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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 PostcardsMiniland USA - Legoland Florida - Lake Wales. USA.

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This Postcard requires three photos Re-created. All photos are within the Miniland USA. area of the LEGOLAND theme park, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/15/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWashington - Legoland Florida - Lake Wales, USA.

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This Postcard requires three photos Re-created. All photos are within the 'Washington D.C.' exhibit in Miniland USA area of the LEGOLAND theme park, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/15/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSpace Shuttle - Legoland - Lake Wales, Florida, USA.

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This Postcard requires three photos Re-created. All photos are within the 'Cape Kennedy' - Space Shuttle exhibit in Miniland USA area of the LEGOLAND theme park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/15/2014

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsJosiah Gilbert Holland - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MA

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The grave of Josiah Gilbert Holland, in Springfield Cemetery, is marked with a sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsLaugharne's town hall - Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Laugharne's town hall and clock tower stand at the end of King Street in the centre of this pretty Georgian town. It is still used for meetings of the Laugharne Corporation, the only remaining medieval corporation in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: 3/18/2014

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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: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCromer Church - Cromer, Norfolk, Great Britain.

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsGenesee Bridge Overlook - Golden, CO

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This stunning view is taken from the shoulder of the 'Most Beautiful Bridge' looking west towards the Colorado Rockies Front Range.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsYuma Territorial Prison Jail Cells - Yuma, AZ

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The Yuma Territorial Prison lies along the Old Spanish Trail Auto Route and is a local tourist attraction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/23/2013

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCapitol Reflecting Pool - Washington, D.C.

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The Capitol Reflecting Pool is part of the National Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/22/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsVölkerschlachtdenkmal - 04299 Leipzig/ Germany

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Das Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Leipzig!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 2/24/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCannon Square - Stonington, CT

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Cannon Square is located in the center of town in Stonington, Connecticut. It displays the two cannons used to repel a British Naval force intent of invading the area during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 11/13/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsGrand Hotel - Mackinac Island - Michigan, USA.

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The Grand Hotel has welcomed countless guests and families to Mackinac Island, since 1887, where bikes and horse drawn carriages are still the favoured modes of transportation. Michigan, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsImagination - Legoland - Lake Wales, Florida.

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This postcard features the entrance to the 'Imagination Zone' a themed area at LEGOLAND, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWelcome - Legoland - Florida.

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This postcard features the brightly coloured 'Welcome' sign and the 'Main Entrance' to LEGOLAND, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCardiff Castle - Wales. Great Britain.

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The Postcard shows 'Cardiff Castle' one of Wales’s leading ancient attractions and a site of international significance. the Castle’s walls and fairy-tale towers conceal 2,000 years of history. Located at the heart of the capital of Wales,.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: 11/8/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsTower Bridge - London - Great Britain.

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Tower Bridge (built 1886–1894) is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London which crosses the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name, and has become an iconic symbol of London, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsFirst Evangelical Congregational Church - Uxbridge MA

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The First Evangelical Church was a result of the schism in New England between the Calvinistic sects and more liberal religious sects. The church was dedicated in 1833

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe Willows Covered Bridge II - Paradise (Soudersburg), PA

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This restored covered bridge is a Burr Arch Truss bridge, like the other covered bridges in Lancaster County. Refinished in 1962, the bridge is 93 feet in length & 15 feet wide. The bridge is for pedestrian tourists only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe Willows Covered Bridge - Paradise (Soudersburg), PA

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This restored covered bridge is a Burr Arch Truss bridge, like the other covered bridges in Lancaster County. Refinished in 1962, the bridge is 93 feet in length & 15 feet wide. The bridge is for pedestrian tourists only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBucher's Mill Covered Bridge - Stevens, PA

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This postcard is part of a larger series produced in 1970 for the Lancaster County covered bridges. Since this photo was taken, trees were planted & grown, telephone poles have been installed and progress has run amok but the bridge is unchanged.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSan Xavier Mission - Post Card View, Tucson, AZ

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The San Xavier Mission can be found in Tucson, AZ. Take a picture from in front of the church closer to top edge of the Southern parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poehunters

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsAlabama Capitol Building - Montgomery, AL

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This view of the Alabama Capitol Building was taken from the sidewalk on the west side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/2/2013

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCourthouse & Columbia Avenue - Rossland, BC

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The photos here are of the Historic Courthouse, to the right, and of Columbia Avenue, which guides Highways 3B and 22 through town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsRossland Heritage Buildings - Rossland, BC

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In these photos are at least four of Rossland's many heritage buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 1/22/2014

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