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  • 12/30/19--17:07: Carnegie Museum
  • Roseville, California.
    First public library of Roseville Opened October 12, 1912 Property donated by A.B. McRae

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

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  • 12/30/19--17:19: Site of Fort Terrett
  • near Sonora, Texas.
    . . .

    (Forts, Castles • War, Mexican-American • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/19--17:33: Little Mexico
  • Junction, Texas.
    Northeast Junction, commonly known as Little Mexico, is a “Latin American” community that is separated by the Llano River from the main portion of Junction. In the late 1920s an automobile route called the Old Spanish Trail . . .

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

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    Ventura, California.
    Nestled on this block, between the sea and the San Buenaventura Mission, a Chinese community was established in the early 1870s. Here merchants, laborers, farmers, cooks, laundrymen, gardeners, and servants conducted . . .

    (Asian Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/19--17:59: Marines
  • Plumsteadville, Pennsylvania.
    [Chronology] Revolutionary War · 1775-1783 April 19, 1775 "Shot Heard Around the World," the American Revolution begins November 10, 1775 Continental Congress authorized the first two Continental Marine Battalions March . . .

    (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Santa Barbara, California.
    In appreciation of the choice of Santa Barbara by the first ruling sovereign of Europe to visit America, Albert the First, heroic King of the Belgians - Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Brabant October 11-13-1919.

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

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  • 12/30/19--18:45: The Oliver Pecan
  • near Junction, Texas.
    Young P. Oliver (1857-1925) came to this area in 1876 from his native Guadalupe County. In 1896, Oliver purchased this section (640 acres) of land, on which grew hundreds of pecan trees, and became a pioneer in the pecan . . .

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

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  • 12/30/19--18:56: Cloud Point
  • near Junction, Texas.
    A landmark for many years for soldiers and others who journeyed along the roads that traversed this terrain, Cloud Point is the name given to the cliff overlooking the Llano River valley and the valley of Johnson Fork Creek. . . .

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

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  • 12/30/19--19:01: On the Chisholm Trail
  • Marlow, Oklahoma.
    You are standing on the site of the largest movement of animals in history. While the big cattle drives over the Chisholm Trail began in early 1868 and lasted only slightly more than a decade, eight million Longhorn cattle . . .

    (Animals • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/19--19:03: Marlow Brothers Hideout
  • Marlow, Oklahoma.
    The Marlow family's experiences are worthy legends of the old west. When they settled here during the peak of the cattle drives, this location was ideal for recovering cattle lost among the thickets and dense cross timber . . .

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

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  • 12/30/19--19:07: Miller-Browning Colony
  • near Junction, Texas.
    Located about one mile north in late 19th century. Composed of two families prominent in early Kimble County affairs. Started in 1874 by John and Martha Miller. Known as "Honest John", Miller joined frontier militia to fight . . .

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

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  • 12/30/19--19:22: Old Spanish Trail
  • Kerrville, Texas.
    The Old Spanish Trail was a significant route from San Antonio through Bandera Pass, Camp Verde, Kerrville, Ingram and Mountain Home. For centuries, it was used by Native Americans, including Comanches and Lipan Apaches. . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/19--19:46: Ernest Malapert Powell
  • Ozona, Texas.
    A native of Illinois, E. M. Powell was a surveyor and railroad engineer in Kentucky before moving to Texas in 1874. He worked as a surveyor during the railroad construction boom in Texas in the 1870s, taking parcels of land . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/30/19--20:05: High Hill Cemetery
  • near Schulenburg, Texas.
    High Hill Post Office, established about 1858, united three adjacent villages and gave this community cemetery its name. This six-acre tract was once the property of George Herder (1818-87), a German immigrant and a veteran . . .

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

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  • 12/30/19--20:09: Das Schloss / The Chateau
  • , Germany.
    Das heutige Schloss hatte einen Vorläufer, welcher möglicherweise als Wasserschloss ca. 100 m südlich vom heutigen Gebäude im Schlossgarten in der Nähe des Baches stand. Der mächtige, zweigeschossige Barockbau mit seinem . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--06:24: Monteith Hall
  • Elyria, Ohio.
    Monteith Hall was built in 1835 as the residence of Reverence John Monteith (1788–1868) and family. Before coming to Elyria as the first superintendent of the new high school, Rev. Monteith was an educator and minister in . . .

    (Abolition & Underground RR • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--09:47: Tracks Through Time
  • Los Angeles, California.
    The first permanent railroad track in the United States was laid around 1810 near Philadelphia. Experimental railways began developing throughout the eastern states and by 1850 over 9,000 miles of track had been laid. Track . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/31/19--10:08: Undisputed Champions
  • Fort Shaw, Montana.
    Fred C. Campbell became superintendent of the Fort Shaw Indian School in 1898. He was a progressive teacher and administrator skilled in public relations; and he quickly recognized the ability of the young women's basketball . . .

    (Native Americans • Sports • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    Auschwitz · Belzec · Bergen-Belsen · Bialystok · Buchenwald · Burg-Hohenstein · Columbiahaus · Dachau · Dora-Mittelbau · Drancy · Dürrgoy · Esterwegen · Flossenbürg · Fuhlsbüttel · Gross-Rosen · Gurs Gusen I Gusen II · . . .

    (War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Dupont Circle, District of Columbia.
    John Cavanaugh (1921-85), a nationally admired sculptor, had his studio nearby at 1818 18th Street NW and was called "Master of Hammered Lead Sculpture" and "Mayor of Dupont Circle". This garden extends a collection of . . .

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

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