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    Arlington, Virginia.
    Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Continental Chapter Daughter of the American Revolution 1918

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

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  • 10/13/19--12:10: Korea
  • Coventry, Connecticut.
    . . .

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

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    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Harrisburg's explosive growth after World War I opened new lands for development, both uptown above Maclay Street, and on Allison Hill east of 18th Street. Prior to that time, the Technical and Central High Schools, on . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--15:35: Lewis House
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1898. One of the few remaining large Victorian houses in Highland. Named for owner Thomas C. Lewis,a Captain in the Confederate Army, and a pioneer druggist.

    (Architecture • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--15:53: Elvis Presley
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    "Ladies and gentlemen, you've never heard of this young man before, but one day you'll be able to tell your children that you heard musical history made tonight." With these prophetic words Elvis Presley was introduced to . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--15:54: Boyer Home
  • Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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

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    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
    On June 9, 2008 after an unprecedented series of storms, a breach occurred in the eastern end of Lake Delton. Lake Delton is the heart of the community and an essential Part of the tourist industry. Immediate restoration of . . .

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

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  • 10/13/19--17:15: Ted Simmons
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    One of the best switch-hitting catchers in baseball history, Simmons was acquired along the Rollie Fingers and Pete Vuckovich in a seven-player trade with the St. Louis Cardinals in December 1980. Simmons spent five seasons . . .

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

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  • 10/13/19--17:16: Jim Slaton
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The Brewers' longest tenured pitcher, Slaton played 12 of his Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Named an A.L. All-Star in 1977, a season in which he compiled double-digit wins and 200-plus innings for the fifth consecutive . . .

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

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  • 10/13/19--17:17: Don Sutton
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    A member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Sutton was acquired from the Houston Astros on August 30, 1982 to strengthen the Brewers' push to the American League Pennant. Started seven games down the stretch in 1982, . . .

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

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    Vienna, Wisconsin.
    The Pink Elephant has been at this gas station since the mid-late 1960's. The elephant was brought here because the owner was looking for a way to make his gas station to stand out from the other stations on this . . .

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

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  • 10/13/19--17:17: Man Mound
  • near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
    Man Mound has been designated a National Historic Landmark The Man Mound is nationally significant as a rare example of a human-shaped Effigy Mound. Effigy Mounds are earthen sculptures created in the shapes of animals . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--17:18: B.J. Surhoff
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The number one overall pick by the Brewers in the 1985 draft, Surhoff played the first nine of his 19 MLB seasons for the club. Splitting most of his time between left field, catcher and third base, Surhoff appeared at every . . .

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

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  • 10/13/19--18:37: Jacob Gunkel's Tavern
  • Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
    Pioneer site of Jacob Gunkel's Tavern (later the Eagle Hotel) 1771 - 1965 Revolutionary meeting place First home of V.F.W. Post #3432

    (Industry & Commerce • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--19:16: Veterans Memorial
  • Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated in memory of all who faithfully served our country [Dedicated] May-30-1984

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--19:49: War Memorial
  • Wiconisco, Pennsylvania.
    In memory of the men and women of Wiconisco Township who served in their country's wars Forever Honored Forever Mourned ———————————— Dedicated to all who served Revolutionary War • War of 1812 Civil War • World War I World . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/13/19--20:56: The Railway Station
  • Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
    The Prince Edward Island Railway was established in 1871. By 1874 there were 70 stations across the Island, including an open-ended "Terminal" Station about a mile north of the Summerside harbour. A track ran down to the . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/19--07:15: Whiteside Station
  • Columbia, Illinois.
    William Whiteside built Whiteside station as a fort to protect his family, pioneers and travelers from Indian raids, along the Kaskaskia-Cahokia trail. Whiteside was a patriot of North Carolina during the American . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/14/19--07:29: Jose Valentin
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    A switch-hitting shortstop, Valentin spent the first eight seasons of his 16 year Major League career with the Brewers. During the 1990s, Valentin ranked third among all Brewers in total bases (1,015) and stolen bases (78); . . .

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

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  • 10/14/19--07:30: In Honor of Those
  • Concord, New Hampshire.
    In Honor of Those Who Served in Co. M N.H. State Guard During the World War

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

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