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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFrench Cable Station - 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: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesPalm Haven Time Capsul - San Jose, CA

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A time capsul and a plaque in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Tractor in Bolgart, Western Australia

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The first tractor to be used on the land around Bolgart

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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Municipal FlagsVlajka obce - Svinosice, Czech Republic

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CZ: vlajka obce Svinosice // EN: Flag municipality Svinosice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsBrethren House - South Campus, Moravian College - Bethlehem, PA

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The Brethren House was used as the general military hospital during the American Revolutionary War and cared for wounded from the battles of Germantown and Brandywine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJJ Newberry Building - Santa Cruz, CA

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A plaque in downtown Santa Cruz, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysIndian River Lagoon - Lagoon House - Palm Bay, Florida, USA.

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The Ted Moorhead Lagoon House is the welcome center for the Indian River Lagoon, National Scenic Byway. The Info centre features a small natural history museum, library, and gift shop. Located at Palm Bay, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Windmill in Upper Canada

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Plaque describing the first windmill of Upper Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Bataille-du Moulin-de-Lacolle - Battle of the Lacolle Mill - Lacolle, Québec

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La bataille du moulin de Lacolle mit fin à la demière invasion américaine du Bas-Canada durant la Guerre de 1812. The Battle of Lacolle Mill ended the last American invasion of Lower Canada during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Model A - Dearborn, Michigan

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This historical sign is located next to the fountain at the Henry Ford Birthplace Park in Henry Ford Village Senior Living Community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsLundy's Lane Battlefield - Niagara Falls - ON, Canada

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Battle of Lundy's Lane took place on July 25, 1814. The Battlefield on Lundy's Lane in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada is now the location of the Drummond Hill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersFiler's Bakery - Glendale, AZ

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This lengthy, yet informative, plaque tells the fascinating tale of the Filer family's move to Arizona and the success that they enjoyed in this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersRobert W. Cole Building - Glendale AZ

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This plaque gives a brief history of the building here at 7003 N 58th Avenue, in historic downtown Glendale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersC. L. Gillett Block / Glendale State Bank Building - Glendale AZ

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This plaque tells a little bit of the history of this building in historical downtown Glendale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersHumphrey and Davidson Building - Glendale AZ

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This plaque tells a brief bit of the history of this building in historical downtown Glendale - 5819 W Glendale Ave

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersGlendale Womens' Club Clubhouse - Glendale AZ

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This plaque resides on the front lawn of the NRHP-listed Glendale Womens' Club building at 7032 N 56th Ave, in historic downtown Glendale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersGlendale Business District - Glendale, Arizona

in Arizona Historical Markers

This plaque, at the southeast corner of 58th Avenue and Glenn Drive, briefly describes the history of the historic downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersMurphy Park - Glendale AZ

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This is one of two different plaques with the same name in the same park . This one is located at the northeast corner of the park, and contains different wording from the other "Murphy Park" plaque. 58th Avenue & Glenn Drive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Monument Charles Le Moyne - Longueuil, Québec

in Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)

Ce monument, réalisé en 2001, rend hommage à la mémoire de Charles Le Moyne. Ce dernier arrive en Nouvelle-France en 1641. Il obtint ses lettres de noblesse en 1668, devenant ainsi le seigneur de Longueuil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Édifice de l'ancien collège de Longueuil - Longueuil, Québec

in Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)

En 1908, les frères des Écoles chrétiennes font construire un collège sur le chemin de Chambly. On amménage en 1910. En 1960, on ajoute une aile, que l’on baptise pavillon Frère-Marie-Victorin, ce dernier ayant enseigné au collège de 1904 à 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Monument aux Braves - Monument to the Braves - Longueuil, Québec

in Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)

Ce monument est dedié en mémoire de ceux qui ont servi et et à ceux qui sont tombés au champ d'honneur. This monument is dedicated in memory to those who served and to those who gave their lives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersHistoric New York - The Thousand Islands - Route 12, New York State

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A large marker located in a scenic rest stop west of Jacques Cartier State Park on Route 12. It highlights the Thousand Islands area, provides information on the recreation activities and commemorates the the Thousand Islands International Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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PetrosomatoglyphsJohn Berry - Merritt, British Columbia

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Come with us and visit Merritt's Walk of Stars. The petrosomatoglyphs are some of Country Music's biggest stars that have left their handprints and signatures behind and are now permanently displayed on the streets of Merritt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysEcho Pass to Riverton - US HW 50, El Dorado Co. CA

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This stretch of Highway 50 is mostly two lanes (with a few passing lanes) along the south fork of the American River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église Saint-Mark - Longueuil, Québec

in Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)

L'église St. Mark's est un bâtiment de pierres implanté au coeur du Vieux-Longueuil depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. L'église St. Mark's est un don de Charles William Grant, 5e baron de Longueuil, dont la mère était de la fameuse famille Lemoyne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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