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  • 11/14/19--13:45: Das Badhaus / The Bathhouse
  • , Germany.
    Die Geschichte des ehem. Gemeindebadhauses ist eng mit den berühmten Zeilitzheimer Badern ("Balbierern, Bruchschneidern") verknüpft. Als Wundärzte heilten sie Krankheiten, Blessuren und Brüche, ließen zur Ader oder setzten . . .

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

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    Christiana, Delaware.
    An Act of the Second Continental Congress established the Delaware Regiment on December 9th, 1775. Delawareans were eager to fight for Independence from Great Britain, and the regiment quickly grew to over 700 men in 1776. . . .

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

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  • 11/14/19--16:33: Lafayette
  • Christiana, Delaware.
    General Lafayette enroute to Virginia, to command expedition against Benedict Arnold, landed 1500 troops here, with cannon, stores, and ammunition, March 2, 1781. Council of Maryland issued warrant to impress carriages, . . .

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

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    Harrington, Delaware.
    St. Paul AME was established as a congregation in 1830. Members met in congregants’ houses and public spaces before building a church. Construction of the church began in 1895 on New Street making St. Paul the last of eleven . . .

    (African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Harrington, Delaware.
    Near this site stood the home of Judge Thomas White, member of the Colonial Maryland legislature and Delaware House of Assembly, Chief Justice of the Kent County Court of Common Pleas, and delegate to the Delaware . . .

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

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  • 11/14/19--16:45: Delaware State Fair
  • Harrington, Delaware.
    Delaware State Fair-In 1919 local residents held several meetings to discuss the establishment of a fair. On January 12, 1920, the Kent and Sussex County Fair Association was organized for the purposes of “promoting and . . .

    (Agriculture • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/14/19--17:24: Nielsen Grist Mill
  • near Teasdale, Utah.
    The Nielsen Grist Mill is located at the foot of Thousand Lake Mountain on the edge of scenic country referred to by ancient Indians as "The Land of Sleeping Rainbow." Constructed around 1893 for Hans Peter Nielsen by his . . .

    (Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/14/19--17:34: Early Inhabitants
  • Elko, Nevada.
    Northern Nevada has been inhabited for nearly 10,000 years. The Newe or Western Bands of the Western Shoshone Nation called this area home. The Newe had seasonal campsites throughout northern Nevada. During the spring, they . . .

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

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  • 11/14/19--17:34: Growth and Industry
  • Elko, Nevada.
    Elko was named county seat when Elko County was formed March 5, 1869. The creation of a new county, carved out of neighboring counties, was necessary to handle the fast-growing mining communities in northeastern Nevada. A . . .

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

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  • 11/14/19--17:57: Education
  • Elko, Nevada.
    Elkoans have always made education a priority. Higher education came to Elko with the establishment of the University of Nevada in 1874 at Ninth and College. The University was moved to Reno in 1885 as citizens of western . . .

    (Education • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/14/19--18:16: Indian Peace Treaty
  • near Burrville, Utah.
    June 15, 1873 Brigham Young called Albert K. Thurber and George W. Bean, Indian interpreters, WM. B. Pace, William Jex and others to explore Grass Valley for settlement and make peace with the Indians. Chief Tabioonah . . .

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

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    Galveston, Texas.
    Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962

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

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  • 11/14/19--19:54: Torrey Log School and Church
  • Torrey, Utah.
    On September 18, 1898, construction began on the Torrey log church, later used also as a school. Local settlers furnished labor, cash, and materials for this unique log structure with its steep hip roof, flared eaves, square . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Torrey, Utah.
    The Torrey Log Church/Schoolhouse, completed in 1898, is locally significant as the first church building and the first school building in the pioneer community of Torrey, settled in the 1890s. After a new multi-use building . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/19--03:15: Leon R. Strauss (1928-1999)
  • St. Louis, Missouri.
    His vision changed the face of St. Louis. Strauss' accomplishments included the restoration of the Fox Theatre with his wife Mary and Fox associates, the development of DeBaliviere Place and Kingsbury Square and a deep . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/19--06:22: Lever House
  • New York, New York.
    The Lever House was designed by Gordon Bunshaft for the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and completed in 1952. It was built as the international headquarters for Lever Brothers Company, a manufacturer of . . .

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

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    Clarksville, New York.
    ( east face ) Site of Harmanus Bogardus House Built by Bogardus c.1803. Adam A. Clark House 1822-1838. John Crookes House 1864-1868. Morgan E. Barber House 1882-1918. Burned in Great Fire of 1918. ( west face ) Site of . . .

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

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  • 11/15/19--07:57: Masonic Temple
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1937. Designed by local architect Ted Flaxman. One of Shreveport's best examples of Modern Style. The building originally featured glass brick above the entrance.

    (Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/15/19--08:12: Lou Lucke Sr. House
  • Havre, Montana.
    The quintessential businessman, Lou Lucke arrived in Havre in 1903, where he founded a shoe repair and later a clothing store and a dry cleaning business. He also speculated in real estate. When the homestead boom in turn . . .

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

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  • 11/15/19--08:14: St. Mark's Episcopal Church
  • Havre, Montana.
    Havre's first Episcopal church service was held in 1900 at Fort Assiniboine, south of Havre. After the arrival of the Reverend Leonard J. Christler in 1907, regular services were conducted in town. The Reverend Christler . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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