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    Wellington, Texas.
    Organized in 1890 by the Rev. J.H. Linderman and a small group of charter members, this congregation was the only Methodist church in the county by 1984. The first worship services were held in a small wooden building which . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--05:35: Collingsworth County
  • near Wellington, Texas.
    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created • Organized August 21, 1876 • November 4, 1890 Named in Honor of James Collinsworth 1806-1838 The first Chief Justice of the Republic of Texas. Signer of the Declaration of . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--06:48: A Brief History
  • Davie, Florida.
    Lock No. 1, or Sewell Lock, was designed by world renowned engineers Major S. Sewell and Ben Johnson and built by the Furst-Clark Construction Company of Biltmore. It was part of the Everglades Drainage District and played a . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--08:29: Salvador Michaus Marroquín
  • , Mexico.
    Salvador Michaus Marroquin Siendo cadete del Heroico Colegio Militar el 9 de febrero de 1913 escolto al Presidente Francisco I. Madero (en la Marcha de la Lealtad) de Chapultepec al Palacio Nacional English translation: . . .

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

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    , Mexico.
    El Convento Grande de San Francisco fue la construcción religiosa franciscana de mayor importancia en la ciudad virreinal de Santiago de Queretaro, iniciada a mediados del siglo XVI, bajo los auspicios del cacique otomí . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--09:32: Ivoryton
  • Ivoryton, Connecticut.
    Ivoryton Originally part of the Saybrook colony, the area now known as Ivoryton was annexed with the newly formed Essex in 1859. Thought of as the “wild country,” it soon developed into a prosperous manufacturing village. . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--09:57: Essex Veterans Monument
  • Centerbrook, Connecticut.
    Yesterday, Today And Forever We Remember All Who Served Our Country In The Cause Of Liberty Dedicated November 11, 1987 Essex Veterans Memorial Hall

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--10:05: Essex Veterans Memorial
  • Centerbrook, Connecticut.
    World War I ?Anderson, Edward A. · Antonson, Theodore A. · Babcock, Leman e. · ?Babcock, Lloyd D. · Barbaresi, Frank · Baroni, Joseph R. · Baroni, Louis J. · Beebe, Orville N. · Berg, Albin · Blair, Walter D. · Blair, . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--10:16: We Honor the Elephant
  • Deep River, Connecticut.
    We Honor the Elephant During the 1800’s Deep River was the center of America’s ivory trade. Elephant tusks from Africa were brought to Deep River landing for local factories to make piano keys, combs, buttons, and billiard . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--10:21: Veterans Memorial Lane
  • Deep River, Connecticut.
    . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--10:28: Piano Works
  • Deep River, Connecticut.
    This Property Has been Listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--14:15: Hotel Schwan
  • , Germany.
    An diesem Ort stand bis zur Zerstörung 1944 das Hotel Schwan, in dem am 10.mai 1871 nach dem Deutsch-Französischen Krieg der "Frankfurter Frieden" von Otto von Bismarck und Jules Favre unterzeichnet wurde. [English . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Peace • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--15:46: Voices from the Trail
  • Overland Park, Kansas.
    The Santa Fe, Oregon, and California trails proved to be both challenging and exhilarating for the travelers in the caravans passing through this junction along one of the Westport routes. Letters and diaries are filled with . . .

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

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    , Germany.
    Homosexuelle Männer und Frauen wurden im Nationalsozialismus verfolgt und ermordet Die Verbrechen wurden geleugnet, die Getöteten verschwiegen, die Überlebenden verachtet und verurteilt Daran erinnern wir in dem Bewusstsein, . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--16:49: Two Routes from Westport
  • Overland Park, Kansas.
    The Santa Fe Trail forked into two routes as it headed south from Westport. Along the routes were campgrounds for trail travelers — to the northeast of the junction was Sapling Grove and the southwest was a campground called . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--17:03: Staufermauer
  • , Germany.
    Teilstück des romanischen Befestigungrings um die Altstadt Section of the Romanesque ring of fortifications around the Old Town 1180 Erbaut um Built about Einst mit hölzernem Wehrgang auf Entlastungsbögen Formerly with . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Overland Park, Kansas.
    The heyday of the trails had come and gone by the time William B. Strang Jr. platted out a residential development in this area in 1905. To promote his real estate plans and bring people out from Kansas City, he developed a . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars • Man-Made Features • Air & Space) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--17:57: Horst Lippmann
  • , Germany.
    geb. 1927 gest. 1997 Muziker, Produzent und Konzertveranstalter, bedeutender Protagonist des Jazz in Deutschland seit 1941 [English translation:] Born 1927, Died 1997 Musician, producer, and concert promoter - significant . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--18:05: The Aqueduct of Querétaro
  • , Mexico.
    Reynando las Españas el Catolico Don Felipe V. que Dios guarde y siendo virrey de ésta Nueva España el Exmo. Marqués de Casa Fuerte, se empezó esta magnífica obra en la alberca el día 26 de diciembre de 1726 y se concluyó el . . .

    (Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Charity & Public Work) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--19:13: St. James the Pilgrim
  • , Mexico.
    Santiago Peregrino El 25 de julio de 1531, en el momento alcido de la batalla por la conquista española de Querétaro el sol se oscurecio y aparecieron en el cielo las estrellas, una gran cruz luminosa y el señor Santiago . . .

    (Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--21:14: Merganser
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon.
    Location of a rival town to Linkville. Founded in 1870. Out of existence by 1880.

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

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  • 12/06/16--21:34: Merganser
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon.
    Pioneer village founded in 1870. A rival town of Linkville and the first platted in Klamath County. Named after the merganser ducks on Klamath River. A bridge-crossing made it an important trade route. The town served as a . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--21:39: Colorado
  • Julesburg, Colorado.
    Here on the Great Plains where the ramparts of the Rocky Mountains still lies some hours westward, the Mountain State welcomes you. This highway leads up the valley of the South Platte River to Denver. In 1859 and 1860 the . . .

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

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  • 12/06/16--22:17: Eulalona
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon.
    A Populous Settlement On Both Sides Of The River Before The White Man's Era

    (Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 12/06/16--22:33: George Nurse (In Memory of)
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon.
    Rafted lumber down Upper Klamath Lake and built first buildings on this site, 1867. Registered first official plat of town, 1878. Was Linkville's first hotel keeper, postmaster, and livery stable operator. Gave building lots . . .

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