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  • 11/12/19--09:16: Exploring the North Fork
  • Loma, Montana.
    Meriwether Lewis climbed up the drainage for their camp at the mouth of the Marias, where he reached a "commanding eminence" (where you are standing) and described the North Mountains (Bears Paw Mountains) and "the Barn . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--09:31: An Island on the Plains
  • Big Sandy, Montana.
    Fifty-five to thirty-four million years ago, volcanoes erupted in several areas of central Montana. The upwelling of magma which fed these volcanoes was largely responsible for the Bears Paw Uplift and for several other . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--09:46: Big Sandy
  • Big Sandy, Montana.
    According to legend, the town and the creek got their name from the muleskinner "Big Sandy" Lane. The creek was flooded during one of his long treks from Cow Island to Fort Benton. When "Big Sandy" fluently bewailed his bad . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--09:52: Applewood Estate
  • Flint, Michigan.
    Side 1 In 1905 William Durant of the Buick Motor Company asked wheel and axle manufacturer Charles Stewart Mott (1875-1973) to build axles in Flint. The Mott family and business had moved from Utica, New York, to Flint by . . .

    (Agriculture • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Galveston, Texas.
    In 1895, local banker William Cooke Skinner (1870-1953) and his wife, Adele (Preston) Skinner (1874-1966), bought this parcel for a home for their young family. Charles William Bulger (1859-1922), noted Texas architect, . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--12:25: The Hardman Family Cemetery
  • Decatur, Georgia.
    The Hardman Family Cemetery is one of the oldest landmarks in DeKalb County and among the last vestiges of its early settlement. Both white settlers and enslaved African Americans were buried here. Nearby ran the Shallowford . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/19--12:25: Peach Tree Creek Crossing
  • Atlanta, Georgia.
    The new commander of the Army of Tennessee, Confederate General John B. Hood, hoped to destroy one of Union General William T. Sherman's three armies as it crossed Peach Tree Creek. Hood's target was Major General George . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--14:43: N. 9th St. and Gross Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    Around 11 p.m. on July 2, rioters set fire to the neighborhood here in an attempt to spread the violence to the north. Major military reinforcements did not arrive until after midnight.

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

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  • 11/12/19--14:44: N. 13th St. and Nectar Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    A dozen houses were destroyed here. It was two miles from the massacre's core and is the farthest point north that the violence spread.

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

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  • 11/12/19--14:47: N. 18th St. and Parsons Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    Several homes were burned here, but fatalities were few. Many African Americans were alerted to the trouble by this time and fled the neighborhood.

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

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    Miscouche, Prince Edward Island.
    Français: Le premier établissement acadien sur les rives de la baie de Malpèque remonte à 1728. Il était situé du côté ouest là où se trouve aujourd’hui la région de Port Hill. En 1752, cette communauté agricole comptait 32 . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/19--15:15: James S. Waters House
  • Galveston, Texas.
    The East End Historic District, which initiated development in the area immediately east of Galveston’s Downtown Business District, saw its busiest period of construction during the last two decades of the 19th century. Many . . .

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

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    Galveston, Texas.
    In 1873, Edward Sylvester paid W.C. Crookshank to build a side-gabled cottage with galleries that ran the length of the north and south sides of the house. Originally, there was a small building at the back of the lot most . . .

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

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    Atlanta, Georgia.
    This building, completed in 1869 and renovated in 1981, stands on the site of the first Georgia Railroad Freight Depot, one of the major railroad structures in downtown Atlanta during the Civil War. In 1860 Atlanta was . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Coventry, Connecticut.
    1959 1975 All Gave Some Some Gave All John M Ainsworth Jr. · Antonio L Alho · Richard D Ambruso · Martin W Anderson · Everett L Anderson · Stuart M Andrews · Allen C Argenta · Arthur Jr. Artkop · Ronald A Ashe · Lester . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--16:52: Lucille P. Pattison
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    In appreciation and recognition of Lucille P. Pattison who served in this office building for nearly two decades. Serving as County Legislator and both Minority and Majority Leader, she won a special election for Dutchess . . .

    (Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/19--17:24: Old Dekalb County Courthouse
  • Decatur, Georgia.
    Five DeKalb County courthouses have been erected here in the center of Decatur since 1823. The third courthouse structure, between 1847 and 1898, was where DeKalb County's two anti-secession delegates were selected to attend . . .

    (Government • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/19--17:55: La Gare / The Train Station
  • Montebello, Quebec.
    Français: La deuxième gare de Montebello est construite en 1931 avec le surplus des billots arrivés par train de l'ouest des États-Unis et qui ont servi, l'année précédente, à construire le Château Montebello. La gare est le . . .

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

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  • 11/12/19--18:05: Town of Broome
  • near Middleburgh, New York.
    Broome was one of the six original towns in Schoharie County and was established in 1797. The first settlements in Broome were made before the American Revolution. First known as Bristol, the town name was changed in 1808 in . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/12/19--18:10: Clement Hoffman Stevens
  • Atlanta, Georgia.
    One mile south from this point, near the current corner of Wycliff Road and 28th Street, a gallant Confederate soldier known to his men as the “Rock” was mortally wounded by an artillery round while leading an assault . . .

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

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