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Moonlight Garden

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Canandaigua, New York.
The Moonlight Garden was the last and smallest of three garden rooms that landscape architect John Handrahan designed and built for Mary Clark Thompson, probably in 1916. Located near the mansion, it was surrounded by an . . .

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

Old-Fashioned Garden

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Canandaigua, New York.
This garden, planted in 1905, features a large assortment of blooming flowers, which can be found here from early spring into the fall months. The floral picture continually changes. The pattern for this garden is a . . .

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

The Peacock House/Aviary

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Canandaigua, New York.
This structure, the last remaining portion of the Aviary Complex, served as the Peacock House. The original cluster of buildings included the Jay, Pheasant, and Parrot Houses as well as an aviary connected to a vast flying . . .

(Animals • Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Powerscourt Estate Terraces

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, Ireland.
These terraces were commenced in 1843 by Richard 6th Viscount Powerscourt The first stone was laid by Mervyn Wingfield his son ————————————— The Vpper Terrace was designed by Daniel Robertson Archt. after the Villa Bvtera in . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 11 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rock Garden

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Canandaigua, New York.
This garden evolved over a number of years from three distinct gardens, namely, the Rock, Wild, and Lily, which were completed around 1911. The uppermost level is where the summerhouse sits. In 1914, the second phase . . .

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

Japanese Garden & Tea House

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Canandaigua, New York.
Over a six-month period in 1906, a crew of seven Japanese workers led by landscape designer K. Wadamori, sculpted what was previously a one-acre apple orchard into an authentic Japanese Garden. They transformed a . . .

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

Japanese Garden

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Canandaigua, New York.
This hill and water style garden was created in 1906. Within a period of just six months, landscape designer K. Wadamori and seven workmen from Japan transformed a hillside into a traditional Japanese landscape, using ponds, . . .

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

Power House

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East Rochester, New York.
Power House Built in 1905 to provide power for the new Rochester-Syracuse and Eastern trolley line. Closed in 1931 after end of trolley service.

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

Town of New Lebanon War Memorial

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New Lebanon, New York.
Dedicated to the memory of those who have served our country in all wars.

Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Underground Railroad

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Attica, Ohio.
Side A The Underground Railroad was neither underground nor a railroad, but a system of loosely connected safe havens where those escaping the brutal conditions of slavery were sheltered, fed, clothed, nursed, concealed, . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rocky Glen Farm/Dawson Farmhouse: Built 1912

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Rockville, Maryland.
Henry (Hal) Dawson, - son of Lawrence A. and Mary Kiger Dawson, left Rockville in 1885 for the Dakota territory, where he amassed a fortune as a cattleman. Hal returned to Rocky Glen with his wife Frances (Fannie) Williams . . .

(Architecture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Phalen Regional Park Waterfall

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Maplewood, Minnesota.
This waterfall was originally constructed in the 1950's as a way to replenish the receding water level in Lake Phalen. Water was drawn from a well at the top of the falls which then flowed over a stone wall into the lake. . . .

(Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1937-1938

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
North and South Turns of the Beach – Road Course improved to minimize rutting. Sig Haugdahl and Bill France secured Elks Club funding for the 1937 race. For 1938, Bill France and Charlie Reese promoted and financed races.

(Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Destination Lake Phalen

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Maplewood, Minnesota.
Lake Phalen has long been a magnet for people looking for a place to gather and connect with nature. As early as 1879, the Phalen Chain of Lakes was advertised as a resort area with excellent boating, fishing and hunting . . .

(Entertainment • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Racing on the Beach 1940

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
In first race, a car flipped on its roof. Driver being loaded into an ambulance regained consciousness, got help uprighting car, reentered race to finish 15th. Cannonball Bob Baker, who worked at France’s local gas station, . . .

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

Racing on the Beach 1941

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Daytona Beach, Florida.
Four races, in first race, Lloyd Seay dazzled crowd with flat out driving. Often cornering on 2 wheels. He flipped twice in race but still finished 7th. Seay’s cousin, Roy Hale, was winner and Smokey Purser runner-up. Lloyd . . .

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

To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia

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Oakland, Maryland.
To the Men and Women of Garrett County who fought honorably in Southeast Asia, and to the following who made the supreme sacrifice for their country Frank Wilson, Kenneth Tasker, Ellwood Bowers, Norman McRobie, Danny . . .

(War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hamilton Fish Park

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New York, New York.
This park takes its name from a long line of public officials, Hamilton Fish (1808-1893). Hamilton’s father, Nicholas Fish (1758 – 1833), married Elizabeth Stuyvesant in 1803 and distinguished himself as Adjutant-General of . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1418 Union

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Schenectady, New York.
Home of Harriet Leonard Colburn. First Regent 1911 of Schenectady Chapter NSDAR. Suffragist, musician, leader of civic organizations.

(Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tyler, Mn. Veterans Memorial

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Tyler, Minnesota.
Dedicated to all Veterans Who Served Our Country

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