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  • 11/27/19--08:49: Laurance Page Roberts
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    Laurance Page Roberts 1907-2002 Director of the Brooklyn Museum, the American Academy in Rome, and the New York State Council on the Arts, Scholar of Japanese art. Isabel Spaulding Roberts 1911-2003 First woman Director of the Brooklyn Museum.

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/19--08:52: Hans Froehlicher, Jr.
  • Baltimore, Maryland.
    Hans Froehlicher, Jr. 1891-1976 Civic educator and activist. Headmaster of Park School. Co-founder and President of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association. With his wife Frances, founded the Better Air Coalition.

    (Education • Environment) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Baltimore, Maryland.
    Archibald Coleman Rogers, FAIA 1917-2001 Founding Partner of the global architectural firm RTKL. President of the American Institute of Architects. First Executive Director of the Greater Baltimore Committee. He played a . . .

    (Architecture • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/19--09:30: Fort Peck Indian Reservation
  • Poplar, Montana.
    is the home of two tribes, the Assiniboines, whose forefathers were living in this vicinity when Lewis and Clark came up the Missouri in 1805, and the Dakota (Sioux) descendants of the "hostiles" who fiercely resisted the . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--09:54: The Wolf Point Bridge
  • near Wolf Point, Montana.
    The Wolf Point Bridge was the result of many years of lobbying by Roosevelt and McCone county citizens led by Wolf Point businessman William Young. In 1927, the Montana Highway Commission and Bureau of Public Roads approved . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/19--10:08: Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas
  • Culbertson, Montana.
    The Fort Union Formation was deposited not long after the dinosaur extinction, about 65 million years ago. Rivers originating in mountains to the west and south carried abundant sediment to the nearby shallow inland sea to . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--10:17: Join the Voyage of Discovery
  • Culbertson, Montana.
    Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Die Obere Brücke (1) ist eine der ältesten steinernen Gewölbebrücken seit der Antike. Sie wurde im 12. Jh. erbaut und durch einen Turm (2) geschützt. In ihm hing die Sturmglocke, das Frühwarnsystem der Stadt. Nach einem . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/19--10:38: Gettysburg American Sycamore
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Three old sycamore trees on Baltimore Street in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, withstood the crossfire of two armies that battled for three days. After the famous Civil War battle, Gettysburg was in shambles. More than 51,000 . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--10:38: Ulysses S. Grant Sycamore
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president, Republican , was born at Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. His father, a tanner, moved the family to Georgetown, Ohio. Grant entered West Point in 1839 and later served in the . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--10:39: Robert E. Lee Sweetgum
  • Jacksonville, Florida.
    General Robert E. Lee was the brilliant Confederate leader whose military genius was probably the greatest single factor in keeping the Confederacy alive through the four years of the Civil War. Lee came from a distinguished . . .

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

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    Columbia, South Carolina.
    (side 1) From 1963 to 1979, this was the office of Dr. Cyril O. Spann (1916-1979), one of the first fully trained African American surgeons in S.C. Born in Chester, Spann fought in World War II and attended nearby Benedict . . .

    (African Americans • Architecture • Civil Rights • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bainville, Montana.
    Fort Union, one of the largest and best known trading posts in the American West, was located on the Missouri near the mouth of the Yellowstone, about 14 miles southeast of here. Built in 1828, it was the headquarters for . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Das Baeren- oder Storchenbrünnlein wurde erstmals 1820 schriftlich erwähnt. Der Grund, auf dem es sich ursprünglich befand, gehörte einer Familie namens Baer. Der damalige Standort lag an den "Oberen Dorfwiesen” in der . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--11:53: Stone Bridge
  • , Germany.
    Diese doppelbogige Brücke wurde 1715 als "steinern Bruck" erstmals erwähnt. Mit ihrer Sandsteinverkleidung, den halbrunden Mittelsäulen und Kuppelabdeckungen überspannt sie die Volkach. Die ursprüngliche angrenzende Furt . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Dieses ehem. Gerberanwesen mit seinem Doppelwalmdach, dem darunter liegenden Trockenboden und den Klappläden gehörte ebenso zur Dynastie der Gerber- familien von Zeilitzheim. Das spätbarocke Erscheinungsbild wird durch die . . .

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

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    Chickamauga, Georgia.
    Captain Horace Porter was Chief of Ordnance for the , Army of the Cumberland. During the Battle of Chickamauga Porter served as a volunteer aide to General Rosecrans. During the Confederate breakthrough on September 20 . . .

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

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  • 11/27/19--13:10: Franz Herbert
  • , Germany.
    Geburts- und Wohnhaus des Ökonomierates Franz Herbert Geb. am 8. 5. 1885 Mitglied d. Deutschen Reichstages 1920-1933 Prasident d. Unterfrankischen Christl. Bauernvereins 1924-1933 Burgermeister d. Gemeinde Kolitzheim . . .

    (Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 11/27/19--13:41: Sparreska Palatset / Palace
  • , Sweden.
    Högsta förvaltningsdomstolen huse rar i forna Per Sparres palats. Det var klart 1647 och en av de ståtliga entréerna var vänd mot sjön. Portalerna är nu restaurerade och fasaderna har återfått sin ursprungliga färg. . . .

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

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    Chickamauga, Georgia.
    At the start of the American Civil War William E. Richey enlisted in Company A of the 15" Ohio Infantry Regiment. He was a corporal when he came to north Georgia in September 1863. In his report of the battle, Lieutenant . . .

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

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