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American Guide SeriesSt. Mary's Protestant Episcopal Church – North East, Maryland

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Historic Episcopal Church in North East, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Allied Aircraft Operating from the British Isles to Shoot Down an Enemy Plane - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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The Lockheed Hudson was the FIRST Allied aircraft, operating from the British Isles, to shoot down an enemy aircraft in World War II. This is recorded in the RAF Museum's website and on the information board (see photos) next to the plane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Aircraft to Capture a U-Boat - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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The Lockheed Hudson was the FIRST aircraft to capture a U-Boat. It happened on 21st August 1941. The event is recorded on the RAF Museum's website and on an information board next to the aircraft in the RAF Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySporvogn linie 14 - Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Tram line 14, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sikko

location: Denmark

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Ymir Hospital - Ymir, BC

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In the campground/rest area on Ymir's main street are several history signs, photographs and murals outlining the history of Ymir. This one tells of the Ymir hospital which burned under suspicious circumstances in 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCarrollton Black Cemetery - Carrollton, TX

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This marker stands next to a Texas Historical Marker by the same name, both just within the fence that surrounds the cemetery, to the right of the gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: 9/19/2014

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEvangelische Kirche - Greifenstein-Ulm, Hessen, Germany

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The Protestant church in Greifenstein-Ulm dates from medieval times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEvangelische Kapelle - Greifenstein-Allendorf, Hessen, Germany

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This small late romanic chapel is a protected building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEvangelische Kirche - Bissenberg, Hessen, Germany

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The Protestant church in Bissenberg was built in Romanic style. It is a protected building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersAltes Amtshaus - Dillenburg, Hessen, Germany

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This group of houses at Kirchberg 24 was built around the 15/16th century. The servants of the counts and Princes of Nassau-Oranien probably used to live here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Elected Woman Mayor in the U.S. - Argonia, KS

in First of its Kind

Several plaques are here stating the same thing, so I will put them all together

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of Henry and Emerson Colleges

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Texas Historical Marker noting this as the site of Henry (later Emerson) College, with a nod to other Hunt County colleges of the time. Located in a residential area on the east side of FM 513 in Campbell, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersAmbrose Fitzgerald

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Texas Historical Marker noting the civic, military, and religious career of early pioneer, Ambrose Fitzgerald. This marker is at his grave site in the Fitzgerald Family Cemetery, Emory, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersGray's Crossing - Endwell,NY

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Gray's Crossing is on Watson Boulevard near the old IBM Country Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersJesse Williams

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On NY 46 north of Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: New York

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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New York Historical MarkersThe Bevier-Wright House - Binghamton, NY

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The house was built by Bevier circa 1850, it was bought by Wright in 1889

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersSagamore Hill

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On Sagamore Hill Rd at Roosevelt's home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: New York

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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New York Historical MarkersYoungs Home

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In Oyster Bay on Cove Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: New York

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Fontaine Bruat - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The fountain with the statue of Admiral Bruat in the center of the municipal park Champ-de-Mars in Colmar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Place Rapp - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The former site for military exercises with the famous statue of General Jean Rapp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Couvent Sainte-Catherine - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The former convent of the Dominican Sisters of St Catherine in Colmar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisFontaine Bruat - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The fountain with the statue of Admiral Bruat in the center of the municipal park Champ-de-Mars in Colmar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisStatue du Général Rapp - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The statue of General Rapp is one of the first major works of Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Vintage Ad LocationsHotel Libby - Libby, MT

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This hotel was a long time in the making. From ground breaking to the grand opening took no less than twelve years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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Vintage Ad LocationsFarmers and Merchants State Bank - Eureka, MT

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Eureka's first bank, the Farmers and Merchants State Bank, was the work of Kalispell investors who managed to capitalize it at $25,000 on opening in 1908. Opening day saw deposits of a further $7,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: never

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