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Racing on the Beach 1905

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
100 mph barrier on beach falls to H.L. Bowden at 109.756 mph in Mercedes Arthur MacDonald disputes weight of Bowden’s Mercedes and runs 104.651 mph in Napier. Both get official record speed Henry Ford brings his factory team . . .

(Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1906

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
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(Entertainment • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1907

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Ormond/Daytona Beach, Florida.
Glenn H. Curtiss rides V-8 powered motorcycle To 136.3 mph record in measured mile Chicago Daily News headline reads, On Earth Bullets Are Only Rivals Of Glenn Curtiss

(Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rancho Los Alamitos

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Long Beach, California.
Honoring the Indians of Puvungna who fished these shores long before the reign of the Dons. U.S.A. Bicentennial year 1975 Susan B. Anthony Chapter NSDAR

(Agriculture • Hispanic Americans • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battery Timeline

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New York, New York.
1524: Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano (sic), on an expedition sponsored by the French crown, sails into New York Harbor. He records his discovery but never sets foot on land. 1600 1609: Englishman Henry Hudson, backed . . .

(Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Olmsted’s Origins / Olmsted Township

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Olmsted Falls, Ohio.
Olmsted’s Origins. The community of Olmsted commemorated its bicentennial in 2014. In 1795, the Connecticut Land Company auctioned a tract of land called Township 6, Range 15. Almost half the northern side was purchased by . . .

(Agriculture • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bayard Rustin (1912-1987)

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New York, New York.
Bayard Rustin was an essential figure in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement who shaped many of the core principles, strategies, and defining events. Beginning in the 1940s, Rustin spearheaded efforts to dismantle racial . . .

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

Chelsea WW I Memorial

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New York, New York.
To the Soldiers and Sailors of Chelsea World War 1914- 1918

(War, World I) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Seaman’s Church Institute

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New York, New York.
The Seamen’s Church Institute is one of the city’s oldest maritime establishments. Founded in 1834 to minister to merchant seafarers, in 1844 the Institute launched floating chapels – Gothic buildings on East River barges – . . .

(Churches & Religion • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Universalist Church

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North Olmsted, Ohio.
The Universalist religious movement spread across Ohio as the state was settled in the 1800s. Universalists proclaimed a loving God and universal salvation. Believers were sometimes scorned as “no-Hell-ers.” Olmsted’s First . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Septima Poinsette Clark

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Charleston, South Carolina.
Septima Poinsette Clark was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1898, the daughter of Victoria Anderson of Haiti and Peter Poinsette, who grew up enslaved on the plantation of Joel Roberts Poinsette. Clark earned a . . .

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

Philip Simmons

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Charleston, South Carolina.
Philip Simmons is the most distinguished of Charleston ironworkers. Born on Daniel Island, Simmons began his eighty year career as a blacksmith at the age of thirteen under the apprenticeship of formerly enslaved Peter . . .

(African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Selman Field Navigator Memorial

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Monroe, Louisiana.
During World War II, the Army Air Corps, later known as the Army Air Forces, operated a navigation training school in Monroe at Selman Field. The name of the field was taken from that of the airport on whose site it was . . .

(Air & Space • Military • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gadsden's Wharf

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Charleston, South Carolina.
The land now known as Liberty Square was once a place of arrival for survivors of the largest forced migration in world history. Gadsden's Wharf was the primary wharf for slave ships arriving in Charleston for 25 years, up . . .

(African Americans • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bedford Street

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, United Kingdom.
The Ulster Hall is perhaps the best known building on Bedford Street. For almost 150 years, it has brought spectacle and delight to the people of Belfast. When the Ulster Hall opened in 1862, it was intended as a . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Communications • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ulster Hall

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, United Kingdom.
For almost 150 years, the Ulster Hall has brought spectacle and delight to the people of Belfast. It was built at a time when the city was attracting major artists and needed a bigger concert hall. The Ulster Hall Company . . .

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

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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Southwest, District of Columbia.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens creates and nurtures an environment in the heart of Duke University for learning, inspiration, and enjoyment through excellence in horticulture and community engagement. The 55-acre garden was first . . .

(Education • Horticulture & Forestry • Man-Made Features • Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Neir's Tavern / Union Course

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Woodhaven, New York.
"The Most Famous Bar You've Never Heard of” PBS tv Neir's is one of America's oldest and most historic, continuously operating taverns. Founded in 1829, it retains much of its historical character, including a 150-year old . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Town of Granville Honor Roll

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Granville, West Virginia.
[Names not listed] All Gave Some, Some Gave All

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

Granville Veterans Memorial

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Granville, West Virginia.
In honor of those who served [Names not listed]

(Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.
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