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  • 10/09/19--15:55: Choctaw County High School
  • Ackerman, Mississippi.
    First established as the Ackerman Colored School in the late 1920s, this school was part of the county board of education's plan to consolidate nearly thirty smaller community-based schools from 1931 to 1958. The school's . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--17:05: Attlebury School
  • near Pine Plains, New York.
    Attlebury School District #12 Built ca. 1911 After Original Building Destroyed by Fire in 1909. Closed 1945. Acquired by Stanford Hist. Soc. 2014.

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--17:19: Attlebury School House
  • near Pine Plains, New York.
    Attlebury School House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2016 Attlebury School The one room schoolhouse on this . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--17:33: Green Swoard Camp
  • near Syringa, Idaho.
    The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed this site in late September, 1805. On their return journey in June 1806, they camped on the open hillside. The party has been traveling on top of several feet of snow in most areas so . . .

    (Exploration • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--17:57: Anchor Diamond Park
  • near Ballston Spa, New York.
    Welcome! We invite you to enjoy Anchor Diamond Park at Hawkwood, a 246-acre, forever-wild preserve held in partnership between Saratoga PLAN and the Town of Ballston. A generous gift from the will of Mr. Frank Schidzick to . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--18:11: Bloomvale
  • near Clinton Corners, New York.
    On the National Register of Historic Places Bloomvale Early Industrial Center, Named for Isaac Bloom (1748-1803), Judge, Miller, Patriot, Politician

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

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  • 10/09/19--18:18: Legion Lodge
  • near Louisville, Mississippi.
    Built between 1934 and 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Legion Lodge is the oldest structure within a Mississippi State Park. Constructed of stone and hand-hewn timbers, the lodge is a prime example of rustic . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--18:39: Sawyer-Jennings House
  • Independence, Missouri.
    Erected in 1887 by Aaron Flint Sawyer, a partner in the Chrisman - Sawyer Banking Company, this Queen Anne style residence is the design of T.B. Smith, a talented Independence, Mo., architect and builder.

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Comfrey, Minnesota.
    About 14,000 years ago this landscape was covered with ice. When the ice melted, an open parkland dotted with black spruce developed. After a period of warming and drying, forests of oak and elm replaced the spruce. People . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--19:27: Bloom’s Mill
  • near Clinton Corners, New York.
    Bloom's Mill (c. 1750) Revolutionary soldiers camped here in 1777 before the Battle of Washington Hollow

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Johnson, Vermont.
    Honor Roll Erected by the Town of Johnson In Grateful Remembrance of Her Citizens Who Protected Their Country's Flag During the Civil War. 1861 — 1865 James H. Adams • Levi B. Adams • Sumner A . Andrews • Frank B. Atwell • . . .

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

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    , Ireland.
    Sárstátaire Éireannach Bhí bá ar leith ag Dónall Uí Chonaill, 'an Fuascailteoir' agus athair ghluaiseacht neamhspleáchais na hÉireann le Doire Fhíonáin. Ba é an stocaireacht a rinne sé ba chúis le hachtú Acht Fhuascailt na . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--19:52: Kosciusko
  • Kosciusko, Mississippi.
    "Redbud Springs" in Indian days. Later named for Polish-American patriot. Chartered, 1836. On Natchez Trace near geographical center of state. Trade activity gave it title, "Beehive of the Hills."

    (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Johnson, Vermont.
    Honor Roll Erected by the Town of Johnson In Grateful Appreciation of the Services Rendered by Her Citizens to Their Country During The World War. 1917-1919 Wallace A. Atwell • ?Howard L. Bailey • Delbert T. Dubray • C. . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--20:08: Bohemorama
  • New York, New York.
    This painting is dedicated to all aspiring dreamers, outcasts, and gypsies drawn to Greenwich Village life. “The mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time.” . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bolton, Connecticut.
    Bolton 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 Independence. After . . .

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

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  • 10/09/19--20:28: Attala County
  • Kosciusko, Mississippi.
    Founded 1833; named after Chateaubriand's Indian heroine. Buried in county are 1st senator, Gordon Boyd, and 1st representative, Wm. Dodd, who named the county seat after Thaddeus Kosciusko.

    (Native Americans • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/09/19--21:03: New Hope Lutheran Church
  • near Sallis, Mississippi.
    South 4 mi. Founded, 1846. Here, July 22, 1855, first Mississippi Lutheran Synod was organized. The Rev. G.H. Brown, pastor, served as first Synod president.

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/10/19--04:51: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Orange, Texas.
    This church was established in 1863 under the leadership of the Rev. Joseph Wood Dunn, an area missionary. The earliest services were conducted in the home of Jerome Swinford. His mother-in-law Mary W. Trumble later donated . . .

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

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    near Comfrey, Minnesota.
    “Grand Old Lady of the Prairie" Florence Cook Roefer (1913-2000) was an early leader in preserving these rock carvings and the surrounding prairie. As the first site manager of Jeffers Petroglyphs, Florence nurtured 33 acres . . .

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

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