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Del Crandall

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Eight-time All-Star catcher who excelled both at and behind the plate. Spent 11 seasons in Milwaukee following two years of military service in the Korean War. Belted 15-plus home runs in eight consecutive seasons and won . . .

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

Johnny Logan

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Accumulated 1,163 hits, including 88 home runs, and scored 554 runs while spending the majority of his 13 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Led the National League in doubles and games played in 1955. Played in all but one . . .

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

Felix Mantilla

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Spent more than half of his 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Appeared at six different positions in his six seasons with the Braves. Started games six and seven of the 1957 World Series. Spoiled Harvey Haddix's bid . . .

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

Inaugural Meeting of Ohio Hospital Association

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Cedar Point, Ohio.
About 60 leaders of Ohio hospitals gathered at the Hotel Breakers on August 25, 1915 to form the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), the nation’s first state hospital association. Established 15 years after the American . . .

(Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Rideau Waterway / Voie navigable du Canal Rideau

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Smiths Falls, Ontario.
The Rideau Waterway stretches 202 kilometres through a chain of lakes, rivers and canals, linking Smiths Falls, the heart of the Rideau, to the historic city of Kingston on Lake Ontario and to Ottawa, Canada's capital. To . . .

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

Hank Aaron - Changing Times

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1958 Hank Aaron The Milwaukee Braves win another National League pennant, but lose the World Series to the New York Yankees four games to three. Science & Technology The U.S. establishes the National Aeronautics and Space . . .

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

Hank Aaron - Changing Times

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Hank Aaron is born February 5th, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama 1952 Hank Aaron Joins the Negro Leagues as shortstop for the Indianapolis Clowns. Later that year, he signs with the Boston Braves for $350/month and reports to the . . .

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

Paint Creek Cider Mill

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Oakland Township, Michigan.
Side 1 Needham Hemingway built the first mill at this site in 1835, harnessing water power from the Paint Creek millrace. William Goodison purchased the gristmill in 1866. The surrounding community took his name and became a . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Steamboat Relics

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Fort Benton, Montana.
Part of the remains of Fort Benton's last steam boats. Baby Rose & City of Fort Benton were both lost on the Missouri after 1900.

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Paint Creek Cemetery

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Oakland Township, Michigan.
The first burial here dates from 1832. Almon and Elvira Mack deeded this land to trustees of the Paint Creek Burial Ground in 1850. Created in 1853, it was known also as the Baldwin Burial Ground. The oldest marker is for . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

War Dogs Memorial

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Fort Benton, Montana.
In Memory of over 4000 U.S. Military working dogs that served in the Vietnam War when the war was over these dogs were left behind in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia (back) In Memory of over 4000 U.S. Military . . .

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

Fort Benton and the Indian Wars

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Fort Benton, Montana.
This three-inch ordinance rifle came to Fort Benton sometime after the Civil War, probably during the time it was a military port, 1869-1881. It has remained here since its arrival, and was here during the Indian Wars of . . .

(Forts, Castles • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Benton Historic District

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Fort Benton, Montana.
Founded in 1846 as the fur trade transitioned fro furs to buffalo robes, Fort Benton was both a trading post and a center for distribution of Indian annuities. In the early 1860s, Montana's gold rush and the initiation of . . .

(Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sub-Irrigation on Egin Bench

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Paker, Idaho.
The Egin bench area settled in approximately 1880 is watered by subirrigation, a system rare in the world. Customary surface flooding irrigation did not work in this deep sandy soil. The pioneers found that a natural . . .

(Agriculture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

William Kilby Reynolds

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Saint John, New Brunswick.
English: Born in Maine in 1810, young Kilby Reynolds soon proved he had remarkable mechanical skills. His inventive mind enjoyed developing improvements and trying new ideas. In 1844 Reynolds purchased a large sawmill . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Smiths Falls Public Market Building

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Smiths Falls, Ontario.
The public Market Building was designed and constructed in 1892 by Matthew J. Ryan. Ryan was a local contractor who had also won contracts to build the Fire Hall, Town Hall, and St. Francis Catholic School. The interior of . . .

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

K. C. Irving

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Saint John, New Brunswick.
English: Kenneth Colin Irving, known to everyone as K.C., spent most of his life in New Brunswick. He was born (March 1899) in Buctouche, Kent County where his father owned various businesses. From his earliest years it was . . .

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

1st Merrickville Scout Group

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Merrickville, Ontario.
Established in 1908 by Ernest Thomas Pastor of the Methodist Church Merrickville, Ontario Canada The first Scout Troop in North America It was founded under the 1908 Scout Promise: "On my honour, I will do my duty to God and . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Merrickville Blockhouse 1832

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Merrickville, Ontario.
This is one of four blockhouses which, with some twelve other "defensible buildings", were constructed along the Rideau Canal. The canal, built 1826-32 by Lieutenant-Colonel John By, Royal Engineers, was designed to serve as . . .

(Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Charles Gorman

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Saint John, New Brunswick.
English: Charles Ingraham Gorman, born 1897 in Saint John, quickly grew into a boy with great energy. He thrived on competition. Once he had ice skates he dazzled family and friends with his speed on ice. At ten Charlie . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Sports • War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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