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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 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: 10/13/2014

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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: 9/21/2014

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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: 9/21/2013

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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: 10/11/2014

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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: 6/16/2014

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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: 8/16/2014

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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: never

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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: 10/1/2014

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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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Freestanding ColumnsColumns of Karakus Tümülüs - Çukurtas Köyü (Adiyaman Province, East Turkey)

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Four stone Doric columns, survived parts of ancient burial complex called "Karakus Tümülüs", you can find close to village Çukurtas Köyü in Kahta district of Adiyaman Province in East Turkey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Turkey

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsStatue of the Mariblanca - Madrid, Spain

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Mariblanca in old Spanish tradition is compared to the Virgin Mary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsRostral Columns - St. Petersburg, Russia

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Originally designed to guide ships into port, these two 32m-high red granite columns are located on the eastern tip of Vasileostrovskiy Rayon, at the mouth of the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Russia

date approved: 3/22/2014

last visited: 9/12/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsColonna di Santa Felicita - Florence, Italy

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This XIV century granite column raised as an offering of thanks for the 1244 victory over the Patarine Heretics by the Knights of Santa Maria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsFreestanding Columns in Parque Linear Ribeirinho do Estuário do Tejo - Sta. Iria, Portugal

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A couple freestanding columns in a brand new leisure area near Lisbon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsFreestanding Column - Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal

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A Freestanding Column in the historic part of a small town near Coimbra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Coimbra, Portugal

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: never

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