Chicago. A Financial Force The Erie Canal helped . . .

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

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