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  • 10/28/19--07:58: Academy Place
  • Orleans, Massachusetts.
    This small unassuming patch of land harbors two treasures in the rich historical fabric of our town, the Rock Harbor Academy and the original Snow Library. Rock Harbor Academy In 1827, a group of citizens who wanted a place . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--08:07: The Brick Store
  • near Endicott, New York.
    Built 1829-30 by C.E. and W.H. Keeler. Second store in Union Corners. Now oldest. Slated for demolition, but saved and restored 1987.

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--08:09: Phillips-Sale House
  • Victoria, Texas.
    New York native Alexander Hamilton Phillips (1804-1880) moved to Texas in 1837. He served in both the Congress of the Republic of Texas and the Legislature of the State of Texas. He moved his law practice to Victoria in the . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--08:25: A Changing Landscape
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Four miles long and a half-mile wide, the Menomonee River Valley was formed by melting glaciers more than 10,000 years ago. A vast marsh extended from Lake Michigan to where you are now standing. Steep wooded bluffs rose 100 . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--08:37: Victor Building
  • Guthrie, Oklahoma.
    Triumph of its time, the "Victor Block" was built in 1893 as the finest commercial building in Guthrie by Winfield S. Smith, who constructed many of the downtown business structures. Besides Lillie's Drug Store, the building . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--08:57: Frank Fetch
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    Frank Fetch was a dedicated city employee who recognized that the "near south side" of Columbus could be more than the neglected area it had become. In 1959, he made that dream a reality when he renovated 767 Wall St., on . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--09:32: The First School
  • near Newark Valley, New York.
    First school in Tioga County 1796 conducted in bark shanty just west of this site.

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

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    near Townsend, Montana.
    In 1864, prospectors discovered promising placer gold deposits in Confederate Gulch, named for their political sympathies during the Civil War. This led to a huge gold rush that brought thousands of people to the gulch and . . .

    (Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--09:40: Maple Tree
  • Newark Valley, New York.
    Maple Tree By tradition on this site was a blazed maple tree in 1786 spared when an indian trail was widened into wagon road. Town of Newark Valley

    (Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--09:46: Owego & Ithaca Turnpike
  • near Owego, New York.
    Incorporated 1807 Giving northern settlement access to markets of Pennsylvania & Maryland.

    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--09:54: Hollister House
  • Candor, New York.
    Hollister House Built 1795 by Thomas Hollister. The first framed house & first public house in Candor.

    (Architecture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Newark Valley, New York.
    Incorporated as Methodist Episcopal Church of Lower Fairfield, 1900 Land deeded by Alfred & Mary Dennis Building dedicated, 1901 Ladies Aid Society formed, 1900.

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

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  • 10/28/19--10:06: A Log House
  • Owego, New York.
    First permanent building in this part of valley built 1785 near here by James McMaster & party.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--10:11: James McMaster
  • near Candor, New York.
    Pioneer, Revolutionary soldier to whom was granted title "McMaster's half township" 1788 lies buried near here.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--10:11: Benton Avenue Cemetery
  • Helena, Montana.
    Gold discoveries at Last Chance Gulch in 1864 brought a diverse population to the booming settlement of Helena. In 1870, Lewis and Clark County Commissioners established this ten-acre cemetery to serve the growing . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--10:17: Frank Fetch Park
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    This award-winning park is owned by the City of Columbus and is maintained in partnership with volunteers from the German Village Garten Club. Frank Fetch, president of the German Village Society from 1960 to 1970 and from . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--10:22: Wade Farm
  • near Newark Valley, New York.
    Wade Farm Purchased 1833 by Lewis Wade, 1791-1862, musician War of 1812. Owned and worked successively By Lewis Wade, William Wade Edgar O. Wade, Floyd E. Wade. State Education Department 1938

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

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  • 10/28/19--10:27: The Manlove Homestead
  • near East Helena, Montana.
    During the summer of 1864 a wagon train from Iowa heading west for the Oregon country stopped near this site to rest and repair their wagon before crossing the Rocky Mountains. Among these pioneers were Jonathan and Elmira . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--10:36: Ithaca-Owego RR
  • Owego, New York.
    Second chartered in state. Inc. June 28, 1828 crossed the village park to terminus on site of Ahwaga Park

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--10:39: The Brothers' House
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    As the legend of 316-318 E. Beck St. has it, two brothers began building side-by-side houses but got into a dispute during construction. Although assembly continued, each brother picked his own roof shape, window type and . . .

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

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