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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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  • Description of Postcard Location
  • Parking Coorddinates
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Picture Perfect PostcardsPriory Church & Cottage - Christchurch, Dorset, UK.

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The Priory Church was founded in the 11th Century as an Augustinian Priory & has significant surviving architecture. The Priory survived the dissolution of the monasteries, & was gifted by King Henry VIII to the town of Christchurch, in Dorset.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsVail Hotel - Pueblo, CO

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This former hotel features stunning architecture and frieze work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsB.P.O.E. #90 - Pueblo, CO

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This Elks Lodge is unique in that instead of the traditional bronze elk statue, they have a illuminated elk head on the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsYoung Women's Christian Association - Pueblo, CO

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This YWCA has been in operation for 100 years serving women and fighting sexism and racism!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsNew County Court House under construction - Pueblo, CO

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This lovely courthouse is still active in Pueblo, Colorado, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCastle House - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

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Great Castle House was built on the site of Monmouth Castle in 1672-3. Castle House is home to Monmouthshire Royal Engineers, and a regimental museum. Located on Castle Hill, in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsLooe - Cornwall.

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West Looe Harbour - Looe, a civil parish,, and small coastal town, with a deep water inlet, forming a tidal fishing port, in Cornwall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWinchester Mystery House - San Jose, CA

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A view of the gardens at Winxhester Mystery House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSan Jose Japanese Garden - San Jose, CA

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A postcard at the Japanese Friendship Garden at Kelley Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsColumbia Avenue - Rossland, BC

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This view of Columbia Avenue was taken from just east of Queen Street, looking west through downtown Rossland. The original postcard is undated but comparison with other photos indicates a date of circa 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect Postcards"Here It Is" - Joseph City, Arizona, USA.

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"Here It Is" The Jack Rabbit Trading Post, Route 66 and Arizona's most famous Trading Post. The Sign as you approach from the West, as per the postcard is now faded, but the other side as you approach from the East been repainted, & now pristine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSagrada Família - Barcelona, Spain

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This church has been being built for over 100 years, and counting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 7/29/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsEl Drac - Barcelona, Spain

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This famous piece of Gaudi's Park Güell has become one of the symbols of Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 7/15/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPark Güell Vista - Barcelona, Spain

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One of the best views of the entire city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 7/15/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsReal Casa de Correos - Madrid, Spain

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This building has been here since the 1760's and is now owned by the federal government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPlaza Mayor - Madrid, Spain

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The Plaza Mayor was built in the 1600's and was commissioned by King Philip III of Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsPalácio Real - Madrid, Spain

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The Palácio Real is the castle of Spain and is still used for political purposes from time to time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: 9/14/2012

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Picture Perfect PostcardsMain Street - Conway MA

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A look toward Fields Memorial Library

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBancroft Tower - Worcester Ma

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Built in 1900 to honor George Bancroft by Stephen Salisbury III his very good friend to honor his memories.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/25/2014

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCapitol Records Building - Los Angeles, CA

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A postcard for the Capitol Records Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2014

last visited: never

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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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