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  • 06/25/17--07:57: Motley County
  • near Matador, Texas.
    Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created • Organized August 21, 1870 • February 5, 1891 Named in honor of Dr. Junius William Mottley 1812-1836 signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, Aide to General Rusk at . . .

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

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  • 06/25/17--08:05: Dickens Cemetery
  • Dickens, Texas.
    The only cemetery to serve the town of Dickens. This graveyard began in 1891, the same year the town was founded. Mrs. C. F. Jones, wife of pioneer settler and town barber C. F. Jones, died in 1891 and was buried by her . . .

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

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  • 06/25/17--08:17: Dickens Springs
  • Dickens, Texas.
    At one time, water covered this area. Sandstone, the prominent rock around this site, is porous, causing exposed strata at canyon rims to form a natural drainage outlet for upland aquifers, making possible the existence of . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--08:17: Saint Joseph Church
  • New Orleans, Louisiana.
    This building replaced an earlier church, erected in 1844 on Common St. (Tulane Ave.) opposite the Charity Hospital of Louisiana. Ground-breaking for the present edifice took place May 9, 1869. Construction continued . . .

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

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  • 06/25/17--11:39: "Passage"
  • Seneca Falls, New York.
    1776 Abigail Adams entreats her husband to "remember the ladies". 1777 Women lose the right to vote in New York. 1780 Women lose the right to vote in Massachusetts. 1784 Women lose the right to vote in New Hampshire. . . .

    (Civil Rights • Politics • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--11:58: Coach Tom Coughlin
  • Waterloo, New York.
    This mural was created to honor Coach Tom Coughlin, coach of the NY Giants, who brought the team to a victory at the Super Bowl February 3, 2008 The people of Waterloo are proud to call Coach Coughlin a son of Waterloo. His . . .

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

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    Montgomery, Alabama.
    Here were located The First Offices of The Confederate Government From Feb. 22, 1861 To May 21, 1861. Secondary marker This historic marker relocated on this original site by Preceptor Delta Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, on . . .

    (Government • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--15:15: The Steamer "Seneca"
  • Geneva, New York.
    The boat was built in 1883 by Alonzo and Benjamin Springstead. The Seneca was once the fastest ship on the lake. It plied the waters of Seneca Lake until 1908. [Donors not transcribed] The Mural Produced by the Finger . . .

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

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  • 06/25/17--15:51: Smith's Opera House
  • Geneva, New York.
    Geneva Historical Society Building of Architectural Merit Historic Building Preservation Award 1995 Ontario County Historical Society

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

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    Wayne Township, New Jersey.
    (side facing north) On February 24, 1806, Businessman Israel Crane obtained a charter from the State of New Jersey to build a private toll road running from Broadway in Newark to Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike at Pompton in . . .

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

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    Lewiston, Maine.
    Erected by the citizens of Auburn in memory of her noble sons who by land and sea gave their lives to preserve the UNION and secure FREEDOM to all its people 1882. 1 Side has 31 names inscribed. Additional side has 31 names inscribed.

    (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--19:09: Lucy Diggs Slowe
  • Berryville, Virginia.
    Lucy Slowe, educator, was born in Berryville. In 1908, while attending Howard University, she became a founding member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the first Greek letter organization for African American women, and was . . .

    (African Americans • Education • Notable Persons • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Louisville, Kentucky.
    “This Memorial Is Dedicated To The Firefighters Who Have Fallen In The Line Of Duty” ( fire fighters ) Jack Hunt Oct 12, 1874 · Joseph Connell Nov 13, 1886 · Nicholas Lawrence Jan 31, 1888 · Dennis Hamilton Feb 17, 1888 · . . .

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

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    Louisville, Kentucky.
    Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Law Enforcement Officers Who Have Given Their Lives In The Line Of Duty John O’Connell LPD July 8, 1869 · Edward Burne LPD July 4, 1895 · Theodore Bossung LPD November 15, 1907 · William . . .

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

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    Louisville, Kentucky.
    Murray Atkins Walls Civil Rights Pioneer Born in 1899, Walls fought to end segregation in public housing, city libraries, and local Girl Scouts. Walls led the movement that intergrated Girl Scout programs and camps by 1956. . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--19:23: George Denison Prentice
  • Louisville, Kentucky.
    George Denison Prentice (1802-1870) was a controversial figure in Louisville history. Born in Connecticut, educated at Brown, University Prentice taught school, and studied both law and medicine before embarking on a career . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--19:23: First Unitarian Church
  • Louisville, Kentucky.
    First Unitarian Church Founded in 1830, First Unitarian Church has been active in civil-rights movements as well as community-wide initiatives. Several fires have damaged the church. Including one in 1985 which left only . . .

    (Churches, Etc. • Civil Rights • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Waterloo, New York.
    This Memorial Arch of native limestone was formed by combining two portals from the 1901 addition to the original high school building upon demolition of the school in 1928. Herman F. Brehm moved them to his property west of . . .

    (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--19:47: General Murray Residence
  • Waterloo, New York.
    Gen. John B. Murray and Henry C. Welles founded Memorial Day at Waterloo, N.Y. May 5, 1866 Waterloo Memorial Day Centennial - 1966

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--20:23: Cider Mill
  • Ann Arbor Township, Michigan.
    Originally built by William's son, Fred J. Parker, to produce cider and vinegar. After the cider press was sold, the building was used for storage and to house a grain cleaner.

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

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    Virginia Beach, Virginia.
    The War of 1812. Impressment of Americans into British service and the violation of American ships were among the causes of America's War of 1812 with the British which lasted until 1815. Virginians suffered from a British . . .

    (Colonial Era • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/25/17--20:27: War Memorial
  • Waterloo, New York.
    Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in World Wars I & II World War I Albert R. Aumick • Philip M. Baker Ralph Serven Betts • Leon William Brignall Charles E. Clarkson • Maynard . . .

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

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  • 06/25/17--20:33: Grist Mill
  • Ann Arbor Township, Michigan.
    A two stone grist mill was built by William Q. Parker for purpose of grinding feed and corn meal. Operated as a commercial flour mill from 1910-1956, it was restored in 1984.

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

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    Geneva, New York.
    In honor of the men and women who served at the Sampson Naval Training Station, Route 96A, Sampson, New York during its operation from 1942 to 1946 Dedicated this 10th day of September 1988 by the Waterloo VFW Post #6433. . . .

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

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  • 06/26/17--01:12: Independence Townsite
  • near Aspen, Colorado.
    Founded July 4, 1879 when gold was discovered, Independence was the first community in the Roaring Fork Valley. A thriving mining camp, stagecoach and layover stop for all travel across Hunter’s Pass, it became a ghost town . . .

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