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    Houma, Louisiana.
    The Houma Downtown Development Corporation is pleased to accept this mural on behalf of the people of Terrebonne Parish painted by Louisiana muralist Hans Geist. This artwork depicts the foundation and establishments which . . .

    (Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/02/19--16:13: The Barn
  • near Shelley, Idaho.
    Barns are a testament to our rural foundations. They are perhaps one of the greatest monuments of an almost forgotten way of life. These rustic buildings represent a time when people led a simpler, more provincial lifestyle. . . .

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

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  • 10/02/19--16:28: Alridge School
  • near Shelley, Idaho.
    "Teachers affect eternity: they can never tell where their influence stops." The Alridge School was originally located on Cedar Creek off the Blackfoot River Road and was relocated in September of 1999. The schoolhouse was . . .

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

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  • 10/02/19--17:14: General Store
  • near Shelley, Idaho.
    General Stores have been in wide use since the late 1860's. Some of the first General Stores were created in Paris, France as a means of attracting more business. The settling of the Wild West was a contributor to the . . .

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

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  • 10/02/19--17:28: Sprague Street Row
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Group of six Victorian cottages built circa 1890. Possibly remodellings of circa 1870 houses known to have stood on same site. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1983.

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

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    , Spain.
    (Catalan:) En memòria de les víctimes dels bombardejos comesos per l'aviació feixista italiana, aliada de l'exèrcit franquista, al març de 1938 a barcelona - (English translation:) In memoriam of the victims of the . . .

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

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  • 10/02/19--20:18: River Crossings & Bridges
  • Waynesboro, Virginia.
    In Waynesboro's earliest days, the only way to cross the South River was by a ford. Fords are shallow spots in the river that offer low embankments. Travelers of this time crossed the river on foot, horseback, in a farm . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Ottawa, Ontario.
    English: First planned as a parish church in 1839, Notre-Dame was transformed as it achieved the status of cathedral for the new Catholic Diocese of Bytown in 1847, mother church of the Archdiocese of Ottawa, and basilica in . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--01:39: Seat of Moses
  • , Israel.
    English Text: "Seat (Cathedra) of Moses" One of the important finds in the Chorazin synagogue is a decorated basalt chair with an Aramaic inscription which mentions Yudan, son of Yishmael, who donated of his wealth to the . . .

    (Anthropology • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--02:53: Conch
  • , Israel.
    English Text: A decorated conch which flanked the Ark of the law.

    (Anthropology • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--04:18: Logan Mansion
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1897 by L.R. Logan, beer and ice manufacturer. Designed by architect Nathaniel Sykes Allen. One of the finest remaining Queen Anne Victorian houses in the city.

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

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  • 10/03/19--05:24: Olgilvie-Wiener House
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Designed by architect Luther T. McNabb. Built 1896 for grocer W.B. Olgilvie. Later residence of Samuel. G. Wiener, Sr. family. Noted architects Samuel G. Wiener, Jr. and William B. Wiener, Sr. were brought up in this house.

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

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  • 10/03/19--05:42: Christian-Hamel House
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built c.1883 at corner of Christian and Jewell Streets, opposite Oakland Cemetery. Moved from that site in 1976. Important example of Queen Anne cottage architecture.

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

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  • 10/03/19--06:45: Upham Hall
  • Oxford, Ohio.
    This building is named for the fourteenth president of the university 1928-1945 who met the challenges of depression and war Alfred H. Upham Member of the class of 1897 whose "Old Miami" tells the story of her first century . . .

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

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    near Prince, West Virginia.
    Fayette County. Formed in 1831 from Nicholas, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Logan. Named for General Lafayette. On New River, 1671, Batts and Fallam officially claimed Mississippi Valley for Great Britain in opposition to the claim . . .

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

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  • 10/03/19--11:11: Hughes House
  • Independence, Missouri.
    The Misses Mollie and Josie Hughes hired the architectural firm of Gibbs and Parker, Kansas City, MO., to design this ornate Queen Anne style residence. Erected in 1887, it was one of a group of mansions on Main Street owned . . .

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

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  • 10/03/19--11:13: Lunenburg Veterans Memorial
  • Lunenburg, Vermont.
    Dedicated to the men and women who served our country Lest We Forget names were not transcribed

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    This Monument Is Dedicated To The Residents Of Sandwich Massachusetts Who Proudly Served This Country During The Vietnam War

    (War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--11:48: Roberto Bolaño Ávalos
  • , Spain.
    (Catalan:) En aquesta casa va viure l'escriptor i poeta Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (Santiago de Xile 1953 - Barcelona 2008) - (English translation:) In this house lived the writer and poet, Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (Santiago, . . .

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

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  • 10/03/19--11:54: Martin-Boismenue House
  • East Carondelet, Illinois.
    The Martin-Boismenue House is an excellent example of the architectural style known as French Creole. Few buildings of vertical timber construction remain, making the house one of the oldest structures of its kind in . . .

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

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