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  • 10/03/19--18:28: Cloverdale Furnace
  • Cloverdale, Virginia.
    Robert Harvey established an agricultural and industrial complex here about 1790 that processed iron ore. The operation, known as Cloverdale Furnace, expanded in the 19th century under the ownership of John Tayloe III. About . . .

    (African Americans • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--18:50: Sam Houston Jones
  • DeRidder, Louisiana.
    Sam Houston Jones (1897 -1978) was born in Merryville and spent his youth in DeRidder. He is the only native of Beauregard Parish ever elected Governor of Louisiana. Jones graduated from DeRidder High School in 1915. He . . .

    (Government • Notable Persons • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    It was [B]ishop Moynihans wish to build a church in Castle Cove. His reason for building a church here was, as a curate in 1917 he saw first hand the people of Castle Cove walking the long journey to Caherdaniel. When they . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--19:54: America's Rural Landscape
  • near Floyd, Virginia.
    The Blue Ridge Parkway showcases some of America's best rural and natural landscapes. Rocky Knob is known for its pastoral, or agricultural, countryside. The topography of this plateau differs from much of the Parkway. Here . . .

    (Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--20:18: Co.L First Inf. Memorial
  • Willimantic, Connecticut.
    Memorial In Grateful Memory of the Heroic Service of The Men of Co.L. First Inf. Conn. National Guard (Transferred to 102nd Inf. 26th Div. and Other Units) Who Went From This Armory July 7, 1917 And Upheld the Highest Ideals . . .

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

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    Willimantic, Connecticut.
    Dedicated to the Memory of U.S. Merchant Marine World War II Veterans December 7, 1941 – August 15, 1945 Willimantic, Connecticut

    (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Willimantic, Connecticut.
    Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the White Eagle American Citizens Club Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Joseph Andrychowski · Stanley Andrychowski · John J. Andrychowski · Stephen . . .

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

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    Willimantic, Connecticut.
    Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the Polish National Home Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Stanley Andrychowski · Stephen Baronsky · John Baran · Joseph Bednaczyk · Anthony Bajger · . . .

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

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  • 10/03/19--20:21: Thread City Crossing
  • Willimantic, Connecticut.
    The frogs upon this bridge recount the celebrated Windham Frog Fight 0f 1754. The spools represent Willimantic’s historic prominence in cotton thread manufacture. David E. Phillips, an inspirational teacher and writer . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--20:31: Big Duck Ranch
  • Flanders, New York.
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Animals • Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--21:01: Domestic Housing Area
  • , Israel.
    The architecture of this area allows us to distinguish two streets that separate three structures following the same symmetric layout as the rooms located west. They are constructed from local materials: the walls are made . . .

    (Anthropology • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--21:28: Roanoke
  • near Roanoke, Virginia.
    The city of Roanoke — the historic crossroads of western Virginia — lies in the distance. First established in 1825, it was called "Big Lick" after a nearby marsh where animals found abundant salt licks. In the early 1880s, . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/03/19--22:49: Oliver White Hill Sr.
  • Roanoke, Virginia.
    Oliver White Hill Sr., Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, worked to dismantle Jim Crow laws in the United States. Over his nearly seven-decade career as a civil rights attorney, Hill challenged inequities in education, . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--04:49: House of Miqwa'ot
  • , Israel.
    This ritual space stands out due to its mosaic floor that is made of thousands of colored tesserae. A white background, framed by a black meander pattern surrounded by an orange rectangle, emphasizes the image of a rosette . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--09:24: Gustavus Koerner
  • Belleville, Illinois.
    Gustavus Koerner came to Belleville from Germany in 1833. He took a law degree from the University of Heidleberg in 1832. Shortly after, he was arrested during a political demonstration. He escaped and joined a party of . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--10:13: Iona
  • Iona, Idaho.
    which means "The Beautiful" was named by apostle W. Taylor in honor of a town in Palestine. It was originally known as Sand Creek and embraces a tract of country lying east of Eagle Rock (now Idaho Falls). The first . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--10:35: The Willow Creek Settlement
  • Shelton, Idaho.
    The Willow Creek pioneers established farms in this area in 1874, a school and irrigation canal in 1879, and early branch of the Latter-day Saints church in 1885 This portion of the East Willow Creek country became Shelton . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--10:56: The Great Feeder
  • Ririe, Idaho.
    The Snake River shifted to the north bypassing the South Channel or Dry Bed and left canals along this route without water during most of the summer of 1894. The Great Feeder Headgate and Canal were built in the years 1894 . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--11:15: The Holt Ferry
  • Rigby, Idaho.
    Prior to the Holt Ferry, mail and supplies could be sent across the South Fork of the Snake River in a heavy wire basket on a cable. In 1894, Richard C. Heise, who had read of the healing properties of the mineral springs, . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--13:51: Coltman Ward
  • near Ucon, Idaho.
    In 1888 the first settlers of the Coltman Ward cleared the sage brush, dug canals and ditches, and built humble homes. At first it was a part of what was called Poverty Flat, later named Grant Ward. In 1896 Grant was divided . . .

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

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