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Brockville Rowing Club Regatta

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Brockville, Ontario.
During one of the annual Rowing Regattas held by the BROCKVILLE ROWING CLUB Near the turn of the century, some of the most popular sporting and social events of the summer season in Brockville were the regatta races held by . . .

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

MARCO Museum

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, Mexico.
Museo MARCO El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO, uno de los centros culturales más importantes de América Latina, abrió sus puertas el 28 de junio de 1991. Sus esfuerzos se encaminan a la promoción del arte . . .

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

Bricks with Names

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Columbus, Ohio.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, extra-hard paving bricks (often called "blocks") were the material of choice for street surfaces. Larger than standard bricks, they were durable and often had incised patterns or . . .

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

The Bluenose Visit, 1933 / La visite du Bluenose, 1933

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Brockville, Ontario.
On Sunday May 21, 1933 the schooner Bluenose, "champion of the North Atlantic fishing fleet" visited Brockville on her way to the Chicago World's Fair. Towed into port by the Canadian Coast Guard vessel Grenville, the ship . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Sports • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Blue Bell Bar

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
One of the most popular of the numerous saloons in Guthrie during Territorial times, the Blue Bell was an 1889 enterprise of John Selstrom and Jack Tearney. It boasted Tom Mix as a bartender before he departed for stardom in . . .

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

Same Old Moses Saloon

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Guthrie, Oklahoma.
During the 17 Territorial years, open saloons thrived in Guthrie. One of the most popular was the "Same Old Moses" operated by Moses Weinberger, a settler from Wichita, Kan. Weinberger made the Run selling bananas April . . .

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

Ringling Bros. Circus

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Baraboo, Wisconsin.
In 1884, the Ringling Bros. founded their Circus in Baraboo. For thirty-four years, until 1918, the circus used these very buildings here on Water Street as their winterquarters. The Ringling Bros. Circus, starting . . .

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Camel House

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Baraboo, Wisconsin.
Stabled the Ringling's Lead Stock of Camels, Zebras, and Llamas

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Lindey's

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Columbus, Ohio.
The 1884 building at the southwest corner of Beck and Mohawk streets has housed many businesses: a grocery, at least two saloons, a hardware store and, allegedly, a speakeasy during Prohibition. In the 1940s and 1950s, . . .

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

Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters

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Baraboo, Wisconsin.
Has Been Designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this Site Possesses Exceptional Value in Commemorating or Illustrating the History of the United . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lieutenant Colonel Frank J. Duffy Park

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Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Born in Scranton on August 27, 1884, Duffy became Chief of the Electrical Department of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, and President of the Engineer's Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Railroads & Streetcars • Science & Medicine • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

La Crosse: "A Choice Town"

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La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Human settlement is usually driven by the geography and resources of any particular region. The earliest people to occupy the La Crosse area were the Paleoindian big-game hunters, some 13,500 to 11,000 years ago. They and . . .

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

The Schooner Montclair

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Orleans, Massachusetts.
: Helm from the Schooner Montclair Wrecked on Pochy Bar March 4, 1927

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Universalist Society Meeting House

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Orleans, Massachusetts.
Universalist Society Meeting House Built in 1834 This building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places 1999

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East Orleans Country Store

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Orleans, Massachusetts.
East Orleans Country Store, built prior to 1835 by William Myrick. Later owned by Myrick, Doane & Crosby. Sold in 1858 to lot Higgins and moved to the present site. Run until 1935 by Samuel Higgins.

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Historic Site

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near Owego, New York.
John D. Rockefeller, Sr. 1839-1937 lived here c. 1850-1854 on the Marcus Lamont farm Visited here 1892 thru 1928

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

Riverside Cemetery

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Endicott, New York.
Est. 1792 Burial place of early settlers and Joshua & John Mersereau, heroes of the Revolutionary War NYS & National Register of Historic Places

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

Rounds House

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Vestal, New York.
1895 Queen Anne style home designed by T. I. Lacy for Fayette L. Rounds, Vestal's first railroad agent. Tower added in 1912

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

Canal Towpath

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Vestal, New York.
Remnant of 1865 Chenango Canal Extension towpath located between Front St & Kimble Rd. abandoned 1872 before extension completed.

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

J. Meredith Tatton House

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Victoria, Texas.
J. Meredith Tatton (1901-1970), conservationist, composer, cattleman, and writer, was born in Leek, Staffordshire, England. In 1930, Tatton came to Texas and married Victoria native Virginia Drake Hallinan (1901-1993), a . . .

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