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  • 10/04/19--18:12: Ahuehuetes of Chapultepec
  • , Mexico.
    Ahuehuetes de Chapultepec Ahuehuete, del náhuatl “viejo del agua”, por sus raíces: atl: “agua” y huehuetl: “viejo”. Considerado en la época prehispánica un árbol sagrado. Aun forma parte de ritos y leyendas. Según Heyden . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--19:09: All Saints Episcopal Church
  • DeQuincy, Louisiana.
    Built in 1885 in Patterson, La. and originally known as Holy Trinity. Moved to present location in 1942. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its Gothic Revival architecture.

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

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  • 10/04/19--19:16: Kansas City Southern Depot
  • DeQuincy, Louisiana.
    Built in 1923, the depot is an outstanding example of Mission Revival architecture, and is one of the most architecturally significant railroad depots in the state. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Casa Miguel Alemán Al asumir la presidencia de la república, en 1946, el licenciado Miguel Alemán Valdés decidió que la "Casa Lázaro Cárdenas" era demasiado austera para la imagen de crecimiento y modernidad que él quería . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--19:49: Folklore & Trivia
  • near Whitehead, Nova Scotia.
    Folklore of Whitehead In April of about 1880, a brig sailed into Whitehead Harbour, claiming to be headed to Greenland whaling. Strangely, it had no name, and no one was allowed aboard or ashore. They stayed in harbor about . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--19:51: West Barnstable War Memorial
  • West Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    1775 1812 - 1861 -1917 WEST BARNSTABLE Keeps In Remembrance The Service Of Her Citizens In The Wars Of Our Country

    (War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--19:53: Arcadia County Park
  • Arcadia, California.
    The City of Arcadia was founded by Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin from part of his large landholdings (Santa Anita Rancho) in the San Gabriel Valley. Baldwin was responsible for incorporating Arcadia as a City and became Arcadia’s . . .

    (Air & Space • Man-Made Features • Sports • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Horton Landing, Nova Scotia.
    In 1755, the worldwide struggle for empire between Great Britain and France had tragic consequences for the Acadians of Les Mines and elsewhere in Nova Scotia/Acadie Lt-Col. John Winslow was the Massachusetts officer in . . .

    (Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Concordia, Missouri.
    In August 1973, the U.S. Congress designated a cross-country stretch of Interstate as the “Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway,” in tribute to President Eisenhower’s early recognition of the need for a national network of highways . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--20:06: Fort DuPont - Post Exchange
  • Delaware City, Delaware.
    The Post Exchange (PX) was constructed in 1906. Later known as Burton Hall, the PX was multi-purpose facility that over the years included a gymnasium, bowling alley, barber shop, pool tables, soda fountain, exchange and library.

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

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  • 10/04/19--20:08: State Seal Stolen
  • Guthrie, Oklahoma.
    This building was the state capitol when the state seal was stolen from here and taken to Okla. City, on the night of June 11, 1910, thus moving the site of the state capitol. The first university of Oklahoma was located . . .

    (Government • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Delaware City, Delaware.
    This is the fort’s headquarters, also known as the administration building, constructed in 1901. The first floor of the building contained offices, the second floor was used for courts martial and records storage. The fort’s . . .

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

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    Upton, Quebec.
    Français: Il y a une centaine d'années, le magasin général était un incontournable de tout village rural québécois. On y trouvait une variété de marchandises : des produits alimentaires, de l'équipement agricole, des . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--20:12: Abraham Blish
  • Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Original Settler with the Barnstable Colony in 1640. Selected Grand Juror, Hayward, Constable, and Highway Surveyor. Served with Militia of the Colony of New Plymouth. In 1658, he built and operated one of the First Grist . . .

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

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    Cahokia, Illinois.
    George Rogers Clark captured Kaskaskia on the night of July 4-5, 1778, and then sent a small company under Captain Joseph Bowman northward to Cahokia. Bowman met no resistance from the French settlers along the way, and took . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
    L'église-souvenir Un témoignage durable L'église-souvenir représente l'attachement profond du peuple acadien au lieu historique national du Canada de Grand-Pré. Construite en 1922 grâce à des fonds recueillis lors d'une . . .

    (Architecture • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Wilmington, Delaware.
    (Upper left) The Cool Spring Reservoir was designed by consulting civil engineer William E. Morris of Philadelphia and others as an open air reservoir formed by an earthen embankment and bordered by 10th and Van Buren . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--20:25: Canso Soldiers Memorial
  • near Canso, Nova Scotia.
    To the Glory of God and in loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War Canso Louis Dort, Vernon Earle, Roy Greencorn, Lee Martin Hart, Arthur S. Horton, James B. Keating, Percy J. Lumsden, James . . .

    (War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Delaware City, Delaware.
    Constructed in 1910 at the head of Officers Row, the Commanding Officer Quarters sits on what was once Delaware City farmland. The building is prominently located on the north corner of the Parade Ground, a highly visible . . .

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

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