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Signs of HistoryManigault’s Brigade Tablet - Chickamauga National Battlefield

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The Manigault’s Brigade Plaque located on a path near Snodgrass Hill, on Vittetoe Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield. It markers their location on Sept 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryDeas’ Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield

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The Deas’ Brigade Plaque located on a path near Snodgrass Hill, on Vittetoe Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield. It markers their location on Sept 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Stones of Moemoe and Wahine O Manua - Ka'anapali, Hawaii

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While in the area, be sure to seek out other signs along the Kaanapali Historical Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesPuy du Fou 0 - XXeme siecle - Les Epesses,Fr

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La ligne du temps des activités du parc.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersMenke Mühle - Südlohn, Germany

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This wind mill is a monument since 12/12/1984

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesNew Melle - 1839 to 1902 ~ New Melle, MO

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From the founding by German immigrants to the first telephone

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesHistoric Matanzas - 1500 to 1900 - St. Augustine, Florida, USA

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A timeline identifying key dates in the history of the Matanzas Inlet area is located at the Fort Matanzas National Monument Visitor Center in St. Augustine, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesMissouri River Changes - 1804 to 1945 ~ Klondike Park, St. Charles County, MO

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Between the Katy Trail State Park and the Missouri River just south of Matson. Time line for river changes since Lewis & Clark were here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersNew Melle ~ New Melle, MO

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Small town in SW St. Charles County. "Preserving the Past - Enriching the Future"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsU.S. Courthouse (former) – Austin, TX

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The Austin U.S. Courthouse (former) is an excellent example of Depression-era Moderne architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Austin, TX

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Renovations and enlargement of an existing 1906 city hall was done by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTreasury Building – Washington, DC

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Headquarters building for the United States Department of Treasury in Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Portuguese Inventory of Architectural PatrimonyPelourinho de Vinhais - Vinhais, Braganca, PT

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Granite pillory from 16. century, fine stonework nearhte castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Bragança, Portugal

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersBildstock Schmittmann – Oldenkock - Südlohn, Germany

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This wayside shrine is a monument since 12/12/1984

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesClark on the Yellowstone - July 15, 1806 to August 3, 1806 - Billings, Montana, USA

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A triptych timeline commemorating the July-August 1806 journey of Captain William Clark along the Yellowstone River is located at the Billings Chamber of Commerce in Billings, Montana. This journey was part of the return trip of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Montana

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesAncient Denvers - 300 million to 16,000 years ago - Denver, Colorado, USA

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This 14-panel timeline is found on the second floor hallway by the entrance to the Paleo Laboratory at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesClyfford Still Museum - 1904 to 1980 - Denver, CO, USA

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This world-renowned museum featuring Clyfford Still's works features a fully interactive, digital timeline display.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesPikes Peak Region Timeline, Garden of the Gods - 10,000 years ago to 2009 - Colorado Springs, CO, USA

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This timeline is found on an interpretational marker in the stunning Garden of the Gods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPriestley, Joseph, House - Northumberland PA

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The Joseph Priestley House was the American home of 18th-century British theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher (and discoverer of oxygen), educator, and political theorist.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersGeorge's Creek Baptist Church

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Texas Historical Marker noting the origins and history of the George's Creek Baptist Church, located about a mile-and-a-half north of US 67 on Somervell County Road 308.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersHistorical Society Birthplace - Kingfisher, OK

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This marker stands in front of the Kingfisher County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Spirit of '76Kingfisher County Bicentennial Memorial Monument - Kingfisher, OK

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This commemoration includes a bell and sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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In Search of the CeltsCeltic Viereckschanze - Jettingen, Germany, BW

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In the forrest outside of Jettingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exist the remains of a Celtic Viereckschanze (four-corner-rampart).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersFirst English Thanksgiving In Virginia

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This Historical Marker commemorates The First Thanksgiving in Virginia in 1619.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNick's Seafood Pavilion - Yorktown, VA

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One of a few historical markers in the riverfront district of Yorktown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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