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Signs of HistoryAs Once We Were - Sandy Flat, NSW

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An information bay shelters a steel & perspex booklet which outlines an historical account of Sandy Flat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSulphur Springs Loan and Building Association

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Texas Historical Marker at the Sulphur Springs Loan and Building Association, noting its influence and assistance throughout the county and surrounding areas. Located at 306 North Davis St, Sulphur Springs, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersCity National Bank

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Texas Historical Marker noting the founding and survival of City National Bank, 201 Connally St, Sulphur Springs, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersHopkins County

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1936 Texas Highway Department Marker north of I-30 and east of Hopkins County Road 3341, behind the Spence Cemetery, giving a sound byte about Hopkins County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersKings Highway

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Located in the southwest quadrant of San Pedro Springs Park is a classic DAR pink granite TX historical marker indicating that the King's Highway, or El Camino Real de los Tejas, passes through this park many generations ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: 8/1/2015

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesGolden Horse Fountain - Yarmouth, NS

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This is the first of three fountains that were ultimately donated to the town of Yarmouth and mounted along Main Street. Given its uniqueness, it has been much photographed and has become somewhat of a symbol of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesLewis Fountain - Yarmouth, NS

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This fountain is just one block east of the Yarmouth waterfront, the location of many of the businesses in which the donor of the fountain was involved.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesLovitt House - Yarmouth, NS

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This house is a local landmark, primarily for its striking three storey tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHoly Trinity Rectory - Yarmouth, NS

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The Holy Trinity Rectory stands immediately adjacent to Holy Trinity Anglican Church, on its north side, on the corner of William and Forest Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesLawson House - Yarmouth, NS

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This late Victorian house was built for newspaper man and local historian J. Murray Lawson, son of the founder of “The Herald” newspaper, in 1897-1898.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Kansas City, MO

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has a photo featured in one of the American Guide Series books.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Joseph Roberts Smallwood (1900-1991) - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This plaque dedicated to the life of Joey Smallwood is found in front of the province's House of Assembly (legislature). Joey Smallwood negotiated the terms of Newfoundland's entry into Canada in 1949. He was provincial premier for 33 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Law Enforcement Memorial - Topeka, KS

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One of many memorials located on the grounds of the Kansas State Capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsHarsveldbrug - Tilligte

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Harsveldbrug over het Kanaal Almelo - Nordhorn t.h.v. Harsveldweg - Damweg nabij Tilligte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Saint-Étienne - Bourges, France

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[FR] La cathédrale a été inscrite en décembre 1992 sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO. [EN] The cathedral was added to the list of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRock Art of Alta - Alta, Finnmark, Norway

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Thousands of paintings and engravings near the Arctic Circle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Mary Meager Southcott - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This plaque is aptly found in front of the Centre of Nursing Studies' Southcott Hall. CNS is the largest nursing school in Newfoundland and Labrador with ~750 students and 50 full-time faculty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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In Search of the CeltsBourges - (Cher) France

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[FR] Le nom gallo-romain Bituriges a généré les toponymes Berry et Bourges. Avaricum [EN] The name of the city derives from the Bituriges, the name of the original inhabitants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHoly Trinity Anglican Church - Yarmouth, NS

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Consecrated on August 4, 1872 with a congregation of more than 800 parishioners and others present, this striking brick church became available for use 79 years after Yarmouth's first Episcopal/Anglican Church, which opened circa 1793.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWarthan Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker providing some background on early pioneer, G.W. Warthan, his family, and this cemetery, on land he set aside. Located on US 82, just east of Annona, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Runaway Scrape

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A marker on the South shoulder of US Hwy 90 / TX Hwy 146 just East of Dayton (Liberty County), denoting the role which local residents of what is now Liberty county played in the runaway scrape, first as helpers and later on as refugees themselves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersCooks Point

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Three TX historical marker all in a row at the junction of TX SH 21 and FM 1362. Cooks Point is the name of the village founded at this intersection in about 1840. Cooks Point is still here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersKings Highway

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A surviving DAR pink granite King's Highway TX historical marker is paired with a more current historical marker of the same topic. The old stone marker of the King's Highway is in the northeast part of San Antonio, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAbraham Lincoln - Topeka, KS

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A statue of Lincoln is located on the grounds of the Kansas State Capitol Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHoly Trinity Anglican Parish Hall - Yarmouth, NS

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Designed by English trained architect, Rev. John Roy Campbell, this Parish Hall was built in 1873, 80 years after the formation of the Parish of Yarmouth and Tusket.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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