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L'église / The Church

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Saint-Ulric, Quebec.
L'église de Saint-Ulric, de style néoclassique, constitue un joyau du patrimoine religieux qui date de 1878. En pénétrant dans cette magnifique église, vous serez touchés par l'architecture et l'atmosphère de paix que . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ancre de la goélette Jean Eudes

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Matane, Quebec.
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(Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

John Wilkes Booth

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Bel Alton, Maryland.
John Wilkes Booth and his accomplice Harold hid in a thick woods on Samuel Cox's farm. (One mile north ?) for several days before escaping to Virginia after Lincoln's assassination April 14, 1865.

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard Overton Healing Garden

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Austin, Texas.
In honor of Mr. Richard A. Overton The oldest known living Veteran in the United States April 2017 Born May 11, 1906, in Bastrop County, Texas Served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945 - World War II His life-long positive . . .

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

José María Morelos y Pavón Imprisoned at La Ciudadela

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, Mexico.
El gran caudillo de la independencia Don Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon estuvo preso en este edificio de La Ciudadela del 28 de noviembre al 22 de diciembre de 1815 De aquí se le condujo a San Cristobal Ecatepec donde fecundizo . . .

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

Coronel Donato Guerra Orozco

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, Mexico.
“Como testimonio a la lealtad y honradez a la patria y sus instituciones.” Al ingigne Coronel de Caballeria, Donato Guerra Orozco que al mando de la caballería somete a los militares sublevados contra el Presidente, Benito . . .

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

Avenida Balderas 67

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, Mexico.
El 16 de Junio de 1909, el C. Presidente de la Republica, General Porfirio Diaz, colocó la primera piedra de este edificio. English translation: On June 16, 1909, the Constitutional President of the Republic, General . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Luis Rodríguez Alconedo

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, Mexico.
En esta calle tuvo su taller de plateria el insurgente Luis Rodriguez Alconedo 1808. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: On this Street was the silver workshop of the insurgent Luis . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Tavern of Juana la Tangos

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, Mexico.
Aquí estuvo el figón de Juana la Tangos representante de tipos populares en el primer tercio del Siglo XIX. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the tavern of Juana la Tangos, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Parc Octavia-Roy-Desjardins Park

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Matane, Quebec.
Épouse de Joseph Banville, deuxieme gardien du phare. Parfaitement bilingue, elle est responsable du telegraphe du phare et de la tenue des registres requis par le ministere de la Marine et des Pecheries. [English . . .

(Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Les moyens de comunication / Methods of Communication

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Matane, Quebec.
[Côté gauche du marqueur] • Modèle de lanterne que l'on fixait à un mât. • Une simple lanterne au bout du quai fixée à un mât guidait les navires pour entrer dans le havre. • Pendant longtemps, il y avait ici et là sur les . . .

(Communications • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pompey Stone

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Manlius, New York.
1800s prank believed true. Engraved "Leo de L'N VI 1520" as memorial for 1500s explorer. Found 1820 near this site. 1894 hoax revealed.

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

Store 1892

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Jonesville, New York.
Coal yard and grain business run by George Smith at Elnora railroad crossing, named 1882 for wife of Supervisor of D & H.

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

Celilo Falls

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near Wishram, Washington.
American Indians have harvested salmon from the Columbia River for over 10,000 years. Celilo Falls, a sacred location, now lies beneath the waters of the Columbia, directly east of the railroad bridge you see below. The loss . . .

(Native Americans • Natural Resources • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hotel Site

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Clifton Park, New York.
Site of hotel built byJames Jones, c. 1820 destroyed by fire in 1915.Stage coach stop on plank road - Waterford Turnpike

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The First

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Ossian, New York.
Presbyterian Church of Ossian formed September 29, 1818 by Rev Robert Hubbard. Elders James Haynes & Jacob Clendenin Building built prior to 1845.

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cemetery 1864

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Jonesville, New York.
Rolling hills, winding paths and sculpted monuments reflect the rural cemetery movement popular in mid 19th century America

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Wyam

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near Wishram, Washington.
Since time immemorial, the area surrounding Celilo Falls was the hub of a vast American Indian trade network that stretched from California to Alaska, and from the Missouri Plains to the Pacific Ocean. Native people . . .

(Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

East Line Union Cemetery

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Ballston Lake, New York.
Oldest recorded grave 1785. Graves of 20 Revolutionary War veterans including Gen. Samuel Clark, elected first Supervisor of Town of Malta

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

Chapman’s Mill and Millrace

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San Gabriel, California.
Shortly after the construction of Mission San Gabriel's first grist mill in 1816, the padres realized that it did not work as they had hoped. Located more than 2 miles to the northwest, El Molino Viejo (the Old Mill), as it . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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