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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesBank of Commerce - Halifax, NS

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Built in 1906 for the Commerce Bank, this is one of several buildings on the block which recently escaped an ignominious fate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersSid Hatfield / McDowell County Courthouse

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A two sided sign telling about Sid Hatfild in the Matewan Massacre and how he was later murdered.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesFarmers Creek Rail Bridge (former), Main Western Railway Line (former), Bowenfels, NSW, Australia

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A seven arch bridge over Farmers Creek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/28/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsThe Sixth Street Staircase - Pawhuska Downtown Historic District - Pawhuska, OK

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Number 32 on the NRHP form.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsKnittel House - Burton Commercial Historic District - Burton, TX

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

A late Victorian house of frame construction, the 1- and 2-story L-plan residence features asymmetrical massing and detailing drawn from the Queen Anne style.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHouston and Texas Central Railway Depot - Burton Commercial Historic District - Burton, TX

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

This one story yellow and brown frame building was a combination passenger and freight depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Orchard, TX

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The building is currently the Orchard City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBurton High School – Burton, TX

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"The Burton High School is a local landmark example of a WPA project combining the Rustic Style with massing and materials more typical of the International Style." quote from NRHP Nomination Form.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsRound Top-Carmine High School – Carmine TX

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It was called the Carmine Independent School at the time of construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFort Needham Memorial Park - Halifax, NS

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A large bell tower, dedicated June 5, 1985, was built as a memorial to those killed and injured in the Great Halifax Explosion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Northwest Territories, Canada

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPawhuska Downtown Historic District - Pawhuska, OK

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"The Pawhuska Historic Downtown District in 1986 consisted of 101 buildings and structures constructed from 1906 to 1930." ~ Steve Holcombe, Attorney at Law

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBurton High School - Burton, TX

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In 1938, construction began of the first school designed exclusively for high school students. It was funded by the federal Works Progress Administration, and was constructed under the direction of local builders Rudie Rosenbaum and Will Weeren.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesMethven and Outbuildings, Cooerwull Rd, Bowenfels, NSW, Australia

in Australian Heritage Sites

A two storey settlers house

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesEskbank House, Outbuildings, Grounds and Collection, Bennett St, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

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An early settlers house

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesBowenfels Station Masters Residence (former), Cooerwull Rd, Bowenfels, NSW, Australia

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The Stationmasters House at Bowenfels Station

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesBowenfels Railway Station Group, Main Western Railway Line, Bowenfels, NSW, Australia

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An old railway station and associated buildings

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersWelch

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Welch incorporated in 1893 named for Captain I.A. Welch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBartley Mine Disaster

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Ninety one miners died here January 10, 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBushwhackers in McDowell

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In June of 1862, company D visited the area but did not battle anyone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersCarswell Mining Complex

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Mining at Carswell started in 1914 and killed many men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersElizabeth Simpson Drewry

in West Virginia Historical Markers

First black woman elected to West Virginia legislature in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJordan Nelson's Coal Bank

in West Virginia Historical Markers

Tells about selling coal for 1 cent a bushel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersBramwell / Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.

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A two sided sign telling us a brief history of the town of Bramwell and about the 1st shipment of coal from the Pocahontas coal field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Historical Markers19th Century Communication - Tanunda, SA, Australia

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Opposite the Tanunda Museum is a Historical Marker about forms of communication in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Oil and Gas Lease in Osage County - Pawhuska, OK

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Also, 1st oil sold from Oklahoma. One of four marble markers at this site where Pawhuska tells its story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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