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  • 10/28/19--10:43: Old U.S. Highway 91
  • near Wolf Creek, Montana.
    For many years there was no direct route between Helena and Great Falls other than the railroad and the lengthy and treacherous old Benton wagon road. During the Great Depression, the Montana Highway Department built . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--11:20: The Mann Gulch Fire
  • near Wolf Creek, Montana.
    At an isolated gulch about thirteen miles south of here on August 5, 1949, twelve smokejumpers and a Forest Service employee died when a routine fire unexpectedly turned deadly. The lightning-caused fire at Mann Gulch was . . .

    (Disasters • Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--11:24: Old Sandusky Post Office
  • Sandusky, Ohio.
    This U.S. Post Office building, Sandusky’s third, opened in 1927, replacing a smaller building at Columbus Avenue and Market Street. It is notable for its fine Neoclassical-style architecture and its unusual curved portico. . . .

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

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    Wolf Creek, Montana.
    Montana's great outdoors was his favorite place, and he helped make it better for all of us be establishing this and many other sites along rivers in the state. Forrest, a native Montanan, grew up in the depression working . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--12:12: Hurryville
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    Also known as "Hurry's Corner," this cluster of renovated homes at the intersection of East Beck Street and South Grant Avenue was named for Bob Hurry, a Texas geophysicist who arrived in German Village in 1961. Seeing its . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--12:28: Honoré Mercier Terrace
  • Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.
    Français: Dédiée le 27 août, 1933, par l'honorable Lawrence A. Wilson, premier citoyen honoraire de la cité de Saint-Hyacinthe, sur invitation du conseil de ville, pour perpétuer le souvenir d'un de nos plus illustres . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--12:35: Dispatch Newspaper Depot
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    In 1944, Tip-Top Bakery, part of a chain, replaced several houses at this corner. The building later served as a Columbus Dispatch newspaper distribution depot, marked with a German-language sign that served as a reminder of . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--13:12: Ballet Hispanico of New York
  • New York, New York.
    Founded in 1970 by Tina Ramirez, Ballet Hispanico is the nation’s premier Latino dance organization. Built as carriage horse stables in 1902, These properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the . . .

    (Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Hispanic Americans • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--13:19: Former Site
  • Owego, New York.
    Female seminary 1843 -1865 Belva A. Lockwood principal 1863-1865, National Equal Rights Party candidate for U S President 1884 and 1888

    (Civil Rights • Education • Politics • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--14:36: Former Residence
  • Owego, New York.
    John J. Taylor 1808-1892 Judge, Lawyer 27th Congress 1852-1854 D.A. Tioga Co. 1841-1843 1846 Constitutional Conv.

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

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  • 10/28/19--14:42: Former Residence
  • Owego, New York.
    General Henry Martyn Robert, Parliamentarian Resided here while writing Robert's Rules of Order revised, published 1915

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

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  • 10/28/19--14:48: Ahgawa Hotel
  • Owego, New York.
    Built 1852, torn down 1959 Site where Thomas "Boss" Platt conducted state and National Republican affairs late 19th to 20th century

    (Politics) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--14:55: Jas. McMaster
  • Owego, New York.
    James Mc Master was granted title to the west half township Site of present village of Owego 1788

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--15:01: 1849 Great Fire
  • Owego, New York.
    1849 Great Fire Site of Hall of Sons of Temperance where fire began. Three stores left standing 104 buildings were burned exclusive of barns

    (Disasters) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--15:25: Proctor-Vandenberge House
  • Victoria, Texas.
    Landmark of famous 1840 Indian raid, when Hamilton Ledbetter, builder of the first part of the house, fought Comanches, and is family escaped death by flight. Size and style of the house have been greatly enhanced by later . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--15:30: “The Early Birds”
  • Sandusky, Ohio.
    Dedicated in memory of those early aviation pioneers “The Early Birds.” Between the years 1910-1917, aviators Weldone B. Cooke and Tom W. Benoist had aeroplane factories and flying schools in Sandusky which had a very . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Native plants are those species that were growing here before humans brought in plants from distant places. Native plants provide food and shelter to support birds, insects, fish, and animals. They provided food and medicine . . .

    (Environment • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brockville, Ontario.
    Muscallonge GPS: 44° 36.246’ N. 75° 39.215' W. The “Muscallonge” was a large wooden tugboat, measuring 39 m long by 7 m wide. This tug – later to be nicknamed the “Muskie” – was built in Port Huron, Michigan in 1896. In . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--15:58: This Covered Bridge
  • near Upland, Indiana.
    This covered bridge built 1877 – 181 ft. long called Cumberland Bridge for Old Town. The 1913 flood carried the bridge downstream. It was returned on rollers to the old foundation and raised 3 feet. The 1958 flood threatened . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--16:22: SS Kingston
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    The steamer KINGSTON was a regular visitor to Brockville and other river communities from 1901 to 1949 The SS KINGSTON was built in 1901 for the RICHELIEU & ONTARIO NAVIGATION CO. LTD of Montreal. It was the second in a . . .

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

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