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  • 11/04/19--19:38: Birthplace of W.C. Handy
  • Florence, Alabama.
    William Christopher Handy, acclaimed worldwide as the “Father of the Blues” was born November 16, 1873, in his grandfather’s two~room log cabin which was located at this site. All structures in this area were removed in 1954 . . .

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

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    Florence, Alabama.
    Known for its mineral springs and prominent grist mill, this estate was part of the large reserve set aside by the 1798 Tellico Treaty for Cherokee Indian Chief Doublehead. John Reuben Hough was an early settler of Major . . .

    (Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saint John, New Brunswick.
    English: The site opposite, where Irving Pulp and Paper mill now stands, has been used for mill operations since the early 19th century. At that time the site was known as Union Point. Mills at Union Point 1835 Cunnabells . . .

    (Environment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/19--08:56: Old Fort Benton
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    Logs were floated downstream from Fort Lewis in May of 1847 and erected on foundations built the year before. The fort was called Fort Lewis or Fort Clay before officially named for Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Marysville, Ohio.
    The first newspaper in Marysville, Our Freedom and Union County Advertiser, was published in 1839. The Marysville Tribune and Union County Journal began in 1849 and 1874 respectively. On this site in 1879 sat the first . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--09:25: Buffalo Robe Fur Press
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    This is a replica of the buffalo robe press that was used at Old Fort Benton. It was big and awkward, but robes were so bulky and heavy that it took equipment like this to handle them. Robes were pressed hair-side out after . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--09:47: 1806 Lewis' Return
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    On July 16, 1806, Captain Lewis gave instructions to Sgt. Ordway to finish the portage at the Great Falls and wait for him at the month of Maria's River. After their wild encounter with the Blackfoot on the Two Medicine and . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--10:16: Nez Perce War
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    In September 1877 the Nez Perce traveled across the Judith Basin headed for Canada. In anticipation of trouble, Major Ilges (commandant at Fort Benton) organized a party of fifty volunteers, mostly Fort Benton's Irish . . .

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

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    Fort Benton, Montana.
    The Fort Benton to Fort MacLeod or "Whoop-up" Trail into Canada was the main artery of commerce in the 1869-1883 era. Twenty yoke of oxen was a team and each team hauled three of the heavy freight wagons loaded with trade . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--10:38: Pony Express
  • Orinda, California.
    A nearby plaque commemorates the passage in 1860-1861 of Pony Express riders from Sacramento to the San Francisco terminus. They usually rode river steamers, but 20 times the Pony Express took an overland route as the . . .

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

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    , Spain.
    (Catalan:) Llenç de muralla i torre quadrangular del segon recinte emmurallat de Barcino (segle IV dC). Posteriorment, i aprofitant l'estructura defensiva de la ciutat romana, s'hi construiren edificacions a sobre. . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/19--15:23: Joseph Paul Torre
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Beginning with the Milwaukee Braves at age 20, Torre played i 19 Major League seasons for the Braves, Cardinals, and Mets. Nine-time All-Star, three of them with Milwaukee. Named 1971 NL MVP after leading the league with a . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:29: Andy Pafko
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Born in Boyceville, Wisconsin. A solid hitting and good defensive outfielder who finished a 17-year Major League career with seven seasons in Milwaukee. Batted .297 with 17 home runs in 1953 as the only Wisconsin native on . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:30: Albert Fred Schoendienst
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    A 10-time All-Star, played 19 seasons with the Cardinals, Giants and Milwaukee Braves. The second baseman appeared in 2,216 Major League games, collected 2,449 hits and batted .289 lifetime. Acquired by Milwaukee mid-season . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:32: Seattle Chinatown Gate
  • Seattle, Washington.
    Seattle has had three Chinatowns since the 1860s. The present, third Chinatown was established in the early 1900s. This gate, or Pai-Lau, marks the western entrance to Seattle's Chinatown. For many years, the Seattle . . .

    (Asian Americans • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/05/19--15:33: Bobby Thomson
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Perhaps best known for his "shot heard round the world" as a member of the New York Giants. Traded to the Braves prior to the 1954 season, but suffered a sprained ankle in spring training, allowing rookie Hank Aaron to earn . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:34: Warren Spahn
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Hall-of-Famer who won 20 or more games in nine of his 12 seasons in Milwaukee. Compiled 234 of his 363 career wins for the Milwaukee Braves, aided by an astounding 232 complete games. Set all-time Milwaukee record for . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:35: Frank Torre
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Spent first five seasons of seven-year Major League career with the Milwaukee Braves. Enjoyed two best seasons in pennant-winning years of 1957 and 1958, batting .272 and .309, respectively. In same years, led National . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:36: Bob Uecker
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Enjoyed a six-year Major League career with the first two seasons occurring in his native city of Milwaukee. Batted .250 for the Braves, including a .281 mark at County Stadium. Recognized in Baseball's Hall of Fame in . . .

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

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  • 11/05/19--15:37: Donald Eugene Conley
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    The 6'8", two-sport star pitched 11 MLB seasons and played six years in the NBA. Only athlete to play on championship teams in two professional sports. An All-Star in each of his first two full seasons with the Braves, . . .

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

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