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Civil Rights MemorialsThe Colored Corps - Queenston, ON, Canada

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An historical marker recounts the role of the "Colored Corps" in Canada during the War of 1812. It is located in the Queenston Heights National Historic Site in Queenston, ON, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Korean War MemorialsTexas Korean War Veterans Memorial - Austin, TX

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This star-shaped Korean War memorial is located on Austin's State Capitol grounds and is dedicated to the more than 289,000 Texans who served in the Korean War. It also lists the names of the 1723 Texans either killed in action or MIA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: 8/17/2014

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsWilliam Makepeace Thackeray - Albion Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected to the novelist William Makepeace Thackeray who penned "Vanity Fair", is attached to a building on the south west side of Albion Street in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Headstones of Centenarians100 - Aubra Griffiths - Mt. Laki Cemetery - Klamath Falls, OR

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Aubra Griffiths lived to be 100 years of age and is buried along with her husband at Mt. Laki Cemetery just off Cross Rd (Lower Klamath Hwy) and just south of Klamath Falls, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe 1763-1851 - Queenston, Ontario

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On October 13, 1812, following Isaac Brock's death in a preceding assault, Major-General Sheaffe assumed command and led a successful attack which dislodged an invading American force from Queenston Heights.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812The battle of Queenston Heights - La Bataille des Hauteurs de Queenston - Queenston, Ontario

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On 13 October 1812, American troops under Major-General Stephen Van Rensellaer crossed the Niagara River and took possession of Queenston Heights. Le 13 octobre 1812, le major-général Stephen Van Rensellaer s'emparèent des hauteurs de Queenston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812Battle of Chippawa Memorial Cairn - Niagara Falls, Ontario

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This memorial cairn, dedicated to the regiments and First Nations warriors who fought in the battle, is constructed of dolomite limestone donated by Fort Niagara (Youngstown, New York). The cairn is located on the Battle of Chippawa Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812The Battle of Chippawa - La Bataille de Chippawa - Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Here, on 5 July 1814, an American army, under Major-General Jacob Brown, defeated a British and Canadian force. Ici, le 5 juillet 1814, l'armée américaine, dirigée par le major-général Jacob Brown, vaincu les forces britanniques et canadiennes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Drummond - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

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A monument with an equestrian statue of Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Drummond, in Drummond Hill Cemetery, in the Lundy's Lane Battlefield Park, has a plaque that describes the defense of Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Afghanistan-Iraq War MemorialsIraq-Afghanistan War Memorial - Ferguson Elementary School - Klamath Falls, OR

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This flag pole and memorial are dedicated to a young man who lost his life in the Iraq War and is located in front of Ferguson Elementary School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812The "Colored Corps" 1812-1815 - LE "Colored Corps" 1812-1815 - Queenston, Ontario

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During the War of 1812, a "Colored Corps" of about 30 men was formed and commanded by white officers. Durant la guerre de 1812, un corps d'une trentaine d'hommes de couleur sous la commande d'officiers blancs, fut formé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812Frenchman's Creek - Fort Erie, Ontario

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The Americans crossed the Niagara River in the Fort Erie area on 28 November 1812, but failed to capture their intended target. Les Américains traversèrent la riviere Niagara le 28 novembre 1812 mais leur attaque échouèrent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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War of 1812Laura Secord Monument - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

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A monument with the bust of Laura Secord, heroine of the War of 1812, marks her grave in Drummond Hill Cemetery in the Lundy's Lane Battlefield Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustPametní deska obetem odsunu židu - Boskovice, Czech Republic

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Pametní deska obetem odsunu židu / Commemorative plaque to the victims of transfer of Jews

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustPamátce židovských obcanu Mikulova - Mikulov, Czech Republic

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Památce židovských obcanu Mikulova

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustGestapo Haus - Vienna, Austria

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A memorial to "Never Forget" is at the site of the former Gestapo Haus (House of the Gestapo) in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustFeng Shan Ho Memorial - Vienna, Austria

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Two plaques, one in English and one in German, were erected in Vienna to commemorate Feng Shan Ho who risked his life and career during World War II to save thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustPamátník u reky Ohre - Terezín, Czech Republic

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Památník u reky Ohre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustNa památku židovských obcanu - Bohušovice nad Ohrí, Czech Republic

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Na památku židovských obcanu / In memory of the jewish citizens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustOskar Schindler Memorial - Svitavy, Czech Republic

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The memorial dedicated to Oskar Schindler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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The HolocaustThe Last Way - Minsk, Belarus

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The Last Way is a monument dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust in Minsk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Belarus

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Churchyard CemeteriesChuchuwayha Indian Reserve #2 Cemetery - Hedley, BC

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Chuchuwayha Indian Reserve #2 Cemetery is adjacent to Saint Anne Catholic Church. You can see the church from Hwy. 3 about 2.5 km south of Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Maritime Monuments and MemorialsMindesten færgeforlis, Ærøskøbing - Denmark

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Mindesten til ære for de omkomne ved Dampfærgen Rises forlis i 1940 - Memorial honouring the victims of the ferryboat Rise's shipwreck in 1940

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Churchyard CemeteriesNorden Cemetery - Thief River Falls MN

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This Churchyard Cemetery is beside the Norden Lutheran Church at 12526 State Highway 1, about 6 miles west of Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Specific Veteran MemorialsCPT Andrew Hickenlooper, USA -- Vicksburg NMP, Vicksburg MS

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A statue of then-Captain Andrew Hickenlooper (who was promoted to Brigadier General in 1865) was erected by his family near the site of Logan's Approach of 29 May 1863 against the Confederate defenses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: 9/22/2014

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