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Texas Historical MarkersGeorgia Burleson and Early Female Education at Baylor

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Historical Marker in front of Burleson Hall on the Baylor Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersHamilton - Beeman Cemetery

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This is a cemetery east of Corsicana in Navarro County in the small community called Retreat. It is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersJames C. Lane House

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A marker and medallion by a private residence in downtown Wimberley, TX. The residence is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places (under the "Rural Properties of Hays County" multiple listing).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of Sydney J. Pyland Blacksmith Shop

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A marker by the veranda of the Wimberley Café in the town of Wimberley's square center. The location has been the hub of business activity for that town since 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNachtjägerflugplatz - Hailfingen, Germany, BW

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Outside of Hailfingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg existed the so-called 'Nachtjägerflugplatz'. This was a small airport for night fighters - combat aircrafts, which were in use at night. The remains can still be seen and there's an information board.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhemaliges Schulhaus - Bottmingen, BL, Switzerland

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The former school of Bottmingen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRoman Temple - Ecija, Spain

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Archeological excavations discovered a temple on a podium with a large black pond probably with a landscaped area and delimited by a solid wall with blocks of stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMuseo Histórico Municipal de Écija - Ecija, Spain

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In Roman times the town of Ecija was at first known as Astigi. During the Roman civil war Écija stood "firmly" at the side of Julius Caesar in the Battle of Munda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Western America Railroad Museum - Barstow, California, USA.

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The 'Western America Railroad Museum' collects, preserves & displays the history of railroading in the Pacific Southwest US. Located in the Harvey House Railroad Depot, Originally known as 'Casa del Desierto' in Barstow, San Bernardino, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersA.W. and Amanda Patterson Former Residence, a.k.a., 'Animal House' - Eugene, OR

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This historical marker is located in front of a parking lot that was once the residence of a founding member of the nearby University of Oregon as well as a film location for the movie 'Animal House.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Harvey House - Route 66 - Barstow, California, USA.

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Harvey House Railroad Depot - Originally known as the 'Casa del Desierto Hotel' A former 'Harvey House' The building now houses the Chamber of Trade, Tourist Information, & Two Museums. Located in San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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LDS Church History SitesCherry Creek Camp

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The Cosby-Brown Company, otherwise known as the Mississippi Saints, and detachments of the Mormon Battalion of Iowa Volunteers camped here along Cherry Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member animjason

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomAnne Marbury Hutchinson - Boston, MA

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A monument honoring religious leader and civil libertarian Anne Hutchinson is located on the grounds of the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBarrenjoey Headland - NSW, Australia

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The plaque is located at the West Head lookout in the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park, NSW, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLane, James C., House - Wimberley, TX

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Added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on Nov 29th 2010 (under #10000961), the James Calvin Lane House is a historic residence in downtown Wimberley, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: 12/5/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAshland Cemetery - Ashland, OR

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This pioneer cemetery is located on E Main and Morton Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMorrison Chapel/La Rue Cemetery

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A historic marker in front of this cemetery preserves early Henderson County history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWestern America Railroad Museum - Route 66 - Barstow, California, USA.

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The 'Western America Railroad Museum' collects, preserves & displays the history of railroading in the Pacific Southwest US. Located in the Harvey House Railroad Depot, Originally known as 'Casa del Desierto' in Barstow, San Bernardino, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWilliam Becknell

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Texas Historical Marker noting the life and career of William Becknell, the "Father of the Santa Fe Trail." He has an older historical marker at his grave site just a short walk down the road behind this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWilliam Becknell

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A pink granite Texas Historical marker, dated 1957, stands at the grave of William Becknell in Becknell Cemetery, near Clarksville, TX. Becknell is considered to be the father of the Santa Fe Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersNew York Baptist Church

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A marker oddly near some homes behind the New York Baptist Church in the small Henderson Co. community of New York

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersKriegerdenkmal des Turner-Club Gelsenkirchen 1874 - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This monument honors the war victims of Turner Club Gelsenkirchen 1874

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesCafé Streuli - Bottmingen, BL, Switzerland

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A historic house in the center of Bottmingen, today a bakery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Massachusetts Banking Commissioner - Boston, MA

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A tablet honoring the first Massachusetts Banking Commissioner, Pierre Jay, is located in a narrow hallway just inside the General Hooker Entrance of the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street in Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersThe Winters Ranch

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Nevada State Historical Marker #94 located near Exit 50 off Highway 580.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CharlyBaltimore

location: East Timor

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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