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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 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: 4/6/2014

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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: 1/8/2014

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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: never

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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: 4/17/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsColumn in the Cemetery - Minusio, TI, Switzerland

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This column is located in the center of the cemetery of Minusio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Tessin (TI), Switzerland

date approved: 10/2/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsHeroes' Square Corinthian Column - Budapest, Hungary

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In the middle of Heroes' square stands a 36 metres high corinthian column.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius

location: Hungary

date approved: 9/28/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsLes colonnes du bord de l'eau - Laval, Québec, Canada

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Les colonnes du bord de l'eau are located in Laval, Québec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: 2/14/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsIonic columns - Bohutice, Czech Republic

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Three Ionic columns beside replica of Lourdes grotto.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 1/20/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsEl Tótem Telúrico - San Juan, Puerto Rico

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El Tótem Telúrico stands in the middle of the Plaza del Quinto Centenario in San Juan, PR.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: 12/12/2012

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Freestanding ColumnsAlexander Column - St. Petersburg, Russia

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The Alexander Column is located in the center of Palace Square in St. Petersburg. Russia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Russia

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 4/6/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsFirst Methodist Church Columns - Sikeston, Missouri

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Columns from the former First Methodist Church in Sikeston, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsIvar Huitfeldt Column – Copenhagen, Denmark

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This marble column was constructed in 1886 to commemorate the death of Admiral Ivar Huitfeldt and his men in a naval battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 2/11/2014

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Freestanding ColumnsFormer U.S. Post Office Columns - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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Four columns preserved from the former U.S. Post Office on the grounds of the Poplar Bluff Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsPlaza Italia Column - San Salvador, El Salvador

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This column celebrates relations between the countries of Italy and El Salvador.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: El Salvador

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 3/20/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsMonumento a Duarte Pacheco - Loulé, Portugal

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This freestanding column in Loulé is a homage to a historical character: Duarte Pacheco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 6/24/2013

last visited: never

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