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  • 10/25/19--11:02: Van Buren County
  • Clinton, Arkansas.
    The first court house in Van Buren County was erected at Bloomington, on Little River, about eight miles below the present town of Clinton the county seat remained at Bloomington until 1844, when it was moved to Clinton. The . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--11:02: Cleburne County
  • Heber Springs, Arkansas.
    Until its removal to Heber Springs, the county seat of Cleburne County, the youngest of the 75 counties in Arkansas, was established at Sugar Loaf in 1883, the year the county was formed, and named for General Pat. Cleburne.

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

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  • 10/25/19--11:09: The Steamship Portland
  • North Truro, Massachusetts.
    On November 27, 1898 The Steamer Portland With 176 persons aboard Sank with No Survivors About Seven Miles Out To Sea From This Station At Cape Cod Light _____ ___ _______ This Memorial Dedicated November 27, 1948 By The . . .

    (Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
    Erected in Honor of those Who Served in the 1917 World War 1919 Evans George E. — Montgomery E. Roger Killed in Service Burrage Guy H. Rear Admiral U.S. Navy Abbott Walter S. · Baker Albert S. · Barton Clayton E. · . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--11:37: Gantz Park Labyrinth
  • Grove City, Ohio.
    Introduction The labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool that has been used throughout the world for over four thousand years. A labyrinth is a circuitous path with one entance point that leads through a series of . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Sauquoit, New York.
    Erected By The People Of The Town Of Paris In Honor Of Those Who Offered Their Lives In The Great World War 1914 – 1918 The Honored Dead Lieutenant Glenn D. Wicks Seaman Roy D. Cockett Private Arthur J. Gendron Corporal . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--12:18: The Bloodbath at the Crib
  • Perryville, Kentucky.
    When Donelson’s shattered regiments reached this position, nearly half of his men had been killed and wounded. Despite the appalling casualties, the Confederate attack continued to the west. With the 16th Tennessee Infantry . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--12:56: The Valley of Death
  • near Perryville, Kentucky.
    When Donelson’s brigade moved into this valley, they were met with a deadly surprise. The rolling terrain had prevented the Confederates from seeing all of the Union troop positions. When the Confederates reached this . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Spain.
    (English:) The Aerial Bombing of the Plaza The aerial bombing of the square Barcelona was continuously bombed on the morning of 30 January 1938, from 9 am to 11.20 am, by Franco's ally, the fascist Italian air force. The . . .

    (Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--13:17: Maude C. Collins
  • McArthur, Ohio.
    Ohio's first female county sheriff, Maude Charles Collins (1893-1972) of Vinton County was appointed to finish her husband Fletcher's term after he was killed in the line of duty in October 1925. In 1926, she ran for the . . .

    (Law Enforcement • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--14:39: Lake Island Park
  • Wilson, New York.
    Lake Island Park Popular amusement park opened ca. 1889. Included water slide, ball field & dance pavilion. Became Tuscarora Park Club in 1923.

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

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  • 10/25/19--15:17: Schooner Fleetwing
  • Wilson, New York.
    The Fleetwing was built in 1863, in Wilson Harbor by Alexander McNutt for owners John V. Pease, Benjamin Dearborn and Orrin Quick. Registered in Brighton, Ontario, she measured 89 feet by 19 feet and weighed roughly 20 tons. . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--15:19: Kirkpatrick Fountain
  • Kingston, Ontario.
    This fountain was erected in 1903 in honour of Lieutenant Colonel Sir George Airey Kirkpatrick 1841-1899 A son of Thomas Kirkpatrick, Esq., First mayor of the Town of Kingston 1838 Member of Parliament for Frontenac . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--16:48: Skirmish at Rolling Prairie
  • Everton, Arkansas.
    On Jan. 21, 1864, Sgt. Isaac T. Jones led 24 men of the 11th Missouri Cavalry Volunteers into north Arkansas to bring dispatches to other Missouri troops operating against bushwhackers in the region. Jones and his men were . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Combate en el Obispado Al amanecer del 22 de septiembre, en el segundo día de combates en la ciudad, los norteamericanos tomaron la cumbre de este cerro. Las tropas del 4º Ligero y 3º de Línea a cargo del Coronel Francisco . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--17:02: Tablao Flamenco Cordobes
  • , Spain.
    (English:) You are at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes, a historical reference space within the flamenco culture all over the world. This tablao was founded in 1970 in Las Ramblas, where the city's theatres and entertainment venues . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brockville, Ontario.
    This photograph, taken in 1896, is of particular interest because it documents buildings that no longer exist or that have been altered by the passage of time. The grouping of buildings in the lower-left corner were . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    1846 1947 Como justo reconocimiento y profunda gratitud, para nuestros hermanos que en este lugar, en sacrificio heroico ofrendaron sus vidas durante la invasión Norte-Americana Monterrey, N.L. Sept. 14 de 1947 Gobierno del . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--18:19: Hargrove College 1895-1914
  • Ardmore, Oklahoma.
    A Methodist college once stood here. Begun by the City of Ardmore it was given to the Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Church. Named in honor of Bishop Robt. K. Hargrove. In 1907 the school burned but was rebuilt . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Education • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--18:32: Southdown Plantation
  • Houma, Louisiana.
    Southdown Plantation was more than a grand mansion. With its own railroad system, refinery, sugar house, and company store, it was once a small town in itself--an enterprise that formed the root of Houma's sugar industry. . . .

    (Agriculture • Antebellum South, US • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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