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Cairns are purposly placed significant mounds of rocks placed as locations of memorial, spiritual protection or for prayer.

They are generally built loose without mortar, but are on occasion reinforced in modern years to aid their survival.

Modern cairns are erected as memorials & prayer markers for loved ones lost, these of course have a place here.

Small casual groupings of stones placed by travelers will not be considered, cairns must be significant and set to stand the test of time
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CairnsMemorial Cairn - Serra do Socorro, Lisboa, Portugal

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A Memorial Cairn near Lisbon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Portugal

date approved: 4/3/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsGreenwood City Hall Cairn - Greenwood, BC

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This little cairn stands on the lawn beside the historic old Greenwood City Hall on South Government Street, one block east of the Crowsnest Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsGreenwood 75th Anniversary Cairn - Greenwood, BC

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This small cairn stands in front of Greenwood's historic City Hall, built in 1902, originally a provincial courthouse. It is one of a pair of cairns at the city hall, the other, on the side lawn, being a war memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsNINTLE - MOOS - CHIN Cairn - Vernon, BC, Canada

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This stone cairn bears a BC Heritage Marker on the south side of a traffic circle at 30th Avenue at 35th Street. It relates how the City of Vernon got its original, intermediate and final names.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsPrinceton Memorial Cairn - Princeton, BC

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The Princeton Memorial Cairn is the focal point of Veterans Square, originally called Cenotaph Park, in downtown Princeton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn, top of Monte Incudine, Corse, France

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Cairn at the summit of Monte Incudine highest summit of South Corse, 2134m

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Al-cab

location: Corse, France

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: 9/5/2013

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CairnsCompass Gardens Credit River Mile Zero - Orangeville, ON

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Stone cairn placed at the headwaters of the Credit River in Orangeville, ON.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsMemorial Park Cairn - Kamloops, BC

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Down the hill in Memorial Park from the large cenotaph is this smaller stone cairn built by the students of Stuart Wood Elementary School. It was created in memory of the students of the school who died in war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsCopper Mountain Fire - Princeton, BC

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Near the centre of the Princeton cemetery stands a stone cairn with a bronze plaque affixed, a memorial to the nine men killed in the 1928 fire at Copper Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsRiverside Park Memorial Cairn - Kamloops, BC

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Riverside Park in Kamloops was begun in 1905, on the former site of a lumber mill and a pig farm. Since its inception it has been the major park in the city, with the greatest number of amenities. It is far and away the most used park in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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CairnsFranz Carl Joseph, Freiherr von Hacke Memorial Cairn - Karlstalschlucht - Trippstadt/Germany

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Memorial Cairn for Franz Carl Joseph Freiherr von Hacke.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsBismarck Monument - Feldberg, BW, Germany

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This Bismarck monument is located on Feldberg near top top station of the gondola lift.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn at Tomülpass - Safien, GR, Switzerland

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This summit cairn is located at the summit of Tomülpass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn - Christ Church Anglican Church Pioneers - Burritt's Rapids, ON

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Memorial Cairn dedicated to the Pioneers of the area who erected Christ Church in 1831.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 12/22/2014

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CairnsDavid Thompson Cairn - Thompson Falls, MT

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Less than a half mile east of Thompson Falls on the north side of Highway 200 is a large pullout with a Montana Historical Marker and this cairn, erected in memory of David Thompson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn, Bradlo Hill, Czech Republic

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The Cairn beside Bradlo Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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Cairns"Old Orangeville" Cairn - Alexandra Park - Orangeville, ON CA

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Stone Cairn located in Alexandra Park dedicated to the days of "Old Orangeville".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsMamoa Mar-de-água - V. N. Famalicão, Portugal

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This Funeral Carin can be found at the Eiras Mountain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCairnpapple Hill - Torphichen, Scotland

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Cairnpapple Hill is located near Torphichen, Scotland. It was used from about 3000 BC to 1400 BC first as a ceremonial site then several centuries later as a burial site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsCorrimony Chambered Cairn - Corrimony, Scotland

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The Corrimony Chambered Cairn is an excavated passage grave of probable Bronze Age date. It is located in the small village of Corrimony in Inverness-shire, in the Highlands of Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsClan Macpherson Memorial Cairn - Newtonmore, Scotland

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The Clan Macpherson Memorial Cairn is located just outside the city of Newtonmore, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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CairnsDUP Historic Marker No. 62 Cairn -- Panguitch UT

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A Daughter of Utah Pioneers historic marker cairn in downtown Panguitch UT

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Utah

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 8/4/2014

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CairnsDUP Historic Marker No. 485 Cairn -- Mt. Carmel UT

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A cobblestone cairn erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers with two plaques on them

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Utah

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 3/7/2015

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CairnsSt. George's Church Memorial Cairn - Deseronto, Ontario

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Memorial Cairn sitting at the former site of St. George's Church on the north side of Bayshore Road (Road 16), 1.7 km east of Highway 49, in Deseronto, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: 12/22/2014

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CairnsKamenná mohyla Ivancena - Czech Republic

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Kamenná mohyla Ivancena / Scout's stone cairn monument Ivancena

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 8/12/2011

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