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  • 12/26/19--11:15: Boyhood Home of Bret Harte
  • New York, New York.
    A childhood home of Bret Harte The writer of “The Luck of Roaring Camp”

    (Agriculture • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Deerfield, Massachusetts.
    John Sheldon 1658 - 1733 Hannah Stebbins 1664 – 1704 Married Nov 5 1679 The Home Of John Sheldon Was On This Lot Here Feb 29 1704 His Wife And One Child Were Killed And Four Children Were Taken Captive By The French And . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--11:24: 50 Years Of Peace Corps
  • Hyannis, Massachusetts.
    . . .

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

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  • 12/26/19--11:28: Hyannis World War Honor Roll
  • Hyannis, Massachusetts.
    In Recognition Of The Men From Hyannis Who Served In The 1914 World War 1919 ? Paul Howland Sherman Jr Clarence Albert Crowell D.S.C. Army Arenovski, Louis Vivian • Baoaka Arthur Harry • Baker Everett Davis • Baldwin . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--11:40: War Memorial
  • Barnstable, Massachusetts.
    Our Community Dedicates This Memorial Lest We Forget In Memoriam ? Gilman, Raymond E. ? Luomala, Otis ? Thomas, Dennis World War I Anderson, Charles S · Atwood, Neil · Baker, Stanley · Benson, Aubrey C. · Bodfish, . . .

    (War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--11:51: The Archive
  • New York, New York.
    Designed by W.J. Edbrooke, this Romanesque Revival structure was built between 1892 and 1899 by the U.S. Government to serve as the as the appraisers’ warehouse. This extremely simple yet powerful building relies of the . . .

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

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  • 12/26/19--13:44: Home
  • Flint, Michigan.
    Kearsley Street was home to many automotive leaders through the early decades of the 20th Century. The street was lined with their large Victorian homes, like Whaley House you see here. Dallas Dort and Charles Mott built . . .

    (Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--14:25: Bond
  • Valmeyer, Illinois.
    Shadrach Bond Sr., a soldier of the Revolution War and the army of George Rogers Clark settled about one-third mile east of this marker in 1782. His nephew, Shadrach Bond the first Governor of the State of Illinois . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--14:27: Mound Bottom
  • near Kingston Springs, Tennessee.
    Across the river are the remains of an 800-year old town built by ancient Native American Indians. Almost surrounded by the river, it was also guarded by a high palisade wall. A large temple mound and several smaller mounds . . .

    (Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--14:31: Patterson Forge
  • Kingston Springs, Tennessee.
    4.1 mi. northwest, at The Narrows, Montgomery Bell, pioneer industrialist, ironmaster, philanthropist and turfman, built a forge in 1818. Power was obtained by tunneling water through the hill at the top of the Narrows to a . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--14:42: Birth of a Church
  • White Bluff, Tennessee.
    1.1 miles southwest is a restoration of the log cabin in which Finis Ewing, Samuel King and Samuel McAdow organized the Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Feb 4, 1810. The congregation was made up of secedent members of the . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--16:10: War Memorial
  • Moscow, Pennsylvania.
    In Honor and Remembrance of those who faithfully served and sacrificed for our country ——————————————— In Loving Memory Of Civil War Phillip Reilly Philippine Campaign Frank A. Marcell WW I Charles A. Hack WW II Thomas . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--17:53: Battle of Port Gibson
  • Port Gibson, Mississippi.
    Gen. W. E. Baldwin's brigade reached Willow Creek about the time Gen. M. E. Green's troops were driven from Magnolia Church. Confederate Gen. J. S. Bowen had Baldwin form his troops in this undergrowth-filled bottom. Rebel . . .

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

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  • 12/26/19--18:14: Civil War Memorial
  • Moscow, Pennsylvania.
    Erected by Chaplain T.D. Swarts Post, No. 218, the W.R.C., No. 17, and the Citizens of Moscow, Pa., and Vicinity, in honor of the departed Soldiers and Sailors of the War of the Rebellion. ——————————————— Honoring Their . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--18:26: Veterans Memorial
  • Moscow, Pennsylvania.
    Dedicated in honor of all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of our country [POW/MIA Emblem] [Armed Forces Emblems]

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/26/19--18:49: War Memorial
  • Spring Brook Township, Pennsylvania.
    Their Sacrifice Our Freedom [Armed Force Emblems] [Fallen Soldier Battle Cross]

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/27/19--03:33: Joseph Onieda Lopez
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    Descendant of Alfonso I of Spain, also a 4th generation descendant of Don Manuel Andres Lopez Y Armesto, educated at Univ. of Madrid and sent by King to Spanish La. to set up Spanish schools. French colonists resisted . . .

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

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  • 12/27/19--04:09: At the Center of the Battle
  • Port Gibson, Mississippi.
    At daybreak, the Union soldiers who camped here found themselves in the midst of a rugged landscape of ridges and ravines. As it happened, they were also at the center of what would become the battlefield. From this knoll, . . .

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

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  • 12/27/19--08:49: McCulloh Residence
  • Great Falls, Montana.
    Carroll B. McCulloh and his wife Ella constructed this elegant two-story brick home in 1911, raising their two children here. Its two-and-one-half stories, simple box shape, low-hipped roof, large central dormer, wide . . .

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

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  • 12/27/19--08:58: Boyd House
  • Great Falls, Montana.
    By 1910, the Queen Anne style had lost much of its allure. Once admired, its artistic jumble of angles, textures, and colors had become reviled as cluttered and artificial. This rejection of complexity was gradual, and many . . .

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

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