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    Chantilly, Virginia.
    Dedicated to all the F-86 pilots who, though heavily outnumbered, battled for and took control of the air over North Korea during the Korean War. When the first MiG-15s appeared in the skies over North Korea in late 1950, . . .

    (Air & Space • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Chantilly, Virginia.
    The Distinguished Flying Cross was created by an Act of Congress in 1926. Under the initial Act, along with many military aviators and crew, a select group of civilians received the Distinguished Flying Cross for aerial . . .

    (African Americans • Air & Space • Disasters • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--16:46: Belmont Chapel
  • Ashburn, Virginia.
    Margaret Mercer (1791-1846), educator and reformer, purchased Belmont plantation in 1836. Here she ran a prominent academy for young women, waiving tuition for those unable to afford it. Best known for advocating the . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--16:47: SV-5D Lifting Body
  • El Segundo, California.
    This replica represents an unmanned SV-5D lifting body, the first vehicle to maneuver on reentry from space. It was developed for Project PRIME (Precision Recovery Including Maneuvering Reentry). Lifting bodies are wingless . . .

    (Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    The first All-Ireland hurling final... was played on a field at this site on Sunday, 1 April 1888 between Thurles, the champions of Tipperary, and Meelick, a team drawn from the East Galway banks of the River Shannon. Birr . . .

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

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  • 12/01/19--16:51: Carl Dentzel
  • Northridge, California.
    This plaza is dedicated to the memory of Carl Schaefer Dentzel (1913-1950), Northridge pioneer and Chamber of Commerce president; director of the Southwest Museum for 25 years; and founding member of Los Angeles’ Cultural . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Leesburg, Virginia.
    The 100-ft wide W&OD has been called "the skinniest park" in Virginia. But it is also one of the longest parks, 45 miles of paved trail for walking, running, cycling and skating and more. Built on the roadbed of the former . . .

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

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  • 12/01/19--17:22: 7 Loudoun Street Southeast
  • Leesburg, Virginia.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior circa 1790

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

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  • 12/01/19--17:24: World Wars Memorial
  • , Ireland.
    Erected to the glorious memory of the men of Offaly King's County who gave their lives in the Great Wars 1914-1919 1939-1945

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Leesburg, Virginia.
    First Mt. Olive Methodist Episcopal Church 1890 is registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark and placed on the National Register of Historic Places 2005

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

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  • 12/01/19--17:52: Mill to Market
  • Waterford, Virginia.
    Beginning in the 1730s, Waterford's residents developed productive farms, a series of mills, and a transportation network. By the early 1800s, Thomas Phillips, an enterprising Quaker, farmed the land in front of you. To . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • War, French and Indian • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--18:00: The Phillips Farm
  • Waterford, Virginia.
    Thomas Phillip established this family farm beginning about 1798. By 1850, under his son Thomas, the farm's annual yield included 500 bushels of wheat, 400 pounds of butter, 65 pounds of wool, and 60 pounds of honey and . . .

    (Agriculture • Animals • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--18:35: Tullamore Distillery
  • , Ireland.
    Built 1825 Formerly Mill House, Flour Mill And Kiln At Rear Incorporated In Tullamore Distillery In 1830

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--19:19: James, Duke of Leinster
  • , Ireland.
    . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Templo de Santa Catalina de Siena. Aquí estuvo el primer convento de dominicas que hubo en México. Fue patrocinado por tres hermanas a las que la gente de la ciudad conoció como Las Felipas. 1623. English translation: Temple . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--20:22: Camden
  • Camden, New York.
    1838 – Original Town Hall Present building erected 1894 – at cost of $10,666.13 Architect – Lew Smith Builder – Thomas Smith

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

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  • 12/01/19--21:27: 1820 Oliver Bates Home
  • Henderson, New York.
    Early Mormon meeting home built from native limestone circa 1820. Land bought from William Henderson in 1824. Possible Underground RR site Home of T. O. Whitney

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/01/19--22:09: Early School
  • Brewerton, New York.
    Here stood schoolhouse; District No. 1, built 1824. First district school in Town of Cicero.

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Vom östlich gelegenen Steigerwald fließt die Volkach Richtung Westen der Mainschleife zu. An ihrer Mündung liegt die Stadt Volkach - oder, wie es in einer Urkunde aus dem Jahr 906 heißt, das "untere Volkach". Wenige . . .

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

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    , Ireland.
    This Large East Window is unusual because it is made of wood and set in stone. During the restoration of 1770 this window was taken from the church of Laraghbryan, which had fallen into ruins[.] Note how the stonemason . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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