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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 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: 7/19/2014

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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: never

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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: 6/20/2014

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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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Freestanding ColumnsPlague Column, Praha-Troja, Czech Republic

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CZ: Morový sloup na križovatce Trojské a Schwankovy ulice Praha 7 Troja EN: Plague Column at the crossroads of Trojska street and Schwankova street, Prague 7 Troja

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsFreestanding Column - Roliça, Portugal

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A Freestanding Column in Roliça, celebrating the victory above the French Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Portugal

date approved: 12/23/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsAstoria Column - Astoria, OR

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A Freestanding Column overlooking Astoria, OR. It is topped by a viewing platform offering splendid views of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 6/15/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsItaly's Freestanding Columns - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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This free standing column is at the entrance to the Italy Pavilion in Epcot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsFreestanding Columns - Premium Outlet Mall - Orlando. Florida. USA.

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There are four 50 feet tall freestanding columns at this location, two at each of the North East entrances. The columns are plain with an inverted cone at the top. Located at the Premium Outlet Mall, International Drive, Orlando.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/25/2013

last visited: 11/28/2011

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Freestanding ColumnsSoldiers and Sailors Monument - Brooklyn, CT

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This 30-foot Civil War Monument to Soldiers and Sailors, dedicated in 1888, is situated out front of the U.S. Post Office on Canterbury Road in Brooklyn, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/19/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsColonna di San Felice - Florence, Italy

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Yuo can find this Piazza San Felice in the city of Florece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsKarlskirche Columns - Vienna, Austria

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Karlskirche is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo and the two columns at the Church's entrance have relief scenes of his life and are modeled after Trajan's Column in Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: 11/23/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsMonuments des Braves - Des Braves Monument - Québec, Québec

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Le monument des braves a été érigé en mémoire des hommes tués le 28 avril 1760 lors de la bataille de Sainte-Foy, à Québec. Des Braves Monument has been erected to commemorate the men killed on 28 April 1760 during the battle of Sainte-Foy, Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: 7/26/2014

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