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  • 10/15/19--21:03: Gustau A. Muñoz
  • , Spain.
    (Catalan:) Militant de la Unió de Joves Marxistes-Leninistes Assassinat per les forces d'ocupació l'11 de setembre de 1978 - (English translation:) Militant of the Marxists-Leninist Union of Youth (i.e., the youth wing of . . .

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

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  • 10/15/19--21:35: Tomás Delgado Diosdado
  • , Mexico.
    La Empresa, Amigos y la Afición rinden merecido Homenaje al ex-novillero sanmiguelense Tomás Delgado Diosdado “Manito” Quien lidio 9 novilladas en la Plaza México, y ha sido promotor y maestro del toreo. San Miguel de . . .

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

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  • 10/15/19--21:37: Georg Mayer-Franken
  • , Germany.
    Geburtshaus des erfolgreichen Sohnes unserer Stadt Georg Mayer-Franken Kunstmaler und Professor an der stadt. Malschule in München 15. März 1870 - 18. März 1926 - (English translation:) Birthplace of our city's successful . . .

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

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  • 10/15/19--22:25: Josep Rodoreda i Santigós
  • , Spain.
    (Catalan:) En el núm. II d'aquest carrer, va néixer Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (Barcelona 1851 - Buenos Aires 1922) Director de la Banda Municipal i fundador de l'Escola Municipal de Música de Barcelona. Compositor del . . .

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

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  • 10/15/19--23:12: José Rizal (1861-1896)
  • , Spain.
    (Catalan:) L'heroi nacional filipí José Rizal fou acollit, en arribar a Barcelona el 1882, en aquest Hotel España, conegut aleshores com a Fonda España. - (English translation:) The Filipino national hero, José Rizal, . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/19--05:04: David Robert Wingate
  • Orange, Texas.
    In 1852 wealthy Mississippi sawmill owner David Robert Wingate moved his family to a large cotton plantation in Newton County. During the Civil War (1861-65), he donated lumber from his Sabine Pass sawmill to build Fort . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/19--07:20: Demonstration Charcoal Mound
  • Barkhamsted, Connecticut.
    Careful inspection of the ground behind this sign reveals a raised circular mound about 30 feet in diameter, surrounded by a narrow, circular depression. The unnatural shape and bits of charcoal under the leaf layer are the . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/19--07:22: Marysville, Ohio
  • Marysville, Ohio.
    Side A On August 10, 1819, Samuel W. Culberston (1780-1840), a Zanesville lawyer, established Marysville at the convergence of Mill Creek and the road connecting Delaware to Urbana. Culberston purchased 450 acres of land on . . .

    (Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/16/19--07:32: Circa 1976
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    Imagine four towers soaring 26 to 51 stories above the corner of Washington and Seventh Streets. Only one of the envisioned Mercantile Center buildings became reality, which stands in front of you, and was completed in 1976.

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

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  • 10/16/19--07:35: Circa 1910
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    In the early 1900s, the Blackwell-Wielandy Book & Stationary Company occupied 700 Washington Avenue. Founder Frank Wielandy planted the seed for over 710 acres of thrift gardens that grew throughout the city by 1921.

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Mechanicville, New York.
    In Memory of the Men and Women of Mechanicville who By Their Unselfish Patriotism Advanced The American Ideas Of Liberty

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:16: Wainwright Building
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    In 1891 the Wainwright Building was constructed for St. Louis businessman Ellis Wainwright. It was designed by Louis H. Sullivan, a Chicago architect. The Wainwright Building is the father of the contemporary skyscraper. . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:37: Bill Schroeder
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Drafted by Milwaukee in the eighth round of the 1979 draft, Schroeder spent six of his eight Major League seasons with the Brewers. The former catcher's best season came in 1987 when he batted a career-best .332 with 14 HR . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:38: George Scott
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Acquired from the Boston Red Sox during the 1971 offseason, Scott played five seasons with the Brewers before returning to Boston. Scott made the most of his brief time in Milwaukee, with a five-year performance that placed . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:39: Ben Sheets
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Drafted tenth overall by the Brewers in 1999, Sheets pitched eight seasons in Milwaukee, earning four All-Star selections and winning 10-plus games seven times. Enjoyed best season in 2004 when he finished third in the . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:40: Kevin Seitzer
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Spent five seasons with the Brewers, including his 1995 All-Star campaign when he hit .311 with a .395 on-base percentage. Hit better than .310 with a .375 OBP in three straight seasons (1994-1996). During his five years in . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:40: Richie Sexson
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Acquired in a July 2000 trade with Cleveland, Sexson became a two-time N.L. All-Star for Milwaukee and one of baseball's premier sluggers during the 2000's. The first Brewer in franchise history to collect 100+ RBI and 150+ . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:44: Salem Korean War Monument
  • Salem, Connecticut.
    1950 Korea 1955 America Wrote Proud History in Defense of Freedom. The Men and Women Who Served Learned It Was A Soldier’s Destiny to Suffer Perhaps To Die. Let Us Remember With Pride Those Who Returned, Those Who Died, . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:44: Salem Vietnam War Monument
  • Salem, Connecticut.
    1959 Vietnam 1975 Dedicated to the Men and Women of The Armed Forces Who Exhibited a Unique Blend of Heroism, Honor, and Courage. Let Us Recall With Pride Those Who Served. Let Us Remember With Love Those Who Died. And . . .

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

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  • 10/16/19--08:45: Hiram Bingham IV
  • Salem, Connecticut.
    . . .

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

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