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  • 12/05/19--10:32: St. Joseph’s Church
  • New York, New York.
    This Roman Catholic Church, one of the oldest in the city, was organized in 1829 and completed in a Greek Revival style in 1833. An early rector was John McCloskey who became the first American cardinal Plaque erected in . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--10:38: Burgess Garage
  • Lambert, Montana.
    The Burgess Garage was constructed circa 1913 and is the oldest building standing in Lambert. That year the Northwest Improvement Company, a subsidiary of the Northern Pacific Railroad, platted the new townsite. Business at . . .

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

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  • 12/05/19--10:43: Lake View Cemetery
  • Skaneateles, New York.
    Lake View Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 2017 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2017

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--10:54: The Sheridan Square Garden
  • New York, New York.
    Created and maintained by the Sheridan Square Triangle Association, Inc., a nonprofit neighborhood group. This square was named in 1896 for Civil War General Philip Sheridan. The garden was founded in 1982 in cooperation . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--11:11: River Interstates
  • near Williston, North Dakota.
    In the nineteenth century, the fastest and easiest means of transport was by water. Riverways linked major United States cities with posts on the frontier. The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, and their tributaries were . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Im evangelischen Kirchenbuch wird 1578 schriftlich der erste Wirt „Zur güldenen Sunnen“ erwähnt. Als Lehen der ev. Kirche zahlte Wolf Hilpert Zins (Gült) an die Kirchengemeinde. 43 Wirte waren bis heute Eigentümer oder . . .

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

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    Seattle, Washington.
    . . .

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

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  • 12/05/19--13:52: Sears Fine Food
  • San Francisco, California.
    In 1924, Hilda and Ben Sears opened a restaurant in San Luis Obispo, California. Their signature dish was "Dollar size little pancakes" from an old family recipe. The restaurant was relocated in 1938 and over the years has . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Römisches Reiterkastell Aalen - Nordostecke Das Kastell Aalen war mit ca. 6 ha Fläche das größte römische, Reiterkastell nördlich der Alpen. Die hier stationierte Ala II Flavia miliaria stellte mit ihren 1000 Soldaten die . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--14:48: James Moore Cabin
  • Waterloo, Illinois.
    Captin James Moore was an officer of the Virginia Militia during the American Revolution. Under the command of Colonel George Rogers Clark, he took part in an expedition to Illinois in 1778. Captain Moore led his group by . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--14:51: James Seeley School Marker
  • Waterloo, Illinois.
    On this site, in the year 1783, stood the first English speaking public school in the state of Illinois. It was taught by Samuel J. Seeley. The school was an abandoned squatters cabin, located on a tract of land known as the . . .

    (Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/05/19--16:44: Gillett Memorial Hall
  • Elmira, New York.
    Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Newfield, New York.
    Burial place of Civil War soldier Captain Joseph Gregg. He enlisted in the 137th New York Volunteers in 1862 and his unit fought at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. He was wounded on July 2nd and died on July 3rd.

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Arcata, California.
    Dedicated to the Gregg-Wood Party and Members of the Union Company Founders of the Town of Union Now known as the City of Arcata April 30, 1850 Members of the Gregg-Wood Party Dr Josiah Gregg · Thomas Sebring · David A. Buck . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Ireland.
    The Irish Poor Law System The origins of the Irish Workhouse system lie in the Irish Poor Law Act passed by the parliament of the United Kingdom in 1838. The Act, entitled an Act for the More Effectual Relief of the Poor in . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Disasters • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Camano, Washington.
    History Of Camano/Camano City (Early records often interchanged these place names) In 1898 the Esary brothers with assistance from Porter Garrison and sons established one of Camano's major logging companies, in the area . . .

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

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  • 12/05/19--20:56: The Sand Hole Church
  • Lynbrook, New York.
    Isaac Denton deeded a 99'x 165' plot of land here in 1790 for the construction of a 20'x 30' Methodist meeting house. The congregation was formed in 1785 by the Rev. Philip Cox, who rode a 300-mile to serve his many Long . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Skaneateles, New York.
    In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Skaneateles 1861-1865

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Williston, North Dakota.
    The object of you mission is to explore the Missouri river & such principal stream of it, as by its course and communication with the waters of the Pacific ocean, whether the Columbia, Oregon, Colorado, or any other river . . .

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

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  • 12/06/19--09:04: Richey
  • Richey, Montana.
    In the fall of 1909, a Great Northern Railway survey crew came through here and by 1912 all of the surrounding area had been homesteaded except the badlands. Those early years were hard on the settlers. In spite of the . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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