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  • 11/21/19--16:42: Matthew Bullock
  • New Scotland, New York.
    Introduced English Short Horn cattle into Albany County about 1815 and won premiums at fairs

    (Agriculture • Animals) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/19--16:49: New Scotland War Memorial
  • New Scotland, New York.
    Presented to the Town of New Scotland, by the citizens of the Town of New Scotland, with stones gathered by the youth of the town. Dedicated to those who served and consecrated by those who gave their lives defending this . . .

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

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  • 11/21/19--17:00: New York City AIDS Memorial
  • New York, New York.
    The NYC AIDS Memorial honors more than 100,000 New Yorkers who died of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). It also recognizes the contributions of caregivers and activists who mobilized to provide care for the ill, . . .

    (Civil Rights • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/19--18:43: Father Marino Braspenning
  • , El Salvador.
    Gratitude al Padre “Marino Braspenning” C.M. quien condujo a este pueblo por el buen sender hacia Dios; expreso “mi razon de ser son los pobres a ellos me debo.” Se ordeno sacerdote paulino en 1943. Llego a Ilobasco en 1962. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/21/19--19:42: Aero Club of Louisville
  • Louisville, Kentucky.
    Much of the early aviation history in Louisville is the result of the Aero Club of Louisville. Founding fathers included pilots returning from WWI & businessmen who saw the potential of aviation beyond military applications. . . .

    (Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--05:49: First Presbyterian Church
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Founded 1845, present sanctuary built 1925, Designed by architectural firm of Jones, Roessle, Olschner and Wiener. Chapel adjoining buildings added later. Unusual curved pews are a noteworthy feature of the sanctuary.

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

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  • 11/22/19--07:03: Central School
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    Built 1917 as Central Colored High School. Later a Junior High School and today an Elementary School. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1991.

    (African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--07:18: High Bridge Glens
  • Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
    In 1879, local hardware store owners L.W. Loomis and H.E. Parks established a summer resort at Front Street and Prospect Avenue. The High Bridge Glens and Caves park spanned both sides of the Cuyahoga River and featured a . . .

    (Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Anfang 18. Jhd. Repräsentatives Palais der Familie Stapf Nachahmung der fürstbischöflichen Residenz Portalfiguren von L. Gollwitzer Bedeutende Stuckdecken um 1730 - (English translation:) Early 18th century. Representative . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    15. Jahrhundert 1744-1756 von J. J. M. Küchel umgebaut Fassadenmalerei von Johann Anwander 1755 Rokokobalkons und Wappenreliefs von Jos. Bonaventura Mutschele - (English translation:) Fifteenth Century. Rebuilt 1744-1756 . . .

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

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  • 11/22/19--11:29: No Place to Hide
  • near Chinook, Montana.
    As cannon scattered shot from bursting shells, people held buffalo hides over themselves. -- wewetatomay, wife of 'álok'at As the initial attack turned into a six-day siege, the army began bombarding the Nez Perce camp with . . .

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

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    near Chinook, Montana.
    . . .

    (Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--11:57: Birth Of Radar Memorial
  • , United Kingdom.
    On 26th February 1935, in the field opposite Robert Watson Watt and Arnold Wilkins showed for the first time in Britain that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off them. By 1939 there were 20 stations . . .

    (Air & Space • Science & Medicine • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--12:20: Soldier Burials
  • near Chinook, Montana.
    The large depression is the site of a mass grave. Here the U.S. Army buried its casualties from the battle. This ridge is also the site of a hastily erected field hospital -- just a tent were surgeons tended and operated on . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--12:23: Chief Joseph's Surrender
  • near Chinook, Montana.
    With the fighting at a standoff, himató·yalahtq'it (Chief Joseph) met with Colonel Miles near this site. Surrender was a survival strategy, to keep the Nez Perce people alive and together. One witness reported that Chief . . .

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

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    , Spain.
    First panel, in Hebrew: Transcription not provided. See Photo 2. - Second panel, in Spanish: Traduccion El Santo Rabino Samuel Hasareri. Nunca se acabe su vida. Año 692. Se halló con otros restos del tiempo de los judíos . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--15:50: History of the Canal
  • near Phillipsport, New York.
    In 1816 two Philadelphia dry-goods merchants, William and Maurice Wurts, purchased some anthracite coal fields in the Lackawanna Valley of Pennsylvania and began a small-scale mining operation. Their timing was impeccable — . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--16:32: Towpath
  • near Phillipsport, New York.
    Mules or occasionally horses, harnessed together and linked by rope to the boats, trudged along the towing or towpath, pulling the canal boats through the water while on board the tillerman, or steersman, steered. The . . .

    (Animals • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/22/19--16:36: Target Griswoldville
  • near Griswoldville, Georgia.
    Samuel Griswold (1790-1867) and his wife Louisa moved from Burlington, Connecticut, to Clinton, Georgia, in 1815. By 1825, he had advanced from store clerk to tinsmith to building cotton gins. By 1830, he owned and operated . . .

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

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  • 11/22/19--17:06: Flame of Freedom
  • New Cordell, Oklahoma.
    This flame of freedom burns eternally, honoring veterans who served in all wars, especially to those who fought and died that people of all countries might be free This monument was constructed by Cordell American Legion . . .

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

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