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  • 10/25/19--18:43: The Bishop's Palace
  • , Mexico.
    El Obispado Museo Regional de Nuevo León El Obispado es uno de los monumentos históricos más valiosos del noreste de México. Fue construido al finalizar la época colonial por el obispo franciscano Fray Rafael José Verger en . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--18:53: The Outer Cape:
  • South Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
    Technological innovation constantly reshapes our experience of the world- in less than a century, we advanced from wireless telegraph to wireless internet. On Cape Cod, the North Atlantic Ocean is a powerful force for change . . .

    (Communications • Environment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--18:59: Guglielmo Marconi
  • South Wellfleet, Massachusetts.
    Italian-born Guglielmo Marconi was an inventor who dreamed of a world where signals could be sent wirelessly. He drew upon research, experimentation, and his business acumen to make it happen. From this site on January 18, . . .

    (Communications • Disasters • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--19:00: Brockville Rowing Club
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    As Brockville's oldest social club, the Brockville Rowing Club was founded in 1894. The present building replaced the old one in 1978, to continue Brockville's successful rowing tradition. Fondée en 1894, le club d'aviron . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--19:02: Battle of Cross Keys
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia.
    Early in June 1862, Union forces under Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont and Brig. Gen. James Shields pursued Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley. About three miles south of here, on Mill . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--19:11: Governor Israel Smith
  • Rutland, Vermont.
    Governor Israel Smith was buried at the West Street Cemetery. Smith served in the state legislature and as a delegate to the Vermont Constitutional Convention, which ratified the US Constitution. When Vermont became a state . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--19:21: Nauset Beach Light Station
  • Eastham, Massachusetts.
    In 1836, in response to numerous shipwrecks in the area, 21 residents of Eastham petitioned the Boston Marine Society for a lighthouse. The first Nauset Beach Light Station was built more than 500 feet east of this spot. . . .

    (Communications • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--19:57: Brockville Ferry Depot
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    Regular ferry services linked Brockville to Morristown, N.Y., from the 1850s to the 1950s. Eventually, the opening of the Ogdensburg International Bridge and the Thousand Islands Bridge spelled the end of ferry services in . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--20:08: Micajah Chamness Sr
  • Alexandria, Indiana.
    One hundred yards east of this memorial was located the log cabin home of Micajah Chamness Sr First settler in Monroe Twp. Historic events here First log cabin built 1821 Christian Church organized 1831 Monroe Township . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--20:30: Dr Samuel Gregg George
  • Porterville, California.
    Born in Ohio, Dr. George saw action in the Mexican war. After studying medicine, he started a practice in Visalia about 1855. He served in the Indian War of 1856, and as a loyal union man, kept an eye on the Secesh in . . .

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

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  • 10/25/19--20:39: Ben Harris
  • Lemon Cove, California.
    Ben Harris, unwashed & profane was known as "the greatest liar in the sierra." He frequented Lemon Cove and the Mineral King back country and became part of the folklore. His mule was the smartest, his dog the meanest, his . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Centreville, Virginia.
    It's a full-size, astronomically accurate replica of the outer ring of Stonehenge made entirely of styrofoam. It was created by artist Mark Cline of Enchanted Castle Studio in 2004, and originally stood in Natural Bridge, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Parks & Recreational Areas • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--21:11: Visalia Saddle
  • Visalia, California.
    Around the 1860's the Mexican saddle makers of this area developed a new saddle for the working vacquero. The names associated with the development of this new stock saddle are J. Martarell, J. Salazar, R. Mattley, and A. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--21:12: The Purísima Cemetery
  • , Mexico.
    Cementerio de la Purísima La antigua capilla de la Purísima contaba con un cementerio, cuyos muros sirvieron de resguardo para la defensa de la ciudad durante la Batalla. Sin embargo la retirada de las fuerzas mexicanas del . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Three Rivers, California.
    In 1879 a toll road company was formed and in five months, at a cost of $30,000 a crew of 125 men directed by Thomas C Mayon and John W Crowley completed 25 miles of road from Toll Gate to Mineral King. Empire Mine owner Tom . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--21:24: Woodlake
  • Woodlake, California.
    This area for miles around was the ancestral home of the Wukchumne Yokuts until 1852 when Tulare County was established. Settlers came soon after to establish farms and cattle ranches along the north side of the Kaweah . . .

    (Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/25/19--21:25: Bishop Alexander Macdonell
  • Kingston, Ontario.
    Patriot, colonizer and priest, he was born in the Highlands of Scotland. In 1804 he came to Canada as chaplain of the disbanded Glengarry Fencibles and later became Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec. As the first Bishop of the . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    1956 First public parking garage in Frankfurt am Main Modern Age concrete frame construction Glass facade with blue vent louvers 430 parking places above shop storey Architects Meid and Romeick - Erstes öffentliches . . .

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

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    near Porterville, California.
    On January 9, 1873 the U.S. government set aside land for the present reservation. This encompassed all of the tributary area of the south fork of the Tule River down to a north-south line four miles below the Soda Springs . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Um 1902 ist auf einer Dorfansichtskarte in diesem Gebäude die Gemischtwarenhandlung von Johann Schweighöfer zu erkennen. 1919 wurde die Gendarmeriestation von Kolitzheim hierher in dieses Haus verlegt. Die „Königlich . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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