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    Huron, Ohio.
    Huron’s lighthouses have served as beacons to Great Lakes shipping since the early nineteenth century. The first of three Huron lighthouses was built in 1835. Built of wood and ill-equipped to deal with strong Lake Erie . . .

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

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    The Browsery building was constructed c. 1937 as a block of three buildings which hosted many businesses throughout the decades. Its most famous resident, Wayne Henry "Wolf Robe'" Hunt, ran an Indian Trading Post and offered . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--14:06: Admiral Place
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    The original alignment of Route 66, from its initial designation in 1926 until 1932, came into Tulsa from the east along 11th Street. At Mingo Road, it turned north for about one mile until it reached Federal Drive, now . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--14:23: Riggs Bank General History
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    The Washington Loan & Trust Company, a predecessor of the Riggs Bank, was established in 1889, at which time it was the first chartered bank in Washington, D.C. In 1923, The Trust built a new, one story stone bank at the . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--14:35: Riggs Bank Medallions
  • Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    Notable architectural features comprised the Washington Loan & Trust Company Building, which originally stood at the corners of 17th and G St Northwest. Decorative elements from the bank building included the four medallions . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia.
    In 1923, The Washington Loan Trust built a new, one story stone bank at the corner of 17th & G Streets, N.W. but in 1974 the building was razed for the construction of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board building that currently . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--15:59: Jakes-MacLean Block
  • Merrickville, Ontario.
    The heritage character and integrity of this property are protected by a legal agreement between the owner and the Ontario Heritage Foundation ——————————————— Le caractère historique et l'intégrité de cette propriété sont . . .

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

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    Merrickville, Ontario.
    A Heritage Building

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

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    Merrickville, Ontario.
    John Mills A Heritage Building

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

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  • 11/06/19--17:00: Blue Dome District
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    The Blue Dome Historic District has a long connection to Tulsa's history. It developed in the early 1900s with businesses serving the nearby railroad lines. After the designation of Route 66 through the district in 1926, . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/06/19--17:00: Cyrus Avery
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    Widely acknowledged as the "Father of Route 66," Cyrus Avery was born on August 31, 1871 in Stephensville, Pennsylvania. After graduating from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, Avery moved to Indian Territory . . .

    (Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Merrickville, Ontario.
    This oak tree, planted on May 13, 2017, descends from acorns gathered after the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April 9-12, 1917. It honours the memory of those who served including three soldiers from Merrickville who died during . . .

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

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    Merrickville, Ontario.
    This School Bell, a replica of the original tower bell is placed in this Cenotaph Park in Celebration of our School Reunion July 1995 Bell donated by: Alley Foundry Cairn erected by: George Cross in memory of his father . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--17:59: McIntyre Airport
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    Duncan McIntyre: "Father of Tulsa Aviation" was a former Air Force instructor and military barnstormer. In 1919, as he was on his way to Spokane, Washington, he decided to stop in Tulsa to visit an old war buddy. He ended up . . .

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

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  • 11/06/19--17:59: Rose Bowl Lanes
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    Rose Bowl Lanes was constructed in 1962. Architect William Henry Ryan based the unique design on concrete bomb shelters he had seen in Germany during World War I. The free-standing reinforced concrete structure did not need . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/06/19--18:19: World Wars Memorial
  • Merrickville, Ontario.
    In Loving Memory of those who served and died 1914-1918 ———————— Spirit that made these Heroes dare To die or leave their children free, Bid time and Nature gently spare The Cairn we raise to them and thee. (Emerson) Honour . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/06/19--18:30: Route 66 Motels
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    As automobiles became a popular mode of travel for leisure-seekers, early "auto-enthusiasts" camped along the roadside or in organized tourist campgrounds. Beginning in the 1920s, motor courts and motels developed along . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Pleasant Plains, District of Columbia.
    "The Divine Nine Help Shape Black American History" [Years of the "Divine Nine" historically black fraternities’ and sororities' founding shown] 1909 [Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity] 1908 [Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority] 1911 . . .

    (African Americans • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Geschichte Des Eisernen Steges 1867 Frankfurter Burger Gründen eine Aktien-"Gesellschaft zur Errichtung einer eisernen Brücke am Fahrtor" 1868/69 Bau des Eisernen Steges nach dem Entwurf von Johann Peter Wilhelm Schmick . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/06/19--20:53: Addington Oil Fire Memorial
  • near Addington, Oklahoma.
    In recognition of heroism involving voluntary risk of life as firefighters with the 82d Civil Engineering Squadron, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, on 11 June 1995. Mr. Richard A. Hogan and A1C Christopher M. Rezac with . . .

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

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