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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.
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Picture Perfect PostcardsZuckerberg Island Heritage Park - Castlegar, BC

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Alexander Zuckerberg's Russian Chapel House, built on Zuckerberg Island in the 1930s, exhibits classic Russian Orthodox architecture, down to the "onion dome" on top. The island is accessible via a suspension bridge from 7th Avenue & 9th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsZuckerberg Island Suspension Bridge - Castlegar, BC

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The suspension bridge in the postcard was not built by Alexander Zuckerberg, as many believe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCastlegar Railroad Station/Museum - Castlegar, BC

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Castlegar's Museum was, until 1958, its CPR railway station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: 1/4/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCrossroads of the Kootenays - Castlegar, BC

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The postcard shows the area around the major junction in Castlegar, that of Highways 22 and 3, in the southern end of the city. There have been many small changes in this view since the postcard was published.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBrilliant Dam - Kootenay River, Castlegar, BC

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It's not "brilliant", it's named after the nearest community, Brilliant. What it produces, however, can create "brilliance".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: 1/3/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsVerigin's Tomb and Brilliant Bridge, Castlegar, BC

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Since the postcard picture was taken, the trees have grown sufficiently to completely obscure Verigin's Tomb from this vantage point. However, that's the postcard's focus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: 1/11/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBrilliant Bridge, Castlegar, BC

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This is the bridge that replaced the Brilliant Suspension Bridge, now a Canadian Historical Landmark. The Brilliant Suspension Bridge, built in 1911 by the Doukhobors using hand labour, is actually the better known of the two.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: 1/3/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsThe Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul - Brno, Czech Republic

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The Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 12/14/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBismarck's Tower - Cheb, Czech Republic

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Bismarck's Tower on Zelená hora (Green Mountain) near Cheb

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Karlovarsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsKarolina Spring Colonnade - Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic

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Karolina Spring Colonnade, Marianske Lazne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Karlovarsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/6/2013

last visited: 8/8/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsNeuberg Castle - Czech Republic

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The ruins of Neuberg Castle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Karlovarsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 5/4/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsLincoln School - Evansville, IN

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Lincoln School in downtown Evansville, IN

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/4/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsDaughters of the Revolution Monument (1945 - 2013) - Valley Forge, PA

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This 50 foot granite obelisk was erected in 1901 by the Daughters of the Revolution. It marks the site of the only identified grave at Valley Forge, that of Lieutenant John Waterman of Rhode Island, who died on April 23, 1778.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsNorthampton National Bank Building (1910 - 2012) - Easton, PA

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The National was built in 1908, the one-time home of the Northampton National Bank. For many years, The Morning Call used it as its Easton headquarters. A variety of professionals rent office space in the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/22/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsKuneticka hora Castle, Czech Republic

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Kuneticka hora Castle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/19/2013

last visited: 8/1/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWashington's Headquarters (1963 - 2013) - Valley Forge, PA

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Built prior to 1768, This house is in an excellent state of preservation. Today, the stone structure has the same doors, windows, locks as used by Washington when he stayed here in 1777-8. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWashington's Headquarters (1905 - 2013) - Valley Forge, PA

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Built prior to 1768, This house is in an excellent state of preservation. Today, the stone structure has the same doors, windows, locks as used by Washington when he stayed here in 1777-8. The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsWashington's Headquarters (1901 - 2013) - Valley Forge, PA

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Built prior to 1768, This house is in an excellent state of preservation. Today, the stone structure has the same doors, windows, locks as used by Washington when he stayed here in 1777-8. The house was eclared a National Historic Landmark in 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/5/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsFirst White House of the Confederacy - Montgomery, AL

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The First White House of the Confederacy was used for only a few months until the Confederate capital was moved to Richmond, Virginia. The house was moved to this site in 1919 and is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/3/2013

last visited: 11/23/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsCathedral of Immaculate Conception - Denver, CO

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The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception is near Denver's civic center area which makes an easy visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 10/13/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSoldiers' and Sailors' Monument (1907 - 2012) - Easton, PA

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The 75-foot tall Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument/obelisk was dedicated in 1900 as a tribute to all Union militia. Accordingly, the bugler faces west, toward the sunset.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/4/2013

last visited: 10/25/2013

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Picture Perfect PostcardsHrad Strakonice, Strakonice, Czech Republic

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Druhé nádvorí strakonického hradu.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member _bazilišek_

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: 4/10/2014

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Picture Perfect PostcardsSoldiers and Sailors Monument (1943 - 2012) - York, PA

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What once was the site of a Civil War field hospital is now a city park, with this large "Soldiers and Sailors" monument commemorating York's Civil War heritage and veterans. This vintage postcard highlights that centerpiece.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsEhemalige Bülow-Kaserne - Bielefeld, Germany

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A postcard of the former Bülow-Kaserne, which later became Ripon Barracks and is Georg Müller School today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/29/2013

last visited: never

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Picture Perfect PostcardsAltes Rathaus - Bielefeld, Germany

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Town halls have always been favorite subjects for postcards. Here's a postcard view of the Bielefeld town hall from about 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/8/2013

last visited: 9/2/2013

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