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  • 10/29/19--07:10: Grace's Garden
  • Columbus, Ohio.
    In the spirit of a handful of pioneers, Grace Highfield was an important part of the development of this Historic District. Grace loved German Village. Grace's openness to new ideas and to people of all ages was an . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--07:28: Early Gas Station
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    One of the city's earliest gas stations, built in 1927 by W.H. Lewis, it was purchased in 1929 by Independent Oil (became Phillips 66). They remodeled it from a frame structure with rubblestone veneer to Tudor Revival Style. . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--07:28: Early Garage
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    Built in the early 1930s by Phillips Petroleum, it was the city's first full-service garage. West of the gas station, it was brick with a wood-framed vaulted ceiling. It was leased to "Hoot" Gipson who operated an auto . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--07:29: The Hotel Seville
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    The hotel opened on October 5, 1929 and was erected at a cost of $135,000. The Spanish Moorish design is built of brick, cement & steel making it virtually fire proof. Scaracenic Arches mark the front entries The Seville . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--08:57: Tioga County Memorial
  • Owego, New York.
    Tioga County To Her Heroes Who Fought And Her Martyrs Who Fell That The Union Might Live.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Franklin, Tennessee.
    U.S. Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Guns In 1908, the U.S. War Dept. loaned the four bronze gun tubes on the Square to Franklin. The N.P. Ames Co. and Cyrus Alger & Co. in Mass. cast the guns between 1847 and 1861. These guns . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--10:04: Continuing the Journey
  • near Craig, Montana.
    "...from the singular appearance of this place I called it the gates of rocky mountains." Captain Meriwether Lewis, Friday, July 19, 1805 After the difficult portage around the five falls of the Missouri River, the Corps of . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--10:17: Dearborn's River
  • near Craig, Montana.
    " at the distance of 2 1/2 miles we passed the entrance of a considerable river on the Stard. side; about 80 yds. wide being nearly as wide as the Missouri at that place. it's current is rapid and water extremely . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--10:45: Michael John MacKinnon
  • near Craig, Montana.
    The Missouri River Bridge, just southwest of here, is dedicated to the memory of Captain Michael John MacKinnon, who gave his life in defense of his county. A native of Helena, MacKinnon graduated from West Point in 1997 and . . .

    (War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--10:59: "Cliffs High and Steep"
  • near Craig, Montana.
    The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through this canyon of "nearly perpendicular rocks" during its journey up the Missouri in July 1805. Although the men grumbled about mosquitoes and prickly pear cactus, the Corp of . . .

    (Exploration • Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--11:12: Dorothy Mae Richardson
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    Community activist who founded Neighborhood Housing Services in 1968 A model of resident-led community development, it inspired a national movement and led to the creation of NeighborWorks America. Richardson was a lifelong . . .

    (African Americans • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--11:17: Join the Voyage of Discovery
  • near Craig, Montana.
    Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--11:44: Centre Street Bridge
  • Nutley, New Jersey.
    The Centre Street Bridge Constructed circa 1896, the Centre Street Bridge spanned the Third River. When built, the bridge measured 40 feet in length and 65 feet in width and was distinct for its use of quarry-faced, ashlar . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Columbus, Ohio.
    This 1891 statue of Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller stands today as a result of the civic-minded efforts and generosity of the early German-American immigrants who settled in this part of the City of Columbus in the . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--12:55: The Old Federal Building
  • Harrison, Arkansas.
    It was completed in 1903 and served as the Post Office from 1906 - 1965. The three story (plus basement) building was constructed at an original cost of $78,000 with a floor space in excess of 20,000 sq ft. It was . . .

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

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    Harrison, Arkansas.
    It was located above Jim Dye's Drug Store, currently Sam Alexander's Drug Store. The building was constructed in 1913 for the railroad offices and the city paid $35,000 to have them moved from Leslie. The M&NA was crucial to . . .

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

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    Harrison, Arkansas.
    It is the former location of Hammerschmidt Lumber Co. and the First National Bank. It is now home of the Harrison flood of May 1961 mural (located inside) hand painted by Louis Fruend. This historic event commanded both . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--14:17: Victoria County, C.S.A.
  • Victoria, Texas.
    Transportation, military and supply center in the Civil War. On one branch of the Cotton Road, which moved crop to Mexico for exchange on foreign markets for vital guns, ammunition, medicines and other goods. The 1861 vote . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--16:24: Visit of the Congressmen
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    A visit by influential members of Congress in September 1889 was the most important event in Oklahoma since the Run itself. On Tuesday, September 17, 1889, six congressmen arrived by rail from Guthrie for a first-hand look . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--16:24: Charles Colcord
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    Cowboy, police chief, legislator, wildcatter, entrepreneur, and developer Charles Colcord, a native of Kentucky, spent his formative years as a cowboy in western Oklahoma, Texas, and Arizona. In 1889, at age 29, he came to . . .

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

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