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  • 11/24/19--17:30: Albert Sprague Bard
  • New York, New York.
    Albert Sprague Bard December 19, 1866 - March 25, 1963 25 Broad Street, originally the Broad Exchange Building For over 60 years, from 1901 to 1963, Albert S. Bard practiced law and pursued his civic activities from his . . .

    (Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--17:41: Addressing the Statue
  • Manhattan, New York.
    This statue was unveiled to the public in 1940, as part of a larger New York State memorial to former N.Y. governor and U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. Today, some see the statue as a heroic group; others, as a symbol of . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--17:53: War Memorial
  • , Ireland.
    Tógadh an leacht so 15 cuimhne oifigeach agus óglach de'n tríomhadh bhriogaid ciarraidhe agus na laoch eile a fuair bas ar son poblacht na hÉireann ———————————— Cuimhnighear annso leis na fir uiligh de'n tríomhadh bhriogaid . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--18:07: Wells Homestead
  • Garbutt, New York.
    Birthplace of John T. Wells, inventor of the famed Wells Truss. Some 200 barns using this system were built from 1886 until 1942.

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

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  • 11/24/19--18:14: Battle of New Hope Church
  • near Dallas, Georgia.
    On Wednesday, May 25, 1864, a fierce battle was fought between Union Major General Joseph Hooker's 20th Corps and Confederate Major General Alexander P. Stewart's division. It occurred around a church located at this . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--18:14: New Hope Church Cemetery
  • near Dallas, Georgia.
    The cemetery and former sanctuary for New Hope Church became parts of a battlefield on Wednesday, May 25, 1864. The Federal 20th Corps, commanded by Major General Joseph Hooker, attacked Confederate Major General Alexander . . .

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

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  • 11/24/19--18:22: Sons of Provincetown
  • Provincetown, Massachusetts.
    This Monument Records the Devotion Of The Sons Of Provincetown Who Gave Their Service To Their Country In The Great World War 1917-1918 In The Hour Of Need They Made The Supreme Gift Of Themselves, Going To Meet Toil, . . .

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

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    , Ireland.
    The old town of Adare, which stood on the northern bank of the river Maigue near the castle, was destroyed during 16th century wars. Almost all of the present town was built in the 19th century. In 1683 Thady Quin, a local . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/24/19--19:12: Oostanaula River Bridges
  • Resaca, Georgia.
    The original Western & Atlantic Railroad bridge over the Oostanaula River at Resaca dates from 1847. By 1862, two bridges spanned the river, one for the railroad, the other for a wagon road to Calhoun six miles south. When . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    This small pool, formed by a tributary of the river Maigue, was the traditional place for the women of Adare to wash their family clothes. It was also used as a watering place for animals. [Illustration captions, . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/19--07:57: Liquid Gold
  • near Glasgow, Montana.
    Water is the life blood of Montana. During the state’s early settlement, the rivers provided transportation and trading routes; later they sustained the livestock and crops of ranchers and homesteaders; and they still . . .

    (Agriculture • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Saco, Montana.
    The service station industry was still in its infancy when businessman H. Earl Clack began building a network of retail gasoline and bulk oil outlets across the northern plains into the Pacific Northwest. His company . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Tampico, Montana.
    For over ninety years, residents of this area were served by a large steel truss bridge that crossed the Milk River just northeast of here. Built in 1911 by the Illinois Steel Bridge Company of Jacksonville, Illinois, the . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/19--09:14: The Ice Ages
  • near Glasgow, Montana.
    For thousands of years, northern Montana was covered under massive ice sheets. Glaciologists aren't sure why the ice ages began, but the process of glaciation is known because of the mark it leaves on the landscape. About . . .

    (Natural Features • Paleontology • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/19--09:43: Lincoln’s Tomb White Oak
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    The first of many funeral services for the fallen president, who was assassinated on April 15, 1865, was conducted at the White House on Wednesday, April 19. A procession then accompanied the horse-drawn hearse as Lincoln . . .

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

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  • 11/25/19--09:44: Seminary Ridge White Oak
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Seminary Ridge was the primary Confederate position west of Gettysburg for the final two days of the battle. For General Robert E. Lee, this ridge offered him high ground for observation of the distant Union line and an excellent.

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

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  • 11/25/19--09:48: Veterans Memorial
  • Winchester, Virginia.
    This Memorial And Hallowed Ground Is Dedicated To All Veterans for Their Unselfish Patriotism, For Their Preservation Of Our Freedom, For The Security Of Our Country And For The Advancement Of The American Ideals Of Life, . . .

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

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    Saco, Montana.
    on the spring roundup of 1904 the cowhands of the "Square" and "DHS" cow outfits successfully lassoed and killed a large grizzly bear. Joe Reynolds skillfully rope artist from the Long X lassoed its hind paw and Frank Howe . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/25/19--11:57: Family Album
  • York, Pennsylvania.
    Throughout time the East Branch Codorus Creek watershed has nurtured many species of plants and animals. It has also supported human activity for thousands of years. We rely on the water to irrigate crops and power . . .

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

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    Glasgow, Montana.
    Glasgow merchants John and Robert Lewis did not face much competition when they opened a bank in a corner of their general store in 1891. Their bank was the only one within over two hundred miles. Despite an initial lack of . . .

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

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