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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGraceland

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The Home of Elvis Aaron Presley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/16/2006

last visited: 7/20/2016

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World Heritage SitesBelem Tower / Torre de Belem - Lisboa

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Belém Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a fortified tower located in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Portugal

date approved: 10/20/2006

last visited: 11/22/2012

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World Heritage SitesArchaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne

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Known as Brú na Bóinne (English: "Quarters of the Boyne") this is an internationally important complex of Neolithic chamber tombs, standing stones, henges and other prehistoric enclosures located in a wide meander of the River Boyne in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ireland

date approved: 10/30/2006

last visited: 8/6/2015

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Underground Railroad SitesUncle Tom's Cabin

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Uncle Tom's Cabin historic site in Dresden Ontario. A final stop on the Underground Railway. The coordinates are for the grave of Josiah Henson – the “Uncle Tom” in Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novel.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/16/2006

last visited: 6/1/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Nuclear Device Explosion - Trinity Site, White Sands Proving Grounds

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The Trinity Site is the location where the first nuclear device was exploded on the morning of July 16, 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 4/4/2015

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Abraham LincolnLincoln-Douglas Debate #2

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Freeport, IL hosted this 2nd debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas for a Senatorial seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2006

last visited: 9/12/2016

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PictographsRochester Creek Rock Art

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The Rochester Creek Rock Art Site is located overlooking a scenic canyon and contains numerous images awaiting your interpretation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oldestar

location: Utah

date approved: 12/2/2006

last visited: 8/24/2006

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Antarctic Points of InterestLemaire Channel - North Entrance

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The Lemaire channel is a 7 mile long wonder of nature. Barely 1 mile wide, mountains rise thousands of feet from the water, making this one of the most beautiful places on earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS

location: Antarctica

date approved: 12/9/2006

last visited: 2/23/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBrowns Point Lighthouse and Keeper's Cottage - Tacoma, Washington

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Browns Point Lighthouse was originally built in the early 1900s and was replaced with a concrete structure in 1933. The lighthouse, keeper's house, oil house, boat house, and pump house are listed on the US Register of National Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 2/11/2007

last visited: 10/6/2010

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBlue Swallow Motel

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The Blue Swallow Motel is an affordable 1939 Route 66 motel with beautiful neon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TravisGood

location: New Mexico

date approved: 3/14/2007

last visited: 1/16/2015

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World Heritage SitesFossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs

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The site where all human life originates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamTGF

location: Gauteng, South Africa

date approved: 4/16/2007

last visited: 12/28/2011

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Thomas Jefferson's home

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/18/2007

last visited: 8/5/2015

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BattlefieldsRemember The Alamo

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This battle was a turning point in the war for Texas Independance from Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Texas

date approved: 4/24/2007

last visited: 2/21/2017

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American Guide SeriesStadium High School - Tacoma, Washington

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Stadium High School, originally built as a luxury hotel by the Northern Pacific Railroad, was converted to a high school in 1906 after it was gutted by a fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/6/2007

last visited: 9/7/2012

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAve Maria Grotto - Cullman, AL

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Ave Maria Grotto is located at St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 10/8/2015

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAqueduct of Segovia

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The Aqueduct of Segovia is one of the most significant and best-preserved monuments left by the Romans on the Iberian Peninsula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 7/31/2016

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Infamous Crime ScenesMurder at Versace Mansion - Miami, Florida

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As Italian-born fashion designer Gianni Versace slid his key into the scrolled iron gate outside his mansion, Andrew Cunanan stepped up behind him and pumped two .40 caliber bullets into his head.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Florida

date approved: 2/2/2008

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt. Boniface Cathedral - Winnipeg MB

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The architectural remnants of St. Boniface Cathedral (completed in 1908) have been preserved after a devastating fire in 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 3/25/2008

last visited: 8/24/2016

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesColes, Samuel, House - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Built in 1743, the Samuel Coles House is one of five NRHP located in Cherry Hill. Unlike the other sites, this one is a well-lived in house which has been restored by its owners over the last 50 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/8/2008

last visited: never

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Abraham LincolnAbe Lincoln Campaign Wagon

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Abe Lincoln Campaign Wagon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/29/2008

last visited: 10/21/2016

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BattlefieldsFort Louisbourg

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This has actually been the site for multiple battles between France and England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 8/11/2005

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Victorian Post BoxesCregneash, Isle of Man

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One of the more modern features of this ancient village!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Happy Humphrey

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 10/4/2008

last visited: 2/19/2017

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Abraham LincolnLincoln's Top Hat - Washington, DC

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Lincoln's top hat in the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 5/26/2015

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Plane Crash SitesRF-4C Phantom Jet Crash on Holston Mountain, TN

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A supersonic RF-4C "Phantom" crashed into Holston Mountain on Friday October 1st, 1976

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/6/2009

last visited: 6/14/2015

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