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Description:
This category seeks the locations that have quotes permanently displayed.
Expanded Description:

What this category is:

  • A place to waymark any quote or text that was important enough to be placed in a medium to stand the test of time.
  • It would be reasonable to assume that the medium will last at least 100 years. (Mediums that the category initially considers as permanent include stone and metal (such as plaques). There certainly will be other mediums that will fit in this category, and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.)
  • Permanent locations that can be visited and where the a feature of the location is a permanent quote. For example, a quote on granite or a metal plaque.

What this category is not:

  • Seeking merely the location where speeches were made or books written.
  • A place to waymark history markers that contain quotes
  • A place to cite quotes or text on gravestones.
  • Wood is considered a temporary medium, unless qualified by the waymarker as being able to last longer than 100 years.
  • Limitations to this category:

    • Only one waymark should be published for an individual person attributable source.
      • Structures containing multiple quotes from the same person, text or other attributable source will be accepted on each building, memorial, memorial or structure. All quotes by a single indvidual or other attributable source will be included in the waymark.
      • Some structures may have different or additional quotes by a different individual and at a different locations on the same structure. These quotes should be included in one waymark for the structure. If additional quotes are found at a later date they should be added to the original waymark using that waymarks edit feature.

    Example #1:

    • The Lincoln Memorial has multiple inscriptions. If the waymark is citing a quote from Abraham Lincoln, only one waymark will be accepted for the memorial. Additional quotes would either be included in the same waymark or added by other waymarkers as they are identified.
    • If another quote by Abraham Lincoln can be found at the Reflecting Pool, That quote would be considered a separate location and a unique waymark location, the two waymarks will be accepted, as these are two structures, independent of each other.

    Example #2:

    • A city library constructed of limestone has multiple quotes by different authors.The location is considered one waymark location. Each quote should be included in one waymark.

    Example #3:

    • A memorial has the text "Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." The quote can be referenced back to the Bible in John 15:13 or from Jesus.

    Example #4:

    • On a courthouse lawn sits a monument with the 10 commandments. The attributable source is the Bible in Exodus 20

    Example #5:

    • A monument has the text inscribed "Land of the Free, Home of the Brave." The attributable source would be the song, "Star Spangled Banner."

    Please note: other attributable source, as used within this category is not supposed to be a limiting factor, but be inclusive of poetry, literature, both fiction and non-fiction, movies, and other sources that are quoted. The intent of the waymark is to show importance of the quote, the source that made the quote, and the circumstance surrounding the quote.

    Under this definition, dedications are not accepted unless they can be tied back as a quote.


  • Instructions for Posting a Etched in Stone Waymark:

    The key to this category is waymarking individual quotes differentiated by person and location.

    Naming convention: NAME OF ATTRIBUTABLE SOURCENAME OF LOCATIONCITY, STATE, COUNTRY

    Example: Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln Memorial - Washington DC, USA

    In the Long Description:

    Write the quote or text that is being waymarked. In the case of multiple quotes at the same location, add all quotes at the location. (Text can generally be searched on the internet so this should not be a difficult requirement.) Briefly describe the circumstances of the quote. Finally, briefly describe the person.

    In the Text Box:

    Place an approximate location, city, state, country, and zip code of the area. Examples of “approximate location” include but is not limited to: street intersections, Highway and mile marker location, address of building, memorial, memorial or structure closest to the sign. Which ever method is used, please annotate that in the box. A good example would look like:

    St Charles County Courthouse
    200 West 2nd Street
    St. Charles, Missouri 63301

    Required:

    A minimum of two original photograph taken by you at the location

    1. Picture of the quote.
    2. Picture of building or structure as a whole with the quote in the picture.

    All photographs should be appropriately sized to appreciate the subject matter. Size determination will be determined on a case to case basis, however, no poor quality cell phone pictures please.

