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The Bridges of Owego

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Owego, New York.
Prior to the early 19th century, it seems that the easiest and most common way to get across the Susquehanna River was simply to walk through the shallow water. It was easy to find locations where fording was possible with . . .

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

Owego Riverwalk

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Owego, New York.
Owego was the site of the Iroquois Indian village "Owagea" destroyed by American forces under Generals James Clinton and John Sullivan in 1779, during the Revolutionary War. The Susquehanna River played an important part in . . .

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

Take a Ride, Stroll or Bike on the "DeBaliviere Strip"

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St. Louis, Missouri.
In its hey-day, DeBaliviere was home to several famous people and hotspots. Many St. Louisans recall their first skating lessons at The Wintergarden indoor icehouse, dinners at Garavelli's and Sorrento's. Others frequented . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Fishing the Susquehanna

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Owego, New York.
One of the most sought after fish in the early 1800’s was the shad. The river had plenty of them. They swam up from the Chesapeake Bay all the way to Owego and beyond. As the river changed, and dams were put in and removed, . . .

(Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Steamboats and Docks

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Owego, New York.
Steamboats were a common sight in this part of the Susquehanna in the 19th century. The first one to ply the Owego section in the spring of 1826 for several weeks was the "Cadorus,” built in 1825 at York Haven, Pennsylvania. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

First World War Memorial

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Athens, Ontario.
Dedicated to the Canadian troops who trained in the Athens area and who served in the First World War (circa 1915)

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Native American Roots

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Owego, New York.
Jesse McQuigg made the following statement in 1851 when he witnessed Native Americans passing from the headwaters of the Susquehanna River at Otsego Lake on their way to Tioga Point, Chenango Point or Cayuga Lake around 1790 . . .

(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Central Owego Historic District

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Owego, New York.
Listed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior.

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

Two Rivers Greenway

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Owego, New York.
Welcome to Owego The Village of Owego affords all the pleasures of small-town life to its visitors and locals alike. Situated on the banks of the picturesque Susquehanna River, Owego has scenic natural views from the Court . . .

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

Main Street of Athens Looking East

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Athens, Ontario.
[Title is text]

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

War Memorial

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Athens, Ontario.
1914 • 1918 To the memory of our boys who paid the supreme sacrifice in the Great War Ross de Wolfe · Frank Whitford J. Mills Johnston · Gerald Botsford Basil Connerty · Lloyd Scott Delos Spence · John Corr Gordon Kelsey · . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Ann's Cathedral

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Great Falls, Montana.
Shortly after Pope Pius X established the Diocese of Great Falls in 1904, Great Falls’ first bishop, Matthias Lenihan, hired Montana architect John Hackett Kent to design a cathedral equal to those in Europe. Kent, who . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot

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Great Falls, Montana.
The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway was constructed between 1907 and 1909, the last transcontinental railroad to cross Montana. Its service to Great Falls during the homestead boom supported the city’s establishment . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cabin Creek

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near Pensacola, Oklahoma.
On Sept. 18, 1864, a Confederate force of 2,000, mainly Gen. Stand Watie's Indian Brigade, intercepted a Union supply train enroute from Kansas to Ft. Gibson. The convoy of 130 wagons with supplies worth $1.5 millions was . . .

(Native Americans • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

3rd Indian Homeguards

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near Pensacola, Oklahoma.
Defense Position Capt Ta - La - La - Ha Commanding (All Union Forces in this battle under command of Major Henry Hopkins)

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

Vimy Oaks Legacy Tree

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Athens, Ontario.
This oak tree is a descendant from the few acorns gathered after the Battle of Vimy Ridge by Canadian soldier Lt. Leslie Miller. Not a single oak tree remained standing in the aftermath of the shelling. This tree, a . . .

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

"Clang! clang! clang! Goes the trolley!"

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St. Louis, Missouri.
This station serves as a connector on the Loop Trolley system, taking passengers directly over the MetroLink light rail system. Here at Forest Park and DeBaliviere, visitors can connect to both the Red and Blue Line trains, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

City Downtown

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Poughkeepsie, New York.
As "Queen City of the Hudson River Valley," Poughkeepsie has been a beehive of activity since settlers first established riverfront industries here in the early 1700s. Geography helped fuel the transformation from town to . . .

(Environment • Industry & Commerce • Politics • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2nd Indian Homeguards

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near Pensacola, Oklahoma.
Defense Position 2nd Indian Homeguards Lt Col Palmer Commanding

(Native Americans • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

14th Kansas Cavalry

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near Pensacola, Oklahoma.
Defense Position 14th Kansas Cavalry Capt Thomas Stevenson Commanding

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