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  • 11/06/19--21:28: Rathaus / City Hall
  • , Germany.
    Schon 1606 berichtet die Gemeinderechnung von der Anschaffung von "acht liedernen Eymern (Ledereimern) uff's Rathaus zu bessern” (Brandschutz). Der heutige Barockbau entstand 1696/98 mit Dorfschmiede und kleinen Stallungen. . . .

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

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    , Spain.
    (Catalan:) Torre de planta circular que defensava l'angle est de la muralla romana de Barcino. Correspon al segon recinte emmurallat de la ciutat, construït al segle IV dC. (Spanish:) Torre de planta circular que defendia . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--02:50: S. 8th St. and Brady Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    White rioters burned homes, armed men stood along the railroad tracks near here and gunned-down African Americans fleeing their burning homes.

    (African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--02:52: S. 5th St. and Railroad Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    The most severe property damage happened here. Houses and rail cars on the adjacent tracks were destroyed by the rioters. Very little remained standing in this area.

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

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  • 11/07/19--02:55: S. 6th St. and Railroad Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    Over 100 African Americans barricaded in two homes here. They provided armed resistance to the white attackers. Soldiers brokered a cease fire and escorted them to St. Louis.

    (African Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--08:07: 1834-Site of First Log House
  • Fenton, Michigan.
    1834-Site of first log house (built by Dustin Cheney) 1835-The first Dibbleville child, Harrison Cheney was born on this site. 1851-Ben Birdsall residence 1891-A. J. Phillips residence In memory of Jack R. Winegarden

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--09:18: Legacy of the Huron Docks
  • Huron, Ohio.
    Self-Unloaders. Business at the ore docks was strong through the 1970s. An all time record was set in 1979 when 151 boats shipped in 2,784,000 tons of ore. As higher grade iron-ore grew scarce it was replaced by lower grade . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--09:31: I.G. Baker Company
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    Stores, warehouses and homes belonging to Montana's greatest trading company were along this side street. Founded in 1866, I.G. Baker Co.'s freight wagons cut deep trails into western history. From northern Canada along . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--09:33: The Choteau House
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    Originally a pretentious two-story frame hotel familiar to all rivermen, the Choteau House was built in the spring of 1868. T.C. Power and I.G. Baker constructed the building between their businesses to rival Overland up the . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--09:33: I.G. Baker Home
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    The original portion of this house, one of the oldest in Montana, was built for I.G. Baker in 1867. Early-day Fort Benton merchant Baker wanted a home, rather than the old fort for the birth of his expected child. . . .

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

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    Holly, Michigan.
    Beginnings of a Settlement Settlers were attracted to the southern end of Holly because of the Shiawassee River. In the early 1820's, Ira C. Alger arrived to establish the first settlement. In 1843, Alger dammed the river at . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--11:39: "Bucket of Blood"
  • Port Jefferson, New York.
    This site housed a real "gin mill" during shipbuilding days. It became Grammas' Sweet Shop during WW I, then an antique shop. Information courtesy of PJ Historical Society

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--12:08: First School
  • Brentwood, New York.
    1857-1907 One room school - Octagon - at 3rd Ave & 4th St. First teacher Mary Swain. Moved to this site 1989. National Register 1994

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--12:30: 1859 Dame House
  • Brentwood, New York.
    Modern Times octagon home designed for economy of space by William Upham Dame. Residence 1st fl. & M.T. assembly hall on 2nd fl.

    (Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--13:00: Bloodiest Block in the West
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    "It's a tough town. Walk in the center of the street and keep your mouth shut," Gunslingers walked this street; few earned a reputation but more earned eternity here than in other fabled western towns. Indians were fair . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--13:02: Modern Times
  • Brentwood, New York.
    1851 utopian community based on equitable commerce. Stephen Pearl Andrews & Josiah Warren, founders. Renamed Brentwood in 1864.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--13:02: Culbertson House
  • Fort Benton, Montana.
    Solomon's Medicine Lodge Saloon was remodeled in 1875 and became the Centennial Hotel. This frame building was moved to the back of the lot by Robert S. and Lydian Smith Culbertson for living quarters, while a new two-story . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--13:29: Paul the Tailor Building
  • Patchogue, New York.
    This building was purchased by Paolo "Paul” & Jeanette Carriero August 2, 1978 to be the new location of Paul the Tailor. Paul was born in the Basilicata region of Italy in a small mountain top village called Montescaglioso. . . .

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

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  • 11/07/19--13:55: Manchester Veterans Memorial
  • Manchester, New York.
    In Grateful Tribute To The Men And Women Of Manchester New York Who Served In The Armed Forces Of Our Country

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/07/19--13:59: Austin Steward
  • Canandaigua, New York.
    1793 - Born a slave in Prince William County, Virginia and brought to Sodus and Bath, New York where he self emancipated by flight. With the assistance from the Quaker community he gained legal freedom to become a great . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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