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  • 10/01/19--06:43: Irish Laborers
  • Cumberland, Maryland.
    (east side) This monument was erected in memory of the Irish laborers who died building the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1828—1850 (north side) Erected by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--11:44: Moreland Settlement
  • Moreland, Idaho.
    Moreland, Bingham County, Idaho, was carved out of flat, sagebrush-covered land inhabited by snakes and jackrabbits. It received its name from a remark made by an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--11:44: Cedar Point - Basalt
  • Basalt, Idaho.
    In 1879 the U.&N. Railroad Co. named their water stop, Basalt. Henry R. Whitmill settled in Cedar Point in 1884. Andrew O. Inglestrom filed on land, 1885. Others followed, built canal, homes, L.D.S. church house, cheese . . .

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

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    Rose Hill, Texas.
    In 1887 the congregation of Rose Hill Methodist Church made plans to build a new sanctuary to replace the original frame one built in 1876. Special offerings were taken, and this building was completed in 1888. The . . .

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

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    Rose Hill, Texas.
    Pioneer German settlers of the Rose Hill area organized this fellowship in 1875. Originally known as Spring Creek Mission, it was established under the direction of the Rev. Friedrich Ries. The earliest services were held in . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--16:06: The White Oak Valley
  • Whipple Junction, West Virginia.
    Pioneers settled the White Oak Valley in the 1800s. In 1892 the mineral rights were sold and the White Oak Fuel Company and the Whipple Colliery Company sunk five mine shafts at Whipple, Carlisle, Oakwood, Scarbro and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/01/19--17:25: Shelley Settlement
  • Shelley, Idaho.
    Before the close of 1885 the families of James Mitchell, A.T. Lawrence, Darius Allen, Joshua Adams, Felix, Heber, Frank and Ann Husband, Albert Christiansen and N.G. Mickelson settled here. Soon other followed. These . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--17:30: Early Settlements
  • Goshen, Idaho.
    The south part of this area, known as Presto, was settled in 1870 by the Burrell, Just and Shoemaker families. In 1883 the Pritchett family came to Cedar Hollow. Later the Goshen, and the Christensen Monson, Hansen, Jensen, . . .

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

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    Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    In 1837, the University of Michigan was relocated from Detroit to Ann Arbor where the Ann Arbor Land Company had donated forty acres of land for the site of the university. This original forty acre campus was the area of . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--20:36: San Jacinto Street
  • Houston, Texas.
    San Jacinto Street San Jacinto Street received its name from the battle fought on April 21, 1836, alongside the San Jacinto River, where the Texans won their independence from Mexico. This street was not only a major . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/01/19--20:37: Pierre de Rigaud, 1698-1778
  • Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
    Français: Né à Québec, gouverneur de la Louisiane en 1742, le marquis de Vaudreuil fut le premier Canadien à devenir lieutenant-général et gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France en 1755. Témoin des brillantes campagnes du marquis . . .

    (Colonial Era • Politics • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oxford, Ohio.
    Percy Mackaye Percy MacKaye (1875-1956) was a poet and dramatist elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1914. From 1920-1924, MacKaye held the position of writer-in-residence at Miami University, the first . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/01/19--21:01: Christ Church Cathedral
  • Houston, Texas.
    Christ Church Cathedral Although this site was designated on the Original Plan of Houston as the School Reserve, its only occupant has been Christ Church. Founded on March 16, 1839, Christ Church was designated the Cathedral . . .

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

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  • 10/01/19--21:52: Baker Common
  • Houston, Texas.
    Baker Common The Baker Family history and Houston’s history are one and the same Few have contributed more to our city’s progress than the members of the James Addison Baker Family. They pioneered Texas law, built the law . . .

    (Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/01/19--23:18: L’Église / The Church
  • Montebello, Quebec.
    Français: La paroisse Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours est la première paroisse de l'Outaouais. Son érection canonique remonte à 1831 ce qui explique qu'elle a été rattachée successivement à quatre diocèses différents : Québec, . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/19--07:13: Battle Of The Bulge
  • Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    In Memory Dec. 16, 1944 - Jan. 25, 1945 Dedicated to those men and women who fought in the historic World War II Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes, Belgium Cape Cod & Islands Chapter 58 Veterans Of The Battle Of The . . .

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

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    Franklin, Tennessee.
    The town of Franklin was developed in 1799 by Abram Maury, who acquired the land from Major Anthony Sharpe. The original town, consisting of 109 acres, was composed of sixteen blocks divided into 188 lots centered on a . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/19--07:23: "Sign of the Ship" Tavern
  • Wilmington, Delaware.
    Site of famous tavern of Revolutionary days known as "The Sign of the Ship." John Marshall was then innkeeper. Officers of Continental Army were quartered here. Washington, Lafayette, Aaron Burr and Commodore Perry were . . .

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

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  • 10/02/19--07:25: Sandwich Civil War Monument
  • Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    Presented By William Eaton To His Native Town Of Sandwich Mass. As A Memorial To His Father James R. Eaton May 30, 1911 Erected In Memory Of The Soldiers And Sailors From This Town, Brave Defenders Of The Union And The Flag, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/19--07:40: The Stroh Building
  • Waterloo, Illinois.
    Before 1830, John Coleman erected a large windmill at the corner of Main and Mill where this building stands today. He also owned a mill next door. The mill was changed into an ox-mill in 1837 and destroyed by fire in 1857, . . .

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

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