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Bighorns no More?

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near Cardwell, Montana.
On August 1st, 1805, William Clark celebrated his 35th birthday by shooting a bighorn sheep as he passed through the Jefferson River Canyon. When the Corps of Discovery explored this area, bighorn sheep were common here. . . .

(Animals • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Benito Juárez

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, Mexico.
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(Civil Rights • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lean Times Ahead

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near Cardwell, Montana.
Today as you travel in Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park you are likely to see mule deer, signs of elk and perhaps a black bear. This terrain was suitable for wildlife but when Lewis and Clark passed here in 1805 and 1806, . . .

(Animals • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Purísima Statue

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, Mexico.
R. Ayuntamiento 1939-1940 Comisión Municipal de Investigaciones Históricas Este monumento colonial estuvo colocado por la Calle Diego de Montemayor, antes Calle de La Presa, sobre el Puente de la Purísima, hasta el año de . . .

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Lewis and Clark Caverns Entrance Building

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near Cardwell, Montana.
This is the former site of the Lewis and Clark Caverns Park Entrance Building, a simple A-frame which welcomed visitors to the park for over fifty years. In 1939, park management began plans to build a greeting center and . . .

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

Thunder Horses

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Three Forks, Montana.
From 38 to 30 million years ago, great herds of rhinoceros-like herbivores, called Megacerops, roamed this part of Montana. Megacerops, also known as Brontotheres, were massive animals. Classified as Perissodactyla, . . .

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

Shreveport Little Theatre

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1925. Designed by local architect Clarence King. The Shreveport Little Theatre is the oldest continuously operating community theatre in the United States.

(Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

674 Miguel Hidalgo

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, Mexico.
Casa catalogada Monumento Historico Nacional, Capitulo Nuevo Leon, por el Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia. Arquitectura original estilo Neoclasico, época del Porfiriato, fines del siglo XIX. En este sitio hubo . . .

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

Brockville & Ottawa Railway - Passenger Depot

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Brockville, Ontario.
The original Brockville waterfront railway station and passenger depot for the Brockville & Ottawa Railway was located south of the Brockville Railway Tunnel, near to this area from 1860 to 1872. In 1872, a new Union Station . . .

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

Rententurm, Fritz Unruh

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, Germany.
Rententurm Erbaut 1456 Der Dichter Fritz Von Unruh 1885-1970 Hatte hier von 1927 bis 1933 seine Frankfurter Heimstätte - (English translation:) Renten Tower, built 1456. The poet Fritz von Unruh, 1885-1970, had his . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Huron / Erie County

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Huron, Ohio.
Huron. • Early Indian Village and French trading post, 1749. • First white settlement in Western Reserve — Jean Baptiste Flemmond, 1790. • Surveyed 1806 by Almon Ruggles. • Site of first school in Firelands area 1810 — Alvin . . .

(Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Democracy and the Gymnastics Movement

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, Germany.
Die Demokratische Vereinsbewegung der Turner war Teil der Revolution von 1848 die zur Deutschen Nationalversammlung in der Paulskirche fuehrte. Am 18. Mai 1948, nach der Befreiung vom Nationalsozialismus, kamen . . .

(Civil Rights • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Augenstein-Spillman Blacksmith Shop

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Grove City, Ohio.
This blacksmith shop was constructed using original logs from a two-story log home built on Beatty Road in the 1850s. The materials were donated by Roger and Jean Spillman. Tools in the shop were used in "Augy's Blacksmith . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bob Evans Double-Crib Log Barn

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Grove City, Ohio.
Crib barns were made of rough-hewn logs notched and laid horizontally; gaps went unfilled to save labor and provide ventilation. The multifunctional structures sheltered livestock, held feed, stored equipment, and more, such . . .

(Agriculture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Borror-Roach Windmill

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Grove City, Ohio.
Windmills harnassed wind power to pump water from wells freeing farmers to use time and labor on other tasks. This windmill is reconstructed with parts from two separate windmills, one from the Borror Farm (donated by M/I . . .

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Major James M. Walsh

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Brockville, Ontario.
Major James Morrow Walsh was a colourful figure who played an important role in opening the Canadian West. Born on May 22, 1840 in Prescott, Ontario, he became one of the first nine officers of the North West Mounted Police . . .

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The Great War Memorial

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Brockville, Ontario.
They followed the flag They will not return "Row of Remembrance" In loving and proud memory of A. J. Brister • E. C. H. Moore • J. A. Page J. A. F. Chapman • H. H. Edwards • E. G. Starr L. Devine • A. Herron • J. G. Wallace . . .

(Sports • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Monterrey Surrender Site

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, Mexico.
Lugar de la Capitulación de Monterrey El 23 de septiembre, después de luchar calle por calle contra las fuerzas norteamericanas que avanzaban por el poniente, los defensores de la ciudad se replegaron hasta la ésquina de lo . . .

(War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brockville Farmers' Market

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Brockville, Ontario.
The Brockville Farmers' Market was first established here in 1833 The Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, by an Act passed on December 18, 1832, authorized the establishment of a market in Brockville. The Act was signed . . .

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

Guthrie National Bank

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Rushed to completion in the summer of 1889, the Guthrie National Bank building was the first brick structure built in what became Oklahoma Territory. It also proudly claimed many other firsts. It was located where J. W. . . .

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