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Signs of HistoryOld Home - Vestal, NY, USA

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The style of this sign is standard highway sign, green and white. It is in a hamlet known as Ross Corners, which is in the town of Vestal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Iron Mining in Canada/L'Extraction du fer au Canada - Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador

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a bronze plaque commemorating a historic event located in a small park in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Utah Historical MarkersJeppa and Anna Nelson Granary

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Historical log granary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Utah Historical MarkersPleasant Grove Town Hall

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Building used as a town hall and a library. Now home of a boutique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Utah Historical MarkersWinter Corral

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Relocated animal shelter from Pioneer times

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsVille de Gagnon, Québec

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une ancienne ville située à mi-chemin entre Baie Comeau (Québec) et Labrador City (Newfoundland and Labrador) - a ghost town located halfway between Baie Comeau (Quebec) and Labrador City (Newfoundland and Labrador)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLiberty Point - 1775 - Fayetteville, NC

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Located at 145 Person Street, Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina, Liberty Point is a site that is an integral part in the founding of the United States of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersD-16 Spanish Attack

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"A Spanish expedition captured the town of Brunswick, 1748, during King George's War, but was soon driven away by the colonial militia."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBridge Steet Bridge - Seneca Falls Village Historic District - Seneca Falls NY

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Built in 1915, the bridge is a single Pratt truss.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasFrying Pan Shoals Lightship - Southport, NC, USA

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Long years ago when satellites where the stuff of Russian accomplishment and mostly science fiction for everyone else, the coast guard had lightships anchored on the ocean in dangerous shoal areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPontotoc County Courthouse - Ada, OK

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Built in 1926, this courthouse houses the Pontotoc County offices and court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChurch Street--Congress Street Historic District - Moravia, NY

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This is the original settlement area. It is residential with the churches, library and post office. There is a Civil War monument in front of the church which was Congregational but is now Methodist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSts. Cyril and Methodius Church - Shiner, TX

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Brick Romanesque Revival beauty with painted artwork on the inside and marvelous stained glass windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSt. Mary's Catholic Church - High Hill, TX

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Also known as: Nativity of Mary, Blessed Virgin Catholic Church. One of Fayette County's Painted Churches. It has wonderful examples of faux-finish woodwork and stained-glass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 33308 - Woonhuis - Schiermonnikoog

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Pand onder zadeldak, aan voorzijde afgewolfd. Zesruits vensters. Houten goot op blokken.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySouth Delaware Church of Christ - Irving, TX

in Signs of History

An Irving Centennial Marker notes this as the former location of the South Delaware Church of Christ, located at 102 S Delaware St, Irving, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Mode of Land Transportation in the Development of Western Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba

in First of its Kind

The Red River Ox Cart was the first mode of land transportation used in the development of western Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 8/24/2016

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersFounding of Ada - Ada, OK

in Oklahoma Historical Markers

This monument stands on the grounds of the former SLSF railroad depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Underground Railway in the World, Paddington Station, City of Westminster, London, UK

in First of its Kind

London's Paddington Station was the original western end of the Metropolitan Railway, now better known as the London Underground

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Item passed through the Channel Tunnel to France, Praed St, Westminister, London, UK

in First of its Kind

When the Channel Tunnel's English and french sides broke through to one another, the first thing through from the English side was a stuffed Paddington Bear

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Flour Mill in Pleasant Grove

in First of its Kind

In 1872 Archibald Gardner built the first flour mill in Pleasant Grove

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- White Child Born in Klamath County, Oregon

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A headstone within Merrill IOOF Cemetery notes the first white child born in Klamath County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFact No. 1, Paddington Station -- Praed Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

in UK Historical Markers

Nondescript blank walls along Praed Street near Paddington Station are enlivened with fun facts about the area's history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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UK Historical MarkersFact No. 2, Penicillin -- Praed Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

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Nondescript blank walls along Praed Street near Paddington Station are enlivened with fun facts about the area's history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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UK Historical MarkersFact No. 3, Paddington Bear -- Praed Street, City of Westminster, London, UK

in UK Historical Markers

Nondescript blank walls along Praed Street near Paddington Station are enlivened with fun facts about the area's history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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