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welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village

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, Ireland.
Leighlinbridge enjoys a range of gardens, built and designed by the local community to commemorate various aspects of village life over the years. The Millenium Garden, located on Ballyknockan Hill, was built to celebrate . . .

(Notable Places • Patriots & Patriotism) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Saint Luke's Church Clermont

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Clermont, New York.
Built 1859 as an Episcopal Church Transferred to Clermont in 1973

(Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Public School in New York

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Clermont, New York.
Was established at Clermont in 1791

(Colonial Era • Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Commemoration of 100 Years of Mexican Marine Unions

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, Mexico.
1915 2015 Homenaje a los hombres que tuvieron la visión de crear la grandeza de esta organización. Conmemoracion de cien años de sindicalismo marítimo 15/Febrero/1915 Union de Marineros y Fogoneros del Golfo de Mexico . . .

(Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manuel Gutíerrez Zamora

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, Mexico.
En esta casa murió Manuel Gutierrez Zamora. Marzo 21 de 1881. English translation: In this house died Manuel Gutíerrez Zamora. March 21, 1881.

(Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Central Square, Municipal Palace and Cathedral

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, Mexico.
Zócalo, Palacio Municipal y Catedral 500 Años Veracruz · Puerta de Mar · 1519-2019 Esta es la plaza fundacional de Veracruz. Desde sus orígenes y durante la época colonial fue una explanada frecuentemente utilizada para . . .

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

Simon Kenton’s Station

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Maysville, Kentucky.
About ½ mile west is site of camp made by Simon Kenton and Thomas Williams in the spring of 1775. They left this camp in the fall and visited stations in area. Kenton returned to camp in 1784, and brought with him a group of . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Maysville Road

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Maysville, Kentucky.
Built by “Maysville and Washington Turnpike Company,” incorporated January 29, 1829. First four mile stretch, Maysville to Washington, was earliest macadamized road in Kentucky and country west of the Alleghenies. Completed . . .

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

Mason County, 1788

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Maysville, Kentucky.
Established by the Va. Legislature, original county taken from Bourbon; included area of 16 present-day counties and parts of 3 others. Named for George Mason, Virginian, author of the Va. Declaration of Rights, 1776, . . .

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

Barnhart Cowboy Church

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Barnhart, Texas.
Local residents, representing several faiths, gathered for an outdoor community meeting in 1914 to organize this Union church. The sanctuary was constructed by cowboys from area ranches, working under the supervision of W. . . .

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

Garden City Cemetery

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near Garden City, Texas.
The Garden City community began using this burial ground as early as 1886. That year, a child of county commissioner Sullivan Hill and his wife, Lucy, was buried here. Four years later, a sibling was buried at the same spot; . . .

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

Stiles Cemetery

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near Stiles, Texas.
Established about 1903. Site is on land then owned by early settlers G. W. and Lizzie Stiles. Plot summarizes much frontier history, as it holds graves of cowboys who died in accidents on cattle range; one Spanish-American . . .

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

Pecos County

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near Fort Stockton, Texas.
Formed from Presidio County Created May 3, 1871 Organized March 9, 1875 On March 9, 1875, the following county officers were elected: George M. Frazer, Chief Justice Cesario Torres, Commissioner Francis Rooney, Commissioner . . .

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

Site of the First Court House Built in Reagan County

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Stiles, Texas.
Site of the first court house built in Reagan County The following officials were installed May 8, 1903 Joseph J. Boyd, Judge J. B. Lucas, Clerk Henry Japson, Sheriff and Tax Col. Frank Ramsey, Treasurer W. C. Shamlin, . . .

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

City of Big Lake

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Big Lake, Texas.
The land on which the original townsite of Big Lake was located was owned in 1903 by T. H. Taylor who sold 320 acres to the Orient Land Company, which agreed to build a railroad station and lay out a town to be called Big . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Road

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Hadley, New York.
Leading to Congregational Church, Beecher Hollow Cemetery, and Batchellerville covered bridge. These sites are now underwater.

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

Town Meeting

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Edinburg, New York.
First town meeting held on this site March 13, 1801 at the home of James Goodwin. Town named Northfield; changed to Edinburgh in 1808.

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rockwood Oak

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Rockwood, Tennessee.
Here, in the late 18th Century, the Cherokee had a tollgate, where they exacted tribute from travelers between the Watauga Settlements and the Cumberland country. Here James Glasgow, John Hackett and Littlepage Sims arranged . . .

(Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rural Museum

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Edinburg, New York.
Town of Edinburg acquired-1930. Used as highway barn until 1974 Converted to rural museum-1991. Operated by Historical Society. Time capsule buried-2001.

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

Lucin

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Lucin, Utah.
When the railroads were first moving across the country, they needed water for their steam engines. The Lucin ponds were developed in the 1800’s for this purpose. The water to fill the ponds comes through a pipeline from the . . .

(Animals • Environment • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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