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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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CairnsThe "Bugsy" Building - Las Vegas, NV

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his is the site where Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegels started it all by opening a hotel in the middle of the Mojave Desert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsPlaque - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This plaque is located in a shopping center in San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsThe Pelton Wheel - Anaheim, CA

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This plaque is located near the Big Rapids in Disney's California Adventure Theme Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsOld Maizeland School - Buena Park, CA

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This CHM is located in Knott's Berry Farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsInukshuks - Spring Hill - QLD - Australia

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Inukshuks at Gregory Terrace , Pedestrian Bridge, Victoria Park, Spring Hill , 4000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 11/7/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsBright Centenary Cairn, Centenary Park, Bright VIC, Australia

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A cemented stone cairn was placed in honour of the pioneers of Bright on the centenary of Bright's foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jinkson

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsVeteran's Memorial Cairn, Iuka, MS USA

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The Tishomingo County Veteran's Memorial cairn at the County Courthouse in Iuka MS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

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CairnsFirst Settlement - 1839 - Tambo River/Ensay, Vic, Australia

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This quartz and granite rock cairn is beside the Tambo River and the Great Alpine Road, to commemorate the first settlement in this area, by Angus McMillan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 10/27/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsAngus McMillan - 1840 - Bruthen, Vic, Australia

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This quite thin, 4 metre tall, cemented stone cairn commemorates the expedition of Angus McMillan (1810-1865) through the Gippsland region in 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/29/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsLe chemin de l'aven de la chèvre - Méjannes le clap - France

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L'accès à l'aven de la chèvre est matérialisé par plusieurs cairns. Access to the aven of the goat is materialized by several cairns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsAngus McMillan - Stratford, Vic, Australia

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This is a large river pebble and cemented rock Cairn for the crossing of the Avon River in 1840, standing about 4 metres tall, to commemorate the exploration of Angus McMillan (1810-1865).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn - Scurdie Ness, Angus, Scotland.

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Cairn, erected for the 25th anniversary of the Scottish coast-to-coast walk, now regarded as the finishing point of the walk next to the lighthouse at Scurdie Ness on the east coast near Montrose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsAngus McMillan, Sale, VIc, Australia

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This sizable cairn commemorates the explorer of the Gippsland region, Angus McMillan, and his passing this spot in 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsSheffield Conservation Area Cairn, Ontario, Canada

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A Cairn commemorating the establishment of the Sheffield Conservation Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsHarry Vine Cairn - Napanee, Ontario, Canada

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A memorial cairn for Harry vine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn - St.Serf's Meadow, Comrie, Perth & Kinross.

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Small cairn with plaque, commemorating the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902, situated in St. Serf's Wild Flower Meadow in the Perthshire village of Comrie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsEd Nelson Memorial & Tannehill Foundry Commission Cairn -- Tannehill Ironworks State Park, McCalla AL

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Three plaques are affixed to a cairn at Tannehill Ironworks State Park, McCalla AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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CairnsCSA Cairn -- Tannehill Ironworks State Park, McCalla AL

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A cairn memorializing the Confederate states of America, for whom the Tannehill Ironworks was an important source of material and munitions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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CairnsPeter Norbeck Cairn - Iron Mountain, SD

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This cairn honors Norbeck and identifies the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve, created by Act of Congress, 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsColonel R. S. Bevier Cairn - Bevier, MO

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"Bevier was laid out and platted in 1858 along a new railroad line. It was named for Kentucky native Col. Robert Bevier, who afterward became a leader of the Confederate army." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsBellevue Collegiate Cairn - north of Caldonia, MO

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Cairn to remember a college that use to stand on this ground

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsRelfe & McSpaden Cairn - north of Caledonia, MO

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This cairn built as a memorial to the tow men (1930), then in 1967 the local historic society put a flat ink marble stone on top and used it to erect a historical marker about the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsCairn Nossa Senhora da Serra - Paúl da Serra, Madeira, Portugal

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Cairn with madonna on the plateau Paúl da Serra in the archipelago Madeira

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Arquipélago da Madeira, Portugal

date approved: 8/12/2017

last visited: never

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CairnsTumulus de Colombiers-sur-Seulles - France

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Ce tumulus, monument funéraire mesurant 60m de long, a été érigé pendant le Néolithique, la période des premiers agriculteurs This tumulus, funerary monument measuring 60m long, was erected during the Neolithic period, the period of the first farmers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 8/9/2017

last visited: 8/17/2017

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CairnsTumulus des Mousseaux - Pornic - PdlL - France

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Le tumulus des Mousseaux est un monument mégalithique situé dans la commune de Pornic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 8/7/2017

last visited: never

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