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  • 11/19/19--08:35: Fort Assinniboine
  • Havre, Montana.
    According to the United States War Department, Fort Assinniboine was established in 1879 “for the purpose of protecting the citizens of Montana from the hostile incursions of Indian tribes dwelling in that region; and . . .

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

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  • 11/19/19--08:44: Library
  • near Havre, Montana.
    The post’s first library was relegated to a small space at the back of the Signal Corps office, but in 1888-89 the military spent $1,409.13 to build a one-story, brick, hipped-roof library with multiple wings. A visiting . . .

    (Education • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--08:50: Matilda Joslyn Gage Home
  • Fayetteville, New York.
    "There is a word sweeter than mother, home or heaven. That word is Liberty!" reads Matilda Joslyn Gage's tombstone. Gage worked throughout her life (1826-1898) to extend liberty and equality to women and to those held in . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • Communications • Native Americans • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--09:02: Post Exchange
  • near Havre, Montana.
    Frontier capitalist C. A. Broadwater received the contract to provide locally manufactured bricks and timber, hauled from the Bear’s Paw Mountains, to construct Fort Assinniboine. He hired five hundred Métis (mixed-blood . . .

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

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  • 11/19/19--09:05: Guardhouse
  • near Havre, Montana.
    With its graceful dormer and full-length front porch supported by Tuscan columns, the front of this one-story, hipped-roof building looks like an attractive and comfortable residence. The back of the building, with its . . .

    (Forts, Castles • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--13:43: Veterans Monument
  • Scotts Hill, Tennessee.
    The Scotts Hill Lions Club, American Legion Post 243, Ebenezer Lodge 441 F. & A.M. and the citizens of Scotts Hill dedicate this memorial to all veterans living or deceased who have honorably served their country that freedom may reign.

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

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    , Mexico.
    Complejo B La casa de la noche más larga Se ubica en el cuadrante sureste de la zona arqueológica. Cuenta con un basamento piramidal asociado a un patio hundido y está delimitado por plataformas a los cuatro costados. Se . . .

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

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    , El Salvador.
    Bicentenario del Mariscal Luis Alves de Lima e Silva Duque de Caxias – El Pacificador Patrono del Ejercito Brasileño San Salvador, 25 de agosto de 2003 English translation: Bicentennial of Marshal Luis Alves de Lima e Silva . . .

    (Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , El Salvador.
    Auditorio Elba y Celina Ramos Dignas y ejemplares mujeres, representantes de la sencillez, generosidad y laboriosidad del pueblo salvadoreños. En recuerdo agradecido a su cercanía y servicio a la Compañía de Jesús, que las . . .

    (Wars, Non-US • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    As part of their preparations for the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) decided on a plan to seize a wireless transmitter from the Atlantic College in Cahersiveen to contact the Aud, the German . . .

    (Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--16:38: Florentino Idoate
  • , El Salvador.
    En agradecimiento al R. P. Florentino Idoate S.J. Primer Rector de esta universidad y a todas aquellas personas que hicieron posible su fundacion. San Salvador, noviembre de 1973 English translation: In thanks to the R.F. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    In commemoration of the first casualties of the 1916 Rising Erected at Easter 2016 ————————————— Mar chomóradh ar na chéad taismigh d'Éirí Amach 1916 Tógtha ag am Cásca 2016 ————————————— Tommy McInerney 1892-1922 • . . .

    (Disasters • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    Poblacht na h'Eireann, The Provisional Government of the Irish Republic to the People of Ireland. [balance of proclamation not transcribed] Thomas MacDonagh, Executed 3rd May 1916 Joseph Mary Plunkett, Executed 4th May . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Poughkeepsie, New York.
    First opened in 1889, the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge was the longest cantilevered and truss span bridge in the world. Reborn in 2009, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is the longest elevated pedestrian . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--18:41: Built to Last
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Conceived in the 1860s, the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge created the only Hudson River crossing between New York City and Albany. Political and financial difficulties prevented the project from getting underway for . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--18:41: The Great Connector
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    When the bridge opened, it was connected to an extensive, nationwide railway network. The bridge provided a direct route for transporting raw materials, such as coal from Pennsylvania and grain from the Midwest, across the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/19/19--18:41: Back on Track
  • Poughkeepsie, New York.
    In 1992, Walkway Over the Hudson was established to preserve the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, transform it into a linear park and trailway and provide long-term stewardship. With public and private support, the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Poughkeepsie, New York.
    Although the river dates back some 60 million years, the river we see today was shaped during the last Ice Age. About 16,000 years ago, a massive ice field gouged the riverbed to a depth below sea level, thus allowing water . . .

    (Native Americans • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Jerseyville, Illinois.
    Leonard and Clay McAdams built the log cabin on your right in the 1920s in the timbered-covered hills in southwestern Jersey County. The cabin was home to a family of six and looked much as it does today, with one room . . .

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

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    Flint, Michigan.
    A recent building assessment revealed that Applewood's terrace needed major repairs. Because brick expands and concrete shrinks along with the changes in Michigan's weather, the mortar joints have loosened. This has caused . . .

    (Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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