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  • 10/05/19--20:15: Pioneer Mill
  • near Monroe City, Illinois.
    The Pioneer Mill was a center of early commerce. Often its water wheel ran a saw mill as well as a grist mill. Mills operated at this site for over 100 years. Prior to the War of 1812, much flour was shipped to St.Louis and . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    In the late 1650s, Simon Overzee built an unheated storage building in this location. Charles Calvert added a wattle and daub chimney around 1662, and housed or "quartered" guests and servants here. The quarter stood for . . .

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

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  • 10/05/19--20:13: Pioneer Mill
  • near Burksville, Illinois.
    The Pioneer Mill was a center of early commerce. Often its water wheel ran a saw mill as well as a grist mill. Mills operated at this site for over 100 years. Prior to the War of 1812, much flour was shipped to St. Louis and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--20:29: Joaquim Serra i Corominas
  • , Spain.
    . . .

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

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    near Maeystown, Illinois.
    Samuel McRoberts, one of their ten children, was born her Feb. 8, 1799. He was elected clerk of the Monroe County court at the age of 20. In 1824 he was elected circuit judge by the state legislature. On Dec. 16, 1840, he . . .

    (Notable Persons • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--20:52: Mule Power
  • near Independence, Ohio.
    Hi, I’m Blossom. During the canal days.mules like me walked the towpath, pulling heavy boats behind us. We were strong engines, able to haul 60 tons or more of freight. Mules worked in teams of two or three. Cargo boats had . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--21:01: Relax Awhile!
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    While colonists kept the front yard relatively clean, archaeologists found tobacco pipe and drinking vessel fragments clustered in this area. A large tree perhaps stood here, and St. John's residents and visitors sat under . . .

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

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  • 10/05/19--21:05: Apple Tree
  • near Grassy Creek, North Carolina.
    Apple butter, apple cider, applesauce, apple pie! There were few home grown products more useful to the mountain farmer than apples. Cuttings from favorite trees were often taken from place to place when the family moved or . . .

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

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  • 10/05/19--21:19: Exploring St. John's
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    The story of St. John's and its residents is only dimly reflected in the historical records. Archaeology was essential to understand this site, its buildings, and the lives of its people. Excavations began here in 1972 and . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/05/19--21:31: Antoni Tàpies i Puig
  • , Spain.
    . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Casa Solariega de la Familia de la Canal (Instituto Allende) La historia de este inmueble se encuentra vinculada estrechamente a la de su propietario, Don Manuel Tomás de la Canal y Bueno de Baeza, un español criollo . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Elmira, Prince Edward Island.
    English: The original fog alarm building was added to the East Point Light Station in 1885 as a navigational aid. It was replaced in 1908 with a larger building at a cost of $8000.00, and remains one of the few intact fog . . .

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

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  • 10/06/19--06:50: Rolling Hills
  • Bethany, New York.
    Legends & Lore Rolling Hills This asylum is a nationally known center of supernatural activity. Spirits believed to still roam grounds crossing between this world and next

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

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  • 10/06/19--07:27: 320 Main Street
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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  • 10/06/19--07:49: Snapshots of St. John's
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    The St. John's site went through many changes over the past 400 years. These scenes depict how the location may have appeared at different moments in time. before 1638 Chesapeake Indians Archaeologists found that Chesapeake . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/06/19--08:01: The Quarter Building
  • St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    Simon Overzee probably built this structure as an unheated storehouse in the late 1650s. Charles Calvert added a chimney so he could lodge or "quarter" members of his large household in the building. Innkeepers later used . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Mary's City, Maryland.
    The 1600s were a dynamic period in the development of the New World and England's growing empire. English colonies became firmly established in America, a civil ware led to the beheading of England's king, and race-based . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    Sandwich Town Hall Built in 1834, this columned Greek Revival, continues to serve as the seat of town government and is one of the oldest town halls in New England. In 2009, the building was beautifully and accurately . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/06/19--11:06: Joseph Henry
  • Galway, New York.
    Lived Here 1806-1813 Physicist Noted For Work On Electromagnet First Superintendent Of Smithsonian Institution

    (Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Scotland, Connecticut.
    Eastern Connecticut French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for . . .

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

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