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  • 11/20/19--09:04: Root Cellar
  • near Havre, Montana.
    Before refrigeration, rural Americans preserved perishables in root cellars. The fort’s first root cellar, a 100-by-20- foot structure, was built in 1879-80. In 1902 the government invested $3,900 (about $237,000 in 2011 . . .

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

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  • 11/20/19--09:04: Surrender of Chief Joseph
  • near Chinook, Montana.
    From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever. October 5 1877 Surrender of Chief Joseph to Colonel Nelson A Miles To the valor and devotion of those both red and white who struggled here Erected by the Congress . . .

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

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  • 11/20/19--09:39: Bear's Paw Battleground
  • near Chinook, Montana.
    Two panels are affixed to a common boulder. Commemorating the surrender of Chief Joseph and the remnants of his tribe of Nez Perce to General Nelson A. Miles, October 5, 1877. Here Chiefs Looking Glass, Ollicut, Too-hul-sote . . .

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

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    Akron, Ohio.
    In 1951, several pioneer drag racers opened one of the Midwest’s first drag strips known by local racing enthusiasts as the “Fulton Airport Champions Raceway.” For the next eight years half-brothers Art and Walt Arfons, Otis . . .

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

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    Akron, Ohio.
    On May 1, 1950, the Akron Community Service Center and Urban League building opened to the public. The Center was a gathering place for African Americans of the community, where they addressed workplace, education, and other . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/20/19--15:24: Students Peace Plaza
  • , El Salvador.
    Plaza de los Estudiantes por la Paz Dedicada a todas y todos aquellos estudiantes de la UCA que murieron víctimas de la brutalidad en los tiempos aciagos de la Guerra Civil y en estos tiempos de paz tan marcados por la . . .

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

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    Wickham, Quebec.
    Français: L'œuvre commémorant le 150e anniversaire de Wickham en 2015 réalisée par François Daigneault représente les 150 premières années de la municipalité. Cet artiste et concepteur a consacré onze mois de travail pour ce . . .

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

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  • 11/20/19--16:42: Saint Innocent of Alaska
  • Eureka, California.
    -John Innocent Veniaminov (1797-1879) - First Pastor of Alaska and the Northwest (1824) - Sails outside Humboldt to Fort Ross (1836) - First bishop of the Church (1840) - Defender of the Native peoples and cultures

    (Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    1756-1778 John Wesley, Founder of the Methodist Church visited this area on ten occasions during these years. A strong local tradition affirms that he preached under an ash tree near the ruin of the Franciscan Abbey on at . . .

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

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    , El Salvador.
    Edificio “P. Francisco Javier Ibisate” 1930 - 2007 Compañero fiel, jesuita ejemplar, catedrático dedicado con la excelencia del amor y del conocimiento al quehacer universitario, apóstol de la construcción de un mundo más . . .

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

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  • 11/20/19--17:29: Ferndale Cemetery
  • Ferndale, California.
    The Ferndale Cemetery Association was organized and incorporated in 1868. This 5 acre tract of land was purchased in 1870 from Francis and Grace Francis for $155.00, as its steep slopes made it unsuitable for farm land. The . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lafayette, Georgia.
    Citizens of the village of Chattooga organized Ebenezer Church on August 12, 1836. Charter members included: John McWhorter, Johnathan Fielding, William Henry, Sara Henry, Filis (slave of the Henry's), Andrew L. Barry, . . .

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

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    Upton, Quebec.
    Français: Le 21 mai 1800, le gouvernement canadien proclame le canton d'Upton et l'ouvre à la colonisation. La construction du tronçon de chemin de fer de la compagnie Saint-Laurent et Atlantique, reliant Longueuil à . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/20/19--18:12: Wi'ne'ma Theatre
  • Scotia, California.
    The Wi'ne'ma Theatre was built in 1919 and named for a young Indian girl who devoted her life to establishing friendly relations between her people, the Modoc Indians, and the white men. The first performance was on November . . .

    (Architecture • Entertainment • Native Americans • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/20/19--18:21: Dr. Ignacio Martín-Baró
  • , El Salvador.
    En el vigésimo aniversario de su martirio. Dr. Ignacio Martín-Baró Usted iluminó la Psicología en El Salvador. Sus Alumnas y Alumnos Antiguo Cuscatlán, Noviembre de 2009. English translation: On the 20th anniversary of his . . .

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

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  • 11/20/19--18:53: Pythian Castle
  • Eureka, California.
    Built by B.C Mowry and Knights of Pythians Members for Lodge # 34 Alterations by Barbara Groom, Owner: Lost Coast Brewery, Apartment, and Theatre Eureka Historic Landmark This program possible through a partnership with . . .

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

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    , El Salvador.
    Auditorio “Ignacio Ellacuria” 1930-1989 Al padre Ignacio Ellacuria, rector ejemplar, profeta de los pobres, incansable luchador por la justicia con agradecimiento UCA Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Cañas San . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/20/19--19:32: Am Kranen 12a
  • , Germany.
    bis 1920 Gasthaus zum Schwanen 1920 - 1970 Private kaufmännische Handelsschule Hartmann ab 1970 Bürozentrum und Museum - (English translation:) Until 1920, Inn "at the Swans" 1920-1970 Private commercial school "Hartmann" . . .

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

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  • 11/21/19--05:00: The Union Forest Church
  • Jerseyville, Illinois.
    The Union Forest Church was built in 1920 about eight miles southwest of Jerseyville. Its creation was a community effort: Leslie Stamps donated 1/2 acre of land, local farmers donated and milled the lumber, the Jerseyville . . .

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

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  • 11/21/19--06:05: Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) was a brilliant military genius was probably the greatest single factor in keeping the confederacy alive through the four years of the Civil War. After the war’s end, Lee refused to express . . .

    (Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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