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Eddie Mathews

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
One of the greatest third basemen to ever play the game. Averaged 100 runs, 35 home runs, and 98 RBI in his 13 seasons in Milwaukee. Runner-up to the National League MVP in 1953 and 1959, when he led the league in home runs. . . .

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

Bartholomäus Kirche / Church of Bartholomäus

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Im Ursprung Mitte des 13. Jh. entstanden Erweiterungen im 16. Jh., Kirchenschiff 1740 Baumeister Leopold Retty aus Ansbach Grafenloge, Kanzel und Epitaph aus der Werkstatt Georg Brenk - (English translation:) Of . . .

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

Perinton

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Perinton, New York.
Perinton Established May 25, 1812, as part of Boyle, named for Glover Perrin; his brother, Jesse Perrin, Revolutionary War veteran and early pioneer, donated land for first cemetery. Home of “Certo” and “Sure Jell,” apple . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Thomas Hinckley

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Barnstable, Massachusetts.
Nearby Stood The Homestead Of Thomas Hinckley Governor Of Plymouth Colony From 1681 To The Union With The Bay Colony in 1692.

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

1814

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Barnstable, Massachusetts.
1814 During the War of 1812, Captain Richard Raggett, of the British blockade ship, H.M.S. Spenser, demanded a ransom of $6,000 from the village of Barnstable, or else he would destroy the extensive saltworks owned by . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Park Avenue Viaduct

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New York, New York.
City of New York Park Avenue Viaduct Authorized by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment July 15, 1912 Erected under the direction of Frank L. Dowling President of the Borough of Manhattan Opened to the public 1919 . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Franz Daniel Pastorius - The First German Settler in America

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, Germany.
In honor of Franz Daniel Pastorius First German Settler in America and Founder of Germantown, Pennsylvania In Memory of the 300th Anniversary of his Emigration Presents this Plaque to the place of his birth Sommerhausen July . . .

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The Honorable Daniel Lionel Hanington

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Shediac, New Brunswick.
English: Daniel Lionel Hanington was born on 27 June 1835 in Shediac, New Brunswick, to Daniel Hanington, Sr. and Margaret Peters. He attended Mount Allison Academy, and then studied law under Charles Fisher in Fredericton. . . .

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Edward Richard McDonald

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Shediac, New Brunswick.
English: Edward R. McDonald was born in Pointe-du-Chêne, New Brunswick, in 1871. He was the son of Captain William McDonald and Catherine Costello McDonald. He was married to Miss Annie Gertrude Ryan and was the father of . . .

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Barockes Zehnthaus mit Zehntkeller / Baroque Tithing House with Tithe Cellar

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Dieses wohl älteste, denkmalgeschützte Haus Stammheims geht in seinem Ursprung auf das 16. Jahrhundert zurück. Später wurde es umgebaut und mit einer barocken Fassade umgestaltet. Zwei massive Sandsteinfiguren, der . . .

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

Quanah Retail Center

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Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Commercial development of S. Quanah (sometimes spelled "Quannah") Avenue between W. 21st Street and W. 22nd Place took off after World War II as businesses relocated from the older commercial center in the 1700 block to this . . .

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

Lord Beaverbrook

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Miramichi, New Brunswick.
English: From Newcastle paperboy to London press baron, Max Aitken was, in his time, one of the most powerful Canadians on the world's stage. A self-made millionaire, he worked his way into the limelight through a 50-year . . .

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West Tulsa

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Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Settlements on the west side of the Arkansas River proliferated following completion of the railroad bridge in 1883. After the Red Fork oil strike in 1901 scores of people moved to the area and it was annexed into Tulsa in . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cathedral Square

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Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The Cathedral Square area, south of the central business district, contains several grand churches with their accompanying educational and support facilities. The churches, constructed between 1912 and 1929, are high-style . . .

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10th Street & Main Street

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Tulsa, Oklahoma.
While Route 66 followed 11th Street east and west of downtown Tulsa, between S. Boulder Avenue and S. Elgin Avenue it followed E. 10th Street. As was common all along Route 66, auto-related businesses opened in locations . . .

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Chisholm Trail Lookout Point

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near Addington, Oklahoma.
Chisholm Trail Lookout Point This site was given by Henry and Blanche Price in honor of the Pickens County Cowpunchers Association and all other cowboys and pioneers that used this trail Replaced March 2007 Oklahoma . . .

(Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Truelight Baptist Church

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
The bell of this church rang out about 11p.m. on July 1, 1917, as both a warning and a call to arms. Trouble was brewing.

(African Americans • Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

1700 Bond Avenue

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Dr. Leroy Bundy lived here. He was a community leader in 1917. He stood trial and was found guilty of causing the riot. He was sentenced to life in prison. He was later exonerated by the Illinois Supreme Court.

(African Americans • Labor Unions • Science & Medicine) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

10th Street and Trendley Ave.

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
White rioters attempted to push their violence past 10th Street, but snipers were ready and fired shots. Rioters retreated, but there was still much damage.

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10th Street and Piggott Ave.

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East St. Louis, Illinois.
Hundreds crossed the Municipal Free Bridge over to St. Louis to escape the violence. White rioters attempted to block the entrance, killing some.

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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