    Personally acquired coordinates from your personal visit to the location

    Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
    Please include the following with your submission of a visit:

    1. Photograph as a proof of your visit.
    2. Short narrative. Tell of your visit, share something new, edit the waymark with additional quotes found a the location, add new visiting hours or anything that would be nice to know when visiting the location.
    3. Finally, please add a visit if you go to the area and you find the building, memorial, memorial or structure has been removed. Please submit an edit to the waymark adding the words {Historic/Removed} at the end. Also, edit the short description to annotate the reason it was removed for the value to other visitors.
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    • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
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    CS: Kríž s citátem z Bible svaté // EN: Cross with Holy Bible quotation

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/23/2017

    last visited: never

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/20/2017

    last visited: never

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    Etched in StoneNorman Hawkins Topping, M.D. - USC - Los Angeles, CA

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    A memorial to Norman Hawkins Topping on the USC campus.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: California

    date approved: 1/20/2017

    last visited: never

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/20/2017

    last visited: never

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    Etched in StoneLafayette Bunnell - Tunnel View - Yosemite, CA

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    Located on the "A View Through Time" plaque.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: California

    date approved: 1/13/2017

    last visited: never

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    CS: Kríž s citátem z Bible svaté // EN: Cross with Holy Bible quotation

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/11/2017

    last visited: never

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    A quote by Col. Jonathan Williams located on the Fort Gibson: Defending the Approaches plaque on Ellis Island.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: New Jersey

    date approved: 1/11/2017

    last visited: never

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    CS: Kríž s citátem z Bible svaté // EN: Cross with Holy Bible quotation

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/9/2017

    last visited: never

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 1/9/2017

    last visited: never

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    A quote from George Washington on a historical marker.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 1/9/2017

    last visited: never

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    The Ten Commandments in front of the courthouse in Chaves County.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

    location: New Mexico

    date approved: 1/9/2017

    last visited: never

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    The first stanza of New Mexico's state song.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

    location: New Mexico

    date approved: 1/2/2017

    last visited: never

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    CS: Kríž s citátem z Bible svaté // EN: Cross with Holy Bible quotation

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 12/29/2016

    last visited: never

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    Etched in StoneWisdom Of Solomon III - Biblical Apocrypha - Halifax, UK

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    This quote on the Halifax WWI memoria is from the Wisdom of Solomon, a book from the Biblical Apocrypha, sometimes published between the Old and New Testaments.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

    location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

    date approved: 12/29/2016

    last visited: never

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    Etched in StoneFirst Baptist Church of Winnsboro - Winnsboro, TX

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    The cornerstone of the First Baptist Church of Winnsboro quotes the Bible's first Book of Chronicles.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

    location: Texas

    date approved: 12/29/2016

    last visited: never

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    Located on the grounds of Ghandi Smriti- a museum devoted to Mahatma Gandhi at the site of his assassination.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

    location: India

    date approved: 12/18/2016

    last visited: 10/4/2016

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 12/18/2016

    last visited: never

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    This monument is located on the grounds of Gandhi Smriti- a museum devoted to Mahatma Gandhi at the site of his assassination.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

    location: India

    date approved: 12/18/2016

    last visited: 10/4/2016

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

    date approved: 12/18/2016

    last visited: never

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    A poem by Jean Aicard is inscribed on a stone plaque set over a fountain located Cours Lafayette in Toulon.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

    location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

    date approved: 11/29/2016

    last visited: never

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    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 11/29/2016

    last visited: never

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    CS: Kríž s citátem z Bible svaté // EN: Cross with Holy Bible quotation

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

    location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 11/16/2016

    last visited: never

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    This plaque next to a cannon in a memorial park has a quote that is taken from a John Keats poem.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

    location: New York

    date approved: 11/16/2016

    last visited: never

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    This Etched in Stone quotation is on an historical plaque in the Overstoneville Independent Cemetery which is on Road 5 North, 2.5 km east of Tolstoi, Manitoba or 2.7 km west of Overstoneville, Manitoba.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

    location: Manitoba, Canada

    date approved: 11/16/2016

    last visited: never

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    This Etched in Stone Quotation is at the Lichtenau Cemetery on Road 12 East, 4.2 km south of Ste Elizabeth, Manitoba.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

    location: Manitoba, Canada

    date approved: 11/16/2016

    last visited: never

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