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    Manhattan, New York.
    ( four markers set into the pavement at the NYC AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Triangle ) Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - March 25 1911 Saint Vincent’s Hospital cared for the victims of the devastating factory fire . . .

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

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  • 11/25/19--19:16: Calhoun Depot
  • Calhoun, Georgia.
    The present. depot at Calhoun, Georgia, originally called Oothcalooga Station, opened about 1853 and served passengers and commerce for over a century. During the 1840's, Irish immigrants had constructed the Western & . . .

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

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  • 11/26/19--03:20: N. 9th St. & St. Clair Ave.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois.
    On May 28, 1917, whites set fires and accosted African Americans around St. Clair Avenue. Authorities dispersed the rioters, but the troubles were not over.

    (African Americans • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--03:26: The Village of Hartford
  • Hartford, Illinois.
    The exact number of participants on the expedition is uncertain. Journals of participants indicate that it may have been as few as 26 and as many as 45. The following names were mentioned in accounts of the expedition: . . .

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

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  • 11/26/19--06:45: Carnton
  • Franklin, Tennessee.
    In this part of the McGavock family cemetery are buried some of the people who were once enslaved here, former slaves, and perhaps African-Americans who labored at Carnton in the decades following the Civil War. These . . .

    (African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    St. Ansgar, Iowa.
    Thank You Veterans ———————— {Logo of the Sons of the American Legion} ———————— {American Flag Heart}

    (War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--09:33: Old Fort Peck
  • near Fort Peck, Montana.
    On the west bank of the Missouri River about 1 mile from the Dam was located Old Fort Peck.The stockade about 300 feet square with walls 12 feet high of cottonwood logs set vertically, 3 bastions and 3 gateways on the front, . . .

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

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    Fort Peck, Montana.
    The Administration Building was built in 1934 to house management operations for the construction and maintenance of Fort Peck Dam and Lake. Construction of Fort Peck Dam was one of the most ambitious public works projects . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--10:11: In Memoriam
  • near Frazer, Montana.
    In the summer of 1837 an American Fur Trading Company steamboat laden with trade goods made its way from St. Louis to Fort Union. Smallpox broke out among the crew, but the boat continued to its destination. Contact with the . . .

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

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  • 11/26/19--10:18: Tunnel Hill
  • Tunnel Hill, Georgia.
    The city of Tunnel Hill was incorporated in 1848. The next year the state of Georgia began construction of a depot in anticipation of the completion of the Western and Atlantic Railroad. This rail line linked Atlanta to . . .

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

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  • 11/26/19--10:36: Wolf Point
  • Wolf Point, Montana.
    The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed by here, westward bound, in May, 1805. Fur trappers and traders followed them a few years later. Steamboats began making it from St. Louis up the Missouri as far as Fort Benton in the . . .

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

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    near Wolf Point, Montana.
    Over there... This location has long been an important river crossing. Buffalo herds used it for centuries. The Assiniboine named it "Crow Ford" because the Crow used it during their raiding campaign. Ferries operated at . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--10:56: The Ringgold Depot
  • Ringgold, Georgia.
    This sandstone depot, located on the Civil War-era Western and Atlantic Railroad, was built around 1849. The first train steamed into the new station on May 9, 1850. The depot witnessed a variety of activity throughout the . . .

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

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    La Fayette, Georgia.
    Named for John Brown Gordon, a Confederate general, Georgia governor and U.S. Senator, this school stands, as a silent monument to the citizens whose legacies made La Fayette a historically rich community. Originally named . . .

    (Education • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Marietta, Georgia.
    This cemetery was established on property once owned by the First Baptist Church of Marietta. Following the church's move, John H. Glover, Marietta's first mayor, bought this parcel. His wife, Jane Porter Glover, permitted . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--19:13: Military Service Road
  • Allatoona, Georgia.
    The Federal defense at Allatoona included a military service road that crossed the Tennessee Wagon Road-noted by a star on the map. The Military Service Road connected the fortified positions of the Eastern Redoubt to the . . .

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

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    Chickamauga, Georgia.
    Unlike most Civil War soldiers, William J. Carson (1) did not join one of the state volunteer regiments but went in the 15th United States Infantry Regiment. As a musician he rallied his unit in every action from Shiloh to . . .

    (Heroes • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/26/19--20:41: Am Kranen / At the Cranes
  • , Germany.
    Der alte Hafen lag seit dem 14. Jh. bis 1912 zentral inmitten der Stadt am linken Regnitzarm. Mit Kränen (1) wurden die flachen Lastkähne (2) der Regnitzschiffer be- und entladen. Die Schiffe fuhren flussabwärts über Main . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--04:32: The Blum House
  • Collinsville, Illinois.
    Pre-1997 The Blum House located at 414 West Main Street in Collinsville is a home closely connected with one of the town's most well known industries. Two of the three generations of the Blum family who operated the . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--08:44: Thomas J. O’Neill
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    Thomas J. O’Neill 1849-1919-Founder of O’Neill & Company Department Store. He left the business to his employees. He bequeathed the funds that built Good Samaritan Hospital and the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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