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Freestanding Columns
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Freestanding columns are sometimes purposeful and aesthetic, at others, remnants of what was, a surviving testament to something larger and at times, grandiose. This category seeks to document and record those detached stone sentinels, in every nation and every clime.
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Freestanding ColumnsCovington High School Columns - Florala, AL

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Four Ionic columns that formerly located at Covington County High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsYorktown Victory Monument - Yorktown, VA

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A monument dedicated to the U.S. victory over the British at the Battle of Yorktown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsHilltop Park Column - Signal Hill, CA

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A column marks the center and highest natural point in Hilltop Park and Signal Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsLa nymphée de Septeuil - Septeuil, France

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[FR] En 1984, des éléments de construction gallo-romains ont été mis au jour lors des travaux de réalisation d’une déviation routière. [EN] In 1984, parts of a Gallo-roman construction were uncovered during road works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsColumns at Windsor Sculpture Park - Windsor, Ontario

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Windsor Sculpture Park is located on the shores of the Detroit River. The gallery without walls displays many large-scale, internationally recognized works of contemporary sculpture by world-renowned artists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsSt. Paul's Cross Column - City of London, UK

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St. Paul's Cross Column, located in precincts of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, is neo-Baroque structure with Doric column atoped by a gilded bronze statue of Saint Paul.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsThe Westminster Column - Westminster (London, UK)

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The Westminster Column (exact name: Westminster Scholars War Memorial) is a memorial to FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan and other ex-pupils of adjacent Westminster School who died in the Crimean War (1853-1856) and the Indian Mutiny (1857-1858).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 1/1/2015

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Freestanding ColumnsAutzen Columns - Eugene, Oregon

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Three mosaic columns are mounted alongside the stairway climb to Autzen Stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsAngel of Peace - Munich, Germany

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The Angel of Peace is a freestanding column in Bogenhausen suburb of Munich, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: 9/10/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsWalter Scott Memorial Column - Glasgow, Scotland

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The Walter Scott Memorial Column is located in the center of George Square in Glasgow, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsMelville Monument - Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Melville Monument is located in the center of St. Andrew Square in Edinburgh, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsMarian Column - Prague, Czech Republic

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This Marian Column, also known as the Plague Column, is located in a small park in Hradcanské Square in Prague, Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: 12/7/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsJames Rumsey Monument - Shepherdstown, WV

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Ionic column topped with a world globe as monument to James Rumsey who demonstrated a working steamboat on nearby Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsColumn of Pedro IV - Lisbon, Portugal

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This Column is located at Lisbon's Rossio Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 8/2/2014

last visited: 11/6/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsFriedenssäule — Oldenburg (Oldb), Germany

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The "Friedenssäule" was build in 1878 as a memorial to the fallen of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 12/20/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsConfederate Monument - Chesterfield, VA

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The Confederate Monument is located in the old Courthouse Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding Columns[COL] La colonne Trajane [Méréville]

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La colonne Trajane

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: 11/28/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsColumn of St. Mark - Las Vegas, NV

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Two columns in Venice are replicated here in front of the Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Both have statues honoring Venice's patron saints.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 8/22/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsColumn of St. Theodore - Las Vegas, NV

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Two columns in Venice are replicated here in front of the Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Both have statues of Venice's patron saints.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 8/22/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsMariensäule - Munich, Germany

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This column in the center of a Plaza named after the Virgin Mary...Marienplatz has a statue of Mary at its top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 1/13/2015

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Freestanding ColumnsDoric Columns - Grant Park, Chicago, Iillinois, USA.

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The Abraham Lincoln statue, by Augustus Saint Gaudens, in Grant Park, is displayed on semi-circular site, with two large free-standing columns, designed by Architect Stanford White, built on land reclaimed from Lake Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: 5/8/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsAnella Olímpica Columns - Barcelona, Spain

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These many columns help light the Olympic Park during the night.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 2/7/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsVigeland Column - Oslo, Norway

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Atop this column is one of several dozen sculptures by Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland in Oslo's Frogner Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: 6/25/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsColonnes parc public - Saint Jean d'Angely,Fr

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2 colonnes situées dans le parc du square Jacques Carissan

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 5/20/2014

last visited: 7/6/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsMaxima II - Arlesheim, BL, Switzerland

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A bronze column by artist Jean-Marc Gaillard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: never

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