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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Uranium Museum - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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The Uranium Mining Museum, Mother Road Visitor Center, & Chamber of trade are located alongside the Historic Route 66, that runs through the heart of this small town, once known as 'The Uranium Capitol of the World' Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Roarin 20's - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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Not so roaring now, The Roarin' 20's Sign stands alone, as a testament to where the Speak Easy, Bar & grill, once stood, alongside the Mother Road, in Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadUranium Museum - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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The Uranium Mining Museum, Mother Road Visitor Center, & Chamber of trade are located alongside Historic Route 66, that runs through the heart of this small town, once known as 'The Uranium Capitol of the World' Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersSchloss Horst, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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This castle is a renaissance monument like no other in the northwest of Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMusselman/Vesta Furnace - Marietta, PA

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This sign located next to the visitor center/former accounting house is about the iron furnace that used to be here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMother Colony House - Anaheim, CA

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A small house, at a small historic park in downtown Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMonument to Friedrich Hecker - Benton Park - St. Louis, MO

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Obelisk in honor of a German-American who fought for what he believed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMathews General Store

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the history of the Mathews General Store, 1013 E 15th St, Plano, TX. It is now home to Event1013, an upscale event center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: 10/8/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoarin 20's - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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The Roarin' 20's Sign stands proudly, where the not so roaring now, Speak Easy, Bar & grill, once stood, alongside the Mother Road, in Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsZippo 75th Anniversary - Bradford, PA

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The monument is located in front of the Zippo/Case Museum in Bradford, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsButte Anaconda & Pacific Railway, General Offices - Anaconda, MT

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This BA&P building is a contributing building to the Butte--Anaconda Historic District, the largest in the land in terms of number of contributing properties, encompassing over 6,000 properties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Owl Rock - Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, USA

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The Mother road twists & turns around rock formations, that the builders of the I-40 interstate just blasted into extinction. The most famous of those remaining is Owl Rock. Situated alongside Old Route 66, between Mesita & Laguna, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Utah Historical MarkersFisher Pass (aka Johnson Pass)

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This marker describes the history of this pass named for Carl G. Fisher in 1919 and his efforts to create the Lincoln Highway. Interestingly, maps and local knowledge name this Johnson Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member stevedc323

location: Utah

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/26/2014

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Utah Historical MarkersWilliam Ajax Underground Store

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Approx. 23 miles south of Tooele on SR-36 around MP33 is this historical marker on the east side of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member stevedc323

location: Utah

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/26/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCornstock House - Santa Rosa, CA

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The historic Cornstock House in Santa Rosa, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersUMC Indian Mission - Klamath County, OR

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This historical 'T' Marker resides in front of the Williamson River Indian Mission United Methodist Church in Klamath County, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersChange of Address / The Andrew Robeson House - New bedford, MA

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The Andrew Robeson House was moved to this location in 1978. Located at the intersection of Williams Street and 2nd Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Double Bank - New Bedford, MA

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This building housed two banks-Merchants Bank on the right and Mechanics Bank on the left. Located on Williams Street just west of Waters Street, New Bedford, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHay Road - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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The “trace” (sunken roadway) to the right, is the former Hay Road, which led to a meadow at the base of the hill where hay was once cut. Located at the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCommanding Officer's House - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Four years after taking command at Springfield Armory in 1841, Maj. James W. Ripley began construction of this residence. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersArmory Fence - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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James W. Ripley, who had such a lasting influence on the Armory’s development, was also responsible for the east-iron fence which extends well over a mile around Armory Square. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersOld Arsenals - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Completion of the Main Arsenal rendered the older arsenal buildings obsolete. Located at the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersArmory Square - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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Two outstanding commanding officers, Roswell Lee and James W. Ripley, set the tone for Springfield Armory’s development in the first half of the 19th century. Located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Military Presence - Springfield Armory NP - Springfield, MA

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As a “military factory”, Springfield Armory was a hybrid installation, never a typical military post. This marker is located on the grounds of the Springfield Armory NP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersFrench–Atlantic cable company - Orleans, MA

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French – Atlantic cable company Cape Cod station 1890 – 1959. Oldest cable on Atlantic bed. Located at the old cable station, 41 S Orleans Rd, Orleans, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/5/2014

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