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    Columbus, Ohio.
    For over a century, this site was part of St. Mary Catholic Church, established to serve the many German families moving into the area in the 1860s. A primary mission of St. Mary's parish has been the education of its . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--17:24: Con Darling
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    Con Darling, Ambassador of Smiles, dedicated his life to the betterment of humanity. This memorial pays tribute to his love of community both young and old. May his memory and spirit of giving life in us all. This . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Brockville, Ontario.
    Underwater explorers regularly gather about 500 yards offshore from the east-end park known as CENTEEN PARK and about a half-mile down stream from here. Below the water, about 65 feet down, lie the remains of the former . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--18:03: Blockhouse Island
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    This piece of waterfront land has not been a real island since 1860, when it was joined to the mainland by the Brockville & Ottawa Railway. This early railway company established their new terminus on Blockhouse Island, in . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--18:22: Blockhouse Island
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    Although technically no longer an island, this park peninsula has traditionally been known by a number of names in our local history. The original REFUGE ISLAND, a bare rock with some scrub growth, became HOSPITAL ISLAND . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--18:41: Victoria County
  • Victoria, Texas.
    In this county the first European settlement in Texas, Fort St. Louis, was built by the French explorer La Salle in 1685. Between 1722 and 1726 a Spanish presidio and the Mission of Espiritu Santo were established. Settled . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--18:47: Brockville Pipes & Drums
  • Brockville, Ontario.
    On August 12, 1931, Tommy Marshall, Don Fraser, John Kinghorn, and others met to form a pipe band in Brockville. Marshall was chosen as Pipe Major of the new Brockville Highland Pipe Band. In 1934, uniforms were purchased . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pohénégamook, Quebec.
    Français: Ce petit pont a bien des secrets pour les amoureux, les contrebandiers de cigarettes, de boisson, les pêcheurs et même les touristes… Construit au début du siècle vers 1904, le pont original alors plus large, relie . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--20:14: The Harrison Daily Times
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    lt is one of the town's oldest commercial buildings and was built in 1876. The original building was a two story wooden structure and was replaced after the tum of the century with a one story rock building The facade has . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--20:22: Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Wood River, Illinois.
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark originally planned to camp west of the Mississippi River during the winter of 1803-04. Carlos Dehault Delassus, the Spanish commandant at St. Louis, however, had not received formal . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--20:45: The Lyric Theater
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    It was originally operated as a silent movie theater located on the West side of the square and owned by DE & Lulu Fitton. In 1929 JW Bass built a state of the art theater for talkies, leasing it back to the Fittons as the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    For more than 12,000 years, the Menomonee Valley was home to American Indian people. The Menomonee Valley, with its abundant plants and wildlife, was attractive to early hunters and gatherers. From about 500 BC to 1200 AD, . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    Este dia, 10 de mayo de 1990, S.S. el Papa Juan Pablo II, se digno orar en esta Santa Iglesia Catedral de Ntra. Sra. de Monterrey, en ocasión de su segunda visita pastroral a esta ciudad metropolitana English translation: On . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--21:28: Hank Aaron State Trail
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The seven-mile Hank Aaron State Trail begins at the Lake Michigan shore, continues along the course of the Menomonee River, and connects at its west end to Milwaukee County's Oak Leaf Trail at Doyne Park. The Trail provides . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/28/19--21:39: Foundry Crucible No. 9
  • , Mexico.
    Olla de Fundición No 9 Construida por The Whiting Foundry Company y vendida a la Cia. Fundidora en 1901, la olla número 9 del departamento de Fundición era utilizada para vaciar el fierro líquido a otra de menor tamaño y dar . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--21:48: Rome's Italian Heritage
  • Rome, New York.
    More than 2,000 Italians immigrated to Rome between 1890 and 1929. They found work in the expanding factories of East Rome and encouraged their families and friends to move here. Generations later, this neighborhood is still . . .

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

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  • 10/28/19--21:59: The First Oxxo Store
  • , Mexico.
    Primera Tienda Oxxo Linda Vista 1978-2018 ¡Gracias por ser parte de nuestra historia! 16 Octubre 2018 Monterrey, Nuevo León. English translation: The First Oxxo Store Oxxo Linda Vista 1978-2018 Thanks for being a part of our . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--04:37: 1997
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority voted unanimously to dedicate the park area in honor of Authority Chairman Robert J. Baer. All construction contracts associated with the project were closed . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--04:39: 1996
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The new facility receive its permanent occupancy permit for all events from the City of St. Louis after it passed all required safety inspections. The operations of the domed stadium and convention center expansion were . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--04:41: 1995
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    The Authority entered into a Relocation Agreement with the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, Football at the New Stadium, Inc., and the Los Angeles Rams Football Company, Inc., for the Rams to relocate to St. . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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