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  • 11/24/19--05:18: Allendale Fire
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    At this location, on Sept. 4, 1925, the most disatrous [sic] fire is Shreveport's history erupted when a hot water heater exploded. Although Fire Station No. 4 was located across the street, a broken water main rendered it . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--05:41: War of 1812 Veterans
  • Winchester, Virginia.
    Private Frederick A. Aulick • Private Frederick Barley • Private John Carter • Private Michael Copenhaver • Private James Holliday • Private Isaac Kurtz • Private John Price • Captain Henry S G Tucker • Private Philip Young . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--07:10: The McGavock Garden
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    Restored to its mid-nineteenth century layout and appearance, this nearly one acre garden was an important feature for the residents of Carnton. An earlier garden was located on the southeastern side of the home, but was . . .

    (Anthropology & Archaeology • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--07:23: Oakland Cemetery
  • Shreveport, Louisiana.
    When Shreveport was first laid out in 1836, the need for a cemetery was among the first considerations of the Shreve Town Company. The first cemetery was known as the Fannin Street Cemetery. Its use began almost as soon as . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Munroe Falls, Ohio.
    Officially opening on August 4, 1840, the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal followed the route of present railroad tracks through Munroe Falls approximately one thousand feet south of this marker. This 82-mile long “feeder canal” . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--09:15: Airmen Memorial
  • Harlem, Montana.
    One a quiet night, nine miles north of Harlem, Montana the lives of thirteen airmen were lost when two C-1441B Starlifter Cargo Planes collided. The thirteen crew members from McChord Air Force Base were on a low level . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--11:06: Life on the Canal
  • near Phillipsport, New York.
    At Honesdale, Pennsylvania, coal was loaded onto flat-bottomed canal boats and pulled by mule team to the harbor at Kingston. New York. At the typical rate of three miles per hour, the 108-mile trip took seven to ten days. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--11:17: Battle of Mill Creek Gap
  • Rocky Face, Georgia.
    After their defeat at Missionary Ridge near Chattanooga in November 1863, the Confederate “Army of Tennessee” spent the winter of 1863-64 around Dalton, fortifying its defense. As the weather warmed and dirt roads dried, . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--12:10: Boothroyd House
  • near Phillipsport, New York.
    Built in the 1850's as a residence for the family of F. W. Boothroyd, owner of a prosperous boatyard located on this property, this house is typical of canal-side buildings of the time. Its simple construction, minimal . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--12:23: Fort Belknap Roll of Honor
  • Fort Belknap Indian Community, Montana.
    In Honor of Those Who Answered Their Country's Call in World War II This Community Dedicates This Memorial 1941 - 1945 "This prayer we make in penitence that all who pass by here may sense the costliness of human strife , . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--12:28: Allatoona Pass
  • Allatoona, Georgia.
    The Western & Atlantic Railroad, running from Chattanooga to Atlanta, “winds Southeasterly among the hills, and...penetrates a minor ridge and emerges from a cut” recalled a Federal officer. The ruggedness of Allatoona Pass . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--15:07: Fort Belknap Reservation
  • Fort Belknap Indian Community, Montana.
    Fort Belknap Reservation was established in 1888 when Gros Ventres, Blackfeet, and River Crows ceded to the government 17,500,000 acres of their joint reservation that had covered all of northern Montana east of the Rocky . . .

    (Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--16:20: O&W & Summitville Station
  • near Summitville, New York.
    Established in 1880, the New York, Ontario & Western Railway ran from Oswego, N.Y. on Lake Ontario to Weehawken, New Jersey, which is located across the Hudson River from New York City. On its way south, the O&W linked . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--16:36: First Boy Scout Troop
  • Barre, Vermont.
    ( north side ) In 1909, Barre stonecutter and Scottish Immigrant William Foster Milne founded America's first boy scout troop with materials shipped directly from Europe’s fledgling Boy Scout movement. "In the basement of . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Tribes Hill, New York.
    The Mohawk Valley has had a long history as a transportation corridor between the eastern seaboard and the Midwest. In colonial times, both Native Americans and European settlers used the Mohawk in its natural state. . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Provincetown, Massachusetts.
    . . .

    (War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--16:55: The Seagram Building
  • New York, New York.
    Erected as Seagram’s corporate headquarters in 1956-58, to coincide with the company’s 1957 centennial, the Seagram Building is the only building in New York City designed by the renowned architect Mies van der Rohe. A key . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--17:02: 242 & 244 West 4th Street
  • New York, New York.
    Greenwich Village Historic District 242 & 244 This pair of five-story apartment houses were erected in 1884 for Thomas J. Jeremiah and were designed in the Neo-Grec style by well-known architect John. B. Snook who designed . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--17:06: The Canal & the Railroad
  • near Summitville, New York.
    With the opening of the Erie Canal, "canal fever" swept many parts of the United States and hastened the development of the Delaware & Hudson Canal. A few decades later, just after the Civil War, “railroad fever" gripped the . . .

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

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    New York, New York.
    No Gold? No Dinosaurs? No Long-Forgotten Tombs? Instead, our backyard archaeological dig found 97 Orchard Street's original toilet: an outdoor privy with multiple seats. Rather than a privy pit, this backyard outhouse had an . . .

    (Anthropology & Archaeology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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