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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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  • Related Web Site
  • Description of Postcard Location
  • Parking Coorddinates
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Picture Perfect PostcardsCentral business district - Binghamton, NY

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This is taken from the west side of Court Street bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCustoms House - Kingston, Ontario

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Customs House located at the intersection of King Street East and Clarence Street in downtown Kingston, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRidgetown College - Ridgetown, Ontario

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The front of the college in Ridgetown showing the signage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/23/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSwansea Museum - Wales.

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Swansea Museum is the oldest museum in Wales. The Museum was founded by the Royal Institute of South Wales, which was established in 1835. Since 1990 the Museum has been under the guardianship of the City & County of Swansea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsAmgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales - Cardiff, Wales.

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Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales, situated in the heart of the elegant civic centre, The photo was taken from the lawns in Cathays park, Cardiff, Capitol of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2016

last visited: 8/15/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRidgetown Museum - Ridgetown, Ontario

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A postcard of a local museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCilgerran Castle - Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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This 800 year old Castle has two strong, plain round towers, which protrude beyond the curtain wall. This uniquely designed Castle is Owned by The National Trust, in the care of CADW the Welsh Government heritage organisation. Cilgerran, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: 9/7/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBridge Over Opal Creek - Boulder Creek, CA

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A postcard from Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe Auto Tree - Boulder Creek, CA

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The Auto Tree at Big Basin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe View from The Shard - London, Great Britain.

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London's newest skyscraper 'The Shard' so named as it represents a shard of glass. The building has observation decks at 68th & 72nd floors known as 'The View'. The Shard stands at over 1000 feet tall, the tallest skyscraper in Western Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/23/2016

last visited: 8/27/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsMission San Jose - Fremont, CA

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One of the original 21 California Missions is located in Fremont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 11/5/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCromer Church & War Memorial - Norfolk, Great Britain.

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Cromer Parish Church - St Peter and St Paul. A stunning Grade I listed Church. Also Cromer War Memorial, a large, ornate war memorial stands to the south of the church in the churchyard. Located in Cromer, Norwich, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: 7/5/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor - San Fransisco, CA

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The California Legion Palace is located here, in Lincoln Park. It marks the official western terminus of the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBat Flight Amphitheatre at Natural Entrance - Carlsbad Caverns

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This is for the Picture Perfect Postcard category.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: New Mexico

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: 12/8/2011

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBancroft Hall - Annapolis, MD

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Bancroft Hall is one of the main buildings at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/22/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSleeping Beauty's Castle - Anaheim, CA

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This castle has a gift shop inside and marks the center for Disneyland with a golden spike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: 11/2/2015

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCesar Chavez National Monument - Keene, CA

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A postcard at the Cesar E Chavez National Monument in Keene, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsMission Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA

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A post card of the Santa Clara mission in Santa Clara, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: 6/18/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsAvalon Casino - Avalon, CA

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A postcard with the Avalon casino and the bay in Avalon, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsAvalon's Via Casino Arch - Avalon, CA

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The archway in Avalon, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsHollywood Sign - Hollywood, CA

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The world famous Hollywood Sign sits on top of Mt. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsGriffith Observatory - Los Angeles, CA

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The Griffith Observatory is in countless movies and is a tourist hotspot!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 7/9/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsLa Brea Tar Pits - Los Angeles, CA

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One of the most famous geological sites in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPea Soup Andersen's Bakery Station - Buellton, CA

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A postcard with the bakery station at Pea Soup Anderson in Buellton, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBadwater Basin - Death Valley National Park, CA

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This is the lowest waymark in North America!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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