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Exact ReplicasLittle House on the Prairie, rural Independence, KS

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This log cabin is a replica of the home that Charles Ingalls built for his family in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Powder Tower - Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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Beneath the Treasury Building on the north west side of the Lower Yard, in Dublin Castle, are the remains of buildings past. A plaque on a wall, near the west corner of Lower Yard gives the information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBedford Tower - Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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The Bedford Tower is part of Dublin Castle. The tower, built in 1761, is located on the northern side of Dublin Castle's courtyard. A plaque stands in the castle's courtyard that advises about the tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCork Hill Gate - Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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Cork Hill Gate is one of several entrances leading to the courtyard in Dublin Castle. Cork Hill Gate is the easternmost of two gates on the north side of the castle where this plaque is located that advises of the 1916 Rising.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBeginning of the Internet Age - Portola Valley, California

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The first TCP/IP paper was published in May of 1974. The first transmission of a message using TCP/IP between computers happened on August 27, 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Record Tower - Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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The south east Record Tower, with 4.6 metre thick walls, is the last intact medieval tower, not only of Dublin Castle but also in Dublin itself. It has functioned as a high security prison and now serves as the Garda Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. – Waco, Texas

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The Martin Luther King Jr. mural is appropriately located in the Waco city park bearing his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPigeon Point Lighthouse - Pescadero, California

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Pigeon Point’s original name, Whale Point, was inspired by the gray whales that migrate past the point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesOuter Quadrangle - Stanford, California

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The Outer Quadrangle forms the core of Stanford University Buildings. It is located facing the Oval as one comes in the main university entrance on Palm Drive.

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location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesStanford Stables - Stanford, California

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The Stanford Red Barn is the heart of the Stables Area. This expansive area has several equine memorial statues, covered riding areas and jumping areas.

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location: California

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSlatersville School – North Smithfield RI

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A two story Colonial Revival schoolhouse built in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesButterfly Factory - Lincoln RI

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Built in 1811, the factory has been substantially altered and now a residential property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Woods Reservation - Lincoln RI

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Started with the purchase of 71 acres in 1908, the park opened on February 12, 1909, Abraham Lincoln's birthday.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Whipple House - Lincoln RI

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Mowry Tavern was on the crossroads from Providence to Worcester and a place for the stage coaches to stop to change horses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesSite of the John Slater Mansion - North Smithfield RI

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John Slater, the developer and owner of the Slatersville Mills, once lived at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint Francis Cemetery - Pawtucket RI

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Huge cemetery with well over 38,000 interments

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesPeople's Park - Pawtucket RI

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A beautiful park with a great baseball field

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMauthurin Ballou House - Lincoln RI

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Built in 1710 is actually on Westwood Rd which is the way Parker St originally went.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBarney's Pond - Lincoln RI

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If it were winter, I can imagine seeing kids skating here.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesSpaulding House - Lincoln RI

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Located on River St neat the Blackstone Canal in Lincoln.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meeting-House - Lincoln RI

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The Meetinghouse dates back to 1745, with the rear section built in 1703.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEleazer Arnold Tavern - Lincoln RI

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Great stone ender built in 1687.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesMoffet Mill - Lincoln RI

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Built in 1812. the mill served as a machine shop and then a shoe-lace and braid factory.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesHearthside - Lincoln RI

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A private residence until 1996, when the town of Lincoln purchased the property and it is a museum now.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesMoshassuck River Bridge - Lincoln RI

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Concrete arch bridge that spans the Moshassuck River.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/28/2016

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