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  • 10/29/19--16:59: War Memorial
  • Mallorytown, Ontario.
    Dedicated to the memory of those Canadians who served and died World War I 1914-1918 Frank Bennett • George W. Mallory Fred Cook • R. L. McGibon Morton Hodge • Fred Salter World War II 1939-1945 Jack Buell • Charles Massey . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--17:04: Welcome
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Welcome to Congressional Cemetery, a place where American heritage comes to life every day. There are about 65,000 people buried on these 35 acres, and about half of them are children. Historic Congressional Cemetery . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Historic Congressional Cemetery is the final resting place of four significant contributors to the Underground Railroad. William Boyd John Dean David A. Hall Hannibal Hamlin

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--17:16: Elbridge Gerry
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Elbridge Gerry was a 1762 graduate of Harvard and a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Vice President of the United States. Gerry served as a representative from Massachusetts to the First Continental Congress, . . .

    (Colonial Era • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--17:25: John Smilie
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Patriot John Smilie (1741-1812) joined the militia when the Revolutionary War began, leaving his Pennsylvania farm in the care of his wife. He was elected to the Pennsylvania state legislature in 1784. A vocal abolitionist, . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--17:33: Thomas R. Gedney
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    On the "cold, damp" day of Friday, January 30, 1835 President Andrew Jackson and other dignitaries attended a memorial service in the Capitol Rotunda for the recently deceased South Carolina Congressman Warren R. Davis. As . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--17:49: Pushmataha
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Brigadier General Pushmataha (1764-1824) was a Choctaw chief, warrior, hunter, and great friend of many, including President Andrew Jackson. In 1812, Pushmataha led 1,000 warriors of Choctaw Nation to fight alongside Jackson . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Politics • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--17:59: Benjamin Franklin McAlwee
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Benjamin Franklin McAlwee Medal of Honor Serg. Maj. Co D 3 MD Infantry Civil War Jan 7 1838 - June 28 1918

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

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  • 10/29/19--18:05: Dave Blue Trading Post
  • Norman, Oklahoma.
    Located 1 mi. S of here on Chisholm Cattle Trail, also called Arbuckle Cattle Trail, Blue hired Cherokees and Creeks to kill wild buffalo in early 1870s and to deliver the hides to Atoka for shipment east.

    (Animals • Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:20: Leonard P. Matlovich
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Never Again 6 July 1943 Never Forget 22 June 1988 A Gay Vietnam Veteran When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one. [Presidential plaque on grave site:] The United . . .

    (War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:24: Henry Overholser
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    An ardent promoter and businessman: perhaps the greatest of the founding fathers Prior to the Run of 1889, Ohio native Henry Overholser arranged for 10 railroad cars of prefabricated wood-frame buildings and lumber to be . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--18:25: Routes of the Armies
  • Endicott, New York.
    An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. Rear Face: Union near . . .

    (War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
    Lumberman, Banker, and Business Leader On the afternoon of April 22, T.M. Richardson, and his son T.M. Jr., from Albany, Texas, staked a claim at the northeast corner of Clarke Street (later Grand, and today Sheridan) and . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--18:26: Uriah Tracy
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    Uriah Tracy (1755-1807) was a Revolutionary War patriot and later a Senator from Connecticut. As a young man, he joined a militia company that responded to the famous Lexington Alarm in 1775. Tracy studied law at Yale & . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:30: Former Residence
  • Owego, New York.
    Father and son John M. Parker 1805-1873 Justice Supreme Court 1859-1873 Charles E. Parker 1836-1909 Justice Supreme Court 1887-1907

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

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  • 10/29/19--18:33: Levi Casey
  • Barney Circle, District of Columbia.
    1749 - 1807 Revolutionary War Soldier Levi Casey Lieutenant Colonel-SC

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:34: The Boy with the Boot
  • Sandusky, Ohio.
    The Boy with the Boot is the official symbol of the City of Sandusky. This statue is a replica of the 1895 original which stood in this fountain for many years. Produced by the J. W. Fiske Ironworks, New York City, the . . .

    (Government • Landmarks) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:36: 1994
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    A Workforce Diversity Program was developed with the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists to promote the employment of female and minority workers on the project. Negotiations were begun to relocate the National Football . . .

    (African Americans • Labor Unions • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 10/29/19--18:39: 1993
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    January - Site preparation and final design were completed. March - Construction began of the foundation, anchored by 585 piers drilled into bedrock to provide maximum structural stability. May-July - Bids were received and . . .

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

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  • 10/29/19--18:52: Saint Louis County
  • Clayton, Missouri.
    The county was first visited by white colonists when missionary priests, Illinois French, and Kaskaskia and Tamaroa Indians settled the temporary village of Des Peres, 1700-03. The village site, laid out 18 years after La . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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