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Canadian National Historic SitesBritish Columbia Becomes a Province of Canada, 1871 — Victoria, BC

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20 July 1871 the Colony of British Columbia joined the Canadian Confederation to become the sixth province to share in the prosperity and growth of the Great White North.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesSir James Douglas — Victoria, BC

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The first governor of the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia was no stranger to living on the European frontiers. Sir James Douglas had worked for years with the Hudson's Bay Company before this role.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsCapt. D. B. MoreHouse Building - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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Capt. D. B. MoreHouse Building is a three-story painted brick Italianate building located at 110 North Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsStrohmeyer Building - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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Strohmeyer Building is a three-story red brick Italianate building located at 108 North Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMontour Falls Historic District - Montour Falls, NY

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This is the old area of the village, next to Shequaga Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings212 Sam Davis Avenue - Sam Davis Avenue Historic District - Pulaski, TN

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This home is number 23 in the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEight Point Star - Hiram, GA

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In an out of the way "old downtown" area. SQTPC 1

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisHôtel Peyronetti - Aix en Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France

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Maison natale du général Sextius Miollis (indépendance des Etats-Unis)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Eglise Saint Pierre de Montelimart, Pays de Loire, France

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in the town center dans le centre ville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/24/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersCrumpled Iron Has a History — Victoria, BC

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Even a bit of damaged iron has a bit of history around it. In this case, it is the bilge keel of the H.M.S. Amphion which was damaged while carrying the royal party of the Governor General of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings106 North Main Street - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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106 North Main Street is a two-story red brick Italianate building in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings436 East Madison Street - Sam Davis Avenue Historic District - Pulaski, TN

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This home is number 7 in the district. Map say 438, text says 436...street mark says 436...I'm going with that.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings420 East Madison Street - Sam Davis Avenue Historic District - Pulaski, TN

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This home is number 3 in the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings206 Sam Davis Avenue - Sam Davis Avenue Historic District - Pulaski, TN

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This home is number 22 in the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Cathédrale Saint Louis - La Rochelle, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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[FR] La cathédrale Saint Louis située au centre ville de La Rochelle. [EN] The Saint Louis Cathedral located in downtown La Rochelle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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Guest Books Observatório Ambiental Guest Book - Sao Sebastiao, Brazil

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A guest book at the Observatório Ambiental in Sao Sebastiao. // Um livro de visitas no Observatório Ambiental em São Sebastião.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 5/23/2019

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEhemaliges "Geschäftshaus W.M.F." - Berlin, Germany

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[DE] Das Geschäftshaus der Württembergischen Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) wurde von 1904 bis 1905 errichtet. [EN] The commercial building of the Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) was built from 1904 to 1905. [FR] Le bâtiment commercial de la Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF) a été construit de 1904 à 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: 5/18/2019

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersHotel Anker - Andernach, RP, Germany

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Das Hotel Anker in der Konrad-Adenauer-Allee 28 in 56626 Andernach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsA Trail of Tears - Peach Springs, AZ

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A sign about the trail of tears.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersDiscovery Island Light — Victoria, BC

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The cast iron lantern from the 1938 Discovery Island Lighthouse was moved to the Coast Guard Station in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersLandmark Victoria Teacher Strike Makes History — Victoria, BC

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In the post-World War One period labour actions were beginning to take place across Canada. One of the first ones was the Victoria Teachers' Strike in February 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings102-104 North Main Street - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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102-104 North Main Street is a two-story red brick Italianate building in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/22/2019

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHempstead Building - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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The Hempstead Building is a three-and-a-half-story brown brick Italianate building located at 100 North Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHorton Block - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story red brick Italianate building is located at 220-222-224-226 N. Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersNational Westminster bank PLC commemorative plaque, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales

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A commemorative plaque in an public space near the pier, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/22/2019

last visited: never

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