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  • 10/04/19--20:29: Canaan Vermont War Memorials
  • Canaan, Vermont.
    Canaan Remembers 1917 - World War-1919 Canaan Honor Rolls 1950 - Korean War -1954 Jean C. Lanctot, Albert Leonard denoted as having died in service 1965 - Vietnam Conflicit - 1973 1941 - World War II - 1945 no further names . . .

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

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    Grand Pré, Nova Scotia.
    How the Battle Unfolded During the first half of the 18th century, France and Great Britain were at war for imperial domination of North America. Most Acadians, including those at Grand Pré, wanted to stay out of the . . .

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

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  • 10/04/19--20:35: Sandwich Meeting of Friends
  • Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Sandwich Monthly Meeting of Friends, established in 1657, is the oldest continuous Quaker meeting in North America. It consists of congregations here, in West Falmouth and in Yarmouth. This meetinghouse, the third on this . . .

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

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    near Keene, California.
    Cesar Chavez, the farmworker who became this nation's most important Latino leader in the 20th century, chose this as his home, office, and final resting place. Here he found spiritual and physical refuge from the conflict . . .

    (Civil Rights • Hispanic Americans • Labor Unions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--21:46: Stone Mountain
  • near Sparta, North Carolina.
    The massive gray rock before you is Stone Mountain, formed about 350 million years ago from intense heat and pressure deep within the earth. Centuries of erosion uncovered the rock and sculptured it into the curious shape it . . .

    (Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/04/19--22:53: Mt. Jefferson
  • near West Jefferson, North Carolina.
    Mount Jefferson looms high over the town of Jefferson for which it is named. It was formerly called Negro Mountain because run-away slaves supposedly hid out there while fleeing north. The summit and slopes of the mountain . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--00:26: Longville, Louisiana
  • Longville, Louisiana.
    In 1906, the Long Bell Lumber Company of Kansas City, Missouri, under the leadership of Robert A. Long, began building a premier sawmill at Longville, Louisiana. The steam driven sawmill could cut 350,000 feet of lumber per . . .

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

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  • 10/05/19--06:01: Dodd College
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Private liberal arts junior college for girls, 1927-1942. Founded by Dr. M.E. Dodd, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Shreveport. Two original buildings now part of First Baptist Church. President's Home located at 601 Ockley Drive.

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

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  • 10/05/19--06:16: Oakland Cemetery
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Earliest tombstone dated 1842. Cemetery officially opened in 1847. At least 16 mayors are buried here as well as some 1,000 Confederate veterans & soldiers. Fence and walls erected 1905, the same year it began to be . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos.

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  • 10/05/19--06:30: Evergreen Cemetery
  • Orange, Texas.
    Local lore places the first burial in this cemetery as early as 1840. When Robert Jackson purchased 35 acres of land including this site in 1853, at least one grave was already present. Jackson allowed that portion of his . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    (Center Plaque) “The memorial is dedicated to the memory of French General Comte de Rochambeau and the French Army who camped on the Cooch Farm in 1781. The combined French and American Armies were traveling to Yorktown, . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    The Royal Deux-Ponts was a German-speaking infantry regiment in the French Expeditionary Force under the Comte de Rochambeau. Rochambeau’s forces embarked from France in March 1780, and arrived in Newport, Rhode Island, in . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Alburg, Vermont.
    The peaceful international border here owes some of its location to the War of 1812 and Vermonter William Czar Bradley. The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain officially ended with the Treaty of Ghent, . . .

    (Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--08:31: The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The text on this historical sign is: The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspack . . .

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

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    Newark, Delaware.
    A Victorious Allied Army Passed Here-1781 was a momentous year for the United States. A French Army, led by General Rochambeau, had arrived in Rhode Island in July 1780. By June 1781, it was ready to join the U.S. . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--08:42: Delaware Militia
  • Newark, Delaware.
    The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newark, Delaware.
    The flagpole and flag were placed here to memorialize the commitment of the Coach family that has spent generations preserving the area of the Battlefield. (Inscription under the photo in the upper left) The Cooch family has . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Canterbury, Connecticut.
    Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice Of the Men and Women of Canterbury Who Served Our Country In All Wars French and Indian War 1755 – 1760 Hezekiah Boswell? · Amos Fassett? · Jabez Hyde? · John Searle? · James Hyde? · . . .

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

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  • 10/05/19--08:59: Samuel Huntington Birthplace
  • Scotland, Connecticut.
    Birthplace Of Samuel Huntington 1731 – 1796. Signer Of The Declaration Of Independence

    (Colonial Era • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--09:08: Historic Shockoe Valley
  • Richmond, Virginia.
    Richmond is one (of) America's most historic cities. Captain John Smith was among the first Europeans to visit in 1607, and William Byrd II, the founder of Richmond laid out the original street pattern. This 1862 photograph . . .

    (Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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