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Description:
This Category is about RE-creating those picture perfect post-cards sold at all tourist traps. Find a Postcard, find the spot, and take a current picture at the same spot in the same location.
Expanded Description:
This is a unique challenge. This category was designed to share the beautiful scenes & locations found on Postcards from around the world. Your task, if you choose to accept it, is to find a public domain photo (or on you have personally taken or own), and take as close to an identical photo at the same location where the Postcard was taken.
Instructions for Posting a Picture Perfect Postcards Waymark:
To log a find, you must include the following:
-Provide the name of the Location ( Usually on the back of the Postcard), the City & State in the Title, (in that order).
-Determine the latitude and longitude by physically visiting the site,
- Provide one or more non-copyrighted photographs of the place from that location/scene where the original Postcard was taken. ( Must be as exact as possible, If the falls in the Postcard have a rainbow for example then your Photo must have one too, if you can not get a rainbow in your photo then find another postcard that does not have a rainbow on the Postcard.)
-picture of the scene/site with the post card
-close up picture (scan is better) of both the front AND back of the post card.
- complete as many variables as possible.
_Also please provide information on where the photo for the Postcard was taken. Thanks!
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To log a Visit, please make every effort to supply an image of yourself at the site. The standard GPS photo may be used as well, or even just an image that you took when you visited the location. If you do not have the option to provide an image, please provide a detailed description of your visit so we can form a 'mental image'
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  • Parking Coorddinates
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Picture Perfect PostcardsPostcard of Castello Gavone - Finalborgo, LI, Italy

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This is the "Castel Gavone". The little castle is located in the near of Finale Ligure, Liguria, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Liguria, Italy

date approved: 1/16/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSkyline Restaurant - Portland, OR

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Roadside establishment serving up classic American burgers, fries, sodas & shakes since 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/15/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe Grand Hotel - Llandudno, Conwy, Wales.

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The Victorian, Grand Hotel Llandudno is a prominent feature on the Sea-front below the Great Orme. The photo was taken from Llandudno North Shore Promenade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: 1/15/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsFort McHenry Cannons - Baltimore, MD

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Where Francis Scott Key wrote the national anthem during the war of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: 9/21/2012

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Picture Perfect PostcardsMarblehead Light - Marblehead MA

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The Marblehead Light was constructed in 1895

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsHôtel de Ville - Paris

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A postcard dated 1953 features the famouse City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: France

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: 12/26/2015

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Picture Perfect PostcardsMiddlesex County Courthouse Postcard - London, Ontario

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The old courthouse of Middlesex County in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/1/2015

last visited: 11/1/2015

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Picture Perfect PostcardsGeorge Washington Masonic Memorial - Alexandra, VA

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Located in downtown Alexandria, the monument is on a hill and serves as a tourist attraction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: 12/7/2015

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCathedral of the Sacred Heart - Pueblo, CO

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The church celebrated it 125th year in 1997, although the cornerstone reads 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCity Hall and Memorial Hall - Pueblo, CO

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Constructed in 1917, Memorial Hall was named to honor World War (The Great War) I veterans. The hall is now an entertainment venue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCity Hall and Memorial Hall - Pueblo, CO

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Constructed in 1917, Memorial Hall was named to honor World War (The Great War) I veterans. The hall is now an entertainment venue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSt. Elmo Hotel - Denver, CO

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The St. Elmo survived the wrecking ball and is now home to several restaurants and upstairs offices and housing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSanatorium "Marconi" - Busko-Zdrój, Poland

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Postcard is showing "Marconi" Sanitarium in spa park in Busko.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoLog81

location: Świętokrzyskie, Poland

date approved: 7/17/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPlace des Heros - Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

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Place des Heros has 155 facades that date from the XVII and XVIII century. // Place des Héros dispose de 155 façades qui datent du XVII et XVIII siècle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsZygmunt's Column - Warsaw

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A postcard copyrighted 1992 shows Zygmunt's Column (or Sigismund's Column) and the surrounding Historic Centre of Warsaw (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Possible Categoris: Picture Perfect Postcards, Monarchs of the World, Wikipedia, Famous Person...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoLog81

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: 7/10/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsGrand Dome & Lobby - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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Chattanooga Choo-Choo Hotel, A converted vintage railway terminal, The Grand Dome & Lobby is Is featured in this listing. Now one of the great Historic Hotels of America. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: 8/19/2012

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Picture Perfect PostcardsChattanooga Choo-Choo - Terminal Station - Tennessee, USA.

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Chattanooga Choo-Choo Hotel, A converted vintage railway terminal, is Is featured in this listing. Now one of the great Historic Hotels of America. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/19/2015

last visited: 8/17/2012

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Picture Perfect PostcardsKingman Arizona - Kingman, Arizona, USA.

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The Kingman Arizona postcard features 3 local attraction. Santa Fe, Steam Locomotive, in Locomotive Park. The Welcome Sign, & Train Mural are painted on the Water Towers. All located alongside Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/7/2015

last visited: 3/7/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBoots Motel - Carthage, Missouri, USA.

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Arthur Boots began construction of Boots Court in 1938. Sited where US.71, & US.66 meet, The 'Crossroads of America' The Hotel has a Radio in every room, as it did in the 1940's. Located alongside the Mother Road in Carthage, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsTrail Post office - 1950s - Trail, BC

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This was Trail's third (but not last) post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPost Office & Columbia Avenue - Rossland, BC

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When you carve a new town out of the wilderness, what is one of the first things on the to-do list? One would think it would be a new post office, but in this town it seems both banks and a court house were higher on the priority list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRossland Post Office, Rossland, BC

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When you carve a new town out of the wilderness, what is one of the first things on the to-do list? One would think it would be a new post office, but in this town it seems both banks and a court house were higher on the priority list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsFire Hall - Rossland, BC

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The old fire hall in Rossland stands empty and forlorn. The last time we passed by there was still a "For Sale" sign in the window.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRossland Courthouse 1907 - Rossland, BC

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Rossland's courthouse, set slightly above the downtown area overlooking it, is the most photographed building in the town. In part that could be due to its status as a National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRossland Courthouse 1909 - Rossland, BC

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This is yet another view of the courthouse, taken in 1909, looking northwest over the town, from the corner of Monte Cristo Street and Columbia Avenue. The courthouse was a much photographed building in its early years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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