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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 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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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: 3/11/2016

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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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Picture Perfect PostcardsZabriskie Point - Furnace Creek, CA

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One of the most famous viewpoints in Death Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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Picture Perfect PostcardsNational Museum of the Marine Corps - Triangle, VA

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One of the largest museum collections of military artifacts in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2016

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsNational Memorial Arch - Valley Forge, PA

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This is dedicated to all the officers and private soldiers of the Continental army of 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

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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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