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  • 10/25/19--22:07: The People's National Bank
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    It was constructed shortly after 1900. Henry Starr, a well known outlaw & nephew of Belle Starr, attempted to rob the bank here in 1921. He was shot & killed by JW Myers, a former bank president, with a rifle hidden inside . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Aufwändig gestaltete Hofpforten prägen das Ortsbild. Besonders sehenswert ist hier der Scheitelstein des Torbogens Er zeigt ein Relief des römischen Weingottes Bacchus, dem Weintrauben aus Mund und Schädel wachsen. Im . . .

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

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    Orange, Texas.
    From 1908 to 1974, the Orange train depot served Southern Pacific Rail company cars passing through Orange. prior to this time, transportation by road and on water was unreliable and unsafe, which inhibited the growth of . . .

    (Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--07:30: Native People & Visitors
  • Anacostia Park, District of Columbia.
    The Nacotchtank were American Indians who lived in the area now known as Washington, D.C. Also called the Necostins, their principle village was located on the eastern bank of a small river that still bears an anglicized . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--07:37: Flora & Fauna
  • Anacostia Park, District of Columbia.
    Over the past 400 years, the Anacostia watershed has changed from a lush, diverse ecosystem to one shaped by trade, agriculture and a rapidly expanding population. In the 1700s, forests were cleared to make way for crop . . .

    (Agriculture • Environment • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--07:38: The Huron Playhouse
  • Huron, Ohio.
    Ohio’s oldest continuing summer theatre, the Huron Playhouse, has been housed at McCormick Middle School for its entire history. Dr. Frederick G. Walsh (1915-1999) of the Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Speech . . .

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

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  • 10/26/19--07:40: The Hotel Albert
  • New York, New York.
    (Formerly) The Hotel Albert has been listed on The National Register of Historic Places for its historical significance to the cultural life of New York City June 2012 National Park Service United States Department of the . . .

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

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    Anacostia Park, District of Columbia.
    The "Freedmen's Bureau" acquired 375 acres of land that was originally a tobacco plantation from the Barry Family in the late 1800's. In 1867, the land was named Hillsdale by African Americans who came to Washington in great . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Education • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Perry, New York.
    First Congregational Church of Perry Center Organized June 28, 1814 Meeting House Dedicated March 4, 1830 William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2014

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Hopkinton, New Hampshire.
    Dedicated to These Patriotic Veterans of Hopkinton and Contoocook World War II Aldrich, John S. · Anderson, Lawrence · Archibald, Elmer V. · Astels, Thomas G. · Bailey, Arnold · Bailey Chester N. · Bailey, George · Baker, . . .

    (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Truro, Massachusetts.
    I have a room all to myself it is Nature. Henry David Thoreau The land comprising the Truro Highlands District included an early 1700s farm owned by the Small family, with a windmill for grinding grain. The family sold ten . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--08:43: The Highland House
  • Truro, Massachusetts.
    The original Highland House was the Small family farmhouse. The Smalls ran a farm on the property in the 1700s. By the 1800s they began taking in guests as Cape Cod tourism grew. The business thrived, and the Smalls added . . .

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

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  • 10/26/19--08:49: Here Today Gone Tomorrow
  • Truro, Massachusetts.
    These tall cliffs seemed like solid ground when President Washington authorized the construction of Cape Cod’s first lighthouse here in 1797. But over the years, the waves of powerful winter storms have battered the base of . . .

    (Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--09:00: Henry C. Bowen House
  • Woodstock, Connecticut.
    Henry C. Bowen House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This Building Possesses National Significance In Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1992 National Park Service United States . . .

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

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  • 10/26/19--09:06: Claremont Riding Academy
  • New York, New York.
    Claremont Riding Academy Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, U.S. Department of the Interior, April 16, 1980. Built in 1892 in the Romanesque Revival style, the Claremont Riding Academy is the oldest . . .

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

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    Orleans, Massachusetts.
    The submarine telegraph cable known as Le Direct provided communication between Europe and North America without intermediate relaying. In a remarkable feat of oceanic engineering, the cable was laid in the deepest waters of . . .

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--09:22: Captain George M. Levingston
  • Orange, Texas.
    A licensed river captain and the son of a pioneer area shipbuilder, George M. Levingston was a leader in the development of Orange's shipbuilding industry. In 1933, after years of experience in the local shipyards, he formed . . .

    (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/26/19--09:44: World War II
  • Huron, Ohio.
    Dedicated to those who gave their lives in World War II. William J. Brophy • Raymond A. Cherry • Richard W. Collins • Edward M. Cunningham • Richard D. Floyd • Valentine A. Fries, Jr. • Michael D. Holland • Irving J. Kehr • . . .

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

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  • 10/26/19--10:00: Christ Episcopal Church
  • Huron, Ohio.
    The Episcopal Society of Huron was organized in 1837, the Rev. F. M. Levenworth, pastor. The cornerstone of this building was laid on May 23, 1838; it is the oldest church building in Huron, standing near what had been the . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Whitehall, Montana.
    Between the time dinosaurs went went extinct 65 million years ago, and the beginning of the Ice Age, some 2 million years ago, is a time called the Age of Mammals. During this period of time the western third of Montana . . .

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

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