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  • 10/08/19--15:33: The Log Cabin
  • Clinton, New Jersey.
    The cabin is typical of many of the simple dwellings built by early settlers using only the materials and skills they had at hand. Construction of the cabin was begun in 1976 as a special project commemorating the . . .

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

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  • 10/08/19--15:34: The Lime Kilns
  • Clinton, New Jersey.
    The Mulligan Quarry was a low-tech operation where burning and sorting limestone was hard and dirty work. At the Mulligan Quarry, pieces of limestone were broken and sorted at the stone crusher and screen house. The crushed . . .

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

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  • 10/08/19--15:34: Tenant House
  • Clinton, New Jersey.
    This simple two-family dwelling, built in 1859, served the modest needs of many generations of quarry worker families. Although life in the quarry was hard, living conditions were typical of those accepted by most unskilled . . .

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

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  • 10/08/19--15:34: Bunker Hill School House
  • Clinton, New Jersey.
    Although this tiny school house was uncluttered with even the most basic of modern conveniences, it provided a quality education. The original school house for Hunterdon County District 31, often referred to as the Old . . .

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

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  • 10/08/19--16:42: Robert R. Church
  • Memphis, Tennessee.
    "..The triumph of Memphis as a great city could not be written without an account of the marvelous career of the late R.R. Church, who built a fame on character and left two fortunes. One a great estate as men appraise . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Civil Rights • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--16:45: Woods Fort
  • Troy, Missouri.
    This marks the site of Woods Fort where the settlers gathered for protection from the Indians in the War of 1812. It was the headquarters of Lieut. (afterwords President) Zachary Taylor.

    (Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Politics • War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--16:56: Sunset Greenway
  • Florissant, Missouri.
    A Fertile Valley You are standing in one of Missouri's oldest settlements. In the last half of the 18th century, French trappers following the Riviere le Biche (Cold Water Creek) came upon this rich, fertile valley and . . .

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--19:58: Historic Timeline
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    The first people came to the Mackinaw region aboutr 10,000 years ago, just after the glaciers retreated. They were summer hunters stalking the big game of mastodons and mammoths. The development of birch bark canoes made . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--20:22: Thinkers' Lodge
  • Pugwash, Nova Scotia.
    English: In 1957, at the height of the Cold War, the first Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs took place in this serene setting. Hosted by philanthropist Cyrus Eaton, top-level scientists from both sides of the . . .

    (Peace • Science & Medicine • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--20:44: Overstreet School District
  • Starkville, Mississippi.
    Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, the Overstreet School Historic District is representative of Starkville's development from 1870 to 1940. The focal point of the district is the Overstreet . . .

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

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  • 10/08/19--20:44: Needmore Community
  • Starkville, Mississippi.
    The Needmore Community, one of Starkville's earliest African American neighborhoods, was first settled in the late 1800s with the construction of the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad. Having a number of homes, churches and . . .

    (African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/08/19--22:04: The Mary Crowley Monument
  • Pugwash, Nova Scotia.
    The Mary Crowley monument is the first public monument in honour of a Canadian-born female. It was erected in 1870 following a unanimous vote of the Nova Scotia Legislature. "Mary E. Crowley lies beneath this sod, a victim . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Charles, Missouri.
    (left plaque:) Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, Pioneer Missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, came to St. Charles from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi on this site in 1818. (right . . .

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

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    Mackinaw City, Michigan.
    The Mackinaw Boat was designed for northern Great Lakes conditions The Mackinaw boat was the work boat of fur traders, fishermen, settlers and lake travelers for hundreds of years, from the early 1700s to the early 1900s. . . .

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

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    Sanborn, Minnesota.
    . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--07:44: South Dakota
  • near Elkton, South Dakota.
    Front Created with its Twin North Dakota, 2 November 1889, Its 77,047 square miles ranks 15th in size. Those square miles include: exceptional corn land in the SE, grass land in the W, wheat land in the N and productive . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--07:44: Hole-In-The-Mountain
  • near Elkton, South Dakota.
    All early maps (1838-1879) showed the Hole-in-The-Mountain or Mountain Pass where Coteau Perce creek drained SW from Lake Benton to the Big Sioux. It is 8 miles SE. Nicollet & Fremont, first explorers, visited the "Hole" . . .

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

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    Plainfield, Connecticut.
    They Gave Their Lives That Freedom Shall Prevail Wilfred Allard · Aime G. Bernier · John R. Bernier · Deziel Chabot · Joseph Dufrense · Marie A. Fournier · Robert L. Hopkins · Joseph Jaskot · Emile Labreque · Walter P. . . .

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

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    Oneco, Connecticut.
    Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church Sterling and Oneco, Connecticut Horace Adams · Gerard Boucher · Albert Brunsdon · Donald Burton · Francis Burton · Francis Bushey · Arthur Carr · George Carr · Edward B. Carroll · Edward J. . . .

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

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    Oneco, Connecticut.
    The United States Finishing Company Sterling Branch In Honor of the Men Who Responded to Their Country’s Call in the Great World War, 1917 – 1918 Harold H. Barber · Earle W. Barr · Earle W. Belknap · George Carr · Frank . . .

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

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