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Alfredo Alegría Rosales

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, Nicaragua.
Alfredo Alegria Rosales Poeta y periodista de Las Brumas Nació el 10 de Julio 1899 en San Marcos de Colón, Honduras. A los 5 años se trasladó a vivir a Jinotega. Hombre de profundas convicciones filosóficas y religiosas. Se . . .

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

Sarah Hawkins

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
She was the love of his youth, the inspiration of his manhood, a gallant, courageous Colonial and Revolutionary patriot. Her descendants number many notable leaders of men. Tennessee’s first Five Star Mother (south side) . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Governor John Sevier

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
John Sevier, ”Nolichucky Jack,” Sept. 23, 1744, Sept. 24, 1815. Pioneer, Soldier, Statesman and one of the founders of the Republic. (west side) The typical pioneer who conquered the wilderness and fashioned the State. . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Katherine Sherrill Sevier

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
Died in Russellville, Ala. October 7, 1836 (south side) Historical Katherine Sherrill Sevier, Bonny Kate, came when a girl with her parents, to Tennessee from North Carolina; married John Sevier August 14, 1780 when she . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Politics • War, US Revolutionary • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

West Rutland War Memorial

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West Rutland, Vermont.
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(War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1933

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
Campbell drives “Bluebird” powered by Rolls-Royce aircraft engine. Exceptional torque and 2500 horsepower cause problems but Campbell runs World Record of 272.108mph.

(Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1935

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
In March, Campbell returns and breaks 300 mph with speed of 330 mph on first leg of two way run. High winds on return run hold World Record to 276.820 mph.

(Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Thunderstorm Project

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near Wilmington, Ohio.
Before and during World War II, the aviation industry was vulnerable to adverse weather conditions, particularly thunderstorms. In 1945, Congress mandated the nation’s first large-scale, scientific study of thunderstorms. . . .

(Air & Space • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wilmington Community Improvement Corporation

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near Wilmington, Ohio.
Lytle Creek Greenway land was given to Wilmington College by the Wilmington Community Improvement Corporation, CIC—organized in 1970 to purchase the Clinton County Airbase from the United States Government for $1,250,000 . . .

(Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Miami-Erie Canal

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Middletown, Ohio.
At Middletown, Ohio, on July 21, 1825, ground was first broken for the Miami-Erie Canal, which eventually linked Cincinnati and Toledo. The canal created much change in the region, including increased population and . . .

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

Knoxville

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
(north side) Knoxville, previously the capital of the Southwest Territory, 1792-1796, was designated as the first capital of the State of Tennessee by the Constitutional Convention of 1796. Near this site the first General . . .

(Government • Political Subdivisions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Site of First Block House

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
Site of First Block House 1792 Erected by Bonny Kate Chapter D.A.R Dedicated by Admiral Schley Feb. 5, 1902

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

Creation of the Municipality of Bacalar

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, Mexico.
IV Aniversario 2011-2015 El Honorable Primer Ayuntamiento Constitucional que preside el C. José Contreras Méndez y la Asociación Civil “Bacalar Municipio 10” otorgan Reconocimiento A los históricos luchardores ciudadanos que . . .

(Political Subdivisions • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José María Morelos y Pavón Market

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, Mexico.
Mercado Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon El mercado José María Morelos es el mejor lugar para encontrar frutas, verduras y comidas locales. En Bacalar hay influencia de la cocina yucateca, por ejemplo el sotobichay, que es un . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard Mussen

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, United Kingdom.
Richard Mussen joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers [27th Foot] at the age of 15. At the outbreak of the Zulu Wars he volunteered for active service and was transferred to the 2nd Battalion The South Wales Borderers [24th . . .

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

The Royal Sussex Regiment

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, United Kingdom.
This plaque records the fact that on 28th. June 1701 Arthur Chichester, 3rd. Earl of Donegall by warrant of his late Majesty King William III formed the 35th Regiment of Foot which has since become famous as The Royal Sussex . . .

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

Knox County Spanish American War Monument

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Knoxville, Tennessee.
This monument erected by veterans of the war with Spain and members of their auxiliary as a memorial to their departed comrades of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps – every one of them a volunteer – who served from 1898 to . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sir Samuel Ferguson

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, United Kingdom.
Poet and Antiquarian born in 14 High Street which was on this site

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

Bacalar in the XVI Century

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, Mexico.
Bacalar en Siglo XVI Para 1581, la mancha poblacional de la ciudad se encontraba contenida entre la calle 1 con calle 18 hasta la calle 30 con calle 9, esto apenas unos 37 años después de que se fundara la población de . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Olympic Slipway

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, United Kingdom.
The Olympic Slipway is where RMS Olympic was built beside her sister ship, Titanic. Although quiet and peaceful today, in 1910 this entire area was a hive of human industry, reverberating to the deafening din from steel . . .

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